KHARTOUM, April 22: Fighting in Sudan's capital entered a second week Saturday as crackling gunfire shattered a temporary truce, the latest battles between forces of rival generals that have already left hundreds dead and thousands wounded.

KHARTOUM, Sudan, April 17:  The Sudanese military and a powerful paramilitary group battled for control of the chaos-stricken nation for a second day Sunday, signaling they were unwilling to end hostilities despite mounting diplomatic pressure to cease fire.

KHARTOUM, Sudan, April 16: Sudan’s military and a powerful paramilitary force battled fiercely Saturday in the capital and other areas, reportedly causing more than 200 deaths and injuries while dealing a new blow to hopes for a transition to democracy and raising fears of a wider conflict.

YEREVAN/BAKU, Sept 28: Armenian and Azeri forces exchanged fierce fire for a second day on Monday over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, with the sides accusing each other of using heavy artillery amid reports of at least 21 deaths and hundreds of people being wounded.

SEOUL, June 1: A self-driving robot equipped with cameras and an LED screen greets visitors at the lobby in the headquarters of South Korea’s largest mobile operator, checking their temperature, dispensing hand sanitiser and disinfecting the floor.

Together we can beat the pandemic

March 29, 2020 08:13 am

I have a pollen allergy. Even a slight exposure to it greatly agitates multiple organs of my body and often causes debilitating headaches and intermittent fevers. Every spring, I still venture out to nature walk like a warrior donning facemasks and respirators to take on the pollen head-on. For I love to devour spring smell and glory notwithstanding my physique’s loathing of its byproduct (pollen), which is a given and plentiful in the suburbs of American south.

Singer Selena Gomez who has weathered several storms in her life, opened up about the hardest times and how she dealt with them.

KATHMANDU, August 9: As construction work is underway to establish a War Memorial Park in Kirtipur to relive the history of the famous war between Kirtipur and Gorkha soldiers, there are differences among the local people in Kirtipur as to how should they depict the war. At the heart of this dispute is who should be displayed as victorious.

TRIPOLI, July 2: While Libya’s oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger concern for its people.

Kill Bill

June 21, 2019 08:26 am

The battle may be won but the war is far from over – not only the struggle for preserving culture, tradition and a certain way of life but also for freedom of expression, justice and rule of law, which are all under threat.

'Shazam!' star Zachary Levi has opened up about his battle with anxiety and depression saying it was really dark phase in his life. The 38-year-old actor said during his youth the mental illness reached a point where he even contemplated suicide as an option.

If you have a band with original compositions but haven’t recorded yet and you want to tour, ‘Battle of the Bands Nepal’ is a merit try. The competition is made for underground music bands.

Big-budget action film “Alita: Battle Angel” may have garnered lukewarm reviews, but the filmmakers behind the manga-inspired movie envisioned by James Cameron say they are delighted with how it has turned out.

“With VR goggles, we can get very strong reactions,” he told Reuters in Bangkok, the Thai capital, where the programming team is based. Although the mass market for virtual reality has yet to achieve the most dramatic forecasts that surrounded the launch of Facebook Inc.’s Oculus Rift and Sony Corp.’s Playstation VR over two years ago, it is increasingly finding uses for specialist training.

NEW DELHI, December 27: Indian authorities have ordered firefighters in the capital to sprinkle water from high-rise buildings to settle dust and stop garbage fires and have banned construction activity as hazardous air quality affects millions of people.

Battle against superbugs

November 12, 2018 00:30 am

If no immediate action is taken by 2050, some five million people in Asia could die each year from bacterial infections that have become resistant to antibiotics

KATHMANDU, June 12 : The last group, Group H, provides this week's 2018 FIFA World Cup with intricacy, fascination and a whole new level of unpredictability with Colombia, Poland, Senegal and Japan going head-to-head with each other.

WASHINGTON, May 28: President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. His message to lawmakers in both parties: Get your act together before the next budget lands on my desk.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Amid ongoing war against syndicate, the Department of Transport Management has come up with uncompromising steps to demolish syndicate in public transportation.

HUMLA, March 22: The first day of Secondary School Examination (SEE) started from today at 8:00 AM. Six exam centres were allocated for nine hundred and sixty five SEE candidates.

Gurung duo battle for chief minister

February 7, 2018 02:52 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Two standing committee members of the CPN-UML-- Prithivi Subba Gurung and Kiran Gurung-are lobbying to get chief ministerial position of Province 4. Both the leaders are busy convincing top leaders to get the top post.

Gurung duo battle for chief minister

February 6, 2018 02:01 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Two standing committee members of the CPN-UML-- Prithivi Subba Gurung and Kiran Gurung-are lobbying to get chief ministerial position of Province 4. Both the leaders are busy convincing top leaders to get the top post.

Seventy-five years ago Soviet troops defeated Nazi leader Adolf Hitler’s invasion force in Stalingrad on the Volga River after some of the bloodiest and most momentous fightings of World War II.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Hari Budhamagar, a local of Thabang in Rolpa district, was very fond of snowy mountains since his childhood. He grew up with a big dream of climbing Mt Everest someday. At 19, he joined the British army.

Arsenal are set to compete with Manchester United for a Ligue 1 winger, according to reports.

Battle of horns (Photo feature)

January 15, 2018 18:25 pm

NUWAKOT, Jan 15: Bullfighting is an integral part of the celebration in Maghe Sankranti in Nuwakot.

NUWAKOT, Dec 28: Huge amount of relief materials meant for the earthquake victims remained stored in a warehouse in Bidur while the victims were left high and dry for over two years.

