The highly anticipated movie “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” collected $40 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales on its opening night, the fifth-highest debut of all time, Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) said on Friday.

Painful case of neglect

June 9, 2019 02:25 am

She devoted her life for the cause of revolution to change her society, her country and lives of people like her. She fought the battles with forces then perceived as ‘enemies’ of the people. She married a man she thought was her comrade. Then the revolution came to an end, those who assured her of better life during the course of struggle became ministers or reached the top political ranks. They forgot her, even her husband abandoned her.

Top leaders in tough poll battles

December 4, 2017 06:30 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Though unique battles are expected in all electoral constituencies of the second phase of the parliamentary and provincial assembly polls scheduled for December 7, some of the constituencies have drawn a bigger public interest due to the popularity of the contestants.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: "Guests can be served delicious food for a few days, but cannot be handed over the house itself." This has been the Facebook post of many Nepali Congress (NC) voters and sympathizers in constituency 1 of Jhapa district these days.

MOSUL( IRAQ), June 25: Iraqi forces opened exit routes for hundreds of civilians to flee the Old City of Mosul on Saturday as they battled to retake the quarter from Islamic State militants mounting a last stand in what was the de facto capital of their self-declared caliphate.

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton waged a tight battle in several crucial battleground states on Tuesday in their bitter race for the White House, although opinion polls showed Clinton had an edge in the closing hours of the campaign.