Four years after wrapping up his second James Bond film, Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes is back, this time on the front lines of World War One in “1917,” an ambitious drama inspired by his grandfather’s experiences.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Nepal's legendary all-rounder Shakti Prasad Gauchan announced his retirement from international cricket amid a farewell function in Kathmandu on Wednesday for the national cricket team before its Europe tour.

KATHMANDU, July 29: In the rubble of Nepal's 2015 earthquake, a team of dedicated woodworkers is finding inspiration to recreate what was lost.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Born in 1955, Feisal Alkazi grew up in a flat in Mumbai which had theater in the roof of its building. Born to a father who later became the director of National School of Drama, Feisal as a child was automatically exposed to the world of theater. It was after completion of his school that he decided to form Ruchika Theater Group with his friends, through which he has been continuing his father’s legacy for the past 45 years.

Techrise is a coding boot camp and an initiative that teaches young people to code and help them learn a set of marketable skills that will enable them to write web applications.  Techrise was set up six months ago to bridge the gap between educational opportunities and an individual’s competency. In conversation with Republica, Takehiro Mouri and Natsuko Robyn Shinozaki, the Japanese founders, share the reason behind establishing the company in Nepal, the challenges and prospects of IT worldwide.

A new video has emerged featuring Pakistani actor Mahira Khan talking about India in a 2011 chat show and it is only a matter of hours before the video works towards creating some more trouble for the release of Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Raees.

Cinema is often considered as a means to unwind from real life but this year saw filmmakers imitate stories of actual people and their lives in movies like Aamir Khan’s Dangal, Sonam Kapoor-starrer Neerja, Sushant Singh Rajput’s MS Dhoni and Manoj Bajpayee’s Aligarh.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: ‘The Ten Water Jars, art from the time of earthquake’ by late Jim Danisch opened last week at Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babarmahal.

As a boy, Ben Hooper wanted to join the British explorers he idolized for surmounting the impossible, and now as he prepares to swim across the Atlantic, he hopes to equal their daring feats — and survive.

LOS ANGELES, Sept 10: Model Sofia Richie has got two new tattoos– a tiny cross and a “13:4”– which are seemed to be inspired by her rumored boyfriend pop star Justin Bieber.

Inspired interior

June 24, 2016 02:06 am

There are two kinds of decorating. There’s the kind that happens to most of us just a few times in our life, when we move into a new space and get the chance to start from scratch — and then there’s the kind that happens when you have already been living in your space for a while. Either way, both have the tendency to be tricky which is why stores like Edge Makers at Bhanimandal in Lalitpur are proving to be quite a boon.