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Pakistan India share Asian Hockey Champions Trophy title after match cancelled

Rain washed out the final in Muscat on Sunday

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October 29, 2018


Watch: Three young Pakistanis among winners of Queen’s Young Leader award 2018

Haroon Yasin, Hassan Mujtaba Zaidi and Mahnoor Syed have been named award winners of the prestigious Queen’s Young Leaders in recognition of role they are taking to change lives of people. Haroon Yasin Haroon is dedicated to giving children from underprivileged backgrounds the chance of a good education. He is the founder of Orenda, which…

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December 6, 2017


Emmy Awards: List of winners in key categories

LOS ANGELES: Here is a list of the winners in key categories for the 69th Emmy Awards, which were handed out in Los Angeles on Sunday: OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES : “The Handmaid’s Tale” OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES: “Veep” BEST LEAD ACTOR, DRAMA: Sterling K. Brown, “This is Us” BEST LEAD ACTRESS, DRAMA: Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s…

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September 18, 2017


Winners at the 2017 Cannes film festival

CANNES: Here are the winners from the 2017 Cannes film festival, as chosen Sunday by a star-studded jury led by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar. Palme d’Or: ‘The Square’ Swedish film “The Square”, a dark satire of the contemporary art world, was the surprise winner of the top Palme d’Or prize at the world’s biggest film…

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May 29, 2017


Casey Affleck emerges from brother Ben’s shadow with Oscar win

HOLLYWOOD: Casey Affleck completed his awards season victory lap on Sunday with a best actor Oscar for his restrained, devastating performance in Kenneth Lonergan’s family drama “Manchester by the Sea.” The American actor had already picked up a Golden Globe and British Bafta for the acclaimed turn, but he had to hold off a late…

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February 27, 2017


‘Zootopia’ wins Oscar for best animated picture

HOLLYWOOD: Buddy cop comedy “Zootopia” bagged the Oscar for best animated feature film on Sunday, crowning what turned into a record 2016 for Disney. The movie centers on the intrepid rabbit police officer Judy Hopps who, along with a fox, solves a crime in a metropolis inhabited by a diverse population of animals. “Zootopia,” the…

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February 27, 2017


Viola Davis wins Oscar on third try for ‘Fences’

HOLLYWOOD: The third time was indeed the charm for Viola Davis, who took home the best supporting actress Oscar on Sunday for her gut-wrenching performance in the big screen adaptation of August Wilson’s searing play “Fences.” The 51-year-old, a nominee in 2009 and 2012, bested a field that included two past Oscar winners — Nicole…

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February 27, 2017


Winners in main Oscars categories

HOLLYWOOD: Here are the winners in key categories for the 89th Academy Awards, which were handed out on Sunday in Hollywood: Best picture: “Moonlight” Best director: Damien Chazelle, “La La Land” Best actor: Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea” Best actress: Emma Stone, “La La Land” Best supporting actor: Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight” Best supporting actress:…

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February 27, 2017


Army chief awards prizes to winners of International Sniping Competition

RAWALPINDI: General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), met with Pakistan Army Team which won International Sniping Competition held at Beijing, China from  22 – 27 August 2016, and awarded them prizes. A total of 21 teams of 15 countries participated in the competition. In total 12 competitions were held involving individual, team and…

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October 5, 2016


Winners of 2016 US presidential primaries, by state

WASHINGTON: Here is a state-by-state list of the winners of Republican and Democratic presidential nominating contests held so far in the 2016 race for the White House: – ALABAMA – Democratic Party: Hillary Clinton Republican Party: Donald Trump – ALASKA – Democratic Party: March 26 caucus Republican Party: Ted Cruz – ARKANSAS – Democratic Party:…

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March 13, 2016


Winners in main Grammy categories

LOS ANGELES: The following is a list of the winners in a selection of top categories at the 58th Grammy Awards, which were presented in Los Angeles on Monday: Album of the Year: Taylor Swift, “1989” Record of the Year (for single): Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk” Song of the Year (for songwriting):…

