Awards and Honours 2018 - PDF

October 2018

Name Of The Winner Category Organised By/Some Facts
1) Lilima Minz(Hockey)
2) Jhili Dalabehera (Weightlifter)
3) Ritupurna Panda(Badminton)
Eklavya Pruskar 2018 Impact To Promote Sports
1) James P Allison
2) Tasaku Honjo
Nobel Medicine 2018 The Nobel Assembly
Arthur Ashkin Gerrard Morou Donna Strickland Nobel Prize For Physics 2018 The Nobel Academy
Mahatma Gandhi Us-Congressional Gold Medal Highest Civilian Award By Us Congress
Dr Evan Atar Adaha 2018 Nansen Refugee Award Awarded By UN High
Commission For Refugees
Frances Arnold George Smith Gregory Winter Nobel Chemistry Prize Chemistry 2018 Royal Swedish Academy For Sciences
Dennis Mukwege Nadia Murad 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Norwegian Nobel Committee
William Nordhaus Paul Romer     Nobel Economics 2018 Nobel Foundation
Pullela Gopichand Ramineni Award2018 Dr Ramineni Foundation, Us
Oujub Titiev Vaclav Havel 2018 Council Of Europe
Maryse Conde New Academy Prize In Literature Swedish Academy
Prema Gopal Social Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Organised By Schwab Foundation For  Social Entrepreneurship And Jubilant Bhartia Foundation
Hm Pernal Vishwa Konkani Book  Award He Was Given This For His Book Beeg Ani Beegath Written In Konkani
Anna Burns Man Booker Prize 2018 (Milkman) Man Booker Group
  Khayyam 2018 Hridaynath Award For Lifetime Achievement Maharashtra CM Will Present The Award
Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt USTAAD  Chand Khan Lifetime Award
Fali S. Nariman 19th Lal  Bahadur Shastri National Award For Excelling In Public Administration Presented By Vice President Venkaiah Naidu
H D Deve Gowda Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti Award His Contribution Towards The Welfare Of Sc / St Community
Nishtha Dudeja Miss Deaf Asia 2018
Shri Narendra Modi Seoul Peace Prize 2018 To Recognize His Efforts To Improve International Co – Op And Social Integration Efforts
Clara Sosa Miss Grand International 2018

September 2018

Dr B.K Mishra Eminent medical person of the year Dr. B.C RAY National award to be presented by President Ram Nath Kovind on 1st July 2019
Satrugan Pandva 39th Sarala Puruskar in Odia Literature Organized by Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust
Sawai Singh Shekhawat Meera Puraskar for contribution to Hindi Literature Rajasthan Sahitya Academy
Dr. Raghupati Singhania Highest Civilian Award of Mexico Presented by Mexico’s ambassador to India , Ms. Melba Pria.
Para shuttler Raj Kumar Arjuna Award Union minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyawardhan Singh Rathore.
Mira Bai Chanu Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna National Sports awards 2018
Virat Kohli Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna National Sports awards 2018
Anushka Sharma Smita Patil Memorial Award Organised by Anniversary Globe Awards, Mumbai
Luka Modric (Croatia) Best FIFA Men’s Player FIFA
Marta (Brazil) Best FIFA Women’s Player FIFA
PM Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron Champions of Earth Awards United Nations
Dr Thomas Pucadyil Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Prize 2018 for Science and Technology Council for Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR)

August 2018

Name of the WinnerCategoryOrganized by /Presented by / Some facts
Gopalkrishna GandhiRajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana AwardFor promoting communal harmony, peace and goodwill.
Indian-Australian mathematician, Akshay VenkateshMathematics’ prestigious Fields medalContributions to an exceptionally broad range of subjects in mathematics.
Dr Najma Heptullah (for year 2013) Hukum Dev Narayan (for year 2014) Ghulam Nabi Azad (for year 2015) Dinesh Trivedi (for year 2016) Bhartruhari Mahtab (for year 2017)Outstanding Parliamentarian AwardPresident Ram Nath Kovind
Rifleman Aurangzeb and Major Aditya Kumar of Indian ArmyShaurya ChakraBy President Ram Nath Kovind
US scientists ü James Allison, ü Carl June and ü Steven Rosenberg  2018 Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical ResearchResearch in immunology and translation into effective therapies which led to innovative treatments for cancer, HIV and other diseases
Oscar-winning director Ang Lee  Recipients of the annual Directors Guild of America (DGA) honoursAt the DGA Theatre in New York City
General Dalbir Singh Suhag (Retired), of the Indian ArmyThe Legion of Merit (Degree of Commander)By The United States government. for exceptionally meritorious service as chief of the Army staff, Indian Army.
SK AroraWorld Health Organization (WHO) World No Tobacco Day 2017 AwardBy WHO for his extraordinary contribution towards tobacco control.
David Beckham, Former England captainThe UEFA President's AwardContribution to football and promoting the sport in "every corner of the planet".
PepsiCo's India-born CEO Indra NooyiThe Game Changer of the Year awardBy a global cultural organisation Asia Society
DBS BankThe world’s best bank for digital innovationBy Global Finance magazine
Javed AkhtarShalaka Samman, highest honour of Hindi Sahitya Academy
K.Anvar SadathThe International Contributions AwardThe Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), USA
Indian-origin prison guard Sashi Cheliah10th MasterChef Australia 2018He hails from Coimbatore, Tami Nadu
Nobel Prize-winning scientist Marie CurieThe most influential woman in historyBy BBC History Magazine.
Annie ZaidiThe Hindu Playwright Award 2018Her play is Untitled-1
Actress Scarlett JohanssonWorld’s highest paid female actressBy Forbes
Godrej’s Smitha CrishnaIndia’s wealthiest women list for 2018Kotak Wealth-Hurun Report

