NEW DELHI, April 23: The world’s fastest pace of spreading infections and the highest daily increase in coronavirus cases are pushing India further into a deepening and deadly health care crisis.

Country star Jason Aldean learned the hard lessons about the music business when he first signed a record deal with Capitol Records that ended up never producing any music.

German industrial legends Rammstein released their new, self-titled album May 18. Their first full-length release in over a decade, the record has surpassed expectations as it has debuted at No. 1 in 14 different countries, as reported by Billboard, and sold 270,000 units.

The first episode of the final season of “Game of Thrones” is a record-breaker for the series and HBO.

Scams and records

December 14, 2018 10:05 am

There are a lot of peculiarities that contribute to making us ‘quintessentially Nepali’. Among the more stranger of these quirks, as I realized midway through a conversation last week, is our love for records. Apparently, we love our records because it gives us a sense of achievement and pride, both individual and collective that we perhaps lack from other spheres in life, say sports or science.

PORTUGAL, Aug 4: Eight places in Portugal broke local temperature records as a wave of heat from North Africa swept across the Iberian peninsula — and officials predicted the scorching temperatures could get even worse over the weekend.

CHITWAN, July 17: The last fiscal year did not produce any encouraging news to the wildlife conservationists especially those concerned about the rhinoceros and people associated with the country's oldest Chitwan National Park (CNP), as the park lost a total of 26 rhinos to various causes in this period.

KATHMANDU, July 10: Failure of Kathmandu District Education Office to provide records of secondary level schools to the local levels (Kathmandu Metropolitan City) has affected due process.

POKHARA, July 7: The Gandaki provincial government has said that it would start preparation for maintaining database of foreign tourists visiting Pokhara city. Local authorities have been saying that around 40 percent of total tourists visiting Nepal travel to Pokhara. But this is just a conservative estimate. There is no mechanism so far to calculate number of tourists visiting Pokhara.

The latest Guinness world record for the largest yoga lesson was created in Kota, Rajasthan on Yoga Day, June 21, 2018.

DANG, June 17: At least 5,657 people from Dang suffer from cataract, according to a study by Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, Rapti.

KATHMANDU, May 25: The stock market opened on a positive note on Thursday but failed to hold gains as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index started its decline after mid-day trading session. Subsequently, the index closed the last trading day of the week 0.76 percent lower at 1,318.22 points.

MORANG, May 7: Morang District Court has recorded statements of 15 individuals among the total 63 accused in gold smuggling.

ROLPA, March 19: Over 50 per cent births in Rolpa still take place at home, though the government has implemented various health programmes to ensure safe maternity care so as to reduce child and maternal mortality rates.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: A total of 105 people lost their lives to road accidents in the Kathmandu Valley in the first six months of the current fiscal year 2017-18 AD.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Sangita Rai of Nepal Police Club (NPC) has set new national record in the 23rd National Weight-Lifting Tournament under the Nepal Sports Council (NSC) Championship played in Pokhara on Wednesday.

CALIFORNIA, Oct 10: Karate player Ujjawal Thakuri has got his name registered in the Guinness World Records. Thakuri has set a new record by lifting 63.58 kilograms weight amid a programme in the USA. He broke the record of a man, who lifted 50-kilogram weight earlier.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Olympian Gaurika Singh set two new national records in women’s 100m butterfly and 50m freestyle events on the second day of the 20th National Swimming Championship on Friday.

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 16: A total of 47 people lost their lives and 15 people have gone missing in the flood and landslide in the eastern region till Wednesday morning.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Nepali weightlifter Prakash KC has set new junior national record in the ongoing Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships at the Army Physical Training and Sports Centre in Lagankhel, Lalitpur, on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Nepali weightlifters Kamala Shrestha and Sanju Chaudhary have set national records in the ongoing 19th Youth Asian, 24th Junior Women’s and 31st Junior Men’s Asian Weightlifting Championships being held at Army Physical Training and Sports Center, Lagankhel, on Tuesday.

BANIYANI (Jhapa), July 25: A total of 86 people lost their lives to road accidents that occurred last fiscal year (fiscal year 2073-74 BS) in Jhapa district. Among them, 69 are male, 13 are female and four are children, the District Police Office, Jhapa said.

KAILALI, July 16: Seven persons have died in the period of past three months from snakebite here in the district.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The domestic share market recorded transactions worth around 2.64 billion rupees in this week's trading that closed on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 3: The domestic stock market this week made transactions worth Rs 2.84 billion.

