London street named after Freddie Mercury

February 28, 2020 12:09 pm

A quiet corner of south-west London has been named Freddie Mercury Close in memory of the famous Indian-origin singer-songwriter who lived in the area with his family.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli has appointed Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada as the vice chairman of Investment Board Nepal (IBN).

The son of legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar, Arjun, has been picked for the national under-19 team.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Former Speaker Subash Chandra Nembang has been picked as deputy parliamentary party leader of Communist Party of Nepal (CPN).

NTB CEO named head of PATA panel

May 23, 2018 10:14 am

KATHMANDU, May 23: Deepak Raj Joshi, CEO of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), has been unanimously named as the president of Government Destination Board of Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).

LONDON, May 22: Striker Harry Kane will wear the captain’s armband for England at next month’s World Cup, ending speculation about who would lead Gareth Southgate’s squad in Russia.

Mohamed Salah has added yet another award to his glittering collection after the Liverpool star was named EA Sports' Premier League Player of the Season on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The government has named Sarbendra Khanal new chief of the Nepal Police and Shailendra Khanal the new chief of the Armed Police Force.

SEOUL, March 2: Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday its new flagship smartphone the Galaxy S9 Plus has been named the Best New Connected Mobile Device at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the world's largest gathering for the mobile communications industry.

SURKHET, Feb 24: Province 6 has been named as Karnali and the capital has been fixed in Birendranagar of Surkhet. The assembly meeting of the province has decided the name and the capital of the province on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) on Wednesday decided to promote Rajan Bhattarai, the secretary of Judicial Council, to the post of chief registrar of the Supreme Court.

ROLPA, Dec 22: Ganga Oli, the wife of Bir Bahadur Khatri, the chairperson of Sukidaha Rural Municipality, died during the Maoist insurgency. His relative Dev Bahadur Oli also met the same fate. Now, when the renaming of the rural municipality is under consideration, Khatri wants it to be named after his dead wife and relative. He has proposed to rename the rural municipality as 'Ganga Dev Rural Municipality'.

NEW YORK, Oct 17: From a Syrian bazaar and the last active synagogue in Alexandria, to England’s Blackpool Piers and Alabama civil rights buildings, historical gems around the globe are threatened by war, disasters and urbanization, a monument conservation group said on Monday.  Days after the United States and Israel said that they were quitting UN cultural agency UNESCO, the World Monuments Fund (WMF) announced 25 of the world’s at-risk places on its biennial watch list.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Pioneer Moto Corp has been appointed the distributor of Nissan Moto Corporation, Japan for the Nepali market. Issuing a statement on Wednesday, the company said that it recently signed an agreement for dealership with Nissan. As per the agreement, the company can import Nissan vehicles manufactured in Japan, Thailand and India into Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: It has emerged that two different authorities appointed two different persons to the single post of chief of Sajha Prakashan. However, it is Dolindra Prasad Sharma who is working as chairman and general manager of the state-owned publishing house.

Football players who are guilty of doping should be named and punished, Germany coach Joachim Loew said on Wednesday after FIFA said it was investigating allegations concerning Russian footballers.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Qatar Airways has been named the 'Airline of the Year' in Skytrax World Airline Awards held on the sidelines of the Paris Air Show on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, May 27: The Sajha Party has nominated Prof Dr Surya Raj Acharya as its spokesperson.

LOS ANGELES, April 19: Julia Roberts was just named People Magazine's "World's Most Beautiful Woman" for a record-breaking fifth time.

KATHMANDU, March 6: Green Hill City Pvt Ltd, a housing developer, has appointed former banker Suman Neupane as its CEO.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: A 19-member cricket team of Nepal has been named for India tour to prepare for the ICC World Cricket League Championship fixtures against Kenya. Nepal is scheduled to play against Kenya on March 11 and 13 at the TU grounds, Kirtipur.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Ltd (SCBNL) has appointed NMB Capital Ltd as the issue manager to raise Rs 3.3 billion through a Further Public Offering (FPO) to meet the new paid-up capital requirement.

