Sri Lankan President off to home

September 2, 2018 16:36 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena left here for home this afternoon by concluding his two-day long goodwill visit to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The cabinet decision to appoint ambassadors to India and Malaysia has become uncertain following dilly-dallying by the Prime Minister's Office in writing to parliament for confirmation hearings. Even three weeks after the cabinet decision, the government has yet to write to the Parliamentary Hearings Committee for the hearings.

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi left prison Sunday after an eight-month sentence for slapping two Israeli soldiers, an episode captured on video that made her a symbol of resistance for Palestinians, a prison service spokesman said.

Leader Nepal leaves for Cambodia

July 26, 2018 15:49 pm

Kathmandu, July 26: Senior leader of the Communist Party of Nepal, Madhav Kumar Nepal, has left for Cambodia today to take part in the parliamentary election of Cambodia slated for July 31. Leader Nepal is scheduled to observe the election.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali left for an official visit to Portugal at the invitation of his Portuguese counterpart Augusto Santos Silva on Monday.

HANOI, July 23: Tropical storm Son Tinh has killed 20 people, left 16 missing and injured 14 in Vietnam, the country’s rescue committee said on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, July 23: A seven-member national table tennis team has left for India for a month-long training course in New Delhi in preparation of the upcoming 18th Asian Games that is scheduled to be held from August 18 to September 2 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

JUMLA, July 22: Bishnu Upadhyay of Chandannath Municipality-9 of Jumla district has been admitted to the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) for the past few days due to chest-related problems. But he is in a hurry to get well and return home as soon as possible. He is in rush because he witnessed the state oppression while evicting Dr Govinda KC from the hospital.

KATHMANDU, July 14: A Nepali delegation has left for Dhaka, Bangladesh in order to take part in the 75th executive committee meeting of the SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Nepal Communist Party senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has left for Gansu province in the People's Republic of China to participate in the Belt and Road Enterprises International Economic and Trade Communication Fair.

BEIJING, July 10: Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize-winning political dissident Liu Xiaobo, left China for Germany on Tuesday, in news welcomed by rights groups who had long pressed for her release from what was effectively house arrest.

Vegetable, tea and coffee farmers in the eastern region have expressed concerns to time-to-time obstruction in export of their produce to the Indian market. They complain that the southern neighbor restricts their produces to enter its market stating shortage in demands.

SEOUL/TOKYO, July 8: North Korea accused the United States on Saturday of making “gangster-like” demands in talks over its nuclear program, contradicting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hours after he left saying the old enemies had made progress on key issues.

DOLPA, July 4: It's been four days since Rajesh Hamal, one of the most popular actors of the Nepali film industry, has been stuck in Dolpa as his flights got delayed due to bad weather.On June 28, Hamal took a flight to district headquarters Dunai for attending a cultural program.

July 1: For decades, plastic straws have been essential props for cocktail makers, smoothie lovers and fast food addicts.

ILAM, June 23: Production of green tea leaves has declined significantly in eastern hilly districts including Panchthar, Jhapa and Ilam – the capital of tea production in Nepal. Industrial and farmers have attributed the drop in tea leaves production to unfavorable climate. Drop in production has left farmers worried.

IGP Khanal leaves for US

June 18, 2018 10:02 am

KATHMANDU, June 18: Inspector General of Nepal Police, Sarbendra Khanal, left for the US on Sunday night.

The dried dust fallen along with the rain last night was spotted everywhere including on tree leaves, grass and rooftops in the surrounding in Bhaktapur. Locals of Suryabinayak said they had never seen such kind of rain before.

DHARAN, June 11: Local units across the country are worried that their revenue might be affected once the new policy on taxation of land and property comes into force.

Labour Minister leaves for Geneva

June 2, 2018 12:59 pm

KATHMANDU, June 2: Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security, Gokarna Raj Bista, today left for Switzerland to participate in the 107th Session of the International Labour Conference.

Labour Minister leaves for Geneva

June 2, 2018 10:16 am

KATHMANDU, June 2: Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security, Gokarna Raj Bista, today left for Switzerland to participate in the 109th Session of the International Labour Conference.

KATHMANDU, May 15: As India treads a fine line between Kathmandu and Madhes, the Madhes-based parties face tough choices on the agenda of the constitution.

SURKHET, May 14: It has become very much unlikely for Karnali Province to successfully implement the budget for the current fiscal year 2017/18. The provincial government has yet to form divisions for the implementation of the budget with the FY about to end. The budget, which was approved by the federal parliament on April 28, was released to the provincial government on May 6.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two day visit to Nepal at the invitation of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, has left for Jomsom to pay homage to Muktinath Temple on Saturday morning.

