ISLAMABAD, July 25: A suicide bomber on a motorcycle rammed into people waiting outside a busy polling station in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Wednesday, killing at least 31 and casting a dark shadow on what was to be a historic day for the country as Pakistanis cast ballots to elect their thirds consecutive civilian government.
KATHMANDU, July 22: Chairperson of World Hindu Federation International, Bharat Keshar Singh passed away at 3 AM today while undergoing treatment at Vayoda Hospital, Balkhu. Singh, 85, was admitted to the hospital twenty days ago after suffering from cardiac arrest.
Most of us have known Rajesh Hamal as an intelligent actor of Nepali film industry, the actor who has played in over 100 films in his career, and who at times
appears in quiz shows and television interviews. But what is the superstar’s understanding of Nepali politics, economy, society and Nepal’s foreign affairs? Where do we stand as a nation today? Mahabir Paudyal and Thira L Bhusal met the superstar to explore various aspects of Nepali politics.
KATHMANDU, June 8: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has decided to seek additional six months to hold its general convention after the Election Commission (EC) wrote on Thursday to hold the party's general convention by July 14.
NEW YORK, May 8: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, whose office has taken on a high-profile role in the fight against sexual misconduct, was physically violent with four women he was romantically involved with, according to their accounts which were published on Monday in The New Yorker .
BEIRUT, May 6: Polling booths opened in Lebanon on Sunday for the country’s first parliamentary election in nine years, a period marked by stretches of political paralysis and war in neighboring Syria.
KATHMANDU, April 25: Presenting a 50-page proposal at the ongoing central working committee meeting of the Nepali Congress (NC) on Tuesday, seven youth leaders of the party demanded early general convention for leadership handover to the second generation.
KATHMANDU, April 23: Expressing serious dissatisfaction with the current leadership of the party, Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader KB Gurung has proposed dissolving all party committees and holding fresh general convention to elect new leadership to give new life to the party, which faced a humiliating defeat in the recent elections.
KATHMANDU, April 18: The elected committee of the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) is set to convene the Special General Assembly on Thursday and Friday in Kathmandu in a bid to get the ban lifted from the International Cricket Council (ICC). The ICC had two years ago suspended the CAN due to political interference and other internal disputes within the association.
LAHAN, March 25: Condemning the bomb attack on Bikash Traders (Jewelry shop), Lahan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) enforced a general strike in Lahan Bazaar on Saturday demanding action against the perpetrators.
KATHMANDU, Feb 20: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Tuesday appointed CPN-UML leader Agni Prasad Kharel as Attorney General (AG). The government had recommended the head of state to appoint Kharel as AG.
KATHMANDU, Jan 27: The Central Committee meeting of the Federation of Nepalese Indigenous Journalists (FONIJ) held at its central headquarters in Anamnagar has decided to hold its sixth federal general convention on April 7-8.
KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Amid widespread speculation of massive irregularities in course of holding the recent polls, the election commissioners held a ‘suspicious’ meeting with the heads of two key anti-graft bodies mandated to investigate irregularities, if any, by government entities.
CHITWAN, Dec 13: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Dr Shanshanka Koirala has said resignation of the party leadership is not the solution of the hour. In his exclusive talks to RSS at his private residence at Gaindakot, Nawalparasi, this morning, he called on party leaders and cadres to unite to face the post-election situation.
KATHMANDU, Dec 9: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has congratulated the Nepali people on the peaceful completion of the elections to the members of the House of Representatives and State Assemblies.
WASHINGTON, Oct 24: The U.S. special forces unit ambushed by Islamic militants in Niger didn’t call for help until an hour into their first contact with the enemy, the top U.S. general said Monday, as he tried to clear up some of the murky details of the assault that killed four American troops and has triggered a nasty political brawl.
KATHMANDU, Oct 10: The International Relations and Labor Committee of parliament has directed the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) to create working environment for Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Director General Sanjeeb Gautam.
KATHMANDU, August 21: The 25th general convention of the Federation of Nepalese Journalists (FNJ) began in Kathmandu on Sunday. Inaugurating the convention, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba said that Nepali media fraternity had played a vital role in institutionalizing democratic republican system in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), Amjad Hussain B Sial, has viewed that the SAARC process could be strengthened by concentrating on development, poverty reduction and the projects relating to health and education.
It does not come as a surprise that teachers and students alike, of private schools, are among the most affected by strikes in Nepal. While a day-off at work seems like an attractive prospect, only education professionals, parents and students see that there exists an intricate layer to these so-called “relief holidays”. From having to miss a class, to having to compensate for the lost day during well-deserved public holidays, there are reasons why people loathe these strikes.
KATHMANDU, June 22: Metropolitan Crime Division on Thursday arrested Lok Bahadur Shahi, the former general secretary of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), with the charge of obtaining money from numbers of people by telling a lie that he would send them to Canada through an organization called 'Sports for All'.