Oklahoma judge to rule in $17 billion opioid lawsuit against J&J

Published On: August 26, 2019 04:39 PM NPT By: Reuters

Aug 26: An Oklahoma judge on Monday will decide whether Johnson & Johnson should be held liable in a $17 billion lawsuit alleging the drugmaker’s marketing practices fueled the opioid epidemic by causing a flood of painkillers in the market.

Harvey Weinstein due back in court in sex assault case

Published On: August 26, 2019 12:15 PM NPT By: Associated Press

NEW YORK, Aug 26: Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is due back in court on Monday to face a new indictment that prosecutors say would open the door for an actress to testify against him in his sexual assault case.

The sky never goes dark while the Amazon burns

Published On: August 22, 2019 05:30 PM NPT By: Reuters

HUMAITA, Aug 22: There are no lights in sight but the night sky glows a dusky yellow, for the Amazon is burning.

LOS ANGELES, Aug 22: Country band Alabama says it is postponing the remainder of its 50th anniversary tour as lead singer Randy Owen battles health complications.

MELBOURNE, Aug 21: Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell will remain in prison for at least another three years after losing an appeal against his conviction for sexually abusing two 13-year-old choir boys, an Australian court ruled on Wednesday.

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 21: Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook.

Veteran actress Subhadra Adhikari passed away

Published On: August 17, 2019 12:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Veteran actress Subhadra Adhikari has passed away at the age of 73 on Saturday morning.

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.