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Sonam Lama

5 things about Ram Krishna Dhakal

January 15, 2018 09:35 AM

The musical journey from his first album ‘Ashirvaad’ to his 15th album ‘Avaran’ has established Ram Krishna Dhakal as one of the celebrated Nepali singers.

A Divine Visit: An exhibition of a kind

January 14, 2018 07:52 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Patan Museum itself being an epitome of culture and ancient artifacts, has witnessed many cultural exhibitions in the past days.

Pioneering tv Journalism in Nepal

January 9, 2018 09:44 AM

Durga Nath Sharma is a celebrated media personality of the country for having initiated and marked a revolutionary phase in the Nepali broadcast media. Sharma is a veteran media personality to bring Nepal Television to life as he worked at the channel as a General Manager for five years. Originally from Illam, his career in media developed after gaining expertise as a reporter and assistant editor at Gorkhapatra newspaper.

5 things about Rekha Thapa

January 8, 2018 10:29 AM

Rekha Thapa is one of the most celebrated Nepali actors. She started her acting career in 2058 BS and turned into a producer in 2062 BS after four years of being in the field. Having acted in more than 200 Nepali movies and worked as a producer in a dozen, she is currently dedicated to her social campaign against child marriage in mid-western districts of the country including Surkhet, Banke and Nawalparasi. On the work front, she is eagerly looking forward to producing her upcoming movie based on a social issue.

‘Make Me See’ dispelling darkness

January 7, 2018 09:55 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The idea of giving back to the community has never been confined to the categorical divisions of age, sex, class and profession. Humanitarian work is better evaluated and analyzed by the feasible and fruitful outcomes it tends to draw to a concerned group of people.

Queen of Nepali Taekwondo

January 2, 2018 10:11 AM

Sangina Baidya is the first Nepali athlete to formally qualify and become the nation’s first ever taekwondo player at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. She won a gold medal at the 12th Asian Taekwondo Championship, in Melbourne, Australia in 1996 and earned applauds as the finest Nepali taekwondo player.

New Year is calling

December 31, 2017 12:23 PM

Every New Year calls for an uncertain beginning. Though we may witness unpredictable mounts and bents throughout the year, we harbor the idea of welcoming every forthcoming beginning with much anticipation and excitement. With 2018 just around the corner, we have fastened our belts to explore the uncertainties that the new beginning would set forth.

Reflecting on 2017 achievements

December 27, 2017 09:39 AM

Success is an abstract concept that comes with some subjective associations. Some people associate success with wealth and fame, and others with their career growth. Either way, a person’s success can be determined on the surface by looking over their journey and what they have earned as well as learned so far. Many-a-time we are adamantly advised to look forward and work for the future, but it is always a wise thought to look back once in a while to observe how much you have progressed.

Christmas fever grips Kathmanduities

December 25, 2017 09:45 AM

Before bidding farewell to 2017, there awaits a grand exuberance of Christmas to fill the air with jingle bell songs and Christmas carols. With Christmas illuminating many cities in different parts of the world, Kathmandu is no exception. The shops are adorned with Christmas trees and toys, while numerous events and parties imply that the festival has gripped the denizens of Kathmandu.

A bountiful hub for culture and trade Basantapur

December 18, 2017 08:02 AM

Cultural books and magazines compiling the history and festivals of Nepal are in high demand among the flock of tourists who travel to the country every year in search of serenity and calm.

Finding strength in differences

December 16, 2017 12:46 PM

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: In order to promote the idea of religious harmony, a silent play titled ‘Mukti’ was enacted by Abiral- The Arts Group at Hotel Himalaya, Kupandole, Lalitpur on Friday. Altogether 11 artists showcased the play portraying the fundamental roles of religious leaders in raising their voices against social malpractices performed in the name of religious faith.

Rendezvous with Olympian Swimmer Elizabeth Lyon Beisel

December 7, 2017 08:48 AM

She is more to the firm and strict postures that she has posed in her pictures from the Olympics 2016. A vibrant and down-to-earth personality with a whimsical sense of humor, Elizabeth Lyon Beisel is an American swimmer  who specializes in backstroke and individual medley events.

Unraveling facts surrounding Bhanubhakta’s life

December 6, 2017 09:22 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Raat Chirnya Bhanu’ produced in association with Lok Drishti Therater and Aarambha Natya Samuha had its final staging at Shilpee Theater, Battisputali on Monday. The play, written and directed by Prabhakar Neupane, was reenacted by theater artists Prakash Sindhuliya, Sakchhi Lamsal, Prem Poudel, Pralhad Kharel and Prabhat Niraula among others while Ramesh Dahal, Chandani Shahi, Basudev Khanal, Radha Shrestha, Manas Raj, Pushparaj Awasthi, Rajan Bhujel, Melina Gurung, Shreya Bhusal, Birendra Khati, and Shriman Neupane could be seen in supporting roles.

10th Asia For Animals Conference draws great minds from across globe

December 4, 2017 09:04 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec4: The opening ceremony of the 10th Asia For Animals Conference was held on Monday at Hotel Yak & Yeti, Durbar Marg. The Asia for Animals Coalition brought together 23 of the world’s leading animal welfare organizations who shared major focus on improving conditions for animals in Asia.

Advocating Animal Welfare

December 2, 2017 07:33 AM

Advocating Animal Welfare


November 30, 2017 13:18 PM

With HIV detected in Nepal in1988, the disease brought myriad misconceptions with its first diagnosis. Because of the lack of research, medication and awareness, HIV was considered a highly communicable disease which is spread through physical touch or external agents. With much research and awareness work conducted, people’s view of the infection started to take a positive turn. However, some misconceptions of HIV still persist.

Dancing on his toes

November 28, 2017 09:31 AM

After the completion of his SLC, Dipendra Shahi Thakuri travelled to Kathmandu with a hope of making a mark in the field of dancing. He had not informed his family about his plans when he left his hometown. Upon arriving in Kathmandu, Dipendra joined Public Youth Campus for his higher secondary education and took on many jobs to earn his living and to continue his dancing classes.

CWIN celebrates its 30th Anniversary

November 23, 2017 12:00 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: CWIN (Child Workers in Nepal) organized an event to mark the international child rights day and celebrated it’s 30 th year in Nepal at Nepal Tourism Board, Bhrikuti Mandap on Tuesday.

Forever 21 Nepal initiates brand revolution

November 22, 2017 08:22 AM

Kathmandu: The clothing store Forever 21 Nepal was officially launched with a runway show at Hyatt Regency, Boudha on Sunday. The event was produced and managed by JST Productions.

Revolutionary wordsmith Shrawan Mukarung

November 21, 2017 09:42 AM

Enticing the readers through his poems, songs and proses, Shrawan Mukarung has invited a revolution in Nepali writing. Originally from Bhojpur, his journey as a writer began at an early age of 15 when he acknowledged his love for writing and moved Kathmandu in 2042 to give wings to his dream as a writer.