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2 dead in separate incidents in Saptari

Published On: July 8, 2016 12:53 PM NPT By: Republica

SAPTARI, July 8: Two persons have died in separate incidents in the last two days in the district. A 15-year-old boy died due to electric shock while a minor, 4, went missing after being drowned in a canal.

UDMF boycotts today's parliament meeting

Published On: July 8, 2016 12:49 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 8: Lawmakers of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) have boycotted today's parliament meeting.

PHSC okays Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav as Chief Election Commissioner

Published On: July 8, 2016 11:42 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 8:  A meeting of the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) has unanimously approved the name of Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav as the Chief Election Commissioner on Friday.

A musician on the rise

Published On: July 8, 2016 11:16 AM NPT By: Republica

With his ‘Funtastic’ song winning hearts of Nepali music lovers, and his cover of evergreen Nepali songs like ‘Junta Lagyo Tarale,’ and ‘Bola Bola’ garnering appreciation, Almoda Rana Uprety has become one of the most sought after Nepali musicians today. But the name and fame he has is not something he’s earned overnight.

‘Serdhak – The Golden Hill’ screening at the Taragaon Museum

Published On: July 8, 2016 11:13 AM NPT By: Republica

Kathmandu, July 7: A charity screening of the film ‘Serdhak – The Golden Hill’ will be held at the Taragaon Museum in the Hyatt Regency, Bouddha. The show is jointly organized by Dhondup Charity and Heartbeat, an NGO working for the welfare of homeless children.

NRNA's 9th regional conference in US

Published On: July 8, 2016 11:12 AM NPT By: Republica

CALIFORNIA (US), July 8: The 9th regional conference of the Non-Resident Nepali Association is taking place in New Jersey of the United States of America.

Landslide-triggered disruption of motorway continues

Published On: July 8, 2016 10:52 AM NPT By: Republica

GULMI, July 8: The Ridi-Rudrabeni-Wamitaxar road section which has been disrupted due to heavy rain since a week has not yet come into operation.

Flood wreaks havoc in Sindupalchowk

Published On: July 8, 2016 10:29 AM NPT By: Republica

MELAMCHI, July 8: The flood that continuously occurred since Tuesday following heavy rain in Sindhupalchowk district and bordering Tibetan zone has wreaked havoc in Liping and Gati of Tatopani of the district.

Education sector draws highest complaints in CIAA

Published On: July 8, 2016 10:26 AM NPT By: Republica

DHAGANDHI, July 8: Education sector has topped the list of complaints lodged at the office of Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) from different districts of far-western region in the current fiscal year

Books for the visually impaired

Published On: July 8, 2016 10:08 AM NPT By: Republica

The debate of Braille vs. audio books has been simmering in the visually impaired community for a while now. There are people who believe it’s time to move on to ITC approved audio books as well as other similar audio based learning guides. They confidently claim that there is no need for Braille anymore.

The benefits of reading

Published On: July 8, 2016 09:55 AM NPT By: Republica

In the age of tweets, Facebook updates, and #Instagram, reading an entire novel or a substantial magazine article takes a backseat for many. But bookworms will vouch that reading can not only broaden your understanding of the world but it also helps you get through a sticking point in your life.

Pet care: The right way

Published On: July 8, 2016 09:38 AM NPT By: Republica

Veterinary physician, Swayam Prakash Shrestha reveals that the state of a pet can actually tell a lot about its owner. Fortunately in his two decades experience running a vet clinic, he can see a distinct increase in the level of awareness among Nepalis when it comes to issues of pet care.

Chief justice nominee’s competence questioned

Published On: July 8, 2016 08:18 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 7: Most of the complaints submitted at the Parliamentary Hearings Special Committee (PHSC) against Acting Chief Justice Sushila Karki have raised questions about her competence.

TRC finalizes investigation directives, action plan

Published On: July 8, 2016 02:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 8: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) has finalized its investigation directives and action plan to probe over 50,000 complaints lodged by the insurgency-era victims.

KMC all set to launch paperless governance

Published On: July 8, 2016 02:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 8: In an attempt to promote transparency, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) office is all set to initiate paperless governance system starting from the upcoming fiscal year 2016\\017.

Himalaya Airlines launching daily flights to Doha

Published On: July 8, 2016 01:45 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 7: Himalaya Airlines (H9), a Nepal-China joint venture airline, is all set to operate daily direct flights to Doha, Qatar from July 11.

DPM accused of trying to benefit his lawmakers

Published On: July 8, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 8: Lawmakers elected under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) category have accused Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Kamal Thapa of attempting to curtail their rights for fulfilling his partisan interest.

Dharma Shree bodybuilding tournament in September

Published On: July 8, 2016 12:50 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 8: Nepal Byayam Mandir is set to hold the 14th Dharma Shree Nation-wide Open Bodybuilding Tournament on September 29 and 30 in the capital. The event carries highest prize in the domestic bodybuilding tournaments with the winner taking home Rs 500,000.

It was landslide dam outburst flood: ICIMOD expert

Published On: July 8, 2016 12:40 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 8: An expert with the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) has said Tuesday night's flash flood in the Bhotekoshi River was not a glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) rather it was a landslide dam outburst flood.

Ratnajit into last 16 in US Open Grand Prix

Published On: July 8, 2016 12:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 8: Nepal's top ranked shuttler Ratnajit Tamang sailed into men's pre-quarterfinal round of the US Open Grand Prix badminton championship being held in California, USA.