Mahara produced in court, remanded for 3 days

Published On: October 16, 2019 06:58 AM NPT By: Republica

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.

Judicial custody of Alam extended by seven days

Published On: October 15, 2019 10:25 PM NPT By: Republica

RAUTAHAT, Oct 15: Rautahat District Court has extended the judicial custody of lawmaker and former minister Mohammad Aftab Alam by seven days.

Finance Minister Dr Khatiwada off to USA

Published On: October 15, 2019 08:33 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Finance Minister Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada left here for the USA on Tuesday in order to take part in the joint meeting of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund.

Ambassadors take oath

Published On: October 15, 2019 07:20 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Newly appointed ambassadors of Nepal to Australia and Spain respectively took an oath of office and secrecy in presence of President Bidya Devi Bhandari here today.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the relations with the neighboring countries, India and China, have entered a new phase.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Former Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has been produced before the Kathmandu District Court.

Prez visiting Myanmar and Japan, PM Oli visiting Azerbaijan

Published On: October 15, 2019 12:00 PM NPT By: Republica

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).

2 Nobel laureates have some Nepal connection

Published On: October 15, 2019 09:52 AM NPT By: SHREE RAM SUBEDI

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.

Alam arrest revives writ petitioner's hopes of justice

Published On: 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 .

Party's over, get down to work

Published On: October 15, 2019 07:25 AM NPT By: Subhash Ghimire

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.