PM heading for China on June 19

June 14, 2018 06:30 am

KATHMANDU, June 14: After his three-day visit to India in April, Prime Minister KP Oli is set to pay a six-day official visit to China beginning June 19. The date of his visit was simultaneously announced by both Kathmandu and Beijing on Wednesday.

Real Madrid attacker Lucas Vazquez has reportedly told the club’s skipper Sergio Ramos that he is joining Liverpool this summer.

SOLUKHUMBU, March 30: With the mountaineering season approaching, Nepali and foreign climbers have started moving upward from Namche toward the Everest Base Camp, which lies at an altitude of 5,364 meters. So far, four groups have obtained permits for climbing Mt Everest, the highest peak of the world.

NEW YORK, Dec 7: A Leonardo da Vinci painting of Christ that sold in New York for a record $450 million (380 million euros) is heading to a museum in the United Arab Emirates.

KHOTNAG, Nov 22: With federal parliamentary and provincial elections less than a week away returning officers are heading toward polling stations in the district.

Sandeep Lamichhane has been more than capable replacement for ill Shakti Gauchan in the playing XI but the amount of experience ‘The Big Shak’ could provide remains ominous at Nepal’s bowling artillery.

PM heading for UNGA on Sept 19

September 2, 2017 01:46 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is set to leave for New York to address the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations on September 19.

KATHMANDU, August 23: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is leaving for a five-day state visit to India on Wednesday, leading a 59-member delegation.

LONDON, August 3: The lead actors from the acclaimed London production of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” are boarding the Hogwarts Express for Broadway.

POKAHRA, July 16: At a time when the government is gradually decentralizing its functions under the federal structure, banks and financial institutes (BFIs) in Pokhara are setting up their head offices in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Visiting senior officials of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have welcomed the monetary policy unveiled by the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) for the upcoming fiscal year 2017/18.

HETAUDA, July 1: All Kathmandu – bound vehicles coming from the west and east have been diverted to Tribhuvan highway from 12 midnight following an obstruction of the Narayangadh – Muglin route.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Those leaving for foreign employment will now be required to open bank accounts before flying abroad.

KATHMANDU, May 9: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is leaving for Thailand and Sri Lanka on state visits on Friday.

Nepali boxers heading for Uzbekistan

April 27, 2017 02:15 am

KATHMANDU, April 26:Two Nepali boxers including Puran Rai and Dipak Shrestha are set to take part in the ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships to be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from April 27 to May 8.

BHARDAHA, March 6: Top CPN-UML leaders are heading towards Maleth, Saptari to attend a mass meeting under party's Mechi-Mahakali National Campaign.

Katrina heading to Hollywood now?

March 3, 2017 17:05 pm

Heading to the West for a bigger and more rewarding career is a norm going strong in Bollywood.

TU research centers heading nowhere

February 1, 2017 02:23 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: The research centers of Tribhuvan University (TU) established with the aim to promote academic and applied research works for the development of the nation are heading nowhere. The professors and researchers are more interested in working with donors and NGOs rather than contributing in making the research centers as think-tank of the country.

Where is federalism heading?

December 24, 2016 16:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: The constitution amendment bill has been stuck at the Legislature-Parliament for the past two weeks. The major opposition, CPN-UML, along with some fringe parties, have been obstructing the parliament business arguing that the bill has jeopardized the geographical unity and integrity by hiving off some hill districts from the province No 5, and by making easy provisions on acquisition of naturalized citizenship.

BARCELONA, Aug 23: Barcelona says that Neymar won't rejoin the team until after he plays in Brazil's upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

Mahara heading for Beijing today

August 15, 2016 11:45 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara is all set to visit Beijing Monday with an invitation to Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit Nepal. DPM Mahara is visiting the northern neighbor as a special envoy of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Ramesh Lekhak on Saturday said that the government has expedited the implementation of the 3-point deal reached among Nepali Congress (NC), CPN (Maoist Center) and United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF).

KATHMANDU, June 24: Experts have said that the government was making preparations for the local body elections without adequate homework and consultations.