IDAS

  • 'Leviathan,' Ida' among Foreign-Language Oscar contenders January 15, 2015

    London: Five movies that tackle the cruelties of existence with humanity and humor are finalists for the Academy Award for best foreign-language film. The finalists announced Thursday include director Andrey Zvyagintsev's "Leviathan," a tragic parable of small-town Russian corruption; Pawel Pawlikowski's "Ida," in which an aspiring Polish nun confronts dark truths...
  • Nine films advance in Oscars shortlist for Best Foreign Film December 20, 2014

    Los Angeles: The list of contenders for best foreign film got a bit smaller Friday as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the nine features that will advance to the next round of voting. Included are Ruben Ostlund's patriarchy-skewering avalanche film "Force Majeure" from Sweden, Andrey Zvyagintsev's "Leviathan,"...
  • Pawel Pawlikowski's 'Ida' sweeps European Film Awards December 14, 2014

    Riga: Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski's 'Ida', a drama about a young novitiate nun who discovers her parents were Jewish and perished in the Holocaust, dominated the European Film Awards on Saturday, winning five prizes, including best film, best director and people's choice. 'Ida' also won the Special Presentations award at 2013...
  • UPSC exams: Indian Defence Accounts Service (IDAS) July 10, 2012

    The Defense Accounts Department has a history which is more than two hundred years old. IDAS is one of the Group A Central Civil Service of India. The cadre controlling authority is the Ministry of Defense. The selected candidates' training grounds are at Bangalore, Kolkata, Lucknow, Meerut and Pune. Cadre size:...