1. 5 day long 22nd Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival (____________) has named Jharana Das (Cinema) and Guru Kishore Kumar Mohanty (Odissi) for lifetime achievement award ?
2. 68th Emmy Awards (television's biggest award ceremony), held in Los Angeles (USA) has named ________ as Outstanding drama series and Veep as Outstanding comedy series ?
3. 73 Venice Film Festival (World's Oldest Film Festival) has given Golden Lion (Best Film Award ) to The Woman Who Left (___________) by Lav Dia ?
4. Airports Authority of India’s Tirupati Airport awarded Best Tourist Friendly Airport under category for State Annual Excellence Awards for the year 201516 by __________ Tourism ?
5. Chinese action movie star _________ will be awarded with honorary Academy Award (Oscar) by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for his extraordinary achievements in movies. Honorary Oscar will be given to editor Anne Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and documentary maker Frederick Wiseman ?
6. Cricketers ____________ and Rohit Sharma conferred with Arjuna Award for 2016 and 2015 respectively ?
7. Ecologist and conservation activist Bibhuti Lahkar (from _________) became first Asian to win prestigious ‘Heritage Heroes Award’ of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) ?
8. _________ has launched its second Skill Academy at Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), The first one being inaugurated last year at Ernakulam ?
9. First Jesse Owens Olympic Spirit Award2016 will be bestowed to Olympic champion ___________ ?
10. First edition of Lonavla International Film Festival India (LIFFI) Best Actor ____________ , Best Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, Best Director Anant Mahadevan ?
11. Government appointed ___________ as a Member of the 21st Law Commission of India (LCI). He is the professor at the Indian Law Institute (ILI) in New Delhi ?
12. ___________ won ‘Best Horticulture State’ award at Agricultural Leadership Summit 2016 organized by ICFA in New Delhi. While 2016 Best Agriculture State award given to Odisha for its efforts for development of agriculture and bringing rural prosperity ?
13. Hindustani classical singer ________ to be honoured with 2016 'Lalit Arpan Samman' ?
14. India's Sand artist ___________ won people's choice prize for his sand sculpture Mahatma Gandhi World Peace at 9th Moscow Sand Sculpture Championship 2016 ?
15. Indiaborn scientist _________ has won 2016 LemelsonMIT Prize. He is an associate professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT’s) Media Lab and is known for his coinvention of an ultrafast imaging camera that can see around corners, lowcost eyecare solutions. It also enables users to read the first few pages of a book without opening the cover ?
16. Indian NGO ________ won firstever FIFA Diversity Award for its fight against discrimination and promote diversity in football ?
17. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Bollywood actors Katrina Kaif, __________ are among recipients of Priyadarshini Global Awards 2016, instituted by sociocultural and educational organisation Priyadarshini Academy ?
18. Indian Writer _________ will be honoured with Kumaon Literary Festival’s FON (Fellows of Nature) South AsiaShort Story Award in Nature writing in October for her short story People of the Sun ?
19. IndianAmerican ________ named as Future Leader of Audiology and inducted into 2016 class of the ‘Jerger Future Leaders of Audiology’ by the American Academy of Audiology ?
20. IndianAmerican physicianauthor ________ selected by USA for 2015 National Humanities Medal, along with 11 others recipients ?
21. Indianborn researcher _________ won 2016 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award for his contribution to radio waves ?
22. Indianorigin ___________ girl Kiara Nirghin won Google Science Fair prize 2016. She won grand prize of 50000 US dollars scholarship for using orange peel to develop a cheaper superabsorbent material that helps soil retain water ?
23. Indianorigin person _________ honored 'Lifetime Achievement Award' at Asian Achievers Awards for his work in medical profession and public life in Britain ?
24. Indo Origin Person Priyanka Yoshikawa has been named Miss ___________ . ?
25. Industrialist ____________ has been conferred with 10th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Award for leadership in business and philanthropy ?
26. _____________ won UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy in recognition of its literacylinked skill development activities among underprivileged in rural areas ?
27. John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation announced its ‘Class of 2016’, consististing 23 exceptionally creative people. It inlcudes 2 Indians Manu Prakash and _________ ?
28. __________ won 4 awards for inclusive insurance for 2016 from Skoch Group, that operates in 9 districts of Karnataka and has brought 28 lakh people under Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojna, PM Suraksha Bima Yojna and PM Jan Dhan Yojna ?
29. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (Chairperson of _____________) has been honored as Knight of the National Order of the French Legion of Honour (Chevalier de lOrdre National de la Légion dHonneur) for her contribution to biosciences and research ?
30. __________ stayed second runnerup at Miss United Continents 2016, held in Ecuador. Jeslyn Santos from Philippines won Miss United Continents 2016 title ?
31. ___________ became first Pakistani to receive prestigious ICC Test Championship mace. He has been honored for inspiring Pakistan to reach to top of ICC Test Team Rankings ?
32. Music director and violinist Uttam Singh for 2016 Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement by ___________ government ?
33. National award winner director K G George selected for JC Daniel award 2015, ________ Government’s highest honor for outstanding contribution to Malayalam cinema ?
34. Noted BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy has been honoured with Tamil Ratna award by Tamil Sangam in ___________ ?
35. Noted __________ Poet Hrushikesh Mallick honoured with 37th prestigious Sarala Award for his poetry work Jeje Dekhi Nathiba Bharat ?
36. Noted __________ writer Kalakaluri Enoch conferred with Moortidevi Award of Bharatiya Jnanpith for 2015 ?
37. __________ has been adjudged best in Rajbhasha Kirti competition for implementation of Official Language Policy in 201516 ?
38. Right Livelihood Award 2016 (also known as alternative Nobel) has been given to Egypt’s Mozn Hassan and Nazra for Feminist Studies, Russian human rights activist Svetlana Gannushkina, Turkish Newspaper Cumhuriyet and Syrian Organization _____________ ?
39. ________ Actor Ewan McGregor will receive Britannia Humanitarian Award at British Academy Britannia Awards in USA ?
40. Scripts of Indian Movies "___________" and "Parched" have been archived at Oscar library (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) ?
41. Short Film _________ (directed by Katyayan Shivpuri) won first prize at Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival (SBSFF), organised by National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) ?
42. Spiritual leader ___________ will be honoured with Simon Wiesenthal Centre’s highest honour ‘the Simon Wiesenthal Humanitarian Laureate’, by a prominent Jewish human rights organisation for promoting human dignity and tolerance among people ?
43. Stuart Blackburn's Novel based on Apatani tribe of _____________ named Into the Hidden Valley has won 2016 MM Bennetts Award for Historical Fiction in United Kingdom ?
44. T R Zeliang (Chief Minister of ____________) won 2016 Pangkor Dialogue Award in Malaysia for the efforts made by the people of the state for environmental preservation and promotion ?
45. ____________ crime thriller Visaranai is chosen as India’s official entry to Oscars 2017 (89th Academy Awards) in Best Foreign Language Film category ?
46. _________________ has been awarded Silver and Bronze awards in Reader Engagement category of South Asian Digital Media Awards at WANIFRA (World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers) India 2016 conference in Kolkata ?
47. Two Indian forest officials Ritesh Sarothiya and _________, have been selected for 2016 Clark R. Bavin Wildlife Law Enforcement Awards ?
48. __________ government will confer 2016 Bangabibhushan award to legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar ?
49. M Leelavathi chosen for 2016 N Mohanan Suvarna Mudra Award for her remarkable contribution to _______ language and literature. ?