CHICAGO, July 21: Early data from trials of three potential COVID-19 vaccines released on Monday, including a closely-watched candidate from Oxford University, increased confidence that a vaccine can train the immune system to recognize and fight the novel coronavirus without serious side effects.
Actor Shahid Kapoor is hopeful that his film ‘Kabir Singh’, which chronicles the life of a self-destructive surgeon, gets a U/A certificate from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). The remake of hit Telugu film ‘Arjun Reddy’, the film chronicles a surgeon who goes berserk after his ex-lover marries someone else.
AUSTRALIA, May 29: The head of a U.S. technology company that scoured the Indian Ocean seabed for more than three months looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said on Tuesday he was disappointed the hunt failed to find wreckage and hoped to take part in some future search.
SIRAHA, April 1: What a farmer really wants is better irrigation for his land. For Mukti Lal Singh, 55, of Bandipur, a remote village in the western part of the district, a river is not far from his wheat fields.
KATHMANDU, March 18: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index recovered 4.27 points this week to close at 1,288.36 points. Though the stocks have been falling rapidly in the last few days, there was relatively a less volatility in the market this week.
KATHMANDU, Mar 11: Nepal’s hope of advancing into next round of ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers has taken significant dent after a six-wicket loss to Afghanistan at Bulawayo Athletic Club, Zimbabwe on Saturday.
BANEPA, March 10: As disasters occur unexpectedly, stakeholders have often underscored the need for effective preparedness for disasters. The devastating earthquake of 2015 had led bare the country's unpreparedness to cope with such looming threats. Not just earthquakes, the country is also prone to floods, inferno and landslides.
TOKYO, March 8: Asian shares found relief on Thursday as fears about a global trade war amid U.S. President Donald Trump’s push to introduce protectionist tariffs were tempered by signs the move could include carve-outs for key partners.
The male form in various states of undress has featured in Nepali art for centuries. Just look at the Chakrasamvara Mandala, a 13th-century Nepali paubha painting depicting the union of the deity Chakrasamvara and his consort Vajravarahi, or the many statues in erotic poses found at the Hindu temples of Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Former prime minister and UML senior leader Jhalanath Khanal and party Vice-chairman Bamdev Gautam have emerged as two frontrunners for president as the UML intensifies internal discussions to pick the party’s nominee for the next head of state.
WASHINGTON, Dec 30: In the first month of Donald Trump's presidency, an American scholar quietly met with North Korean officials and relayed a message: The new administration in Washington appreciated an extended halt in the North's nuclear and ballistic missile tests. It might just offer a ray of hope.
The constitution of the new federal democratic republic of Nepal was promulgated on September 20, 2015, with some significant changes to the old political system. As per the new statute, efforts have been made to create federal structures and autonomous local bodies. One such effort was the recently held elections for provincial assemblies and federal parliament.
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Nepal women’s national cricket team kept its qualification hopes alive as it beat Malaysia by 33 runs in the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifying Series Asia Region on Friday. Nepal is targeting to earn a place in the Global Qualifiers finishing in the top two of the competition.
KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Crusador of medical education reforms Dr Govinda KC has warned that he would resume new protests if the new parliament does not pass the medical education ordinance. The ordinance was issued by the president on Friday.
SANTIAGO, Oct 6: Chile survived a late scare to beat Ecuador 2-1 on Thursday and keep alive their hopes of reaching the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia as they moved into third-place in the 10-team South American qualifying group.
KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Tourism entrepreneurs are hoping to cater to more tourists visiting Kailash Mansarovar area in Tibet Autonomous Region of China via Nepal, following the recent announcement to open the Rasuwagadhi border point as an international crossing point.
MELBOURNE, August 8: Australia captain Steve Smith has cast doubt on Steve O'Keefe's chances of breaking back into the test side as selectors look to develop younger spinners on the tour of Bangladesh.
The country conducted the historic first phase of local level election on May 14 in three provinces. As the second phase of the much-awaited poll inches closer, Nepal Republic Media this week started a series of interaction with local authorities and civil society representatives in various tarai districts where the election fever is at its peak now. Here are some excerpts:
Barcelona's hopes of staging another sensational Champions League comeback fell flat against a hardened Juventus side who held the Catalans to a 0-0 draw at the Nou Camp on Wednesday to reach the semi-finals 3-0 on aggregate.
NEW DELHI, April 18: President Bidya Devi Bhandari, who is in New Delhi for a 5-day state visit to India, has expressed her confidence that the bilateral ties would be strengthened further through her visit.
MANCHESTER, March 18: Midfielder Fernandinho has urged Manchester City to cast aside their painful Champions League exit at the hands of Monaco and make a swift return to winning ways in Sunday's Premier League clash against Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium.
Chelsea moved another step towards regaining the Premier League title with a 3-1 drubbing of Arsenal in the table-topping London derby at Stamford Bridge on Saturday as only Tottenham Hotspur maintained their distant pursuit of the leaders.
The director of the film ‘Saladin’, based on iconic Muslim ruler Salahuddin Ayyubi, Umar Agha claims the teaser of the film is not even close to what he had wanted. But with the help of the concept art, storyboards and this teaser, he now aims to raise $200,000 to create a proof-of-concept trailer (or short film) “at a scale and quality that will beat Game of Thrones.”
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.
As the year ends and we find ourselves at the doorsteps of yet another new year, we all reflect on all the things we could have done differently and look forward to making resolutions and setting goals for the upcoming year. Isha Upadhyay talked to some of the well-known faces in town to find out what their goals for 2017 are and how they are planning on achieving them.
It’s inevitable that at the end of each year we look back at the months that have passed and look forward to what the New Year shall bring. It’s only natural to cherish hopes and form resolutions. We may already have some plans set for ourselves, but as Nepalis what hopes do we have for the country in 2017? The Week had some people share their thoughts.
WEST PALM BEACH, FLA., Nov 27: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Saturday that his administration would "do all it can" once he takes office on Jan. 20 to help increase freedom and prosperity for Cuban people after the death of Fidel Castro.
ACHHAM, Aug 22: Achham is among the 10 districts with worst Human Develop Index. However, this can change pretty soon if the government does not further delay in exploiting its rich hydro power including the much discussed 900-megawatt Upper Karnali Hydropower Project (UKHP), stakeholders claim.