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Names of Important Awards & Honors


Name of Award

Country/Organisation/Origin

Why it is given

Stevie Awards

USA

The Asian Awards


Carl Alan Awards
Academy Awards or Oscars
British Academy Film Awards
or BAFTA
Amanda Award
Filmfare Awards
Csar Award
Golden Globe Award
Grammy Award
Tony Award
Cordon D'Or
Laureus World Sports Awards
Ballon dOr
FIFA Pusks Award
Allan Border Medal
Albert Medal

UK
UK
USA
UK

Business, Advertisement and


Management
Excellence of Asians
Dancing
Motion Pictures
Motion Pictures

Nobel Prizes

Sweden

International Gandhi Peace


Prize
International Peace Prize
Jefferson Awards for Public
Service
Charlemagne Prize

India

Film Award
Film Award
Film Award
Film and Television
Music
Theatre
Cooking
Sports
Best performer in Football
Best Goal of the year
Cricket
For distinguished merit in promoting
arts, manufactures, and commerce.
Physics, Chemistry, Medicine,
Literature, Peace and Economics.
Contribution through Nonviolence

World Peace Council


USA

International peace and contribution


Public Service

Germany

Energy Globe Awards or


Nature's Nobel Prize

UNIDO, World Bank

Abel Prize
Adams Prize
Wolf Prize

Norway
UK
Israel

Fields Medal
Man Booker International Prize

International Mathematical
Union
UK

Distinguished service on behalf of


European unification
To recognise projects that 'make
careful and economical use of
resources and employ alternative
energy sources.'
Mathematics
Mathematics
Outstanding achievement in
Agriculture, Chemistry, Mathematics,
Medicine, Physics, and Arts.
Mathematics

Arjuna Award
International Ibsen Award
Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize

India
Norway
USA

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India
France
USA
USA
USA
France
UK
FIFA
FIFA
Australia
UK

Best English (or available for


translation into English) fiction
Sports
Literature
Poetry

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The Jnanpith Award


Legion of Honour
Grand Cordon of the Order of
the Paulownia Flowers
Whitley Awards or Green Oscar

India
France
Japan

Literature
Highest civilian award
Highest Civilian Award

UK

Golden Bear
Palme d'Or
Hughes Medal

Germany (Berlin International


Film Festival)
France (Cannes Film Festival)
UK

To recognise and celebrate effective


national and regional conservation
leaders across the globe.
Film

World Food Prize

USA

Turing Award

USA

Film
In recognition of an original discovery
in the physical sciences, particularly
electricity and magnetism or their
applications
Individuals who have advanced
human development by improving the
quality, quantity, or availability of
food in the world.
Computer Technology

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