Agnes Varda to receive Palme d'Or at Cannes 2015

 French filmmaker Agnes Varda will receive an honorary Palme d’Or at the forthcoming 68th Cannes International Film Festival. She follows in the footsteps of Woody Allen (2002), Clint Eastwood (2009) and Bernardo Bertolucci (2011).

Hrithik Roshan 'proud' to receive award for HRX
Hrithik Roshan 'proud' to receive award for HRX

Actor Hrithik Roshan is 'proud' to receive Brand Visionary of the Year Male award at the International Advertising Association (IAA) Awards for his brand HRX.

McConaughey to receive USD 135K for University speech
McConaughey to receive USD 135K for University speech

The University of Houston is paying Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey USD 135,000 to deliver the commencement speech in May.

Tommy Hilfiger to receive Medal of Hope Award
Tommy Hilfiger to receive Medal of Hope Award

Ace designer Tommy Hilfiger will be conferred with the 2015 Medal of Hope Award at the Nancy Davis-hosted 22nd annual Race to Erase MS event.

Pharrell Williams to receive CFDA Fashion Icon Award
Pharrell Williams to receive CFDA Fashion Icon Award

Singer Pharrell Williams will be honoured at the CFDA Fashion Awards, which will be held on June 1.

L Subramaniam, Roshan Kumari receive Hafiz Ali Khan Award

Acclaimed Indian violinist L Subramaniam and Kathak exponent Roshan Kumari were awarded with prestigious Hafiz Ali Khan Award-2014 by renowned Sarod player Ustad Amzad Ali Khan at a function held here. Subramaniam and Kumari of Jaipur Gharana received the 30th Hafiz Ali Khan award last evening.

Asha Bhosle to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at DIFF
Asha Bhosle to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at DIFF

Legendary playback singer Asha Bhosle will be honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award for her decades of dedication to Indian cinema at the forthcoming Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF).

Christopher Nolan to receive Cinematic Imagery award
Christopher Nolan to receive Cinematic Imagery award

 'Interstellar' director Christopher Nolan will receive the Art Directors Guild's Cinematic Imagery Award at the 19th annual Excellence in Production Design Awards.

Darren Aronofsky to receive Animal Rights award
Darren Aronofsky to receive Animal Rights award

Director Darren Aronofsky will receive the first ever Human Society Filmmaker Award as an appreciation for his decision to use animated animals instead of real creatures in his Biblical film 'Noah'.

Uruguay to receive 120 Syrian refugees

Some 120 refugees from war-torn Syria are due to begin arriving in Uruguay in the coming weeks, officials here said on Tuesday.

Bandh call receives mixed response in Jodhpur

A half-day bandh called by
protesters alleging police inaction in a murder case here
received mixed response on Saturday.

Cong MLA from Bhopal receives death threat

Congress MLA Brajendra Singh
Rathod on Wednesday said it has been four days into receiving a death
threat on his mobile but police have failed to find out the
identify of the caller yet.

Since 26/11, GRP has received only eight bulletproof vests

Over two years after the busy
CST witnessed bloodbath during
26/11 carnage, police guarding railway stations that are on terror groups` radar have received only eight bullet-proof jackets as against the requirement of 220 vests.

No report received on probe against KGB`s kin: Kerala CM

Kerala CM denies receiving any report
about legal hurdles in the assets case against PV Sreenijan.

98 percent of parents feel youth should receive sex-ed from them: US study

Parents should be the most important providers of information about sex and sexuality to kids, says a new survey of parents.

In Gurgaon, women to take complaints from women

In a bid to make the security forces
more "courteous", local police has been instructed to make
sure that complaints made by women should only be received by
women officers.

Jaya-TV receives two more threat letters

AIADMK-backed Jaya TV on Friday said it
received two more threatening letters warning party chief
Jayalalithaa of dire consequences if she visited Madurai for
her proposed protest rally on October 18.

Police receive SMS threatening Karunanidhi`s life

Police on Friday received an SMS
threatening to kill Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi in
a bomb attack, a top police officer said.

Malaysia`s first school for pregnant teens receives first intake

Five heavily pregnant teenagers
signed up to become the pioneer students at Malaysia`s first
school dedicated to pregnant teenagers.