'Game of Thrones' prequel on works

September 14, 2019 11:30 am

There’s another “Game of Thrones” prequel series in the works, according to several reports, and this one will focus on the Targaryen family.

'Easy A' spin-off in the works

June 21, 2019 20:20 pm

A spin-off of Emma Stone's coming-of-age comedy 'Easy A' is in the works with scribe of the first film, Bert Royal, attached to write and direct the upcoming movie.

A biographical drama film on Saint Mother Teresa, the founder of Missionaries of Charity, has been announced.

BIRGUNJ, Aug 1: Incessant rainfall has affected the installation of petroleum pipelines from Motihari of India to Amlekhgunj of Bara.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Prime Minister and CPN Chairperson KP Sharma Oli has instructed the lawmakers from his political party to put their points on government's works without any fear or hesitation.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Tanahu Hydropower Company Ltd (THCL) has selected Cooperativa Muratori & Cementisti (CMC) as the contractor to construct head works of its 140-megawatt hydropower plant. Issuing a statement, the hydropower company said the Italian contractor will be awarded Rs 20.64 billion (including provisional sum and value added tax) worth of contract to build cofferdam and construction of dam as part of the first package of head works.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Tanahu Hydropower Company Ltd (THCL) has selected Cooperativa Muratori & Cementisti (CMC) as the contractor to construct head works of its 140-megawatt hydropower plant.

SINDHULI, July 11: After more than three years of the devastating Gorkha earthquake, about 20 percent of the reconstruction works have completed so far in Sindhuli, according to the National Reconstruction Authority.

NEPALGUNJ, July 7: Building of new sports infrastructure at the Nepalgunj Stadium, Banke, is going on in full swing in view of the upcoming Eighth National Games scheduled to be held here coming December.

SIRAHA, June 12: When the local elections were finally held last year after a hiatus of two decades, happiness knew no bounds for the residents of Siraha district. That happiness was brought about by the promises made by the elected local representatives.

NUWAKOT, June 10: The District Administration Office, Nuwakot, has recommended the names of construction entrepreneurs who failed to complete the given task in the slated timeframe. The contractors are blamed for leaving 31 development projects in limbo.

BARDIYA, June 9: A project with the goal of making Bardiya fully secure from inundation and erosion by the Babai river has finally picked up momentum.

TAPLEJUNGM June 2: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has stressed the need to lay emphasis on the development of physical infrastructure describing it as being the foundation of country's prosperity.

KATHMANDU, May 11: The CPN (Maoist Center) has directed its party chapters of all the seven provinces to recommend names of around 200 leaders as the party prepares to revamp its jumbo central committee.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 3: Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) has expedited works to lay down water pipeline in the Kathmandu Valley, following breakthrough in tunnel digging to bring Melamchi water to Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, April 30: The provincial governments have not been able to formulate necessary laws to carry out their regular parliamentary and administrative duties owing to the failure of the central government to provide them sample bills.

Hundreds of artworks from over 400 artists are being showcased at Nepal Art Council, Babarmahal, Kathmandu in the eighth edition of ‘National Lalitkala Exhibition’, that was kicked off on Wednesday. The annual exhibition is organized by Nepal Academy of Fine Arts.

ITAHARI, April 13: The construction of a building of Cardiac and Cancer Hospital on the premises of BP Koirala Institute of Health Science has been halted since past six months.

As humans, how we perceive the world is how we define our own reality. And for the vast majority of humans, perception is handled through sight.

KAPILVASTU, April 2: The construction works of two irrigation projects in Kapilvastu Municipality in Kapilvastu district have been started at once.

Upper Karnali works yet to resume

March 21, 2018 04:30 am

DAILEKH, March 21: All works at the construction site of Upper Karnali Hydropower Project have been affected for more than a month.

POKHARA, Feb 8: Chief Secretary Lok Darshan Regmi has directed the civil servants to carry out works with high morale.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, Felipe González Morales, has recommended effective implementation of existing laws related to labour for the welfare of the migrant workers.

DOLAKHA, Jan 31: Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project (456 MW) is facing the risk of missing its completion deadline due to the negligence of Indian company Texmaco Rail & Engineering Ltd - the contractor of the mega project's hydro-mechanical works.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Jan 30: The sluggish reconstruction works in Sindhupalchowk, one of the worst-hit districts by the devastating earthquakes of 2015, is gaining pace of late.

ILAM, Jan 7: Hydropower projects in Ilam have geared up construction works in recent years, whereas the existing ones have been continuously adding up electricity to the national power grid.

