Awards

  • Banana peel study, ugly art research win Ig Nobel spoof awards 2 days ago

    Boston: Researchers who measured the slipperiness of banana peels, the ability of pork strips to stop nosebleeds, and the reactions of reindeer to humans in polar bear suits were among the winners of this year's Ig Nobel prizes for comical scientific achievements. The annual prizes, meant to entertain and encourage global...
  • Monali Thakur ecstatic after winning the best actress award for 'Lakshmi' at Washington DC South Asian Film Festival 3 days ago

    Mumbai: She's more known for her singing. But Monali Thakur of 'Sawaar loon' fame, who has shown her acting talent with a hardhitting performance as a child prostitute in Nagesh Kukunoor's 'Lakshmi', is presently ecstatic about winning the best actress award at the recently concluded Washington DC South Asian Film...
  • The full list of winners of the 2014 Ig Nobel Awards 4 days ago

    The 2014 Ig Nobel winners, awarded Thursday at Harvard University by the Annals of Improbable Research magazine: PHYSICS: Kiyoshi Mabuchi, Kensei Tanaka, Daichi Uchijima and Rina Sakai for studying the slipperiness of banana peels. NEUROSCIENCE: Jiangang Liu, Jun Li, Lu Feng, Ling Li, Jie Tian and Kang Lee, for their study "Seeing...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 6 days ago

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle 6 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping, Modi sign twin city pact for Ahmedabad, Guangzhou 6 days ago

    It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3day visit to India. India and China also signed two key pacts on Wednesday: to set up an industrial park in Ahmedabad and for cultural exchanges between Ahmedabad and the Guangzhou...
  • Sachin Tendulkar named for Giants International Award 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Cricket maestro and Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood danseuse Helen are among this year's Giants International awardees, according to an announcement here on Tuesday. Tendulkar will get the award for lifetime achievement in sports while Helen Salim Khan will be honoured for her lifetime contribution to films. The awards shall...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar likely to get Arjuna Award: sources 6 days ago

    Boxer Manoj Kumar, who had approached the High Court after being overlooked for the Arjuna Award, is likely to get the sports honour sources told CNNIBN on Wednesday. According to the sources, Manoj's coach has received a call from the Sports Ministry about the development. After Manoj's plea, the HC...
  • George Clooney to receive Golden Globes' Cecil B DeMille award 1 week ago

    Los Angeles: Oscarwinning actor, director and producer George Clooney will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award, an honorary Golden Globe for his contribution to cinema, organizers of the event said on Monday. Clooney, 53, one of Hollywood's leading men on screen and behind the camera, will be honored in January at...
  • Will he or won't he? Cyrus hopes to get big awards for 'The Week That Wasn't' September 14, 2014

    CNNIBN swept Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards as it won five awards. Its sister channel IBN Lokmat also four awards. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 10, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: 200 dead, 90000 rescued, lakhs still stranded in J&K floods September 10, 2014

    The Army, Indian Air Force, National Disaster Response Force and Indian Navy the heroes of rescue operations are battling the raging flood waters round the clock to save the life of people in the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir. Not caring about their lives and families, these personnel are trying...
  • CNNIBN bags five Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards September 10, 2014

    CNNIBN once again made a mark at the seventh edition of the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards as it bagged five awards on Tuesday. ...
  • CNNIBN sweeps Ramnath Goenka awards, wins five honours September 10, 2014

    CNNIBN swept the Ramnath Goenka awards this year winning five honours. Sister channel IBN Lokmat also get four awards. ...
  • Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards: CNNIBN wins 5, IBN Lokmat 4 September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: CNNIBN once again made a mark at the seventh edition of the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards as it bagged five awards on Tuesday. Smita Nair won the award for reporting on politics and government for the year 2011 and Marya Shakil also won the award in...
  • Big FM's Big Chennaiite Awards honour unsung heroes of Chennai September 7, 2014

