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Kiran Lama

SAG includes fencing for the first time: Nepali fencer Payas aims for gold

Published On: September 30, 2019 08:00 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

A group of young girls and boys who were clad in the white kit were practicing with swords at the covered hall of National Police Academy, Maharajgunj on Thursday. They all were national fencers—preparing for the upcoming South Asian Games (SAG) 2019 in the closed camp. Excitement and enthusiasm were clearly visible on their faces while practicing since the combat sport— fencing; is being included for the first time in 13th edition of SAG.

Setting Nepali music in world music map

Published On: September 25, 2019 09:00 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

In the world, Nepal is recognized as the country of Mt Everest and birthplace of Gautam Buddha however, its rich culture is yet to be exposed. Nevertheless, artists from Kutumba and Kanta dAb dAb are all set to represent Nepal in the world’s biggest music expo World Music Expo (WOMEX) to give the world a taste of authentic Nepali music.

Poetry detoxifies mental toxin:  Viplob Pratik

Published On: September 24, 2019 07:00 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Viplob Pratik is a prolific name when it comes to poems, lyrics, and translation in contemporary Nepali literary fraternity.  Born and raised in Kathmandu, Pratik has penned over a hundred poems in Nepali and English including two poem collections: 'The person kissed by moon' and 'Nahareko Manchhe'.

‘Maha Bhoj’:  Showcasing the game of power (With Video)

Published On: September 9, 2019 08:17 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

On Thursday evening, a huge crowd gathered at Mandala Theater, Anamnagar to witness the play ‘Maha Bhoj’. The play is a political thriller which is being showcased since August 31.

Without playing these numbers, your Teej would be incomplete

Published On: September 2, 2019 09:30 AM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Here, My City has listed some hit Teej numbers, without which Teej would be flavorless

Confession on Father’s Day

Published On: August 29, 2019 07:19 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

My City went out on the streets and asked random questions to public, became successful to get interesting answers and their secrets out, which they have kept from their dad.

If you are fearless, you are stupid!

Published On: August 26, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

"How’re you feeling now?" A bungee-master at the Last Resort asked me before plunging into Bhote Koshi where the bridge is above 160m above the ground.

After reunion, 1974 AD all excited for their first gig

Published On: August 22, 2019 03:19 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

It has already been around a decade that Nepali music fanatics have witnessed the old lineup of Nepali legendary band 1974 AD, performing together on the stage.

Understanding different layers of Janai Purnima

Published On: August 15, 2019 08:00 AM NPT By: Kiran Lama

‘Janai Purnima’ is the festival that embodies multicultural aspects of Nepali society. Every year this festival is observed on Shrawan Shukla Purnima, according to the Hindu calendar and is celebrated in different ways.

Two times world record holder Dinesh Sunar set to leave the nation for better future

Published On: August 6, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Despite holding two world records in parkour, Dinesh Sunar also known as the king of parkour is set to leave the country for seeking a better life.

How they got into long lasting bond

Published On: August 4, 2019 10:10 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

And as the first Sunday of August is celebrated as ‘Friendship Day’ worldwide, My City has interviewed some renowned personalities about their bond with their friend who became more than a friend to them.

Bold Preety willing to fight for her musical career

Published On: July 22, 2019 07:28 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Since, the hippie era (1970s), Thamel has been one of the popular tourist hubs in Nepal. Known for the night life activities such as live music and night party, this part of the city has garnered the title ‘City That Never Sleeps’.

Monsoon Hiking Tips

Published On: July 13, 2019 05:15 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Usually in Nepal, Monsoon begins from June and prolongs up to August. It is season full of uncertainty—you can’t tell when the sunny day will go gloomy with dark clouds overhead. Moreover, the unpredictability of downpour can easily disrupt your plans. In addition to the unpredictable rain and slippery trails, the blood-sucking leeches come in as a bonus.

Never say never

Published On: July 8, 2019 07:07 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Not only kids but adults too love, ‘Motu Patlu’— an Indian animated television series. It was premiered on 16 October 2012 that garnered quick success within short period of its broadcast, due to jocular content.

Five things about Rajesh Payal Rai

Published On: July 1, 2019 07:00 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

From his debut solo album ‘Murchanna’ back in 1995 to his 19th album ‘Darsan Namate-4’ in 2019, versatile singer Rajesh Payal Rai has been entertaining Nepali music lovers so far. Known as ‘Rai is King’, he has also set a new record as playback singer for more than 500 Nepali movies.

Motivating differently abled people through art

Published On: June 25, 2019 07:00 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Prajwal Limbu, 26, originally from Panchthar, cannot walk normally due to the injury from a bike accident that left him paralyzed. Reminiscing the day of accident Limbu shares, “I was 23 and I had a bike accident. After the accident, I was immediately taken to Grande Hospital for surgery. But due to the injury in my spinal cord, I was left paralyzed.”

Some Nepali Rain Songs That Make Your Rainy Day Perfect!

Published On: June 22, 2019 05:50 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Monsoon is already at our doors. With the pitter-patter of silver droplets dripping from the dark sky, it adds the flavor of love in your mood. Maybe that’s a reason why, since time immemorial, musicians from around the world have been creating music inspired by rain.

Aayush KC spreading his soulful voice

Published On: June 17, 2019 05:47 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Aayush KC is an emerging singer. He has recently showcased his knack for singing in a popular Indian singing reality show--Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs 2019.

Deep Shrestha enthralls Thamel

Published On: June 10, 2019 11:43 AM NPT By: Kiran Lama

It was a rainy and chilly Thursday evening. Amidst such chilly ambiance, legendary singer, Deep Shrestha enthralled Thamel with his voice. He was celebrating his golden jubilee as a singer with Drishti band.

Balancing personal and professional life

Published On: May 30, 2019 07:10 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

When Dr Neebha Ojha completed her MBBS degree, she tied the knot with her class mate Dr Saroj Ojha. Within in a year, they had a baby. She was going through her internship then. It’s a daunting task for her to manage time between work and family. But having a dedicated and supportive husband helped her pursue her career further as a gynecologist.