KATHMANDU, Oct 15: The Airlines Operators Association of Nepal (AOAN) has warned of suspending all flights to and from Janakpur, "if the government fails to ensure safety of the airlines." The AOAN has given a week's deadline to investigate the matter and take action against the accused.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Around 30 people were injured when a Pokhara-bound passenger bus (Ga 1 Kha 4771) skidded off the road and fell some 60 feet at Trishuli danda at Begnas of Pokhara Metropolitan City-31.
With many Nepalis residing abroad and families thus getting smaller, Dashain perhaps doesn’t have the same appeal as it once did. The Week asked a few people how they felt about ‘the biggest festival in Nepal’. The answers were pretty unanimous – all of them seemed to think Dashain is an important part of our culture that should be celebrated with a happy heart.
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.
KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Zimbabwe skipper Sean Williams picked up player-of-the-match trophy in a commanding win of 40 runs against Nepal in a Tri-nation T20I Series league match played at the Indian Association Ground in Singapore on Tuesday. Zimbabwe responded strongly to win the match after its first-ever loss against Singapore on Sunday.
Tibet was a good market for Nepali traders and Nepal had good ties with Tibet. With marriage of Nepali princess Bhrikuti with King Tsroang Chong Gympo of Tibet, diplomatic and official relations became cordial. Following that many Nepali merchants and officials also married Tibetan girls. Eventually, Tibet and Nepal had both people-to-people and government-to-government ties.
KATHMANDU, Oct 1: General Secretary of the main opposition Nepali Congress Dr Shashank Koirala has demanded the government to launch a fair and independent investigation against Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara who has courted controversy after sexually harassing a female employee at the Federal Parliament.
KATHMANDU: Stocks continued to see weakness in the morning trading on Monday. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell as low as 1,121 in the initial trading hour but recouped all its losses by mid-session. Stocks saw strength thereafter with the index climbing throughout the remaining trading hours. Consequently, the benchmark index closed Monday's session up 10.42 points at 1,135.56 points.
KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Goal celebration cost Bangladesh the title of SAFF U-18 Championship, as it gave away the final game to India after being limited to nine players when the scorer was shown a second yellow card of the game.
KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed the Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF) to transform itself from its past modality of grants into a 'think tank' for the ministry and entities working in the poverty alleviation.
KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The Nepali stock market saw high volatility in the previous week before ending the week slightly lower. Subsequently, weakness carried over to this week's trading with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index dropping over 16 points on Sunday. Despite the market's attempt to make a recovery on Monday, the index could only eke out a gain of over 1 point.
KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Player of the match Richmond Mutumbami and middle-order batsman Ryan Burl of Zimbabwe shared a match-winning partnership of unbeaten 69 runs to steer Zimbabwe to a win by five wickets in 18.1 overs chasing the target of 133 runs against Nepal in first match of the Singapore T20I Tri-series held at Indian Association Ground in Singapore on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Expressing dissatisfaction over recent controversies surrounding some of the US-supported programs in Nepal, US ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry said that he is concerned over the risk of the seven-decade long Nepal-US partnership derailing due to ‘misinformation and suspicion’.
KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Nepali delegation to the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly engaged in a number of important events and bilateral meetings in New York on Friday on the sidelines of the ongoing General Debate.
KATHMANDU: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index started trading on a lower note on Thursday. Though the benchmark index tried to recover slightly toward mid-session, it failed to maintain the momentum and eventually ended the last trading day of the week 1.73 points lower at 1129.80 points.
KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Ambassador of Pakistan to Nepal, Mazhar Javed, has said that situation in Jammu and Kashmir had grown serious after the Indian government decided to revoke Article 370 of the Indian Constitution that granted autonomy to local people in these territories.
KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Karnali Province’s Ministry of Social Development (MoSD) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Nepal Mission have entered into a partnership to increase access to quality health services in the province on Thursday, in accordance with the bilateral agreement signed between the ministry of finance and the USAID.
NEW YORK, Sept 26: Nepal is set to convene a SAARC ministerial meeting in New York on Thursday. The meeting is widely expected to pave the way for an icebreaker dialogue between India and Pakistan, whose relations are in the lowest ebb in the aftermath of recent border skirmishes and Indian clampdown on Kashmir.
NEW YORK, Sept 25: As Nepal struggles to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from internal resources, officials have sought support from the international community for achieving SDGs at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The second season of Nepal’s franchise T20 league Pokhara Premier League is set to be held in November, confirmed the organizing body Queens Event Management through a press release issued Monday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Defending Champion Nepal has suffered a humiliating loss in its second group match against Bhutan in the SAFF U-18 Championship being held at APF Stadium Halchowk in Kathmandu on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai, has drawn the attention of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to solve the problem of plane holding.
KATHMANDU, Sept 17: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell below 1,140 points at the start of Monday's session and continued to see weakness throughout the day. The benchmark index wavered along 1,135 points mark in the afternoon but gave up notable ground in the closing hours to end the day 16.18 points lower at a 6-month low of 1,123.83 points.