KATHMANDU, May 2: Looking at the exterior of the Dharahara, it seems as if the construction of the tower has been completed. With golden beads decorated at the top, a balcony that overlooks the valley on the 20th floor, a fresh coat of white paint, and colorful lights all over the tower, the Dharahara seems to be complete. However, the tower is far from completion.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Police have suspected that Nishant Khadka, 11 of Kandaghari, who had been missing since yesterday evening has been kidnapped.

In an early morning raid at a hotel in central Delhi, the Delhi Police Wednesday rescued 39 women trafficked from Nepal.

KATHMANDU: The stock market got off to a positive start on Tuesday, gaining 7 points mid-session. However, the market pared its early gains in the latter session before slipping into the negative territory.

UDAYAPUR, June 30: Ward child Protection and Promotion Sub-committee (WCPPSC), Udayapur was successful in stopping a child marriage in Rupatar on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Sujata Koirala on Tuesday stressed the need for holding NC General Convention at the earliest following its Mahasamiti meeting.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Supreme Court has scrapped two different writs filed demanding the early appointment of Chief Justice.

KATHMANDU, June 4: Nepal has proposed hosting the Fourth Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) in August end or first week of September.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Following Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Nepal, government officials have expressed optimism about the Indian side making necessary efforts to speed up the release of the grant and loan pledged by India after the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal.   During the bilateral meeting with the delegation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, the Nepali side led by Prime Minister KP Oli had requested the Indian side to simplify the procedures for a speedy release of the grant and loan pledged by the Indian government after the earthquakes in 2015, among many requests made by the Nepali side.

INARUWA, May 9: Strong storms coupled with hailstones and rainfall occurred all of a sudden early morning today caused heavy damages to vegetables, crops and nurseries in different parts of the Sunsari district.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Presenting a 50-page proposal at the ongoing central working committee meeting of the Nepali Congress (NC) on Tuesday, seven youth leaders of the party demanded early general convention for leadership handover to the second generation.

Archaeologists have uncovered new evidence that indicate that early humans were behaving more sophisticatedly, even involved in trading around 100,000 years earlier than previously thought. Experts also believe that dramatic climatic shifts in East Africa may have driven early humans to make rapid advances in developing tools and trade networks.

3.6-magnitude quake wakes Kathmandu early

February 21, 2018 07:46 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: The National Seismological Center (NSC), Department of Mines and Geology on Wednesday recorded a 3.6 magnitude aftershock of the Gorkha earthquake that devastated Nepal on April 25, 2015.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is planning to visit Nepal in the first week of February.

BAJURA, Dec 25: With the objective of abolishing child marriage, three community schools of Chededaha Rural Municipality have started a joint campaign to deprive the couple practicing early marriage from various facilities and privileges at the schools.

BAJURA, Dec 24: With the objective of abolishing child marriage, three community schools of Chededaha Rural Municipality have started a joint campaign to deprive the couple practicing early marriage from various facilities and privileges at the schools.

CHITWAN, Dec 7: Excited voters reach early morning at polling centers to cast their votes for the historical elections of House of Representatives and provincial Assembly, today. Voters were visible queuing before 6:00 AM in Chamelidevi Piya Aadharbhut School polling center, of Bharatpur-3, Chitwan.

Early morning smog

November 24, 2017 12:22 pm

The early morning smog seen from the Swayambhunath Stupa on November 23,2017. Kathmandu's Pollution is 9 times higher than the limit given by the World Health Organization(WHO).Levels of PM 2.5 fine particulate matter rose to 95 microgrmas per cubic meter in Kathmandu on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: UNDP Nepal and Himalayan Consensus Institute (HCI) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the establishment of a joint initiative for crisis and conflict mitigation in the Himalayan region, which has been highly affected by climate change.

Even though the incidence of diabetes was similar in fertile and infertile women, infertile women experienced an increased risk of death from endocrine-related diseases, including diabetes and breast cancer.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30 : Tourism Secretary Maheshwar Neupane on Sunday said that he was hopeful that the issue of tax collection from tourists by local bodies would be resolved soon.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Even before the CPN-UML-led leftist alliance could take a final shape, one of the constituent parties of the alliance has decided to sever ties with the alliance on Friday. Baburam Bhattarai-led Naya Shakti Party Nepal (NSPN) decided part ways with the UML-led alliance and contest the election with its election symbol -- eye. After the decision to be a part of the UML-led leftist alliance, Naya Shakti Party Nepal had announced to contest the election under UML's poll symbol, the sun.