July 2018

Name of the Winner category Organized by / some facts
Footballer Sunil Chhetri AIFF Award Winners: Player of the Year Meeting was chaired by AIFF President Praful Patel
Footballer Kamala Devi AIFF Award Winners: Woman Player of the Year
Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk from India Ramon Magsaysay Award Winners 2018 Bharat Vatwani (for Restoring Health & Dignity to troubled lives) and Sonam Wangchuk (for
Harnessing nature, culture & education)
Former Mohun Bagan captain Pradip Chowdhury Mohun Bagan ‘Ratna’, the highest honour of Mohun Bagan club
An eight-year-old Indian-origin schoolboy Ishwar Sharma 'British Indian of the Year' He is the under-11 UK national yoga champion
'The English Patient' by Michael Ondaatje Winner of the Golden Man Booker Prize The prize was instituted as part of celebrations to mark the Booker’s having completed 50 years.
Artist Anjolie Ela Menon The National Kalidas Samman For her contribution to visual arts, from the Madhya Pradesh government
Former captains Rahul Dravid of India, Inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame 2018 The fifth Indian cricketer to be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame.
fisherman from Maharashtra, Milan Shankar Tare,   2018 National Maritime Search and Rescue Award He saved the lives of 12 people from a sinking fishing boat.
Major General VD Dogra became the held in Austria. Completed ‘Ironman’ competition He is the first serving Indian Army officer and only General in the world to have completed the competition
Dr Ravi Mehrotra Lifetime achievement award at Seatrade 30th Anniversary Awards Event Presented by Chris Hayman, Chairman, Seatrade.
Indian-origin Jayshree Ullal and Neerja Sethi America’s 60 richest self-made women By Forbes

June 2018

Name of the Winner Category Organized by / some facts
Child rights activist and Noble Laureate, Kailash Satyarthi 'Santokbaa Humanitarian Award' by Shree Ramkrishna Knowledge Foundation (SRKKF)
Space scientist A S Kiran Kumar 'Santokbaa Humanitarian Award' by Shree Ramkrishna Knowledge Foundation (SRKKF)
Kendrick Lamar the Pulitzer Prize in music for his album “Damn.” received this award at Columbia University.
former Singaporean diplomat Tommy Koh the Padma Shri award, one of India's highest civilian awards presented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
India's Basketball played Sanjana Ramesh 'Most Valuable Player' (MVP) Presented on the fourth and final day of Basketball Without Borders Asia 2018
Test bowler, Kagiso Rabada South Africa's Cricketer of the Year collected a total of six awards, including Test cricketer of the year, one-day international player of the year and players' player of the year.
Jane Fonda, an American activist, the Lumiere Award for this year in Lyon, France.
Actor Anupam Kher Outstanding Achievement honour in Indian Cinema at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards ceremony in Bangkok.
Indian captain Virat Kohli the prestigious Polly Umrigar Trophy (Cricketer of the Year) at the BCCI Annual Awards function.
Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh International Japan’s prestigious Nikkei Asia Prize under Culture and Community category for tackling poor hygiene and discrimination.
Tamil Nadu college student , Anukreethy Vas Femina Miss India 2018 Celebrated in a grand ceremony in Mumbai.
Vishwas Mandalik from Nasik and the Yoga Institute in Mumbai selected as recipients of the Prime Minister’s award for outstanding contribution for promotion and development of yoga for the year 2018
Surat, in Gujarat. Under ‘India Smart Cities Award' 2018, for the "great momentum" in the implementation of projects under the Smart Cities Mission By the Housing and Urban Affairs (HUA) Ministry.
the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, for the achievements in delivering the promises made and for its significant achievements . ‘Best performing Social Sector Ministry’ award By SKOCH Group
India’s Sanjana Ramesh the MVP Award at Basketball Without Borders Asia 2018 at the NBA Academy India in Greater Noida
Priyanka Das, from Assam appointed as ambassador for ‘promote science’ initiative in France to encourage girls to pursue scientific careers.
Kamila Shamsie’s book “Home Fire” the Women’s Prize for Fiction, 2018. This is an annual British award was founded in 1996
four-year old Ayan Gogoi Gohain of North Lakhimpur district, Assam the ‘Youngest Author of India’ by The India Book of Records.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje the ‘Chief Minister of the Year’ award at the 52nd Skoch Summit in New Delhi.
Lawrence Haddad, British economist and food policy researcher, and Dr David Nabarro 2018 World Food Prize recipients in a ceremony at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington.
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May 2018

Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Awards 2018
Organised by: Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation
Name of the Winner category For
Akshay Kumar Best Actor 1. Padman (Jury)
2. Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
Sonam Kapoor Best Actress in a Leading Role Padman
Bhumi Pednekar Best Actress Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
Rakesh Roshan Lifetime Achievement Award ------
Farida Jalal Saraswatibai Dadasaheb Phalke Best Actress (Lifetime) award ------
Manisha Koirala Most Versatile Actress Award ------

