FLORIDA, May 4: A Boeing 737 commercial jet with 136 people on board slid into the St. John’s River near Jacksonville, Florida after landing on Friday, a spokesman for Naval Air Station Jacksonville said.

Grade 12 board exams begin

April 28, 2019 12:45 pm

BHAKTAPUR, April 28: The Board exam of grade XII commences today across the country simultaneously. The exam has been scheduled from 7:00 am.

BERLIN, Aug 6: Determining why a vintage plane crashed in the Swiss Alps will be challenging since the 79-year-old aircraft did not have black boxes and was traveling in an area without frequent radar readings when it plunged into a mountain, killing all 20 of the people on board, investigators said Sunday.

MEXICO, Aug 1: Dozens of people were injured when a packed Aeromexico-operated Embraer jet crashed right after takeoff in Mexico's state of Durango on Tuesday, but authorities said most were not seriously hurt and there were no fatalities.

IBN board okays PDA with NepWaste

July 19, 2018 11:39 am

KATHMANDU, July 19: Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has approved Project Development Agreement (PDA) document to be signed with NepWaste -- a Nepal-Finland joint venture company -- for implementation of Integrated Solid Waste Management of Kathmandu Valley Package 1.

KHOTANG, June 30: Just like most other youths, Kopila Basnet Karki, 24 of Diktel Majhuwagadhi Municipality-4, Khalle dreamt of landing a government job. Since the past few years, she, along with her husband Prakash, had been preparing for the Public Service Commission exams and in April, both of them landed forest guard jobs in Solukhumbu.

KATHMANDU, June 2: With the inclusion of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) into the cabinet on Friday, the KP Sharma Oli government now commands a two-thirds majority in parliament. This arithmetic allows the government to take any decision, including amending the constitution.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has launched its website in Chinese language in a bid to attract Chinese tourists.

MAKAWANPUR, April 23: Stakeholders have urged the government to set up provincial investment board to prioritize the development of the provinces in the new federal setup.

KATHMANDU, April 17: Nepal has been elected as a member of the executive board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women).

KATHMANDU, Mar 12: Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has stated that 33 among those on board the US Bangladesh Airlines aircraft that crashed while landing at Tribhuvan International Airport are Nepalis.

Mar 4, 2018: Nepal has received a target of 381 runs in their match against hosts Zimbabwe in the ICC World Cup Qualifiers at Bulawayo on Sunday.

The super-stressful time of the year is here again. Blame it on the increasing competition or sometimes, parental pressure, exam stress is ever growing and tension brews every year. Even after studying for a whole year, a child is assessed with a few-hour test. Examinations are no longer seen as a positive challenge, rather they have become a way to judge students on just one perspective: How well they have done in their academics?

JAN 27: The remaining directors of the U.S. gymnastics governing body are resigning in the wake of this week’s sentencing of the former national team doctor for molesting female athletes, USA Gymnastics said on Friday, complying with a demand by the U.S. Olympic Committee.

SYDNEY, Jan 1: A seaplane crashed into a river in Sydney on Sunday afternoon, killing all six people on board, officials said.

Upendra Yadav non-committal

Creating a mood board

December 15, 2017 09:19 am

Mood boards in their most classic and archetypal sense are physical boards which use foamcore or bulletin boards as their foundation. Things like pictures, texts, strings, sprigs of plants or any other physical things are hung or pinned to preview the desired ambience.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The Investment Board has received an application from the promoter of Upper Karnali Hydropower Project with the call to extend the construction tenure.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: It has been revealed that four members of Sajha Prakashan Board including chairman and general manager Dolindra Prasad Sharma have resigned from their posts. However, Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Gopal Man Shrestha has suspiciously delayed to approve their resignations.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: A report of the  panel formed by the Ministry of Education (MoE) to look into irregularities at Sajha Prakashan has recommended the sacking of its board members and initiation of further action against them.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: A meeting of the board of directors of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has approved the grant of $500 million to Nepal as part of its compact program. The decision of the MCC to provide Nepal the $500 million grant is subject to congressional review in the United States.

BIRATNAGAR, August 7: Minister for Supplies Shiva Kumar Mandal has said that it would be a big achievement for the government if the disgruntled Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal participated in the third phase of local level elections.

BIRATNAGAR, August 7: Minister for Supplies Shiva Kumar Mandal has said that it would be a big achievement for the government if the disgruntled Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal participated in the third phase of local level elections.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: The government has decided to sign a special agreement with Hongshi Shivam Cement Pvt Ltd by charting out assurance of investment security, services and facilities the government promises to provide to an investor.

