Big time

November 16, 2016 00:45 am

The Madheshi Morcha submitted a 15-day ‘ultimatum’ to Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday. The government, in effect, has been given 15 more days to table a proposal to amend the new constitution.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Top leaders of the three major political parties have started negotiations on whether they can settle four major issues, namely the impeachment motion, constitution amendment, its implementation, and holding of local, provincial and federal elections all in a package deal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: While Nepali Congress and some other small political parties are still undecided over whether or not to support the impeachment motion against CIAA chief Lokman Singh Karki, the student and youth wings of the parties have been demanding that their mother parties support the motion without delay.

Big fish hatchery coming up in Parsa

October 25, 2016 00:20 am

BIRGUNJ, Oct 25: A hatchery with capacity of producing 100 million fingerlings at a time is coming up in Parsa district. Laxman Sahani of Madhuban Mathawal VDC has borrowed Rs 7.5 million to invest in the hatchery.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Sadbhawana Party Chairman Rajendra Mahato has accused the three major political parties of conspiring against the country in the name of impeachment against CIAA chief Lo kman Singh Karki.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Lawmakers from major political parties have proposed introducing threshold provision for a political party to qualify as national political party.

Little things, big delight

October 7, 2016 00:30 am

They boldly declare themselves as cheesy and corny and yet people are absolutely loving it. Just in case, the offerings at Hallmark and Archies have become a tad too conventional and mainstream for your taste, Little Things present to you their collection of cards, mugs, totes and bookmarks all designed with a unique signature of quirkiness.

US internet giant Google on Tuesday challenged heavyweight rivals including Apple and Amazon with an array of new gadgets aimed at digital lifestyles. Coming products to watch for: Pixel is the first smartphone designed by Google, with the Silicon Valley powerhouse dictating the hardware, software and services the way Apple does with its iPhones.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Major political parties have backed away from their previous decision to take the existing ilaka as the main basis for restructuring local units under the new federal setup, following criticism from various quarters.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Leaders from the three major political parties have reached an understanding to fix the number of village councils and municipalities taking the previous area units [ilaka] as the basis for delineating the local units in the federal system.

"Jhumki" premiered at Big Movies

September 23, 2016 14:02 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Nepali film “Jhumke” based on an illegal custom called 'Kamlari'  was premiered at Big Movies, Kathmandu on Thursday.

ROME, Sept 13: After bringing in the likes of Gonzalo Higuain, Miralem Pjanic, Dani Alves and Medhi Benatia, the top priority for Juventus is clearly the Champions League.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) and representatives of small public transport operators have agreed to operate 17 new buses along the route from Gongabu Bus Park  in Kathmandu to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: A market monitoring team from Department of Supply Management and Consumer Protection (DoSMCP) on Monday had raided the Kalopul-based godown of Big Mart.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Rastriya Banijya Bank has decided to distribute Rs 870 million in bonuses to its employees despite its accumulated losses amounting to Rs 4.12 billion. The bank's board meeting last week took a decision to this effect by way of implementation of a Supreme Court order last December to pay out bonuses from profits earned in the last seven years.

A big story

August 1, 2016 00:24 am

The coverage of Dr Govinda KC’s satyagraha is an example of the democratization of news in our mainstream media

GORKHA, July 21: It has already been three days since Suk Bahadur Ghale, an earthquake victim from Barpak-3 in Gorkha district, has been staying in a guest house at the district headquarters with hopes of receiving the first installment of grant from the government.

Kathmandu, July 20: The Gorkha Earthquake of 25 April 2015 should have taught all of us a lesson regarding how we should build our structures. As is said, it is not the earthquake that kills but the infrastructures that we have constructed that do.

SINDHUPALCHWOK, July 9: Earthquake victims in Sindhupalchowk district have been facing problems getting their reconstruction grants even though the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has started the grants distribution process.

BRUSSELS, June 28: Britain's vote to leave the European Union.