Oscars 2017 Awards Winners’ List

The biggest night of Hollywood, the 89th Academy Awards. celebrated the biggest and best names in the movie business. The award ceremony was held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Casey Affleck won the Best Actor Award for 'Manchester By The Sea' and Emma Stone walked away with the Best Actress Award for her performance in 'La La Land'.

Here's the complete list of the winners:


Best Picture - 'Moonlight' by Adele Romanski, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner

Best Actress in a Leading Role - Emma Stone for 'La La Land'

Best Actor in a Leading Role - Casey Affleck for 'Manchester By The Sea'

Best Director - Damien Chazelle for 'La La Land'

Best Adapted Screenplay - Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney for 'Moonlight'

Best Original Screenplay - Kenneth Lonergan for 'Manchester By The Sea'

Best Original Song - 'City Of Stars' from 'La La Land' by Justin Hurwitz,
Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

Best Original Score - Justin Hurwitz for 'La La Land'

Best Cinematography - Linus Sandgren for 'La La Land'

Best Live Action Short - 'Sing' by Kristof Deak and Anna Udvardy

Best Documentary Short - 'The White Helmets' by Orlando Von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara

Best Film Editing - John Gilbert for 'Hacksaw Ridge'

Best Visual Effects - Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R Jones and Dan Lemmon for 'The Jungle Book'

Best Production Design - David Wasco and Sandy Reynolds-Wasco for 'La La Land'

Best Animated Feature - 'Zootopia' by Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Clark Spencer

Best Animated Short - 'Piper' by Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer

Best Foreign Language Film - 'The Salesman' by Asghar Farhadi

Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Viola Davis for 'Fences'

Best Sound Mixing - Kevin O'Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie and Peter Grace for 'Hacksaw Ridge'

Best Sound Editing - Sylvian Bellemare for 'Arrival'

Best Documentary Feature - Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow for 'O J: Made In America'

Best Costume Design - Colleen Atwood for 'Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them'

Best Makeup and Hair styling - Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini and Christopher Nelson for 'Suicide Squad'

Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) - Mahershala Ali for 'Moonlight'

Jharkhand signs MoU with Microsoft in ‘Momentum Jharkhand’

Jharkhand government and Microsoft India today inked an MoU to leverage cloud technologies to drive the state’s digital ambitions.
The MoU will support the state government to explore cloud, machine learning and mobile based solutions to improve citizen services and provide better facilities in the fields of education and agriculture, a Microsoft India release said.
The MoU was signed at the ‘Momentum Jharkhand: Global Investors’ Summit & Trade Exhibition’. Jharkhand government has been using an advanced IT infrastructure to provide citizen services and driving technology led programmes like Skill India and Digital India.


The MoU will help the government access the best of Microsoft’s technology and expertise for the improvement of digital services to citizens and drive digital inclusion in the state, the release said.

It said that Microsoft has been working closely with several state governments in the country to support their digital infrastructure, enhance their citizen services and drive efficiencies in their administrative and governance operations.

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IPL 2017: Full Schedule

The schedule for the tenth edition of the Indian Premier League has been revealed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India. The tournament will be spread over 47 days across 10 venues. The schedule has been designed with each team playing 14 matches - 7 of them at home venues.

Here is the full schedule of IPL 10 (All times in IST):
Date Time Team Name of Stadium
April 5 8 PM Sunrisers Hyderabad Vs Royal Challengers Bangalore Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
April 6 8 PM Rising Pune Supergiants Vs Mumbai Indians Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium, Pune
April 7 8 PM Gujarat Lions Vs Kolkata Knight Riders Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
April 8 4 PM Kings XI Punjab Vs RPSG Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore
8 PM RCB Vs Delhi Daredevils M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
April 9 4 PM SRH Vs GL Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
8 PM MI Vs KKR Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
April 10 8 PM KXIP Vs RCB Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore
April 11 8 PM RPSG Vs DD Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium, Pune
April 12 8 PM MI Vs SRH Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
April 13 8 PM KKR Vs KXIP Eden Gardens, Kolkata
April 14 4 PM RCB Vs MI M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
8 PM GL Vs RPSG Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
April 15 4 PM KKR Vs SRH Eden Gardens, Kolkata
8 PM DD Vs KXIP Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
April 16 4 PM MI Vs GL Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
8 PM RCB Vs RPSG M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
April 17 4 PM DD Vs KKR Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
8 PM SRH Vs KXIP Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
April 18 8 PM GL Vs RCB Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
April 19 8 PM SRH Vs DD Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
April 20 8 PM KXIP Vs MI Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore
April 21 8 PM KKR Vs GL Eden Gardens, Kolkata
April 22 4 PM DD Vs MI Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
8 PM RPSG Vs SRH Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium, Pune
April 23 4 PM GL v KXIP Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
8 PM KKR Vs RCB Eden Gardens, Kolkata
April 24 8 PM MI Vs RPSG Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
April 25 8 PM RCB Vs SRH M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
April 26 8 PM RPSG Vs KKR Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium, Pune
April 27 8 PM RCB Vs GL M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
April 28 4 PM KKR Vs DD Eden Gardens, Kolkata
8 PM KXIP Vs SRH IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
April 29 4 PM RPSG Vs RCB Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium, Pune
8 PM GL Vs MI Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
April 30 4 PM KXIP Vs DD IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
8 PM SRH Vs KKR Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
May 1 4 PM MI Vs RCB Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
8 PM RPSG Vs GL Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium, Pune
May 2 8 PM DD Vs SRH Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
May 3 8 PM KKR Vs RPSG Eden Gardens, Kolkata
May 4 8 PM DD Vs GL Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
May 5 8 PM RCB Vs KXIP M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengalu
May 6 4 PM SRH Vs RPSG Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
8 PM MI Vs DD Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
May 7 4 PM RCB Vs KKR M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
8 PM KXIP Vs GL IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
May 8 8 PM SRH Vs MI Rajiv Gandhi Intl. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
May 9 8 PM KXIP Vs KKR IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
May 10 8 PM GL Vs DD Green Park, Kanpur
May 11 8 PM MI Vs KXIP Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
May 12 8 PM DD Vs RPSG Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
May 13 4 PM GL Vs SRH Green Park, Kanpur
8 PM KKR Vs MI Eden Gardens, Kolkata
May 14 4 PM RPSG Vs KXIP Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium, Pune
8 PM DD Vs RCB Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
May 16 8 PM Qualifier 1
May 17 8 PM Eliminator
May 19PM 8 PM Qualifier 2
May 21 8 PM Final Rajiv Gandhi International. Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
Source: cricbuzz.com

