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  • From Victoria to Diana to Meghan, royal weddings have shaped bridal fashions

    We might not know who designed Meghan Markle’s wedding gown until she walks up the aisle at St George’s Chapel on Saturday to marry Prince Harry, but we can be assured that her dress will inspire bridal trends for years to come. And if history is a guide, Markle, like the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, will have scrutinised dresses worn by past royals before making her important decision. Some have suggested Markle may not wear white because she is divorced...

    Sandeep Lamichhane’s ‘impressive’ IPL debut

    Kathmandu,May 13:Nepali leg spinner Saneep Lamichhane took his maiden wicket on debut for Delhi Daredevils against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Indian Premier League late Saturday night. Lamichhne picked his first wicket in IPL on the fourth ball of his second over, reports The Kathmandu Post. The 17-year-old cricketer made headlines in the media after he was signed by Delhi Daredevils for INR two million at the auction held in January.

    India’s iconic Taj Mahal infected by insects

    NEW DELHI, May 10  (Xinhua) — India’s iconic Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage site, is being infected by insects. This concern has been raised by none other than the country’s Supreme Court, which Wednesday slammed the country’s archeological conservation agency for failing to protect the 17th century mausoleum in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh’s Agra town, 250 km from Delhi. A two-judge bench of the apex court made...

    European Tourism signals another positive Year in the Light of the EU-China Tourism Year

    BRUSSELS,May 10 :Latest results indicate another year of sustained growth in European tourism demand. Europe continues to appeal to worldwide travellers and remains the most visited region in the world despite a variety of challenges in recent years. According to the European Travel Commission‘s latest report, “European Tourism – Trends & Prospects“, all reporting destinations saw growth in tourist arrivals during the first months of 2018. Tourism growth is supported by the solid demand from intra-European and emerging source markets and...

    Yak and reindeer herders meet on top of the world

    Kathmandu,May 10:Yak herders from Bhutan, Nepal, and the Tibetan Autonomous Region in China met with reindeer herders from Norway and Russia and found surprising commonalities in the challenges they face, especially climate change. Changlin Xu (Yak herder from the Tibetan Autonomous Region meets his first reindeer Imagine that you’ve never left your home village, that you speak only your native language, and that you suddenly find yourself traveling over 8,300 kilometres across the globe. For Yuden...

    Chinese tourists to Ireland expected to more than double by 2025

    BEIJING, May 9 :  The number of Chinese tourists visiting Ireland could reach 175,000 in 2025, more than double that in 2017, according to Tourism Ireland. About 70,000 Chinese visitors went to Ireland last year, up about 15 percent year on year, according to Niall Gibbons, chief executive of Tourism Ireland. “China is one of Ireland’s fastest growing tourism source markets, and the growth rate is likely to double in the near future,” he added. Gibbons made the remarks...

    Air France shares in tailspin after CEO quits

    PARIS, May 8 (AFP) – Air France shares went into a tailspin on the Paris stock exchange on Monday after the resignation of the strike-hit company’s CEO. Air France-KLM boss Jean-Marc Janaillac announced his resignation Friday after staff at the carrier’s French operations rejected a pay deal aimed at ending months of walkouts.Janaillac, who had been in the post for under two years and staked his future at the company on staff accepting the deal, deplored their decision as...

    Tour bus collision kills 9 in south Brazil

    RIO DE JANEIRO, May 6 (Xinhua) — At least nine people were killed early Saturday in Brazil’s southern Parana state following a head-on collision between a tour bus and a car, highway police said. The accident occurred around dawn when the car reportedly tried to pass a vehicle at a point in the road where passing was prohibited, and collided into the oncoming bus. According to the authorities, the bus was carrying 30 patients who were returning to the...

    CNP Captures Four Baby Rhinos To Gift To China

    Kathmandu,May 4:The Chitwan National Park has completed capturing four baby rhinos to gift to the Southern neighbours. Prime Minister KP Sharma government in 2016 had decided to gift two pairs of baby rhinos to China, reports Republica. A male and a female baby rhino will be sent in the first phase and the remaining will be sent in the second phase, the report says.

    Dutt biopic titled ‘Sanju’, Ranbir spitting image of controversial Bollywood star

    Mumbai, May 3:The first look and teaser of Sanjay Dutt’s much-awaited biopic is finally out and the Rajkumar Hirani-directed movie, featuring Ranbir Kapoor in the lead role, is titled “Sanju”. The first poster of the film was launched earlier today featuring Ranbir in the five iconic looks of Dutt from different phases of his life, starting from “Rocky” and going on to the time he was released from Yerwada Central Jail in 2016, after serving a five-year sentence in...

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