NCP dissolves unification taskforce

February 23, 2019 06:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Friday dissolved the taskforce formed to develop a modality for merger of party's lower committee and sister wings, saying that the taskforce had failed to carry out given tasks two and a half months after its formation.

IT bill tramples on freedom of expression: Oppn MPs

February 23, 2019 06:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Opposition lawmakers have demanded amendments to the Information Technology Bill, stating that it will constrain freedom of speech and online expression.

Secretary 'lied about' make of electric buses, documents show

February 23, 2019 05:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Though some senior officials of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) earlier claimed that the BYD buses imported by the government were produced in India, multiple documents obtained by Republica including a letter from the ministry show that the country of origin of the vehicles is China.

Second group of farmers and agro experts undergoing training in India

February 23, 2019 03:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 223: The Indian Embassy said on Friday that the second group of 20 Nepali farmers and agriculture experts is undergoing training on organic farming in India as part of the partnership in agriculture between India and Nepal.

Over 125,000 Nepali peacekeepers served United Nations so far

February 22, 2019 22:01 PM

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: More than 125,000 men and women have already served over 42 peacekeeping missions in the last 50 years.

Foreign Minister leaving for Geneva on Saturday

February 22, 2019 19:53 PM

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali is leaving for Geneva on Saturday to participate in the 40th Session of the UN Human Rights Council.

Silver Heritage Group on the verge of bankruptcy. SHG owns Tiger Palace Resort in Nepal. Billions of rupees at risk in Nepali bank

February 22, 2019 18:17 PM

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The Silver Heritage Heritage Group, an organization operating casinos in Nepal and Vietnam, is on the verge of the bankruptcy. The share index in Australia (SVH:ASX) is currently priced at 0.010 Australian dollar.

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February 22, 2019 18:00 PM

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JOON Festival lineup for 2019

February 22, 2019 17:10 PM

The Edge alongside Mukti & Revival and several other artists will perform at JOON Festival 2019, scheduled to be organized on June 22 at Dummer Down Farm, Basingstoke, UK. The Edge band is also celebrating its 20th anniversary at the festival.

2 killed, one injured as lift cable breaks at Bir Hospital

February 22, 2019 16:51 PM

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Two people have been killed whereas one injured as the cable of construction lift breaks at Bir Hospital.

President certifies three bills

February 22, 2019 15:25 PM

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today authenticated three bills endorsed by the both houses of the Federal Parliament.

UK commits continued support to Nepal's socio-economic development

February 22, 2019 15:04 PM

KATHMANDU, Feb 22:The United Kingdom has expressed commitment to continue its support for Nepal's socio-economic development.

Nepal beat UAE to win third match under ICC Women T20 World Cup Qualifier Asia

February 22, 2019 13:06 PM

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Nepal defeated the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to win its third match under the ICC Women T20 World Cup Qualifier Asia-2019 going on in Thailand.

Austrian Foreign Minister holds bilateral meeting with Gyawali

February 22, 2019 13:02 PM

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Visiting Foreign Minister of Austria Karin Kneissl held bilateral talks with her Nepali counterpart Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Friday.

Police arrest Club Deja Vu owners

February 22, 2019 12:52 PM

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Police have arrested three owners of Durbar Marg-based Club Deja Vu, on Thursday night.

NCP dissolves intra-party unification taskforce

February 22, 2019 12:21 PM

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Friday dissolved an intra-party taskforce formed to finalize the party's much-delayed unification process in local levels and sister wings.

MPs for open competition for joint secretary

February 22, 2019 06:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Against the government proposal to bar recruitment to the joint secretary post through open competition, lawmakers have tabled a number of amendments to the Federal Civil Service Bill demanding that non-civil servants be allowed contest for the post.

Austrian foreign minister in Kathmandu

February 22, 2019 04:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Austria's Minister for Foreign Affairs, Karin Kneissl, arrived in Kathmandu on Thursday for a three-day official visit to Nepal.

International film festival begins in Kathmandu

February 21, 2019 21:56 PM

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: The Second Nepal International Film Festival (NIFF) began on Thursday in the capital. It is taking place at the Nepal Tourism Board Hall and city hall.

62 including foreigners complete Army's Command and Staff Course

February 21, 2019 21:44 PM

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Chief of Army Staff Purna Chandra Thapa and Tribhuvan University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Tirtha Raj Khaniya jointly handed over to the graduates of the Command and Staff Course amid a program held at Army Command and Staff College in Shivapuri today.