Surekha Sikri on winning National Award: I am pleasantly surprised, I wasn’t expecting this

Veteran actress Surekha Sikri has won the Best Supporting Actress Award for her performance of the canny grandmother in Junglee Pictures’ Badhaai Ho. Her character ‘dadiji’ constantly quarrels with her daughter-in-law Priyamvada (Neena Gupta) and dominates her son Jeetender (Gajraj Rao), but when outsiders taunt them for a late unplanned pregnancy, she becomes fiercely protective […]

National Teachers’ Awards 2020 : 3 UP teachers among 47 honoured

The independent jury at the national level reviewed the list of 153 teachers as shortlisted by all the 36 State and UT Selection Committees and seven Organisation Selection Committees through Video Conferencing. The jury considered the applications and presentations made by all shortlisted teachers and after detailed deliberations recommended the names of the 47 candidates […]

It was an honour to receive the National Award from Pranab Mukherjee: Mikhil Musale

Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India passed away today at the age of 84. And Gujarati filmmaker Mikhil Musale, who received the National Award for Best Gujarati Film for his directorial debut Wrong Side Raju in 2017 from him, says it was an absolute honour to share the stage with him. “The protocol of the […]

Sony World Photography Awards submission dates announced, introduces new categories

The World Photography Organisation has started taking submissions for the 14th edition of the Sony World Photography Awards starting July 1, 2020. The organisation has also introduced new categories and added application features for the awards this year. Participation in Sony World Photography Awards is totally free and participants for the first time this year […]

L&T-owned 1,400 MW Nabha Power Plant wins Twin Awards at CII Energy Efficiency Summit 2020

PATAILA: Nabha Power, a wholly owned subsidiary of L&T Power Development, won two prestigious awards at the 21st National Award Ceremony for Excellence in Energy Management, hosted by CII recently.Nabha Power Limited was adjudged as the National Energy Leader 2020 for its progressive performance for the second consecutive year in Energy Management.Nabha Power also received […]

Award promotes sustainable development of smart cities

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Smart City Award 2020 was officially launched online by the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) on September 7, aiming to push for sustainable development of smart cities across the nation. At the event, VINASA Chairman Truong Gia Binh laid stress on the significance of smart city development, holding […]

Vietnam Smart City Award launched

The award promises to contribute to accelerating the construction and development of sustainable smart cities in Vietnam along with the process of national digital transformation, the realization of goals, orientations, as well as the Party and State’s guidelines and policies. The Vietnam Smart City Award will be held annually starting from 2020.

Gracie Awards: Michelle Williams, Amy Poehler And Niecy Nash Among Honorees

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10 Life Lessons From Kangana Ranaut

Constantly challenging and shattering Bollywood’s precious myths or stirring its privilege lot out of undeserved comfort with her extraordinary candor and whimsical sense of humour, there is a lot one can learn from the actress who left her home in the hills of Himachal Pradesh to grab the limelight in Bollywood. 

Vietnam’s National Emblem: navigating a path to represent soul of the nation

After receiving feedback from President Ho Chi Minh and the National Assembly, the final version was chosen in 1956, in which ripe rice bundles represented agricultural strength on both sides of the circle, hugging the symbol of industrialisation, the cog wheel in the middle. The soft red silk ribbons with the “Democratic Republic of Vietnam” letters […]