MUMBAI, Oct 6:  Fast bowler Mohammed Shami picked up a five-wicket haul while left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja took four in South Africa’s second innings to bowl India to a comprehensive 203-run victory in the opening test at Visakhapatnam on Sunday.

MUMBAI, Oct 2: Rohit Sharma scored a century in his first innings as India’s new test opener and gave the hosts a flying start along with partner Mayank Agarwal in the first of the three-match series against South Africa at Visakhapatnam on Wednesday.

BARA, July  20: The petroleum pipeline constructed from Motihari of India to Amlekhgunj of Nepal was successfully tested on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 11: The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the decision of the government to take a u-turn on conducting pesticide residue tests on vegetables and fruits imported from India and third countries.

KATHMANDU, July 10:The National Forensic Science Laboratory (NFSL) has carried out 6,520 sample tests in the first eleven months of the fiscal 2075/76 BS. The sample tests were undertaken in 1,770 cases the laboratory received from different agencies, the lab sources said.

KATHMANDU, June 10: The Supreme Court (SC) has scheduled the initial hearings on the case of pesticide residue tests for the vegetables and fruits imported from India as well as other third countries for Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Prasad Yadav has said that the government rolled back its decision to conduct pesticide residue tests on fruits and vegetables imported from India and third countries after it was found that the customs points were ill-equipped and not due to pressure from India as being reported.

BIRGUNJ, June 24: The underground petroleum pipeline from Motihari, India to Amlekhgunj, Nepal has completed its test. The test has been carried out after the completion of pipe laying works.

Testing times for Asia

March 3, 2019 02:00 am

Nepal should be cautious about possible fallout of Western strategy to counter China by using South Asia, including Nepal and India

Testing times for democracy

November 28, 2018 01:30 am

While in opposition communists make nationalism their sole agenda. When they lead the government they tend to attack democracy and lean toward authoritarianism

Business-oriented exam to be offered first in Southeast Asia

You may have assumed that most major cosmetics companies were on board with alternatives to cruelty to animals, but there are some that still pay to poison and kill. It isn’t always easy to know which brands are completely cruelty-free. For instance, L’Oréal, which doesn’t test on animals in the United States, pays for deadly testing in China, where archaic and painful experiments on animals are required for cosmetics.

INDIA, July 30: Thirty-six years after losing his parents, sister and a four-year-old daughter in one of India’s worst sectarian massacres, Abdul Suban says he is still trying to prove he’s a citizen of the Hindu-majority nation.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The government will restrict all vehicles failing their pollution test from entering Kathmandu Valley from July 17. In a bid to curb pollution from four-wheel vehicles, the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) recently imported 40 pollution testing sets .

KATHMANDU, June 30: Only about 10.7 percent of the total applicants who sat for the Korean Language Test (KLT) conducted under the Employment Permit System (EPS) of South Korea, have made it through.

ISTANBUL, June 24: Turks began voting on Sunday for a new president and parliament in elections that pose the biggest ballot box challenge to Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party since they swept to power more than a decade and a half ago.

ILAM, June 5: A test flight was successfully conducted at the newly-built Phalgunanda Sukilumba Airport in Ilam district on Monday.

ILAM, Jun 4: Locals knew no bounds of happiness when they saw an aircraft landing at Falgunanda Sukilumba Airport in the district headquarters of Ilam.

A new blood test could detect symptoms of several types of cancers years before a person falls ill, scientists have said. The test is called liquid biopsy and it’s being hailed as the ‘holy grail of cancer research’.

Uruguay top contender of Group A

NORTH KOREA, May 24: North Korea carried out what it said is the demolition of its nuclear test site Thursday, setting off a series of explosions over several hours in the presence of foreign journalists.

Locals elated to see plane at the airfield after a decade

KARNATAKA, May 19: The Supreme Court said secretary of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly will record the proceedings of the House, which will see newly sworn-in Chief Minister Yeddyurappa of the BJP taking a court-ordered floor test.

Test anxiety

May 19, 2018 10:04 am

From Pascal’s laws to the Nebular hypothesis I had learnt and memorized all for my soon-to-begin test. As I entered the threshold of the exam hall it was quite silent because I had probably entered the hall late. I soon took my seat and our teacher started distributing question papers. I took a quick glance at it and started answering.

Geopolitical test

May 15, 2018 00:10 am

After his visit to India last month, PM Oli has become soft toward India and his priority seems to have changed

Facebook said the button was being tested to see whether it enabled "better public discussions".

