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, 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.
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.
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.
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, 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, 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.
Biratnagar Warriors have won their third match of the tournament in three matches as they head to the top of the table with six points. Warriors defeated Chitwan by 71 runs in the eight match of the EPL 2017.
CHICAGO, Nov 26: Black Friday and Thanksgiving online sales in the United States surged to record highs as shoppers bagged deep discounts and bought more on their mobile devices, heralding a promising start to the key holiday season, according to retail analytics firms.
NEW YORK, Nov 16: Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Christ, “Salvator Mundi”, sold for a record-smashing $450.3 million on Wednesday at Christie‘s, more than double the old price for any work of art at auction.
GENEVA, Oct 30: The amount of carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere grew at record rate in 2016 to a level not seen for millions of years, potentially fuelling a 20-meter rise in sea levels and adding 3 degrees to temperatures, the United Nations said on Monday.
KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Pakistan's leg-spinner Shadab Khan went on to break Nepal national player Sompal Kami's almost three years old record in the second T20 international played at Abu Dhabi, UAE. At the age of 19 years and 23 days, Shadab Khan became the youngest cricketer to score the winning runs in a T20I game.
NEW YORK, Oct 23: Bitcoin surged to a record high of more than $6,000 on Friday, pushing its market capitalization to $100 billion at one point, as investors continued to bet on an asset that has a limited supply and has paved the way for a whole slew of crypto-currencies.
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The government has projected paddy production to grow by 2 million to a record high of 5.4 million tons in the current fiscal year despite massive floods in country's southern plains in the paddy transplantation season.
Swinging dumbbells and chewing gum, several elderly Japanese gathered at a shrine in downtown Tokyo on Monday in sweltering temperatures, belying their age and importance in one of the world’s most rapidly aging societies.
KATHMANDU, August 26: Jessica Cox, born in 1983 without arms, has set an example that being differently-abled cannot hinder one's dream to do something in life. Jessica is named in Guinness World Record for being the first woman to fly an airplane with her feet in 2008.
LONDON, August 23: Premier League clubs have broken their own spending record for the transfer window, a sports analyst group said on Wednesday, with more deals expected before business closes next Thursday.
LOS ANGELES, August 22: A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to a hospitalized woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company’s iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene.