Awards and Honours 2017 - PDF

45th International Emmy Awards 2017

Name of Category Name of Winner Country
Arts Programming Hip-Hop Evolution Canada
Best Performance by an Actor Kenneth Branagh in Wallander United Kingdom
Best Performance by an Actress Anna Friel in Marcella United Kingdo
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Comedy Alan Partridge’s Scissored lsle United Kingdom
Documentary Exodus: Our Journey to Europe United Kingdom
Drama Series Mammon 2 Norway
Non –English Primetime Program Sr.Avila United States
Non-Scripted Entertainment Sorry Voor Alles Belgium
Short- Form Series Familie Braun Germany
Telenovela/ Soap opera Kara Sevda Turkey
TV movie / Mini Series Ne m’abandonne pas France
Kids : Series Kasper en de Kerstengelen Netherlands
Kids: Preschool Hey Duggee United Kingdom
Kids: Animation Shaun the sheep: The farmer’s Llamas United Kingdom
Kids : Digital Doodles Australia
Kids : Factual Horrible Histories United Kingdom
Kids : TV Movie / Mini Series Peter and Wendy United Kingdom
Kids : Non- Scripted Entertainment Ultras Sorte Kageshow Denmark

23rd Star Screen Awards 2017

Award Awardee
Best Actress Award (Popular) Vidya Balan for Tumhari Sullu
Best Actor (Critics) Rajkumar Rao for Newton
Best Supporting Actor Rajkumar Rao for Bareilly Ki Barfi.
Best Actress (critics) Konkana Sen Sharma for Lipstick Under My Burkha
Best Actor (Popular) Irrfan Khan
Best Film (Critics) Newton
Best Director Nitesh Tiwari (Dangal)

Important Awards in Various Fields

Prizes Field
Nobel Prize Pease, Literature, Medicine, Physics, Chemistry(From 1901) and Economics (From 1969)
Pulitzer Prize Journalism (From 1917)
Academy (Oscar) Awards Film (From 1929)
Kalinga Awards Science (From 1952)
Booker Prize Literature (From 1929)
Grammy Awards Music (From 1958)
Ramon Magasaysay Award Government (Public) Service, Social Service, Journalism, Literature, Communication and International Undertaking (From 1957)
Bharat Ratna For outstanding contribution in the field of Art/ Literature / Science and Public Services
Dada Saheb Phalke Award Film (From 1969)
Jnanpith Award Literature (From 1991)
Saraswati Samman Literature (From 1991)
Vachaspati Samman Sanskrit Literature (From 1992)
Shankar Award Indian Philosophy, Culture and Art
Vyasa Samman Literature
Kabir Samman Socio – communal Harmony
Dronacharya Award Sports Coaching / Training (From 1985)
Arjun Award Sports (From 1961)
Bhatnagar Award Science (From 1957)
Dhanwantri Award Medical Science (From 1971)
Bourlog Award Agriculture (From 1992)

Important national awards for Exams:

a. Highest civilian awards in chronological order

1. Bharata Ratna
2. Padma Vibushan
3. Padma Bushan
4. Padmasri

1. Bharata Ratna is the highest civilian award of India. It is instituted in 1954.
  • The first recipients of the Bharat Ratna were politician C. Rajagopalachari, philosopher Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, and scientist C. V. Raman, who were honoured in 1954
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri became the first individual to be honoured posthumously.
  • Sachin Tendulkar is the youngest recipient of Bharata Ratna. He was awarded in 2014
  • Recent recipients- Madhan Mohan Malavay and Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  • Two non-Indians got Bharata Ratna till now. They are Pakistan national Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan and former South African President Nelson Mandela
2. Padma Vibushan is the second-highest civilian award of India. It is instituted in 1954
3. Padma Bushan is the third highest civilian award of India. It is instituted in 1954
4. Padmasri is the third highest civilian award of India. It is instituted in 1954

Padma Vibushan 2017

Awardee
Field of Prominence
Sharad Pawar
Public Affairs
Murli Manohar Joshi
Public Affairs
P.A. Sangma (posthumous)
Public Affairs
Sunder Lal Patwah (posthumous)
Public Affairs
K.J.Yesudas
Art - Music
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev
Others - Spiritualism
Udipi Ramachandra Rao
Science & Engineering

Padma Bhushan 2017

Awardee
Field of Prominence
Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
Art - Music
Devi Prasad Dwivedi
Literature & Education
TehemtonUdwadia
Medicine
Ratna SundarMaharaj
Others-Spiritualism
Swami Niranjana Nanda Saraswati
Others-Yoga
H.R.H. Princess Maha ChakriSirindhorn (Foreigner)
Literature & Education
Cho Ramaswamy (Posthumous)
Literature & Education –Journalism

