AWARDS

  • UK announces first-ever Dadabhai Naoroji Awards 3 days ago

    London: The UK government announced the inaugural Dadabhai Naoroji Awards to honour individuals who have worked to strengthen the UK-India relationship over the years. The three winners included UK India Business Council chair Patricia Hewitt in the commerce category, Dame Asha Khemka for services in the field of education and actor...
  • Malayalam film personality MT Vasudevan Nair wins Kerala Government's JC Daniel Award for Cinema 3 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Eminent Malayalam writer and film personality MT Vasudevan Nair was today conferred the Kerala Government's prestigious JC Daniel Award for Cinema. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy presented the award instituted in memory of J C Daniel, who made the first silent movie 'Vigathakumaram' in Kerala. Speaking on the occasion, Nair, who was...
  • Justin Gatlin fails to make list of finalists for IAAF award 4 days ago

    Facing a backlash over his doping past, American sprinter Justin Gatlin has failed to make the list of finalists for the IAAF world athlete of the year award. Gatlin, undefeated in the 100 and 200 meters this season, was among the original 10 nominees for the prize. But, after a two-week...
  • How I Met Your Oscar? Neil Patrick Harris to host Academy Awards 5 days ago

    (Reuters) - Actor Neil Patrick Harris, popular with younger TV viewers as the star of the sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," has been tapped to host next year's Academy Awards ceremony, the organizers of Hollywood's biggest night said on Wednesday. Harris, 41, best known as Barney Stinson on the long-running...
  • Tamil poet named for Singapore's highest cultural award 5 days ago

    Singapore: Indian-origin Singaporean poet and writer KTM Iqbal will be awarded Cultural Medallion, the country's highest cultural award by, President Tony Tan Keng Yam. It is the highest recognition for the 74-year-old Tamil poet whose achievements include more than 200 children's songs written for Radio Singapore in the 1970s and 1980s,...
  • UN honours Indian police officer with International Female Peacekeeper Award 1 week ago

    The United Nation's Police division has awarded Shakti Devi, an inspector in the Jammu and Kashmir Police, with the International Female Peacekeeper Award. She has been honoured for her service with the United Nations mission in Afghanistan, including her efforts to help victims of sexual and gender-based violence. ...
  • ISL 'Fair Play Award' trophy unveiled 1 week ago

    New Delhi: As the popularity of the Indian Super League (ISL) continues to grow by the day, the event's 'Fair Play Awards' trophy was unveiled here on Tuesday. Standing at a height of two feet and designed in the shape of a gold-coloured whistle, the trophy is being presented by ISL...
  • Indian police inspector wins UN's international female peacekeeper award 1 week ago

    United Nations: An Indian police inspector has been named recipient of a prestigious international female peacekeeper award by the UN's police division for her "exceptional achievements" in her duty with the UN mission in Afghanistan, including her efforts towards helping victims of sexual and gender-based violence. Inspector Shakti Devi of the Jammu...
  • Rapper Iggy Azalea leads American Music Award nominations 1 week ago

    Reuters: Australian rapper Iggy Azalea scored the most American Music Award nominations with six nods, including the coveted artist of the year and favorite single and hip hop album, according to an announcement on Monday. Singers John Legend and Pharrell Williams and pop star Katy Perry were not far behind with...
  • 'Heroine' director Madhur Bhandarkar honoured in New York October 13, 2014

    New York: Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar was presented with Sophia Award at the Syracuse International Film Festival here. His movies 'Heroine' and 'Fashion' were also screened at the fest, which concluded Sunday. "Honored to have received the SOPHIA award today (Sunday) from Tom Bower at Syaracuse Film Festival, New York! @SYRFILM (sic)," he...
  • DTC buses cause 239 accidents in 5 years due to rash driving October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Transport Corporation buses have been involved in 239 accidents in the national capital in the past five years due to rash and negligent driving. A total of 44 accidents involving DTC buses were reported due to rash and negligent driving by DTC drivers during 2009-10, while 43 accidents...
  • 83 countries to compete at the Oscars for best foreign language film October 10, 2014

    Los Angeles: A record 83 countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 87th Academy Awards with Geetu Mohandas' 'Liar's Dice' representing India. Last year 76 films were submitted in the category, which has four new entrants --Kosovo with 'Three Windows and a Hanging', Mauritania...
  • Bhuvneshwar among five nominated for ICC People's Choice Award October 8, 2014

    Promising India medium pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has emerged as one of the five players nominated for the LG People's Choice Award ahead of the ICC annual awards. The 24-year-old bowler from Meerut has had a good run in international cricket in recent times. This year's fifth LG People's Choice Award sees five...
  • Shah Rukh Khan presented with Global Diversity Award October 5, 2014

    London: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was presented with the Global Diversity Award 2014 for his outstanding achievements in the field of cinema and his involvement in philanthropic endeavours. Receiving the coveted award from Speaker of Britain's House of Commons, the Rt Hon John Bercow at a special ceremony held in...
  • Steve Martin honored with AFI's Lifetime Achievement award October 4, 2014

    (Reuters) - Actor and comedian Steve Martin is the honoree for the 2014 Lifetime Achievement award from the American Film Institute, the organization said on Friday. Martin, 69, will receive the award recognizing his prolific career spanning four decades at a gala in June 2015, televised on Turner Broadcasting's TNT. "Steve Martin...
  • 'Tamanna' would be a commercial success today, would have got the right audience: Pooja Bhatt September 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Pooja Bhatt, who started her filmmaking career with films like 'Zakhm', says if she had made her National Award-winning film 'Tamanna' today, it would have proved to be a money-spinner as well. 'Tamanna' was awarded the National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues in 1996. Pooja had...
  • Hinduja brothers presented Lifetime Achievement Award in UK September 25, 2014

    London: Leading NRI businessmen G P Hinduja and S P Hinduja have been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Business at a ceremony in the House of Lords. The award, constituted by the Indo-European Business Forum (IEBF), was presented to the Hinduja brothers at the event which was hosted...
  • Kapil Dev wins Lifetime Achievement award in UK September 25, 2014

    London: Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award at a ceremony in the House of Lords here. The award, constituted by the Indo-European Business Forum (IBEF), was presented to the former India World Cup-winning captain on Wednesday evening for his contribution to the sport and...
  • Banana peel study, ugly art research win Ig Nobel spoof awards September 21, 2014

    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 September 20, 2014

    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 September 19, 2014

    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 September 17, 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 Anubha Bhonsle September 17, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping, Modi sign twin city pact for Ahmedabad, Guangzhou September 17, 2014

    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 September 17, 2014

    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 September 17, 2014

    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 September 16, 2014

    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. ...