NA reschedules election date for thematic committees

August 16, 2018 14:22 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The National Assembly (NA), the upper house in the federal parliament, rescheduled the date for the elections of its four thematic committees at 11:00 am on August 29.

Bill tabled in NA

August 16, 2018 13:10 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal, has tabled the bill relating to Protection of Victims of Crime -2075.

Two-wheeler drivers make up larger portion in road casualties figure

August 16, 2018 12:25 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Road safety issue is one of the major concerns regarding the traffic management system in the Kathmandu Valley. A noticeable number of people lost their lives to road accidents in the Valley last fiscal year while 111 were killed alone in accidents involving motorcycles and scooters.

Newly appointed NRA CEO Gyewali assumes office

August 16, 2018 12:10 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 16:  Newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil Gyewali has taken charge of office on Thursday.

Valley pollution levels for August 15

August 16, 2018 11:50 AM

Valley pollution levels for August 15

RJPN lawmakers Tripathi and Gupta defect to NCP

August 16, 2018 11:23 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) leaders  Hridayesh Tripathi and Brijesh Gupta, who participated in the election with sun as an election symbol, have entered Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Thursday.

Call to implement social security act

August 16, 2018 11:18 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The trade unions of the country have called for the government and employers for the implementation of the work force Contribution-based Social Security Act.

Call to implement social security act

August 16, 2018 11:14 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The trade unions of the country have called on the government and employers to implement the workforce Contribution-based Social Security Act.

Struggle against tax rise put off after consensus

August 16, 2018 11:08 AM

RATNANAGAR, Aug 16: The Ratnanagar municipality and agitating seven parties led by Nepali Congress (NC) have reached an 11-point charter of consensus on tax adjustment, putting to an end to the struggle waged to protest rise in tax.

Cricketers speak

August 16, 2018 08:39 AM

Gyanendra Malla, the vice-captain of the national squad, thinks that the stereotypical society causes hindrance in the development of cricket.Sita Rana Magar has represented the national team in the 2014 Asian Games, and Women’s Asia Cup T-20 in 2016.

ANFA goes against NSC’s directive, amends statute

August 16, 2018 07:51 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) has increased its General Assembly members from 77 to 92 by amending its statute in the General Assembly organized in Chitwan on Wednesday. The football governing body went against the directive of the National Sports Council (NSC) in amending the statute.

Air Arabia to start flights to Prague from December 11

August 16, 2018 07:43 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Air Arabia has said that it will start flights to its new European destination -- Prague in Czech Republic. Issuing a statement on Wednesday, the company said that the inaugural flight to the city will take place on December 11, 2018.

MCA Nepal wants national pride status for three transmission line projects

August 16, 2018 07:32 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The Office of the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) Nepal has proposed to the government to include three electricity transmission line projects spanning a total of 300 kilometers in the list of national pride projects.

Government restructures foreign affairs development committee

August 16, 2018 07:13 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: : The government has decided to restructure the Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) Development Committee. A cabinet meeting held on Tuesday also appointed eight experts from various fields as its members for three years as per the recommendations made a panel led by Dr Dinesh Bhattarai. According to Information Minister

Tax hike up to 2,500 percent

August 16, 2018 06:46 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Dismayed by enormous tax increases in goods and services, people living in various parts of the country have accused the local and central governments of extortion.

Elected representatives sideline public welfare to fulfill personal needs

August 16, 2018 04:30 AM

DHANGADHI, Aug 16: Instead of prioritizing the needs and requirements of the poor and needy, the elected representatives of Province 7 have been accused of giving more preference to fulfilling their personal needs and desires.

No taxation without service delivery

August 16, 2018 02:00 AM

A year after local governments were constituted and started functioning, and nearly half a year since provincial and federal governments came into existence, the people’s aspirations that the governments formed as per their mandate will correct years of misrule and set the new course for prosperity, accountability and pro-people governance seem to be fading away.

Infographics: How times change: Indian in 1947 and now

August 16, 2018 00:05 AM

Indian in 1947 and now

UUNTF to honor medalists of Asian Games with cash prize

August 15, 2018 20:31 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Universal United Nepali Taekwondo Federation (UUNTF), an organization working for the Nepali taekwondo players and coaches across the globe, has announced to honor  Nepali Taekwondo medalists of Asian Games.

Father kills son, younger brother

August 15, 2018 20:19 PM

RUKUM, Aug 15: A man has gruesomely murdered his own son and his younger brother in Musikot Municipality in the district on Wednesday.