Kathmandu Municipality has got a young, engineer mayor, Balen Shah. An independent candidate, Balen has received 61,767 votes against the second place Nepali Congress candidate, Sirjana Singh with 38,341 votes. While CPN UML’s mayor candidate Keshav Sthapit was forced into 3rd position with 38,117 votes, his running mate Sunita Dangol got 7 thousand more votes than the mayor Balen.
Video of Balen’s statement after the official announcement of his winning:
The Deputy mayor Sunita Dangol won the election with 68,612 votes and her nearest competitor Rameshwor Shrestha only got 23,608 votes. Continue reading
The actress who debuted in Anmol KC’s mother’s home production’s first movie “Ma Ta Timrai Hoon’, Jyotsna Yogi has tied knot with singer Swoopna Suman in a private ceremony held in a hotel in Kamalpokhari on May 5, 2022. The couple have released a love song music video to announce the marriage.
Sharing a marriage photo in social media, Yogi wrote, “Overwhelmed and happy. I love this guy.”
The lead singer of Mongolian Heart band of Nepal, Raju Lama, has made an attempt to set a World Record by doing a concert at the altitude of 6574 meters on Mount Everest. The location of the performance is between the camp 2 & camp 3 of Mt. Everst. The previous record of such performance was made in 2012 by a British musician. Now, after the approval of Raju’s performance, he will be the new World Record holder.
I did a video report on this feat:
Raju Lama is in the process of climbing the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest. After the performance, he wrote a statement about what it meant to him and the world.
“Performing at the altitude of 6574 meters on Mount Everest ( between camp 2 & 3) was a huge success. It wasn’t easy but loved the thin air, Khumbu icefall and the challenge. And it was probably the highest performance on land ever. The mission was to deliver the awareness message about the climate change and its impact across the globe in everyday life. We the humans are 100 % responsible for this so let’s contribute to combat the global warming & climate change. Every action counts no matter how small it is. Let’s act today so we can leave this beautiful planet for our children & their grand children.” Continue reading
Miss Newa 2011, Sunita Dangol, had previously expressed her desire to fight for the Mayoral candidate of Kathmandu Municipality. Now, she has finalized her candidacy for the deputy post as the running mate of ex-mayor, Keshav Staphit. They are fighting for the post representing CPN (UML) and replacing Bidhya Shundar Shakya of the same party.
A day after Nepali actress Keki Adhikari secretly married Rohit Tiwari in a closely guarded event in Kathmandu, another Nepali actress Barsha Siwakoti did the same in a secret event. Barsha was in the USA for the last few weeks and in a private ceremony she has married an engineer named Asish Gelal.
According to the reports, the marriage ceremony was held on April 22, 2022 in Kathmandu. The venue of the marriage is told to be Reshu Villa of Nagarjun Raniban. It is told that there were less than 150 guest and most of them were family members and the close friends of the bride and groom.
Actually, according to her Instagram updates, the last photo Barsha Siwakoti shared online was at the USA. Last week she had shared her birthday photo with “New York City” tagged to them.
Actress Keki Adhikari has married a Forbes’ 30 under 30 of 2020, Rohit Tiwari.
Sharing her marriage photos in her social media, Keki has thanked everybody for the love and support in her life. Here is the screenshot of her statement.
The news of her marriage was released just a day before the actual event. At that time I had done a detailed report on who Keki’s husband is. Here is the report and the summary of the biography of Rohit Tiwari: Continue reading
The organizers of Miss Nepal beauty contest, The Hidden Treasure, have announced the date of Miss World 2022. In a press meet held on April 18, the dates were announced. For the competition, the application are open as of April 18 and will accept application till 14th May, 2022. The organizers will visit the major cities all over the country for the audition.
The audition are told to be held from April 22 to May 10 in cities like Birgunj, Dharan, Pokhara, Nepalgunj, Surkhet and Kathmandu.
In the past the prerequisites of height used to be 5ft and 4 inches. Now, for this year’s completion, the height requirement has been reduced by one inches to 5’3″. Similarly, the age requirement now includes the age from 18 years to 27 years. That is 2 years more than previous year’s requirement.
Other prerequisites include:
1. The applicant should be single and never married
2. She needs to be a female and a Nepali Citizen.
3. Should have never given a birth.
4. As of December 31, 2022 Her age should be between 18-27 years
5. Education – Minimum academic qualification should be 10+2 or equivalent.
6. Minimum height 5ft 3 inches.
7. “Applicant should be attractive, possess sound health and have a good moral character.”
