“Rookmangud Katawal”, the autobiography takes over social media

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“Rookmangud Katawal”, the autobiography launched in the market with a lot of buzz and its picking momentum. Rookmangud Katawal was the Former Chief of Army Staff of the Nepal Army (2006-2009). His autobiography is published by Nepalaya. Here are some reactions on social media. Narayan Wagle on August 15 tweeted from his handle @narayanwagle कटवाल   …Continue Reading


The Mighty Pen Summer Rooftop BBQ with Manjushree Thapa

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The Mighty Pen is hosting an exclusive rooftop BBQ fundraiser on Thursday, August 21 at the unique Shamba space at Yonge/Wellington in downtown Toronto. Join the fundraiser for an evening of all-you-can-eat dinner, open bar, live entertainment, silent auction and more – all while supporting children’s literacy in Nepal. The Mighty Pen is delighted to welcome celebrated author Manjushree Thapa   …Continue Reading


“Rookmangud Katawal” autobiography now in the market

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“Rookmangud Katawal”, the autobiography is now available in the market. The book is published by Nepalaya. Rookmangud Katawal was the Former Chief of Army Staff of the Nepal Army (2006-2009).  He was born in Okhaldhunga District and pursued high school education in Kathmandu. Gen. Katawal has held command and staff billets at virtually every level. General Katawal was appointed as Chief   …Continue Reading


Ncell Nepal Literature Festival 2013 playlist

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In case you missed last year’s Ncell Nepal Literature Festival, here is a playlist of videos from the festival. The playlist features videos such as Anil Shah in conversation with Prakash Iyer, Launch of La.Lit Volume 2, Richa Bhattarai in conversation with Ravinder Singh, Rabi Thapa and Prajwal Parajuly talking with Farah Ghuznavi among others. Were   …Continue Reading


Martin Chautari Enlightens

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Located at Jeet Jung Marg, Thapathali, Martin Chautari is a wonderful space whose primary objective is to strengthen the social contract between state and citizens by expanding and making inclusive the public sphere with informed dialogue, analytically rigorous research and viable policy choices. Since 2001, Martin Chautari began publishing books in the Chautari Book Series. Most of   …Continue Reading


Session on digital and print media at Ncell Nepal Literature Festival 2013

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At the Ncell Nepal Literature Festival 2013, there were many interesting and captivating sessions.  Among them was a session on digital and print media. Titled “Future of print media”, the panelists were Akhilesh Upadhyay, Amit Dhakal and Rajendra Dahal and it was moderated by Rajneesh Bhandari. A very good discussion ensued on the current context of Nepal’s   …Continue Reading


Conversations with Hari Adhikary and Momila Joshi

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Embassy of India and B.P. Koirala India-Nepal Foundation will host the 19th edition of Conversations on Thursday, July 24, 2014. In this edition of Conversations, eminent author Hari Adhikary will speak about his literary journey. The event will be moderated by noted author Momila Joshi. Conversations program is free for anyone to attend. It takes place   …Continue Reading


kumbha’s review of Nayan Raj Pandey’s Loo

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One of the successful novels published in Nepali language, Loo depicts the life sketch of people of the Terai and touches the issues of their poverty, discrimination and tortures they face. The plot of the novel is set in the Terai, southern plain of Nepal near the Indian border. The novel by Nayan Raj Pandey is about the subalterns who are being   …Continue Reading


Significance of Bhanu Jayanti

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Bhanubhakta Acharya (भानुभक्त आचार्य) (1814 AD – 1868 AD) is considered the first poet of Nepal. He translated the great epic ‘Ramayana’ from Sanskrit to Nepali. Nepalese people commemorate 29th Asar as “Bhanu jayanti” (usually on 13 July), the birthday of Bhanubhakta Acharya, who is also more popularly known as “Nepal ka Adikavi” (Nepal’s first poet). Bhanubhakta   …Continue Reading


Nepal Literature Festival: premier literary event in Nepal

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The annual Ncell Nepal Literature Festival is the premier literary event in Nepal. The literary festival has panel discussions, poetry recitals, book signings, discussions on films and arts, musical programs and a host of other activities. This free event usually happens around Dashain/Tihar time. Last year’s festival welcomed 8 international writers. From India, Shobhaa De, Ravinder Singh,   …Continue Reading


खोई किन ? by Basant Chaudhary

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खोई किन ? तिम्रो मायाको शितल छहारी मुनि शितलता पाउने आशमा बसी रहें खोई किन, तिमी उजाड हौ वा म आफै राप मेरो ताप कम हुन सकेन तिम्रो हाँसोको हलुको मुस्कानमा खुशी पाउने इच्छा ब्यक्त गरें खोई किन, तिमी उदास हौ वा म आफै दु:खी मेरो ओठ फक्रिन सकेन तिम्रो पाइलाको हरेक चालमा, साथ पाउने   …Continue Reading


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