A Northern California pumpkin hobbyist has won first place at the 46th annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh Off, setting a record for the largest in California.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: The gold price has set a new high record of Rs 72,500 per tola (11.664 grams) in the domestic market on Sunday.

More than 80 artists gathered to record the title song of ‘Prem Geet-3’ at the recording studio of Radio Nepal.

Indian doctors removed a tumor with a record number of 526 teeth inside a seven-year-old boy’s mouth, the medical team in the southern city of Chennai said on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: The price of gold hit a new high of Rs 71,000 per tola (11.664 grams) in the domestic market on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, August 13: The price of gold has set a new record on Wednesday in Nepal's domestic market by rising Rs 1000 per tola overnight to reach Rs 71,000 per tola.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The price of gold continues setting a new record in the domestic market.

Gold price set a new record

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KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The price of gold continued to set a new record in the domestic market on Monday.

For the second time in a month, a high-pressure system is drawing scorching air from the Sahara desert, breaking temperature records Climate scientists warn this could become the new normal in many parts of the world.

BERLIN, July 25: Europeans cooled off in public fountains Wednesday as a new heat wave spread across parts of the continent and was already breaking records.

Lil Nas X has taken his horse to the old town road and ridden it to the top of the Billboard charts for 16 weeks, tying a record set by Mariah Carey and Luis Fonsi.

Marvel Studios superhero movie “Avengers: Endgame” will claim the top of the global box office charts by Sunday, distributor Walt Disney Co said.

WASHINGTON, July 2: The amount of ice circling Antarctica is suddenly plunging from a record high to record lows, baffling scientists.

PARIS/MADRID, June 29: France registered its highest temperature since records began on Friday as the death toll rose from a heatwave suffocating much of Europe.

The first part of 2019 has ranked among the hottest years on average since weather data was recorded in 1880, according to NOAA.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Journalist and mountaineer Kalpana Maharjan has become the first woman journalist to climb the world’s highest peak Mount Everest from both the north and the south sides.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Veteran climber Kami Rita Sherpa on Wednesday scaled the Mt. Everest for 23rd times to break his own world record for most summits on the world's highest peak.

'Avengers: Endgame' has gotten off to a mighty start at the box office, earning a record $60 million from Thursday night preview showings in North America, according to the Walt Disney Co.

April 26: Facebook Inc is preparing for a record-setting fine from U.S. regulators over privacy issues, but Wall Street shrugged at the looming penalty after the company added users and trounced profit expectations for the first quarter.

KATHMANDU, April 15: Office of the Auditor General (OAG) has included Rs 90 billion in 'revenue to be recovered' after auditing government's financial reports of Fiscal Year 2017/18.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Tourist arrivals hit a record 1.17 million in 2018 -- a growth of 24.77 percent compared to 2017.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Sompal Kami smashed a scintillating half-century off 38 deliveries to register his first and Nepal’s fastest half-century in ODI cricket to propel Nepal to one run win in the second ODI match against the hosts the Netherlands played at the VRA Cricket Ground, Amstelveen on Friday. Nepal drew the two match series 1-1.

FLORIDA, Aug 2:2017 set a number of climate records including the highest sea levels, according to the American Meteorological Society's newly-released 2017 State of the Climate report. The year also including the highest global temperature for a non-El Niño year, lowest Arctic sea ice extent and highest greenhouse gas (carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide) concentrations.

GERMANY, July 29: Withered sunflowers, scorched wheat fields, stunted cornstalks -- the farmlands of northern Germany have borne the brunt of this year's extreme heat and record-low rainfall, triggering an epochal drought.

LONDON, July 25: The IDF claims it shot down a Syrian Sukhoi warplane that violated its airspace on Tuesday, a charge Damascus denies. Former UK Ambassador to Syria Peter Ford joined Loud & Clear to discuss. A communication line was used to prevent the possibility of shooting down a Russian-operated aircraft. While operated by the Syrian Army, the aircraft was Russian-made.

BRUSSELS, July 18: The European Union’s antitrust chief has fined Google a record $5 billion for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Despite lofty promises of reining in financial indiscipline and announcement of reforms in project execution, the government made biggest ever single-day payment on Sunday. This indicates the project execution has been done in the eleventh hour with the sole intention to use up the budget before the end of the fiscal year.

KABUL, July 15: The number of civilians killed in Afghanistan reached a record in the first half of the year, despite last month’s ceasefire, with a surge in suicide attacks claimed by Islamic State, the United Nations said on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Brij Cement and Pushpatara Kediya Sewa Sanstha on Thursday felicitated Kami Rita Sherpa, the holder of world record for most number of Everest climbs, amid a function in Kathmandu on Thursday.

OSLO, July 4: Norway’s Seafood Council said on Wednesday:

Nearly 69 million people worldwide – the highest number ever recorded – were forcibly displaced from their homes due to war and persecution at the end of 2017, according to the UN’s refugee agency.

VOLGOGRAD, June 26: A foul on Cristiano Ronaldo during Portugal’s Group B clash against Iran on Monday resulted in a record 19th penalty at the World Cup before the knockout rounds.

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

England set a new world on one-day international cricket with the higest-ever total in ODI.

KATHMANDU, June 11: ​Sharp rise in import bills has pushed the current account deficit to a new low in the tenth month of the current Fiscal Year 2017/18.

KATHMANDU, June 3:  The budget allocations relevant for climate change adaptation and gender sensitivity, as segregated in the federal budget, will reach a new high in the next fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Kami Rita Sherpa, 48, scaled Mount Everest from Nepal side for the 22nd time today becoming the only mountaineer in the world to hold the record for most summits on Mt Everest.

Barcelona broke La Liga's all-time unbeaten record with a 2-1 win over Valencia at the Nou Camp on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, April 13: The departmental team Nepal Police Club’s Tara Devi Pun has bettered her own national record in 75 kg weight category in the first Inter-club National Weightlifting Tournament on Thursday. She improved her record in snatch, clean and jerk and total categories.

Eight new national records set

Latin America will host the most licensing rounds in its history, opening about 1,100 oil and gas blocks for foreign investment in 2018. Wood Mackenzie, an energy consultancy, expects intense exploration activity in deepwater basins around Brazil, Argentina and Mexico.

KATHMANDU, Mar4: Thousands of people came together at Tundikhel in the capital on Saturday under the banner 'Buddha was Born in Nepal' and chanted Dhammapada, a collection of the teachings of Lord Buddha, with the aim of setting a new world record.

KATHMANDU, March 3: The Supreme Court on Friday postponed the recording of statements of Kantipur Publications officials in a contempt of court case for Sunday.

March 2: A 99-year-old Australian swimmer appears to have smashed a world record for his age group in the 50m freestyle.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Twenty-two new hydropower plants, mostly medium- and small-sized, will begin generating electricity within this fiscal year. The combined installed capacity of these plants is 214 MW.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Annapurna Conservation Area welcomed record number of trekkers in 2017.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC)’s Dinesh Shrestha on Friday set a new national record breaking a nearly two-decade-long national record in the ongoing 23rd Men’s and eighth Women’s National Weight-Lifting Championship under the National Sports Council (NSC) Championship in Pokhara.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has slapped a record fine on two stock brokerage firms for their failure to maintain know-your-customer (KYC) compliance.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: The country missed the target of welcoming one million tourists in a calendar year by a whisker.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: A Chinese company has acquired a license for detailed exploration of limestone in Dhading paying Rs 600 million - a record fee that any mine and mineral company have paid.