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.

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.

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.

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.

Ozzy Osbourne wants a knighthood

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

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.

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.

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.

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

David Beckham has reportedly been rejected for a knighthood.

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.

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.

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.

Russell Brand wants a knighthood

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

Indian-origin scientist honoured with knighthood

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

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.

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.

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.

Elton John would choose Oscar over Knighthood

Sir Elton John has revealed that if he was ever given a choice between his Knighthood and his Academy Award he would rather choose the latter.

Elton John would give up knighthood for Oscar

British singer Sir Elton John has said he would give up his knighthood for his Academy Award.

Bob Hoskin doesn`t want a knighthood

Bob Hoskin has revealed that he doesn`t want a knighthood.