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February 16, 2016


‘The Revenant’ and ‘The Martian’ big Golden Globe winners

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif: Revenge drama “The Revenant” and space adventure “The Martian” won the top movie prizes at the Golden Globes on Sunday on a night of surprises, laughter and barbed comments from fourth-time host Ricky Gervais. In a closely-contested men’s field, Leonardo DiCaprio won for his lead role as a fur trapper seeking retribution…

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January 11, 2016


Nobel winners to get extra medals… at their expense

OSLO: To avoid any possible discord between the winners of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, the awarding institute announced Wednesday that four additional medals will be struck — one for each member of the Tunisian quartet of laureates — but at their own expense. The prestigious prize was awarded to Tunisia’s National Dialogue Quartet on…

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December 2, 2015


2015 Emmy winners in key categories

LOS ANGELES: Here is a list of the winners in key categories for the 2015 Primetime Emmy awards, which were handed out in Los Angeles on Sunday: OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES “Game of Thrones” OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES “Veep” LEAD ACTOR, DRAMA Jon Hamm, “Mad Men” LEAD ACTRESS, DRAMA Viola Davis, “How to Get Away with Murder”…

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September 21, 2015


Cannes Film Festival winners 2015

CANNES: Here are the winners from the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, as chosen by a jury led by US director siblings Joel and Ethan Coen: Palme d'Or: “Dheepan” (French director Jacques Audiard) A thriller spotlighting the plight of Sri Lankan refugees, including a traumatised former insurgent, as they try to build new lives in France….

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May 24, 2015


Complete list of Oscar winners

HOLLYWOOD: Here is the complete list of winners at the 87th Academy Awards: Best picture: “Birdman” Best director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, “Birdman” Best actor: Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything” Best actress: Julianne Moore, “Still Alice” Best supporting actor: J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash” Best supporting actress: Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood” Best original screenplay: “Birdman” Best adapted screenplay:…

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February 23, 2015


Oscars best picture winners of past 20 years

HOLLYWOOD: The following is a list of the Academy Award best picture winners from the last 20 years, ahead of Sunday's 87th Oscars in Hollywood: 2014 – “12 Years A Slave” 2013 – “Argo” 2012 – “The Artist” 2011 – “The King's Speech” 2010 – “The Hurt Locker” 2009 – “Slumdog Millionaire” 2008 – “No…

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February 22, 2015


Bailey salutes match-winners Finch and Marsh

MELBOURNE: Australia skipper George Bailey praised match-winning centurion Aaron Finch and five-wicket star Mitchell Marsh after the World Cup co-hosts crushed England by 111 runs in their opening game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday. Finch, playing in front of his home crowd which swelled to almost 85,000 people, smashed 135 after being dropped…

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February 14, 2015


'Malika' foresees Italy beating England in FIFA WC match

Samaa's Malika is no ordinary elephant. She is gifted with the powers of prophecy. Yes, she can see the future. Malika, that lives in Karachi's Safari Park, is now going to predict which team wins the football matches in FIFA World Cup 2014. Today, she has picked Italy as the winner of Italy-England showdown…..Watch our…

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June 14, 2014


The winners at Bollywood's big night

TAMPA: “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag,” the story of celebrated Indian sprinter Milkha Singh, was the big winner at the International Indian Film Academy awards which ran until early Sunday. Here is a list of some of the key winners: BEST PICTURE: “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” BEST DIRECTOR: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” BEST LEADING ACTOR: Farhan…

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April 27, 2014


Actors Kevin Hart, Forest Whitaker are big winners at NAACP awards

PASADENA, Calif: Comedian and actor Kevin Hart won the coveted Entertainer of the Year at the NAACP Image Awards on Saturday, while Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker was honored with awards for both his career and his latest role as a White House butler.One week before the Academy Awards, one of the frontrunners for best picture…

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February 23, 2014