FNCCI: Resolve currency issue at diplomatic level

November 14, 2016 00:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) has urged the government to take needful arrangement for managing demonetized 1,000 and 500 Indian rupee bills in circulation in Nepal.

Dr KC starts fresh hunger strike

November 13, 2016 21:55 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Senior orthopedic surgeon at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), Dr Govinda KC on Sunday started his tenth hunger strike putting forth six-point demands including appointment of dean at Institute of Medicine (IoM) on the basis of seniority.

Boxing team off to Russia

November 13, 2016 21:20 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Four members of Nepali boxing team including two players and officials on Sunday left for St Petersburg, Russia to take part in the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships.

295 detained for vandalism during banda

November 13, 2016 20:35 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The nationwide general strike called by the Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN (Maoist) on Sunday partially affected life across the nation, followed by few incidents of vandalism and torching of vehicles.

Nepal Life Insurance Company bags Frost & Sullivan award

November 13, 2016 20:35 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Nepal Life Insurance Company (NLIC) has bagged 'Financial  Institution of the year- Insurance Company' in the 'Best Practices Award 2016' segment.

Sanima Bank supports community park

November 13, 2016 20:35 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Sanima Bank Ltd has donated a lawn mower to Community Service Center in order to maintain the beauty of Nandikeshar garden in Narayanchaur, Naxal.

Mahjong asked to settle liabilities of NRC employees

November 13, 2016 20:23 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The Supreme Court has quashed a writ petition filed by Casino Mahjong, which operates a casino in Soaltee Crowne Plaza premises, requiring the casino operator to clear liability of 49 employees of the Nepal Recreation Center (NRC).

No top posts for naturalized citizens: Gachchhadar

November 13, 2016 20:15 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: At a time when most of the Madhes-based parties are demanding amendments to the constitution to allow naturalized citizens to head key state posts, the chairman of the Madhesi People's Rights Forum (Democratic) Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar has said that key state posts cannot be given to naturalized citizens.

Band enforcers torch truck in Dhangadi

November 13, 2016 19:46 PM

DHANGADI, Nov 13: Band enforcers torched a truck, Se 1 Pa 437, at Geta along the Dhangadi Aatariya road section at around 7 am on Sunday morning.

Cabinet decides to provide Rs 5 million medical expense to Sujata

November 13, 2016 17:31 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The government has decided to provide Rs 5 million medical expense to Nepali Congress (NC) central leader Sujata Koirala for treatment of her breast cancer.

10 farmers awarded 'Rastrapati Utkrishta Kisan Puraskar'

November 13, 2016 16:54 PM

HUMLA, Nov 13: A total of 10 best performing farmers from Humla district have been honoured with 'Rastrapati Utkrishta Kisan Puraskar' for their best performance in agriculture. The award carries a purse of Rs 10,000 in cash each and a letter of certificate.

Constitution amendment should not be linked to its implementation: Oli

November 13, 2016 16:34 PM

Damak (Jhapa), Nov 13: CPN-UML Chair KP Sharma Oli has said that the political parties should now give attention towards achieving prosperity for the nation.

Parliament’s website hacked

November 13, 2016 16:33 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The official website of Legislature-Parliament has been hacked on Sunday. Hackers have taken control of the website parliament.gov.np and have posted an image of the late King Prithvi Narayan Shah, the unifier of modern Nepal.

No shortage of salt in Far west

November 13, 2016 16:07 PM

DHANGADI, Nov 13: The Salt Trading Corporation has refuted the rumor that the Far Western Development region was witnessing the shortage of salt.

Dr Singh appointed dean of IOM

November 13, 2016 14:26 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Prof Dr Keshab Prasad Singh has been appointed Dean of Institute of Medicine (IOM) to be effective from today.

Italian village offers De Niro asylum from Trump

November 13, 2016 14:13 PM

Renowned actor Robert De Niro has emerged as one of the sharpest voices in Hollywood to oppose US President elect Donald Trump, saying on a red carpet premiere on Saturday that he was “very depressed” about the outcome of the election.

‘Beard Gang’ takes to street against Bandh

November 13, 2016 13:48 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Daari (Beard) Gang has demonstrated on the streets against the countrywide bandh (general strike) called by the Netra Bikram Chand –led CPN (Maoist) calling for ensuring food security.

Discussions on election related bills

November 13, 2016 13:42 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The Election Commission today has reiterated to get the authority of declaring the election date and managing the officials for the election purpose.

Sajha buses freely plying in capital

November 13, 2016 13:24 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The Sajha Transport has continued its services even today. The CPN (Maoist) has called the transport strike today but Sajha buses are providing their service as usually, plying freely on the roads in the capital.

At least 11 protesters arrested from Morang

November 13, 2016 13:16 PM

MORANG, Nov 12: Police today arrested at least 11 protesters for their involvement in violent activities from various places of Morang.