London Fashion Week gears up for big shows

September 14, 2019 17:44 pm

Fashion aficionados basked in strong late summer sunlight Saturday as runway shows and presentations picked up speed at London Fashion Week.

Binge-watch like a pro

August 9, 2019 16:11 pm

With so much original content, a huge stock of tv shows and movies stay on the list. However, here are some tricks to binge-watch like a pro.

21-year-old Aagya Khanal is all set to unveil her debut collection of her fashion line, Sansa, on April 17, 2019. Khanal has been exploring different creative fields since she was a teenager. Today, she’s a musician, dancer, makeup artist, stunt rider, and a fashion designer. “Trying out different things makes it easier for you to realize what you want and don’t want to do in life,” she says. And although Khanal claims to still enjoy all the creative ventures she’s dabbled in, fashion designing seems to be her calling.

BRIDGEWATER, Aug 6: A deliberately crafted statement. A conspicuous fashion choice. A sudden silence or withdrawal from the public eye.

KUALA LUMPUR, July 30:  Investigators released a report on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on Monday, saying the Boeing 777’s controls were likely deliberately manipulated to take it off course but they were not able to determine who was responsible.

WASHINGTON, June 8: A NASA rover has detected a bonanza of organic compounds on the surface of Mars and seasonal fluctuations of atmospheric methane in findings released on Thursday that mark some of the strongest evidence ever that Earth’s neighbor may have harbored life.

April 26: Facebook Inc (FB.O) shares rose on Wednesday after the social network reported a surprisingly strong 63 percent rise in profit and an increase in users, with no sign that business was hurt by a scandal over the mishandling of personal data.

Scientists have found the first major evidence that Neanderthals, rather than modern humans, created the world’s oldest known cave paintings – suggesting they may have had an artistic sense similar to our own.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Only a third of the total outstanding stock of foreign direct investment (FDI) is on paid-up capital while the remaining portion is held in reserve or debt, according to a study conducted by the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB).

Just over half of voters (54%) in Kathmandu-2 think that Former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal (CPN-UML) will be the winner. The next candidates mentioned are Surya Raj Acharya of Bibeksheel Sajha Party (20%) and Ganesh Prasad Simkhada of Naya Shakti Party (16%).

Exit poll shows NC candidate Gagan Thapa ahead in Kathmandu-4

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Meat consumption in Kathmandu valley has not gone down even after the festive seasons are over, concurrently with increasing prices and decreasing consumption of vegetables.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The Ministry of Health released the U.S. Embassy-funded 2016 Nepal Demographic and Health Survey report, which highlighted Nepal’s progress over the last 20 years in improving maternal and child health.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: None of the big parties have come up with agenda and policy in their election manifestos for uplifting the ailing education sector.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) Korea Chapter has showed interest to invest in Nepal. According to a statement issued on Tuesday by Hotel Association Nepal (HAN), the NRNA Korea expressed its interest to invest in Nepal during a meeting with the Nepali trade delegation comprising of nine hoteliers and 14 members of Nepal-Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

POKHARA, Oct 16: Actor Ramesh Upreti is soon turning producer with his upcoming movie ‘Aishwarya’. The movie is all set to across the country on October 26.

LOS ANGELES, Oct 5: Country star Jason Aldean said on Tuesday he would cancel three shows this week to honor victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in which a gunman opened fire on a crowd at a Las Vegas music festival during the singer’s performance.

Luck, reality shows, and the rapper

September 22, 2017 12:41 pm

What with all the Himalayan Roadies posters around town it’s hard to miss the rapper, Laure (Asis Rana), these days. As it is, it wasn’t like he wasn’t well known and well admired already; his recent releases and album launch party was testament to his fan following. Views on YouTube are more than two million and the crowds’ attendance was tremendous.

WASHINGTON, Aug 1: Firmly taking charge in an unruly White House, former Gen. John Kelly moved in Monday as President Donald Trump's new chief of staff and immediately made sure that Trump's profanity-spouting new communications director was shown the door, ignominiously ousted after less than two weeks on the job.

