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Soumitra, Mithun to be honoured by West Bengal government


July 18th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Veteran actors Soumitra Chatterjee, Mithun Chakraborty and Supriya Devi will be among 43 film personalities who will be honoured by the West Bengal government July ... Read more...

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Delhi government honours Amjad Ali Khan, Ruskin Bond, Girija Devi


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Sarod exponent Amjad Ali Khan, vocalist Girija Devi and writer Ruskin Bond were Friday honoured with Lifetime Achievement Awards by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit ... Read more...

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19 NRIs honoured with Light of India awards


June 4th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 4 (IANS) Columbia University professor and economist Jagdish Bhagwati and noted author Amitav Ghosh are among 19 persons winning the Light of India awards recognizing excellence and ... Read more...

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Vengsarkar, Shiny Wilson presented lifetime achievement awards


April 27th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Dilip Vengsarkar and ace middle distance runner Shiny Wilson were Friday presented the lifetime achievements award by the Calcutta Sports Journalists Club ... Read more...

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Vidya bags best actress for ‘The Dirty Picture’


December 30th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor's "The Dirty Picture" has been named best picture, while Vidya Balan has been adjudged best actress for the same film at The ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs to be honoured with Grammy award


December 22nd, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 22 (IANS) Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will be posthumously honoured with a Grammy award for his contribution to music technology, The Recording Academy announced Wednesday. Jobs, who ... Read more...

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Thirteen business leaders conferred with ABLF awards


October 4th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Thirteen business leaders, among them Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata, Essar Group chairman Shashi Ruia, ICICI Bank chief Chanda Kochhar and Singapore Airlines chairman Lee ... Read more...

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Hockey legend Leslie Claudius honoured


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) City-based East Bengal Club Monday celebrated its 92nd foundation day by honouring Indian hockey legend Leslie Claudius with the 'Bharat Gaurav Samman.Triple Olympic gold medal ... Read more...

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Amjad Ali Khan, Jogen Chowdhury honoured


May 6th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and renowned painter Jogen Chowdhury were Friday conferred with lifetime achievement awards by luxury accessories maker Mont Blanc and Dakshinee, ... Read more...

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Govt. will take all measures to ensure safety of nuclear plants: PM


March 29th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): Asserting that the government will take all the necessary measures to ensure the safety of nuclear plants, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday said ... Read more...

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Julie Andrews to get lifetime achievement Grammy


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Hollywood actress Julie Andrews, singer Dolly Parton and rock band Ramones are reportedly set to receive lifetime achievement Grammys in February for their contribution to music.Said Neil ... Read more...

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12th Mumbai Film Festival ends


October 29th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Shaikh SharikMumbai, Oct.29 (ANI): The 12th Mumbai Film Festival, organized by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Images, ended with a gala closing ceremony.The eight-day-long film festival showcased over 600 films from ... Read more...

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Mumbai Film Festival honours Oliver Stone at closing ceremony


October 29th, 2010 - 4:18 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) The eight-day gala affair at the 12th Mumbai Film Festival concluded Thursday night in a grand way with active participation from Bollywood and presence of legends like ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee gets life membership of East Bengal


August 1st, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee was Sunday given life membership of East Bengal club, one of the country's top football teams, which also presented lifetime achievement awards ... Read more...

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Lucille Ball’s heirs fighting over auction of her belongings


July 16th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Late actress Lucille Ball's heirs are fighting over a planned auction of her belongings, which her daughter says will "prostitute" the star's memory.The sale includes love letters from ... Read more...

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Clio Awards honored the best in the advertising world after a gap of 13 years


May 30th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Clio Awards made a comeback after a gap of 13 years, and they were a mega success. The award ceremony started off with a ... Read more...

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Fans of Lauren Bacall Will Miss Her Oscar Moments


March 5th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, March 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Sunday, Mar 7, as the 82nd Academy Awards unfolds, there would be some of the world's best in the business receiving the awards. ... Read more...

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Beyonce top winner at Grammy’s with six awards (Roundup)


February 1st, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 1 (IANS) Pop diva Beyonce Knowles took home six golden gramophones at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards and became the top winner at the star-studded event. The singer ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson to get lifetime achievement Grammy


December 11th, 2009 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 11 (DPA) Michael Jackson is to be posthumously awarded a lifetime achievement Grammy, the US Recording Academy announced. The lifetime achievement awards will also be handed out to Leonard ... Read more...

