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Gulzar named for Tata Literature Fest's Poet Laureate 2016 award

Gulzar named for Tata Literature Fest's Poet Laureate 2016 award

Lyricist-writer Gulzar will be honoured with this year's Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate Award. 

Raveena Tandon 'honoured' to receive award from Dharmendra

Raveena Tandon 'honoured' to receive award from Dharmendra

 Actress Raveena Tandon says she felt honoured to receive an award from veteran actor Dharmendra here.

British scientists awarded Denmark-based brain research prize

They have shown how the connection between brain cells in the hippocampus can be strengthened through repeated stimulation -- a phenomenon that is called long-term potentiation.

Angelina Jolie receives award for entertainment, film

Angelina Jolie receives award for entertainment, film

 Superstar Angelina Jolie has received the WSJ Magazine Innovator Award for Entertainment and Film.

Dariush Mehrjui bags IFFK Lifetime Achievement Award

 Eminent filmmaker Dariush Mehrjui, who spearheaded cinematic renaissance in Iran, has been chosen for this year's International Film Festival of Kerala's 'Lifetime Achievement Award'.

Duran Duran to receive first MTV Video Visionary Award

 English new wave/synthpop band Duran Duran will be honoured with the first ever MTV Video Visionary Award at the MTV EMAs.

Researchers awarded grants for new innovations

Mother and child health were the main focus of the winners of the 'All Children Thriving' grants under the Grand Challenges India initiative. The winners were on Tuesday awarded certificates for their innovations.

Harsh Vardhan launches award in honour of physicist M.G.K. Menon

 Union Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday launched the first lecture award in honour of renowned physicist M.G.K. Menon.

Indian-origin teen creates low-cost robotic arm

Indian-origin teen creates low-cost robotic arm

A 17-year-old Indian-origin teenager has won accolades for an inexpensive robotic arm he created for his school science fair project in California state of the US.

Hema Malini lauds Subhash Ghai's institute after award

Hema Malini lauds Subhash Ghai's institute after award

 Actress-politician Hema Malini, who was conferred with a "special award" by Subhash Ghai and the faculty of the filmmaker's institute Whistling Woods International Film School, says the contribution made by his institute has been "immense" in bringing out talent.

Janet Jackson receives Ultimate Icon Award

Janet Jackson receives Ultimate Icon Award

 Janet Jackson received the Ultimate Icon: Music Dance Visual Award at the 2015 BET Awards.

Michael Douglas receives Jewish Honour

Michael Douglas receives Jewish Honour

Veteran actor Michael Douglas has received the Genesis Prize, which is dubbed as the 'Jewish Nobel Prize', for his work promoting a more welcoming and inclusive Judaism.

BAFTA announces special award to 'Downton Abbey'

BAFTA announces special award to 'Downton Abbey'

 The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) will present British actor Julian Fellowes and the cast of British TV series "Downton Abbey" with a special Award on August 11.

Saudi blogger lawyer wins human rights prize

Saudi lawyer Waleed Abu Al-Khair, who is defending a blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes in the Middle East country was on Friday awarded the prestigious Ludovic Trarieux Prize for his work defending human rights, organisers said.

BAFTA to honour 'Downtown Abbey' with special award in August

BAFTA to honour 'Downtown Abbey' with special award in August

'Downtown Abbey' to be honoured by BAFTA with a special award at a tribute night attended by its cast and crew on August 11 for becoming a global phenomenon.

Benedict Cumberbatch to receive CBE at Queen's birthday honours

Benedict Cumberbatch to receive CBE at Queen's birthday honours

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch will reportedly receive 'Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire' (CBE) honour during the Queen's birthday honours.

'Furious 7' dominates movie nominations at Teen Choice Awards

'Furious 7' dominates movie nominations at Teen Choice Awards

The latest "Fast and Furious" movie- "Furious 7" has received five nods in the movie category of 2015 Teen Choice Awards.

Patricia Arquette to be honoured at Monte Carlo TV Festival

Patricia Arquette to be honoured at Monte Carlo TV Festival

Oscar-winning actress Patricia Arquette will be honored with a Lifetime achievement awards at the Monte Carlo Televison Festival.

Bappi Lahiri to get Lifetime Achievement Award

Bappi Lahiri to get Lifetime Achievement Award

Singer-composer Bappi Lahiri will be conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award at the San Francisco Global Movie Fest. He says this "adulation" keeps veterans like him "alive and going".

Helen Mirren a 'Grammy' away from 'EGOT' status

Helen Mirren a 'Grammy' away from 'EGOT' status

Helen Mirren, who recently received Tony award, plans to soon get a Grammy award so that she can attain her EGOT(Emmy, Oscar, Grammy and Tony) status.