KATHMANDU, May 15: The Lalitpur Metropolitan City recorded the highest number of voter turnout in the first-phase of local-level election held on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The 6th Nepal International Trade Fair concluded in Kathmandu on Monday, recording Rs transactions worth more than Rs 200 million.

Ed Sheeran smashes UK chart records

March 12, 2017 23:30 pm

Ed Sheeran smashed a host of British pop records on Friday, taking the top five places in the singles charts and all 16 songs from his new album in the top 20.

Nepse records increase by 76 points

February 4, 2017 18:55 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) that had been experiencing a decline since the past few weeks increased by 76 points this week.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: A total of 146,870 students were issued no objection letters (NOC) starting from fiscal year 2010/11 to December 15, 2016, permitting them to go  abroad for higher studies. Besides, hundreds of students go to India each year without any LOC as this is not compulsory for study in India.

Rautahat records 'dowry death'

January 9, 2017 08:19 am

GAUR, Jan 9: A woman was allegedly murdered for not bringing dowry to her family as per their expectation from her maternal home in Rautahat Saturday.

After the trailer of the much anticipated Shah Rukh Khan and Mahira Khan starrer Raees broke all records, a song from the movie has also garnered millions of views in just a few hours.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: A 23-year-old man hailing from Kailali district reckons that he has broken the record of most cloves of garlic eaten in a single minute.

RAJBIRAJ, Dec 27: Tribhuvan Army Club weightlifters Kamal Bahadur Adhikari and Kamala Shrestha set new national records in weightlifting in the National Games being held in Rajbiraj, Saptari.

ATM skimmers had criminal records

November 28, 2016 08:30 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Foreigners involved in ATM skimming fraud in Nepal have had criminal records in their respective countries, according to reports sent to the Nepal Police by Interpol.

CHITWAN, Sept 20: Ganga Maya Adhikari has, in her oral statement given to the court on the murder of her son Krishna Prasad, claimed that her son was killed for personal animosity.

LONDON, Sept 12: A 24-year-old British Sikh model-cum-campaigner sporting a six-inch-long facial hair on Thursday entered the Guinness World Records as the youngest female with a beard.

NEW DELHI, Sept 7: After first England and then Australia rewrote the cricket record books just days apart, some commentators are warning that a glut of runs risks wrecking the art of bowling and turning off fans.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Athletes Hari Prasad Rimal and Saraswati Bhattarai, representing Nepal in the Rio Olympics beginning from Friday, have expressed satisfaction with their training and have set sight on breaking national records at the global sports meet.

Mustang records 17 snow leopards

August 1, 2016 11:08 am

MUSTANG, Aug 1: A total of 17 snow leopards have been found at the trans-Himalayan district of Mustang.

UDAYAPUR, July 30: Although the amount of budget allocated for Udayapur district has been on rise annually, its expenditure, however, has been less than the allocated budget for the last three years.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Thaneswar Guragai, who has already twelve Guinness World Records for various feats in his name, has once demonstrated his unique skill, securing his berth in the Guinness Book of World Records to clinch the 13th title.

Two national records for Sirish

July 21, 2016 02:30 am

KATHMANDU, July 21: Tribhuvan Army Club's Sirish Gurung set two national records in swimming as he added four more gold medals to his overnight tally of four golds in the 21st National and Age-group Swimming Competition at the Satdobato Swimming Complex in Lalitpur on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Superb knock of Nepal's top-order batsmen helped the national cricket team, which is on England tour, record 181 runs win over Eastbourne Cricket Club in a 50-over match at the Eastbourne Saffrons Sports Club on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Shares worth Rs. 6.5 billion was traded in the share market this week.

Gajurmukhi records 7-0 win

June 18, 2016 07:15 am

KATHMANDU, June 18: Gajurmukhi School recorded 7-0 win over Ananta School in the in the Coca Cola Inter-school Football Tournament at Sano Gaucharan in Kathmandu on Friday.

Everest Florida records 6-0 win

June 12, 2016 21:39 pm

KATHMANDU, June 13: Everest Florida recorded 6-0 win over Ana Jyoti in the Coca Cola Inter-school Football Tournament at Sano Gaucharan in Kathmandu on Sunday. Ujjwal Sunwar and Aryan Dev Acham scored two goals each, while Amir Kandel and Sudarshan Thapa netted a goal each. Similarly, Nawa Jiwan Sishu Niketan beat Shree Mahendra Adarsha by 3-0. Niraj Rai scored a brace, while Kanchan scored a goal.