KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Archaeologists and heritage conservationists are excited about the recent discovery  of an ancient statue in Dhulikhel. The statue was found about 300 meters below the surface on the Araniko Highway, in Dhulikhel Municipality-3 of Kavre, by the locals a few days ago. This has animated the social media as well.

KHALANGA, July 3: Archaeologically important idols that were stolen from Chandannath temple are yet to be found. It may be noted that the idols were taken away from the famous Chandannath temple in Khalanga Bazaar on 27 November 2016. Locals had resorted to protest including picketing of the district administration to mount pressure for immediate actions during a month after the theft of idols.

Zac Efron, who won legions of female fans in the “High School Musical” films, takes on a more sinister role in the crime drama “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile”, playing American serial killer Ted Bundy.

Salute to my icon

September 29, 2018 09:00 am

Our mornings are incomplete if he does not talk to us. His day starts pretty early and lasts long. He is always around us to take care of each one of us.  You can expect to learn a lot from him every moment. He is a believer, an entrepreneur, and a man with principles and rules. I am talking about my granddad -- the man I idolize. Someday I wish to follow his steps.

Idol of Buddha unveiled

April 30, 2018 14:49 pm

KATHMANDU, April 30: Minister for Defence, Ishwor Pokharel, has today unveiled the idol of Buddha at Pasikot in Budhanilkantha, on the occasion of Buddha Jayanti.

SURKHET, April 28: The idols of Hindu gods and goddesses that that were stolen from Jumla's Chandannath temple have been replaced and reinstated.

Dharan audition of Nepal Idol held

April 23, 2018 09:07 am

Dharan audition of popular singing reality show Nepal Idol-2 has been completed. Around 1000 persons participated in the audition that was organized in Bishnu Memorial High School of Dharan. According to the organizer, the participants who were selected in pre-judge round of Saturday went to the judge round audition on Sunday.

“I am the eldest son in my family. I started taking care of myself and carrying loads when I was in Grade 4. When I reached Grade 9, I had already started providing a little support to my family. Now I work as idol maker and I send some money to my family,” said Raju Tamang, 21, from Nuwakot now residing at Kanibahal, Lalitpur.

Tej Kumar becomes ‘Khotang Idol’

March 20, 2018 10:17 am

Tej Kumar Rai won the first edition of ‘Khotang Idol’, a singing competition conducted among youths in Khotang district. Sixteen-year-old Rai won the title by defeating other five competitors, who made it to the final that was held at Saraswati Secondary School in Diktel, Khotang on Saturday.  Winner Rai got Rs 54,574.

March 13: Katy Perry took a tumble while dancing on Monday's episode of American Idol – exposing herself to fellow judges Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan.

Khotang Idol done with first audition

January 7, 2018 09:50 am

KHOTANG, Jan 7:As many as 167 contestants have been selected on the first round of auditions of the singing reality show — Khotang Idol. The audition was organized on 11 different places of Khotang district.

Shesh Narayan wins Integrity Idol 2017

December 18, 2017 22:03 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Shesh Narayan Poudel has been named Nepal's Integrity Idol-2017 for his efforts made to deliver government services to the public in an effective manner.

Buddha Lama clinches Nepal Idol title

September 23, 2017 06:49 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Buddha Lama has won the title of Nepal Idol, defeating his rivals Nishan Bhattarai and Pratap Das at the grand finale held in Doha, Qatar on Friday.

Bryan Ray, a huge fan of singer Britney Spears, has reportedly spent over $80,000 on 90 plastic surgery procedures to make himself look like his idol.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Dor Bikram Shrees, the principal of Siddhababa Higher Secondary School, has been named Nepal's Integrity Idol Winner for 2016.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: With an objective to 'identify and celebrate Nepal's most honest government official', five high performing civil servants have been shortlisted for the Integrity Idol 2016 award.

JUMLA, Dec 5: An idol of the Hindu deity Dattatreya and other idols that were said to be stolen from the Chandannath Baba temple here last week, were found inside a wardrobe in the temple Saturday.

Sonu Nigam to return as Indian Idol judge

September 11, 2016 18:27 pm

MUMBAI, Sep 11: Bollywood playback singer Sonu Nigam is making a comeback as one of the judges on singing reality show "Indian Idol" after a gap of 10 years.