List of Important Awards and Honours- September 2017 | GK Updates


List of Important Awards and Honours – September 2017 | GK Updates:

Dear Readers, List of Awards and Honours that conferred in the month of September 2017 was given here. Candidates those who are preparing for upcoming competitive exams 2017 can use these GK materials.

Prestigious Rashtriya Khel Protsahan AwardThe Reliance Foundation (Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) also received the Rashtriya Khel Protsahana Purushkar for its ‘Identification and Nurturing of Budding and Young Talent’ (IDCO) program.)

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Nita Ambani is the chairperson and founder of Reliance Foundation and a non-executive director of Reliance Industries

National Award for ‘Excellence’ in Energy ManagementHyderabad International Airport Ltd

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State – Telangana

Capital – Hyderabad

CM – K. Chandrashekar Rao

Governor – Ekkadu Srinivasan Lakshmi Narasimhan

Winner of ‘best bank’ award among small banksKarnataka Bank (for the use of technology for financial inclusion at the 13th IDRBT Banking Technology Excellence Awards 2016-17.)

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Karnataka Bank Headquarters in Mangaluru

MD & CEO – Mahabaleshwara M.S

PLuS Alliance PrizeN R Narayana Murthy (Infosys co-founder) and Veena Sahajwalla (Mumbai-born scientist)
First life time award by Badminton Association of India (BAI)Prakash Padukone (The renowned Indian Badminton legend, he won the 1980 All England, besides bagging a bronze at the 1983 World Championship in Copenhagen.)

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Mr. Himantha Biswa Sarma is the President of Badminton Association of India.

Prestigious N R Madhava Menon Best Law Teacher Award 2017Tahir Mahmood (He is a Eminent jurist awarded for his distinguished services to legal education and the legal profession on the occasion of Law Teachers’ Day celebrations)
National level Rajbhasha Keerti AwardThe Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) (This award has been given to MPEDA for the best Implementation of Official language in the organization.)

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MPEDA Chairman- A Jayathilak

Vijaya Bank has bagged the first prize under the Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar (Region C) for the year 2016-17

Prestigious ANR National AwardS S Rajamouli (film-maker)

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Vice President – M Venkaiah Naidu

S S Rajamouli – Film Maker

Recent Movie of S S Rajamouli – Bahubali

UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) 2017 Nansen Refugees AwardZannah Mustapha (He is the Director of Future Prowess Islamic Foundation School. Mr. Mustapha is the first Nigerian recipient of the award.)

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The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was created in 1950. In 1954, UNHCR won the Nobel Peace Prize for its groundbreaking work in Europe. FilippoGrandi is the 11th United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Prestigious Von Hippel AwardProfessor C.N.R Rao (Eminent scientist) (The award is the US-based Materials Research Society’s (MRS) highest honour. Mr Rao is the Bharat Ratna awardee.)
Gentlemen’s Quarterly Actor of the Year AwardRajkummar Rao (GQ (Gentlemen’s Quarterly) magazine conducted the GQ Men of the Year Awards for 2017, in Mumbai. Woman of the Year award was won by Anushka Sharma.)


69th Emmy Awards: Complete List of Winners

1.Outstanding Comedy SeriesVeep
2.Outstanding Drama SeriesThe Handmaid’s Tale
3.Outstanding Variety Talk SeriesLast Week Tonight with John Oliver
4.Outstanding Variety Sketch SeriesSaturday Night Live
5.Outstanding Limited SeriesBig Little Lies
6.Outstanding Television MovieBlack Mirror: “San Junipero”
7.Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy SeriesDonald Glover as Earnest “Earn” Marks on Atlanta
8.Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy SeriesJulia Louis-Dreyfus as Selina Meyer on Veep
9.Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama SeriesSterling K. Brown as Randall Pearson on This Is Us
10.Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesElisabeth Moss as June Osborne / Offred on The Handmaid’s Tale
11.Outstanding Directing for a Comedy SeriesAtlanta (Episode: “B.A.N.”), Directed by Donald Glover
12.Outstanding Directing for a Drama SeriesThe Handmaid’s Tale (Episode: “Offred”), Directed by Reed Morano
13.Outstanding Writing for a Comedy SeriesMaster of None (Episode: “Thanksgiving”), Written by Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe


74th Venice Film Festival Awards 2017

Golden Lion – Best MovieThe Shape of Water, directed by Guillermo del Toro
Grand Jury PrizeFoxtrot, directed by Samuel Maoz
Silver Lion – Best DirectorXavier Legrand (for Jusqu’à la Garde)
Volpi Cup – Best ActressCharlotte Rampling (for Hannah)
Volpi Cup – Best ActorKamel El Basha (for The Insult)


UNESCO Announced Winners of Literacy Prizes

The UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy (3 Awards)AdulTICoProgram (Columbia), FunDza Literacy Trust (South Africa) and The Citizens Foundation (Pakistan)
The King Sejong Literacy PrizeThe Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance (Canada) and the We Love Reading programme (Jordan).


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