IPL2020: Mumbai tops tally, clinches 8-wicket win against Kolkata

IPL2020: Mumbai tops tally, clinches 8-wicket win against Kolkata
KATHMANDU: Mumbai Indians has defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by eight wickets in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Friday night. Held at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, Mumbai reached the target of 149 runs set by Kolkata losing two wickets in 16.5 overs. Mumbai’s Q de Kock top-scored with 78 runs including nine fours and three sixes off 44 ba...

Bada Dashain begins, Ghatasthapana today

Bada Dashain begins, Ghatasthapana today
KATHMANDU: The greatest festival of Nepalis, Bada Dashain, begins today- with Ghatasthapana which marks the beginning of Navaratri. It is also the longest festival for Nepali Hindus. Special puja is performed on Ghatasthapana by setting up ghada or a pot and Goddess Durga is worshipped. Similarly, people sow seeds of wheat, barley, maize and rice at home and in temples as per Vedic tradition. T...

Luv Ranjan’s next starring Ranbir Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor

Luv Ranjan’s next starring Ranbir Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor
Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor and actress Shraddha Kapoor have agreed to work together in the movie for the first time. According to Indian media, it has been confirmed that Ranbir and Shraddha will be seen together in Luv Ranjan's upcoming movie. Ranjan has finalized the name of Shraddha Kapoor opposite Ranbir. According to the news, the name of the movie has not been finalized yet. The movie ...

Soaltee bags award

Soaltee bags award
KATHMANDU: Soaltee Westend Premier Nepalgunj has been recognised with ‘Award for Environment-Friendly and Sustainable Development’ at the 41st World Tourism Day by the Nepal government, Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation. Known for pioneering in high-end tourism in Nepal since 1960, with Soaltee Hotel in Kathmandu, the company has taken another step by setting up Nepal’s most state...

IME partners with MoneyGram to expand digital access to global platform

IME partners with MoneyGram to expand digital access to global platform
Kathmandu,  IME Limited and IME Digital, a digital wing of IME Limited of Nepal, has partnered with MoneyGram International Inc, a global leader in cross-border P2P payments and money transfers. MoneyGram has announced on Wednesday that it has partnered with IME Digital to expand digital access of its global platform through IME Pay app and enable consumers in Nepal to receive remittance dir...

Listing Tilaurakot, palace of Buddha’s father in Nepal, as World Heritage site: Here is evidence found so far

Listing Tilaurakot, palace of Buddha’s father in Nepal, as World Heritage site: Here is evidence found so far
In 1996, the government of Nepal selected seven additional places from the country that could be UNESCO World Heritage sites. Since then, no work has been done to implement the proposal. Lately, the government of Nepal has started preparations to list one place, Tilaurakot,  out of those seven places as a World Heritage site. The government allocated some budget for excavation this fiscal year ...

Disney to lay off 28,000 theme park employees in US

Disney to lay off 28,000 theme park employees in US
CALIFORNIA: Entertainment giant Disney on Tuesday announced that it will lay off 28,000 theme park jobs in the United States in the wake of the prolonged impact of the coronavirus pandemic. “As heartbreaking as it is to take this action, this is the only feasible option we have in light of the prolonged impact of Covid-19 on our business, including limited capacity due to physical distancing re...

Clean feed will be implemented from Oct 23: PM Oli

Clean feed will be implemented from Oct 23: PM Oli
KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Oli has said that the ad-free broadcasting service (Clean Feed) will be implemented as per the law from October 23, 2020. He said this during a meeting with the Chairman of the newly formed Media Alliance Nepal, Bhaskar Raj Rajkarnikar and the team at the Prime Minister’s official residence, Baluwatar today. PM Oli also congratulated the team of office bearers an...

Govt to proceed foreign grants, concessional loans

Govt to proceed foreign grants, concessional loans
KATHMANDU: The government has decided to put forward grant and concessional loans received from various foreign countries and sectors. The Cabinet meeting on Thursday decided to hold talks relating to USD 80 million (around Rs 9.38 billion) to be received from the World Bank for the Rural Economic and Enterprise Development Project, said Government’s spokesperson Pradeep Kumar Gyawali at a pres...

Over 80 killed as Armenia-Azerbaijan fighting continues

Over 80 killed as Armenia-Azerbaijan fighting continues
ARMENIA: Fierce fighting raged for a second day following a flare-up of a decades-old conflict in the Caucasus region of south-eastern Europe, BBC reported. Dozens of deaths were reported in battles between forces fighting for Armenia and Azerbaijan on Monday. At the heart of the conflict is a dispute over control of the mountainous region of Nagorno-Karabakh. It is recognized as part of ...