Awards

  • Boxer Paramjeet Samota protests after being ignored for Arjuna Award 7 hours 11 minutes ago

    The CWG 2010 gold medallist approached the Prime Minister's Office to return his medal in protest. ...
  • 'Shame on you Kapil Dev,' an irate Hockey India lays into the legend 7 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Disgruntled Hockey India (HI) secretary general, Narinder Batra, on Wednesday launched a tirade against cricket legend and head of the Arjuna Awards selection committee Kapil Dev, calling him an opportunist. Batra said the World Cup-winning captain settled an old score with him by ignoring seven hockey players for...
  • AMU professor Faizan Mustafa gets SAARC Best Law Teacher Award Yesterday

    Eminent academician Faizan Mustafa, who is senior vice-president of city-based NGO Rural Litigation Entitlement Kendra, has been conferred with this year's prestigious SAARC Best Law Teacher Award. In a unanimous decision the high-powered jury conferred this award on Mustafa, according to a press statement released by the NGO in Dehradun on...
  • The Brave: Param Vir Chakra heroes 5 days ago

    On the occasion of the 68th Independence Day, CNN-IBN celebrates India's Param Vir Chakra heroes and salutes the courage under fire. The Param Vir Chakra is India's highest Gallantry award. ...
  • On Independence Day, President confers Gallantry awards on defence personnel 6 days ago

    New Delhi: On the occasion of 68th Independence Day the President of India Pranab Mukherjee conferred various gallantry awards on Defence personnel for their exceptional devotion toward nation. Following are the details of awards and awardees. Shaurya Chakra - Wing Commander Huvey Upadhyaya On 01 March 2014, Wing Commander Huvey...
  • Hockey India feels cheated by Arjuna Awards selection committee 6 days ago

    Hockey India (HI) on Wednesday blasted the Kapil Dev-led Arjuna Awards selection committee after none of the seven players it had recommended were chosen for the prestigious award. The seven players were Joydeep Kaur and Ritu Rani from the women's team; Dharamvir Singh, V.R. Raghunath, Tushar Khandker, Bharat Chetri and Shivendra...
  • Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia slams Khel Ratna snub 1 week ago

    Jhajharia, who won a gold in the javelin throw at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, said there is no encouragement for para athletes in India. ...
  • Wrestler Amit Kumar upset over Arjuna Award snub 1 week ago

    Amit Kumar, who won gold at the 2014 CWG in Glasgow and also has a silver won at the 2013 World Championships, said such decisions are bad for morale. ...
  • Ravichandran Ashwin nominated for 2014 Arjuna Award August 13, 2014

    Offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin has been nominated for the 2014 Arjuna Award for his performances as India's leading spinner. The Tamil Nadu player, who made his Test debut in 2011, was part of India's World Cup victory that year and recently became the number one allrounder in the ICC rankings. In the...
  • No athlete for Khel Ratna in 2014, 15 recommended for Arjuna Award August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The coveted Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna is unlikely to be bestowed upon any sportsperson this year as the Selection Committee has decided not to recommend any names for the award. Athletes Vikas Gowda, Krishna Poonia, Somdev Devvarman, Jeev Milkha Singh, PV Sindhu and Devendra Jhajariya were shortlisted for the...
  • Manoharan, Mahaveer among five recommended for Dronacharya Awards August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Boxing coach G Manoharan, rowing's Jose Jacob and wrestling's Mahaveer Prasad were among five names recommended for this year's Dronacharya Award by a selection panel headed by World Cup-winning hockey captain Ajitpal Singh on Monday. According to sources in the sports ministry, veteran athletics coach N Lingappa and judo's...
  • Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort among Teen Choice Awards winners August 11, 2014

    Los Angeles: Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort of "The Fault in Our Stars" rode a victorious wave at the Teen Choice Awards. The actors were honored with several prizes at Sunday's fan-favorite extravaganza, including choice drama movie actor and breakout movie star for Elgort and choice drama and action movie actress...
  • Watch: GMR-IGI Airport Awards 2014 August 10, 2014

