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Abhaya and the Steam Injuns nationwide tour promoting their new album

Popular Nepali rock band Abhaya and the Steam Injuns have begun their nationwide ‘ Coca Cola Rock and Roll Night Reloaded with Abhaya and the Steam Injuns’ tour to promote its fourth album ‘Looking for Love’. “Coca-Cola’s association with music is not new and we believe in encouraging local talent. …

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Rihanna to receive MTV lifetime achievement award

BBC: Rihanna is all set to receive MTV’s highest honour- the lifetime achievement award, known as the Michael Jackson video vanguard award, later this month. The 28-year-old singer took to her Twitter handle to share the big news, saying, “Honored to take the #VMAs stage as your video #VANGUARD award …

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Lama’s lithographic exhibition “Fragments”

Artist Kabi Raj Lama’s solo lithographic exhibition “Fragments” opened in the Capital on Sunday. The exhibition was hosted by the Siddhartha Art Gallery (SAG) in Babarmahal. The collection of lithographic prints was inaugurated by banker Anil Shah and the director of SAG, Sangeeta Thapa. According to the organisers, this is …

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Pulsar Dare Venture 2nd season conquering Solukhumbu

HH Bajaj, the sole distributor of Bajaj motorcycles in Nepal, has announced the second season of ‘Pulsar Dare Venture’. After traversing the tricky roads of Mustang in its first edition, the second iteration of Pulsar Dare Venture is slated to conquer Solukhubhu later this year, organisers have announced. Pulsar Dare …

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9th NEFTS Awards to be held in Dubai

The ninth iteration of the Nefta Award—Nepal Film Technicians’ Award—is scheduled to be held in December, in the UAE. The Award was previously held in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Qatar. The announcement was made by the organisers, during an event, held in Dubai, on August 21. The event will be …

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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

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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