Madonna has cancelled the last two stops of her latest tour in France after the country said it was banning events of more than 1,000 people to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Concerts and shows are being canceled, not just in China but across much of Asia, as a virus outbreak that has killed more than 300 people and reached more than 20 countries spooks the entertainment industry.

One model sashayed down the runway with a leather jacket and a guitar, basking in applause from the crowd. Another danced and strutted in a multicolored bomber coat.

'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' show has been hit with a whopping fine of USD 395,000 because of the alert tunes it used in the show to make fun of the presidential alert test last year.

Post winter blues

June 7, 2019 09:08 am

The last episode of Game of Thrones aired on May 19, 2019 and it marked an end of a show that had been in the center of pop culture for almost a decade. The show first caught people’s attention thanks to its explicit content (both sexual and violence) and for killing off main characters like how one eats popcorn, all at once and without much care.

Bikalpa Art Center (BAC) is going to celebrate the final show of the Trans Studio Project 4.0 on Friday.

LOS ANGELES, April 30: Suicides by young Americans rose by nearly a third in the month following the 2017 debut of popular Netflix television drama series “13 Reasons Why,” in which a teenage girl kills herself, a U.S. study showed on Monday.

Diwas Gurung farewell gig

February 21, 2019 16:25 pm

Diwas Gurung is performing his farewell show at Moksh, Jhamsikhel on Wednesday before his departure to the United States of America.

This year’s Oscar ceremony will go ahead without an official host for only the second time in its history, an ABC television executive said on Tuesday.

About 3,200 dogs, ranging from wee Malteses to strapping mastiffs, are entered to compete at next month’s show, which includes agility and obedience competitions along with the breed judging that leads to the signature Best in Show trophy. It will be awarded Feb. 12 at Madison Square Garden and live on FS1.

NEW YORK, Aug 4: The “meowdels” wore couture and the crowd was cat-tastic at The Algonquin Hotel’s annual feline fashion show, presided over by the historic Times Square establishment’s 12th resident cat, a ginger boy with a theatrical name, Hamlet VIII.

The mantle beneath Tibet has been torn into four massive pieces, according to a new computer model that gives an unprecedented glimpse at what's going on under the surface our planet.

BEVERLY HILLS, July 30: Matt Groening said his new adult cartoon series “Disenchantment” has a feminist component that sets it apart from his previous shows.

Surviving the show business

July 27, 2018 09:15 am

Movie critic Dipendra Lama believes the movie Loot, which hit cinema theaters in 2012, introduced some groundbreaking features and techniques in the entertainment business. It changed the entire dynamics of filmmaking in our country making audiences look forward to a new Nepali release. Yet, Lama also believes that the same movie also became a huge setback for the industry.

Summer show in Pokhara

July 3, 2018 09:32 am

Eighteen models, including six from Kathmandu, participated in ‘Summer Fashion’ -- a fashion show organized by DS Collection in Midtown Galleria, Sabhagriha on Sunday. The event flaunted dresses in pastel colors, floral prints, one shoulder designs, and more.

Chris Hardwick’s former girlfriend Chloe Dykstra posted an essay on online publishing platform, Medium, in which she talked about the “emotional abuse” she underwent during her relationship. She did not name Hardwick in her post.

KATHMANDU, June 11: With just three days to go for the FIFA World Cup to start, the District Administration Office, Kathmandu on Monday issued a notice directing business firms, organizations, clubs and individuals to strictly follow rules while exhibiting football matches.

LONDON, June 3: England beat Nigeria 2-1 in a friendly on Saturday that provided some clues as to how coach Gareth Southgate will line up his still experimental side when the World Cup gets underway in two weeks’ time.

Sirjana-2018’, a collective art show, kicked off on May 25 at Nepal Art Council (NAC), Baber Mahal, representing the works of artists affiliated with the art gallery and Srijana College of Fine Arts.

A diplomatic row means Saudi Arabia will be pirating all 64 matches of the World Cup after banning the sports channel in rival Qatar, which owns the broadcast rights.

Hardik Pandya scored a quick-fire 35 off 20 balls and took two wickets as Mumbai Indians defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 13 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 encounter in Mumbai on Sunday.


April 27, 2018 15:45 pm

Our pathway to prosperity clearly demands solid investments in infrastructure and in identifying key drivers of growth like the potential hub for hydropower generation.

KATHMANDU, April 23: Although it is too early to predict if there will be rapprochement between India and China anytime soon, the proposed informal summit meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in China next week is being seen with cautious optimism in Nepal.

JAIPUR, April 19: : Nitish Rana (2 for 11 and 35* off 27) produced a stunning all-round show as Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium in Jaipur on Wednesday.

