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  Newsmakers   23 May 2017

Newsmakers, 23 May 2017

Adoor Gopalakrishnan wins JC Daniel award for contribution to Malayalam cinema

The annual award was announced by the Office of the Minister for Cinema A K Balan in a statement here today.

23 May 2017 7:08 PM

Bihar woman gifts 'amazing' basket made out of waste plastic to Modi

Fifty-year-old Gita uses plastic waste like wrappers and polythene to make vases, baskets and similar items.

23 May 2017 6:49 PM

Indian billionaire in Dubai to pay for expat prisoners' tickets

Merchant is also working on providing financial aid to Ajman Police for the treatment of a policeman suffering from neurological disorder.

23 May 2017 3:40 PM

Dubai-based Indian billionaire to donate for expat prisoners' ticktes

Firoz Merchant, founder and chairman of Pure Gold Jewelers, has just signed a memorandum of understanding with the UAE's Faraj Fund.

23 May 2017 3:31 PM

American dean confused after Indian student touches his feet

The boy took the degree, shook the dean's hand and went on to touch his feet.

23 May 2017 2:23 PM


Arnie hammers his point on planet with Hummers

The Terminator star insists that should not stop him being an environmental evangelist.

23 May 2017 6:35 AM

Cannes 2017: Sonam Kapoor dons a golden look for the red carpet

The Cannes fiesta began on May 17 and will continue till May 28.

23 May 2017 3:50 AM