Indian Blogger Awards 2013

Indian Blogger Awards 2013 - The Winners

Technology | Digital Design
ChethStudios Design Mag
Technology | Hardware
Hardware BBQ
Technology | Coding
Java, JVM and Beyond
Technology | Mobiles
FoneArena
FoneArena, by vVarun
fonearena.com/blog
Technology | Tech News
computergeekblog
computergeekblog, by savita
computergeekblog.com
Technology | Blogging
Shoutmeloud
Technology | Software
Its FOSS
Technology | Social Media
Lighthouse Insights
Business | Marketing & Advertising
Beast of Traal
Beast of Traal, by Karthik
itwofs.com/beastoftraal
Business | News & Media
FREEBIRD
Business | Personal Finance
One Cent at a Time
Business | Stocks
Nifty and Stocks Trading Stratergies
Nation & Politics | Political News
deshnama
Nation & Politics | Citizen Responsibility
Indian Exponent
Science | Life Sciences
The AntibioTick
Science | Medicine
Scepticemia
Social | Crime
Lucius on Security
Lucius on Security, by Lucius Lobo
luciusonsecurity.blogspot.com
Social | Wildlife
India's Endangered
Social | Socio-economic development
Chai with Lakshmi
Social | Causes
The Life and Times of an Indian Home Maker
Social | Environment
Delhi Greens
Lifestyle | Photography
My Tasty Curry
Lifestyle | Food
Recipebox
Recipebox, by Kiran Srivastava
kirantarun.com/food
Lifestyle | Beauty & Personal Care
GingerSnaps
Lifestyle | Health
Perfect Skin Care for you
Lifestyle | Hobbies
Ranjana's craft blog
Ranjana's craft blog, by Ranjana Shankar
ranjana-craft-blog.blogspot.com
Lifestyle | Education
Blog Me Mom
Lifestyle | Parenting
The Mom Views
Lifestyle | Religion & Spirituality
Shadow Dancing with Mind
Shadow Dancing with Mind, by Shashi
shadowdancingwithmind.blogspot.com
Lifestyle | Auto
TechnoMotoSport
TechnoMotoSport, by deepak
technomotosport.com
Lifestyle | Travel
The Shooting Star
The Shooting Star, by Shivya Nath
theshootingstar.wordpress.com
Entertainment | Movies
Calcutta Chromosome
Entertainment | Comics & Animation
Oh, Dakuwaqa! : webcomic & sketches
Entertainment | Television
All the good ones are taken
Entertainment | Arts & Theatre
Hues n Shades
Hues n Shades, by Deepa Gopal Sunil
deepazworld.blogspot.com
Entertainment | Music
Music Aloud
Entertainment | Books
BooK ReviewS
Sports | Other Sports
Anki On The Move
Sports | Soccer
INDIAN FOOTBALL
Sports | Motorsports
Rach F1
Rach F1, by Bala Yogesh
rachf1.com/index.html
Sports | Cricket
Doosra
Doosra, by Som
gonewiththewindies.blogspot.in
Literature & Personal | Memoirs
I Love You, Mom!
Literature & Personal | Relationships
Rachna Says
Literature & Personal | Self Improvement
Om Swami
Om Swami, by Om Swami
omswami.com
Literature & Personal | Poetry
Words
Literature & Personal | Personal
HaathiTime
Literature & Personal | Humour
A-Musing
Literature & Personal | Short Stories
One Grain Amongst the Storm
Regional Languages | Tamil
athisha
athisha, by Athisha
athishaonline.com
Regional Languages | Gujarati
NET–ગુર્જરી
NET–ગુર્જરી, by jugalkishor
jjkishor.wordpress.com
Regional Languages | Hindi
एक शाम मेरे नाम
Regional Languages | Telugu
మీ కోసం
Regional Languages | Marathi
MarathiBoli
Regional Languages | Malayalam
Thattakam.com
Thattakam.com, by Toms Konumadam
thattakam.com
Special Awards | 60 Plus
Vivek-Uvaach
Vivek-Uvaach, by Vivek Patwardhan
vivek-uvaach.blogspot.com
Special Awards | Blog about India by a non-Indian
Madam, let me tell you one thing
Special Awards | Community Blogs
Youth Ki Awaaz: Mouthpiece for the Youth
Special Awards | Under 18
TEKDIG

Categories & Nominations

The Jury

Rajiv Makhni

Rajiv Makhni

India's Tech Guru, analyst and television presenter. Managing Editor-Technology for NDTV. Recently made his red-carpet debut at the Cannes International Film Festival. As a columnist, he writes on technology and gadgets for major publications, including Hindustan Times, GQ, Outlook, Mansworld, T3, Travel and Leisure International, The Man, and M magazines.

