LAHAN, Aug 1: Local residents were elated when they got their representatives after two decades. The residents believed that post elections, their villages and cities would transform with expansion of roads, electricity and sanitation.

MOSCOW, July 12: Mario Mandzukic scored in the 109th minute as Croatia came from behind to beat England 2-1 after extra time on Wednesday and reach their first World Cup final, where they will face France on Sunday, and send the Balkan nation into raptures.

WASHINGTON, June 16: U.S. President Donald Trump’s former election campaign manager, Paul Manafort, was sent to jail pending trial on Friday after being charged with witness tampering, the latest episode in his long fall from grace.

EL RODEO, June 4: A fiery volcanic eruption in south-central Guatemala sent lava flowing into rural communities, killing at least 25 as rescuers struggled to reach people where homes and roads were charred and blanketed with ash.

ATLANTA, May 27: A retired secondary school English teacher has corrected a letter she received from US president Donald Trump and sent it back to the White House.

MADRID, April 12: Cristiano Ronaldo showed nerves of steel to score an injury-time penalty and send holders Real Madrid into the semi-finals of the Champions League in extraordinary circumstances as they lost 3-1 to Juventus on Wednesday but won a thrilling tie 4-3 on aggregate.

KAILALI, April 10: Dhangadhi Team Chauraha has registered a sensational victory over the Kathmandu Goldens by 1 wicket in the Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL-2)  at Seti Zone Police Cricket Ground on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 18: The government of Bangladesh has assigned a 5-member accredited representative team to Nepal to assist the investigations of last week’s US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu. According to the Aviation Management Department of Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA), the team will land in Kathmandu on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: A day before the expiry of the deadline set for the political parties, the CPN-UML on Sunday submitted the list of its candidates winning the parliamentary seats under the proportional representation system to the Election Commission.

MALDIVES, Feb 8: Maldives’ beleaguered President Abdulla Yameen, facing pressure from the world community to end a state of emergency, has dispatched envoys to the “friendly nations” of China, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia to lobby for support but has no plans to send a representative to India, one of the island nation’s closest allies.

NEW YORK, Dec 29:  New York City’s deadliest residential fire in decades spread through every floor of a Bronx apartment building within a matter of minutes, city officials said, killing 12 people and sending other residents scrambling outside into the cold and down fire escapes to safety.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: Freefall of stocks continued this week too as Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index slumped 36.99 points to close at 1,472.15 points on Thursday, the last trading day of the week.

KOLKATA, Oct 26: Rhian Brewster scored his second hat-trick in two games as England beat Brazil 3-1 in Kolkata, India on Wednesday to reach the Under-17 World Cup final in which they will play Spain.

PANAMA CITY, Oct 11: A late goal from Roman Torres punched Panama’s ticket to their first World Cup finals on Tuesday with a 2-1 win over Costa Rica, while the United States will miss out for the first time since 1986 after Honduras pipped them to a playoff place.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has sent materials for performing kshama pooja (forgiveness rituals) at the Bhimeshwor Temple based in Dolakha district.

FNCCI sends relief to seven districts

August 27, 2017 09:00 am

KATHMANDU, August 27: Federation of Nepalese Chambers of commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has collected relief supply that will be enough for a month for flood victims.

BEIJING, July 12: China on Tuesday dispatched members of its People's Liberation Army to the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti to man the rising Asian giant's first overseas military base, a key part of a wide-ranging expansion of the role of China's armed forces.

SEOUL, June 20: The United States flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday in a show of force against North Korea, South Korean officials said.

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., May 16: Smoke in the cockpit forced an American Eagle flight to return to an airport on New York's Long Island.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Kathmandu District Court ordered to take four Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) staffers and a businessman into judicial custody on the charge of power thefts.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 15:  Brazilian President Michel Temer issued a decree on Tuesday to deploy 9,000 soldiers in Rio de Janeiro's metropolitan area until Feb. 22, one week before Carnaval ends. That's almost half the troops used during last year's Olympic Games.

Late Afeez goal sends MMC to final

January 26, 2017 20:29 pm

POKHARA, Jan 27: A late goal from African recruit Olawale O Afeez guided defending champion Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) to a 1-0 win over CMG Club Sankata in the semifinal of Aaha-Rara Gold Cup Football Tournament on Thursday as it fixed the summit clash against host Sahara Club.

Sankata sends Police packing home

January 20, 2017 21:58 pm

POKHARA, Jan 21: CMG Club Sankata came from a goal down to send Nepal Police Club packing home with a 2-1 victory in the ongoing 15th Aaha-Rara Gold Cup football tournament at Pokhara Stadium in Kaski. With the victory on Friday, Sankata booked a place in the quarterfinals.

POKHARA, Jan 19: An extra-time goal from Deepak Rai turned out to be decisive as Dharan Football Club registered a 1-0 win over Armed Police Force (APF) on Wednesday to book a quarterfinal spot in the 15th Aaha-Rara Gold Cup football tournament being held at Pokhara Stadium.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: CG Impex Ltd, the authorized distributor of Intex Mobile in Nepal, has sent its 50 best retailers and staffers to Thailand for a visit.

MADRID, Dec 13: Sevilla strengthened their grip on third in La Liga thanks to captain Vicente Iborra’s hat-trick in a 3-0 win at Celta Vigo on Sunday.

Jhapa sends Police crashing out

October 19, 2016 21:17 pm

CHITWAN, Oct 19: Jhapa XI and Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) emerged victorious in the 12th Tuborg Bikash Running Shield on Wednesday while Nepal Police Club crashed out of the tournament a day after Nepal APF Club faced a similar fate in the event being held at Campachaur, Narayangadh.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: A meeting of the Legislature-Parliament today unanimously endorsed a proposal tabled seeking permission to send earlier presented three elections-related bills to the respective committees for clause-wise deliberations.

Nepal sends Kalo Pothi for the Oscars

September 8, 2016 20:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Min Bahadur Bham’s ‘Kalo Pothi’ (The Black Hen) is Nepal’s official submission for this year’s 89th Academy Awards (Oscars) in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Change of the government has delayed discussion and deliberation on the bill to amend and integrate Bank and Financial Institution Act (BAFIA).

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 13: The U.S. military in Africa said Wednesday it has sent 40 additional soldiers to South Sudan's capital, Juba, to help secure American personnel and facilities in the war-torn city, while South Sudanese trying to flee the country by road reported attacks, killings and robberies by armed men.

Another demand states that Aneel has to take down his short film from the internet.

KATHMANDU, June 28:Bangladesh has begun dispatching second consignment of rice to Nepal as a humanitarian assistance for the victims of the earthquake of April 25, 2015.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Finance Minister Bishnu Paudel has withdrawn the Bill to Amend the Banks and Financial Institutions Act (BAFIA) 2006 from the Legislature Parliament and sent it back to the Finance Committee.