Shristi Shrestha crowned Miss Nepal 2012

Shristi Shrestha hailing from Chitwan has won the Miss Nepal 2012 crown. She is also known as a British Nepali model. In the event, Nagma Shrestha was declared the first runner-up and Nepal’s representative to Miss Earth.  The second runner-up was Subekshya Khadka. Following photo, taken from the television, shows Shristi smiling after being crowned the Miss Nepal. Miss Nepal 2011, Malina Joshi crowned the new Miss Nepal in the event held in Annapurna Hotel in Kathmandu.

UPDATE: Some more photos are added below:

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Other title holders include:

  • Miss Photogenic – Akesha Bista
  • Miss Beautiful Smile – Nagma Shrestha
  • Miss Confident – Shristi Shrestha
  • Miss Talent – Akesha Bista
  • Miss Public Choice – Neelam Chand

List of all contestants was posted earlier today.

Congratulation Shristi and other winners of various other titles!

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Should 'Jannat 2' be banned in Nepal?

No, we don’t think so!

Nepali film critics and Film Development Board of Nepal think that a Bollywood movie "Jannat2" be banned in Nepal. The movie shows a scene about illegal weapons being supplied from Pakistan to India through Nepal. The censor board however hasn’t found anything fishy on the scene and has permitted the movie to be shown in Nepal.

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In the modern time, some critics think censoring a movie in itself is a questionable practice. Censoring or banning a movie only on the fact that Nepal is shown to be a  transit point of some weapon doesn’t qualify as an issue to
be given of much importance. We all know the lack of proper security in our transit point. Hiding the truth doesn’t solve problem.

We have a few questions to the people who think the movie should be banned:

  • Does banning a movie based on one of it’s scene based on a fiction plot give a good message?
  • Shouldn’t the government learn from such movies and try to stop such practices, if any?
  • Do everything shown in a movie is true ? If it can be untrue, why debate on it?

Miss Nepal 2012

18th Hidden Treasure Miss Nepal 2012 is being held in Kathmandu on Sunday, Baisakh 24 in an open theater of Annapurna Hotel. The contest is being held among 16 beauties from different parts of country including four from Kathmandu, two from Lalitpur, two from Chitwan and one each from Kirtipur, Mahendranagar, Dharan, Jhapa, Butwal, Birgunj, and Pokhara. Contestants of this year’s Miss Nepal are (list credit – xNepali Fashion):

Contestant 1 – Sonam Singh
Contestant 2 – Nirmita Subedi
Contestant 3 – Shristi Shrestha
Contestant 4 – Nagma Shrestha
Contestant 5 – Subekshya Khadka
Contestant 6 – Bandana Tandukar
Contestant 7 – Heena Shrestha
Contestant 8 – Prasansa Rana
Contestant 9 – Neelam Chand
Contestant 10 – Dilasha G.C.
Contestant 11 – Rashmita Maharjan
Contestant 12 – Anjali Pradhanang
Contestant 13 – Pronika Sharma
Contestant 14 – Akasha Bista
Contestant 15 – Sabita Manandhar
Contestant 16 – Alisha Kunwar
Contestant 17 – Indira Rai

The contestant 11 Rashmita Maharjan had withdrawn from the Miss Nepal contest in the last minute because of health problem. Rashmita had fractured her hand  when she fell down her home. The 21-year old model, Rashmita, was the winner of Image Mega Model Season 2.

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Miss Nepal contest is held every year amongst unmarried Nepali beauties aged between 19 and 25 years. The contestants should be at least +2 passed and should be at least 5feet 4 inch tall. We will update this page with the winner of the Miss Nepal 2012 crown later today.

The Pashupati Paints Miss Nepal 2012 event will be live broadcasted 8:30 PM onwards tonight on Nepal Television.

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