The Highway Kid

September 8, 2020 10:59 am

When the kid Reaches out for his play on the ground, He is not afraid of playing with the dust. He plays like a dolphin in the sea, Running in the concrete dust and mud, beside the highway


July 23, 2020 14:01 pm

A child happy at play Is a forgiveness to a sorry He pushes folly at bay He narrates his stories

The Eleventh National Children Theater Festival 2020 is set to begin from February 5. Shailee Theater and Russian Center of Science and Culture are jointly organizing the 8-day long national celebration of play as per a press statement released by Shailee Theater.

The trailer and the songs of Malang, over the last few weeks, have offered a clear glimpse of the character Disha Patani plays in the film.

Arko Kurukshetra, a play of our times

August 20, 2019 07:17 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: “Who am I? Who created me?”

Actor Mark Walhberg is set to star in Paramount Players true-life canine adventure story 'Arthur the King'.

Japan’s culture of cute makes no exceptions for poop. It gets a pop twist at the Unko Museum in Yokohama near Tokyo.

The games we played

April 5, 2019 08:32 am

As a child, life was all about anticipating the next episode of Moomin, counting the number of toys we had and the smell of chicken curry wafting around the house. But among all these nostalgia-inducing moments, the games we played are particularly memorable. Looking back, it is rather admirable how we could make a game out of anything. You only needed a bottle cap to come up with the cleverest of games.

Playing with patterns and colors

March 29, 2019 10:31 am

Samir Maharjan grew up with art and colors. Having lived the early years of his life in Patan, Lalitpur, he was surrounded by art in all forms – the intricacies of the mandalas, the burst of colors of the painted masks, and the spiraling religious structures.

A punch on modern art

December 24, 2018 11:15 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: A movie of three friends is always intriguing to audiences. Be it the Bollywood blockbuster, ‘Three Idiots’ or Hollywood’s hit sequel, ‘Hangover’, this genre of movies has always topped the box office. However, it is rare seeing such trio at a drama stage. Credits to Yashmina Reza, a French Playwright for penning the award winning play entitled ‘Art’. His creation is based on friendship about three young men.

KATHMANDU, Dec12: Studio 7 is staging ‘Art’: A play based on the award-winning play by Yasmina Reza. The event will be hosted in association with Theatre at Hotel Vajra. The play is scheduled for screening from December 14 at Hotel Vajra, Bijeswari. The program is sponsored by Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Kathmandu.

Named after its protagonist, the play ‘Lilame Mailo’ centers on the societal struggle of a young character, Maila. He is one of the young and eligible bachelors whose naivety makes him fall prey to circumstances that affect his personal, social and psychological well-being.

‘Shakuntalako Aunthi’ on Stage

November 27, 2018 09:22 am

Directed by debutant Suraj Malla, ‘Shakuntalako Aunthi’ is being onstage at Shilpee Theater, Battisputali from last Friday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: ‘Janayuddha Jari Chha?’ is a story based on the events that took place during the Maoist insurgency period. Written and directed by Raj Shah, the play is a blend of love, hatred, sorrows, and hope.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: 'Jalini' is a fictional tale based during the era of the despotic king, Jayasthiti (Bijay Baral). The play staged under Dayahang Rai’s directorial is a dramatized version of Jalini which is one of the short stories included in Dhruba Satya Pariyar’s short story anthology ‘Kairan’.

Time to play the game

July 21, 2018 11:34 am

KATHMANDU, July 21: Computer gaming has kept the world occupied, ever since Pac-Man was first introduced. Additional digital games consisting of complicated computer algorithms were soon developed amazing gamers of the era.

Vesawkar to play cricket in US

July 10, 2018 10:48 am

KATHMANDU, July 9: Sharad Vesawkar, the middle order batsman for Nepal national cricket team is set to feature in Washington Cricket League to prepare for the upcoming England and the Netherlands tour. The right-handed all-rounder tweeted to thank former Nepal head coach Pubudu Dassanayake for arranging the stint. Dassnayake is currently coaching the United States (US).

The Portugal manager, Fernando Santos, said he did not want Cristiano Ronaldo to walk away from international football after Portugal were knocked out of the World Cup by a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Uruguay.

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says his team love Lionel Messi but will have no qualms about knocking his Argentina team out of the World Cup on Tuesday.

MOSCOW, June 15: Egypt star striker Mohamed Salah is almost certain to play in his team's first match at the FIFA World Cup in Russia against Uruguay despite suffering a shoulder injury in late May, Egypt head coach Hector Cuper said Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 28: Brushing aside allegations that Nepal plays one neighbor against another, Prime Minister KP Oli has said that Nepal will never do such things with India or China to gain advantage.

Chekov play in Nepali flavor

May 19, 2018 10:15 am

The play ‘Teen Baini’ is being staged at Shilpee Theater, Battisputali since May 4. Directed and conceptualized by Ghanshyam Shrestha, it is an adaption of the Russian play ‘Three Sisters’ penned by well-known Russian litterateur Anton Chekov.  Earlier, Shrestha directed ‘Bimba Ka Sapana,’ ‘Bed No. 99’ and ‘Yo Kunai Bas Ho Ek’.

SEOUL, May 17: South Korea said on Thursday it would seek to mediate between the United States and North Korea after Pyongyang threatened to pull out of an unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump on June 12 in Singapore.

It is the delusion of the modern time people that science and technology can make us happy and so is about money. At some point it gives materialistic pleasure but slowly and gradually, it turns out to be temporary. Even those possessing sufficient facilities are found to be in depression and other mental illness. Eventually, we’re living a dual life wearing a mask and acting as being perfect but inner side being empty.

