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Lawyer throws a shoe at former President Pervez Musharraf in Pakistan

Lawyer throws a shoe at former President Pervez Musharraf in Pakistan

A Pakistani lawyer was reported to have thrown a  shoe at former President Pervez Musharraf  as he was heading to court in Southern Pakistan. Musharraf faces legal charges after he…

Amazon to acquire book recommendations site Goodreads

Amazon to acquire book recommendations site Goodreads

Amazon.com, the world’s biggest online retailer has announced that it will acquire book recommendations site Goodreads. Amazon has not disclosed the financial terms of the deal yet. According to Amazon,…

Government’s revenue collection increase by 23% to Rs 177.9 billion

Government’s revenue collection increase by 23% to Rs 177.9 billion

  The government’s revenue collection increased by 23.19% to Rs 177.97 billion in the first eight months of the current fiscal year. According to the Ministry of Finance, Rs 23.37…

Canada to take in additional 1,000 Bhutanese refugees

Canada to take in additional 1,000 Bhutanese refugees

  Canada has announced that it would take in additional 1,000 Bhutanese refugees. Canada had earlier taken in 5,000 Bhutanese refugees. The Canadian government had earlier pledged to bring in…

Serena Williams sets up title clash with Maria Sharapova in WTA Miami final

Serena Williams sets up title clash with Maria Sharapova in WTA Miami final

Serena Williams defeated Agnieszka Radwanska 6-0, 6-3 to set up a title clash with Maria Sharapova in the WTA Miami final. Williams blasted 12 aces and won 83% of her…

Forest Ministry selects 6 NGOs to implement multi-million dollar forestry program in 23 districts

Forest Ministry selects 6 NGOs to implement multi-million dollar forestry program in 23 districts

The Ministry of Forest and Conservation has selected 6 NGOs to implement the controversial multi-million dollar  Multi-Stakeholder Forestry Program (MSFP) in 23 districts in the country. The program was delayed…

South Korea to hire 6,000 Nepali workers this year

South Korea to hire 6,000 Nepali workers this year

According to government officials, South Korea is planning to hire 6,000 Nepalis under the Employment Permit Scheme (EPS).  In 2012, South Korea had recruited 5,800 Nepalis for various companies after…

Election Commission ready to conduct CA polls by third week of June

Election Commission ready to conduct CA polls by third week of June

The Election Commission (EC) is ready to conduct the Constituent Assembly (CA) elections by third week of June. Election Commissioner Ayodhi Prasad Yadav informed the media that CA polls was…

Japan Education Fair to begin from Friday

Japan Education Fair to begin from Friday

The first Japan education fair is scheduled to begin from tomorrow. The event is organized by the Nepal-Japan International Student Committee. The education fair will be held at the Rastriya…

8 people killed in casino attack in Kenya

8 people killed in casino attack in Kenya

8 people were killed in a casino attack in Kenya this morning. According to local authorities, dozens of machete-wielding attackers struck a casino popular with tourists in the coastal Kenyan…

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