SEOUL, Dec 23: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday expressed concerns over rising tension between North Korea and the United States, calling for them to maintain the momentum for dialogue, South Korea’s presidential office said.

Sagoon calls for investors

July 24, 2018 11:08 am

WASHINGTON DC, July 24: Sagoon, a social commerce platform founded by Nepali immigrants in the United States has opened mini IPO investment until July 26. The company has decided to provide bonus shares to its investors as well.

MIDDLETOWN, July 23: An Ohio police department’s entry in a lip sync challenge sweeping the nation has gotten rave reviews — including from the country music group whose song is featured.

GENEVA, July 20: The United Nations refugee agency appealed to all sides in Syria on Friday to provide safe passage for 140,000 civilians displaced by fighting in the southwest so that they can receive aid and shelter.

The United States should investigate the United Arab Emirates’ use of detention and torture, according to Amnesty International. This is because the US supports the UAE’s military campaign in Yemen. Amnesty called on the US Congress to pressure President Donald Trump to condemn the UAE for torture and arbitrary detention.

KATHMANDU, July 15: People have been receiving incoming calls from unknown international numbers since Saturday. There have been various tweets and posts regarding it on social media.

PARBAT, July 13: Chairman of the National Assembly, Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has urged the people's reprsentatives to root out corruption and irregularities.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa on Saturday stressed the need for wiping out syndicate in sports. "Syndicate in any form is not acceptable," he said at a programme organized here by the Nepal Magar Sports Association to honor Magar athletes.

Michael Obi and his driver were abducted at gunpoint on 26 June in Enugu but were released on Monday.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Among tough resolutions of those enjoying adventurous life, climbing Mount Everest and setting a record may be one.

PARSA, June 22: Province 2 Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut has urged media to play a positive role for the causes of social transformation and positive changes in the society.

KATHMANDU, June 15: Chairperson of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal has accused the communists from Nepal of being petit bourgeois, who run faction-filled parties and has called his fellow communists to help build a strong communist center.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Alarmingly, Kathmandu valley consumes between 4,700,000 to 4,800,000 plastic bags daily.  On average, 100 million plastic bags are consumed in a month in the Kathmandu valley alone.

ROHIT RAIDHARAN, June 1: With a head full of dreams and a heart full of hopes for a better future for herself and her family, Sita Khadka Tamang, 40, of Dharan-17 left home for Kuwait last year. But all her dreams were shattered as, instead of Kuwait, she was taken to Iraq where she had to struggle for her survival.She recalls those eleven months in Iraq as a nightmare. After going through all the trouble, she finally returned home on Wednesday from Iraq via New Delhi. She heaved a sigh of relief and said, "It was a near-death experience for me. I had lost the hope of returning home alive."

BANEPA, Jun 1: Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Prasad Baskota, has sought a proper guidance from the cooperatives movement to the government when constitution has set its target of developing a socialism-oriented national economy.

KATHMANDU, May 28: Arguing that he was duly elected as party president by his party’s general convention, Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that he won’t step down as president just because some leaders in the party want him to.

LALITPUR, May 24: The majority of the crusher industries operating inside the Kathmandy valley have not heeded to calls for controlling pollution.

MAHOTTARI, May 15: Province no 2 Minister for Agriculture, Shailendra Sah, has called for tapping into the organic agricultural technology for the development of the agricultural sector.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli expressed his commitment to work for national interests and priorities by respecting Nepal’s sovereignty with its neighbors based on mutual respect.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Japanese Ambassador to Nepal Masashi Ogawa has paid a courtesy call on Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Rajendra Chhetri at the Nepal Army Headquarters in the capital today.

KATHMANDU, May 4: CPN (Maoist Center) chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has insisted that no further delay should be made in uniting the party and CPN (UML).

KATHMANDU, May 1: In a move that could benefit nearly half a million Nepali migrants, Qatar is mulling crucial changes in its sponsorship system which 'subjugates' the expatriate workers to their employers

KATHMANDU, April 29 : A meeting of Nepal-India’s inter government committee (IGC) to control unauthorized trade between the two countries agreed to boost bilateral trade and investments to bolster ‘synchronized development’.

KATHMANDU, April 27: American Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B Teplitz has called on Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel in the capital today.

