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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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, 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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.