KATHMANDU, July 15: Probability of tabling the Medical Education Ordinance, 2075 is high on today’s House of Representatives meeting at 1 PM. While the ordinance was scheduled to be tabled last week itself, the opposition, Nepali Congress stalled the process demanding the original, and not the replaced one be presented.

ISTANBUL, July 14: The death toll from torrential rains and floods in western Japan has topped 200, the Japan Times reported on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Parliament’s State Affairs Committee (SAC) has become the top choice of lawmakers, with the new regulations expanding the purview of the committee.

Uruguay tops Group A

June 25, 2018 22:10 pm

SAMARA, June 25: The host nation Russia with a man down in the first half lost to Uruguay by 3 goals.

POKHARA, June 24: The Province 4’s assembly is working to finalize their provincial name and its capital today after a committee formed to finalize names recommended it.

KATHMANDU, June 6: An all-round bowling effort from Tribhuvan Army Club, with four bowlers sharing 10 wickets, has put the departmental team on top of the Group A to face the second-placed Group B team for the semifinal match on Thursday. Similarly, Armed Police Force (APF) Club, who lost the match by 70 runs, will face the Group B table-toppers on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 23: The government has unveiled the property details of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and other incumbent ministers on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Chennai Super Kings climbed atop the table defeating Royal Challengers Banglore by 6 wickets in the 35th match of Indian Premier League in Pune on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Nepal suffered a defeat at the hands of India in the final match of women’s category in the third and the final day of the 8th South Asian Judo Championship, on Monday.   The Indian team comprising of Sushila Devi Likmambam, Anita Angom Chanu, Sunibala Devi Huidrom, Garima Chaudhary and Tulika Maan defeated Nepali team comprising Devika Khadka, Manita Shrestha Pradhan, Phupu Lamhu Khatri, Bhawana Gharti Magar and Punam Shrestha 5-0 to win the gold.

Gorillas tops group

April 22, 2018 08:40 am

KATHMANDU, April 22: Samriddha Gorillas defeated Saipal Academy 56-21 on Saturday to advance into the women’s semifinals as the Group B winner in the ongoing first Manmohan Memorial Open Basketball Tournament.

KATHMANDU, Mar 30: The Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has put forward a promising plan to expand domestic flight coverage of Nepal Airlines by adding six twin otter plane to its fleet within three months.

TOPS wins again

January 23, 2018 08:53 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: TOPS Higher Secondary School has continued its winning streak in the ongoing 13th Red Bull Dhorpatan UM Women’s Double League Volleyball tournament defeating Shree Gaun Sports Club (SGSC), in Dang on Monday.

TOPS starts with win

January 22, 2018 07:35 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Western region’s TOPS Higher Secondary School started its 13th Red Bull Dhorpatan UM Women’s Double League Volleyball tournament tour with a win over departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Promoters of private education in the country has invested Rs 500 billion in their institutions. The investment is for physical infrastructure and human resources. The annual total income of private institutions (fees received from students) has reached Rs 200 billion.

ITAHARI, Jan 10: Tribhuwan Army Club (TAC) has won National Athletics Competition under the National Sports Council (NSC) championship adding five more golds on the final day in Itahari to take their total tally to 22 for the event on Tuesday.

ITAHARI, Jan 3: Nepal has clinched the International Open Friendship Taekwondo Championship on Tuesday winning 57 golds, 42 silvers and 52 bronze medals played at the Covered Hall of Itahari Stadium.

NEW YORK, Dec 5: The Grammys may have dissed Ed Sheeran, but Spotify says he is the most streamed artist of the year.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The CPN-UML looks set to emerge as the largest party in the local polls despite the party’s poor show in Province 2 elections.

LOS ANGELES, August 22: Without a superhero movie or new studio sequel in play, this weekend provided an opening for two smaller films to shine. But as the weekend draws to a close, one is beaming brighter than the other.

