“Star Wars” has faced criticism for having a lack of female directors, but the popular franchise is making an effort to place more women in the prominent role starting with the new series “The Mandalorian.”

Confront the tears

July 12, 2019 08:30 am

You have to let your mind to wander So that it can explore to create wonder Don't limit your thoughts and surrender As you have much potential to bolster.

The Euro 2016 winners finished second in their group, behind Spain, and meet the South American side in the next round.

Women shine in vegetable farming

April 17, 2018 04:30 am

KHOTANG, April 17: At a time when thousands of people from the rural areas are opting for foreign employment due to the lack of job opportunities in the country, Durga Basnet of Majuwaghadi Municipality-4 in Khotang district has set a different example through her success in vegetable farming.

DHANGADHI, April 4: Team Chauraha Dhangadhi has registered its second win in the ongoing second Dhangadhi Premier League as it beat Mahendranagar United by eight wickets on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: A 46-run partnership between Aarif Sheikh and Sharad Vesawkar sealed a five-wicket win for Nepal in its first warm-up match against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ahead of ICC World Cup Qualifiers in the Kwekwe Cricket Ground, Zimbabwe on Tuesday.

Rise and shine

December 12, 2017 01:56 am

Left economic agenda

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: When someone asks a child ‘what do you want to be in the future?’ the most common answers are either a doctor, nurse, engineer, or pilot. If someone says they want to become a singer or an actor, more often than not, they are not taken seriously.

Rise and shine

October 19, 2017 02:00 am

HRC membership

LIVERPOOL, August 28: Liverpool delivered a clear statement of their attacking potency by crushing Arsenal 4-0 at Anfield on Sunday as Tottenham Hotspur’s Wembley worries continued in a 1-1 draw with Burnley.

Shine control

July 28, 2017 10:03 am

For those with oily skin, the summer months can be the stuff of nightmares. It’s when your face will shine, not in a good way, and look sticky and hence dirty. You take 20 minutes to do your makeup, only to have it ruined in less than half that time the minute you step out in the scorching heat. While oily skin is said to age slower than normal skin types, and you are grateful for that, during the summer months, you often find yourself wondering if the constant stickiness is worth the youthful look in the long run.  There perhaps isn’t anything you have not tried to get rid of the oil or at least control it but nothing seems to be working.

Film: “Dangal”; Director: Nitesh Tiwari; Cast: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sana Malhotra, Zaira Wasim, Suhani Bhatnagar, Aparshakti Khurrana, Girish Kulkarni; Rating: ***1/2

SAINT-DENIS, Oct 8: Kevin Gameiro scored his first goals for France in more than five years as the European Championship runner-up secured their first win in World Cup qualifying by 4-1 against Bulgaria on Friday.

Rupee weakens, gold loses shine

July 23, 2016 02:40 am

KATHMANDU, July 23: Nepali rupee lost 21 paisa against US dollar this week as the Indian currency, with which rupee is pegged, lost value against the greenback.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Gyanendra Malla's 74 runs and Bikram Sob's four-wicket haul helped Nepal beat Free Forester by 129 runs in a 40-over cricket match played at Indian Gymkhana Cricket Ground in London on Wednesday.