CAIRO, Sept 6: Libya’s state oil firm has restricted kerosene supplies to areas controlled by eastern commander Khalifa Haftar in what diplomats and oil officials said was an attempt to prevent his troops using them in their five-month-old battle to take the capital.

Facebook has just blocked a truckload of apps from accessing its user's data.

RASUWA, July 31: It is informed that the electricity supply will be cut off from 8 AM to 5 PM in Rasuwa. According to Nepal Electricity Authority(NEA), Rasuwa, Trishuli Chilime 66 KV is under maintenance for which there will be no electricity supply for 9 hours.

The move is seen to run in direct conflict with the trade strategy of President Trump's cabinet, a member of which warned Thursday that the United States and the European Union would now be joining forces "in the fight against China."

UDAYAPUR, July 18: After being compelled to stay without electricity for three weeks, locals of Triyuga Municipality, Khaijanpur encircled the office of the National Electricity Authority (NEA) here Tuesday accusing NEA of not repairing a damaged transformer.

PYUTAHAN, July 6" Though the human civilization and technological advancement has taken a new leap, locals living in many wards of Gaumukhi Rural Municipality are yet to be introduced to the means of communication.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Dairy cooperatives in five districts have reduced milk collection from farmers, stating that dairy companies were not buying milk supplied by them.

BEIJING, Mar 5: China’s state planner pledged on Monday to cut more steel and coal production capacity this year, putting the country on track to beat its long-term targets, as Beijing reinforced its vow to beat smog and make “skies blue again”.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: A significant cut in power outage in the country had led to the increase in industrial capacity by 9.1 percent.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The golden handshake scheme for civil servants is likely to exert further pressure on the government treasury if all those qualified for voluntary retirement opt for it, officials at the Ministry of Finance said.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Despite threats from the United States to withhold "billions" of dollars in US aid for countries which would vote in favor of a UN resolution rejecting the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Nepal has chosen to vote against the US call.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has made clear that it does not have any plan of enforcing load-shedding in this winter season.

ILAM, Nov 9: Candidate of then CPN (Maoist) Bishwadip Lingden defeated CPN-UML leader K P Sharma Oli when the slogans of identity politics raised by the Maoists held sway all across the villages back during the first Constituent Assembly polls in 2008. Lingden's success in defeating Oli in Jhapa by a wide margin of over 5,000 votes drew national attention.

Make room for province, cut prices

September 7, 2017 04:00 am

KATHMANDU, September 7: The parliamentary Development Committee has directed the authorities concerned to make necessary arrangements to distribute embossed number plates to vehicles on the basis of the names of the federal provinces.

CAIRO, August 24: Egypt reacted angrily Wednesday to the Trump administration’s decision to cut or delay nearly $300 million in military and economic aid over human rights concerns, a surprise move given the increasingly close ties that have bound the two allies since President Donald Trump took office in January.

BOSTON, August 20: Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short their planned “free speech rally” a week after a gathering of hate groups led to bloodshed in Virginia.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Electricity supply to Biratnagar, Anarmani, Duhabi and other cities east of Biratnagar has been disrupted as the Duhabi-based 132 KVA substation has been inundated by floods, cutting off import of electricity from India. Incessant rain for the last two days caused the folds, said a press notice issued by Nepal Electricity Authority.

BANIYANI (JHAPA), July 31: Power supply to around 15,000 households was cut off after a transformer broke down here.

LONDON, July 24: Oil slipped to one-week lows Monday, as several OPEC and non-OPEC ministers met to discuss a pact to curb oil output but the prospect of the group delivering deeper cuts grew more distant.

Arab nations cut ties with Qatar

NOC reluctant to cut fuel prices

June 5, 2017 00:20 am

KATHMANDU, June 5: Despite making profit in liquefied petroleum (LP) gas after nearly 18 months, the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has said that was not bringing down price in the domestic market anytime soon.

NOC reluctant to cut fuel prices

May 22, 2017 01:00 am

KATHMANDU, May 22: Though price of petroleum products has fallen, the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) seems to be in no mood to cut down its price in the domestic market.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara, has said that the incumbent government was committed to infrastructure and holistic development of Rolpa district.

A Cut Above the Rest

May 7, 2017 15:07 pm

Securing a foothold of nearly 65% of the market share in the competitive domestic segment, Buddha Air has consistently grown ever since its inception in 1997.

A cut above the rest

April 28, 2017 10:05 am

Whether we are planning a family brunch, a romantic date or just a simple hangout, location, food, and the environment all matter. So The Week rounds up some of the posh hotel locations around the valley that are not only famous for their luxurious stay-ins but are also acclaimed for their restaurants, cafe and bar services.

