PAKISTAN, July 30: Amidst allegations of rigging in the recently concluded general elections in Pakistan, an Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) spokesperson has asserted that the same were conducted fairly.
SEOUL: On May 5, 1818, in the southern German town of Trier, in the picturesque wine-growing region of the Moselle Valley, Karl Marx was born. At the time Trier was one-tenth the size it is today, with a population of around 12,000. According to one of Marx’s recent biographers, Jürgen Neffe, Trier is one of those towns where “although everyone doesn’t know everyone, many know a lot about many.”
Scientists have found the first major evidence that Neanderthals, rather than modern humans, created the world’s oldest known cave paintings – suggesting they may have had an artistic sense similar to our own.
KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Nepali Congress (NC) President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba have expressed commitment to form a high-level probe to investigate into the defeat of NC in the recently held parliamentary and provincial assembly elections.
Thirty-six-year-old Bijay Lama is a bus operator from Panchkhal, Kavrepalanchowk. He has been involved in the transportation sector since 2059 BS. He had started as a help in public buses and it took him three years to learn driving.
CHITWAN, Dec 4: On Sunday, leaders of the left alliance, Pushpa Kamal Dahal and KP Sharma Oli jointly addressed a mass gathering at Madi, Chitwan. Oli and Dahal embraced each other to express the alliance’s solidarity.
GAUSHALA, September 10: Local voters here are sad that the martyr family of Jaleswar municipality-8, Mahottari that lost two members in last year's Madhesh movement was not given tickets to stand in the upcoming local level elections.
RAJBIRAJ, July 11: Days after the massive floods on July 1 rendered many homeless, life for the locals of Saptari district is yet to retun to normal. The authorities have been unable to respond swiftly, distribute prompt relief or repair the damaged embankments. Members of the general public are still forced to live under the constant fear of more flooding.
KATHMANDU, March 14: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), an alliance of seven Madhes-based parties, is no longer a part of the governing coalition now onward, two senior leaders of the front said on Tuesday.
MUMBAI, Dec 18: Actress Kangana Ranaut, who got involved in a legal battle with actor Hrithik Roshan earlier this year, spoke her heart out while sharing her "part of the story" of their alleged romance. She says that she felt naked when her letters were exposed and also that nobody understands what she feels as a woman during tough times.
Each year, on December 9, the world marks International Anti-Corruption Day. We treat this not only as a means to raise awareness, but also as an opportunity to showcase innovative ways that people and organizations can work together to counter this scourge.