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Amber Heard Pledges $7 Million Divorce Settlement to Charity
LOS ANGELES, (PTI): Actress Amber Heard has pledged to donate her $7 million divorce settlement from estranged husband Johnny Depp to charities that support battered women, reported TMZ. The star ended her nasty three-month legal battle with the actor on Monday, and as part of their official..


USOC apologises for behavior of swimmers who claimed they were robbed
RIO DE JANEIRO, (REUTERS): The United States Olympic Committee apologised on Thursday to the people of Brazil for the behavior of four American swimmers who were found to have lied about a gunpoint robbery, prompting enormous criticism of the Games host city. America’s official Olympic body..

Nation & Society

Nepal cuts electricity of former Queen Mothers house
KATHMANDU, (PTI): Nepal has disconnected power supply to Mahendra Manjil, the residence of former Queen Mother Ratna Rajya Laxmi Shah, for failing to pay utility bills that have mounted to 3.7 million rupees. The 88-year-old Queen Mother, stepmother of deposed king Gyandendra, is the only former..


Victory, defeat natural: leader Poudel
KATHMANDU: Senior leader of the Nepali Congress, Ram Chandra Poudel, directed the new working committee of the Nepal Students Union to run the organisation rising above the factionalism, saying victory and defeat were natural in the election. Similarly, leader Krishna Prasad Sitaula said that the..


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Chinese Media Bemoans Medals 'Flop' as Olympic Fever Wanes
Official Chinese media on Wednesday bemoaned the country's unusually modest haul of gold medals at this summer's Olympic Games in Rio, as the country's athletes "flopped" in sports where they have previously reigned supreme. "No gold for #CHN..
China's launch of quantum satellite major step in space race
BEIJING, (AP): China's launch of the first quantum satellite Tuesday will push forward efforts to develop the ability to send communications that can't be penetrated by hackers, experts said. The satellite launched into space from the Jiuquan..


  • At least 40 dead as floods hit central, eastern India
    LUCKNOW, India, (AP): At least 40 people have died and hundreds of thousands have been evacuated as floods hit vast swathes of central and eastern India, officials said Monday. Days of heavy rain have caused the Ganges River and its tributaries to rise above the danger level during the past 48 hours in about 20 districts of the states of Madhya..


Worst Human Being Alive: Tony Blair?
By David Swanson
I realize that, living here in the United States, the nation doing the most in the world to create wars, proliferate nukes, and destroy the habitability of the earth's climate, I really have a duty to pick someone in the United States as the worst..
One City Is Following Through on Protests of Confederate Monuments
By David Swanson
Charlottesville is a diverse, enlightened, and progressive college town in Virginia with its public spaces dominated by war memorials, in particular memorials to Confederate soldiers not from Charlottesville who represent a five-year moment in the..



Namaste Nepal
By Ammu Kannampilly, KATHMANDU, (AFP): I didn't expect to cover so much tragedy when I began my posting in Nepal. My three-year tenure was punctuated by natural disasters, deadly protests and a months-long blockade along the Nepal-India border that..
Nepal probing ‘fake Everest claims’ of Pune Police couple
KATHMANDU: Nepal has launched a probe to verify the claims made by an Indian police couple of having scaled the Mount Everest after it was alleged that they faked their expedition to the peak’s summit by morphing photographs. Tarakeshwari and..



  • Ncell transfers Rs 9.97 billion to the government
    KATHMANDU: Ncell a private telecom company in Nepal, transferred Rs 9.97 billion to the state coffers, as per the instructions issued by the government to pay applicable capital gains tax on Ncell buyout deal. The amount deposited today, as per Ncell, is 15 per cent of the gains made by TeliaSonera while selling Ncell to Malaysian telecom giant,..

