ISLAMABAD, July 25: After an acrimonious campaign, polls opened in Pakistan on Wednesday to elect the country's third straight civilian election __ a first for this majority Muslim nation that has been directly or indirectly ruled by its military for most of its 71-year history.
KATHMANDU, July 24: Stocks ended in green on Monday after four straight losing sessions. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index gained 12.84 points to close the day at 1,194.50 points.Despite the index recouping losses from the previous session, the overall sentiment remains bearish as the market is still below the 1,200-point mark.
KATHMANDU, July 20: Stocks fell sharply over the first trading hour of Thursday's session. Despite staging a partial comeback mid-session, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index continued its downfall toward the end. At the close, the index stood at 1,193.39 points – a drop of 5.38 points, or 0.45 percent, compared to Wednesday.
MADRID, May 2: Holders Real Madrid reached the Champions League final for the third year in a row after Karim Benzema scored twice in a 2-2 draw with wasteful Bayern Munich on Tuesday to win their semi-final, second leg 4-3 on aggregate.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 25: Humanity’s most extraordinary feats of winter athletic prowess unfolded, revealing the expected triumphs but also stars most unlikely — from favorites like Mikaela Shiffrin, Shaun White and Lindsey Vonn to sudden surprise legends like Czech skier-snowboarder Ester Ledecka and the medal-grabbing “Garlic Girls,” South Korea’s hometown curling favorites.
KATHMANDU, May 25: Nepal Police Club (NPC) produced second straight victory in the ongoing 1st Prime Minister Cup One Day National Cricket Tournament defeating Eastern Region by nine wickets on Thursday.
MANCHESTER, Sept 17: Manchester City produced another scintillating attacking display to beat Bournemouth 4-0 on Saturday, maintaining the leaders' 100 percent start to the English Premier League season after five games.