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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Manisha Koirala

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 […]

Nisha-starrer comedy goes on the floors

Nisha Comedy

Kathmandu / Jun 13: The shooting of the upcoming Nepali movie Pokhara ki Kali is currently ongoing in Chitwan. The movie, a comedy, which stars Nisha Adhikari and Gajit Bista in lead roles, features the story of Kali played by Adhikari who falls in love with Bista. The movie which is being shot in Chitwan […]

Art on the rise in Chitwan

Art in Chitwan

Chitwan / Jun 13: The craze for paintings and fine arts is on the rise in Chitwan and its neighbouring districts. The audiences have grown more discerning and art exhibitions too are increasing in number each year. In the last two months, the region saw two workshops which featured a host of artists from around […]

‘Wonder Woman’ dominating box office, leaves ‘The Mummy’ in dust


Jun 13: Wonder Woman, the muscular feminist superhero from Warner Bros. and DC Comics, stayed strong over the weekend, easily holding onto the top spot in North American theaters while leaving newcomer The Mummy in the dust. With $57.2 million in ticket sales for the three-day weekend, according to industry estimates, Wonder Woman has taken […]

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