LONDON, Aug 1: A hurried cremation of UK national Dawn Sturgess poisoned in Amesbury earlier this month confirms that the UK authorities continue to destroy evidence related to the Skripal affair, a source in the Russian Embassy in the United Kingdom told Sputnik.
The narrative behind the viral photo of a polar bear starving, reportedly thanks to climate change, has been called into question by the National Geographic photographer who took it in the first place.
KATHMANDU, July 1: The government’s crackdown on demonstrators at Maitighar Mandala, a roundabout popular for demonstrations given its proximity to Singha Durbar, the government seat, after it was declared a ‘no protest zone’, has sparked fresh criticisms of the KP Oli-led government for ‘curtailing civil liberties’.
INDONESIA, June 20: The number of people it was carrying as distraught relatives who rushed to Lake Toba in northern Sumatra provided information. On Tuesday, officials said 94 people were missing and expected the number to rise.
BEIJING, June 4: China has balked at stepping up its purchases of American products, raising the odds of a trade war, if President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to tax billions of dollars’ worth of Chinese imports.
KATHMANDU, June 1: An interactive map produced by the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies shows that Nepal’s temperatures rose from -0.124 (-17.8466667 degree Celsius) degree Fahrenheit to 0.781 (-17.3438889 degree Celsius) degree Fahrenheit in 2017.
SYDNEY, June 1: Australia’s Fair Work Commission (FWC) has raised the minimum wage by 3.5 percent from July 1, it said on Friday, an increase almost double the current industry rate but half what unions had lobbied for.
BEIJING, Mar 27: The arrival of a special train in Beijing and unusually heavy security at a guesthouse where prominent North Koreans have stayed in the past have raised speculation that Kim Jong Un is making his first visit to China as the North's leader.
KATHMANDU, March 21: Trade and Export Promotion Center (TEPC) has said that Nepali traders are indulging in under-invoicing at customs points while exporting hand-knotted carpet to China, raising suspicion of money laundering and tax evasion by the carpet industry.
KATHMANDU, March 14: A question has been raised over the legitimacy of the swearing-in of newly elected President Bidya Devi Bhandari after a letter of termination was handed over to Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli few minutes after he administered oath of office and secrecy to Bhandari.
DADELDHURA, Feb 5: Laxman Koli, 65, is quite happy and busy these days. “I remain active from early in the morning till late evening as I have to look after so many cows and buffalos,” he said while sharing that in a day he sells around Rs 400 worth milk.
KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has thanked everyone for the conclusion of the election to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies in a peaceful and enthusiastic manner.
President Donald Trump changed his story Saturday on why he fired Michael Flynn as his national security adviser, now suggesting he knew at the time that Flynn had lied to the FBI as well as to Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Russians during the presidential transition.
HYDERABAD, Nov 28: Ivanka Trump is making a significant solo outing by headlining a business conference in India, but her trip highlights questions about whether her message of empowering poor women matches her actions.
MILWAUKEE, August 27: Foxconn Technology Group is being enticed to come to Wisconsin with numerous regulatory waivers, raising concerns from environmentalists who are wary of the company’s reputation in China, where it has been accused of polluting rivers.
KATHMANDU, August 19: Moved by the plight of fellow-Nepalis, thousands in the Nepali diaspora have been donating through crowd funding for the relief of flood victims. Over 100,000 US dollars has been raised through various fund raising platforms as of Friday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Nepal Petroleum Dealers’ Association has announced to withdraw its protest as the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has addressed their demand.
With the decision of the association following a meeting with the NOC on Friday, the supply of petroleum products, which was disturbed for two days, is expected to get back to normal.
BEIJING, August 10: Chinese monitors say they've detected multiple landslides but no major building collapses following a powerful earthquake in the country's mountainous southwest that killed at least 20 people and injured 431.
KATHMANDU, April 25: Sanima Bank Ltd has increased its interest on deposits to 8 percent. Issuing a statement, the commercial bank said that it had raised the interest rates on all saving accounts by 3 percentage points with an objective to provide maximum interest rates to its customers.
NAWALPARASI, April 2: More than a dozen villages in Nawalparasi are faced with a heightened risk of flood following permission from local authorities in Chitwan to allow mining of construction materials from the Narayani river.
Madonna kissed Ariana Grande, repeatedly criticized President elect Donald Trump and said she was ashamed to be an American in a magnetic performance in Miami on Friday night where she raised more than $7.5 million for the African nation of Malawi.
Indian rescue workers picked their way through the last of the mangled carriages of a derailed train on Monday to pull out more bodies from a disaster that killed at least 133 people and injured more than 200.
MANCHESTER, Oct 23: Manchester City returned to the top of the Premier League with a 1-1 draw at home to Southampton on Sunday, although the performance again raised question marks over the title credentials of Pep Guardiola’s team after a fifth consecutive game without a victory.
KATHMANDU, Oct 3: The Britain-Nepal Academic Council (BNAC) and more than 90 academics working in the field of social science have expressed their deep concerns over the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority's (CIAA's) action to ask the Social Welfare Council to investigate against Social Science Baha.
KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat, who is on a India visit, requested Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to take initiatives for effective implementation of the agreements reached between Nepal and India in the past.
The wait to get a glimpse of the storyline of ‘Baar Baar Dekho’ was over on Wednesday morning with the release of the movie’s trailer. It gives us a peek into the love saga — told through time travel — and portrayed onscreen by Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra.