KATHMANDU, July 28: The qualifying event for Asia Cup 2018 has been shifted to Malaysia, where top six Asian associate nations will compete to earn a spot in the forthcoming marquee Asian cricket event in September. The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) revealed the change in venue, from India to Malaysia, through their official twitter handle and website on Friday.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Senior Orthopedic Surgeon Govinda KC has been on a fast-unto-death for the last 19 days in Jumla, demanding endorsement of Medical Education Act that bars establishment of medical colleges in the Kathmandu Valley for 10 years.
KATHMANDU, July 11: Nepal Rastra Bank has reduced the spread in interest rate to 4.5 percent from 5 percent. Unveiling the monetary policy on Wednesday, according to the central bank, now the interest gap between the savings and the loan provided by banks will be 4.5 percent from the new fiscal year.
NEPALGUNJ, July 7: Building of new sports infrastructure at the Nepalgunj Stadium, Banke, is going on in full swing in view of the upcoming Eighth National Games scheduled to be held here coming December.
KATHMANDU, July 5: Nepali Congress has slammed government for annulling all political appointments made by the then government after the election code of conduct were introduced for the Province Assembly and Federal Assembly elections 2017.
LAMJUNG, June 27: Construction of a concrete bridge over the Mardi River along the Beshisahar-Chame road section is being is being escalated to complete before the end of current fiscal year. Road Division Office (RDO) in Damauli confirmed the report.
KATHMANDU, June 14: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) leader Yogesh Bhattarai has said that the government and party leadership should be concentrated on translating the slogan of development and prosperity as after a long effort party unification bid was materialized.
KATHMANDU, June 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed ministers and secretaries to come up with point-wise work plans by coming June 29 in relation to the implementations of policies and programs; and budget prepared for the upcoming fiscal year.
KATHMANDU, May 27: With nearly three dozen leaders from the erstwhile CPN (Maoist Center) vying for a spot in the standing committee, the Nepal Communist Party is seeing further delays in giving full shape to its top committee.
KATHMANDU, May 21: The Nepal Communist Party’s struggle to give full shape to the party’s central committee continued Sunday with more than 250 leaders staking claim to around 100 positions that remained to be filled.
JANAKPURDHAM, April 30: It is yet to be confirmed whether Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi will visit Janakpur on May 11 or not but preparations have already begun for his security and other necessities.
KATHMANDU, April 7: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi have stressed the connectivity and infrastructure development. During the press meet PM Oli has stated that after the landmark political transformation, his government has given priority to economic transformation with the motto ‘Samriddha Nepal Sukhi Nepali’.
KATHMANDU, March 26: Foreign policy experts have argued that China should be granted full membership of South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) to give new life to the almost defunct regional body owing to the rivalry between India and Pakistan.
KATHMANDU, Mar 19: Former Secretary Dharani Dhar Khatiwada has said that the unnecessary interference of the ministers and higher government officials hover in the bureaucracy because of which public service in Nepal has been undermined.
March 4: Researchers studying invasive Burmese pythons in Florida recently came upon something they had never seen before: an 11ft python that had consumed an entire deer that weighed more than the snake itself.
KATHMANDU, March 3: CPN-UML and Maoist Centre’s leaders, including former speaker, Subash Chandra Nembang jointly concluded orientation to federal parliamentarians. The orientation at the International Convention Center, New Banewshwor dwelt on the role of parliamentarians, including technical knowhow of parliament.
NEPALGUNJ, Jan 14: Maghi is considered the greatest festival of the Tharu community. However, Sita Tharu of Baijapur would never feel good when the festival would approach near in the past. Instead, she would feel extremely sad. It was not a festival for girls like her. Rather it was the time when Tharu families would make a deal with their landlords to send their daughters to their homes as Kamlaris (bonded labors). Tharu girls would either have to continue working at the same house, or change the owner as per the decision of their families.
KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Dr Govinda Dhakal, professor of public administration, has expressed that the services provided by the local level could not meet as per expectation as decentralization concept could not get adopted in practice.
WASHINGTON, Dec 5: The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries to go into full effect even as legal challenges continue in lower courts.
DADELDHURA, Dec 4: With just three days left for the parliamentary and provincial assembly polls scheduled for December 7, election officers and candidates in Dadeldhura are making their final efforts for the polls.
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Over 10,000 security personnel have been deployed in the seven hilly districts of Province 1 in view of the parliamentary and provincial assembly elections. The first phase of provincial and parliamentary election will take place on Sunday in Taplejung, Panchthar, Bhojpur, Solukhumbu, Khotang, Okhaldhunga and Sankhuwasabha districts of the province. Among these districts, election candidates have already been targeted by anti-election forces in Sankhuwasabha and Bhojpur. In order to avert unwanted incidents, even plain-cloth security personnel have been deployed.
TANAHU, Oct 24: The works of building facilities for Tanahu Hydroelectric Project, as part of the preparatory works of the project, are going on in full swing while works of dam construction, power house, and transmission line have also been started, according to officials of Tanahu Hydropower Ltd (THL).
KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said full support and cooperation from every quarter was expected in regard with the poll-related activities so as to make such historic events successful.
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.