The organizers of the Oscars ceremony on Friday scrapped a plan to award four Academy Awards during commercial breaks in the Feb. 24 telecast, following an uproar by Hollywood filmmakers, actors and others.

PORTUGAL, Aug 4: Eight places in Portugal broke local temperature records as a wave of heat from North Africa swept across the Iberian peninsula — and officials predicted the scorching temperatures could get even worse over the weekend.

NEPALGUNJ, July 25: The main canal of the multi-billion rupees Sikta Irrigation Project has broken down again on Monday night. The project, which is one of the high priority projects of the government, broke down while undergoing quality check.

SOLUKHUMBU, May 9: A Shree Airlines helicopter, call sign 9 NAHT, met in an accident while landing at Syangboche airport of Khumbu Pasang Lamhu rural municipality. The helicopter which was transporting cargo from Falplu airport to Syangboche suffered minor damage after its wheels buried in the snow covered runway.

Eight new national records set

MORANG, March 30: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has broken silence on Dashdhunga accident saying that it is unfortunate not to get any facts revealed till date about the mishap that claimed lives of then General Secretary of the CPN-UML Madan Bhandari and Jeev Raj Ashrit, then in-charge of the party organization.

March 2: A 99-year-old Australian swimmer appears to have smashed a world record for his age group in the 50m freestyle.

Fire breaks out at Share Market building

February 26, 2018 14:07 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: A fire has broken out at the Share Market building, at Putalisadak, Kathmandu, this morning.

Dr KC breaks hunger strike

January 14, 2018 03:14 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Dr Govinda KC has ended his 14th hunger strike at 10:00 am today following a five-point agreement with the government Friday night. KC drank juice offered by a cobbler to break his hunger strike at TU Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index bounced back 33.25 points this week to close at 1,423.83 points on Thursday-the last trading day of the week. The rise of the benchmark index marks the end of continuous slump of stocks in the market.

POKHARA, Jan 2: The country has seen a record arrival of foreign tourists in 2017 since 2012, according to the statistics of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB).

BARDIA, Nov 10: Area Police Office, Mainapokhar, on Sunday rescued two women while they were being trafficked to India through the open border. The police arrested Prakash Tiruwa of Banke who was taking the women to Mihinpurwa of India.

KATHAMANDU, Nov 9: A man was killed while two others sustained injuries as fire broke out at Alammiya Mechanical Workshop near Dasharath Stadium in the capital on Thursday evening.

KANCHANPUR, Oct. 6: A Dalit settlement at Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality-3 in Saptari district has been affected due to diarrhoea outbreak.

Gurung breaks with tradition to make shoes

September 12, 2017 10:18 am

LAMJUNG, Sept 12: The primary aim of most ethnic groups in the villages of Lamjung is either to get recruited in the British or Indian armies. Young boys running to get their chest measured is a common practice here.

NEW YORK, August 30:  HBO’s 'Game of Thrones' set yet another audience record Sunday with its seventh-season finale.

Kylie breaks silence on Tyga split

August 22, 2017 11:37 am

LOS ANGELES, August 22: Reality TV personality Kylie Jenner broke up with rapper Tyga because she was too young to be in a serious relationship.

Fire breaks out in Dugar godown

July 22, 2017 18:25 pm

NEPALGUNJ, July 22: A fire has broken out in the  oil and food storage of KL Dugar Group based at Bhujaigaun in the Banke distirct on Saturday.

Giant iceberg breaks off Antarctica

July 12, 2017 17:02 pm

LONDON, July 12: One of the biggest icebergs on record has broken away from Antarctica, scientists said on Wednesday, creating an extra hazard for ships around the continent as it breaks up.

MORANG, June 24: Fire has broken out in Greenply Industry in Budhiganga Rural Municipality-5 in the district.

RAJBIRAJ, June 10: The swollen Khandokhola rivulet following incessant rain for three days has increased the risk of inundation at more than a dozen villages in the southern and northern parts of Saptari district.

SURKHET, June 1: A big fire broke out in Birendranagar, Surkhet as Koteshwar Tyre Resoling Center in the city caught fire on Thursday morning. According police, the fire started because of short circuit at 5 am in the morning.

NEPALGUNJ, May 28: A big fire broke out at Dhamboji Chowk in Nepalgunj. Shreya Furniture at Dhamboji caught fire at around 8am.

DOLKHA, May 14:Police have opened fire in course of scuffle with UML cadres today in Dolkha.