Name of the Winner category Organized by / Presented By
Gujarati Poet Sitanshu Yashaschandra for his collection of verses (poetry) titled “Vakhar”. Saraswati Samman 2017 K. K. Birla Foundation
Singer Asha Bhosle PC Chandra Puraskaar PC Chandra Jewellers
(Sharmila Tagore was the Chief Guest at the event who also presented the prestigious award to Asha Bhosle).
Nisha Bhalla Annual Women Economic Forum (WEF) 2018 Awards WEF
economist Muhammad Yunus 11th KISS Humanitarian Award 2018
Lata Mangeshkar Swara Mauli Award By spiritual guru Vidya Narsimha Bharati Swami.
DRDO Dr VK Saraswat DRDO Lifetime Achievement Award – 2017 By Defence Minister
US-based Kathak dancer Anindita Anaam Shri Jayadev Rastriya Yuva Pratibha Puraskar 2018' for outstanding contribution to the field of art. Organised under the aegis of Odisha's culture department and National Culture Mission.
Senior journalist Mark Tully Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Red Ink Awards
Lewis Hamilton (of Mercedes) Spanish Grand Prix
Neymar France's player of the year at an awards ceremony in Paris, France
Veteran Bollywood actor Sridevi TITAN Reginald F Lewis Film Icon Award at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival.
NMDC (National Mineral Development Corporation) Limited prestigious S&P Global PLATTS Global Metals Award 2018 in corporate social responsibility (CSR) category
India’s Jagriti Yatra Charity Award In UK By Britain’s oldest Asian diaspora publication ‘Asian Voice’.
Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda the Palme d'Or. Kore-eda
Prajnesh Gunneswaran prestigious T.K. Ramanathan award The Tamil Nadu Tennis Association (TNTA)
Lionel Messi European Golden Shoe For The 5th Time
Polish author Olga Tokarczuk Man Booker International Prize for her novel ‘Flights’ The head judge of the awards was Lisa Appignanesi.
the members of the INSV Tarini team in New Delhi. Nari Shakti Puraskar 2017 Presented by Minister for Women and Child Development, Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) the Clarivate Analytics India Innovation Award 2018 in the Government Research Organizations Category
The Singchung Bugun Village Community Reserve Management Committee (SBVCR) of Arunachal Pradesh the India Biodiversity Award, 2018.
William Mark Tully RedInk Award 2018 for lifetime achievement in journalism. Presented by the Mumbai Press Club for excellence in journalism.
Neeraj Goyat WBC Asia Boxer of the Year Award. Given by the Asian Boxing Council at WBC Asia
Sulabh International founder Dr Bindeshwar Pathak Nikkei Asia Prize
FIJI'S MAHENDRA CHAUDHRY KRISHNA MENON AWARD By the director of  V K Krishna Menon Institute Cyriac Maprayil
IIM Calcutta Case Research Centre 2017 edition of the European Foundation of Management Development case competition,
NRI industrialist Swraj Paul lifetime achievement award for his contributions towards promoting brand India in the UK. Organised by World Consulting and Research Corporation (WCRC)
Andhra Pradesh Minister for IT, Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Nara Lokesh "Digital Leader of the Year" award Business world Digital India Summit and Awards 2018
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Mark Twain Prize for American Humor By the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
INSV Tarini team Nari Shakti Puraskar 2017 Presented by The Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi

April 2018

Name of the Winner Category Organized by
Mithali Raj Sportsperson of the Year’ award Telangana Sports Journalists Association
Kidambi Srikanth best senior male athlete Telangana Sports Journalists Association
P V Sindhu best senior female athlete’ Telangana Sports Journalists Association
Pullela Gopichand best coach of the year Telangana Sports Journalists Association
Mukesh Ambani Billionaires Bloomberg Billionaires Index
PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth Sportspersons of the Year ESPN Multi-Sport Awards
Mangaluru airport India’s cleanest airport the Airports Authority of India (AAI)
Mahendra Singh Dhoni Padma Bhushan Award by President Ram Nath Kovind
Study Khazana, an e-portal For best emerging online Education Portal in North India World Education Summit and Award 2018
Chhattisgarh State of the Year CNBC-TV18 channel
Anushka Sharma The Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award Dadasaheb Phalke Foundation
Pratap Bose’s Social Street Creative Agency of the Year the Advertising Club along with the Advertising Agencies Association of India.
Delhi’s IGI Airport World’s Top 20 Busiest Airports Airport Council International
Late Vinod Khanna Dada Saheb Phalke Award National Film Awards
Siddharth Varadarajan, the founding editor of The Wire Shorenstein Journalism Award Stanford University’s Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center
actor Dharmendra Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement Maharashtra State Government.
Sridevi for ‘Mom’ Best Actress 65th National Film Awards will be presented by President Ram Nath Kovind
Riddhi Sen for ‘Nagar Kirtan’ Best Actor 65th National Film Awards will be presented by President Ram Nath Kovind
Jayaraj for ‘Bhayanakam’ Best Director 65th National Film Awards will be presented by President Ram Nath Kovind
Village Rockstars (Assamese) Best Film 65th National Film Awards will be presented by President Ram Nath Kovind
Game of Thrones drama the BAFTA Special Award at British Academy Television Craft Awards.
Aditi Rao Hydari Dadasaheb Phalke Award for ‘Bhoomi’
Madhya Pradesh Most Film Friendly Award by Central Government.
Mr. Rana Kapoor, MD & CEO of Yes Bank, Outstanding Brand Builder Award Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI)
Bhuj Mercantile Coop Bank best performing cooperative bank from Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao
BCCL chairman Indu Jain All India Management Association’s (AIMA’s) annual award for lifetime contribution to media: All India Management Association’s (AIMA’s)
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, Ola co-founder Bhavish Aggarwal, Bollywood star Deepika Padukone and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. 2018 TIME 100 Most Influential People List TIME 100
Abhinav Bindra, Olympic medallist shooter IOC President Thomas Bach
Mukesh Ambani World’s Greatest Leaders of 2018 Fortune magazine
jailed Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid Press Freedom Prize UNESCO.
Microsoft India most attractive employer brand Randstad Employer Brand Research (REBR)
Nadiya Shafi Martha Farrell Award for Excellence in women’s empowerment Rizwan Adatia Foundation (RAF) and Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) and supported by Martha Farrell Foundation (MFF).
CSIR National Intellectual Property Award Indian Intellectual Property Office and Confederation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (CII)
Moglix, a B2B commerce company SAP ACE Awards SAP India
Gujarati poet Sitanshu Yashaschandra 2017 Saraswati Samman K K Birla Foundation
Parijat Industries Sarvashrestha Suraksha Puraskar” gold award By Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State in the Ministry of Labour and Employment
Best actor (male) - Shahid Kapoor
Best actor people’s choice award - Ranveer Singh
Best actress (critics) - Aditi Rao Hydari
Lifetime achievement award - Simi Garewal
Dadahaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2018 a Mumbai-based organisation called Dadasaheb Phalke Foundation.

