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.

Industry with fake NS mark sealed

June 21, 2018 10:45 am

KATHMANDU, June 21: Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology has sealed an company which has been in operation with fake NS mark.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Party Everest International Entertainment is going to organize a concert to mark the Everest Day 2018 at Himalaya Aadharbhut Bidhyalaya in Namche Bazaar, Solukhumbu on May 29. Popular singers will perform in the concert.


KATHMANDU, May 3: A rally was taken out this morning to mark the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day 2018.

BERLIN, April 21: Hundreds of neo-Nazis were missing Friday on Adolf Hitler's birthday for a two-day festival in a remote eastern German town where citizens and anti-fascist groups staged spirited counter-protests.

KATHMANDU, April 21: CPN-UML and CPN-MC will jointly mark 69 years of Communist Party of Nepal together on Sunday.

Off the mark

March 23, 2018 07:40 am

The recent concluded SAARC Business Leaders’ Conclave had the feel of many other SAARC meetings before it – a periodical gathering of ministers, bureaucrats, and business minds coming together in an attempt to state the obvious.

KATHMANDU, March 8: On the occasion of 108th International Women's Day, a parade was held here in the capital on Thursday.

March 3: He's going to the Oscars for the first time in four decades - but Star Wars' Mark Hamill says he'd rather be watching the ceremony in his pyjamas.

KATHMANDU, March 1: On the auspicious occasions of Holi, the festival of colors, Nepali celebrities have marked the Holi festival at Banshwar in Kathmandu today.

I-Blues Management Pvt Ltd is all set to organize an international food carnival to mark Nepali New Year 2075 on April 13 at Nayabazar, Pohkara. I-Blues Management Pvt Ltd organized a press meet on Tuesday to inform about the event.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The Chief of Indian Army, Bipin Rawat is coming to Nepal on the occasion of Nepal’s Army Day today.

LOS ANGELES, Jan 31:  Mark Salling, who played bad-boy Noah “Puck” Puckerman in the hit musical-comedy “Glee,” died of an apparent suicide Tuesday, weeks after pleading guilty to possessing child pornography. He was 35.

Making a mark

January 12, 2018 09:44 am

There’s a reason why they say first impression is the last impression.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Nepali Congress (NC) observes the National Reconciliation Day each year to promote harmony and unity among various political forces in the country. Ironically, the National Reconciliation Day celebration this year on Sunday laid bare the divisions and disputes in the grand old party.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Nepathya has released a new video for their first song ‘Aaganai Bhari’ to mark 25 years of the band’s establishment. ‘Aaganai Bhari’ was their first official song and the first track of their first album.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: VSO Nepal in coordination with CECI, KOICA, Peace Corps and UN Volunteers celebrated the International Volunteers Day (IVD) by organizing a rally from Basantapur to Bhrikuti Mandap on Saturday. The event aimed at celebrating volunteerism and raise awareness on the contribution of volunteers in Nepal.

LONDON, Nov 18: Buckingham Palace issued a new photographic portrait of Queen Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip on Saturday to mark their upcoming 70th wedding anniversary.

Making A Mark In Marketing

November 7, 2017 09:01 am

A learned professional dedicated to the field of marketing and communications for 15 years now, Suman Shrestha is the Head of Marketing and Communications at The British College, Thapathali.

LONDON: Two murals by British street artist Banksy have appeared at London’s Barbican center to mark an exhibition of the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, a US artist who achieved fame through the New York graffiti scene.

KATHMANDU, August 29: Standard Chartered Bank Ltd has said that it was launching a season-long digital campaign which celebrates the power of numbers to commemorate the Liverpool Football Club’s 125th anniversary.

KATHMANDU 13 July, 2017: NIBL Capital Markets Limited, a wholly -owned subsidiary of Nepal Investment Bank Limited, has been functioning as a Depository Participant under CDS and Clearing Limited since 2014.

KATHMANDU, June 12: A rally was held on the occasion of the 16th World Day Against Child Labour here in the capital city this morning.

KATHMANDU, June 7: The Nepal Bureau of Standards and Meteorology (NBSM) has implemented the revised provision in regard with the obtainment of Nepal Standard Certification (NSC) mark while importing 11 sorts of foreign goods.