KATHMANDU, August 4: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has assigned Finance Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki with the responsibility of the vice-chairman of the Investment Board also.

KATHMANDU, July 31: At a time when the Ministry of Education (MoE) has formed a panel to probe into the alleged irregularities at Sajha Prakashan, a seven-member team including three board members of the state-owned publishing house is visiting Japan from August 9 to 16 under the sponsorship of Sajha Prakashan.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has introduced a new rule, barring elected officials of local units, provinces and central level froming becoming board director of bank and financial institutions (BFIs).

KATHMANDU, June 12: Prospects of bringing Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) on board the election process have now legally ended, with the party refusing to submit its party details to the election body within the given deadline.

Nagarik and Republica Daily’s photo journalist Dipesh Shrestha’s photographs are on display at Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Exhibition Road. The exhibition started on Friday.

EDMONTON, Alberta, May 30:  A romantic moment aboard a hot air balloon nearly ended in tragedy when the balloon crashed just moments after a couple got engaged on board.

YOKOHAMA (Japan), May 5: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara reached Japan today morning to attend the 50th annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Board of Directors.

CARAMBOLA, April 30: A Cuban military plane crashed into a hillside Saturday in the western province of Artemisa, killing eight troops on board, the government said.

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, April 10: A Turkish Airlines flight landed with one more passenger than it took off with after a baby was born mid-air with the help of the airline's crew.

Baby on board

April 7, 2017 12:35 pm

As it is traveling is a difficult thing that requires a lot of preparation but traveling with a baby is a different matter altogether. It’s not only a hassle if the kid is prone to throw tantrums but because they need round the clock attention, no amount of groundwork is enough. Here, mothers who have traveled with their kids share their insights on how to make your trip as smooth as possible with your children in tow.

PARSA, April 6: Addressing a press conference organized by Parsa Chapter  of Nepal Press Union , NC leader Dr Shekhar Koirala has said holding the local polls without the participation of Madesh-based parties would propel the country toward ethnic violence.

BHAKTAPUR, March 27: Deputy Prime Minister and Rastriya Prajatantra Party Chairman Kamal Thapa has urged all political parties and the civil society to prepare for the local level polls with full confidence.

HETAUDA, March 25: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Local Development Kamal Thapa has said that the government was working to bring the Madhes-centric political parties in the election to strengthen democracy and end the country's existing political crisis.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The immediate past president of Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Ltd (KUKL) has resigned from the KUKL board of directors.

KUKL board to elect new chairman

March 8, 2017 00:40 am

KATHMANDU, March 8: Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Ltd (KUKL) is set to get a new chairman.

MELAMCHI, Feb 19: Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that voices of mountainous, hilly and Tarai should be accommodated on the issue of constitution implementation.

The Indian censor board has refused to clear a feature film based on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s development agenda. One of the grounds cited is the ongoing assembly elections in five states.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: A board meeting of Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Ltd (KUKL) held on Wednesday has agreed on mediation on a court case filed by its chairman Suresh Basnet, allowing Basnet to remains as chair.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: A Nepal Army helicopter with President Bidya Devi Bhandari on board has made an emergency landing near Arjun khola, Bhaluwang, in Dang district Friday morning.

PARBAT/KATHMANDU, Jan 27: As Madhes-based parties press the government not to announce the date for any of the three elections without first completing the process of constitutional amendment, the prime minister, who had been claiming that local elections would be held by mid-May, said on Thursday that no election would be announced without first taking the Madhesi and Tharu communities on board.

Yahoo will adopt a new corporate identity and slash the size of its board if the proposed $4.8 billion sale of its digital services to Verizon Communications goes through.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to give continuity to its earlier stay order against the sacking of three board members of the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).

Three NEA board members get the sack

December 20, 2016 09:01 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The Ministry of Energy has sacked three board members of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) on charges of  non-cooperation to a campaign to reduce power outage.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The Ministry of Energy has sacked three board members of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) for their non-cooperation to the campaign to reduce power cut.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: As political polarization grows in the wake of the government registering a seven-point constitutional amendment bill in Parliament last week, political analysts have suggested that the main ruling parties start negotiations with the CPN-UML to bring it on board the amendment process and thus avert a looming constitutional crises.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The Ministry of Energy has issued a public notice, seeking clarifications from three members on the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Board of Directors over their performance in office.