CHITWAN, July 18:The Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU), Rampur has made it clear that it had granted its affiliations to eight private colleges through a due process.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Nepal Medical Association (NMA) on Sunday issued a  72-hour ultimatum to the government to address the demands raised by senior surgeon Dr Govinda KC, who has been on a hunger strike in Jumla for the past nine days.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has said demands put forth by agitating Prof Dr Govinda KC would be addressed through democratic procedures as a bill on the medical education has been already presented in the House.

MEXICO CITY, July 2: Angry and frustrated over corruption and violence, Mexican voters delivered a tidal wave presidential election victory to leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, giving him a broad mandate to upend the political establishment and govern for the poor.

POKHARA, June 25: Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City (PLMC) has unveiled its programs and policies for the Fiscal Year 2018/19 giving continuity to old ambitious programs. The metropolitan city has named a dozen programs including Fewa lake sewage diversion project and study on highly ambitious Fewa-Begnas monorail.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018 has given television sales a shot in the arm.

SAMARA, June 17: Aleksandar Kolarov curled in a spectacular free-kick to give Serbia a deserved victory in their opening World Cup Group E match against Costa Rica.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Himalayan Bank Limited (HBL) has awarded this year’s HBL-Daayitwa Fellowship Award-2018 to Nepali Public Service Fellows.

Appeal to Asian Football Confederation planned

KATHMANDU, Jun 7: Special Court on Thursday gave a clean chit to five individuals including former captain of national football team Sagar Thapa. Thapa had been implicated in match-fixing.

KATHMANDU, June 3: With a motive of bringing two million tourists by 2020 and five million by 2030 into the country, the Ministry of Finance has allocated Rs 5.20 billion on tourism in the Fiscal Year 2018/19.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) has given full shape to its 441-member central committee.

KATHMANDU, May 20: A storm is brewing in the newly-formed Nepal Communist Party (NCP) amid allegation that some second-rung leaders from the erstwhile CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) received “an unfair advantage” in the merger between the two parties.

ENGLAND, April 23: The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her third child. The baby boy was delivered at 11.01am today weighing 8lbs 7oz, Kensington Palace confirmed.

BURNLEY, April 20: Victor Moses struck a 69th-minute winner for Chelsea to give Antonio Conte’s side a 2-1 Premier League victory over Burnley at Turf Moor on Thursday, closing the gap on fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur.

BHAKTAPUR, April 16: Amid the crowd of thousands of people in Madhyapur Thimi of Bhaktapur on Sunday, Buddha Kishna Baag Shrestha pierced his tongue for the sixth consecutive time, giving continuity to the centuries-old tradition of piercing tongue which had started during the period of the Lichchhavi dynasty.

The Embassy of Pakistan has handed over scholarships to 250 needy and talented students of secondary and higher secondary schools from across Nepal. The amount of each scholarship was Rs 10,000.

Writer gives voice to the unheard

April 3, 2018 09:53 am

His journey from a 14-year-old reticent boy to the winner of many national awards was possible only because of the constant inspiration he received throughout his writing journey.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Crusader for medical education reforms Dr Govinda KC has issued a month-long ultimatum to the government to approve the Medical Education Ordinance from parliament.

GORKHA, March 16: An unmarried mute woman of Arughat Rural Municipality-10 gave birth to a daughter on February 27.  As she is unable to speak, she is finding it difficult to convince the locals about the legitimate father of her child since the person with whom she had physical relationship denies it. Family members of the thirty-five-year-old girl are seeking justice for the physically challenged girl who has been cheated by her boyfriend.

MAHOTTARI, Mar 12: Squatters of Mahottari have warned of taking to the streets if the government provided 61 bighas of unregistered land in Bardibas Municipality for the construction of the middle-east headquarters of Nepal Army in Province 2.

LONDON, March 6: Manchester United’s Nemanja Matic volleyed a stunning added-time winner as they fought back from two goals down to beat Crystal Palace 3-2 at Selhurst Park and climbed to second place in the Premier League on Monday.

Sunny Leone shared an amazing, happy news with her fans on Monday morning. The actor revealed that she and her husband, Daniel Weber became parents to two baby boys ‘a few weeks ago.’

ST. LOUIS, Feb 22: A morning radio show host gave birth live on the air on Tuesday.

ACHHAM, Feb 15: Mallekh Rural Municipality has given a seven-day ultimatum to the permanent teachers, instructing them to present themselves in front of the rural municipality office after they were found deceiving the government by sub-contracting stand-in teachers as proxies.

SC's interim order gives tax rebate: NRB

February 12, 2018 05:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: In a recently written explanation submitted to the Supreme Court (SC), Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has claimed that the interim order issued by the apex court on December 24, 2017, has offered tax relaxation to Reynolds Holdings Ltd, which purchased the shares of Ncell.

