The British monarchy tale ''The King's Speech'' led Golden Globe contenders Tuesday with seven nominations, including best drama and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush. Other best-drama nominees were the psychosexual dance thriller ''Black Swan,'' the boxing saga ''The Fighter,'' the sci-fi blockbuster ''Inception'' and the Facebook chronicle ''The Social Network.'' Nominees in the Globes' other best-picture category, for musical or comedy, are the Lewis Carroll fantasy ''Alice in Wonderland,'' the song-and-dance extravaganza ''Burlesque,'' the lesbian-family tale ''The Kids Are All Right,'' the action romp ''Red'' and the romantic thriller ''The Tourist.'' ''Glee'' leads TV contenders with five nominations, including comedy series and acting honors for Lea Michele, Jane Lynch, Chris Colfer and Matthew Morrison. Other TV comedy series picks were ''30 Rock,'' ''The Big Bang Theory,'' ''The Big C,'' ''Modern Family'' and ''Nurse Jackie.'' Drama series nominees were ''Boardwalk Empire,'' ''Dexter,'' ''The Good Wife,'' ''Mad Men'' and ''The Walking Dead.'' The Golden Globe awards will air live Jan. 16 on NBC.

Opinion

Press and power
25 Sep 2021

Press and power

None used the press so brazenly as the Modi government.
Once upon a Taliban
Updated 25 Sep 2021

Once upon a Taliban

Something, somewhere is terribly wrong with how this story is unfolding.
Foundation of healthcare
24 Sep 2021

Foundation of healthcare

Primary healthcare is as much for healthy individuals as it for those suffering from ill health.

Editorial

25 Sep 2021

NAB controversy

THE completion of the four-year term of NAB chairman Javed Iqbal early next month has afforded Prime Minister Imran...
Cabinet ‘inclusivity’
Updated 25 Sep 2021

Cabinet ‘inclusivity’

Voices are being raised questioning when the much-hyped inclusivity the group had talked about will materialise.
25 Sep 2021

Quorum malady

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24 Sep 2021

Costs of growth

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Smear campaign
Updated 24 Sep 2021

Smear campaign

It is commendable that the government has taken the matter as seriously as it has, and delved deep into cyber investigations.
24 Sep 2021

Rising dengue cases

THE dengue monster is once again rearing its head in different cities of Punjab. More than 820 cases have surfaced ...