KATHMANDU, Nov 19: South Africa cricket legend Jonty Rhodes along with former West Indies and Afghanistan coach Ryan Maron arrived in Nepal a week ago to lead a 10-day high-performance coaching camp for select few young players at TU international cricket ground, Kathmandu, organized by Sports ED and Nepal Cricket School (NCS).
KATHMANDU, June 21: Former Sri Lanka captain and current Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardene is set to lead the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) that will face Nepal and Netherlands in a triangular T20 series at Lord's on July 29.
MOSCOW, June 17: Argentina's football legend Diego Maradona, who was spotted smoking a cigar at Moscow's Spartak Stadium where Argentina drew 1-1 with Iceland in Saturday's FIFA World Cup Group D match, said he was unaware that no one is allowed to smoke at the stadiums.
LAHAN, April 15: Religious and historical sites related to Mithila King Salhesh receive visitors mostly during annual celebrations related to the king. A fair is organized in Lahan every year that centers around the legendry deeds the king did.
Every place has its own significance and if the settlement is old, it definitely holds some historical and cultural significance. Kirtipur, one of the oldest cities with majority Newar population, is one such place. The temple of Lord Bagh Bhairab is an important aspect of Kirtipur. Bagh Bhairab is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Shiva in the form of a tiger, and the three-storey historical temple was built in the 16th century. The temple is crowded on Sunday mornings and evening as it is believed to be the day of Bagh Bhairab when he grants his devotees’ wishes.
KATHMANDU, March 17: “Only a life lived with dignity is worth living” believes sitar maestro, Tara Bir Singh Tuladhar. He has been considered as individual Nepalis artist reference (Essential Scores and Sound Recordings) by the American Library Association.
Leon Russell, who performed, sang and produced some of rock ‘n’ roll’s top records, has died. He was 74. Russell’s wife, Jan Bridges, said in a statement that her husband died in his sleep Sunday at their Nashville home. She said Russell had heart bypass surgery in July and had been planning on resuming touring in January.
KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Hira Bahadur Thapa was playing squash with a group a players belonging to the British Gurkha Brigade on Wednesday afternoon. None of the half a dozen players matched him in skill and fitness level. He overcame all of them in a practice match.
It's a Tarzan movie because there have always been Tarzan movies, not because there was any compelling reason to add one more to the list. At its core it’s the story of a white European who asserts his dominion, however benevolently, over wild African creatures: like Kipling's The Jungle Book, it can be tinkered with, but its heart doesn't change.
OSLO,June 13: Ex Liverpool left back John Arne Riise has announced his retirement from professional football. Former Norway international who won Champions League with Anfield club in 2005 has decided to hang up his boots ending his contract at boyhood club Aalesund.