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Kiran Lama

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.

Homage to mother

Published On: May 23, 2019 06:24 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Famous author Rudyard Kipling once said, “God couldn’t be everywhere and therefore he made mother.”  And visual artist Sandhya Silwal with the similar notion, paid tribute to her mother dedicating her solo exhibition to her mother.

The Higher Octave

Published On: May 20, 2019 06:23 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

The demise of the charismatic Freddie Mercury on November 20, 1991, stunned the entire world. Fred was the frontman of legendary British rock band Queen.

Otaku Jatra: A Junction for Cosplay lover

Published On: May 18, 2019 08:23 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Bhrikutimandap Exhibition hall, on Saturday, turned into a junction for anime, manga, DC, and Marvel fanatics. Attiring in suits of their favorite character including Naruto, Luffy, Deadpool, fan met at the third edition of Otaku Jatra organized by Otaku Club Nepal.

The Powerhouse of Nepali Theatre

Published On: May 14, 2019 08:38 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Anup Baral is a name synonymous to Nepali theatre fraternity. One cannot miss him out while discussing Nepali theatre. Well-known as the ‘Powerhouse of theatre’, actor, and director, Baral is acclaimed for revolutionizing the Nepali theatre industry to new heights.

Wild Ripperz Crew’s initiative in hip hop dance

Published On: May 7, 2019 07:57 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Sarwanaam Theater is renowned among the theater-goers in Kathmandu. The auditorium has successfully hosted a number of plays based on contrasting themes. However, these days, the venue is being utilized for an entirely different purpose altogether.

Getting to know more about Suhana Thapa

Published On: April 28, 2019 07:38 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Suhana Thapa, an emerging actor in the Nepali film industry is the talk of the town these days. Her work has garnered appreciation for the debut movie ‘A Mero Hajur -3’. She shared the silver screen with popular actor Anmol KC.