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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.