Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra returned to their homeland on Monday after an emotional Eurovision Song Contest victory, greeted at the border with Poland by servicemen and women whose cause the band had championed in Turin.
Frontman Oleh Psiuk was presented with a bouquet of yellow and blue flowers - the colours of Ukraine's flag - and reunited with his girlfriend before he and his band launched into an impromptu version of "Stefania," their winning song.
KATHMANDU, May 16: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Laxman Shahi has been elected to the post ofChairperson of Hima Rural Municipality of Jumla district. Shahi won 1,872 votes to beat his nearest rival Ammaraj Shahi of the CPN (Maoist Center) who received 1,423 votes.
KATHMANDU, May 24: As Narendra Modi secures another five-year term after a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections in India, there are high hopes in Nepal that relations between the two countries will further strengthen even as there were some hiccups during his previous stint as prime minister.
NEW DELHI/KOLKATA, May 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is set for a historic victory as India began counting on Thursday hundreds of millions of votes from its general election, according to data from the Election Commission.
IRELAND, July 12: Ireland becomes the first country to ban trade with Israel's illegal settlements. Ireland is on its way to becoming the first country to prohibit "the import and sales of goods, services and natural resources originating in illegal settlements in occupied territories."
KAZAN, June 25: Colombia’s World Cup campaign roared back into life with a thumping 3-0 victory over Poland on Sunday which delivered a warning to their rivals and sent the disappointing Poles tumbling out of the tournament.
LONDON, June 3: England beat Nigeria 2-1 in a friendly on Saturday that provided some clues as to how coach Gareth Southgate will line up his still experimental side when the World Cup gets underway in two weeks’ time.
DAMASCUS, April 17: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government claims that “tens of thousands of Syrians” took to the streets in Damascus to celebrate Syrian Independence Day and mark the regime’s “victory” over this weekend’s airstrikes launched by the U.S. and its allies, suggesting the attack failed to dent the country’s chemical weapons program.
DHANGADHI, April 5: Kathmandu Goldens has continued its winning streak in the second Dhangadhi Premier League with an 11-run win over CYC Attariya taking its tally to three games, and Biratnagar Kings recorded its first win in the tournament with a 42-run victory over struggling Rupandehi Challengers on Wednesday.
MOSCOW, March 19: Vladimir Putin rolled to a crushing re-election victory Sunday for six more years as Russia’s president, and he told cheering supporters in a triumphant but brief speech that “we are bound for success.”
LONDON, Jan 2: Liverpool defender Ragnar Klavan’s 94th-minute header snatched a 2-1 victory at Burnley on Monday as the visitors coped without the injured Mohamed Salah and Philippe Coutinho and made up ground on their rivals near the top of the Premier League.
LONDON, Dec 31: Mohamed Salah took his goal tally to 23 in all competitions with a second-half double to help Liverpool come from behind to beat Leicester City 2-1 at Anfield in the Premier League on Saturday.
BARA, Dec 13: Police resorted to open four-round of bullets in air after a clash ensued in victory rally of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) at Pacharauta municipality-2 of Bara constituency-2 on Wednesday.
LALITPUR, Dec 11: After sweeping Lalitpur elections, the Left Alliance organized a victory rally in Lalitpur, today. The rally started from Jawlakhel at 9 am and ended at Lagankhel via Mangalbazaar - Patan (Sundhara).
ILAM, Dec 10: Candidates of the left alliance comprising CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have emerged victorious over their opponents with huge margin of votes in Ilam. Despite claiming several victories in the past elections, Nepali Congress (NC)'s influential leaders have failed to repeat the feat this time.
KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Surendra Hamal from Nepali Congress has won the Provincial Assembly election from Banke’s constituency 2 (B). Hamal defeated his opponent, Durgesh Gupta from FSFN. Hamal received 9,211 votes while Gupta received 8,432
BRISBANE, Nov 26: A pulsating Ashes opener that had promised a grandstand finish will more than likely end early with a handsome win to Australia after Steve Smith’s side pushed within 56 runs of victory at the close of day four on Sunday.
RAJBIRAJ, Nov 13: Chairman of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal, Upendra Yadav, has begun election campaigning. He has fielded candidacy for the member of the House of Representatives from constituency no 2 of Saptari district.
DANG, Nov 10: Reinforced with the backing of CPN-UML, Krishna Bahadur Mahara of CPN (Maoist Center) registered his candidacy for the parliamentary polls from constituency 2 of Dang district on Thursday.
KATHMANDU: Rastriya Janta Party- Nepal’s Manish Kumar Suman has argued that the 'ego' of Nepali Congress was hurting the coalition.
Suman opined that the democratic alliance was crucial to oppose national crisis that was being created by the Left Alliance. “The Alliance plans to start a communist regime in the country. This is why it is important that parties like NC, RJP-N, FSFN come together to protect democracy,” Suman, in an interview with Radio Nagarik said.
CHITWAN, Nov 2: Maoist chairperson, Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that the Left Alliance would bring stability to 70 years of unstable governments in Nepal. A common representative of UML and Maoist from Chitwan -3, Dahal said “For 70 years, not a single government has fully completed its five year tenure. We are confident that our Left Alliance will win to govern the country for five years.”
BHOJPUR, Nov 2: Bhojpur district has historically been a fort of the country’s communist parties. While the left alliance gears up to defend their traditional stronghold, the democratic alliance led by the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) is determined to lead a successful assault in the upcoming electoral battle slated for November 26.