LOS ANGELES, July 6: The Latest on Southern California’s strongest earthquake in 20 years.

Look at the brighter side of life

June 5, 2019 19:35 pm

The world is filled with all kinds of people. Some are helpful, kind and caring while others are just the opposite. Our lives are also filled with both types of people. So, look at the brighter side to your life.

Tears streamed down R. Kelly’s cheeks as a court official read a jury’s not guilty verdict to all 14 counts of child pornography at his 2008 trial in Chicago. The R&B superstar had successfully dodged up to 15 years in prison and likely financial ruin.

MORANG, Oct 22: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Dr Shashanka Koirala has said the NC has still its stronger presence.

Peace, justice and strong institutions

KATHMANDU, July 29: Parliamentarians have demanded the government step up its efforts to arrest the culprit(s) involved in the rape and murder of 13 year Nirmala Panta of Bhimdutta municipality-2 in the federal parliamentarian meeting today.

Be strong, and carry on

July 29, 2018 10:29 am

It’s okay to feel sad, cry out loud and listen to sad lonely playlist over and over again. It’s okay to feel empty from deep inside, and release frustration, be destructive or be silent. It’s important that you do things to help get over your misery.

Once, I was strong

July 21, 2018 11:14 am

Once, I was strong and I wanted to build a house. But I did a mistake I built it in someone else’s heart.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Lawmakers from various political parties have taken strong exception to the regulations suspension proposal.

KATHMANDU, June 15: Chairperson of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has accused the communists from Nepal of being petit bourgeois, who run faction-filled parties and has called his fellow communists to help build a strong communist center.

KATHMANDU, June 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed ministers and secretaries to come up with point-wise work plans by coming June 29 in relation to the implementations of policies and programs; and budget prepared for the upcoming fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, May 19: Prime Minister and chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal, KP Sharma Oli has said the party unification has created a viable condition for development and prosperity.

As ever, Brazil will be considered one of the favourites for the World Cup this summer, and coach Tite has certainly gone for an attacking 23-man squad.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Nepal’s national number one goalkeeper Kiran Chemjong has emerged as a strong contender for the Bajaj Pulsar People’s Choice Award 2018 on back of a successful 2017/18 season with national as well as foreign teams.

“It has been more than two decades working as a street vendor around Dharahara area. Though Dharahara has turned into ruins, I am still working here and I love to watch people. My son does not like me working but it’s my work that keeps me engaged and absorbed. My work gives me a good night’s sleep which I would not get otherwise,” says 73-year-old Laxmi Chettri.

BEIJING, March 28: With smiles and firm handshakes, North Korea and China used a surprise summit this week to show that despite recent tensions, Pyongyang still has a powerful backer and Beijing will not be sidelined in discussions about the fate of its unpredictable neighbor.

We live in a country where anyone can dream of becoming anything. From childhood, we are asked about our aims and dreams to be in future.

KATHMANDU, Mar 19: Former Secretary Dharani Dhar Khatiwada has said that the unnecessary interference of the ministers and higher government officials hover in the bureaucracy because of which public service in Nepal has been undermined.

KATHMANDU, March 4: As Nepal is going to play the first ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 match against Zimbabwe on Sunday, the momentum is with Nepal inspired by success stories of teenage sensation Sandeep Lamichhane and some other players’ outstanding performance in recent matches.

Strong govt from now on: Chairman Dahal

December 25, 2017 13:08 pm

CHITWAN, Dec 25: CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the upcoming government is to be formed strong onward.

If the foundation of your relationship is strong then with time it shall be fine. It will take a big effort and patience from both your ends to make this happen. And this will only be true with the right communication. In the world of social media, it is not impossible in stay in touch. Make sure that you both make the effort to do so. Also while he is gone, you can make thing happen for yourself too. You can focus on work and your dreams.

NEW DELHI, Dec: A strong cyclone over the southeast Arabian Sea has triggered heavy rains and strong winds, damaging hundreds of huts, power lines and trees in southern India and killing at least eight people, officials said Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: CPN (UML) Chair KP Sharma Oli has assured of a strong economy once a Communist government was formed.

BAGHDAD/ANKARA, Nov 13: A magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region around the border between Iran and Iraq on Sunday, killing at least 145 people state media in the two countries said, as rescuers searched for dozens trapped under rubble.

BAGHDAD/ANKARA, Nov 13: More than 120 people were killed in Iran and at least several others in Iraq on Sunday when a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region, state media in the two countries said, as rescuers stepped up efforts overnight to find dozens trapped under rubble.

