Pratik Rana

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Police arrest 11 persons including former BoK CEO Shrestha on charge of banking offence

Published On: September 22, 2019 01:17 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Police have arrested former Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Kathmandu (BoK) Ajaya Shrestha and ten others on the charge of banking offence to the tune of Rs 45 million.

Nepal-Belgium first BCM meeting concludes in Kathmandu

Published On: September 20, 2019 12:29 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: The first-ever meeting of the Nepal-Belgium Bilateral Consultation Mechanism concluded in Kathmandu on Thursday.

No need to declare state of emergency for dengue outbreak, says DPM Yadav

Published On: September 18, 2019 06:20 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population Upendra Yadav has said that there is no need to declare the state of emergency for dengue outbreak in the country.

Senior Chinese Communist Party leader arriving in Nepal on September 21

Published On: September 18, 2019 01:04 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Head of the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Song Tao will arrive in Kathmandu on a two-day visit on September 21.

Lawmakers draw attention of govt on various contemporary issues

Published On: September 17, 2019 05:04 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Lawmakers on Tuesday drew the attention of the government on various matters of public concern.

Main opposition NC obstructs House over Banke incident

Published On: September 15, 2019 04:30 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: The main opposition party Nepali Congress obstructed house proceedings in the House of Representatives on Sunday protesting an attack on its party members including Banke President Kiran Koirala last week.

More than a dozen arrested including former DIG over planned protest against President Bhandari

Published On: September 13, 2019 03:49 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Police have arrested more than a dozen people over their plans to stage protest against President Bidya Devi Bhandari during her visit to Basantapur Durbar Square to attend Indra Jatra festival today afternoon.

Nepal Army entrusted to build 14km road section of Khadbari-Kimathanka Highway linking China

Published On: September 12, 2019 07:11 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The government has decided to assign the Nepal Army to construct 14 km road section of the Khadbari-Kimathanka Highway which connects Nepal with northern neighbor China.

Foreign guests to join Indra Jatra for the first time

Published On: September 11, 2019 04:29 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: A total of 48 foreign guests including five mayors from various cities of the world will participate at the ongoing Indra Jatra festival.

Industrial park to be established in Chitwan with Chinese assistance

Published On: September 9, 2019 11:09 AM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Nepal and China are planning to establish an industrial park in Chitwan with the view to developing the area as a hub of comprehensive industrial manufacturing and processing center and supporting facilities.

Chinese Foreign Minister arrives in Kathmandu on three-day visit (with photos)

Published On: September 8, 2019 08:00 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in Kathmandu on a three-day visit on Sunday evening.

Dalit rights activists warn of agitation against govt, main opposition

Published On: September 8, 2019 05:05 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Dalit community showed their dissatisfaction with the current government and the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) after they failed to implement the laws that oppose the caste discrimination system prevailing in the Nepali society.

Ministers vow to curb human trafficking(with video)

Published On: September 6, 2019 03:42 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa on Friday said that the government has been making legal and institutional efforts to curb various forms of human trafficking.

Teenage girl injured in acid attack in Birgunj

Published On: September 6, 2019 11:36 AM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: A teenage girl suffered burn injuries after two youths threw acid on her while she was on the way to her school in Birgunj metropolitan city on Friday morning.

Agriculture Minister hospitalized after suffering from Dengue

Published On: September 5, 2019 01:35 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Agriculture Minister Chakrapani Khanal has been admitted to Grande International Hospital in the capital after suffering from Dengue, sources said.

NA Chairman meets South Korean counterpart, deputy foreign minister in Seoul

Published On: September 5, 2019 12:23 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Chairman of the National Assembly Ganesh Prasad Timalsina, who is currently visiting South Korea, held a meeting with his South Korean counterpart Moon Hee-Sang at the latter's office on Wednesday.

HRW urges Nepal to amend laws that undermine freedom of expression

Published On: September 4, 2019 12:25 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: The Nepal government should revise several pieces of draft legislation that threaten to undermine the right to freedom of expression, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday.

Nepali Hindu women observe Rishi Panchami today

Published On: September 3, 2019 01:09 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept. 3: Hindu women are observing the Rishi Panchami festival across the country today.

FM Gyawali invites Maldivian counterpart to visit Nepal

Published On: September 3, 2019 12:02 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept. 3: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, who is currently visiting the Maldives, has invited his Maldivian counterpart Abdulla Shahid to visit Nepal to attend 'Sagarmatha Sambad' to be held in April 2020.

Police arrest owners of money exchange centers in connection with ATM fraud

Published On: September 2, 2019 07:10 PM NPT By: Pratik Rana

KATHMANDU, Sept. 2: Police have arrested the owners of two money exchange centers in Kathmandu on Monday.