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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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The Undertaker retires from WWE after nearly 27 years

After a quarter of a century, The Undertaker seems to have retired from WWE. The wrestling legend dropped his gloves, hat and trenchcoat in the middle of the ring at the end of Sunday night’s WrestleMania 33. The 52-year-old, whose real name is Mark William Calaway, lost the main event …

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Nepathya to celebrate its silver jubilee

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Nepathya, a popular folk-rock band of Nepal, is celebrating the next one year (2017 April-2018 April) as the band’s silver jubilee year with the theme ‘Celebrating 25 years of Nepathya’. The band stepped into its 25th year on April 1. Nepathya has planned several activities including periodic releases of new …

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Three acclaimed Hollywood films to be screened in KTM

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Film distribution company Apple Entertainment is gearing up to release three acclaimed Hollywood films-namely, Deepwater Horizon, La La Land, and Moonlight-on March 31. The films will be released in multiplexes around the country; the screenings will run for two weeks. “Owing to the widespread public interest, we are going to …

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Nepal’s largest art fest kicked off

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The third edition of the mega art festival, Kathmandu Triennale, commenced with a function held at the Hyatt Regency in the Capital on Friday. Organised jointly by Siddhartha Arts Foundation and Belgium-based SMAK (the Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art), the festival was inaugurated jointly by senior artist Uttam Nepali and …

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Solo Woman Travel Challenge is back

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After two years in which it supported 10 Nepali women in their solo travels, the Solo Woman Travel Challenge has returned for its third year seeking to provide 15 grants for independent travels in Nepal. This year, plans are also afoot for one grant that will facilitate a Nepali woman …

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