V.S. Naipaul, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies at 85


LONDON, August 12: V.S. Naipaul, the Trinidad-born Nobel laureate whose precise and lyrical writing in such novels as “A Bend in the River” and “A

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Albert Einstein, theory of happiness, auction, $ 1.3 million
$1.3M auction bid buys Albert Einstein’s theory of happiness

While Albert Einstein’s theory of happiness may be relative, it fetched $1.3 million at a Jerusalem auction on Tuesday.

How the mouse came to live alongside humans

March 28: Mice have been living alongside humans for 15,000 years, according to fossil evidence. This is earlier than previously thought – and predates the dawn of agriculture. Scientists believe

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini’s divorce getting delayed?

London, May 23 : (PTI) British pop star Cheryl Fernandez-Versini’s divorce from her estranged husband is reportedly being delayed by a cash row. The 32-year-old pop star, who is currently

Nepal is ‘accommodative and goodhearted country’: PM

Kathmandu, May 22: ‘Yugkavi Siddhicharan Award 2073’ has been conferred on Chief Minister of Sikkim and litterateur Pavan Chamling (Kiran) in the capital city today. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli

International art exhibition starts in Siliguri

India (Siliguri), May 22: The International Art Exhibition started in Siliguri of India from Saturday. A total of 16 artists from Nepal, India, Bangladesh and Bhutan have joined the three-day

Ambar Gurung to be honoured with Sarbagyaman Award

Kathmandu, May 22: The Bhairav Cultural Protection Committee has decided to felicitate senior musician Ambar Gurung with this year’s Sarvagyaman Bishnu Devi Cultural award. The award carries a purse of

Two visually impaired women receive Ph.D degrees

Kathmandu, May 21: Laxmi Pokhrel and Sweta Singh have against all odds including visually impairment successfully attained Ph.D degree to become the first blind women students to hold this degree

Deepika Padukone gifts Indian wear to ‘xXx’ director

Toronto, May 21 : Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone gifted traditional Indian wear to DJ Caruso, director of her Hollywood debut film “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage”. Caruso tweeted the

Lokaantar.com’ – the newest news online

Kathmandu, May 06: The then chairman of the Interim Council of Ministers Khil Raj Regmi today launched a new news online, the lokantar.com, here today, coinciding with the First National