KATHMANDU, Nov 25: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the government not to use force and arrest protestors, but respect their freedom of opinion and expression.

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.

KATHMANDU, July 20Amnesty International Nepal has expressed its serious concerns over the use of force by Nepal Police at the Karnali Academy of Health and Sciences (KAHS) in Jumla on Thursday to bring Dr Govinda KC to Kathmandu.Dr KC started a hunger-strike at the KAHS on June 30 demanding key reforms in the health sector including withdrawal of the Medical Education Bill from parliament.

JUMLA, June 20: Over 40 people including doctors, nurses and students were injured on Thursday when security personnel entered the premises of Jumla-based Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS), used batons to disperse the opposing crowds, and forcefully took Dr Govinda KC out of the hospital for airlifting to Kathmandu.

UDAYAPUR, July 16: A decade ago, Prabhu Narayan Chaudhary of Udayapur Rural Municipality-7 used to have his house filled with grains. His farm around the house used to be abundant with agricultural yields. Irrigation was easy and convenient with water available from the nearby Balan River.

CHITWAN, July 13:Communist Party of Nepal (CPN)'s chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has claimed that national and international forces were making efforts to weaken the communist power in Nepal.

CLEARLAKE OAKS, June 24: Wind-driven wildfires destroyed buildings and threatened hundreds of others Sunday as they raced across dry brush in rural Northern California.

The European Union is set to slap tariffs on 3.4 billion dollars (£2.5 billion) in American products, from whiskey and motorcycles to peanuts and cranberries.

United Nations, June 14: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) held its 10th emergency meeting, Wednesday on Israel's response to protests dubbed the 'Great Return March' along the border with Gaza. The UN voted to condemn Israel's excessive force, marked by the use of live ammunition.

Armed Police Force lifts PM Cup

June 12, 2018 10:35 am

KATHMANDU, June 12 : Half-centuries from Anil Kumar Sah and Pradeep Singh Airee helped departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) Club register a six-wicket win over the other departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club in the final match of the Inter-provincial Prime Minister Cup on Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Investors will have to wait for few more few weeks to get margin trading facility from brokerage firms as Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) needs to get the nod of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) to start such service.

KATHMANDU, May 9: The Armed Police Force laced with national players has lifted the fourth KNP Japan Women’s volleyball tournament for the fourth consecutive time in as much years of the inauguration of the marquee event on Tuesday. In a final match played at National Sports Council (NSC)’s covered hall, Armed Police defeated the fellow departmental team Nepal Police Club in straight sets.

DAMAK, May 5: The departmental team Armed Police Force has advanced into the semifinals of the first Damak Gold Cup football tournament with a 3-1 win over Madan Bhandari Sports Academy in the first quarterfinal match on Friday.

ILAM, April 25: The departmental team Armed Police Force has advanced into the semifinals of the ongoing fourth International Invitational Tuborg Mai Valley Gold Cup football tournament with a 2-1 win over the defending champion Jhapa XI on Tuesday.

ILAM, April 21: The departmental team Armed Police Force has advanced into the quarterfinals of the ongoing fourth International Invitational Tuborg Mai Valley Gold Cup football tournament with a 3-1 win over Bangladesh’s Kawran Pragati Sangh on Friday.

DHANGADHI, Feb 26: Departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) has lifted the ongoing Prime Minister Cup Women’s Cricket Tournament on Sunday, defeating Eastern Region by seven wickets in the final at the Fapla Cricket Ground.

BANKE, Feb 19: The departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) has given continuity to its dominance in women’s volleyball clinching the fifth Prime Minister Cup International Volleyball title on Monday.

MMC defeats Armed Police Force

February 18, 2018 10:27 am

MAKWANPUR, Feb 18: A-Division outfit Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) has started the third edition of the Hetauda Gold Cup football tournament with a 1-0 win over the departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) has clinched the first Mayor Cup International Invitational Women’s Volleyball title defeating Shivam New Diamond Academy (NDA) on straight sets of 3-0 on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The meeting of the joint task force of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) has discussed the potential status of both parties in the National Assembly.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The joint task force of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) has begun its job from Friday. The task force has started preparing for the National Assembly election and to constitute province government.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Chairmen of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have directed the task force to get into the work immediately.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: CPN-UML leader Subas Nembang has pledged to develop the sports sector after the formation of the left government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Nepali Army Brigadier General Naina Raj Dahal has been appointed the western region force commander under the UN peace keeping mission in South Sudan.

ILAM, Nov 22: Former Prime Minister and CPN-UML senior leader Jhala Nath Khanal has said no force on earth could stop the left alliance from getting united.

ITAHARI, Nov 13: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar has claimed that there was no other political party capable of defeating the Nepali Congress in the upcoming elections as the party had already won the people's hearts by its works and activities.

Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba have claimed that the leftist alliance has been formed as an anti-democratic force. Addressing an election gathering organized by his party at district headquarters Fungling today, he said the communist alliance was against democracy, people, and federalism. Establishment of a communist rule will make people's daily life full of fear and terror.

TEXAS, Nov 7: The gunman who slaughtered 26 people at a Texas church was able to buy weapons because the Air Force failed to report his domestic violence conviction to the federal database that is used to conduct background checks on would-be gun purchasers, authorities said Monday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Several political heavyweights look set to face each other in the first phase of parliamentary and provincial elections adding an interesting new dimension to the polls which are shaping up to be a fierce competition between leftist and rightist forces.

BEIRUT, Oct 22: U.S-allied forces said Sunday they have captured Syria’s largest oil field from the Islamic State group.

A force to reckon with

October 6, 2017 10:51 am

Deepa Shree Niraula managed to become a household name after she portrayed the sharp, sarcastic (self-titled) character Deepa in the long running Nepali comedy TV series, Tito Satya.

The announcement of electoral alliance, and an eventual merger, between CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center) and Naya Shakti Nepal promises to bring a sea change to Nepali politics. How did this sudden alliance become possible? How will it impact national politics? And what will be its major agendas? Former Prime Minister and coordinator of Naya Shakti Party Nepal, Baburam Bhattarai, shared his insights with Subhash Ghimire, Gunaraj Luitel and Mahabir Paudyal on Wednesday morning.

MUMBAI, Sept 27: Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra, who is gearing up for the upcoming dance reality show, said she doesn't believe in forcing her dream on her son.

FORT MYERS, September 11: A weakening but still potent Hurricane Irma lashed Florida’s Gulf Coast on Sunday with tree-bending winds, pounding rain and surging surf, leaving millions of homes without power, while flooding streets and swaying skyscrapers across the state in Miami.

Is Naya Shakti a spent force?

August 26, 2017 07:17 am

KATHMANDU, August 26: Former Maoist leader and ex-prime minister Baburam Bhattarai’s dream of establishing a new political force in the country has weakened within just two years of the formation of his Naya Shakti party.

BORMES-LES-MIMOSAS, July 26: Authorities ordered the evacuation of 10,000 people as fires hopscotched around the Riviera for a third day Wednesday, tearing through the forest of La Londe-les-Maures.

DHANGADHI, July 11: Outdoing the Nepali Congress (NC), the CPN-UML has managed to become the largest party in Province 7, the home province of Prime Minister and NC president Sher Bahadur Deuba, in the local level elections.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Chief of Army Staffs (CoAS) Rajendra Chhetri visited the head office of UNO in New York last Friday to take part in Chief of Defense Conference. He insisted on giving opportunities to Nepal to take extensive roles in future assignments on account of contribution, bravery and duty in past for UNO.

SEOUL, June 20: The United States flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday in a show of force against North Korea, South Korean officials said.

ILAM, June 19: CPN-UML senior leader and former Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal has said that no force can obstruct the second phase of the local level polls scheduled for June 28.

ILAM, June 19: CPN (UML) senior leader and former Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal has said that no force can obstruct the second phase of the local level polls scheduled for June 28.

No force can derail polls: Dahal

May 29, 2017 01:10 am

KATHMANDU, May 29: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that no force on this earth can derail the second phase of local elections.

Military force cannot resolve tension over North Korea, China said on Thursday, while an influential Chinese newspaper urged the North to halt its nuclear programme in exchange for Chinese protection.

CLINTON, Md, April 5: The Air Force says a pilot is safe after an F-16 crashed in Maryland.

Task force to monitor housing standards

February 1, 2017 20:52 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has formed a seven-member task force to monitor the compliance of building construction in town area and check irregularities in this sector.

If you wondered where many of Hollywood’s A-list celebrities had gone during President Donald Trump’s inauguration, you didn’t have to wonder any longer on Saturday, when scores of them showed up at huge women’s marches in Washington and other cities to send the new president a pointed message that he was in for a fight - and that, as so many signs said, women’s rights are human rights.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Senior leaders of various communist parties of Nepal on Monday held discussion on whether the use of force is essential or not in the growth of communist movement.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The government has constituted a seven-member task force with the National Planning Commission (NPC) vice-chairman as the coordinator for the infrastructure study for the construction of the Kathmandu-Tarai Madhes Fast Track.

The Indian government has appointed new heads of its army and air force among a series senior military and intelligence appointments, officials said, two weeks before its two most senior defense force chiefs are due to retire.

HETAUDA, Dec 2: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chairman, Kamal Thapa, has demanded with the government to announce the date of the local body elections arguing that it is necessary to hold elections in midst of the challenge to implement the constitution.