KATHMANDU, April 19: The government has decided to close schools and colleges in the city area and districts with high risk of COVID-19 until the end of Baishak (May 14).

Beni-Jomsom road closed

August 14, 2018 14:05 pm

MYAGDI Aug 14: The Beni-Jomsom road that links Myagdi with mountainous district Mustang has remained blocked since this morning following landslides occurred at multiple locations along the highway.

It may seem like pure fantasy, but a Harry Potter-style invisibility cloak is now a step closer to reality.

KATHMANDU, April 13: With the completion of the excavation of 26-km tunnel, the much-awaited supply of drinking water as part of the Melamchi Water Supply Project is a step closer to the residents of Kathmandu Valley.

DHANGADHI, April 8: Team Chauraha Dhangadhi has moved closer to the playoffs of the ongoing second Dhangadhi Premier League with a three-run win over strugglers Rupandehi Challengers on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The possibility of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) joining the left alliance government has increased with both the parties narrowing down on their differences over constitution amendment and sharing of power.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: A sensational innings by all-rounder Karan KC, who smashed unbeaten 42 runs off 31 deliveries including three boundaries and four sixes, propelled Nepal to a win by a wicket against Canada in the final group match played at Windhoek, Namibia on Wednesday. KC shared an unbeaten partnership of 51 runs for the last wicket with last batsman Sandeep Lamichhane who stayed not out on five runs from 18 deliveries.

UML, Maoists a step closer to merger deal

February 13, 2018 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: CPN-UML's KP Sharma Oli and CPN (Maoist Center) chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal, whose  parties are engaged in a merger bid, have agreed in principle to rotate the leadership of the proposed new party, raising fresh hopes of a unity deal on the left before the formation of the new government.

Griezmann is Barcelona’s top target for the summer after the capture of Philippe Coutinho in January.

Closer to nature

January 26, 2018 09:24 am

She is a yoga teacher who confesses being quite attached to nature. Along with promoting a healthy lifestyle she also encourages eco-friendly habits. But one thing that always bothered her while teaching yoga were the yoga mats. “They are usually made of synthetic material and the smell of rubber and chemicals is repelling,” says Prabighya Basnet, co-founder of Khali Khutta.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Negotiations between UML and CPN (Maoist Center) to strike a power sharing deal for key constitutional positions have failed to gain expected success after the former staked claim to the post of President and Speaker of the federal parliament.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) has moved closer to win the title as it defeated the other departmental team, Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC), 2-1 in the ongoing 16th National Women’s Football League under the National Sports Council (NSC) championship on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Though just a month remains for the summoning of the first meetings of all seven provincial assemblies, the government is yet to fix the provincial capitals, set up the meeting halls for the provincial assemblies and appoint the provincial governors.


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KATHMANDU, Sept 9: A total of 71 aspiring models are gearing up for Republica My City Presents En Vogue Fashion Show at Club Déjà Vu, Durbar Marg.

CHITWAN, August 5: With the preliminary vote count results of the final ward of Bharatpur Metropolitan City coming out, CPN (Maoist Center) candidate Renu Yadav is inching closer to her rival Devi Gyawali of CPN-UML with a difference of 76 votes.

YOUNGSTOWN, July 26: Celebrating a slim but symbolic health-care win in Washington, President Donald Trump told supporters in Ohio on Tuesday night that the nation was one step closer to liberation from the “Obamacare nightmare.”

KATHMANDU, June 1: Jagadamba Lumbini FC and CMG Sankata Club bagged wins in the ongoing Lalit Memorial Youth U-18 Football Championship on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Tribhuvan Army Club moved a step closer to the quarterfinals of the ongoing Lalit Memorial U-18 Championship, registering a thumping win of 5-1 over Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club on Wednesday.

TAORMINA, May 28: Under pressure from Group of Seven allies, U.S. President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on Saturday, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide.

Naples ''supervolcano'' closer to eruption

KATHMANDU, April 28: Although the opposition alliance has vowed to foil the constitution amendment bill, the ruling parties are inching closer to securing the requisite two-thirds majority of votes in favor of the 11-point constitution amendment bill tabled earlier in parliament.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Six tarai-centric parties have joined hands to form a united force in hope of emboldening a fading Madhes movement and having a greater say in the future of the country’s southern plains.

KATHMANDU, April 9: After prolonged dispute on the contents of the constitution amendment, major political parties including the main opposition CPN-UML have come closer to agreement to introduce a new five-point amendment bill to address the grievances of the agitating Madhes-based parties.

Mollah inches closer to chess title

March 27, 2017 10:01 am

KATHMANDU, March 27: Bangladeshi GM Mollah Abdullah Al Rakib on Sunday inched closer to the title of the Asian Zonal 3.2 Open Chess Championship 2017 being held in Kathmandu.

Cricket dispute comes closer to solution

February 20, 2017 22:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: A meeting of the ICC Advisory Committee has in principle agreed to solve the dispute of Nepali cricket by upholding the statute of the suspended Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) rather than drafting a new statute for formation of a cricket board.

BARA, Feb 8: CMG Sankata Club has reached the final of the ongoing Ruslan 8th Simara Gold Cup defeating holder Bijay Youth Club 2-1 on Wednesday.

European Union institutions moved a step closer on Tuesday to letting consumers access their online subscriptions for services like Netflix or Sky when they travel across the bloc.

YAVNE, ISRAEL, Jan 4: After 15 years of development, an Israeli tech firm is optimistic it will finally get its 1,500 kg (1.5 tonne) passenger carrying drone off the ground and into the market by 2020.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Nepal has inched closer to the semifinal of the ongoing Women’s SAFF Championship after producing 9-0 victory over Maldives in its second group stage match on Wednesday.

After perfecting on-screen chemistry with Ranbir Kapoor in Karan Johar’s blockbuster Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, she has revealed that she’s closer to Ranbir than Ranveer Singh

Army inches closer to title

November 30, 2016 21:50 pm

DUHABI, Nov 30: Departmental giant Tribhuvan Army Club has inched closer to the title of the Manomohan Duhabi Gold Cup Football Tournament after a convincing 5-2 win over BRC Bhutan in the first semifinal played on Wednesday.

LONDON, July 18: In a first, scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have made an object disappear by using a material with nano-size particles that can enhance specific properties on the object's surface.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Leaders from the ruling CPN-UML and main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) are inching closer to finding a common ground to resolve their dispute over the criteria to distribute grant amounts to earthquake victims to rebuild their houses destroyed in earthquakes last year.