KATHMANDU, March 10: Three candidates have been shortlisted for the post of managing director of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC).

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Nepal athlete Deepak Adhikari has won a bronze medal in Men's 10000m race at the 13th South Asian Games being held in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Nepal's Santoshi Shrestha has bagged a gold medal in Women's 10000m race.

A Bangkok burger joint has become an internet sensation after YouTubers started challenging each other to eat its biggest meal - a near 6kg (13 pound) patty covered in fried onion rings, bacon and mayonnaise.

The known stranger

October 15, 2019 18:10 pm

The weak and fragile boat, we hurriedly hopped in carried around six or seven of us. Everyone started to be in motion, trying to sail the boat, despite the challenging weather with the intermittent occurrence of thunder and lightning.

DOHA, Oct 4:  Bahrain’s Salwa Eid Naser destroyed the field and stunned Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo as she became the first Asian to win the women’s 400 metres world title on Thursday.

DOHA, Oct 4: Estonian decathlete Maicel Uibo and his wife, Bahamian runner Shaunae Miller-Uibo, had two reasons to celebrate after they each won a silver medal at the world athletics championships on Thursday.

GORKHA, Oct 3: Anish Thapa Magar of Parbat has won Liglige race to be crowned as ‘Liglige King’ defeating 65 other contestants on Thursday.

LONDON, June 13: Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, edged closer to power on Thursday when he won by far the most support from Conservative Party lawmakers in the first round of the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May.

A descendant of an American slave on Wednesday sued Harvard University to gain possession of photos of her great-great-great grandfather that the school commissioned in 1850 on behalf of a professor trying to prove the inferiority of black people.

Hundreds of runners competed in a 10 km (6 mile) race in the world’s largest wine cellar on Sunday, navigating by the light of headlamps as they hurtled through dark limestone caves that stretch some 200 km underground near the capital of Moldova.

MAE SAI, July 5:  With more rain coming, Thai rescuers are racing against time to pump out water from a flooded cave before they can extract 12 boys and their soccer coach with minimum risk, officials said Thursday.

Race to the best college

June 26, 2018 11:19 am

Secondary Education Examination, SEE, is the bridge that connects thousands of students to intermediate education. Though SEE is considered as the toughest stage, numerous challenges await these fresh graduates in their quest for further education. In hopes to overcome challenges, and to attain quality education, students are busy evaluating colleges to choose the best institution that stand in par with their professional aim.

For the last 100 years, cars have been setting records on top of Colorado's Pikes Peak.

Social media provides the perfect platforms to interact with the netizens, and nobody does it better than the celebrities. Their influence on the society gives them the opportunity to interact with a large mass of admirers.

MILAN, May 26: What do you get when luxury fashion meets sport? $10,000 sneakers.

Mumbai Indians beat Kings XI Punjab by three runs to stay alive in the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL 2018) playoffs race.

LONDON, April 9: Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane remains hopeful of overhauling Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah in the race for Premier League Golden Boot but is also focused on helping Spurs finish the season strongly.

DHANGADHI, April 7: Kathmandu Goldens has secured its playoffs berth in the ongoing second Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) with a five-wicket win over Biratnagar Kings in the only match played on Friday. Kathmandu has won all the four games it played this season so far, and still has a match in hand.

NUWAKOT, March 26: In a bid to promote sports tourism in the district, the second Jhiltung Cross Country Open Race Competition was organized in Belkotgadhi Municipality-5 in Nuwakot on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The Youth and Women Groups of Jhiltung and Kolputar is set to organize the second Jhiltung Cross Country Race on Sunday.

Race ready

March 2, 2018 10:13 am

Compared to other sports that require strenuous training, running seems easy enough. All you need to do is put on a pair of comfortable sneakers and get going.

The race for Nepal's 41st Prime Minister

February 15, 2018 10:56 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Chairpersons, KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal and other leaders have reached the President’s residence at Shital Niwas to urge the President to appoint Oli as the country’s 41st prime minister.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: With all seven provinces likely to fix the date for the election of the speakers of their provincial assemblies by Monday, the race for speakers in all seven provinces has begun and aspirants have expedited lobbying for themselves in their parties.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: With all seven provinces likely to fix the date for the election of the speakers of their provincial assemblies by Monday, the race for speakers in all seven provinces has begun and aspirants have expedited lobbying for themselves in their parties.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Filing nomination for the National Assembly election was held across the seven provinces on Wednesday, with 83 candidates registering their names with the Election Commission (EC).

LONDON, Jan 9: Cold War monster movie “The Shape of Water” leads the race for the British Academy Film Awards, the U.K. equivalent of the Oscars.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 15: Three central level leaders of the CPN-UML which has emerged as the single largest party in the provincial assembly polls have staked a claim to the post of chief minister of Province 1.