Poor show

April 2, 2018 02:00 am

Post-quake reconstruction

KATHMANDU, Mar 21: As Sophia, the first humanoid robot was unveiled, more than 200 audiences stood not to miss the sight. Hands holding phones stretched as high as possible to record the robot that spoke and exhibited human emotions. Clearly, Sophia had stolen the show.

KATHMANDU, March 21: There has been a steep rise in import of construction materials and industrial raw materials over the past two years. This indicates the construction and man ufacturing sector of the nation has at least been vibrant. A report published by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) suggests that the import of these materials has increased by more than double in the past two years.

After success of Nepal’s first international franchise show, ‘Nepal Idol’ television premier of another international franchise dance reality show ‘Boogie Woogie’ is scheduled to start on 29 March.

Stealing the show

March 16, 2018 08:12 am

Pushpa Khadka, who ventured into the Nepali entertainment industry as a dancer, was first noticed for his stellar performance in ‘Dharpanchaya 2’. Now that his second release ‘Mangalam’ has hit the theaters, he feels he has finally arrived.

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: An interesting attempt of rewriting and retelling, the play ‘Yayati’ being staged at Shilpee Theater is a mythical drama relating to the Hindu mythological epic, Mahabharata. The play directed by Tanka Chaulagain is closely adapted from the later version of Yayati written by an Indian playwright Girish Karnad.

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea,  Feb 25: A North Korean delegation led by a controversial former general arrived in South Korea to attend Sunday’s closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and hold meetings with top South Korean officials.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: As many as 20 liquefied petroleum (LP) gas bottlers have not yet submitted their documents to the Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM) for Nepal Standard (NS) certification.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22:  Displaying his academic and citizenship certificates at a press conference on Wednesday, Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), challenged Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli to publicly show his certificates also.

WASHINGTON, Feb 13: Melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are speeding up the already fast pace of sea level rise, new satellite research shows.

Watford late show sinks 10-man Chelsea

February 6, 2018 13:49 pm

LONDON, Feb 6: Ten-man Chelsea suffered another setback in their stumbling season as they lost 4-1 at Watford on Monday after conceding three late goals to go down to their second straight Premier League defeat.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The Supreme Court today issued a show cause notice in the name of the government seeking reasons behind the installation of border pillars that encroach Nepali territory in the Nepal-India border.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The newly elected member of the Provincial Assembly of Province 4, Rajiv Gurung alias Deepak Manange has missed swearing-in ceremony held on Sunday at Pardi, Pokhara.

Poor show

January 18, 2018 01:00 am

NRA presented rosy picture of reconstruction on its second anniversary but the truth is it has failed to deliver.

California Jan 11: Mark Zuckerberg has pledged to devote 2018 to "fixing" Facebook. Now the Facebook CEO is kicking off the effort with a move he says is intended to boost the well-being of users, possibly at the expense of the well-being of publishers and other businesses.

LOS ANGELES, Dec 29: Rose Marie, the wisecracking Sally Rogers of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and a show business lifer who began as a bobbed-hair child star in vaudeville and worked for nearly a century in theater, radio, TV and movies, died Thursday. She was 94.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Karan KC’s bowling skill were in full display as he delivered a nail-biting last over of the match as Kushal Bhurtel and Mehboob Alam were stranded at the pitch six runs short of the total.

GUJARAT, Dec 18: Gujarat election results show the party is retaining its seats in rural areas.

LONDON, Dec 18: Britain’s Prince Harry has interviewed Barack Obama for a radio program in which the former U.S. president shared his memories of the day he left office and his hopes for the future.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: A sitting minister gets caught in camera asking for bribe from his prospective clients to do a work forbidden by the law. A senior government officer shows no shame in going to a middleman's home to collect rewards of his unlawful conduct.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: As many as 25 models flaunted exquisite diamond jewelries at the two-day fashion show put together by Classic Diamond Jewelers Pvt Ltd at Heritage Garden, Sanepa.

Classic Diamond Fashion Show Begins

November 14, 2017 12:14 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Classic Diamond Jewelers Pvt Ltd is organizing the fourth season of ‘Classic Diamond Jewellery Fashion Show’ on Tuesday and Wednesday at Heritage Garden, Sanepa.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: A delegation of Japanese businesspersons and industrialist has arrived in Kathmandu to look for business opportunities in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday ordered the government to show cause for dismissing the chairman and general manager of Sajha Prakashan, Dolindra Prasad Sharma.

Having a pet can be a stressful and exhausting experience. No matter how trying your pet is, you will always love them. Here are just five ways to show them how much.

LOS ANGELES, Sept 26: Popular host Oprah Winfrey assembled a group of voters to examine the US' political and cultural divide on the show ‘60 Minutes’ for a channel. Winfrey held a roundtable session with 14 voters from West Michigan, evenly split between President Donald Trump supporters and detractors.