Nepal-Korea literary fest kicks off

Nepal Korea

Kathmandu / Feb 22: Literature, art and culture are the means of further strengthening bilateral relations between any two countries. Health Minister Gagan Kumar Thapa said this while inaugurating the “Nepal-Korea Literature, Culture and Art Festival” at local Nepal Academy amidst a programme here today. Minister Thapa stressed that Nepal should learn from achievements that […]

Dancemandu presents Diplo


Kathmandu / Feb 17: The event management company Dancemandu has been organizing ‘Dancemandu Music Festival’ in Kathmandu for the past two years. The events, in its previous editions, have been quite popular and hugely successful. This time around, Dancemandu is presenting, for the first time, one of the most sought after superstar DJ/producer ‘Diplo’ in […]

Suntali’s life story and her inspiration


Kathmandu / Feb 18: Kunjana Ghimire, aka Suntali, is a Nepali comedian, actor and social worker. She is one of the main characters of Nepali TV series ‘Meri Basai’. Republica’s Prasansha Rimal had a conversation with Kunjana about her career and life. How did you start off your career? I was involved in various extra […]

Bridging generation gap


Kathmandu / Feb 17: Alfresco Open Art Exhibition cum Competition 2017, an exhibit that aims to bridge the generation gap among Nepali artists, is currently being held at Nepal Art Council, in the Capital. The seventh iteration of the exhibition cum competition that was attended by more than 350 speculators has on display paintings of […]

Running Shaadi.com gets new title before release


Mumbai / Feb 17 : Director Amit Roy has expressed his displeasure over the change in the title of his debut film, from Running Shaadi.com to Running Shaadi, after the movie was dragged to court by a matrimonial website, whose name bears resemblance to the movie’s original title. Shaadi.com approached Bombay High Court against the […]

Radio on wheels concludes in the lake city


Kathmandu / Feb 16: Radio on Wheels, a musical road show by Radio Kantipur, ended on Tuesday after reaching its final destination, Pokhara. The second leg of the event which travelled from Dhangadi through Nepalgunj to reach Pokara featured RJs such as Hem Subedi and Alisha Subedi, along with singers Dharmendra Sewan and Shreya Sotang. […]

Forum theatre in Morang


Dev Narayan Sah / Morang : Kachahari Theatre Group, in association with Sweden-based Linnaeus University and Kathmandu Medical College, organised staging of the play Ramri Keti, across 10 VDCs in Morang on Friday. The staging was part of Actors’ Studio’s—of which Kachahri Theatre Group is a part of—attempt to raise awareness in the district’s selected […]

Seven writers honoured in Butwal


Butwal / Jan 22: Prashit Academy Nepal has honoured a total of seven female writers and poets for their contribution to the Nepali society through literature amid a function held in Butwal. Among the recipient of the awards are Butwal’s Amrita Anmol, Kathmandu’s Leela Luintel, Biratnagar’s Ganga Subedi, Jhapa’s Subhadra Bhattarai, Baglung’s Shantu Shrestha and […]

Deepika happy about being less recognized in Hollywood


Mumbai / Jan 21: Bollywood star Deepika Padukone’s Hollywood debut film xXx: Return of Xander Cage is all set to hit US theatres in the US. While the Bajirao Mastani actor has been going all out promoting the film, she revealed she is happy being less recognised in the West as compared to her home […]

Nepali girl Teriya Magar wins ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ title


Kathmandu / Jan 21: A Nepali girl has won the title of a famous Indian dance realilty show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ Season 9. Teriya Magar of Rudrapur VDC, Rupandehi, has grabbed the coveted title, defeating the other two contestants – Salman Yusuff Khan and Shantanu Maheshwari. With the victory, Magar will receive a cash prize […]

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