BUTUWAL, Jan 31: Who might not love colorful flowers on the roadsides? Sakuntala Pun of Kalikapath, Butwal would always wonder what if the road next to her house would have been like that.  In reality, the road was full of dust that would irritate her all the time.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The government and the World Bank on Sunday signed three financing agreements worth $440 million to invest in the country's post-earthquake housing reconstruction, livestock innovation, and technical education and vocational training.

LONDON, Jan 2: Liverpool defender Ragnar Klavan’s 94th-minute header snatched a 2-1 victory at Burnley on Monday as the visitors coped without the injured Mohamed Salah and Philippe Coutinho and made up ground on their rivals near the top of the Premier League.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: In a eight year long dispute between five-star hotels and Nepal Recreation Centre (NRC) regarding paying the royalties and income tax for the operation of casinos, the Supreme Court on Sunday directed the NRC to pay over Rs 1 billion in taxes to the government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to continue with the construction of basic physical infrastructures including the installation of towers in various districts of the country.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Attorney General Basanta Ram Bhandari gave his consent to initiate investigation against newly elected lawmaker Nawaraj Silwal over his controversial involvement in submitting false performance evaluation report to the Supreme Court earlier this year.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Attorney General Basanta Ram Bhandari has given nod to initiate action against newly elected lawmaker Nawaraj Silwal in line with the Supreme Court’s recent verdict.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Vijay Distillery Pvt Ltd has brought Ruslan Vodka in new packaging.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7:  Dr Govinda KC has issued a weeklong ultimatum to President Bidya Devi Bhandari to approve the Medical Education Act. Dr KC has warned to launch his 14th hunger strike from next Monday if his demand is not met by then.

KATMANDU, Oct 15: Despite the series of warnings it earlier issued against the government's plans to expand the cabinet, the Election Commission (EC) has given its go ahead for the induction of eight ministers from the Rastriya Prajatantra Party into Sher Bahadur Deuba's cabinet.

KOHALPUR, Oct 9: A woman has delivered a child during a flight while she was heading to Nepalgunj from Talcha Airport of Mugu in a flight of Nepal Airlines on Monday.

JAJARKOT, Oct 8: Preference for son over daughter is not a new story for Nepali society. From female feticide to giving birth to a number of girls in hope of a son is still a widespread practice. However, a couple in Jajarkot has set a different example.

NEW YORK, Sept 6: A stylus might seem, well, out of style in the tap-and-type world of smartphones. Yet it's what sets Samsung's Note phones apart from the competition.

KATHMANDU, August 16: Nepal Chemists and Druggists Association (NCDA) has provided health services in the flood-affected areas of Nepal. Issuing a statement on Tuesday, the association said that it had mobilized its zonal and district branches to provide health service to the flood-affected people immediately after the floods started. The association said it had mobilized medical teams including doctors in Mechi, Koshi, Sagarmatha, Janakpur, and Narayani zones.

SANTA CLARA, July 27: As the victorious American players bounced so hard the podium shook, medals round their necks, a beaming Bruce Arena in the back raised his arms to the air right along with them as gold confetti began to fall.

Nepathya gives concert in Adelaide

July 16, 2017 17:15 pm

KATHMANDU, July 16: Popular Nepali music group Nepathya staged its second show of the ongoing Australia Tour at the Norwood Concert Hall in Adelaide. Adelaide is the South Australian coastal city.

KATHMANDU, July 11: CG Mobiles Pvt Ltd has launched a scheme of replacing its CG Astro Series mobile phones within 100 days of purchase if a customer faces any problem.

KATHMANDU, June 16: The government has given permission to 30 promoters for survey with a goal of installing 180 MW solar energy system.

KATHMANDU, June 7: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index jumped by 34.72 points, or 2.17 percent, on Tuesday to close at 1,637 points, as the country was electing a new government under the leadership of Nepali Congress (NC).

VIGO, May 5: Marcus Rashford was decisive again, scoring from a free kick in the second half for Manchester United to beat Celta Vigo 1-0 in the first leg of the Europa League semifinals on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Judicial Council designated Justices Deepak Raj Joshi and Devendra Gopal Shrestha as the member of Constitutional Bench at the Supreme Court.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Stock market has responded positively to an agreement between the government and the Madhesi parties regarding constitution amendment and local level election reached on Saturday, with the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index going up by 35.38 points on Sunday.

JAJARKOT, March 22: A girl student attending the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) at an examination center in Limsa on Wednesday gave birth to a son.

LONDON, March 14: Britain lurched closer to leaving the European Union Monday when Parliament stopped resisting and gave Prime Minister Theresa May the power to file for divorce from the bloc.