July 25: NBC's broadcast of the Tokyo Olympic Games opening ceremony drew 16.7 million viewers, the smallest U.S. television audience for the event in the past 33 years, according to preliminary data from Comcast-owned(CMCSA.O) NBCUniversal on Saturday.

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, June 18: Sweden won an opening World Cup game for the first time since 1958 and ended their worrying goal drought with a 1-0 victory over South Korea that was a must-win if they want to progress from a tricky-looking Group F.

RUSSIA, June 14: UK singer Robbie Williams, Russian operatic soprano Aida Garifullina and two-time FIFA World Cup champion Ronaldo will take part in the opening ceremony of the upcoming World Cup in Russia, FIFA said.

CHITWAN, Jun 4: Breaking a rocky terrain to construct road is an uphill task.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Mega Bank Nepal Ltd has started online bank account opening facility. Issuing a statement on Tuesday, the bank said that it expects the new service will allow potential account holders to initiate an account from their home itself or while traveling.

At least 28 Palestinians were wounded during protests along the Gaza border today amid fears of escalating violence as America moved its embassy to Jerusalem.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Nepal’s Ravin Shrestha became the first and the only gold medalist for Nepal in the eighth South Asian Judo Championship on Saturday.

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 8:  It was a historic moment, and it happened even before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics had officially begun.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: NIC ASIA Bank has launched the facility of opening accounts through online portal. Issuing a statement, the bank said that it is the first of its kind product in the Nepali banking industry.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Hundreds of visitors from around the world, attending yesterday’s official public opening celebrations of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, were treated to a low-level fly-by of the Jean Nouvel designed museum by one of Etihad Airways’ flagship Airbus A380 aircraft.

KATHMANDU, August 26: The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has issued a circular to all depository participants, directing them to open beneficial owner account only in the presence of the respective clients.

KATHMANDU, July 10: Coffee break an outlet has been opened for coffee lovers while coffee trend is growing in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 28: As part of its final preparations to conduct the second round of local elections on June 14, the Election Commission (EC) is setting up returning officers" office in all 461 local units in the four provinces on Monday.

Rame Magar takes lead on opening day

March 28, 2017 21:30 pm

KATHMANDU, March 28: Rame Magar took lead in the first round of Surya Nepal Kathmandu Open after he carded seven-under 61on Tuesday at the par-68 Royal Nepal Golf Club in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, March 27: Nepal faced a six-wicket defeat against Pakistan U-23 in its opening match of the ACC Emerging Teams Cup played on Monday at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Academy Ground in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.

Amateur Tenzing takes lead on opening day

February 20, 2017 21:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Amateur golfer Tenzing Tsering took the lead after first round of play in the Surya Nepal Central Open, the fourth event under the Surya Nepal Golf Tour 2016-17, at the par-72 Gokarna Golf Club in Kathmandu on Monday.

Departmental teams win in opening day

February 14, 2017 21:35 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Departmental teams Nepal Police Club and Tribhuvan Army Club made winning starts in the Second Pathibhara National Men's Open Volleyball that kicked off on Tuesday in Taplejung.

Raees and Kaabil released on January 25, both boasting of Bollywood superstars in the leads roles.

Bhuwan, Dhana share lead in opening day

January 10, 2017 21:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Bhuwan Nagarkoti and Dhana Bahadur Thapa share joint lead at the close of the first day of play in the Surya Nepal Challenge golf tournament at the par-68 Royal Nepal Golf Club in the capital on Tuesday.

MUMBAI, Dec 24: Superstar Salman Khan might have said that Aamir Khan’s “Dangal” is a much better film than his own blockbuster “Sultan” but the opening day box office collection tells a different story.

DHARAN, Dec 23: Nepal Police Club and Central Region made winning starts in men’s football under the Seventh National Games that kicked off on Thursday. Police overcame Eastern Region 2-1 while Central Region registered 3-0 win over Western Region at the ANFA Technical Center, Dharan.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 23: Five years after the completion of the last edition of National Games, Shahid Stadium of Biratnagar is all set to raise the curtain on the Seventh National Games to be held in various cities of the Eastern Region. President Bidya Bhandari is scheduled to inaugurate the eight-day sporting event on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The government has formally set up the Hydropower Production Company with the provision of allowing the Nepali citizens to investment in the hydropower projects.

RAJKOT, INDIA, Nov 13: India captain Virat Kohli remained unbeaten on a defiant 49 in a tense final session to deny England victory and claim a draw in the opening test of the five-match series on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: A technical committee formed by the Ministry of Education has recommended opening regional offices of National Examinations Board in each seven provinces.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has formed a committee to study possible effects of opening the secondary share market to direct investment from non-resident Nepalis (NRNs) and to draft a working procedure for such investment.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Ministry of Health has issued instructions to its subordinate central, regional, sub regional, zonal and district level hospitals to operate their own pharmacies in adherence to the Pharmacy Guideline.

Three share lead on opening day

September 14, 2016 12:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Two Indian golfers and a Nepali player share joint lead after the first round of the Faldo Series Nepal Championship golf tournament at the Gokarna Golf Club in Kathmandu.

Three share lead on opening day

September 13, 2016 21:16 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Two Indian golfers and a Nepali player share joint lead after the first round of the Faldo Series Nepal Championship golf tournament at the Gokarna Golf Club in Kathmandu. Aryaan and Tenzing of India, competing in the boys' 12 to 16 year age category, and Sukra in boys' 17 to 22 year age category carded identical score of four-over 76 in the par-72 golf course.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Lawmaker Sanjya Kumar Gautam has drawn the attention of the parliament and the government over the dillydallying in the opening of new transit points with India, even after both sides agreed to open new five transit points.

KATHMANDU, AUG 23: The Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) has sought approval from the Ministry of Labor and Employment to open Lithuania, a country in northeast Europe, as a new destination for Nepali migrant workers.

BARCELONA, Aug 21:  Luis Suarez scored a hat trick and Lionel Messi added two more goals as Barcelona started its Spanish league title defense in style by routing Real Betis 6-2 on Saturday.

BIRGUNJ, July 22: A recent decision of Indian Railways to extend load unload time at its Raxaul station has worried Nepali importers as such decision would mean additional fine for them.

Jayram takes lead on opening day

July 5, 2016 01:30 am

KATHMANDU, July 5: Jayram Shrestha closed the opening day of the Surya Nepal NPGA Tour Championship with two-stroke lead after he carded four-under 68 on Monday at the par-72 Gokarna Golf Club.

TOULOUSE, France, June 13: Gerard Pique finally broke down the Czech Republic's stubborn defense with a goal in the 87th minute to give Spain a 1-0 victory in the opening match of its European Championship title defense on Monday.