Padma Shree 2017

Awardee
Field of Prominence
BasantiBisht
Art-Music
ChemancheryKunhiraman Nair
Art-Dance
ArunaMohanty
Art-Dance
Bharathi Vishnuvardhan
Art-Cinema
Sadhu Meher
Art-Cinema
T K Murthy
Art-Music
LaishramBirendrakumar Singh
Art-Music
Krishna Ram Chaudhary
Art-Music
Baoa Devi
Art-Painting
Tilak Gitai
Art-Painting
AekkaYadagiri Rao
Art-Sculpture
JitendraHaripal
Art-Music
Kailash Kher
Art-Music
Parassala B Ponnammal
Art-Music
SukriBommagowda
Art-Music
Mukund Nayak
Art-Music
PurushottamUpadhyay
Art-Music
AnuradhaPaudwal
Art-Music
WareppaNaba Nil
Art-Theatre
Tripuraneni Hanuman Chowdary
Civil Service
T.K. Viswanathan
Civil Service
KanwalSibal
Civil Service
Birkha Bahadur LimbooMuringla
Literature & Education
Eli Ahmed
Literature & Education
Narendra Kohli
Literature & Education
G. Venkatasubbiah
Literature & Education
AkkithamAchyuthanNamboothiri
Literature & Education
Kashi Nath Pandita
Literature & Education
Chamu Krishna Shastry
Literature & Education
HariharKripaluTripathi
Literature & Education
Michel Danino
Literature & Education
Punam Suri
Literature & Education
VG Patel
Literature & Education
V Koteswaramma
Literature & Education
Balbir Dutt
Literature & Education-Journalism
BhawanaSomaaya
Literature & Education-Journalism
Vishnu Pandya
Literature & Education-Journalism
Subroto Das
Medicine
Bhakti Yadav
Medicine
Mohammed Abdul Waheed
Medicine
Madan Madhav Godbole
Medicine
DevendraDayabhai Patel
Medicine
Harkishan Singh
Medicine
MukutMinz
Medicine
Arun Kumar Sharma
Others-Archaeology
Sanjeev Kapoor
Others-Culinary
Meenakshi Amma
Others-Martial Art
GenabhaiDargabhai Patel
Others-Agriculture
ChandrakantPithawa
Science & Engineering
Ajoy Kumar Ray
Science & Engineering
ChintakindiMallesham
Science & Engineering
JitendraNath Goswami
Science & Engineering
DaripalliRamaiah
Social Work
Girish Bhardwaj
Social Work
KarimulHak
Social Work
Bipin Ganatra
Social Work
NiveditaRaghunathBhide
Social work
AppasahebDharmadhikari
Social Work
Baba Balbir Singh Seechewal
Social Work
Virat Kohli
Sports-Cricket
Shekar Naik
Sports-Cricket
Vikasa Gowda
Sports-Discus Throw
Deepa Malik
Sports-Athletics
MariyappanThangavelu
Sports-Athletics
Dipa Karmakar
Sports-Gymnastics
P. R. Shreejesh
Sports-Hockey
Sakshi Malik
Sports-Wrestling
Mohan Reddy VenkatramaBodanapu
Trade & Industry
Imrat Khan (NRI/PIO)
Art-Music
Anant Agarwal (NRI/PIO)
Literature & Education
H.R. Shah (NRI/PIO)
Literature & Education-Journalism
Suniti Solomon (Posthumous)
Medicine
Asoke Kumar Bhattacharyya (Posthumous)
Others-Archaeology
Dr. Mapuskar (Posthumous)
Social Work
AnuradhaKoirala (Foreigner)
Social Work

Military Awards

1. Param Vir Chakra:

  • The Param Vir Chakra is India's highest military decoration awarded for the displaying distinguished acts of valor during wartime. 
  • Established on 26th Jan 1950 
  • First Param Vir Chakra recipient- Major Somanatha Sharma 

2. Ashoka Chakra:

  • The Ashoka Chakra is India's highest peacetime military decoration awarded for valor, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield. 
  • Flt. Lt. Suhas Biswas was the first Indian Air Force officer to be awarded the Ashoka Chakra 
  • Hangpandada was the recent recipient of Ashoka Chakra 

Awards in Literature

1. Saraswatisamman award- Mahabaleshawar Sail for the year 2017

  • Saraswati Samman is an annual award bestowed upon Indian citizen for his outstanding literary work 
  • This award is presented to Indian author, written in any 22 Indian language mentioned in Schedule VIII of Constitution and published during last 10 years. 
  • First recipient of Saraswati Samman Award- Harivansh Rai Bacchan 
  • Recently Mahabaleshawar Sail got Saraswatisamman award. He is a writer from Konkani language. He got award for his novel Hawthan 

2. Jnanpith Award- Shankha Ghosh (recent recipient)

  • Presented by Bharatiya Jnanpith to an author for their "outstanding contribution towards literature". 
  • The first recipient of the award was the Malayalam writer G. Sankara Kurup
  • Recent recipient of the award is Bengali poet and critic Shankha Ghosh who was awarded for the year 2016.