March 2018

Name of the Winner
Organized by
Indian-American scientist Navin Vardarajan Medical Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)
An Indian-origin Harry Athwal Pride of Birmingham’ award. The Mirror's Pride of Britain Awards in partnership with TSB
The Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi Best in the world by Airports Council International Airports Council International
Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport World’s Best Airport for customer experience Airports Council International
The Bank of Canada Central Bank of the Year award Central banking community.
Balkrishna Doshi Pritzker Prize Pritzker family and Hyatt foundation
India Best Exhibitor Award ” ITB- World Tourist Meet’
Actor Jackie Shroff’s short film ‘Shunyata’ Best of India Short Film Festival US
Indian Film ‘Halkaa’ Bags Award at Montreal Fest Grand Prix de Montreal Festival International du Film Pour Enfants de Montreal Film (FIFEM)
The Canadian mathematician Robert Langlands The Abel Prize for 2018. the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters
NHAI pavilion Best design pavilion. 105th Indian Science Congress
Karan Thapar. The G.K. Reddy Memorial National Award for journalism G.K. Reddy Memorial foundation
Roger Federer Becomes Most Decorated Laureus Award Laureus Sport for Good Foundation founding patrons
Chhattisgarh the National ‘Water Digest Award’ Central Water Resources River Development and Ganga Cleaning Ministry, UNESCO, Central Water Board, Central Water Commission and Ganga Purification National Mission.

February 2018

Name of the Winner Category Organized by Given by
Magahi writer Shesh Anand Madhukar Sahitya Akademi Bhasha Samman award Sahitya Akademi President of Sahitya Akademi Vishwanath Prasad Tewari
Odisha Geospatial World Excellence Award-2018 for successful IT application. The Geospatial World Forum Meeting held at Hyderabad. Union Minister of State for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences and Technology, YS Chowdray
Shyam Benegal The V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award the Mumbai International Film Festival is for Documentary, Shorts & Animation Films Films Division, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India. Governor of Maharashtra, Shri C Vidyasagar Rao
Shabnam Asthana Times Power Women of the Year 2017’- Pune for Global PR The times group Dilip Kamble, Minister of State for Social Justice
Ritu Sarin International Press Institute India Award for Excellence in Journalism. International Press Institute
India’s Aadhaar card best emerging technology award World Government Summit Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of UAE Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Umang App Best m-Government Service Award World Government Summit Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of UAE Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Vikas Sathaye Scientific and Engineering Academy Award Oscars Akademy Los Angeles, California.
Sanjiv Bajaj, EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017. EY group New Delhi
Dr. E Sreedharan Lifetime Achievement Award T2P Consultants Limited in collaboration with Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Delhi
Milkbasket, India’s first and largest micro-delivery platform Startup of the Year’ 2017 7th Small Business Awards Bengaluru
Roger Federer Laureus World Sportsman of the Year and Comeback of the Year awards. Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, Monaco
Serena Williams World Sportswoman of the Year award Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, Monaco
Formula 1 constructors’ champions Mercedes Team of the Year trophy, Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, Monaco
wheelchair athlete Marcel Hug Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, Monaco

