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Geared Up For Miss Earth 2014
KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Prinsha Shrestha, Miss Nepal Earth 2014, is leaving today to participate in Miss Earth 2014 which is scheduled to take place in Manila, the Philippines, on November 29. With intense trainings and preparations she has gone through in the past five months, Prinsha is confidently looking forward to representing Nepal in the global platform.

Republica caught up with her to find out what she has to say about her preparations and aspirations regarding the pageant.
'Highway To Dhampus' Wins At Heartland Film Festival
KATHMANDU, Oct 30: ‘Highway to Dhampus’ has bagged the Best US Premiere Award at the Heartland Film Festival in Indiana. The 10-day festival from October 16 to 25 gave the film a standing ovation as well as the award.

Actor Raj Ballav Koirala, who stars in the film, expressed his belief that the success of the film would help put Nepal on the map.
Israel Prison Hosts Inmate Fashion Show
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RAMLE, Israel, Oct 30: Alert the fashion police: prisoners in an Israeli jail have presented their debut collections, bringing the do´s and don´ts of design straight to the halls of a penitentiary.

Neve Tirza prison, Israel´s only women´s prison, hosted its first fashion show on Monday where models on towering heels strutted on a red catwalk, showcasing clothes designed and made by inmates.
Sonie Off To Japan For Miss International 2014 Pageant
KATHMANDU, Oct 20: After five months of rigorous training, Miss Nepal International 2014 Sonie Rajbhandari is leaving for Japan on Tuesday to participate in Miss International 2014 pageant to be held on November 11.

Republica caught up with the bubbly, soft-spoken and utterly confident Sonie to talk about her experience with the various training sessions, her aspirations and plans regarding the pageant.
Jazz Music Concert Commemorating Daniel Pearl
KATHMANDU, Oct 20: On Monday evening, audience present at Kamal Kunj, the residence of the US Ambassador to Nepal Peter W Bodde, grooved to the spellbinding Jazz music performed by KJ Denhert Quartet.

The group flew all the way from New York for the ongoing Jazzmandu 2014 (12th Kathmandu Jazz Festival). Vocalist and guitarist KJ Denhert, who define herself as an “urban folk and jazz” artist, got the audience tapping their feet and swaying along to her music. She was accompanied by Mamadou Ba on bass, Ray Levier on drums and Manu Koch on keyboard.
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