KATHMANDU, JULY 27: Following widespread criticism of the proposal of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya to hand over Rani Pokhari reconstruction to Nepal Army, the metropolitan city is considering to backtrack on the proposal. The KMC now plans to carry out the reconstruction itself.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Nepali Congress lawmaker Gagan Thapa urged Prime Minister KP Shama Oli to immediately address the issues raised by Dr Govinda KC by giving up his arrogance of having two-thirds majority in the parliament.

KATHMANDU, July 9: The government has started handing over letters of termination of appointment to those who were appointed by the former government led by Sher Bahadur Deuba.

Indian PM wraps up two-day visit to Nepal

Doctors are preparing for a spike in Rohingya women giving birth amid claims many were subjected to sexual violence nine months ago.

Babies, even those who are premature, underweight or sickly, should be exclusively breastfed, from the maternity ward and ideally for two years, UN agencies said on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 17: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the SAARC activities should be given right direction by mutually resolving the issues between India and Pakistan.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The newly-formed government led by KP Sharma Oli is mulling to revise the voluntary retirement scheme announced by the erstwhile government for civil servants for over fifty years.

BAITADI, Jan 10: The decision of Dogadakedar Rural Municipality in Baitadi to provide an allowance of Rs 1,000 to a mother giving birth to a baby girl is expected to contribute more or less to reduce the gender gap in the village.

BARDIYA, Nov 13: In the last few years the country has gone through rapid and dramatic political developments. On the other hand, economic and infrastructural development has almost been limited to lip service. Nevertheless, political parties and leaders are not shying away from making tall promises to people during their poll campaigns. As always some of them have been simply heightening assurances to voters as it its considered a normal practice to woo voters.

DAILEKH, Sept 24: GMR, the developer of Upper Karnali hydroelectricity project, has started distributing compensation to the locals at a very slow pace, after a long wait, against the land acquired for the project.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Finland has agreed to provide 20 million eruos to Nepal to support the implementation of the school sector development plan (SSDP).

BARDIYA, June 13: The embankment constructed by the government along the Babai River near the Gulariya market has started eroding. Visible cracks on the embankment have triggered panic among the locals so much that they fear that a devastating flood is coming their way during the monsoon season this year.

BARDIYA, June 13: The embankment constructed by the government along the Babai River near the Gulariya market has started eroding. Visible cracks on the embankment have triggered panic among the locals so much that they fear that a devastating flood is coming their way during the monsoon season this year.

NEPALGUNJ, June 12: A CPN-UML party leader alleged that political parties deprive deserving candidates of ticket by awarding it to rich candidates who offer donations to party and can spend lavishly in the election. The leader, who requested anonymity, claimed that he was denied party ticket for Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City because of his weak financial strength.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Education Minister Dhaniram Poudel has said that the grants doled out from the government would go to the beneficiaries earlier if the local levels were given rights for the job.

Giving: The Nepali way

March 15, 2017 00:25 am

Generating resources locally and deploying them in a sustainable way warrants both strategic planning and clarity of purpose

NT giving 51 percent cash dividend

March 14, 2017 10:14 am

KATHMANDU, March 14: The 9th annual general meeting of Nepal Telecom (NT) has approved a proposal to provide 51 percent cash dividend to its shareholders from the profit earned in the Fiscal Year 2015/2016.

KATHMANDU, Mar 4: The World Bank has approved a US$ 100 million credit to help Nepal accelerate its medium-term reform program for the financial sector, and to reduce the vulnerability of the banking sector and increase its transparency.

POKHARA, Feb 4: Pilot Michael Peter Plamchapd of United Kingdom had an accident while paragliding in Pokara recently. The very next day of the accident he succumbed to injuries. Later, it was revealed that he had not even taken permit for paragliding.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Fourteen different networks campaigning for quality education in the country have expressed concern over what they called the school restructuring and reconstruction not picking up speed despite the passage of more than one and half years of the Gorkha Earthquake.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Giving full shape to the Election Commission (EC) has become a complicated task after the major political parties started pitching hard for their own candidates for the vacant posts of commissioner.

Dozens of bridges on verge of giving way

December 28, 2016 12:05 pm

DHANUSHA, Dec 28: More than a dozen bridges in Dhanusha and Mahottari section along the East West highway have worn out with travellers forced to brace increased risks.

Singer Kelly Clarksons says the thought of leaving her career so that she can have a normal life often comes to her mind.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: The board meeting of Machhapuchchhre Bank Ltd (MBL) on Friday proposed to provide 21.84 percent stock dividend to the bank's shareholders from the profit earned in the last fiscal year.

Parents may please take note that it is just not all right to hand your child a smartphone to calm him/her down at home even if it helps keep peace in the house, according to the new guidelines released by the American Academy of Pediatrics on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: The 22nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of United Finance Ltd  has approved a proposal to distribute 20 percent stock dividend and 1.05 percent cash dividend (for tax purpose) to the finance company’s shareholders.

Giving back to Kathmandu

August 30, 2016 23:45 pm

Behind that shiny glass of a Volkswagen, a handsome face popped out. Seconds later a can of Coke was hurled out of the car’s window down to a nearby footpath. The man must have been quite rich, obviously because he drives a Volkswagen, and from what I could notice, he looked educated as well. And my imaginative head took him up as the kind of rich and educated man who keeps complaining about our government and lashes out on Nepali leaders for ruining the nation.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 21: With a kiss of the ball and an unforgettable kick, Brazil's biggest soccer star gave the Olympic host its biggest moment of the games.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) and its chief commissioner, Lokman Singh Karki, have been not only defying the orders and verdicts of the Supreme Court but also trying to drag the judiciary into controversy.