PERSON OF THE YEAR

  • Ebola fighters named Time's 2014 'Person of the Year' 1 week ago

    New York: The countless doctors, nurses and caregivers at the forefront of battling one of the worst ever outbreaks of the deadly Ebola virus, were on Wednesday collectively named as Time magazine's 2014 'Person of the Year'. The 'Ebola fighters' have been awarded for their "tireless acts of courage and mercy"...
  • PM Narendra Modi out of race for TIME 'Person of the Year' title December 8, 2014

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not made it to the list of eight finalists selected by TIME magazine for its annual 'Person of the Year' title. TIME editors narrowed their list from 50 global leaders and CEOs to eight individuals whose names were announced on Monday. The finalists for...
  • PM Modi favourite to win 'Time Person of the Year' poll December 7, 2014

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears favourite to win the 'Time Person of the Year' poll, leading the online voting with a comfortable margin ahead of Ferguson protesters as voting closed for the annual honour. Modi was the front runner with 16.2 per cent votes, followed by Ferguson protesters who...
  • PM Modi slips to second spot in TIME's 'Person of the Year' poll November 30, 2014

    Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has slipped to the second place in the Time magazine's 'Person of the Year' poll with the Ferguson protesters surging ahead of him in a vote by the readers. As per latest reports, Modi is leading second with 9.8 per cent of the total votes polled...
  • PM Modi among Time magazine's 'Person of the Year' contenders November 20, 2014

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is among 50 global leaders, business chiefs and pop icons named as contenders by Time magazine for its annual 'Person of the Year' honour. The Time 'Person of the Year 2014' will be announced next month and the publication said the title will be...
  • Tolerant of homosexuals, openly mingles, was a bouncer, owned a Harley, clicks selfies: Why Francis is the coolest Pope ever March 14, 2014

    From his simple sound bites to his breaking of Vatican rules, Pope Francis has made being Catholic cool in his first year. He might not like his superstar status, but he certainly knows how to work a crowd and he has endeared himself to the public for looking out for...
  • SuperPope graffiti of Francis sprouts up in Vatican January 29, 2014

    It wasn't enough that Pope Francis was named Time magazine's "Person of the Year" or that he fronted this week's Rolling Stone magazine. Now there's SuperPope graffiti sprouting up around the Vatican. The white caped crusader appeared on Tuesday on a wall just off Borgo Pio, a tiny cobblestoned street near...
  • Shashi Tharoor choosen as 'person of the year' by PETA December 27, 2013

    Union Minister of State for HRD Shashi Tharoor has been chosen as the "Person of the Year" by animal rights campaigner PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) for initiating steps for animal protection. Tharoor used the power and prestige of his office to advocate for the protection of animals,...
  • Honour to Pope Francis a good sign , says Vatican December 13, 2013

    The Time magazine has named Pope Francis as its Person of the Year. What makes this Pope so important is the speed with which he has captured the imaginations of millions who had given up on hoping for the church at all, the magazine said. ...
  • Pope Francis named Time's Person of the Year December 12, 2013

    Time magazine named Pope Francis its Person of the Year on Wednesday, crediting him with shifting the message of the Catholic Church while capturing the imagination of millions of people who had become disillusioned with the Vatican. This is the third time the magazine has chosen a pope as its Person...
  • Pope Francis, the selfieclicking people's Pope is the Time Person of the Year December 11, 2013

    The Time magazine has named Pope Francis as its Person of the Year. What makes this Pope so important is the speed with which he has captured the imaginations of millions who had given up on hoping for the church at all, the magazine said on Wednesday. "And behind his selfeffacing...
  • Narendra Modi shortlisted by Time for Person of the Year title November 26, 2013

    New York: BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is among Time magazine's shortlisted candidates for its 'Person of the Year' title and has emerged as an early favourite among the readers in an online poll. Time has shortlisted 42 global leaders, entrepreneurs and celebrities for its 'Person of the Year...
  • Politicians creating religious, cultural intolerance: Waheeda Rehman November 23, 2013

    Veteran actor Waheeda Rehman who received the Centenary Award for Film Personality Of The Year at the International Film Festival being held in Goa said that politicians are creating religious and cultural intolerance. ...
  • Barack Obama is Time's 'Person of the Year' December 20, 2012

    New York: President Barack Obama has been named Time magazine's "Person of the Year" for 2012. "We are in the midst of historic cultural and demographic changes, and Obama is both the symbol and in some ways the architect of this new America," Time Editor Rick Stengel told NBC, where...
  • Obama named Time magazine's Person of the Year December 19, 2012

