ITAHARI, April 28: A massive fire tore through the Ghana Bazaar at Paruhang intersection in Itahari sub metropolitan city – 4 of Sunsari district destroying four houses and inflicting a loss of around Rs 10 million last night.
KATHMANDU, April 2: While the syndicate system prevailing in the public transport sector in Nepal has drawn the attention of many, including the government agencies concerned, the 'syndicate' which exists in Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) is hardly even talked about, let alone being brought to public scrutiny.
PERU, Jan 14: A tsunami threat has been issued in Peru following a powerful earthquake just off the coast of South America. The 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck about 124km south west of the town of Puquio, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. Officials in Peru said there is a tsunami alert for areas within a 300km radius of the earthquake. The west coast of the USA is not expected to be affected by a tsunami.
BOSTON, August 20: Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short their planned “free speech rally” a week after a gathering of hate groups led to bloodshed in Virginia.
PALLEKELE, August 13: India's bowlers left Sri Lanka staring at a big defeat and a series whitewash after another shambolic batting performance saw the hosts being bundled out for 135 in their first innings in the third and final test on Sunday.
LONDON, June 14: A deadly night-time fire raced through a 24-story apartment tower in London early Wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring dozens more. Some desperate residents threw their children from high windows, hoping someone on the ground would catch them.
Leading French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign said on Friday it had been the target of a "massive" computer hack that dumped its campaign emails online 1-1/2 days before voters choose between the centrist and his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, April 15: At least 10 people were killed and 12 others injured when a massive mound of garbage collapsed on part of a poor neighborhood near Sri Lanka's capital during festivities to mark the local new year, officials said Saturday.
KABUL, Afghanistan, April 14: The attack on a tunnel complex in remote eastern Afghanistan with the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military left 36 Islamic State group fighters dead and no civilian casualties, Afghanistan officials said Friday.
Tottenham Hotspur have improved on last season's Premier League title push but the searing pace being set at the top by Chelsea means defeat in Wednesday's home clash with their London rivals could consign them to also-rans with half the season remaining.
KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The indigenous nationalities leaders have said the bill related to the formation of an Indigenous Nationalities Commission introduced by the Social Justice and Human Rights Committee of the Legislature-Parliament would do nothing in terms of protection and promotion the rights of indigenous people if it is passed as it is.
TULTEPEC, Mexico, Dec 21: A powerful chain-reaction explosion ripped through Mexico's best-known fireworks market on the northern outskirts of the capital Tuesday, killing at least 26 people, injuring scores more and sending a huge plume of charcoal-gray smoke billowing into the sky.
SANKHUWASABHA, Nov 1: At least seven houses were destroyed in a massive blaze which started from an electrical short circuit at Mulkharka Bazaar of Sankhuwasabha Municipality – 4 at 1:45 am last night.
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games have started in Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã Stadium. The organizers have put a huge amount of work and invested an impressive amount of cash to get to this point. Hosting the Olympics is expensive with the people of Hamburg voting to withdraw their city’s bid for the 2024 games in late 2015, primarily on funding grounds.
Costs ran 51 percent over budget in Rio, ending up at $4.58 billion. Even though that may seem like a huge amount of money, it pales in comparison to the Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014. Costs there quickly snowballed with many venues coming in catastophically over budget. The final bill for the games came to a whopping $21.89 billion. This chart shows the cost of hosting the Olympic Games since 1992.