KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Purna Bahadur Shrestha started making kites when he was a teenager. He is now 83 years old and still in the profession.

How writers are making sense of the pandemic

Published On: October 18, 2020 09:10 AM NPT By: Sangita Shrestha

Post-pandemic, they hope to see more meaningful conversations and writings

A Gray Old Woman

Published On: October 6, 2020 05:45 PM NPT By: Aayush Shrestha

A gray old woman sits all alone, Unloved, uncherished, and unknown. Staring at her blury world, Dreaming of days that passed long ago.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Padmashree Sahitya Puraskar and Padmashree Sadhana Samman, two famous literary awards in Nepal, have been cancelled for this year.

Women activists applaud Uprety's stance on Padma Shree Purashkar

Published On: September 28, 2020 10:14 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Dr Sanjeev Uprety, writer and former professor of English, was overjoyed when he was told over the phone last week that he had won the prestigious ‘Padma Shree Sahitya Purashkar’ for his latest novel 'Hansa'. This was his first-ever award. But then he came to know that Modanath Prashit, who has been portrayed as a brutal rapist in an autobiography 'Dharatal' by Sharada Bhushal, was going to join him on stage to receive the 'Padma Shree Shadana Award'.

PHOTOS: Devotees pull Rato Machhindranath chariot in Patan

Published On: September 6, 2020 05:55 PM NPT By: Dipesh Shrestha

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The chariot of the deity Rato Machindranath was pulled at Patan on Sunday afternoon. The chariot was pulled from Machhindra Bahal in Pulchowk to Sorhakhutte Falcha- in front of Lalitpur Metropolitan Office.

KATHMANDU, August 20: Rajatpat host Prakash Subedi and actress Pooja Sharma reached an agreement on Thursday, ending their month-long row after Subedi directed demeaning comments towards Sharma in one of the episodes of his TV show.

BAITADI, Aug 16: Owing to heightened fears of COVID-19 spread here in the district, the District Administration Office, Baitadi has decided to impose restriction on the celebration of Gaura and Teej--two major festivals celebrated in the region.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: Prakash Saput wanted someone 'who would look like a rapist by appearance' to play a lead role in his project – Badala Barilai. He would however question himself whether rapists or potential rapists look any different from normal people. His quest to find a suitable actor for the story song forced him to try different ways, including a rapid google search. 'Top ten villains of Nepal' he typed and scrolled. He went through the suggestions, one by one. He found Dhruba Koirala, a theatre and movie actor, impressive!

In pics: People celebrate Gaijatra in Sankhu

Published On: August 4, 2020 07:45 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Amid the heightened fears of the novel coronavirus disease, this year’s Gaijatra was celebrated without much fanfare in Sankhu, Kathmandu.