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Football match to mark 16 days of VAW

A friendly football match ‘Kick against violence,’ was organized on Saturday at the premises of Sarswoti Madhyamik Vidhyalaya(SMV) in Lele to mark the 16 Days of Violence Against Women (VAW). The program was jointly organized by UN Women Nepal, Skillshare Nepal and the CG Education. “In Nepal, football is seen …

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NAFS to be held in DC

Nepal-America Film Society (NAFS) has announced the first Nepal-America International Film Festival 2017 (NAIFF) which will take place from May 5-7, 2017 in Washington DC metro area. The festival will be showcasing feature films, documentaries, animation, experimental, and short films. The festival aims to bridge Nepali and American culture through …

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Deepika sexiest Asian woman 2016

Actress Deepika Padukone has been named the sexiest Asian woman in the world for the year 2016. She has dethroned actress Priyanka Chopra, who has won the title four times in the popular list that is annually published by Britain-based Eastern Eye newspaper. Deepika, who is soon set to make …

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Lady Gaga suffered from PTSD when she was 19

US pop star Lady Gaga has revealed she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder since being raped at the age of 19. “I suffer from a mental illness – I suffer from PTSD,” she told the Today Show on a visit to a homeless shelter for young gay people in New …

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14th KIMFF from Dec 8

The 14th edition of Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) is set to screen 80 films from 28 countries from December 8 at QFX Kumari Hall and at the Russian Culture Centre, Kamal Pokhari. The festival will showcase documentaries, fiction, experimental and animation movies. This year’s festival will open with …

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White Sun wins ‘Best Film award’ at the 27th Singapore Film Fest

Nepali feature film White Sun (Seto Surya) has bagged the Best Film award at the 27th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) that concluded on Saturday night. The film directed by Deepak Rauniyar impressed the jury as “an exceptional and incisive film,” according to published reports. White Sun, which stars Dayahang …

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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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