KATHMANDU, Dec 7: For the second week in a row, Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gokul Baskota, one of the most trusted lieutenants of Prime Minister KP Oli, has lambasted private media houses, accusing them of publishing baseless news reports against the government.

SYANGJA/POKHARA, Nov 1:  The Paragliding Accuracy World Cup (PGAWC) is being held from Thursday in Syangja. The tournament is being held for the first time in Nepal. Nearly 100 pilots from 21 nations have arrived in Syangja. The tournament will run for three days.

DHARAN, Aug 27: The then administration of BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), Dharan, has been accused of accepting the building of the newly-constructed academic block of the institute despite being aware of over two dozen major faults in the building due to the negligence of the contractors.

Bikalpa Arts Center (BAC) is all set for the art exhibition ‘Panorama 60’s: Pioneers of Nepali Modernism.’ The ‘Panorama 60’s’ exhibition opens at 5 pm on Friday and continues till August 16.

BEIJING, July 23: China is hoping huge, new, smart unmanned submarines will help give its naval fleet an edge in crucial waterways like the South China Sea and the western Pacific.

ANKARA, July 6: Ankara will fire back if the US imposes sanctions over the purchase of S-400 air defense systems from Russia, Turkey’s Foreign Minister reiterated, adding he hopes Washington is wise enough not to spoil ties with its NATO ally.

KAZAN, June 27: Champions Germany crashed out of the World Cup after suffering a stunning 2-0 defeat by a tenacious South Korea on Wednesday that eliminated them in the opening round for the first time in 80 years.

POKHARA, June 24: The Province 4’s assembly is working to finalize their provincial name and its capital today after a committee formed to finalize names recommended it.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Anjana’s Journey, a short film by Rajneesh Bhandari has been selected as a finalist of 2018 Focus on Ability Short Film Awards in International Category in Australia.

Three years after the Gorkha earthquake devastated 32 districts of the country, Tatopani, in Sindhupalchowk has become a ghost town. Until other entry points connecting China was opened, Tatopani served as the only trade route between the two countries.

KATHMANDU, April 29: At least 3,000 returnee migrants from South Korea are likely to go again to South Korea for jobs.

The LG G7 ThinQ hasn’t been officially unveiled yet but a juicy new leak reveals it will come toting a dedicated artificial intelligence button, giving instant access to Google Assistant without the need to speak to him/her/it.

Apple fans are rushing to dump their four-month-old iPhone X for the Galaxy S9, according to new data.

Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ come to Nepal

March 13, 2018 08:22 am

KATHMANDU, March 13: Samsung Nepal on Monday launched the ninth generation of Samsung's flagship 'Galaxy S' series smartphone in the Nepali market.

Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ come to Nepal

March 13, 2018 08:22 am

KATHMANDU, March 13: Samsung Nepal on Monday launched the ninth generation of Samsung's flagship 'Galaxy S' series smartphone in the Nepali market.

SEOUL, March 2: Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday its new flagship smartphone the Galaxy S9 Plus has been named the Best New Connected Mobile Device at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the world's largest gathering for the mobile communications industry.

DHANUSHA, Feb 22: Province-2 Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut is seeking a vote of confidence from the Provicial Parliament today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Sherdhan Rai, Provincial Assembly leader of CPN-UML defeated Bhim Acharya by two votes to secure his win as Parliamentary Party member from Province 1. Rai obtained 26 votes and his rival candidate Acharya garnered 24 votes.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9:  Unable to decide on candidate for Chief Minister of Province 3, CPN-UML is holding an internal election for the position today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: JCB India Ltd has honored MAW Earthmovers Pvt Ltd on Tuesday for selling 2,140 JCB brand equipment in 2017.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that his government is close to finalizing a deal to obtain Russia’s S-400 missile defense system – a source of worry for Turkey’s NATO allies.

PACHTHAR, Dec 26: The audience's presence is sufficient to showcase football craze in Panchthar district. In the ongoing ninth Falgunanda Gold Football competition, the crowd has turned in 1,000s to support their sides. See the crowd and craze in pictures.

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct 16:  South Korean and U.S. troops began five days of naval drills on Monday after North Korea renewed its threat to fire missiles near the American territory of Guam.

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept 13:  South Korea said Wednesday it had conducted its first live-fire drill for an advanced air-launched cruise missile that would strengthen its pre-emptive strike capability against North Korea in the event of crisis.

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept 8:  South Korea is closely watching North Korea over the possibility it may launch another intercontinental ballistic missile as soon as Saturday when it celebrates its founding anniversary.

SEOUL, September 5: With Seoul expecting another North Korean missile test, South Korean warships on Tuesday conducted live-fire exercises at sea, a second-straight day of military swagger from a nation still rattled by the North’s biggest-ever nuclear test.

SEOUL, August 21: U.S. and South Korean troops kicked off their annual drills Monday that come after President Donald Trump and North Korea exchanged warlike rhetoric in the wake of the North’s two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month.

LOS ANGELES, August 1: HBO has once again become a victim of cyber attack as the network's upcoming episodes of a couple of series, including the highly popular fantasy drama "Game Of Thrones", have reportedly been hacked.

SEOUL, July 17: South Korea offered Monday to talk with North Korea to ease animosities along their tense border and resume reunions of families separated by their war in the 1950s.

The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has decided to support Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba's candidacy to the post of the Prime Minister.

SEOUL, May 21: North Korea on Sunday fired a medium-range missile, U.S. and South Korean officials said, in the latest ballistics test for a country speeding up its development of nuclear weapons and missiles.

BEIJING, May 9: Twelve people, including 10 South Korean school children, were killed Tuesday when their bus was involved in an accident and caught fire inside a tunnel in eastern China, the local government and a South Korean diplomat said.

KATHMANDU, May 9: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is leaving for Thailand and Sri Lanka on state visits on Friday.

SEOUL, April 26: South Korean presidential front-runner Moon Jae-in outraged persecuted sexual minority groups by saying during a television debate that he opposes homosexuality, something his supporters say he had to do to win office in the deeply conservative country.

Samsung launches S8, S8+

April 19, 2017 13:50 pm

KATHMANDU, April 19: Samsung Nepal launched two of its new smartphones -- Galaxy S8 and S8+ in Nepal amidst a function in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

Samsung launches S8, S8+

April 19, 2017 13:50 pm

KATHMANDU, April 19: Samsung Nepal launched two of its new smartphones -- Galaxy S8 and S8+ in Nepal amidst a function in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

SEOUL, March 31: South Korea's disgraced former President Park Geun-hye was arrested and jailed Friday over the corruption allegations that already ended her tumultuous four-year rule and prompted an election to find a successor.

SEOUL, March 21: South Korea's just-ousted president said Tuesday she was "sorry" to the people as she underwent questioning by prosecutors over a corruption scandal that led to her removal from office.

Super 8's cricket from March 28

March 16, 2017 21:40 pm

KATHMANDU, March 16: Khukuri Ent along with Devibas Events and Media Pvt Ltd are jointly organizing Super 8's cricket tournament from March 28 to April 1 at TU grounds, Kirtipur.

Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus launched

February 13, 2017 09:29 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Vatsal Impex -- the official distributor for Xiaomi in Nepal -- has launched Mi 5S Plus smartphone in the Nepali market.

Foreign Secretary of India S Jaishankar has received an extension of service for a year. He was due to retire this month after a two-year stint.

SEOUL, South Korea, Jan 23: Samsung Electronics said Monday that tests of more than 200,000 Galaxy Note 7 smartphones found defects in two sets of batteries from two different manufacturers that made the devices prone to catch fire.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Two student wing leaders of Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist party assaulted and tarred suspended chief commissioner of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Lokman Singh Karki at the Supreme Court premises on Thursday afternoon.

JCB starts 3S facility in Surkhet

December 8, 2016 09:17 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: MAW Earthmovers Pvt Ltd --  the sole distributor JCB Earthmoving and Construction Equipment -- has started a new 3S facility in Surkhet. Issuing a statement, the company said that the new facility will provide world class sale, service and spare parts facility.

An alert and chatty Italian woman, Emma Morano, on Tuesday celebrates her 117th birthday as the last known person alive who was born in the 19th century.

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South Korea President Park Geun-hye’s office on Wednesday confirmed revelations by an opposition lawmaker that it purchased about 360 erectile dysfunction Viagra pills and the generic version of the drug in December.

LONDON, Nov 16: The BBC said on Wednesday that its World Service will begin broadcasting in 11 additional languages in a drive to reach millions more people, including in places like North Korea where impartial news is hard to get.

Samsung is preparing the next Samsung Galaxy flagship device after the failure of the Galaxy Note 7.

SEOUL, (South Korea), Nov 6: Samsung Electronics said Sunday it will offer an artificial intelligence assistant service in the upcoming flagship smartphone, as the South Korean firm seeks recovery from its global smartphone recalls.