LOS ANGELES, july 19: Calling all superheroes, sci-fi fans and genre lovers of all kinds: Comic-Con is here.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Human trafficking has significantly increased after the earthquake of 2015, shows a recently published report of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). The revelation was made after reports of trafficking or attempts to traffic roughly around 23,000 Nepalis during the fiscal year 2015/16.

KATHMANDU, June 24: As many as 48 erstwhile Village Development Committees (VDCs) of six mountainous and high-hill districts in the country are at high risk in terms of food security.

KATHMANDU, May 23: The Supreme Court has issued a show cause notice in the name of the government over its decision to withdraw cases against the accused of the Tikapur, Kalali incident.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Early vote counting has shown a triangular competition emerging among the three major political parties-Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center)-in the first phase  local elections held on Sunday.

BAGHDAD, March 30: As the fight for the Iraqi city of Mosul drags on, many might ask: Why has it taken the combined militaries of the United States and Iraq backed by an international coalition more than two years to dislodge a relatively small force of militants lacking heavy weaponry?

MICHIGAN, March 9: WikiLeaks documents showing the US Central Intelligence Agency considered a “mission” against connected car technology underscores auto industry concern that the science behind the next generation of vehicles could be turned against them.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Madhesi People’s Rights Forum (Democratic) (MPRF-D) has shown green singles toward taking part in the local elections announced by the government.

The laughter dose just got multiplied. The funny man of the Bollywood entertainment industry, Kapil Sharma is coming up with two new shows. The comedian and actor, who rose to fame with his television show Comedy Nights with Kapil and presently hosts The Kapil Sharma Show on Sony, shared the good news as part of ringing in his New Year.

Charlotte McKinney has had a busy year. But the 23-year-old model is more than ready for a break.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 20: The number of tigers in Parsa Wildlife Reserve is found to be increasing. The Parsa Wildlife Protection Office has concluded the first round of tiger count which put the population of big cats at 16. This number is six more than that of final revelation of the tiger census conducted in 2014-15.

A new study has suggested that children as young as two and a half years old can understand others’ “false beliefs”. This suggests that they can also recognise when people are lying, cheating, or pretending.

WASHINGTON, Dec 4: Apple Inc is wading in to the debate over regulation of self-driving cars, declaring it is excited about the potential for automated transportation and calling on U.S. regulators not to restrict testing of such vehicles.

They reignited romance rumors when they were spotted enjoying a cozy night out together earlier this week.

Former TOWIE star Pascal Craymer showed off her stunning good looks as she frolicked on the beach in Barcelona.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, has expressed India's willingness to assist in the reconstruction of the Ghats in the Pashupatinath Temple premises.

And Natalie Roser looked simply flawless as she posed for a beachside photo shoot for swimwear label Frankie in Sydney on Friday.

Tommy Girl: Gigi Hadid stripped down to bra and panties in her latest Tommy Hilfiger advert photo released yesterday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Charity shows of Tharu film ‘Bhaura’ will be organized in Dang, Bardiya and Kailali after Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Nepal,  Sept 26:  A prominent local journalist who helped organize a gathering in Nepal of investigative reporters from throughout Asia was notably absent from the event, exiled to avoid possible arrest.

Gemma Atkinson recently hit out at body-shamers and defended her figure after she was trolled online.

LONDON, Aug 23: Business activity across the 19-country eurozone grew at a steady but subdued pace in August as the region continued to show little concern about the impact of a British exit from the European Union.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC) has expressed willingness to develop Budhigandaki Hydropower Project (1200 MW).

KATHMANDU, July 29: A ninth grader from Parbat today operated various scientific equipments he had made, at the office of the Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS).

KATHMANDU, July 29: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), a political group that has been unhappy with the new constitution, has shown green singles toward joining the government to be formed by the Nepali Congress-CPN (Moist) alliance.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Kaancha Prasad Tiwari, a local of Lapsefedi in the eastern rim of Kathmandu district, reached Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) along with his wife Sarala on Thursday to show his solidarity with Dr Govinda KC, who has been on an indefinite hunger strike since the last 12 days.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Dr Shashank Koirala showed some signs of improvement in his health condition late Wednesday evening.

Iskra looked fresh-faced as she showed off her stunning natural beauty with minimal make-up on her day at the seaside.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Highlighting the changed forms of trafficking, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has stated that trafficking in persons has been taking place in recent years