PM Oli directs Ministries for effective service delivery

July 12, 2018 19:34 PM

KATHMANDU, July 12: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed the Home Ministry to issue the national identity card including integrated details of the citizens.

Party will respect SC verdict on Phujel case: Chair Dahal

July 12, 2018 19:19 PM

CHITWAN, July 12: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has opined for respecting the verdict of the Supreme Court (SC) on the Phujel incident.

Presentation of rhinos deepens Nepal-China ties: PM

July 12, 2018 19:00 PM

KATHMAND, July 12: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today handed a couple of rhino named Bhadra (male) and Rupasi (female) to Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong amid a programme in the Capital. Nepal gifted the rhinos as per the government's decision made some two years ago. Of the two couples of rhinos to be gifted to China, another will be handed within next one month.

Obstructed Pokhara-Baglung road opens

July 12, 2018 13:18 PM

PARBAT, July 12: The Pokhara-Baglung road that was obstructed by a landslide at Bajung of Modi Rural Municipality-5 in Parbat district has opened after 12 hours.

IN PICTURES: Bhaktapur flooded

July 12, 2018 12:02 PM

KATHMANDU, July 12: Rain is forecast throughout the country, according to an alert published by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. According to the alert, major rivers and rivulets are likely to swell and trigger early warnings.

FLOOD ALERT: Rain in the forecast, floods and landslides affect lives across the country (WHAT’S HAPPENED WHERE?)

July 12, 2018 11:36 AM

KATHMANDU, July 12: Rain is the forecast throughout the country, according to an alert published by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. According to the alert, major rivers and rivulets are likely to swell and trigger early warnings.

EU Film Festival to start from Friday

July 12, 2018 10:55 AM

Marking European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, a delegation of the European Union to Nepal is gearing for the seventh edition of the EU Film Festival at Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) Hall, Bhrikutimandup. According to the press statement released by the delegation of the European Union to Nepal, the film festival has been scheduled to start from Friday, and continue till Monday.

Baskin Robbins launches in Pokhara

July 12, 2018 10:50 AM

Baskin Robbins in collaboration with Graviss Foods Pvt, and Sun International Incorporation opened its first Baskin Robbins Standardized ice-cream parlor at Lakeside, Pokhara on Sunday.

Nepal participating in international judo championship

July 12, 2018 08:33 AM

KATHMANDU, July 12: Nepal is participating in two separate international level judo championships to be held in Hong Kong and Macau.

Art exhibition marking 60 years of diplomatic ties between Nepal and Russia

July 12, 2018 08:24 AM

Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Nepal Russia Art Club, and Universal and New Summit College jointly organized an art exhibition “Russia through the eyes of Nepal”  on the occasion marking 62 years of establishment of the diplomatic relations between Nepal and Russia at Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Kamal Pokhari.

Trade unions call for revision in minimum wage

July 12, 2018 08:14 AM

KATHMANDU, July 12: Various trade union federations have demanded the government revise the minimum wage for workers it had announced recently.

Tippers banned on valley roads in daytime from July 17

July 12, 2018 08:08 AM

KATHMANDU, July 12: The Ministry of Home Affairs has prohibited the operation of tippers during the daytime in the three districts of the Kathmandu Valley.

Valley Pollution Levels for July 11, 2018

July 12, 2018 07:07 AM

Valley Pollution Levels for July 11, 2018

Dr KC ready for talks with govt through team

July 12, 2018 06:05 AM

KATHMANDU, July 12: Dr Govinda KC, senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), has refuted the accusation by government officials that he was not  ready for talks.

Banks can now count subsidized edu loans as deprived sector credit

July 12, 2018 05:35 AM

KATHMANDU, July 12: The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has introduced a provision in the Monetary Policy for Fiscal Year 2018/19 which allows banks to count loans against academic certificates, and higher education loans for students of marginalized and Dalit community, among others, as deprived sector lending.

RJPN may pick PP leader through vote Saturday

July 12, 2018 05:20 AM

KATHMANDU, July 12: As consensus appears elusive among the aspirants for the post of parliamentary party (PP) leader in the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N), the party is set to elect its PP leader through election on Saturday.

Tippers banned on Suryabinayak - Koteshwar road during busy hours

July 12, 2018 05:12 AM

KATHMANDU, July 12: Due to a spate of road deaths, mainly of motorcyclists, in accidents involving tippers, the government has decided to restrict tippers and other cargo vehicles to ply the Suryabinayak-Koteshwar section of the Arniko Highway during rush hours. The ban has been effected from Wednesday itself.

53 die, 9 missing in rain-related incidents in past 9 days

July 12, 2018 05:05 AM

KATHMANDU, July 12: A total of 53 individuals died, nine have gone missing and 22 were injured in various monsoon-related incidents across the country in the last nine days.

'District-level committee needed to coordinate talks between Dr KC and govt'

July 12, 2018 04:00 AM

JUMLA, July 12: Dr Govinda KC's fast-unto-death demanding various reforms on medical education system marked the 12th day on Wednesday. As his health condition started deteriorating, Dharma Raj Shrestha, rector of Karnali Academy of Heath Sciences (KAHS), said there is a need to form a district-level coordination committee for talks with the government.

Where is the progress?

July 12, 2018 02:00 AM

Sorry state of Mid-hill Highway