KATHMANDU — A Nepali documentary, Bhagyale Bachekaharu-Nepal Earthquakes: Heroes, Survivors and Miracles, has won the prestigious 3rd Marietta International Film Festival, at Marietta City of Georgia State in USA on Sunday.
Film director Ganesh Pandey was quoted as saying to Executive Director of Marietta International Film Festival, Dr Richard Tavernaro in a statement issued Monday that the Bhagyale Bachekaharu had won the Best Documentary Award under International category.
Honorary Nepali Tourism Representative Raja Ghale accepted the award on behalf of Bhagyale Bachekaharu team, according to Pandey.
The the 45-minute long documentary has been garnering acclaim in various international film festivals after its world premiere in 2015 Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival,according to the statement.Follow @gorkhapost
4 held with illegal pharmaceutical drugs
SUNSARI — Police have arrested four people in possession of illegal pharmaceutical drugs at Dharan on Sunday.
Albert Gurung and Anish Tamang of Munal Chowk in Dharan-10, Nawaraj Gurung of Dharan-15 and Arun Chaudhary of Khanar in Itahari-11 were arrested on charge of smuggling and selling the illegal pharmaceutical drugs, according to the police.
The police arrested the accused during a routine check at Dharan-based Tinkune checkpost. The police have also recovered 630 ampules of nitrazepam, 140 ampules of nitrasone and seven bottles of dilex from the detainees.
The arrestees have been kept under the police custody for further investigation.Follow @gorkhapost