22-year-old Sharmila Nepal’s career as a model began when she joined the lineup of the seventh season of the ‘En Vogue’ finalists. After winning the ‘Most Talented’ title at the competition, Nepal has gone on to walk multiple runways and has been featured in adverts for different brands. A second year BBA student and a model manager, Nepal mentions that she didn’t really think much about fashion before she attended a workshop at House of Fashion but now, she is very conscious of what she’s wearing and wants to present herself in the most flattering light possible. Here, she opens up to The Week about her style and fashion preferences.
With the aim to expand the modeling sector, Dreams Institute of Modeling and Fashion has selected 30 contestants from the first round audition of ‘Runway Dreams 2019’. Held at its premises in Kupondole, the beauty contest saw the more than 100 contestants on Saturday.
In what he considers to be one of his finest moments, Saugat Rajbhandari handed over a two and half feet long 3D origami model of former Miss Nepal Shrinkhala Khatiwada that he had made to the lady herself. The model was completed in less than two months and took 8500 paper triangles to make. For two months, Saugat folded pieces of paper everyday for five to six hours.
The fashion industry is intricate and elaborate. It’s not just the designers who ready the outfits and looks for runways and fashion shoots. There are many people who shape and influence the final product. From seamstresses and stylists to makeup artists and models, it takes quite a number of people to bring a creation to life.
Malika Mahat is a well-known name among Nepali youths. The 19-year-old model has firmly established herself as one of the most popular Instagram stars of Nepal with over 76k followers on the social media. Now, after successful modeling stints, she is making her acting debut in the upcoming movie Yatra: A Musical Vlog, alongside Salin Man Baniya, Salon Basnet, Jahanvi Basnet, and Rajaram Poudyal among others. Directed and written by Samrat Shakya, the movie is set to release in April this year. The Week’s Anweiti Upadhyay caught up with this up and coming actor to talk about her experience while shooting for her first film.
KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Swastika Pradhan of Bhaktapur has bagged the title of Nepal’s Next Super Model - 2018, leaving behind several fledgling and commercial models in a contest held in Kathmandu on Friday.
It’s that time of the year again when you will have many family gatherings and parties to attend, not to mention rituals and ceremonies. And Dashain and Tihar call for elaborate dressing. You will need more than a single type of outfit as wearing the same kind of sari, lehenga or kurta will get a little boring after a few days. This festive season, we urge you to experiment a little.
Ashish KC is an aspiring model active in the Nepali glamour field for the past year. His career highlights include participation in various runway shows, including the Daljit Sudan Fashion Runway, and Namuna College of Fashion and Technology Graduation and Fashion Show. He has also been featured in a commercial photo shoot, and on a Smart Cell advertisement.
KATHMANDU, July 16: An international conference on Role of Diaspora in Higher Education in Nepal held in Toronto, Canada, has concluded by issuing a 15-point Toronto Declaration. The conference has suggested developing Nepal's private institutions of higher education on non-profit model.
British Model College, a sister organisation of The British College, has welcomed its new A-Level program manager Lee Russell Wilkes in Kathmandu, according to a press statement issued by the college. Wilkes is an expert in teaching English language and has an experience in teacher training, examining, and mentoring.
BMW unveiled its iX3 electric SUV concept on Wednesday at the Beijing Auto Show. The automaker plans to start producing the vehicle, which is based on its X3 SUV, in Shenyang, China, in 2020 as part of a joint venture.
KATHMANDU, Mar 16: Mahindra & Mahindra has opened a 'model workshop' in Nepal to provide its quality services, a statement issued on Thursday said. MV Dugar Group, the authorized distributor of Mahindra & Mahindra, said in the statement that the workshop in Hetauda was inaugurated amid a ceremony held on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, March 14: The World Bank has made public its Nepal Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) report, recommending six areas where action is required to give an impetus to growth, to accelerate poverty reduction, to address sources of fragility, and to reduce vulnerability.
TEHRATHUM, Nov 27: Minister of State for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Sita Gurung has vowed to turn Atharai Rural Municipality into a model rural municipality in the district within five years.
KATHMANDU, August 30: Laxmi InterContinental Pvt. Ltd. the authorized distributor of the widely popular Hyundai vehicles, has unveiled the new Hyundai Xcent sedan car in Nepal, at the NADA Auto Show being held at Bhrikutimandap.
SYANGJA, August 28: Tribhuwan Neupane, 30, of Kaligandaki Rural Municipality-5, did his masters in computer application from Punjab Technical University. However, upon his return to home, he chose a different vocation. He has ventured into agriculture and livestock, and is doing quite well in commercial goat farming.
KATHMANDU, August 5: The quake-damaged Gokarna Secondary School at Gokarna in Kathmandu district, which has emerged as a model one among the community schools in the locality, has got a new quake-resilient sophisticated building.
KATHMANDU, June 28: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) and the Bank of Korea -- the central bank of South Korea -- have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for knowledge partnership program between the two central banks.
ITAHARI, June 20: Itahari of Sunsari district is one of the rising cities of Province-1. Leading such a city would be a matter of prestige and great challenge to the prospective mayor and deputy mayor. With the local elections just around the corner, many are curious who would lead the city by winning the vital posts in the polls slated for June 28. Republica talked with mayoral and deputy mayoral candidates of various parties vying in Itahari Sub-metropolitan City of Sunsari regarding the upcoming polls. Excerpts:
KATHMANDU, June 14: President of the Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), Bhawani Rana has said that the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative of China can become a model project of the 21st century.
KATHMANDU, April 19: At a time when everyone is applauding Dhurmush-Suntali for their exemplary efforts for the construction of the model settlement, a youth from Dhading has also created a successful story by constructing 55 houses model settlement in the district.