Spain wins UEFA Euro 2024

Kathmandu: In a thrilling conclusion to Euro 2024, Spain clinched their fourth European Championship title with a dramatic 2-1 victory over England at the Olympiastadion in Berlin on Sunday. Nico Williams, a standout for Spain throughout the tournament, broke the deadlock early in the second half, slotting home from a precise pass by 17-year-old sensation… Continue reading Spain wins UEFA Euro 2024

Trump injured in assassination attempt at Pennsylvania rally; gunman dead

Kathmandu: Former President Donald Trump was injured in an assassination attempt during a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania on Saturday evening, according to the FBI. Trump reported on social media that he was shot in the ear. The Secret Service confirmed that the gunman, identified as Thomas Matthew Crooks, 20, from Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, opened fire… Continue reading Trump injured in assassination attempt at Pennsylvania rally; gunman dead

KP Oli appointed Nepal’s Prime Minister following government dissolution

Kathmandu: CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli officially assumed office as Nepal’s Prime Minister after President Ram Chandra Paudel appointed him on Sunday under Article 76(2) of the Constitution. The appointment follows the dissolution of the government led by CPN-Maoist Center Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, prompting President Paudel to set a deadline for the formation of a… Continue reading KP Oli appointed Nepal’s Prime Minister following government dissolution

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal loses vote of confidence

Kathmandu: In a significant political development today, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has failed to secure a vote of confidence in the House of Representatives (HoR). The crucial vote, held earlier today, saw 63 lawmakers supporting the motion of confidence, while 194 voted against it. One lawmaker opted to remain neutral. This outcome marks… Continue reading Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal loses vote of confidence

The marathon Indian wedding turning heads around the world

Kathmandu: That’s the question many in India are asking as the months-long wedding festivities for the youngest son of Asia’s richest man enter their final phase. The celebrations are expected to culminate this weekend when Anant Ambani, the youngest son of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, ties the knot with Radhika Merchant, daughter of pharma… Continue reading The marathon Indian wedding turning heads around the world

Suspended RSP general secretary calls for internal probe against President amid allegations

Kathmandu: Mukul Dhakal, recently suspended as General Secretary of the Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP), has demanded an internal investigation into party President Rabi Lamichhane. Dhakal made this appeal during a press conference on Wednesday, citing concerns over alleged passport and cooperative fraud linked to Lamichhane. Referring to a Supreme Court directive, Dhakal insisted on a… Continue reading Suspended RSP general secretary calls for internal probe against President amid allegations

NRB expands digital payment systems to ease cross-border transactions

Kathmandu: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) is set to enhance digital payment systems to streamline cross-border financial transactions, addressing concerns raised by traders. NRB Governor Maha Prasad Adhikari announced these initiatives, noting that the upcoming monetary policy will introduce measures to boost digital platforms for cross-border payments. Adhikari emphasized that NRB has already authorized payment service… Continue reading NRB expands digital payment systems to ease cross-border transactions

Relentless rains cause 83 deaths and displace thousands in Nepal

Kathmandu: At least 83 people have so far died in disaster-related incidents, including landslides and floods, triggered by relentless rains across the country. The Nepal Police Headquarters stated that 33 men, 25 women and 25 children have died in such incidents in various places of the country from June 10 till Wednesday morning. Central Police… Continue reading Relentless rains cause 83 deaths and displace thousands in Nepal

Justin Bieber performs at India’s mega wedding

Kathmandu: Justin Bieber has become the latest in a string of international stars to perform for the son of India’s richest man and his wife-to-be as they celebrate their upcoming wedding. The Canadian singer flew in to perform for Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant – along with their guests – in Mumbai at the weekend.… Continue reading Justin Bieber performs at India’s mega wedding

Nepal to export electricity to Bangladesh under tripartite agreement

Kathmandu: Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has officially accepted Nepal Electricity Authority’s (NEA) bid to purchase 40 megawatts (MW) of electricity for the upcoming monsoon season. The agreement, set to span five years, marks a significant step in regional energy cooperation. The correspondence, issued on Monday, confirms BPDB’s approval of NEA’s bid submission, adhering to… Continue reading Nepal to export electricity to Bangladesh under tripartite agreement