PERFORMANCE

  • Jack Whitehall wins best comedy performer at British Comedy Awards for the third time 7 hours 15 minutes ago

    London: Comedian Jack Whitehall has won best comedy performer award for the third time in a row at the British Comedy Awards. The 26-year-old star won this award to beat stars such as Lee Mack and Graham Norton, reported BBC. Norton, 51, received two awards for best entertainment personality and programme for...
  • Modi calls Malaysian model an 'excellent example' of performance assessment, keen to imbibe it November 13, 2014

    Nay Pyi Taw: As part of his endeavour to constantly evaluate the performance of his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is taking a cue from the Malaysian model, calling it an "excellent example". During his meeting with his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak on Wednesday, Modi said he was greatly impressed...
  • 100 days of Modi government: The hits and misses August 28, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to complete 100 days in office. CNBCTV 18 CEOs' poll rates Modi's overall performance to be 7.8/10. Speedy decision making and taking steps in the right direction have been accounted as the government's biggest achievement. ...
  • Shahid Kapoor to perform at the O2 Arena in London next month July 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor will be performing in London on many of his hit dance numbers during a show for his fans there. Shahid started his career as a background dancer with Shiamak Davar. Almost all his films have done well on musical front right from 'Ishq Vishk' to 'Kaminey' to...
  • Nathalia Kaur: I wouldn't say I stopped singing because of acting June 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Modelturnedactress Nathalia Kaur, who is all set for her live singing debut in the country here Wednesday, is excited about the opportunity as she will get to display her singing ability as well as rub shoulders with some talented musicians. Nathalia will be performing live at All Star Jam by...
  • 'Posh Spice' Victoria Beckham gives an impromptu performance at a Singapore bar May 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singerturnedfashion designer Victoria Beckham gave an impromptu show while in a bar in Singapore.The former Spice Girl band member went back to her days as a pop star by spinning some records before grabbing hold of a microphone and sitting on top of a piano to treat fans...
  • MPs rating: Deve Gowda scored 6.15 out of 10 in performance April 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister and Janta Dal Secular Chief HD Deve gowda is a five-time sitting MP from Hassan, Karnataka. He scored 6.15 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. He scored 6.5 on 10 on the parameters of...
  • MPs rating: CP Joshi's performance above average, scores 7.1 out of 10 April 9, 2014

    New Delhi: CP Joshi, Congress leader and MP for the first time from Bhilwara in Rajasthan, scored 7.1 on the scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. On the parameters of accessibility and trustworthiness, Joshi was rated 6.2 and 6.7 respectively He...
  • Naveen Jindal scores above average on MPs performance card April 3, 2014

    Industrialist and Congress MP Naveen Jindal has scored above average on the MPs performance card. Jindal is two times sitting MP from Kurukshetra in Haryana. The survey has been done by CNN-IBN and ADR. Naveen has been rated 6.5 on maintenance of law and order, 6.2 on public transport, 6.1...
  • Kuldeep Bishnoi scores below average on MPs performance card April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Son of two times Haryana Chief Minister Bhajan Lal, Kuldeep Bishnoi scored below average on the MPs performance card. Haryana Janhit Congress MP from Hisar, Kuldeep scored 5.14 for accessibility and 4.3 for trustworthiness on a scale of 10. He has been rated 4.89 on provision of law and order,...
  • Meira Kumar fares well on MPs performance card April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has scored above the average in the MPs performance card. Daughter of Late Babu Jagjivan Ram, Meira Kumar is a sitting five times Congress MP from Sasaram in Bihar. She scored 6.89 for Law and Order, 7.12 for providing public transport, 6.93 for roads,...
  • Praful Patel scores low on on MPs performance card April 1, 2014

    Union Minister Praful Patel's overall rating as an MP is below the average. The survey has been done by CNN-IBN and ADR. Patel, MP from Bhandara-Gondiya in Maharashtra scored 5.4 on accessibility and trustworthiness. Nationalist Congress Party leader and Minister for Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Patel is a four time...
  • Deepender Hooda scores above average on MPs performance card April 1, 2014

    Sitting MP from Rohtak Deepender Singh Hooda has scored above the average in a survey that rated MPs' performance. The survey has been done by CNN-IBN and ADR. Deepender, son of Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, scored high on accessibility and trustworthiness. His score was under 8 out of...
  • Kapil Sibal scores above average on MPs performance card March 31, 2014