An Indian court has ordered filmmakers to cut four scenes from a forthcoming Bollywood movie after ruling that they show lawyers in a bad light, media reports said Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Ministry of Irrigation is preparing to transfer the budget allocated for Bheri Babai Diversion Multi Purpose Project to fund petty projects in election constituencies of home and irrigation ministers in Dhanusha and Dang, respectively, officials privy to the issue say.

Seven sports, including badminton, are looking to challenge UK Sport's decision to stop funding their programs for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Researchers from Northwestern University in the United States found that 13 speedy mini-apps called 'IntelliCare' significantly reduced 50 percent depression and anxiety in participants, who used the apps on their smartphones up to four times a day using psychotherapy or with antidepressant medication.

BARCELONA, Dec 19: Lionel Messi produced a vintage second-half performance to help Barcelona to a 4-1 win over local rivals Espanyol on Sunday which saw the champions cut the gap on La Liga leaders Real Madrid to three points.

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 4: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has said that it won’t impose power cut in the Kathmandu Valley at least till the end of Poush (mid-January).

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has said that it won't impose power cut in the Kathmandu Valley at least till the end of Poush (mid-January).

GoPro has announced the company will cut 200 jobs, about 15% of its global workforce. The company says this will reduce its 2017 non-GAAP operating expenses to about $650 million and will help the company fulfill CEO Nick Woodman’s stated goal of returning the company to profitbility in 2017.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: At the same time last year, people were compelled to live in dark up to 7-8 hours. But, things are different now. There is no load-shedding in the Kathmandu Valley since more than a month.

SINGAPORE, Nov 22: Oil prices rose to their highest level since October on Tuesday as the market priced in an expected output cut led by producer cartel OPEC, but analysts warned that a failure to agree on a cut could lead to a deepening supply glut by early 2017.

BEIJING, Nov 5:  China's cabinet issued a new climate plan targeting an 18-percent cut in carbon emissions by 2020 compared to 2015 levels, the same day that the Paris Agreement of nearly 200 countries took effect.

DHADING, Oct 21: With 'warm bag' program no more receiving budget from the center, maternal safety has been affected in the district. According to government health officials, the bag that would consist of sanitary pads, medicines and warm clothes for baby and mother is highly in demand whereas the center has not been sending budget for the program.

DANG, Oct 18: Shibalal KC, a resident of Tulsipur joined the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in 2003.  He was at the fifth division of the PLA at Dahaban Headquarters, Rolpa and was entitled to Rs 5000 per month. However, KC says that he never received his full salary. “I never received my full salary. They (PLA) would always have cut from it under various headings like party welfare,” he said stating through out his stay at the cantonment he received only Rs 3000 per month.

CALIFORNIA, Oct 9: Maan Singh Khalsa was stopped at a red light in Richmond, Calif., when, authorities say, a group of white men in a pickup truck began to attack him, completely unprovoked.

Cut it short

September 19, 2016 00:45 am

No sooner than Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal had touched down in Kathmandu on Sunday after his four-day official visit to India, he was preparing to leave again. Today, he heads out again for the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York at the end of September. We learn that he could be gone for up to two weeks.

Body cut into pieces to hide murder

September 8, 2016 12:32 pm

BIRATNAGAR- The police have arrested three people involved in the murder of an operator of Oxford Hostel located in Tintoliya, Biratnagar-13, Bijay Yadav.

BAITADI, Sept 3: Nepal Electricity Authority, Baitadi, has so far disconnected the power supply lines to 219 consumers in the district for not clearing their arrears within a stipulated time.

Diktel cut off

August 1, 2016 03:00 am

KHOTANG, Aug 1: Incessant rainfall since the past few weeks have led to obstructions of majority of roads in Khotang district. Obstructions along the 72 km Diktel-Jayaram road stretch of the Mid-hill Highway have badly affected commuters.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 22: After floods in Bhotekoshi River cut off various northern settlements in Sindhupalchowk district, authorities have taken initiative to open a new road track to connect those settlements with the outer world.

NC delegation cut short China trip

July 20, 2016 13:56 pm

KATHMANDU, July 20: A Nepali Congress (NC) delegation, who embarked on a China visit at the invitation of leader of Community Party of China and Foreign Deputy Minister for Asian Affairs Zheng Xiao Song, returned home Tuesday by shortening the trip.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 14: Six VDCs in Sindhupalchowk district have become isolated due to disruption of road links and communications caused by monsoon-triggered flooding and landslides.

KATHMANDU, July 10: The Parliament’s Good Governance and Monitoring Committee on Sunday directed the government to provide vehicle, fuel, driver and security facilities only to former president, former vice-president, former prime minister, former speaker of the parliament and former chief judges.

Airlines cut domestic fare

July 4, 2016 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, July 4: Following reduction in price of Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF), domestic airlines have slashed airfare for different routes. The new fare will coming into effect from Monday.