3. Vyas Samman award- Surendra varma (recent recipient)

  • The award was instituted by Birla foundation in the year 1991 
  • It is awarded annually for outstanding literary work in Hindi 
  • Recent recipient of Vyas Samman award is Surendra Varma for his novel Kaatna Shami Ka Vriksha 

National Sports awards:

  • It includes, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award: It is India’s highest sporting award given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four years. 
  • Arjuna award: It is India’s second highest sporting award bestowed upon sportsperson for consistently outstanding performance for four years 
  • Dhyan Chand award: It is bestowed upon sportspersons for life time contribution to sports development 
  • Dronacharya Award: It bestowed upon coaches for producing medal winners at prestigious international sports events 

2017 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award Recipients are:

  • Devendranath-Para Athletics
  • Sardar Singh-Hockey 

2017 Dhyan Chand Recipients are:

  • Bhupender Singh-Athletic
  • Syed Shahid Hakim -Football
  • Sumarai Tete-Hockey

Arjuna Award 2017

Name of the recipient
Sports
Cheteshwar Pujara and Harmanpreet Kaur
Cricket
Satyawart Kadian
Wrestling
PN Prakash
Shooting
Varun Bhati and Mariyappan Thangavelu
Para Atheletics
Laishram Debendro Singh
Boxing
Anthony Amalraj
Table Tennis
S V Sunil
Hockey
Saketh Mayneni
Tennis
Oinam Bembem Devi
Football
V J Surekha
Archery
Khushbir Kaur and arokia rajiv
Athletics
Prasanth Singh
Basketball
Jasvir Singh
Kabaddi
SSP chawrasia
Golf

Dronacharya Award W2017

Name
Sports
Dr. R. Gandhi
Athletics
Heera Nand Kataria
Kabaddi
G.S.S.V. Prasad
Badminton
Brij Bhushan Mohanty
Boxing
P A Rafel
Hockey
Roshan Lal
Wrestling
Sanjoy chakravathy
Shooting

National Bravery Awards


  • The National Bravery Awards are a set of awards given annually to about 25 Indian children for "meritorious acts of bravery against all odds."
  • The awards are given by the Government of India and the Indian Council for Child Welfare (ICCW).
  • The award was instituted in 1952.

The National Bravery Awards consist of five categories, which are listed below.

1. The Bharat Award, since 1987
2. The Sanjay Chopra Award, since 1978
3. The Geeta Chopra Award, since 1978
4. The Bapu Gaidhani Award, since 1988
5. General National Bravery Awards, since 1957
The awards are given to children who were between the ages of six to eighteen when they committed their acts of bravery.

List of National Bravery awards 2017

Name
Award
Tarh Peeju-Arunachal Pradesh
Bharat Award
Tushar Verma- Chhattisgarh
Bapu Gaidhani Award
Roluaphului-Mizoram
Bapu Gaidhani Award
Payaldevi- Jammu and Kashmir
General National Bravery Award
Sumit Mamagin-Uttarakhand
Sanjay Chpora awards
Tejaweetha & Shivan Gond-West Bengal
geetha Chopra Award
Sonu Mali-Rajasthan
General National Bravery Award
Thanghilmang Lunkim-Nagaland
General National Bravery Award
Akshit &Akshita Sharma-Delhi
General National Bravery Award
Nisha Dilip Patil-Maharashtra
General National Bravery Award
Anshika Pandey-Uttar Pradesh
General National Bravery Award
Namn Beniwal-Delhi
General National Bravery Award
Mohan sethy-Odisha
General National Bravery Award
Moriangthem Sadananda Singh-Manipur
General National Bravery Award
Tankeswar Pegu-Assam
General National Bravery Award
Binil Manjaly-Kerala
General National Bravery Award
Siya Vamansa Khode-Karnataka
General National Bravery Award
Praful Sharma-Himachal Pradesh
General National Bravery Award
Aditya M.P Pillai-Kerala
General National Bravery Award
Sumit Mamgain-Uttarakhand
Sanjay Chopra Award
Badarunnisa K.P-Kerala
General National Bravery Award
Neelam Dhru-Chattisgarh
General National Bravery Award
Akhil K Shibu-Kerala
General National Bravery Award

