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Badminton: India scripts history with maiden Thomas Cup victory

Indian badminton men's team clinched a historic first-ever Thomas Cup title, beating 14-time champions Indonesia 3-0 in the final of the...

Other Sports

Gujarat-based architect Balkrishna Doshi bags prestigious UK medal

Ahmedabad-based Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi will be honoured with the prestigious UK medal, Royal Gold Medal 2022 by the Royal...

UK

Academy to take disciplinary action against Will Smith’s behaviour during Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has said that it is “upset and outraged" over Will Smith’s slapped actor-comedian Chris...

Entertainment

Salman Khan, Ananya Pandey and Varun Dhawan announce IIFA Awards 2022

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, Varun Dhawan, Ananya Pandey and host Maniesh Paul attended the press conference hosted by IIFA yesterday...

Entertainment

Gearing up for golfing glory: Teen sensation Avani Prashanth

Avani Prashanth is part of a growing crop of teen sports stars and a pathbreaker in Indian women’s golf.

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Late CDS Bipin Rawat, Sundar Pichai, Satya Nadella among list of Padma awardees

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Google CEO Sundar Pichai were conferred with Padma Bhushan awards as the government announced Padma awards...

India

Nine-year-old yoga prodigy Indira Sharma following in her family's footsteps

Nine-year-old Indira Sharma is following in the footsteps of her father Dr Nanjundiah Vishwanath and elder brother Ishwar Sharma as a yoga...

NRI Stories Spotlight - @work

Amid Omicron fear, Grammys postponed for this year

Just weeks ahead of the Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, the organisers have postponed the event for this year, fearing risks of...

Global

President Halimah Yacob confers eight artists with Singapore’s top arts accolades

President Halimah Yacob confers eight artists, two cultural medallions and six young artists awards, for their contribution to the...

Singapore

Singapore's Changi Airport drops to No 3 in World's Best Airports List 2021

United Kingdom-based consultancy company Skytrax released its latest ranking of the best airports in the world, with Singapore’s acclaimed...

Travel

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 announced 2021 Global Content Festival 15 winners across multiple continents will have their films showcased...

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