January 2018

Central Banking Award 2018

Categories Winner Remarks
Central Bank of the yearBank of CanadaGovernor: Stephen S. Poloz
Capital of Canada: Ottawa
Currency of Canada: Dollar
The Canadian central bank has stood out for its ever-improving levels of transparency, forward-looking management and best-practice review of its policy mandate
Governor of the yearLesetja KganyagoName of bank: South African Reserve Bank
Capital of South Africa: Cape Town
Currency : Rand
Kganyago has defended and enhanced the Sarb’s against all threats – despite a turbulent political and economic backdrop.
Life time achievement awardPerng Fai-nanName of Bank: Central bank of republic of china (Taiwan)
Capital: Taipei (Taiwan)
Currency: Dollar
Transparency awardCentral Bank of IrelandGovernor: Phillip R lane
Capital of Ireland: Dublin
Currency of Ireland: Euro
The Irish central bank has made a great progress in communicating in a truthful, straightaway and in open manner with the people it serves services
Risk management services provider of the yearOpenlinkOpenlink is a software which helps bank effectively manage risk and regulatory challenges
CEO: Kingsley Uyi Idehen
Headquarter: United States
Reserve manager of the yearBank of KoreaGovernor: Lee Ju-yeol
Capital: Seoul
Currency: Won
Banknote and currency manager of the yearNorges bank (Bank of Norway)Governor: Oystein Olsen
Capital: Oslo
Currency: Krone
This currency is built with top notch security features
Banknote and services provider of the yearLandqartIt is a Swiss company.
This company is a manufacturer of bank notes.
Initiative of the yearBank of England’s Fintech acceleratorGovernor of Bank of England: Mark Caney
Fintech (financial technology) helps Bank of England by controlling cyber security and payment capabilities
Website of the yearBank of LithuaniaGovernor: Vitas Vasiliauskas
Capital: Lithuania
Currency: Euro
This bank makes a website which provides all information and it is accessible to all audience of this bank.
Economics in central bankingAlberto Cavallo and Roberto RigobonThey helped central banks to overcome many of the drawbacks inherent in traditional inflation series
Asset manager of the yearBlack Rock ( for the 3rd time)
Innovation in reserve managementHSBC (Hong Kong Shanghia Banking Corporation)
Global custodian of the yearBNY Mellon(BNY refers to Bank of New York)
Chairman: Bridget E. Engle
Securities lending services provider of the yearNorthern trust (Chicago based company)
Technology consultant of the yearVizor Software
Consultancy and advisory provider of the yearBearing Point
Payment and market infrastructure provider of the yearPeragoIt is a software company that helps central banks around the world implement reliable and highly adaptable RTGS (Real Time Gross Settlement) and retail payments systems

Padma Vibhusham-2018

It is the second highest civilian award.
No Name Field State
1 Illaiyaraja Art-Music Tamil Nadu
2 Ghulam Mustafa Khan Art-Music Maharashtra
3 Parameswaran Parameswaran Literature and Education Kerala

Padma Bhushan-2018

It is the third highest civilian award.
No Name Field State
1 Pankaj Advani Sports- Billiards/Snooker Karnataka
2 Philipose Mar Chrysostom Others-Spiritualism Kerala
3 Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sports-Cricket Jharkhand
4 Alexander Kadakin (Foreigner) Public Affairs Russia
5 Ramachandran Nagaswamy Others-Archaeology Tamil Nadu
6 Ved Prakash Nanda (OCI) Literature and Education US
7 Laxman Pai Art-Painting Goa
8 Arvind Parikh Art-Music Maharashtra
9 Sharda Sinha Art-Music Bihar