Dadasaheb Phalke Award

  • The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India's highest award in cinema. 
  • The first recipient of the award was actress Devika Rani 
  • Prithvi Raj Kapoor is the only recipient to receive Dadasaheb Phalke award posthumously 
  • Recent recipient- Kasinathuni Viswanath (Telugu) 

64th National Film awards

Best feature film- Kaasav- Marathi
Best non feature film- Fire Flys in the Abyss
Others:
Award Awardee
Best Actor
Akshay Kumar (Rustom)
Best Actress
Surabhi Lakshmi (Minnaminungu)
Best Director
Rajesh Mapuskar (Ventilator)
Best Film on Social Issues
'Pink'
Best Supporting Actor
Manoj Joshi (Dashkriya)
Best Supporting Actress
ZairaWasim (Dangal)
Best Debut Film of a Director
Deep Chaudari (Alifa)
Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment
'SathamanamBhavathi' (Telugu)
Best Stunt Choreography
Peter Hein (Pulimurugan)
Best Children's Film
'Dhanak' (Hindi)
Best Child Artist
Adhish Praveen (KunjuDaivam), Saj (Noor Islam), Manohara (Railway Children)
Best Male Playback Singer
Sundara Iyer (Joker)
Best Female Playback Singer
Iman Chakraborty (Praktan)
Best Screenplay (original)
SyamPushkaran (MaheshintePrathikaaram)
Best Screenplay (adapted)
Sanjay Krishnaji Patel (Dashakriya)
Best Editing
Rameshwar S. Bhagat (Ventilator)
Best Special Effect Award
'Shivaay'
Sound Designer
Jayadevan (KaaduPookkunnaNeram)
Best Production Design
24
Best Costume Designer
Sachin (Cycle)
Best Environmental film including agriculture
The Tiger Who Crossed The Line
Best Make-up Artist
MK Ramakrishna
Best Music Direction
Babu Padmanabha (Allama)

62nd Film fare Awards-2017

Best Actor (Male):
Aamir Khan for 'Dangal'
Best Actor (Female):
Alia Bhatt for 'Udta Punjab'
Best Film:
'Dangal'
Best Director:
Nitesh Tiwari for 'Dangal'
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Film:
'Neerja'
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Male):
Shahid Kapoor for 'Udta Punjab' and ManojBajpayee for 'Aligarh'
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Female):
Sonam Kapoor for 'Neerja'
Best Actor (Male) in a Short Film:
ManojBajpayee for 'Taandav'
Best Short Film People's Choice:
Khamakha
Best Short Film (Fiction):
'Chutney'
Best Short Film (Non-fiction):
'MatitaliKusti'
Best Actor (Female) in a Short Film:
Tisca Chopra for 'Chutney'
Best Debut Director:
AshwiniIyer Tiwari for 'Nil BatteySannata'
Best Male Debut:
DiljitDosanjh for 'Udta Punjab'
Best Female Debut:
Ritika Singh for 'SaalaKhadoos'
Best Dialogue:
Ritesh Shah for 'Pink'
Best Screenplay:
ShakunBatra and Ayesha DevitreDhillon for 'Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)'
Best Story:
ShakunBatra and Ayesha DevitreDhillon for 'Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)'
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male):
Rishi Kapoor for 'Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)'
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female):
ShabanaAzmi for 'Neerja'
Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award:
Shatrughan Sinha
Best Music Album:
Pritam for 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'
Best Lyricist:
Amitabh Bhattacharya for 'ChannaMereya' from 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'
Best Playback Singer (Male):
Arijit Singh for 'Ae dilhaimushkil' from 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'
Best Playback Singer (Female):
Neha Bhasin for 'Jag Ghoomeya' from 'Sultan'
Film fare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent:
Amit Mishra for 'Bulleya' from 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'
Best Visual Effects:
Red Chillies for 'Fan'
Best Editing:
MonishaBaldawa for 'Neerja'
Best Costume:
PayalSaluja for 'Udta Punjab'
Best Action:
Shyam Kaushal for 'Dangal'
Best Background Score:
Sameer Uddin for 'Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)'
Best Choreography:
Adil Shaikh for 'KarGayiChull' in 'Kapoor & Sons (Since 1921)'

Nobel Prize 2017

The Nobel Prize is a set of annual international awards bestowed in several categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural or scientific advances.
It is awarded for outstanding contributions for humanity in Physics, Chemistry, economics, literature, peace and medicine
All Noble prizes Presented by Sweden except Noble prize in the field of peace which is presented by Norway
Field Name Contribution
Physics
Rainer Weiss, the other half jointly to Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne
"for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves".
Chemistry
Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson
"for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution".
Physiology or medicine
Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young
"for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm".
Literature
Kazuo Ishiguro
who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world".
Peace
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)
"for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons".
Economics
Richard H. Thaler
"for his contributions to behavioural economics".