ROLPA, April 19: Gautam BK is just 13-years-old. The government policy promises free education for the children of his age. However, BK hardly knows this.

Foul play

April 12, 2018 01:00 am

Lack of exclusive laws related to match-fixing is creating a significant problem in prosecution of offenders

DHANGADI, April 8: Following the wet outfield due to the continuous rain since Saturday evening, the match between CYC Attariya and Biratnagar Kings under the Dhangadhi Premiere League (DPL) has been shortened to six over game.

KATHMANDU, March 27: MCC has announced on Monday that a T20 Triangular Tournament with the Club and two ICC Associate Nations will be held at the Lord’s later this year.

KATHMANDU, March 27: The national football team of Nepal is hoping to make positive end of AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers as it takes on Yemen in the last match on Tuesday.

AUSTIN, March 26: Bubba Watson was in high spirits for someone with such low expectations at the Dell Technologies Match Play.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Nepal secured the historic One-Day International (ODI) status defeating Papua New Guinea in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 in Zimbabwe earlier this month. Rohit Paudel, one of the heroes of Nepal’s milestone achievement, was playing his second tournament for Nepal. Republica’s Rajan Shah talked to Rohit Paudel asking his experience in his journey to ODI status.

KATHMANDU, Mar 23: The national football squad is leaving for Doha of Qatar to play the Group 'F' final match under the AFC Asian Cup Qualifier.

KATHMANDU, March 15: It boils down to the Nepal versus Papua New Guinea (PNG) match in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers (ICC CWCQ) for the much coveted One Day International (ODI) status after both teams missing out on Super Sixes during the group stage. The cross-over playoff match between Group B fourth placed Nepal and Group A fifth placed PNG will decide the fate of the two associate nations at the Old Hararians Sports Club in Zimbabwe on Thursday.

Sandeep Lamichhane’s remarkable globe-trotting cricket career continued Thursday when he became the first Nepal player to be selected for the Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 tournament.

KATHMANDU, March 1: Holi festival, one of the biggest festivals celebrated in Nepal, is being observed in various parts of the hilly region of the country with great enthusiasm.

MILAN, Feb 27: Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is prepared to go back on his decision to retire from international football if he is picked for the friendlies against England and Argentina next month.

Rafael Nadal to play at Queen's

February 7, 2018 15:44 pm

Rafael Nadal has announced his intention to play at this year's Queen's tournament in the build-up to Wimbledon.

POKHARA, Feb 2: Departmental team Nepal Police Club (NPC) has set the summit clash of the ongoing 16th Aaha Rara Gold Cup football tournament with Ruslan Three Star Club (TSC) after defeating Dharan Football Club 1-0 in the second last-four clash on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Nepal’s sole cricketer to appear in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Sandeep Lamichhane was auctioned in his base price of for Rs.20 lacs.

‘Love football, play football’

January 28, 2018 09:55 am

COLOMBO, Jan 28: The last Wednesday morning brought a special excitement for Sri Lankan footballers- male or female. There was no training like any other day. A rare opportunity for football lovers was waiting for them in Colombo’s Independence Square. They got to see the trophy and feel the goosebumps they wouldn’t be winning any time soon.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Nepal national volleyball team is preparing to play two international friendlies against Hong Kong at the end of January.

To Read or To Play

November 16, 2017 11:39 am

Sometimes my mind thinks to ‘Read or Play’? It makes me hard, when ordered to go through one way. Both the ways are equally important to me, But only one is what my mind sees.

Nepal, Philippines play goalless draw

November 15, 2017 11:23 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 14 : Nepal and the Philippines played a goalless draw in the AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers match at ANFA Complex in Lalitpur on Tuesday.  Both sides had chances to score but poor conversion forced them to share one point each in Group F encounter.

Nepal to play against Oman today

November 8, 2017 10:47 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Nepal is set to play against Oman today for AFC U-19 Championship Qualification at 12 PM today. Nepal will be playing the game at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Click here to watch the match.

Performance Art Play Reaches Dharan

November 8, 2017 09:14 am

DHARAN, Nov 7: Calarab Dharan on Monday organized a Performance Art play at Bhanu Chowk, Dharan. The play started with the actors, all dressed in black and as facebook, messenger, youtube as well as various games, entering inside a mobile phone. Each actor then presented different stories of cyber bullying and cyber crime as various social media applications.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Nepal U-19 is set to tour Bangladesh to play three fifty-over matches against Bangladesh U-19 in the first week of November 2017.

Ranveer reclusive to play Khilji

October 24, 2017 09:34 am

MUMBAI, Oct 24: While playing intense characters, a few actors tend to put in a part of their real selves into the portrayal. They're known to get so deeply involved in the scenes that it takes them a while to shake out of it after the director calls 'cut'.

Disha may play lead in 'Sangamithra'

September 25, 2017 12:18 pm

Bollywood actress Disha Patani is likely to play the lead in upcoming Tamil historic drama ‘Sangamithra’, according to a source from the film unit. Disha has been signed as the replacement for actress Shruti Haasan, who was originally supposed to be a part of the project.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Nepali national cricket team today left for Malaysia to participate in the ACC U-19 Asia Cup Qualifier (East Region) that will begin from September 10.

Big B to play slum FOOTBALL founder

August 31, 2017 12:30 pm

Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan to play yet another real-life character in ‘Sairat’ director Nagaraj Manjules new film -- his first in Hindi.