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Osian’s film fest begins with tribute to Rajesh Khanna


July 28th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The 12th Osian's Cinefan Film Festival, kicked off here Friday with a tribute to the late actor Rajesh Khanna. A short film chronicling the ... Read more...

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Oscar-Winning actor Ernest Borgnine dies at 95


July 9th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 9 (IANS) Actor Ernest Borgnine, best known for his role in the 1955 film "Marty" for which he won an Academy Award, has passed away due to ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren calls for more women directors


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Actress Helen Mirren urges that the film industry needs to have more female directors.The Oscar winner expressed her views after receiving the lifetime achievement award at ... Read more...

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Miami Heat president Riley gets lifetime NBA coaching award


June 20th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, June 20 (IANS) Miami Heat president Pat Riley has been conferred the National Basketball Coaches Association Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award.Riley, 67, was honoured during Game 4 of the ... Read more...

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Siddhartha Mukherjee, 19 others win Light of India awards


June 5th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 5 (IANS) Siddhartha Mukherjee, the Pulitzer prize winning Indian-American writer of the "The Emperor of All Maladies", a biography of cancer, has won one of the Light ... Read more...

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Mumbai Press Club to honour Vinod Mehta


May 4th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) The Mumbai Press Club will Saturday honour veteran journalist and Outlook Group's editorial adviser Vinod Mehta with a lifetime achievement award.The honour is part of the ... Read more...

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National award winners on high after ceremony


May 4th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) "Excited", "proud" and "humbled" and even "amused" were the feelings the winners went through after being conferred the most prestigious film award of the ... Read more...

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Tendulkar’s nomination Congress’ dirtiest trick: Thackeray


April 29th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Reiterating that cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's nomination to Rajya Sabha was the Congress' "dirtiest play", Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray Sunday said the party has an ... Read more...

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Benegal, Madhuri bag Raj Kapoor awards


April 21st, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Bollywood veterans, director Shyam Benegal and actress Madhuri Dixit will receive this year's Raj Kapoor awards constituted by the Maharashtra government, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan announced ... Read more...

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Soumitra Chatterjee named for Dada Saheb Phalke award (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who has portrayed a versatile range of lead characters in films by Satyajit Ray, has been selected for India's highest film ... Read more...

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Ganesh Pyne gets lifetime achievement award


March 5th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Famed artist Ganesh Pyne was Monday presented the "ICC Lifetime Achievement Award" for his contribution to painting.The 75-year-old was handed the award which included a citation, ... Read more...

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US pianist Van Cliburn’s art collection on sale


February 24th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Music, art and antiquities will be the theme of a Christie's auction May 17 when the London-based auction house offers 150 exceptional works from ... Read more...

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Glen Campbell gives a great performance at the Grammys


February 14th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pop and country singer Glen Campbell gave his final performance at the Grammys last Sunday. The singer has been on a "goodbye tour" ever since he ... Read more...

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Warwick to receive lifetime achievement award


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Singing legend Dionne Warwick will be honoured for her career achievements at a prestigious awards ceremony in Germany.According to contactmusic.com, the "Walk On By" hitmaker will ... Read more...

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‘Zindagi Na…’ triumphs at Filmfare awards (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Zoya Akhtar's youthful movie "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara" swept the 57th Filmfare awards ceremony here by winning seven honours, including best film and best director, ... Read more...

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UAE minister gets lifetime achievement award in US


January 27th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Minister for Foreign Trade Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al-Qassimi was conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Arab American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) in ... Read more...

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Aruna Irani, Pyarelal to get lifetime achievement award


January 21st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Veteran music composer Pyarelal of composer duo Laxmikant-Pyarelal and actress Aruna Irani will be conferred the lifetime achievement award at the 57th Idea Filmfare Awards ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ bags maximum Golden Globe gongs (Roundup)


January 16th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) After leading the nomination pack for the 69th Golden Globe awards, "The Artist" emerged as the big winner at the extravaganza by winning three ... Read more...

