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Divine Debris’ at Siddhartha Art Gallery


A solo art exhibition, titled ‘Divine Debris’, which features work by Meena Kayastha is currently on display at Siddhartha Art Gallery in Babarmahal in the Capital. The exhibit features 19 paintings, where the rubble from last year’s quakes serve as canvases. Most of the paintings feature Hindu gods and goddesses …

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Salina Gomez, most-followed celebrity on Instagram


Selena Gomez overtook Taylor Swift as the most-followed celebrity on Instagram, as two of pop’s leading women once again dominated the social networking site in 2016. Ariana Grande and Beyonce came in third and fourth with 89.6 million and 88.9 million followers respectively, while reality TV star Kim Kardashian took …

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Sketches by Raj Man Singh Chitrakar at Taragaon Museum


Pencil  sketches of Raj Man Singh Chitrakar were showcased at Taragaon Museum, Hyatt Regency on Tuesday on the occasion of the bicentenary Nepal-UK relations. Chitrakar, who is believed to be the first landscape artist of the valley, is also credited for the appearance of three dimensional effects in Nepalese paintings. …

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Tarkariwali giving first priority to studies


Last month, an unsuspecting Pakistani teenager, Arshad Khan, dubbed the chaiwala, shot to internet fame after being photographed by Javeria Ali at a bazaar. In a world hungry for a feel-good fairy tale, Khan was promptly signed as a model by a clothing company. Soon thereafter, Nepal’s own internet sensation …

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Hits FM Music Awards nominations declared

Nominations for the most awaited 20th Hits FM Music Awards were announced in Kathmandu on Saturday.Started in 1995, the Hits FM Music Awards 2016 is the first music awards organised by a private company on a national level. Among the 17 award categories includes the best new artist, best song …

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‘Chaiwala’ walks ramp in Bridal Couture Week 2016


The blue-eyed tea-seller, Arshad Khan, also known as ‘chaiwala’ from Islamabad achieved another milestone as he made his runway debut at Bridal Couture Week 2016. The internet sensation walked the ramp at the Bridal Couture Week (BCW) 2016 held in Lahore Sunday night. Life has been on constant upswing for …

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Streets of Pokhara set to welcome New Year


The ‘Pokhara Street Festival’from December 28 to January 1 is being organized by the Restaurant and Bar Association of Nepal (REBAN) – at the beautiful Lakeside to bid farewell to year 2016 and welcome New Year 2017. At a press conference held on Monday, Festival’s Coordinator, Gopi Bahadur Bhattarai, said …

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People crave for WiFi more than sex: Study


LONDON : Wi-Fi has been identified as the most important daily need with 4 out of 10 persons giving it more importance than other human luxuries and necessities like sex, chocolate and alcohol, a new study has claimed. The study, carried about by Wi-Fi connectivity provider iPass, surveyed 1,700 working …

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Paintings by renowned artist Kiran Manandhar and his son Sagar Manandhar are on exhibition at the Nepal Art Council (NAC), Babarmahal since Thursday. The event was inaugurated by the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Matthias Meyer. The artist duo is showcasing their paintings in their individual themes. Works …

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