The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Monday invited 842 members from 59 countries to the Oscars organization and, for the first time, reached gender parity in its new class of inductees.
Vladimir V. Putin is not a soccer fan — ice hockey has always been his passion — but eight years ago, in the hours after FIFA declared that Russia would host the 2018 World Cup, he told a story designed to illustrate that he grasped just what the event, and the sport, could do for his country, and for the world.
SOUTH KOREA, May 13: North Korea said Saturday that it will dismantle its nuclear test site in less than two weeks, in a dramatic event that would set up leader Kim Jong Un's summit with President Donald Trump next month. Trump welcomed the "gracious gesture."
British Model College, a sister organisation of The British College, has welcomed its new A-Level program manager Lee Russell Wilkes in Kathmandu, according to a press statement issued by the college. Wilkes is an expert in teaching English language and has an experience in teacher training, examining, and mentoring.
KATHMANDU, April 21: Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) has welcomed the government's move to end syndicate in the transportation sector. Issuing a press statement on Friday, the Chamber stressed on the importance to stop syndicates and cartels in the transportation sector.
KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The Government of Nepal has welcomed the recent measures taken toward normalizing the relations between the Republic of Korea and Democratic People's Republic of Korea, including through the participation in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
MUMBAI, August 28: At a time when the debate around nepotism is a hot topic in Bollywood, megastar Amitabh Bachchan welcomed Aadar Jain, the grandson of legendary actor-filmamker Raj Kapoor, to Bollywood, saying 'we are family'.
KATHMANDU, July 11: Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has welcomed the monetary policy presented by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) for Fiscal Year 2017/18 as very positive for the private sector.
KATHMANDU, April 28: Education Consultancy Association of Nepal (ECAN) has welcomed Australian High Commission’s decision to recognize financial documents issued buy all A-listed commercial banks of Nepal for student visa processing.
KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Youth Association Nepal – a youth wing of CPN-UML – has welcomed the impeachment proposal tabled at the parliament against Chief Commission of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority, Lokman Singh Karki.
When he was 2, Jeremy Shuler was reading books in English and Korean. At 6, he was studying calculus. Now, at an age when most kids are attending middle school, the exuberant 12-year-old is a freshman at Cornell University, the youngest the Ivy League school has on record.
KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Mahindra Two-wheelers Ltd on Monday welcomed seasoned riders and Mahindra MOJO experts from India, who rode all the way from Pune on Mahindra MOJO 300cc, specially for the upcoming NADA Auto Show 2016 that starts in Kathmandu from August 30.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 5: With fireworks forming the word "Rio" in the sky, hip-wiggling dancers and supermodel Gisele Bundchen shimmering to the tune of the "Girl from Ipanema," Rio de Janiero welcomed the world to the first Olympic Games in South America with a serious message: Let's take better care of our planet.
KATHMANDU, June 21: Young people (14-25 years of age) interested in slam poetry and living in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts can apply for the Kathmandu Regional Slam before June 25. The regional slam is a build up to the ‘QC Awards 2016: National Poetry Slam’ which will be held in September this year. The competition is being organized by Word Warriors in partnership with Quixote’s Cove and is supported by Danish Center for Culture and Development (CKU).