KATHMANDU, June 23: A joint sitting of the House of Representatives and the National Assembly on Friday endorsed the joint parliamentary regulations, finally paving the way for the formation of the much awaited parliamentary hearings committee.

MCALLEN, June 20: Trump administration officials say they have no clear plan yet on how to reunite the thousands of children separated from their families at the border since the implementation of a zero-tolerance policy in which anyone caught entering the U.S. illegally is criminally prosecuted.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Nepal officially started building the Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway in 2017. The government recently announced it is to build a railway line along the same  route,  extending all the way to Raxaul across the Indian border.

GORKHA, June 3: The settlements in the northern parts of Gorkha district are almost deserted at present. Hardly any youths can be seen here. Apart from teachers, elected representatives and employees of firms and organizations, those settlements do not have any population between the age of 20 to 50.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Just two days before Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's scheduled visit to Mustang, the district has been hit hard by heavy snowfall. Another mountainous district Manang is also experiencing thick snowfall.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Two weeks after the prime minister lashed out at concerned authorities for the delay in the reconstruction of the Dharahara tower, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has given a 15-day deadline to the Kathmandu Metropolitan City office to vacate all its rental properties in the periphery of Dharahara.

KATHMANDU, May 8: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started removing footpath shops. The drive began from the Ratnapark area will be implemented in all areas within the next few days, according to KMC Office's joint spokesperson, Nawaraj Dhakal.

ROLPA, April 29: Of the 681 students who appeared for their eighth grade exam, only 42 passed in Rolpa's Triveni rural municipality. 291 students were given grace marks during the exams.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Subisu Cablenet has said that its Clear TV service is providing 250 plus channels including more than 60 channels. Issuing a statement, Subsiu Cablenet said that Clear TV Service is now available at Rs 1,999 only.

BIRGUNJ, March 15: Traders have started stockpiling imported goods at the dry port after Minister of Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada directed customs valuation to stop undervaluation of goods at the customs points.

PALPA, Feb 25: "Understanding  the changed structure of the government and working under it has been a challenge for us. We are still learning," said Radha Kumari Shrestha, coordinator of the judicial committee of Rambha Rural Municipality. According to her, many people are  unaware that they no longer need to go to a district court for settling their legal issues as this can be done at their own local units.

Feb 11: Sergio Aguero scored four goals as Manchester City extended their Premier League lead to 16 points with a 5-1 rout of Leicester City on Saturday.

LONDON, Feb 1: Manchester City tightened their stranglehold at the top of the Premier League on Wednesday by trouncing bottom club West Bromwich Albion 3-0 as nearest rivals Manchester United suffered a chastening 2-0 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur.

LALITPUR, Jan 31: A schoolboy who went missing while hiking around Phulchoki hill has not been found even after a week of the incident.

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: The appointment of governors in all seven provinces has cleared the way for the formation of a new government. The new government will be formed soon after the Election Commission (EC) holds the upper house elections.

Clear it now

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The unseemly dispute between the left alliance, which is now looking to form government at the earliest, and Nepali Congress, which wants to check the left’s march to power, is a needless distraction. There is an easy way to resolve it and get the three tiers of government up and running at the earliest.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Nepali Congress leader Balkrishna Khand, who is also the chief of party's election publicity committee, said that his party will garner a clear majority in the federal and provincial elections.

LONDON, Nov 30: Just when the chasing pack thought the Manchester City juggernaut was suffering a misfire Raheem Sterling scored a stunning stoppage-time winner to give the Premier League leaders a 2-1 victory over Southampton on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: The economist Dr.Chandramani Adhikari has stated that the manifestos released by all political parties are incomplete. He said that on those released manifesto there is not clear execution scheme of the plan of actiion and not a clear vision to good governance.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Parliament's Industry, Commerce and Consumer Rights Protection Committee has failed to take a decision as per the recommendations of the panel formed to probe  embezzlement of millions in buying land for Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), and this despite the fact that most of the committee members clearly stood for recommending  legal action against the officials involved.

