Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings said on Friday the entrance of Apple, Disney and NBC to the global streaming market will push content costs to levels that make its epic drama about the British Royal family “look like a bargain”.

PARBAT, June 30: A governmental office in Parbat has been facing difficulties in its day-to-day functioning for the last one and a half months after two chiefs started taking charge of the office.

LUMBINI, May 18: It has been over five decades since then secretary general of the United Nations, U Thant, visited Lumbini and set in motion the UN’s initiatives for the development of Gautam Buddha’s birthplace.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Nearly a year after the announcement of party unification, the top leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) have finalized the chiefs of the party's lower committees.

KATHMANDU, March 25: The Supreme Court on Sunday refused to free Kamal Gyawali, the then chief of Kist Bank, who has been serving a jail sentence after being convicted of banking fraud.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The Constitutional Council (CC) has recommended names for the head of five constitutional bodies.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Legal experts have raised serious questions over the decision of the government to relieve chief of the National Investigation Department Dilip Regmi of his post through an amendment in the NID regulations. They argue that the move is arbitrary.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Additional Inspector General of Police Ganesh Raj Adhikari has been appointed as the chief of the National Investigation Department (NID).

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PARIS, Oct 6: French police are investigating the disappearance of Interpol chief, Meng Hongwei, who was reported missing after traveling from France to his native China, and they have placed his wife under protection after threats, the interior ministry said on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: A national convention of the Federation of Community Forest Users Nepal (FECOFUN), the umbrella organization of community forest users' groups, on Wednesday unanimously elected Bharati Pathak as its head.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Police have suspected that Nishant Khadka, 11 of Kandaghari, who had been missing since yesterday evening has been kidnapped.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: In an unprecedented development in the history of Nepal’s judiciary, a nominee for chief justice of the Supreme Court  was  rejected by  parliament on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Members of Nepali Congress have boycotted the meeting of the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) over the chief justice appointment row.

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KATHMANDU, July 27: The government on Thursday appointed  Chief of Staff Lieutenant-General Purna Chandra Thapa the acting army chief of the Nepal Army.

GENEVA, July 26: Speaking at a press conference in Geneva, World Trade Organization (WTO) Director General Roberto Azevedo specifically focused on the ongoing trade war between the US and China, which he warned may finally ride roughshod over the world economy.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Most of the chief ministers of the provinces do not seem to be taking their jobs seriously. Instead of busying themselves with measures for implementing federalism and executing development work in their provinces, they have been found preoccupied either attending petty funtions or visiting Kathmandu, the federal capital.

SURKHET, July 19: A team of officials led by Chief Minister of Karnali Province, Mahendra Bahadur Shahi, visited Jumla today to inquire about the health condition of Dr Govinda KC.

TANAHU,July 14: The dead body of Omraj Paudel, Chief of Social Development Division under the Pokhara Metropolitan City was found today floating on the water of Seti River at Bhimad Municipality-6, Tanahu.

PARBAT, July 14: Services at the District Hospital have suffered for void in leadership.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Chairman of the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) Digambar Jha on Friday filed an application at the Supreme Court seeking withdrawal of his writ petition after less than 12 hours of the stay order issued by the Apex Court.

JAJARKOT, July 9: A team of Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) today arrested officiating Chief of District Technical Office, Jajarkot, Anjan Kumar Dev, red-handed with Rs 80,000 bribe.

MAHENDRANAGAr, Dhanusha, June 30: Chief Minister of Province No. 2 Lalbabu Raut has announced to unveil provincial language policy in line with the honoring all mother languages spoken in the Province No. 2.

SURKHET, June 26: The 'Chief Minister with the People' radio programme has been launched in Karnali Province from Monday.

TIKAPUR, June 23: Purandhar Dahal, a non-gazette first class officer, is currently the chief of Satti Small Customs Office in Kailali. Ananda Ghimire was the chief of the office until last month, while a new chief is joining next month.

CHITWAN, June 22: Chief Information Commissioner, Krishnahari Baskota, has spoken of the need of establishing information commissions in all seven provinces to ensure the people's right to information (RTI).

