October 16, 2019 06:58 AM NPT
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Kathmandu District Court has remanded former House of Representatives speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara in custody for three more days for investigations into a rape attempt complaint filed against him by a female staffer at the parliament secretariat.
October 15, 2019 12:00 PM NPT
Kathmandu, Oct 15: President Bidya Bhandari is paying a state visit to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar from October 16 to 20 at the invitation of the President of Myanmar U Win Myint, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).
KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Two of the three winners of this year’s Nobel Economics Prize have some Nepal connection. Three eminent US-based development economists-- Abhijit Banerjee and his wife, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer bagged the coveted prize on Monday for their work in fighting poverty that has helped millions of children around the world. Duflo is the second woman to win the Economics Nobel.
October 15, 2019 07:27 AM NPT
By: Madan Thakur
RAUTAHAT, Oct 15: The arrest of former minister and Nepali Congress lawmaker Mohammad Aftab Alam on Sunday on the charge of multiple murders in Rautahat back in 2008 has left the families of the victims as well as locals more confident about the rule of law .
Kathmandu, Oct 15: The state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Kathmandu couldn't have come at a better time. After years of political uncertainty, Nepal is trying to project itself as a confident nation, ready to engage with the rest of the world.