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Current Affairs Questions For ESE & SSC JE 2018 | Important for Mechanical, Civil, Electrical | Part 3


Awards and Honors
2017


vRajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
This is the India’s highest sporting honor.
Awardee receives a medal, a citation, and  a cash prize of 7.5 lakh rupees.
The name of awardee:
üSardar Singh (Hockey)
Devendra Jhajharia (Para-Athletics).

vDada Saheb Phalke Award 2016
Filmmaker and Actor- Kasinadhuni Viswanath.
Manoj Kumar (2015),
Shashi Kapoor (2014),
Gulzar (2013),
First: Devika Rani (1969)
64th National Film Awards 2016 

Best Feature Film- Marathi film- Kasaav.

Best Actor award- Akshay Kumar- Rustom
Best Actress- Surabhi Lakshmi- Minnaminungu
Best Supporting actress- Zaira Wasim- Dangal
Padma Awards 2017 
The list of Padma award 2017 winners includes:
7 Padma Vibhushan,
7 Padma Bhushan and
75 Padma Shri Awardees.
vDhyan Chand Award, 2017
Life time achievement in sports.
The awardee will receive a Figurine,
a certificate and a cash prize of 5 lakh rupees.
üBhupender Singh (Athletics),
üSyed Shahid Hakim (Football) and
üSumrai Tete (Hockey). 

vArjuna Awards- Sports
The awardee receives Figurine, a certificates and cash prize of rupees 5 lakh.
Harmanpreet Kaur, Cheteshwar Pujara, Mariyappan Thangavelu etc.
vDronacharya Awards
For outstanding coaches.
The awardee receives a Figurine, a certificates and
cash prize of 5 lakh rupees.
Saraswati Samman 2016
üMahabaleshwar Sail- Konkani- novel Hawthan.
Vyas Samman 2017
üMamta Kalia for his book 'dukkham sukkham'
ü2016- Surendra Verma- Renowned Hindi Scholar, litterateur and playwrighter.
Jnanpith Award 2017- 53rd
üOutstanding contribution towards literature.
Krishna Sobti- Hindi.
vNobel Prize 2017- First 1901
Physics: Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne
Chemistry: Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson
Medicine: Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young
Literature: Kazuo Ishiguro
Peace: International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)
Economics: Richard H. Thaler
Ceremony- 10 Dec.- Stockholm, Sweden
Ramon Magsaysay Award 2017
Asian Nobel Prize
Lilia de Lima: Philippines
Philippine Educational Theatre Association (PETA): Philippines
Abdon Nababan: Indonesia
Tony Tay: Singapore
Yoshiaki Ishizawa: Japan
Gethsie Shanmugam: Sri Lanka
Man Booker International Prize 2017
üIsraeli author David Grossman.
üA Horse Walks into a Bar.
üLiterary work.
Pulitzer Prize 2017
üColson Whitehead.
ü“The Underground Railroad”.
Newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition.
89th Academy Awards 2017
Best Picture: Moonlight
Best Actress: Emma Stone (La La Land)
Best Actor: Casey Affleck (Manchester By The Sea)
Best Director: Damien Chazelle (La La Land). 
Grammy Awards 2017

Presented annually National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS)
Indian tabla player Sandeep Das- won the 59th annual Grammy Award - Best Global Music category.
Abel Prize 2017
üMathematician’s Nobel Prize.
üYves Meyer, a French mathematician
UN Messenger of Peace
üMalala Yousafzai




 
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