Gul Panag

Gul Panag

Gul is an Actor and Producer who has been part of the Entertainment Industry for the last 13 years. She has emerged as a thinking actor; her choice of work setting her apart from her contemporaries. Apart from being an actor, Gul is a responsible activist and powerful opinion maker known to speak her mind fearlessly on a variety of issues covering a spectrum from strategic & foreign affairs to safety of women and citizen responsibility.

Amrish Kumar

Amrish Kumar

Amrish Kumar, Creative Director at Ritu Kumar, is responsible for brand creation, design architecture and strategic business management. At the helm of affairs for one of India’s largest & most respected luxury apparel brands since 2002, Amrish has been instrumental in steering the company into a high growth trajectory. His contribution has been to translate a small scale, labor intensive boutique organization into a scalable fashion oriented company. His significant achievement lies in innovating and implementing a unique supply chain and retail orientation for the business.

Karthika VK

Karthika VK

Karthika VK is Publisher and Chief Editor of HarperCollins Publishers India. She started her career in publishing with Penguin Books India in 1996 and moved to HarperCollins in 2006. Under her lead, HarperCollins has published successful and award-winning writers and has nurtured a great deal of fresh writing talent.

Amit Agarwal

Amit Agarwal

Amit Agarwal is a personal technology columnist and founder of Digital Inspiration, a popular how-to blog since 2004. He is the chief curator of the IndianBloggers.org directory. Amit has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from IIT Roorkee and, other than blogging, he also enjoys writing web apps and scripts that enhance productivity.

Sidin

Sidin

Sidin Sunny Vadukut is a columnist, writer and blogger. He is currently the managing editor of Livemint.com. In January 2010, Sidin's debut novel Dork: The Incredible Adventures of Robin 'Einstein' Varghese was published. This is the first part of the Dork trilogy and takes a satirical dig at the management consulting industry. The next installment in the Trilogy, "God Save the Dork", set in London was released in November 2011. The final edition, "Who let the Dork Out" was out in the markets on the 4th of November, 2012.

Judy Balan

Judy Balan

Judy Balan is the author of Sophie Says and the best-selling Two Fates: The Story of my Divorce. As a writer, she loves dabbling in different mediums - blogs, plays, columns, novels, movies, sitcoms, you name it - she's either done it or reading books about it, while she waits for the opportunity to present itself. She is also a single-parent to 7 year old Kiara and while she doesn't always get the juggling right, she believes in approaching life as one, big, fascinating laboratory with exciting experiments just waiting to happen. You may find all her theories based on said experiments, on her blog - Woman and a Quarter.

Jamshed Wadia

Jamshed Wadia

Asia Pacific Digital And Social Media Strategist at Intel. He is currently a part of the Asia Pacific Brand and Campaigns team at Intel, with his focus areas being Social Business Strategy, SEO and Intel Inside Program. On a personal front Jamshed is passionate about mentoring ‘Social Community Enterprises’ that have the objective of making profits but as part of their business model offer a meaningful solution to a social problem in the communities we live in.

Rashmi Bansal

Rashmi Bansal

Writer, entrepreneur and a youth expert. Author of five bestselling books on entrepreneurship - Stay Hungry Stay Foolish, Connect the Dots, I Have a Dream, Poor Little Rich Slum and "Follow Every Rainbow. As reported by the New York Times, collectively her books have sold over half a million copies and have been translated in numerous languages.

KM Ayappa

KM Ayappa

Ayappa started his career as a copywriter at Orchard advertising. After a 2 year stint at MTV, he moved to FootCandles as an advertising film director. Many national and international awards later, he founded Early Man Film in April 2013. He has done the Flipkart, BigRock and Bournville ads to name a few.

Bibek Debroy

Bibek Debroy

An Indian economist. Professor at Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. Previously, Director of the Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies, Consultant to the Department of Economic Affairs of Finance Ministry (Government of India)

Sameer Guglani

Sameer Guglani

Founding Partner at Morpheus Venture Partners & Serial Entrepreneur with experience of more than 10 years and 5 startups.

Poonam Kaul

Poonam Kaul

In her role as the Director Communications, Poonam is responsible for the image and reputation of all Nokia entities in India, Middle East and Africa.  Spanning 90 plus countries, she manages the business and brand perception for Nokia in a cross section of emerging, developing and developed markets. Poonam has been in Nokia for seven years and is a Nokia Country Board Member.

