KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee has dubbed the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee’s decision as an act of injustice to him.

How Bollywood has treated Muslims

August 1, 2018 13:00 pm

So many films have been made with Muslim characters. But how many have actually got them right?

LONDON, July 25: The IDF claims it shot down a Syrian Sukhoi warplane that violated its airspace on Tuesday, a charge Damascus denies. Former UK Ambassador to Syria Peter Ford joined Loud & Clear to discuss. A communication line was used to prevent the possibility of shooting down a Russian-operated aircraft. While operated by the Syrian Army, the aircraft was Russian-made.

July 24: Stormy Daniels, the adult-film actress suing President Donald Trump and his former attorney Michael Cohen, is divorcing her husband, Glendon Crain, her lawyer announced on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli slammed Nepali Congress for lacking agenda and questioned the role of Nepali Congress in the country’s development after 1950 AD.

KATHMANDU, July 11: At a time when there are concerns from various quarters that the government is bent on curbing civil liberties and controlling domestic and international non-governmental organizations (I/NGOs), Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali has said that the government has no intention of curbing or discouraging participation of various stakeholders including civil society organizations in development efforts.

PYUTAHAN, July 7: Though the human civilization and technological advancement has taken a new leap, locals living in many wards of Gaumukhi Rural Municipality are yet to be introduced to the means of communication.

According to the World Trade Organization (WTO), trade disputes are common and they can arise when a government believes that another government has violated an agreement or commitment made in the WTO.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali said that there has been an agreement with China to open additional five new entry points along the northern border.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Has the presidential etiquette changed lately? Those visiting the head of the state lately say Nepali nationals are greeted with a Namaskar and foreigners are given a handshake.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Foreign relations experts have said that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's official visit to the People's Republic of China this time has proven a historic in terms of bringing investment, adding a new dimension to the bilateral ties and preparing for the construction of the trans-Himalayan railway.

MINNESOTA, June 22: Trump claimed during a rally in Minnesota that Pyongyang was pursuing a path of denuclearization and had "stopped everything we wanted them to stop," adding that he and Kim Jong-un had "great chemistry" during the summit in Singapore on June 12.

PhD in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California, Berkley, Biswo Poudel, has closely studied Nepal’s economic trends. What does he think of this year’s budget? Where will Nepal be headed to economically in the days to come? Mahabir Paudyal and Raj Kumar KC met with him to take his insights.

LISBON, June 7: Portugal coach Fernando Santos still has a lot of doubts about the team he will field in their opening World Cup match against neighbors Spain, he said on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 2: With the inclusion of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) into the cabinet on Friday, the KP Sharma Oli government now commands a two-thirds majority in parliament. This arithmetic allows the government to take any decision, including amending the constitution.

At 99 years old, Tao Porchon-Lynch is the world's oldest yoga teacher, and she's proving that age doesn't limit us from doing what we love.

KATHMANDU, May 22: The number of users of Nepal Telecom data services has exceeded 10 million. According to the company latest statistics, the number of GSM data services is currently counted at 9,795,100, while 136,500 people are using CDMA data services and the Wi-Max service users is 17,000.

KATHMANDU, May 19: Prime Minister and chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal, KP Sharma Oli has said the party unification has created a viable condition for development and prosperity.

In the build-up to the big day, US TV channel Lifetime has released a movie chronicling their love story.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Prime Minister K P Oli has said that the recent visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal has taken Nepal-India relations to a new height.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the government to form a probe committee comprising representatives from four different ministries to see if the Water Front Resort owned by tourism entrepreneur Karna Shakya has encroached upon the Fewa Lake.

April 22: A seven-year-old girl who lost part of her leg to bone cancer has had it reattached backwards so she can dance again.

SEOUL, April 21: North Korea said Saturday it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site ahead of a new round of negotiations with South Korea and the United States. There was no clear indication in the North’s announcement if it would be willing to deal away its arsenal.

CHITWAN, April 16: Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has alleged the government for starting authoritarianism in the country.

BEIJING, April 11:  The brewing China-U.S. trade conflict features two leaders who’ve expressed friendship but are equally determined to pursue their nation’s interests and their own political agendas.