OSCAR Awards 2017

Also known as academy awards
OSCAR is given annually by AMPAS- American Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
First awarded in the year 1929
Award Awardee
Best Picture
Moon Light
Best actress
Emma Stone (La La Land)
Best actor
Casey Affleck (Manchester by the sea)
Best director
Damien Chazelle (La La Land)
Best supporting actor
Mahreshla Ali (Moon light)
Best supporting actress
Viola Davis (fences)
Best foreign language film
The sales man (Iran)

Grammy Awards

Awarded for outstanding achievements in music industry
Recently 59th Grammy awards announced, in this edition of awards Adele (British singer) won the most awards. She also created history by becoming the first artist to win top three categories twice
India-American Tabala player “Sandeep das” won Grammy award in the Category of Best world music album with Yo-Yo ma
List of 59th Grammy awards:
Award Awardee
Album of the year:
25 – Adele
Record of the year:
Hello – Adele
Song of the year:
Hello – Adele
Best rap album:
Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book
Best urban contemporary album:
Beyonce – Lemonade
Best country solo performance:
My Church – Maren Morris
Best rock song:
Blackstar – David Bowie
Best pop duo/group performance:
Stressed Out – Twenty One Pilots
Best new artist:
Chance the Rapper
Best pop vocal album:
Adele – 25
Best pop solo performance:
Hello – Adele
Best Rhythm and Blues (R&B) performance:
Solange – Cranes in the Sky
Best R&B song:
Maxwell – Lake by the Ocean
Best rap performance:
Chance The Rapper featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz – No Problem
Best rap/sung performance:
Drake – Hotline Bling
Drake –
Hotline Bling
Best R&B album:
Lalah Hathaway – Lalah Hathaway Live
Best rap song:
Drake – Hotline Bling
Best metal performance:
Megadeth – Dystopia
Best rock performance:
David Bowie – Blackstar
Best dance recording:
The Chainsmokers – Don’t Let Me Down
Best dance/electronic album:
Skin – Flume
Best music video:
Beyonce – Formation
Best country song:
Humble and Kind – Tim McGraw
Best country duo/group performance:
Pentatonix Featuring Dolly Parton – Jolene

Man Booker Prize

  • The Man Booker Prize for Fiction is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel, written in the English language and published in the UK.
  • It was instituted in 1969 by Man group
  • Recently, Davis Gross man won Man Booker prize for his novel A Horse walk into Bar. He became the first Israeli to won Man Booker Prize

Pulitzer Prize 


  • The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction is one of the seven American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually awarded for Letters, Drama, and Music. 
  • It recognizes distinguished fiction by an American author, preferably dealing with American life, published during the preceding calendar year.
  • First awarded in 1917

Recent Pulitzer Prize winners

Award Awardee
Fiction
Colson whitehead for The underground railroad
Poetry
Tyehimba jess
Biography
Hisham Matar
Music
Du Yun
Drama
Lynn Notage

Billboard Music Awards 2017

Award Awardee
Top Artist Drake
Top New Artist Zayn
Billboard Chart Achievement Award Presented by Xfinity Twenty One Pilots
Top Male Artist Drake
Top Female Artist Beyonce
Top Duo/Group Twenty One Pilots
Top Billboard 200 Artist Drake
Top Hot 100 Artist Drake
Top Song Sales Artist Drake
Top Radio Songs Artist Twenty One Pilots
Top Streaming Songs Artist Drake
Top Social Artist BTS
Top Touring Artist Beyonce
Top R&B Artist: Beyonce
Top Rap Album Drake
Top Country Album Chris Stapleton
Top Rock Album Metallica
Top Latin Album Juan Gabriel
Top Dance/Electronic Album Lindsey Stirling
Top Christian Album Top Gospel Album
Top Hot 100 Song The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
Top Selling Song Justin Timberlake, “Can’t Stop The Feeling
Top Radio Song Justin Timberlake, “Can’t Stop The Feeling
Top Streaming Song (Audio) Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance
Top Streaming Song (Video) Desiigner, "Panda"
Top Collaboration The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer
Top R&B Song Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance
Top R&B Collaboration Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla, “One Dance”
Top Rap Song Desiigner, “Panda”
Top Rap Collaboration Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane, “Black Beatles
Top Country Song Florida Georgia Line, “H.O.L.Y.
Top Country Collaboration Kenny Chesney Featuring Pink, “Setting The World On Fire
Top Rock Song Twenty One Pilots, “Heathens
Top Latin Song Nicky Jam, “Hasta El Amanecer
Top Dance/Electronic Song The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey, “Closer”
Top Christian Song Hillary Scott & The Family, “Thy Will”
Top Gospel Song Travis Greene, “Made A Way”

