The police complaint of actor Shilpa Pokhrel against her husband and producer Chhabi Raj Ojha has settled down. The actor filed a case at the District Administration Office on facing violence from her husband.

‘Bring the House Down’ on March 4

February 26, 2019 17:19 pm

Metalwood is hosting ‘Bring the House Down’ on March 4 at Saugal, Patan. ‘Bring the House Down’ is a private fundraiser event for Echoes in the Valley (EITV), a biennale music festival held in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: There are various criticisms arising after Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) turned down the name of acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee for the post of the new chief justice.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: A meeting of Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee has turned down the name of acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee for the post of Chief Justice.

KATHMANDU/ NEPALGUNJ, August 1: A week has elapsed since the main canal of Sikta Irrigation Project broke down during testing but the government remains non-responsive on the matter of a project which is meant for making an economic impact in Province 5.

NEW JERSEY, July 30: President Donald Trump said Sunday that he would consider shutting down the government if Democrats refuse to vote for his immigration proposals, including a U.S.-Mexico border wall.

RASUWA, July 29: Rasuwagadhi border point, the only trade route connecting Nepal to China, has been shut down after a flood in Ghatkhola of Gosaikunda Village Municaplity-2 damaged the bridge there.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Nepali Congress lawmaker Minendra Rijal questioned the rationale of the government to force Dr. Govinda KC for his 15th hunger strike when it eventually had to agree with the demands.

BRAZIL, July 26: Facebook on Wednesday took down a network of pages and accounts used to spread fake news by members of a right-wing Brazilian activist group, sources told Reuters, as part of a crackdown ahead of an election in October.

KATHMANDU, July 25: The Out Patient Department (OPD) services at hospitals were not shut down but were partially affected Tuesday as doctors and health workers are in protest supporting the agitation staged by Dr Govinda KC.

NEPALGUNJ, July 25: The main canal of the multi-billion rupees Sikta Irrigation Project has broken down again on Monday night. The project, which is one of the high priority projects of the government, broke down while undergoing quality check.

KATHMANDU, July 24: The Nepal Communist Party has asked Sher Bahadur Tamang, Minister of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs to resign from his post. Tamang is scheduled to resign by organizing a press meet at 2 PM today itself, according to a source.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Nepal Medical Association (NMA) has decided to shut down health services except for emergency in all public and private hospitals across the country on Thursday.

UKHIYA, July 17: The hill on which the young woman’s shelter is being built is so unstable that the earth crumbles under your feet. The threat of landslides is so dire that her neighbors have evacuated. Though living here could spell doom as the monsoon rains fall, she will live here anyway.

HELSINKI, July 16: U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin arrived at the presidential palace in Finland for a long-awaited summit on Monday after Trump blamed Washington’s own past “foolishness and stupidity” for bad relations.

A walk down memory lane

July 15, 2018 11:05 am

We all have good memories of our school days. Those were days when we learned the basics of our life, made friends and promises to never part. It was in those glorious days that we even fall victim to love. We weave a journey is worth cherishing the rest of our lives. The school days also taught us the bitter experience of punishment for every mistake.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index maintained a slightly positive bias during morning trading session on Thursday. However, stocks came under pressure mid-day and continued to decline throughout the remaining sessions. At the close, the index stood at 1,191.98 points -- a drop of 13.66 points, or 1.13 percent, compared to Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 11: The Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs on Tuesday signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Norwegian government “for enhancing access to justice for women, poor and vulnerable groups in Nepal.”

KATHMANDU, July 9: Ganga Maya Adhikari of Fujel, Gorkha, who is on the 41st day of her fast-unto-death Monday, has refused to end the hunger strike even after the surrender of Chhabilal Paudel, one of the prime accused in the killing of her son.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Milk consumption has come down by around 30 percent after the government's inspection found presence of coliform bacteria and soda in milk processed by dairy plants, according to food technicians.

AMESBURY, July 5: Two British citizens are critically ill after they were exposed to Novichok, the same nerve agent that struck down a former Russian agent and his daughter in March, Britain’s top counter-terrorism officer said on Wednesday.

MOSCOW, July 3: Belgium fought back from two goals down to beat Japan 3-2 with an added-time goal from substitute Nacer Chadli on Monday to set up a World Cup quarter-final with Brazil.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The government’s decision to ban all kinds of demonstrations at Maitighar Mandala, a roundabout popular for demonstrations given its proximity to Singha Durbar, the government seat, was limited to warnings. But from Saturday, the government has started arresting those demonstrating at the venue under any pretext, violating the ban.

CANADA, June 30: Chrystia Freeland spoke as officials unveiled a $C2bn ($NZ2.2bn) package to support the country's steel and aluminium industries.

