Writer Tana Sharma passes away

February 15, 2022 12:03 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: A distinguished and well known Nepali writer Dr Taranath Sharma has passed away. He died at the age of 87 on Tuesday morning.

As the storyteller Gyawali mentions in 'Kathako Katha’, the preface of her collection of stories, 'Sampurna Aakash' brings to the readers 25 of her stories published in Nagarik daily and Parivar monthly magazine.

Sekuwa: An Engrossing Tale

February 10, 2021 17:16 pm

Although Nepali literature boasts several masterpieces that are known to all, it oftentimes falls short in catering to its younger audiences. Think of a story or a novel specifically for children and young adults that are local and is unanimously known across the country. There is hardly any.

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.