WASHINGTON/BEIJING, Aug 2: U.S. President Donald Trump sought to ratchet up pressure on China for trade concessions by proposing a higher 25 percent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, his administration said on Wednesday.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 15: National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has added 3,307 earthquake victims as beneficiaries in Sindhupalchwok. The names were added based on its survey conducted in September.

UNESCO has added eight pre-Islamic Iranian archeological sites to its World Heritage List, raising the number of Iran cultural places on the UN agency's list to 24.

BAJHANG, Feb 27: During the local elections, leaders had promised to bring the facilities of Singha Durbar to their local units.

SOLUKHUMBU, Feb 10: The Mahakulung rural municipality is providing an additional Rs. 2,000 incentive to mothers going to a recognized health institute for delivery.

NEW YORK, Jan 8: Flooding from a water main break forced the temporary suspension of some flights at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday, adding to the misery of travelers after a winter storm canceled or delayed hundreds of flights in recent days.

BAITADI, Dec 17:  Eleven years ago, Jasudevi Bista of Dashrathchand Municipality-10, Barakot lost her husband to HIV.

IF anyone was expecting that the 2800 declassified documents that have been released into the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy would provide more clarity into his assassination. and who was behind it, they would be feeling a little disappointed.

Qatar Airways adds Doha-Kathmandu flight

September 2, 2017 08:20 am

Qatar Airways adds Doha-Kathmandu flight

KHOTANG, June 1: The demand for ironic objects such as knife, scythe, shovel etc. has increased in Khotang district. Those involved in producing these objects as well as those who sell them at retail price are making good money.

HH Bajaj adds showroom in Palpa

March 11, 2017 11:05 am

KATHMANDU, March 11: HH Bajaj, the sole distributor of Bajaj motorcycles for Nepal, opened a new showroom through Manakamana Auto Works at Rampur-7 in Palpa on Thursday.

BIRTAMOD March 4: Main opposition CPN-UML has expanded its central committee. The central committee meeting held in Birtamod has nominated 22 members from Terai-Madhesh region as the central members, optional members and advisors.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Despite his disability, fifty-year-old Bel Gurung of Khumaltar, Lalitpur was never a burden to his family members as he never troubled them seeking favors. He was self-reliant and did his works himself. But the ongoing road widening drive of the government has thrown his normal life out of gear.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Citizens Bank International Ltd (CBIL) has set up a new ATM terminal on its Bhaisepati branch premises.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10:  Everest Bank Ltd (EBL) has added features to its Indo-Nepal Remit. The new features allow the bank’s clients to remit funds online through their mobile devices without visiting a Punjab National Bank (PNB) or EBL branch, the bank said in a statement issued on Friday.

LONDON, Nov 16: The BBC said on Wednesday that its World Service will begin broadcasting in 11 additional languages in a drive to reach millions more people, including in places like North Korea where impartial news is hard to get.

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 16: One of the world’s most popular means of communication, Facebook's (FB.O) WhatsApp, is adding fully encrypted video calling to its messaging app on Monday, a move that comes as privacy advocates worry about the potential for stepped-up government surveillance under a Trump administration.

CUPERTINO, Oct 28: Apple's high-end Mac laptops are getting a touch control strip above the keyboard, part of a long-awaited update aimed at reviving interest in a product often overshadowed by newer gadgets like the iPad and iPhone.

Nabil Bank adds two more ATMs

September 22, 2016 19:21 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Nabil Bank Ltd has brought two new ATMs into operation.

IRO Pokhara adds 13,500 new taxpayers

August 12, 2016 03:20 am

POKHARA, Aug 12: More than 13,500 new taxpayers registered with the Inland Revenue Office, Pokhara, in Fiscal Year 2015/16.

WASHINGTON, July 31: Playing Pokemon Go can now help students earn course credits, thanks to a university in the US that has introduced a new class which will incorporate the widely popular augmented reality game.

NEW DELHI, July 5: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expanded his Cabinet by inducting 19 new ministers, several of them from lower castes, as he completed two years in office.