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Felicitations pour in for Bollywood filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 25th anniversary in industry

With nine magnum opuses like Black, Saawariya, Padmaavat, Ram Leela, Bajirao Mastani, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Devdas to his name, he has...

Entertainment

Ravi Kumar Dahiya's silver medal takes India's Olympic tally to five

India won two medals to take their overall tally from Tokyo 2020 to five as the Olympics near the Games' conclusion.

Other Sports

Two Indian origin journalists among Pulitzer Prize winners for 2021

Two Indian origin journalists are among the winners of the Pulitzer Prizes for the year 2021. Megha Rajagopalan, a journalist working for...

USA

21-year-old British-Indian is youngest member on Queen's Birthday Honours' List

21-year-old British-Indian Amika George has been picked as the youngest recipient of the Queen’s Birthday Honours this year for pushing...

UK

11-year-old Indian-origin Yoga prodigy Ishwar Sharma recipient of UK PM's daily Points of Light award

Indian-origin 11-year-old Ishwar Sharma from Kent has become a recipient of United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s daily Points of...

NRI Stories NRI Stories

Scoot world's first low-cost carrier to get diamond status in airline health safety audit

Singapore News: Singapore Airlines' budget arm Scoot has been awarded the Diamond status in the APEX Health Safety global audit of airlines,...

Singapore

Local talents celebrated at Pradhana Vizha 2021 with 31 talent and production awards

The 17th edition of the event was held at The Theatre at Mediacorp.

Entertainment

Hope to inspire people to work towards taking care of nature, says Commonwealth essay contest winner Czaana Saxena

Singapore-born Indian-origin Czaana Saxena, aged 11 years, has won the gold finalist award in the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition...

Education

Indian origin filmmaker Zafar Anjum’s Singapore Vignettes scores OTT release

Singapore-based writer and filmmaker Zafar Anjum’s feature-length anthology of three short films, Singapore Vignettes, made in Singapore...

Movies NRI Stories

OTT platforms are great opportunities for fresh filmmakers: ZEE5 Global contest winner Shilpa Krishnan

Indian-origin Shilpa Krishnan Shukla, an amateur Singapore-based filmmaker, tries to capture the multiculturalism of both her native and...

Entertainment NRI Stories

ZEE5 Global OTT Content Festival 2021 announces 15 winners; Singapore's Shilpa Krishnan wins top award

Streaming platform ZEE5 Global today announced the winners and winning entries of the recently concluded 2021 Global Content Festival.

Entertainment

Piyush Gupta wins ET Global Indian Award

Singapore-based DBS Group CEO Piyush Gupta won the Global Indian Award of The Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence.

NRI Stories

Indian teacher wins million-dollar global teacher prize; opts to split half with other finalists

Indian teacher Ranjitsinh Disale was announced the winner of the Global Teacher Prize 2020 at a virtual ceremony broadcast from the Natural...

Global

BAFTA announces initiative to unearth, develop talented entertainers across India

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) on Monday announced its 'Breakthrough Initiative' which will identify, celebrate,...

UK

23-year-old Mumbai-based wildlife photographer becomes first Indian woman to win Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award

Mumbai-based wildlife photographer Aishwarya Sridhar has become the first Indian woman to win the 56th Wildlife Photographer of the Year...

Global

50th Kerala State Film Awards hailed for awarding stellar performances, deserving films and technicians

50th Kerala State Film Awards hailed for awarding stellar performances, deserving films and technicians

Entertainment

British-Indian physician awarded for volunteer work helping NHS charity

Ravi Solanki, an Indian-origin physician, is among 19 winners of the United Kingdom's Royal Academy of Engineering President's Special...

UK

Apsaras Arts among 6 inaugural winners of NHB’s ‘Stewards of Singapore's Intangible Cultural Heritage Award’

Apsaras Arts, that trains and nurtures Indian dance forms is among the six winners of the inaugural ‘Stewards of Singapore's Intangible...

Entertainment

BAFTA Appoints Emmy-winning Krishnendu Majumdar as Chair

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts appointed Emmy-winning television producer Krishnendu Majumdar as chairperson, making him...

Entertainment

ZEE Cine Awards conducted sans audience due to COVID-19 fears

The Zee Cine Awards 2020 took place in Mumbai on March 13 without the general public owing to the coronavirus pandemic.

Entertainment

International Indian Film Academy Awards 2020 postponed due to COVID 19 fears

The new date for the awards ceremony is yet to be set, though IIFA has said that it is fully committed to hosting IIFA 2020 in Madhya...

Entertainment

India-based ‘Period. End Of Sentence’ makes history, wins Oscar for Best Documentary Short Subject

An India-based film on menstruation, titled Period. End of Sentence, has won the Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category at the...

Movies

Indian origin Professor honoured with Hind Rattan Award 2019

An Indian origin Associate Professor at Taylor's University, Australia, Dr Aditya Arya has been honoured with the prestigious Hind Rattan...

Global

India wins top UN award for promoting investment in wind energy sector

India's investment promotion agency Invest India has been conferred with United Nations Investment Promotion Award for mobilising investment...

Global

Megastar Sridevi wins the Excellence in Acting award

Even after 50 glorious years, megastar Sridevi continues to create magic on screen ever since her first leading role in 1976. The Bollywood...

Entertainment