Samsung provided the latest sign of the tough times afflicting computer chipmakers as it braced investors for a sharp drop in profit.

Ryan Reynolds has drawn parallels between his upcoming film 'Free Guy' and the modern world, which he describes as really weird.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Veteran climber Kami Rita Sherpa on Wednesday scaled the Mt. Everest for 23rd times to break his own world record for most summits on the world's highest peak.

Kunti Moktan recalls days without social media sites and mobiles. Likewise, Deepak Raj Giri says he used to catch up with his male friends directly.

Testing times for Nepal

June 19, 2018 01:00 am

What makes Oli’s China visit particularly important is evolving geo-political scenario following rapproachment between Xi Jingping and Narendra Modi

KATHMANDU, June 7: International passenger movement of the country has been projected to increase by six times in the next two decades compared to the current year. This estimate was presented to the Minister for Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari on Monday by an expert team formed by the ministry.

KATHMANDU, May 28: Buddha Air has said that was increasing flights to the historic and religious city of Varanasi from June 29 to two flights every week.

KATHMANDU, May 22: No Nepali youths will be flying abroad for employment by 2023 and the average earnings of Nepalis will have doubled by that year, according to the government’s policy and programs for next fiscal year announced on Monday.

Cautious times

May 20, 2018 01:00 am

India holds a greater leverage and it will ensure that their strategic interests are fulfilled. Nepal needs to do the same

KATHMANDU, May 16: Kami Rita Sherpa, 48, scaled Mount Everest from Nepal side for the 22nd time today becoming the only mountaineer in the world to hold the record for most summits on Mt Everest.

April 17: Pulitzer Prizes were awarded on Monday to the news organizations that drove two of the biggest stories of the year: the high-stakes investigation into President Trump’s relationship with Russia and the consequential reckoning about the treatment of women by powerful men.

Testing times

April 17, 2018 00:30 am

Signing agreements does not mark a real gain. Many agreements remain only in papers

Time’s up for rumors

March 14, 2018 13:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 14: During a tea party program to provincial assembly members at the Prime Minister’s Residence, PM KP Sharma Oli stressed that spreading illusions was over.

Kate Middleton arrived at the 71st British Academy Film Awards in an olive green Jenny Packham gown, standing out from the crowd dressed in black.

KEBS football title to Times

January 15, 2018 07:48 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Times College has won the KEBS inter-college six-a-side football tournament title on Sunday.

Good times at last?

January 15, 2018 00:19 am

My experience suggests that economic situation is not quite as straightforward

BIRGUNJ, Dec 12: Import of mobile phones has jumped by more than five times via the Birgunj customs point.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: CPN-UML Maoist Center's Purna Bahadur Gharti has been elected as the member of Provincial Assembly at province Rukum-2 'A'.

BUTWAL, Nov 17: Established politician Brijesh Kumar Gupta had won the previous two Constituent Assembly (CA) elections from the then constituency-3 of Kapilvastu district. At that time, he was representing Tarai-Madhesh Loktantrik Party, which later went on to merge with five other fringes Madhesi parties to form Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) just a few months ago.

I'll be PM three more times: Deuba

November 17, 2017 04:00 am

DHANGADHI, Nov 17: Four-time prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that he will become prime minister for seven times in his lifetime because fortune tellers have said so.

UDAYAPUR, August 20: Heavy rainfall since the past week, which has caused physical damage and loss of property across the country, has not spared Udaypur either.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The import of diesel-operated three-wheelers has jumped by nearly seven times in Fiscal Year 2016/17 as compared to the previous year.

WASHINGTON, July 20: President Donald Trump told The New York Times in an interview Wednesday that he never would have appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general had he known Sessions would recuse himself from overseeing the Russia investigation.

BIRGUNJ, June 26: Raxaul Railway Station - the point through which cement companies in Birgunj-Pathaliya Corridor import raw materials like clinker, gypsum, slag and fly ash  -- has increased demurrage chare by up to six times.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Medical colleges have reportedly been asking fees four times higher than the ceiling for the postgraduate MD/MS programs.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Medical colleges have  reportedly been  asking fees four times higher than the ceiling for  the postgraduate MD/MS programs.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Ang Rita Sherpa, a guide who scaled Mt Everest 10 times without oxygen, has been hospitalized and is under medication, said an official.

Kathmandu, April 7: The play is set during the turbulent period of 2006, when people rose against the autocratic rule of King Gyanendra in order for Nepal to become a democratic nation.

KATHMANDU, March 31: As the banking industry rushes to meet its new paid-up capital requirement by the mid-July 2017 deadline, insurance companies too were told Friday to raise their own paid-up capitals and given about 15 months to do so.

KATHMANDU, March 15: New York Times has enlisted Nepali film director Deepak Rauniyar in its list of the 9 new directors to watch.

In dark times

March 13, 2017 00:35 am

The struggle between defenders of Khas-Arya dominance and hegemony and proponents of ethnic equality and Madheshi dignity are likely to be a protracted one

NEW YORK, Feb 3: Angelina Jolie says that discriminating against refugees for their religion or country of origin "invites the very instability we seek to protect ourselves against."

LONDON, Jan 2: Singer George Michael had attempted suicide many a time, claimed posts from a Twitter account — in the name of his boyfriend Fadi Fawaz — which was later deleted.

A tale of grit and interesting times

December 9, 2016 00:07 am

This two-volume work is a translation into English of an autobiographical account of the life and times of Ganesh Man Singh, as told to journalist and Nepali Congress party activist Mathbarsingh Basnet. The translation from the Nepali original was done by Prof. Lal D.Rai. These accounts appeared in serial form in the Nepali language weekly Punarjagaran, and in the weeklies Vishwasandesh, Vishwadoot and Vartalap before that.  Mathbarsingh took

Times, Xavier crowned champions

November 30, 2016 20:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Times International College and Xavier International College have won the boys' and girls' titles respectively in the First Rosebud Rosebud Valley-wide Inter-school Basketball Tournament on Wednesday.

Times, CCRC to vie in final

November 29, 2016 22:11 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Times International College and CCRC College are set to vie in the boys' final of the Rosebud Valley-wide Inter-school Basketball Tournament after winning their respective semifinal matches on Tuesday.

Named one of the 100 most influential personalities of all time by Time Magazine in 2012, Fidel Castro ruled Cuba for fifty years - as Prime Minister and later, as President - before officially handing over power to his brother Raul in 2008.

DV times

September 30, 2016 02:30 am

Perhaps it’s also worth reminding the incoming American administration that we Nepalis are not helpless. We never are, not having perfected the art of protest.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: China has surpassed India in terms of committing foreign direct investment (FDI) in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 16: The sudden alliance between the main opposition Nepali Congress and one of the ruling partners CPN (Maoist-Center) against the KP Oli-led government took many by surprise, as a similar attempt just in the recent past had failed to bear fruit.