A greater share of U.S. teens are vaping nicotine e-cigarettes.

Zac Efron, who won legions of female fans in the “High School Musical” films, takes on a more sinister role in the crime drama “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile”, playing American serial killer Ted Bundy.

“I grew interest in our culture when I was a child. I used to play games pretending to carry khat (palanquin), pulling chariot and sit in the chariot. Only when I turned 17, I got the chance for the first time to carry the actual khat. I liked it and volunteered for the second time. And this year I got to carry it again. Deep inside I feel I should follow tradition to preserve our cultural heritage. As long as I stay in Kathmandu, I am willing to be devoted to the deity,” says Shakya.

Actor Pamela Sue Martin, who played Nancy Drew in the 1977 TV adaptation ‘The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries’, has joined the cast of CW's new series on the classic literary character.

David Aguilar has built himself a robotic prosthetic arm using Lego pieces after being born without a right forearm due to a rare genetic condition.

Millions of teenagers seeking their 15 seconds of fame are flocking to TikTok, but many of their parents are only now learning about the express-yourself video app—often to their dismay.

Let’s not let technology ruin us

November 29, 2018 09:56 am

Over two million years, human beings have experienced and achieved so many feats that today they proudly enjoy the most comfortable life they could ever imagine.  Thanks to the advancements in technology in recent decades. While many other living species still wander in forests, humans have started their journey of exploring the space. After conquering land and seas, today, human aspire to conquer vacuum.  No doubt, the technology they posses is surely going to make their mission of conquest successful within few centuries, if not few scores. But still, the pertinent question remains, ‘What if the same technology snatches the most precious asset human beings posses- the ability to think and analyze?’

CHARLOTTE, Aug 2: Two North Carolina teens went overnight from singing on a street corner to sharing a stage with Grammy Award-winning singer Cyndi Lauper.

IRAN, July 8: Iran has detained a teenager who posted dance videos on Instagram and attracted tens of thousands of followers.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Roshika Niraula has bagged the title of Teen Princess Diva Season 3 that was organized on Saturday at the premises of Rastriya Nach Ghar, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, May 8:Teenagers dominated the list for 2018 led by cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane as rising golfer Pratima Sherpa and table tennis prodigy Santoo Shrestha made the final five of the unveiled names on Wednesday by Nepal Sports Journalists Forum (NSJF) for the People’s Choice Award of the Pulsar Sports Award scheduled to be declared on May 18. National football team goalkeeper Kiran Chemjong and spiker Man Bahadur Shrestha are the two other nominees in the list.

The 18-year-old aspiring golf pro from Nepal attended the weekend premiere in New York of a film made about her life learning the game while living in a shed alongside a golf course in Kathmandu.

LONDON, April 21: A British teenager has been sentenced to two years in a youth detention center for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of “cyber-terrorism.”

PARKLAND, Fla., Feb 15: An orphaned 19-year-old with a troubled past and his own AR-15 rifle was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder Thursday morning after being questioned for hours by state and federal authorities following the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. in five years.

CHICAGO, Nov 14 — An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may be a link. Suicide rates for teens rose between 2010 and 2015 after they had declined for nearly two decades, according to data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Why the rates went up isn’t known.

Teens who vape, or use e-cigarettes, may be more likely to develop a regular smoking habit when the liquid they use in their vaping devices has higher concentrations of nicotine, a U.S. study suggests.

KATHMANDU,Sept 23: Sanju Moktan was announced the winner of ‘Enchanteur Miss Teen Nepal 2017’, organized by Kathmandu Jaycees at the Nepal Academy Hall, Kamaladi on Friday.

Kathmandu: Glocal Teen Hero, the only national platform in Nepal that recognizes and honors outstanding teenagers, awarded 17-year-old Sachin Dangi of Sunsari with Wai Wai Glocal Teen Hero 2017 on Friday.

KATHMANDU, August 28: The Kathmandu Jaycees organized its second round of auditions for ‘Enchanter Miss Teen Nepal’ in the capital on Saturday.

Sajina wins Teen Princess Nepal

August 8, 2017 13:35 pm

Sajina Khanal has been awarded the title of Teen Princess Nepal organized on Sunday by Rampzone Enterprises Pvt Ltd. Similarly, Priya Khadka, Sristi and Sushma Thapa were announced the first, second and third runners-up, respectively.

Teen falls off cliff to death

April 16, 2017 18:27 pm

MUGU, April 16: A teenage girl has fallen off cliff to death in the district on Sunday.

A Michigan Center 19-year-old, who was previously in the Guinness Book of World Records for world’s tallest teenager, has finally found an affordable pair of shoes that fit his size-28 feet.

BAJHANG, Feb 11: Kalpana Dhami of Dahabagar VDC - 3 was mischievous and playful as a child. Few girls in her locality would want to go to school, but she was among those who had a strong urge for going to schools with the boys. Her dream was never fulfilled.

PALPA, Feb 9: An eight-year-old girl and 17 year- old- girl died after being knocked down by vehicles in separate incidents here Wednesday.

Infographics: Teen safety on Internet

September 28, 2016 00:05 am

With the proliferation of smart phones comes the increase of strangers in the teenage online community.

NOVOSIBIRSK, Sept 27: A 16-year-old boy from Siberia narrowly escaped death after he swung from a balcony 23 flights high and fell down, all while trying to impress a girl.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Tuesday arrested a mastermind for his alleged involvement in kidnapping a teenage girl with an intention to sacrifice her to appease the gods in order to cure his ailing mother.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has arrested a man for his alleged involvement in kidnapping a teenage girl with an intention of sacrificing her to a god.

A teen has died after a hickey from his girlfriend caused a blood clot that quickly led to a stroke.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1:  Aditi Tuladhar, 17, who is awaiting her results after taking exams of Plus 2 from Little Angels’ School, Hattiban, has been crowned as Miss Teen College 2016.

BIRMINGHAM,  Aug 19:  An Alabama teenager is charged in the slaying of an 85-year-old man who was doused with gasoline and set on fire.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 7: The Olympics began in full with the first gold medal going to an American teenager by the fearsome name of Thrasher. There was plenty of rough riding on a punishing cycling course, a smooth opener for Kevin Durant and company, and a difficult loss for Venus Williams.

Teen endorsed reading

June 24, 2016 03:36 am

With hectic college routines and the never ending flow of exams and important assignments, many may find innumerable reasons for why they cannot give time to fictions and some good reads. But there are many reading enthusiasts who find the time to read no matter what. Reya Shreya Rai spoke to some teenage girls, each with different tastes and inspirations, to learn about their favorite books and writers and what they think make these works unique.