KATHMANDU, September 5: Paving the way for the upcoming elections to the federal parliament and provincial assemblies, parliament on Monday passed  two poll-related bills after a month-long hiatus.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The Tax Settlement Commission was not adhering to any clear guidelines while negotiating tax receivables of Rs 30.52 billion, and its members were  overconfident that they could do whatever  they willed because their decisions were immune to investigations and disclosures.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Drawing attention of the parliament to the ongoing standoff between neighboring India and China at their tri-junction border point with Bhutan over the Doklam plateau, a lawmaker from the main opposition CPN-UML has urged the government to make Nepal's position clear.

BIRATNAGAR, July 18: The Nepali Congress has emerged a clear winner in the 29 – member Executive Council of the Biratnagar Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Worried by the fast-approaching constitutional deadline set for concluding the remaining two sets of elections, the Election Commission (EC) on Sunday re-urged Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to clear the legal hurdles and form the Constituency Delineation Commission (CDC) without further delay.

One of the major social problems in Nepal is domestic violence. The main reasons for domestic violence are the use of alcohol and drugs. Intoxicants as such distort our feelings, conscience and activities. They make our nerves weaker, resulting in diseases like high blood pressure and tuberculosis. Substance abuse also results in family conflict and animosity among friends. To prevent this, guardians should be psychologically attentive towards their kids from an early age.

KATHMANDU, June 20: Subisu Cablenet Pvt Ltd on Tuesday said that it has become Nepal's largest number of HD and digital channels provider with 200 plus digital and HD channels in its Clear TV Service.

Hari Sharma has closely observed Nepali politics from both in and out of government and is widely known for his erudite, independent analysis. So what does he make of the upcoming local election? Will the election help solve the larger political and constitutional issues? How will the new political actors fare? And what can Nepalis look forward to? The veteran political analyst sat down for a chat with Republica’s Biswas Baral and Mahabir Paudyal at his home in Kapan, Kathmandu on Wednesday morning.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal urged opposition parties to support in endorsing the constitutional amendment bill with revision while opposition, including CPN-UML, urged PM to make them clear on what revision would be made on the bill.

DORTMUND, April 14: German federal prosecutors said Thursday that they had cleared the sole suspect in custody for the bomb attack against the Borussia Dortmund football team bus of involvement in the crime.

The United Nations says it will take 40 to 50 years to clear the mines, improvised explosive devices and other unexploded ordnance from Iraq and Syria.

Chelsea's processional march towards the Premier League title continued at Swansea City's expense on Saturday as reigning champions Leicester City dropped into the bottom three.

Premier League leaders Chelsea moved 10 points clear at the top on Sunday despite being held by Burnley in an entertaining game played amid flurries of sleet and snow.

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.

It was Dangal all the way at the Filmfare Awards 2017. The film is unstoppable not just at the box office and ticket windows, but even at award dos. Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal emerged the Best Film of 2016 at Filmfare. It even got its director Nitesh Tiwari the Best Director trophy and Aamir, the Best Actor Male.

BEIJING/WASHINGTON, Dec 5: U.S. President-elect Trump is clear about China's position on the Taiwan issue and China has maintained contacts with his team, the foreign ministry said on Monday, as Trump took to Twitter to complain about Chinese economic and military policy.

ITAHARI, Oct 21: CPN (UML) leader and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has said confusions seen in the enforcement of the constitution would be automatically removed with the elections of local, provincial and central levels.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The government has brought forth clarity on the joint statement issued during the State visit of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal to India, reasoning that some media have reported the news by misinterpreting some points.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: The participants at a program in the Capital have pointed out the lack of clear policy and plans in relation to hydropower as challenges of producing enough electricity to meet the growing demands.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Common citizens are harassed and charged with public offence cases due to lack of clear and comprehensive policy and laws, according to a new research report.

KATHMANDU, July 10: A complaint against Lazimpat-based Riza Overseas Employment Pvt Ltd was registered at the International Relations and Labor Committee of Parliament last year.

RAUTAHAT, June 18: Farmers from Rautahat blocked the East-West Highway on Saturday demanding payment of sugarcane.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Eighteen participants, who have been selected from the audition round of the Sprite 'Clear Bol' Challenge, will be facing each other in the grand finale taking place at Purple Haze in Thamel on Saturday, June 11. Top five of them will then face rapper Yama Buddha to claim their places among the winners.