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Fusion and tradition score a hit in Capital

Fusion and tradition score a hit in Capital

KATHMANDU:  Claps, whistles and chants of “Once more! Once more!” rent the City Hall, Exhibition Road on January 21 at the ongoing ‘Days of North-East Cultural Festival — Namaste Nepal’ organised by the Indian Cultural Centre, Embassy of India. Some members of the audience were seen dancing in their seats while others tapped their feet […]

January 23rd, 2017 | Posted in ENTERTAINMENT, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

French lady abandons Manaslu summit bid due to weather

French lady abandons Manaslu summit bid due to weather

KATHMANDU:  An extreme weather condition on the Mt Manaslu (8,163 m) has shattered a French woman’s dream to be the first female mountaineer to climb the world’s eighth highest peak in the winter season, according to the expedition organiser. “Heavy snowfall and high wind in the higher camps have forced Revol Elisabeth Marie Bernadette to […]

January 23rd, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, TRAVEL/TOURISM | Read More »

‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9’ winner Teriya keen to work in Bollywood

‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9’ winner Teriya keen to work in Bollywood

After winning “Dance India Dance Li’l Masters”, Teriya Magar once again did the happy dance when she was announced the winner of “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 9”. The 14-year-old Nepali girl, who now wants to try her luck in Bollywood, says sharing screen space with actress Sonakshi Sinha is her dream. Teriya was named as the winner of […]

January 22nd, 2017 | Posted in ENTERTAINMENT, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th U.S. president

Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th U.S. president

WASHINGTON:  Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, succeeding Barack Obama and taking control of a divided country in a transition of power that he has declared will lead to “America First” policies at home and abroad. As scattered protests erupted elsewhere in Washington, Trump raised his […]

January 21st, 2017 | Posted in International, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Teriya wins ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ title

Teriya wins ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ title

KATHMANDU:  A Nepali girl has won the title of a famous Indian dance realilty show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’ Season 9. Teriya Magar of Rudrapur VDC, Rupandehi, has grabbed the coveted title, defeating the other two contestants – Salman Yusuff Khan and Shantanu Maheshwari. With the victory, Magar will receive a cash prize of  INR 3 million along […]

January 20th, 2017 | Posted in ENTERTAINMENT, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Cabinet expansion: Singh, Khadka sworn in as ministers

Cabinet expansion: Singh, Khadka sworn in as ministers

KATHMANDU:  Two more ministers today took the oath of office and secrecy after Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal extended the Cabinet. With the latest expansion, the strength of coalition Cabinet led by the CPN Maoist Centre with the support of Nepali Congress and some other fringe parties rose to 43 members. The new ministers are […]

January 19th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Hotels operating in ACAP start getting registered

Hotels operating in ACAP start getting registered

LAMJUNG:  A large number of hotels and restaurants operating in the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) have started getting registered. Babu Lal Tiruwa, chief of ACAP’s Manang office, said tourist-standard hotels and restaurants have formally started to register their businesses after it issued a 45-day notice. “After a long discussion, hoteliers finally agreed to abide […]

January 18th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, TRAVEL/TOURISM | Read More »

Angelique Kerber getting used to birthdays away from home

Angelique Kerber getting used to birthdays away from home

MELBOURNE:  Little did Angelique Kerber know when she turned 18 at home in Bremen, Germany, that the next decade of celebrating her birthday would be spent some 16,000 kilometres (10,000 miles) away at the Australian Open. Or for that matter, that her first Grand Slam victory would come at Melbourne Park in 2016. The now […]

January 18th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, SPORTS | Read More »

Kim Kardashian had ‘intimate romance’ with Calum Best

Kim Kardashian had ‘intimate romance’ with Calum Best

LOS ANGELES:  Reality TV star Kim Kardashian reportedly was in a relationship with model Calum Best before she became famous. According to a source, Kim and Best had an “intimate romance” when they were younger and both lived in Miami, reports aceshowbiz.com. Kim was introduced to Best through her step-brother Brody Jenner. Kim enjoyed her […]

January 17th, 2017 | Posted in ENTERTAINMENT, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Liaison officer dies of altitude sickness in Everest region

Liaison officer dies of altitude sickness in Everest region

KATHMANDU:  A government official who was deputed to monitor the year’s sole winter expedition on Mt Everest has died of altitude sickness near Lobuche of Khumbu region in eastern Nepal on Tuesday, expedition organiser informed. Padam Jung Rai, Non-Gazetted First Class (Nayab Subba) at the Chhauni-based National Museum, died of altitude sickness at Tukla (4,000 […]

January 17th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, TRAVEL/TOURISM | Read More »

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