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Boney Kapoor, Adoor get lifetime achievement awards at Cairo fest


November 14th, 2009 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor and noted Malayalam filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan have been conferred with the lifetime achievement award at the ongoing 33rd Cairo International Film Festival ... Read more...

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Lifetime achievement awards for Bhimsen Joshi, Habib Tanvir


August 31st, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday announced that it would confer Lifetime Achievement Awards upon classical singer Pandit Bhimsen Joshi and late theatre personality Habib Tanvir. The decision was ... Read more...

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Shashi Kapoor to get lifetime award at Mumbai fest


August 27th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Yesteryears actor Shashi Kapoor, who enthralled cinegoers with his performances in blockbusters like "Deewar" and "Namak Halal", will be honoured with the lifetime achievement award at the ... Read more...

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Balu bags Tana Lifetime Achievement Award


March 26th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Noted playback singer, Padma Shri SP Balasubrahmanyam was selected for the "Lifetime Achievement Award' by the Telugu Association of North America (TANA). The TANA would organise World Telugu Conferences once in every ... Read more...

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Lalit Modi, Anupam Kher get Teacher’s Achievement Awards


November 9th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Lalit Modi, the man behind the Indian Premier League cricket, and veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher were honoured with the Teacher's Achievement Awards at a star-studded function ... Read more...

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President to give away 54th national film awards today


September 2nd, 2008 - 9:05 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 2 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will give away the 54th national film awards here this evening.Eminent Film Director Tapan Sinha will receive the Dada Saheb Phalke award ... Read more...

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Curtain comes down on 10th Osian’s Cinefan


July 20th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Over 200 feature and short-fiction films from around 40 countries proved to be a visual treat at the 10th edition here of the Osian's Cinefan Film Fest ... Read more...

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200 movies for 10th Osian’s Asian-Arab film fest from Thursday


July 9th, 2008 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Movie-buffs are preparing for an 11-day mega celluloid treat here from Thursday, with nearly 200 films from the Asian-Arab world, along with a host of allied activities, ... Read more...

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French movie The Class bags Palme d’Or at Cannes


May 26th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by admin
London, May 26 (ANI): French movie The Class has bagged the coveted Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.The film, about life in a tough Paris school, was awarded the ... Read more...

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Pune seeks to become India’s animation capital


May 17th, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by admin
Pune, May 17 (IANS) First, it was information technology, then came biotechnology and now Pune's heavyweights want to make a mark in the animation sector. The fifth Hi Tech Pune-Maharashtra 2008 conference ... Read more...

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Rishi Kapoor, Dharmendra win awards at film festival


March 14th, 2008 - 11:56 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Call it a coincidence or good work. Bollywood heartthrob of the 1980s, Rishi Kapoor is the only actor honoured with two Lifetime Achievement Awards within a span of ... Read more...

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‘Tingya’ adjudged best film at Mumbai fest


March 14th, 2008 - 1:07 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Marathi film "Tingya" was adjudged the best film and Darsheel Daftary was named the best child actor for his role in "Taare Zameen Par" at the 10th International ... Read more...

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Mumbai film fest honours Dharmendra, Rishi Kapoor


March 13th, 2008 - 11:52 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Dharmendra and Rishi Kapoor, two of Bollywood's most popular stars of yesteryears, were conferred the Lifetime Achievement Awards at the closing ceremony of the 10th International Film Festival, ... Read more...

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Dilip Kumar’s illness delays government honours


February 20th, 2008 - 10:57 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Thespian Dilip Kumar's ill health has delayed the government's plans to honour him, singing legend Lata Mangeshkar, Bengali director Tapan Sinha and south Indian actress B. Saroja ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor, Sharmila given lifetime achievement awards


January 11th, 2008 - 10:55 am ICT by admin
Pune, Jan 11 (ANI): Yesteryear Bollywood actors Shammi Kapoor and Sharmila Tagore were honoured with the lifetime achievement award at the Sixth Pune International Film Festival (PIFF), last evening.Sharmila, who has an ... Read more...

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