Farewell, my friend

April 22, 2020 16:00 pm

Peter J Karthak, musician, writer, storyteller, husband, father, friend, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 77. He had been diagnosed with cancer just a few weeks earlier and was undergoing treatment at Nepal Cancer Hospital in Hattiban, Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Peter J Karthak, the author of Pratyek Thhaun: Pratyek Manchhe, passed away today at Nepal Cancer Hospital, Lalitpur. He was 77. His first book in Nepali, Pratyek Thhaun: Pratyek Manchhe, won the prestigious Sajha Purashkar in 1978. He was a writer, musician, and a journalist. Pratyek Thhaun: Pratyek Manchhe was translated into English, titled Every Place: Every Person, in 2004.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Senior litterateur Madan Mani Dixit was cremated at Pashupati Aryaghat in the capital on Thursday afternoon.

Remembering Parijat

May 11, 2019 00:05 am

Baisakh brings memories of Parijat, the celebrated writer whose life was no less spectacular than her epic novels. She is a literary genius known not only for her entrancing writing style but also for artistic presentation of contemporary philosophies in works of literature: existential nihilism, absurdism, anarchism and Marxism.

Litterateur Sharma passes away

January 24, 2019 13:42 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Senior litterateur Prof Mohan Raj Sharma, who has made a significant contribution to Nepali literature, has passed away today morning. He was 81.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Prof Rama Sharma has been awarded with this year’s Bharati Kharel Memorial Award for her notable contributions to Nepali literature. A meeting of the organization held recently had decided to award Kharel for her contribution to the field. The award carries a purse of Rs 51,000

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: An interaction program was organized to discuss the contents of Rajendra Parajuli’s new book ‘Aghori’. All speakers at the program agreed that the author had provided a new energy to Nepali literature.

‘Aina Jhyal’: a tribute to Rastrakavi

September 29, 2018 10:00 am

Honoring the contributions of the Centurian -- Rastrakavi Madhav Prasadh Ghimire -- in Nepali literature, Nepathya released the video of their 2010 song ‘Aina Jhyal’ on Wednesday. The song penned by Rastrakavi Ghimire expresses the plight of a butterfly that is confined to a windowpane and barred to experience the brighter world. As per the poet, the composition of the song marks the beginning of Panchayat period.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Rastrakavi Madhav Prasad Ghimire has turned 100 Sunday. Ghimire is widely known by readers of Nepali literature for his patriotic writings.