Two years after his “Moonlight” triumphed on the eve of the Oscars, Barry Jenkins’ adaptation of the James Baldwin novel “If Beale Street Could Talk” on Saturday topped the 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards, winning best film, best director and best supporting female for Regina King.
R&B singer Alicia Keys hosts a female-flavored Grammy Awards show on Sunday featuring performances by Cardi B, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Diana Ross and Dolly Parton, but which risks being overshadowed by the absence of some of music’s most influential stars.
The Oscars race may have gotten a little clearer Saturday night as the race-themed road trip drama “Green Book” drove off with the top honor at the Producers Guild Awards, winning out over presumed front-runners like “Roma,” ″A Star Is Born” and “Black Panther.”
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The government has announced to honor founding general secretary of Communist Party of Nepal, Puspa Lal Shrestha (posthumously), with the 'Nepal Ratna Manpadvi', the highest civilian award of Nepal.
LOS ANGELES, Sept 7: The idea to hand out a popular film Oscar has been shelved for now following widespread backlash, but film academy president John Bailey says that the new category was well-intentioned in its efforts to reflect a changing industry and misunderstood by its critics.
Amid a special function held at the Hotel Shankar, Lazimpat, Minister for Education, Science and Technology -- Giriraj Mani Pokharel, conferred the teachers of the community schools from across the nation. Tham Maya Pun, a teacher at Paudar Secondary School, Myagdi, was honored with the ‘PP Prasai National Best Teacher’- 2018 award. Similarly, tourism entrepreneur Pravakar Sumsher Rana was handed over the ‘PP Prasai Lifetime Achievement Award’. In the same event, seven were also honored as ‘PP Prasai Regional Best Teacher.’
KATHMANDU, Sept 2: Kathmandu Photographer Association is gearing to organize KPA Wedding Photo Awards 2018. In a campaign organized at Bhaktapur, the organizers informed the photographers about their forthcoming competition. Through the event, the organizers aim to hone the skills of the photographers by making them highly capable and competitive.
KATHMANDU, June 2: Ncell Pvt Ltd has awarded outstanding students of various faculties of the Institute of Engineering (IoE)'s Central Campus Pulchwok with Ncell Scholarships and Excellence Awards, as part of its corporate social responsibility.
KATHMANDU, May 30: Artist Sarita Dongol bags the Toyota City Assembly Chairman Award, Krishna Gopal Shrestha wins Aichi Prefecture Assembly Chairman Award and Sanjeet Maharjan won Nikkan Industrial Shinbun Award at the Global Art Movement International Art Competition and Exhibition 2018 organized from May 14 to May 20 in Japan.
KATHMANDU, May 9: The Logistics Management Division (LMD) of the Department of Public Health Services (DoPHS) under the Ministry of Health and Population (MoPH) has been found to have finalized procurement processes against the law.
KATHMANDU, May 6: The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has announced the 'National Journalism Award' and the 'senior journalist award' 2075 to be presented on the occasion of the National Journalism Day.
March 3: The 2018 Oscars — or the 90th Academy Awards, if you'd prefer — are headed our way on Sunday, March 4, bringing glitz, glamour and maybe even a headline-grabbing mix-up or two, like the 2017 snafu that was the "La La Land"-"Moonlight" debacle (as documented in the photo above). This year, nine films are up for best picture, just one of 24 award categories that will be featured in the Oscars broadcast.
LONDON, Feb 19: Dark comedy “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was the biggest winner at the BAFTA Film Awards, held in London on Sunday, an event which saw the campaign for women’s rights in the entertainment industry take center stage.
LOS ANGELES, Jan 22: The Screen Actors Guild Awards is tipping the scales for some Oscar hopefuls with a best actor win for Gary Oldman for his transformation into Winston Churchill for “Darkest Hour” and supporting actor wins for “I, Tonya’s” Allison Janney and Sam Rockwell for his role in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”
KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has made it mandatory for bank and financial institutions (BFIs) to seek approval of the central bank before accepting any prize or award from foreign agency.
KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Buddha Harmony Foundation has conferred the ‘Buddha Harmony Bimala Regmi Social Service Award 2017’ to seven professionals of Nepal on Saturday amid an event held in Kathmandu. The award carries a purse of Rs 10,000 each and a letter of felicitation.
KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Film Critics Society of Nepal organized an Award Ceremony that distributed the awards of 2071 BS, 2072 BS and 2073 BS on Wednesday at Shilpee Theater, Battisputali. The awards which were halted due to technical reasons were given away this year. The awards were presented in seven categories for each year.
KATHMANDU, Nov 6:The 11th edition of Film Southasia 2017 under the theme ‘Documentary Bears Witness’ came to a conclusion on Sunday. Having screened altogether 63 documentaries on contentious issues from 2-5 November at Yala Maya Kendra, the grand festival has certainly provided a platform for the creators and admirers of non-fiction films to share and exchange the cultural values of South Asian countries.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Qatar Airways has received 'Best Up In The Air Experience' award for the third consecutive year and 'Best Baggage Initiative' award at the Future Travel Experience Global 2017 award ceremony.
KATHMANDU, September 8: President Bidya Devi Bhandari conferred academic medals and certificates on various students celebrating their outstanding achievements in the Proficiency Certificate Level (PCL) and Bachelor's degree examinations amidst a special programme organised today at the Shital Niwas. The programme was held on the occasion of International Literacy Day and the 38th National Education Day.
LONAVLA, Sept 7: The awards night at the LIFFT India Filmotsav 2017 had filmmaker Leena Yadav's ‘Parched’ and Mangesh Joshi's ‘Lathe Joshi’ take home three awards, while ‘Mango Dreams’ bagged two awards.
KATHMANDU, August 28: The awarding ceremony of the Chinese Government Scholarship was held at Radisson Hotel, Lazimpat on Saturday. The event was organized by Embassy of China in Nepal under Arniko Society and China Scholarship Council (CSC). China Government Scholarship is set up by the MOE to enhance cooperation and exchanges in the various kinds of fields such as education, science and technology, culture, economics and trade and so on.
KATHMANDU, August 22: Oscar’s selection committee formed by Nepal Oscar Selection Committee.Oscars Nepal, Tribhuwan University has released a press statement confirming that Deepak Rauniyar’s ‘White Sun’ has been nominated for the Academy Awards this year.
KATHMANDU, August 10: Consulting firm Frost & Sullivan and Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) on Thursday jointly announced Nepal Business Excellence Awards 2017.
The award will be conferred in Kathmandu on November 14 after assessment of company performances in sectors like manufacturing, trading, IT companies, Business Process Outsourcing/Knowledge Process Outsourcing, Hospital, Construction, Logistics, Hotel, and Banking, Financial Services and Insurance sectors, according to a statement issued by Frost & Sullivan.
MADRID, August 4: Six Real Madrid players have made UEFA's shortlist for the best footballers in each positional category who played in the Champions League last season, the sport's European governing body said on Friday.
HETAUDA, July 7: ‘Chhakka Panja’ wins 10 accolades including Best Picture in the 9th annual D Cine Awards. The other top prizes went to Priyanka Karki and Bipin Karki who won awards for best actors of the calendar year for movies ‘Chhakka Panja’ and ‘Jatra’ respectively.