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  • 02-Dec-2016
  • 54 eminent personalities selected for UP's Yash Bharti Awards 2016

    • The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday named 54 persons for the coveted 'Yash Bharti' awards, given away annually by the state, for the year 2016-17.
    • Among those who have made it to the list are Ustad Gulfaam (Classical music), Soni Chaurasiya (Kathak), Kashinath Yadav (Birha singing), Aaftab and Hashmi of the Sabri brothers (Qawwali) and Keval Kumar (Singing and music direction).
  • 25-Nov-2016
  • Manoj Bajpayee wins best actor at Asia Pacific Screen Awards

    •   Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee won the Best Performance by an Actor award at the 10th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) .
    • Manoj won the Best Performance award for his role as Professor Siras in "Aligarh" -- a powerful and personal drama based on true events. 
  • 23-Nov-2016
  • Obama Awards His Last Presidential Medals of Freedom

    • President Obama hosted his last Presidential Medal of Freedom Ceremony on Tuesday.
    • He honoured 21 luminaries for their contributions to US
  • 22-Nov-2016
  • Akshaya Mukul wins Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2016

    • The Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2016 has been awarded to  Akshaya Mukul for his book Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India.
  • Radhika Menon awarded IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea

    •  Captain Radhika Menon, Master of the oil products tanker Sampurna Swarajya, is to receive the 2016 IMO Award for  Exceptional Bravery at Sea .
  • 21-Nov-2016
  • Al Nahyan granted Mother Teresa International Award

    • Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has been conferred the prestigious Mother Teresa International Award
  • 18-Nov-2016
  • HDFC Bank's Aditya Puri ranked 36th in Fortune's top business men list

    • HDFC Bank's Aditya Puri has been ranked 36th in the US magazine Fortune's top 50 business persons list for 2016
    • Facebook's Mark Zuckerburg topped the list by the US magazine.
  • 16-Nov-2016
  • UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence

    • The 2016 edition of the UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-violence will be awarded to the Federal Research and Methodological Center for Tolerance Psychology and Education (Tolerance Center) of Russia
  • 15-Nov-2016
  • Jackie Chan Is Getting an Honorary Oscar

    •  Jackie Chan will be honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Governors Awards on Nov. 12.
    • He will receive an honorary Academy Award for his work in more than 100 movies including Rush HourPolice StoryShanghai NoonThe Karate Kid 
  • 11-Nov-2016
  • Marta Jakimowicz selected for Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 by Lalithakala Academy

    • Poland-born art critic Marta Jakimowicz, has been selected for the honorary awards for Lifetime Achievement 2016 by the Karnataka Lalithakala Academy.
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