Entertainment

50% of new guitar players are young women, finds new study

The future certainly is female, especially for music. A new study by guitar conglomerate Fender reveals that females now account for 50% of young, aspiring guitar players across both the United States and the United Kingdom. “Today’s players have grown up in a different cultural context and popular music landscape, and rising artists like Mura […]

Politics

Politics

Here’s What Barack Obama Is Doing Now

fter many months out of the political spotlight, Barack Obama has recently made a series of high-profile speeches. His first was a eulogy delivered at John McCain’s funeralin Washington D.C. The former president had been handpicked by Senator McCain to speak at the funeral—along with the 42nd president, George W. Bush—and used it as an […]

Facebook group vents anger at Nepal’s leaders

World leaders reluctantly bow to Trump on trade amid showdown between US and China over tariffs

National

leaders call for the continuos allocation of Mwea land

The tussle over controversial Mwea land scheme has escalated with leaders from Embu warning interior CS Fred Matiang’I against stopping the allocation process of the land saying it has intensified tension in the area. Led by Mbeere South MP Geoffrey King,ang,i the leaders asked the land ministry to hasten resettlement of benefiaciaries the shortest time […]

Axiata seals Nepal’s Ncell purchase

26 students fall sick after drinking poisoned water at Morang school

Himalayan storm: Climbers’ bodies removed from Nepal mountain

International

Tom Cruise gives lesson in TV settings and ‘motion smoothing’

Something is keeping movie star Tom Cruise up at night: motion smoothing. In an impassioned video posted to Twitter on Tuesday, the Mission Impossible star warned that a default setting on many high-end televisions “makes most movies look like they were shot on high-speed video instead of film”. Taking a break from filming the new […]

Norway won’t retaliate against US tariffs – NTB news agency

International Buffalo Symposium 2017 to be held in Chitwan

Islamic State claims blasts at Afghan Shi’ite center, news agency that kill dozens

Cricket Sports

Availability of players more important than IPL venue – Delhi Capitals CEO

Availability of players, and not the venue, will be the key factor ahead of the forthcoming IPL auction, scheduled on December 18. That is is the opinion of Parth Jindal, co-owner of the Daredevils franchise which was renamed Delhi Capitals on Tuesday. IPL 2019 is likely to be advanced, keeping in mind that most international […]

Cricket Sports

Rovman Powell to lead West Indies in ODIs in Bangladesh

In the absence of the injured Jason Holder, allrounder Rovman Powell will lead West Indies in their ODI leg of the ongoing Bangladesh tour. Batsman Darren Bravo, who had last played an ODI more than two years ago, returned to the squad, as did T20I captain Carlos Brathwaite and offspin-bowling allrounder Roston Chase. “In the […]

Cricket Sports

In between email feuding, Raj, Harmanpreet met to break the ice

Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur, the two cricketers at the centre of a raging selection controversy, met in Delhi on Sunday, less than a week after their public feud began. The meeting – in the presence of Vinod Rai, the head of the Committee of Administrators (CoA) – does not, however, appear to have ended […]