Working to earn from an early age

September 24, 2017 09:51 am

Chotu is a 16-year-old carpenter working at a wood craft outlet in Patan Industrial Estate. He is from Bihar, India and is currently living inside the industrial estate with his co-workers.

PALPA, Sept 23: The Siddhartha Highway has been disrupted since early this morning after landslides at Dovan of Tinau municipality.

LONDON, August 15: English Premier League clubs are set to discuss whether to shut the transfer window before the start of the 2018-19 season when they meet next month, British media have reported.

Journey of early starters

July 15, 2017 13:26 pm

Deciding to set foot into the business world that is full of liabilities and risk at a young age is not an easy job. To look into the journey of some entrepreneurs and their businesses, My City’s Nasana Bajracharya talked to three personalities who started early and are profoundly successful in their field of work. These men believe that a person’s age should not be the deciding factor to start a business. Those who want to do something big should be able to see the greater picture and enjoy the journey.

RATNANAGAR (CHITWAN), July 13: The task of removing debris of landslide that occurred at Charkilo of Kalikhola along the Narayangadh-Muglin road section has begun early this morning.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Early vote counting points to a tight race between Nepali Congress and CPN-UML in most of the local units that went to polls in the second phase local elections Wednesday. CPN (Maoist Center), as in the first phase polls, appears headed for a distant third position.

KAZAN, June 23: Alexis Sanchez became Chile's all-time leading scorer as they were held by Germany to 1-1 in the Confederations Cup on Thursday. Both teams were in a good position to make the semifinals.

ILAM, June 22: With local polls just around the corner, political parties in Ilam, Panchthar and Taplejung districts have intensified election campaigns with a view to wooing votes.

BAGHDAD, May  30: A massive bombing by the Islamic State group outside a popular ice cream shop in central Baghdad and a rush hour car bomb in another downtown area killed at least 27 people on Tuesday, Iraqi officials said.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Early vote counting has shown a triangular competition emerging among the three major political parties-Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center)-in the first phase  local elections held on Sunday.

SEOUL, South Korea, May 4: South Koreans began early voting Thursday in the election to replace ousted President Park Geun-hye.

LONDON, April 18: In a shock announcement, Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday called for an early general election to be held June 8 to seek a strong mandate as she negotiates Britain's exit from the European Union.

A Brazilian tax appeals court ruled on Wednesday that Barcelona forward Neymar could cede his image rights to family businesses and dismissed charges by federal auditors that they were front companies set up to dodge taxes.

RAJBIRAJ/RAUTAHAT, March 7: Cadres of Madhesh-based parties have started demonstration from early morning on Tuesday in all the Madhesh districts as the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has called for general strike in the region on Tuesday and Wednesday.

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 16: In a bid to increase learning skills of children, the government has started a model national early grade reading program in community schools in six districts.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The teaching-learning process of early grade students has been utterly neglected by the teachers in the community schools, a report released on Monday said.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Ncell's initiative of sending flood alerts to the people living in downstream river basin during monsoon has been shortlisted for the prestigious Global Mobile (Glomo) Awards 2017.

HELSINKI, Dec 1: Finnish company HMD Global on Thursday announced that it would bring a new generation of mobile phones to consumers, with the first smartphone product set to be launched in the first half of 2017 along side the existing Nokia branded feature phone business.

“Our study shows that the influences of childhood experiences can be demonstrated even when people reach their 80s, predicting how happy and secure they are in their marriages as octogenarians,” said one of the researchers, Robert Waldinger of Harvard Medical School.

KAWASOTI, Oct 7: Ten people were injured in a head-on collision between a passenger bus and a micro-bus at Lokaha of Nawalparasi on the East-West highway early this morning.

MANCHESTER, Aug 22: The established order is fighting back in these early days of the English Premier League season — and there are some familiar names atop the scoring charts, too.

GORKHA, Aug 4: A new Early Warning System has been installed at Keraunja VDC of northern Gorkha which has been at high risk due to upstream and downstream landslides in human settlements.

Early warning

July 2, 2016 00:25 am

The tragedy that unfolded at the Pushpanjali Boarding School located at Lalitpur’s Toukhel on Friday, leading to the deaths of two young students and injuries to 20 others, perfectly epitomizes the great risk school-going students face in the 14 districts affected by last year’s earthquakes.

FALEBAS (Parbat), July 1: The Early Warning System (EWS) is to be installed in two big rivers of the district with high chance of risks to different settlements due to growing water current in rivers in rainy season.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The future of every child is largely influenced by their early childhood development (ECD). ECD experts and researchers concur that the early stage of a child’s life is very critical.

KATHMANDU, June 14: An aftershock measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale was felt on early Tuesday.