AWARDS

  • Boxer Manoj Kumar to get Arjuna Award on Wednesday 7 hours 31 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Having taken the legal route after being denied the honour initially, boxer Manoj Kumar will be finally receiving the prestigious Arjuna Award from Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday. Manoj, a 2010 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, will be bestowed with the honour at 1 pm in the afternoon. The boxer had...
  • Casillas shock inclusion on shortlist for FIFA award Yesterday

    London: Iker Casillas was the surprise inclusion on the goalkeeping shortlist for FIFA's 2014 World XI on Monday after enduring a difficult year for both Real Madrid and Spain. Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer, who won the World Cup with Germany in Brazil, has also been nominated, along with Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois,...
  • One Direction, Iggy Azalea shine at 2014 American Music Awards Yesterday

    One Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out heavyweights Eminem and Drake in the rap categories. Katy Perry, who was absent from Sunday's award show because of her world...
  • Taylor Swift receives the first Dick Clark Award For excellence at the 2014 AMAs Yesterday

    Los Angeles: Singer Taylor Swift has been named as the first recipient of Dick Clark Award For excellence at 2014 American Music Awards (AMAs). The 24-year-old, who is enjoying a great year with her latest album '1989' selling more than a million copies in a week, will receive the new honour...
  • Unsung heroes of Indian agriculture Yesterday

    Crystal National Agri awards 2014 is a unique initiative that honours people who have made a significant difference to the agriculture ecosystem in India. ...
  • YouTube Music Awards gets an overhaul, goes online 2 days ago

    New York: The YouTube Music Awards are undergoing an overhaul for their second edition next year, scrapping a star-studded gala and instead looking at videos' online buzz. The blockbuster video-sharing site in November 2013 debuted the YouTube Music Awards, with a livestreamed show from New York that appeared aimed at creating...
  • Dilip Vengsarkar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rohit Sharma receive BCCI Awards 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Former captain Dilip Vengsarkar on Friday received the prestigious BCCI-instituted Col. C K Nayudu Lifetime achievement award for his contribution to Indian cricket. The 58-year-old Vengsarkar played 116 Test matches after coming into national prominence with a belligerent hundred for Mumbai against the Rest of India in the Irani...
  • Delhi: NGOs Goonj, Chintan win 'Urban Age Award' 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Two city-based NGOs have been selected as the winners of this year's 'Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award' for their contribution in improving the quality of life and urban environment. The award carries USD 1,00,000 prize money, and this year's winners, NGOs Goonj and Chintan were selected from a total...
  • IFFI 2014: Rajinikanth is the heartthrob of India; IFFI not a commercial award show, says Raveena Tandon 4 days ago

    Panaji: Raveena Tandon, who had hosted the opening ceremony of 45th edition of International Film Festival of India which opened on November 20 at the Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium, shared with us the reason to be in Goa. "I'm really excited to be here at IFFI. It has always...
  • IFFI 2014: Centenary Award for Rajinikanth came late, says Manoj Bajpayee 5 days ago

    Panaji: Actor Manoj Bajpayee feels that the Centenary Award for Indian film personality of the year has come 'really late' to superstar Rajinikanth. "Rajinikanth is such a big star, and the contribution that he has made to Indian cinema is also huge. I think the award has come really...
  • Honoured to get C K Nayudu award, says Dilip Vengsarkar 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar said he was "honoured" to be chosen as the recipient of this year's Col. C K Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award instituted by the BCCI. "I feel honoured that I have been chosen for the C K Nayudu award which I guess, is the highest award...
  • Vengsarkar gets lifetime achievement award, Bhuvneshwar wins Polly Umrigar Award 1 week ago

    Former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar was on Tuesday declared the winner of the Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement trophy while Bhuvneshwar Kumar was adjudged the best international cricketer for the eight annual BCCI Awards, which will be given away on November 21 here. One of India's best batsmen ever, Vengsarkar, who...
  • Johnny Depp's hilarious slurred speech at Hollywood Film Awards goes viral November 16, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Johnny Depp's awkward slurring speech at Hollywood Film Awards (HFA) has created a buzz on the social media. The 51-year-old, who took the stage to present a documentary award at the event Friday, got accused for his slurring speech over social media just after the event. "Johnny depp drunk...
  • Hollywood Film Awards honours Oscar hopefuls Reese Witherspoon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne November 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: About halfway through the first televised Hollywood Film Awards, Chris Rock took the stage to accept a trophy for his film "Top Five." "Wow, do you feel the excitement in the room?" he asked facetiously, eliciting the first real laughter of the night from an otherwise restrained audience. The...
  • President gives awards to 20 children for exceptional achievement November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: With a medal, a commemoration letter and a pat of encouragement on their shoulders, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday handed the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement to 20 talented and brave children on the occasion of Children's Day. Among the awardees at the function which was held...
  • Hockey India announces annual awards November 10, 2014