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American Journey


Bijaya Ghimire, COLORADO: Binod Chaudhary, Nepal's sole billionaire in the Forbes list, is planning to expand his business in the United States. His Choudhary Group has investment in some hotels..
In a first, US bracing for a woman or a tycoon in White House up next
Purushottam Dhakal, LOS ANGELES: Stage is being set for electoral contest to elect a new US president on November 8 with the Republican party fielding Donald Trump while the Democratic..
OHIO: Organization of Bhutanese Community in America OBCA held its sixth Annual convention in Cincinnati, Ohio in a grand manner. OBCA is the umbrella Organization of Bhutanese Refugees..


Israel group: Families sue Facebook over Palestinian attacks
JERUSALEM, (AP): Israeli and American families of victims of Palestinian attacks filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Facebook, claiming the social network is providing a platform for militants to spread incitement and violence, their lawyers said Monday. Shurat Hadin, an Israeli legal advocacy group, filed the suit on behalf of the five families..

Life Style

Gaura Festival being celebrated in the Far-West

BAITADI: The Gaura Festival has begun in the Far-West including Baitadi today. The festival, one of the most famous in the region, normally falls in the Nepali month of Bhadra (August/September)..
Nepali women being sold abroad in the name of foreign employment: SP Bajracharya
BHAKTAPUR: Superintendent of Police (SP) at the Metropolitan Police Circle Bhaktapur, Kiran Bajracharya, has stated that many Nepali ladies were being sold out abroad in the name of foreign..
Yarcha traders to be escorted to China border for sale of the precious medicinal herbs
DOLPA: Preparations are underway to transport yarchagumba (Cordyceps Sinensis) collected by local people to China for sale under tight police security with the harvesting season completed,..


'We have to worry about rhetoric of people who want to divide the people base on race or ethnicity'
Mayor of Clarkston Ted Terry has informed and quintessential air in the way he leads the city. Clarkston is a city in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. The population was 7,554 as of the 2010 census and as any other US cities it is a home to multiple race ranging from of course white to Hispanic to those of African origin to native Americans...

Business & Economy

Call to bring in Australian investment

KATHMANDU: Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has called on entrepreneurs to bring in Australian investment as the country now has the commerce-friendly..
Seven Chinese firms show interest in feasibility study of Rasuwagadhi-Kathmandu railway
KATHMANDU: Seven Chinese companies have shown interest in carrying out the feasibility study of the proposed Rasuwagadhi-Kathmandu railway. The construction of a Nepal-China railway was..
China ridicules Trump's criticism of its trade practices
BEIJING, (AP): China's official news agency is accusing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump of playing the "China-bashing card" in an attempt to rescue his falling poll..


UNLAWFUL IMMIGRANTS: Border-crossing alone won’t bring American dream true

Bijaya Ghimire, COLORADO: Illegal immigration to the United States of America through Mexico has triggered heated national debate in the US these days. Republican frontrunner and business tycoon..
'Lost Between Both Worlds': Why Afghan Sikhs, Hindus Are Leaving 'Home'
KABUL, (REUTERS): On a bright day in downtown Kabul, Jagtar Singh Laghmani was in his traditional herb shop when a man turned up, drew a knife and told him to convert to Islam or he would..
Nepal-US hold second TIFA council meeting
Washington D.C.: The second U.S.-Nepal Trade and Investment Framework (TIFA) Council Meeting has affirmed that the bilateral trade and investment relationship has great potential and..

Food & Relegion

Beyond Hummus: 9 Popular Arabic Foods You Must Try
By Anoothi Vishal
The question of who exactly are the Arabs and what exactly is their cuisine is a question simpler to ask than answer. The Arab identity is a complex notion. Politically speaking, the "Arab world" connotes the 22 Arabic speaking nations of the Arab..
Dark chocolates reduce risk of diabetes, heart disease?
Fancy eating chocolates every day? You may soon have the doctors’ recommendation to indulge a little, as researchers have found, a dark chocolate bar daily could reduce the risk of developing diabetes and heart diseases. glucose level blood..




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