DJ Khaled is releasing a single with Nipsey Hussle that was filmed days before Hussle was shot to death in Los Angeles. Khaled announced on Twitter on Wednesday that all proceeds from “Higher” will be donated to Hussle’s children, 10-year-old Emani and 2-year-old Kross.

WASHINGTON/BEIJING, Aug 2: U.S. President Donald Trump sought to ratchet up pressure on China for trade concessions by proposing a higher 25 percent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, his administration said on Wednesday.

WASHINGTON DC, Aug 1:The Trump administration is considering more than doubling its planned tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports, ratcheting up pressure on Beijing to return to the negotiating table, three people familiar with the internal deliberations said.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) club has now a higher chance of winning the title of the ongoing Vice-president Women’s National League, following a 2-0 win over the other departmental team Nepal Police Club on Sunday.

A panel discussion on 'Innovation in Nepali Higher Education', by Bikas Udhyami concluded at Global College of Management on Friday.  In the event, panelist Subash Ghimire mentioned that more than 25% of the students  in the fourth grade couldn't count double digit numbers.

KATHMANDU, July 25: The equity market opened higher in the first hour of trading and remained mostly in the upside as investors reacted positively to the series of fourth quarterly reports. Despite a pullback at the end, market still managed to close 4.77 points higher. As a result, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index closed at 1,199.27 points.

KATHMANDU, July 16: An international conference on Role of Diaspora in Higher Education in Nepal held in Toronto, Canada, has concluded by issuing a 15-point Toronto Declaration. The conference has suggested developing Nepal's private institutions of higher education on non-profit model.

KATHMANDU: Equities started the day lower and remained weak during the first half of the Wednesday's trading session. However, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index recovered its early losses and climbed firmly higher in the afternoon. At the close, Nepse index was up 8.04 points to close at 1,188.10 points.

KATHMANDU, June 30: At a time when the government is showing the dream of prosperity to its people, the number of students aspiring for higher education in foreign countries has increased significantly.

NEW DELHI, June 22: India, the world’s biggest buyer of U.S. almonds, raised import duties on the commodity by 20 percent, a government order said, joining the European Union and China in retaliating against President Donald Trump’s tariff hikes on steel and aluminium.

Reforming higher education

June 21, 2018 01:30 am

It is necessary to reform existing teacher hiring system which focuses much on testing content knowledge rather than candidates’ research and professional skills

KATHMANDU, June 14: Stocks fell slightly in the first trading hour on Wednesday but began trimming losses around mid-day. Overall, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) Index vacillated between positive and negative territories before ending marginally higher. The index finished the day 0.23 percent higher at 1,242.07 points.

LONDON, June 12:  World stocks crept higher on Tuesday while the dollar turned negative after hitting a three-week high at the end of a U.S.-North Korea summit aimed at the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Global Policy Forum for Nepal (GPFN), the Association of Nepalis in the Americas (ANA), and Canada Foundation for Nepal (CFFN), Nepali Embassy in Ottawa and NRNA NCC of Canada are jointly organizing a conference entitled “Role of Nepali Diaspora in Higher Education in Nepal” in Toronto, Canada.

JAJARKOT, April 17: Mukti Basnet Oil Suppliers of Jajarkot has not been able to operate petrol refilling pump in the district despite receiving license from Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) 16 months ago.

KATHMANDU, April 2: The number of Nepali workers leaving for Malaysia seeking employment has surpassed the last year's figure.

SINGAPORE, Feb 6: The world’s largest planemakers signaled a possible increase in output of their most popular passenger jets on Tuesday, highlighting their confidence about growth in demand for air travel.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Demand for camera-based phones has increased in recent years in Nepal, according to mobile phone traders. The launch of new mobile phone brands with attractive features has increased the competition among mobile phone sellers.

Around the world, fewer than half of HIV-positive men are getting treatment, compared to 60 % of women, according to a UNAIDS report released on World AIDS Day.