8. She should have no tattoo on her body. Continue reading
The accuser of the Paul Shah case has changed her statement. She has told that the police had forcefully took her previous statement and it was not her actual statement.
(The court order of Tanahun District Court and latest report that she had changed her statement)
According to reports, Paul Shah and his family had approached her to change her statement. If she agrees to change the statement, Paul had promised to marry her. As she had always been a fan of Paul Shah, she has a soft corner towards Paul.
When Melina Rai and Sanjeev Baraili revealed their engagement on the social media, they were well prepared for the response they would get on the inter-caste relationship. They had waited for about two years after the engagement to announcement their marriage.
They kept the love affair secret until the 2079 New Year. That was after 5 years of their love affair and 2 years after engagement
The inter-caste relationship between Melina Rai and Sanjeev Baraili has met with some harsh online response.
The singer of one of the most popular song of all time in YouTube, Melina Rai is engaged with Sanjeev Baraili. I have prepared a video biography of Melina Rai and a text biography of her future husband Sanjeev.
Who is Melina Rai?
Melina Rai’s family, originally from Khotang, had moved to Darjeeling. But Melina was born & raised in Darjeeling, India. Melina is the elder among the two daughters of a well known musician, Jibesh Rai. Her father started teaching his daughter singing since their early age. As a music teacher, the father was a very strict. The little girls had to wake up very early – at 4 AM and start practicing singing. Now both Melina Rai & Junu Rai are now well know singers in the Nepali music industry.
The first recorded song of Melina Rai was recorded when she was just 11 years old. The song titled “Himalko kaakh” was recorded in 2060 BS. Continue reading
In the event held in Puerto Rico on March 16, 2022, the new Miss World, Karolina Bielawska from Poland was crowned by reigning Miss World 2019 Tony Ann Singh. The 1st Runner Up is Shree Saini from United States and the 2nd Runner up is Olivia Yace from Côte d’Ivoire.
Karolina Bielawska was Top 13 in Top Model competition held in Miss World competition. Currently studying for a Master’s Degree in Management Karolina plan to earn a PhD degree while working as a model. Her future plan to become a motivational speaker. Karolina loves voluntary works and she is involved very passionately in the work she is involved in.
She likes swimming and scuba diving and plays tennis and badminton. When asked about her favorite film she names
‘Intouchables’. Continue reading
Premier show of Ma Yesto Geet Gauchhu was held on the day a complaint was lodged against the lead actor of the movie to release on Friday. After two years of closure, the film industry is finally opening up.
The opening of the film was not as pleasant as expected by the actress and the producer of the movie, Pooja Sharma. The events were too much for the actress and the director of the movie, Sudarshan Thapa. So, they both cried on stage talking about the absence of Paul Shah in the show. Paul Shah on the other hand released audio recordings to prove his innocence. The audio however seem to be more damaging than useful in his case at the time when his case is under consideration at the police station.
Video report about Pooja Sharma and the film premier show.
Nepali actor Paul Shah and his involvement with well known singer Samikshya Adhikari has been in news for the last few months. After months of back and forth of statements on social media post some audio of the conversation with the actor was made public. That led to a lot of speculation on the case.
This started in October of 2021. A report about Samikshya going to police and an agreement between the two celebrities. Right after the report they both denied the claims and told that, they were in good terms as friends. Continue reading
The founder of SBTV, an online music platform that helped launch the careers of artists like Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora Skepta, and Jessie J, among others; Jamal Edwards has died at the age of 31. Never wanting to take credits for what he ad did, he was helping in the background. It was AJ Tracey who was one of the firsts to pay tribute to Edwards by tweeting “RIP Jamal Edwards, west London legend status”.
No details have been released about the cause of his death, other than that it happened on Feb 20, Sunday morning.
We are deeply saddened to learn of Jamal Edwards passing. As the founder of @SBTVonline, his groundbreaking work & legacy in British music and culture will live on 🙌🏾🙏🏾✊🏾
The director of Nepali movie Tilahari, a 2044 BS movie, Resh Raj Acharya has died of heart problem. After heart attack, Acharya was rushed to Om Hospital. The doctors confirmed his death at 8:00 PM of February 16, Wednesday.
According to reports, Acharya had been sick for the last one year. He was rushed to hospital when his condition worsened. The last rites of the late director is scheduled at Pashupati Arya Ghat on February 17 morning.
The last movie of Resh Raj Acharya was “Pritiko Phool’ of Gopi Krishna Movies. The movie featured Raj Ballav Koirala with Yuna Upreti and Garima Panta in leading roles. Continue reading