    Congress leader and Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal has scored above the average rating in a survey that rated MPs' performance. The survey has been done by CNN-IBN and ADR. The two times MP from Chandni Chowk and former HRD minister, Sibal's overall rating is 6.4 out of 10, which...
  • MPs Rating: K Chandrashekhar Rao scores 7.45 out of 10 March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Telangana Rashtriya Samithi chief K Chandrashekhar Rao is the sitting MP from Mahabubnagar in Andhra Pradesh. The Telangana hero has scored 7.45 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. Rao scored more than 7 on 10 on the parameters of accessibility & trustworthiness....
  • MPs rating: Mulayam scores 4.79 out of 10 March 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party supremo and three times chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Mulayam Singh Yadav did not fare well in the survey that rated MPs' performance as he scored 4.79 out of 10. The survey has been done by CNN-IBN and ADR. Mainpuri MP Mulayam scored 3.9 on accessibility and...
  • MPs rating: Rajnath's performance below average March 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajnath Singh scored 4.5 out of 10 in a survey that rated MPs' performance. The survey has been done by CNN-IBN and ADR. Rajnath, the sitting MP from Ghaziabad, scored a little above 4 on accessibility and 4.4 on trustworthiness. He scored 4.5 on law...
  • Sushma Swaraj scores lowest on MPs performance card March 18, 2014

    Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj has scored very low in a survey that rated MPs' performance. The survey has been done by CNN-IBN and ADR. The Three-time MP and former Information and Broadcasting minister in the Vajpayee government, Sushma's overall rating...
  • Sachin Pilot tops MPs performance chart March 18, 2014

    Youngest Parliamentarian and Corporate Affairs Minister in UPA 2 government Sachin Pilot stands at the top in a survey that rated MPs' performance. The survey has been done by CNN-IBN and ADR. Sachin is the MP from Ajmer. The son of deceased Congress leader Rajesh Pilot, Sachin's overall rating is a...
  • State Bank of India Q3 net profit dips 34% at Rs 2,234 crore February 14, 2014

    Mumbai: State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday posted a 34 per cent decline in net profit at Rs 2,234.34 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2013 on account of higher provisioning for bad loans. The country's largest bank had a net profit of Rs 3,396 crore on standalone...
  • Performance cars take centre stage at Detroit Auto Show 2014 January 15, 2014

    Detroit: People still want to have fun when they drive. That's the message from automakers unveiling a bevy of performance cars in Detroit this week, such as the Corvette Z06, a trio of BMWs and the MercedesBenz GLA45 AMG small SUV. Despite the industry's attention to fuel economy, these cars...
  • Flayed for midday meal deaths, Bihar now 5th among best performing states January 14, 2014

    Despite facing nationwide criticism over death of 23 children after having the midday meal last year, Bihar now secured the fifth position among best performing states. Claiming Bihar made strides in providing midday meal, state Education minister PK Shahi said as per assessment by Central agencies, "We are in the fifth...
  • CBI to bring corporate practices in performance appraisal December 27, 2013

    New Delhi: CBI may become the first police organisation to adopt modern performance appraisal system which is being designed for its personnel in consultation with experts from IIMBangalore on the lines of corporate sector bringing in rewards and incentives. The agency on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IIM, Bangalore...
  • NPAs not alarming, but time for corrective steps, says Raghuram Rajan December 18, 2013

    Asserting that the level of bad loans is not alarming, Governor Raghuram Rajan on Wednesday said the Reserve Bank has come out with a discussion paper on stressed asset management to prevent any further threat to the system and revive units that have the potential to generate revenue. "The level of...
  • Shah Rukh Khan performs to sold out shows in Auckland, Sydney October 10, 2013

    Perth: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and his starstudded troupe of musical show Temptation Reloaded, who are in Perth set to stage a livewire performance Wednesday, regaled packed houses of Bollywood buffs in Auckland and Sydney. The annual Bollywood extravaganza, features Madhuri Dixit, Rani Mukerji, Jacqueline Fernandez, Yo Yo Honey Singh...
  • School kids taking banned drugs to excel in sports: report September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: While Indian sports fight to erase the doping blot off its face, cases of school kids resorting to performanceenhancing drugs to excel in sports is on the rise, a report in the Hindustan Times said. The report in HT said the number of positive tests at school competitions...
  • Indian hockey will be a strong contender in 2016 Olympics: Oltmans September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: A silver medal in the recent Asia Cup has virtually assured India a place in next year's World Cup and the team's High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans feels the erstwhile champions of the game will be a force to reckon with in the 2016 Olympics. India lost to defending...
  • No threat to Clarke's captainship: CA Team Performance Manager August 25, 2013

    Jaipur: Despite team's disappointing Ashes defeat, there is apparently no threat to Michael Clarke's captaincy, feels Cricket Australia's Manager (team Performance) Adam Fraser. Fraser, who is part of the three-member team of observers here to inspect the facilities and arrangements for the Australia's forthcoming tour to India, said that Clarke is...
  • American Rock band Hoobastank talks about Shillong and Indian hospitality July 2, 2013

    American Rock band 'Hoobastank' was in Shillong for their maiden Indian performance. ...