CHITWAN, Aug 2: The Narayangarh-Muglin road section has been disrupted again after landslides in two different areas.

Bearish spell continues in Nepse

August 1, 2018 07:11 am

KATHMANDU, August 1: Stocks traded slightly higher for the first half of the trading session on Tuesday. Despite gaining more than 2 points at the beginning of the session, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index pared its initial gains mid-session and maintained negative bias throughout the remaining trading hours. Eventually, the index shed 2.91 points, or 0.24 percent, to close at 1,191.47 points.

ITAHARI, Aug 1: Around a decade and half ago, Anu Shrestha's family in Bahuni village of Morang district moved into a hut built near the Sundarharaicha jungle area leaving behind their home.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Sabitra Bhandari continued her red-hot form as the striker bagged four more goals to inspire her departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) to second win in as many matches in the ongoing Vice-president Women’s National League Football on Friday at ANFA Complex. APF sent past seven goals against Rautahat District Football Association.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) Index, which started the week at 1193.39 points, suffered the first trading day declining over 8 points. Despite the Nepse Index rebounding on Monday and Tuesday's trading sessions to climb up to almost 1,200-point level, stocks logged in losses in the remaining two sessions. At the end, Nepse index declined by 2.19 points on week-to-week basis to close at 1,191.20 points.

SANKHUWASABHA, July 25: Locals of Silonchong Rural Municipality-3 of Sankhuwasabha district have been facing threats from tigers since months. Tigers have been entering Yachamkha and Lakuwa villages of the rural municipality to prey on goats and pigs.

KATHMANDU, July 24: The mass sit-in organized by civil society members from Sunday to express solidarity with the demands of Dr Govinda KC continued on Monday also. On Monday, Dr KC’s fast-unto-death completed 24th day and became his longest fast-unto-death so far.

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index extended losses for a fourth consecutive session, dropping more than 11 points, or 0.98 percent, on Sunday. The first trading day of the week was marked by gradual decline of stocks throughout the day. The benchmark index closed at 1,181.66 points.

Spread of Tuberculosis continues

July 23, 2018 03:00 am

KAILALI, July 23: Even as the government and stakeholders are making attempts to eradicate tuberculosis (TB), a recently published report shows that the disease is still prevalent in places and communities where it was first noticed about two decades ago.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Even after the government airlifted Dr Govinda KC by force from Jumla Thursday, the 20th day of his fast-unto-death, he has continued the fast at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) here.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The Supreme Court on Wednesday continued the interlocutory stay order upholding the appointments made by the Deuba government.

SURKHET, June 30: When dozens of families in Tikhakuna and Murmuri villages got displaced by floods in 2014, political parties availed them around 41 ropanis of land of a nearby community forest for their resettlement. The families started living in makeshift houses there.

MAHOTTARI, June  29: Formation of local units across the country was expected to end the trend of wasting government resources by implementing development projects at the eleventh hour. However, local units continue to implement infrastructure projects at the eleventh hour by compromising on quality.

NUWAKOT, June 28: The District Administration Office, Nuwakot continues distribution of relief amount to those abducted and displaced during the Maoist decade long insurgency. Each person who was abducted and kept in confinement for more than 30 days during the rebel is entitled to Rs 25,000 in relief.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Today's session of the House of Representatives, the Lower House in the Federal Parliament, continued discussions over the Appropriation Bill- 2075 BS.

High-level panel continues arrests

June 24, 2018 07:32 am

KATHMANDU, June 24: In yet another round of arrests in connection with the infamous 33 kg gold smuggling case, the high level committee formed by the home ministry to investigate the case has arrested three individuals in the last two days.

PALESTINE, June 23: Dozens of Palestinian protesters have been injured by Israeli forces gathered at the Gaza border for the Great Return March, according to the Ministry of Health.

POKHARA, June 18: The Province No 4 State Assembly continues discussions of the budget for fiscal year 2018/19, presented last week by the province government minister for economic affairs and planning Kiran Gurung.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The meeting of the House of Representatives resumed in the presence of Ministers after it was postponed citing the reason that no line ministers were present in the meeting during the discussions on the line ministries' topics.

KATHMANDU, June 11: The stock market started on a lower note on Sunday – the first trading day of the week – and continued rest of the session in the negative territory. At the close, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index was down by 25.43 points at 1,231.64 points.

KATHMANDU, June 3: The lower house continues discussions over the budget for upcoming fiscal year today as well.

BIRATNAGAR, May 26: The Morang District Court has been recording the statement of Chudamadi Upreti (Gore), the main accused of the 33-kg gold smuggling scam and murderer of Sanam Shakya, for the last three days. The recording of Gore's statement has not been completed so far.

BANKE, May 10:  As India is constructing an embankment like road next to the no man's land, locals living across the Rapti River in Narainapur are having sleepless nights. India has been constructing the road by blocking the natural flow of water the river in the process of extending the 'border road' which covers 1,752 km distance from east to west.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Nepal Bankers Association (NBA) -- the umbrella organization of 28 commercial banks -- has decided to give continuity to the cap on fixed and saving deposit rates.

KHOTANG, April 23: The District Administration Office of Khotang has sealed a shop and its godown after completing investigation on a public complaint regarding presence of carbamide (urea) in sugar at Diktel bazaar.

