25 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Wrestling coach Anoop Singh and Paralympics coach Naval Singh were among the five names officially approved by the Sports Ministry for the prestigious Dronacharya Awards this year.
24 Aug 2015
Mumbai: Veteran actor-director Amol Palekar has been appointed as chairman of India's Oscar jury, which will select the country's official entry in the best foreign film category of the 88th Academy Awards.
20 Aug 2015
Ranchi: The Jharkhand government today decided to honour slain police driver Rumul Sevaiva and injured Senior Superintendent of Police Prabhat Kumar and his body guard Mohammad Faizal with state Gallantry Awards for their 'exemplary courage' during an encounter with Maoists.
14 Aug 2015
Mumbai: The two young men from Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir, who overpowered and caught alive a suspected Pakistani terrorist last week, were yesterday given Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Bravery award for showing exemplary courage at a function here.
12 Aug 2015
Chandigarh: Medal-winning sportspersons from Haryana were given cash awards of Rs 53 crore by the Haryana government yesterday. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar gave away the cash awards to 158 outstanding sportspersons who excelled in various international events and won medals for the country in events like boxing, wrestling and athletics.
15 Aug 2015
New Delhi: A total of 824 personnel were awarded police medals on the eve of India's 69th Independence Day. Border Security Force (BSF) constable Sanjay Dhar was posthumously awarded the President's Police Medal for Gallantry.
12 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Disappointed at the exclusion of Sourav Kothari and Chitra Magimairaj from the Arjuna Awards list, the Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) today urged the Sports Ministry to reconsider the two names in order to give the cue sport stars their due.
15 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Sania Mirza’s name was on Friday officially approved for the coveted Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, becoming only the second tennis player to be nominated for the highest sporting honour.
29 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Social worker Anshu Gupta and former AIIMS officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi on Wednesday won the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay awards for "enterprising leadership" and for exposing corruption.
14 Jul 2015
Chennai: Heaping encomiums on legendary music director M S Viswanathan who passed away here, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today expressed regret that the musician was deprived of the prestigious Padma awards despite she herself making pleas since 1991.