INARUWA, July 16: Nepali Congress parliamentary party deputy leader Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar has said the Nepali Congress was ready to extend constructive support to the government despite being the main opposition party in parliament, in deference to the democratic system.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) fell below 1,200-point mark on Tuesday. Weakness was visible in the equity market since the beginning of Tuesday's trading with the benchmark index dropping 6 points early in the session.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Nepal and China have reached various 14 key deals including a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to extend Chinese electric cargo railway network to Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, June 5: The Ministry of Defense (MoD) has rejected a proposal from the Nepal Army (NA) headquarters to extend the terms of Major General Deepak Prasad Bharati and brigadier generals Surya Khanal and Prem Shahi citing some discrepancies in their citizenship details and academic credentials.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index witnessed another bleak trading session on Wednesday, shedding 4.55 points, or 0.34 percent. The benchmark index closed at 1,328.27 points.

KATHMANDU, May 5: The Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF) and Sahas Sports have signed a one-year extension deal for the upcoming NSJF Pulsar Sports Award which is scheduled to be held on May 17.

KATHMANDU April 30: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that Gautam Buddha remains a symbol of pride for all Nepalis, as he made a huge contribution to human welfare after being born in Nepali territory.

MANCHESTER, March 20: Manchester United have extended Ashley Young’s deal for an extra year by triggering a one-year option in the versatile England wing back’s contract, British media said on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: As the government on Friday extended the tenure of Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and Commission of Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP), Nepal stating that some more tasks were left to perform, the stakeholders have come for debates whether to extend the tenure or reconstitute both the commissions.

SAN DIEGO, Jan 6: The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico, providing one of its most detailed blueprints of how the president hopes to carry out a signature campaign pledge.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: As the extended terms of two transitional justice mechanisms are expiring next month even without accomplishing a small portion of their mandated tasks, the government has started necessary preparations to further extend their terms for a year through an ordinance.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The Investment Board has received an application from the promoter of Upper Karnali Hydropower Project with the call to extend the construction tenure.

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.

BARCELONA, July 5: Argentina forward Lionel Messi has agreed to a three-year contract extension that will keep him at Barcelona through 2021.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) have extended best wishes to all laborers on the occasion of International Workers' Day.

LAHAN, March 24: The Siraha District Court has ordered the remand of Free Madhesh Alliance Coordinator CK Raut for more 10 days and for the fifth time.

PAANCHTHAR, Feb 26: The Nepali migrant workers in South Korea have extended economic assistance to the victims of the massive fire that ripped through the Sankranti Bazaar of Terathun.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has asked the non-governmental organizations working in the earthquake-hit districts to extend technical support to the victims.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: A Cabinet meeting is taking place to extend the tenure of Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and Commission for the Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) for one more year on Thursday.

Manchester United continued their push for a top-four finish with a comfortable 3-0 victory at champions Leicester City on Sunday, extending their unbeaten Premier League run to 15 games.

MYAGDI , Jan 25: A section of the Nepali diaspora in Hong Kong has extended support to an eight – year – old girl suffering from a hole in her heart.

TERATHUN, Jan 21: The victims of the massive fire which struck Sankranti Bazaar on December 16 received support from the Chelibeti Sajmaj UK.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has said that it would build Amlekhgunj-Chitwan petroleum pipeline once the Raxaul-Amlekhgunj (38 kilometers) petroleum pipeline becomes ready for operation.

President, PM extend Christmas Day wishes

December 25, 2016 06:29 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished that Christmas, the great festival of the Christians, inspired all to build a peaceful and prosperous Nepal by promoting fraternity, love and unity among the Nepalis.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, on Thursday, sent separate messages to President of Indonesia Joko Widodo on the loss of lives and destruction of properties caused by devastating earthquake in the northern part of Sumatra island of Indonesia yesterday.

Striker Harry Kane has confirmed he is in talks to sign an improved contract with Tottenham Hotspur and reiterated that he has no intention of agitating for a transfer away from his boyhood club.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Former Prime Ministers Sher Bahadur Deuba and KP Sharma Oli have all extended hearty best wishes to all the Nepali citizens on the occasion of the Bijaya Dashami festival 2073 BS.

Extend martyrs list: Madhes parties

September 19, 2016 08:56 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has asked the government to extend the martyrs list and declare at least 16 others, who died in the Madhes movement last year, as martyrs.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Major political forces on Tuesday decided to give two more weeks to the commission on delineating the borders of local bodies to submit its report.