Adobe has confirmed that it will release a full-fat version of its Photoshop software for iPad next year

July 2: A total lunar eclipse will rise over the night sky this summer, and it will be the longest eclipse of this century, according to NASA. On July 27, a lunar eclipse will be fully visible for 1 hour and 43 minutes. But you may have to travel to see it since the eclipse will only be visible in parts of South America, much of Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Tehran, June 22: Iran may exit nuclear deal in coming weeks – Deputy FM. Iran wants to preserve the deal but adjustments need to be made as a result of Washington’s decision to withdraw from the landmark accord, Abbas Araghchi said in an interview to Euronews.

DANG, May 30: A diarrhea epidemic broke out at various parts of Shantinagar Rural Municipality- 3 and 4 in west Dang since last Saturday appears that it is gradually coming under control.

JAJARKOT, May 5: A teacher of a school based in Khurpa area of Kushe rural municipality – 5 has been expelled after he discarded warnings to not come to school in a drunken state.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has assured that the new government would focus on creating child-friendly structures.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: As Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj prepares to arrive in Kathmandu on Thursday as the emissary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, there is a cautious optimism in Nepal that the bilateral relations between the two countries would move smoothly even as the leftist parties are poised to form a new government.

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 18: Revenue mobilization by the Biratnagar Customs Office, which was affected due to collapse of a bridge in bordering India due to August floods, is finally coming back on track.

LAMJUNG, Jan 16: Geologists have dismissed the chances of any risk from the vapor coming out from the surface near Seyudibar settlement in Lamjung district.

The second coming

December 13, 2017 01:00 am

KP Oli had long established himself as a good leader but it was the Indian economic blockade that made him a statesman.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: The government is introducing a new system of electronically tracking cargo shipments headed to Nepal from Kolkata port as a pilot project, starting this month.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Price of pulses and beans is expected to down in the coming days, trader say. Officials of Nepal Retailers Association told Republica that as India recorded bumper harvest of different varieties of pulses, beans and legumes and price is going down in the southern neighbor.

Coming of age

September 23, 2017 00:30 am

One day I was having a nice conversation with my grandson who had come from Poland. He said, ‘I will be celebrating coming of age ceremony next year’. ‘But you already had one three years ago when you had your bartabanda!’ I replied.

CZECH REPUBLIC, Sept 9: Having been tested successfully on beer-loving Czechs, the beer train is heading for the United States and China. Just imagine: You order a pint of beer, or even a cool glass of orange juice, and your drink is served by a model freight train arriving at your table.

KATHMANDU, August 20: Over 1.1 million new voters have registered with the Election Commission (EC) during the election body’s nationwide biometric voter registration campaign.

New zipline coming up in Nuwakot

July 26, 2017 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, July 25: Durbar Adventure Zipline Pvt Ltd is building a zipline in the historic Nuwakot Durbar area.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Nepal has become the topmost country in the entire South Asia region in terms of the number of expectant mothers choosing delivery in health facilities.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Lawmakers have expressed concern, saying the environment and the ecosystem has gradually been threatened as the national and community forests are coming under increasing encroachment.

BEIRUT, June 27: The Syrian government on Tuesday dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack, as activists reported an airstrike on an Islamic State-run jail in eastern Syria that they said killed more than 40 prisoners.

KATHMANDU , May 9: The government has brought a new concept aimed at building systematic cities in the Tarai-Madhes region.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Coaches from Spanish club Real Madrid will be coming to Nepal to conduct junior football training camp in Kathmandu.

The 26-year-old, made headlines in February when she announced she was gay while hosting the U.S. late night sketch show ‘Saturday Night Live’.

Langtang coming back to life

March 1, 2017 08:37 am

RASUWA, March 1: When Langtang valley settlement was devastated by avalanches in April of 2015, the survivors were left with no hopes. 10 Nepal Army personals, 35 foreigners and 175 locals were buried in the tragedy. The panoramic settlement was completely erased. The survivors fled for their lives. Nearly two years down the line, the valley is, however, making great progress towards reclaiming its charm.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) is planning to expand broadband internet service in the Everest Base Camp and the Annapurna Base Camp - two major trekking areas of the country.

RASUWA, Feb 3: Langtang Valley, which donned a deserted look following the death of more than 300 locals and foreigners in earthquake-triggered avalanches in April, 2015, is gradually restoring its lost glory lately, thanks to the post-quake operation being carried out effectively.

CHAUTARA, Jan 23: Only the five-kilometer tunnel of the Melamchi Drinking Water Project has remained to be constructed.

HELSINKI, Dec 1: Finnish company HMD Global on Thursday announced that it would bring a new generation of mobile phones to consumers, with the first smartphone product set to be launched in the first half of 2017 along side the existing Nokia branded feature phone business.

The coming Trumpism

November 23, 2016 00:35 am

In developing countries the ultra right will use Trumpian logic to successfully belittle democratic and liberal values

Big fish hatchery coming up in Parsa

October 25, 2016 00:20 am

BIRGUNJ, Oct 25: A hatchery with capacity of producing 100 million fingerlings at a time is coming up in Parsa district. Laxman Sahani of Madhuban Mathawal VDC has borrowed Rs 7.5 million to invest in the hatchery.

The robot olympics are coming to Japan in 2020, the same year that the eyes of the world will be on the summer games in Tokyo.

POKHARA, Sept 30: Minister for Forest and Soil Conservation Shankar Bhandari today said there was no alternative for the ruling parties and the opposition to standing together for the implementation of the constitution.

LONDON, Sept 11:  Passengers onboard a flight from Gatwick were terrified when a handcuffed migrant, who was being deported to Venice, repeatedly screamed "Allahu Akbar" and "death is coming".

Coming clean off addiction

August 31, 2016 13:00 pm

Dear Swastika, I am just eighteen years old and study in college. My parents have given me everything I have asked for but they have no idea that I am an alcoholic. It started when I got dumped by my ex-girlfriend. I didn’t cheat on her but she told me I was too clingy and had no future since I’ve low grades and have no motivation to work. It devastated me. It was only in recent times that I heard she’s got a new boyfriend who’s older than her. And that he has a job and has studied abroad. I started to drink since then and now it’s been a problem. How do I stop this bad habit? –Santosh

The second coming

August 15, 2016 00:35 am

If he wants to be more successful this time, Prachanda should embark on quick grassroots initiatives that appeal to a broad section of society

The second coming

August 7, 2016 13:39 pm

Prachanda needs to set the ball rolling as quickly as possible and go about tackling the problems with speed and substance.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Minister for Information and Communications Sherdhan Rai on Monday said that the government will allocate sufficient budget in coming years for the development of sports.