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The Dov Simens’ two-day film school this Jan


The Dov Simens’ 2 day Film School will be held on January 22–23 at Nepal Tourism Board. The Dov Simens’ 2 Day Film School is considered one of the most successful filmmaking workshops in the world. Dov has conducted this workshop in 34 countries .The Kathmandu School of Cinema and …

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‘Taranga’ art exhibition at the Newa Chen Gallery


The group painting exhibition ‘Taranga’ is currently being displayed at the Newa Chen Gallery, Patan which kicked off on December 28. In the exhibition five artists — Krishna Gopal Shrestha, Sandhya Silwal, Sanjeet Maharjan, Sarita Dongol and Satya Shila Kashajoo — have showcased their works. It shows how things which …

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Bal Krishna Pokharel awarded with Lekhnath Literary award


Senior linguist Bal Krishna Pokharel has been awarded with this year’s Lekhnath Literary Award, amid a ceremony, held in Arghau Archale, Kaski, over the weekend. The event marked the 133rd birth anniversary of poet Lekhnath Poudyal. The award which carried a cash prize of Rs 50, 000 was conferred to …

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Scarlett Johansson named ‘top grossing’ actor by Forbes


Scarlett Johansson has been named as the top grossing actor of 2016 by Forbes magazine. Her movies, including Captain America: Civil War and the Coen Brothers’ Hail Caesar!, earned $1.2bn (£978m) globally over the past 12 months. Johansson’s Marvel co-stars Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr tied for second place …

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Mountaineering expo in KTM


Nepal is all set to host Global Adventure and Mountaineering Conference and Expo (GAMCE) 2017 from March 31 to April 2. The event to be held at Hyatt Regency in Kathmandu will bring together mountain sports celebrities, outdoor gear manufacturers, and adventure travel operators, among others. The adventure tourism sector …

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Pashupati Prasad wins the Best Film at the ninth NEFTA Film Awards


At the ninth Nefta Film Awards that took place at Al Nasr Leisureland, in Dubai, UAE, Pashupati Prasad won the Best Film Award, while Ujjwal Ghimire’s, Wada No 6 bagged the Best Director Award. Meanwhile Namrata Shrestha got Best Actor female for her movie Classic and Dayahang Rai’s got Best …

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Danfe ‘Go Local, get local’


Danfe inaugurated its outlet in Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur on Friday. The shop focuses on concept of promoting Nepali made goods for both local and international market with the idea of ‘Go local, get local’. Danfe was initiated in July 2015 with 5 girls now has more than 30 girls.  All the …

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Cheetahs heading towards extinction Bottom of Form


The sleek, speedy cheetah is rapidly heading towards extinction according to a new study into declining numbers. The report estimates that there are just 7,100 of the world’s fastest mammals now left in the wild. Cheetahs are in trouble because they range far beyond protected areas and are coming increasingly …

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22nd science exhibition of Galaxy public school

The vice chancellor of Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) Pro Dr Jeevraj Pokhrel stated that due to the lack of investment in the science and technology sector there has not been much progress in this sector of our country. Inaugurating the 22nd science exhibition of Galaxy public school …

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