SURKHET, April 4: An aircraft of Buddha Airlines has conducted successful Surkhet-Kathmandu test flight today. Surkhet is the capital of Karnali province.

BAGLUNG, April 1: The Theulekhola Hydropower Project in Baglung has started test production.  The 1.5 megawatts project will be connected to the national grid within two weeks after power production starts, said the project chairperson and engineer Surya Prasad Adhikari.

LRICC launches online HSK test

March 25, 2018 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, March 25: LRI Confucius Classroom (LRICC), a Chinese language training center in the capital, has launched online examination system for Chinese language proficiency test from Saturday.

LALITPUR, Feb 17: With the animal DNA test in place, action against the smugglers of different body parts of animals has been made easier.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The nationwide Celerio test drive campaign has drawn attraction in the public. According to a press statement issued by CG Motocorp, the authorized agent of four-wheeler vehicles of Suzuki, the company has decided to continue the campaign in next month as well.

Oli’s new test

January 29, 2018 01:00 am

With KP Oli, a vocal critic of India against its meddling in Nepali politics, becoming Prime Minister again, how will Oli-Modi chemistry go?

Tata Motors concludes Mileage Test Camp

January 25, 2018 08:15 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 25:  Tata Motors along with Sipradi Trading Pvt Ltd -- the distributor of Tata Motors for Nepal -- has successfully concluded a Mileage Test Camp for its new cars -- Tiago and Tigor.

Celerio Test Drive Campaign launched

December 24, 2017 15:59 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Chaudhary Group Motocorp, authorized distributor of Suzuki four wheelers in Nepal launched a nationwide Suzuki Celerio Test Ride Campaign. The campaign aims to provide potential customers with firsthand experience before deciding to buy Celerio.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Barcelona travels to the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday, to face its eternal rival Real Madrid in the first Clasico of the season. Barca will have a chance to extend its lead over Real Madrid by 14 points with a win, with the Spanish champions having a game still in hand as it went to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the FIFA Club World Cup.

Left alliance's test begins: leader Nepal

December 20, 2017 14:53 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: CPN (UML) leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has said all commitments that the left alliance made before the people during the election campaign will be met.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Majority of MBBS graduates, who appeared in a licensing examination on Saturday by the Nepal Medical Council (NMC), have failed the exam.

Around the world, fewer than half of HIV-positive men are getting treatment, compared to 60 % of women, according to a UNAIDS report released on World AIDS Day.

TOKYO: North Korea released dozens of photos on Thursday of the Hwasong-15, showing a new intercontinental ballistic missile test. Photo claims can reach any target in the continent of United States.

SOUTH KOREA, Nov 29: After 2 ½ months of relative peace, North Korea launched its most powerful weapon yet early Wednesday, claiming a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile that some observers believe could put Washington and the entire eastern U.S. seaboard within range.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: The Institute of Medicine (IoM), Tribhuvan University (TU), has banned 12 students involved in cheating by using electronic devices in the MBBS entrance exam conducted on October 14.

MUMBAI, Nov 21: India paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar and opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan have been released from the test squad against Sri Lanka due to “personal reasons”, the country’s cricket board (BCCI) has said.

SYDNEY, Nov 10: Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood says he is fit and ready for the Ashes series against England after taking six wickets and coming through a Sheffield Shield match unscathed.

SYDNEY, Oct 24: Former test cricket umpire Darrell Hair has been handed an 18-month good behavior bond by an Australian court after pleading guilty to charges of embezzling and stealing money from a liquor store where he worked, local media reported on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Nepali young footballers went through two records in Bhutan during SAFF U-18 Championship last month.

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct 13; South Korea said it detected an earthquake Friday near North Korea's main nuclear test site, the fourth since the country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test explosion last month. Some experts suggested the area is now too unstable to conduct more bomb tests.

FRANKFURT, Oct 12: An asteroid the size of a school bus flew remarkably near Earth on Thursday, providing scientists with an opportunity to test the warning systems that would kick in if a space collision was coming.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct 10: Dilruwan Perera grabbed 5-98 as the offspinner anchored Sri Lanka to a 68-run victory against Pakistan in the second test and clinched the two-match series 2-0 on Tuesday.

MUMBAI, Oct 10: Bollywood Superstar Aamir Khan, known for producing and acting in some of the most commercially successful films like ‘Dangal’ and ‘Taare Zameen Par’, says test screening is necessary as it helps him to understand various aspects.

MOSCOW, Oct 7: North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile which it believes can reach the west coast of the United States, a Russian lawmaker just returned from a visit to Pyongyang was quoted as saying on Friday.