RASUWA, May 20: Departmental Team Tribuhuvan Army Club’s Khagendra Bahadur Bhat completed the run in 3 hours 49 minutes and 27 seconds to win the third Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) International Langtang Marathon for Men held in Rasuwa on Saturday.
After having learned music since an early age of 10 from her father, Melina Rai has been dedicated to Nepali music for over a decade now. She had her first song recorded at the age of 12 and her career in the Nepali music industry started in 2072 BS with her hit song ‘Kammar Mathi Patuki’
KATHMANDU, Mar 6: Renowned litterateur Indra Bahadur Rai, who is also one of those who propounded the Lila Lekhan and Teshro Aayam style in Nepali literature, passed away Tuesday evening in Siliguri, West Bengal in India.
KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Sherdhan Rai, Provincial Assembly leader of CPN-UML defeated Bhim Acharya by two votes to secure his win as Parliamentary Party member from Province 1. Rai obtained 26 votes and his rival candidate Acharya garnered 24 votes.
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Nepali Congress President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has paid tributes to former regional committee President of the NC, late Shumsher Bahadur Rai.
Rai who was suffering from heart and kidney diseases for the past two years died on Sunday night in course of treatment at Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj.
After defeating Nepali Congress candidate Govinda Bahadur Karki in the provincial assembly election in Bhojpur, now Sherdhan Rai of CPN-UML is being viewed as strong contender for chief minister of Province 1. Republic asked the the former information and communications minister about his future plans. Excerpt from the interview:
Each ritual has had its own ways for centuries. Sakela ritual of the Rai Kirat community has a unique way to celebrate a series of rituals in Baishakh and Mangsir months of the Nepali calendar. In this ritual, ‘Sakelasilli’ (a type of dance step) is performed in a hypnotic way. Sakelasilli is conceptualized to seek the underlying myth behind the ritual to perform, using traditional musical instruments, costumes and ornaments.
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Player of the match Sabnam Rai dismissed Zhang Chan in the last ball of the second over and came back to pick two wickets in first two deliveries of fourth over to complete a hat-trick and set the match for Nepal women in the fifth and final match of the Asia Region qualifiers. Skipper Rubina Chettri also picked up three wickets to bundle out China to give Nepal a victory by 50 runs in the final league match of the ICC Women’s World T20 Asia Region Qualifies at Bangkok.
DHARAN, Oct 29: With an aim to promote the tradition and culture of the Kirat Rai community, Kirat Rai Sanskritik Kalakar Sangh has documented the customs in the form of a music video. According to President of Kirat Rai Sanskritik Kalakar Sangh Janak Rai, the music video showcases various Kirat Rai traditions performed during marriage ceremony, among many other occasions.
MUMBAI, August 2: Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan starrer Abhimaan was an iconic film and there is no doubt about it. Thus, when their son Abhishek Bachchan and daughter in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan were offered the film’s remake, they turned it down saying, ‘Abhimaan should not be touched.’
Renisha Rai, a choreographer turned director, is currently working on her debut movie ‘Into Minto London Ma’. The movie is slated to release by the end of 2017, and features prominent stars like Samragee Rajyaa Laxmi Shah and Dhiraj Magar. Following are excerpts of what Renisha told Shuvechchha Ghimire of My City.
DHARAN, June 24: Senior leader of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) Ashok Rai said that the constitution has completely overlooked the identity even though it is the central issue of the current political gamut.
KATHMANDU: After a long gap singer Kuber Rai has comeback in musical field with his new music video. Music Director Pavidhan Khaling has helped him to get back to the musical field with the music video ‘Sojho Bato’.
Mira Rai is one of the most famous athletes and trail runners of Nepal. Originally from a remote village in Bhojpur, she made this far despite limited opportunity. Her journey as a trail runner began with her participation in the Himalayan Outdoor ultra-run in 2014, where she won the first international Sellaronda Trail Race in Italy in 2014 and has participated in about 20 national and international trail race competitions till date. Setting a new record in Mont. Blanc 80km race in 2015, Mira has been named the 2017 National Geographic People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year.
Republica’s Sonam Lama caught up with Mira Rai to talk about the five things that many not know about her.
Bartika Eam Rai is an aspiring Nepali musicians currently living at New York. She discovered singing as a ten-year old while a student at Budhanilkantha School. Post SLC, she learned Eastern Vocals with Gurudev Kaamat for two months. Her journey officially began in 2011. She launched her first official music album titled Bimbaakash on March 2016.
She reveals with Prasuma Rawal of Republica five things about her that many may not know.
WASHINGTON, Jan 28: Mira Rai, a Nepali trail runner, has been named the 2017 National Geographic People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year for her tireless efforts in breaking down barriers for women in Nepal through sports.
Each year National Geographic honors 10 extraordinary people as part of our annual Adventurers of the Year awards. We look for people from all over the world who have realized big dreams in exploration, conservation, cultural restoration, adventure sports, and humanitarianism. And each year we ask our audience to vote for one who inspires them most.
JHAPA, Jan 6: Sagarmatha Dojang, England has felicitated ultra runner Mira Rai with Rs 2.8 million in Damak of Jhapa on Thursday. On the same occasion, Mira's coach Dhurba Bikram Malla was also feted with Rs 200,000.
Alisha Rai is an aspiring film artist. She started her career at the age of 16 and has been featured in many music videos and short films. Her popularity skyrocketed when her item dance in movie ‘Loot 2’ was released on YouTube. The item dance titled ‘Thamel Bazaar’ went viral in the social media. In conversation with Republica’s Prasansha Rimal, she reveals five things that many may not know about her.
MUMBAI, Dec 5: After a series of Hollywood celebrities, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is the latest victim of a horrible death hoax that has gone viral. The actress started trending soon after a ghastly news of her committing suicide started circulating on whats app on Sunday evening.
BHAKTAPUR, Oct 24: CPN (UML) leader and former Minister Sherdhan Rai has said no political parties were supposed to go against the impeachment motion registered at the Legislature-Parliament against Chief of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lokman Singh Karki .
KATHMANDU, Sept 4: New Diamond Volleyball Club's coach Kumar Rai has been feted by the Nawa Adarsha Samudayik Bikas Samaj in Lamachaur, Pokhara on Sunday. Nawa Adarsha feted Rai for his contribution to the Nepali volleyball on the occasion of Teej. Kendra's President Dharma Man Bhandari, Family Planning Association of Nepal (FPAN)'s President Amu Singh Sijapati among others feted coach Rai.
ITAHARI, July 30: SMinister for Information and Communications Sherdhan Rai has said that the departure of the incumbent government was due to the foul play of some seen and unseen forces entering from the back door in Nepali politics.
KATHMANDU, July 12: Minister for Information and Communications, Sherdhan Rai on Tuesday warned that the decision of the CPN (Maoist Center) to withdraw the support to the current government will prove fatal for its Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal.