KATHMANDU, Aug 1: A new provision in the Foreign Employment Bill that envisages doubling the amount of guarantee for granting license to foreign employment agency has drawn flak from foreign employment firms.

KATHMANDU, July 15: The recent announcement of the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) in its monetary policy for the upcoming fiscal year to allow commercial banks to work as brokerage firms has prompted mixed reactions from stakeholders.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Lawmakers of the opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), have drawn the attention of the parliament about the deteriorating health condition of medical education crusader Dr Govinda KC, on Monday. The opposition party has also warned the government from altering the medication education related laws against Dr KC's demand.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The government has registered the much-talked-about Medical Education Bill in parliament, laying the ground for hospitals owned by Nepal Communist Party (NCP) leaders and businessmen loyal to the party to  run medical colleges of their own.

KATHMANDU, June 18: A draft of the National Curriculum Framework (NCF) prepared by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has drawn flak for proposing to make Mathematics as an optional subject in grades 11 and 12 of the science stream.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Customers have accused Kumari Pati-based Cherry Ladies Fashion Wear of swindling customers by evading taxes.

KHOTANG, April 16: Complaint about the supply of adulterated sugar from a shop based in Diktel has prompted the District Administration Office, Khotang to probe the matter.

BHAKTAPUR, April 12: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has warned against the increasing number of violent activities that are leading to the extremism.

KATHMANDU, March 24: The World Bank’s credit of US$ 200 million (Rs 20.6 billion) to Nepal for financing federalism in the country has landed into controversy.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Members of the Rastriya Janata Party presidium have met Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa today and drew his attention towards responding to the demands raised by RJP leader Resham Chaudhary.

ADCCN draws attention to its concerns

February 8, 2018 11:14 am

POKHARA, Feb 8: The Association of District Coordination Committees of Nepal (ADCCN), Province-4 committee has said its serious attention was drawn towards District Coordination Committee officials being barred from voting in the election to the member of National Assembly on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Nagdaha of Mulpani, which was taken as a dumping ground of the Kathmandu Valley until a decade ago, is now getting established as a new destination for Nepali cricket.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The Nepal Medical Association (NMA) has drawn the attention of the government to implement the four-point agreement reached with it earlier.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Photo Journalist Club Nepal has urged Presidential Office to make the environment to cover the photos of programs in office of President.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Nepal Tarun Dal has said its attention was drawn towards the act of encroaching of the Nepali territory by the Indian side.

NEPALGUNJ, Jan 6: Khimu Maya Pathak of Kohalpur Municipality - 11 had been waiting for  news about her husband ever since  he disappeared at the hands of state security forces during the  Maoist insurgency 18 years ago. The wait has suddenly ended but this has only left her extremely disheartened.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The CPN-UML, which has emerged as the largest political party in the recent parliamentary and provincial assembly polls, has drawn the attention of the Election Commission (EC) over the delay in allocating the proportional representation (PR) seats to the political parties, even weeks after the conclusion of the elections.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: A three-point agreement reached between CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and a section of the Badarmude bomb blast victims has drawn flak from various quarters including  the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and Maoist insurgency victims' groups.

KATHMANDU, Dec4: The opening ceremony of the 10th Asia For Animals Conference was held on Monday at Hotel Yak & Yeti, Durbar Marg. The Asia for Animals Coalition brought together 23 of the world’s leading animal welfare organizations who shared major focus on improving conditions for animals in Asia.

One actually realizes the pleasant change that occurred only after personally visiting Thamel. Cleanliness activities have started in the area, plans to boost floriculture are taking a right direction, and the results are expected to be fruitful.

KATHMANDU, August 25: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has drawn criticism back in Nepal for assuring India about constitutional amendment at a joint press conference held with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday in the course of his ongoing state visit to India.

NEW YORK, August 24: A pop-up dinner featuring white-clad guests who brought their own tables, chairs and food has drawn thousands to the plaza outside New York City’s Lincoln Center.

WATFORD, Aug 12: Liverpool conceded in second-half injury time to draw 3-3 at Watford on Saturday as the team's defensive frailties flared in its first game of the Premier League season.

KHOTANG, July 27: Landowners of Khalle have voiced concern over the Nepal Civil Aviation Authority's act of pulling their land without informing them in prior.

KATHMANDU, July 17: CPN (UML) has drawn the attention of the Election Commission to extend the deadline for updating voters name list and to adopt appropriate process for the same.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Representatives from business associations, including Nepal Bankers' Association, and Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI), have expressed differing views on the monetary policy made public by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Former Miss Nepal Shristi Shrestha was found seriously injured last Saturday. She had cuts on nerves of her right wrist. The actor-model underwent operation at Norvic Hospital, Thapathali.

MOSCOW, June 26: Chile salvaged a 1-1 draw against a tenacious Australian side on Sunday to ensure progress to the last four of the Confederations Cup.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Consumer right activists have said that consumers are not benefiting from falling oil prices in the international market.

KATHMANDU, June 14: The major opposition CPN-UML has drawn the attention of the government not to think of deferring the second round of local level election but to hold it on time.

KATHMANDU, June 4:  The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has drawn attention on ongoing rift among pedestrians and the traffic police.

TAORMINA, May 28: Melania Trump's first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that sells for $51,000, or several thousand dollars below the median U.S. income in 2015.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Two leading professional bodies of the private sector have criticized the decision of Nepal Drug Importers Association (NDIA) to stop import of different medicines as part of its protest against the government.

KHOTANG, May 10: District Election Office(DEO), Khotang has called on the political parties to abide by the election code of conduct strictly.

SC order draws mixed reaction

May 6, 2017 07:17 am

KATHMANDU, May 5: The Supreme Court order to stay the ruling parties’ move to impeach Chief Justice Sushila Karki has drawn mixed reaction from the ruling and opposition parties.

KATHMANDU, May 3: The impeachment motion filed against Chief Justice (CJ) Sushila Karki has been under fire from various quarters, of late.

KATHMANDU, April 11: The Property Expo-2017, Nepal, which was being held at the Bhrikuti Mandap Exhibition Hall in Kathmandu, ended on Monday attracting more than 100,000 visitors, the organizers said.

KATHMANDU, April 11:The new constitution amendment bill registered at the Parliament Secretariat by the government on Tuesday has drawn a mixed reaction from the agitating Madhes-based political parties.

KATHMANDU, April 10:   Expressing dissatisfaction over its inability to enforce election code of conduct, the main opposition party, CPN-UML, has drawn attention of the Election Commission (EC) to stop breach of election of code of conduct on the part of the government.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: The decision of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to distribute bonus to its staffers has drawn flak from tourism entrepreneurs.

BARCELONA, Dec 10: Lionel Messi scored twice in the second half to lead Barcelona to a 3-0 win at Osasuna on Saturday, ending a run of three consecutive draws for the defending Spanish league champions.

LONDON, Nov 28: Hired to revitalize Manchester United, Jose Mourinho is instead turning the clock back and losing his temper in public.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Lawmakers have criticized the government's decision to provide Rs 5 million as treatment expense to former Deputy Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) leader Sujata Koirala flouting a parliamentary committee's directions.

LALITPUR, Oct 29: The Godawari Flower Expo 2016 has recorded transactions worth Rs 2.8 million in the last three days.

TILOTTMA (Rupandehi), Oct 23: National Industry Exhibition and Tihar Fair underway in Butwal has attracted a large number of visitors.

MANCHESTER, Oct 15: Manchester City had two penalties saved and required a 72nd-minute goal by Nolito to earn a 1-1 draw against Everton in the English Premier League, extending its winless run under Pep Guardiola to three games on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: CPN (Maoist Center) lawmaker Aman Lal Modi has criticized the government for being reluctant to listen to the demands raised by Dr Govinda KC.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The public paid homage and worshipped the wooden pole known as lingo placed at Bhotahiti as part of a historic ritual in the lead up to the famous Indra Jatra festival.

POKHARA, Sept 5: The government's preparation to limit 'tourist vehicle service' only to foreigners has saddened tourism entrepreneurs in Pokhara.

Auto show draws more than 40,000 visitors

September 3, 2016 00:20 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: More than 40,000 automobile enthusiasts have visited the ongoing NADA Auto Show in the past four days, according to officials of Nepal Automobile Dealers Association (NADA).