Mallika Dutt

Mallika Dutt

Mallika Dutt is founder, president and CEO of Breakthrough, a global human rights organization that uses the power of media, pop culture, and community mobilization to promote human rights values. Dutt has twice been named one of Verve's Top 50 most influential women and has received multiple awards in recognition of her human rights activism. Dutt is also a co-founder of Sakhi for South Asian Women, and sits on the advisory boards of several other human rights, multimedia and philanthropic organizations.

Owen Hurley

Owen Hurley

Creative director of Technicolor’s Animation and Games group. Before joining Technicolor, Owen was Director of Animation and Cinematics at award wining Relic Entertainment, based in Vancouver, Canada;  proud to have collaborated with some of the best game designers in the world.  Projects he directly contributed to include the Company of Heroes and Dawn of War series.

Rochelle Maria Rao

Rochelle Maria Rao

Rochelle won the Femina Miss India International 2012 crown. After representing India at the Miss International pageant in Japan and placing in the top 10, she is now based in Mumbai and has been traveling across the country making various appearances, hosting events and featuring in many print and TV commercials. Recently, she hosted season six of the Indian Premier League.

Roshan Abbas

Roshan Abbas

Roshan Abbas is a Radio jock, theater actor, tv anchor, emcee, impresario, gadget freak, event manager, writer, director, and part time singer. He started Encompass in 1996. As a radio jockey he created over 3000 hours of radio programming winning four awards at the Radio and Television Artiste Awards in India. Having enjoyed a career as a successful TV host for shows like ‘Family Fortunes’, ‘Born Lucky’ and ‘This is Your Life’ he has also been awarded as ‘Best Television Show Host’ at the Annual TV Awards in 2001. Roshan also served on the promo jury for Cannes Lions 2008.

Kunal Daswani

Kunal Daswani

Banker turned music producer turned professional photographer, Kunal Daswani has donned many hats. But once he got a camera in his hand, there was no looking back. Fast forward a few years and he’s become one of the hottest photographers in the South, working with the biggest celebrities, top ad agencies and best brands. What does he see in his future? Lots more stories, all told through a lens of course.

Vikas Khanna

Vikas Khanna

Vikas Khanna is an award winning, Michelin Starred Indian chef, restaurateur, food writer, filmmaker, humanitarian and the host of the TV Show MasterChef India. He is based in New York City. He has authored several books, including “The Spice Story of India”, “Modern Indian Cooking” and “Flavors First”. Vikas was awarded a Michelin Star for his restaurant Junoon by Michelin Guide. Vikas was also voted "New York's Hottest Chef" in a poll conducted by Eater.

Seema Dawar

Seema Dawar

Manager - Influencer Communications at Hewlett-Packard. Seema has 15 years of experience in the field of Marketing with a focus on marketing communications. She has handled many special activities in social media including blogging and CSR based activities.

Tara Sharma

Tara Sharma

An actor and producer and more importantly a devoted Mum! She has done about 15 films as an actress, (Page 3, Masti and Khosla Ka Ghosla to name a few) and also several ads. She successfully turned her blog about ‘the most incredible journey of her life – bringing up kids’ into a multi-platform show which she conceptualized, hosts and co-produces with The 120 Media Collective. Her show, ‘The Tara Sharma Show – Diaries of a New Mum’, after two successful Seasons is going into third season.

Anand D Jeyasekharan

Anand D Jeyasekharan

Anand is a physician-scientist at the National University Hospital, Singapore- jointly appointed at the Department of Haematology-Oncology and the Cancer Science Institute. He works on the development of biomarkers to guide 'tailored' chemotherapy. Anand trained in medicine at Christian Medical College Vellore, holds a Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (UK), and did his PhD in Oncology on a Gates Scholarship at the University of Cambridge.

Tanvi Shah

Tanvi Shah

Tanvi Shah is an award-winning singer, songwriter, and one of the most sought after voices among the new generation of playback singers in the music industry. Tanvi won the prestigious Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Motion Picture or Other Visual Media for her Spanish lyrics for the song “Jai Ho” from Slumdog Millionaire, an award she shared with maestro A.R. Rahman and lyricist Gulzar. She is the first Indian woman to have won this coveted award. Following this roaring success, Tanvi featured in Snoop Dogg’s song, “Snoop Dogg Millionaire”.

Ashish Sahni

Ashish Sahni

Divisional Manager – Digital Marketing for the passenger vehicle business unit at TATA Motors. He was conferred the prestigious ‘20 Best Digital Marketing Professionals' at the 21st Edition of World Brand Congress & CMO Council on 22nd November ,2012. In his previous assignment, he was instrumental in setting up & scaling e-channel business for Apollo Munich Health Insurance.

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