29 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Mired in selection controversies and devoid of a Khel Ratna for the first time in 20 years, the National Sports Awards were on Friday presented by President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in a ceremony which was severely short on star power.
29 Aug 2014
MONACO: Cristiano Ronaldo, whose extra-time penalty put the seal on Real Madrid's 4-1 Champions League final victory over Atletico Madrid in May, was named UEFA's Best Player in Europe on Thursday.
27 Aug 2014
Mumbai: Actor Furqan Merchant is on cloud nine as his film ‘Identity Card’ has bagged three awards at international film festivals.
24 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Lauding young bravehearts as the ‘nation’s pride’ and their courageous acts as an ‘inspiration’ to all, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday presented the National Bravery Awards to 25 children ahead of Republic Day.
22 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Putting an end to speculations, the Sports Ministry stuck to the original list of Arjuna awards winners, thereby dashing boxer Manoj Kumar's hopes of getting the sporting honour.
21 Apr 2014
Johannesburg: Five Indian-South Africans will be conferred South Africa's highest awards, National Orders, by President Jacob Zuma for their bravery and sacrifice during the country's freedom struggle.
18 Aug 2014
Ranchi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren, noted philosopher Prof Sudharkar Dixit and industrialist R S Rungta were honoured with the title of 'Maha-Nayaak' for their contribution to the society in their respective fields.
12 Aug 2014
Ahmedabad: Four scientists were on Tuesday conferred with the Dr Vikram Sarabhai Research awards for the year 2013, on the birth anniversary of the visionary scientistat Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) here.
11 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Boxing coach G Manoharan, rowing's Jose Jacob and wrestling's Mahaveer Prasad were among five names recommended for this year's Dronacharya Award by a selection panel headed by World Cup-winning hockey captain Ajitpal Singh on Monday.
13 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Pitching for a healthier law making environment in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Outstanding Parliamentarian Awards function highlighted the importance of combination of three qualities ‘Netritva, Kartutva, Vaktutva’ in the making of an Outstanding Parliamentarian.