New Chinese envoy arrives in Kathmandu

November 7, 2016 16:02 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: New Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong arrived in Kathmandu on Monday to assume her office.

Govt yet to come up with official view on naturalized citizens: Minister Nayak

November 7, 2016 15:12 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Ajaya Shankar Nayak on Monday said that the government will register the constitution amendment proposal at the parliament soon.

US ambassador Teplitz calls on leader Nepal

November 7, 2016 14:35 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: US ambassador to Nepal Alaina B. Teplitz today has paid a courtesy call on CPN (UML) leader and former Prime Minister, Madhav Kumar Nepal, at the latter's residence at Koteshwar in the capital.

Nepal Army donates Rs 61.7 million for Dharahara reconstruction

November 7, 2016 13:47 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Nepal Army has donated Rs 61.7 million to the government for the reconstruction of Dharahara which had collapsed in the devastating earthquake on 25 April, 2015.

Elderly killed in elephant attack

November 7, 2016 12:43 PM

SURUNGA (Jhapa), Nov 7: A 60-year-old man was killed in an attack by a wild elephant at Bahundangi-2 in Jhapa district today morning.

Ekadeshma film festival in Kathmandu

November 7, 2016 11:56 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Ekadeshma International Short Film Festival is a pioneering film festival in Nepal that showcases short films from Nepal and around the world. It is scheduled to be held at QFX Kumari Cinemaa from 11 to 13 November.

Kathmandu Valley to become a load-shedding free zone

November 7, 2016 11:36 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has directed Executive Director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), Kulmansing Ghising, to prepare a concrete draft so as to declare the Kathmandu Valley a load-shedding free zone.

Nawalparasi's second largest hospital set to start service

November 7, 2016 11:30 AM

NAWALPARASI, Nov 7: The Chisapani Hospital – the second largest in Nawalparasi – has completed all preparations for launching its services.

Deusi – Bhailo money to be used for construction of community building

November 7, 2016 11:27 AM

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 7: The Model Settlement Society based at Gathaghar of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality is set to use the money collected during Deusi-Bhailo program for construction of a community building.

Artist’s last paintings inspired by Lord Vishnu

November 7, 2016 10:52 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: ‘The Ten Water Jars, art from the time of earthquake’ by late Jim Danisch opened last week at Siddhartha Art Gallery, Babarmahal.

Chhath concludes with ritualistic offerings to Sun God

November 7, 2016 09:48 AM

JANAKPURDHAM, Nov 7: The Chhath festival concluded today as devotees offered Argha (curd) to the Sun God.

Rumjatar into semifinal

November 7, 2016 09:11 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Rumjatar United Club eased past Friendship Youth Club B 5-0 on Sunday to book semifinal spot in the Third TAAN Martyrs Memorial Football Tournament being held in Baruneshwar of Okhaldhunga.

Display names of essential drugs provided free: MoH

November 7, 2016 08:57 AM

Kathmandu, Nov 6: The Ministry of Health (MoH) has instructed the District Hospitals, Primary  Health Centers and Health Posts across the country to put a notice board displaying the names  of the essentials drugs that the Ministry provides public free of cost.

JNU awards Deuba with honorary doctorate

November 7, 2016 08:53 AM

Kathmandu, Nov 6:  The Jawaharlal Nehru University of New Delhi, India has awarded Nepali Congress President and former Prime Minister, Sher Bahadur Deuba, with honorary doctorate  degree.

Karki preparing to challenge impeachment motion

November 7, 2016 06:40 AM

KATHMANDU, NOV 7: Lokman Singh Karki, the suspended CIAA chief commissioner, is preparing to file writ petitions at the Supreme Court against the impeachment motion and ongoing court procedures regarding his controversial appointment as the head of the anti-corruption body.

Nepali weightlifting team leaving Japan today

November 7, 2016 02:50 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: A seven-member Nepali weightlifting team is leaving for Japan on Monday to participate in the Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championship. The team includes two weightlifters and five officials.

Proposed amendment lets naturalized head key state posts

November 7, 2016 01:50 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Some of the provisions included in the constitution amendment proposal under discussion between the government and the agitating Madhes-based parties have run into serious objection from both the opposition and ruling parties.

Leaked document on amendment not authentic: PM secretariat

November 7, 2016 01:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The secretariat of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the leaked document on the constitution amendment proposal is not authentic.

Rs 85 billion mopped up to manage liquidity

November 7, 2016 01:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) mopped up Rs 85.05 billion of liquidity from bank and financial institutions (BFIs) in the first two months of the current Fiscal Year 2016/17.

More equal!

November 7, 2016 00:45 AM

Nepali leaders are not reviled in media sphere for nothing. They are criticized for working more for petty personal interests than for the larger good of the common people and the country. They are also accused of draining the state resources to enrich themselves and their cronies.