LONDON, Aug 3: A British court recognized Sharia law for the first time after a judge made a landmark ruling on a divorce case, which could have far reaching effects on Islamic marriage in the UK.

POKHARA, March 9: The Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA) is primarily known for trekking -- a popular adventure activity for tourists.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: The Metropolitan Crime Division of the Nepal Police was officially recognized on Friday by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for its crucial help in match-fixing investigations in the country.

KATHMANDU, May 23: A cabinet meeting on Monday has decided to recognize 'volleyball' as the national sport of Nepal. The government took the decision after the Ministry of Youth and Sports had suggested declaring volleyball as the national sport.

Shriya Shrestha, 22, is a freelance makeup artist. She has been in the business for the past one and half years, doing various kinds of makeup, including bridal to professional photo shoots. Republica’s Prasansha Rimal caught up with Shriya to talk about her inspiration and challenges of being a makeup artist in Nepal.

Bollywood star Deepika Padukone’s Hollywood debut film xXx: Return of Xander Cage is all set to hit US theatres in the US. While the Bajirao Mastani actor has been going all out promoting the film, she revealed she is happy being less recognised in the West as compared to her home country.