AWARDS

  • Watch: Jury round special of CNBC-TV18 Overdrive Awards 2015 23 hours 15 minutes ago

    In this special episode of Overdrive, the illustrious jury members will judge the best cars and bikes of the year. The jury members judged them on quality, practicality, reliability and value for money. ...
  • Padma Shri came as a pleasant surprise: Mithali Raj Yesterday

    Surprised at being selected for the Padma Shri, Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj says she was not expecting the prestigious honour with some men's team superstars also in the race. "Honestly when I was pitted against Virat Kohli, I gave up because when you compare us with men's cricket...
  • President confers gallantry awards on 83 IAF Air Warriors for showing exemplary courage Yesterday

    New Delhi: Eighty three Indian Air Force Air Warriors have been awarded Presidential Awards on the eve of Republic Day. This includes Param Vishist Seva Medal (PVSM) for six Air Marshals, Ati Vishist Seva Medal (AVSM) for two Air Marshals, four Air Vice Marshals and nine Air Commodores. Vayu Sena Medal...
  • Padma awards announced: Amitabh Bachchan, LK Advani among other recipients Yesterday

    LK Advani, Amitabh Bachchan, thespian Dilip Kumar and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday were chosen for this year's Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian honour, as government gave a saffron touch honouring eminent people of various fields in 2015's list of Padma awardees. ...
  • This Padma Bhusan award is dedicated to my students: Satpal Singh 2 days ago

    India's most decorated wrestling coach Satpal Singh was on Sunday ecstatic after he was named for Padma Bhusan award as he dedicated the award to "all his students" without whom it wouldn't have been possible for him to get country's third highest civilian award. "I am extremely happy and deeply honoured...
  • Padma Shri a pleasant surprise: PV Sindhu 2 days ago

    Top Indian shuttler PV Sindhu was happily surprised when she got to know that she will be conferred India's fourth highest civilian honour, the Padma Shri, and said the award will only motivate her to do better in the future. "It feels really good. I am really happy to get this...
  • Full list: Padma Awards 2015 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Padma Awards, one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, were announced on Sunday. The awards are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines/ fields of activities, viz art, social work, public affairs, science and...
  • Padma Bhushan for wrestling coach Satpal; Padma Shri for Sardar, Sindhu 2 days ago

    Former Asian Games gold medal-winning wrestler Satpal, who also coached inspirational Sushil Kumar, was on Sunday named for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award, while national hockey team captain Sardar Singh and two-time badminton World Championships bronze medallist PV Sinhdu were among the five sportspersons chosen for this year's Padma Shri...
  • Miley Cyrus keen to do 'Hannah Montana' reunion 2 days ago

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Miley Cyrus says she would love to do a reunion of her hit musical-comedy 'Hannah Montana' provided she gets to play herself on the TV series. 'Hannah Montana' ran for four seasons from 2006-2011 on Disney channel. The series spanned a movie adaptation, 'Hannah Montana: The Movie', which...
  • Ramdev, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar decline Padma award 3 days ago

    New Delhi/Bangalore: Yoga guru Ramdev and spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar have declined any Padma award for them reportedly being considered by central government on the occasion of the 66th Republic Day. In a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Ramdev referred to media reports that the Government...
  • Ramdev declines Padma award, writes to Home Minister Rajnath Singh 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Yoga guru Ramdev has declined any Padma award for him reportedly being considered by central government on the occasion of 66th Republic Day. In a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, he referred to media reports that the Government was considering his name for Padma Vibushan, the second...
  • Pakistan to confer prestigious award on Peshawar school victims 3 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan has decided to confer prestigious bravery medals on the victims of December's Peshawar school massacre, officials said on Saturday. About 150 people, mostly children, were killed in the December 16 attack carried out by the Taliban. The decision to confer 'Tamgha-i-Shujaat' on the 145 students and staff members of the...
  • LK Advani should not be given Padma award along with Ramdev: KC Tyagi 4 days ago

    The opposition meanwhile has said that LK Advani shouldn't be given the award along with Ramdev baba. "It is insulting to Advani if Ramdev is getting the award because many cases are running on Ramdev," said KC Tyagi. ...
  • Olivia Munn, Katie Holmes revive the ponytail trend on the red carpet 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: With actresses like Olivia Munn and Katie Holmes sporting a ponytail, the hairstyle is turning out to be a favourite during the Hollywood awards' season. Try it for a chic look. Although the style is easy to create, it's also quite versatile. So how come people go wrong with...
  • Adele to croon for new James Bond film 'Spectre' 4 days ago

