Smriti Dhungana is a multimedia correspondent with Nagarik/Republica National Daily. Mostly, Dhungana covers news related to arts, culture, movie, youth, social and women. She is also a photojournalist for The Week, a supplement to Republica English daily.
KATHMANDU, DEC 5: Aloo ko achar, poleko machhaa, til tamatar chatni, aapko kulfi and what not! Santosh Sah, 35, is in the semifinal of the BBC MasterChef, a competitive cooking show. He is introducing Nepali recipes to the world.
KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Hari Bansha Acharya, celebrity, writer and comedian, has urged all the people to limit the Dashain celebration activities within their respective families. He is currently in home isolation for the past 13 days after being diagnosed with COVID-19. He has been continuously taking medicines and exercising during this period.
KATHMANDU, Sept 10: A video of Subhadra (Sarswati) Mainali blasting Nepal Police went viral on social media on Sunday. In the 30-second video, Mainali angrily complains that a female police inspector took away her weighing equipment (Taraju and Dhaak).
Veteran Paubha artist, Premman Chitrakar, also known as the guardian of Paubha painting, passed away at the age of 76 on Sunday. He had been undergoing treatment in the ICU of the National Hospital in Kalanki since Thursday. He was cremated at Pashupati Aryaghat on Sunday. He had been suffering from asthma for some time.
KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Amrita Acharia, the British actress of Nepali origin is in Nepal. The ‘Game of Thrones’ actress, Acharia, was seen interacting with the rescued children at Godavari-based organization ‘Chorachori’, where trafficked Nepali children from various parts of India, are rescued and sheltered.
Recently, Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone got married to Ranveer Singh and her bridal wear, a red and golden saree, became the center of attraction for all. They married in two different traditional ways where Padukone wore the designer saree prepared by Sabyasachi and K Radharaman.
KATHMANDU, Aug 7: Thamel has transformed into a trade hub. The surge in popularity has lured citizens of many countries to try their luck in the tourist capital of the nation. Chinese hoarding boards, cramped in every corner, makes its fame even evident. These boards, decorated in red bold Chinese characters start from the neighboring vicinities including Chhetrapati, Basantapur, Jyatha, and Lainchaur. It is the result of Chinese traders’ direct involvement in the Thamel based trade.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Bollywood actor Gulshan Grover is in Nepal for shooting of international film ‘The Man from Kathmandu’. Though having decency in real life, he is popular by his villainous role in almost all Bollywood movies.
KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Actress Manisha Koirala has walked down on Nepali ramp as showstopper. Koirala was the showstopper at Classic Diamond Timeless Paragon Jewellery Fashion Show held at Heritage Plaza, Sanepa on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Miss Nepal Nikita Chandak is promoting Nepali culture in Sanya, China while representing the country in Miss World 2017. Chandak gifted traditional Nepali handmade purse- Surke Thaili to all participants representing their countries in the beauty pageant.
A joint initiative of Kathmandu Municipality, Metropolitan Police Division and Thamel Development Council made Thamel, the country’s biggest tourist hub, a no-go zone for vehicles on October 22. See how Thamel has become more vibrant and jovial in 13 pictures.
KATHMANDU, July 10: Home Minister Janardan Sharma sometimes reaches Tribhuvan International Airport for the inspection, sometimes issues direction to amend the incumbent traffic rules. Energy Minister in Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led government, Sharma was applauded for his effort to end the load shedding in the country.
KATHMANDU, July 5: Former Miss Nepal Shristi Shrestha was found seriously injured last Saturday. She had cuts on nerves of her right wrist. The actor-model underwent operation at Norvic Hospital, Thapathali.