A subdued Carnival season began Wednesday after the coronavirus pandemic put an end to the crowd-heavy balls and street parades that draw thousands of people to the city every year.

Vegetable soup is loaded with nutrients and is low in calories.

NBC has cancelled its drama series "The InBetween" after first season.

“Saturday Night Live” cast member Leslie Jones is leaving the NBC show after five seasons, while Kate McKinnon is sticking around.

MUMBAI, July 4: India’s monsoon rains in the week ending on Wednesday were below average for the fifth time in a row, although the deficit was the lowest since the start of the season after it revived in central and western regions.

600 atop Everest this season

May 25, 2019 07:25 am

KATHMANDU, May 25: As many as 600 individuals have climbed Mount Everest as of Friday even as the weather window for this season is closing.

Recollections of love

December 1, 2018 00:15 am

Talking of love soothes hearts and embalms the scorched earth. And the precondition is that it happens where love is expressed by blowing into tree leaves and whistling. It is where love still flows down the streams with roaring falls and faint murmurs. It is where love is still pure, polite, puerile, and undefiled.

Season of fire: Stay alert

November 29, 2018 02:00 am

As we get closer to the dry season, reports of fire outbreak have started to come from across the country. More fire incidents are being reported these days posing huge threat and risks to lives and properties in various districts.

Rise from the Bottom' is a social initiative that has taken upon the unique challenge of providing a performing platform to up and coming musicians looking to leave their mark onto Nepal’s music fraternity.

Search for Common Ground and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) held a joint press meet to announce the airing of the season of the TV series of ‘Singha Durbar’, at the Yala Maya Kendra, Patan Dhoka on Friday. The 13-episode TV series is scheduled to debut through Nepal Television from 8:50 pm, Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Surya Nepal Pvt Ltd Premier Golf, the final tournament of the Surya Nepal Golf Tour 2017/18, is set to tee off at the Gokarna Golf Club on Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 14: An eight-member team of guides recorded the first summit of Mount Everest (8848 m) for this spring season of 2018 on Sunday. The team which started fixing the ropes on the way to the mountain’s top from mid-April scaled it on Sunday, opening the route for this season. The team includes eight guides­–Pasang Tenjing Sherpa, Pasdawa Sherpa, Lakpa Dendi Sherpa, Jen Jen Lama, Siddi Bahadur Tamang, Pemba Chhiri Sherpa, Tenzing Gyaljen Sherpa and Datuk Bhote. This is the first summit of this spring season.

Mohamed Salah has added yet another award to his glittering collection after the Liverpool star was named EA Sports' Premier League Player of the Season on Sunday.

The end of honey hunting season

May 13, 2018 11:34 am

The Nepali months of Chaitra and Baishakh (mid-March to mid-May) are known as the season to gather honey in rural part of Nepal. It’s almost the end of the season for the honey hunters this year. Locals along with commercial honey collectors are busy gathering honey in the villages. It is believed that honey from higher altitude is good for health as it has medicinal qualities in it.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Kings XI Punjab has to chase the highest 246 runs target of this season-2018 presented by Kolkata Knight Riders in the 44th match of ongoing Indian Premier League held at Indore on Saturday.

Barcelona may have navigated its way past Real Madrid and Villarreal this week but its first ever unbeaten La Liga season is not quite over the line yet.

Tents are gathered at Everest Base Camp on April 21. The route is a busy gateway for tourists, climbers and porters heading to the Mount Everest region in Nepal.

Liverpool want to sign Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak but will have to fork out €100million to meet his buyout clause, according to reports.

LONDON, April 20: Arsene Wenger has stunned football by announcing that he will finally step down as Arsenal manager at the end of the season after 22 years in charge.

Cristiano Ronaldo versus Lionel Messi is the one debate which everyone in football, from fans to players to pundits, seems to have an opinion on.

Taking on off season travel

March 16, 2018 09:40 am

We have heard people rave about the benefits of travelling during off seasons many times right here in our travel page. We have had travel agents note it as one of the effective ways to save while planning trips. We have had trekkers recall discovering completely new sights of well-known routes, even backpackers sharing the simple luxury of skipping long queues and tourist crowds, all because they chose to skip the travel season.

Resolution season

January 5, 2018 09:04 am

It’s that time of the year again when all the festivities are done and dusted with and it’s time for those of us who have made resolutions to finally start walking the walk.

DUNAI, Dolpa, Dec 18: Flights from Nepalgunj airport to western part of the country including Dolpa have become irregular for the past one week due to thick fog with the start of winter season.

Simple ayurvedic remedies can be very effective in preventing various winter ailments. These remedies can be easily prepared at home and, the good thing is, they have no side effects. Most of us, during winter, live with uncomfortable dry skin or nasty cold that sometimes become very difficult to cure. But did you know that ayurveda can not only treat the external symptoms of such ailments but also cure the underlying causes as well?

Festive season is well underway.  With a few supplies (a normal comb, a rat-tail comb, a few bobby pins and a few hair ties) in hand you can easily do them at home on your own. In the festival days everyone seems so busy that hardly 5-10 minutes are there to sort out the whole hair business; that is why we have chosen only the quick and easy hairstyles.

