Heil Machine Age

July 19, 2017 01:30 am

The mindset of the current government leadership needs to be broadened to think in terms of the Internet of Things.

SHENYANG, July 13: Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, China’s most prominent political prisoner, died Thursday at a hospital in the country’s northeast, officials said. He was 61.

IILAM, June 28: On Monday, eighty-one-year-old Radha Krishna Ghimire of IIlam Municipality-5, Barbote reached nearby Siddheswari Elementary School to get his voter's identity card. He is glad to be a part of elections taking place after such a long time.

CINCINNATI, June 20: Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week after almost a year and a half in captivity, died Monday, his family said.

KATHMANDU, June 11: The minimum age to become a member of a cooperative has been set at 16, according to a decision made the Parliament's Finance Committee. The committee unanimously decided the minimum age which is also same age to get a citizenship certificate. The committee changed the age in the proposed bill to amend and integrate laws related to cooperatives from 18 years.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Family and supporters honored Sunday the 85-year-old climber who died attempting to regain his title as the oldest person to scale Mount Everest, while Nepali officials stressed the need to limit the age for such a daunting physical challenge.

Age of YouTube!

April 3, 2017 11:37 am

YouTube has become a source of entertainment worldwide. Youngster these days are no more interested in tuning on the TV and waiting for their favorite cartoon. Instead they prefer to stay online and search for their favorite videos. This trend has not only replaced TV with YouTube but has also given rise to various YouTube sensations and crazy fan following.

KATHAMNDU, March 15: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said end of load-shedding (power outages) means taking the country to the age of light from the period of darkness.

Age of voodoo politics

March 15, 2017 00:15 am

We today face a form of voodoo politics: rule based on “alternative facts” and unfounded and untestable theories

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: When the 42nd Senate of Tribhuvan University (TU) recently announced, for the first time in the country's history, to set an age bar restricting candidates above 28 years of age from participating in the upcoming Free Student Union (FSU) elections, the decision was welcomed by a majority of students. But for some, it became an “unnecessary burden”.

Veteran actor Om Puri dies at age 66

January 6, 2017 10:14 am

Veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri died on Friday in Mumbai, close friend and actor Anupam Kher said.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Tribhuvan University (TU) has set age bar for its students to contest elections to the Free Students Unions (FSU).

LONDON, Dec 26: George Michael, who rocketed to stardom with WHAM! and went on to enjoy a long and celebrated solo career lined with controversies, has died, his publicist said Sunday. He was 53.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: In what is considered a sorry state of affairs, some one-third of the children in Nepal are part of the labor force.

CALIFORNIA, Nov 12: Many actors think there ought to be a law against posting their ages online, and California this year obliged critics of ageism in Hollywood by passing a law targeting a leading movie and television information website.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Some 600,000 children of school-going age are still out of school, it has been claimed. However, the government data shows that the national enrollment rate of schoolchildren is 96.6 percent.

When police heard about the frozen corpse up in the Alps in September 1991, they opened a criminal probe. Murder it was, but the crime was rather old — and the ultimate cold case.

MOSCOW, Sept 3: Islam Karimov, who crushed all opposition in the Central Asian country of Uzbekistan as its only president in a quarter-century of independence from the Soviet Union, has died of a stroke at age 78, the Uzbek government announced Friday.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 16: Joao Havelange, who as president of FIFA for two decades transformed soccer's governing body into a multibillion-dollar business and a hotbed for subsequent corruption that damaged its reputation, has died. He was 100.

NSU sets age bar threshold at 32

August 5, 2016 12:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The Nepal Student Union (NSU) – a sister wing of the Nepali Congress – has set the age bar threshold for election in its organization at 32 years.