Race for chief ministers begins

December 12, 2017 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Sher Dhan Rai, Lal Babu Raut, Astha Laxmi Shakya, Prithvi Subba Gurung, Shankar Pokharel, Mahendra Bahadur Shahi and Karna Bahadur Thapa have been seen as the frontrunners to lead the provincial governments as the left alliance and Madhes-based parties begin their search for future chief minister candidates from among two dozen hopefuls.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: As negotiations between Nepali Congress and the Madhes-based parties to forge an electoral alliance flounder, Province 2 looks all set for a triangular race.

Deepak Rauniyar’s second feature film, White Sun, maybe vying against other South Asian films for a spot as a nominee in Oscar’s foreign language category but the director himself is taking it easy in Morang right now.

MOHOTTARI, Nov 30: The poll prospect in constituency-3 of Mahottari district has become more intriguing after the top leader of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), Mahantha Thakur, fielded his candidacy for the upcoming parliamentary polls at the eleventh hour.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: With the poll date just two weeks away,  constituency-1 of Kathmandu district looks headed for a three-way battle. While Nepali Congress (NC) veteran Prakash Man Singh is working hard to preserve his legacy in the constituency with a third consecutive win, Bibeksheel Sajha Party's Joint Coordinator Rabindra Mishra-- a media celebrity with innovative campaign strategies-- is posing a challenge, projecting his newly-constituted party as a harbinger of change.

BAITADI, Nov 10:  As the excitement for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial polls reaches fever pitch, an interesting electoral contest is expected between the CPN-UML and Nepali Congress (NC)-led alliances in Baitadi district.

DANG, Nov 9: Eight women candidates, four each in provincial and parliamentarian elections, are competing from Dang

DOLPA, Nov 9: Candidates of the remote district Dolpa are busy canvassing voters in the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies.

MANCHESTER, Nov 7: Manchester City’s eight-point advantage after 11 games is leading to talk of the Premier League title race is over in November, but as Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho noted - English football has a habit of throwing up surprises.

Pradhan in race for FNCCI veep

August 29, 2017 08:21 am

KATHMANDU, August 29: Industrialist Kishor Pradhan, who had lost the election for the post of senior vice-president of Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) in April, has filed candidacy for the post of vice-president from the category of district and municipal chambers of the FNCCI.

CHITWAN, August 5 : Renu Dahal of the CPN (Maoist Center), daughter of the party's chairman and former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has won the election for the post of mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City, defeating CPN-UML's candidate Devi Gyawali by 203 votes.

Panchpokhari trail race on Aug 8

August 1, 2017 15:13 pm

KATHMANDU, July 31: Bishwa Samabeshi Sahashi Sanstha and Duwang Panchpokhari Yuwa Club are jointly organizing a trail race in Panchpokhari of Sindhupalchowk district on August 8.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Early vote counting points to a tight race between Nepali Congress and CPN-UML in most of the local units that went to polls in the second phase local elections Wednesday. CPN (Maoist Center), as in the first phase polls, appears headed for a distant third position.

Solukhumbu, June 29: A Secretary of CPN-UML District Committee has lost the election in  Solukhumbu district.

POKHARA, June 24: Former Athletes Forum Kaski on Friday organized the Late Shiva Shanker Ranjit Second Men and Women Media Person Race Competition to mark the occasion of the International Olympics Day.

KATHMANDU, June 23: A Nepali woman has won the 'Sri Lanka Holidays Rumble In The Jungle 2017' – a premier mountain bike race.

DUNWOODY, June 21: Republican Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election Tuesday in Georgia, and she thanked President Donald Trump after she avoided an upset that would have rocked Washington ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.

KATHMANDU, May 28: UML mayoral candidate Bidhyasundar Shakya is has emerged victorious in the race for the mayor of Kathmandu Metropolis with 64913 votes, compared to 45269 votes for his closest rival Nepali Congress mayoral candidate Raju Raj Joshi.

LALITPUR, May 23: Shova Shakya is the immediate past chairperson of  Lokkriti Vihar in Patan. She became  the first female chief of the monastery after 15 male chiefs. She  handled those responsibilities  for 10 years.

KATHMANDU, May 22: UML candidate Krishna Hari Thapa has won the mayoral race of Kageshwari Manohara Municipality.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Nepali Congress candidate Hariprabha Khadgi is taking lead in the deputy mayoral race of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC).

KATHMANDU, May 19: According to the latest updates, CPN-UML is taking lead in the mayoral race of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC).