HONG KONG, Aug 17: French “spiderman” climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-storey skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolizing reconciliation between China and the territory as weeks of escalating pro-democracy protests show no signs of abating.
TOKYO, July 8: Heavy rainfall is hammering southern Japan for the third day, prompting new disaster warnings on Kyushu and Shikoku islands as local media report the death toll has risen to 54 with 44 people missing.
PALPA, June 1: Fourteen staffers were killed and 10 others have sustained serious injuries after a bus fell 200 meters down the road at Rambha rural municipality-4, according to DSP Binod Ghimire. The passenger bus (Lu 1 Kha 975) was en route to Rampur from Palpa, Tansen.
KATHMANDU, May 11: The import of petroleum products has gone up significantly in the first three quarters of the current fiscal year, making it a prime contributor in further exacerbating the yawning trade deficit of the country with India.
KALIKOT, Nov 29: The death toll in a road accident involving a Bolero jeep at Khandachakra Municipality-1 in the district this morning has reached four. Jeep driver Indra Prasad Tharu of Banke succumbed to injuries amidst treatment at the Kalikot District Hospital.
GULMI, Oct 30: Gulmi bus accident death toll has reached seven after four more are reported to have been killed in the incident that took place in Gulmi Durbar rural municipality-4 in the district on Monday morning.
KATHMANDU, August 15 : The death toll from floods and landslides across the country has risen to 111, Home Minister Janardan Sharma told parliament on Tuesday, as authorities continue search for nearly three dozen people who remain missing.
KATHMANDU, Aug 13: The death toll from floods and landslides triggered by incessant rains since Friday has risen to 80, according to the latest data issued by the Nepal Police whereas at least 36 people remain missing in various districts.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan, June 24: The death toll from twin blasts in the northwestern town of Parachinar climbed to 55 overnight, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks in Pakistan on Friday to 73, with several others in critical condition, officials said.
SOUTHAMPTON, May 11: Alexis Sanchez produced a clinical finish to set Arsenal on its way to a 2-0 win at Southampton in the Premier League on Wednesday, keeping alive the team's ambitions of qualifying for next season's Champions League.
KATHMANDU, March 22: Shiva Kumar Majhi climbed on top of the leader's board at the completion of the penultimate round of the Nepal Open Amateur Golf Championship being held at the par-72 Gokarna Golf Club in Gokarna, Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) has climbed atop the points table in the ongoing Dhorpatan Double League Women's Volleyball Tournament beating host Dhorpatan Sports Club on Thursday. APF overcame the challenge of host team 25-11, 25-10, 25-8 and extended its points tally to 36 from 13 matches. Reed Model, which has 33 points, has two-match advantage over the leader and stands second.
KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Bansbari Club stunned NRT 3-2 in the Martyrs Memorial B Division League match at ANFA Complex on Sunday. In other matches of the league, Shree Kumari played a draw while RCT registered impressive victory.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Satdobato Youth Club has defeated Bansbari Club 1-0 to climb to the sixth position in the league table of the ongoing Martyrs Memorial B Division League Football Tournament on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Pulchowk Sports Club recorded second win in a row with a 4-1 rout of Samajik Youth Club while Bansbari Club and Khumaltar Youth Club shared points playing 1-1 draw during the Martyrs Memorial B Division League football tournament at the APF ground in Halchowk, Kathmandu on Sunday .
BAGHDAD, July 4: Iraqi authorities on Monday raised the death toll to 149 from Sunday's devastating truck bombing at a bustling Baghdad commercial street as Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered new security measures in the country's capital.