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Justice Malla consulting govt, UN on quitting CAT post

Published On: August 9, 2016 08:41 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Newly-appointed Supreme Court Justice Sapana Pradhan Malla has been consulting the government and UN agencies concerned over the process of resigning from the United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT), to which she was elected as an independent expert member in 2014.

CFO severs association with German donors

Published On: August 9, 2016 01:50 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Chairman of Dhading-based Children's Welfare Organization (CFO), Ramesh Dhamala, has said the orphanage has severed its association with some Germany-based donors following some differences between the two sides.

45-day deadline for distributing first tranche in 31 districts impractical: NRA

Published On: August 9, 2016 01:40 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Following the formation of the new government, confusion has surfaced over the distribution of housing grant to be provided to earthquake victims whose houses were completely damaged by the last year earthquakes.

Three Nepali athletes vying today

Published On: August 9, 2016 01:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Three Nepali athletes will be vying in the Rio Olympics 2016 on Tuesday, a day after Gaurika ended her 100 m backstroke campaign in the global sports meet. Archer Jit Bahadur Muktan, judoka Phupu Lhamu Khatri and swimmer Sirish Gurung will feature in Rio.

Ruling parties mull taskforce for statute amendment

Published On: August 9, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The ruling coalition has been mulling the formation of a joint taskforce soon to prepare a constitution amendment proposal.

Remittance to be mobilized to build two hydro projects

Published On: August 9, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Remit Hydro Ltd (RHL) is mobilizing remittances sent by migrant Nepali workers to develop two hydropower projects -- Ghunsa Khola (71.5 MW) and Sinbuwa Khola (53.7 MW) projects.

Lawmakers criticize proposal on local units

Published On: August 9, 2016 12:50 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Lawmakers have criticized the local body restructuring commission for proposing new local units without proper study and consultation at local levels.

Golden girl

Published On: August 9, 2016 12:45 AM NPT By: Republica

Gaurika Singh, 13-year old Nepali swimmer, has been making headlines around the world. As the youngest swimmer at Rio Olympics 2016, she won her heats in 100m backstroke and made all of us proud. She has become a household name in Nepal today and she will continue to inspire girls and boys beyond our borders.

Malaysia education fair starting Friday

Published On: August 9, 2016 12:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Malaysia education fair is being organized at Hotel Annapurna, Durbar Marg for two days starting coming Friday.

One arrested with stolen artifacts, antique idols

Published On: August 9, 2016 12:10 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Nepal Police has arrested a member of a gang of six to seven youths allegedly involved in stealing artifacts and antique idols from quake devastated buildings, temples and other structures.

Infographics: Coldest places in the world

Published On: August 9, 2016 12:05 AM NPT By: Republica

Coldest places in the world

Panic selloff pushes Nepse 89 points down

Published On: August 8, 2016 11:45 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Panic sell-off pushed Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index down by a whopping 88.81 points on Monday.

Kabaddi tourney from Aug 11

Published On: August 8, 2016 09:55 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Kathmandu District Kabaddi (KDKA) Association is set to organize Hira Memorial Inter School Boys and Girls Kabaddi Tournament from August 11 to 13.  ​

Narayangadh off to winning start

Published On: August 8, 2016 09:53 PM NPT By: Republica

CHITWAN, Aug 8: Narayangadh Football Club (NFC) made a winning start in the Nepal Cup Football Tournament beating Rupandehi XI 2-1 in the fourth edition of the event that kicked off Monday at Kyampa Chaur, Narayangadh. Goals from Suman Shrestha and Tejendra Chaudhary sealed the win for NFC.

PM appoints three new ministers

Published On: August 8, 2016 09:50 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 8:Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has appointed three new ministers in his council of ministers on the sixth day of his election as the head of government.

Panasonic Partners Meet 2016 concludes

Published On: August 8, 2016 07:47 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Allied Trade Link, the authorized distributor of Panasonic mobile phones for Nepal, has concluded its dealers meet -- Panasonic Partners Meet 2016.

Nepal-US military drill kicks off

Published On: August 8, 2016 07:42 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: A two-month long training between Nepal Army and American Army has started from Monday in Kathmandu.

Lockout at Unilever Nepal factory in Hetauda

Published On: August 8, 2016 07:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Unilever Nepal Ltd (UNL) said Sunday that a strike at its factory in Hetauda has stopped its products from reaching the market and consumers.

South Asian Community Radio Conference from Tuesday

Published On: August 8, 2016 06:21 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The South Asian Community Radio Conference is kick-starting here Tuesday under the theme of 'Community Radio for Sustainable Development'.

Dead bodies brought to Kathmandu

Published On: August 8, 2016 06:06 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The dead bodies of seven people killed in Nuwakot helicopter crash have been brought to Kathmandu on Monday evening.