DHANGADHI, April 8: The United Arab Emirates skipper Rohan Mustafa is in Dhangadhi, Nepal representing home team Team Chauraha Dhangadhi under the captaincy of Sompal Kami. It won a nail-biter eight-over per side match against Rupandehi Challengers by three runs to secure its place in the playoffs of the second season of the Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL).

KATHMANDU, April 7: Although 7.7 percent of children of school-going age are not in school, the government does not have any sound plan for bringing them into the classroom.

Left-wing candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador has an 18-point advantage at the start of formal campaigning for the presidency.

International migration data shows Indians make up the biggest population living outside their country of birth, in 2017.

Cristiano Ronaldo versus Lionel Messi is the one debate which everyone in football, from fans to players to pundits, seems to have an opinion on.

Apple fans are rushing to dump their four-month-old iPhone X for the Galaxy S9, according to new data.

KHOTANG, March 16: Birthing centers have been established in all wards of the Halesi Tuwachung Municipality in Khotang under the ‘one ward, one birthing center’ campaign.

LONDON, Mar 14: Family spokesman says physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli claimed on Monday that his tenure at the apex court has seen much progress in the judiciary.

Province 4 has four-member cabinet

February 17, 2018 01:34 am

POKHARA, Feb 16: A four-member ministerial council has been formed in Province 4. Three ministers and Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung on Friday took oath in presence of Governor Baburam Kunwar.

Entrepreneurship has a viable future

February 15, 2018 10:03 am

Neeraj Pradhan is a US-based entrepreneur of Nepali origin, who has worked with start-ups as well as entrepreneurs for around a decade. He has been a consultant, an advisor for many companies in California and Washington, and helped them formulate strategies as well as in their mergers and acquisitions. While doing all of that, Pradhan got quite an exposure to entrepreneurship and learned to create new opportunities.

TOKYO, Feb 6: Asian markets were rattled Tuesday by the miseries on Wall Street, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 index briefly dipping more than 7 percent, but investors seemed to be taking the gyrations in stride.

‘Advertising has scope in Nepal’

February 6, 2018 11:40 am

Witnessing every crest and trough of Nepali advertising, Ranjit Acharya, 48, is one of the well-known advertising entrepreneurs of Nepal. With more than two decades of experience in the field, he currently is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Prisma advertising established in 1991. He holds an MBA from Shankerdev Campus.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Most of the vegetable ghee and cooking oil producers and refinery mills, as well as dozens of food manufacturing companies, are located in Bara, but the district has not had a  food inspector since a decade.

HUMLA, Jan 23: The Salt Trading Corporation (STC), Humla has refuted media reports stating the district is under the crisis of salt.

CHITWAN, Jan 11: Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said that the country has entered into a new era of economic prosperity.

POKHARA, Jan 11: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Yagya Bahadur Thapa has said that the government does not have the right to determine the province capitals.

CALIFORNIA, Jan 7: Legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died, NASA said Saturday. Young was 87.

Army has new spokesman

January 4, 2018 09:36 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Brigadier General Gokul Bhandari has been appointed spokesman and chief of Nepal Army's Public Relations Directorate.

NC has offered me for PM: Dahal

January 3, 2018 19:10 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: CPN (Maoist Center) chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that he cannot think of becoming Prime Minister with the support of Nepali Congress (NC).

Dear Malvika, I am a 26-year-old girl currently married (arranged) to a guy similar my age. Before getting married a year ago, I had been in a long relationship.

A difference in brain structure makes boys callous and unemotional, says a new study.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: As the leftist parties -- CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) -- prepare to form a new government after their resounding victory in the recent parliamentary and provincial assembly polls, media reports speak of discomfort in India and 'cautious optimism' in China.

PARBAT, Dec 20: Dissecting human bodies is not an easy job. In fact, it takes a strong-hearted and daring person to conduct a postmortem. In the beginning, Ram Bahadur Damai of Kushma, Tanahun, found it disgusting to chop the organs of human bodies as directed by the doctors. But later, he got used to it.

PARBAT, Dec 18: Dissecting human bodies is not an easy job. In fact, it takes a strong-hearted and daring person to conduct a postmortem. In the beginning, Ram Bahadur Damai of Kushma, Parbat, found it disgusting to chop the organs of human bodies as directed by the doctors. But later, he got used to it.