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Modeling Her Way To Transcending Societal Norms
Poonam Maharjan

KATHMANDU, Sept 16
:When you meet Anjali Lama, the first thing you notice about her is her tall stature, slim figure and well-defined facial structure further flattered by long straight tresses.

Not many realize at one glance that she is a transgender female.From when I first met her toward the end of 2008 and now, I particularly notice the confidence that she oozes today. She’s made peace with herself and takes pride in being ‘different’. People taking a second look at her from the corner of their eyes don’t bother her anymore.
'Kala Sangam' Comes To An End'
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KATHMANDU, Sept 16:A group art exhibition entitled ‘Kala Sangam’ which had artworks by Nepali and Bangladeshi artists on display came to an end on Tuesday. The exhibition took place at Srijana Contemporary Art Gallery located in the premises of Srijana College of Fine Arts, Uttar Dhoka in Lazimpat. The exhibition had started on September 12.

Works by Bangladeshi artists Rezaun Nabi, Sohana Shahreen, Md Mahabulbul Islam Baabu, Afrozaa Jamil Konka, Bipasha Hayat, Nazia Andaleeb Preema, Gazi Mosaddaqur and Fahmida Khatun and Nepali artists Pramila Bajracharya, Umesh Shrestha, Samjhana Rajbhandari, Bidhata KC, Arjun Khaling and Sagar Manandhar were showcased at the exhibition.
'Ekadeshma' To Be Held From September 19
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KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The third edition of ‘Ekadeshma’, one of the most prestigious short film festivals of the country, will begin from this Friday, September 19 at QFX Kumari, Kamalpokhari. This year, the theme of the festival is ‘Creating Ripples’.

The three- day festival will screen 69 short films from 27 different countries, among which there are 52 foreign films and 17 Nepali films. “Our selection committee has selected these films from a total of 234 submissions from all over the world,” Abhinash Bikram Shah, Programming Director of the festival, said during a press conference organized at Mandala Theater, Anamnagar on Monday. During the press conference, the official promo and trailers of some films to be screened at the festival was also shown.
Photographers Awarded For Wedding Pictures
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KATHMANDU, Sept 15: On the occasion of the sixth anniversary of Kathmandu Photographers Association (KPA), the winners of ‘KPA Wedding Photo Competition 2014’ were awarded on Saturday at Nepal Art Council, Baber Mahal.

Ninety three years old litterateur Madan Mani Dixit, who had started photography 75 years ago after buying a Kodak camera for Rs 5 from a relative, felicitated five winners with gift hampers and certificates.
Madan Puraskar For Radha Paudel, Jagadamba Shree For Shiva Regmi
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