A massive firework launched over a Colorado ski resort town has set a record for the world’s largest aerial firework.

HELSINKI, Oct 6: North Korea’s chief negotiator said that nuclear talks with the U.S. had broken down, but Washington maintained the two sides had “good discussions” in Sweden that it intends to build on in two weeks.

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have separated after less than a year of marriage. A representative for the singer said Saturday the pair decided a break was best while they focus on “themselves and careers.” Cyrus and Hemsworth, who starred in “The Hunger Games” films, have been an on-and-off again couple for more than a decade.

German industrial legends Rammstein released their new, self-titled album May 18. Their first full-length release in over a decade, the record has surpassed expectations as it has debuted at No. 1 in 14 different countries, as reported by Billboard, and sold 270,000 units.

The first episode of the final season of “Game of Thrones” is a record-breaker for the series and HBO.

Wendy Williams is taking an extended break from her TV talk show to deal with health issues related to her immune system disorder, her family said Friday.

KATHMANDU/ NEPALGUNJ, August 1: A week has elapsed since the main canal of Sikta Irrigation Project broke down during testing but the government remains non-responsive on the matter of a project which is meant for making an economic impact in Province 5.

KATHMANDU, June 10: World champions Germany will be looking to defend its title when it kicks off its 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign in hope to break the fate that the earlier two World Cup winners Spain and Italy faced.

And I had to break your heart

June 4, 2018 10:05 am

Though you opened the door and took me in Though you chose for me the best flower from the garden

KATHMANDU, May 23: On most days, we are thankful for technology to have offered us the world within our palms but there sure are days when we don’t see technological advancement in the same light. Sometimes, you may feel there is too much information out there, which you don’t feel the need to subscribe to.

KATHMANDU, May 11: U.S. Ambassador to Nepal, Alaina B. Teplitz; National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Chief Executive Officer, Yuba Raj Bhusal, and other Nepal government officials too part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the reconstruction of Kanya Mandir Secondary School - the first all-girls’ school in Kathmandu.

Barcelona broke La Liga's all-time unbeaten record with a 2-1 win over Valencia at the Nou Camp on Saturday.

ROLPA, March 21: Like in the rest of the country, scores of children in Rolpa district, too, are busy preparing for their final exams this year. Besides attending the school regularly, many of the children are also taking private tuition classes. With the exams approaching, children walking around clutching books and notebooks in their hands has become a common sight these days.

Mar 14: Fears are growing of a possible war with Russia over the poisoning of an ex-spy and his daughter after the Russian embassy warned the British government against taking “punitive” measures in its most defiant message yet. But could World War 3 break out over the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia?

Rape is a heinous crime. Every year, hundreds of incidents of sexual violence like rape are recorded all over Nepal. According to the data of Nepal Police, five rape cases are filed everyday in average across the country. As many as 1,644 cases of rape were filed in last fiscal year. In the first month of this fiscal, alone, 193 rape cases were filed across the country. This proves that females of our society are highly unsafe.

Talking about her big break

February 23, 2018 12:31 pm

Thinley Lhamo is soon going to make her debut in the Nepali film industry through the highly anticipated movie, Nakaa, starring alongside the likes of Bipin Karki, Robin Tamang, Sajan Thapa Magar, and Shiva Mukhia (from The AXE Band).

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Pushpa Kamal Dahal has been appointed as chairman of his parliamentary party. Dahal was nominated so during today’s parliamentary party meeting at Singhadurbar, Devendra Paudel, one of MC’s politicians said.

MANANG, Oct 7: The number of domestic tourists visiting the trans-Himalayan district, Manang, has increased this Dashain.  The mountainous district was full of domestic tourists during the Dashain festival, the biggest festival of the Nepalis.

KATHMANDU, August 21: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba had courted controversy for forming the largest-ever cabinet in his second stint as prime minister back in 1996.

LOS ANGELES, August 17:  Production has shut down on “Mission: Impossible 6” due to star Tom Cruise’s broken ankle. Paramount Pictures said Wednesday that production will go on hiatus while Cruise makes a full recovery.

KATHMANDU, July 10: Coffee break an outlet has been opened for coffee lovers while coffee trend is growing in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 5: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli said that the stay order from the Supreme Court over the impeachment motion against Chief Justice has put a break on the attempt of ending independence of judiciary.

The common stereotype has teens glued to their phones 24-7. But nearly 60 percent of teens in the US have actually taken a break from social media -- the bulk of them voluntarily, a new survey found.

Make or break

April 12, 2017 01:30 am

What if the elected local governments fail to carry out the big tasks assigned to them by the constitution?

What’s the most important key to successful finances? Change the way you think about money.

Double Break toffee launched

March 9, 2017 10:07 am

KATHMANDU, March 6: Asian Biscuit and Confectionery Pvt Ltd has launched its new product Double Break toffee in the Nepali market.

At least 10 crocodiles have broken loose from a zoo in Nakhon Si Thammarat province of Thailand after floods hit the area.

A massive ice block nearly 100 times the area of Manhattan is poised to break off Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf, scientists reported Friday.

MADRID, Dec 8: With a late equalizer by substitute Marco Reus, Borussia Dortmund drew 2-2 with defending champion Real Madrid on Wednesday to win Group F and set a scoring record of 21 goals in the group stage of the Champions League.

BARCELONA, Nov 25: Barcelona's next two matches will go a long way to making or breaking its Spanish league title defense.

Breaking up with your partner might be a hard thing to do but sometimes it’s the right thing. Talking to a lot of people, we were surprised to hear some whacky yet common reasons people broke up with their partners.

LUMBINI, Nov 19: CPN-UML Chairman and former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the Province No 5 should not be fragmented.

Protests against Donald Trump broke out in California's Bay Area late on Tuesday after the Republican candidate won the U.S. presidential election, a Reuters witness and local media reported.

Trust Deepika Padukone to come up with a dignified response every time speculations about her personal life are made public. Recently, reports have been going around about her breakup with beau Ranveer Singh. The basis of the fodder was that both the actors didn't promote each other's upcoming films on their social media handles.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Stephen Freiheit, a Denmark based photographer and artist was recently in Kathmandu to attend the annual award event hosted by South Asia Communications (SAC) to honor the ‘Pattern Breakers of the months’ (2014-2016).

LOS ANGELES, Aug 31: Pop singer Selena Gomez said on Tuesday she was taking time out to deal with panic attacks and depression thought to be a side effect of her lupus disease.

LOS ANGELES, Aug 30: False alarm! Justin Bieber hasn't actually returned to Instagram.

LOS ANGELES, Aug 25: Songstress Jennifer Lopez and her on-and-off boyfriend Casper Smart have reportedly called it quits.

LONDON, Aug 21: Model Gigi Hadid and her singer boyfriend Zayn Malik are enjoying a romantic vacation in Tahiti, France.

Break your silence

August 8, 2016 00:25 am

That we have been reduced to adopting fast-unto-death and relay hunger strikes for anything indicates something is wrong with us

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 7: French gymnast Samir Ait Said landed awkwardly on a vault, and a sickening snap echoed throughout the arena. A split second later, he was clutching his contorted left leg, his tibia fractured and his Olympics over.

MUMBAI, June 23:Amid the rumours of trouble in their relationship, actress Deepika Padukone has finally opened up about her relationship with Bollywood's heartthrob Ranveer Singh.

You were on track. You landed that entry-level job, a couple years later you got a promotion, and then—nothing. Your career just stalled. It leaves you feeling totally stranded. Do you wait it out and hope things get going again? Look for another job?