NC, UML battle of supremacy in Udayapur

December 10, 2017 10:55 am

UDAYAPUR, Dec 10: In Constituency-1 of Udayapur, Nepali Congress and the Left Alliance are fighting neck-to-neck for victory. Nepali Congress’s Narayan Khadka and UML’s Manju Chaudhary, both former parliamentarians are competing for the House of Representatives from the constituency.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh will arrive in Kathmandu on Friday to take part in ‘Battle of DJs’.

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 22: With several fresh faces filing their nominations for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections, an interesting and fierce electoral battle is expected in Bhaktapur.

Province 4 heads for battle royale

November 15, 2017 05:50 am

POKHARA / GORKHA, Nov 15: Many senior politicians are contesting the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections from Province 4. They include a former prime minister, several-time ministers, youth leaders and even an alleged gangster. This has made the elections in Province 4 very interesting.

PANCHTHAR, Oct 29: As the major political parties prefer to field established leaders for elections rather than take a risk with untried ones, the election battles in Panchthar district are set to be dominated by the same old faces again.

Indian actress Tamannaah Bhatia will copy superstar Rajinikanth on TV show ‘Lip Sing Battle’. "This is my tribute to a person who has been my childhood inspiration. It was one of the most challenging roles I've ever played so far," Tamannaah said in a statement.

NUWAKOT, Oct 27: The upcoming election in Nuwakot district is set to be an interesting one, as a number of senior leaders of major parties are contesting the federal parliament and provincial assembly polls.

GORKHA, Oct 26: Gorkha district has become a battleground for senior leaders of major parties in the upcoming federal parliament elections. While the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) Chief Whip Chinkaji Shrestha is contesting the parliamentary polls from constituency 1 of the district, the leftist alliance consisting mainly of the CPN-UML and the Maoist Center has fielded Maoist Center Area 4 in-charge Hari Adhikari as candidate in the same constituency.

GORKHA, Oct 27: Gorkha district has become a battleground for senior leaders of major parties in the upcoming federal parliament elections. While the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) Chief Whip Chin Kaji Shrestha is contesting the parliamentary polls from constituency 1 of the district, the leftist alliance consisting mainly of the CPN-UML and the Maoist Center has fielded Maoist Center Area 4 in-charge Hari Adhikari as candidate in the same constituency.

Tough battle for female PoY award

September 7, 2017 02:15 am

KATHMANDU, September 7: The Female Player of the Year category in the upcoming NSJF Pulsar Sports Award is set to see a tough battle between Athletics' Kanchi Maya Koju and Saraswati Bhattarai, shuttler Nangsal Devi Tamang, archer Gyanu awale and footballer Sabitra Tamang. Out of five, three nominees including Bhattarai, Tamang and Awale are from Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC).

LOS ANGELES, August 30: Singer Nicole Scherzinger says her battle with bulimia stole all her happiness, confidence and memories.

The unending battle

July 28, 2017 08:56 am

I knew I had to lose weight when I heard three hurtful words: ‘Kasto motayeko! Chyaa”. A 60-year-old relative who looks like she is in her 40s said this to me during a family dinner. I was angry. She had no rights to treat me like that. But a trip to the bathroom quickly confirmed my worst fears: I was in fact fat. Dressed in a loose kurti over baggy pants, I thought about my days in college when I could easily wear body-hugging clothes. Looking at myself in the mirror, I vowed to hit the gym from the very next day and get my once envious body back. But knowing you need to lose weight and acting on it are two very, very different things.

Liverpool goalkeepers Simon Mignolet, Lorius Karius and Danny Ward must all prove themselves and fight for a regular spot in the starting line-up, the Premier League club's manager Juergen Klopp said.

MOSUL, July 10: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has been celebrating with Iraqi troops in Mosul after they drove Islamic State militants from some of their last strongholds in a nearly nine-month campaign.

WASHINGTON, July 4: Whether by whim or design, President Donald Trump keeps adding fuel to his incendiary Twitter battle against the media. The press is an easy target for the Republican president, and one his supporters love to hate.

LONDON, June 14: Firefighters battled a massive fire in a 27-floor high-rise apartment building in west London for several hours Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 6: The summit clash of the 1st Prime Minister Cup One Day National Cricket Tournament is set to be all departmental affairs after Tribhuvan Army Club became the latest side to book its place in the final.

DHANGADHI, April 20: Paras Khadka's individual record score of 67 runs in the tournament guided Dhangadhi Team Chauraha to the final of Dhangadhi Premier League T20 Cricket Tournament on Thursday as it registered a thumping 92-run win over Shakti Gauchan-led Rupandehi Challengers.

Battle of attrition

April 7, 2017 08:48 am

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative brain disorder that progresses slowly in most people. While the symptoms might take years to develop, living with a disease that gets worse with time is tough. What’s tougher is there isn’t much one can do about it. In Nepal, many people don’t know about this disease and attribute the symptoms to old age. How difficult is living with Parkinson’s disease and what can be done? Isha Upadhyay talks to a few people suffering from Parkinson’s disease as well as experts to find out.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Shekhar Golchha and Kishor Pradhan will contest for the post of senior vice president of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) in the upcoming elections. According to a new amendment made in 2016, whoever becomes vice president from this election will automatically become the president after three years.

Hundreds of firefighters and dozens of aircraft fought a massive wildfire threatening New Zealand’s third largest city Christchurch on Thursday.

Real Madrid will not conserve energy against Borussia Dortmund despite having already qualified for the Champions League last 16 and are intent on taking top spot in Group F, coach Zinedine Zidane said on Tuesday.

National Stunt Battle concludes

December 5, 2016 21:01 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Nepal Culture and Adventure Events Pvt Ltd (NCAE) organized 'TVS Apache Series RTR National Stunt Battle-2016' at Satdobato Swimming Complex in Lalitpur on Saturday.