The world of cue

June 7, 2019 09:35 am

When reading of the greats of the world we often made a stop at legendary figures at certain sports in our GK books. While Sachin Tendulkar, Roger Federer were the popular names, names such as Stephen Hendry, Bobby Fischer were ones we never really got to hear about. But Hendry and Fischer were masters at their games and dominated their game scenes throughout their careers.

APF secures gold in men’s cricket

April 25, 2019 12:47 pm

KATHMANDU, April 25: Departmental team Armed Police Force Club (APF) secured its second gold medal in cricket after the men’s team defeated Nepal Police Club by 32 runs in the final match played at Kohalpur Cricket Ground in Banke on Wednesday. APF’s women's team had won the gold medal in cricket on Tuesday.

Game of Thrones started!

April 15, 2019 15:16 pm

Popular HBO series, ‘Game of Thrones’ has started from Monday. The show has returned for season 8 after almost two years.

Kathmandu, April 8: Fifty-five athletes will be competing in paragliding under the Eighth National Games scheduled at different places of state 5 from April 18.

Avoid PUBG addiction

April 1, 2019 11:05 am

Do you love PUBG or do you hate it? Probably you are addicted to PUBG. If so, have you ever thought about the impacts of spending much time with PUBG?

KATHMANDU, March 28: Departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club’s Dipesh Dhami has advanced into the semifinals of the 15th Krishna Mohan Memorial Open Badminton Tournament in three categories on Wednesday.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 20: Alphabet Inc’s Google announced on Tuesday that it would launch this year a browser-based video game streaming service dubbed Stadia that attempts to capitalize on the company’s cloud technology and global network of data centers.

Activision announced a new Call of Duty entry today, but it isn't for the annual high-profile series. Call of Duty: Mobile is an Android and iOS exclusive free-to-play shooter that will feature content from the Modern Warfare and Black Ops games of the past.

A new trailer of 'Avengers: Endgame'  has been released, featuring Captain Marvel appearing alongside the eponymous superhero team.

Game of love

January 7, 2019 07:29 am

A game of love and a game of hide & seek, Live on signs & the place obscure, An obscure me, treat human a human But on the beast skin to roam aside.

Oct 5: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

October 5, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

The beautiful game

July 23, 2018 13:40 pm

My love for football grew into me from the 2010 World Cup. The environment then was no different from what is now; I was just soaking it a little lackadaisical way. I and my brothers sat with my eyes glued onto the TV screen without having a clue of what was happening. We saw people sprinting towards ball like madmen, so was my perspective back then.

Time to play the game

July 21, 2018 11:34 am

KATHMANDU, July 21: Computer gaming has kept the world occupied, ever since Pac-Man was first introduced. Additional digital games consisting of complicated computer algorithms were soon developed amazing gamers of the era.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Nepali industrialists hope that direct air link between western Nepali town Nepalgunj and Indian capital New Delhi would be a game changer for the economic development of Province 5.

LOS ANGELES, July 12: Blockbuster movies typically are snubbed by the Oscars, leaving fans grumbling. Television’s top prize takes a different approach.

Game on!

July 6, 2018 07:54 am

My wife is a big fan of Messi like billions of folks around the world. She thinks that in her previous life she was an Argentinian. Now, it’s my turn to roll my eyes and look at her as if she is crazy. It’s funny that I have been a big fan of England since the 90s and my wife has to choose a country that doesn’t get along well with England. Both countries have been football rivals and have also been at war for Falkland Islands in the 80s. Even till this day, I have a towel of the English Football Team. My wife has tried to throw it away many a times but I have always managed to recover it from the trash. Yes, God save the Queen!

LONDON, June 24: Former “Game of Thrones” co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie married Saturday with a church service and a celebration at the bride’s ancestral castle in Scotland.

Love is a losing game?

May 30, 2018 12:45 pm

Solving one side of the Rubik’s Cube is easy, but solving an entire block is no piece of cake. Relationships are pretty much the same. There are many hurdles that you need surpass learning from your mistakes and comprising your choices.

LONDON, May 7: ARSENAL 5 BURNLEY 0

Young game developer

May 6, 2018 08:35 am

People generally think that today’s youth are less committed and concentrated on certain tasks. People draw such conclusion as they see teenagers spending more time in technology and making internet as part of their life. They think youths spend almost 24 hours on social media and it looks like watching videos in YouTube and television is teenagers’ daily routine.

MANCHESTER, April 10: Manchester City must overturn a 3-0 deficit against Liverpool in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie on Tuesday and manager Pep Guardiola said that will require “the perfect game” from his players.

DHANGADHI, April 7: Kathmandu Goldens has secured its playoffs berth in the ongoing second Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) with a five-wicket win over Biratnagar Kings in the only match played on Friday. Kathmandu has won all the four games it played this season so far, and still has a match in hand.

Manish Khadgi had been working as a photographer for the past six years – a fashion photographer for the last few years at that – when he decided to launch his own fashion brand. The driving force behind this was the fact that Khadgi saw a lack of quality fashion clothing for men in the country. And so, Ramp was born. Though the clothing brand, Ramp, was initially focused on catering to men and bringing about some much-needed change in men’s fashion, Khadgi quickly decided not to cater exclusively to men and included clothes for women in their fashion line as well.

Doctors say a stem cell transplant could be a "game changer" for many patients with multiple sclerosis.

Real worries ahead of PSG game

March 3, 2018 10:50 am

March 3: Luka Modric and Toni Kroos are said to be in a race to be fit for Real Madrid’s Champions League trip to Paris Saint-Germain.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Nepal will play against the United Arab Emirates in its first practice match for World Cup Qualifier at Kwekwe, Zimbabwe.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: A case of tax evasion and fraud against promoters of nine outlets of branded goods in Durbar Marg has suffered due to differences among two government agencies.

