Arts and Entertainment
When a person has less, he often does not know what ‘more’ is and so, he remains happy. A man who does not know anything is much happier than a man who knows everything--for ignorance is bliss. This is a story of a person who worked at a coal mine--a happy soul.
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A psychedelic drone pierces through ancient Kasthamandap and out into Basantapur Durbar Square. From amidst long-haired, droopy-eyed hippies swaying wildly in the haze of hashish smoke, teenaged Zeenat Aman twirls her body to the hypnotic ‘Dum Maro Dum’—an image and tune etched in the memories of generations to come.
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Game of Thrones writers have managed to keep the fight for the Iron Throne alive, despite the entire future of Westeros looming in the forests outside Winterfell. With the white walkers and their hordes approaching the Stark castle ramparts, and its residents steeling themselves for the upcoming battle, there is still a lot to be resolved in the next four episodes.
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In my uninhibited foray into art, I have descended down the chaotic labyrinth of my untamed madness and, like Gibran, felt an urge to throw off my masks, put to test my inadequacies and fears, to breathe, to survive, to be. My madness has become my freedom.
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It was unlike any other day in Kirtanraw Subramanian’s life. He was 16 and his father had just been informed by his school that he needed to be transferred out.
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Game of Thrones fans have got what they wanted: deceit, dragons, gore, politicking, nudity and incest. Or at least that’s what showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss seem to think fans wanted.  
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In 2013, 27-year-old Yadav completed her first-ever professional Mithila painting. In the middle of the painting is a man on a scale being weighed against several boxes, a car, a motorcycle, and jewelry--things that are normally given as part of a dowry.
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Metal might deal with teenage angst, frustration and anger, but it often tends to do so in an extreme fashion. For instance, one of Ugra Karma’s earliest and most popular of records, Chandal Saitaan, hints at the band’s affection with themes of gore and serial killing:
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​​​​​​​At 94 years of age, Renu Thapa is among the few people alive who remember the old Narayanhiti Palace, an English-inspired neoclassical palace that once stood where the contemporary pink palace now stands. The former palace, with its numerous porticos and Ionic columns, was a sight to behold, said Thapa. The new palace has none of that charm and it just doesn’t compare, she said.
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Nexus also organises a regular open mic night, where anyone can go and share what they have. A few weeks ago, the show kicked off with two stand-up comedians.
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In an exhibition that brings together old and new paintings, Ragini Upadhyay Grela explores what loves means in the modern age
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