Iranian metal guerrillas Confess have been sentenced to 14 1/2 years in prison by the Revolutionary Tribunal of Tehran. For the crime of playing metal, frontman Nikan Khosravi has also been sentenced to 74 lashes.

Kalash Pradhan is a grade five student at Everest School, Bhaktapur. He says he has an interest in learning dhime as it reflects his community.

Nepali movie industry is gradually evolving, thanks to the introduction of numerous new-age filmmakers. More than ever, film enthusiasts are pursuing cinema as a mainstream profession. Oscar International College plays a predominant role in helping establish film-making as a full-time profession. The school admits approximately 100 students, and the same number of graduates moves on to try their hands in the film industry every year. Among such student, few stand out from the rest and also receive international acclamation. Nawa Bijaya Shrestha, an aspiring director, filmmaker, and photographer is one of such students.

BEVERLY HILLS, July 29: Julia Roberts and Dermot Mulroney are reunited on screen and, to hear them banter, it feels so good.

The Argentine footballer had a disappointing World Cup, but he is willing to consider an extension of his international career.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the Armed Police Force (APF) has been playing a significant role in maintaining peace and security in the country since its establishment.

NEW YORK, Dec 30: A preschooler toying with the burners on his mother’s stove accidentally sparked New York City’s deadliest fire in decades, an inferno that quickly overtook an apartment building and blocked the main escape route, the fire commissioner said Friday.

Playing with fire

December 24, 2017 02:00 am

Fuel safety regulation

JUMLA, Oct 23: At a time when the parliamentary and provincial elections are just around the corner, the left and right electoral alliances in Jumla district are busy pointing fingers at each other and playing the blame game, apparently in an attempt to win votes by shaping the public opinion in their favor.

New playing system, same old mistakes

October 12, 2017 08:49 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Nepal had made a disastrous start to the AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers facing 4-1 defeat to the Philippines in its first match on March 28 in Manila.

Teenager dies while playing football

October 11, 2017 16:24 pm

GULARIYA, Oct 11: A boy, who had fallen unconscious while playing football, died on the way to the hospital in the district.

Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra, who is playing a double role in his upcoming movie A Gentleman, admits that portraying a dual role was really a fun experience.

KATHMANDU, June 28: During the second constituent assembly elections held in 2013, the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal did everything it could to disrupt the elections. The rebel party bombed a truck plying the Mugling-Narayanghat road, attacked poll officers and threatened voters going to polling stations. When all this failed to disrupt the election, it attacked the security forces and poll officers and seized ballot boxes.

Woman's body found in playing field

June 14, 2017 12:30 pm

NAWALPARASI, June 14: A woman has been found death at a playing field in Tilakpur of Sarawal rural municipality here in Nawalparasi district.

LIWANG, June 13: The District Coordination Committee (DCC), Rolpa, in partnership with the Women and Children Office (WCO) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is organizing a friendly volleyball tournament in Liwang on Wednesday (14 June 2017) among adolescent girls to spread awareness about child marriage and the importance of educating girls.

Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi is concerned that his lack of playing time at Chelsea could derail his hopes of playing at next year's World Cup finals.

Playing God

May 16, 2017 00:35 am

NEA’s approach of buying and selling LEDs will crowd out the private sector, harm energy efficiency and limit energy saving

MYAGDI, April 24: In midst of increasing trend of manipulating the social networking site 'Facebook', the migrant workers from Myagdi have used it to raise funds and reconstruct a dilapidated playing field here.

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has praised midfielder Emre Can's resilience for playing through calf problems throughout the season after the German scored the winner in the Premier League victory over Burnley on Sunday.

CHITWAN, March 2: School-going children in a village inhabited by the Chepangs in Chitwan district are found to be spending their time in household chores or playing instead of studying, thanks to the devastating earthquake that destroyed the only school building of the village some 22 months ago.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Minister for Industry Nabindra Raj Joshi has promised the representatives of diplomatic missions that the government would treat foreign investors at the same level as domestic investors.

Playing with fire

February 4, 2017 00:25 am

If Madhesh remains unstable, Nepal’s misgivings about India’s interference will make it more and more dependent on China, economically and militarily

Actor Andrew Garfield says he “struggled” to play Spider-Man and found it difficult to portray the character because he didn’t feel like he was the best fit to play the character.

LONDON, Dec 29: A Nepali youth lost his life while playing a football match with his friends in Birmingham. The deceased is Nishan Bhandari, 20.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 26: "The Seventh National Games to be held in the Eastern Region will be conducted in the best ever sports infrastructures in the history of all National Games held so far. The seventh edition will set a milestone in terms of facilities to be used there," Keshav Kumar Bista, the member secretary of National Sports Council had made an ambitious declaration two weeks ago during a program organized to brief about the Games in the Capital.

Tourism sector playing key role: PM

December 24, 2016 10:05 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal says the tourism sector has been playing a significant role in country’s economy.

GHAYMPESAL, Dec 13: Playing the sarangi is passion and also a living for Lal Bahadur Gandharba, 71, from Gorkha.

Actor Eddie Redmayne says he will not like to see himself playing James Bond. The 34-year-old star said he loves to see other people playing the character but will not say no if the role is ever offered to him, reported Variety.

Playing with dragon

November 9, 2016 00:45 am

Throughout its history, Nepal has always been cautious when it comes to dealing with both its neighbors—India and China.

Indonesian police have arrested a man who they say has confessed to broadcasting a pornographic film onto a large electronic billboard on a busy road in Jakarta.

MUMBAI, Sep 20: Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has rubbished reports that she would enact a pregnant woman in her forthcoming film "Veere Di Wedding".

A Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go while driving hit two women, killing one and injuring the other, in Japan's first death related to the Nintendo Co craze.

Nisha playing today

August 19, 2016 20:37 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Nepali taekwondo player Nisha Rawal will compete in her first bout of the Rio Olympics on Saturday.

RUTLAND TOWN, July 25: Vermont State Police say a drunken driver was playing "Pokémon Go" on his cellphone when he crashed his car.