Published on Apr 22 2019 // Bookworm, Featured, Slideshow
Sri Lanka Church bomb blasts: Officials confirm death of 290 people
The death toll from the multiple explosions which shook Sri Lanka on Sunday has risen to 290, while over 500 have been injured, the police said Monday. Earlier reports put the number of casualties at 228, with 450 wounded in the nine attacks that occurred at three churches and four hotels across the...

Published on Jan 13 2018 // Bookworm, Education, Featured, Slideshow
Factors bringing changes in Australia’s education
Australian schools are in deep trouble and students will continue to slip behind in reading, maths and science unless there is urgent action from all governments, according to a new report. It’s a grim picture of the country’s education system, where high school students lag behind global...

Published on Aug 26 2015 // Bookworm, Diaspora
The dream we had together
A poetry collection titled ‘The dream we had together’ by acclaimed poet, writer, editor and Nepali literary Journalism Award recipient Dhruva Thapa, was officially released his poetry collection recently at Hs Lordships restaurant in the city of Berkeley, Ca, USA. Release of the poetry collection...

Published on Aug 07 2015 // Bookworm, Featured, Interview
All of my books are for simple and ordinary people: Tim I Gurung
Excerpts of the interview with the Hong Kong-based Nepali writer, Tim I Gurung, who himself call a writer of conscience and righteousness. Tim I Gurung Could you describe your journey to the British Gurkha Army to a Hong Kong-based novelist?  Tim: I came to Hong Kong in 1980 at 17 as a Gurkha soldier,...

Published on Apr 23 2015 // Bookworm, Featured, Obituary, Sports
M.H. Abrams Dies at 102
Literary giant M. H. Abrams died on Tuesday in Ithaca, N.Y. He was 102. Abrams transformed the study of Romanticism with the critical histories “The Mirror and the Lamp” and “Natural Supernaturalism,” and edited the first seven editions of “The Norton Anthology of English Literature”. Cornell...

Published on Apr 13 2015 // Bookworm, Featured, Obituary
German Nobel literature prize winner Guenter Grass dies
German Nobel literature prize winner Guenter Grass has died today. He was 87. Guenter Grass’s publisher confirmed the death of the author of The Tin Drum.

Published on Dec 13 2014 // Bookworm
Amar Shah’s Kurukshetra released
Kathmandu: One more feather on Amar Shah’s cap has been added after he comes up with a new book. Story writer Amar Shah’s second publication named Kurukshetra has recently hit the bookstands in Kathmandu and across the country. The collection of 22 stories, Kurukshetra is the second literary...

Published on Dec 06 2014 // Bookworm
Comparative study on Ramayan published
Kathmandu: Nepal Academy has published a book in Hindi on comparative study on Sanskrit spiritual Ramayan and Bhanubhakta’s Ramayan. The book is written by Ram Chandra Poudel. The book published under the research scheme at the Academy was published with the assistance of Indian Embassy, said Professor...