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Nonagenarian tribal musician gets AB Vajpayee Life Time award Agartala

Nonagenarian gets AB award: Thanga Darlong, a nonagenarian tribal musician, who plays Ro sem, a flute like tribal musical instrument made of bamboo, was conferred Atal Bihari Vajpayee Life Time Award by the Tripura government. Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev varma handed over the first AB Vajpayee Lifetime Achievement Award to Dar long on

Ludhiana Gauravdeep Singh award Noble Asian

Ludhiana boy Gauravdeep Singh awarded as Noble Asian of the Year

Gauravdeep Singh, Ludhiana based youth empowerment activist, founder Initiators of Change organization was awarded on the eve of Independence Day 2018 as the Noble Asian of the Year award at a grand ceremony held in surat, Gujarat. The award has been conferred to him for his services in youth development and mass voter awareness all over

Trump awards Vietnam War veteran with highest military honour

Trump awards Vietnam War veteran with highest military honour

US President Donald Trump awarded a Medal of Honour, the country’s highest military decoration, to a veteran combat medic in the Vietnam War (1959-1975), who took care of 60 soldiers before worrying about his own injuries.”This will enshrine him into the history of our nation,” Trump said on Monday before awarding the prestigious award to

Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan

Indian shuttler PV Sindhu who recently bagged silver medal in this year’s badminton World Championships and also won Korea open series title by beating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara in the Glasgow World Championships final last month,  has now been nominated for Padma Bhushan awards by Sports ministry on Monday.On which she also thanked the Sports Ministry

IIFA 2017: Sushant Singh Rajput upset after losing ‘Best actor award’

‘MS Dhoni- the Untold Story’ star Sushant Singh Rajput expressed his disappointment at missing out on the Best Actor Awards on Twitter by mocking the decision made by the jury. Shahid Kapoor went on to receive the accolade for his performance in ‘Udta Punjab’.But the most important part of the event was obviously the awards.

Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu awards Rs. 50 lakh, plot Kidambi Srikanth

Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu awards Rs. 50 lakh, plot to Kidambi Srikanth

Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu awards Rs. 50 lakh, plot to Kidambi Srikanth.  Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday awarded ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth Rs. 50 lakh and a 1000 square yard plot in Amaravati region.Srikanth, who gave in the best performances of his career, won Indonesian Open Series and Australian Open Series within a week’s time and made

Indian-American felicitated with interfaith leadership award

Washington: Indian-American philanthropistFrank Islam has been felicitated with the Interfaith Leadership Award for his contributions towards the arts and higher education and support of interfaith dialogue. “Americans of all faiths and background need to come together and redouble our efforts to reject hate and bigotry in all forms,” Islam said in his address to the

Odisha boy to receive award from President on Children’s Day

Berhampur (Odisha): This Children’s Day will be special for 14-year-old Shubhendu Kumar Sahu as he will walk down the ramparts of Rashtrapati Bhawan before being presented with a prestigious award by President Pranab Mukherjee. Sahu, a Class VIII student of Somapur Project Upper Primary School in Ganjam district’s Hinjili, has been selected for the National

Ronaldo, Messi head FIFA’s shortlist for player of the year award

Zurich: Superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi along with English Premier League champions Leicester City’s trio — Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez and N’golo Kante — lead the 23-man shortlist for global football governing body FIFA’s men’s player of the year award. The contenders for the coveted award, titled The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2016 award,

Arjun Rampal suffers eye injury

Award functions have lost credibility: Arjun Rampal

Mumbai: National award winning actor Arjun Rampal feels most of the award functions have lost credibility. “I agree with most of the actors when they say award functions are like a reality show. It is really sad. I remember when I came into this industry there were such credible award shows and to win them

Deepika Padukone to present award at MTV Europe Music Awards

Mumbai: Indian actress Deepika Padukone is set to present an award at MTV Europe Music Awards 2016 on November 6. The “Bajirao Mastani” star will make her international red carpet debut as she presents an award with singers Beyonce and Justin Bieber a few of the many renowned artistes nominated. The actress posted an image

Prem Chopra to get Lifetime Achievement award at Jagran Fest

Mumbai: Bollywood veteran Prem Chopra will be honored today with the Lifetime Achievement award at the ongoing 7th Jagran Film Festival here. The 81-year-old actor has played several memorable characters and has managed to have a lasting impression on the minds of people, with his menacing and villainous performances. Some of his notable films include

Maggie Smith accepts Emmy award, responds to Kimmel’s jokes

Los Angeles: Veteran actress Maggie Smith accepted her Emmy award and also responded to the 2016 Emmy host Jimmy Kimmel’s running joke about “the Maggie Smith Rule.” Smith, a nine-time Emmy nominated actress and four -time recipient, was honored Sunday as supporting actress in a drama series, for her role as Violet, the sharp-tongued Dowager

Haryana to give cash award of Rs 4 crore to Deepa Malik

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday announced a cash reward of Rs four crore for Deepa Malik who scripted history by winning a silver medal in shot put at the 2016 Rio Paralympics Games. Congratulating Malik, who hails from the state’s Sonipat district, he said the award would be given to her

Raveena Tandon ‘honoured’ to receive award from Dharmendra

Mumbai: Actress Raveena Tandon says she felt honoured to receive an award from veteran actor Dharmendra here. Raveena on Tuesday shared a photograph of herself along with the 80-year-old actor on Twitter. She also thanked the Trade and Entertainment Achievers Awards for conferring the honour upon her. “Honoured to receive an award tonight from Dharamji,

Silly to have advertised my Chevalier award: Kamal Haasan

Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, who has been conferred the coveted Chevalier de L’Ordre Arts et Letters (The Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) by the French government, says it was “silly” of him to have advertised the award. “Indian scholars have received two Chevaliers and don’t advertise it. Between humility and fame, silly

Khel Ratna For PV Sindhu, Dipa Karmakar, Sakshi Malik, Jitu Rai For Rio 2016 Show

Rio Olympics 2016 medallists PV Sindhu (badminton) and Sakshi Malik (wrestling) have been awarded the Khel Ratna award for 2016. The highest sporting award of the country has also been given to Dipa Karmakar and Jitu Rai. Dipa Karmakar’s coach Bisweshwar Nandi is among six coaches who has been awarded the Dronacharya Award for 2016.

A.R. Rahman honoured with Tamil Ratna Award

New York: Oscar-winning music maestro A.R. Rahman has been honoured by the America Tamil Sangam with its Tamil Ratna Award. Presenting the award after Rahman’s concert at the United Nations General Assembly chamber on Monday, Sangam president Prakash Swamy said the double Oscar and double Grammy winner is “an embodiment of peace, humility and charity”.

Neerja Bhanot conferred ‘Bharat Gaurav Award’ in London

Chandigarh: Braveheart flight purser late Neerja Bhanot was conferred the ‘Bharat Gaurav Award’ at a function at the House of Commons in London, a spokesman said here on Sunday. The award, instituted by Sanksriti Yuva Sanstha — a Jaipur-headquartered NGO with an international presence, was received by Neerja’s brothers Akhil and Aneesh Bhanot at the

Punjab govt to institute award in memory of Namdhari Sect head 

Chandigarh: Punjab government would soon institute an award dedicated to the founder of Namdhari Sect Satguru Ram Singh during his ongoing year-long bi-centennial birth celebrations. The decision was taken by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal while presiding over a meeting of the state-level committee to review the arrangements for the year-long bi-centennial birth celebrations of