‘We become victim of cell phone addiction without even realizing’


Shrijana Poudel / Kathmandu : When was the last time we took time away from our cell phone for an hour and actually enjoyed life? Today, cell phone is accessible to very large number of people. Without any doubt there are lots of perks of having a cell phone. However, majority of us are becoming […]

Ramita goes to Parbat


Parbat / May 13: The shooting of Ramita, an upcoming Nepali film featuring Deelip Rayamajhi and Rajani KC, is currently ongoing in Parbat. The film will be shot around Parbat and Baglung, according to producers. “The film will be a pure entertainer. A love story, the film will capture the lifestyle of Parbat,” said director […]

Gurung honoured with Gangadevi Chaudhari award

Chaudhary Award

Kathmandu / May 13: The Lunkarandas-Gangadevi Chaudhari Sahitya Kala Mandir organised an award distribution ceremony on the occasion of the foundation’s 23rd anniversary on Wednesday. The function felicitated a host of poets, artists and authors active in the Nepali literati—Toya Gurung (Gangadevi Chaudhari Smriti Samman), Kaliprasad Rijal (Saraswoti Samman), Hari Kanta Lal Da (Itihas Siromani […]

Nepathya’s Hami Nepali shines with unifying theme


Kathmandu / May 12: Nepathya’s new song ‘Hami Nepali…’ has experimented double exposure effects recently, with its bold rock rhythm and patriotic theme. Nepathya has been performing this song Hami Nepali with a high priority during their recent concerts, calling for unity among diverse Nepali people. As unity remains a vital call amidst Nepali of […]

The trance of the Tungna


Sugam Deshar / Kathmandu, April 08: As Bir Bahadur Biswokarma begins strumming the Tungna, anticipation among those who have gathered begins to peak. We are sat at the courtyard of the Patan Museum where an album launch for the folk ensemble Kutumba has been transformed into a giant, public busk. As a travelling minstrel (gaine) […]

Iconic New Delhi movie theater shuts down after 85 years

India Iconic Theater Shutdown

New Delhi / April 08: From Bollywood superstars to political heavyweights, the Regal theater hosted some of India’s biggest names over more than eight decades. But with nostalgic theater-goers singing their way to the exits after a final showing of a Bollywood classic, the iconic New Delhi theater has closed its doors to make way […]

Film academy rules ineligible documentary series like ‘O.J.’

Ezra Edelman,Caroline Waterlow

New York / April 08: In what has already been nicknamed “the O.J. rule,” the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Friday declared documentary series ineligible for the Academy Awards. The new regulation, announced as part of a handful of tweaks in Oscar voting, follows the Oscar win in February for Ezra Edelman’s […]

Nepathya shares exciting plans for 25th year


Kathmandu / Apr. 01: Nepathya, a popular folk-rock band of Nepal, is celebrating the next one year (2017 April-2018 April) as the band’s silver jubilee year with the theme ‘Celebrating 25 years of Nepathya’. The band will be stepping into its 25th year on April 1. Nepathya has planned several activities including periodic releases of […]

Litterateurs honoured in Chitwan


Chitwan / Mar 31: Chitwan-based Nilkantha Poudel Memorial Academy, a literary association, honoured four literary figures amid a function held in the Academy’s premises on Wednesday. The event was organised to mark Poudel’s centennial. The awardees were felicitated in honour of their contributions to Nepali literature and linguisitics. Honoured at the event were litterateurs Bhupin, […]

Bollywood film spotlights youngest girl to conquer Everest


Mumbai / Mar 31: A Bollywood film hitting Indian cinemas on Friday tells the inspirational story of a tribal girl from rural India who became the youngest woman to summit Mount Everest. Poorna Malavath was 13 years and 11 months old when she planted India’s tricolour flag on the top of the world’s highest mountain […]

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