HARARE, Aug 3: Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa won election Friday with just over 50 percent of the ballots as the ruling party maintained control of the government in the first vote since the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe.
MOSCOW, June 15: Egypt star striker Mohamed Salah is almost certain to play in his team's first match at the FIFA World Cup in Russia against Uruguay despite suffering a shoulder injury in late May, Egypt head coach Hector Cuper said Thursday.
KATHMANDU, June 11: The first ever East Tourism Mart, 2018 concluded successfully in Dharan on Sunday. The Mart was organized by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) in association with Dharan Sub-Metropolitan city and local organizations as well as the private sector.
KATHMANDU, May 22: The first Annapurna Marathon is set to kick off on the occasion of Annapurna Sanctuary Tourism Festival on June 3. Speaking at a press meet organized in Kathmandu on Monday, the tournament coordinator Rishi Bhandari informed that the players will complete a track race of 42.195 km starting from Annapurna base camp to Macchapuchhre base camp.
KATHMANDU, April 14: Flora Expo 2018 has kicked off in Kathmandu. The 21st edition of the expo, organized by Floriculture Association Nepal (FAN), will exhibit an extensive range of floral species until its fourth and final day on Monday. The expo is running with the theme: 'Clean Environment and Economic Prosperity through Floriculture.'
NEW YORK, April 8: Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity is vowing to continue his attacks on ABC late-night comic Jimmy Kimmel until Kimmel apologizes for a segment in which he joked about first lady Melania Trump’s accent.
KATHMANDU, Mar 1: Kumari Futsal is set to organize the first women futsal tournament on March 3 in Thamel. The organizers on Wednesday informed that a total of 16 teams will take part in the competition. The teams are divided into four groups.
KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Chairpersons, KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal and other leaders have reached the President’s residence at Shital Niwas to urge the President to appoint Oli as the country’s 41st prime minister.
KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Total trade deficit of the country jumped 11.86 percent in the first quadrimester of the current Fiscal Year 2017/18 as imports continue to climb at a faster rate amid a sluggish growth of exports.
KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Qatar Airways has announced its new flights to Saint Petersburg from Doha. Organizing an event at the Russian Culture Center in Kathmandu, the airways announced that its first flight in the sector will take off on December 19.
BONN, (Germany), Nov 15: It has been a decade since the scientists first warned that the climate change would have a negative impact on the human world if the temperature soared above 1.5 degree Celsius by the 21st century.
KATHMANDU, Nov 2: A spirited performance from Nepal U-19’s leg-spin bowler Sandeep Lamichhane and spinners could not prevent a closely contested first practice match going the Bangladesh way. Towhid Hridley held on to an end guiding Bangladesh to a win by three wickets after Sandeep Lamichhane finished his match figures of 10-1-25-4. Bangladesh won the match by three wickets in the first practice match between two teams at the BKSP ground, Dhaka.
KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Bangladesh U-19’s Hasan Mahmud and Kazi Anik scalped three wickets each on route to limiting Nepal U-19 for 153 runs in the allocated 50 overs in the first practice match of the Bangladesh tour played at BKSP ground, Dhaka.
KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Over half of those elected in the first-phase parliamentary elections scheduled for November 26 are likely to be old faces. Over 36 former lawmakers from the major political parties are contesting 37 constituencies in 32 hill and mountain districts.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin, September 12: Dominga Tejera picked her way around fallen palm trees rotting in mud as she returned home after a nine-hour work day as a hospital janitor on a Caribbean island that until recently seemed like paradise.
KATHMANDU, Sept 10: South Korean mountaineer Hong Sung-taek, who has attempted to summit Lhotse for four times, is going to attempt his fifth climb to the 8516-meters-high summit. For his fifth attempt he has headed toward the base camp of Lhotse on Saturday with his team of 14 members.
LONDON, September 7: Prince George went to school for the first time Thursday, but it was a rite of passage missed by his mother, who is struggling with acute morning sickness in the early stages of her third pregnancy.
KATHMANDU, September 7: Around 80 delegates comprising women entrepreneurs from 80 countries will convene in Kathmandu for the Across Barriers-International Business Women's Summit on coming September 11.
COLOMBO, July 22: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been hospitalized with pneumonia and will not be available for his team’s first test match against India next week, the country’s cricket board said Friday.
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.
HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka, July 10: Zimbabwe clinched its first one-day international series win against Sri Lanka after beating the hosts by three wickets in the decider to secure a 3-2 victory on Monday.
LONDON, July 10: The architect behind England's dismantling of South Africa, Moeen Ali doffed his cap and waved it to the spectators at Lord's as he led his victorious team back to the famous pavilion at the home of cricket.
RIYADH, June 21: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Wednesday appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, placing him first-in-line to the throne and removing the country’s counter terrorism czar and a figure well-known to Washington from the line of succession.
KATHMANDU, May 31: CPN (Maoist Center) parliamentary party leader and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has called on party lawmakers to get united and gear up for the success of the upcoming second-round of local election.
JOHANNESBURG, April 24: Three African countries have been chosen to test the world's first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization announced Monday. Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will begin piloting the injectable vaccine next year with hundreds of thousands of young children, who have been at highest risk of death.