Trump’s travel ban comes into effect today

A limited version of U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban will go into effect Thursday at 8 p.m. (ET), after a Supreme Court ruling gave the administration a limited victory on the issue. The State Department issued instructions in a cable to consular officials late Wednesday that clarified how the government is interpreting the “bona…

Delay in solar lamp installation causes inconvenience to public

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has started the second phase of installing 1,285 solar street lamps from last week. But the works are not progressing smoothly, as evidenced by the lamp posts laid along the footpaths beside freshly dug pits in different parts of the city these days. While pedestrians are having to skirt these lamp…

Couple attacked mother of two over a broken sippy cup

An Ohio mother was brutally beaten in a park by a couple who became irate after her child broke their toddler’s sippy cup, according to a report. The unidentified young mother of two was left seriously wounded with a broken jaw following the attack in front of her children earlier this month at Westgate Park…

Chaos erupts in violent graduation day brawl

A graduation ceremony at a Long Island high school ended in bloody chaos when a vicious brawl erupted over the weekend, dramatic video shows. The nearly three-minute online video of the Sunday mayhem outside William Floyd High School in Brookhaven begins with at least four people on the lawn fighting each other amid shouts and…

Trump: Democrats’ ‘resist’ strategy is terrible for Americans

President Trump decried Democrats’ strategy of “obstruction” for not working with Republicans to reach a deal to repeal and replace ObamaCare. “It would be so great if the Democrats and Republicans could get together and wrap their arms around it and come up with something that everybody is happy with,” Trump said in an interview…

UK: Every high-rise building tested fails fire safety tests

LONDON — Britain’s government urged local officials across the country Sunday to urgently submit samples of tower block cladding after tests found that all samples tested so far have failed fire safety standards. In London, officials tried Sunday to complete the evacuation of hundreds of apartments in four towers deemed unsafe, but faced resistance as…

Darjeeling: Politics of Nepali language

he Nepali language has acted as a common thread connecting people of various tribal origins in the Darjeeling hills1961: Nepali language is recognised as one of the Official Languages of West Bengal. 1961-1962: The ethnic Gorkha population in Darjeeling opposes a move by the then West Bengal Government to introduce Bengali as a compulsory language…