Life & Style

Sharma’s migrant musings launched

Poet Maheswor Sharma’s debut poetry collection, Prabas ka Junharu, was released this weekend in Sydney, Australia. The poetry anthology was unveiled by Nepali Ambassador to Australia, Lucky Sherpa.

Post Report, Aug 23 2017

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Dual book launch for author Khanal

Two latest books by author Harihar Khanal—Chitthipatra; and Goldren Dreams and the Narrow Lane—were launched amid a ceremony held in the Capital.

Post Report, Aug 23 2017

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Cosby hires MJ’s lawyers

The lawyer who successfully defended Michael Jackson against child molestation charges will represent Bill Cosby when he is retried on sex assault charges later this year, the comedian’s spokesman said.

Reuters, Aug 23 2017

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Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies at 91

Hollywood comedian Jerry Lewis, who died Sunday aged 91, perfected a goofy brand of slapstick that endeared him to millions over the course of a career spanning six decades.

Agence France-Presse, Aug 22 2017

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GOT final season will be delayed

Game of Thrones final and eighth season will go on floors in October. The HBO fantasy drama actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau first broke the news in an interview with Collider.

Press Trust of India, Aug 22 2017

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Post-quake art exhibit this week

Earlier this year, in May, a three-month community art project kicked off in the Valley, where 18 artists in residency eventually travelled to Sipapokhare village in Sindhulpalchowk, a settlement hard-hit by the 2015 earthquakes.

Post Report, Aug 22 2017

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Bad apple

The process of weeding out the ‘bad apples’ continued on the Himalaya Roadies as the game show travelled on from Jomsom to Nepal’s Apple Capital of Marpha.

Post Report, Aug 22 2017

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Insurance policy for theatre artists

The Association of Nepali Theatre Artists—Natyakarmi Mahasangh—has announced insurance worth Rs 100,000 for accidents theatre artists may suffer while performing a drama.

Post Report, Aug 22 2017

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Kalo Pothi fundraiser for flood relief

The producers of the acclaimed Nepali feature film Kalo Pothi have announced an event, House Film Party, to raise funds in support of the victims of last-week’s floods in the Tarai.

Post Report, Aug 22 2017

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Obi Wan spin-off in the works

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Stephen Daldry is in early talks to direct a Star Wars spin-off about Jedi master Obi Wan Kenobi.

Agence France-Presse, Aug 20 2017

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Raj all the rage as India marks 70 years of independence

As India marks the 70th anniversary of its independence this year, a slew of movies tackling its colonial history are hitting cinema screens, including a controversial account of partition by the director of Bend it Like Beckham.

Agence France-Presse, Aug 20 2017

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Plea to end Polanski case rejected

A court in Los Angeles has refused a plea by a sex-abuse victim of the film director Roman Polanski to have the 40 year-old rape case dismissed.

BBC, Aug 20 2017

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Taylor Swift donates to sexual assault charity

Pop superstar Taylor Swift has made a “generous” donation to a US charity that supports victims of sexual assault after winning a groping lawsuit against a former radio DJ, the organisation confirmed.

Agence France-Presse, Aug 20 2017

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