KATHMANDU, July 29: World Bank has said that housing grants in three tranches provides assurance to the owners by technical experts that their house meets safety standards.

ROME, July 19: Agriculture is the biggest driver of deforestation globally fueled by a growing demand for food, yet it is possible to feed the world without cutting forests, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 19: National Sports Council (NSC) is set to hold the National Women's Cricket Championship (T20) from July 23 to 26 at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground, Kirtipur.

Infographics: Women in World War I

July 19, 2016 00:05 am

At the turn of the century, the women of Britain knew their place: in the domestic sphere. British society was structured around maintaining a woman’s role cleaning the house, cooking meals, and raising children.

ANKARA, July 17: World leaders expressed support for Turkey and its democratic institutions on Saturday after the government quashed an attempted military coup.

KATHMANDU, July 15: It is after school hours at the Rato Bangla School. Students are rushing around the basketball court dressed down in their sports attire.

MOSCOW, July 15: The Russian city of St. Petersburg said Friday it has fired the general contractor building a trouble-plagued stadium which is to host World Cup matches in 2018.

The world's nuclear armed states possess a combined total of about 16,000 nuclear warheads. Approximately 10,000 nuclear warheads are in military service.

Infographics: World Population

July 12, 2016 00:05 am

Earth is not in danger of becoming overpopulated, and more people means a larger labor force that we can use to improve society. There is actually enough food to feed the world, but the food is not accessible to everyone.

MARSEILLE, France, July 8: France is heading back to soccer's elite, and Antoine Griezmann is the man leading the way.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The World Bank has objected to the government’s revision of the housing grants tranches, stating that such revision is against global best practices in post disaster reconstruction and build back better principles.

With online stores slowly taking over the publishing world and bookstores struggling to survive, things can sometimes seem a little sad for the brick and mortar booksellers of the world.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Nepal has been ranked the 33rd most fragile state in the world among 168 nations and third most fragile state among eight south Asian nations, according to the Fragile States Index (FSI) 2016, created by The Fund for Peace and Published by Foreign Policy magazine.

Not a woman’s world

June 24, 2016 04:00 am

We tend to blame the men for women’s plight not realizing that more often than not women make it easy for the men to act up. Our culture, tradition, and society teach women to be subservient and many don’t know that there’s a way of life based on partnership, and even if they do know, rebelling is not that easy.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Uttam Moktan, who set a new world record in 'Yoga Marathon' received Guinness World Records certificates amid a programme in the Capital on Monday.

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 21: On his first day in the job, new Brazil coach Adenor Leonardo Bacchi was already expressing concern about the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign.

Infographics : World Refugee Day June 20th

NUWAKOT, June 12: The World Vision International Nepal's District Office at Nuwakot came under attack last night.  Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplop' led CPN Maoist has taken responsibility for the attack which took place at 12:30 am.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that it is the responsibility of the present generation to ensure the fundamental right of people to live in a clean and healthy environment.

KATHMANDU, April 25: The reconstruction of the monuments damaged during the massive earthquake of April 25 at the famed Basantapur Durbar Square has officially kicked off today.