July 30, 2018 20:03 pm
KATHMANDU, July 30: Professor Dr Mahendra Lawoti has called for alliance among identical indigenous groups to form a broader identity to ensure their rights in the country.
July 15, 2018 14:00 pm
Many children miss school to prepare for races, and work long hours for low wages at large stables
May 30, 2018 18:05 pm
KATHMANDU, May 30: Three students have been injured in a clash between the two groups of the Nepal Students Union (NSU), a sister organization of the main opposition Nepali Congress, at Tri-chandra College on Wednesday.
May 26, 2018 21:14 pm
DUBLIN, May 26: Abortion rights activists proclaimed victory for Irish women Saturday as referendum results indicated voters in largely Roman Catholic Ireland overwhelmingly backed repealing a 1983 constitutional ban on abortions.
March 24, 2018 03:23 am
SIRAHA, March 23: Three months ago, Rebati Saday of Lahan-1 used her ring as collateral to obtain loan from her landlord for constructing toilet in front of her dilapidated hut. Unfortunately, she had to stall the construction of her toilet in lack of adequate money. She wandered from place to place seeking loan but to no avail. No one is ready to trust her.
March 1, 2018 08:51 am
KATHMANDU, Mar 1: Women, the poor and excluded groups face various structural barriers in fully benefiting from Nepal’s energy sector, according to a new report of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The recently released report entitled ‘Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Assessment of the Energy Sector’ assesses the status of energy access in Nepal, and their implications for women and the socially excluded.
February 28, 2018 17:13 pm
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Women, the poor, and excluded groups face various structural barriers, preventing them from benefiting from Nepal’s energy sector, said a report released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
February 14, 2018 07:16 am
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The Amnesty International, the International Commission of Jurists and Human Rights Watch have said on Tuesday that one-year extension of the two transitional justice mechanisms — Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission on the Investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP)-- without necessary legal and institutional reforms are not sufficient to comply with international standards in Nepal.
November 17, 2017 11:05 am
BHOJPUR, Nov 17: Four cadres of the Netra Bikram Chand Bilpav-led Nepal Communist Party were arrested for their alleged involvement in anti-poll activities.
November 6, 2017 06:00 am
BIRGUNJ, Nov 6: Leaders and cadres who were not officially selected as poll candidates have become threats to the political parties in Parsa district. It has become a thorny issue for the parties after several disgruntled members joined their rival parties while some have rebelled against the parties to file independent candidacy.
November 4, 2017 13:51 pm
MUMBAI (Reuters), Nov 4: Disabled Indians are finding love and tips for everyday life on mobile apps and chat groups, as technology helps level the field for a community that is often stigmatized and ignored.
October 19, 2017 05:30 am
KATHMANDU, Oct 19: A former president of Federation of Contractors Association Nepal (FCAN) on Wednesday claimed that FCAN President Sharad Kumar Gauchan, who was shot dead by an unidentified group last week, had informed Nepal Police a year ago that he was receiving threats from unidentified groups.
September 4, 2017 16:03 pm
XIAMEN (CHINA), Sept 4: Barely a week after U.S President Donald J. Trump accused Pakistan of giving shelter to terrorist groups, leaders of the BRICS countries specifically mentioned names of terrorist organizations in Pakistan and called upon action against those responsible for committing, organizing or supporting terrorist acts.
August 25, 2017 16:05 pm
BIRGUNJ, Aug 25: Mayoral aspirants of two groups have clashed in Birgunj two days after Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) decided to take part in the third phase of local elections.
May 14, 2017 16:40 pm
LONDON AP, May 14: The Latest on the global extortion cyberattack that hit dozens of countries on Friday (all times local): 11:40 a.m.
March 25, 2017 00:30 am
KATHMANDU, Mar 25: The government has formed two high-level committees and nine thematic working Groups to rollout and implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
March 2, 2017 11:44 am
MANILA, Philippines, March 2: A human rights watchdog on Thursday accused the police in the Philippines of falsifying evidence to justify unlawful killings in the government's war on drugs that has caused more than 7,000 deaths, and pointed the finger at President Rodrigo Duterte as being ultimately responsible.
February 14, 2017 17:10 pm
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Nepal and Belgium have agreed on establishing a bilateral consultation mechanism between the foreign ministries of the two countries and having parliamentary friendship groups.
December 15, 2016 07:10 am
Snapchat rolled out a feature on Tuesday for group chats with up to 16 people as the fast-growing social network sought to broaden its services ahead of an expected share offering.
October 25, 2016 07:37 am
KATHMANDU, Oct 24: While police and the other security agencies have been focused on containing various combat outfits in the Tarai-Madesh districts, a new trend of forming similar armed groups in the hills has come to the fore.
September 8, 2016 00:40 am
KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Human rights organizations and activists have urged the parliament to amend the recently tabled bill to criminalize torture by removing the provision of statute of limitations so that the perpetrators of torture during the armed conflict era could be booked under the new law with retroactive effect.
August 25, 2016 16:09 pm
MONACO, Aug 25: Surprise English champion Leicester is in the pot of top seeds for the Champions League group-stage draw on Thursday despite being ranked 31st of the 32 teams by UEFA.
July 6, 2016 07:05 am
KATHMANDU, July 5: The implementation of the Sunaulo Hazar Din (Golden Thousand Days) project is limited to organizing training and workshops in Mahottari district, according to stakeholders.
July 4, 2016 00:30 am
LAHAN, July 4: Two months ago, Sobha Singh of Harkatti VDC in Siraha district gave birth to her first baby. But her happiness was shortlived as the baby died after a while the same day.
June 26, 2016 12:58 pm
DHANKUTA, June 26: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kamal Thapa on Sunday warned that the groups involved in religious conversion will face action.
June 21, 2016 01:10 am
KATHMANDU, June 21: Sudur Biscuits Far-western Football Club and Nepal Police Club topped Group C and Group D respectively in the Lalit Memorial U-18 Football Tournament being held at the ANFA Complex, Satdobato.