Youth missing in Phewa Lake

Pokhara | Whereabouts of a youth — who had gone missing on Sunday afternoon after falling off a boat into Phewa Lake in Pokhara — is still unknown. The missing person has been identified as 18-year-old Supril Lama of Suryabinayak Municipality in Bhaktapur district. Lama was boating on the lake along with four others when strong […]

Nepali e-commerce portal SmartDoko Launch

SmartDoko, a Nepali e-commerce portal was launched on 14th July, 2017. SmartDoko is offering up to 50% DISCOUNT on selected items and 5% additional discount on all the products with coupon code “smartdoko” from 14th July to 20th July, 2017. With the pledge of offering widest range of products for all age group, SmartDoko stands […]

Trump Russia claims: Mood in the White House is ‘fantastic

President Donald Trump says the mood in the White House is “fantastic” despite intense scrutiny of his campaign’s alleged dealings with Russia. He told Reuters the administration was “functioning beautifully” in an Oval Office interview. “We have done more in five months than practically any president in history,” he claimed on Wednesday. The president also […]

Proposal not acceptable: Oli

CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli today said his party would not accept the constitution amendment bill put forth by the ruling parties. Talking to mediapersons at Biratnagar airport, Oli said, “The constitution amendment proposal brought without consultation with the opposition was unacceptable.” Oli asked the ruling parties to withdraw the proposal and deliberate on issues […]

Battle for Mosul: IS ‘blows up’ al-Nuri mosque

So-called Islamic State (IS) has blown up the Great Mosque of al-Nuri in Mosul, Iraqi forces say. The ancient landmark with its famous leaning minaret was where IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed a “caliphate” in 2014. However, IS claims that US aircraft destroyed the complex, in a statement issued by its news outlet Amaq. […]

Saudi king’s son Mohammed bin Salman is new crown prince

Saudi Arabia’s king has appointed his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince – replacing his nephew, Mohammed bin Nayef, as first in line to the throne. King Salman’s decree also means Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 31, will become deputy prime minister while continuing as defence minister. Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, 57, has also been […]

Finsbury Park suspect Darren Osborne’s family ‘in shock’

The family of a man arrested after a terror attack near a London mosque say they are “shocked” and “devastated”. Father-of-four Darren Osborne, 47, was held on suspicion of attempted murder and alleged terror offences after a van hit Muslims in Finsbury Park. They had been helping a man who had collapsed. He later died […]

Portugal forest fires kill 43 near Coimbra

A catastrophic forest fire in Portugal has claimed at least 43 lives, officials say. Many died while trying to flee the Pedrógão Grande area, 50 km (30 miles) south-east of Coimbra, in their cars, according to the government. Several firefighters are among the 59 people injured. “Unfortunately this seems to be the greatest tragedy we […]

Missing US Navy sailors found dead after collision off Japan

Sailors missing after the USS Fitzgerald collided with container ship off Japan have been found dead, the US Navy and Japanese media says. The collision happened early on Saturday, and a search began for the seven missing sailors, as a helicopter evacuated three injured crew. The US Navy said rescue workers found the bodies on […]

Islamic State leader Baghdadi ‘may have been killed by Russia’

Russia’s defence ministry is investigating whether one of its air strikes in Syria killed the leader of the Islamic State militant group (IS). The ministry said an air strike may have killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on 28 May. The raid targeted a meeting of the IS military council in its de-facto capital of Raqqa in […]