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Int'l community concerned over 'high prevalence' of VAW in Nepal

Published On: October 5, 2019 06:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Issuing a statement on Friday, members of the international community based in Nepal said they are concerned about the high prevalence of violence against women (VAW) in Nepal.

Repost: Nepse snaps 10-week losing spree

Published On: October 5, 2019 05:58 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Despite opening on a negative note, the bourse recouped earlier losses to close in the green by the end of the week. On Sunday, the bourse gave up modest 4.67 points.

Coca-Cola festival theme honors mothers

Published On: October 5, 2019 12:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU: Soft drift brand Coca-Cola has said that it is promoting the theme of 'mother' as part of its 'Mann Kholau Coke Sanga' campaign for the Dashain festivals.

MoU for China-Nepal Friendship Industrial Park signed

Published On: October 4, 2019 11:55 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The government and Damak Clean Industrial Park Pvt Ltd have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), paving the way for the construction of the 'China-Nepal Friendship Industrial Park' in Province 1.

Indo-Pacific Strategy is not a military alliance, claims US Ambassador (with video)

Published On: October 4, 2019 04:44 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: US ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry has called on NCP senior leader Jhalanath Khanal at the latter’s residence in Dallu, Kathmandu on Friday.

NAFA organizes art workshop in Sindhuli Gadhi

Published On: October 4, 2019 02:16 PM NPT By: Republica

On Ashoj 15, 1824 BS Gorkhali won a war against East India Company at Sindhuli Gadhi. Remembering this day, Painting Department of Nepal Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) organized an art workshop in Sindhuli Gadhi.

Army plants trees

Published On: October 4, 2019 09:22 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Nepal Army (NA) in partnership with Madhyapur Thimi Municipality and the Delegation of European Union to Nepal conducted a plantation program in Bishnu Kundal area of Bhaktapur on Thursday.

With Mahara out, race for speaker starts

Published On: October 4, 2019 08:10 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Following Krishna Bahadur Mahara’s resignation as speaker over a rape allegation, both the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) are staking their claims to the top position in the legislature.

Alleged victim to end marriage

Published On: October 4, 2019 07:19 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The woman who had initially accused former Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara of raping and assaulting her but later taken a U-turn has reached an agreement with her husband to end their 28-year-long marriage. On Thursday, her husband in a Facebook post shared the agreement between the couple to start the legal process to end their marriage.

Journalist pleads for his safety

Published On: October 4, 2019 07:01 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Ajaya Babu Shiwakoti, the editor of online news website Hamra Kura, whose exclusive story about rape allegation prompted resignation of Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has pleaded for his safety amid alleged threats from unidentified callers.

Police stop Mahara probe as woman files complaint saying no truth in media reports

Published On: October 4, 2019 06:49 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 4:The investigation into the rape allegation against former speaker of the lower house of parliament Krishna Bahadur Mahara has been thrown into doubt after the victim registered a written compliant with the police stating that there was no truth in media reports in this connection.

Nostalgia: Rana family

Published On: October 3, 2019 05:13 PM NPT By: Republica

Bir Shumsher Rana with his wife and two daughters in this undated photo.

Showcasing expressions and struggle through art

Published On: October 3, 2019 05:08 PM NPT By: Republica

A solo art exhibition by visual artist Sundar Lama 'A Man With a Whistling Tune' kicked off on Friday at Taragaon Museum, Bouddha under Third Taragaon Open Studio Artist.

First Nepal-New Zealand bilateral consultation meeting held in Kathmandu

Published On: October 3, 2019 12:23 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Nepal-New Zealand First Bilateral Foreign Ministry Consultation meeting was held in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

Nepal Telecom rolls out nationwide 4G service

Published On: October 3, 2019 10:11 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Nepal Telecom (NT) has rolled out 4G service in 36 districts of the country. Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli launched Nepal Telecom's nationwide 4G/LTE network amid a function ceremony held in Kathmandu on Wednesday. Though 4G service has been available for NT users in the Kathmandu Valley and Pokhara, the government-owned telecommunication company has expanded the high-speed data service to 59 more cities of 36 districts of all seven provinces.

Nepse witnesses modest correction after two days of gains

Published On: October 3, 2019 10:07 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU: Stocks opened in green on Wednesday as the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index climbed more than 4 points in the morning session. However, the bourse failed to hang on to its initial gains and traded flat in the afternoon. Stocks came under some pressure toward the end, eventually closing the day 4.98 points lower at 1,140.71 points.

Independent power producers announce protest against govt

Published On: October 3, 2019 08:54 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Independent Power Producers’ Association, Nepal (IPPAN) has announced protest against the government, putting forth 12-point charter of demands.

Airports in tarai ready to operate during night: Aviation minister

Published On: October 3, 2019 08:02 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Minister for Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has said that most of the airports in the tarai region are ready to operate during night.

Government to facilitate business and investment in Nepal

Published On: October 3, 2019 07:58 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: The government is committed to facilitate business and investment in Nepal, according to Baikuntha Aryal, secretary at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies.

German vice minister visiting Nepal today

Published On: October 3, 2019 07:35 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: German Vice Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Norbert Barthle is arriving in Kathmandu on Thursday on a three-day visit to Nepal.