AWARDS AND HONORS


Monthly Current Affairs July 2016 “AWARDS AND HONORS” key points to Remember.

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P T Bopanna Gets Gourmand Award For World’s Best Book On Coffee
President Pranab Mukherjee presents B C Roy National Awards for 2008, 2009 and 2010
President Pranab Mukherjee presents B C Roy National Awards for 2008, 2009 and 2010
6 Indian amusement parks among Asia’s top 25
Katy Perry first to cross 90mn Twitter followers
Sudarsan Pattnaik creating 100 sand raths for new world record
Jawaharlal Nehru Port becomes India’s first port to implement Logistics Data Tagging of Containers
Kohli in GQ’s 50 Most Influential Young Indians
Tamil Nadu top Indian tourist destination in ’15
Pattnaik’s 100 sand ‘Raths’ set world record
Nasser Hussain sets Guinness Record for highest catch
Assam girl breaks 50-year-old DU record
Captain RadhikaMenon first woman to receive Exceptional Bravery award at Sea
Double Dhamaka Prize Money( $40,000) for UNESCO KALINGA PRIZE
UK woman fastest to finish Explorers Grand Slam
13-yr-old boy wins ‘India’s Got Talent’ season 7
France striker Griezmann wins Golden Boot
President confers 51st Jnanpith Award on Dr.RaghuveerChaudhari
Griezmann named Euro’s Player of the Tournament
Taylor Swift world’s highest-paid celebrity: Forbes
Man deadlifts 500 kg to set new record
Emirates named World’s Best Airline
Philippines’ Palawan voted World’s Best Island
Ronaldo world’s highest-earning sportsman: Forbes
South African writer LidudumalinganiMqombothi wins 2016 Caine Prize
Mumbai square named after slain journalist JyotirmoyDey
Misbah-ul-Haq becomes oldest captain to score Test hundred
Dwayne world’s highest paid actor: Forbes
The oldest to climb Everest is an 80-yr-old man
Aziz 1st Indian-American to get Emmy nomination
World 1st hospital train completes 25 years of service
Cook becomes most prolific opener in Test cricket
Nalanda University declared UNESCO World Heritage Site
Four Indian women bikers complete 10,000 km trip to 10 Asian countries
Amazon Founder is the world’s 4th richest person
Manipur NGOs award women with most children
6-yr-old Bengaluru boy Om SwaroopGowdasets limbo-skating world record
19-year-old equals Welshman AneurinShastri’s fastest double ton record
Japan’s Hokkaido tops ‘Best in Asia’ list
India gets its first ‘Mixed’ site on UNESCO list
Rohit Khandelwal first Indian to win Mr World
Nigerian journalist Didi Akinyelure wins BBC World News Komla Dumor Award
Herbie wins World Snail Racing Championship 2016
IISc top Indian institute in QS’ BRICS rankings
Edmund Hillary’s note was voted 2015’s best banknote
Chennai’s Asdvay Ramesh wins Google Community Impact Award from Asia
Marlon Samuels named West Indies Cricketer of the Year
Deepest freediving world record set at 102 m
Indian students win 3 golds at Int’l Physics Olympiad
Milk-seller RenukaYadav is Chattisgarh’s 1st woman Olympian
Kerala Tourism wins Gold at PATA Awards
Startup Village named best incubator in India
Indian calligrapher Muqtar Ahmed wins top prize at Cairo International Festival
Kanyakumari — first woman violinist to get Sangita Kalanidhi award
Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar’s statue to be installed in Haridwar
East Bengal to honour Milkha Singh with Bharat Gaurav Award
Carnatic musician TM Krishna, social activist Bezwada Wilson among winners of 2016 Ramon Magsaysay award
India’s CSIR ranked World’s 12th Best Government Institute
West Bengal wins All India Coordinated Rice Improvement Project Award 2015
Four New Writers Get Jnanpith ‘Navlekhan’ Award
Kerala Tourism bags six National Tourism awards
Adman Srinivasan Swamy conferred with AAAI Lifetime Achievement