    In its 3rd edition the Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport in partnership with GMR awards to recognise the best business partners from the airport community. This year's theme was 'Together We Shine'....
  • AIMA Awards 2014: In conversation with Deepak Parekh, Uday Kotak, N Chandrasekaran August 10, 2014

    On the 5th edition of AIMA Managing Awards 2014, CNBC TV18's Shereen Bhan talks to HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh who won Lifetime Contribution Award, MD of Kotak Mahindra Bank Uday Kotak who achieved Transformational Business Leader of the year and CEO & MD of Tata Consultancy Services N Chandrasekaran who...
  • Government has issued a letter saying it won't take back Saif Ali Khan's Padma Shri: Kareena Kapoor August 10, 2014

    Mumbai: While there were reports that the government is planning to take back Saif Ali Khan's Padma Shri award, the Bollywood actor's wife Kareena Kapoor has put the rumours to rest by saying that the authorities have sent a letter mentioning they are not taking back the award. "Government has already...
  • Beyonce to be honored and perform at MTV Video Music Awards August 9, 2014

    Reuters: U.S. pop star Beyonce, currently on a U.S. tour with rapper husband Jay Z, will receive a special award and perform at the MTV Video Music Awards this month, the cable TV network said on Thursday, Beyonce, who received eight nominations, will be awarded the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award...
  • Taylor Swift to perform at MTV Video Music Awards? August 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'You Belong With Me' singer Taylor Swift is reportedly set to perform at the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards. Swift is preparing to give an 'explosive' performance at the awards on August 24 in LA, reported E! Online. "It's not a collaboration with another singer," a source said. Swift...
  • UCIL chairman gets IIT Kharagpur distinguished alumnus award July 29, 2014

    Chairman and Managing Director of public sector unit Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL), Diwakar Acharya, was conferred IIT Kharagpur 'Distinguished Alumni Award' by Bharat Ratna awardee and world famous scientist Dr CNR Rao during the institute's Golden Jubilee Celebrations and 60th convocation. He was awarded this distinction for his outstanding...
  • Maharashtra government forms committee for 2015 Padma Awards July 23, 2014

    Thane: The Maharashtra government has constituted a 11-member committee to scrutinise and recommend names from the state for Padma Awards 2015, according to a government resolution (GR). The committee, comprising ministers and bureaucrats, will be headed by Minister of Health Suresh Shetty, the GR issued early this month, stated. The members...
  • Lindsay Lohan wins 'biggest comeback' award July 19, 2014

    Rome: Actress Lindsay Lohan has won the award for the biggest comeback at the Ischia Global Film and Music Festival in Italy. On the big screen, she was last seen in "The Canyons". The award is said to be a step in the right direction for Lohan and she wants to bring...
  • Beyonce leads MTV Video Music Awards nominations July 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: Beyonce has received eight nominations for the 2014 MTV VMAs, including a nod for Video of the Year for 'Drunk In Love' with her husband Jay Z. Rappers Eminem and Iggy Azalea secured seven nominations each while Pharrell Williams, Ariana Grande and Sia received three nods. Azalea's 'Fancy'...
  • 'The World Before Her' director elated with Emmy nod July 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Nisha Pahuja, whose acclaimed documentary 'The World Before Her', has been nominated for the Emmy awards after creating ripples internationally, hopes the honour will help strengthen the documentary community in India. The award-winning film, which was presented by Anurag Kashyap, has nabbed an Emmy nod in the Outstanding Coverage of...
  • Complex characters, juicy scripts boost Netflix's Emmy nominations July 11, 2014

    (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 TV...
  • Academy sues Oscar winner's heirs for auctioning award July 2, 2014

    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...
  • Indian eatery 'Gymkhana' in London's Mayfair gets UK's National Restaurant of the Year award July 2, 2014

    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, which came...
  • Lionel Richie gets Lifetime Achievement award June 30, 2014

    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', 'The...
  • Minaj at BET Awards: I was recently near death June 30, 2014

    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 writing...
  • Photos: These 25 award-winning photographs from the 2014 iPhone Photography Awards are absolutely stunning! June 26, 2014

    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...