Nepal’s most popular Buddhist nun is a musical rock star Friday, October 14th, 2016

BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, KATHMANDU, (AP): There is one Buddhist nun everyone in Nepal knows by name — not because she's a religious icon and a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, nor for her work running a girl's school and a hospital for kidney patients. Ani Choying Drolma is famous as one of the country's..

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Asmi Shrestha wins Miss Nepal crown Saturday, April 9th, 2016

KATHMANDU: Asmi Shrestha has been crowned as the Miss Nepal 2016 amid a function held at Hotel Annapurna in Kathmandu on Friday evening. The 22-year-old business administration graduate, from the capital city, defeated 19 contestants in the final round. Asmi received a cash prize of Rs 100,000..

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You Should Watch Making of a Murderer :: By David Swanson Monday, January 4th, 2016

There's a 10-hour documentary on Netflix with more to teach us than all the combined episodes of Star Wars. (Yes, it's nice to see a storm trooper refuse to fight, but only until he gleefully joins in the killing for the other side, with all his victims still in masks so that we, the executioner..

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Cable TV operators in Nepal to blackout Indian channels Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

KATHMANDU: Cable TV operators in Nepal today announced that they would indefinitely blackout all the Indian channels from tomorrow to protest blockade of a key trade checkpoint with India by agitators opposing Nepal's new Constitution. The cable operators, in a meeting held here, decided that they..

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Nepali Daughter Was Crowned With The Title Miss International Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

BANGKOK: Miss Shraddha Gurung has won the title “Miss International of Assumption University-2015”. The program was held at Assumption University of Thailand at its capital Bangkok. She is the student of International Business Management at that university. Gurung, native of Kathmandu..

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Film Director Alok Nembang found dead Thursday, November 6th, 2014

KATHMANDU: Nepali Film director Alok Nembang has been found dead at his home, Dhapasi, Kathamndu, Local Police said on Thursday evening. Director Nembang was found dead at his Dhapasi-based home at 8 pm Thursday. Director Nembang’s upcoming movie ‘Ajhai Pani’ was slated for Feburary 27..

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Aamir Khan, Nepal PM discuss malnutrition in South Asia Friday, October 10th, 2014

KATHMANDU (IANS): Though some substantive achievement has been made in the region for overall development of children, compared with developed nations, South Asia needs to do more, Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said here. The prime minister made the observation during his meeting here..

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Actor Shree Krishna dies at 44 in New Delhi Last Night Sunday, August 10th, 2014

KATHMANDU: Actor Shree Krishna Shrestha died of pneumonia in New Delhi. He was 44. The newly wed actor of Nepali movie industry, Shrestha had gone to India for his treatment along with his wife Shweta Khadka. He breathed his last at a hospital bed yesterday night, media reports said. His movie..

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CPN-UML calls for strike in Dhadingbesi Friday, August 8th, 2014

DHADING: Cadres of CPN-UML have called strike in Dhadingbesi for an indefinite period to protest the encounter of Dinesh Adhikari aka "Chari" on Friday. The bandh enforced by the UML cadres of Constituency no.1 has paralyzed normal life and also have halted vehicular movement since this..

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Uproar in Parliament over killing of Don ‘Chari’

KATHMANDU: Lawmakers on Thursday demanded government’s clarification on the killing of don Dinesh Adhikari, aka "Chari", encountered on Wednesday evening bordering Dhading. Chari was gunned down in Bhimdhunga after he allegedly opened fire on the cops trailing him. CPN-UML lawmaker Rajendra..

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Teriya Magar wins ‘DID L’il Masters’ season 3 Saturday, June 21st, 2014

MUMBAI: Teriya Magar was announced the winner of Zee TV’s “DID L’il Masters” Season 3 here Saturday. The 11-year-old from Rudrapur, Nepal, defeated Hardik Ruparel, Anushka Chetri and Sadhwin Shetty; and walked away with the KB3 Cup and Rs.10 lakh at the grand finale held at the Balewadi..

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Nepal roots for Teriya Magar in Dance India Dance Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Utpal Parashar, KATHMANDU (HT): Voting for Nepal’s constituent assembly election got over in November last year. But thousands of Nepalis are voting again these days. And they are rooting for just one contestant. She is Teriya Magar, an 11-year-old from Rupandehi district of Nepal bordering..

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Actress Sweta and Neal Kumar getting engaged! Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Purushottam Dhakal, LA, CALIFORNIA: It was Saturday. The cameras rolled, the relatives & friend’s waited with bated breath. The “hero” and the “heroine” were ready to take “engage”. None to yell “action” or “cut”. This wasn't a scene on the sets of a Hollywood flick. Nepal’s..

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Spider-Man support environmental campaign in Nepal Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

LA, USA: Hollywood couple Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone are helping to save the planet by throwing their support behind a new environmental campaign. The Amazing Spider-Man co-stars are backing Earth Hour Blue, a new initiative by the organisers of power-saving lights-off event Earth Hour which..

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A Streaker Disrupts the Prabal Gurung Show Saturday, February 8th, 2014

By STUART EMMRICH, (NY Times): What was that line, apparently impromptu, that David Niven came up with at the 1974 Oscar ceremonies, just before he was to introduce Elizabeth Taylor and the Best Picture Oscar, when a streaker raced across the stage in front of the live TV audience? Oh, right:..

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It’s a messy, though typical picture. US President Donald Trump wants to pull out forces in Syria. When announced in December, jaws drooped and sharp intakes of breath..