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US photographer Bert Stern dead at 83

US photographer Bert Stern dead at 83

US photographer Bert Stern, who was best known for his images of Marilyn Monroe ┬áhas died at the age of 83. Stern had photographed Monroe for Vogue magazine, just weeks…

Fuel stations operated by army and police shut down for cheating customers

Fuel stations operated by army and police shut down for cheating customers

The government’s monitoring team has shut down the fuel pumps operated by Nepal Army and Nepal Police for cheating customers. Nepal Police’s Prahari Kalyan Kosh Petrol Pump in Naxal was…

Asian Development Bank to provide US$ 20 million grant for vocational training

Asian Development Bank to provide US$ 20 million grant for vocational training

The Asian Development Bank ( ADB ) has announced that it will provide US$ 20 million grant to Nepal to conduct market-oriented skills training. The funding is expected to provide…

Singhalila National Park to ban tourists to help red pandas

Singhalila National Park to ban tourists to help red pandas

The Singhalila National Park has decided to bar tourists from visiting the park due to breeding season of the red panda. The national park is situated along the Nepal-India border.…

Death toll in riot in China’s Xinjian area reaches 35

Death toll in riot in China’s Xinjian area reaches 35

The Chinese state media has reported that the death toll in China’s Xinjian area has now reached 35. ┬áThe western desert region is home to 10 million members of the…

7th ECAN Education Fair begins today

7th ECAN Education Fair begins today

The Education Consultancy Association of Nepal (ECAN) is organizing the 7th ECAN Education Fair from today. The three-day event will be held in the Exhibition Hall at Bhrikutmandap. The fair…

Health Ministry seeks Rs 80 million to launch health insurance programs

Health Ministry seeks Rs 80 million to launch health insurance programs

The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has sought Rs 80 million to launch pilot program on universal health insurance in the country. MoHP has forwarded its request to the…

Federer, Sharapova crash out of Wilmbledon in second round

Federer, Sharapova crash out of Wilmbledon in second round

Roger Federer suffered a shocking defeat in the second round at Wimbledon. Sergiy Stakhovsky, ranked 116th, defeated seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer, 6-7, 7-6, 7-5, 7-6. This is the first…

Kevin Rudd sworn in as Australian Prime Minister

Kevin Rudd sworn in as Australian Prime Minister

Kevin Rudd was sworn in as Australian Prime Minister three years after he was ousted in an internal government showdown. Governor General Quentin Bryce commissioned Rudd within an hour of…

Deurali Janta launches new division with investment of Rs 870 million

Deurali Janta launches new division with investment of Rs 870 million

Deurali Janta Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd (DJPL) has announced that it has launched a new division with an investment of Rs 870 million. The new division will be called ‘Nirog’ and…

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