Actor Shahid Kapoor became the latest celebrity to unveil his wax figurine at Madame Tussauds on Thursday in Singapore. The 38-year-old shared a picture on Instagram posing with his wax statue and wrote, "Twinning", as it is quite hard to distinguish which one is real.

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Nepal defeats Singapore by 218 runs

April 12, 2019 14:26 pm

KATHMANDU, April 12: Nepal secured a 218 runs victory against Singapore in its first match at the ICC Asia U-19 World Cup Qualifier at Selangor Turf Club, Kuala Lumpur on Friday.

Adding another point to his long list of achievements, Karan Johar, one of the most prominent personalities in Bollywood industry, has become India's first film-maker to have a wax statue at Madame Tussauds in Singapore.

Nepal at 'Heritage Pageants-2019'

February 19, 2019 19:38 pm

Heritage Pageants 2019 hosted the competitions ‘Miss Heritage International’ and ‘Mrs Heritage International 2019’ on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The deployment of a 4-member team to Singapore, including two government officials, to talk with the Italian contractor of Melamchi project was a calculated move to strengthen the contractor’s position in the imbroglio they created, government sources have claimed.

SINGAPORE, Nov 11: Facebook has rejected a Singapore government request to remove a post of an online article that the government said was "false and malicious", prompting its Law Ministry to say the case illustrated the need to introduce legislation to stop fake news.

BEIJING, Nov 9: Chinese President Xi Jinping met former United States Secretary of State and National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger Thursday at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China.

Nepal receives 82 runs target

October 12, 2018 14:12 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Singapore has set a target of 82 for Nepal in ongoing ICC World Twenty20 Asia Region Qualifier. In the first innings of the last match of group B played in Kuala Lumpur on Friday, Nepal won the toss and chose to field.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: Nepali cricket team registered their second consecutive win by defeating Singapore at the ongoing ACC (Asian Cricket Council) Aisa Cup Qualifiers.

History in Singapore

June 13, 2018 02:00 am

Trump-Kim Summit

SINGAPORE, June 10: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un landed in Singapore on Sunday ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump that could end a nuclear stand-off between the old foes and transform the secretive, impoverished Asian country.

SINGAPORE, June 10: From summit-themed burgers and online scalpers peddling “World Peace” medallions and “Peace Out from Lion City” T-shirts, Singaporeans are cashing in on a historic meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.

SINGAPORE, June 10 : A cargo plane which accompanied North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on his recent visit to China has departed Pyongyang and was likely headed for Singapore on Sunday, ahead of Kim’s summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

Singapore, a city-state in South East Asia with a population of about 5.6 million, hosts the historical summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.

WASHINGTON, May 10: U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that his meeting with the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un will be in Singapore on June 12.

Sah signs for Singapore club

April 20, 2018 08:07 am

KATHMANDU, April 20: Nepali national cricket team all-rounder Anil Kumar Sah has been signed by Singapore club SG Crimsons for the second edition of Singapore Cricket Association’s Elite Player Series. Sah also can shoe-in as a wicket-keeper if team requires.

SINGAPORE, Jan 9: Singapore police have arrested 17 men suspected of involvement in stealing oil from the largest Shell refinery in the world.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The Infinity Studio of Singapore has decided to provide scholarship to five students of Oscar International Film College. Representative of the Studio, Shyu Mo, announced the names of the scholarship recipients amid a program organized at the college premises on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Nepal has won the toss and elected to bat first in a title clash against Singapore in the ACC U-16 Eastern Region Cricket Tournament. Nepal overcame Malaysia by 72 runs in the semifinal encounter on Saturday.

Singapore sling

August 28, 2017 02:00 am

NAC’s profligate ways

SINGAPORE, August 21: At least 10 U.S. sailors are missing after the USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker early Monday east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca, the second collision involving a ship from the Navy’s 7th fleet in the Pacific in two months.

KATHMANDU, August 13: Local cricket club Singapore Emerging Stars represented by Nepal star players Paras Khadka and Mehboob Alam were defeated by Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) by 10 wickets in Singapore Cricket Club (SCC) T20 tournament final.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Nepal U-19 cricket team had left for Singapore to take part in the ICC U-19 World Cup Division -1 Asia Qualifier with a target to qualify for the final round to be held in New Zealand next year.

Nepali U-19 bowlers combined to take last five wickets for seven runs to deliver Nepal a memorable win over Singapore U-19 in a close match in the ICC U-19 World Cup Division-1 Asia Qualifiers on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Pranit Thapa Magar and Anil Kumar Sah made crucial runs for Nepal as they chased down the paltry target of 74 runs in 18th over to register the win in first match of the ICC Asia Under-19s World Cup Qualifier played at Padang, Singapore.

Stunning Singapore

February 10, 2017 03:30 am

The first thing you’ll notice about Singapore is how well maintained, structured, and clean it is. The air seems fresh, free of dust, and that will really excite you right now, given the condition of our roads and quality of air these days. A five-day trip to Singapore is enough for you to enjoy everything it has to offer, though you can choose to stay as long as you want and leisurely go about your days. It’s a small city and expensive too but there’s still a lot to do here (on a budget).

Ex-King Gyanendra leaves for Singapore

November 9, 2016 17:25 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Ex-King Gyanendra Shah has left for Singapore visit on Wednesday. His daughter-in-law Himani Shah is already in Singapore to make necessary arrangements for the former King’s visit.

Singapore blade runner

July 8, 2016 10:55 am

Shariff Abdullah, 48, is a marathon running enthusiast, but there’s a slight twist. Born without the left foot, he earned the title of Singapore’s first ‘Blade Runner’. He runs with a prosthetic blade, similar to that used by South African double-amputee runner Oscar Pistorius. He has participated in over 25 marathons and had a dream to run the ‘Everest Marathon’, from the Everest Base Camp to Namche to inspire others to exceed their own limitations.

SINGAPORE, June 27: Singapore Airlines said Monday that there were no injuries when a jetliner caught fire after the plane returned to Changi Airport because of an engine warning.