Two men from Rome were arrested by Merseyside Police on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was left with serious injuries following an incident ahead of Liverpool's 5-2 win over Roma at Anfield.

KATHMANDU, April 23: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the highest peak of the world, Mt Everest, should not be made polluted under any reason.

SYRIA, April 21: Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad has sent a prestigious French award back in the post - saying he does not want to be honoured by 'a slave regime of the United States that supports terrorism'.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The cabinet meeting held at Prime Minister’s residence, Baluwatar ordered ministers, political leaders, provincial and local government employees and businesspersons across the country to do their parts to ensure the poorest and deprived children can afford school.

NEW DELHI, April 7: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is presently on the three-day State Visit to India, paid a courtesy call on India's Vice President Venkaiah Naidu.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Narendra Modi have agreed to assist one another for economic prosperity and development.

Meeting announced after President scheduled to meet with leaders from Qatar in a bid to resolve Gulf crisis

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 31: U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called Friday for an independent investigation into deadly clashes in Gaza between Palestinians and Israeli troops, while Security Council members urged restraint on both sides.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said the investment-friendly environment was created in the country with the timely reforms in laws and administration enabled by the stable government.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradip Gyawali has said that the bilateral relations between Nepal and India should be redefined and redesigned from the perspective of mutual economic benefits.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today stressed the need for boosting up country's economy through political stability and enforcement of the new constitution.

KATHMANDU, Mar 28: Japan's Ambassador to Nepal, Masashi Ogawa, today called on Minister for Forest and Environment, Shakti Bahadur Basnet.

KATHMANDU, Mar 27: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called all foreign diplomats at his residence at 11:30 PM today to brief them on government’s plans and foreign policy, Chetan Adhikari, press coordinator of the Prime Minister said.

KATHMANDU, Mar 24: CPN (Maoist Center) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has called for cooperation to the party's campaign for moving ahead unitedly as a new opportunity of revolution was in hand.

KATHMANDU, Mar 20: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has called all seven Chief Ministers, secretaries and chief attorneys to Kathmandu for a discussion on Wednesday.

UN USG calls on PM Oli

March 19, 2018 18:27 pm

KATHMANDU, March 19: Under Secretary General of the United Nations and High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Land Locked Developing Countries and Small Islands Developing States Fekitamoela Katoa 'Utoikamanu called on Prime Minister K. P. Sharma Oli on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who has been accused of focusing too much attention to become a powerful prime minister by spending huge energy to invite political parties on board called ministers and secretaries today. The meeting is likely to order each minister and secretary to carry out immediate activities that would bring a sigh of relief to the public.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Judicial Council (JC) has called an emergency meeting following the controversy that cropped up after newly elected Bidya Devi Bhandari was sworn in as President by ‘ousted’ Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli.

KATHMANDU, March 14: The World Bank has made public its Nepal Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) report, recommending six areas where action is required to give an impetus to growth, to accelerate poverty reduction, to address sources of fragility, and to reduce vulnerability.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Bangladeshi Ambassador to Nepal Mashfee Binte Shams called on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the Office of the President in Sheetal Niwas today.

RJPN calls for Chaudhary’s release

March 10, 2018 07:10 am

KATHMANDU, March 10: Citing his declining health, Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has demanded the immediate release of Resham Lal Chaudhary, an RJPN House of Representative member and also the main accused of the Tikapur carnage.

KATMANDU, March 5: CPN (Maoist Center) leader and former home minister Janardan Sharma on Monday acknowledged that the killing of Yadu Gautam, a leader of the CPN-UML, was one of the blunders made by the ex-rebel party during the decade-long Maoist insurgency.

KATHMANDU, March 5: Talks for forming a coalition between the left alliance and the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) ended inconclusively on Monday after leaders from the two sides failed to agree on the details of power sharing.

JUMLA, March 2: Recently, the Netra Bikram Chand-led outfit Nepal Communist Party wrote to the elected representatives of Jumla district and told them to resign their posts immediately or face consequences. Following the development, panic has set in among the representatives.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Former president of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) Ganesh Thapa has said that the current presidential candidate of ANFA, Karma Tshering Sherpa, needed to correct himself on different matters before he could run the apex body of football in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today nominated three persons to the post of National Assembly Members at the recommendation of the government.