Stocks fall despite increased market activity

June 21, 2018 05:45 AM

KATHMANDU, June 21: The stock market showed a lack of direction for the first trading hour on Wednesday's trading. However, the benchmark equity index declined throughout the latter session to close over 8 points lower for the second day straight.

India Launches Women's livelihood development project in Sarlahi

June 21, 2018 05:00 AM

KATHMANDU, June 21: The Nepal-India Women Friendship Society (NIWFS) on Saturday launched the third stage of “Livelihood Improvement, Women Empowerment and Awareness Program” in Sarlahi district.

Educational materials distributed to students

June 21, 2018 04:30 AM

KATHMANDU, June 21: Social Sustainable Youth Foundation (SSYF) has distributed educational materials for financially deprived students of Mahendra Primary School in Sanothimi, Bhaktapur on Wednesday.

Coherent strategy

June 21, 2018 02:00 AM

Road and railway projects

Infographics: Which clubs benefit from World Cup?

June 21, 2018 00:05 AM

Considering its global reach, it doesn’t come as a surprise that the quadrennial FIFA World Cup is FIFA’s biggest source of income.

Regular practice and training enhance writing skills: Author Berry

June 20, 2018 21:08 PM

KATHMANDU, June 20: Renowned New York-based writer Carmen Berry has said that regular practice and training enhance the writing skills of any writer.

India-constructed 154-feet-long drain pipe buried

June 20, 2018 20:27 PM

GAUSHALA, June 20: The 154-feet-long drain pipe, unilaterally constructed by India in no-men's land along the Nepal-India border at Matihani municipality-8 of Mahottari district, was buried early this morning.

June 20: Six things to know by 6 PM today

June 20, 2018 18:00 PM

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Week-long campaign against drug abuse starts

June 20, 2018 16:23 PM

KATHMANDU, June 20: A week-long campaign against drug abuse has been launched today on the occasion of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, which falls on June 26 every year.

2 killed, 7 injured in Koshi barrage truck plunge

June 20, 2018 15:40 PM

ITAHARI, June 20: Two people died while seven others sustained serious injuries in a truck accident in Koshi Barrage on Wednesday.

Hiking Kathmandu launched

June 20, 2018 08:55 AM

'Hiking Kathmandu', a travel guide by Prakriti Premi Group member, Ram Devi Maharjan was launched on Saturday at Nepal Tourism Board, Pradarsani Marg. Maharjan’s book is a compilation of articles about hiking around Kathmandu. The book aims to cater travel enthusiasts with hiking route information in the valley.

NCP struggles to pick heads, members of House panels

June 20, 2018 06:30 AM

KATHMANDU, June 20: Formation of parliamentary committees has been delayed because the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has failed to name members and heads of the committees as a number of senior leaders have started intense lobbying to bag the positions of committee heads.

Construction of trans-Himalayan railway govt's top priority: PM Oli

June 20, 2018 06:00 AM

KATHMANDU, June 20: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli on Tuesday reached Beijing on a six-day official visit to China, leading a 119-member Nepali delegation.

Democratic system in jeopardy under communist rule: NC Prez Deuba

June 20, 2018 05:00 AM

KATHMANDU, June 20: The main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that democratic system in the country has fallen in jeopardy under the communist rule.

SC orders govt to formulate six-month 'save Bagmati action plan'

June 20, 2018 04:30 AM

KATHMANDU, June 20: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the government to formulate a six-month long action plan to save the Bagmati River and submit its report to the apex court. A division bench of justices Dr Ananda Mohan Bhattarai and Sapana Pradhan Malla issued the order on Tuesday.

Decision to ban larger vehicles on BP Highway challenged in court

June 20, 2018 04:15 AM

KATHMANDU, June 20: Forum for Protection of Consumer Rights Nepal has filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court, seeking an order to the government for allowing larger passenger and cargo vehicles on BP Highway.

NRB under pressure to tame bank rates at desired level

June 20, 2018 04:05 AM

KATHMANDU, June 20: The central bank is under immense pressure to tame the sky-rocketing interest rates at the ‘desired level’ amid shortage of lendable fund in the banking industry as it prepares to unveil monetary policy for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2018/19.

Village shrouded in darkness as landslide destroys hydropower canal

June 20, 2018 04:00 AM

KHOTANG, June 20: A massive landslide in Patheka of Khotang district has destroyed a canal of a local mini hydropower project, shrouding the whole village in darkness.

Tourism minister criticized for Canada trip

June 20, 2018 03:25 AM

KATHMANDU, June 20: After being appointed as the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari has been often credited for being more diligent toward his job than his predecessors.

Nepse sheds 9 points

June 20, 2018 03:20 AM

KATHMANDU: The Nepali stock market pared all its gains from the last trading day with a gradual decline throughout Tuesday's session. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index finished near its session low at 1,226.18 points – a drop of 8.97 points compared to Monday.