TATHALI (BHAKTAPUR), Oct 12: Farmers of Banmala settlement in Tathali of Changu Narayan Municipality-9 are busy plucking Globe Amaranth flowers for the upcoming Tihar season.

Fashion tips for Festive Season

September 26, 2017 09:45 am

Festive season demands a lot from the already busy Nepali woman. Apart from managing the household tasks and working in the office, you also have to make time for a number of things like shopping, feasts and celebrations. And not staying fashion forward isn’t an option during this time. Here are some fashion tips that would help you out during the festive season, be it Eid, Diwali, Christmas or any other festival you celebrate.

LONDON, Sept 25: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said the club cannot afford to ignore any competition, unlike rival managers who have questioned the value of the League Cup.

BAGLUNG, Sept 25: Local trade has not flourished in the district this year even in the Dashain festival. Although trade usually flourishes during the festival season, as had been the case in the previous years, the market in Baglung district headquarters has seen a decrease in trade, according to local entrepreneurs.

KATHMANDU, September 4: Hotel booking has gone up with the start of the tourism season in the country.

NEW YORK, August 30:  HBO’s 'Game of Thrones' set yet another audience record Sunday with its seventh-season finale.

WASHINGTON, August 27: Just a day before the last episode of ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 set to hit the screens, the HBO hackers calling themselves as ‘Mr Smith’ have leaked the climax of the ongoing season, thus ending the suspense that kept millions of fans on toes.

MANCHESTER, August 24: Fresh from consecutive 4-0 wins, Manchester United will be aiming for a hat-trick of victories when they face 2015 champions Leicester City at Old Trafford on Saturday.

SYDNEY, August 20: Rafael Nadal, who will return to the top of the world rankings for the first time in three years on Monday, announced on Sunday that he would be opening his 18th season as a professional at the Brisbane International in January.

SWANSEA, August 9: Swansea City must build on their strong finish to the last Premier League campaign when they kick off their new season with a trip to Southampton on Saturday, defender Angel Rangel has said.

Purbanchal Singing Star season five is all set to begin with the slogan ‘In search of Youth Singers’ in the eastern region. The competition looks for raw talents and provides them with training as well as new opportunities.

LONDON, August 5: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is expecting the upcoming Premier League season to be the toughest of his career as his team prepare to defend their title in an extremely competitive environment.

BELGRADE, July 26: Twelve-times grand slam champion Novak Djokovic will miss the rest of the tennis season to recover from an elbow injury, the Serbian said on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Completing the Dhalkebar substation to import more power and bringing the Kulekhani III plant into generation are two major tasks planned by Nepal Electricity Authority for continuous energy supply in the coming dry season.

Finally, the rainy season has come to relieve us from the hot summers, but it also brings along many kinds of illnesses. However, proper care and certain precautions during the rainy season can keep disease away and help you enjoy the monsoon with hot coffee. Usually, kids are more susceptible to this drastic weather change.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Wholesale price of vegetables has started to climb up as the end of growing season nears. Seasonal vegetables like tomato (small), eggplant, cow pea, French bean and capsicum have seen consecutive price hike in the last three days.

People usually don’t give much attention to fashion if it is raining cats and dogs outside. Monsoon rains automatically make us lose interest in style. But with the right guidelines and clothing style, monsoon season can be made trendy without putting in much effort. Listed below are a few tips to get by this dreaded season in style.

Hair care tips for rainy season

June 30, 2017 16:30 pm

With the onset of monsoon season, frizzy hair, hair fall and hair damage become everyday problems. Monsoon is known to bring alive the greens and drive away the blues. However, it is also known to cause hair damage what with its excessive humidity. But don’t fret, here’s few tips for hair care in monsoon that really work.

BAJURA, June 22: With the onset of monsoon this year, many of the farmers in agriculture-dependent Bajura district are busy working in their farms. As the second phase of local elections slated for June 28 clashes with the farming season, candidates vying for various positions of the local units in the upcoming elections are visiting farmers in their farms for canvassing.

RATNANAGAR (CHITWAN), June 4: The Chitwan National Park (CNP) has issued a notice calling on the locals and visitors to adopt extra alertness when heading near any rivers citing crocodile breeding season.

SOLUKHUMBU, June 2: This year's spring climbing season has ended with the total 500 climbers having made it to the top of Mt. Everest. The expedition that started from May 15 lasted about 15 days and 500 mountaineers scaled the tallest peak of 8,848 meters, according to the Department of Tourism.

PARIS, May 28: World number one Angelique Kerber's nightmare season hit a new low on Sunday when she was dumped out of the French Open 6-2 6-2 by 40th-ranked Ekaterina Makarova.

MUGU, May 22: Gamgadi locals have no time to spare ever after the local level election is over now-a-days.

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NEPALGUNJ/DARCHULA, April 28 :Sunita Budha of Dhulobheri, Dolpa used to be busy around this time of year in the past making preparations for the family’s journey to collect yarsha. She would find herself in Patan area of Darchula to collect yarsha by first week of May. However, this year she is still at home because of the approaching local elections.