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  • Complex characters, juicy scripts boost Netflix's Emmy nominations 11-07-2014 07:01 AM

    (Reuters) - A veteran actress says it is the "delicious" scripts and unvarnished realism of the female prison inmates that draw viewers to "Orange is the New Black," while the creator of "House of Cards" credits a ruthless yet vulnerable power couple for the thriller's success. The unconventional approach to...
  • Academy sues Oscar winner's heirs for auctioning award 02-07-2014 05:46 PM

    Los Angeles: A Oscar statuette awarded in 1942 is at the center of a new lawsuit against the heirs of late Oscar-winner Joseph Wright and the auction house which allegedly sold his award. In a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences...
  • Indian eatery 'Gymkhana' in London's Mayfair gets UK's National Restaurant of the Year award 02-07-2014 04:31 PM

    An Indian eatery in the UK has become the first restaurant to bag the country's National Restaurant of the Year award, a sign that curry houses are now being taken seriously for their gastronomic excellence. Beating even the traditional "fine dining" restaurants such as The Clove Club and The Ledbury,...
  • Lionel Richie gets Lifetime Achievement award 30-06-2014 01:36 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer Lionel Richie bagged the Lifetime Achievement award at the BET Awards. Pharrell Williams introduced the tribute to Richie, which included clips of the singer's career. Afterward, John Legend sang a medley of Richie's 'Hello' and 'Still', reported Billboard magazine. Then R&B singer Richie, 67, performed 'Brick House',...
  • Minaj at BET Awards: I was recently near death 30-06-2014 12:24 PM

    Nicki Minaj told the crowd at the BET Awards that she was close to death recently - an experience that has helped her be herself. The rapper rambled onstage when accepting her fifth consecutive win for best female hip-hop artist, where she thanked Lil Wayne for his support, talked about...
  • Photos: These 25 award-winning photographs from the 2014 iPhone Photography Awards are absolutely stunning! 26-06-2014 11:31 AM

    The iPhone Photography Awards recently declared the winners of the 7th annual contest this year. There were seventeen different categories this year including Animals, Architecture, Lifestyle, Nature, Seasons, Children and much more. The winning entries for this year's contest came from seventeen countries. There were three winners for the Photographer...
  • Indian-origin woman honoured with international radio award 25-06-2014 11:32 AM

    Melbourne: An Indian-origin woman in Australia has been honoured with an international radio award for her documentary exploring family and domestic violence. Manpreet Kaur Singh won the Silver medal at the New York Festival's International Radio Programme Awards this year for her documentary feature 'The Enemy Within'. Manpreet works as...
  • Tony-winning play 'All the Way' breaks Broadway sales record 24-06-2014 10:04 AM

    Reuters: "All the Way," the Tony Award-winning drama starring Bryan Cranston as U.S. President Lyndon Johnson, broke a box office record when it grossed over $1.4 million in a week, more than any new straight play in Broadway history, producers said on Monday. The play by Pulitzer Prize winner Robert...
  • Indian government's initiative 'Mobile Seva' wins UN award 24-06-2014 09:00 AM

    United Nations: An initiative conceptualised by Indian government's Department of Electronics and Information Technology to enable delivery of public services electronically through the mobile platform has been awarded a United Nations public service award. 'Mobile Seva', a nationwide initiative conceptualized, funded and implemented by the Department of Electronics and Information...
  • 'Jersey Boys' director Eastwood puts high value on cast, script 19-06-2014 05:28 PM

    Reuters: Director Clint Eastwood saw three versions of the Tony Award winning musical before casting the film adaptation of "Jersey Boys," which charts the rise of 1960s pop-vocal group The Four Seasons from the mean streets of New Jersey to the top of the charts. With hit songs like "Sherry,"...
  • Southern edition of Filmfare awards to take place July 12 19-06-2014 11:48 AM

    Chennai: The 61st Idea Filmfare awards, south edition, will take place here July 12 in the presence of luminaries from Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam industries. To be held at the Nehru Indoor Stadium of the Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu, the event will celebrate and honour the best...
  • Murli Manohar Joshi conferred Russia's highest civilian award 18-06-2014 10:11 PM

    Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi was on Wednesday conferred Russia's highest civilian award for foreign nationals, "Order of Friendship", for his championing role in fostering ties between the two countries. Joshi was bestowed the award by visiting Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry O Rogozin at a function at the Russian...
  • Watch: Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards 2014 15-06-2014 07:43 PM

    Pramerica spirit of community awards seeks to identify and recognize school children who are doing social service in their free time and making meaningful contributions. ...
  • Watch: CEAT International Cricket Awards 2014 14-06-2014 11:32 PM

    The 19th edition of CEAT International Cricket Awards. ...
  • Indian community paper in US wins ethnic media award 12-06-2014 10:44 AM

