Style Talk: Casual & comfortable

March 20, 2020 11:32 am

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.

Model Montia Sabagg who appeared with Kevin Hart in a 2017 sex tape has sued the comedian and others for USD 60 million.

Sudip Wosti- 23 from Palpa and Kathmandu resident Kusika Prasai-18 have been crowned as ‘Benelli Model Hunt Nepal’ amid a grand finale held at Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Kathmandu.

Model Naomi Campbell took center stage at London Fashion Week on Saturday night with a gala charity benefit at the impressive setting of the world famous British Museum.

Final audition of ‘Benelli Model Hunt’—a beauty pageant, for men and women, is going to be held on Saturday at the premises of Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Soltee Mode.

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.

It's a boy for Amy Jackson

August 28, 2019 16:30 pm

Model-actor Amy Jackson has revealed she and her fiance, London-based businessman George Panayiotou are expecting a baby boy.

Valentina Sampaio has become the first openly transgender model hired by Victoria’s Secret nearly a year after a top company official was pressured to apologize for implying trans women are off-brand.

In between the folds

May 24, 2019 11:58 am

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.

KATHMANDU, May 22: Kathmandu District Court has slapped three months in jail and a Rs 3,000 fine on fashion model Khusbu Oli in a case of a check that bounced.

Faces of fashion

May 3, 2019 09:32 am

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.

Going with the flow

February 8, 2019 10:42 am

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.

First edition of ‘Best Model of the Year’ held on Thursday at the premises of Masala Cottage, Teku.

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.

KC’s quest for silver screen fame

September 23, 2018 09:01 am

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.

July 9: Pop singer Justin Bieber became engaged to model Hailey Baldwin over the weekend, according to U.S. media reports on Sunday.

PARIS. July 7: Ahead of her debut at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, 18-year-old Taleedah Tamer has landed her first international magazine cover for Harper’s Bazaar Arabia’s July/August issue.

CHITWAN, July 1: The 'Rotary Musahar Model Settlement' constructed in Sisawar in ward no 7 of Ratnanagar municipality has been handed over on Saturday.

MYAGDI, June 22: Beni Community Secondary School is turning out to be a hub for educational tour of late.

Experiencing Model United Nations

May 15, 2018 07:52 am

MUN (Model United Nations) was always on my to-do list and yet remained unchecked for the longest time.

A model to follow

May 13, 2018 00:10 am

We need to convert private-owned companies into public limited companies before allowing them in serious task of infrastructure development

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.

KATHMANDU, May 8: A five-day Regional Model United Nations Conference 2018 kicked off in Kathmandu on Monday.

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, April 4: British Model College has felicitated its A-level students who acquired top positions in Cambridge International Examinations held in October-November, 2017.

SURKHET, Mar 25: Koireli village of Hima Rural Municipality-2 in Jumla district has been declared a model village free of violence against women (VAW).

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.

Nishan in Top Model Worldwide

February 21, 2018 12:41 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: The winner of Top Model Nepal 2018 and Mister Personality of Manhunt Nepal 2016, Nishan Chauhan, is all set to participate in Top Model Worldwide 2018 to be organized in London.

LAMJUNG, Feb 5: Local stakeholders have started taking initiative for promoting Lamjung as a model district for hydropower generation.

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 27: The Council of Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) is to set up its units in all seven provinces, with at least one model technical school in the provinces.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) has prepared 30 model laws with the objective of helping operate the local-levels.

Jan 14: The German edition of Playboy magazine will feature a transgender model on its cover for the first time.

China model

December 7, 2017 00:30 am

For all its allure, the Chinese model is deficient in some basic respects, and not easily replicable in other states.

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.

Bollywood actress Malaika Arora has been roped to judge the third season of the modeling reality show ‘India's Next Top Model’ on MTV.

New model of Hyundai Xcent launched

August 30, 2017 17:38 pm

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, May 8: The candidates fighting for mayoral post in the Kathmandu Metropolis have reiterated that they would commit to making Kathmandu a model city of the country.

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.

BARDIBAS , April 9: Integrated Model Musahar Settlement constructed at Bardibas in Mahottari district would be handed over to the Musahar Community on April 14.

The Nordic Model

March 22, 2017 00:25 am

The most important factor is the political will and progressive nature of the Norwegian government

KATHMANDU, March 20: Singer and Rastriya Prajatantra Party central committee member Komal Oli sustained injuries as RPP cadres clashed with police in front of the Election Commission.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Indian Model Rewati Chhetri is all set to act in Nepali movie. She will be featured in the film based on Subin Bhattarai's hit novel 'Summer Love'.