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Nepal to host Asian weightlifting Championship


Nepal Weight lifting Association (NWA) is organizing Asian Weight lifting Championships for youth and junior players at the Army Physical Training and Sports Complex in Lagankhel from July 21 to 29. The tournament, officially sanctioned by Asian Weightlifting Federation (AWF), will feature events in youth and junior sections in both …

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Ryan Elisabeth Reid exhibition at Siddhartha Art Gallery


Early this year, Ryan Elisabeth Reid, an American postmodern dancer and choreographer had turned Kathmandu into a studio where for the first time different generations of women came together to explore themselves in the same space and time. She had led a performance called AAMAA which was exhibited at Taragaon …

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Nepali version of “The Hindu Heritage of Pakistan” launched

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By Our Reporter The Nepali version of “The Hindu Heritage of Pakistan” translated by journalist Rajan Karki was launched amidst a function on Friday here. RPP Chairman and former DPM Kamal Thapa, Charge d’Affaires (a.i.) of Pakistan Javed Ahmed Umrani, former chairman of the Federation of World Hindu Council Hembahadur …

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Actor/comedian Haribansha’s novel ‘Haribahadur’ launched


Actor and comedian Haribansha Acharya’s debut novel, Haribahadur, was released amid a function held at the premises of Nepal Academy, in the Capital, on Saturday. The novel ‘Haribahadur’ is based on the popular Nepali tele-serial Haribahadur Madanbahadur, featuring Acharya himself and his longstanding comedic partner, Madan Krishna Shrestha, who at …

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“Short film competition 2073” concludes


The “Short Film Competition 2073” organized by the Directorate of Public Relations (DPR), Nepalese Army concluded amid a special function organized at the Army auditorium, Bhadrakali on May 05, 2017. According to a press release, the Chief of the Army Staff (CoAS) General Rajendra Chhetri, Chief Guest of the ceremony, …

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Baahubali 2 becomes India’s highest-grossing movie


An epic battle movie from one of India’s lesser-known film industries has trumped Bollywood by becoming the country’s highest-grossing film to date, an industry analyst said on Monday. “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion”, the final instalment of a two-part fantasy adventure, has made more than 10 billion rupees ($156 million) worldwide …

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Dignity of Award


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


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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