Padma Shri

It is the fourth highest civilian award.
No Name Field State
1 Abhay Bang (Duo) Medicine Maharashtra
2 Rani Bang (Duo) Medicine Maharashtra
3 Damodar Ganesh Bapat Social Work Chhattisgarh
4 Prafulla Govinda Baruah Literature and Education-Journalism Assam
5 Mohan Swaroop Bhatia Art-Folk Music Uttar Pradesh
6 Sudhanshu Biswas Social Work West Bengal
7 Saikhom Mirabai Chanu Sports-Weightlifting Manipur
8 Pandit Shyamlal Chaturvedi Literature and Education-Journalism Chhattisgarh
9 Jose Ma Joey Concepcion III (Foreigner) Trade & Industry Philippines
10 Langpoklakpam Subadani Devi Art-Weaving Manipur
11 Somdev Devvarman Sports-Tennis Tripura
12 Yeshi Dhoden Medicine Himachal Pradesh
13 Arup Kumar Dutta Literature and Education Assam
14 Doddarange Gowda Art-Lyrics Karnataka
15 Arvind Gupta Literature and Education Maharashtra
16 Digamber Hansda Literature and Education Jharkhand
17 Ramli Bin Ibrahim (Foreigner) Art-Dance Malaysia
18 Anwar Jalalpuri (Posthumous) Literature and Education Uttar Pradesh
19 Piyong Temjen Jamir Literature and Education Nagaland
20 Sitavva Joddati Social Work Karnataka
21 Malti Joshi Literature and Education MP
22 Manoj Joshi Art-Acting Maharashtra
23 Rameshwarlal Kabra Trade & Industry Maharashtra
24 Pran Kishore Kaul Art J&K
25 Bounlap Keokangna(Foreigner) Others-Architecture Laos
26 Vijay Kichlu Art-Music West Bengal
27 Tommy Koh(Foreigner) Public Affairs Singapore
28 Lakshmikutty Medicine-Traditional Kerala
29 Joyshree Goswami Mahanta Literature and Education Assam
30 Narayan Das Maharaj Others-Spiritualism Rajasthan
31 Pravakara Maharana Art-Sculpture Odisha
32 Hun Many (Foreigner) Public Affairs Cambodia
33 Nouf Marwaai(Foreigner) Others- Yoga Saudi Arabia
34 Zaverilal Mehta Literature and Education-Journalism Gujarat
35 Krishna Bihari Mishra Literature and Education West Bengal
36 Sisir Purushottam Misra Art-Cinema Maharashtra
37 Subhasini Mistry Social Work West Bengal
38 Somdet Phra Maha Muniwong (Foreigner) Others-Spiritualism Thailand
39 Keshav Rao Musalgaonkar Literature and Education MP
40 Dr Thant Myint – U(Foreigner) Public Affairs Myanmar
41 V Nanammal Others-Yoga Tamil Nadu
42 Sulagitti Narasamma Social Work Karnataka
43 Vijayalakshmi Navaneethakrishnan Art-Folk Music Tamil Nadu
44 I Nyoman Nuarta (Foreigner) Art- Sculpture Indonesia
45 Malai Haji Abdullah Bin Malai Haji Othman(Foreigner) Social Work Brunei
46 Gobaradhan Panika Art-Weaving Odisha
47 Bhabani Charan Pattanaik Public Affairs Odisha
48 Murlikant Petkar Sports-Swimming Maharashtra
49 Habibullo Rajabov(Foreigner) Literature and Education Tajikistan
50 M R Rajagopal Medicine-Palliative care Kerala
52 Sampat Ramteke(Posthumous) Social Work Maharashtra
53 Chandra Sekhar Rath Odisha
54 S S Rathore Civil Service Gujarat
55 Amitava Roy Science and Engineering West Bengal
56 Sanduk Ruit (Foreigner) Medicine- Ophthalmology Nepal
57 R Sathyanarayana Art-Music Karnataka
58 Pankaj M Shah Medicine- Ophthalmology Gujarat
59 Bhajju Shyam Art-Painting MP
60 Maharao Raghuveer Singh Literature and Education Rajasthan
61 Kidambi Srikanth Sports-Badminton Andhra Pradesh
62 Ibrahim Sutar Art-Music Karnataka
63 Siddeshwara Swamiji Others-Spiritualism Karnataka
64 Lentina Ao Thakkar Social Work Nagaland
65 Vikram Chandra Thakur Science and Engineering Uttarakhand
66 Rudrapatnam Narayanaswamy Tharanathan (Duo) Art-Music Karnataka
67 Rudrapatnam Narayanaswamy Thyagarajan (Duo) Art-Music Karnataka
68 Nguyen Tien Thien (Foreigner) Others-Spiritualism Vietnam
69 Bhagirath Prasad Tripathi Literature and Education UP
70 Rajagopalan Vasudevan Science and Engineering Bihar
71 Panatawane Gangadhar Vithobaji Literature and Education Maharashtra
72 Romulus Whitaker Others-Wildlife Conservation Tamil Nadu
73 Baba Yogendra Art Madhya Pradesh
74 A Zakia Literature and Education Mizoram

Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards-2018

President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships and Awards for 2016 to an eminent group of musicians, dancers, and theatre artists.

List of Sangeet Natak Akademi fellowships Awardees

Name Of The Winner Field Category
Arvind Parikh Music Hindustani Classical Sitar Player
R Vedavalli Music Carnatic Vocalist
Ram Gopal Bajaj Theatre Acting and direction
Sunil Kothari Dance Indian Classical Dance

List of Sangeet Natak Akademi awards

Name Of The Winner Field Category
Arvind Mulgaonkar Music Hindustani Tabla
Mysore M Manjunath Music Carnatic Violin
Nighoujam Shyamchang Singh Music Nata Sankirtana, 
Ratnamala Prakash Music Sugam Sangeet
Ahmed Hussain & Mohd. Hussain Music Sugam Sangeet
J Vaidhyanathan Music Carnatic Mridangam
Kala Ramnath Music Hindustani  Violin
Neela Ramgopal Music Carnatic Vocal Music
Komanakutty Music Carnatic Vocal Music
Padma Talwalkar Music Hindustani Vocal Music
Prabhakar Karekar Music Hindustani Vocal Music
Kalamandalam Ramachandran Unnithan Dance Kathakali
Maisnam Kaminikumar Singh Dance Manipuri Dance
Haricharan Bhuyan Borbayan Dance Sattriya Dance
Gopal Prasad Dubey Dance Chhau Dance
Anita R Ratnam Dance Contemporary Dance
Geeta Chandran Dance Bharatanatyam
Jitendra Maharaj Dance Khathak Dance
A B Bala Kondala Rao Dance Khuchipudi Dance
Ratikant Mohapatra Dance Odissi Dance
Gireesan V Theatre Acting
Oinam Biramangol Singh Theatre Acting
Mohan Joshi Theatre Acting
Anjana Puri Theatre Allied Theatre Acts
K Govind Bhat Theatre Yakshgana
Bipin Kumar Theatre Direction
Bipin Kumar Theatre Direction
Kusum Kumar Theatre Playwriting
Satyabrata Rout Theatre Direction
Yogesh Gadhavi Music Gujarati Folk Music
Vidyanand Saraik Music Folk Music From Himachal Pradesh
Chiranji Lal Tanwar Music Rajasthani Mand Music
Prabhitangsu Das Puppetry
Dattatreya Aralikatte Puppetry
Annabattula Lakshmi Mangatayaru & Annabattula Leela Sai Theatre Traditional Theatre
Gulzar Ahmad Ganie Music Chakri, Folk Music
Braj Kishor Dubey Music Folk Music
Somnath D Chari Music Traditional Music
Lakmidhar Rout Art Pala art from Bihar
Pappu Venugopal Rao Art Overall Contribution In Arts
Avinash Pasricha Art Overall Contribution In Art

