Sagoon Inc, a US-based company that runs, which, the company claims, enables users to make a ‘true connection’ with others. The company also claims that it will eventually be able to provide its user base the ability to monetize time spent on the website through a revenue-sharing model. The company is currently on the closing phase of funding as part of its mini-IPO to collect a total of $20 million from the public.

ILAM, July 21: At a time when over use of pesticides have been increasingly posing risks to people's life, Suryodaya Municipality of Ilam is gearing up to be a pesticide free zone in three years. For this, the municipality is working with stakeholders - farmers, people's representatives and industrialists. According to the plan, vegetables, crops and tea grown in this municipality will be fully organic.

U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to Britain will take him to a palace, a country mansion and a castle — and will mostly avoid London, where noisy protests are planned. Prime Minister Theresa May’s office said Friday that Trump will arrive July 12 after attending a NATO summit in Brussels.

Bill aims to reduce SC case load

June 15, 2018 06:43 am

KATHMANDU, June 15: With the aim to reduce the case load of the Supreme Court, the government has brought a bill in parliament on Thursday to expand the jurisdiction of the Administrative Court (AC).

SURKHET, June 10: While publicizing the development policies and programs for the upcoming fiscal year, Karnali Province on Saturday announced to increase the per capita income of its residents to US $2,100.

NAGARKOT, May 20: The Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS), Bhaktapur has launched the 'Healthy Bhaktapur Campaign'. The campaign kicked off bearing in mind the probability of various sorts of health-related problems among the people with the starting of rains will run for a month.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Number one golfer Shivaram Shrestha is looking forward to defending the title of the Surya Nepal Premier Golf Championship, the final event of the Surya Nepal Golf Tour 2017/18, teeing off at par-72 Gokarna Golf Club on Monday to retain his position at top of the rankings for next season. Shrestha has already won five out of nine tournaments in the ongoing season despite not being at his usual best.

SYANGJA, Jan 20: Galyang Municipality has established a Small Farmer Milk Collection and Distribution Center at Galyang Bazar-3 of the municipality, at an investment of Rs 12 million.

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A ban on ivory sales in China, the world's largest importer and end user of elephant tusks, takes effect on Sunday with wildlife activists calling it a vital step to reducing the slaughter of the endangered animals.

LONDON, Dec 16: Manchester City are clear favorites to win the Premier League title after their winning run and Liverpool must target to be the best of the rest, manager Juergen Klopp has said.

BARCELONA, SPAIN, Oct 22: Spain announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia’s separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new local election, using previously untapped constitutional powers to take control of the prosperous region that is threatening to secede.

FORT MYERS, September 11: A weakening but still potent Hurricane Irma lashed Florida’s Gulf Coast on Sunday with tree-bending winds, pounding rain and surging surf, leaving millions of homes without power, while flooding streets and swaying skyscrapers across the state in Miami.

Facebook said it wanted to make its social media platform a "hostile environment" for terrorists in a statement issued after attackers killed seven people in London and prompted Prime Minister Theresa May to demand action from internet firms.

The alarming video of a Georgia teenager live streaming her own suicide attempt stayed up long enough on Facebook Live for sheriff’s deputies to find and save her -- a repeat phenomenon that has prompted mental health experts and Facebook’s CEO to further investigate how they can use social media as a possible platform to help save lives.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Naya Shakti Nepal, the political party led by former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai, unveiled its election manifesto for the upcoming local elections with highly ambitious plans including increasing the per capita income to $15,000 in next 25 years.

The founder of online encyclopedia Wikipedia has announced plans for a crowd-funded news website offering stories by journalists and volunteers working together, an initiative he hopes will counter the spread of fake news.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Rohit Chand, one of the most promising prospects of Nepali football, is back in action with a bang following an injury layoff of eight months.

The filmmakers of ‘Whose Streets?’ chronicling the uprising in Ferguson, Missouri after the 2014 police killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown said the documentary attempts to show the humanity behind a community in crisis.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: With a view to build a national-level stadium, Chandragiri Municipality is organizing Naikap Gold Cup at Naikap, Kathmandu from October 15 to 30.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: A new TV game show, ‘Pahunch’, is set to go on air starting from 7.25 pm tonight on NTV. The 13 episode long show is populated by eight contestants from diverse backgrounds who will closely work with representatives of Nepal Police to learn different law enforcement subjects like homicide, road traffic, human trafficking, sexual harassment etc. They will be then judged based on the police procedural knowledge they bring in reconstructed crime scenes.

JANAKPUR, Sept 6: Although Mithila artworks are very popular and are often seen hanging from the walls of the homes of the rich, the artists who create them have not been able to commercialize their skills.

Sirish aims to better his record

August 2, 2016 00:30 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: “My biggest dream as an athlete has finally been materialized,” said teenage swimmer Sirish Gurung few days ago during a program in the capital. The 17-year old was referring to the Rio Olympics starting from Friday, where he will be competing in the 100 m freestyle.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The lone representative of Nepali archery in the Rio Olympics has set his sight on making it to the second round of the summer games to begin from August 5 in Brazil. Jit Bahadur Moktan, one of the seven players representing Nepal, will compete in men's 70 m individual recurve.

LUCKNOW, July 11: Hundreds of thousands of people in India's most populous state jostled for space Monday as they attempted to plant 50 million trees over 24 hours in hopes of shattering the world record.

PARIS,June 13: "Why do you carry on playing?" Zlatan received this question from a French journo, during Sweden's press conference before the game Republic of Ireland. "The legend can still deliver" Swedish captain who have won 13 league titles in 14 seasons for different European clubs answered in style.