Fossick Project is all set to present ‘The Great Giant Leap’ on March 23 at Yalamaya Kendra, Patan Dhoka. WASP Concerts is organizing this event in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee has dubbed the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee’s decision as an act of injustice to him.

GIZA, Aug 2: A team of German and Russian physicists studying the properties of the Great Pyramid, also known as the Khufu Pyramid, have found that it can concentrate electromagnetic energy inside its hidden chambers and focus the electromagnetic waves into the substrate region, according to a study published in the latest issue of the Journal of Applied Physics.

France and Argentina have failed to impress so far at the World Cup, but they have the chance to lay down a marker in Kazan on Saturday.

Before Ranbir Kapoor’s Sanju, watch Oscar nominees (and winners) such as Robert Downey Jr, James Franco and Michelle Williams in these five Hollywood biopics on actors.

April 23: Scientists are preparing to launch the world's first machine to clean up the planet's largest mass of ocean plastic.

DHANGADHI, April 8: The United Arab Emirates skipper Rohan Mustafa is in Dhangadhi, Nepal representing home team Team Chauraha Dhangadhi under the captaincy of Sompal Kami. It won a nail-biter eight-over per side match against Rupandehi Challengers by three runs to secure its place in the playoffs of the second season of the Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL).

POKHARA, Mar 4:  A few days ago, Province 4 speaker Netra Nath Adhikari informed during a formal program in Parbat that the next provincial assembly meeting would be focused on picking the name of the province and fixing its capital.

RUKUM, Feb 18: Daniel Mayor, a Swiss national, thinks that Rukum has great potential for paragliding.

Great start

February 5, 2018 05:30 am

This week has been quite encouraging in terms of implementing federal set up as envisioned by the constitution. As many as five provinces—Province 3, Province 2, Province 7, Province 6 and Province 5—have concluded their first provincial assembly meetings paving the way for electing speakers and deputy speakers of respective provinces and thereby laying the foundation for the formation of provincial governments.

KATHMANDU, Dec4: The opening ceremony of the 10th Asia For Animals Conference was held on Monday at Hotel Yak & Yeti, Durbar Marg. The Asia for Animals Coalition brought together 23 of the world’s leading animal welfare organizations who shared major focus on improving conditions for animals in Asia.

Scarlett, Colin Have "Great Energy'

November 2, 2017 11:55 am

NEW YORK, Nov 2: Scarlett Johansson and her boyfriend Colin Jost have ‘a great energy between them’. Johansson, 32, started dating the 'Saturday Night Live' star earlier this year and was spotted cheering for him in the crowd at Jost's comedy show in Boston on October 28, reports

Swiss great Hingis announces retirement

October 27, 2017 11:43 am

SINGAPORE, Oct 27: Swiss great Martina Hingis has announced she will retire from tennis at the end of this week’s WTA Finals, where the 37-year-old multiple grand slam champion is playing in the doubles tournament alongside Taiwan’s Chan Yung-jan.

SYDNEY, Oct 17: Australian actor Chris Hemsworth is game for working in the Hindi film industry if he is offered a ‘great script’. Asked if he is open to work in a Bollywood film, Hemsworth told IANS in a round table conference, "Sure. I'd go where the fun is and then scripts are... if there was a great script, I'd be up for anything."

KATHMANDU, OCt 11: The Great Himalayan Cricket Academy has headed to Dhaka, Bangladesh to participate in the prestigious Bangladesh Krira Shikka Prothistan (BKSP) Cup cricket tournament from 11th to 17th October.

The Great Slacker: Part II

October 9, 2017 09:54 am

When the alarm rang, Mahavir woke up instantly. It was as if he hadn’t slept at all. His throat felt dry and his ears and nose were burning. He pressed the alarm, lifted his blanket gently, and put his feet on the floor, and went to the bathroom.

The Great Slacker: Part One

September 27, 2017 08:02 am

The room where Mahavir spends his days are quiet, but in his head it has its own tune, a tune that has allowed him to find a vague meaning in life, a tune that unlike everything else in his life has remained unchanged a bit over the years, a tune that has helped him persevere through all the hardships the world had hurled in front of him, a tune, his tune.

