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All the world’s a stage: Actor Bishnu Bhakta Phuyal always said he wanted an ‘ichhyamaran’—to die when he was performing—and that’s exactly what happened last Tuesday, by Timothy Aryal (kp 07/01/2017)

Kamal Mani Dixit (1929 - 2017): Kamal Mani Dixit was the closest Nepal came to having a Renaissance man, by Ashutosh Tiwari (nt 06/01/2017), Re-Reading Kamal Dixit the Essayist, by Pratyoush Onta (kp 07/01/2017)

Dixit, an archiver of Nepali literature, by Anup Ojha (kp 30/12/2016) [on the death of Kamal Mani Dixit]

Gurung’s health improves, in stable condition (kp 05/06/2016) [on Amber Gurung], Gurung’s condition deteriorates: Docs (kp 07/06/2016), A giant among composers passes away: With Amber Gurung’s death curtain falls on an era; Final rites performed with full state honours, by Sanjit Pradhananga (kp 08/06/2016), The passing of a maestro: Narrowing a genius’s oeuvre to promote self-serving nationalism undermines his complex contributions, by Pramod Mishra (kp 09/06/2016), Life is smiling: Till the end Amber Gurung’s heart still beat with the same deep love for the Nepali nation that had stirred us with Naulakha Tara, by Kunda Dixit (nt 10/06/2016), The making of Amber: While India lost a precious talent, Nepal gained by welcoming Gurung, by Binit Gurung (kp 19/06/2016)

Revered Buddhist leader Sherab Dorje no more (kp 31/05/2016)

Caravan Actor Thinley falls off cliff, dies (kp 25/04/2016), Fans mourn the passing away of Thinley: 'Nepal's first global star'; Thinley played the lead character in the 1999 adventure film, Caravan, directed by Eric Valli, by Timothy Aryal (kp 26/04/2016), Remembering Thinley, by Pramila Rai (rep 17/04/2016)

Musician Gurung returns home after treatment (kp 31/03/2016)

Tribhuvan University confers DLitt to poet Ghimire, Rai (ht 15/03/2016)

The yellow grandma: Dharmachari Guruma was among the first Theravada nuns in Nepal’s modern history, by Kamal Ratna Tuladhar (kp 12/09/2015)

A scholar who defied learning convention (kp 22/08/2015) [on the death of Swami Prapannacharya]

Littérateur, staunch royalist Devkota passes away at 86 (kp 11/08/2015) [on the death of Rajeshwar Devkota]

Man of bronze: Bal Krishna Tuladhar is 80 years old but continues to do what he has always done—make statues, by Kamal Ratna Tuladhar (kp 13/06/2015)

A simple man, by Pranaya SJB Rana (kp 04/04/2015) [on Kesar Lall]

Yogi Naraharinath And Swami Prapannacharya Makers Of History, by Prem Khatry (rn 03/03/2015)

Ruprekha founder passes away (kp 25/02/2015) [on the death of Sriram Dev Bhattarai]

Thanks for the memories: The death anniversary of Narayan Gopal made me think about the genius behind the person, by Kumar Sharma (kp 06/12/2014)

Culture expert Pradhananga dies (kp 30/11/2014)

Nembang was a passionate artist, by Pragati Shahi (kp 08/11/2014) (on the death of film director Alok Nembang), Adieu,Alok Nembang: Nepal's entertainment industry bids farewell to its talented directior, whose life was tragically cutr short (ht 08/11/2014), Alok Nembang's demise saddens media, film world (rep 08/11/2014)

Mahakavi Devkota: The legend lives on, by Kumar Sharma (kp 23/10/2014)

The melody of the hills fades, by Weena Pun (kp 15/10/2014) (on the death of Dharmaraj Thapa), Legendary poet, songster Dharma Raj Thapa dies at 91, by Suprasanna Aryal (rep 15/10/2014)

Singer Saroj Gopal passes away (rep 15/08/2014)

He showed how simple can also be sweet, by Om Astha Rai (rep 05/04/2014) [on the death of litterateur Krishna Prasad Parajuli]

The minstrel and his music: Hom Bahadur Gandharva would like to travel the trails of Nepal, peforming for the people, but his body will not let him, by Anup Ojha and Madhav Aryal (kp 23/01/2014)

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