Nepathya enthralls audiences in Tundikhel (PHOTOS)
Nepathya welcomed New Year 2017 with a spectacular show at Tundikhel on Saturday.
The show was organized by Bajaj Motorcycles on the occasion of Grand Finale of their bike reality show ‘Pulsar Dare Venture II’.
Nepathya began the show by performing their new number ‘Kuroop Anuhar ho…yahan kohi saathi chaina…’ The song was written by poet Sarubhakta 35 years ago and composed by Vikram Gurung during his university days in the early 80s.
The show proceeded with back to back hit numbers including ‘Bhedako Oon’, ‘Chekyo Chekyo’, ‘Lampate Surati’, ‘Chari Maryo’, ‘Jomsome Bazarma’ and ‘Salaijo’, among others.
Nepathya frontman Amrit Gurung also sang social numbers like the classic ‘Gaun Gaun Bata Utha’ and new song ‘Hami Nepali’.
Before closing the show with the Nepathya rendition of ‘Rato ra Chandra Surya’, Amrit said, “We need to remain united, as we are all Nepali first. Let us all pray and protect our symbol of unity, our flag… Our Rato ra Chandra Surya…..”
Also during the concert the Pulsar Dare Venture II winners were announced.
Rider Ram Bikram Thapa was declared Nepal’s Best Rider and won a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh. Bikram KC was announced Nepal’s Best Rider runner-up and bagged a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh, while Sudip Shrestha was declared the Most Popular Rider. All three winners rode home with a Pulsar NS bike.
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The return trip
It took us over five hours, drenched in rain, walking through treacherous ratomato sluggishly. It should not have taken more than two hours in a normal day. It was the cruellest irony that no sooner did we reach Panchkhal and sat at the Pipal Chautari to rest, than the bus we had left behind, arrived with people in the bus bursting with laughter on seeing us.
Prospects for Nepali talents in the Diaspora
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Traffic Police in Kathmandu
As busy and hassling as the traffic system in Kathmandu is, the Traffic Police here have to handle an equally strenuous job. Over 1,400 traffic officers in and around the Kathmandu Valley battle against the pestering traffic and air pollution each day.
Menstrual taboo outdated
I have seen my sisters and friends isolated and treated in discriminatory manner during their first menstruation cycle. They were not allowed to look at the sun, to touch water source, flower, fruits, any male family member, nor even hear their voice. The activist may claim the situation has changed and I do agree but still during every month my loved ones turns into untouchables beings.