I-League Awards 2017

Award Awardee
Best goalkeeper award Debjit Majumder
Jarnail Singh Best Defender’ of Hero I-League 2016-17 award Anas Edathodika
Best Midfielder of Hero I-League 2016-17 Alfred Kemah Jaryan
Best Striker award Aser Pierrick Dipanda Dicka
Best Emerging Player of Hero I-League' award Jerry Lalrinzuala
Syed Abdul Rahim Best Coach Award Khalid Jamil
Hero of the League Sunil Chhetri

7th Annual Asian Awards

Award Awardee
Rising Star Award at the 7th Annual Asian Awards Child actor Sunny Pawar,
Fellowship Award at the 7th annual Asian Awards Sachin Tendulkar
Award for outstanding achievement in Cinema Om Puri
Outstanding achievement in Music. Adnan Sami
Outstanding Achievement in Television Krishnan Guru-Murthy
Business Leader of the Year Ajay Banga
Entrepreneur of the year Masayoshi Son
Social Entrepreneur of the year Nisha Dutt
Philanthropist of the year Dr Jack Preger
Outstanding achievement in sport Ding Punhui

BCCI Awards 2017

Award Awardee
Col. CK. Nayudu Lifetime achievement award Rajinder Goel, Padmakar Shivalkar
BCCI Lifetime achievement award for women Shantha Rangaswamy
BCCI special award VV Kumar, Late Ramakant Desai
Polly Umrigar Award Virat Kohli
Dilip Sardesai award Ravichandran Ashwin
Lala Amarnath Award for the best all-rounder in the Ranji Trophy 2015-16 Jalaj Saxena of Madhya Pradesh
Lala Amarnath Award for the best all-rounder in domestic limited-overs competitions, 2015-1 Axar Patel
Madavrao Scindin Award Shreyas Iyer
(Highest scorer in the Ranji Trophy 2015-16)
M.A. Chidambaram Trophy Jay. G. Bosta
(Highest scorer in (U-23) Col. CK. Nayudu Trophy 2015-16
M.A. Chidambaram Trophy Satyajeet Bachhav
(Highest wicket-taker in (U-23) Col. CK. Nayudu Trophy 2015-16

ESPN Awards 2017

Award Awardee
Captain of the year Virat Kohli
Test batting Ben Stokes
Test bowling Stuart Broad
ODI batting Quinton De Kock
ODI bowling Sunil Narine
T20I batting Carlos Brathwaite
T20I bowling Mustafizur Rahman
Debutant of the year Mehedi Hasan Miraz
Associate batting Muhammad Shahzad
Associate bowling Muhammad Nabi
Women’s batting Hayley Mathews
Women’s bowling Leigh Kasperek

Miscellaneous National and international awards

1. World Press freedom prize-Dawit Issak

The UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize, created in 1997, honors a person, organization or institution that has made an outstanding contribution to the defence and/or promotion of press freedom anywhere in the world, especially when this has been achieved in the face of danger.
This year Dawit Issak win this prestigious award

2. First ever gender less award- Emma Watson

Emma Watson became the first recipient of Gender less award for the best actor category at the MTV movie and TV awards. This is the first ever genderless award that does not separated nosiness based on their sex. Emma Watson is a British actress
3. Newton movie: Best film at HIFF
“Newton”, a Hindi film has won jury prize for best film at the Honkong International Film Festival. This film was directed by Amit Masurkar
t is a political comedy film revolves around a clerk on election duty in Chattisgarh

4. Youngest UN messenger of peace- Malala

Malala Yousufzai became the youngest UN messenger of peace. UN secretary general Antonio Gutters has bestowed the honor to Malala

5. 2017 Abel Prize- Yuves Meyer

  • The purpose is to award the Abel Prize for outstanding scientific work in the field of mathematic
  • The Abel Prize was established on 1 January 2002.
This Year Yuves Meyer from France awarded Abel prize for his contribution in the development of mathematical theory of wavelts

6. 2017 Dan David prize- Srinivas Kulakarni (Indian Scientist)

Indian Scientist Srinivas Kulkarni won Dan David Prize for his contributions in astronomy. Three Dan David Prizes are awarded each year in the category of past, present and future

