KATHMANDU — Nepali model Sabita Karki has entered into the finale of India’s Next Super Model Season 3.
Sabita will comptete for the tile of the show with Riya Subodh and Shweta Raj in the finale.
Earlier, the 23-year-old Kathmandu based model had made it through the auditions to be one of the thirteen contenders for the title.
Karki has been featured in various magazines including TNM, M&S VMAG, The Himalayan Times, among others already. She has also walked on the ramps of a number of fashion shows in Kathmandu including TGIF Fashion Week, Classic Diamonds Fashion Show and Surya Nights.
Karki is the second Nepali model featured on Indian version of America’s Next Top Model franchise. In 2012, Aastha Pokharel was a part of Asia’s Next Top Model, held in Singapore.
Pokharel had finished in Top 5 in the competition. Later in 2014, Pokharel had succeeded in winning another model hunt in India.
The show is being judged by Malaika Arora Khan and Milind Soman along with MTV VJ Anusha, ace fashion photographer Dabboo Ratnani and Neeraj Gabba is mentoring the contestants through out the season.Follow @gorkhapost
Acid attack victim Samjhana Das succumbs to injury
KATHMANDU — 18-year-old Samjhana Das from Chandrapur Municipality, Rautahat who was undergoing treatment in Kathmandu for acid-burns, has died. Das, passed away at 11:40 pm on Sunday night at Kirtipur Hospital after infections spread to other parts of the body, according to hospital source.
Samjhana and her 16-year-old sister, Sushma from Chandra Municipality-6, Rautahat were attacked with acid while they were asleep on September 11 midnight.
Samjhana, whose 40 percent body parts were burnt was brought to the hospital in critical condition.
It was later revealed that their 50-year-old neighbour Ram Babu Paswan, in an act of unrequited love, had thrown on Das sisters, his primary target being the elder sister, Samjhana.
Ram Babu, the criminal in guise of a concerned neighbour, was later detained by the police based on circumstantial evidences.Follow @gorkhapost