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Rio to host Laureus World Sports Awards


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 9 (IANS) Rio has been named as the host city of the Laureus World Sports Awards for 2013 and 2014, the Laureus Academy announced.The globally ... Read more...

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China’s Wen Xia Yu wins Miss World 2012 title, Vanya Mishra loses (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ordos (China), Aug 18 (IANS) China's Wen Xia Yu was crowned the Miss World 2012 at a gala ceremony here Saturday.Wales' Sophie Moulds was adjudged the first runner-up, while Australia's ... Read more...

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Feel like I have won the heart of Kolkata: Shah Rukh


May 29th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) After the newly-crowned IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team was felicitated at a gala ceremony at the Eden Gardens here Tuesday, its co-owner and ... Read more...

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Adele, Foo Fighters win big at 54th Grammy (Roundup)


February 13th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 13 (IANS) British singer Adele and alternative rock band Foo Fighters emerged as the big winners at the 54th Grammy Awards. While Adele walked away with ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ wins top honours at BAFTA


February 13th, 2012 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) The black-and-white silent movie "The Artist" swept away top honours at the Orange British Academy Film Awards - it was was named the year's best film, ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep wins best actress trophy at BAFTA


February 13th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep won the best actress trophy for playing former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady" at the the Orange British Academy ... Read more...

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Iranian film ‘A Separation’ wins best foreign language film


January 16th, 2012 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Iranian film "A Separation" walked away with the Golden Globe award for best foreign language film at the gala ceremony here.Directed by Asghar Farhadi, the ... Read more...

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Angola’s Leila Lopes is Miss Universe 2011 (Lead)


September 13th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Sep 13 (IANS) Leila Lopes from Angola was Tuesday crowned Miss Universe 2011 at a gala ceremony here in Brazil.Ukraine's Olesya Stefanko was the first runner-up while Brazil's ... Read more...

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India-born film editor Tariq Anwar in Oscar race


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India-born British film editor Tariq Anwar is in the Oscar race with a nomination for his work in the hugely popular historical drama "The King's ... Read more...

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Nicole Richie Ties The Knot With Rocker Beau Joel Madden


December 13th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Dec 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reality star Nicole Richie tied the knot with longtime beau Joel Madden in a star-studded ceremony last night which was also attended by the ... Read more...

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Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo To Be Represented By Empty Chair In Nobel Ceremony


December 10th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the world celebrates the International Human Rights Day on Friday, the Nobel committee is all set to honor Chinese dissident and activist Liu Xiaobo in ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren Lashes Out At Hollywood Sexism


December 9th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) British actress Helen Mirren has lashed out at the Hollywood bosses for being too obsessed with male centric movies which has over the years resulted in ... Read more...

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Newly Wed Singer Katy Perry Pondering Over Name Change


December 9th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gorgeous singer Katy Perry seems to be enjoying the bliss of her married life these days. The "California Gurls" singer appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga’s bizzare fashion sense earns her 3 gongs at MTV Awards!


November 8th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Lady Gaga earned three gongs at the MTV Europe Awards on Sunday night when host Eva Longoria paid tribute to her unique fashion sense.Gaga was the big ... Read more...

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Sean Penn honoured with Hollywood Humanitarian Award for helping Haiti


September 24th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): Actor and activist Sean Penn has been honoured with this year's Hollywood Humanitarian Award for his charity work in Haiti.The Academy Award winner co-founded the J/P HRO ... Read more...

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Sean Penn to be honoured for Haiti work


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Veteran actor Sean Penn will be honoured for his charity work in earthquake-hit Haiti at this year's Hollywood film festival. The "Milk" star co-founded the J/P Haitian ... Read more...

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Sean Penn to receive “Hollywood Humanitarian Award”


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by BNO News
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Actor Sean Penn will be receiving the "Hollywood Humanitarian Award" for his outstanding humanitarian achievements at the Hollywood Film Festival's Awards Gala Ceremony, the festival's ... Read more...

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Avant garde Thai director wins Cannes’ Palme d’Or


May 24th, 2010 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, May 24 (DPA) Bangkok-born director Apichatpong Weerasethakul won top honours at the Cannes Film Festival Sunday for his movie about human beings taking on animal forms in the Thai jungle and ... Read more...

