KATHMANDU, Oct 24: The 114th birth anniversary of Mahakavi Laxmi Prasad Devkota is being commemorated today at home and abroad by organizing various programs including poetry symposiums and highlighting his contributions to the enriching of Nepali literature.

Poet and lyricist Ratna Shamsher Thapa has passed away. He died at Norvic Hospital, Thapathali at 12 noon on Thursday.

Burns Night

March 25, 2020 12:21 pm

Celebrated on 25th of January every year, Burns night is a celebration that marks the life and work of poet Robert Burns. Although the celebration initially started from Scotland, it is now celebrated in various parts of the world.

A poet

December 15, 2019 12:03 pm

A poet of the word Where my pen meets and cuddles, my withering intuitions   You are my subject of interrogation Your voice is the howl Of the slumbering ego

Renowned poet and lyricist, Kali Prasad Rijal released his biopic ‘Kadama Haseko Jindagi’ at Paleti, Nepalaya’s micro-event series on Friday. On the book, Rijal has portrayed his life journey and rural Nepal of his time.

Poet Tirtha Shrestha, one of the acclaimed literary laureates, released the poetry collection book ‘Dharsaidharsa Ko Chakrabeu’ at Paleti on Friday. Paleti is Nepalaya’s micro musical series.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The 206th birth anniversary Aadi Kavi Bhanu Bhakta Acharya is being celebrated across the country today.

Mary Oliver, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose rapturous odes to nature and animal life brought her critical acclaim and popular affection, has died. She was 83.

Poet Jeevan Khatri launched his anthology titled ‘Aagoko Barnamala’ on Saturday at the premises of Sarwanam Theater, Kathmandu. The anthology was jointly launched by Khatri’s parents, poet Tulsi Diwas, Bimal Acharya and Deepak Sapkota.

5 things about Rajan Mukarung

November 26, 2018 10:17 am

A poet, novelist and teacher, Rajan Mukarung is an eloquent intellectual. Originally from the hilly district of Bhojpur, his early success in writing won him numerous accolades. Awarded with Kirat Puraskar Samman for novel ‘Hechhakupa’, Pahichan Puraskar for ‘Ferido Saundarya’ and Madan Puraskar for ‘Damini Bhir’ in 2012, he is currently dedicated to the publishing his next volume, ‘Ayogya’  soon this year.

Dashain in Rashtra Kavi’s eyes

October 18, 2018 19:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: The resounding Dashain song has already echoed our homely walls as we enter the sixth day of the festival. Dashain much known for a family reunion and longer days off from work is an occasion to rejoice with an age-old culture and rituals sharing roots to our deep-seated values and beliefs. Over the decades, our new trends and practices have quite blended in adding different ways of celebration. However, no matter how much we long to play the Dashain swing or how many kites we flew in the past years, the spirit of celebration has remained intact with nurturing our religious significance of truth's victory over the evil.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: The 153rd birth anniversary of Nepali litterateur Motiram Bhatta, an eminent national personality, is being celebrated across the country.


August 27, 2018 08:01 am

Our life start with simple cry  We want to withdraw but life deny Sometime pain makes us sad  Sometime happiness makes us mad.

KATHMANDU, June 2: National poet Madhav Prasad Ghimire returned home after undergoing treatment at Medanta Hospital, New Delhi. Ghimire was flown to New Delhi on May 23 after Dhapasi based Grande International Hospital referred him to Medanta.

Life of a poet

November 24, 2017 09:34 am

‘Raat Chirnya Bhanu’ or The Life of Bhanubhakta is currently being staged at Shilpee Theatre in Battisputali, Kathmandu. This play that is being produced collectively by Lok Drishti Theatre and Aarambha Natya Samuha will be staged till December 2, 2017 at the same venue.

Kathmandu: A music video ‘Melancholy’ sung by as many as 365 Nepali artists was released amid a function at the Army Officer’s Club in Sundhara on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, July 18: The Purna Prakash Nepal Yatri Study and Research Foundation has presented this year's 'Yatri Bangmaya Award' to national poet Madhav Prasad Ghimire on Monday.