The Victorian origins of the #MannequinChallenge

Even without iPhones, people in the 19th century liked to see how long they could strike a pose and stay frozen. Photo: Wikimedia Commons If you’ve been on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram over the past month, you’ve probably come across a Mannequin Challenge video, in which people strike a frozen pose as Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles” […]

Aasif Sheikh: Dream is to play for national side, with dai at other end

Photo: Shreedhar Poudel Until October 2, 2016, 16-year-old Aasif Sheikh was just another lad from Birgunj who had played cricket at junior levels. Among the fans of the game, he was better known as the younger brother of Region 2- Birgunj all-rounder, and 2014 national One Day Tournament ‘Player of the Series’, Aarif Sheikh . But […]