In a surprise win, Peter Farrelly's biographical comedy-drama "Green Book", received the Best Picture honour at the 91st Academy Awards upstaging award season favourite "Roma". Alfonso Cufavoriteed two awards -- Best Cinematography and Best Director -- for "Roma", which also ended Mexico's dry run at the Academy Awards with Best Foreign Language win. Rami Malek won the Best Actor trophy for his performance in "Bohemian Rhapsody", while British actor Olivia Colman upstaged Glenn Close to win the Best Actress award for her role in Yorgos Lanthimos-directed "The Favourite". Marvel Studios produced "Black Panther" became the first superhero film to Best Original Score, Best Costume Design and Best Production Design.
KATHMANDU, August 4: Nepal national cricket team’s Rohit Kumar Paudel became the fourth youngest player in the history of ODI cricket when he took field during the second ODI match at 15 years and 335 days against the Netherlands at the VRA cricket ground on Friday.
KATHMANDU, June 22: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil aviation, Rabindra Prasad Adhikari, has said that International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has removed Nepal's aviation sector from Significant Safety Concern (SSC) list.
KATHMANDU, May 20: The expectations were multiplied when Sandeep Lamichhane was announced in the Delhi Daredevils playing XI for the second straight game in the match against Indian cricket legend Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premiere League (IPL) on Friday.
KATHMANDU, May 1: As many as 1, 692 ropanis of land of the Fewa Lake have been registered in the names of various individuals. Supreme Court on Sunday issued an interim order in the name of government to demolish illegal infrastructures built on the banks of the Fewa Lake, paving the way for the conservation of the lake.
KATHMANDU, April 30: Pokhara-Lekhnath Metropolitan City has not been able to take action against those involved in the land encroachment case despite having sufficient data on the illegally built infra-structures on the banks of the Fewa Lake.
KATHMANDU, April 26: The Ministry of Home Affairs has transferred as many as 60 officials including joint secretaries and undersecretaries to various administrative units of the country. Of the total 60 officials, most of them are chief district officers and deputy chief districts officers.
KATHMANDU, April 26: The export of tea, coffee, mate, and spices jumped 36.5 percent to Rs 6.5 billion in the first eight months of Fiscal Year 2017/18 as compared to statistics of last year to top the list of Nepal's exports.
MOSCOW, April 13: Russia’s lower house of parliament is to consider draft legislation that would give the Kremlin powers to ban or restrict a list of U.S. imports, reacting to new U.S. sanctions on a group of Russian tycoons and officials.
KATHMANDU, Mar 30: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has put forward a promising plan to expand domestic flight coverage of Nepal Airlines by adding six twin otter plane to its fleet within three months.
KATHMANDU, March 28: Country’s private sector will have something to cheer about if a proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs to slash public holidays is endorsed by the cabinet, business leaders have said.
KATHMANDU, March 29: Country's private sector will have something to cheer about if a proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs to slash public holidays is endorsed by the cabinet, business leaders have said.
Everyone has a bucket list. But if you don’t have one, you might wonder why you would even need one. Well, first because a bucket list is a set of things that you’d want to do before you die and hence would give you an overview of what you really want in life. And most importantly, although for a brief period of time, it helps you retire from the humdrums of a mundane life. Basically, those who look forward to having a fun future make a bucket list so that it is easy when the time comes.
KAHMANDU, March 12: Of the total 71 people including four crew members on the board the ill-fated Bombardier Dash Q-400 aircraft with Call Sign BS-211, 32 people were Bangladeshi nationals, 33 were Nepalis, one Chinese and one Maldivian.
The Shape of Water won Best Picture tonight at the 90th annual Academy Awards, and Guillermo del Toro won Best Director for The Shape of Water, his first Oscar win in four noms. It led all films tonight with four Oscars.
KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Newly-elected CPN (Maoist Center) member of the House of Representative from Siraha, Suresh Chandra Das, has been found registered in the Indian voter rolls also, raising a question whether Das posses dual citizenship. It is mandatory to have Indian citizenship for registering in the voter rolls in India.
KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has revised its Proportional Representation (PR) list following an instruction by the Election Commission (EC) for the same.
The RJPN has replaced Renu Sharma with Narmaya Dhakal in the list.
KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Nepali Congress has submitted the name list of the House of Representatives (HoR) members under proportional representation (PR) electoral system to the Election Commission (EC) on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Nepal has ranked at the 43rd position in Open Budget Index 2017, out of 115 countries covered in an assessment carried out by International Budget Partnership (IBP). Nepal scored 52 out of 100, showing that the country’s budget transparency is insufficient and limited information is available.
KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Sushma Swaraj, external affairs minister of India is scheduled to meet President Bidhya Devi Bhandari, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and Pushpa Kamal Dahal, chairperson of CPN (Maoist Center) and Madhesh centered parties today.
LONDON, Jan 22: Manchester United (MANU.N) have retained their position as the highest revenue-generating soccer club in the world, edging out Spain’s Real Madrid by the narrowest margin ever between the top two.
KATHMANDU, Jan 22: As part of holding the upper house election slated for February 7, the Election Commission (EC) on Sunday made public the name list of voters who will elect 56 members of the 59-member upper house of federal parliament.
KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The Election Commission (EC) has published the winners of the provincial assemblies elected under the proportional representation (PR) category. Altogether 220 members of provincial assemblies have been elected under PR category. On Wednesday the EC had announced the final list of the winners.
KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The vote counting is underway of the House of Representatives (HoR) and Provincial Assembly (PA) in most of the districts. According to the latest updates, result of 86 constituencies of HoR has been announced. Among which, CPN-UML has won in 54 places, CPN (MC) has won 21, Nepali congress has won 10, Naya Shakti, 1, RJP-N 3, FSFN 2 independent has won one.
KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhee Prasad Yadav's daughter-in-law Pramila Kumari is contesting the upcoming elections on a CPN (Maoist Center) ticket. Pramila has been fielded as a provincial assembly candidate of the party under the Proportional Representation category.