World's longest-serving leaders

JOHANNESBURG, July 28: Curiosity and awe have greeted a complete lunar eclipse, the longest one of this century and visible in much of the world.

Lunar enthusiasts across Africa and Eurasia were treated Friday night to a rare experience: the longest lunar eclipse expected for a century. Dubbed a “blood moon” for its reddish hue, the stunning beauty of the eclipsed moon has been captured by professional and amateur photographers alike.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The total lunar eclipse, the longest of the century with the duration of one hour 43 minutes and 35 seconds, will be seen on Friday night, according to Nepal Calendar Fixation Committee.

KATHMANDU, July 23: The ongoing hunger strike by Dr Govinda KC is set to break the records of his past 14 fasts-unto-death on Monday as the longest one but government apathy toward his demands continues.

The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century, lasting one hour and 43 minutes, will be visible across wide swaths of the world including Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, South America and the Middle East.

July 2: A total lunar eclipse will rise over the night sky this summer, and it will be the longest eclipse of this century, according to NASA. On July 27, a lunar eclipse will be fully visible for 1 hour and 43 minutes. But you may have to travel to see it since the eclipse will only be visible in parts of South America, much of Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

June 21: Longest day of the year

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KATHMANDU, June 21: Today we are witnessing daylight for 13 hours and 54 minutes in Nepal, the longest day in the northern hemisphere of the planet.

Non-royals who have served the longest time in power

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The second edition of Khukuri Challenger T20 Cup is set to hit floors at the Mulpani cricket ground from Wednesday.

US President Donald Trump visits five nations to build support for tougher sanctions against North Korea and talk about economics and trade.

KATHMANDU, August 14: Dr Govinda KC has so far spent 143 days in five years fasting-unto-deaths for vital reforms in the  medical education sector. However, the government is yet to meet all his demands.

China: Home to over half of the world’s longest bridges

KATHMANDU, May 18: The longest running  House session in Nepal’s parliamentary history came to an end  Thursday. The session  commenced on May 3, 2016 and ran for 381 days.

KATHMANDU, May 18: The ongoing session of the Legislature-Parliament has come to an end from Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Qatar Airways has launched world’s longest commercial flight from Doha to Auckland.

TEHRATHUM, Jan 2: The Hyatrung waterfall, arguably the largest one in South Asia, is in the shadows for lack of its conservation and promotion.

China launched its longest manned space mission on Monday, sending two astronauts into orbit to spend a month aboard a space laboratory that is part of a broader plan to have a permanent manned space station in service around 2022.

An Indonesian man who has emerged as the world’s oldest at an incredible 145 years has revealed he is ready to die, The Independent reported.

PARIS, France: An Anglo-American trio presented the prize-winning solution to a 35-year old maths problem on Friday, but verifying it may be a problem in itself: reading it would take 10 billion years.