CARACAS, Aug 5: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dodged an apparent assassination attempt when drones armed with explosives detonated while he was delivering a speech to hundreds of soldiers being broadcast live on television, officials said.

CALIFORNIA, July 27: Facebook chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is having a very bad day. On Thursday, he lost $17 billion of his fortune, Facebook shares dipped almost 20 percent, and now, some shareholders want his influence on the company reduced.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Dr. Govinda KC, who is on his 20th day of his hunger strike has accused the government of using force to airlift him for treatment from Jumla to Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, July 14: While Education Minister Giriraj Mani Pokharel has publicly announced that Dr Govinda KC will be forcefully airlifted from Jumla  to Kathmandu to save his life, Dr KC and his supporters in Jumla are all set to foil the government’s  plan until his demands are addressed.

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says his team love Lionel Messi but will have no qualms about knocking his Argentina team out of the World Cup on Tuesday.

April 12: Just last month, Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan broke the news of his ‘rare disease,’ causing a storm on social media. Soon after that, he revealed that he is suffering from a neuroendocrine tumour and will be travelling to the UK for treatment.

WASHINGTON, Jan 8: Trump administration officials and allies are rallying to the president’s defense, trying to contain the fallout from an explosive new book that questions Trump’s fitness for office.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Left alliance CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have expedited their election campaign with an agreement to unify after the elections.

HANOI, Nov 12: President Donald Trump is exchanging schoolyard taunts with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.

Not laughing at him, definitely not!

November 6, 2017 12:04 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: On November 4, in one of the Bundesliga (German top-tier football league) games, a rather unusual moment took place. With his side 1-0 up away to Borussia Mönchengladbach, Mainz’s keeper Robin Zentner produced one of the most hilarious instances in football when he mistook the penalty spot for the ball.

MAHOTTARI, August 7: Mahottari police has arrested a man on the charge of coaxing a 14-year-old girl into having sex with him in the district.

ROME, May 22: Novak Djokovic is joining forces with Andre Agassi in an effort to return to No. 1 Djokovic announced Sunday that Agassi will coach him at the French Open, which starts next Sunday.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Warning the U.S. could act alone, President Donald Trump has vowed to deliver an ultimatum to Chinese leader Xi Jinping to rein in North Korea when the two men come face-to-face for the first time this week. But Trump's early retreat on Taiwan already has chipped away at his standing with Beijing, and another bluff could leave him looking the way he hates most: Weak.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Him Electronics Pvt Ltd has launched Galanz air conditioners in the Nepali market.

Kamal Babu, as I knew him

January 13, 2017 08:45 am

Kamal Mani Dixit was born on September 2, 1929 and passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2016. Both events happened in Kathmandu.

WASHINGTON, Jan 11: Classified documents that the heads of four U.S. intelligence agencies presented last week to President-elect Donald Trump included claims that Russian intelligence operatives have compromising information about him, two U.S. officials said Tuesday evening.

Singer Ray J, who is currently seen on reality show "Celebrity Big Brother", says his former girlfriend and reality TV star Kim Kardashian cheated on him when they dated over a decade ago.

He attended Democratic President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address as a special guest of a congressman. He learned to bike and rollerblade, took martial arts and gymnastics classes and spent his summer playing soccer and swimming in a lake at a day camp in the Boston suburbs.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli said that he was ‘insulted’ during an all-party meeting held at Seetal Niwas, Maharajgunj yesterday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The government talks team on Saturday met Dr Govinda KC, a senior orthopedic surgeon at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), regarding his demands.

Remove him

November 22, 2016 00:15 am

Parliamentarians should speed up impeachment process and remove Karki from CIAA before he does more harm

“Up the Establishment!” That was the message voters sent when they elected Donald Trump to be the next president of the United States. It was a message of anger and frustration – and defiance.

Jailed former gangsta rap mogul Marion Suge Knight has filed a lawsuit against Dr Dre accusing the hip-hop star turned Apple executive of hiring hitmen to kill him.

Impeach him

October 22, 2016 00:45 am

In a democracy no one is above the law. This basic fact seems to have been entirely lost on Lokman Singh Karki, the now suspended chief of CIAA, the constitutional anti-corruption watchdog. Karki was unfit to lead such an important state institution, both in terms of his inadequate professional qualifications as well as his dicey personal character.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Him Electronics Pvt Ltd -- the authorized distributor of Samsung Electronics’ home appliances for Nepal -- on Monday handed over an SUHD TV to Bikram Prashad Shah, the first person to pre-book the Rs 370,000-Samsung SUHD TV, equipped with second-generation Quantum dot technology and introduced in Nepal for the first time.

GRAND RAPIDS, UNITED STATES, Oct 2: Donald Trump is encouraging voters to check out a "sex tape" featuring the former beauty queen with whom he's feuding. Hillary Clinton's campaign is suggesting that a better rental is the adult film in which Trump himself appears.

WASHINGTON, Sept 28: Current and former world leaders mourned the passing of Shimon Peres early Wednesday, praising him as a patriot, visionary statesman and man of principle who was deeply committed to pursuing peace in a region that has mostly eluded it.

A teen has died after a hickey from his girlfriend caused a blood clot that quickly led to a stroke.

BIRMINGHAM,  Aug 19:  An Alabama teenager is charged in the slaying of an 85-year-old man who was doused with gasoline and set on fire.

Follow him

August 8, 2016 00:45 am

Dr Govinda KC of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital does not only represent the voice for much-needed reforms in country’s medical education sector, he is a person with a great heart and great conviction. He has been single-handedly fighting against the entrenched medical mafia by putting his life on the line for the last few years. During his eighth hunger strike about two weeks ago, attempts had been made by his opponents to project him in the negative light. They argued that Dr KC’s protest was directed against certain private medical colleges rather than for broader reforms.

KATHMANDU, June 23: A squad of Metropolitan Police Crime Division on Thursday opened fire against a local goon who tried to attack the police and flee the scene at Bijulibazar of Kathmandu.

During their last conversation, Thapa had made a 'special request' to his wife to send photos and videos of their son. And spouse Sanjita Lama Thapa, 30, took lots of photos on Monday morning, but these could never be sent.