La.lit’s seventh volume up for release


Kathmandu / Nov 18: The seventh volume of La.lit, one of the handful literary magazines published out of Nepal, will be launched amid a programme at Jawalakhel Ground in Lalitpur on Friday, November 18. As part of Planet Nepal, a festival concerning arts and the environment, the launch will see editor and publisher Kunda Dixit […]

Imagine Nepal ready for takeoff


Kathmandu / Nov 18: Imagine Nepal, a platform under the M&S Events is slated to start on Friday, November 18. An off-road drive event that will take the participants to remote regions of the remote Manang distict, Imagine Nepal was conceived, according to the organisers, “to introduce a platform that would attract not just ‘backpackers’ […]

Wagle’s ‘Ankirna Ankha’ released


Kathmandu / Nov 5: The ‘Ankirna Aankha’, an anthology of poems penned by journalist and litterateur Tribhuvan Chandra Wagle was released amidst a function here today. Nepal Academy Vice Chancellor, Dr Bishnu Bibhu Ghimire, released the anthology at a programme organized by Bikash Manch Nepal. Vice Chancellor Ghimire said the poems written by Wagle were […]

Sama-Chakeva festival begins


Mahottari / Nov 5: Sama-Chakeva, the ten-days of festivity, has begun amongst the Maithali communities from today. In the festival that celebrates brother-sister relationship, womenfolk submerge the clay idols of Sama-Chakeva in the pond or river or in the recently-ploughed land, preferably in the woods, on the eleventh day of full moon to mark the […]

First Nepali animated movie screened in London


Kathmandu / Nov. 05: A private viewing of the first animated Nepali movie “The Legend of Shankhadahar” was held amongst Nepali Diaspora audience in Greenford Town Hall, London on the occasion of Nepal Sambat 1137. The movie is a biopic on Nepal’s national hero Sankhadhar Saakhwa and how he started the Nepal Sambat (Era). It […]

Magical Doctor Strange

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Doctor Strange Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy Director: Scott Derrickson Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams and Mads Mikkelsen Being screened at QFX Cinemas Nov. 05: Doctor Strange is a new superhero film from the world of Marvel Comics and it is a breath of fresh air. The film is about a sorcerer […]

Four must-follow rules for young writers


Bibidh Subedi / Kathmandu : A lot of people assume that a person who has command over language, grammar and are creative, writing comes fast and easy. However, it’s not always the case. “Sometimes it (writing) comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it’s like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges,” said Ernest Hemingway. […]

Kim Kardashian hires three police officers


Nov. 05: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has reportedly hired three off-duty police officers to escort her to and from model Kendall Jenner’s birthday party. The 36-year-old star, who is married to rapper Kanye West, paid each police officer $100 an hour to keep an eye on her while she attended her half-sister’s 21st birthday […]

International Watercolor Festival kicks off


Kathmandu / Nov 3: Education Minister Dhaniram Poudel inaugurated the International Watercolor Festival amidst a function in the capital on Thursday. The festival being held at the Nepal Art Council in Babarmahal has displayed different arts and paintings of 156 artists belonging to 39 countries including 65 from Nepal. The artists from India, China, Thailand, […]

Kartik Naach begins today


Lalitpur / Nov 3: Patan’s popular Kartik Naach has begun from Thursday evening. The traditional dance based on the conducts of Lord Krishna takes place at Patan Durbar Square. The management committee shared that the Kartik Naach will prevail for 12 consecutive days. Committee Chairperson Kiran Manandhar said various castes and sub-castes of Newari community […]

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