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Nepali children’s book receives international honour

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Kathmandu / Oct 30: The Little Tibetan Shephard (Phuchche Tibbati Gothalo), a Nepali children’s book, has been listed among the 2017 White Raven catalogue of children’s books, by The International Youth Library in Munich. The book was enlisted alongside 200 titles from 56 countries. Based on a traditional Tibetan folktale, the book is bilingual, with […]


Gharana Music fest kicks off

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Kathmandu / Oct 30: The third iteration of Gharana Music Festival, which opened in Janakpur on October 25, has now arrived in Kathmandu. The fest features concerts, workshops and masterclasses that will take place across three different venues in the Capital—Around the Corner in Bansbari, Le Sherpa in Lazimpat, and Yamaha showroom in Naxal. The […]


Tuhuro Kundali, a novel about orphans, launched

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Kathmandu / Oct 30: Tuhuro Kundali, a new Nepali novel by novelist Bhismaraj Fulara which depicts the social struggles of orphans, was launched amid an event held in the Capital on Saturday. Speaking at the launch, former chief justice Khilraj Regmi praised the novelist for accurately portraying the social realities at a very young age. […]


‘Dhritarastra’ wins Madan Puraskar ; Batsayan awarded with Jagadamba Shree

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Kathmandu / Aug. 27: Ghanashyam Kandel’s novel ‘Dhritarastra’ has won this year’s Madan Puraskar. Madan Puraskar Guthi announced the winner in an official statement on Sunday. ‘Dhritarastra’ was picked for the prize out of nine shortlisted books. The shortlisted books were Guha, Guhalekh, Guhachitra Awam Anya Sambada by Purushottam Lochan Shrestha, Chhaughar by Raj Sargam,Tapan […]


Natya Siromani Sama: His contributions remembered

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Kathmandu / July 17: Natya Siromani Bal Krishna Sama’s contributions to Nepali plays were remembered and discussed during an interaction programme organised at Sarwanam Theatre, Kalikasthan on July 15. Prof Dr Abhi Subedi, Prof Dr Sabitri Kakshapati, veteran theatre artiste Harihar Sharma, lyricist, writer and filmmaker Yadav Kharel, and Managing Director of Sajha Prakashan Dolindra […]


Student artists at the NAC

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Kathmandu / July 17: An art exhibit, titled Pradarsani, came to a close at Nepal Art Council in the Capital on Saturday. The exhibit featured works by six student-artists—Bibek Shrestha, Bipin Maharjan, Rabin Kaji Shakya, Rajendra Buddha Magar, and Roshan Maharjan and Suraj Poudel. The works were divided in titles such as The Art of […]


Nepathya leaves audience spellbound at Adelaide gig

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Kathmandu / July 16: Nepathya, the renowned folk-rock Nepali band, enthralled the Nepali diasporas in Adelaide with its popular numbers, as a part of its Australia tour, on Saturday. The show was staged at the Norwood Concert Hall in Adelaide, where almost 1000 people had turned up for the live concert, read a press statement […]


Seventh National Fine Arts Expo kicks off

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Kathmandu / Jun 19:Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education, Gopalman Shrestha has said that role of artists and artisans is significant to human knowledge and to spread light of education in the society. Inaugurating the Seventh National Fine Arts Exhibition organised by Nepal Academy of Fine Arts here today, DPM Shrestha said that every […]


Govt to observe third Int Day of Yoga on June 21

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Kathmandu / Jun 19:Government is set to mark the third International Day of Yoga on June 21 nation-wide with several programmes with an objective to highlight the significance of yoga to human health. At a press conference organised jointly by the Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Patanjali Yogpeeth Nepal here on Monday, the organisers […]


Manisha Koirala appointed goodwill ambassador of Bagmati Clean-up Campaign

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Kathmandu, Jun 15: The meeting of the Bagmati Clean-up Mega Campaign Thursday appointed actress Manisha Koirala as its goodwill ambassador. The Ministry of Urban Development had proposed her name for the goodwill ambassador and the meeting endorsed it. The campaign has shared that actress Koirala will join the campaign from the 214th campaign on June […]




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