CARACAS, Aug 5: In Venezuela’s inflation-hit economy, a single U.S. dollar can buy 3.5 million liters of gasoline — an absurdity that the government says it will tackle with a hike in the cost of state-subsidized fuel.
With their YouTube instrumental cover of Despacito, the Skin and Bones team has been able to win many hearts not only in Nepal but all over the world as well. Their beautiful combination of guitar and ‘sarangi’ speak to the youth of Nepal who are rooted in their traditions as well as heavily influenced by the western society.
MUMBAI, July 9: Samsung Electronics has formally opened a new factory in India, which the South Korean tech group says is the world’s biggest mobile phone manufacturing plant, part of its plans to expand production in the world’s fastest growing major mobile phone market.
Taken together, Delhi and the cities bordering it — Faridabad, Gurgaon, Ghaziabad, Noida, etc — make up the world’s second most populated urban settlement with a national capital at its center. Tokyo is first while Mexico City is third.
On World Toilet Day, a report by WaterAid shows that more than 650 million people in the world do not have access to clean water, and more than 2.3 billion do not have access to a safe, private toilet.
KATHMANDU, April 25: Stratolaunch Systems, the space launch venture backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, is planning to conduct the maiden flight of its giant carrier aircraft within the next few months.
They call it transitional style. The marriage between traditional Nepali and modern interior results in elegant and enduring designs and it’s a theme that interior designers like Sapana Bhusal, from Bella Casa, are often requested for by their clients.
KALINCHOWK, March 4: The Himalayan village of Kalinchowk, sitting at an altitude of about 12,000 feet in eastern Nepal and known for its temple to the Hindu goddess Kali, gets snow every year. After a recent storm, the town's young people flock to wooden lodges and dance around campfires.
NEW YORK, Nov 4: This year there's a whole new class of women in power. Last year was a tough one for women. It seemed like Forbes magazine was on the verge of electing a woman as the most powerful person on the planet. Of course, that's not the way it worked out. Hillary Clinton’s stunning loss in the 2016 U.S. presidential election left many women feeling untethered (and pushed Clinton down 63 spots on our list from No.2 in 2016 to 65 this year).
While reading stories and watching movies, I found that no matter what country you are from your grand mothers are the ones who tell bedtime stories. Though I know that books and movies are scripted, I still want to believe them.
A recently released World Economic Forum report has found that the global economy is recovering well nearly a decade on from the start of the global financial crisis with GDP growth hitting 3.5 percent in 2017.
SOLUKHUMBU, Sept 12: The most dangerous airport in the world – the Tenzing – Hillary Airport located at Lukla of Solukhumbu district – does not have the necessary infrastructure to deal with the unpredictable alpine weather system.
JERUSALEM, August 12: Holocaust survivor Israel Kristal, who last year was recognized by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living man, died in Israel on Friday, aged 113, local news media reports said.
Have you ever wondered where people tend to walk the most every day on average? Scientists at Stanford University have answered this question by collecting data on a “planetary-scale” to determine how active people are in different countries.
DAMAK, May 24: Jhapa's Damak will have the world's tallest statue of Lord Buddha. For the project, a detailed project report has been at its final stage, said executive officer at the Damak Municipality, Yubraj Dahal.
ROME, April 16: Emma Morano, at 117 the world's oldest person who is also believed to have been the last surviving person born in the 1800s, died Saturday at her home in northern Italy, her physician said.
CAPE CANAVERAL, March 30: The world's oldest and most experienced spacewoman, Peggy Whitson, broke another record Thursday as she floated out of the International Space Station to set up a new parking spot.
PANCHTHAR, March 25: An initiative has been taken to create the world's first conservation area for the endangered red pandas in eastern areas of Nepal, covering Panchthar, Ilam and Taplejung districts.