Legendary actor Brad Pitt is not planning on retiring just yet but thinks he might one day stop appearing in front of the camera.

Nandita Das says she enjoys both acting and direction, but being behind the camera gives her more creative fulfillment.

With Najir Husen and Shilpa Maskey

March 28, 2019 18:16 pm

Two familiar faces of Nepali cinema, Najir Husen, and Shilpa Maskey call themselves movie fanatics on both acting and watching it. They say Nepali movies are improving.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: It was almost three years since actors Akanchha Karki and Divya Dev pair up together onstage. Last time, the duo starred in John Osborne’s play ‘Look back in Anger’ at Mandala Theater in 2015. Thereafter, the Nepali play fanatics closely started following their remarkable acting skill. However, Akanchha and Divya Dev are separately showcasing the acting skill in Nepali theater realm throughout these three years.

Mishra takes charge as acting CJ

August 6, 2018 07:12 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: As the acting Chief Justice (CJ) Deepak Raj Joshee went on leave after the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) rejected his name as the CJ on Friday, the senior-most justice at the Supreme Court, Om Prakash Mishra, assumed office as the acting head of the judiciary on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The meeting of Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) held at Singha Durbar has yet again failed to decide the fate of acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshi as the new chief justice of the country.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) has yet again failed to endorse acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee as the country’s new chief justice.

Acting CJ's academic documents

July 30, 2018 16:15 pm

KATHMANDU, July 30: A day after the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee said that it would decide whether or not to endorse acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee as the country’s chief justice, myrepublica.com has retrieved his academic certificates.

Thapa appointed acting army chief

July 27, 2018 06:07 am

KATHMANDU, July 27: The government on Thursday appointed  Chief of Staff Lieutenant-General Purna Chandra Thapa the acting army chief of the Nepal Army.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) has concluded hearing for acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshi on Thursday. The PHSC will give its decision on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) has started conducting hearing for acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshi on Thursday.

Acting ED of TUTH resigns

July 20, 2018 12:32 pm

KATHMANDU, July 20: Professor Deepak Prakash Mahara, acting executive director of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital resigned from his post citing personal reasons. In course of his resignation, he clarified that his decision had no linkages with the ongoing protests of Dr. Govinda KC.

WASHINGTON, July 17: A 29-year-old gun-rights activist served as a covert Russian agent while living in Washington, gathering intelligence on American officials and political organizations and working to establish back-channel lines of communications for the Kremlin, federal prosecutors charged Monday.

For the love of acting

June 29, 2018 06:22 am

The Week’s Swasti Gautam caught up with Samyog Guragain and Anushka Adhikari, two of the most popular artists of 21st Love, to find out how it all started. Read on to find out how their journey is as dramatic as the sitcom itself.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Acting Chief Justice (CJ) Deepak Raj Joshi has accused the government of allocating insufficient budget to and deploying inadequate number of staffers at the judiciary.

CHITWAN, May 25: Acting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Deepak Raj Joshi has said both sides of a disputed win if the dispute is resolved through mediation, arguing that this is so because both sides themselves decide on their respective issues.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Acting Chief Justice (CJ) Deepak Raj Joshee has said that the independence of the judiciary cannot be compromised for the sake of political stability.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshi has insisted on a coordinated role between the police and government attorneys to make the criminal justice system more effective.

KATHMANDU, April 6:  At a time when the demand for making public the property details of judges is gaining momentum, Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee said on Friday that the judges are not bound to do so as per the existing laws of Nepal.

Pokhrel is acting PM

April 6, 2018 21:31 pm

KATHMANDU, April 6: Defense Minister Ishwar Pokhrel has been appointed as acting prime minister in the absence of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who left for New Delhi on a three-day state visit on Friday.

In acting with a determination

April 1, 2018 10:27 am

KATHMANDU, April 1: Born in a simple family in Morang, 22-year-old Namita Ghising, who is waiting for the release of her movie ‘Damaru Ko Dandibiyo’, is now gradually establishing herself as an artist.

Traditionally, there is lower involvement of women in the film industry, especially in senior positions such as directors or producers. But some of the Nepali actresses have grown to become producers. Across the globe, many female actors have turned into prominent producer such as Sandra Bullock, Priyanka Chopra, Reese Witherspoon, Drew Barrymore, Anuska Sharma, and Elizabeth Banks. This is slowly coming into the Nepali film industry as well, and many female actors have grown to not just be limited to the screen.

KATHMANDU (REPU-BLICA): The resignation submitted by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NIC Asia Bank, Laxman Rijal, has been accepted by the bank's board. Deputy CEO of the bank, Roshan Kumar Neupane, has been appointed as its acting CEO.

KATHMANDU, March 16:   Gopal Parajuli tendered his resignation as chief justice as per Article 131 (A) of the Constitution after meeting President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Thursday afternoon,  according to a press release from the Office of the President.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee has to unveiled his action plan on today at 1:00. He will prepare to make public his action plan with organizing press meet at the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Senior-most Justice Deepak Raj Joshee has assumed the responsibility as acting Chief Justice and formed benches to hear the pending cases at the Supreme Court on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Mega Bank Nepal Ltd has appointed Anupama Khunjeli as the acting chief executive officer (CEO) of the bank, on Monday.

