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  • Entertainment

    Obit Ocasek

    Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75

    NEW YORK: Ric Ocasek, The Cars frontman whose deadpan vocal delivery and lanky, sunglassed look defined a rock era with chart-topping hits like "Just What I Needed," was discovered dead Sunday afternoon in his Manhattan apartment. The New York Police Department said that officers found the 75-yea...

  • Nepal

    ‘Coordination among three tiers of govt should be streamlined’

    One-and-a-half years after federalism was implemented and provincial governments were formed, there are voices that question fiscal sustainability of federalism. Critics are also questioning the relevance of provincial governments. In this context, Roshan S Nepal of The Himalayan Times caught up wit...

  • Oddities

    Thousands pray for rain in Indonesia as forests go up in smoke

    JAKARTA: Thousands of Indonesians prayed for rain in haze-hit towns on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo on Wednesday, as forest fires raged at the height of the dry season, the state Antara news agency reported. Fires have burnt through parts of Sumatra and Borneo island for more than a mont...

  • Lifestyle

    Gene Editing HIV

    A gene-editing first: scientists tried CRISPR to fight HIV

    Scientists are reporting the first use of the gene-editing tool CRISPR to try to cure a patient's HIV infection by providing blood cells that were altered to resist the AIDS virus. The gene-editing tool has long been used in research labs, and a Chinese scientist was scorned last year when he rev...

  • Opinion

    Second stock market: Does Nepal need one?

    At a time when the economy is not able to handle even one stock market efficiently and most of the macro-economic indicators are poor, a second market could turn into a white elephant for the economy An efficient stock market in general indicates the level of economic activities in an economy. Econ...

  • Science & Technology

    Study finds the universe might be 2 billion years younger

    WASHINGTON: The universe is looking younger every day, it seems. New calculations suggest the universe could be a couple billion years younger than scientists now estimate, and even younger than suggested by two other calculations published this year that trimmed hundreds of millions of years fro...