September 28, 2020 10:14 AM NPT
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'.
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.
August 20, 2020 07:23 PM NPT
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.
August 16, 2020 04:05 PM NPT
By: Bira Gadal
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!
KATHMANDU, July 24: Dhanraj Chitrakar started drawing serpentine deities from the age of 14. It has been over five decades since he has been into this business but now fears for a technological take over as people have shifted onto printed versions of Naag Posters. Now he is fearing for his profession which in some decades can be the rarest-of-rarest as the younger generation are drifting away from it.
July 15, 2020 02:00 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, July 15: Nepali actor Rajesh Hamal has called on his fans and the general public to stop attacking people with insults and abusive comments on social media platforms. Hamal was indicating online trolls against Deepashree Niraula who has been dragged into a controversy over the issue of ‘Mahanayak’ – a term she says Hamal is not befitting of.