KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated the Nepali cricket team which achieved the maiden success in the one- day international (ODI) in a match against the Netherlands.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Sompal Kami smashed a scintillating half-century off 38 deliveries to register his first and Nepal’s fastest half-century in ODI cricket to propel Nepal to one run win in the second ODI match against the hosts the Netherlands played at the VRA Cricket Ground, Amstelveen on Friday. Nepal drew the two match series 1-1.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Nepal won the toss and will bat first in the second and last match of this ODI series. The match will be played at Amstelveen Stadium at 2:45 pm NST.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: The Nepal national football team has aimed at winning the SAFF Championship, also known as the SAFF Suzuki Cup, which will be held in Bangladesh from September 4 to 15 after the Asian Games, in which it targets to at least reach to the second round from a group which consists of Japan, Vietnam and Pakistan.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: As Nepal scored 85 runs losing just 1 wicket, chasing the target of 190 runs, it was in strong position at this stage of Nepal’s debut One Day International (ODI) match. It was another commanding performance by Nepali bowlers in alien conditions like the Netherlands to limit the opposition from free stroke-making in its home ground.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Tri-Chandra College, once the pride of Nepal's education, is in dire straits today, requiring urgent renovation to revive its past glory in academic excellence, innovative logistic facilities and other vibrant academic activities.

Breastfeeding within an hour after birth is critical for saving newborn lives

Nepal will play their first-ever One-Day International game against the Netherlands on Wednesday (August 1) but Paras Khadka, their captain, believes this is just the beginning for his side. Nepal had secured the ODI status by beating Papua New Guinea in the ICC World Cup Qualifier in Harare in March this year.

HARARE, July 29: Emmerson Mnangagwa and Nelson Chamisa will face off in Zimbabwe's presidential election on July 30.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Nepal national cricket team’s first ever One-Day International match against the Netherlands is set to be streamed live on the host-nation based streaming site (livebroadcast.nl). The Royal Dutch Cricket Association (Koninklijke Nederlandse Cricket Bond (KNCB)) confirmed the broadcast through its official twitter handle on Friday.

CHITWAN, July 23:Pilgrims have thronged sacred pilgrimage site Devghat Dham today to observe the Asar Shukla or Harisayani Ekadashi and the first Monday in the Nepali month Shrawan as well.

A drug to treat malaria - the first such pill to get approval in 60 years - has been given the green light by authorities in the United States.

Sagoon Inc, a US-based company that runs www.sagoon.com, which, the company claims, enables users to make a ‘true connection’ with others. The company also claims that it will eventually be able to provide its user base the ability to monetize time spent on the website through a revenue-sharing model. The company is currently on the closing phase of funding as part of its mini-IPO to collect a total of $20 million from the public.

LONDON, July 16: The Gurkhas will recruit women for the first time from 2020, and the selection process will be the same as for men.

CHITWAN, July 16: Madi Municipality in Chitwan, the only place in the country with underground electricity lines, has been facing electricity cut-offs for the last two weeks.

LOS ANGELES, July 14: Nancy Sinatra Sr., the childhood sweetheart of Frank Sinatra who became the first of his four wives and the mother of his three children, has died. She was 101.

PARIS, July 13: New Zealand scientists have performed the first 3-D, color X-ray on a human, using a technique that promises to improve the field of medical diagnostics, said Europe's CERN physics lab which contributed imaging technology.

BOHEMIA, July 12: The Czech Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia has signed a power-sharing agreement with Prime Minister Andrej Babis, meaning the party will hold a say in national political affairs for the first time since the fall of the Soviet bloc.

MOSCOW, July 12: Mario Mandzukic scored in the 109th minute as Croatia came from behind to beat England 2-1 after extra time on Wednesday and reach their first World Cup final, where they will face France on Sunday, and send the Balkan nation into raptures.

KATHMANDU, July 11: First Smile, an exclusive shop for Chicco baby products, has opened at Labim Mall, Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, July 11: In 2015, the Kathmandu Valley Road Improvement Project (KVRIP) decided to build two sets of network arc bridges along the eight-lane Tinkune-Maitighar road section to facilitate the traffic along the busy road. These bridges are said to be the first-of-its-kind to be constructed in Nepal.

First step into the silver screen

July 8, 2018 08:10 am

Until the start of his first movie, ‘Lamphoo’, Kabir Khadka’s family was not convinced of the scope in acting. Rather, they preferred to see him pursue engineering. “I was captivated by the cinema realm since my childhood. I started by mimicking other actors. But, after graduating SLC (now SEE) in distinction, my family wanted me to join science to study engineering,” explained Khadka.

PARIS. July 7: Ahead of her debut at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week, 18-year-old Taleedah Tamer has landed her first international magazine cover for Harper’s Bazaar Arabia’s July/August issue.

July 7: Vikram Chandra’s novel Sacred Games tackles all the big themes: crime, friendship, betrayal, love. Most of all, though, the 900-page book is a story about Mumbai. Sprawling yet focused, there is something cinematic in the writing.

