ITAHARI, Nov 13: Today is the 18th Remembrance Day of Nepal's noted diplomat Rishikesh Shaha. Born on 16 May 1925 at Tansen of Palpa district, Shaha breathed his last at Kathmandu on 13 November 2002.

NEW DELHI, Nov 12: Bollywood Actor Asif Basra was found dead at a private guest house in Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh on Friday, Indian media reported.


Published On: November 11, 2020 01:58 PM NPT By: Bipashwi shova Tamrakar


Pictorial anthology on Mahatma Gandhi released

Published On: November 10, 2020 10:44 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: A pictorial anthology in Nepali titled “Maile Bujheko Gandhi” was released by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday.

Sikali Jatra celebration in photos

Published On: October 22, 2020 07:56 PM NPT By: Monika Malla

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Locals of Khokana in Lalitpur are observing the festival of Rudrayani which is popularly known as the “Sikali Jatra”. The locals celebrate the festival instead of Dashain though they follow the dates and astrological beliefs similar to Dashain.

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'.