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Dignity of Award

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Film is a powerful medium to bring social reality to the general public through colored pictures. The content of films should assimilate the contemporary reality. Film journalism is such a medium which should proclaim not only micro level social changes but also the nation’s whole system unexpectedly. Therefore, it is …

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Cast of ‘The Godfather’ reunite for emotional 45th anniversary

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Al Pacino was considered too short, Marlon Brando was required to do a screen test, and director Francis Ford Coppola was almost fired. The director and cast of ‘The Godfather’ reminisced on Saturday in a 45th anniversary reunion in New York about the trials, perseverance and inspiration that resulted in …

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A pocket guide to the birds of Nepal

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A pocket guide to the birds of Nepal is a book where photo of birds and their description is written. Images from non-digital media as early as 1992 to recent digital ones as of October 2016 have been included. In this book there are collections of some common and uncommon …

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PM Dahal suffering from diarrhea

The day when PM Pushpakamal Dahal made the commitment to quit alcohol and cigarette, the same evening, he suffered from diarrhea. As we know, of late, comrade Prachanda has developed the habit of drinking expensive important licker every evening. May be, when he tried to quit such licker, his digestive …

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Sir, I, a SEE attended student, who istemporally staying in Kathmandu,would like to draw the attention of all the readers through your Weekly. I am writing to express my concern over the government’s plan toprovide Kathmandu with Melamchi Drinking Water. I know this a very essential project, but right now …

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Italy’s Emma Morano, the world’s oldest person, dies at 117

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ROME, Emma Morano, at 117 the world’s oldest person who is also believed to have been the last surviving person born in the 1800s, died Saturday at her home in northern Italy, her physician said. Dr. Carlo Bava told The Associated Press by phone that Morano’s caretaker had called him …

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‘Aandolan’ is being staged at Theatre Mall

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A new play Aandolan written by Saurabh Karki and directed by Sudham CK, is being staged at the Theatre Mall, in Sundhara, in the Capital. The play kicked off from Chaitra 24 (April 6). “The date is significant in Nepal’s political history. It’s the day when the People’s Revolution I …

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‘Lomba’ a Magar movie to be screened in Portugal

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‘Lomba’, a Magar-language film directed and written by Anil Budhamagar, is set to be screened in Portugal. The movie is based on a Magar community tradition where sheep are migrated from one place to another throughout the year for grazing. Among these sheep, there’s a leader called ‘Lomba’, which is …

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‘Seto Surya’ to be screened at Swiss film fest

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A host of Nepali films—features, short films and documentaries—are slated to be screened at the on-going Fribourg International Film Festival, in Switzerland. Among the films going to be screened are Kumari, Sindoor, Basudev, Kagbeni, Numafung, Mukundo, Soongava, Loot, Kalo Pothi, Who Will Be A Gurkha and Seto Surya, among others. …

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