16 injured in truck-bus collusion; , five critical

August 15, 2018 11:08 AM

TANAHUN, Aug 15: At least 16 people injured in a bus-truck collusion this morning. The Kathmandu-bound bus (Na 4 Kha 5491) from Damauli and a truck (Na 6 Kha 3293) coming from opposite collided each other at Belbhanjyang in Byas municipality along the Prithvi Highway.

'Khame' brought in Navadurga Temple

August 15, 2018 10:19 AM

BHAKTAPUR, Aug 15: Khame, a male buffalo a symbolic representation of the demon Mahisasur was brought to the Navadurga temple at Bhaktapur on Tuesday.

'Andha Yug' on Stage

August 15, 2018 10:15 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The students of DAV Sushil Kedia Vishwa Bharati Higher Secondary School staged a Hindi drama 'Andha Yug' at the Buddha Hall from last Tuesday to Saturday.

US Embassy’s Book Bus: Innovation in Education Fair to focus on school leaders & teachers

August 15, 2018 10:12 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The third edition of US Embassy’s Book Bus: Innovation in Education Fair (IEF) is scheduled for Thursday, and Friday and again on August 22 to 25, at the Local Development Training Academy.

Mahasangram 2018 concludes

August 15, 2018 10:08 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Mahasangram 2018, a four-day long British parliamentary debate tournament, co-organized by Debate Network Nepal (DNN) and Xavier’s Academy, Lazimpat, concluded on Monday.

FLOOD ALERT: Koshi, Saptakoshi River exceeds safety levels

August 15, 2018 10:01 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Five rivers, Koshi, Kali Gandaki, Arun, Sunkoshi, Tamor, Saptakoshi have exceeded safety levels, according to Nepal Flood Alert issued by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM). The areas at risk include Modi Beni, Simle, Hampachuwar, Mulghat, Chatara.

LBEF hosts 2018 alumni meet

August 15, 2018 09:54 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Lord Buddha Education Foundation (LBEF) organized a reunion program, ‘Milap’, at Amrit Bhog Caterer in Kalikasthan on Friday. According to a press statement issued by LBEF, the annual meet was held to ensure a strong build of the alumni community.

Nepal Electricity Authority logs profits for second straight year

August 15, 2018 09:08 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) earned net profit of Rs 1.01 billion in Fiscal Year 2017/18, thanks to drop in electricity loss in supply and distribution, NEA officials say.

NA disposes of 27 suspicious objects

August 15, 2018 08:51 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Nepal Army (NA) has removed various suspicious objects including a few pressure cooker bombs from across the country on Tuesday.

NRB makes LC mandatory for imports of over IRs 50 million

August 15, 2018 08:45 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has made letter of credit (LC) mandatory for imports from India worth above 50 million Indian rupees from India.

Stocks gain for second straight day

August 15, 2018 08:40 AM

KATHMANDU: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index continued its winning streak on Tuesday as well, gaining 6.61 points compared to a day earlier to close at 1180.98 points.

Malaysia and Nepal to sign G2G accord

August 15, 2018 08:34 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The Malaysian government on Tuesday said that it would soon sign a memorandum of understanding with Nepal to address  issues concerning Nepali migrant workers in Malaysia.

New code means docs won’t treat patients without fear: Ex-justice KC

August 15, 2018 08:18 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Experts have criticized  provisions of the Criminal Code 2017, pointing out that it will discourage doctors from administering care to patients with dedication and without fear. The Code is being enforced from August 17.

Swollen Kaligandaki sweeps away school, 24 households at risk

August 15, 2018 08:16 AM

MYAGDI, Aug 15: The flood-fed Kaligandaki River has blown away a school in Myagdi district this morning.

Parliament body asks govt to solve problem of multiple taxation

August 15, 2018 07:40 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Parliament’s Finance Committee on Tuesday issued directions to the government to take the lead in solving the chronic problem of multiple taxation by the three tiers of government, as well as the exorbitant hike in tax rates.

Five months of talk, time to deliver now

August 15, 2018 02:00 AM

The Oli government’s long list of achievements in the first five months appears like a basic list of job that a government has to do on a regular basis.

Infographics: Missions ambassadors and consul generals of Nepal

August 15, 2018 00:05 AM

Missions ambassadors and consul generals of Nepal

NT Managing director relieved from post

August 14, 2018 23:13 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: The Government has decided to relieve Nepal Telecom Managing Director Kamini Rajbhandari from her post.

Arun III: Worker dies after being hit by boulder

August 14, 2018 20:19 PM

SHANKHUWASABHA, Aug 14: A man has died after being hit by a boulder falling from above in front of the tunnel of under-construction Arun III Hydro Project in the district on Tuesday evening.

Man killed by chopper blade

August 14, 2018 19:41 PM

HUMLA, Aug 14: A man has died after being hit by a helicopter blade at Hilsa today.