    Los Angeles: It is rumoured British singer Adele has been flown to the city to work on new scores for upcoming James Bond film 'Spectre'. The singer, who scored multiple awards for her 'Skyfall' song which featured at the end credits of the last eponymous James Bond film, was spotted earlier...
  • LK Advani, Ramdev, Amitabh Bachchan likely to be honoured with Padma award: Sources 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party patriarch LK Advani is likely to be on the list of people to be honoured with Padma awards this year. Yoga guru Ramdev, who campaigned excessively for the BJP in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, is also likely to be awarded. Among the actors, sources...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 5 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 5 days ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop 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. ...
  • News 360: SC disallows Srinivasan to contest BCCI elections 5 days ago

    The Supreme Court on Thursday disallowed Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) chief-in-exile N Srinivasan from contesting elections to the cricket board. In a 130-page verdict on Thursday, the apex court said that Srinivasan as the BCCI chief and owner of an Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise had created...
  • I fought off acid attack: Bravery award winner 5 days ago

    Republic day will also see children being awarded with the bravery award as is tradition. CNN IBN's Reena Bharadwaj met the winners to get us these stories of courage. The winners will be awarded with the Bravery award. ...
  • Advertorial: Renault LODGY steals center stage at Star Guild Awards 1 week ago

    Renault was the main attraction in the star studded Renault Star Guild Awards and celebrities were happy checking out Renault Cars. Many of them posed around after signing on the Renault Duster on the Red carpet. The highlight of the show was the showcasing of the new Renault LODGY on...
  • Snapshot: Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha interacts with National Bravery Award winners January 19, 2015

    Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Monday interacted with the National Bravery Award winners at Air House in New Delhi. A total of 24 awardees have been nominated including four posthumous. ...
  • Jaipur International Film Fest: Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi to be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement award January 19, 2015

    Jaipur: Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi is set to be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement award at the 5th Jaipur International Film Festival to be held here from February 1. Majidi is best known for his films like 'The Song of Sparrows', 'Children of Heaven', 'Baran', 'The Willow Tree' among others. Besides...
  • Indian American presented with Martin Luther King Award January 19, 2015

    Washington: An eminent Indian-American entrepreneur and philanthropist has been presented with the prestigious Martin Luther King Jr Award in recognition of his contribution to the legacy of the great leader through his efforts in international service and civil engagement. Azamgarh-born Frank Islam was given the annual award yesterday by Harry Johnson...
  • Madonna to perform at Brit Awards after 20 years? January 18, 2015

    London: Pop diva Madonna is reportedly set to perform at the Brit Awards next month after a gap of two decades. The 'Rebel Heart' hitmaker is currently preparing to showcase her new music at the Brits 2015, reported Daily Mirror. "Madonna wants to perform to the biggest number of people for the...
  • Anupam Kher: Whenever I play the father's role, the film become a super hit January 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Anupam Kher believes that whenever he plays the role of a father in a movie, it becomes a success. Anupam was present at the launch of film 'Baa Baa Black Sheep', in which he essays an on screen father to actor Manish Paul, when he spoke about it. "I'm...
  • 'Haider', 'Queen' win top honours at Screen Awards, Priyanka Chopra adjudged best actress January 14, 2015

    The 21st annual Screen Awards saw Vishal Bhardwaj's critically acclaimed film 'Haider' winning top honours along with Vikas Bahl's 'Queen'. Actress Priyanka Chopra was adjudged the Best Actress of 2014 for her powerful performance in 'Mary Kom'. Shahid Kapoor won the best actor award for his brilliant performance in 'Haider'....
  • Amitabh Bachchan gets Social Media Person of the Year award January 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, an active blogger and user of different social networks, has been named the Social Media Person of the Year, by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI). The event is still due to happen in the capital, but since Big B won't be able to make...
  • 'Boyhood' gets Linklater nominated for Directors Guild Award January 14, 2015

    Los Angeles: Richard Linklater's 12 years of toiling on coming-of-age tale 'Boyhood' reaped a coveted nomination on Tuesday for the top Directors Guild Award, which has correctly predicted the best director Oscar for 10 of the last 11 years. Two-time DGA winner Clint Eastwood, 84, earned his fourth nomination for outstanding...