63rd Filmfare Awards 2018

Category Winner
Best Film 'Hindi Medium'
Critics' Award for Best Film 'Newton'
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female) Vidya Balan for 'Tumhari Sulu'
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male) Irrfan Khan for 'Hindi Medium'
Critics' Award for Best Actor (Male) Rajkummar Rao for 'Trapped'
Critics' Award for Best Actor (Female) Zaira Wasim for 'Secret Superstar'
Best Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari for 'Bareilly Ki Barfi'
Best Debut Director Konkona Sensharma for 'A Death in the Gunj'
Best Actor In A Supporting Role (Male) Rajkummar Rao for 'Bareilly Ki Barfi'
Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Female) Meher Vij for 'Secret Superstar'
Best Dialogue Hitesh Kewalya for 'Shubh Mangal Saavdhan'
Best Screenplay Shubhashish Bhutiani for 'Mukti Bhavan'
Best Original Story Amit Masurkar for 'Newton'
Best Actor (Male) in a Short Film Jackie Shroff for 'Khujli'
Best Actor (Female) in a Short Film Shefali Shah for 'Juice'
People's Choice Award for Best Short Film 'Anahut'
Best Short Film (Fiction) 'Juice'
Best Short Film (Non Fiction) 'Invisible Wings'
Best Music AlbumPritam for 'Jagga Jasoos'
Best Playback Singer (Male) Arijit Singh for 'Roke na ruke naina' - 'Badrinath Ki Dulhania'
Best Playback Singer (Female) Meghna Mishra for Nachdi phira - Secret Superstar
Best Lyrics Amitabh Bhattacharya for Ullu ka pattha - Jagga Jasoos
Lifetime Achievement Award Mala Sinha and Bappi Lahiri
Best Choreography Vijay Ganguly and Ruel Dausan Varindani for Galti se mistake - Jagga Jasoos
Best Background Score Pritam for Jagga Jasoos
Best Action Tom Struthers for Tiger Zinda Hai
Best Cinematography Sirsha Ray for A Death In The Gunj
Best Editing Nitin Baid for Trapped
Best Production Design Parul Sondh for Daddy
Best Sound Design Anish John for Trapped
Best Costume Rohit Chaturvedi for A Death In The Gunj

60th Grammy Awards- 2018

Award Awardee
Record of the Year "24K Magic" – Bruno Mars
Album of the Year 24K Magic – Bruno Mars
Song of the Year "That's What I Like"
Best New Artist Alessia Cara
Best Pop Solo Performance "Shape of You" – Ed Sheeran
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Feel It Still" – Portugal. The Man
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album Tony Bennett Celebrates 90
Best Pop Vocal Album ÷ – Ed Sheeran
Best Dance Recording "Tonite" – LCD Soundsystem
Best Dance/Electronic Album 3-D The Catalogue – Kraftwerk
Best Contemporary Instrumental Album Prototype – Jeff Lorber Fusion
Best Rock Performance "You Want It Darker" – Leonard Cohen
Best Metal Performance "Sultan's Curse" – Mastodon
Best Rock Song "Run" Foo Fighters
Best Rock Album A Deeper Understanding – The War on Drugs
Best Alternative Music Album Sleep Well Beast – The National
Best R&B Performance "That's What I Like" – Bruno Mars
Best Traditional R&B Performance "Redbone" – Childish Gambino
Best R&B Song "That's What I Like"

Other Important Awards and Honours- 2018

Name of the Winner Category Organized by
The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust also known as Nhava Sheva Samundra Manthan - Organisation of the Year award Bhandarkar Shipping
Ravi Menon the best central bank governor in Asia-Pacific for 2018 UK-based magazine ‘The Banker
film and theatre actor Soumitra Chattopadhyay France’s highest order of merit the ‘Legion of Honour’ France
The Matunga suburban station Limca Book of Records for having an all-woman staff. Mumbai Suburban Railway network
Actor Sudhir Dalvi Janakavi P Sawlaram award Thane Municipal Corporation and the Janakavi P Savlaram Kala Samiti
dancer Jaishree T Ganga Jamuna award Thane Municipal Corporation and the Janakavi P Savlaram Kala Samiti
Arvind Parikh, R Vedavalli, Ram Gopal Bajaj and Sunil Kothari. Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards President Ram Nath Kovind
president Pranab Mukherjee The Doctor of Literature (D.Litt.) degree. The Chittagong University in Bangladesh
Virat Kohli the Cricketer of the Year and ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year International Cricket Council (ICC )
Yuzvendra Chahal T20 Performance of the Year International Cricket Council (ICC )
Nara Lokesh Dr Kalam Innovation in Governance Award 2018 Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Summit
Global icon Shah Rukh Khan 24th Crystal Award World Economic Forum
seven girls and 11 boys National Bravery Award 2017 Government of India and Indian Council for Child Welfare
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy UNESCO Award of Merit UNESCO Asia Pacific region for the cultural heritage conservation committees
50 workers Prime Minister’s Shram Awards named Shram Ratna Award’, ‘Shram Bhushan Award’, ‘Shram Vir/Shram Virangana’ ,‘Shram Shree/Shram Devi Awards’ Ministry of Labour and Employment
Dr Vinod Paul, Member of NITI Aayog IhsanDogramacı Family Health Foundation Prize World Health Organisation (WHO)
Bollywood playback singer Asha Bhosle Yash Chopra Memorial Award’ TSR Foundation of T. Subbarami Reddy in memory of producer-director Yash Chopra
Najma A Heptulla, Narayan Yadav, Dinesh Trivedi, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Bhartruhari Mahtab Outstanding Parliamentarian Awards The Indian Parliamentary Group

