KATHMANDU, July 21: Though players in the tourism sector are disappointed with the cancellation of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards, they are optimistic about creating other opportunities for tourism promotion in the country.

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July 5, 2019 07:26 am

Irony abounds. First, the government decides that they will pull out all stops to host the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards in Kathmandu by utilizing taxpayer resources.

The Nepal government has put brakes on the plans to host the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) here next month after a parliamentary panel opposed it. The International Relations Committee of Parliament on Tuesday directed the government to immediately halt all work related to organizing the 20th edition of the event.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Following widespread controversy over the convening of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) in Kathmandu, all preparations related to the event have been put on hold until further notification from the government.

KATHMANDU, July 3: A parliamentary committee on Tuesday directed the government to stop the 20th edition of the IIFA Awards, casting fresh doubts over one of the most prestigious events of the Indian film industry. The Awards to be held in August has triggered a raging political battle ever since Nepal agreed to host it.

KATHMANDU, July 2: The Parliamentary committee has directed concerned sides to stop the process to hold International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards, 2019 scheduled to take place in Nepal in the last week of August.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has made it clear that no agreement has been reached yet on the fee to be paid to the organizers of Indian International Film Awards (IIFA).

KATHMANDU,June 29: Standing Committee Member of Communist Party of Nepal Bhim Rawal has condemned the government’s decision to contribute Rs 1 billion for the popular Indian award ‘International Indian Film Academy Award (IIFA)’.

MADRID, Jun 26: The Bollywood titans of 2015-- "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" and "Bajirao Mastani"-- emerged victorious at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards 2016 with the Salman Khan-starrer winning best picture while Sanjay Leela Bhansalis magnum opus taking home best director gong.