Skywatchers looking forward to complete lunar eclipse

Skywatchers around much of the world are looking forward to a complete lunar eclipse that will be the longest this century. The so-called “blood moon” Friday, when it turns a deep red, will be visible at different times in Australia, Africa, Asia, Europe and South America when the sun, Earth and moon line up perfectly,
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The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Friday caught two government officials red-handed while taking bribe from service-seekers in Birgunj, Parsa. A team from the CIAA, Makawanpur arrested Krishna Nandan Raya Yadav, an accountant at Dhobani rural municipality, and non-gazetted first class officer Ainamul Haq Ansari for taking a bribe of Rs
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One of the promoters of Manmohan Memorial Medical College, which apparently was a major bone of contention between the government and medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC and a reason behind Dr KC’s 27-day-long fast-unt0-death, says his institution is ready to abide by the agreement the government signed with the activist yesterday. Nepal Health
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The main opposition party Nepali Congress on Friday has forced the government to table the agreement it signed with medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC on Thursday. As soon as the House of Representatives meeting began today, lawmakers of the opposition party stood up from their seats to draw the attention of Speaker Krishna
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North Korea on Friday returned the remains of what are believed to be U.S. servicemen killed during the Korean War, the White House said, with a U.S military plane making a rare trip into North Korea to retrieve 55 cases of remains. The handover follows through on a promise North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
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Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) has briefed its parliamentary party about the agreement signed with Dr Govinda KC regarding Medical Education Bill. During the meeting held at the official residence of the Prime Minister at Baluwatar Friday morning, Parliamentary Party Deputy Leader Subas Nembang briefed the meeting about the agreement. On the occasion, Nembang said
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The National Medical Education Bill, 2075 BS has been presented in Friday’s meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR). Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokhrel, presented the bill in the second meeting of the lower house. Presenting the bill, Minister Pokhrel said the government was taking a proactive approach to implement the
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The world’s oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died. Chiyo Miyako died Sunday. Her death was confirmed Friday by Kanagawa prefecture, her home state south of Tokyo. Miyako, born on May 2, 1901, became the world’s oldest person in April after Nabi Tajima from Kikai island in southern Japan died at the age of
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The Trump administration said Thursday that more than 1,800 children separated at the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited with parents and sponsors but hundreds remain apart, signaling a potentially long wait for anguished families. The federal government was under a Thursday deadline to reunify more than 2,500 children separated from their parents under a new
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Official results show cricket star Imran Khan won in Pakistan’s polls but he will have to seek out allies to form a coalition government. After a tediously slow count, Pakistan election officials Friday announced Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party won 109 of the 269 seats being contested in the National Assembly. The election Wednesday gave
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