Solar, battery expo begins today

February 28, 2019 11:29 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Star Exhibitions is organizing the 3rd edition of 'Solar Today Expo-LED Expo & Battery Expo 2019' in Kathmandu from Thursday. Issuing a statement, the company said that the three-day exhibition will focus on Solar, LED and battery products, technologies, innovation and the entire eco-system of the needs of industries.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has attributed the Kanchanpur incident to free export and import of narcotic drugs and consumption of alcohol.

JUMLA, July23: A police team led by DIG Surendra Bikram Shah has reached Jumla to investigate the incident that occurred when Dr. Govinda KC, who was on a fast unto death at Karnali Academy of Health Sciences, was taken to Kathmandu by force.

JUMLA, July 16: The health condition of Senor Orthopedic Surgeon Professor Dr Govinda KC, who has been on a fast-unto-death demanding reforms in medical sector, is deteriorating day by day.

Cashback offer on Hitachi LED TV

June 12, 2018 09:44 am

KATHMANDU, June 12: Universal Electrocom, the sole distributor for HITACHI home appliances in Nepal, has launched  a special World Cup 2018 scheme named 'Tough to Tackle'.

KATHMANDU, June 1: The Federal Socialist Forum Nepal will be joining the KP Sharma Oli led government today. According to a source, Upendra Yadav and Mohamed Istiyak Rai will be administered the oath of office and secrecy today. The duo will become minister of Health and Urban Development respectively.

KATHMANDU, May 10: The youngest left-hand batsman, Rishabh Pant, 20, led Delhi Daredevil's to set the target of 188 runs in a home ground for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 42nd match in Indian Premier League at Delhi.

KATHMANDU, April 24: The Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting of the Nepali Congress, which is underway sice the last few days,  dwelled on reasons behind the party's defeat in the recent federal, provincial and local elections on Monday.

Avicii was an avatar as much as he was a producer. Exploding on to the scene in 2011 with his unabashedly saccharine hit Levels, the Swedish musician born Tim Bergling represented, depending on where one stood, either the best or worst of dance music’s rise in the United States.

Across Europe, many people have bid their dusty old incandescent lightbulbs farewell and replaced them with modern LEDs.

KATHMANDU, Mar 20: Three student unions affiliated to three major political parties protested in front of Maitighar Mandala and called for an indefinite educational strike from Sunday if their demands are not to be fulfilled.

KATHMANDU, March 23: It has been revealed that Judicial Council Secretary Nripadhwaj Niraula, who handed a retirement letter to former Chief Justice Parajuli, had posted status on his Facebook account that subsequently forced him to step down.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12:Kumar Phuyal of Biratnagar has won a 32-inch Hisense LED TV in Nepal Republic Media (NRM)'s 'Biswosniya Samachar, Haathaatma Upahar' scheme.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: While the government's latest decision to reduce the  eligibility age for the elderly allowance suggests that citizens above 65  are not up to any income-generating work and  deserve protection under the state's social security policy, a majority of leaders holding key posts in major political parties and in recent governments fall into this age group.

Across Europe, many people have bid their dusty old incandescent lightbulbs farewell and replaced them with modern LEDs. They tend to use up to 75 percent less energy than conventional lightbulbs and last up to 25 times longer.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: A team of scientists headed by Nepali national Sanjaya Paudel along with Chandreyee Sengupta at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, has discovered a huge spiral galaxy resembling the Milky Way that was spotted 180 million light-years away.

Price of LED bulbs down by 20%

October 18, 2017 08:13 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The maximum retail price (MRP) of light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs has come down by as much as 20 percent, according to retailers and wholesalers.

KATHMANDU, June 29: On the evening of June 20, a few locals of Satdobato, Lalitpur witnessed a shocking incident which left them  bewildered. No one had imagined that a street brawl between some girls would end in a stabbing. A  girl of 18 was beaten up brutally by a group of eight other girls and stabbed.

