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‘Nomadland’ wins big at BAFTAs

‘Nomadland’ wins big at BAFTAs

Entertainment
April 11 (UPI) -- Nomadland won the British Academy of Film Award for Best Film on Sunday. Its star Frances McDormand was named Best Actress and its director Chloe Zhao won for Best Director. The movie also picked up the Best Cinematography prize. Advertisement Anthony Hopkins earned the accolade for Best Actor for The Father, a drama that also scored the Best Adapted Screenplay honor. Emerald Fennell won the prize for Best Original Screenplay for Promising Young Woman, which also was voted Best British Film. Daniel Kaluuya and Yuh-Jung Youn won for Best Supporting Actor and Actress for their performances in Judas and the Black Messiah and Minari respectively. Sound of Metal earned the accolade for Best Editing, Another Round won for Best Film Not in the English Language and My Octopus Te...
CRMNEXT Wins the 2021 “Dream Company to Work For” Award Presented by Times Ascent and the World HRD Congress

CRMNEXT Wins the 2021 “Dream Company to Work For” Award Presented by Times Ascent and the World HRD Congress

Finance
CRMNEXT has been recognized as the 'Dream Company to work for' and the Best IT Employer in Platform as a Service (PaaS) category by the Times Ascent at World HRD Congress 2021. CRMNEXT is a leading global banking and insurance digital transformation and customer experience platform. It has to its credit the largest banking CRM implementation globally with over a million bankers and a billion customers managed on its platform. The award is a testament to CRMNEXT's exceptional working environment that empowers employees to push their boundaries with a holistic care and work enablement ecosystem, innovative technology stack and continuous learning model to meet the evolving needs of its customers. Times Ascent World HRD Congress is the largest HR event in the world, with over 1800 profession...
Amazon wins vote preventing Alabama warehouse workers from unionising

Amazon wins vote preventing Alabama warehouse workers from unionising

Technology
Amazon workers have voted not to unionise at one of the company's warehouses in Alabama in a major victory for the company.The majority of the 3,215 votes cast from roughly 5,800 workers in Bessemer, Alabama, were against unionising, according to a preliminary count by the US National Labor Relations Board. Defeating the move to unionise will be seen as a great success for Amazon, which has reportedly spent millions to monitor and tackle union activities among its workforce, including hiring intelligence analysts to track staff suspected of organising. Image: The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union is bringing a complaint against the company. Pic: AP The Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) has complained that ...
Bryson DeChambeau smashes 377-yard drive, wins Arnold Palmer Invitational

Bryson DeChambeau smashes 377-yard drive, wins Arnold Palmer Invitational

Sports
March 8 (UPI) -- Golfer Bryson DeChambeau wowed fans with his powerful drives en route to a victory at 2021 Arnold Palmer Invitational. One of the tee shots traveled 377 yards and led to a birdie at Bay Hill Golf Course. DeChambeau carded a 1-under par 71 in the final round of the tournament Sunday in Orlando, Fla. He was 11-under par for the tournament, one stroke better than second-place Lee Westwood. Advertisement "This week it helped numerous times," DeChambeau told reporters, when asked about his drives. "I was able to get a wedge out of the rough when some people were hitting seven irons or six irons back in the rough. "It was kinda like the U.S. Open where I was able to dominate with the driving off the tee."[embedded content] Corey Conners finished third while Andrew Putnam, Ric...
Australian Open: Naomi Osaka wins fourth Grand Slam

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka wins fourth Grand Slam

Sports
Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Naomi Osaka used her powerful serve and improved return to beat American Jennifer Brady in 77 minutes and claim her second Australian Open title in three years on Saturday in Melbourne. The No. 3 player in the WTA rankings had six aces, two double faults, won four of five break points and fired 16 winners in the 6-4, 6-3 victory at Rod Laver Arena. She now has four career Grand Slam singles titles. Advertisement "You don't go into a final and want to be the runner-up," Osaka told reporters. Osaka, 23, is on a 21-match winning streak, a run that includes her 2020 U.S. Open title. She also won the 2018 U.S. Open and 2019 Australian Open. She won her final three matches in straight sets at the 2021 Australian Open. Osaka needed an average of just 72 minutes to dispatch of h...