Lionel Messi set yet another record on Tuesday after his Instagram post celebrating Argentina's World Cup win became the most-liked on the platform, breaking a nearly four-year-old record held by a photo of an egg, as reported by Reuters.

Taylor Swift is not staying silent over the sale of her masters to Scooter Braun.

All of us take pictures but not many of us take good pictures. We are guilty of randomly clicking away and then choosing the “best” among the lot to post online. But taking good pictures is an art, one that can be mastered if you know what to do.

Building a social media presence

April 26, 2019 08:57 am

You have a brilliant plan: Art that is unique to you, poems that have their own distinctness or food recipes that everyone on the planet just has to try. So you want to share these on social media and  have as many people as possible see your work.

KATHMANDU, March 16: Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Matrika Prasad Yadav has hinted that he could be kicked out of his office soon.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has demanded the post of either speaker or deputy speaker in parliament.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Following the resignation of Law Minister Sher Bahadur Tamang on Tuesday, leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have intensified lobbying for the coveted post.

KATHMANDU, July 6: On June 23, school students rejoiced after scoring well in their Secondary Education Exams (SEE). However, apart from joy, it also has brought confusion among students and their parents, both of whom are pinning hopes to find a ‘good school’.

July 3: A federal investigation into Facebook Inc’s data breach with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica has broadened focus on the actions and statements of the tech giant, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the inquiries.

PARSA, June 20: Construction of the 27 kilometers Pathalaiya integrated check post is likely to get delayed due to various factors including the negligence of the contractor.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has been mulling over not vacating the  post of  speaker or deputy speaker in favor of another party, amid an argument over the relevant constitutional provision.

DOLAKHA, April 26: UNICEF has handed over a health post building in Malu, of the district.  Deputy Executive Director of the organization, Fatoumata Ndiaye handed the building on the day after the three-year anniversary of the earthquake that struck Nepal on 25 April 2018.

NUWAKOT, April 10: The Central Project Implementation Unit has sacked eight officials deployed in Nuwakot for housing reconstruction on the recommendation of the District Project Implementation Unit, Nuwakot.

RASUWA, April 9: A Facebook post posted by an alleged murderer of Chitraman Dangol, 29, over decade old revenge has resulted into a general strike at Rasuwa.

BIRGUNJ, April 7: The Integrated Check Post (ICP) based in Alau of Parsa district has officially come into operation from today after Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi jointly inaugurated the check post.

KATHMANDU, March 26: The Post Flood Recovery Program implemented in seven Tarai districts mostly affected by widespread flooding in August 2017 has been completed.

MYAGDI, Mar 24: Five persons have donated 11 ropanis of land jointly to a health post located at Beni municipality-5.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has filed his candidacy for the post of Vice President of Federal Nepal again on Saturday.

ILAM, March 3: Local social workers donated three ropanis land worth amounting to Rs 600,000 for the construction of birthing centre building of health post in Rong rural municipality-2.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's plans to expand his three-member cabinet couldn't materialize on Friday either as coalition partner CPN (Maoist Center) failed to furnish names for the posts of speaker of the lower house of parliament and seven ministers which have been allocated to the party.

BUTWAL, Feb 13: Purna Bahadur Gharti of CPN (Maoist Center) has registered his candidacy for the post of Speaker for Province 5.

The Republican president announced his top-10 list -- which included his regular targets CNN, The New York Times and The Washington Post -- using his preferred medium of Twitter.

MUGU, Jan 10: Absence of health workers at a local health post of western Khatyad Rural Municipality-10, Hyanglung of Mugu has deprived patients of viral fever from treatment and medicines.

BANKE, Jan 5: Binauna Health Post of Banke district is 24 kilometers far from Nepalgunj. It is visited by over 60 patients on a daily basis. However, the health post has not been able to provide medicines to its patients due to the shortage of the same.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: A secretariat meeting of the CPN (Maoist Center) has dwelled on the unification with the CPN-UML at the Khumaltar-based residence of Maoist Center Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Bishal Bikram KC's 63 in 79 deliveries including four boundaries and a six supported by Narayan Joshi' slate order unbeaten cameo 46 including five boundaries and a six in 23 deliveries help Nepal set up a challenging total of 183 for the loss of 6 wickets in 35 overs per side match.