Five works of art you should know

January 5, 2018 11:24 am

Paintings can be powerful. While some have the ability to give us immense joy others can ignite anger suppressed within us. Paintings may also cross boarders and transcend time to inspire many generations. While some paintings are influenced by the society others have the ability to completely transform socio-political situations. Hence, every month we bring to you five famous pieces of art that have been able to make a positive impact. This is our attempt to help you understand some exceptional pieces of work.

JAJARKOT, Dec 25: The official and administrative works of most of the local levels are carried out from the district headquarters itself.

Five works of art you should know

December 15, 2017 09:48 am

While many paintings are made each day, only some have the power to transcend time and engrave their names in history. And it is interesting to know how these products of human imagination can impact generations to come.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Contractors handling small road projects in several towns and rural areas are yet to receive payments for works completed in the last fiscal year. Some have not received payments for multi-year projects completed in the current fiscal year.

MYAGDI, Nov 20: Govinda Khatri of Mangala Rural Municipality-1 of Myagdi sold honey and beehives worth Rs 1.4 million last year. He had earned only Rs 10,000 in his first year as a professional beekeeper four years ago.

Five works of art you should know

November 3, 2017 10:56 am

You don’t need to understand the language of brushstrokes to admire an art piece. Some masterpieces will naturally grab your attention and win your heart. While some artworks have the potential to stimulate your emotions, others will just bring a bright smile across your face. Hence, every month we compile for you five famous pieces of artwork to help you start your morning on a fresh note as well as get to know some artists a little more.

CHITWAN, Oct 25: Road widening works are to resume on the Narayangadh-Mugling section by stopping traffic during daytime.

TANAHU, Oct 24: The works of building facilities for Tanahu Hydroelectric Project, as part of the preparatory works of the project, are going on in full swing while works of dam construction, power house, and transmission line have also been started, according to officials of Tanahu Hydropower Ltd (THL).

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is preparing to award the contract of remaining works of Dhalkebar sub-station among few selected contractors, officials privy to the development said.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Laying down of water supply pipes remains on total 55 out of the total 670 kilometers under the Melamchi Water Supply Project.

Five works of art you should know

October 6, 2017 12:24 pm

These masterpieces are not only pleasing to the eyes but have influenced the social and political scenarios of numerous counties for many years. They certainly carry a long history with them that needs to be understood and appreciated. You do not have to be an art enthusiast to comprehend these attractive pieces. Every month we compile for you five famous pieces of work. This is our attempt to get you acquainted with these exceptional paintings.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Two separate task force constituted following the agreement among the CPN (UML), CPN (Maoist Center) and  Naya Shakti Nepal to forge an electoral alliance for the upcoming House of Representatives and State Assemblies elections have been given the deadline to complete the assigned task.

LONDON: Two murals by British street artist Banksy have appeared at London’s Barbican center to mark an exhibition of the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, a US artist who achieved fame through the New York graffiti scene.

CHARIKOT, Aug 20: Monsoon rain coupled with other factors have affected the construction works of Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers (OPMCM) has issued directives to the bodies concerned for speeding up the road repair works by maintaining coordination, following a monitoring of the works.

NEW DELHI,July 26: A life-size wax figure of late legendary actress Madhubala from Bollywood’s golden era will be a part of the Madame Tussauds museum here.

BAGLUNG, July 19: A family here has been earning more than Rs 500,000 every year from nursery business.

That’s the beauty of paintings; you don’t have to be an art enthusiast to understand it. Every piece of art has the power to transcend time and boundaries and it will speak to you the way you want it to. Paintings are always interesting and their interpretations are even more so. Here are a few art pieces that created and changed histories in various parts of the world. Every month we introduce you to some famous artworks and try to bring out the aesthetic side in you.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Frequent disruption in power supply system of the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has occurred due to poor precaution taken while installing pipelines in the ongoing system distribution of the Melamchi Drinking Water Project.

DHADING, June 12: Maru Lama of Satyadevi in northern part of Dhading has been earning good money by producing bakery items in his village itself.

KATHMANDU, June 4: Health Minister Gagan Thapa, in a press meet organized at the Ministry today, has shared that the Ministry has conducted different reforms in health sector during his term of office.

You don’t have to be an art historian to know what the Mona Lisa looks like. In fact, you don’t have to know a thing about art at all. But like the most famous literary references or movie quotes, a basic knowledge of the world’s most iconic works of art is essential to improving one’s cultural literacy. Here, every month, we will introduce you to some famous artworks.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the incumbent government has been successful in carrying out result-oriented works in every sector.

KATHMANDU, April 12: Nepal and India have agreed to expedite the process to ensure early completion of all bilateral economic and development cooperation projects by providing required facilities and addressing the difficulties that may surface in the phase of implementation.