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‘The Dirty Picture’ sweeps top honours at Colors Screen Awards (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) It was "The Dirty Picture" all the way at the 18th Colors Screen Awards 2012 - the super hit movie Saturday won the best film ... Read more...

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‘The Dirty Picture’ sweeps top honours at Colors Screen Awards


January 15th, 2012 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) It was "The Dirty Picture" all the way at the 18th Colors Screen Awards 2012 - the super hit movie Saturday won the best film ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle to receive lifetime achievement award


January 12th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Legendary singer Asha Bhosle will be honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the 18th Annual Colors Screen Awards, to be held in Mumbai Saturday.She ... Read more...

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Bollywood stars grace 18th Lions Gold Awards


January 12th, 2012 - 2:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Bollywood stars Wednesday graced the 18th Lions Gold Awards here that recognizes and facilitates the outstanding talents from the showbiz world.The favourite actor in a ... Read more...

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Language theatre on centre-stage at META 2012 awards (With Image)


January 5th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's unsung regional theatre will be at the centre of attention at the seventh annual Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META), one of the leading ... Read more...

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Designer Pria Kataaria honoured in Dubai (With Image)


December 27th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 27 (IANS) Indian designer Pria Kataaria Puri has won the International Designer of the Year award for her contribution to the fashion world at the annual Masala ... Read more...

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Hazare is CNN-IBN Indian of the Year


December 17th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Anna Hazare was honoured with the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year 2011 award late Friday while West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was feted ... Read more...

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All down to hard work: Dravid on getting Polly Umrigar Award


December 11th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) Presented the Polly Umrigar Award in recognition of the 1,285 runs with six centuries he made from 15 Tests between October 2010 and September 2011, ... Read more...

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Lifetime award in India a paradox: Filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier


November 24th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panjim, Nov 24 (IANS) French filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier, who was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the opening ceremony of the 42nd International Film Festival, terms it an "irony ... Read more...

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Dravid named for Polly Umrigar best cricketer award


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) India's veteran batsman Rahul Dravid will be honoured with the 'Polly Umrigar Award for India's best cricketer of 2010-11' at the Board of Cricket Control for ... Read more...

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Conference on strategic electronics at Hyderabad


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 23 (IANS) A three-day conference on "Strategic Electronics: Instrumentation, Control, Communication and Computing" organised by the Indian Nuclear Society (INS) kickstarts here Thursday.R. Chidambaram, principal scientific advisor to ... Read more...

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Wadekar to be honoured with C.K.Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Former India captain Ajit Wadekar will be honoured with the Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award.Wadekar will receive the award at the annual BCCI Awards Ceremony ... Read more...

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Yesudas completes 50 years as singer!


November 13th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 13 (IANS) Singing legend K.J. Yesudas will celebrate his golden jubilee as a singer Nov 14 as it was on this day half-a-century ago that he recorded his ... Read more...

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Hema Malini, Jaya Prada to be honoured


November 11th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Yesteryears actresses Hema Malini and Jaya Prada will be honoured with Aadhi Aabadi Women Achievers awards for their contribution to Indian cinema.The award aims ... Read more...

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Freeman to receive lifetime achievement award


November 11th, 2011 - 8:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Oscar-award winning actor Morgan Freeman will receive the Cecil B. DeMille award for his contribution to entertainment at next year's Golden Globes.The 74-year-old, best known for ... Read more...

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Tally co-founder gets Nasscom lifetime achievement award


November 10th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 10 (IANS) Bharat Goenka, co-founder and managing director of Tally Solutions, has been conferred the first lifetime achievement award of the National Association of Software and Services Companies ... Read more...

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Nasscom confers lifetime award on Tally’s Goenka


November 9th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 9 (IANS) The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) Wednesday conferred, for the first time, its Lifetime Achievement award on Tally Solutions managing director Bharat Goenka ... Read more...

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