    In a first for Indian hockey, the national federation on Monday decided to have the 'Hockey India Annual Awards' wherein the top players in the men's and women's categories will walk away with a prize money of Rs 25 lakh each. Hockey India will be identifying and rewarding the most promising...
  • Sony World Photography Awards launch hunt to uncover India's best photographer November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Sony World Photography Awards, one of the world's most prestigious photography competitions, together with Sony Asia Pacific, launches a competition to discover India's best photographer. India National Award is open to photographers of all abilities from India. Entries are free via worldphoto website and photographers can enter any...
  • One Direction don't show despite big win at MTV's top European awards November 10, 2014

    Reuters: Boy-band sensation One Direction were among the big winners that failed to turn up to collect their prizes at one of Europe's top music events on Sunday, after they scooped three MTV Europe Music Awards in Glasgow. Justin Bieber and Katy Perry were among other notable no-shows, though the firework-filled...
  • Oscar in hand, Harry Belafonte exhorts Hollywood on human rights November 10, 2014

    Reuters: Octogenarian actor and singer Harry Belafonte, accepting a top Hollywood human rights award, asked fellow artists and the entertainment industry to use their powerful platform to show the better side of humanity. Before a star-studded audience and next to a long-time friend, actor Sidney Poitier, the 87-year-old Belafonte received the...
  • CPI-M ruled Tripura's capital Agartala wins 'Clean and Green City' award November 9, 2014

    Agartala: The Agartala Municipal Corporation won the 'Clean and Green City' award this year for waste material management and keeping the city green. "We have been given this award by the Skoch Foundation, a New Delhi based Urban Policy and Development Expert Group for waste material management and keeping the...
  • Tripura's capital Agartala gets clean city award November 8, 2014

    Agartala: Tripura's 176-year-old capital Agartala has been awarded the clean and green city award by a New Delhi-based urban policy and development experts group, the city's mayor said on Saturday. "Agartala topped the 29 towns and cities short-listed by the Skoch Foundation for the award. The capital city has been selected...
  • Indian-origin UK cabinet minister tops influential Asian list November 6, 2014

    London: Britain's first Indian-origin cabinet minister Sajid Javid has topped a list of the most influential Asians in the country. Javid, the UK secretary of state for culture, media and sport, topped the 'Power 101 Britain's Most Influential Asians 2015' list released on Wednesday. Born to an Indian father and...
  • Miranda Lambert makes history at Country Music Association Awards 2014 November 6, 2014

    Nashville: Miranda Lambert has reached new heights as a female country performer: The fiery singer is the most decorated female artist in the history of the Country Music Association Awards. Lambert's four wins Wednesday night gives the 30-year-old a total of 11 CMA trophies throughout her career, putting her ahead of...
  • Dhoni leads ICC's ODI side, no Indian in Test team November 5, 2014

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on Wednesday named captain of the ICC's ODI Team of the Year but none of the Indian players found berth in the governing body's 'Test Team of the Year' led by Sri Lankan Angelo Mathews. The ICC cricket committee headed by former India captain Anil Kumble on...
  • Virat Kohli nominated for ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year Award November 5, 2014

    Virat Kohli is the lone Indian male cricketer to be shortlisted for the ICC Awards 2014 after he was nominated for the ODI Cricketer of the Year category. Kohli had earlier won this award in the year 2012. Kohli will be fighting for the honour against three South Africans -- Quinton de...
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar wins ICC People's Choice Award November 5, 2014

    India fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has won this year's People's Choice Award. He now becomes only the fourth cricketer to win this coveted prize after Sachin Tendulkar, who was the first-ever recipient in 2010, Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara, who won it in 2011 and 2012, and India captain Mahendra Singh...
  • Emma Watson, Judi Dench win Britannia awards November 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: British actresses Emma Watson and Dame Judi Dench were two of the six honourees at the annual Britannia Awards. The annual ceremony was hosted by BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills here Thursday evening. Dench was given the Albert "Cubby"...
  • Bhuvneshwar leads India's challenge in ICC People's Choice Award October 28, 2014

    Fans get to vote for this award, which this year includes five nominations, including Indian fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar. ...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins three La Liga awards October 28, 2014

    Madrid: Cristiano Ronaldo has picked up three awards at the Spanish league's gala including last season's best player. The Real Madrid star was also given the "Best Forward of La Liga 2013-14" and best goal awards late Monday. Ronaldo said he had "a hat-trick of awards, it's spectacular," and added he would...