Swapping the usual live format this weekend, the late-night television comedy show -- Saturday Night Live -managed to grab the attention of many as it was veteran Hollywood actor Tom Hanks, who hosted the show from his home, where he is quarantining after being diagnosed with coronavirus.
Jim Lehrer, longtime host of the nightly PBS “NewsHour” whose serious, sober demeanor made him the choice to moderate 11 presidential debates between 1988 and 2012, has died, PBS said Thursday. He was 85.
The Nepal government has put brakes on the plans to host the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) here next month after a parliamentary panel opposed it. The International Relations Committee of Parliament on Tuesday directed the government to immediately halt all work related to organizing the 20th edition of the event.
LONDON, Oct 4: UK Sport said on Wednesday that holding the 2030 World Cup in Britain would be a “crowning achievement” to bookend a decade of sport that includes plans to host the Ryder Cup, the world athletics championships and the grand departs of the three major cycling tours.
Oct 1: A compelling new study is comparing cancer cell populations to parasites, describing how it can alter the body's ability to metabolize glucose to create more energy sources that help tumors grow. One of those strategies involves reducing a type of gut bacteria that keeps blood glucose levels in check.
KATHMANDU, Aug 30: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is hosting luncheon party for the visiting head of states and executive heads of the member states of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) on Thursday afternoon.
KATHMANDU, July 30: Kangaroo Education Foundation (KEF) is set to organize a one-day education fair aiming to provide information to students who are looking to travel abroad to pursue further studies.
MOSCOW, June 13: North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over a risky Moroccan proposal for the first 48-team tournament.
STRASBOURG, June 9: U.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN’s food-and-travel-focused “Parts Unknown” television series, killed himself in a French hotel room, officials said on Friday, in the second high-profile suicide of a U.S. celebrity this week. He was 61.
KHOTANG, May 5: A three-day-long East Tourism Mart 2018 has been scheduled to be held in eastern Nepali town of Dharan from June 7 to 9. The tourism mart is being organized to promote and develop the tourism industry of eastern Nepal, according to the organizers.
ILAM, April 20: Goals from Nepal U-16 player Manish Thapa propelled My Valley Football Club to a 3-2 win over Kaski XI in the curtain raiser of the ongoing International Invitational Tuborg My Valley Gold Cup football tournament on Thursday. Thapa bagged a brace, while captain Subhash Rai scored from a penalty to give the host a win.
DAMAK, Mar 10: Host team Jhapa XI has entered the final of Jhapa Gold Cup defeating national league outfit Ruslan Three Star Club in a tie-breaker in first semifinal match played at Domalal Rajbanshi Stadium, Birtamode on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Host Shivam New Diamond Academy (NDA) has clinched the first Shivam New Diamond Cup National Open Women’s Volleyball Tournament defeating the departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) 3-1 in the final on Tuesday.
LONDON, Feb 6: A new World Cup event featuring eight leading athletics nations and intended to attract a wider audience to the sport will take place in London this year, British Athletics said on Monday.
MELAMCHI, Jan 15: The First National-level Football Championship is taking place in Melamchi of Sindhupalchok district on Tuesday. The football matches under the Championship will be held at Bahunepati of Melamchi Municipality-12.
PUNJAB, August 22: After playing most of their home games in the United Arab Emirates due to security concerns over the last eight years, Pakistan hope hosting a series against a World XI next month will help cement the return of international cricket to the country.
KAZAN, June 25: Host nation Russia fought valiantly but could not avoid early elimination at the Confederations Cup after a 2-1 loss to Mexico on Saturday, a result that secured the Mexicans a place in the semifinals of the World Cup warm-up tournament.
KATHMANDU, May 11: National Sports Council (NSC) is organizing the First Prime Minister Cup Cricket Tournament from May 23 to June 7. The 50-over format tournament with the biggest cash prize will be held under the management of Kathmandu Cricket Training Center at the TU Cricket Ground, Kirtipur.