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White Sun wins New Voices award at 28th PSIFF


Nepali feature film White Sun (Seto Surya) has won the New Voices/ New Visions Award at 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF), which was announced on January 14 at Hilton Palm Springs Hotel, California. White Sun beat nine other films to win the Voices/New Visions Award, one of …

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Seven female writers and poet honoured


Prashit Academy Nepal has honoured a total of seven female writers and poets for their contribution to the Nepali society through literature amid a function held in Butwal. Among the recipient of the awards are Butwal’s Amrita Anmol, Kathmandu’s Leela Luintel, Biratnagar’s Ganga Subedi, Jhapa’s Subhadra Bhattarai, Baglung’s Shantu Shrestha …

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Foldable ‘iPhone gun’ puts Europe police on alert


LONDON: A 9mm double-barrel gun designed like an iPhone has placed police in Europe on high alert after authorities received a warning that it could be flooded illegally into the continent when it goes on sale in the US. The “iPhone Gun” which has been pre-ordered 12,000 times, is disguised …

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Nepali documentary nominated for best short movie


The Nepali documentary film ‘Nepal Earthquake Heroes, Survivors and Miracles’ has been nominated in the category of best short movie at Asians on Film festival, America. According to the producer Sharada Gaire, the film is taking part and competing in four different international film festivals in the month of January …

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Teriya Fauja Magar, has made headlines as she has made it into the final round of Jhalak Dikhhala Jaa, a popular dance reality. Previously she had won the title honour at a popular Indian reality television show Dance India Dance Little Master in 2014. The show is broadcast on Indian …

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La La Land sweeps Golden Globe Awards


Hollywood musical La La Land has broken the record for the most Golden Globe Awards, winning seven prizes. It won in every category in which it was nominated – including best musical or comedy film and acting trophies for Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. It also won the awards for …

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‘Dangal’ shatters Bollywood box office record


Aamir Khan’s latest film “Dangal” is now Bollywood’s highest grossing movie of all time, breaking the record set by his previous release “PK” in 2014. “Dangal” pulled in around 3.45 billion rupees ($50 million) in net domestic revenue by Sunday, trade sources said, overtaking PK’s box office haul of 3.38 …

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The Dov Simens’ two-day film school this Jan


The Dov Simens’ 2 day Film School will be held on January 22–23 at Nepal Tourism Board. The Dov Simens’ 2 Day Film School is considered one of the most successful filmmaking workshops in the world. Dov has conducted this workshop in 34 countries .The Kathmandu School of Cinema and …

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