    Chennai: The city of Chennai celebrated its 375th birthday a few weeks ago, but the festivities have continued. As part of the celebrations, Big FM has created the Big Chennaiite awards to honour ordinary people who have made a difference to the city and the society. An exhaustive onair campaign by...
  • Gandhi prize for South Africabased organization September 3, 2014

    Johannesburg: A South Africabased outfit involved in conflict resolution has been awarded the Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Reconciliation and Peace for its efforts in promoting peace and addressing disputes globally. Graca Machel, chairperson of The African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes's (Accord) Board of Trustees and former First Lady...
  • IndianAmerican scholar to explore dinosaur extinction August 30, 2014

    Houston: An IndianAmerican scholar has won the prestigious 'FulbrightNehru Academic and Professional Excellence Award' which includes a grant to study the causes behind Dinosaur extinction. Sankar Chatterjee, a Horn Professor of Palaeontology and Curator at the Museum of Texas University, will travel in the spring of 2015 to India to continue...
  • Arjuna award means lot to me, says boxer Jai Bhagwan August 29, 2014

    However, Jai Bhagwan was miffed when another fellow boxer Manoj Kumar was ignored for the same honour. ...
  • President bestows controversymarred Arjuna Awards August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Mired in selection controversies and devoid of a Khel Ratna for the first time in 20 years, the National Sports Awards were on Friday presented by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in a ceremony which was severely short on star power. Like the past editions, selection controversies...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar to be considered again for Arjuna Award August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday said the case of boxer Manoj Kumar, who challenged the Arjuna Award committee's decision to not consider him for the honour, will be placed before the panel again and irrespective of its decision, the Sports Ministry will consider his eligibility for the award. The ministry,...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar gets another shot at Arjuna Award August 28, 2014

    The Delhi High Court has asked the Sports Ministry to reconsider the name of 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manoj Mumar for this year's Arjuna Award if he is deserving. ...
  • Bollywood Blockbusters: Dharmendra talks about his journey in the film industry, forthcoming film August 27, 2014

    Dharmendra was awarded Filmfare award for Lifetime Achievement for his contribution to Indian cinema in 1997. In a career spanning over 5 decades, Dharmendra has worked in about 300 films. His forthcoming Punjabi film 'Double Di Trouble' is set to release on August 29. ...
  • Emmy Awards 2014: 'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' win top honours August 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable series retain the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series like "Orange Is the New Black." The ceremony's emotional high point came with Billy Crystal's restrained and graceful remembrance of Robin...
  • 'Fargo,' 'Normal Heart' win Emmys for TV miniseries, movie August 26, 2014

    Reuters: "Fargo," the TV reimagining of the Coen brothers' cult film, won best miniseries at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, while HBO's "The Normal Heart" earned best TV movie honors for its depiction of the early fight against AIDS. "Fargo" gave FX Networks its first Emmy for a program, but...
  • Emmy Awards 2014: Billy Crystal pays a cosmic tribute to Robin Williams August 26, 2014

    Reuters: With a lump in his throat and a somber tremble in his voice, actor Billy Crystal paid a cosmic tribute to Robin Williams at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, two weeks after the comedian died in an apparent suicide. Crystal, a longtime friend of Williams who rose to fame...
  • Actors Julia LouisDreyfus, Jim Parsons win top comedy Emmys August 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actors Julia LouisDreyfus and Jim Parsons were repeat winners at the annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday by taking the top comedy acting honors and defeating a slew of newcomer nominees at television's biggest night. LouisDreyfus won her third consecutive Emmy for her role as the ambitious and foulmouthed...
  • 66th Primetime Emmy Awards: Meet the winners August 26, 2014

    Here's the complete list of winners from the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences: Supporting Actor, Comedy Series: Ty Burrell, 'Modern Family,' ABC. Writing, Comedy Series: Louis C.K., 'Louie,' FX. Supporting Actress, Comedy Series: Allison Janney, 'Mom,' CBS. Directing, Comedy Series: Gail Mancuso, 'Modern Family,' ABC. Actor,...