    New York: The South Asian Times, a leading newspaper for the Indian community in the US, has bagged an Ippies award given to the ethnic and community press for "Best Investigative/In Depth Story". The Ippies Awards are given by the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Journalism....
  • Indian-origin woman awarded for contribution to education 11-06-2014 05:04 PM

    New York: An Indian-origin woman in the US has been conferred an Indian diaspora organisation's 2014 Service Award. Meena Kumari, associate professor of anatomy and physiology at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, has received the 2014 Service Award of the Association of Scientists of Indian Origin in America,...
  • Yahoo India bags prestigious RedInk award in Journalism 11-06-2014 12:03 PM

    Yahoo India has announced that it has won three RedInk Awards for original features. RedInk is one of the largest, independent journalism awards in India. The competition includes all major news media - news papers, websites and television/cable channels. This year, Yahoo India was the only online media company to...
  • 'Filmistaan' continues to be 'rock steady' 10-06-2014 04:38 PM

    New Delhi: Nitin Kakkar's National Award winning film "Filmistaan" has managed to generate better business on the fourth day since its release than it did on its opening day. The film, which released June 6, minted almost Rs.55 lakh Monday. "Filmistaan" that explores India-Pakistan relationship with comic elements had collected...
  • Bryan Cranston, Audra McDonald early Tony Award winners 09-06-2014 07:55 AM

    Reuters: Bryan Cranston captured the prize for best actor in a play on Sunday at the 68th annual Tony Awards, Broadway's top honors, and actress Audra McDonald made history, winning her sixth Tony as Billie Holiday in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill." With her best actress award, McDonald...
  • Young filmmakers honored at Student Academy Awards 08-06-2014 01:13 PM

    Los Angeles: Fifteen student filmmakers from around the world were honored with Academy Awards on Saturday night in a preview of the showbiz excitement that likely awaits them in the years ahead. Previous winners have gone on to receive 46 Oscar nominations and have won eight statuettes. The 41st annual...
  • The Tony Awards will be a knockout -- literally 08-06-2014 07:14 AM

    New York: The competition at the Tony Awards is fierce every year, but this time promises to be positively brutal: A fight will actually break out onstage. Sunday's telecast will feature the usual black ties, soaring songs and gentle jokes - and an eye-popping boxing match between Rocky Balboa and...
  • CNN-IBN bags best TV story award at the Mumbai Press Club Red Link Awards 07-06-2014 11:27 PM

    Mumbai: CNN-IBN on Saturday bagged the awards for the two best TV stories at the Mumbai Press Club Red Link Awards. CNN-IBN's Anubha Bhonsle and Priyali Sur have been awarded by the Mumbai Press Club for their reporting. They have been given the prestigious Red Link Awards for best and...
  • 'Mad Men' creator to be honored with the 2014 International Emmy Founders Award 03-06-2014 03:29 PM

    New York: 'Mad Men' creator and executive producer Matthew Weiner is being honored with the 2014 International Emmy Founders Award. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced Monday that Weiner will be presented the honorary award on Nov. 24 at the International Emmy Awards Gala in New York....
  • Rihanna honored for style at annual fashion awards 03-06-2014 03:25 PM

    New York: Fashion rules are made to be broken, Rihanna told a glittering crowd of fashion industry leaders on Monday, and her outfit dramatically conveyed that message: a sheer fishnet gown, sparkling with thousands of embedded crystals, that left little underneath to the imagination. The singer cemented her role as...
  • Tata Steel bags best Indian steel company award 29-05-2014 02:19 PM

    Tata Steel has bagged the award for the best Indian steel company by US-based research firm Dun ~~amp;amp; Bradstreet (D~~amp;amp;B). The award was given by D~~amp;amp;B post inclusion of Tata Steel in their publication 'India's Top 500 Companies 2014' and on the basis of excelling on various business and social...
  • Hollywood filmmaker Bennett Miller wins best director award at Cannes for 'Foxcatcher' 25-05-2014 09:00 AM

    Cannes: Bennett Miller scooped the best director award at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday for "Foxcatcher", a film showcasing another side to the acting skills of funny man Steve Carell. Miller's movie -- based on the real-life murder of Olympic wrestler Dave Schultz by multi-millionaire John du Pont --...
  • Indian cueist Chitra Magimairaj nominated for Arjuna award 21-05-2014 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: Reigning World Women's Senior Snooker champion Chitra Magimairaj has been nominated for this year's Arjuna award along with contemporary Vidya Pillai and upcoming snooker star Brijesh Damani, the Billiards and Snooker Association of India (BSFI) confirmed on Wednesday. Bangalore-based Chitra, 41, has bagged three gold, three silver and...
  • Bengal will show the way: Mamata Banerjee 20-05-2014 10:20 PM

    Kolkata: Having registered a landslide victory winning 34 out of 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that the state would lead the country in the days to come. "Bengal has always shown the way to India. In the coming days also,...