Aug 2: The chances of having a child with autism are higher among women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to new research from Cambridge University, England.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The problem for the management of Kathmandu Valley's waste is likely to recur in the next three months if an alternative to the existing disposal site was not sought immediately.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The Nepal Flood Alert, an official account of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM), has warned of flash floods in the rivers in the Kathmandu Valley.

Donald Trump has said the UK will "probably not" get a trade deal with the US, if the UK prime minister's Brexit plan goes ahead.

KATHMANDU, July 12: The Weather Forecasting Division of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has said that most of the parts in the country would witness rainfall till the next three days.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Even as the term of the high-level committee formed to probe the 33 kg gold smuggling case expires next week, there are concerns that the probe body failed in carrying out an in-depth investigation into the matter.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The Flood Forecasting Division under the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) has warned of potential floods in major rivers of the central and eastern regions of the country from Sunday night. Water levels are expected to rise in Kankai, Koshi, Kamala, Bagmati and Narayani rivers flowing through the Chure range and they could potentially reach the critical level.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Rainfall would continue today but is likely to reduce tomorrow, according to flood warning shared by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

KATHMANDU, July 3: The country may witness a serious legal void in medical education-related legislation after the decision of the government to withdraw  the replacement bill for the National Medical Education Ordinance following  protests from the main opposition party, Nepali Congress.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Through a notice, the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has issued an early warning notice urging residents living close to rivers in the Chure and Mahabharat range to stay alert.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Risks of rivers exceeding safety limits are high in the next two days, according to a flash flood alert published by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

KATHMANDU, June 12: With the Parliament Regulations opening the door for appointments at the constitutional bodies, a meeting of the Constitutional Council (CC) has been called for Tuesday to recommend the name of the chief justice (CJ).

KATHMANDU, June 7: As the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has become flexible on its previous stance on the conditions under which a lawmaker can be suspended from parliament, a meeting of the House of Representatives is likely to endorse the House regulations on Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 26: The Election Commission (EC) is likely to refuse to register the newly-formed Nepal Communist Party, if the party does not increase women’s participation in its central party structure.

KATMANDU, May 25: The Election Commission (EC) is likely to reject to register the newly-formed Nepal Communist Party, if the party does not increase women's participation in its central party structure.

Unborn babies exposed to high levels of harmful air pollution in the womb are nearly two thirds more likely to suffer higher blood pressure in childhood, a study warned.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Though Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has paved the way for commercial banks for foreign currency borrowing, it seems that they will not be able to get resources from foreign banks anytime soon.

KATHMANDU, May 5: One of the two presidential candidates Karma Chirring Sherpa is likely to get elected as president of the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) as his rival candidate Mani Kunwar withdrew from the election process on Friday.

Shivapuri Eco Tourism and Cable Car Ltd is seeking govt nod to start construction.

CHITWAN, April 28: The upgradation work of Narayanghat-Mugling road section is unlikely to meet even the fourth deadline, according to the project's senior divisional engineer Govind Khanal.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The high-level investigation committee formed by the Home Ministry to probe the smuggling of 33 kilograms of gold through  Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) is likely to summon former chief of Nepal Police Prakash Aryal to record his statement.

ANFA elections likely on May 5

April 26, 2018 07:59 am

KATHMANDU, April 26: With the High Court Patan withdrawing on Wednesday its interim order to stay the elections of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), the path to hold the elections has been cleared.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Nepal on the second week of May signaling "restoration of normalcy" in the relationship between the two countries, reports India's daily The Hindustan Times.

KATHMANDU, April 11: Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Nepal Police Ramesh Kharel has said that he will step down today.

Govt likely to appoint new IGP

April 10, 2018 12:08 pm

KATHMANDU, April 10: The meeting of the council of ministers is underway at the official residence of Prime Minister, Baluwatar.

KATHMANDU, Mar 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is likely to expand his cabinet of ministers by adding Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) into the government today. At present, there are seven ministers from CPN UML and Maoist Center.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli is likely to win a vote of confidence from parliament with more than a two-thirds majority after few minutes.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli is likely to win a vote of confidence from parliament on Sunday with more than a two-thirds majority.

KATHMANDU,  March 9: CPN (Maoist Center) is likely to select former deputy prime minister and multiple times minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara as its candidate for the new speaker of the House of Representatives.

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: CPN-UML has decided to nominate incumbent president Bidhya Devi Bhandari as a candidate for new president today.

GENEVA, March 3: Syrian government air strikes on the besieged Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta and shelling from the rebel-held zone into Damascus probably constitute war crimes and must be prosecuted, the top U.N. human rights official said on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Left Alliance and Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal have held a discussion on constitution amendment and participation in the newly formed government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: The party unification coordination committee of CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) is underway at PM’s official residence, Baluwatar. The meeting is likely to finalize the unification process between two parties.

Many factors influence how effectively a government is able to uphold the rule of law and some of them include access to courts, lack of corruption, effective policing and institutional competence.

UDAYAPUR, Feb 18: Revenue records of the first six months of current fiscal year at the Taxpayer Service Office (TSO) show that the office is well on track to meet its annual revenue target.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Senior leaders of two left forces of the country are likely to come together to take a decisive stand on party merger today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is likely to resign from his post on Wednesday evening.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13 (RSS): A breakthrough in the Melamchi water project's tunnel construction has been expected within the next 20 days if things go according to plan.  The tunnel construction is the important part of the long-awaited project.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Two months after the results of the provincial assembly elections, a federal province has its own government a first after the implementation of federalism in the country.

Dormani likely to be CM of Province 3

February 9, 2018 12:55 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 9:  Dormani Paudel defeated Astalaxmi Shakya by 10 votes to be elected as the Parliamentary Party leader of CPN (UML) of Province 3. Paudel defeated Shakya in an internal election for the position where Dormani garnered 34 votes while his rival Astalaxmi obtained 24 votes.

DOLAKHA, Jan 31: Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project (456 MW) is facing the risk of missing its completion deadline due to the negligence of Indian company Texmaco Rail & Engineering Ltd - the contractor of the mega project's hydro-mechanical works.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Nepal Army has started procurement of different civil works, including earth cutting and permanent structures, for the Kathmandu Tarai Expressway without preparing Detailed Project Report (DPR) - a prerequisite for any development work.

TOKYO, Jan 6: North Korea's IOC representative on Saturday said his country is likely to compete in figure skating in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, according to Japanese media reports.

POKHARA, Dec 26: Pokhara has been undisputedly accepted as the capital of Province 4 by all of the 11 districts. Experts claim that Pokhara became the choice because there are no other cities in the province that are as well developed and accessible.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: The formation of the government is likely to be delayed further as the dispute over ordinance concerning the formation of the National Assembly continues between the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and the left alliance comprising mainly of CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Center).

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: A committee formed by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to produce estimated cost to construct Budhi Gandaki Hydro Power submitted its draft report to the government. The team, led by Swarnim Wagle submitted the report to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy, Kamal Thapa today.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Only five political parties including two Madhes-based parties have crossed three percent threshold to qualify for representation in the federal parliament as the counting of proportional representation (PR) votes entered the final stage.

Left Alliance likely to win in Mugu

December 8, 2017 15:57 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: With only 600 votes to be counted, the left alliance is likely to win at Mugu. So far, the alliance has received 12,460. Nepali Congress has received 9,432, Naya Shakti: 98, A total of 624 votes have been counted as termed invalid.

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.

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Compared to all  major elections in the past, the upcoming parliamentary and provincial assembly polls are likely to witness fewer instances of electoral violence --thanks to greater maturity among the political parties and more awareness  among the people.