Video replays are being used by referees for the first time at the 2018 FIFA World Cup to help make key decisions. Even though technology has been introduced to the game with the intention of causing as little interruption to the game as possible, it has still attracted criticism for breaking up play.

Scientists are a step closer to understanding which genes are responsible for early onset Alzheimer's disease in people with Down syndrome, thanks to a new study led by researchers at the Francis Crick Institute and UCL along with an international group of collaborators.

ILAM, June 23: Production of green tea leaves has declined significantly in eastern hilly districts including Panchthar, Jhapa and Ilam – the capital of tea production in Nepal. Industrial and farmers have attributed the drop in tea leaves production to unfavorable climate. Drop in production has left farmers worried.

Tipper knocks down one in Bhaktapur

June 22, 2018 10:44 am

BHAKTAPUR, June 22: A scooter rider died when a tipper knocked his light vehicle in front of Madhyapurthimi Municipality Sanothimi Campus at around 5.30 this morning.

World Bank’s Nepal Country Office has rejected accusations of involvement in exerting pressure to modify the curricula of Grades 11 and 12.

Mango prices down Rs 16

June 21, 2018 07:15 am

KATHMANDU, June 21: The price of mangos in the Nepali market has fallen by 16.5 percent this year compared to last year. A comparison of price of mangos at the Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market suggests that the average price of mangos has fallen by Rs 16 per kilogram in the third week of June than the cost of the fruit in the same period last year.


June 21, 2018 06:05 am

We in the Cross Road, We to the Abroad.

The one who didn’t back down

June 15, 2018 08:40 am

Suraj Tamu’s family wanted him to join the British Army and thus carve out a future where everything was perfectly mapped out.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Going against the government’s commitment to uphold freedom of press, Minister for Communications Gokul Baskota has reportedly shut down a talk show of the state-run Nepal Television after the host of the program, Raju Thapa, grilled the minster about his property details.

KATHMANDU, June 14: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has demanded the resignation of either speaker or deputy speaker of the parliament in line with the constitutional provision of electing the two from different political parties.

Nepse down marginally

June 13, 2018 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, June 13: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index saw a marginal decline of 1.93 points to close at 1,239.26 points on Tuesday. Though the initial slump was followed by midday recovery, it reflects a lack of conviction.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Sugar price is expected to go down in the domestic market as its price is falling in neighboring India, officials of Nepal Retailers Association (NRA) say.Although the government has imposed 15 percent customs duty on sugar, retailers say it won't be sufficient to stop import of sugar from international market.

Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan will visit Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand later this year for their first overseas tour as a married couple, Kensington Palace announced Monday. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who were married at Windsor Castle last month, have timed their trip to coincide with the Invictus Games in Sydney in October.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Sugar price is expected to go down in the domestic market as its price is falling in neighboring India, officials of Nepal Retailers Association (NRA) say.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Arguing that Nepal's peace process successfully concluded after the completion of the three-tier elections under the new constitution, the government has directed the United Nations to close its Department of Political Affairs (DPA) unit in Nepal with immediate effect.

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 8: After his attempts to return to his previous position failed, the managing director of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Gopal Khadka, who has been accused of embezzling over a billion rupees while procuring land plots to set up oil storage facilities in various districts, relinquished the post on Thursday.

Many Instagram users took to Twitter and other social media platforms to vent their frustration with the photo and video-sharing app.

PALPA, June 3: Industries, shops, schools and offices have all come to a halt for today as Tansen mourns the death of 14 people on June 1.

NEPANGUNJ, June 2 : Authorities have taken action against two private schools in Duduwa rural municipality of Banke for operating against set standards.

Slowing down aging

June 1, 2018 07:28 am

There is no denying it. All of us will age, and some of us will age faster than others. And as you consider spending thousands on expensive anti aging products, treatments, and even contemplate going under the knife in order to take the years off your face, you wonder if there are simpler ways to slow down aging and thus delay the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

MADRID, May 31: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is leaving the European champions after two years in charge, he told a news conference on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 31: The stock market witnessed a volatile trading session on Wednesday as the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index swung between gains and losses to end the day on a negative note. The index lost 4.94 points to close at 1,322.27 with a turnover of Rs. 439 million.

KATHMANDU, 30 May: With an objective of finding ways and means to narrow down trade imbalance with Bangladesh and enhance bilateral trade, high-ranking officials of Nepal and Bangladesh are holding an intensive parley in capital.

KATHMANDU, May 30: ​Government has announced to pursue a policy to shut down Nepal's diplomatic missions abroad that have remained ineffective in their performance.

Health officials suspect contaminated water as cause