3-Day food donation concludes at DAV School

December 13, 2018 12:15 PM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: 3-Day Souper Bowl Food Donation program that began from Sunday concluded in DAVSKVB School, Jawalakhel. Mother Teresa Social Service Club of DAVSKVB School had taken an initiative for the donation program. It was done to make differences in the lives of the children living in needy homes and underprivileged schools.

‘Maruni’ launch announced at a ramp walk

December 13, 2018 11:45 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Actor Puspa Khadka, Samragyee Rajyalaxmi Shah and Rebika Gurung announced the launch of ‘Maruni’ movie while walking on a ramp. The team, alongside with the actors was also introduced on the ramp walk.

Snowfall affects life in Humla

December 13, 2018 11:26 AM

HUMLA, Dec. 13: Snowfall occurred in different parts of Humla since last night has affected the normal life in district. Limi, Muchu, Tilgaun and other villages in the northern belt in the district have received snowfall since last midnight, affecting the normal life and movements of the people, according to Ratna Bhandari, a journalist working in the site.

16th KIMFF concludes

December 13, 2018 11:15 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The 16th edition of Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF), concluded at Rastriya Sabha Griha (City Hall) and Nepal Tourism Board, Kathmandu on Tuesday. The film ‘A Thousand Girls like Me’ won the international category and won $1,500. A total of 14 films from 31 countries competed in the international level competition.

Trailblazer Tomar powers Patriots to playoff places

December 13, 2018 10:36 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The highest scorer of the Everest Premier League (EPL) so far, Gaurav Tomar took his tally of total runs to 196 in four matches with a dazzling show of unbeaten 80 runs from 35 deliveries, which included nine boundaries and five sixes, in Lalitpur Patriots’ 10-wicket battering of Kathmandu Kings XI in the ninth match of the league at TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Wednesday.

Tamang, Dhami into quarters

December 13, 2018 10:34 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Nepali pair of Ratnajit Tamang and Dipesh Dhami has advanced to the quarterfinals of the ongoing Yonex Sunrise Bangladesh International Challenge on Wednesday. The pair defeated Bangladesh’s Parash Mohammed Ahsun Habib and Gourab Singha 22-10, 21-18 to reach the last eight in the men’s doubles.

Nepal starts training for SAFF Women’s C’ship

December 13, 2018 10:32 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Nepal national women’s team has started training from Wednesday for the fifth SAFF Women’s Championship, which is being held in Nepal after Sri Lanka’s withdrawal as the host.

4th Annual Nepal-Pak cricket starts

December 13, 2018 10:29 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The fourth Annual Nepal-Pakistan Friendship T20 Cricket Tournament, organized by the Embassy of Pakistan, kicked off Wednesday. At the embassy’s cricket ground in Maharajgunj, the Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City Bidya Sundar Shakya inaugurated the tournament.

PAC forms sub-committee to probe procurement of wide-body jets

December 13, 2018 09:59 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament has formed a sub-committee to probe alleged irregularities in the procurement of two wide-body aircraft by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).

Valley Pollution Index for December 12, 2018

December 13, 2018 09:38 AM

Valley Pollution Index for December 12, 2018.

Experts seek gender-responsive policies for safe migration of women

December 13, 2018 09:32 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Authorities and experts on migration and gender have stressed on the need of evidence-based gender-responsive policies to tackle the problems of unsafe migration and reintegration of migrant women.

Infrastructure in Valley inaccessible to differently-abled

December 13, 2018 09:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec13: Public buildings and other infrastructure built in the Kathmandu Valley are least accessible to differently-abled people, according to a report prepared by a non-governmental organization (NGO).

Dipping temperature adds to the number of patients at KIHS

December 13, 2018 09:25 AM

JUMLA, Dec 13:  With the dipping temperature, the number of patients has increased significantly at the Karnali Institute of Health and Sciences (KIHS) in Jumla.

Deuba's absence postpones CC meeting

December 13, 2018 09:05 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The Constitutional Council (CC) meeting held on Wednesday failed to pick new chief justice, therefore, the meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday.

No extra work without extra allowances: Parliament staffers

December 13, 2018 08:58 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Staffers at the parliament secretariat have announced agitation from Wednesday demanding resumption of additional perks and allowances for extra hours spent. The additional allowances were stopped since July.

Jyoti rushes to court following arrest warrant

December 13, 2018 08:11 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Police have issued an arrest warrant against former finance state minister Roop Jyoti on a complaint that he had swindled a customer in a housing project.

'Monopoly of capitalist big media houses' must end, says Dahal

December 13, 2018 08:02 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday claimed that the big media houses of the country have been captured by brokers and capitalists.

Misuse of government vehicles on the rise

December 13, 2018 06:30 AM

KHOTANG, Dec 13: Cases related to misuse of government vehicles have been steadily increasing of late in Khotang district.

SC seeks written text from govt on health secy transfer

December 13, 2018 05:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday sought papers from the government regarding its decision on transferring the health secretary after ousted secretary Dr Pushpa Chaudhary moved the apex court.

Nepse unchanged in choppy trading

December 13, 2018 04:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Stocks took off with a positive start on Wednesday with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index adding more than 2 points in early trading.