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Israeli Films Come To Nepal Again

26 Nov 2021 Arun Ranjit

13th Israeli Film Festival begins Thursday in Kathmandu Film is a tool for adding something new in the fields of arts with its dynamism shattering the old fashioned schemes for exploring new culture, lifestyle and educating the people about the Read More
China sets new rules on entertainment industry

25 Nov 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

The Cyberspace Administration of China has announced its celebrities will be banned from showing off their wealth on social media. New rules in China's latest crackdown on the entertainment industry mean celebrities in the country will no longer be allowed Read More
Israeli Film Fest on November 26 & 27

18 Nov 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

The Embassy of Israel in Kathmandu is organizing the 13th Israeli Film Festival on November 26 and 27 at the Soaltee Hotel, Kathmandu for film lovers of Nepal. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic reasons, the films can be watched from one's vehicle keeping a safe Read More
Doha, first in region, to be picked by UNESCO as Creative City for design

11 Nov 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

In another proud accomplishment for Qatar, the capital city Doha has been designated as a Creative City of Design by UNESCO, a first in the region.  The Qatari city is among 49 cities that have newly joined UNESCO’s Creative Cities Read More
‘Mona Lisa’ copy painting to go under hammer in Paris auction

6 Nov 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

A faithful copy of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa dating from more than 400 years ago will go under the hammer at a Paris auction on Tuesday- November 9, months after another reproduction of one of the world's most recognisable Read More
ABBA backs to stage

1 Nov 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Nearly four decades after taking break the Swedish pop group ABBA is coming back to stage with a new album named VOYAGE. ABBA is releasing its first new music on November 5 in four decades after, along with a concert Read More
Dashain Festival begins today

7 Oct 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

Dashain festival begins today in Nepal. It is the longest Hindu festival traditionally celebrated for two weeks with prayers and offerings to Durga, the Universal Mother Goddess. Dashain falls in late September and early October. Also, the weather during this Read More
Netflix says will edit scenes

7 Oct 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

Netflix announced plans to edit scenes from its Korean-language smash hit Squid Game after a phone number used in the show has led to one woman being inundated with calls in real life. A key plot point centers around contestants Read More
New e-gaming rules enforce in China

2 Sep 2021 Foreign Affairs News Desk

The new rules, set by the Chinese government’s National Press and Publication Administration (NPPA), took effect from Wednesday September 1st. As per the Xinhua quoting NAPA that game-playing would be only allowed between 8pm to 9pm. Chinese children and teenagers are Read More
Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid finds herself in middle of a dispute

20 Aug 2021 Foreign Affairs News Correspondent

The world-famous 'The Little Mermaid' sculpture in the Danish capital Copenhagen, has been watching the harbour serenely for over a century. However, a more recent artwork elsewhere in the country has caused a bit of tension. A newer mermaid statue Read More