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Nintendo Super Mario iPhone debut surprises market

TOKYO: Shares of Nintendo Co surged as much as 18 % on Thursday, propelled by a surprise announcement at Apple Inc’s iPhone launch event of the debut of the Japanese firm’s popular game franchise Super Mario Bros on the iPhone. Investors are betting the new game, Super Mario Run, will …

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Nepali short movie ‘Jha Lo’ goes to Busan Intl Film Fest

Nepali short film Jha Lo (Year of the Bird), directed by Buddhist Monk Shenang Gyamjo Tamang (Khenpo Shelnang), has been selected in competitive short film section for the 21st Busan International Film Festival in South Korea. The 15-minute-film is among the 10 films selected for the Asian Short Film Competition …

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Pashupati Prasad wins treble at LG Film Awards

At the LG Film Awards- 2016 “Pashupati Prasad” has been announced ‘Best film of the Year’.  The program was held at the Nepal Army Officers’ Club in Kathmandu, last Wednesday. Khagendra Lamichhane received ‘Best Screenplay Award’, while Dipendra K. Khanal was awarded “Best Director” for the film. The event saw …

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‘Game of Thrones’ won nine Emmys

IANS Popular fantasy drama TV series Game of Thrones has bagged nine Creative Arts Emmys which focus primarily on key technical disciplines and behind-the-scenes crafts of television production. This year, for the first time, the Television Academy’s Board of Governors voted to expand the Creative Arts Emmys – which hitherto …

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Is China now the world’s ‘second super power’?

By M.R. Josse KATHMANDU: Is China now the world’s second super power, after the United States? While intellects of far superior geopolitical acumen or acuity than mine will no doubt provide authoritative answers to that tantalizing query soon enough, I have for sometime now been struck that, almost without anyone …

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Has President Xi’s visit cancelled?

By Our Reporter Local newspapers report that Chinese President Xi Jinping is not visiting Kathmandu soon i.e. in 2016.  So far, Beijing had given a gesture that one among the top three leaders may visit Kathmandu in the near future. Talking to People’s Review, the spokesman at the Chinese Embassy, …

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Who does an ambassador represent?

By Our reporter Nepal is identified as a politically unstable country since the introduction of the multiparty democracy in 1990 as none of the political parties were able to run the country for total tenure of five years. And after the introduction of the present “loktantra” the governments are just …

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India’s wait and see strategy regarding Nepal

By Our Political Analyst India, which had attempted to internationalize the issue of violation of human rights in Nepal specially on discrimination on the Madheshi people and had warned PushpakamalDahal “Prachanda” that a case would be filed against him in Hague, has decided to keep pending these attempts for the …

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People will not tolerate further

By Our Reporter Compared to the present day leaders, the monarchs have made remarkable contributions to keep Nepal a sovereign and independent nation. After the formation of modern Nepal, by Prithivi Narayan Shah the Great, the Ranas captured the power, nevertheless, the Ranas had also safeguarded national sovereignty. After the …

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