Riyad Mahrez, who inspired Leicester City to an extraordinary Premier League title triumph last season, was named African Footballer of the Year on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Dor Bikram Shrees, the principal of Siddhababa Higher Secondary School, has been named Nepal's Integrity Idol Winner for 2016.

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: Premier Insurance Company Ltd (PICL) has appointed NMB Capital as sales and issue manager to float 659,565 units of shares through follow on public offer (FPO).

KATHMANDU, Dec 9:  Nepal Investment Bank Ltd (NIBL) has bagged the prestigious Financial Times, “Bank of the Year” international award 2016 for the fifth time.

MUMBAI, Dec 8: Actress Deepika Padukone has been named the sexiest Asian woman in the world for the year 2016. She has dethroned actress Priyanka Chopra, who has won the title four times in the popular list that is annually published by Britain-based Eastern Eye newspaper.

Masses of grieving supporters wailed beat their chests and cast flowers on Tuesday as actress-turned-politician Jayaram Jayalalithaa, one of India's most powerful leaders, was buried on the shorefront in Chennai.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: A 19-member cricket team is representing Nepal in the Under-19 Asia Cup to be held in Sri Lanka this month.

Zayn Malik named GQ's Best Dressed 2017

November 26, 2016 18:41 pm

LOS ANGELES, Nov 26: Singer Zayn Malik has been crowned GQ's Best Dressed 2017 in the publications first-ever Reader's play-offs, which saw him win with 59 per cent of the vote.

30 players named for closed camp

November 26, 2016 09:13 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has chosen the preliminary squad of 30 players for the closed camp in order to prepare for the upcoming 4th SAFF Women’s Championship.

NEW YORK, Nov 16:  Former WWE champ Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson can add People's "Sexiest Man Alive" title to his list of accomplishments.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Former President of Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) Binay Raj Pandey and industrialist Basanta Chaudhary has been named the co conveners of the ICC Advisory Committee on Tuesday formed with the view to solve the disputes of Nepali cricket.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Qatar Airways said Monday it had been honored with the title of Best Middle Eastern Airline for the 11th consecutive time at this year’s TTG Travel Awards ceremony.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Parshuram Khapung has been appointed Chief Commissioner of the Discipline Commission of Naya Shakti Party Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The World HRD Congress has named Citizens Bank International Ltd (CBIL) has named the ‘Best Bank in Public Sector’ in the ‘Asia Banking, Financial Services & Insurance Excellence Awards 2016’ category.

HOUSTON, Sept 9: Researchers in the US have named a new parasite after US President Barack Obama -- and there's no worming out of it.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: MAW Enterprises, the authorized distributor of Yamaha two-wheelers for Nepal, has announced the first winner of its festive scheme launched last week.

KATHMANDU, Aug  31: Machhapuchchhre Bank Ltd (MBL) is issuing Rs 1.93 billion worth of right shares to its shareholders. Issuing a statement on Wednesday, the commercial bank said that it has appointed Civil Capital Market Ltd as its issue manager for the rights issue.

38 players named in preliminary squad

August 23, 2016 21:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: National Sports Council (NSC) has named 38 female players for the preliminary phase of selection for the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifiers 2016 from Asia.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Nabil Bank Ltd has received 'Best Managed Commercial Bank Award 2016'.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Agricultural Development Bank Ltd (ADBL) has signed an agreement with Ace Capital Ltd for its rights issue.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Agricultural Development Bank Ltd (ADBL) has signed an agreement with Ace Capital Ltd for its rights issue.

Bimal named Xtep brand ambassador

August 4, 2016 20:11 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: The authorized distributor of Chinese sports brand Xtep for Nepal, Rainbow Private Limited, has made footballer Bimal Gharti Magar its brand ambassador.