QUEBEC, July 7: Quebec health officials say there are now at least 54 reported deaths that have been linked to a heat wave that blanketed the province over the last few days.

A new wave of scientists

June 27, 2018 12:12 pm

After getting through the Iron Gates, many students are left indecisive with their careers. The dilemma of choosing colleges for higher education soon follows once they’re done with their secondary level education. Taking advantage of this indecisiveness, many colleges allure students with an array of schemes. As a result, many of these fresh graduates rush to get through to the institution of their choice.

BARDIYA, June 27: With the temperature soaring across the country, Ramesh Bhujuwa of Gulariya Municipality-6 is having a hard time these days to manage his livelihood. In order to escape the heat waves, he has left his job. He used to earn his living by selling maize.

MAHOTTARI/SIRAHA, June 10: Five children were among the seven affected by heat wave as temperatures soared as much as 42 degrees in eastern part of the country for the past two days.

Third wave in Nepal

February 26, 2018 01:00 am

UML today stands at a similar pedestal as NC after the historic political changes of 1990 or the Maoists after 2006

LAHAN, Jan 20: The Khadga Municipality of Saptari on Friday distributed blankets to cold wave victims and also arranged firewood in all wards to get protected from cold snaps.  Municipality Mayor Hemayu Haq on Friday distributed 1,523 pieces of blankets to cold wave survivors through concerned wards' chairpersons.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Samim Miyan Ansari,  a central advisory committee member of UML's Nepal Millat Council Center, distributed blankets and warm clothes to over 1,000 households affected by the recent cold wave in four districts of Province 2.

HONOLULU, Jan 14: The second recent blunder in Hawaii’s planning for a possible North Korean nuclear attack left islanders shaken after an emergency alert warning of an imminent strike sounded on hundreds of thousands of cellphones.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun has urged the government to help the people affected by the cold wave in Tarai.

Cold wave claims two in Rautahat

January 5, 2018 19:36 pm

RAUTAHAT, Jan 5: Two people have died due to biting cold in the district on Friday.

Cold wave kills eight in Humla

January 4, 2018 09:35 am

HUMLA, Jan 4: Eight people lost their lives in Humla due to cold wave. Rana Devi Pariyar and Nandakala Pariyar, both 27 and residents of Tajakot rural municipality-5 were the latest who succumbed to cold and fever.

DHANGADHI, Jan 1: Normal life in Kailali district has been affected due to the cold wave accompanied by dense fog.

Red wave sweeps the nation

December 11, 2017 06:58 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Early vote counting results show the CPN-UML, which has bagged the most seats under the first-past-the-post electoral system, is leading the vote count under the Proportional Representation (PR) category as well.

Red wave sweeps the nation

December 11, 2017 02:59 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Early vote counting results shows the CPN-UML, which has bagged the most seats under the first-past-the-post electoral system, is leading the vote count under the Proportional Representation (PR) category as well.

Ruslan Wave Rock Tour 2017

November 11, 2017 10:34 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Popular Nepali Rock band Albatross is gearing up for ‘Ruslan Wave Rock Tour’. The tour aims at travelling to various parts of Nepal from November 11 to November 19.

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

KABUL, Afghanistan, Oct 17:  The Taliban unleashed a wave of attacks across Afghanistan on Tuesday, targeting police compounds and government facilities in the country's south, west and east and killing at least 34 people, including civilians, officials said.

The Korean wave

July 7, 2017 09:46 am

What started with a few television series and movies quickly became a sensation. Many youngsters these days can understand at least a few words and phrases of Korean, know what Korean food tastes like, and style themselves after Korean stars. K-pop, a music genre originating in South Korea characterized by a wide variety of audiovisual elements, has today become a subculture among teenagers and young adults. The Week’s Ashma Chhetri talked to some K-pop enthusiasts to find out what it is about the Korean culture that fascinates them so much.


June 20, 2017 09:47 am

Korean pop, known as K-Pop, is a musical genre originating from South Korea, taking traditional pop music and adding a Korean twist. K-Pop music ties together a wide-variety of sounds and peculiar melodies. Yet, the genres main attraction may rest in its music—which are tightly-choreographed, star-studded, and narrative-based. It is through this melding of audio and visual elements that K-Pop has generated mass-appeal, particularly amongst teenagers and young-adults.

DAMAULI, June 17: Nepali Congress senior leader Ramchandra Poudel has said a wave of development will enter the villages after the completion of the local-level election.

Cold wave hits eastern Tarai

December 14, 2016 07:17 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Numbers of pneumonia, cold and cough patients have risen significantly in the eastern Tarai region since the past few days. Due to the dipping temperature schools and colleges have not been able to operate well and opening hours of markets have been pushed into afternoon. Cold wave and poor visibility has equally affected flights and roadways in the region.

Cold wave descends on Tarai districts

December 9, 2016 12:09 pm

GAUSHALA, Dec 9: With the winter season in full swing, various districts in southern plain including Mahottari, is witnessing the arrival of this year's cold wave and foggy conditions.

HUA HIN, Thailand, Aug 12: A wave of coordinated explosions rattled cities and resort towns across southern Thailand, killing at least four people and wounding dozens more. Police said Friday about 10 foreigners were among the injured.