Kerala's top honour for Padma Subrahmanyam

 Eminent danseuse and Bharatanatyam exponent Padma Subrahmanyam has been selected for Kerala's prestigious choreography award 'Nishagandhi Puraskaram', instituted by the state Tourism Department.

French Ligue 1 game time changed for Paris attacks tribute
French Ligue 1 game time changed for Paris attacks tribute

The French Ligue 1 match between Lyon and Toulouse has been pushed back by three hours on Sunday to respect a national tribute being held in honour of the victims of a deadly terrorist attack in Paris.

French sport honours victims of Paris attacks
French sport honours victims of Paris attacks

A minute's silence will be observed ahead of all French football, rugby and basketball matches this weekend as the world of sport moved to honour the 12 victims of the Charlie Hebdo attack on Thursday.

Cristiano Ronaldo returns home for statue unveiling
Cristiano Ronaldo returns home for statue unveiling

World player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo returned to his home town of Funchal on Madeira on Sunday to attend the unveiling of a statue sculpted in his honour.

Baichung Bhutia dedicates AFC honour to struggling Indian players
Baichung Bhutia dedicates AFC honour to struggling Indian players

The only Indian inductee in the Asian Football Federation's Hall of Fame, former captain Baichung Bhutia on Sunday dedicated the rare honour to the country's footballers who continue to "struggle against all odds to prove themselves every single day".

Melissa Rivers hosts Thanksgiving in honour of Joan Rivers
Melissa Rivers hosts Thanksgiving in honour of Joan Rivers

TV personality Melissa Rivers hosted a Thanksgiving dinner at her mother Joan Rivers' home here.

Broadway to dim lights in Mike Nichols's honour!
Broadway to dim lights in Mike Nichols's honour!

Broadway will dim its lights in honour of the late director Mike Nichols.

Christoph Waltz set for Walk Of Fame honour
Christoph Waltz set for Walk Of Fame honour

Austrian actor Christoph Waltz will receive the 2,536th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this December.

Danny Dyer receives best actor honour at Inside Soap Awards
Danny Dyer receives best actor honour at Inside Soap Awards

 

London: British actor Danny Dyer has received the best actor trophy at the annual Inside Soap Awards.

The 37-year-old actor was recognised with the honour at the prize giving, less than a month after he picked up a top honour at Britain's TV Choice Awards, reportedly.

Big honour to lead India in Asiad opening ceremony: Sardar Singh
Big honour to lead India in Asiad opening ceremony: Sardar Singh

The honour to carry India's flag in the opening ceremony of 17th Asian Games couldn't have come at a better time for hockey team skipper Sardar Singh, who feels it will not only spur him but the entire squad to break its 16-year gold jinx in the continental event.

Now US postage stamp on late Nageswara Rao
Now US postage stamp on late Nageswara Rao

The Akkineni Foundation of America (AFA) has announced that the United States Postal Service (USPA) will honour Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR) by issuing a postage stamp on the occasion of the late legendary Indian actor's 91st birth anniversary Sep 20 in Dallas, Texas.

Let's celebrate Dhyan Chand by following him: Sarbananda Sonowal
Let's celebrate Dhyan Chand by following him: Sarbananda Sonowal

Paying tribute to Major Dhyan Chand on his 109th birth anniversary, which is being celebrated as the National Sports Day, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday said the best way to honour the hockey wizard's memory is to inculcate the qualities he displayed on the field.

Kavita Krishnamurthy, L Subramaniam honoured by New Jersey Assembly

Renowned Indian singer Krishnamurthy and her violin maestro husband L Subramaniam have been honoured by the New Jersey Assembly for their contributions to world music.

Woody Allen receives handprint honour in Rhode Island

Filmmaker Woody Allen has cemented his place in Rhode Island history by adding his handprints to the state`s own Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Michael Caine to be honoured at an event in London

Actor Michael Caine will be honoured at a special event, where clips from his most famous movies will be played on screen, while their musical scores will be performed by the London Symphony Orchestra.

Ludacris to be honoured at BMI Awards

Rapper Ludacris will be honoured with the President`s Award at the Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) R&B/Hip-Hop Awards next month.

Broadway to give dim lights honor to Elaine Stritch who died at 89

Broadway will dim its light for 1 minute on July 18 to honor Elaine Stritch, who died at the age of 89 recently.

Allegri honoured to be new Juventus boss

Massimiliano Allegri said it was an honour to be named the new Juventus coach but insisted he would not be making radical changes to a squad which swept the last three Serie A titles.

`The World Before Her` director elated with Emmy nod

Nisha Pahuja, whose acclaimed documentary `The World Before Her`, has been nominated for the Emmy awards after creating ripples internationally, hopes the honour will help strengthen the documentary community in India.