KATHMANDU, June 13: he Constitutional Council (CC) on Tuesday recommended Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee for appointment as the Chief Justice (CJ) of the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, June 12: With the Parliament Regulations opening the door for appointments at the constitutional bodies, a meeting of the Constitutional Council (CC) has been called for Tuesday to recommend the name of the chief justice (CJ).

The budget is not in line with the spirit of federalism. It is not up to my expectation as the first budget of the federal government; it's rather similar to previous budgets.

DADELDHURA, May 29: Four passengers were killed and seven others sustained injuries when a jeep heading toward Dhangadhi from Dipayal plunged some 200 meters from KI Singh Highway into a river at Gajraula of Dadeldhura district on Tuesday.

CHITWAN, May 25: Acting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Deepak Raj Joshi has said both sides of a disputed win if the dispute is resolved through mediation, arguing that this is so because both sides themselves decide on their respective issues.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Chief Executive Officer of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Yuba Raj Bhusal has asked Minister of Federal Affairs and General Administration Lal Babu Pandit not to transfer top officials of the authority without consulting with the authority, arguing that rampant transfers were likely to impede the ongoing post-earthquake reconstruction efforts.

UN secretary general Antonio Guterres called for an immediate halt to "all hostile acts" to avoid "a new conflagration" in the Middle East after Israeli forces bombed Iranian targets inside Syria.

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 6: The government continued its tough action against those imposing syndication in public transport on Saturday as well.

KATHMANDU, May 1: At the official invitation of Chief of the Army Staff Rajendra Chhetri, the Chief of the Royal Thai Armed Force of Thailand Thanchaiyan Srishuwan is arriving here today on a four-day visit to Nepal.

MYANMAR, May 1: Myanmar's army chief denied his forces committed rape and other sexual abuses during a crackdown he ordered on Rohingya Muslims, as he addressed UN Security Council delegates in the capital Naypyidaw.

REPUBLICA, April 27 Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority Yuba Raj Bhusal has said that NRA will complete the housing grant distribution to all the earthquake victims whose houses were completely damaged by the earthquake by July 2019.

KHOTANG, April 25: Chief District Officer (CDO) of Khotang and the chief of District Coordination Committee (DCC) have taken the guardianship of two helpless girls of Laphyang, Khotang.

NEW DELHI, April 20: The opposition parties launched an unprecedented bid to impeach the top judge on Friday, accusing him of failing to protect the independence of the judiciary from executive interference, among other charges.

KATHMANDU, April 20: Nepal Government's Secretary Yadav Prasad Koirala has assumed office as Kathmandu Metropolitan City's Chief Administrative Officer.

WASHINGTON, April 18: CIA director Mike Pompeo travelled to Pyongyang for a secret meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, US media report.

SYANGJA, April 17: The chairperson of Fedikhola Rural Municipality of Syangja has admitted his son and daughter to a community school in his bid to support the student enrollment campaign launched by the government.

KALIKOT, April 15: The chief of the District Livestock Service Office (DLSO), Kalikot, Dr Brajkishwor Thakur has been accused of embezzling a large sum of money meant for buying livestock and providing agricultural grants to farmers.

UDAYAPUR, April 12: Chief of the Udayapur District Land Survey Branch Office, Shyam Babu Prasad Saha, has been arrested for taking bribe from a service-seeker promising that he would alter the blueprint of the service-seekers' land.

KATHMANDU, April 11: Expressing discontent over the government's decision to pick his batch-mate Sarbendra Khanal as the chief of Nepal Police, Deputy Inspector General Ramesh Kharel quit the police force on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The government has named Sarbendra Khanal new chief of the Nepal Police and Shailendra Khanal the new chief of the Armed Police Force.

KHOTANG, April 10: After assuming the office of ward chief, signing recommendations for citizenship, passport, and migration among other things as well as listening to public grievances is the routine job of a ward chief. But the responsibilities of Bikash Rai, the ward chief of Diktel Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality-12, are not limited to this.

SARLAHI, April 3: Ward chiefs of Balara Municipality along with some locals have started a relay sit-in from Monday accusing the mayor of appointing his brother to a public post.

MAKWANPUR, March 28: Radha Ghale has been elected as chief whip of the Nepali Congress Parliamentary Party of Province 3. A parliamentary party meeting held at the party office in Hetauda on Wednesday took a decision to this effect.