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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.