HAVANA, July 28: Mailen Diaz Almaguer, 19, was initially one of three female survivors of the accident in which a Boeing 737 crashed shortly after take-off from Havana's Jose Marti International Airport.The sole survivor of the air crash that killed 112 people in Cuba in May remains in "critical condition" and is being constantly monitored, doctors report.

Mahara is sole candidate for speaker

March 10, 2018 06:43 am

KATHMANDU, March 10: CPN (Maoist Center) leader Krishna Bahadur Mahara, 58, is set to be elected as speaker of parliament unopposed on Saturday, after the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) decided not to field its candidate for the post.

BUTWAL, Feb 13: Purna Bahadur Gharti of CPN (Maoist Center) has registered his candidacy for the post of Speaker for Province 5.

MAHOTTARI, Dec 5: Poverty destroys happiness, laments Ramratan Sah, 71. Poverty always took a toll on his health and joy since childhood; however, it was not as severe as it is nowadays. Sah's 51-year-old son is in Saudi Arabia's prison. Lack of money to meet expenses at home as well as to save his son's life has taken away his peace of mind.

TEHRATHUM, Nov 7: With the second phase of elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies just around the corner, election fever has gripped Tehrathum, a district of the Province-1 in eastern Nepal.

LONDON, June 9: Bachchu Kailash Kaini, the only candidate of Nepali origin, has lost the elections to the British parliament, but with respectable number of votes.

KATHMANDU, June 7: A total of 18 bone marrow transplants have been successfully carried out in Nepal by a single doctor in Kathmandu since 2012.

Deuba is sole candidate for PM

June 4, 2017 00:15 am

KATHMANDU, June 3: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba is poised to become the new prime minister as he is the sole candidate for the post.

KALIKOT, May 1: Although there are three municipalities and six rural municipalities in Kalikot district, only a woman candidate has been selected for the post of the Chief for one of these local units in the upcoming local level election.

KATHMANDU, April 19: At a time when everyone is applauding Dhurmush-Suntali for their exemplary efforts for the construction of the model settlement, a youth from Dhading has also created a successful story by constructing 55 houses model settlement in the district.

Shivaram takes sole lead

January 12, 2017 19:52 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Nepal number one golfer Shivaram Shrestha carded two-under 66 on Thursday to climb on top of the leaderboard after third round of the Surya Nepal Golf Challenge 2017 golf tournament at the par-68 Royal Nepal Golf Club in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Jayaram Shrestha took sole lead after the second round of Surya Nepal Challenge golf tournament on Wednesday with total of seven-under 129 at the par-68 Royal Nepal Golf Club in the capital on Wednesday.

Shiva Ram takes sole lead in Eastern Open

December 21, 2016 01:25 am

DHARAN, Dec 21: Nepal number one pro Shiva Ram Shrestha took sole lead after the second round of the Surya Nepal Eastern Open at the Nirvana Country Club in Dharan on Tuesday. He carded one-over 71 to take four-stroke lead over Sanjay Lama at two-under 138.

Estranged Hollywood couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have agreed the actress will get sole custody of their children.

BEIRUT, Nov 22: For the first few weeks of her job recycling garbage, Haela Kalawi often went home crying.It wasn't just the grungy setting — a dimly lit, airless basement where the 31-year-old refugee with a cherubic face slips on plastic gloves and digs into trash-filled containers. It was that as a traditional housewife in Syria, Kalawi grew up believing it was shameful for women to work outside the house. In those days, she wasn't even allowed to shop for her own clothes or choose what to watch on TV.

Sukra takes sole lead in penultimate round

September 14, 2016 21:26 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Sukra Bahadur Rai of Nepal took sole lead in overall event after the second round of the Faldo Series Nepal Championship as he carded five-under 67 on Wednesday at the par-72 Gokarna Golf Club in Kathmandu.