Punjab Election 75% Turnout Recorded

Punjab recorded a high voter turnout of 75 per cent out of the 1.98 crore electors who exercised their franchise on Saturday in the election to 117 Assembly seats. The polling was by and large peaceful, barring isolated incidents of clashes and machine glitches.

"Around 75 per cent polling has taken place," Chief Election Officer (CEO) V K Singh said, according to resources from India Today".

Punjab saw a high-stake three-way contest among Congress, new entrant Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the ruling SAD-BJP combine, with all the parties claiming that they would win the elections.

The maximum turnout of 85 per cent was reported from Mansa district and the lowest of 67 per cent from Amritsar.

There were also technical glitches reported with the voter-verified paper audit trail machines in some places.

Poll Percentage Punjab 2017
Assembly Name Percentage (%)
Sujanpur 80
Bhoa 77
Pathankot 76
Gurdaspur 75
Dina Nagar 73
Qadian 65
Batala 71
Sri Hargobindpur 67
Fatehgarh Churian 74
Dera Baba Nanak 79
Ajnala 79
Raja Sansi 70
Majitha 68
Jandiala 74
Amritsar North 63
Amritsar West 58
Amritsar Central 66
Amritsar East 63
Amritsar South 60
Attari 70
Baba Bakala 70
Tarn Taran 72
Khem Karan 62
Patti 75
Khadoor Sahib 71
Bholath 74
Kapurthala 75
Sultanpur Lodhi 78
Phagwara 66
Phillaur 71
Nakodar 77
Shahkot 70
Kartarpur 74
Jalandhar Cantt 68
Adampur 74
Jalandhar West 72
Jalandhar Central 67
Jalandhar North 72
Mukerian 71
Dasuya 70
Urmar 74
Sham Chaurasi 75
Hoshiarpur 49
Chabbewal 63
Garhshankar 74
Banga 77
Nawan Shahr 76
Balachaur 72
Anandpur Sahib 73
Rupnagar 74
Chamkaur Sahib 68
Kharar 73
S.A.S.Nagar 65
Dera Bassi 69
Bassi Pathana 77
Fatehgarh Sahib 84
Amloh 81
Khanna 78
Samrala 81
Sahnewal 76
Ludhiana East 71
Ludhiana South 68
Atam Nagar 62
Ludhiana Central 69
Ludhiana West 69
Ludhiana North 68
Gill 73
Payal 80
Dakha 82
Raikot 76
Jagraon 76
Nihal Singh Wala 78
Bhagha Purana 75
Moga 67
Dharamkot 82
Zira 85
Firozpur City 71
Firozpur Rural 83
Guru Har Sahai 84
Jalalabad 86
Fazilka 80
Abohar 76
Balluana 83
Lambi 78
Gidderbaha 87
Malout 81
Muktsar 78
Faridkot 79
Kotkapura 79
Jaitu 83
Rampura Phul 75
Bhucho Mandi 84
Bathinda Urban 73
Bathinda Rural 72
Talwandi Sabo 71
Maur 85
Mansa 84
Sardulgarh 88
Budhlada 85
Lehra 83
Dirba 84
Malerkotla 85
Amargarh 83
Dhuri 82
Sangrur 80
Bhadaur 83
Barnala 76
Mehal Kalan 82
Nabha 82
Patiala Rural 72
Rajpura 78
Ghanaur 81
Sanour 78
Patiala 67
Samana 83
Shutrana 80
Source: India Today

The total number of electors in the state is 1,98,79,069, including 93,75,546 females. There are 415 transgender voters. The total number of candidates in the fray include 81 women and a transgender.

Lakmé Fashion Week 2017 Opening Show

Lakmé Fashion Week’s 2017 curtain raiser with Monisha Jaising made for a glamorous opener. Lending an ethereal elegance to a woman’s summer style, the designer presented a collection that was replete with exaggerated silhouettes, intricate embellishments and a glorious array of patterns.

The gowns and saris were executed in quintessential celebratory colours like black, gold, grey, white, rose pink, rose tan along  with an occasional pop of red, orange and fuchsia to lighten the mood. This was followed by models sashaying around the deck in bright coloured satin blouses with dramatic sleeves and over sized bows paired with denim shorts.
Delhiwatcher Lakme Fashion Show 2017 Sonakshi Sinha
Showstopper Sonakshi Sinha stepped out in a fiery orange, waist-clinching structured gown with a flirty hemline and an exaggerated voluminous trail beautifully complementing the incandescent sky.