Miss Newa 2009 title goes to Yogita Maharjan

Miss Newa 2009 title goes to Yogita Maharjan

Yogita Maharjan has won the Miss Newa 2009 title in an event organized by Nepalese Fashion Home in Kathmandu. There were 36 beauties aiming for the title in the final of Miss Newa. Sabina Dangol was first runner-up and Alisha Shrestha was second runner-up in the event; winning NRs. 30,000 and 10,000 cash prizes respectively. […]

“Sishir released the video” – Pooja Lama

“Sishir released the video” – Pooja Lama

She said love don’t come easy But it’s a game of give and take You can’t hurry love … That was from one of Phil Collins’ song. Who else can validate the notion that one can’t hurry love than Pooja Lama? Pooja was involved in a scandal, then she got married, started living separately after […]

Tsering Moktan became Miss Teen Tamang 2009

Tsering Moktan became Miss Teen Tamang 2009

The first of the three beauty contests was organized at the Rastriya Nachghar, Jamal, Kathmandu on Friday, Dec. 24, 2009. The event was organized by by the Everest Fashion Home. In the event, Tsering Moktan was awarded Miss Teen Tamang 2009 title. Amrita Moktan won the first runner-up title and Dechhen Chukti Dong won the […]

Sunil Babu Pant, gay rights activist and CA member

Sunil Babu Pant, gay rights activist and CA member

Sunil Babu Pant should be hailed to be courageous enough to announce that he is a gay and win election in a relatively conservative Nepali society. Now, he is representing the minority community in the Constituently Assembly (CA). Pant, 36, a computer engineer by training, won CA election from Gorkha district. He is one of […]

Hits FM Music awards 2066

Hits FM Music awards 2066

Anju Panta and Shreya Sotang won two awards each in the 13th Hits FM music award, 2066. Anju was awarded with the Best Female Vocal Performance and Best Record of the Year for Ghazal song ‘Nabirse Timilai…’ (video attached below). Shreya Sotang was awarded with Best Pop Vocal Female and the Best New Artist award. […]

16-yr old Kusal KC and solar car – doucmentary

I wrote about the 16 year old kid who made a Solar Car with limited resources and budget in Baglung, western Nepal. Kushal was hailed by everybody and an insurance company General Insurance Co. Ltd. provided free insurance for him. The short documentary on Kushal and his attempts to build different things, was prepared by […]

Ma Timi Bina Marihalchu best in the KTV Film Award 2066

Ma Timi Bina Marihalchu best in the KTV Film Award 2066

NEFTA KTV Film Award 2066 took place at the Soaltee Crowne Plaza on December 16, 2009. ‘Ma Timi Bina Marihalchu’, a film by Bhuwan KC, won the award for Best Film. Bhuwan KC himself won Best Actor award for the same movie and the actress of the movie, Jharana Thapa, also won the Best Actress […]

Miss Newa 2009 to be held on December 30

Miss Newa 2009 to be held on December 30

One of the many ethnic communities, Newar community, has been conducting its own beauty pageant, Miss Newa, for the past few years. This year,  36 participants are choosen from Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Dolkha, Dhading, Terhathum, and Dhangadi for the final contest to be held on December 30, 2009. Apart from Miss Newa, other ethnic community […]