7. Skoch IT minister of the year

Telangana IT Minister KT Rama Rao was honoured with Skoch IT minister of the year

8. DR BC ROY national award-Dr. Raghu Ram

  • Bidhan Chandra Roy Award was instituted in 1962 in memory of B. C. Roy by Medical Council of India.
  • The Award is given annually in each of the following categories: Statesmanship of the Highest Order in India, Medical man-cum-Statesman, Eminent Medical Person, Eminent person in Philosophy, Eminent person in Science and Eminent person in Arts.
  • It is presented by President of India in New Delhi on July 1, National Doctors' Day.
  • It was first awarded in 1973 to Sandip Mukherjee
This year Dr Raghu ram from Andhra was awarded with Dr BC Roy award

9. Best Bank Award

 Karnataka bank has bagged the best bank award among small banks for the use of technology for financial inclusion

10. Best Performance award

NABARD has conferred the best performance award for the year 2015-16 to Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank (KVGB) for its working in the field of credit-linking joint liability groups

11.Life Time Achievement Award

Prakash Padukone will be conferred with first life time achievement award instituted by Badminto Institution of India

12. 7th Dr. Ambedkar award- Bappi Lahiri
Bappi Lahiri, was the 1st music director who composed songs for Bharat Ratna Shri. Atal Bihari Vajpayee & Bharat Ratna Dr. Ambedkar
13. 2017 Agricultural leader ship award- Telangana CM KCR
  • Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has been selected for the prestigious Agriculture Leadership Award-2017
  • A Committee headed by agriculture scientist MS Swami Nathan has recommended the CM’s name.
  • The Chief Minister has been selected for the award for his innovative services rendered to the welfare of farmers and the farm sector. The award, instituted by Indian Council of Food and Agriculture in 2008
14. Natasha Biswas from Kolkata became India’s first Miss Trans Queen
  • The first edition of Miss Trans queen India, a beauty pageant for transgenders takes place in Gurugram
15. CISF security services at Indira Gandhi International Airport has been adjudged as Best security services across the country
CISF- Central Industry Security force
It works under union ministry of Home affairs
16. PV Sindhu awarded as sports person of the year
Sindhu's coach P Gopichand grabbed Coach of the Year award while
Milkha Singh was given the Living Legend of the Year award.
17. UN Prize for sustainable farming model- Swyam Shikshan Prayog
Swyam Shikshan Prayog, Pune based NGO, has been awarded the United Nations Development Programme’s Equator Prize
  • It has been awarded for devising an ecologically sustainable agriculture model to combat the adverse impacts of drought.
  • It is the only Indian organisation to win the award

Miscellaneous awards (recent)

1. Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute has become the first recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for outstanding contribution to promotion and development of Yoga
The institute is located in Pune
2. Sanjay Pratihar, has been selected for the prestigious Indian National Science Academy (INSA) medal for the Young Scientist Award for the year2017
  • He is selected for his contribution to “multi-metal complexes, theoretical understanding, selective sensing of Hq2+ions and important applications in agriculture
  • He is a young scientist in Tezpur University of Assam
3. First Indian city to win Pierre L’enfant International Planning excellence award is Bhubaneswar.
  • The award is instituted by the American Planning Association
  • Bhubaneswar has been chosen for its good and advanced town planning and engaging its residents in the planning process
4. First Indian woman leader honoured with “Social Entrepreneur of the Year” is Nisha Dutt. She is the CEO of Intellecap
5. Krishi Karman awards:
Due to record performance of food grains for the year 2015-16, Union ministry of agriculture has selected three states for Krishi Karman awards. They are
  • Tamilnadu has been chosen in large category that is production more than 10 million tonnes
  • Himachal Pradesh selected in medium category that is production between 1 to 10 million tonnes and
  • Tripura in small category that is production less than 1 million tonnes
Apart from these states, Meghalaya get commendation prize for total food grain production
6. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Chandrababu Naidu got ‘Transformative Chief Minister Award’ for his role in advancing the US-India partnership at the state level. The award was given by USIBC- United States India Business Council
7. Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd (GNFC) has won the Golden Globe Tigers Award for Excellence and Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility for the year 2017 in the category of ‘E-Payment Leadership’