A simple desire to help the women in her community and to open a company that produces environment friendly products led Stuti Thapa to establish My Earth Eco Bags in 2015. Deviating from her original path of social sciences, Thapa decided to venture into the world of entrepreneurship to establish a brand that supported and uplifted women. As CEO and founder of the company, Thapa helps marginalized women make environment friendly, stylish and 100 percent plastic free cloth bags. With no investors, stakeholders or co-owners, Thapa began with a personal investment of 2.5 lakh rupees. The company started with a bang as their first order called for ten thousand bags. But this achievement also came with issues that no entrepreneur ever expects to  face in the initial years of their startup, an economic blockade. But even with insufficient manpower, minimal fuel and extended deadlines, Thapa and her group managed to overcome their hurdles, and completed their task.

KATHMANDU, May 19: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to grant a stay order to the government's decision to buy 20 million LED bulbs from India through a fast-track channel.

KATHMANDU, May 11: SYSKA has opened a LED lamp lounge in Putalisadak of Kathmandu. According to a statement issued by the company on Wednesday, the opening of LED showroom in Kathmandu, in association with Call Mobility, is a part of the company’s strategy to expand in the international market.

KATHMANDU, May 10: SYSKA has opened a LED lamp lounge in Putalisadak of Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Kulman Ghising, the managing director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), on Tuesday said that the power utility was buying energy-efficient LED lamps from India to enhance its demand-side management.

WASHINGTON, May 9: Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates told Congress Monday she bluntly warned the Trump White House in January that new National Security Adviser Michael Flynn "essentially could be blackmailed" by the Russians because he apparently had lied to his bosses about his contacts with Moscow's ambassador in Washington.

KATHMANDU, May 7:: A government decision to procure 20 million units of energy-efficient LED lamps has brewed controversy.

Govt to buy 20 million LED bulbs

May 5, 2017 07:48 am

KATHMANDU, May 5: The government has decided to purchase 20 million LED bulbs in a bid to save some 200 MW electricity in the country.  The meeting of the Council of Ministers held Thursday took the decision to this regard.

KANCHANPUR (SAPTARI), May 2: The All Tarai Mukti Morcha led by Ajay Yadav aka Ajit Singh has merged with the second largest party – CPN-UML.

After five people were killed in Saptari last Monday, Madheshi Morcha has been especially aggressive toward CPN-UML. It also withdrew its support to the Maoist-Congress coalition government after it failed to amend the constitution and postpone local level election. Is it the case that its protests are directed more at UML than the government?

KATHMANDU, Feb 18:  For anyone born on February 18, 1951, the day democracy came to Nepal, it has been a lifetime wasted by political instability decade after decade and lack of economic  vision among successive leaders.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: CPN-UML General Secretary Ishwar Pokharel has said that the country has been polarized between nationalist and anti-nationalist forces.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: A consortium led by Machhapuchchhre Bank (MBL) has signed a loan agreement to finance Likhu-2 Hydropower Project (33.4 MW).

CG launches 65-inch LED TV

October 21, 2016 21:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Chaudhary Group (CG) has launched 65-inch CG LED TV in the domestic market.

Forces that led to Lokman’s downfall

October 20, 2016 18:27 pm

Broadly speaking, Lokman Singh Karki is himself responsible for his downfall which looks certain now. However, there are some other forces which led the turn of events to Karki’s suspension from the post of CIAA Chief.

MIDDLESBROUGH, Sept 14: For the 2016/2017 Premier League season, Middlesbrough Football Club unveiled Musco’s LED lighting solution.

MUGU, July 23: An angry school principal thrashed Mugu's District Education officer, Jawaharlal Hamal, last night.

NEPALGUNJ, June 30: Sikta Irrigation Project in Banke district has been receiving hundreds of millions of rupees from the government every year. Despite the allocation of such massive budget for the national pride project, locals accuse the government of not monitoring the project's progress.

NUWAKOT, June 12: The World Vision International Nepal's District Office at Nuwakot came under attack last night.  Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplop' led CPN Maoist has taken responsibility for the attack which took place at 12:30 am.