Celebrating women in Nepali music

March 1, 2019 09:43 am

Nepali adhunik geet has always had a devoted audience across the country, albeit a smaller one than popular music. While one can hear and see the songs and videos on radio or TV, there is an entirely different feel to it when you sit amidst other adhunik geet enthusiasts and listen to these tunes of the past, and that too when musicians trained in classical music are lending their voices to it.

Radio Nagarik, of Nepal Republic Media, is all set to introduce a brand new radio show: ‘Covered’. ‘The show is scheduled to go on air starting Sunday, and will feature cover-version singers who are looking for a break into the Nepali musical fraternity.

On air

September 3, 2018 10:45 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The advent of the 90s brought about massive changes in communication technology. Not only did internet services become accessible to the public, but it introduced independent broadcasters amid the general mass via digital mediums. Additionally, the overall evolution of visual media and digital platforms gradually took over sole dominance radio had established in the broadcasting media.

GIZA, Aug 2: A team of German and Russian physicists studying the properties of the Great Pyramid, also known as the Khufu Pyramid, have found that it can concentrate electromagnetic energy inside its hidden chambers and focus the electromagnetic waves into the substrate region, according to a study published in the latest issue of the Journal of Applied Physics.

SURKHET, June 26: The 'Chief Minister with the People' radio programme has been launched in Karnali Province from Monday.

BIRATNAGAR, June 19: Province Assembly of Province 1 on Tuesday passed unanimously the bills related to the broadcasting of radio, FM and television.

ST. LOUIS, Feb 22: A morning radio show host gave birth live on the air on Tuesday.

7th World Radio Day being marked today

February 13, 2018 13:46 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: World Radio Day is celebrating on Tuesday under the theme: Radio and Sports, with all radio stations, regulatory bodies and related organizations invited to celebrate radio and its contribution to democratic debate through information, entertainment and audience interaction.

TULSIPUR Feb 2: The District Police Office, Dang, has launched digital mobile radio technology service from Friday. Inspector General (IG) of Nepal Police, Prakash Aryal, inaugurated the service amidst a function organised in Tulasirpur.

LONDON, Dec 18: Britain’s Prince Harry has interviewed Barack Obama for a radio program in which the former U.S. president shared his memories of the day he left office and his hopes for the future.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Senior radio program presenter and famous singer, Basudev Munal has passed away today at the age of 68.

Electric short circuit at radio station

September 8, 2017 02:00 am

KHOTANG, September 8: A community-based radio station in Diktel of Khotang district caught fire on Thursday morning due to a short circuit.

KHOTANG, Sept 7: A Rupakot-based community radio caught fire apparently due to short circuit on Wednesday.

MADRID, August 2: Brazilian striker Neymar Jr is leaving FC Barcelona, the Catalan club confirmed on Wednesday, as a radio report said he was moving to French team Paris Saint-Germain.

KUALA LUMPUR, July 20: Malaysia has banned “Despacito” on state radio and television, though it might be hard to slow the song’s record-breaking popularity.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Nepal Republic Media Pvt Ltd on Monday honored 12 individuals as Nagarik Nayak (Nagarik Heroes) amid a special ceremony organized on the occasion of its eighth anniversary.

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Thakur Belbase has been appointed as station manager as well as news chief of the soon-to-be launched Radio Nagarik 96.5 MHZ.

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Chengdu Radio and Television (CDRTV) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at promoting Nepali tourism in China.

CHITWAN, Jan 16: A fire broke out at the 'Radio Narayani', a community radio station based in Bharatpur of Chitwan.

New leadership takes over Radio Lumbini

December 14, 2016 09:16 am

BUTWAL, Dec 14: The Radio Lumbini on Tuesday elected a new working committee unopposed coinciding with the occasion of its 18th General Assembly and Convention.

BEIJING, CHINA, Sept 25: The world's largest radio telescope began operating in southwestern China Sunday, a project which Beijing says will help humanity search for alien life.

DHADING, Sept 23: The District Forest Office (DFO), Dhading has demolished the office building of Dhading Radio 106 MHz along with an adjoining women’s security building located inside Amarawati Community Forest in the Nilkantha Municipality on early Friday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Minister for Information and Communications Surendra Kumar Karki has said Nepal is a garden of all castes and communities residing here and we should move ahead by cultivating this garden.

KHOTANG, Aug 24: Transmission of the Rupakot Community Radio, Khotang has been halted due to lightning.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The two-day South-Asian Community Radio Conference kicked off here today. Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun inaugurated the conference amidst a special ceremony at Thamel-based Hotel Marshyangdi.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The South Asian Community Radio Conference is kick-starting here Tuesday under the theme of 'Community Radio for Sustainable Development'.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: Two-day training on sustainable development and successful management of community radio began here today.