Name of the Winner category Organized by Given by
Magahi writer Shesh Anand Madhukar Sahitya Akademi Bhasha Samman award Sahitya Akademi President of Sahitya Akademi Vishwanath Prasad Tewari
Odisha Geospatial World Excellence Award-2018 for successful IT application. The Geospatial World Forum Meeting held at Hyderabad. Union Minister of State for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences and Technology, YS Chowdray
Shyam Benegal The V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award the Mumbai International Film Festival is for Documentary, Shorts & Animation Films Films Division, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India. Governor of Maharashtra, Shri C Vidyasagar Rao
Shabnam Asthana Times Power Women of the Year 2017’- Pune for Global PR The times group Dilip Kamble, Minister of State for Social Justice
Ritu Sarin International Press Institute India Award for Excellence in Journalism. International Press Institute
India’s Aadhaar card best emerging technology award World Government Summit Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of UAE Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Umang App Best m-Government Service Award World Government Summit Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of UAE Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Vikas Sathaye Scientific and Engineering Academy Award Oscars Akademy Los Angeles, California.
Sanjiv Bajaj, EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017. EY group New Delhi
Dr. E Sreedharan Lifetime Achievement Award T2P Consultants Limited in collaboration with Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Delhi
Milkbasket, India’s first and largest micro-delivery platform Startup of the Year’ 2017 7th Small Business Awards Bengaluru
Roger Federer Laureus World Sportsman of the Year and Comeback of the Year awards. Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, Monaco
Serena Williams World Sportswoman of the Year award Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, Monaco
Formula 1 constructors’ champions Mercedes Team of the Year trophy, Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, Monaco
wheelchair athlete Marcel Hug

Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, Monaco

Awards and Honours 2017

Sahitya Akademi Awards 2017 Winners List

Winner/Literary Work
Mamang Dai for The Black Hill
Niranjan Mishra for Gangaputravadanam
K P Ramanunni for Daivathinte Pusthakam
Nachhattar Slow Down
Short Stories
Shiv Mehta
Autar Krishen Rahbar
Gajanan Jog
Gayatri Saraf
Baig Ehsas
Literary criticism
Bina Hangkhim
T P Ashoka
Ramesh Kuntal Megh
Urmi Ghanshyam Desai
Neeraj Daiya
Jagdish Lachhani
Rajen Toijamba

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
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)

Arjuna Award 2017

Name of the recipient
Cheteshwar Pujara and Harmanpreet Kaur
Satyawart Kadian
PN Prakash
Varun Bhati and Mariyappan Thangavelu
Para Atheletics
Laishram Debendro Singh
Anthony Amalraj
Table Tennis
S V Sunil
Saketh Mayneni
Oinam Bembem Devi
V J Surekha
Khushbir Kaur and arokia rajiv
Prasanth Singh
Jasvir Singh
SSP chawrasia

Dronacharya Award 2017

Dr. R. Gandhi
Heera Nand Kataria
G.S.S.V. Prasad
Brij Bhushan Mohanty
P A Rafel
Roshan Lal
Sanjoy chakravathy

List of National Bravery awards 2017

Tarh Peeju-Arunachal Pradesh
Bharat Award
Tushar Verma- Chhattisgarh
Bapu Gaidhani Award
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
Award Awardee
Best Actor
Akshay Kumar (Rustom)
Best Actress
Surabhi Lakshmi (Minnaminungu)
Best Director
Rajesh Mapuskar (Ventilator)
Best Film on Social Issues
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
Sound Designer
Jayadevan (KaaduPookkunnaNeram)
Best Production Design
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)

Nobel Prize 2017

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".
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".
Kazuo Ishiguro
who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world".
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".
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)

59th Grammy Awards- 2017

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

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

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)
Davis Gross Man Booker Prize
Colson whitehead for The underground railroad Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
Tyehimba jess Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 
Hisham Matar Pulitzer Prize for Biography
Du Yun Pulitzer Prize for Music 
Lynn Notage Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Dawit Issak UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 
Emma Watson Gender less award for the best actor category 
Newton best film at the Honkong International Film Festival
Malala Yousufzai Youngest UN messenger of peace
Yuves Meyer 2017 Abel Prize
Srinivas KulakarniDan David prize
Telangana IT Minister KT Rama Rao Skoch IT minister of the year
Dr. Raghu Ram DR BC ROY national award
Bappi Lahiri Dr. Ambedkar award
Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao Agricultural leader ship award
Natasha Biswas  India’s first Miss Trans Queen
PV Sindhu Sports Person of the Year

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