Dutch Princess Christina, sister of former queen, dies

Published On: August 16, 2019 02:25 PM NPT By: Associated Press

THE HAGUE, Aug 16: Dutch Princess Christina, the youngest sister of former Queen Beatrix, has died after a battle with bone cancer. She was 72.

Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information

Published On: August 16, 2019 10:38 AM NPT By: Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 16: Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Thursday, as the Facebook-owned (FB.O) photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation and other abuses on its platform.

Book on Nepal's natural heritage launched in Beijing

Published On: August 15, 2019 06:18 PM NPT By: Bipana Thapa

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: A book titled 'The Temperament of Nepal' was released at the Embassy of Nepal in Beijing on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Lalitpur Metropolitan City has started cleaning roads using two broomer machines.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Nepal-Bangladesh friendship art exhibition began on Tuesday at the exhibition hall of Nepal Art Council located in Babarmahal, Kathmandu.

TALLAHASSEE, July 28: John Robert Schrieffer, a physicist who shared in the 1972 Nobel Prize in physics for developing a pioneering theory of superconductivity, has died. He was 88.

SAN FRANCISCO, July 27:  The project by Facebook Inc former chief security officer Alex Stamos to battle online abuses has received $5 million from Craigslist founder Craig Newmark, the Stanford Internet Observatory said this week.

Mercedes and Ferrari sign up for new Netflix F1 series

Published On: July 25, 2019 03:30 PM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, July 25: World champions Mercedes and Ferrari have agreed to take part in a second Netflix ‘Drive to Survive’ documentary series due to be aired next year, Formula One announced on Wednesday.

Czech stud farm makes UNESCO’s World Heritage list

Published On: July 16, 2019 07:00 PM NPT By: Associated Press

KLADRUBY NAD LABEM, July 16: A Czech stud farm founded 440 years ago to breed and train ceremonial horses to serve at the Habsburg emperor’s court has been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage list, acknowledging the significance of a tradition that has survived for centuries.

MOSCOW, July 14: A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia’s space agency said.