Well known director of Nepali movies, Shiva Regmi is admitted to hospital after he got seriously ill. He has been having problem with his kidney for some time and the doctors have suggested him to replace his kidneys.
Shiva Regmi is being treated in Om Hospital in Chabahil. He is not allowed to meet visitors on fear of infection. Regmi had been a patient of blood pressure and diabetes for a long time.
Actor Arjun Karki has reached the top of Mt. Everest at 7 AM on May 19. After reaching to the top he has become the first Nepali artist to reach the top of the world. Arjun will not be recognized officially as he had climbed the peak as a helper to climbers.
7th Nepal International Indigenous Film Festival (NIIFF) has started in Kathmandu on Thursday April 25. The festival organized by Indigenous Film Archive (IFA) will continue till April 28, 2013 in City Hall and Nepal Tourism Board Kathmandu.
The focus of this year’s Nepal International Indigenous Film Festival (NIIFF) 2013 is ‘Equal Access and Participation of Indigenous Peoples in Media’.
This year’s Miss Nepal beauty contest is scheduled to be held on Chaitra 2, 2069 (March 16, 2013) in the capital. Last Friday, the organizer of the beauty contest, Hidden Treasure, organized a press conference to inform about the details of upcoming Miss Nepal. The official name of the contest is named ‘Fanta the Hidden Treasure Miss Nepal’ after the co-sponsor Bottlers Nepal.
Further, it has informed that deadline of form submission has been fixed for Magh 18. Form can be collected from the office of Bottlers Nepal at Kupondole or can be downloaded from its official site missnepal.com.np. Interested candidates have to submit form with personal biodata within the deadline. Candidates will be shortlisted and training on various subject matters will be provided to the shortlisted candidates only. Read the rest of this entry »
Former Crown prince Paras Shah was to report to Phuket Provincial Court on Thursday as instructed by the court order issued over a drugs charge on him. But journalists waiting outside the court could not see him as mentioned in Phuket Gazette. It has also mentioned that the investigating officer in the case told that Mr Shah had already reported in, but didn’t disclose the time.
On October 23, Former crown prince Shah was arrested at the Surin Sabai Condo in Cherng Talay when police officers found him in possession of 3.4 grams of a substance they believed to be marijuana. According to Bangkok Post Report, Shah was released on bail of 10,000 baht after spending a night in jail.
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Famous actress Manisha Koirala has been admitted to Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai, India on Tuesday and according to media reports, she has been diagnosed with cancer.
According to sources, Manisha has not been keeping well from some time back and had even fallen unconscious. Before admitted to Jaslok Hospital, she was admitted to Norvic Hospital in Kathmandu. She had come to Kathmandu at the beginning of November. More than a week ago, in twitter, she has mentioned of being down with bad food poisoning. Read the rest of this entry »
A ‘resolution for change’ program with a musical concert was organized by Kantipur Media Group today afternoon (November 10) at the Tundikhel grounds in Kathmandu. The program named “Pariwartan” with the slogan “One Nepali: One Resolution” was managed by Party Nepal and was live telecasted in Kantipur TV and Radio Kantipur.
Five of the famous Nepali musical bands, Robin and The New Revolution, Mukti and Revival, Mt 8848, The Shadows and Awaj Band presented different songs including patriotic songs in the 7 hours long program. ‘Mantra’, a rock and roll band from Darjiling also presented its famous song-‘Bir Gorkhali’. Hemant Rana, Sugam Pokhrel and Yogeshwor Amatya were also among the performers.
There were 15 different resolution boards of 4 ft height and 20 ft breadth in the area for the public to write their resolution. Kantipur Media Group signed a resolution – “Giving continuity to the Pariwartan Movement, Kantipur Media Group will work for social welfare.” Famous Comedian Deepak Raj Giri wrote his resolution – “he will follow Traffic Rules and will spend 10% of income in social work.”
A massive fire has broken out at the factory of Chaudhary Group Electronics, located in Satungal at around 5:30 pm today. The main cause of fire is not known but, it is suspected to be caused by an electronic short circuit.
Five fire brigades, local water suppliers and police personnel are trying to control the fire. Apart from water, fire retarding gas is also used to control the fire for the last 4 hours without much success. Occasional sounds of blast of electronic product like TV are heard from time to time.
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CPN (Maoist) on Thursday has lifted the ban imposed on screening of Hindi movies in Nepal due to the upcoming Hindu festival Dashain and it is said that the lifting is temporary owing to festive season.
The breakaway Maoist faction led by hardliner Mohan Vaidya has imposed ban ten days ago, while launching a movement for protecting national sovereignty. All three busy theaters of QFX– QFX Jainepal, QFX Kumari and QFX Central in Civil Mall, Sundhara were closed due to it.
They had been promised for jobs in foreign countries but were held in captivity for nearly one year and were not allowed to go outside the house too. They have also accused of sexual abuse by the agents.
The girls were rescued by Cadres of the CPN-Maoist-aligned National People’s Volunteers Newa State Committee and All Nepal Progressive Foreign Employment Workers Association and were handed over to the police.
