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 […]

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 […]

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