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  • cnr rao gets japan s highest civilian award

    CNR Rao gets Japan's highest civilian award

    India | June 19, 2015 20:51 IST

    New Delhi: Eminent scientist and recipient of Bharat Ratna CNR Rao was on Friday conferred Japan's highest civilian award for promoting academic interchange and mutual understanding in science and technology between the two countries.He was

  • indian origin diplomat gopinath pillai awarded for his

    Indian-origin diplomat Gopinath Pillai awarded for his services in Singapore

    World | April 25, 2015 9:53 IST

    Singapore: Indian-origin diplomat Gopinath Pillai has been bestowed with ‘Outstanding Service Award' for his services to the city-state by the National University of Singapore (NUS) here. 78-year-old Gopinath Pillai, who is currently the Ambassador-at-Large of

  • two indians awarded for saving toddler in singapore

    Two Indians awarded for saving toddler in Singapore

    World | April 25, 2015 8:59 IST

    Singapore: Two Indian nationals in Singapore were on Friday hailed as heroes and commended for saving a dangling toddler stuck between the rails on a parapet of a second floor apartment block.S Shammugun Nathan, 35,

  • pvr to host oscar film fest in 23 indian cities

    PVR to host Oscar film fest in 23 Indian cities

    Bollywood | February 07, 2015 6:33 IST

    New Delhi: Before Hollywood aficionados in India sit down to watch the forthcoming 87th Academy Awards ceremony on TV screens later this month, PVR Cinemas is offering fans a chance to watch a string of

  • filmfare pre awards bash priyanka alia sizzle at the event

    Filmfare pre-awards bash: Priyanka, Alia sizzle at the event (see pics)

    Bollywood | January 23, 2015 11:58 IST

    New Delhi: It was a star studded night when our Tinsel town celebrities were spotted having a gala time at the Filmfare bash.From Priyanka Chopra to Alia Bhatt and Tabu, every other B'town biggie seemed

  • collins corden to be honoured by queen elizabetha ii

    Collins, Corden to be honoured by Queen Elizabetha II

    Hollywood | January 02, 2015 17:54 IST

    Los Angeles: British actors Joan Collins and James Corden will be recognised by Queen Elizabeth II in this year's New Year Honours list.Collins, who was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire

  • amitabh bachchan conferred anr award

    Amitabh Bachchan conferred ANR award

    Bollywood | December 28, 2014 13:19 IST

    Hyderabad: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was conferred the Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR) award here Saturday for his decades of dedication to Indian cinema at a glittering ceremony at the Annapurna Studios.The ANR award recognizes film artistes

  • sonam kapoor gives a cold shoulder to deepika padukone at

    Sonam Kapoor gives a cold shoulder to Deepika Padukone at an award function

    Bollywood | December 19, 2014 13:14 IST

    New Delhi: Sonam Kapoor and Deepika Padukone have never been best of friends. However, the two really got along like a house on fire when they came together on Karan Johar's popular chit chat show

  • rohtak eve teasing case haryana government puts bravery

    Rohtak eve teasing case: Haryana Government puts bravery award on hold for sisters

    India | December 04, 2014 17:13 IST

    Chandigarh:  Days after announcing an award for the two sisters who took on their molesters in a moving bus, Haryana government today decided to put it on hold pending an inquiry after four women co-passengers

  • barack obama to award presidential medal of freedom

    Barack Obama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom

    World | November 24, 2014 13:03 IST

    Washington: President Barack Obama is presenting America's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others.The distinguished group receiving a Presidential Medal of Freedom includes actress Meryl Streep, Ethel Kennedy, widow of the

  • manuel neuer ronaldo robben on uefa award shortlist

    Manuel Neuer, Ronaldo, Robben on UEFA award shortlist

    Football | August 15, 2014 11:29 IST

    NYON, Switzerland:  World Cup-winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and Champions League-winning forward Cristiano Ronaldo are in a three-player contest to win UEFA's best player in Europe award.   Arjen Robben, who helped the Netherlands and Bayern Munich

  • milkha singh lauds dhyan chand s nomination for bharat ratna

    Milkha Singh lauds Dhyan Chand's nomination for Bharat Ratna

    Hockey | August 13, 2014 6:55 IST

    Chandigarh: Legendary athlete Milkha Singh on Tuesday expressed his delight at home ministry recommending the name of hockey great late Major Dhyan Chand for the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award in the country.Speaking from

  • virat kohli wins ceat cricketer of the year award

    Virat Kohli wins Ceat cricketer of the year award

    Cricket | June 02, 2014 23:43 IST

    Mumbai:  India's top batsman Virat Kohli today won the Ceat International Cricketer of the Year award while off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, the fastest player from the country to pick 100 Test wickets, bagged the Indian Player

  • indian doctor awarded gold medal by australia medical

    Indian doctor awarded gold medal by Australia Medical Association

    World | May 28, 2014 16:39 IST

    Melbourne: A prominent Indian-origin doctor has been awarded the Australian Medical Association's highest honour for his outstanding service to the medical profession and the community.The Australian Medical Association (AMA) honoured Mukesh Haikerwal, who is a

  • abdul kalam awarded honorary degree by edinburgh university

    Abdul Kalam awarded honorary degree by Edinburgh University

    World | May 19, 2014 17:10 IST

    London: Former president of India A P J Abdul Kalam has been awarded an honorary degree by Scotland's prestigious University of Edinburgh for his contribution to science and technology.“The award - presented by University Principal

  • paris saint germain s zlatan ibrahimovic wins french league

    Paris Saint-Germain's Zlatan Ibrahimovic wins French league award

    Football | May 12, 2014 17:25 IST

    PARIS : Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was voted the French league's player of the year by his fellow professionals for the second straight season.   Ibrahimovic beat off competition from teammates Thiago Silva and Thiago

  • hindustan power wins national safety council award

    Hindustan Power wins National Safety Council award

    May 06, 2014 20:20 IST

    New Delhi: For the second year running, Hindustan Powerprojects has been selected for the National Safety Council's award for safety and health practices at its Anuppur thermal plant in Madhya Pradesh, the company said Tuesday.“The

  • ratan tata conferred one of uk s highest awards gbe

    Ratan Tata conferred one of UK's highest awards GBE

    May 05, 2014 21:54 IST

    New Delhi: Tata Group chairman emeritus Ratan Tata was Monday honoured with Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE), one of the highest civilian awards of Britain.British High Commissioner James Bevan

  • four indians win awards at harvard competition for startups

    Four Indians win awards at Harvard competition for startups

    World | May 02, 2014 17:59 IST

    New York: Four Indians are among the winners of a Harvard Business School competition that awards prizes worth over $3,00,000 to new and innovative business and social impact startups conceptualized by the US institution's students

  • international indian of the decade award given to lord paul

    'International Indian of the Decade' award given to Lord Paul

    World | November 15, 2013 14:48 IST

    London: Leading NRI industrialist and educationist, Lord Swraj Paul was presented with the ‘International Indian of the Decade' award for his outstanding achievements in the fields of industry, education and philanthropy.The Acting High Commissioner of