07: Popular radio personality Lucky Dhillon, a
multiple-award winning broadcaster, with a media career spanning
more than two decades was presented with her OBE (Order Of The
British Empire) by British royal QUEEN ELIZABETH II on April 07,
2009. ... ....Read
NRIs win Asian Women of Achievement Awards 2007 in London
London, May 25, 2007
Model Liz Hurley, who married Indian businessman Arun Nayar earlier
this year, presented the Entrepreneur of the Year award 2007 to
businesswoman Sharon Kaur. Sharon who founded Sahara Homes Ltd in
Forest Gate, East London, in 1998, to provide residential care for
women with learning difficulties. The company now has three homes
Cherie Blair, 52, wife of Prime Minister Tony Blair presented an
award to Lucky Dhillon, from Middlesex, who received the Media Professional
of the Year award for the 10th anniversary of her awardwinning programme
Amrit Vela on Spectrum Radio.
Lucky Dhillon is a multiple-award winning broadcaster, with a media
career spanning more than two decades. She is recognised as one
of Sunrise Radio’s original team of presenters and as the
first person, in Europe, to broadcast live programmes from the prestigious
Golden Temple. She moved to London from India at the age of 13.
She has an honorary MBA from the University of East London and is
the director of her own media business.
Amrit Vela” refers to the rising of the Sun, and that’s
what time you would have to be listening to Spectrum Radio to hear
the Amrit Vela programme. Hosted by popular Asian presenter Lucky
Dhillon, this programme is on daily from 4am to 5am. Although it
is a Sikh programme it attracts listeners of all faiths. Born and
brought up in Amritsar, Lucky is the first presenter/producer in
the UK's history of radio broadcasting, to broadcast a live feed
from Amritsar India every day of the week. Her unique style and
presentation sets this programme aside form other religious radio
shows.The programme contents include a live link up to Amritsar
for the daily Ardas and Hukumnama (holy prayers), plus a chance
to hear informative discussions, devotional music and an opportunity
for callers to come together and share their prayers and thoughts.
Lucky also reads an excerpt from the “Guru Granth Sahib’
Other winners were the founder of a dance company, a scientist
and a Red Cross volunteer.
Liz Hurley and Cherie Blair looked resplendent in Indian dress
as they got into the spirit of the Asian Women of Achievement Awards
in London. Mrs Blair told the ceremony she was "delighted"
to be a patron of the awards, and said all the women should be "extremely
proud of their achievements