KREMLIN, July 31: Thousands in Russia protested pending pension reforms over the weekend that would raise the retirement age to 63 for women, 65 for men. Tens of thousands of Russian protested across the country on Saturday to demonstrate against a controversial pension-eligible age hike in parliamentary debate.

ANKARA, July 29: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that Pastor Brunson will not be a part of a prisoner swap deal with the United States despite US President Donald Trump's remarks on sanctions. Erdogan also said that the remarks by Donald Trump about possible sanctions against Turkey were a "psychological warfare".

KATHMANDU, May 5: Public transport operators have invested over a trillion rupees [Rs 1,000 billion] in the industry but they have not been paying any taxes on their profits, according to government officials. All the public transport operators including bus operators and truckers in the country are registered with one or another "transport enterpreneurs committees", which operate as non-profit organizations.

KATHMANDU, Mar4: Dr. Govinda KC, who has been fighting against irregularities in the medical sector, has warned of starting yet another fast-unto-death if Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli does not resign immediately.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Pushpa Kamal Dahal has been appointed as chairman of his parliamentary party. Dahal was nominated so during today’s parliamentary party meeting at Singhadurbar, Devendra Paudel, one of MC’s politicians said.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: At a time when reports coming in from the provinces say that the government employees deputed by the central government to the offices in the provinces are yet to reach their new offices, the Ministry of General Administration (MoGA) has no records of how many employees have reached their work stations.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: While all top political leaders of Nepal queued to meet Indian External Affairs Minister, Deputy Prime Minister of Nepal caught attention.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The newly elected member of the Provincial Assembly of Province 4, Rajiv Gurung alias Deepak Manange has missed swearing-in ceremony held on Sunday at Pardi, Pokhara.

DHANKUTA, Jan 20: Following its inconclusive discussion with residents of Dhankuta, and political parties, the local administration office has continued with its prohibitory order on Saturday. The local administration has decided that as long as the protest form doesn’t change, the district will reel under prohibitory order, Prem Prakash Upreti, chief district officer said.

Holden says she never wears a full face of make-up around the house but likes to put on a set of false eyelashes in the morning before dropping off her kids to the school.

BARCELONA, Oct 16:  Catalonia’s leader called for dialogue with Spain and a meeting with the country’s prime minister, complying with a Monday deadline to respond to a request from the central government to state explicitly whether the regional president had declared independence.

MUMBAI, Oct 5: While many B-town stars stay in the headlines by talking about themselves on various platforms, actress Anushka Sharma says that she believes in show and tell, not talking.

Disability doesn’t result in inability

September 5, 2017 09:56 am

Jessica Cox was born without any arms, in Sierra Vista, Arizona in 1983. Her birth raised many questions, one of them being if she could live a normal life. However, with constant support and encouragement from her parents, Jessica was able to accept her bodily difference and believe in her strength to attempt something that others thought impossible.

KATHMANDU, August 28: Olympian Gaurika Singh has said she doesn’t let politics affect her performance in swimming as she concentrates only on getting better and target for the best.

Time doesn’t heal

April 25, 2017 00:45 am

Time really does fly. Or it is supposed to when life is good and easy. The folk who escaped largely unscathed, with their families and properties intact, from the April 25, 2015 earthquake, can’t believe it’s already been two years since that fateful day.

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley warned Wednesday that the Trump administration will take action against chemical attacks in Syria that bear "all the hallmarks" of President Bashar Assad's government if the U.N. Security Council fails to act.

BEIJING, March 15: China's No. 2 leader said Wednesday his government hopes for positive relations with Washington and has no desire for a trade war nor plans to devalue its currency to boost exports.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has warned that the Kathmandu Valley residents will be facing a severe drinking water shortage if an amount of Rs 310 million is not handed to the Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) immediately.

CANBERRA, Australia, Jan 31:  The White House had assured Australia that its passport holders won't be affected by President Donald Trump's executive order suspending immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, the Australian prime minister said Tuesday as he resisted pressure to join other Western leaders in publicly denouncing the travel ban.

Being HIV-positive doesn't mean you have aids

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Former Prime Minister and Naya Shakti Party Nepal Coordinator Baburam Bhattarai and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) Chairman Upendra Yadav said that any amendment to the constitution that does not address crucial national issues will be meaningless.

BUTWAL, Nov 24: Industrialists, who have booked plots in Bhairahawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ), have been left disappointed as SEZ Development Committee has failed to arrange power supply in the SEZ.

RAJBIRAJ, Nov 19: Chief Justice Sushila Karki has said that although she is in favor of proportional inclusive system, she will not appoint an unqualified candidate as justice as such a move would be inappropriate.

MUMBAI, Sept 20: Bollywood actress Sunny Leone is against the release of the upcoming documentary on her life, “Mostly Sunny” in India, as she feels it does not do justice to her story.

TIBURON, California, Sept 14: Apple’s new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are clearly improvements on their predecessors -- even if the biggest change is actually an omission (of the traditional headphone jack). But are they improved enough to justify an upgrade?

MUMBAI, Aug 13: Superstar Salman Khan is the most eligible bachelor of Bollywood and his wedding date has always been a talking point. While everyone wants to know when Salman will get married, his father Salim Khan says even God does not have any idea about the marriage.