Senior composer Gurung feted


Kathmandu / April 13: Musician, composer and singer rolled into one- Ambar Gurung- has been feted with the ‘Gyan Bahadur Memorial Music Award’ amidst a programme in the capital city on Wednesday. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Bhim Rawal handed over the award to Gurung in a programme organized by Srota Samaj. The […]

New Miss Nepal vows to popularize Nepal in international arena


Kathmandu / April 9: Miss Nepal-2016, Asmi Shrestha, has shared her felicity over her being announced the new Miss Nepal and vowed that she would make her best efforts to popularize Nepal in the international arena. Shrestha clinched the title out of 19 contestants. She was announced the 22nd Miss Nepal on Friday. With this […]

Trajectories of culture


Santosh Gautam (Kathmandu) / April 9: Cultural transformation is all about bringing changes to a culture, whether it be gradual evolution or shifts in cultural ideologies and practices or it be a planned mission for cultural cleansing or uplifting. Culture is not static whether we analyse it in micro, mezzo or macro levels. An individual’s […]

White butterflies bring hope to quake-ravaged Kalmochan


Kathmandu / April 8: On Wednesday, April 6, artist Milan Rai pasted 9,000 white paper butterflies all over the walls in the premises of Kalmochan Temple, Thapathali which was destroyed in the earthquake last year. These butterflies are in the honor of those individuals who lost their lives last year. Rai was assisted by hundreds […]

Tips for a budget friendly holiday


Kathmandu / April 8: Everyone loves to travel and visit new places but not a lot of us can afford to do so. Well, actually we can indulge our thirst for trips to new locations if we do it smartly. Most young people don’t have the funds for an extravagant holiday. But following some of […]

Actor Sherchan no more

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Kathmandu / April 7: Actor Kuldeep Sherchan, known for his comic role in Manko Bandh, breathed his last on April 6 at Annapurna Neuro Hospital, Maitighar. He was 78. Kuldeep was rushed to Fishtail Hospital, Pokhara on April 2 after he complained difficulty in breathing, informed Nar Bahadur Sherchan, the actor’s cousin from Pokhara over the […]

Running for nothing

Kathmandu / March 19: The title of the film, Bhaag Sani Bhaag, suggests that its protagonist Sani (Keki Adhikari) is on the run — for something or from something. Her male counterpart Dev (Sabin Shrestha) is also on the run. And the film that is limited in scope — with focus only on things like […]

The other side of the coin

Book Review

Krishna Hachhethu’s latest work attempts to present people as the vanguard of Nepal’s political changes Abhinawa Devkota /  March 19: The popular imagination generally perceives history in a polarised manner. It is seen either as a result of the handiwork of powers outside the territory where it unfolds, or it results from the needs, decisions […]

Building an art movement

Art Movement

Mark Harris /  March 19 : Earlier this week, two international art professionals spoke to a packed house at Yala Maya Kendra, at a programme titled Making Contemporary Art Exciting. The event was part of an ongoing speaker series hosted by the Siddhartha Art Foundation Education Initiative (SAFEI) and is part of a larger strategy […]

‘Don’t want to be Munnabhai or Khalnayak but Sanjay Dutt’

Sanjaya Dutt

March 19: Actor Sanjay Dutt, who was released from the Yerwada prison in Pune last month, says that he has no regrets but he doesn’t want to be known as either “Munnabhai” or “Khalnayak”, but as Sanjay Dutt only. “I have no regrets. I have taken it (prison sentence) in a positive way. Sanjay has […]

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