Chandra Bahadur Khatri of Kavilvastu, the leader of a gang, who had held them in captivity, had also been handed over to the police in Lalitpur, organizing the press conference at the Newa State Committee’s office in Kupandole, they informed.
The rescued were Karuna Rai,29, Soniya Rai,17, Anita Gajmer, 28, Sunita Bik of Kaski, Sona Rani Tharu of Banke, Indira Rai of Khotang and Lokmaya Giri of Bardiya. (Photo Credit: Image Channel)
Higher Secondary Education Board (HSEB) is to ban the college students from riding bike in college dress. The task force, established to study whether the private colleges are running complying with Government standard and to find if any irregularities in fee and advertisement, have made such conclusion, according to online media news.
During study, they found road accident has increased while riding bike in college dress and it has decreased interest of students in study too.
The report has mentioned that college students should not be allowed to wear chooz pant, Pant & Skirt should be 1 inch above waist, bottom part of skirt should be 2 inches below knee, dress should be opened 1 inch only from neck etc.
Now no need to catch bus of 7:30 or 8 PM in hurry to return home in Kathmandu and Lalitpur as night metro bus service has been launched in Kathmandu and Lalitpur from Friday by Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC). 14 night buses have been operating in six different routes from 8 PM to 11 PM.
KMC launched this service in coordination with Federation of Nepalese Transport Entrepreneurs (FNTE) and Metropolitan Police Commissioner’s Office (MPCO). As per agreement, KMC will provide total Rs 4.5 million as assistance for fuel expenses and staff salary among which Rs. 2 millions has been received and remaining Rs 2.5 million will be received in couple of months, according to Saroj Sitaula, treasurer of FNTE.
For safety, the buses are equipped with CCTV cameras and guarded by two police personnel. The bus is painted white and purple, and has 26 seats. In initial phase, they will be run for six months and would be continued if found financially viable, said KMC Chief Executive Kedar Bahadur Adhikari.
Four buses plies on the Ring Road and the remaining 10 operates from Ratna Park. Routes of night bus service are:
- Kalanki-New Bus Park-Chabahil-Koteshwar-Satdobato-Kalanki
- Bir Hospital-Bus Park-Bhrikuti Mandap-Krishna Pauroti-Gyanaeshwar-Maitidevi-Old Baneshwar-Gaushala-Chabahil-Jorpati
- Ratnapark-Sahid Gate-Tripureshwar-Kalimati-Kalanki
- Ratnapark-Jamal-Lazimpat-Maharajgunj-Ganga Lal Heart Center
- Ratnaparki-Singha Durbar-Babarmahal- Tinkune- Sinamangal-Koteshwor
- Ratnaparki-Singha Durbar-Thapathali-Jawalakhel-Patan-Satdobato
Eigth people were arrested on the charge of involving in flesh trade when police raided hotels and lodges based near the Biratnagar Bus Park on Tuesday. Among arrestees, four men and two women (said to be unmarried) are being interrogated.
RSS writes quoting police that prostitution is increasing day by day in commercial city Birtanagar and on an attempt to control the increasing sex trade in the city, a squad deputed by the District Police Office (DPO), Morang raided the Dhankuta Lodge, Om Palace Lodge and Hotel Shanti Lodge where they were arrested.
A short film made by Sahara Sharma has been short-listed in Faith Shorts, an annual global short film competition organized by Tony Blair Faith Foundation that gives young people a global platform to express their faith through film.
This year’s theme of the competition is to express ‘How my faith inspires me’. Sharma’s film “By my troth, I believe” has been short-listed in the top five in the 18-27 age category for this year.
It’s a three-minute film that shows four young Nepali people who are not disappointed with the current situation of the nation and are trying to make a difference – however small it might be.
Through the film, Sharma has tried to give message that our country is not hopeless country though that might seem to be for most of us due to the current political situation. The youth here still love their country and believe that better days are just around the corner.
In the global judging panel are Tony Blair, Hollywood stars Hugh Jackman and Jet Li, Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor, the Grand Mufti of Bosnia Dr Mustafa Ceric, Lord Puttnam, the Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks and others who will choose the winning film in each of the age categories and then select the overall winner. There is 14-17 age Category too. (Photo Credit: Republica)
The inspection team sent by Higher Secondary Education Council from Kathmandu visited the colleges in Chitwan district for inspection and finding girl students in higher secondary schools (+2 colleges) wearing short skirt, has advised the length of skirt should be below knee.
According to the District Education Office (DEO, the team made this suggestion after monitoring many higher secondary schools and the team also found many ‘+2’ colleges in Chitwan with lack of fully-equipped laboratories and libraries. They also found the poor condition of other school infrastructures like classes, canteens and toilets. The school buildings housing students beyond their capacity were also found.
The inspection team was sent after receiving complaints that the colleges in Chitwan were being run without proper infrastructures and there is connection between colleges and bridge course and tuition institutes for mutual benefit.
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