South Africa wins toss, bats 1st vs West Indies at World Cup

SYDNEY, Feb 27: South Africa skipper A.B. de Villiers won the toss and elected to bat first Friday in the World Cup Pool B match against the West Indies at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

The Proteas made three changes to the team that suffered a heavy 130-run defeat to India in its last outing at Melbourne on Sunday. [More]

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The Week

BAC ART Cafe

So, where can we go to escape the hassles of Kathmandu’s busy life? A very good option stands near the Rashtriya Banijya Bank at Pulchowk. In neat caps lock, the sign reads BAC ART Café. A short brisk walk through the alley

The Mystic self

It’s all about us. The magic, so to speak, lies in our energy. For some, life and the world present fascinating layers of complexity. For them,

The truth behind trafficking

Justice isn’t easy for victims of trafficking. Even after years of struggle, only a few get justice. There’s no exact figure on the caste/ethnic

Politics

House panel okays bill against DV/PR for govt staff

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Parliament’s State Affairs Committee (SAC) has endorsed a much-awaited bill barring government employees from holding permanent residency in any foreign country, paving the way for the upcoming

Prez, PM extend best wishes to Dominican Republic

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has extended cordial felicitations and best wishes to President of the Dominican Republic, Danilo Medina Sanchez,

Head, six members for PSC recommended

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The Constitutional Council on Thursday recommended names for the positions of chairman and six members at the Public Service Commission (PSC). A

Social

Hunt for acid attacker intensifies

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Still clueless about the perpetrators of the acid attack on three school girls at a tuition center at Basantapur in Kathmandu, Sunday, Nepal Police has intensified its investigations. Metropolitan

CIAA arrests surveyor Lamsal with bribe money in Bardiya

BARDIYA, Feb 26: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Thursday caught surveyor Nardev Lamsal red handed with bribe money. The

Moderate rainfall to continue for two more days

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Sudden outburst of rainfall witnessed across the country on Thursday will continue for a few more days. Although weather conditions will gradually

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Business

Sagoon.com to reward $5 to users opening account

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Wouldn´t it be interesting if you get paid for opening your account on a social networking site? Sagoon .com, a social networking site provides a $5 reward for users signing the social site

Sports

Monaco beats Arsenal 3-1 in Champions League last-16 1st leg

LONDON, Feb 26:  Veteran striker Dimitar Berbatov demonstrated his enduring quality by inspiring Monaco to a surprise 3-1 victory over Arsenal on Wednesday, priming the principality team for a place in the

Janakpur, Dhangadhi into semifinals

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Host Region No 7 (Janakpur) and Region No 9 (Dhangadhi) entered the semifinals of the Wai Wai U-16 Inter-school Girls´ National Cricket Tournament winning their respective matches

INTERNATIONAL

Leaders in Asia face jail, arrests due to politics

NEW DELHI, Feb 25 :  On Wednesday, a court in Bangladesh issued an arrest warrant for Khaleda Zia, the opposition leader whose political feud with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has dominated the country´s

6 women accuse hot yoga founder of sex assaults, groping

LOS ANGELES, Feb 27: Six women are accusing the founder of a popular hot yoga method of sexual assault. The most recent case filed this month in Los

WWII bomb found near Borussia Dortmund stadium

DORTMUND, Germany, Feb 26: An unexploded World War II bomb has been discovered in the immediate vicinity of Borussia Dortmund´s stadium and authorities have

TIME - OUT

Pursuing his passions

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: An ardent lover of literature, Abeeral Thapa, 30, has been writing poems and lyrics for more than a decade now, with his first anthology of poems

Sports Film Fest starts today

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The first Nepal International Sports Film Festival will kick off at the Auditorium Hall of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) on Exhibition Road on Friday

Gen next

Building successful business ideas

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Are you thinking of quitting your job to start your own business venture? Is the idea viable? Many wonderful ideas are all over in your brain as you consider a new business venture.

LOCUS 2015 instills hope in young tech students

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: LOCUS 2015, a three-day tech festival organized by students of Department of Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering at the Institute of Engineering (IOE), Pulchowk Central Campus, concluded

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