Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive from Sunday, ending the world's only ban on female motorists, a historic reform marred by what rights groups call an expanding crackdown on activists.

MOSCOW, June 16: Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli took the surprising decision to reveal his starting line-up for his side's World Cup Group D opener against Iceland a day before the match.

KATHMANDU, May 11: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on his two day state visit to Npeal from Janakpur today. After spending more than two hours in Janakpur, Modi arrived in Kathmandu where he was welcomed by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali.

KATHMANDU, March 24: The government has expedited homework to finalize agenda to be discussed during Prime Minister KP Oli’s official visit to India scheduled for the first week of April.  Sources said Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers has directed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) to coordinate with other line ministries to prepare the agenda for the prime minsiter’s visit to India. MoFA has asked all the ministries to submit the potential agenda for discussions with India.

KATHMANDU, Mar 9: Hansraj Hulaschand Co Pvt Ltd, the sole authorized distributor of KTM bikes in Nepal, has said that it is hosting 1st Orange Stunt Championship entitled 'Roaring Gears' in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Following tomorrow’s National Assembly elections, a source at the Election Commission said that they were gearing up to publish the results of Proportional Representations of House of Representatives.

RAJBIRAJ (Saptari), Sept 9: The District Administration Office (DAO) today raided three shops in the district headquarters Rajbiraj, and confiscated many t-shirts and caps printed with parties' election symbol.

KATHMANDU, June 9: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoFA) has asked the  district administrations concerned to take necessary precautions to tackle potential challenges that various political and non-political outfits could pose to the second phase local elections.

PANCHTHAR, May 23: CPN (Maoist Center) has geared up for the second phase of local level elections in the district.

PARIS, May 8: French President-elect Emmanuel Macron laid the groundwork Monday for his transition to power, announcing a visit to Germany and a name change for his political movement and appearing with his predecessor at a solemn World War II commemoration.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Naya Shakti Party Nepal (NSPN) is all set to focus its power on the local-level elections slated for May 14.

NC gears up for local polls

March 31, 2017 17:52 pm

KATHMANDU, March 31: With the local elections just around the corner, ruling Nepali Congress (NC) has geared up for the local polls to turn table in their favor.

BAITADI, Feb 21: A vaccination campaign will be held in Baitadi against elephantitis with an aim to eradicate the disease from the district.

DHANGADI, Feb 11: The Twenty20 National Women's Cricket Tournament carrying the highest cash prize yet in the country is set to take place at Attariya of Kailali from April, 27, 2017.

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 6: The Khwopa Higher Secondary School run by Bhaktapur Municipality is gearing up for an extensive educational and science exhibition.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is gearing up to end load-shedding throughout the country from mid-June next year. It has been providing round the clock electricity to the consumers in Kathmandu Valley since the Dashain festival.