I started my new job as a teacher only a couple of weeks ago. Within these two weeks, I have realized that shaping children’s minds is a huge responsibility. I had read somewhere that ‘Gurus stand in a powerful position of spreading knowledge, but they have to realize the true meaning of teaching’.

When you’re prepping for an interview, your focus is probably on the tough questions you’ll face, the thorough responses you’ll give, and the professional-yet-slightly-witty anecdotes you’ll tell. After all, that’s what the bulk of the interview is about—and what will (hopefully) get you a fast pass to an offer letter. Before you head into your next interview, check out these tips to make sure you’re presenting yourself in the right light and setting yourself up for the most successful interview possible.

At one of the most treacherous and least restored stretches of China’s Great Wall, a line of pack mules halted upon emerging from the gloom of a dense forest draped in mist and dew.

BEIJING, June 17: At one of the most treacherous and least restored stretches of China's Great Wall, a line of pack mules halted upon emerging from the gloom of a dense forest draped in mist and dew.

The great debate

April 28, 2017 09:29 am

After twelve years of continuous studying, even while doing my A-levels, I would have days where I really wished I didn’t have to go to school. However, with the gap year, there were days when I missed going to school and studying, which later helped me focus more in college. I used to go to my dad’s office and help him out whenever I could, picking up some soft skills I would need to join the workforce later on.

Great Chinese urbanization

April 10, 2017 10:29 am

HONG KONG: Residential property prices in China’s first-tier cities—Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen—are back up. A home there now runs buyers half as much as a home in the world’s most expensive cities: New York City, London, and Hong Kong.

Today, everybody wants to achieve excellence. Imperfection is not tolerated, be it in schools or at work. With an objective of helping people achieve excellence, or perfection, various training programs and workshops are conducted in Kathmandu. But are they really helpful? Have they actually helped the people achieve their dreams? Republica talked to a few people to get their opinion on the matter.

KATHMANDU, March 3: Indian Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley, has said that Nepal holds tremendous potential as a destination for investment. Speaking at the Nepal Investment Summit 2017 in the capital on Thursday as the keynote speaker, the Indian Finance Minister also said that Nepal can utilize its vast natural resources for the development of the country.

7 leadership styles displayed by great leaders, past and present

Are you employing these great habits?

January 23, 2017 23:20 pm

The job search certainly has its share of challenges and stress, but that doesn’t mean you have to be miserable while you navigate the job market. The happiest job seekers incorporate the following habits into their daily lives.

From a simpleton to action-oriented roles actress Sonakshi Sinha who has explored a variety of roles in Bollywood, says it’s a great time to be a girl in the industry as filmmakers are increasingly exploring women-centric movies.

Tackling climate change is the ‘biggest economic opportunity’ in the history of the United States, no matter who holds political office, said Hollywood star and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio.

The great disservice

December 9, 2016 05:27 am

It’s no secret that customer service in Nepal isn’t all that great. In fact, it is seriously lacking in most places where we spend our money – from the grocery store and clothing outlet to banks and hospitals. Despite the fact that there are people whose job is to help customers and clients in every place you go, you often find yourself lost and helpless. The Week asked a few people to share their experiences about the customer service in Nepal. Here’s what they had to say.

The great barrier

December 1, 2016 00:25 am

The new trade integration strategy has acknowledged non-tariff measures as ‘serious bottleneck’ to boosting exports

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 25: Carlos Alberto Torres, a teammate of Pele and the captain of Brazil's World Cup-winning team in 1970, has died. He was 72.

MADRID, Oct 25: By himself, Lionel Messi has already scored more than Real Madrid's top three forwards combined.

BEIJING, Sept 29: China will build the world's deepest and largest high-speed railway station at a popular section of the country's Great Wall, as part of its preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympics, state media reported on Thursday.

Great expectations

August 31, 2016 00:35 am

He will be judged on the basis of whether he, as health minister, will be able to address the key issues raised by Dr Govinda KC

The great exodus

June 24, 2016 04:12 am

In the best of worlds, Nepal would be able to employ all its youths, and pay them handsomely too. But realistically, even if we can somehow manage the first, the second isn’t happening, which is why many Nepalis will continue to risk their life and limb for a shot at a solid middle-class life.