Manita Shrestha won the gold medal during the First Inter Club National Weightlifting Championship recently held at the Sports Hive in Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur. Among the participants for the championship were people from the army, police and civilians, all with a common goal of performing well – which in turn qualifies a handful of them for the upcoming Asian Games and South Asian Games.
DHANGADHI, March 31: As all the six teams of the Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) complete final preparations, the cricket championship with the biggest cash prize in the country is set to kick off on Saturday at the Seti Zone Police Cricket Ground.
YEKATERINBURG, March 18: Vladimir Putin’s victory in Russia’s presidential election Sunday isn’t in doubt. The only real question is whether voters will turn out in big enough numbers to hand him a convincing mandate for his fourth term — and many Russian workers are facing intense pressure to do so.
BEIJING Mar 9: The world can only benefit as China marches toward "irresistible" national rejuvenation and assumes greater global leadership under President Xi Jinping, China's top diplomat said Thursday as he sought to dismiss concerns about China's rise while also underscoring its inevitability.
KATHMANDU, Dec14: More than 70 films from 37 countries will be screened at the 15th edition of Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) from December 14-18 at QFX Kumari Cinemas, Kamalpokhari. Organized by Himal Association and promoted by Nepal Tourism Board, KIMFF will feature 15 films in international competition and 48 films in the non-competitive section.
HARARE, Nov 22: When Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe sacked his vice president in front of 12,000 baying party members in 2014, Emmerson Mnangagwa sat quietly in the crowd, a green baseball cap pulled low over his eyes.
KATHMANDU, Nov 7: "Guests can be served delicious food for a few days, but cannot be handed over the house itself." This has been the Facebook post of many Nepali Congress (NC) voters and sympathizers in constituency 1 of Jhapa district these days.
BHOJPUR, Nov 2: Bhojpur district has historically been a fort of the country’s communist parties. While the left alliance gears up to defend their traditional stronghold, the democratic alliance led by the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) is determined to lead a successful assault in the upcoming electoral battle slated for November 26.
NEW ORLEANS, Oct 8: Hurricane Nate came ashore on a sparsely populated area at the mouth of the Mississippi River on Saturday and closed in on Mississippi, pelting the central Gulf Coast region with strong winds and heavy rains.
KATHMANDU, Oct 5: The NC and UML are making last-ditch efforts to bolster their respective alliances -- the left alliance and the 'democratic' alliance -- by bringing the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), the last remaining party yet to take sides in the current political polarization.
Automobiles are not mere necessity as for many it is the symbol of style and status. The 12th edition of NADA Auto Show that began on August 29 at Bhrikutimandap Exhibition Hall, Kathmandu is still attracting automobile enthusiasts in hoards.
Kushe Aunshi, the Nepali Father’s Day, is celebrated amid much fanfare throughout the country. The day, however, seems to be lacking popularity, more so in comparison to Mother’s Day. Unlike during Mother’s Day, where we can see urbanites gift-hunting at Archies and other fancy gift shops, Father’s day seemingly does not grab so much materialistic attention.
LOS ANGELES: Cheery Hi-5, a snobbish Poop and a conflicted Meh have starring roles in the animated ‘The Emoji Movie’, which imagines a world inside cellphones where emojis rebel against portraying just one emotion all their lives.
MELBOURNE, July 27: Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland wants an independent umpire appointed to arbitrate in the pay dispute with the players’ union if the long-running impasse isn’t resolved next week.
Smokey eye is a popular eye makeup. It is a makeup technique where you have a dark to light gradient on your eye lids. The colors are darker at the lash line and lighter at the brow bone. People often think smokey eyes is a bold, dark and vamp look, but it can actually also be a soft neutral look or shimmers and everything in between. You can use one or more colors. One shouldn’t be a professional makeup artist to achieve smokey eyes nor do you need expensive products. The only thing you need is correct technique or else you will end up with a raccoon look. The following are few easy steps to achieve those classy smokey eyes.
BIRATNAGAR, June 30: As Biratnagar is the only metropolitan city going to polls under the second phase local elections, all eyes are on the ongoing vote counting in this historic town that has a huge legacy of political and industrial activity.
NEW YORK, June 4: While dozens of women have leveled sexual assault allegations at comedian Bill Cosby, destroying his reputation as "America's dad," the question of whether he will be imprisoned will hang on the words of a single woman when his trial starts this week
Our capital city Kathmandu is now turning into Dustmandu. With the increase in pollution and dust in the air, irritation and other health problems are not uncommon among Kathmanduites. Republica talked to the people in Kathmandu to get their opinion on this issue.
KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Nepal's football giant Manang Marsyangdi Club is looking for a win over Afghani side Shaheen Asmayee on Wednesday with the aim to secure semifinal berth with a match in hand at the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
Yama Buddha has made a significant contribution to bring Nepali rap where it is today. He should be credited for taking the Nepali rap music from streets to a professional level. Everyone from children and young people to even old people listen to rap nowadays. The credit for this, to a large extent, goes to talented rappers like Yama Buddha.
The Nobel Ceremonies of 2016 are now over. Bob Dylan, born Robert Alan Zimmerman, in Duluth in 1941, and a Minnesotan from Hibbing, received the year’s Nobel Prize in Literature. But he remained quiet, incommunicado and unresponsive throughout. He is known, like Miles Davis, to spurn and boo their audiences quite habitually.
KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The estimated cost for the Devsthal-Kainadanda section of Jajarkot-Dunai road was Rs 195.4 million. The actual project cost exceeded this by Rs 88.42 million, without sufficient technical clarifications.
KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Sushil Adhikari, 27, cannot see through his eyes. The visually impaired however has no regrets. He feels that even though he is deprived of physical eyes, he has been blessed with keen inner eyes.
KATHMANDU, Oct 24: With the CPN (Maoist Center) on Sunday formally deciding to back the impeachment motion against CIAA chief Lokman Singh Karki, all eyes are now fixated on the Nepali Congress (NC) for its support is a must to unseat Karki from the anti-graft body.
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Miss Nepal 2016 Asmi Shrestha received an official send-off from Miss Nepal organizer, The Hidden Treasure Pvt. Ltd, in an event recently held in Kathmandu. She is set to leave for the US to participate in the Miss World beauty pageant contest on December 18.
SAO PAULO, July 18: The last time Brazil played a major soccer tournament at home, Neymar was stretchered off the field and then missed an embarrassing loss against Germany in the 2014 World Cup semifinals.
Beyond Her Eyes: An adventure in the Netherworld by Anoushka Poudel is a charming novel woven out of adventures undertaken by a blind girl. In the novel, author Poudel, deftly carves a fascinating story by blending oriental and occidental concepts of theological ideas about Hell, Heaven and Earth.