TOKYO, Aug 6: Hiroshima marked the anniversary of the Aug. 6, 1945, atomic bombing with a somber ceremony Monday to remember the people killed and injured and a call to eliminate nuclear weapons amid hopes of denuclearizing North Korea.

ISLAMABAD, July 25: After an acrimonious campaign, polls opened in Pakistan on Wednesday to elect the country's third straight civilian election __ a first for this majority Muslim nation that has been directly or indirectly ruled by its military for most of its 71-year history.

NEW YORK, July 9: Harvey Weinstein, who was previously indicted on charges involving two women, was due in court on Monday for arraignment on charges alleging he committed a sex crime against a third woman.

3rd AGM of UUNTF to be held

May 24, 2018 21:03 pm

WATERFORD, May 24: The third annual general meeting of the former players and coaches of the Nepali taekwondo residing in abroad is going to be held from May 25 to 28.

KATHMANDU, Mar 30: The third Mega Australian Education fair has kicked off in the Kathmandu targeting to the student of +2 and Bachelor’s student, who were willing to study abroad.

Women entrepreneurs of 30 districts are participating in the expo.

KATHMANDU, March 13: The Federation of Woman Entrepreneurs’ Association of Nepal (FWEAN) is organizing 3rd International Women’s Trade Expo in Lalitpur from March 22 to 26.

KATHMANDU, March 6: The third general convention of Nepal Voluntary Blood Donors Society is going to be held in Kathmandu from April 7.

Rasuwa declared as 43rd literate district

February 13, 2018 06:30 am

RASUWA, Feb 13: As per the 'Literate Nepal' mission launched in 2012, the government has now declared 43 districts of the country as literate zones in terms of adult literacy. Among those districts, the latest addition is Rasuwa, which was declared as literate zone on Monday.

3rd series of Maskmandu to be launched

February 5, 2018 14:51 pm

LALITPUR, Feb 5: Third series of Maskmandu campaign is going to be launched here from February 8 with an objective of creating public awareness against pollution of Kathmandu valley as well as to exert pressure on stakeholders.

Everest Bank holds 23rd AGM

January 15, 2018 08:05 am

Everest Bank Limited announced the opening of five new branch offices at Pipra (Mahottari), Biruwa (Syangja), Dupcheshwar (Nuwakot), Bansgadi (Bardiya) and Shikhar (Doti), and five extension counters at Biratchowk (Morang), Fikkal (Ilam), Garuda (Rautahat), Lamki (Kailali) and Jhalari (Mahendranagar) on the occasion of its 23rd Annual General Meeting (AGM).

POKHARA, Jan 10: Eighth Women's and 23rd Men's National Weightlifting Competition under National Sports Council Championship has begun at a hall of Pokhara Chamber of Commerce and Industry from Wednesday.

POKHARA, Dec 21: The third International Mountain Film Festival has begun at Pokhara City Hall from Thursday.

Nepal Women secure 3rd place finish

November 27, 2017 12:14 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Nepal women have secured the third place in the ongoing ICC Women’s World T20 Asia Region Qualifiers defeating Hong Kong Women in a play-off match by 36 runs. Karuna Bhandari picked up three wickets along with sharp fielding efforts by Nepal culminating in three run-outs bundling out HK for 58 on Monday.

The R&D road

November 26, 2017 00:30 am

A dollar spent on R&D has been shown to deliver some of the highest social benefits of any form of policy intervention.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: A spirited performance from Aasif Sheikh gave Nepal U-19 a consolation win by six wickets in the third and final practice match of the Bangladesh tour at BKSP ground, Savar. Aasif Sheikh scored 90 runs opening the batting for Nepal facing 88 deliveries including nine fours and three sixes chasing a target of 226 runs set by Bangladesh U-19.

KATHMANDU, Sept. 24: The election results of 129 out of 136 local levels in Province No 2 have been announced till 4:00 pm Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Main opposition party CPN-UML has finalized a list of candidates for the third phase of local elections to be held in Province 2.

3rd Sarangkot Festival from Friday

August 31, 2017 03:48 am

POKHARA, Aug 30: Locals of Sarangkot village are organizing 3rd Sarangkot Festival in Sarangkot hills, Kaski, from Friday.

KATHMANDU, August 28: The 3rd Annual Commemoration of the World Alliance of Religions’ Peace (WARP) Summit will be held in Seoul, South Korea to seek global cooperation for global peace-building.

