Indian celebs pour support to acid attack victim*

Published On: September 27, 2019 10:25 AM NPT By: Aditi Baral

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Pictures and videos of Bollywood celebrities sending warm messages to acid attack survivor Muskan Khatun and Nepali celebrities meeting her at her hospital bed are fast spreading on social media since Wednesday.

Nintendo's Mario mobile game suffers launch day server overload

Published On: September 25, 2019 03:11 PM NPT By: Reuters

TOKYO, Sept 25: Nintendo Co Ltd’s (7974.T) hotly awaited mobile title Mario Kart Tour launched on Wednesday with many users complaining server overload meant they were unable to play the game - seen as a major test of the Kyoto-based company’s mobile ambitions.

Three-day China Film Festival begins in Kathmandu

Published On: September 18, 2019 09:14 AM NPT By: Aditi Baral

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: The China Film Festival officially kicked off on Tuesday to mark the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China.

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 17:  As some world leaders question whether the world is facing a climate emergency, more than a dozen cities are stepping up to tackle global warming and sustainable development and will next week pledge to report their progress to the United Nations.

WASHINGTON, Sept 16: U.S. President Donald Trump rejected Democrats’ calls for impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday after a new report involving sexual misconduct allegations, encouraging Kavanaugh to sue for libel and suggesting the Justice Department could “rescue” him.

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg takes climate protest to Trump

Published On: September 14, 2019 05:30 PM NPT By: Reuters

WASHINGTON, Sept 14: Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who shot to global fame for inspiring worldwide student strikes to promote action against climate change, took her mission to U.S. President Donald Trump’s doorstep on Friday with a protest outside the White House.

Retired Wisconsin priest acquitted of sexual assault

Published On: September 14, 2019 02:06 PM NPT By: Associated Press

JEFFERSON, Sept 14: A Wisconsin jury on Friday acquitted a retired Catholic priest on charges alleging that he had sexually assaulted an altar boy over several years, starting in 2006.

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board as TV battle looms

Published On: September 14, 2019 01:30 PM NPT By: Reuters

Sept 14: Apple Inc said on Friday that Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company’s board of directors on Sept. 10 as the two companies prepare to compete head-to-head in the streaming television business.

Nepal festival season starts with goddess, dance

Published On: September 14, 2019 12:22 PM NPT By: Associated Press

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Devotees pulled a girl believed to be a living goddess, Kumari, around Nepal’s capital on a wooden chariot as tens of thousands of people lined the streets to get a glimpse and receive a blessing.

Water found in atmosphere of planet beyond our solar system

Published On: September 12, 2019 11:45 AM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, Sept 12: Scientists for the first time have detected water in the atmosphere of an Earth-like planet orbiting a distant star, evidence that a key ingredient for life exists beyond our solar system, according to a study published on Wednesday.