RASUWA, Nov 22: Police have arrested Rasuwa district acting in-charge of Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)-led Nepal Communist Party, Lekhnath Lamichhane, on Wednesday.

Acting like a writer

November 15, 2017 08:36 am

I dream to be a writer because I know how to write, but every time I look at the mirror, I think I am not and cannot be a writer. My behavior, attitude, and appearance do not match with what I think writers should have. They have different perception, characteristics, nobility, attitude, and appearance. Most importantly, they have, I think, innate skills to write phrases and verses that are always remembered in the history. Being jealous to them, I also want to be a writer.

The art of acting

October 13, 2017 11:55 am

Srijana Adhikari is a well known name in the Nepali theater scene, having acted in popular plays like ‘Milk Tea’ and ‘Sunkeshari’ to name a few.

KATHMANDU, Sep 24: Instead of working as watchdogs over the government, the parliamentary committees have become loyal to it and favor its policies and decisions, recent decisions of some of these committees show.

DOLAKHA, September 3: Newly-elected people's representatives have started acting tough to improve the quality of education in Dolakaha in recent days. Shailung Rural Municipality has decided to close down various community schools which were running without enough students and adjusted the 'irrelevant teachers' quota.

KATHMANDU, August27: Acting President of the Nepali Congress Bimalendra Nidhi has argued that Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba's State visit to India became successful in all- political, economic and diplomatic- fronts.

KATHMANDU, August 24: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has appointed the party's senior leader Bimalendra Nidhi as acting president.

Acting is Life

August 5, 2017 13:18 pm

Twenty-year-old Roshan Adhikari is a student of management at CCRC College, Balkumari. He is waiting for his Grade XII results. Originally from Panchkhaal in Kavrepalanchowk district, Roshan currently lives alone in Suryabinayak, Bhaktapur. “Though I stay in Nepal I am a citizen of Portugal. My mother works and lives in Portugal and I visit her time to time during my holidays. I live here because Nepal is more precious for me,” he said.

Acting training for students

July 16, 2017 08:42 am

With an aim to generate new generation artistes and to give continuity to drama culture, Arambha Natya Dabali, Dharan is organizing a week-long basic acting training for students.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Joint-secretary Maheshwar Neupane on Sunday assumed the responsibilities of acting secretary at the Election Commission following the government decision to transfer Secretary Gopinath Mainali from the EC.

National Art School has been established in Pokhara to further the region’s art and literature. Director Krishna Udashi has founded the school as he believes there are not enough institutions nation-wide for students to learn the basics of acting and theater. The National Art School came to existence on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed a writ petition filed at the apex court against Acting Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli demanding that he should be barred from assuming the post of chief justice.

KATHMANDU, June 8: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday scrapped a writ petition filed demanding not to recommend Acting Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli to the post of the Chief Justice.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Senior-most justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli has assumed the responsibility of acting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from Wednesday.

Parajuli Acting Chief Justice

May 1, 2017 10:45 am

KATHMANDU, April 30: Supreme Court's senior most Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli assumed the office as the Acting Chief Justice on Sunday, following the suspension of Chief Justice Sushila Karki with the registration of impeachment motion against her at the Legislature-Parliament earlier on Sunday.

Parajuli appointed acting CJ

April 30, 2017 22:00 pm

KATHMANDU, April 30: Hours after registering an impeachment motion against Chief Justice Sushila Karki, the government on Sunday appointed Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli as the acting chief justice of the Supreme Court. Parajuli was appointed the acting CJ based on the principle of seniority. The acting CJ took oath of the office subsequently after his appointment.

KATHMANDU, April 16: A total of 159 local levels are being run by the Acting Chief even after a month of the implementation of the local level.

KATHMANDU, March 25: When the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the country on April 25, 2015, then Prime Minister Sushil Koirala had just landed in Thailand from Indonesia. Bamdev Gautam, who was acting prime minister and home minister at that time, convened an emergency cabinet meeting to take the necessary decisions on relief and rescue work.

AIG Pokharel appointed as acting IGP

February 14, 2017 07:23 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The government has decided to appoint AIG Dinesh Chandra Pokharel as acting Inspector General of Nepal Police by amending a provision of the existing Police Act.

BIRGUNJ, Jan 16: Acting Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi has directed the civil servants to be prepared for election as it might be announced any time.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Acting Prime Minister Bhimalendra Nidhi vowed to ramp up the post-quake reconstruction.

Dr Bhola Thapa appointed acting VC of KU

December 19, 2016 09:39 am

BANEPA, Dec 19:  Dr Bhola Thapa, registrar of Kathmandu University, has been appointed as the acting Vice Chancellor of Kathmandu University.

Thapa appointed acting VC of KU

December 18, 2016 21:25 pm

BANEPA, Dec 18: Dr Bhola Thapa, registrar of Kathmandu University, has been appointed as the acting Vice Chancellor of Kathmandu University.