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  • 14-May-2019
  • CEAT Cricket Rating Awards 2019 Announced: Complete List of Winners

    CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) Awards 2019 were announced in Mumbai. India captain Virat Kohli bagged the International Cricketer and Batsman of the Year award during the CCR International awards. Pacer Jasprit Bumrah was adjudged as International Bowler of the Year.

    Here is the complete list of winners of CEAT Cricket Rating Awards 2019:

    Sl. No.

    Category Winner


    International Cricketer and Batsman of the Year

    Virat Kohli


    International Bowler of the Year

    Jasprit Bumrah


    International Test Cricketer of the Year

    Cheteshwar Pujara


    International ODI Cricketer of the Year

    Rohit Sharma


    International T20 Player of the Year

    Aaron Finch


    Outstanding Performance of the Year

    Kuldeep Yadav


    International T20 Bowler of the Year

    Rashid Khan


    Lifetime Achievement Award

    Mohinder Amarnath

    09   Domestic Player of the Year

    Ashutosh Aman

    10   International Woman Cricketer of the Year

    Smriti Mandhana


    Junior Cricketer of the Year

    Yashasvi Jaiswal

  • 13-May-2019
  •  IPS Officer Chhaya Sharma Receives McCain Institute Award

    IPS officer Chhaya Sharma, who led the investigation team of the infamous Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, was honoured with the 2019 McCain Institute Award for Courage and Leadership on Friday.

  • 11-May-2019
  • Actress Anne Hathaway Receives Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

    Actress Anne Hathaway has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She received the star on Thursday. The honour is coming at a "good year in terms of artistic growth", Hathaway told variety.com.

    The actress celebrated the occasion with director Dee Rees, rapper and actress Awkwafina and actress Rebel Wilson.

  • 07-May-2019
  • G D 'Robert' Govender Conferred With V K Krishna Menon Award

    G D 'Robert' Govender, an Indian-origin journalist in South Africa, has been honoured in the UK with 2019 V K Krishna Menon award for his outstanding contribution as a pioneer of decolonised journalism.

    The South Africa-born journalist was awarded posthumously during an event here on Friday to mark the 123rd birth anniversary of Indian diplomat and politician V K Krishna Menon.

  • Israel Honoured 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War Hero Lt. Gen JFR Jacob

    Israel on Tuesday honoured Lt. Gen. (retd) Jack Farj Rafael (JFR) Jacob, who negotiated the historic surrender of Pakistani troops in Dhaka after the 1971 Bangladesh's liberation war, with a plaque on the Wall of Honour at the Ammunition Hill here.

    Lt. Gen. Jacob, who died in 2016 at the age of 92, was one of the most prominent members of India's relatively small Jewish community, serving as a Lieutenant General in the Indian Army and later as a Governor of two Indian states-Goa and Punjab

  • 03-May-2019
  • Former ISRO Chairman Awarded France's Highest Civilian Honour

    A S Kiran Kumar, the former chairperson of the Indian Space Research Organisation, was conferred France’s highest civilian award – Chevalier of Order of the Legion of Honour – for his contribution to India-France space cooperation on Thursday, PTI reported.

    Alexandre Ziegler, the ambassador of France to India, conferred Kumar with the Legion of Honour. “Delighted to bestow Legion of Honour on Dr Kiran Kumar, ex- chairman ISRO who expanded India’s cooperation with France,” Ziegler said on Twitter. “Under his leadership, our 2 countries joined hands for launch vehicle technologies, Earth observation, communication and navigation satellites.”

  • 02-May-2019
  • Goldman Environmental Prize Conferred On 6 Environmental Activists

    Six grassroots environmental activists received the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize. Known as the Green Nobel Prize, the Goldman Prize honors environmental activists from each of the six continental regions: Europe, Asia, North America, Central America and South America, Africa and islands and island nations.

    The winners of the award are :

    1) Alfred Brownell, Liberia
    2) Bayarjargal Agvaantseren, Mongolia
    3) Ana Colovic Lesoska, North Macedonia
    4) Jacqueline Evans, Cook Islands
    5) Alberto Curamil, Chile
    6) Linda Garcia, United States

  • Drake Sets Record With Most Wins At Billboard Awards

    Rapper Drake set a record with the most wins ever, taking home 12 honours at the Billboard Music Awards. Drake surpassed singer Taylor Swift to become the top award recipient in the Billboard Music Awards history.

    He won 12 awards, bringing his career total to 27. Swift has won 23 Billboard Music Awards. Drake won the top artist and top Billboard 200 album, among others.

  • 30-Apr-2019
  • PFA Awards 2018/19 Announced: Complete List of Winners

    Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk and Arsenal Women Football Club’s Vivianne Miedema were named Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Players’ Player of the Year for the 2018-19 season.

    Van Dijk is the first defender to take the award since Chelsea centre-back John Terry in 2004-05. Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling and Georgia Stanway were named as the Young Players of the Year.

    PFA Player’s Player of the Year:
    Virgil van Dyjk, Liverpool.
    Vivianne Miedema, Arsenal

    PFA Young Player of the Year:
    Raheem Sterling, Manchester City
    Georgia Stanway, Manchester City

    PFA Special Achievement Award:
    Steph Houhgton: Former England and WBA.

  • Golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar Wins Outstanding Achievement As a Player Award

    Arjuna awardee and star Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar won the outstanding achievement as a player award at the fourth edition of the annual India Golf Industry Association (GIA) awards at the Delhi Golf Club here on Friday.

    The GIA awards were held along with the 8th India Golf & Turf Expo (IGTE), South Asia's largest golf trade show.

    Kapurthala-born Bhullar won the 2018 Fiji International, a European Tour event, and also holds the rare distinction of becoming the youngest golfer on the Asian Tour to achieve nine career victories on tour.

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