LONDON, July 13: The first portentous sign of trouble for Andy Murray, surprisingly enough, came right as the two-time Wimbledon champion constructed an ample lead over Sam Querrey in the quarterfinals Wednesday.

Francisco Calvo and Bryan Ruiz both scored to lead Costa Rica past Trinidad and Tobago 2-1 in World Cup qualifying on Tuesday.

PARIS, June 11:  His clay-court prowess as unassailable as ever, Rafael Nadal won his record 10th French Open title by dominating 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 in the final Sunday.

KATHMANDU, May 21: An Indian climber Sunday reached the summit of Mount Everest for the second time in less than a week, her expedition team said, setting a women’s record for a double ascent of the world’s highest mountain in a single season.

Arrears recovery tops the list

April 13, 2017 11:05 am

Kathmandu, April 13: The percentage of 'amounts to be recovered' has topped the list of arrears in the general audit of government agencies.

Police tops taekwondo fight category

February 12, 2017 21:55 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Nepal Police Club became champion in the fight event of the First Kathmandu International Taekwondo Championship that concluded Sunday.

Microsoft Corp’s market capitalization topped $500 billion for the first time since 2000 on Friday, after the technology giant’s stock rose following another quarter of results that beat Wall Street’s expectations.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Nepal is not only advancing -- in the last five years -- in the Inclusive Development Index (IDI) but also ranks first in the South Asian region, a global report published on Tuesday shows.

RAJBIRAJ, Dec 28: The last day of the weightlifting under the ongoing Seventh National Games on Wednesday also saw a new national record while departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club stamped its dominance in the event. Each day of the four-day event held at Rajbiraj, Saptari saw at least one new record.

Army tops judo with eight golds

December 27, 2016 08:54 am

JHAPA, Dec 27: Tribhuvan Army Club secured top position in judo under the Seventh National Games winning eight gold, five silver and four bronze medals on Monday.

Johnny Depp has topped the list of most overpaid Hollywood stars of 2016 by Forbes. The top five lists have names like Will Smith, Channing Tatum, Will Ferrell and George Clooney. Depp, who was involved in an ugly divorce settlement with ex-wife Amber Heard accusing him of physical violence, suffered big ticket disappointments such as Alice in Wonderland sequel and Black Mass to top the list.

NEW DELHI, Nov 19: Next time you're at the Taj Mahal, find yourself standing on a precarious cliff or see an approaching train, maybe just enjoy the moment rather than trying to capture the perfect selfie.

Tahachal tops group

November 11, 2016 22:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Tahachal Futsal climbed on top of Group B in the Red Bull Futsal National League with a thumping 9-2 win over Highway Futsal on Friday during the match held in the capital.

MADRID, Nov 6: With Karim Benzema out injured and Cristiano Ronaldo playing below expectations again, Gareth Bale came through and got the job done for Real Madrid.

The 26-year old made $170m (£138m) last year, more than double than British singer Adele who made number two on the rich list.

With earnings of $170 million, pop singer Taylor Swift was 2016’s highest-paid woman in music, Forbes magazine said on Wednesday.

Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan topped the bill for an all-star concert tribute on Thursday in memory of Prince, six months after the influential pop star died of an accidental prescription drug overdose.

LOS ANGELES, Oct 11: Canadian rapper Drake dominated nominations for the American Music Awards, earning a leading 13 nominations and beating the record set by Michael Jackson more than 30 years ago, the organizers of the awards announced on Monday.

Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence was named the world’s highest-paid actress for the second year running on Tuesday, with estimated pre-tax earnings of $46 million.

LOS ANGELES, July 14: Selena Gomez now holds the title for most-liked photo on Instagram, dethroning the previous most-liked image shared by her ex Justin Bieber.

LOS ANGELES, July 12: Singer Taylor Swift has been named the highest-paid celebrity of 2016 by Forbes.

BEIJING, June 20: A Chinese supercomputer has topped a list of the world's fastest computers for the seventh straight year - and for the first time the winner uses only Chinese-designed processors instead of US technology.