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Street dramas in all 77 districts


Kathmandu / Nov 18: As polling dates for federal parliament and house of representative near, dramas on awareness of election education will be conducted in all 77 districts. The Election Commission will conduct this awareness program organizing dramas for the election. A two-day workshop in this regard concluded in Kathmandu on Thursday. The drama was […]

Miss Nepal Chandak promoting Nepali culture in Miss World

Surke Thaili Nikita

Smriti Dhungana / Kathmandu : Miss Nepal Nikita Chandak is promoting Nepali culture in Sanya, China while representing the country in Miss World 2017. Chandak gifted traditional Nepali handmade purse- Surke Thaili to all participants representing their countries in the beauty pageant. Sharing her experience and pictures during her stay in Sanya, Miss Nepal Chandak […]

3-year old Trishna Shakya takes reign as Living Goddess


Kathmandu / Sept. 28, 2017-Three-year-old Trishna Shakya of Dallu has taken charge as the new Living Goddess Kumari after her predecessor Matina Shakya retired. As part of an ancient tradition, Kumari is worshipped as “living goddesses” both by Hindus and Buddhists. Outgoing Kumari Matina Shakya, now 12-year-old, returned home on Thursday after assuming the role […]

Indra Jatra festival formally begins today


Kathmandu / Sept 3 : Indra Jatra, the biggest festival of Kathmandu Valley dedicated to god of rain Indra, formally began today with the erection of a sacred wooden pole (lingo) at Hanumandhoka in Basantapur Darbar Square. The festival lasts for eight days with singing, mask dancing and rejoicing along with other rituals. It is […]

‘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 […]

Joshi to be decorated with ‘Literary Century Person’ title

Kathmandu / Aug. 20:The Government is set to honour language and culture expert Satya Mohan Joshi with the ‘Literary Century Person’ title. The 98-year-old is being decorated with the title amidst a function being held in the capital on Tuesday. The decision to this end was made by the Council of Ministers in May earlier […]

Eighth-grader Anugya comes up with poetry collection


Kathmandu / July 18: Anugya Nepal, an eighth-grader at the Ambition Academy in Kathmandu, has come up with an anthology of poetry, titled ‘hami garna sakchau’ (we can do). Nepalese Society for Children Literature Chairman Tej Prakash Shrestha, poet Ram Prasad Gyawali and other writers and academicians unveiled the poetry collection amidst a program organized […]

Man in Bhanu Bhakta’s guise to scale Mt Everest with Ramayan in his hand


Kathmandu / July 12: He dresses himself in Daura Suruwal, with Patuka around his waist and a shawl across the shoulder. Slipping into the guises of Adikavi Bhanu Bhakta, he carries a Rayaman scripture in his hand and dashes off one litterateur’s place to another as well as literary institutions in the same guise for […]

Nepathya to perform series of concert in Australia


Kathmandu / Jun 29: Nepathya, a popular Nepali folk-rock band, would soon be organising a musical tour with a series of concerts in Australia. According to a press statement issued today, considering the local taste of Nepali students in Australia, Nepathya has been prioritising Australia in their concert tour. To begin with, the band is […]

Israeli film fest to travel to Pokhara

Isarel Film Festival

Kathmandu / June 23: After wrapping up its three-day long screening of Israeli movies in Kathmandu today, 11th Israeli Film Festival will now be travelling to Pokhara and Biratnagar. The film fest, organised jointly by the Embassy of Israel in Nepal and Nepal Film Society, will be held at OR2K Restaurant in Pokhara from 28 […]

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