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‘White Sun’ and ‘Dadyaa’ in 73rd Venice Film Festival


Two Nepali films have been selected for the 73rd Venice International Film Festival. Deepak Rauniyar’s feature length film ‘White Sun’ and ‘Dadyaa’, a short film directed by Pooja Gurung and Bibhusan Basnet, will be representing Nepal in Venice, Orizzonti – an international competition dedicated to films that represent the latest …

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Mathema’s memoir launched

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Late Dayaram Bhakta Mathema’s memoir ‘Anubhav ra Anubhuti — Jeevan Yatra Ka Etihasik Mode’ was launched in an event at Hotel Shanker, Lazimpat. The book is published by Daya Foundation. The program was chaired by senior culture expert Satya Mohan Joshi, the first governor of Nepal Rastra Bank Himalaya Shumsher …

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National Mourning Day of Bangladesh celebrated


The Bangladesh Embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal observed the “National Mourning Day” and the 41st Anniversary of Martyrdom of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on Monday by organizing a programme to commemorate the Day with due solemnity and respect. The day’s programme began at the Chancery with hoisting …

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Players and coaches receive ‘Nat’l sports talent award’


Marking the international youth day the National Sports Talent Award was given away to ten people among whom seven of them were players and two were coaches. Among the players to be honoured by the government were wushu player Nima Gharti Magar, judoka Phupu Lhamu Khatri, footballer Nawayug Shrestha, cricketer …

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‘Chhakka Panjaa’ to be screened on Sept


Actors Deepashree Niraula and Deepak Giri had travelled to Dharan on a promotional tour for the upcoming feature film, Chhakka Panjaa. The movie is based on the story of migrant Nepali workers. During a short meet with the media in Dharan, they discussed the themes of their upcoming release. The …

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Adele rejects to sing at Super Bowl


LOS ANGELES: Multiple Grammy Award-winning singer Adele says she turned down an offer to perform at the 2017 Super Bowl halftime show. The British singer told an audience Saturday at her Los Angeles concert that she was asked to perform at the event. “First of all, I’m not doing the …

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The construction entrepreneurs, attending a Parliamentary Committee meeting, alleged that as the ministers and secretaries demand 20 percent commission in advance, they were unable to meet the standard and time to complete the construction works. In front of the secretaries of the ministries related to construction of roads, buildings and …

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Dr Govinda KC and Gangamaya Adhikari

Dr Govinda KC, who staged a fast onto death recently, has become a hero as almost all the media have given his campaign big headlines. On the other hand, Nanda Prasad Adhikari, who  sacrificed his life demanding justice has been forgotten. His dead body has not yet been cremated. Now, …

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The day when Pushpakamal Dahal took oath of office as the Prime Minister, the temple of Gorakhnath at Thapathali Chowk was demolished. Also, coinciding with the oath-taking ceremony, an aircraft had to force land in the Karnali River. Hindu people in the country have taken these incidents as inauspicious indications.

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Couture Fashion Week in the capital

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Designer and Couture Fashion Week New York founder and producer Andres Aquino will show his recent collection entitled “Romancing the Himalayas” at the Nepal Couture Fashion gala event. The show will be held at the Hyatt Regency Kathmandu on August 13, 2016 from 7 pm onwards. The event marks Mr. …

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