Litterateur Sharma Exudes Joy, FunBy The Rising Nepal
Whenever one looks at senior literary journalist Nagendra Raj Sharma, she/he is filled with positive vibes. Even at his ripe age, Sharma is active, positive and full of fun. Although this scribe has been watching him for a long time, he has had the opportunity to get close to him only in the last couple of years. His sage-like grey hairs and openhearted laughter are the hallmarks of this 84-year-old litt
Impressive Analysis of Politics, Nationality, DemocracyBy The Rising Nepal
Premal Kumar Khanal's third book entitled, 'Nationalism and Comprador Capitalism in Political Economy' is suited to those who demonstrate deeper concerns about the nation's contemporary political economy. The book impressively explains and analyses important issues of nationality, sovereignty, independence, democracy and others.
Search For Identification Goes OnBy Indira Aryal
Getting birth registrations and citizenship certificates for the street, orphaned and abandoned children are still a far cry in the country. Over a thousand children in Nepal are staying without identification in various streets in the main city areas of the country.
Singers to perform at Bhaktapur fairBy The Rising Nepal
Nepali singers and artistes like Durgesh Thapa, Shiv Pariyar, Preeti Ale, Kamal Khatri, Arjun Kaushal, Bishal Thing, Sandhya Budha (Kauli Budhi), Ramesh Bhattarai, Jyoti Magar, Rose Moktan, Kumar Sagar, Manisha Shrestha, Sujal Madhikarmi and others are going to perform at the second Bhaktapur Cultural, Trade and Fagupurne Festival- 2021 that kicked off here on Wednesday.
Radio Nepal organises nation-wide open modern song competitionBy RSS
Inaugurating the competition, Secretary at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and Chairperson of Radio Broadcasting Service Development Committee, Hari Prasad Basyal, said that Radio Nepal's contribution to preserve and promote the country's art and music is memorable.
With every film, I feel like a newcomer: AditiBy The Rising Nepal
"With every film, I feel like a newcomer. When I walk into the set, it's a new character, new pace, new feeling, new co-stars, new house, new set, new location -- everything is new," she told. In fact, the actress adds that she is often clueless on the set of a new film.
Six new members of Music, Drama Academy take oathBy The Rising Nepal
Among 15 assembly members, six members, including Baba Basnet, Bhumika Subba, Sunil Maskey, Shishir Yogi, Pradip Bomjon and Laxman Gammnage ( Laxmi Prasad Bhattarai) were administered the oath by Chancellor of the Academy Narayan Bhakta Shrestha.
One dead, six injured in Fagu clash in BaraBy The Rising Nepal
Sanja Devi, a 65-year-old woman, died while undergoing treatment for the injuries sustained during a clash while playing Fagu at Ward 23 of Kalaiya Sub-metropolitan City.
Experts point out need of long-term care for elderliesBy The Rising Nepal
Dr. Ramesh Kandel, a senior geriatric doctor, said that health systems need to be transformed so that the aged can ensure affordable access to evidence-based medical interventions that respond to the needs of older people and can help prevent care dependency later in life.
Beautiful Ghandruk village awaits international tourists (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
Even though the movement of domestic tourists in Ghandruk of Kaski, the foreign tourists have not been able to reach the close-to-nature Gurung settlement in Ghandruk due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tribeca plans in-person, outdoor film festival for JuneBy The Rising Nepal
The Tribeca Film Festival said Monday that it plans to hold its 20th edition in-person this June and with outdoor screenings spread throughout New York’s five boroughs. The springtime festival — canceled last year due to the pandemic — will instead turn to the summer for its next edition, spanning 12 days beginning June 9.
Madan Krishna, Haribansha crowned ‘Great Fool’ titleBy The Rising Nepal
Comedian duo Madan Krishna Shrestha and Haribansha Acharya were presented the title of the‘Great Fool’ amid a Fagu programme organised by Mithila Natya Kala Parishad (MINAP) at Janaki temple in Janakpur on Sunday.
5,000 attend rock concert in Barcelona after virus screeningBy The Rising Nepal
If one overlooked the white face masks dotting the tightly packed crowd of music lovers, it was almost like pre-pandemic times in Barcelona’s Palau Sant Jordi concert hall Saturday night.
Spreading Buddha’s wisdom, philosophy through dramaBy The Rising Nepal
With the intention of spreading Lord Buddha’s wisdom to the world through drama, a week-long Buddha Theatre Festival held at Rastriya Nachghar concluded on Saturday. The atmosphere inside the theatre was full of excitement and anticipation, as theatre goers swarmed Nachghar after a long hiatus brought upon by COVID-19 restrictions. The drama festival began with a play titled Tathagat penned by Indian playwright Dr. Dani Karmakaar’s. Through the play, Karmakaar attempted to highlight the ills...
Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104By The Rising Nepal
Beverly Cleary, the celebrated children’s author whose memories of her Oregon childhood were shared with millions through the likes of Ramona and Beezus Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died. She was 104.
O'Farrell's 'Hamnet' wins book critics award for fictionBy The Rising Nepal
Maggie O'Farrell's "Hamnet," an imagined take on the death of Shakespeare's son from the bubonic plague, has won the National Book Critics Circle prize for fiction.
Khanal lunches cartoon bookBy The Rising Nepal
Artist and Journalist of Gorkhapatra Sasthan, Keshab Raj Khanal has launched the book titled “Nepal Ma Cartoon Hijo Ra Aaja” amid the programme held at Nepal Academy of Fine Arts on Friday in Kathmandu.
Cultural programme complements President’s visit to BangladeshBy The Rising Nepal
President Bidya Devi Bhandari’s recent visit to Bangladesh to attend the celebrations marking the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and its 50th independence day has opened up an avenue for Nepal to participate in cultural exchange programmes with the country.
UK court rejects Depp bid to appeal 'wife beater' rulingBy The Rising Nepal
A British court on Thursday refused Johnny Depp permission to appeal a judge's ruling that he assaulted ex-wife Amber Heard, saying his attempt to overturn the decision had "no real prospect of success."