DHANGADHI, Dec 14: In Province 7, the left alliance comprising of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) is set to form its provincial government after winning majority of seats in the recent election. The only question that remains is who would be the province's chief minister.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22:  The Special Court on Tuesday sent former chairman of the Tax Settlement Commission (TSC) Lumbadhoj Mahat and former member Umesh Dhakal to Dillibazar prison for their failure to post bail imposed by the court in relation to tax settlement cases.

CPN-UML senior leader and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal is very active in poll campaigning following the formation of Left Alliance. Leader Nepal, who is a candidate from the alliance from Kathmandu constituency 2, is confident on clear majority of the alliance.

Four DIGs recommended for AIG Post

November 14, 2017 09:14 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 14:  Nepal Police has recommended 4 Deputy Inspectors General (DIGs) of Nepal Police for the promotion to the post of Additional Inspectors General (AIGs)

Post demonetization the hunt for black money continues

KHOTANG, Oct 26: Absence of officials and staff at the District Health Post (DHP), Khotang has badly affected the service provided to patients.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Nepali envoy to India Deep Kumar Upadhyaya has submitted his resignation to Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Prospective candidates for the post of chief secretary have lobbying to lead the bureaucracy as the tenure of the present chief secretary, Rajendra Kishor Kshetry, ends on October 25.

KALAIYA, Sept 22: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal has clinched victory in Patarauta Municipality of Bara district in the third phase of local level election.

LAHAN, Sept 22: CPN (Maoist Centre) has emerged victorious in Mirchaiya Municipality in Siraha district in the third phase of local level election.

LAHAN, Sept 22: CPN (Maoist Centre) has emerged victorious in Mirchaiya Municipality in Siraha district in the third phase of local level election.

BHADRAPUR, Sept 7: Minister of State for Agriculture Sarita Prasain has said that the implementation of programmes under the Prime Minister Agriculture Modernization Project, Super Zone Implementation Unit, Jhapa would benefit the entire country not being limited to the farmers of a certain territory.

LAHAN, September 7:  Not many candidates get chance to get elected thrice to the reputed post of mayor. Lagan Lal Chaudhary of Lahan-1, who was twice appointed as mayor during the Panchayat regime, made it to the same post again during the multi-party democratic system post 1990. With a hope of claiming the same post once again, Chaudhary has filed for his candidacy in the upcoming third phase of elections too.

KATHMANDU,August 13: An emergency meeting headed by Home Minister Janardan Sharma today has formed a central command post for intensifying rescue operations in the country.

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.

Local donates land for health post

July 14, 2017 21:46 pm

RAUTAHAT: Bilashi Sahani, a local of Garuda Municipality- 3, Rautahat has donated land worth Rs 6 million to Garuda Municipality for constructing building for a health post.

JHAPA, July 8: Nepali Congress mayoral candidate Bimal Acharya has been elected to Mechinagar Municipality. Acharya defeated his closest rival CPN-UML mayoral candidate  Bishnu Prasai with 20, 776 votes. His closest rival Prasai garnered 19422 votes.

GAIGHAT (UDAYPUR), July 7: The CPN (UML) candidate to the post of mayor has been elected in the local level election at Triyuga Municipality in the district.

KANCHANPUR, July 6: CPN (Maoist Center) has clinched mayoral post in Belauri Municipality of Kanchanpur district.

TULSIPUR (Dang), July 4: CPN (UML) candidate Kul Bahadur KC has got elected to the post of mayor in Lamahi Municipality, Dang beating his nearest competitor from the Nepali Congress with a slight margin in the second phase of local level elections held on June 28. He garnered 5,152 votes to win the election.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Thursday sought Rs 3 billion as bail  from suspended Inland Revenue Department chief Chudamani Sharma after preliminary investigations established his  involvement in a tax waiver scam.

Post-2006 dualism

June 25, 2017 01:31 am

Our institutions have been held hostage by the very nobles, or thulabada, who spearheaded the People’s Movement in 2006.

GULMI, June 24: Much has changed in the country since the 1997 local elections. The monarchy is gone and the country has been declared a republic.  But the locals in Gulmi are witnessing the same old faces yet again in the second round of local elections slated for June 28.

KHOTANG, June 19: A mother and her own daughter are running for the same post in the local level elections in the district.