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Smriti Dhungana

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.
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Rekha, Komal recommended for local-level poll candidacies

Published On: April 17, 2017 05:24 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, April 17: As the countdown has already started for the local-level elections on May 14, the parties are working out to finalize the list of their candidates for the election.

Year 2073: Year of large collection in Nepali Movie

Published On: April 15, 2017 01:45 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU – In the year 2073, 86 Nepali movies were released from Baishak 10 to Chaitra 25. The most popular forms of entertainment, is continuously growing with large investment on movie making process in Nepali movie industry.

Nepali movie Ghampani to hit screens from Friday

Published On: April 13, 2017 08:30 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, April 13: Nepali film ‘Ghampani’, which is set to be released tomorrow, has premiered at Big Movies in the Capital on Thursday.

Diplo arrives in Kathmandu

Published On: April 4, 2017 11:58 AM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, April 4: Grammy Award winner DJ, singer and rapper Diplo arrived in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

Meet Ashma, now famous B-girl of Nepal (with video)

Published On: April 1, 2017 04:40 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, April 1:  B-girl of the popular The Cartoonz Crew in Youtube, Ashma is very busy these days…rehearsals for new videos, study and workshops…she has to share her hours everywhere.

Rajpal visits Giranchaur Integrated Settlement(with photo feature)

Published On: April 1, 2017 01:27 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, April 1: Indian comedian Rajpal Yadav on Saturday has visited Giranchaur Integrated Settlement constructed by Dhurmus Suntali Foundation for  65 families  who were rendered homeless in the last greatest earthwuake that hit Nepal.

Priyanka faints in movie set, admitted to hospital

Published On: March 22, 2017 08:27 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, March 22: Nepali actress Priyanka Karki, who was busy in shooting, was immediately admitted to  Norvic Hospital. Karki was taken to Norvic Hospital for treatment after she lost her consciousness in the set of her new movie ‘Butterfly’.

Indian Model to play Shaya's role in Summer Love

Published On: March 19, 2017 04:17 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, March 19: Indian Model Rewati Chhetri is all set to act in Nepali movie. She will be featured in the film based on Subin Bhattarai's hit novel 'Summer Love'.

Life in Lumbini

Published On: March 17, 2017 08:21 AM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

If you are traveling when a Nepal bandh has been called, you will inevitable run into a lot of trouble. That’s what happened during my trip to Lumbini where I got stuck on the way for hours on end, and reached the hotel I was staying in only at 1 am in the morning instead of the scheduled 10 pm earlier that night.

Trailer of ‘Ghampani’ released

Published On: March 16, 2017 03:24 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, March 16: The trailer of the movie ‘Gham Pani’ has been released. The promo of the movie, directed by film critic Dipendra Lama, was released on Thursday amid a special program in the capital.

Sequel of Chhakka Panja to be produced

Published On: March 13, 2017 01:13 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, March 13: Comedian Dipak Raj Giri has formally announced to produce Chhakka Panja-2, the sequel to Chhakka Panja through social media on Sunday evening.

Army's Shrestha wins Lumbini Peace Marathon

Published On: March 12, 2017 06:27 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

LUMBINI, March 12: Hom Lal Shrestha of Nepal Army won the Lumbini Peace Marathon held in Gautam Buddha's birth-place Lumbini on Sunday.

Sunny Leone third time in Nepal

Published On: March 10, 2017 01:53 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, March 10: Popular Indian-born Canadian porn star Sunny Leone arrived in Nepal on Thursday evening. It is her third visit to Nepal.

Nepal-born international artists

Published On: March 8, 2017 05:04 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU: Many Nepalis have enlisted themselves in the international arena as a successful individual. From Manisha Koirala to Prawal Gurung, they have made Nepal very proud by establishing themselves in their respective profession.

Hollywood actor Jet Li busy meeting with Buddhist religious leaders

Published On: March 8, 2017 12:59 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHAMNDU, March 8: Hollywood actor Jet Li is busy meeting with Buddhist religious leaders. He met with Yagi Rimpochhe, a religious teacher at Sherchan monastery located in Bauddha, Kathmandu on Friday. During an hour-long meeting, they discussed Buddhism.

Dust infests Kathmandu (with photos/video)

Published On: March 6, 2017 03:41 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, March 5: The term “dust” has become a common term among the inhabitants of Kathmandu  valley as if it were popular. Post-earthquake reconstruction activities, road expansion and the expansion of water pipes for the completion of Melamchi Drinking Water project are the main causes of dust that infests Kathmandu.

Lufthansa features Nepali model in promotional short film

Published On: March 4, 2017 04:04 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, March 4: Lufthansa, the German Airlines, has prepared a short film 'The Colors of Home' featuring Nepali model Arpana Rayamajhi.

Traffic police collects Rs 209.951 m revenue for drunk driving

Published On: March 1, 2017 03:26 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, March 1 The Metropolitan Traffic Police Department has collected the revenue of Rs. 209.951 million from Ma Pa Se (drink and drive) case.

Sajha Yatayat to add 10 more buses to its fleet

Published On: February 15, 2017 03:34 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, Feb 15:  The Sajha Yatayat, a cooperative public transport limited, has launched night transport service. The night service is operated on five different routes in the Kathmandu Valley from 8 pm to 11 pm.

Nepali artist Amrita shines in ‘The Good Karma Hospital’

Published On: February 13, 2017 08:12 PM NPT By: Smriti Dhungana

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Nepali artist Amrita Acharya has performed a lead role in ‘The Good Karma Hospital,’ a telefilm, which is being broadcast in London.