Other Important Awards and Honours 2017

Name of the Award Recipient
Lifetime Achievement Award at Dubai International Film Festival
Rekha (Veteran actress)
The world's third largest startup base
India (US and UK stands in the first and second position respectively)
Rio Paralympics silver medalist, who honored with Rs. 4 crore cash reward by P Narendra Modi
Deepa Malik
German Green Talent Award
Shamik Chowdhury (Indian researcher)
Prestigious award for outstanding work in the field of e-governance at the 'State of the States Conclave 2016'
Haryana government
The highest-paid woman in music for 2016 in Forbes’ annual list.
Taylor Swift
Rashtriya Kalidas Samman by Madhya Pradesh Government
Raj Bisaria and Banshi Kaul
Australian of the Year Local Hero' award 2017
Tejinder Pal
La Liga's best player for 2015-16 season
Cristiano Ronaldo
Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award
Amitav Ghosh
Reporters without Borders (RSF)-TV5 Monde prize’
Hadi Abdullah
Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Governance for year 2016
Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award at the ATP awards
Roger Federer
Uttarakhand Ratna award
Harish Rawat (Uttarakhand Chief Minister)
Goldsmiths Prize
Mike McCormack (Solar Bones author)
‘Doodle 4 Google’ 2016 contest
Anvita Prashant Telang ( fromPune )
Global Citizen Award
Imtiaz Sooliman
Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate Award 2016
Gulzar (Lyricist-writer)
World's best airline for the 4th consecutive year
Air New Zealand
The oldest woman to Space
Peggy Whitson (NASA astronaut, at an age of 56 years)
Winner of SumitraCharat Ram Award for lifetime achievement in the field of Indian classical music.
Pt Hari Prasad Chourasia (Noted flautist)
Winner of the prestigious Mother Teresa International Award
Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, by the Mumbai-based NGO Harmony Foundation.)
'Artist of the Year' at the 2016 American Music Awards (AMAs)
Ariana Grande (Singer)
'Favorite Female Artist - Pop/Rock' at the 2016 American Music Awards (AMAs)
Selena Gomez
'Video of the Year' award at the 2016 American Music Awards (AMAs)
Justin Bieber (for his track 'Sorry')
first World Sanskrit Award
Maha Chakri Sirindhorn (Princess of Thailand)
International Maritime Organization (IMO) Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea
Captain Radhika Menon
International Press Freedom Award
Malini Subramaniam (Indian Journalist, for her reporting from the Naxal-infested Bastar area)
Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize
Akshaya Mukul (Senior journalist, for his book "Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India")
Winner of 10th Asia Pacific Screen Award in Best Actor Category
Manoj Bajpayee (Bollywood actor)
Winner of at the prestigious UNESCO Salon Youth Video Competition 2016
'Magical Piano', a short film by the Toonz Media Group (Dr Avaneesh, Head of Development, Toonz Media Group received the award from Salon Films Chairman Fred Wang)
Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) ‘Distinguished Indologist’ Award
Prof. Yu Long Yu (Chinese professor)
Golden Peacock award at the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI)
Iranian film “Daughter” (directed by Reza Mirkarimi)
Indian MNC of the year' by AIMA
Hero MotoCorp Ltd.
Indian National Science Academy (INSA) medal for the Young Scientist Award
Sanjay Pratihar
Avvaiyar Award”
Padma Venkataraman
US Transformative Chief Minister Award
Chandrababu Naidu
Diplomatic Service Merit Sungnye Medal of the Republic of Korea
Rajive Kaul
Special Jury Remi Award at the 50th annual Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival
The Black Prince
MTV’s genderless award
Emma Watson
India’s Young Scientist
Vikram Vishal
2016 Wisden-MCC (Melbourne Cricket Council) Cricket Photograph of the Year
Saqib Majeed,
Best Film at the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF).
Mukti Bhawan”
Best Director for her directorial debut ‘A Death in the Gunj
& Best Actress for ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ at 2017's New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF).
Konkona Sensharma
Media For Sanitation’ award by Railways Minister
NDTV
K Chandrasekharan Memorial Award
M P Veerendra Kumar
Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year.
N'Golo Kant
Aon Best Employers India in the 2017
Sony Pictures
Woodrow Wilson Award
Chanda Kochhar
"Smart Village Award
Govardhan Eco Village
Florence Nightingale award
Krishna Kumari
Aravind Kumar Rengan
National Science Academy (INSA) Young Scientist 2017.

The Federation of Noida Residents Welfare Association
Navratan Legend Award
Institute of Techonology (IIT) Delhi Team
Startups National Award 2017
Pawan Kumar Chamling
First Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Lifetime Achievement Honour in Public Service
Govardhan Eco Village
Smart Village Award by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO)
Bharti Airtel
Aon Best Employer India 2017
Krishna Kumari
Florence Nightingale award
Anshu Jamsenpa
first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest four times
Shrinivas Kulkarni
Dan David prize
Purnima Barman & Sanjay Gubbi
Whitley Award (Green Oscar)
David Letterman
Kennedy Center’s 2017 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace
Sanjeev Gupta
CEO of the Year (UK)
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