1. 11 year old Pune girl _______________ named winner of Doodle 4 Google contest 2016. Her Doodle's theme is If I could teach anyone anything, it would be. Doodle will be featured on the Google India homepage on November 14 to celebrate Children’s Day ?
2. 2016 Reporters Without Borders (RSF) TV5 Monde Press Freedom Prize will be awarded to __________ reporter Hadi Abdullah, Chinese news website 64Tianwang and Chinese citizen journalists Lu Yuyu and Li Tingyu ?
3. 39th Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation Awards 2016 Sheikh Rached Ghannouchi (Gandhian and President of ___________’s Ennahdha Party), Mohan Hirabai Hiralal (founder of Vrikshamitra), BonBehari Vishnu Nimbkar (founder of Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute), Nannapaneni Manga Devi (founder secretary of Sri Venkateswara Bala Kuteer and Chetana Charitable Trust) ?
4. _________ actor Jackie Chan has been bestowed with honorary Academy Award (or Oscar) by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the 8th Hollywood Annual Governors Awards ?
5. Dr APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE 2016 Competition Awards 2016 Presented by President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi. This year, _____________ students have been awarded for their ideas ?
6. __________'s Katherine Elizabeth Espín won 2016 Miss Earth Title, held at Philippines ?
7. Fortune magazine named Facebook CEO ___________ as Business Person of Year, 2016 ?
8. ___________ Won Business Woman of the year award 2016, from Indian Australian Business and Community Awards (IABCA) ?
9. Indian researcher Shamik Chowdhury named among 25 young researchers selected for _________ Green Talent Award ?
10. Indianorigin man in ________ Imtiaz Sooliman has been awarded Global Citizen Award by international citizenship advisory firm Henley & Partners ?
11. Lyricist _________ will be honoured with 2016 Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate Award ?
12. Mike McCormack from ___________ won 2016 Goldsmiths Prize for his novel Solar Bones. This annual British literary prize has £10,000 remuneration ?
13. Noted Bollywood actress and Rajya Sabha MP ___________ will be honoured by upcoming Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) with a Lifetime Achievement Award. ?
14. Noted author _________ will be honored by 2016 Tata Literature Live Lifetime Achievement Award ?
15. ____________born Marta Jakimowicz elected for Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 by Karnataka Lalithakala Academy, along with Baburao V Nadoni and KK Makali. ?
16. Rashtriya Kalidas Samman will be conferred to Banshi Kaul for 2016 17 and Raj Bisaria for 2015 16. Kalidas Samman is annual award presented annually by _________ government. ?
17. ___________ awarded 8 scientist Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water UN headquarters in New York. This biannual prize was established in 2002 ?
18. ___________ won 2016 Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Governance during the 16th London Global Convention on Corporate Governance and Sustainability in London (UK) ?
19. Swiss Tennis Star ________ won Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award at ATP awards 2016. It is 12th time in his career that he has won this award. ?
20. 47th International Film Festival Held in Goa -
- It Opened With Polish Film ‘Afterimage’ and closed with South Korean film Age of Shadows. Indian Panorama opens with Sanskrit feature Film ‘Ishti’. South Korea is focus country of IFFI 2016.
- Singer SP Balasubrahmaniam honored with the 2016 Centenary Indian Film Personality of year award.
- Lifetime Achievement Award at IFFI 2016 was bestowed upon legendary South Korean film director and writer Im Kwon Taek.
- Awards -
- Golden Peacock award - ________________ film “Daughter”. It has been directed by Reza Mirkarimi.
- Special jury award - The Throne (South Korea) directed by Lee Joon-Ik.
- Best Actor Female - Elina Vaska (Latvia) for Mellow Mud.
- Best Actor Male - Farhad Aslani (Iran) for Daughter.
- Best Director - Shared by Soner Caner and Baris Kaya for Turkish film “Rauf”.
- ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Medal Prize - Turkish director Mustafa Kara for his film “Cold of Kalandar”.
21. __________, a short film by India's Toonz Media Group has won award at prestigious UNESCO Salon Youth Video Competition 2016 ?
22. Bollywood actor ______________ won Best Performance by an Actor at 10th edition of Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) for his performance as Professor Siras in Aligarh directed by Hansal Mehta ?
23. Book The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan, by ____________ has won 2016 FT Business Book Award ?
24. Captain ______________ became first woman to receive International Maritime Organisation (IMO) award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea. She was presented with this award for saving lives of seven fishermen from sinking fishing boat in Bay of Bengal ?
25. Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain has been posthumously conferred 2016 Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice, in Mumbai by NGO Harmony Foundation. He refused to leave his friends during the July 1 terror attack at Holey Artisan Bakery in ___________ ?
26. Indian IT Firm ________________ has been awarded with 2016 Digital Innovator of Year by GE Digital in Ecosystem Excellence award category at GE’s Minds + Machines event in California (USA). It was also awarded at 3rd annual Asia Corporate Excellence and Sustainability Awards (ACES), along with Vedanta ?
27. Indian journalist ______________ conferred with 2016 International Press Freedom Award, for her reporting from Naxal infested Bastar area. She is among four journalists selected by the Committee to Protect Journalists for this year’s award. Other 3 are - Oscar Martinez (El Salvador), Can Dundar (Turkey) and Abou Zeid (Egypt) ?
28. Indian-American entrepreneur and philanthropist _____________ awarded with Interfaith Leadership Award in Washington (USA). ?
29. Infosys Science Foundation (ISF) announced Infosys Prize 2016 -
- Engineering and Computer Science - _______________________.
- Humanities - Sunil Amrith
- Life Sciences - Gagandeep Kang
- Mathematical Sciences - Akshay Venkatesh
- Physical Sciences - Anil Bhardwaj
- Social Sciences - Kaivan Munshi
30. _________ has been awarded 2016 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize for his book Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India ?
31. Noted Indian Author Ruskin Bond honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at 14th Raymond Crossword Book Awards in Mumbai ?
32. Noted flautist ____________ conferred with 2016 Sumitra Charat Ram Award for lifetime achievement in field of Indian classical music ?
33. Noted journalist _________ honoured with 2016 Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award for his outstanding contribution to journalism ?
34. Noted Indian Boxer ___________ will be honoured with Legends Award by International Boxing Association (AIBA) ?
35. President Pranab Mukherjee presented 2nd ICCR ‘Distinguished Indologist’ Award to Prof. Yu Long Yu of ______________. This Award has been instituted by ICCR to recognize eminent Indologists working abroad, who have made outstanding contribution to India’s philosophy, art, culture, society etc. Award amount is US$ 20000 ?
36. ______________, Noted educationist and social scientist from Ladakh has been awarded 2016 Rolex Awards for Enterprise at Los Angeles (USA) for remedying water scarcity in Western Himalayas by building artificial glaciers - Ice Stupas ?
37. Spiritual Leader _____________ honoured with Dr Nagendra Singh International Peace Award for his efforts in ensuring world peace, at a function at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi ?
38. ______________'s Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has been awarded with Mother Teresa International Award by Mumbai-based NGO Harmony Foundation ?
39. World Sanskrit Awards -
- 2015 - ___________’s Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.
- 2016 - American linguist and Indologist George Cardona. ?