Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt: Bollywood toasts star couple on weddingBy BBC
Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt are set to tie the knot in what is being dubbed one of the biggest weddings in the Indian film industry. With many celebrities attending Thursday's events, the celebrations have been making headlines in India.
Samjhana Birsana to be released on May 20By The Rising Nepal
With the lifting of lockdown, film producers have started announcing the release dates of their films. Samjhana Birsana is the latest movie to announce its release date. The film starred Aakash Shrestha and Pooja Sharma is scheduled to be released on May 20. One of the songs of the film was made public recently.
National Folk Duet Festival beginsBy The Rising Nepal
The National Folk Duet Festival has begun in Kathmandu since Saturday. The festival will last till April 13. The five-day festival was inaugurated by Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun 'Pasang' at Tundikhel amid a special event.
Keki Adhikari, Pushpa Khadka win best awardsBy The Rising Nepal
Chha Maya Chhapakkai dominated the 12th D Cine Awards held in Dhulikhel recently by bagging eight awards in total. Maruni and Sanglo won six awards each. Senior actress Bhuwan Chanda was awarded the Lifetime Legendary Award. She received Rs. 25,000 in cash, a letter of appreciation. In the event hosted by Chhayachhabi Creations, Keki Adhikari won the award for the best actress for Chha Maya Chhapakkai while actor Pushpa Khadka received the best actor award for Maruni. Director Nawal Nepal,...
Madhuparka Editor Bhattarai awardedBy The Rising Nepal
Society of Fine Art Journalists Nepal (Sofaj) honoured art journalists who contributed to the development of art through art journalism in the capital on Monday. In the programme, Jaya Dev Bhattarai, editor of Madhupark, the literray magazine, was honoured with Sofaj Lalitkala Journalist award while journalists Shushila Tamang and Narayan Dhungana were presented Sofaj Laxmi Maya Kumale Award and Narayan |Singh Award receptively.
22 mountaineers climb Mt. DhaulagiriBy TRN Online
21 mountaineers, 14 men and 7 women from two different expeditions, have taken permission to summit Mt. Dhaulagiri this year, according to the department.
Drumjatra 2022By The Rising Nepal
Drumjatra is an annual percussion festival celebrating the role of rhythm and foundation in music. Targeting the urban musically inclined audience, this seven-day festival aims to unify, celebrate, foster and share the joys of percussive timbres from cultures around the world.
Chariot procession of Seto Machhindranath beginsBy RSS
On the first day of the three-day procession, the pulling of the chariot began from Keltol and was brought to Tindhara Pathshala, Durbarmarg before reaching Asan today, informed the Chariot Management Committee, adding that hundreds of devotees and people participated and gathered around to conduct a Puja at the chariot.
Will Smith banned from Oscars for 10 yearsBy BBC
Will Smith has been banned from the Oscars gala and other Academy events for 10 years after the US actor slapped comic Chris Rock at the Oscars. In a statement, the Academy said the 94th Oscars had been "overshadowed by the unacceptable and harmful behaviour we saw Smith exhibit on stage".
French mountaineer and Sherpa duo all set to testify newer, 'safer' route to top of the worldBy RSS
So far, 176 aspiring mountaineers have obtained permits for Sagarmatha (Mt Everest) expedition this spring and the number is expected to climb, according to the Department of Tourism.
A Forgotten ScholarBy The Rising Nepal
With time, people start to forget the departed souls. When a renowned person disappears suddenly, it becomes a shocking and painful experience for the family, neighbours and the whole nation. The same thing happened in the case of Professor Dor Bahadur Bista, the father and founder of Nepali Sociology and Anthropology. Years ago, I had visited Jumla for a supervision exercise and wanted to meet Prof. Bista. Unfortunately, I could not meet him as he had gone to Kathmandu at that time. I still regret...
Lactose Intolerance in Human BeingsBy The Rising Nepal
Lactose intolerance is the inability of the human body to digest the lactose present in our foods, especially in milk and dairy products. It is synthesised in the mammary glands. The term, lactose intolerance, is more of a relative than absolute term. Lactose, a milk disaccharide consisting of glucose and galactose must be broken down in the small intestine by the enzyme lactase (β-galactosidase) in order for its constituents, galactose and glucose, to be absorbed. The lactase is present on the...
The Sad End Of Bhimsen ThapaBy The Rising Nepal
The year was 1816 AD and the Gorkha Empire was in an unimaginable mess. The war with the British resulted in a humiliating defeat, shrivelling the size of the kingdom following the signing of the Sugauli Treaty. While the nation blamed incumbent Prime Minister Bhimsen Thapa, he blamed the lack of training to soldiers for modern warfare.
Paddling For Tourism PromotionBy The Rising Nepal
Ajit Baral needs no introduction. He is a world cyclist who has already paddled 77 countries. He has travelled across the length and breadth of Nepal three times. He has even paddled to such extreme places of the country where no cyclists have ever dared to tread. If you think this is enough then you are utterly wrong. To add more excitement and boost the Pokhara adventure tourism, Ajit Baral surprised everyone when he was seen flying with paragliding along with his mountain bike. A huge crowd...
Turquoise Tarn Gem Of NepalBy The Rising Nepal
Only the exceptionally serendipitous ones get that chance of a lifetime to bask between the turquoise tarn and wild blue yonder above at an elevation of 3,691 metres high from sea level with the white fluffy clouds frolicking over the infinite canvas of sapphire.
Whip Cabals to Build SystemBy The Rising Nepal
As a slew of stories about the poor financial performance of Nepal Airlines were getting media attention, I was coincidently turning the pages of chapter 27, 'Cartel Nation', of a book penned by former journalist and advisor to World Bank, Rajib Upadhya. The points Upadhya mentioned on Page 178 are a strong reminder of how the state-run corporations are led to their collapse by agents. Bribes were paid generously for preventing the state-owned airlines from operating on the same international routes...
Beauty Of LotusBy The Rising Nepal
Water does not stuck on the lotus leave; it rolls back and forth a little. So, the analogy “water in the lotus leaf” expresses any uncertain state of life. In the evening, if anyone upset about the uncertain situation of life then he/she should take a boat ride in the lotus pond.
Bhuwan KC to contest for KMC mayorBy The Rising Nepal
Bhuwan KC is set to stand for the mayorship of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC). The actor is set to stand as a candidate in the upcoming local election from the led Unnat Loktantra Party (Advanced Democratic Party). Issuing a statement, Chairman Swagat Nepal informed that the party’s central committee decided on Tuesday to present KC as its official candidate for the position of mayor of KMC. Similarly, it decided to field Reshma Lama for the position of deputy mayor.
Dayahang, Bipin and Barsha to star in Ke Ghar Ke DeraBy The Rising Nepal
The comedy and social drama film Ke Ghar Ke Dera has been announced. The movie will be directed by Dipendra K Khanal and star Dayahang Rai, Bipin Karki, Barsha Raut and Rabindra Jha, as announced in a press meet held on Tuesday. The movie had been announced before the COVID-19 pandemic but it is only now going to begin shooting. According to the production team, the director and actors have been changed since its initial announcement. Director Khanal also informed that the movie had been furthered...