Even though the incidence of diabetes was similar in fertile and infertile women, infertile women experienced an increased risk of death from endocrine-related diseases, including diabetes and breast cancer.

Teens who vape, or use e-cigarettes, may be more likely to develop a regular smoking habit when the liquid they use in their vaping devices has higher concentrations of nicotine, a U.S. study suggests.

Teens who vape, or use e-cigarettes, may be more likely to develop a regular smoking habit when the liquid they use in their vaping devices has higher concentrations of nicotine, a U.S. study suggests.

KATHMANDU: The third edition of Nepal Higher Education Fair started on Saturday at Hotel De l’Annapurna, Durbarmarg. The event aims at helping students approach suitable colleges for higher education in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 27: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said Nepal is a multi-cultural, multi-religious, multi-ethnic and a multi-lingual country.

A higher calling

July 10, 2017 00:35 am

Teachers are in the business of creating new ideas. They must develop ideas that the system can adopt

KATHMANDU, July 2: Prime Minister and Tribhuvan University Chancellor Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the University should focus in building an efficient academic atmosphere in the country, by making timely changes to higher education.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Medical colleges have reportedly been asking fees four times higher than the ceiling for the postgraduate MD/MS programs.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Medical colleges have  reportedly been  asking fees four times higher than the ceiling for  the postgraduate MD/MS programs.

UDAYAPUR, April 2: As the local level election draws nearer, political parties' have started forming strategies to grab all the higher level positions in the local units due to which smaller positions have been undermined.

BEIJING, March 5: China's top economic official on Sunday set this year's growth target at about 6.5 percent, down from last year's 6.7 percent expansion as Beijing tries to build a consumer-driven economy and reduce reliance on trade and investment.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Bankers have urged promoters of bank and financial institutions (BFIs) to not give them pressure to provide high dividend at a time when they are reeling under lendable fund crisis.

SALLERI (Solukhumbu), Feb 12: The Solukhumbu branch of the Nepal Food Corporation (NFC) at Salleri is struggling to sell off its subsidized rice for what consumers complained comparatively higher price.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Pipelines being laid down in the Kathmandu Valley to distribute water from Melamchi to consumers may be vulnerable to earthquakes of intensity greater than that of 2015 quakes, a report shows.

Ways to negotiate higher salary

December 13, 2016 11:30 am

Job seekers spend so much time fine-tuning resumes and preparing for interviews that they are often unprepared for the salary proposal that accompanies a job offer. The company has made a significant investment in filling that vacancy and may be willing to come to more attractive terms, but many candidates fail to realize that employers are open to salary negotiation.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has labelled it unfair that teams he believes are inferior to his side are higher in the Premier League table.

From a higher plane

December 2, 2016 01:23 am

Here we are endlessly feuding over which (tiny) provinces should get which (tinier) districts and there is this genius geologist telling me none of this matters because, ultimately, all the humanity will be part of the same contiguous landmass.

RATNANAGAR, Nov 23: Kusum Shrestha of Gorkha, who rose to fame as ‘Tarkariwali’ after her photos became viral on social media, has received scholarship till post-graduation.

The dollar nudged up to a six-month high in early Asian trading on Monday, as investors continued to back bets that the administration of President-elect Donald Trump would embark on expansionary fiscal policies and boost growth.

Women who suffer from urinary incontinence are at a higher risk of it getting worse after childbirth, a study suggests. According to the study, women who have not given birth are less likely to suffer from urinary incontinence compared to pregnant women.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Although the government has said that it has emerged tough against the transport entrepreneurs fleecing passengers, people using the public transport have complained of excessive bus fare within the capital city.

DADELDHURA, Sept 10: Married women in Dadeldhura district are getting easy access to higher education of late after the higher secondary schools (HSS) started operating in many villages of the district.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The largest number of students have been graded C in the just released results of the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examinations, and 481,986 out of the total are eligible for higher education.