ILAM, May 8:Cost of production of green tea leaves in Suryodaya Municipality of Ilam is Rs 37.31 per kilogram, a recent study conducted by Nepal Tea and Coffee Development Board shows. The board had conducted the study together with Suryodaya Municipality following complaints from farmers that return from tea farming is minimal compared to high investment.

Karate team leaves for Japan

May 5, 2018 08:22 am

KATHMANDU, May 5: Nepal’s Karate team has left for Japan on Friday to take part in 17th AKF Junior and CADET U-21 Karate Championship to be hosted by Japan Karate Federation. The tournament is scheduled for May 7 to 13 in Okinawa, Japan.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Female judoka Phupu Lhamu Khatri has left for Japan on Sunday for the preparations of the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

KATHMANDU, April 27: With women’s volleyball tournaments mushrooming in recent years and the then government of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal declaring volleyball as the country’s national sports on May 23 last year, the investment of the private and the government sectors has now increased significantly.

KATHMANDU, April 12: The Muslim Association Nepal (MAN) has said that it will hit the streets against the curtailment of leaves granted by the government in honor of religions, cultures of Muslims, indigenous nationalities and other communities.

KATHMANDU, April 19: The national men’s volleyball team is leaving for Bangladesh on Thursday to take part in the fourth AVC Central Zone Senior Asian Men’s Championship, to be held in Dhaka from April 21 to 29.

KATHMANDU, April 6: In his first foreign visit after assuming office, Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli is leaving for India on a three-day state visit, Friday.

TIKAPUR, April 2: With the decrease in the number of fish in the Karnali River, endangered dolphins have been pushed to the verge of extinction. This has compelled some activists and dolphin conservationists to raise voice for the conservation of fishes.

FSFN jumbo team leaves for China

March 25, 2018 23:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 25: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal jumbo team has left for China at the invitation of Chinese Communist Party for a week visit.

MIAMI, March 16: A newly erected pedestrian bridge spanning several lanes of traffic collapsed at Florida International University on Thursday, killing four people, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Downey said.

CAYCE, S.C. Feb 5: An Amtrak passenger train slammed into a parked freight train in the early-morning darkness Sunday after a thrown switch sent it hurtling down a side track, authorities said. Two Amtrak crew members were killed, and more than 100 people were injured.

Bus accident leaves 4 dead in Salyan

January 23, 2018 04:00 am

DANG, Jan 23: At least four people were killed and 30 others were injured in a bus accident in Salyan on Monday.

Leader Nepal leaves for Bangladesh

January 11, 2018 20:57 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: CPN (UML) leader and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal today left for Bangladesh to participate in a two-day meeting organized by Bangladesh Labour Party.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27:  A high level delegation led by Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Managing Director Kulman Ghising has left for New Delhi to renew power procurement deal.

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines, Dec 23:  A tropical storm unleashed flash floods and set off landslides in the southern Philippines at a peak time for travel and Christmas preparations, leaving at least 75 people dead and 58 others missing, officials said Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: A Nepali team has left here for Bangladesh today to participate in SAFF Women U-19 Championship.

PANCHTHAR, Dec 7:  Gradual decline in the price of cash crops like cardamom, ginger and chiraito over the past few years has left farmers in Panchthar high and dry.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has left here for Abu Dhabi for an official visit to the United Arab Emirates this afternoon at the cordial invitation of UAE's Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and UAE's Armed Forces' deputy supreme commander, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

HANOI, Vietnam (AP), Nov 5: A powerful typhoon battering Vietnam has killed at least 27 people and left 22 others missing amid extensive damage along the south-central coast, officials said Sunday.

Court order leaves EC in a fix

October 27, 2017 05:30 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The Election Commission (EC) is in a fix over its future course in holding scheduled parliamentary and provincial elections after the Supreme Court  (SC) sought details from the election body about the progress made in printing ballot papers for the elections.

MOSCOW, Oct 22: Alexei Navalny, Russia’s most prominent opposition figure, has been released from jail after a 20-day sentence for calling an unauthorized demonstration.

BUENOS AIRES, Oct 6: Twice champions and 2014 runners-up Argentina were in serious danger of failing to reach the 2018 World Cup finals after being held to a 0-0 draw by Peru on Thursday.

MORANG, Sept 5: Four persons including three of a single family were left with injuries after two motorbikes collided head on last night near Chisangkhola of Belbari municipality – 8 of Morang.

MUGU, Aug 31: Farmers of Mugu are worried for their produce is about to rot as they have not been able to take apple to the market.

KATHMANDU, August 27 The Commission for  the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) is silent about investigating  Managing Director of Nepal Oil Corporation Gopal Khadka although parliament’s Public Accounts Committee on August 5 asked it to take action against him.

KATHMANDU, August 23: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba today left for a five – day state visit to India.