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Kiran Lama


Published On: April 15, 2018 01:09 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

KATHMANDU, April 15: Life is not like fairytales and success can’t be achieved easily. You’ve to be strong and bold enough to achieve success overcoming criticisms and various other challenges. Phancha Maya Tamang, 18, national champion of sport climbing also had to go through lots of criticism for her choice.

Young Science Believer

Published On: April 8, 2018 10:29 AM NPT By: Kiran Lama

KATHMANDU, April 8: ‘I want to be doctor or engineer’. This is most common answer you hear from children when asked about their aim. Like other kids, Prabhakar Kafle 19-year-old aspired to be a doctor when he was young.

Sitar maestro Vaidya no more

Published On: April 1, 2018 05:31 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

KATHMANDU, April 2: Bijay Vaidya, a prominent sitar player of Nepal and former member of the renowned music band Sur Sudha, died on Sunday due to pneumonia. He was 52. Sources close to Vaidya said that the legendary sitar maestro, who had been kept in ventilator for the last 17 days, breathed his last at 11 am in Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj.

In acting with a determination

Published On: April 1, 2018 10:27 AM NPT By: Kiran Lama

KATHMANDU, April 1: Born in a simple family in Morang, 22-year-old Namita Ghising, who is waiting for the release of her movie ‘Damaru Ko Dandibiyo’, is now gradually establishing herself as an artist.

Olympiad A different type of talent hunt

Published On: March 31, 2018 10:57 AM NPT By: Kiran Lama

KATHMANDU, March 31: If you are below 20 years of age and have not yet been enrolled for a bachelor's degree program, then you should be a part of Olympiad, a talent hunt program for students across the world that test your aptitude and help to nurture it through theoretical and practical sessions.

Aspiring Fashion Designer

Published On: March 25, 2018 08:51 AM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Certificate cannot define your talent unless you have skills to sell it. Manis Joshi, 21, an aspiring and young fashion designer believed the same when he was at the point of initiating his career in fashion designing.

Master of Muay Thai

Published On: March 18, 2018 08:47 AM NPT By: Kiran Lama

When you hear about martial art which is also taken as combat sports such as karate, wrestling, boxing, judo, mix martial art (MMA) and others, most of you may take these activities as violent, risky and uncivilized.

Climbing up

Published On: March 18, 2018 08:36 AM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Sport climbing is an attraction for adventure seekers who look for tough challenge. It is one of the difficult sports that require the climber to have physical strength, endurance power, balance, and a swift and sharp mind. Here one climbs across the formation of rock or artificial wall.

Women drivers of Kathmandu

Published On: March 12, 2018 12:11 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

KATHMANDU, March 12: Nepal is basically a patriarchal country where males are considered as the breadwinners, while women are expected to stay inside the house and take care of the family.

Discovering hidden talent

Published On: March 11, 2018 12:15 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

KATHMANDU, March 11: Since obsessive people push themselves beyond their limit, age is just a word for them. National sport climber Swastika Chaudhary, 18, is no exception. Her young age did not bar her from aiming higher and she turned out to be a successful sportsperson.

Silver screen as final destination

Published On: February 25, 2018 12:06 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Roshani Syangbo, 29, is an aspiring theater artist with only two years’ experience in the scene. During her short journey, she has so far been featured in two mainstream plays — ‘Conference of the Birds’ and ‘Witch’.

VIP motorcades Yea or Nay?

Published On: February 19, 2018 12:20 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Kathmandu being the capital of Nepal, crowded narrow alleys, poor intersection management and hours-long traffic jams are an everyday part of the city.

Beauty with a big heart

Published On: February 11, 2018 12:25 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

KATHMANDU, Feb11: Samiksha Pokharel is an aspiring model who was unaware of her talent until recently. While she was posing at a photo shoot for a beauty parlor, Gunu Tamrakar pointed out that she had a photogenic face and suggested her to pursue modeling as a career.

Dance your way to fitness

Published On: February 7, 2018 10:51 AM NPT By: Kiran Lama

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: People usually knock the gyms’ doors and change their eating habits to gain a well-shaped body and stay fit. However, quite a few among them quit their fitness regime as soon as they start following due to its intensity and heaviness.

An Olympics aspirant

Published On: February 4, 2018 09:15 AM NPT By: Kiran Lama

KATHMANDU, Feb 4 : It’s neither never too late nor too early to chase your dreams. No matter how young you are, if you have the zeal to be at the top, undoubtedly you will mark yourself as a successful person in near future. National Table Tennis player Santoo Shrestha, 17, is no exception.

Stay cool and visit Nawalparasi

Published On: January 27, 2018 09:23 AM NPT By: Kiran Lama

NAWALPARASI, Jan 27: Most people yearn to come out from their monotonous and routine lives, but only a few get on their feet to actually escape from the monotony and head for an adventurous voyage. Because when you travel, you not only witness geographical changes but also experience various cultures, traditions and lifestyles. Indeed, as Saint Augustine said it, “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.”

Front runner of Nepali tele-serials

Published On: January 25, 2018 12:00 PM NPT By: Kiran Lama

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The name of senior actor/director, Ramesh Budathoki comes in the forefront while taking about the history of Nepali tele-serial because he had introduced the first ever tele-serial in Nepal called ‘Bachna Birseko Chaina’ in 1986 as a director and actor.

Dreamer office boy turns theatre artist

Published On: January 7, 2018 09:21 AM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Success definitely does not come easy but it is possible. The examples of successful people who had started from the grass root level are ever motivating. Theatre actor Sandeep Shrestha, 26, is no exception. Having started his professional journey as an office boy at an IT company with the salary of Rs 1,500 per month, Shrestha has now established himself as a skilled actor as well as director.

Young achievers are nation's pride

Published On: January 6, 2018 08:37 AM NPT By: Kiran Lama

It’s neither never too late nor too early to chase your dreams. No matter how young you are if you have the zeal to be at the top, you will undoubtedly mark yourself as successful person in the near future.  As it is said that young people are tomorrow’s leaders, the younger generation should not be taken lightly.

5 things about Evana Manandhar

Published On: December 25, 2017 10:20 AM NPT By: Kiran Lama

Few might know that Miss Nepal 2015 Evana Manadhar also works as a freelancer to develop the personal as well as professional skills of girl students. Having earned a degree in Marketing and Entrepreneurship from the Wilkes University in 2014, Evana has also been honored with the Dean’s Excellence Award in Marketing and the International Student of the Year Award due to her excellent performance in college. Besides that, she is also the Global Brand Ambassador of Menstrual Hygienic Management in Nepal.