WINNERS

  • Cruelty against children is the biggest crime against humanity: Satyarthi 4 days ago

    Bhopal: Nobel Laureate and Bachpan Bachao Andolan activist Kailash Satyarthi on Wednesday said subjecting children to cruelty is the biggest crime against humanity. The Nobel Peace Prize winner, who shared the prestigious award with Pakistan's education rights activist Malala Yousufzai said this at a function organized by Madhya Pradesh Governor...
  • Dee Walker's 'The Winner's Curse' is a racy potboiler 6 days ago

    New Delhi: When I first heard about the concept of 'The Winner's Curse', I was pretty excited about it. I wanted to read the finished book but I couldn't hold myself and asked the author for the manuscript which was still being edited. And then on a Sunday night, at...
  • Amartya Sen lauds, congratulates Nobel Peace Prize winners Malala Yousafzai, Kailash Satyarthi December 9, 2014

    Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen has lauded the two winners, Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai, for their work in the child rights. Sen congratulated the duo saying, "Sathyarthi's work dealing with children in bondage, being prevented from leading a normal life and fighting for their freedom and Malala's fight for...
  • One Direction, Iggy Azalea shine at 2014 American Music Awards November 24, 2014

    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...
  • It was not an easy journey but certainly a memorable one: Ashish Sharma on winning 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7' September 21, 2014

    Mumbai: The feeling of victory is still sinking in for actor Ashish Sharma, who is ecstatic about winning the seventh season of celebrity dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7'. He says he had thought he'd last only for a few weeks. "I never thought I would win the show. I...
  • CLT20: The past champions September 2, 2014

    On October 28, 2012 at Johannesburg, Sydney Sixers beat Lions by ten wickets to claim the Champions League T20. The Mumbai Indians team posing with the 2011 CLT20 trophy, their first piece of silverware. The team led by Harbhajan Singh beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 31 runs to win the title.The second CLT20 was played in South Africa, where Chennai Super Kings triumphed over Warriors. Michael Hussey hit 52* in a one-sided final at Johannesburg on September 26, 2010. CSK also won the IPL that season.
  • 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 fanfavorite extravaganza, including choice drama movie actor and breakout movie star for Elgort and choice drama and action movie actress...
  • President Mukherjee congratulates CWG medal winners July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday congratulated the Indian medal winners at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Mukherjee congratulated ace shooter Abhinav Bindra, 16yearold air pistol shooter Malaika Goel and weightlifter Santoshi Matsa for winning a gold medal in the men's 10 metre air rifle event, silver medal...
  • Ladakh International Film Festival 2014: The complete list of winners July 1, 2014

    Leh: The third edition of the recentlyconcluded Ladakh International Film Festival screened over 50 films, including Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's 'Bollywood: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told', Deepti Naval's 'Do Paise Ki Dhoop, Chaar Aane Ki Baarish', and several Iranian and Korean films, and also included Asia premiere of Anurag Kashyap's...
  • Ellen DeGeneres, Steve Harvey are Daytime Emmy Awards winners June 23, 2014

    Los Angeles: Ellen DeGeneres, Steve Harvey and the soap opera "The Young and the Restless" were among the 41st annual Daytime Emmy winners. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" received its eighth trophy as outstanding entertainment talk show at the awards ceremony Sunday in Beverly Hills. The "Steve Harvey" show was honored as outstanding...
  • Caleb Johnson beats Jena Irene, wins 'American Idol' season 13 May 22, 2014

    Los Angeles: Bigvoiced rocker Caleb Johnson is the season 13 "American Idol," winning the title over teenage pop singer Jena Irene. "This is crazy," Johnson said after host Ryan Seacrest announced the TV audience's decision on Wednesday's season finale of the Fox contest. Johnson, 23, of Asheville, North Carolina, and Irene, 17,...
  • Percentage of women LS winners better than male counterparts May 21, 2014

    As compared to men, only a few women contested the justconcluded Lok Sabha elections, but percentage wise they performed better in getting elected to the 16th Lok Sabha. The new Lok Sabha will have 61 women MPs the highest ever. The justdissolved 15th Lok Sabha had 59 women MPs. According...
  • National award winner arrested for molestation in Delhi May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A national award winner and Guinness Records holder in dance was on Sunday arrested for molesting his wife's female student, police said. Syed Sallauddin Pasha, a dancer and choreographer, was arrested from his home at Madhu Vihar area in east Delhi, after a complaint was filed by the woman...
  • Google, crowdfunding site Kickstarter, Jay Z among 2014 Webby winners April 29, 2014

    New York: Google, Jay Z and crowdfunding site Kickstarter are among the winners of this year's Webby Awards, a celebration of Internet achievement that got its start nearly two decades ago. The awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a group of about 1,000 Web experts...
  • National Film Awards: And the winners are April 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Winners of the prestigious 61st National Film Awards and their names would be revealed by by the Directorate of Film Festivals today. As reports suggest several regional films like 'Adbhutha Cine Rangam', 'Amma Neeku Vandanam', 'Oo Malli, Parampara, Pranaya Veedhilo...Porade Prince', 'The Clue and Yugmali? are also in...
  • George Strait wins entertainer of the year at ACM awards April 7, 2014