DHARAN, Dec 16: Since the last three days, Dr Raj Kumar Rauniyar, vice-chancellor of BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), is unable to sleep soundly because of a new controversy. After seeking leave from work, he switched his phone off and has gone out of contact. However, it’s not any wrongdoing or irregularities on his part that has led to this situation.

Parties adopt blame game as new strategy

November 23, 2017 04:00 am

TERHATHUM, Nov 23: Political parties in Tehrathum are making final attempts to seek the favor of voters by intensifying their campaigns. In order to convince the voters, candidates are not just selling their dreams and highlighting their strengths but are also pointing out to the weaknesses of their opponents.

SYDNEY, Nov 11: England seamer Jake Ball is likely to miss the tourists’ final warmup ahead of the first Ashes test against Australia after suffering an ankle ligament strain in the tour match at Adelaide Oval.

JAJARKOT, Nov 10: In a bid to prove their candidates better than their rivals, both left and right alliances in Jajarkot have engaged in a blame game. They have been trying their best to impress more and more voters for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections by pointing out the weakness of their opponents.

JAJARKOT, Nov 9: In a bid to prove that their candidates are better than that of their rivals, both left and right forces in Jajarkot are indulged in blame game. They have been trying their best to impress number of voters for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections by pointing out the weaknesses of their opponents.

The blame game

November 3, 2017 10:07 am

Facing numerous inconveniences each day is not a new thing for the citizens of our country. From scarcity of water, unsafe roads to mismanaged sanitation system, one faces several difficulties at each step. One of such sad realities is our very own Tribhuvan International Airport, a place where Nepal first welcomes most of its tourists.

JUMLA, Oct 23: At a time when the parliamentary and provincial elections are just around the corner, the left and right electoral alliances in Jumla district are busy pointing fingers at each other and playing the blame game, apparently in an attempt to win votes by shaping the public opinion in their favor.

Infographics: China's game of thrones

October 13, 2017 00:05 am

China’s five-yearly congress of the ruling Communist Party will start on October 18th. Some 2,300 hand-picked delegates will select 200 members of the 400-member Central Committee, which will, in turn, choose roughly 10 of the 25-member Politburo.

LONDON, Sept 6: England’s decision to bring fresh faces into their Ashes squad will push the team’s more experienced players to raise their games, wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow has said.

NEW YORK, August 30:  HBO’s 'Game of Thrones' set yet another audience record Sunday with its seventh-season finale.

WASHINGTON, August 27: Just a day before the last episode of ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 set to hit the screens, the HBO hackers calling themselves as ‘Mr Smith’ have leaked the climax of the ongoing season, thus ending the suspense that kept millions of fans on toes.

Up your brow game

August 25, 2017 12:34 pm

Perfectly sculpted eyebrows are the dream. And like any dream, God knows, this is a hard one to achieve as well. Whether your eyebrows are thick or thin, over-plucked or bushy, light or dark, they need to be religiously maintained. Now celebrities are known to hire brow experts for this very purpose, but what about us mere mortals? Makeup artist Shreya Shrestha has a few useful tips.

BUTWAL, August 5: Intra-party conflict has started in the CPN-UML and Nepali Congress (NC), the top two parties in the local polls, after their candidates were defeated in various local units where the parties had expected to win. Candidates who lost the elections have blamed fellow party leaders and cadres for their defeat.

LOS ANGELES, August 1: HBO has once again become a victim of cyber attack as the network's upcoming episodes of a couple of series, including the highly popular fantasy drama "Game Of Thrones", have reportedly been hacked.

CALIFORNIA, July 27: Maria Sharapova's love for tennis has only grown stronger during her 15-month doping ban, the five-times grand slam winner has said as she continues her comeback from the suspension.

LOS ANGELES, July 25:  Author George R.R. Martin has hinted at the possibility of not one but two new "Game of Thrones" books in 2018, whetting the appetites of fans who have been waiting for the next installment of the epic saga since 2011.

Thoughts for Nepali Game of Thrones

July 19, 2017 14:07 pm

With the arrival of the seventh season of Game of Thrones (GoT), the show made such a banging entry in the entertainment industry that the HBO network suffered a technical glitch for failing to withstand the fans’ excitement.

LOS ANGELES, July 8: Candy Crush addicts, and you know who you are, put down your mobile device immediately. Then you can watch "Candy Crush," the TV game show.

MADRID, May 28: The Luis Enrique era in Barcelona came to an end with the coach lifting one last trophy. The coach raised the Copa del Rey after Barcelona defeated Alaves 3-1 in the final on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 20: As Sarbottam Dangol, the ruling CPN (Maoist Center)'s mayoral candidate for Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), has received very few votes in the initial counting, the candidate's team and the party leaders have started pointing out various reasons behind the poor performance.

The waiting game

May 19, 2017 23:20 pm

Each moment there is some or the other thought that keeps going on in each one of our minds. We think of many things within during 24 hours of a day. In the middle of our hectic schedule, we are always in a rush hardly have time to concentrate on one thought at one point in time. To think about it, our mind is a multi-tasker. Multi-tasking is an important skill and at the same time it gives an emotional high.

KATHMANDU, April 20: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), which announced to boycott local polls last week, would not reconsider its decision unless the government takes concrete steps in addressing the concerns of the agitating parties, Madhesi leaders said on Wednesday.

The imitation game

March 24, 2017 12:29 pm

It was around 20 years ago that he came up with an idea for a business but it has just been five years that his dreams turned into a reality. It took 63-year-old Swayambhu Dhakwa 15 years to get his store Art Decor up and running at Kupondole. Now, he sells artworks based on Tibetan, Newari and Nepali traditional and religious themes.