Quantum R&D leap

August 26, 2017 00:45 am

Strong partnership between government and scientists is imperative to make informed decisions going forward

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: After the government took the initiative to address almost all his demands, Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), postponed his 11th fast-unto-death on its 23rd day Tuesday. This has been his longest hunger strike so far.

PALLEKELE, August 14: India reinforced its position as the top-ranked team in test cricket by completing a rare 3-0 series whitewash in Sri Lanka with an innings victory inside three days in the third test on Monday.

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, August 12: Sri Lanka's spinners fought back to share five wickets Saturday as India reached 329-6 at stumps on the opening day of the third and final cricket test.

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, August 12:  Opener Shikhar Dhawan scored his sixth test century Saturday before Sri Lankan spinners hit back with three wickets in the middle session as India reached 235-3 at tea on the opening day of the third and final cricket test.

BIRATNAGAR, August 7: Minister for Supplies Shiva Kumar Mandal has said that it would be a big achievement for the government if the disgruntled Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal participated in the third phase of local level elections.

JANAKPURDHAM, August 2: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) chairman Kamal Thapa has expressed the confidence that his party would get encouraging results in the third phase local-level elections.

GAUSHALA, July 31: CPN (Maoist Centre) chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal has claimed that the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) would contest the third phase of local level election to be held in Province 2 on September 18.

LONDON, July 27: England won the toss and chose to bat first in the third test against South Africa at London’s Oval, and gave debuts to three players as it seeks to fight back after a crushing defeat at Trent Bridge.

LONDON, June 7: French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday that a third French victim has been identified among those killed in the London Bridge van-and-stabbing attack in London.

LALITPUR, May 17: Nepali Congress(NC) is taking the lead in the race for mayoral position of  Lalitpur Metropolitan City.

PYONGYANG, April 23:  North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen, officials said Sunday, bringing to three the number of Americans now being held there.

RANCHI, India, March 18:  Cheteshwar Pujara hit an unbeaten 130 Saturday as India reached 360-6 at stumps on day three of the evenly balanced third test against Australia. With four first-innings wickets left, India trails Australia by 91 runs.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Feb 25:  Milestone innings from Quinton de Kock and A.B. de Villiers and superb bowling from Andile Phehlukwayo and Dwaine Pretorius lifted South Africa to a 159-run win over New Zealand in the third one-day cricket international on Saturday and a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.

BANGALORE, India, Feb 1:  England won the toss and opted to bowl in the third and final Twenty20 against India in Bangalore.

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 28:  Serena Williams has won her record 23rd Grand Slam singles title with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over her older sister Venus in Saturday's Australian Open final.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The 23rd Asian Regional Conference of International Police Organization (INTERPOL) has concluded issuing the five-point Kathmandu declarations. The regional conference had begun on Wednesday.

3rd Bangladesh Expo kicks off

January 17, 2017 21:25 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The 3rd Bangladesh Expo-2017 kicked off in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

NELSON, New Zealand, Dec 31:  New Zealand beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in the third one-day international between New Zealand and Bangladesh at Saxton Oval to sweep the three-match series:

MOHALI, Nov 29:  India took a 2-0 lead in the five-match series by beating England by eight wickets in the third test on Tuesday.

MOHALI, (India), Oct 24: Virat Kohli scored his 26th ODI hundred and went on to an undefeated 154 as India scored 289-3 in 48.2 overs to beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the third one-day international on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Nepal and the Republic of Korea (RoK) held the 3rd bilateral consultation meeting between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Nepal and RoK in Kathmandu on Friday.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 14: Phelps put the United States ahead to stay on the butterfly leg and Nathan Adrian finished it off, giving the most decorated athlete in Olympic history his 23rd career gold medal.

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Aug 13: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss Saturday and chose to bat first in the third test against Australia at the Sinhalese Sports Club.

BARCELONA, Aug 12: Barcelona and Sevilla will play their third final in a year when they meet in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup in Seville on Sunday.

NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia: Nepali Kala Sanskriti Tatha Sahitya Pratisthan (NKSSP) celebrated 203rd Bhanu Jayanti at Ashfield polish club in New South Wales, Australia on Saturday to acknowledge the poet for his contribution to Nepali literature.

NEW YORK, July 3: The 33th convention of Association of Nepalis in the Americas, (ANA), the oldest institution of Nepalis living in the United States, has started in Atlanta of Georgia State.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Nepal has been ranked the 33rd most fragile state in the world among 168 nations and third most fragile state among eight south Asian nations, according to the Fragile States Index (FSI) 2016, created by The Fund for Peace and Published by Foreign Policy magazine.