SC team off to Georgia without seeking govt approval

July 11, 2018 06:44 AM

KATHMANDU, July 11: It has been revealed that a team led by Supreme Court (SC) Justice Ananda Mohan Bhattarai left for a week-long trip to Georgia on Sunday without seeking prior approval from the government. The visit is in violation of the recently introduced Foreign Trips Management Directives-2018.

Docs to stage hour-long rally at medical institutions

July 11, 2018 06:41 AM

KATHMANDU, July 11: Extending solidarity with agitating  senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC, doctors have announced yet another round of nation-wide protests.

Aid donors also spent more on recurrent programs

July 11, 2018 06:05 AM

KATHMANDU, July 11: The government in its budget speech had targeted the channeling of more foreign aid funds into capital spending and less on recurrent expenditures for the ongoing fiscal year.

Dr KC: ‘New opposition’ for govt, ‘hero’ to locals

July 11, 2018 05:15 AM

JUMLA/DADELDHURA, July 11: A tussle between the government and the Jumla-based Karnali Academy of Health and Sciences (KAHS) has been in the spotlight for the past some days. In fact, KAHS by many has been portrayed as “a new opposition” for the government.

Foreign minister says govt has no intention to discourage I/NGOs

July 11, 2018 05:10 AM

KATHMANDU, July 11: At a time when there are concerns from various quarters that the government is bent on curbing civil liberties and controlling domestic and international non-governmental organizations (I/NGOs), Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali has said that the government has no intention of curbing or discouraging participation of various stakeholders including civil society organizations in development efforts.

Protesting rights activists briefly detained near Singha Durbar

July 11, 2018 05:05 AM

KATHMANDU, July 11: Police on Tuesday briefly detained 25 human rights activists associated with the Human Rights and Peace Society (Hurpes) who were staging sit-in protests near Singha Durbar against the government decision to ‘curtail democratic freedoms’.

Nepal Rastra Bank set to increase size of refinance fund

July 11, 2018 04:05 AM

KATHMANDU, July 11: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) is increasing the size of the refinance fund from the monetary policy for the upcoming fiscal year -- FY2018/19 that the central bank is unveiling this week.

NAC hiring 28 foreign pilots

July 11, 2018 03:43 AM

KATHMANDU, July 11: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has decided to recruit 28 foreign pilots, citing shortage of pilots to fly its aircraft.

Nepse ends flat after paring early gains

July 11, 2018 03:02 AM

KATHMANDU: The stock market got off to a positive start on Tuesday, gaining 7 points mid-session. However, the market pared its early gains in the latter session before slipping into the negative territory.

Deadly roads

July 11, 2018 02:00 AM

Death of workers in tipper accident

Infographics: Trump’s UK trip aims to avoid protests

July 11, 2018 00:05 AM

U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to Britain will take him to a palace, a country mansion and a castle — and will mostly avoid London, where noisy protests are planned. Prime Minister Theresa May’s office said Friday that Trump will arrive July 12 after attending a NATO summit in Brussels.

Int'l cyber security conference on July 27-28

July 10, 2018 18:35 PM

KATHMANDU, July 10: An International Cyber Security Conference is being organized by Information Security Response Team Nepal (NPCERT) in Kathmandu for two days from July 27.

PHSC forms three-member sub-committee to prepare working procedure

July 10, 2018 17:21 PM

KATHMANDU, July 10: Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) formed under the Federal Parliament has formed a three-member sub-committee to prepare working procedure within three days.

Lack of records of secondary level schools affecting KMC to initiate due process

July 10, 2018 16:37 PM

KATHMANDU, July 10: Failure of Kathmandu District Education Office to provide records of secondary level schools to the local levels (Kathmandu Metropolitan City) has affected due process.

Traffic resumes along Narayangadh-Muglin road section

July 10, 2018 13:01 PM

CHITWAN, July 10: Vehicular movement has resumed along the Narayangadh-Muglin road section since 11 am after clearing the landslide debris deposited in various pointed of the highway.

An insight on Chitwan's Tourism

July 10, 2018 11:49 AM

My 20-year experience has made it convenient for me to understand the preferences and thought process of the guest. I’ve been able to cater to their needs accordingly. To sum it all, it has been challenging, interesting and enjoyable at the same time.

Passion into Profit

July 10, 2018 11:45 AM

Very few people out there actually understand the meaning of transposing passion into profit. In this digital era, one can make easy money by sitting at home or workplace.

Launch of ‘Kirti Wo Drishti’

July 10, 2018 11:26 AM

Prof Dr Chandraman Bajracharaya’s book, ‘Kirti Wo Drishti’, was launched amidst an event held at Kirtipur, on Saturday by the mayor of Kirtipur Municipality, Ramesh Maharjan.

1 killed, 8 injured in Panchthar jeep mishap

July 10, 2018 11:11 AM

PANCHTHAR, July 10: A man has died and eight others have sustained injuries in a jeep accident that took place at Oyam of Yangwarak rural municipality on Monday morning.

Quick tips for obtaining your next promotion

July 10, 2018 11:00 AM

Are you ready to take the next step in your career, but you’re not sure how to initiate the promotion conversation with your manager or HR representative? Although it’s easy to assume that a promotion will come your way if you dedicate yourself and work hard, you need to be proactive about your future to advance. Here’s some strategic list of promotion tips that’ll propel you upwards.