NEWCASTLE, July 3: The highest ranking Catholic official to ever be convicted of concealing sexual crimes against children has been sentenced to 12 months in Australia for covering up abuse by a pedophile priest.
LAMGUNJ, June 19: Children in the remote parts of Manang, Mustang or Lamjung rarely go to school. While there are only a few numbers of schools in the rugged terrain, poverty also equally bares them from getting education.
KATHMANDU, June 15: Iran has become the first Asian team to win at the 2018 FIFA World Cup since Japan defeated Denmark 3-1 on June 24, 2010, with an own goal from Aziz Bouhaddouz in the fifth minute of the stoppage time.
KATHMANDU, May 23: Dr Jeet Joshi who was born in Tanahu, a district in province 4 had reached the United States of America some three decades ago in course of his study has become the first Nepali to serve as a dean of a university there.
KATHMANDU, April 23: Indra Bahadur Shrestha spared the blushes of host Nepal by winning a gold medal in the ongoing eighth South Asian Judo Championship on Sunday. The nineteen-year-old defeated Babar Hussain of Pakistan in the final to clinch Nepal’s second gold in the tournament, which sealed Nepal’s place in the second position after India in the regional tournament.
KATHMANDU, April 23: Biratnagar Customs Office became the largest export gateway of the country in the first eight months of FY 2017/18, a recent trade data published by the Department of Customs shows.
PANCHTHAR, April 13: During the local polls, political parties had included social security allowance for the elderly people as one of their top election agendas. Senior citizens of Phidim Municipality were expecting to receive their allowances without any hassles after the local elections but that has been a far-fetched dream so far.
KATHMANDU, March 27: A single bench of Justice ordered to register the case filed at the Supreme Court (SC) against the oath taking administered by former Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli to President Bidya Devi Bhandari, arguing that it was unlawful.
Tej Kumar Rai won the first edition of ‘Khotang Idol’, a singing competition conducted among youths in Khotang district. Sixteen-year-old Rai won the title by defeating other five competitors, who made it to the final that was held at Saraswati Secondary School in Diktel, Khotang on Saturday. Winner Rai got Rs 54,574.
KATHMANDU, March 5: Sher Bahadur Deuba, chairperson of Nepali Congress was elected as the Parliamentary Party leader of Nepali Congress. Deuba defeated Prakash Man Singh, former general secretary of the party with a vote difference of 25.
KATHMANDU, March 1: Arrival of Holi, festival of colors, has increased business activities in traditional city centers of Kathmandu. Basantapur, which is popular among people celebrating Holi, is seeing a fair transactions of goods related to the celebration.
MANANG, Feb 28: At a time when hundreds of Nepali youths are leaving the country for foreign employment on a daily basis, 32-year-old Kanchha Gurung of Nesyang Rural Municipality-6 of the district finds his future in yak farming.
SURKHET, Feb 25: Province 6 has become the first federal province to get a name and also to decide on its capital . From Saturday, Province 6 has become Karnali Province, and Birendranagar is its capital.
SURKHET, Feb 19: Around 16 years ago, the life of Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi of Province 6 was quite interesting. While the outside world recognized him as a division commander of the rebels, those who worked closely with him said he played the role of a political commissar more than that of a military commander.
KATHMANDU, Feb 16: UML Chairman Khadga Prasad (KP) Sharma Oli who guided the UML-led left alliance to a historic win in the parliamentary and provincial polls was sworn in as Nepal's new prime minister at Office of President on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Mayanka Rana has become the first Nepali female tennis player in Nepal’s tennis history to reach the quarterfinals of the ongoing Nepal ITF Junior U-18 Tennis Tournament defeating Nepal’s Ira Rawat on Wednesday.
JANAKPURDHAM, Feb 8: With local youths not ready to accept the use of Hindi by political leaders of Province 2 during the first provincial assembly meeting Tuesday, tensions have worsened. Even though the leaders have defended their use of Hindi, stating that it is the easiest language medium for connecting the diverse communities in Madhes, the locals are not buying that argument.
It may seem absurd at first if I tell you that you could trick your own brains into doing things that you have always wanted. Most often, your perceptions about events and circumstances are based on what you’ve seen and experienced in the past.
In this world people are judged on the basis of the numbers they gain on a weighing machine. If I have to say about myself, I am slightly overweight, that’s what my BMI says about me. Keeping all external comments in exception, I don’t mind my fats at all but my insecurities get triggered due to other people.
KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Nepal has become self-dependent on eggs after three years of announcement of the government for the same. The government had released a plan to make the country self-dependent on meat, egg and milk.
BARDIYA, Dec 13: The Nepali Congress (NC) has secured the highest votes towards the proportional representation system in the recently held elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies.
KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Nepali Congress leader and candidate for parliament from Kathmandu constituency-4 Gagan Thapa narrowly escaped what his party called "a murder attempt" when an unidentified group hurled an improvised explosive device (IED) at him in the capital on Monday.
LONDON, Nov 6: Tottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung-min is keen to continue his goalscoring exploits, the striker said as he became the Premier League’s highest-scoring Asian after scoring the winner in Sunday’s 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace.
MAHOTTARI, Sept 23: Hari Prasad Mandal, a popular young journalist of Mahottari was sworn in as the new chief of Matihani Municipality after garnering maximum votes in the third round of recently held local elections.
GAUSHALA, September 6: Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) Mahottari District Presidium member has resigned from party's general membership citing he was not nominated to run in the forthcoming local level elections.
KATHMANDU, August 30: Host Little Angels’ School became team champion in the tenth LA-JTI Inter School Junior Open Tennis Tournament that concluded on Tuesday. Little Angels’ accumulated a total of 84 points to become the champion for the eighth time.
KATHMANDU, August 20: Dolma Impact Fund, a private equity fund from Europe, has now become a shareholder of Swet Ganga Hydropower & Construction Public Limited Company, promoted by Sanima Hydro Group, as a foreign investor.
DHANGADHI, Aug 12: The duration of air travel from Dhangadhi to Kathmandu, the longest among the domestic routes, has come down to 48 minutes, thanks to the new jet aircraft of Shree Airlines that started flights in this sector on Friday.
DOHA, July 11: Qatar Airways has received tremendous support globally for its recently-launched television and social media commercial titled ‘No Borders, Only Horizons’, which has been viewed by more than 54 million viewers worldwide, making it the top viral video during the last week of June.
KATHMANDU, July 7: Exactly ten years ago on July 7, the then popular messaging tool 'Yahoo messenger' had helped establish a relationship between Dikshya Risal of Bhaisepati, Kathmandu, and Sumit Gupta of Uttar Pradesh, India. Long after the messenger became defunct, the relationship created through its medium still stands tall today. The couple is celebrating their 10th anniversary on Friday.
KATHMANDU, June 24: Shabnam Koirala-Azad has been appointed as the dean of University of San Francisco (USF), becoming the first woman of Nepali origin to hold such a prestigious position at a university of the United States.
KATHMANDU, June 23: Chandragiri has become an attractive tourist destination within 11 months of the operation of Chandragiri cable car. One can see panoramic view of Kathmandu Valley and the surrounding mountains from Chandragiri hill.
GORKHA, May 20: When the Maoist insurgency was at its peak, an incident of February 8, 2001, had shaken everyone who had seen the condition of Rajan Raj Panta, the newly-elected mayor of Gorkha Municipality.