Kumar Pant elected as NRNA global president

Published On: October 18, 2019 11:18 AM NPT By: Hom Lamsal

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Kumar Pant has been elected as the global president of Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA).

Crocodile found in Saptari

Published On: October 18, 2019 10:52 AM NPT By: RSS

RAJBIRAJ, Oct 18: A crocodile was found in a public pond at a village in eastern Saptari while fishing.

Two cadres of outlawed NCP arrested in Kawasoti

Published On: October 18, 2019 10:49 AM NPT By: RSS

KAWASOTI, Oct 18: The District Police Office Nawalparasi arrested two cadres of Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav' Group.

Infanticides stun Taplejung as police blame adultery

Published On: October 18, 2019 07:53 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, Oct 18: On October 8, Junu Tembe, 22, a resident of Mauwakhola Rural Municipality, Taplejung killed her newborn baby girl and buried her in the jungle.  Investigations are still in the preliminary stages but officials suspect that the baby might have been born out of an extramarital affair.

Qatar announces end to Kafala, to raise basic wage

Published On: October 18, 2019 07:10 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Qatar has endorsed new legislations that would bring an end to the Kafala system, an abusive sponsorship scheme that has long been criticized for fueling abuse and exploitation of foreign workers.

Oct 17: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

Published On: October 17, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

DHANGADHI, Oct 17: Construction of the postal highway has not gained momentum even though it was declared a national pride project by the government. Contractors responsible for constructing various sections of the highway have been missing one after another deadline. This has worsened as government authorities have also been failing to monitor progress of the project and holding responsible parties accountable.

Five arrested over illegal kidney transplant at Nidan Hospital

Published On: October 17, 2019 07:52 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The Anti-Human Trafficking Bureau of Nepal Police on Wednesday arrested six persons including a doctor on the charge of illegally transplanting kidney at Nidan Hospital in Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Billions of rupees have been spent in the last six decades in the name of the poor and various training. However, nearly one-fifth of Nepal’s population lives below the poverty line (those earning less than $1.90 per day, as per the World Bank).

Digital dependency

Published On: October 17, 2019 01:27 AM NPT By: Aleena Udas Sharma

Technology is so woven into our lives that we cannot imagine life without it. The overall advancement of technology has changed not only the way we live our everyday lives, but also the way the world communicates. When we are so dependent on gadgets and devices to live, entertain, interact and work it is difficult for us to focus on the experiences that truly bring value into our lives.