    George Strait won his second entertainer of the year - 25 years after he won his first - and Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban teamed up to earn top honors Sunday night at a jam-packed Academy of Country Music Awards that had a little something for everyone. Strait's victory was not...
  • Denzel Washington wows critics on Broadway in 'A Raisin in the Sun' April 6, 2014

    Denzel Washington may be best known for his film roles, but the award-winning actor is dazzling theater critics in the Broadway revival of Lorraine Hansberry's acclaimed 1959 play "A Raisin in the Sun." "Heart-stopping," "a Broadway bulls-eye" and "nothing short of revelatory" are just a few of the accolades used to...
  • 29 candidates in 2009 won by getting less than 30 per cent votes March 18, 2014

    Amid debate over the merits of the First Past the Post (FPTP) system, data shows that in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, as many as 29 candidates won by getting less than 30 per cent of votes polled. Statewise, Uttar Pradesh had 14 such winners whereas Jharkhand had 6 candidates winning...
  • 13-year-old Indian-origin student wins spelling bee after epic 95 rounds March 9, 2014

    A 13-year old Indian-origin boy has emerged as the winner of a spelling bee contest in the US in an epic verbal duel that lasted a total of 95 rounds, after judges ran out of words in a previous marathon round held in February. Kush Sharma, a seventh-grader at Frontier School...
  • Maoist arrested in Palamu during anti-Naxal operation by police March 4, 2014

    A Maoist cadre was arrested with arms and ammunition from Rangai village in Palamu district, police said on Tuesday. Sanjay Bhuiyan, member of Roshanji-squad, was arrested during anti-naxal 'Operation Winner' late on Tuesday night, Superintendent of Police YS Ramesh and CRPF Commandant Anil Minz said. The operation has been continuing for the...
  • Oscars 2014: The complete list of winners March 3, 2014

    The complete list of winners at Sunday's 86th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Best Picture: '12 Years A Slave.' Best Actor: Matthew McConaughey, 'Dallas Buyers Club.' Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, 'Blue Jasmine.' Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron, 'Gravity.' Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, 'Dallas Buyers Club.' Supporting Actress: Lupita...
  • Brit Awards 2014: The complete list of winners February 20, 2014

    London: Winners of the 2014 Brit Awards, announced on Wednesday are... British Female Ellie Goulding International Female Lorde British Male David Bowie International Male Bruno Mars British Group Arctic Monkeys British Breakthrough Act Bastille Critics' Choice Sam Smith Global Success One Direction British Single Rudimental, "Waiting All Night" International Group ...
  • Hindi litterateur Amarkant passes away at 89 February 17, 2014

    Noted Hindi litterateur and Jnanpith award winner Amarkant on Monday breathed his last at his residence in Allahabadfollowing a prolonged illness. He was 89. Born in 1925 in Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh, Amarkant took active part in the Quit India movement of 1942, which caused him to abandon his studies for...
  • BAFTAs 2014: The complete list of winners February 17, 2014

    London: Winners of the 2014 British Academy Film Awards, presented on Sunday are: Film "12 Years a Slave" British Film "Gravity" Director Alfonso Cuaron, "Gravity" Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, "12 Years a Slave" Actress Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine" Supporting Actor Barkhad Abdi, "Captain Phillips" Supporting Actress Jennifer Lawrence, "American Hustle" Rising Star...
  • BAFTAs 2014: '12 Years A Slave' wins Best Film February 17, 2014

    London: The force of "Gravity" was strong at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday but it was unflinching drama "12 Years a Slave" that took the top prize. Steve McQueen's visceral, violent story of a free black man kidnapped into servitude in the 19thcentury U.S. South was named best...
  • Playlist: The winners of Grammy Awards 2014 January 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The biggest night for the music industry honoured best of the musicians and their work in 2013. Daft Punk, with 4 awards in their kitty won the Album Of The Year while new artistes like Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kacey Musgraves got acknowledged for their work. Here...
  • Grammy Awards 2014: The complete list of winners January 27, 2014

    Newcomers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis rubbed shoulders with Justin Timberlake, Paul McCartney and Daft Punk in the winners list of Grammy Awards 2014. Here is the complete list of winners of this year's Grammy Awards. Best New Artist: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: "Get Lucky," Daft Punk ft....
  • Grammy Awards 2014: Live blog January 27, 2014

    Even though there are several music award shows to laud those with exceptional musical talents, the value Grammy Awards hold remains unparalleled. That's why no musician would ever want to miss the opportunity to flaunt their Grammy Award or perform live at the prestigious ceremony. So who will bag the...
  • Filmfare Awards 2014: The complete list of winners January 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Year 2013 belonged to actress Deepika Padukone with the release of four films. All the four films not just did good business at the box office but Deepika's performance was applauded by critics and fans. And, the actress bagged Filmfare award for Best Actress for her role in...
  • Screen Actors Guild Awards: The complete list of winners January 20, 2014

    The Screen Actors Guild on Saturday announced winners of its annual awards for best performances in film and television in a televised ceremony in Los Angeles. Puerto Rican singeractress Rita Moreno was given a lifetime achievement honor. Below is a full list of winners in both film and TV categories: FILM: Best Ensemble...