JAJARKOT, April 22: Gita Khadka of Luhadaha of Junichande-4 in Jajarkot spends her first seven days in a shed far from her home during her monthly periods.

Gold continues to glitter

March 28, 2018 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, March 28:  Gold price has remained unchanged at Rs 58,500 per tola this week.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Former and current cricket players have strongly urged the suspended cricket governing body Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) to resolve the current crisis in cricket administration as soon as possible to take full advantage of the One-Day International status.

Bickering over portfolios continues

March 15, 2018 06:30 am

KATHMANDU, March 15: Eleven ministries in the new cabinet continue to remain vacant even a month after Prime Minister KP Oli came to power with the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) failing to divide portfolios between themselves and prospective partners in the ruling alliance.

KATHMANDU, March 5: Stocks rout continued on Monday as Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index plunged 16.69 points, or 1.23 percent, to close at a 13-month low of 1,287.74 points.  Earlier on Sunday, the benchmark index shed a whopping 42 points, or 3.09 percent. The decline on Monday -- the second trading day of the week -- was less steep.

Stock freefall continues

March 3, 2018 08:31 am

​KATHMANDU, March 3: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index nosedives 28.74 points to close at 1,345.99 points on Wednesday -- the last trading day of the week. The freefall of stocks continued this week as worries about more restrictions on stock market from the new finance minister unnerved investors, say analysts.

The U.N. Security Council unanimously voted in favor of a ceasefire resolution for Syria on Saturday, but the bombing of the Eastern Ghouta suburb near Damascus continued, with at least 24 more deaths after the resolution was passed.

Elephant menace continues in Jhapa

February 25, 2018 09:27 am

DAMAK, Feb 25: Elephant menace has continued unabated in Jhapa and western Ilam, putting lives and property at risk. On Saturday alone, two locals from Birtamod Municipality-7 of Jhapa lost their lives in a wild elephant attack. With this, the elephants have killed three people in just one month.

WASHINGTON, Feb 7:  President Donald Trump is continuing his habit of painting immigrants as criminals, highlighting gang connections, calling family reunification a national security threat and bemoaning the death of a pro football player involved in a car accident with a man living in the country illegally.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25:  At the behest of the Principal of Tribhuvan University (TU)'s Central Campus, Krishna Prasad Acharya, the leaders of student unions, students and TU officials burned plastic heaps in front of each of the 32 central departments of the university from 11AM to 1PM on Thursday.

New Diamond continues unbeaten run

January 24, 2018 10:30 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Shivam New Diamond Academy (NDA) has continued its unbeaten streak in the ongoing 13th Red Bull Dhorpatan UM Women’s Volleyball Double League Tournament defeating the departmental team Nepal Police Club (NPC) 3-1 on Tuesday.

Dang shutdown continues

January 18, 2018 16:40 pm

DANG, Jan 18: A shutdown continues in Dang district today also in protest against the government’s decision of making Rupandehi as temporary capital of Province No 5.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index rebounded 8.49 points this week to close at 1,440.29 points on Wednesday-the last trading day of the week.

DHANKUTA, Jan 11: The banda imposed by the locals demanding that Dhankuta district be declared the capital of Province-2 has entered the fourth week today, continuing to cripple life in the hill districts.

JAJARKOT, Jan 9: The dipping temperature compounded by the foggy weather has added to the woes of viral fever patients in Jajarkot. According to the health workers and doctors deployed in various parts of the district, providing service to the patients has really been a challenge due to the increasing cold.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Tribhuvan Army Club and Armed Police Force (APF) secured easy wins at super league stage in the ongoing 16th National Women’s Football League on Sunday.

Cold menace continues in tarai

January 8, 2018 08:10 am

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 8: Foggy weather along with cold wave continues to adversely affect normal life in all tarai districts for a week now. With one after another person dying due to the frosting cold, the death toll has climbed to 15 within a week.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Provincial Capital Establishing Committee, Dhankuta on Saturday staged a sit-in in the capital to pile pressure on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to declare Dhankuta as the center of Province 1.

JUMLA, Dec 31: Minister of State without portfolio Goma Kunwar has said that the neglect towards Karnali continues even after the country adopted a federal system of governance.

DHARAN, Dec 29: Amateur golfer Tanka Bahadur Karki continued his lead over Nepal number-one  Shivaram Shrestha and another amateur Sukra Bahadur Rai in the ongoing Surya Nepal Eastern Open on Thursday.

Mahato continues leading in Dhanusha -3

December 9, 2017 16:17 pm

DHANUSHA, Dec 9: Rajendra Mahato of Rastritya Janata Party (RJP) continues to lead in Dhanusha-3. According to the latest updates, Mahato is leading with almost 2000 votes. Mahato has secured 20043 votes whereas Bimalendra Nidhi of Nepali Congress has received 18340 votes. Likewise, Ram Singh Yadav of CPN (Maoist Center) has received 1459 votes.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index climbed 44.38 points this week to close at 1,537.67 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week.

Threats against poll security continues

November 21, 2017 03:15 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: With the upcoming parliamentary and provincial polls drawing near each day, threats against poll security have continued unabated.

Post demonetization the hunt for black money continues

The fight continues

October 8, 2017 02:00 am

Dr Govinda KC’s crusade