Andy Murray, Mo Farah knighted in Queen's New year Honours list

Andy Murray, Mo Farah knighted in Queen's New year Honours list

Murray, previously honoured with an OBE in 2012, earlier this month he was voted the BBC Sports Personality of the Year for a record third time.

Dec 31, 2016, 10:18 AM IST

Indian-origin cancer researcher knighted by Queen Elizabeth

An Indian-origin cancer research expert has received a Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his "influential" work on prevention and treatment of cancer in the annual New Year's Honours list published here on Thursday.

Dec 31, 2015, 05:54 AM IST

Indian-origin academician knighted by Queen

A senior Cambridge University academic working with Tata Steel has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours list along with 17 other Indian-origin people who received in various fields.

Jun 13, 2015, 19:17 PM IST

Prince Philip gets disputed Australian knighthood

 Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday presented her husband Prince Philip with an insignia of his Australian knighthood, the awarding of which plunged Prime Minister Tony Abbott into crisis earlier this year.

Apr 22, 2015, 19:19 PM IST
Daniel Day-Lewis receives knighthood

Daniel Day-Lewis receives knighthood

Actor Daniel Day-Lewis has been honoured with a knighthood by the Duke of Cambridge at a ceremony held in Buckingham Palace here.

Nov 15, 2014, 19:04 PM IST
Knighthood made Ben Kingsley feel accepted

Knighthood made Ben Kingsley feel accepted

Oscar-award winning actor Ben Kingsley says his knighthood made him feel accepted in a way his own mother, actress and model Anna Goodman, never did.

Sep 10, 2014, 13:13 PM IST

Ozzy Osbourne wants a knighthood

Heavy metal vocalist Ozzy Osbourne has revealed he would love to have a knighthood.

Jun 29, 2014, 10:57 AM IST

British Indian physicist accorded knighthood by Queen

An Indian-origin physicist, best known for his work on the Large Hadron Collider experiment, has been accorded an honorary knighthood by Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II for his achievements in science.

Jun 14, 2014, 18:13 PM IST

Shane Warne a favourite for knighthood to the Order of Australia

Australian spin legend Shane Warne has reportedly been tipped as a top favourite to be granted a knighthood after Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that the country could reintroduce knights and dames to the Order of Australia.

Mar 26, 2014, 12:50 PM IST

Becks` knighthood rejection caused explosive row in Honours committee meeting

David Beckham`s rejection for a knighthood led to massive explosive row in Honours committee meeting last year.

Jan 06, 2014, 17:46 PM IST

Becks `rejected for knighthood` in New Year`s Honors list

David Beckham has reportedly been rejected for a knighthood.

Dec 29, 2013, 18:36 PM IST

Murray overlooked for British knighthood despite `historic` Wimbledon win

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has reportedly been overlooked for a British knighthood in next week`s New Year Honours list, despite becoming the first British man to win the Grand Slam tournament in 77 years.

Dec 29, 2013, 12:39 PM IST

Majority of Brits against Murray receiving knighthood

A recent poll has revealed that the tennis superstar should not get a knighthood for his amazing triumph, which led to the end of Britain`s 77-year long wait for a men`s singles champion at Wimbledon from their nation.

Jul 14, 2013, 12:50 PM IST

Knighthood healed family wounds, says Ben Kingsley

Ben Kingsley has credited his knighthood with finally filling an emotional `vacuum` left by his cold and distant parents.

Apr 15, 2013, 15:06 PM IST

Russell Brand wants a knighthood

Funnyman Russell Brand, who claims to have a soft spot for the Queen, says he deserves a knighthood.

Jun 12, 2012, 13:44 PM IST

Fred Goodwin stripped of knighthood

Britain stripped the former head of Royal Bank of Scotland of his knighthood on Tuesday, putting a banker reviled by tabloids as "Fred the Shred" alongside Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe and Romania's Nicolae Ceausescu as those who lost the high honour.

Feb 01, 2012, 12:26 PM IST

Indian-origin scientist honoured with knighthood

US citizen whose pioneering work in molecular biology won him
the 2009 Nobel Prize in chemistry, has been honoured with a
knighthood in Britain.

Dec 31, 2011, 10:05 AM IST

Sir Bruce Forsyth knighted for 70 iconic years in showbiz

Sir Bruce Forsyth was pictured looking ecstatic as he was knighted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace for a lifetime of entertaining the nation.

Oct 13, 2011, 15:38 PM IST

Catherine Zeta-Jones gets knighted by Prince Charles

Catherine Zeta-Jones has been knighted for her contribution to cinema and was made a Commander of the British Empire.

Feb 25, 2011, 09:28 AM IST

Simon Cowell, David Beckham snubbed for knighthood

The three lions of UK entertainment and sport, Simon Cowell, Bruce Forsyth and David Beckham, have been snubbed for a knighthood.

Dec 25, 2010, 11:47 AM IST