RAMECHHAP, Nov 11: The electoral battle between the left alliance comprising CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) and the 'democratic' alliance comprising Nepali Congress (NC) and other parties has turned very competitive in Ramechhap. Candidates of both alliances expect a tough battle in the upcoming parliamentary and provincial assembly elections. In all previous elections, the contest used to be trilateral as the three major parties - NC, UML and Maoists - would compete against each other. But now the contest is between the two alliances.

NUWAKOT, Oct 24: The Armed Police Force (APF) has been mobilized in Nuwakot to consolidate security arrangements in view of elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies.

ROLPA, Oct 18: Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli has said a strong judiciary is a pre-condition for accelerating development.

RASUWA, Oct 13: Security arrangement has been tightened along the Nepal-China northern checkpoint in Rasuwagadhi area.

Strong Spain

October 10, 2017 00:30 am

Spain’s resilience to far-right populism in rest of Europe has deep historical roots.

KATHMANDU, September 12: Newly-emerged alternative political party -- Bibeksheel Sajha Party -- has demanded strong action against those involved in the series of corruption cases in country including Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC).

HONG KONG, Aug 24: The most powerful typhoon to hit the southern Chinese region in more than half a century left at least 16 dead as a sudden deluge swamped the gambling hub of Macau, submerging streets and stranding residents.

HONG KONG, August 24: The most powerful typhoon to hit the southern Chinese region in more than half a century left at least 12 dead as a sudden deluge swamped the gambling hub of Macau, submerging streets and stranding residents.

MANILA, August 5: Southeast Asia’s top diplomats have slammed North Korea with a sharp rebuke over its intercontinental ballistic missile tests and reminded Pyongyang of its duty to avoid conflicts as a member of Asia’s biggest security forum.

LIMA, July 18: An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck off the coast of Peru on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, though Peru’s Civil defense institute Indeci said there was no risk of a tsunami.

KATHMANDU, July 17: The proposal to carve 240 units in the federal government is against the constitution and democratic values, complained fringe parties including Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) as they criticized the plan of the ruling Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) to retain old provision in the new federal setup.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The proposal to carve 240 units in the federal government is against the constitution and democratic values, complained fringe parties including Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) as they criticized the plan of the ruling Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) to retain old provision in the new federal setup.

Strong opponents, poor preparations

July 15, 2017 12:47 pm

KATHMANDU, July 14: Nepal U-23 football team, which is to start its qualifying campaign on Saturday, has been going through a poor preparation even as it takes on strong opponents starting with the UAE U-23 on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Senior leader of the main opposition CPN-UML, Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that there has been crossing the line in both registration of the impeachment motion against CJ and the interim order by the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, March 20: FIDE Master Manish Hamal and Aashish Phuyal gave continuity to their standard performance on Monday in the second round of the Asian Zonal 3.2 Chess Championship 2017 being held in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Strong wind, lightning and thunderstorm affected electricity supply at least five times on Friday.

WASHINGTON, March 10: U.S. employers likely maintained a brisk pace of hiring in February and boosted wages for workers, which is expected to give the Federal Reserve the green light to raise interest rates next week despite slowing economic growth.

BOGOTA, Colombia, Feb 7:  A shallow, 5.6-magnitude earthquake rattled residents of Colombia's largest city on Monday, leading office workers to evacuate buildings and forcing the city's airport to temporarily close.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Title contender Reed Model College is playing last two matches on the final day of the 12th Dhorpatan Double League Women’s Volleyball Tournament on Saturday.

LONDON, Jan 5: World stocks hit their highest level since mid-2015 on Thursday after strong Chinese data added to the optimism about global growth and inflation that has been driving markets since the start of the new year.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 hit eastern Japan on Wednesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, adding no tsunami warning was issued.

Film: “Dangal”; Director: Nitesh Tiwari; Cast: Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sana Malhotra, Zaira Wasim, Suhani Bhatnagar, Aparshakti Khurrana, Girish Kulkarni; Rating: ***1/2

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSF-N) has taken strong exception to the 7 point constitution amendment bill registered in the Parliament.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Nov 22: Two strong earthquakes rattled different parts of New Zealand on Tuesday but there were no initial reports of serious damage or injuries.

A powerful earthquake rocked northern Japan on Tuesday, briefly disrupting cooling functions at a nuclear plant and generating a tsunami that hit the same region devastated by a massive quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in 2011.