BEIJING, Feb 7:  The deadly coronavirus outbreak in China could have spread from bats to humans through the illegal traffic of pangolins, the world’s only scaly mammals, which are prized in Asia for food and medicine, Chinese researchers said.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Minister for Information and Technology, Gokul Baskota said that the country needed to regulate social media and online portals through necessary laws.

SURKHET, June 30: The government of Karnali Province has decided not to provide allowances to government officials for programs it organizes, according to spokesperson of the provincial government and Minister for Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives, Bimala KC, said.

KATHMANDU, May 30: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has insisted on producing the human resources required for building a prosperous Nepal.

PM Oli bats for prosperity

April 24, 2018 17:14 pm

KATHMANDU, April 24: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has committed to end all kinds of irregularities as government was moving ahead on the way to good governance and prosperity.

KATHMANDU, March 3: CPN-UML and Maoist Centre’s leaders, including former speaker, Subash Chandra Nembang jointly concluded orientation to federal parliamentarians. The orientation at the International Convention Center, New Banewshwor dwelt on the role of parliamentarians, including technical knowhow of parliament.

NAWALPARASI, Mar 1: CPN (Maoist Centre) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the good governance, stability, development and prosperity were the need of the hour.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Nepal has won the toss and elected to bat first in a title clash against Singapore in the ACC U-16 Eastern Region Cricket Tournament. Nepal overcame Malaysia by 72 runs in the semifinal encounter on Saturday.

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates, Oct 23:  Struggling Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first Monday against Pakistan in the fifth and final one-day international.

LUMBINI, Oct 3: Nepali Congress ( NC) General-Secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has underscored the need for all the democratic forces in the country to forge unity and move ahead in unison for the greater good of the country.

CHITWAN, Sept 27: State-Minister for Education, Sheshnath Adhikari, has given a clarion call to the concerned authorities to bring about reforms in education sector in policy level.

DANG, Sept. 23: State Minister for Labour, Dilli Chaudhary has said that education of the present time should be for employment generation.

KATHMANDU, August 30: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that the government and media should have a common voice in the issues of foreign affairs.

GALLE, Sri Lanka, July 28:  India opted not to enforce the follow-on despite holding a commanding 309 run lead over Sri Lanka at the end of their first innings on Day 3 of the first test on Friday.

LONDON, July 27: England won the toss and chose to bat first in the third test against South Africa at London’s Oval, and gave debuts to three players as it seeks to fight back after a crushing defeat at Trent Bridge.

NOTTINGHAM, England, July 14: Returning South Africa captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and chose to bat first in the second test against England on Friday.

NOTTINGHAM, July 14: Returning South Africa captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and chose to bat first in the second test against England on Friday.

IILAM, Jan 1: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun on Saturday called for prioritizing organic tea production.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The CPN (Maoist Center) has drawn the conclusion that the date for the long overdue local level elections be declared at the earliest.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Jivan Shahi, has pressed for putting in place a sustainable mechanism to ensure air safety in the country.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: CPN-UML Chair KP Sharma Oli has pressed for putting an end to transition before springing into constitution amendment.

VISAKHAPATNAM, India, Nov 17:  India won the toss on Thursday and opted to bat in the second test against England.

KATHMADNU, Sept 6: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat has assured that Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal will prioritize the issue of upgrading the Gauriphanta customs point at Dhangadi to international standard during his India visit.

PM Dahal bats for pragmatic education

September 3, 2016 19:40 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has reaffirmed the commitment of the government towards the development and promotion of practically useful education as well as the regulation to the academic institutions across the country.

CHITWAN, Aug 31: Minister for Defence Bal Krishna Khad has stated that the restructuring the Nepal Army (NA) would take place as per the need of the nation.

BHAKTAPUR, Aug 29: Nepal Workers Peasants Chairperson Narayan Man Bijjukche has pressed for the local bodies' election at the earliest for he argued that the elections would be delayed while waiting for the restructuring of the local units.

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Aug 13: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss Saturday and chose to bat first in the third test against Australia at the Sinhalese Sports Club.

GALLE, Sri Lanka, Aug 4:  Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss on Thursday and chose to bat first in the second test against Australia at Galle International Stadium.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Sujata Koirala has argued that the country is in need of a national consensus government at this juncture of time.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Participating in the parliamentary debate on the no-confidence motion registered by some political parties including the main opposition Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) against Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, NC senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel stressed on continuing the culture of consensus and partnership even after the formation of the new government.

NWPP chair bats for political unity

July 10, 2016 08:16 am

POKHARA, July 10: Chairman of the Nepal Workers and Peasants Party Narayan Man Bujukchhe has opined for all party unity for national development by keeping national welfare in the centre.

BANEPA, July 4: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center), Puspa Kamal Dahal on Monday has said that the game of forming and taking down the government will ruin the country.

CALIFORNIA, July 3: Nepali Congress youth leader and lawmaker, Gagan Thapa, has said the Indian government's blockade and Tarai problem were two separate subjects and termed the blockade 'unjust'.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Minister for Information and Communications Sherdhan Rai has underscored the need for the disable-friendly information and technology centers in the country.

Dahal bats for national unity govt

June 18, 2016 18:13 pm

BIRATNAGAR, June 18: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has underscored the need to form national unity government for the implementation of the constitution, holding the local bodies' election and carrying out post-quake reconstruction operation.