Published on Sep 10 2018 // bignews, Featured, Opinion, Slideshow
BRI enhances cross border connectivity, Speaker Mahara says inaugurating 4th China, Tibet Tourism and Culture Expo
China visiting Speaker of the House of Representatives, Krishna Bahadur Mahara has commended the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) where Nepal joined last year to be one of the most important for international cooperation. Speaking at the 4th China, Tibet Tourism and Culture Expo held at Lhasa today on...

Published on Sep 08 2018 // bignews, Interview, Opinion, Slideshow, World News
Is Trump likely to face impeachment?
This latest hectic week in Donald Trump’s presidency, which saw new leaks from insiders about his madcap leadership style, has revived questions about whether his is the most scandal-plagued administration in the history of the United States. The 45th president is fighting several fires at once,...

Published on Sep 08 2018 // bignews, Entertainment, Slideshow
Cranberries singer O’Riordan drowned due to alcohol intoxication
The Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan accidentally drowned in a bathtub after drinking, a coroner’s inquest concluded Thursday. A police officer told the inquest at Westminster Coroner’s Court that O’Riordan was found submerged in her bathtub at a London hotel on Jan. 15. The...

Published on Sep 08 2018 // bignews, Business, Science And Technology, Slideshow
Is Facebook losing young users?
The world largest social media platform Facebook is losing a large number of young users as about one in four of them had removed the app from their smartphones in the past one year, a new Pew Research Center survey said Wednesday. The survey found that a whopping 44 percent of users aged 18-29 have...

Published on Sep 08 2018 // bignews, Featured, Slideshow
Altitude Air’s helicopter crashes in Nepal reportedly killing all seven on board
A helicopter of Altitude Air crashed at Meghang rural municipality in Nuwakot, killing all seven on board the helicopter including pilot Nischal KC. It was en route to Kathmandu from Samagaun of Gorkha. The incident happened just 10 minutes before the scheduled time of the helicopter’s landing...

Published on Sep 05 2018 // Education, Featured, Slideshow, World News
‘Don’t commit the mistake I made’: India now embarks on saving more girls
When Mukesh Sherma’s wife was pregnant with their second child, the pressure to deliver a son was almost too much. Friends and family told the couple from Chandigarh, a city in north India, to have an illegal ultrasound to find out the sex of the unborn child. Another girl, they were told, and they...

Published on Sep 05 2018 // bignews, Featured, Slideshow, World News
Facebook, Twitter pledge to defend against foreign intrusion in 2018 elections and beyond
Facebook and Twitter executives pledged on Wednesday to better protect their social media platforms in the 2018 elections and beyond, and told Congress of aggressive efforts to root out foreign intrusions aimed at sowing divisions in American democracy. Facebook’s No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg,...

Published on Sep 05 2018 // Entertainment, Featured, Slideshow
Comprehensive traditional art performance: Flower of Silk Road draws huge applaud
Flower of Silk Road, a comprehensive traditional art performance of the People’s Republic of China, was held in the capital city of Nepal on Wednesday. Altogether 15 performances were made by the artists in the event organized by the China Cultural Centre, Nepal. Over a dozen visiting Chinese artists...