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Lindsay Lohan Accuses Fiance of Trying to Strangle Her
LONDON, (IANS): Actress Lindsay Lohan has reportedly accused her fiance Egor Tarabasov of trying to strangle her during an argument at her residence here. Police smashed her front door open, which showed signs of damage, after calls for help were heard by neighbours as she ranted at the..


Sri Lanka ahead as Australia wobble in run chase
PALLEKELE, (REUTERS): Sri Lanka set Australia a stiff 268-run victory target before reducing them to 83 for three to gain upper hand after a rain-truncated penultimate day of the first test in Pallekele on Friday. Skipper Steve Smith was batting on 26 with Adam Voges on nine when rain, which had..

Nation & Society

Seven persons killed in Dhankuta bus accident
DHANKUTA: Seven people were killed and some others injured when a passenger bus (Ba 2 Kha 7166) heading to Sunsari from Sankhuwasabha met with the accident at Sidhuwa Bazaar in the district today. Among the dead is former Minister of State for Finance Hariraj Khewa, said police. According to..


Madhesi Front not to join new govt: Mahato
KATHMANDU: Sadbhawana Party chair Rajendra Mahato has said that the Madhesi front will not join new government unless their demands are addressed. Speaking in a face to face programme organized by the Reporters' Club today, chair Mahato clarified that the Front will support the new government..


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ASEAN Refuses to Criticize Beijing in South China Sea Dispute
By Brooks Boliek
The 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) failed at a weekend meeting in Laos to reach consensus on criticizing Beijing over Chinese claims of sovereignty over most of the South China Sea. Those claims were roundly rejected this..
Floods kill 78 across China, 91 missing, 400,000 evacuated
BEIJING, (AP): At least 78 people have been killed and another 91 are missing across China after a round of torrential rains swept through the country earlier this week, flooding streams, triggering landslides and destroying houses. The Ministry..


  • Israeli tourist gang-raped after accepting car ride in India
    NEW DELHI, (AP): Police were questioning two men Monday in the gang rape of a 25-year-old Israeli tourist who accepted a car ride while traveling in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The woman, who had been looking for a taxi, got into the car in the hill resort of Manali before dawn Sunday to travel to a nearby town, said Padam..


Nepal's Unending Political Instability
Kamal Dev Bhattarai
Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Oli has stepped down as a key coalition partner, the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist-Center) led by Prachanda, withdrew support for the government. Nepal’s parties are bracing to form a new government, which will be..
Explaining the Problem with Lesser Evilism
By David Swanson
According to supporters of Hillary Clinton, anything other than a vote for her is "a vote for Trump," and according to supporters of Donald Trump, anything other than a vote for Trump is "a vote for Hillary." Whether you declare that you will vote..



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..
Documentary ‘Nepal is Safe for Tourism’ prepared
KATHMANDU: Singer and tourist guide Ensu Rai has come up with a documentary ‘Nepal is safe for Tourism Forever’. The documentary spanning three minutes and 11 seconds has shots of ascents to the world’s highest summit Mount Everest and vista..



  • 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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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 repatriated..
Sky is not the limit for Kalpana
Bishnu Sharma, BALTIMORE: Here’s how someone who has come a long way has shown sky is never the limit if you work with determination. She is Kalpana Karki, a taekwando master hailing..
Purushottam Dhakal, ATLANTA, GA: The 33rd convention of the Association ​o​f ​Nepalis ​i​n ​t​he ​Americas concluded Monday morning issuing a six point Atlanta..


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

Woman taken hostage by husband rescued

KATHMANDU: A woman held hostage by her husband over dowry issues has been finally rescued by the police. She was freed Tuesday. Police was reported that Anil Kumar Yadav of Udaypurghurmi of Birgunj..
Amarnath Yatra: 2 Pilgrims Die Of Heart attack, Number of Deaths Rises To 5
SRINAGAR: Two pilgrims and a woman tourist from Delhi died of cardiac arrest enroute the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir, taking the number of deaths in the ongoing pilgrimage..
'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..


'US market has very positive and good response towards the fair of Nepali produces'
Sanjay Thapa is busy preparing for the Nepal exhibition and International trade fair in the US to be held on the 30th September to 2nd October, 2016. This comes after the successful completion of historic Nepal Day Parade Nepalese Americans Diaspora there. He has been unbiased in fulling his responsibility on wide ranges of issues related to the..

Business & Economy

General Motors 2Q profit more than doubles on US earnings

DETROIT, (AP): General Motors' second-quarter profit more than doubled to a post-bankruptcy record $2.87 billion on a strong performance in the U.S., where the company saw sales fall after it cut..
NRA to provide first installment of house rebuilding grants by October
KATHMANDU: The Nepal Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is to provide the first installment of house rebuilding grants announced by the government for the earthquake survivors before the..
Tainted liquor kills at least 19, blinds 6 in northern India
LUCKNOW, India, (AP): At least 19 people died and six others were blinded after drinking toxic bootleg liquor in northern India, police said Sunday. Another 50 people fell ill after..


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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