Paris Jackson, daughter of Michael Jackson, is making her feature film debut in Amazon Studios’ Untitled Nash Edgerton Project. She has built quite a name for her and is slowly emerging to be a talented star rather than being just a pop icon’s daughter.

Fire breaks out in Khajure forest

April 29, 2017 14:07 pm

GULMI, April 29: A massive fire broke out at  Khajure community forest in Hastichaur of the district on Saturday.

HOLLYWOOD, April 18: The Fate of the Furious has raced to the top of the box office chart breaking an international record in the process.

LONDON, March 7: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has set a record at the UK’s most prestigious theater awards, becoming the most nominated new play in Olivier history.

YANGON, March 6: At least 30 people were killed Monday in a day of intense fighting in a town on Myanmar's border with China, authorities said, after rebels dressed in police uniforms launched a surprise raid.

GULMI, March 4: A huge fire has broken out at Resunga area near Tamghas, the headquarters of Gulmi district, this evening.

A ward boy at a private hospital in India allegedly broke a leg of a three-day-old boy for crying incessantly.

MUSTANG, Jan 21: A massive wildfire in a jungle at Kunjo VDC, Mustang is yet to come under control.

CHITWAN, Jan 16: A fire broke out at the 'Radio Narayani', a community radio station based in Bharatpur of Chitwan.

After the trailer of the much anticipated Shah Rukh Khan and Mahira Khan starrer Raees broke all records, a song from the movie has also garnered millions of views in just a few hours.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: A fire has broken out at a house in Indra Chowk of the Capital City on Tuesday.

EHRATHUM, Dec 16: A massive fire has broken out at Sakaranti Bazaar VDC-6. The fire which started from Agni Sedhain, has destroyed other 16 houses so far.

Amir Khan, the famous boxer has finally broke silence this week over his wife, Faryal Makhdoom’s statements against her in-laws which were making rounds across social media.

BERLIN, Dec 12: Borussia Moenchengladbach claimed their first Bundesliga win for 11 weeks on Sunday to relieve the pressure on coach Andre Schubert with a controversial 1-0 victory over 10-man Mainz.

Higuain breaks Torino hearts

December 13, 2016 08:20 am

TURIN, Dec 12: Gonzalo Higuain hit his 19th Serie A brace as Juventus beat Torino 3-1on Sunday.

Fire breaks out at furniture factory

December 9, 2016 13:00 pm

DANG, Dec 9: A fire at a furniture factory today gutted thousands worth of properties at Doghare locality of Tulsipur –9.

MUMBAI, Dec 4: Salman Khan’s rumored girlfriend Iulia  Vantur has opened up regarding the bond she shares with him and said she is good friends with the star.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Dr. Govinda KC, a senior Orthopredic Surgeon at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), who was on a fast unto death for the last 21 days has ended it on the 22nd day today.

Fire breaks out in Bhojpur Bazaar

November 21, 2016 08:32 am

BHOJPUR, Nov 21: A massive fire broke out in Bhojpur Bazaar due to suspected electric short circuit at a jewelry shop in the district headquarters on Sunday evening.

While Intel unveiled its first commercially available drone this week with the Falcon 8+ drone, it made even bigger news when it broke its record for a simultaneous launched drone flight that featured 500 of its Shooting Star drones controlled by a single operator. While the Falcon is Intel’s wanting into the growing drone space, the Shooting Star drones and recently granted permission from the FAA are designed to be flown for amusement parks, companies, sports teams and cities for celebrations and special events.

For no explanatory reason other to remind us that she still got the glow, Jennifer Lopez took to her Instagram account and posted a very seductive selfie that managed to attract a ton of attention.

Fire breaks out at cotton factory

November 5, 2016 12:29 pm

KALAIYA, Nov 5: A fire broke out at a cotton factory in Kalaiya – 6 from electrical short circuit at 2 am today.

GAIGHAT (Udayapur), Nov 1: Two separate incidents of fire breaking out from candles lighted to mark the occasion of Laxmi Puja of Tihar festival in Rampur Thoksila and Limpataar of Udayapur district caused damages worth Rs 3 million last night.

MUMBAI, Oct 12: In an industry where female actors are tight-lipped about various facets of their lives, the Bollywood starlet Deepika Padukone is a class apart.

BANEPA, Oct 6: The monopoly of Arniko Transport Service Committee (ATSC) in Kavre district has finally been broken by another committee of transport operators from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: A fire has broken out in a shoe showroom at Durbar Marg on Friday.