MEXICO CITY, April 20: Gunmen shot dead 13 people at a bar in the city of Minatitlan in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz, authorities said on Friday, in one of the worst slayings to hit Mexico since President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Senior advocate Khagendra Prasad Adhikari has been elected the chair of Supreme Court Bar Association.

SYANGJA, June 12 : Sita Gaire of Waling Municipality has recently joined a school. Just like other children of her village, she attends classes at Laxmi Secondary School every morning, hoping to learn to use the social media. Gaire is a mother of two sons, who have moved to South Korea and Poland in search of employment.

KATHMANDU, April 15: The government has proposed to bar the judiciary, constitutional bodies and security agencies from receiving direct funding from foreign donors and international non-governmental organizations

A lawyer walks into a bar...

March 31, 2018 19:24 pm

The 14th National Lawyers Conference eventually concluded without any unanimous consensus. Rifts of politically isolated lawyers could be visible throughout the conference, with Democratic, Progressive and Nationalist lawyers holding their own meetings, agendas and demonstrating sheer disregard to the institution

KATHMANDU, March 29: A task force formed to determine ideological and organizational modality to merge the CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Center) has proposed scrapping a provision which prohibits party members over the age of seventy from taking on leadership position.

Building your own bar

January 26, 2018 11:59 am

Whether you want to add more personality to your parties or savor your favorite cocktails in the comfort of your own house, the fact is it’s actually pretty easy. Devraj Moktan and Abhijeet KC at Le Mirch in LABIM mall, Patan, vouch for it. They work the days keeping the bar at the restaurant and claim, if you are interested in mixology, it’s actually pretty easy to start.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli on Monday assured lawyers of introducing a 'systematic mechanism' at the Supreme Court for bloc hearings' of cases of similar nature.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Almost all schools operating Grades 11 and 12 have forced their students to choose subjects against their interest at a time when the classes of Grade 11 are scheduled to begin this week.

Mandala Lounge Bar at Lakeside

July 8, 2017 13:24 pm

Sovit Thakuri and Yakin Shrestha have jointly established Mandala Lounge Bar in Lakeside of Pokhara. The bar was established with the investment of around 20 million rupees.

KATHMANDU, June 11: The minimum age to become a member of a cooperative has been set at 16, according to a decision made the Parliament's Finance Committee. The committee unanimously decided the minimum age which is also same age to get a citizenship certificate. The committee changed the age in the proposed bill to amend and integrate laws related to cooperatives from 18 years.

The frustratingly slow vote counting process has dented the great public enthusiasm for local election. Many of them are asking if there is a way to make this process faster during the second phase. Perhaps using electronic voting machines is an option? Neel Kantha Uprety, the Chief Election Commissioner during the second Constituent Assembly elections in 2013, offered his views on these and other election- related issues in an interview with Republica’s Mahabir Paudyal and Bhadra Sharma.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Election Commission on Sunday said that some of the parties including the ruling Nepali Congress and Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) may deprive from contesting upcoming local elections in some districts.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: When the 42nd Senate of Tribhuvan University (TU) recently announced, for the first time in the country's history, to set an age bar restricting candidates above 28 years of age from participating in the upcoming Free Student Union (FSU) elections, the decision was welcomed by a majority of students. But for some, it became an “unnecessary burden”.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Tribhuvan University (TU) has set age bar for its students to contest elections to the Free Students Unions (FSU).

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Nepal Bar Association has named senior advocates Bipulendra Chakrawarti, Sushil Panta and Prem Bahadur Khadka for amicus curiae called by the Supreme Court to help it decide whether or not the elections for local bodies could be held under the existing setup.

The common bar

November 22, 2016 00:25 am

Barring exceptions in handful of countries constitutional positions are primarily reserved for citizens by descent

POKHARA, Sept 5: The government's preparation to limit 'tourist vehicle service' only to foreigners has saddened tourism entrepreneurs in Pokhara.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday directed health authorities to bar medical doctors with fake credentials from practicing.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The Supreme Court Bar Association has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Monday at Quetta city of Baluchistan Province in Pakistan.

The wait to get a glimpse of the storyline of ‘Baar Baar Dekho’ was over on Wednesday morning with the release of the movie’s trailer. It gives us a peek into the love saga — told through time travel — and portrayed onscreen by Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra.

The wait to get a glimpse of the storyline of ‘Baar Baar Dekho’ was over on Wednesday morning with the release of the movie’s trailer. It gives us a peek into the love saga — told through time travel — and portrayed onscreen by Katrina Kaif and Sidharth Malhotra.

PARIS, Aug 6: A fast-moving fire swept through a birthday party in the basement of a bar in the northwest French city of Rouen, killing at least 13 people and injuring six others, authorities said Saturday.

NSU sets age bar threshold at 32

August 5, 2016 12:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The Nepal Student Union (NSU) – a sister wing of the Nepali Congress – has set the age bar threshold for election in its organization at 32 years.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Nepali migrant workers have urged the government to reverse its decision of barring overseas returnees from bringing raw gold and silver into the country.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Nepali migrant workers have urged the government to reverse its decision of barring overseas returnees from bringing raw gold and silver into the country.

KATHMANDU, June 30:Jewelers have opposed a government decision to bar overseas returnees from bringing raw gold into the country.