NTA Chief seeks withdrawal of his writ petition one day after SC’s stay order

July 13, 2018 20:48 PM

KATHMANDU, July 13: Chairman of the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) Digambar Jha on Friday filed an application at the Supreme Court seeking withdrawal of his writ petition after less than 12 hours of the stay order issued by the Apex Court.

Health Ministry directs health professionals to stay away from protest

July 13, 2018 19:40 PM

KATHMANDU, July 13: Ministry of Health and Population has directed health professionals not to involve in any forms of protest.

Flash floods likely in rivers in Kathmandu Valley

July 13, 2018 19:23 PM

KATHMANDU, July 13: The Nepal Flood Alert, an official account of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM), has warned of flash floods in the rivers in the Kathmandu Valley.

Ganga Maya ends her 45-day-long hunger strike

July 13, 2018 18:41 PM

KATHMANDU, July 13: Agitating Ganga Maya has broken her hunger strike on Friday.

Residential doctors demonstrate in support of Dr KC

July 13, 2018 17:50 PM

KATHMANDU, July 13: In support of Dr Govinda KC, residential doctors from TU Teaching Hospital demonstrated at Maitighar Mandala on Friday.

French Ambassador pays farewell call on President Bhandari

July 13, 2018 17:15 PM

KATHMANDU, July 13: French Ambassador to Nepal, Yves Carmona, paid a farewell call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari.

Power generations from Trishuli, Devighat stations halts

July 13, 2018 12:24 PM

TRISHULI, July 13: A technical team comprising over 15 people from the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has been working to repair damages caused by a fire to two hydropower stations based in Nuwakot district.

NA Chair calls on people's reps to curb corruption

July 13, 2018 11:33 AM

PARBAT, July 13: Chairman of the National Assembly, Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has urged the people's reprsentatives to root out corruption and irregularities.

Tremor rocks Bajura

July 13, 2018 11:09 AM

Bajura, July 13: An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale has been felt in Bajura today.

Five killed, eight injured in Sindhupalchok Bolero mishap

July 13, 2018 10:10 AM

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 13: Five passengers were killed and eight others sustained injuries in an accident that took place at Sindhupalchok on Thursday night.

Nima and Nisha clinch silver medal in international taekwondo

July 13, 2018 08:28 AM

KATHMANDU, July 13: Neema Gurung and Nisha Rawal have won silver medal in the international taekwondo championship held in South Korea.

Nepse down as monetary policy fails to appease investors

July 13, 2018 07:32 AM

KATHMANDU, July 13: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index maintained a slightly positive bias during morning trading session on Thursday. However, stocks came under pressure mid-day and continued to decline throughout the remaining sessions. At the close, the index stood at 1,191.98 points -- a drop of 13.66 points, or 1.13 percent, compared to Wednesday.

Govt drops plan to table Medical Education Bill

July 13, 2018 07:29 AM

KATHMANDU, July 13: Following a warning from the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC), the government has backtracked on its decision to table the National Medical Education Bill in parliament for endorsement.

Monetary Policy a mixed bag for pvt sector

July 13, 2018 07:10 AM

KATHMANDU, July 13: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) introduced Monetary Policy for Fiscal Year 2018/19 in Kathmandu on Wednesday.  The monetary policy unveiled a week before the new fiscal year begins has drawn positive responses from bankers, business leaders and economic analysts, as it focuses on reining in the runaway interest rates that has dampened confidence of the private sector which was increasingly finding credit from the banking industry unaffordable.

Valley Pollution Levels for July 12, 2018

July 13, 2018 07:03 AM

Valley Pollution Levels for July 12, 2018

Govt-sent docs not allowed to treat Dr KC

July 13, 2018 06:59 AM

JUMLA, July 13: Two Bir Hospital doctors deployed by the government to look after the treatment of Dr Govinda KC in Jumla have not been able to get involved in his treatment following his refusal to be treated by doctors sent by the government. Both of these doctors have been limited to the outdoors of the hospital where they receive updates on Dr KC’s health from doctors from Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) who have been looking after Dr KC.

Home ministry pressures doc to issue disability certificates to fit ex-Maoist fighters

July 13, 2018 06:54 AM

KATHMANDU, July 13: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has put undue pressure on a doctor of the National Trauma Center to issue disability certificates even to those ex-Maoist fighters who are physically fit. MoHA is collecting the details of the ex-Maoist fighters disabled during the decade-long armed conflict in order to provide them monthly allowances. Up to Rs 12,000 will be provided monthly to each of the disabled Maoist fighters as allowance, according to MoHA.

SC stays govt decision to sack two Deuba appointees

July 13, 2018 06:05 AM

KATHMANDU, July 13: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued an interlocutory stay order against the decision of the government cancelling two appointments made by the cabinet led by then prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.

Ganesh Thapa in verbal assault on ex-MP over House probe

July 13, 2018 03:20 AM

KATHMANDU, July 13: The suspended chief of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) Ganesh Thapa has verbally abused former lawmaker Ram Hari Khatiwada, alleging that the latter had ruined his career by implicating him in a multi-million rupees scam at ANFA.

In a symbolic protest, Dr KC supporters gift Marsi rice to PM Oli

July 13, 2018 03:10 AM

KATHMANDU, July 13: The Solidarity for Dr Govinda KC Alliance presented a kilogram of Marsi rice, a native produce of Jumla, to Prime Minister KP Oli at Baluwatar on Thursday, reminding him of a feast at the residence of businessman Durga Prasai on February 18 where Oli and former PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal were served Marsi, among other delicacies.