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has been named Time's Person of the Year for 2012, citing his historic reelection in November as symbolic of the nation's changing demographics amid the backdrop of high unemployment and other challenges. Time editor Rick Stengel announced the choice on NBC's "Today" program on Wednesday....
  • 'The Protestor' is Time's 'Person of the Year' December 15, 2011

    Time said it is recognising protesters because they are 'redefining people power' around the world. ...
  • Time names 'The Protester' 'Person of Year' December 14, 2011

    New York: "The Protester" has been named Time's "Person of the Year" for 2011. The news magazine cited dissent across the West Asia that has spread to Europe and the United States and said these protesters are reshaping global politics. The selection was announced Wednesday on NBC's "The Today Show." Time's "Person...
  • Raghav Bahl awarded Media Person of the Year April 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Network 18 Group founder and Managing Director Raghav Bahl has been awarded the AIMA award for Media Person of the year. The award was conferred on Wednesday in a ceremony at the Taj Palace, New Delhi. Union Home Minister P Chidambaram was the chief guest at the ceremony and...
  • Mark Zuckerberg is Time's Person of the Year December 15, 2010

    New Delhi: Time magazine has named Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg as the Person of the Year for 2010. The 26yearold Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in the world. "For connecting more than half a billion people and mapping the social relations among them; for creating a new system of...
  • CNNIBN Indian of the year in sports: nominees December 7, 2010

    Indian of the year Award in the field of sports have been called the most meaningful and credible awards given by Indian television. ...
  • Forbes India to name Person of the Year December 15, 2009

    Mumbai: Forbes India, the countrys most influential business magazine, is set to declare its choice for the Person of the Year in its upcoming edition that will hit the stands on Friday, December 18. In the race for the honour are 21 eminent Indians who have shown leadership, courage and...
  • Internet Oscars out, comedian steals the show May 5, 2009

    Los Angeles: Comedian Jimmy Fallon, who put his act through a test drive on the Internet before unveiling his latenight talk show on television, won a Webby Award on Tuesday as the Internet's Person of the Year. The win for Fallon, who keeps in constant contact with fans through the website...
  • Network18 MD wins Impact Person of the Year award February 21, 2009

    Mumbai: Network18 Managing Director Raghav Bahl has won the Impact Person of the Year 2008 Editorial Choice award. The award is one of the most prestigious awards in the field of media and marketing and is special as the voting is done by one's peers. Bahl shared the award with Indian...
  • Time names Obama Person of the Year December 17, 2008

    New York: Presidentelect Barack Obama has won another contest: He's been named Time magazine's "Person of the Year" for 2008. The magazine has named Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Governor Sarah Palin and Chinese director Zhang Yimou as runnersup. Last year's winner was Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. Previous...
  • Nature names Pachauri Newsmaker of the Year December 21, 2007

    New Delhi: International climate change campaigner R K Pachauri of India figures on the cover page of Nature, and the highly regarded science magazine has named him as its 'Newsmaker of the Year'. The magazine, published from Britain, in its latest issue said: "Nature is pleased to name Rajendra Pachauri, the...
  • Putin has Time on his side, named Person of the Year December 20, 2007

    New York: Time magazine on Wednesday named Russian President Vladimir Putin its 2007 ''Person of the Year.'' The nod went to the Russian leader because of Putin's ''extraordinary feat of leadership in taking a country that was in chaos and bringing it stability,'' said Richard Stengel, Time's managing editor. Fiftyfiveyearold Putin is...
  • Rajdeep Sardesai makes big Impact February 9, 2007

    Mumbai: CNNIBN swept the Indian Telly awards held in Mumbai on Thursday with five major awards. But the good news doesn't end there. The channels editorinchief, Rajdeep Sardesai has been named Impact magazine's person of the year for 2006. At a glittering ceremony held at the Taj Lands End...
  • It's TIME for you to be honoured December 25, 2006

    New York: This year, Time magazine has picked 'you' as the Person of the Year. By you, it means everyone who is transforming the information age by creating and consuming online content. ...
  • Time for You to take centrestage December 19, 2006

    New Delhi: Time magazine's Person of the Year is a tradition that goes back to 1927 and this year it's you. You, that is if you're one of the 45 million people in India or hundreds of millions worldwide who post home movies on YouTube or blog your life away...
  • You are Time's Person of the Year December 17, 2006

    New Delhi: Who according to Time magazine is the driving force behind the present information age? Its 'You'! Time will release its 'Person of the Year' issue on Monday, featuring a mirror in a computer screen on the cover. The magazine has chosen 'You' as the Person of Year over Iranian President...