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Thai director Weerasethakul wins Cannes’ Palme d’Or


May 24th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, May 24 (DPA) Bangkok-born director Apichatpong Weerasethakul won the Palme d'Or Sunday for best film of the 2010 Cannes Film Festival for his movie about animism in the Thai jungle and ... Read more...

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Cannes movie marathon ends as prizes start to roll out


May 24th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Cannes (France), May 23 (DPA) The Cannes Film Festival comes to a close Sunday with the race for top honours coming down to less than a handful of films. Headed by US director ... Read more...

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Field narrows in race for Berlin Film Festival top awards


February 20th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 20 (DPA) The 60th Berlin Film Festival's main competition comes to an end later Saturday with a solid if at times worthy field of candidates having emerged for the Berlinale's ... Read more...

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Asian love story opens 60th anniversary Berlinale


February 12th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 12 (DPA) A love film story set against the tensions between Taiwan and mainland China opened the 60th anniversary Berlin Film Festival Thursday. The world premiere of Chinese director Wang Quan'an's ... Read more...

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Lionel Messi wins FIFA World Player of the Year award


December 22nd, 2009 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Dec 22 (IANS) Barcelona star Lionel Messi was named FIFA World Player of the Year Monday, adding one more title to his abundant collection of soccer's great honours. Messi lifted the ... Read more...

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Big B conferred with Asian Film Cultural Award for his contribution to Indian cinema


December 8th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec.8 (ANI): Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan was conferred with the Asian Film Cultural Award in recognition to his four decades of contribution to the Indian cinema and for taking it ... Read more...

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Kidman, Hudson award the ordinary for extraordinary efforts


November 22nd, 2009 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) Hollywood stars Nicole Kidman, Kate Hudson and Neil Patrick Harris awarded ordinary people who have made a difference in their communities at CNN's Heroes gala ceremony. People from ... Read more...

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Sahara India group launches sports awards


October 27th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Sahara India group, in collaboration with the Sports Journalists Federation of India (SJFI), Tuesday launched the Sahara Indian Sports Award to felicitate outstanding sportspersons in various disciplines. The ... Read more...

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Sikh crusader against forced marriages is Pride of Britain


October 7th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) A Sikh woman whose campaign helped persuade the British government to move against forced marriages has won a prestigious award that celebrates "extraordinary achievements by ordinary people". Jasvinder Sanghera, ... Read more...

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He got Nano car but lost keys!


July 17th, 2009 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Ashish Balakrishnan's dream came true and then almost turned into a nightmare Friday evening. He now owns a Nano car but has lost its keys. At a gala ceremony ... Read more...

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Budget windfall spurs Asiatic Society’s Delhi debut, expansion plans


July 7th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The 225-year-old Asiatic Society, the pioneering institution promoting Indo-Asian culture, books and heritage in the country, will make its maiden foray into the capital in 2010 ... Read more...

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Glittering end to IPL 2 with Bollywood fusion, but no Shilpa


May 25th, 2009 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, May 25 (IANS) Unlike the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League 2 (IPL) series in Cape Town five weeks ago, where there was almost no Bollywood entertainment, ... Read more...

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Peter Gabriel, Jose Antonio win Polar music prize


May 13th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Acclaimed musician Peter Gabriel and Venezuelan composer Jose Antonio have been pronounced the winners of this year's Polar music prize, Sweden's biggest music award.Both the musicians will ... Read more...

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Poll picks ‘Seven Wonders of India’


March 31st, 2009 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Sun Temple, Meenakshi Temple, Khajuraho, Red Fort, Jaisalmer Fort, Nalanda university and the Dholavira site were Monday named the 'Seven Wonders of India' after a nationwide ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals nominated for Laureus World Sports Awards


March 26th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 26 (ANI): The Indian Premier League (IPL) team, Rajasthan Royals, led by Shane Warne, are in the early running to be nominated for a gong at a Laureus World Sports ... Read more...

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Oscars beckon as ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ sweeps BAFTA awards (Second Lead)


February 9th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) "Slumdog Millionaire", the feelgood movie charting the rags-to-riches tale of a boy born in the slums of Mumbai, swept the pre-Oscars BAFTA awards in London Sunday night with ... Read more...

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Jet Airways wins “Airline with best first-class service in the world” award


December 19th, 2008 - 10:49 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, has been voted as the ‘Airline with Best First-Class Service in the World’, by readers of the prestigious Business Traveler magazine, at the 20th Annual ‘Best ... Read more...

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