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Three acclaimed Hollywood films to be screened in KTM


Film distribution company Apple Entertainment is gearing up to release three acclaimed Hollywood films-namely, Deepwater Horizon, La La Land, and Moonlight-on March 31. The films will be released in multiplexes around the country; the screenings will run for two weeks. “Owing to the widespread public interest, we are going to …

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Nepal’s largest art fest kicked off


The third edition of the mega art festival, Kathmandu Triennale, commenced with a function held at the Hyatt Regency in the Capital on Friday. Organised jointly by Siddhartha Arts Foundation and Belgium-based SMAK (the Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art), the festival was inaugurated jointly by senior artist Uttam Nepali and …

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Solo Woman Travel Challenge is back


After two years in which it supported 10 Nepali women in their solo travels, the Solo Woman Travel Challenge has returned for its third year seeking to provide 15 grants for independent travels in Nepal. This year, plans are also afoot for one grant that will facilitate a Nepali woman …

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Sequel of Chhakka Panja to be out later this year


Producer of the recent Nepali blockbuster Chhakka Panja, Deepak Raj Giri has announced that they’ll soon be making sequel of the movie. He announced to produce Chhakka Panja-2, the sequel to Chhakka Panja through social media. The sequel is expected to be released by October-November. The film shooting will begin …

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‘Bhrikuti’s life’ at Shilpee Theatre


A new play ‘Bhrikuti’s Life’ is being premiered at the Shilpee Theatre in the Capital. The play explores into the life and times of Lichchhavi-era princess Bhrikuti. The play is written by Sarubhakta, and directed by PavitraKhadka. The play follows Bhrikuti’s journey to Tibet and her contribution in popularising Buddhism …

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Significance of ‘OBOR’ in Nepal’s development endeavor

Sarachchandra Bhandary

By Sharachchandra Bhandary Of late, the One Belt One Road (OBOR) or ‘Belt and Road’ initiative of China has become a buzz phrase amongst media, academia and think-tanks of Nepal and they have been arguing that such idea would open up avenues to Nepal’s socio-economic development opportunities. Development experts view …

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Election Commission irritates RPP, Jamal turns into a battle field


By Our Reporter Many had probably never imagined in May 2006 that the Rastriya Prajatantra Party, portrayed as a pro-king party, would never dare to challenge the Home administration in a period of 11 years. But the party, especially after the unification of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party and RPP-N, the …

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PM Dahal under pressure for enhancing relations with China

By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpakamal Dahal is leaving for Beijing today. After his special request to the Chinese authorities, a brief meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping was arranged for him. Only after the confirmation of the meeting with the President, Dahal had confirmed his visit to China. When …

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Xi-Dahal meet: Breakthrough unlikely

By Our Reporter The Chinese authorities have finally managed to arrange a brief meeting between Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Chinese President Xi  Jinping in Beijing on 26 March. Sources said that President Xi has become ready to grant 10 to 15 minutes’ time to Dahal after Nepali authorities’ …

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