27 July, Kathmandu: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has given authorisation for budget release (Rs 20 billion) for providing the first installment of house rebuilding grants promised by the government to last year's earthquake survivors. Some Rs 24 billion is necessary...

Hillary Clinton makes history as first woman White House nominee

27 July, Philadelphia: Breaking a historic barrier, Hillary Clinton triumphantly captured the Democratic nomination for president Tuesday night, the first woman ever to lead a major political party in the race for the White House. Delegates erupted in cheers as Clinton’s primary rival, Bernie Sanders, helped make it official when the...
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APF club wins national women’s cricket title

27 July, Kathmandu: The Armed Police Force (APF) club has won the national women's cricket tournament. In the final match held at TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur Tuesday, APF defeated eastern region by 10 runs to clinch the title. Put into bat, APF posted a total of 64 runs at the...

Yahoo selling core business for $4.8 bn to Verizon

26 July, SAN FRANCISCO: Yahoo has agreed to sell its core business to telecom giant Verizon for $4.8 billion, ending a 20-year run by the internet pioneer as an independent company, the firms announced Monday. Verizon chief executive Lowell McAdam said Yahoo would be integrated into its recently acquired AOL unit...