BIRGUNJ, July 2: The first rainfall at Birgunj has flooded main city area and other parts of the districts, including Ranighat, Tripur, Panityanki, Nagwa, Bhisuwa, Ramgadawa, Birta, Chapkaiya and Adarshanagar.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The population-based cancer registrations (PBCRs) are taking place in the country.

JUMLA, July 1: Dr Govinda KC’s first night of 15th fast-unto-death has been completed in darkness. Crusader for medical education reform and  senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC initiated his 15th fast-unto-death, in Jumla on Saturday afternoon. He began the hunger strike under police custody but  was subsequently released .

KATHMANDU, June 29: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has taken delivery of the first of two ordered Airbus A330-200 series aircraft. The aircraft landed at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu at 8 am on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 27: TVS Everest Premier League (EPL) outfit Kathmandu Kings XI has announced the signing of Ireland’s Kevin O’Brien as its first international player for this year’s EPL.

A senior military advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution says Iran will fire 1,000 missiles at Riyadh on the first day of a possible Saudi invasion of the Islamic Republic.

‘Nai Nabhannu La-5’ released its first look on Sunday. The film features prominent actors, Swastima Khadka , and debutant Abhishek Nepal paired together in the lead role. Also, actors Anubhav Regmi and debutant Sedrina Sharma are also featured with the leading pair in the poster. Bikash Acharya, Director of the movie, stated that the first look of the film presented the storyline of the film.

Gets Sebon nod to issue 5.28 million units of shares

KATHMANDU, June 21: The Department of Immigration says a total of 68,825 international tourists visited Nepal in May 2018, with a healthy increment of 9.6 % as compared to the arrival figures of May 2017.

WASHINGTON, June 18: The emotional debate over separating immigrant parents and their children at the nation's southern border is getting some strong comments from first ladies — past and present — who want the practice changed.

NEPALGUNJ, June 17: The pressure for resolving and settling cases has increased for the judicial committees in Banke of late, following  increasing awareness among people.

He wore it first

June 16, 2018 11:53 am

Why do all these men look so dreadful? Baggy blazers. Ugly sneakers. Light-wash jeans. Welcome to your dad’s closet.

KATHMANDU, June 15:  Iran has become the first Asian team to win at the 2018 FIFA World Cup since Japan defeated Denmark 3-1 on June 24, 2010, with an own goal from Aziz Bouhaddouz in the fifth minute of the stoppage time.

First Half : Egypt 0-0 Uruguay

June 15, 2018 18:40 pm

KATHMANDU, June 15: The first half ended with the score line of 0-0 as both sides couldn’t break down the defense. Find third lacked in both teams. Egypt comparatively won the middle third to the inexperienced Uruguayan midfielders.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Host Russia leads the first half against Saudi Arabia by 2-0 in the first match of FIFA World Cup 2018 at Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday.

MOSCOW, June 14: Russia's football team has failed to chalk up a single victory in eight months but things could be about to improve -- according to a supposedly clairvoyant cat who predicted a win for the side in the first World Cup match.

SINGAPORE, June 12: In their first moments of meeting each other, U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un both sought to project a sense of command as they began a historic summit in Singapore, according to a body language expert.

“America First” and Europe

June 12, 2018 01:00 am

Trump’s decision to subject the EU to import tariffs on steel and aluminum has unified European leaders in outrage and disgust

KHOTANG, June 11: District Education Coordination Unit, Khotang is organizing a readmission campaign in an effort to allow children who missed admission in the beginning of the academic year to join school.

KATHMANDU, June 7: It has already been 100 years since Tri-Chandra College, the first college of Nepal, was established and from the same year the higher education was formally introduced in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, June 4:  Sovit Basnet directed ‘Babu Kancha’, a highly anticipated movie of 2018, revealed its first look. The release date was also announced in the same event.  The film features Salon Basnet in the lead role.

No matter how friendly your colleagues look, how comfortable you are with your manager or how much you are passionate about your work—one has to be always extra-cautious when you are a new employee at your workplace. You are yet to understand the way your new organisation works and how your teammates conduct themselves during the office hours.

KATHMANDU, June 1: An all-round performance from Sompal Kami helped the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club register its first win of the tournament with a 55-run win over Province 2 in a rain-marred match in the ongoing Inter-provincial Prime Minister Cup on Thursday.

The first phase of rebellion

June 1, 2018 07:16 am

“Kanchhi, don’t make any lunch for me today.” I’m in the bathroom. I hear my son’s voice from the nearby kitchen. I begin to think – what could be the reason for his unusual demand? Had there been, by any chance, any misunderstanding between him and the housemaid?

KATHMANDU, May 29: Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada tabling the first full-fledged national budget at the joint session of Federal Parliament and National Assembly. The budget is expected to be around Rs 1.5 trillion, up from Rs 1.28 trillion in the curre

KATHMANDU, May 29: Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada is expected to try breathing new life into the economy, with his budget for fiscal year 2018/19 later Tuesday afternoon at the joint session of Federal Parliament.