AP1 TV comes into operation

PM addressing launching ceremony of AP1 Television. Photo: Annapurna Post

Kathmandu, March 31: The AP1 Television, operated by the Annapurna Media Network, has launched its official operation from today. Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal inaugurated the official operation of AP1 Television amid a special function. On the occasion, PM Dahal said that media sector witnessed a boom in Nepal with the political changes and rising […]

‘Gorkha Earthquake 2015: photographic atlas’ released; Research on reconstruction of Dharahara complete

Earthquake Gorakha

Kathmandu / March 31: A pictorial book on the theme of earthquake has been released. The book titled Gorkha Earthquake 2015: A Photographic Atlas tries to describe how earthquakes occur and how earth remains active in a time of quakes, with the help of pictures. Center for Disaster and Climate Change Studies published the book […]

Buddha Krishna announces tongue piercing

Tounge Piercing

Bhaktapur / March 28: Buddha Krishna Bag Shrestha, 45, of Madhyapur Thimi-8, Bode has announced to pierce his tongue this year to retain the time-honoured tradition of Bisket Jatra of Madhyapur Thimi. At a press conference organized at Korea-Nepal Friendship Hospital here on Wednesday, Shrestha, also an ambulance driver, said that he was ready to […]

Research on music, drama and dance kicks off

Music is

Salyan / March 25: A research on music, drama and dance has been launched in all ten districts of Province no 6 with an aim to give continuity to the art forms. Drama and Music Academy’s Academician, Pabitra Gharti Magar, spoke of the necessity for converting the diversity found in the music and arts of […]

Photos taken by Toni Hagen on exhibit

Tony Hegan

Pokhara / March 23: An exhibition of photos taken by the late Toni Hagen, the pioneer of Swiss development cooperation to Nepal, has opened at the International Mountain Museum at Ratopaihra, Pokhara Sub-Metropolitan City-17. The exhibition will run for three months. It includes 105 photos that Hagen clicked at different places in Kathmandu and Pokhara […]

Toni Hagen’s book ‘decentralization and practice’ released

Tony Hegan

Kathmandu / March 21: A book ‘Decentralization and Practice’ penned by intimate Swiss friend of Nepal, Toni Hagen, has been released in the capital city on Tuesday. The book contains the experience of Hagen during his visit and stay in Nepal and other countries as a development practitioner. It was released by Swiss Ambassador to […]

Senior litterateur Dixit honoured

Madan Mani Dixit

Kathmandu / March 18: The Prose Writer Shankar Lamichhane Foundation has honoured Akshyar Shiromani Madanmani Dixit here on Saturday. Organising a special programme on the occasion of 41st birth anniversary of the essayist Lamichhane, the Foundation honoured Dixit with shawl and a letter of felicitation. Similarly, the Foundation also awarded senior litterateur Balkrishna Pokharel with […]

The sitar legend Tara Bir Singh Tuladhar


Sonam Lama / Kathmandu:  “Only a life lived with dignity is worth living” believes sitar maestro, Tara Bir Singh Tuladhar. He has been considered as individual Nepalis artist reference (Essential Scores and Sound Recordings) by the American Library Association. Tuladhar has recorded several music albums, both solo and accompanied by other artists. Nepal Sitar, Sitar […]

NY Times enlists Nepali director Rauniyar among 9 new directors to watch


Kathmandu / Mar 17: New York Times has enlisted Nepali film director Deepak Rauniyar in its list of the 9 new directors to watch. The nytimes.com has published an article with the title of ‘The 9 new directors you need to watch’ and enlisted Rauniyar and his new movie ‘White Sun’ among the 9. “Set […]

Human Rights Film Fest kicks off


Kathmandu / Mar 17: The fifth edition of Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival kicked off at Nepal Tourism Board in Kathmandu on Thursday, March 16. The opening day of the fest saw the screening of In Search of Devaki, a film by Devaki Bista. The four-day fest, organised by Human Rights Film Center, is […]

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