KATHMANDU, Aug 6: A nearly month-long stalemate in parliament ended on Monday after the ruling and opposition parties agreed to a middle way solution in the form of a special parliamentary panel that would suggest ways to resolve similar disputes in future.
KATHMANDU, July 24: The meeting between the government representatives and representatives from Dr Govinda KC has ended inconclusively. The meeting held at the Ministry of Education on Tuesday evening could not reach to the agreement.
KATHMANDU, July 17: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) witnessed a slightly volatile trading day as the index fluctuated between positive and negative territories for most of the session. However, the market posted significant gain in the final hour with the index closing 12.27 points higher. As a result, the index ended the last trading session of the fiscal year at 1,212.36 points.
KATHMANDU, July 14: Nepal’s stock market failed to extend gains from the previous week as index ended all five trading days lower. Despite opening with strong gains on Sunday, the market pulled back sharply to close marginally lower. Similarly, the index experienced significant weakness in all following session of the week. As a result, Nepse closed at 1,191.98 points with a drop of 32.43 points compared to preceding week.
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.
KATHMANDU, July 7: The stock market ended the week with solid gains. Though the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index lost 19 points over first two trading days of the week, it bounced back in the mid-week to close the remaining three trading days in green. At the end of trading week, Nepse closed at 1,224.41 points, 25.87 points higher compared to last week.
KATHMANDU, July 2: The third edition of the Turkish Airlines ENGAGE Empowering League, the biggest adaptive sport competition in South Asia promoting disability rights through wheelchair basketball, ended on June 30 with reigning champion Wheelchair Sport Association, W.S.A. and Tribhuvan Army Club, T.A.C. reconfirming their superiority in the female and male categories respectively.
SARANSK, June 29: Neatly-taken second-half goals by Fakhreddine Ben Yousseff and Wahbi Khazri gave Tunisia a 2-1 victory over Panama in their final Group G match in Saransk on Thursday and secured the North Africans their first World Cup finals win in 40 years.
RIYADH, June 24: Women in Saudi Arabia took to the roads at midnight on Sunday, ushering in the end of the world’s last ban on female drivers, long seen as an emblem of women’s repression in the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom.
KATHMANDU, June 22: Share trading began with a modest drop on Thursday, but staged a recovery around mid-day. The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index bounced back and forth across the opening level finally eking out a gain of a mere 0.62 points. At the close, the index settled at 1,218.46 points.
KATHMANDU, June 15: Share prices fluctuated during the trading session on Thursday, but largely maintained a positive bias before closing slightly higher. In the last trading day of the week, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index ended 5.23 points higher to close at 1243.30 points.
KATHMANDU, June 2: After declining on the first trading day of the week, stocks staged a comeback on the second day as the benchmark index surged more than 35 points on the day. However, despite much anticipation, announcement of government budget failed to uphold market sentiments throughout the latter sessions.
DUBLIN, May 27: Ireland’s prime minister on Saturday hailed the culmination of “a quiet revolution” in what was once one of Europe’s most socially conservative countries after a landslide referendum vote to liberalize highly restrictive laws on abortion.
KATHMANDU: The sole equity market of Nepal experienced continuous decline throughout the week with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index dropping 1.60 percent to close at 1,318.22 points. Sensitive index which accounts for the performance of Class 'A' stocks declined 1.56 percent to 277.89 points.
KATHMANDU, May 22: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index made a partial recovery on Monday after hitting an intraday low of 2.06 points during midday trading. The benchmark index closed the day at 1337.13 points.
KATHMANDU, May 7: Transport entrepreneurs and the government reached a five point agreement to end decades of syndicate in public transport. Following the agreement, transport entrepreneurs have withdrawn their protests.
KATHMANDU, April 27: The United States has said the decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPA) of Nepali nationals was taken following an assessment that overall humanitarian situation in Nepal had stabilized after the devastating earthquakes of 2015.
WASHINGTON, April 27: The Trump administration announced on Thursday an end to a protected status for roughly 9,000 Nepali immigrants that has been in place since a devastating 2015 earthquake -- a move that could force many to choose between returning to their still-recovering home country or living in the shadows in the US.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 25: Humanity’s most extraordinary feats of winter athletic prowess unfolded, revealing the expected triumphs but also stars most unlikely — from favorites like Mikaela Shiffrin, Shaun White and Lindsey Vonn to sudden surprise legends like Czech skier-snowboarder Ester Ledecka and the medal-grabbing “Garlic Girls,” South Korea’s hometown curling favorites.
KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has defeated Nepal with seven runs at the final match of the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 held at Windhoek in Namibia on Thursday, becoming the champion of the tournament.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) has put an end to the unbeaten run of Shivam New Diamond Academy (NDA) in the ongoing 13th Red Bull Dhorpatan UM Women’s Double League Volleyball Tournament on Monday. APF beat NDA 3-2 in the match.
KATHMANDU: A signature Nepathya hit song came alive in Bhairahawa as they performed here at the grounds of Paklihawa High School. The dense fog served as a natural haze for the stage and the ambience it created with the lights looked phenomenal.
SYANGJA, Jan 18: Asmita Budha is 16-months-old. Riverbank has been her home since she opened her eyes to earth. She is kept in the sandy corner of her parent’s small hut that hardly blocks wind or sun.
ROLPA, Jan 13: The current academic year will end soon but students are yet to be taught more than half the course in most schools of Rolpa district. However, this is not the first time that such a situation has arisen. Every year, students in Rolpa are compelled to appear in the final exams without completing their course, showing the sorry state of the education system here.
KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Record economic growth of 7.5 percent, end of load-shedding, and successful conduction of three elections have been some of the key achievements for the country’s economic sector in 2017.
BIRGUNJ, Dec 27: The meeting between representatives of Nepal and India regarding the ongoing protest against pollution caused by transport of dusty cargo to Birgunj through Raxaul has ended inconclusively.
KHOTANG, June 12: The conflict that stemmed from a row over the removal of the rival party’s flag in Khotang district has come to an end after the conflicting sides reached an agreement to not reciprocate misbehavior from each other at the meeting held at District Administration Office facilitated by Chief District Officer.
SOLUKHUMBU, June 2: This year's spring climbing season has ended with the total 500 climbers having made it to the top of Mt. Everest. The expedition that started from May 15 lasted about 15 days and 500 mountaineers scaled the tallest peak of 8,848 meters, according to the Department of Tourism.
PARIS (AP) — The campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron said it suffered a “massive and coordinated” hacking attack and document leak that it called a bid to destabilize Sunday’s presidential runoff.