TAORMINA, Italy, May 28: Within days of taking the French presidency, Emmanuel Macron faced a string of diplomatic tests — pushing the Paris climate deal on a skeptical Donald Trump, rallying European allies to do more to fight Syria's extremists, and now hosting Vladimir Putin.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Health Minister Gagan Thapa, who assumed  office on August 26, 2016, has succeeded in bringing about changes in policy-making but has yet to implement all these changes in full and ensure efficient service delivery to the public.

Nepathya to mark Silver Jubilee Year

March 30, 2017 17:52 pm

KATHMANDU, March 30: Popular band Nepathya is turning 25. As per the date, the bands completion of 25 years will fall on April 1 2018. But since the band enters its 25th year starting  April 1 this year, the band has decided to celebrate it as ‘Nepathya’s Silver Jubilee Year’.

NT 4G users cross half-million mark

March 11, 2017 00:10 am

KATHMANDU, March 11: Number of 4G subscribers has crossed the half-million mark in just three months.

KATHMANDU, March 6: All rounder Dipendra Singh Airee has been included in the national cricket squad for on Sunday for the ICC World Cricket League Championship (WCLC) matches against Kenya. Nepal is playing against Kenya in its fifth round match of the WCLC at the TU grounds Kirtipur on March 11 and 13.

On the mark

March 1, 2017 00:45 am

During his address to the nation on Tuesday, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal emphasized the importance of timely local election in order to safeguard the post-2006 achievements.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: A special event is being held on coming March 4, Saturday to mark the 200th week of the Clean Bagmati Mega campaign.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: The Nepal Army will be hosting musical concert and pyrotechnics display during the Mahashivaratri and Army Day which falls on February 24 this year.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: The Embassy of China organized a cultural program in the capital on Thursday to celebrate the Year of the Fire Rooster 2017 (Chinese Tibetan New Year).

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: While various Maoist factions were commemorating their 22nd People's War Day on Sunday, conflict victims of the decade-long Maoist insurgency marked a Black Day, venting their ire against the snail-pace transitional justice process.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12. While Maoist cadres are marking the 22nd 'People's War Day' on Sunday, the Conflict Victims National Society observed it as a 'black day' and staged an hour long sit-in protest near the southern gate of the Singha Durbar.

Nepse falls below 1,300-point mark

February 11, 2017 00:40 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shed another 68.27 points this week to close at 1,296.23 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Karl Marx Bicentennial Ceremony National Conference Organizing Committee is all set to bring senior leaders of all the communist parties in Nepal together on Monday to discuss Marxism and Nepali society.

‘Kick against violence’ to mark VAW

December 11, 2016 23:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: ‘Kick against violence,’ a friendly football match, was organized on Saturday at the premises of Sarswoti Madhyamik Vidhyalaya(SMV) in Lele to mark the 16 Days of Violence Against Women (VAW).

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: A committee has been formed to mark the Prithvi Jayanti and National Unity Day.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Saturday attended a reception organized by the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers on the occasion of the 68th Human Rights Day.

The son of a wealthy landowner, Fidel Castro turned his back on a life of privilege to lead a left-wing revolution in Cuba that endured for decades and was shaped by his political cunning, keen sense of destiny and boundless ego.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Australian Ambassador to Nepal Glenn White and Chairperson of Maiti Nepal Anuradha Koirala jointly launched a 16-day activism to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 15: Facebook accidentally declared its founder Mark Zuckerberg and many other users dead on Friday, acknowledging after fixing the problem that it had committed a "terrible error."

WASHINGTON, Nov 7: Even if, as most polls predict, he loses Tuesday's US presidential election, Donald Trump's populist charge will leave its mark on the American body politic.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The Japanese Embassy is organizing a concert to mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between Nepal and Japan.

WASHINGTON, Oct 15: Asserting that India and Pakistan should adopt a “conciliatory approach” to resolve their “contentious issues”, the US has called for greater cooperation and dialogue between the two countries to bring down the recent tensions.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: A special ceremony has been organised to mark the first anniversary of the promulgation of Constitution of Nepal today.

STOKE, Sept 10: South Korea forward Son Heung-min scored twice and Harry Kane netted his first goal of the season Saturday as Tottenham thrashed Stoke 4-0 away in the English Premier League for the second straight year.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Federal Alliance and the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have announced to mark September 19 (Asoj 3), the anniversary of constitution promulgation, as 'black day'.