KATHMANDU, July 24: Stocks ended in green on Monday after four straight losing sessions. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index gained 12.84 points to close the day at 1,194.50 points.Despite the index recouping losses from the previous session, the overall sentiment remains bearish as the market is still below the 1,200-point mark.
KATHMANDU: The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index moved notably lower during early trading on Monday. Despite the market making slight recovery in the afternoon session, the index continued its slump in the final trading hour, closing almost 18 points lower. The index ended the day at 1,206.43 points.
BANEPA, June 30: After losing his wife Kamala Shakya to cervical cancer, Swayambhuraj Shakya of Dhulikhel-2 geared himself up for a campaign to make sure that no other woman dies the death of his wife.
KATHMANDU, June 11: The stock market started on a lower note on Sunday – the first trading day of the week – and continued rest of the session in the negative territory. At the close, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index was down by 25.43 points at 1,231.64 points.
KATHMANDU, June 8: The stock market witnessed a lackluster trading session on the last trading day of the week. Stocks failed to hold on to the previous day's gains which came on the back of the government withdrawing the new capital gain calculation method.
KATHMANDU, June 2: A freelance rescue pilot in the Mount Everest has said the world’s tallest mountain is losing its dignity due to heavy traffic of mountaineers in the recent years. Maurizio Folini, an Italian citizen who has been working in Nepal as rescue pilot in every climbing season for the last seven years, said that anyone without experience in scaling mountains should not be allowed to scale Mount Everest (8848m).
Solving one side of the Rubik’s Cube is easy, but solving an entire block is no piece of cake. Relationships are pretty much the same. There are many hurdles that you need surpass learning from your mistakes and comprising your choices.
GORKHA, May 27: The fear of losing the final or the third installment of the reconstruction grant has forced earthquake victims in Gorkha to erect their houses in a rush. Those who were listed as beneficiaries but had not yet started rebuilding their houses have fast been building new houses.
BIRATNAGAR, March 28: With the implementation of federalism, the districts headquarters are losing their old charm while movement of people is gradually increasing in the new centers of the local units across the country.
BIRATNAGAR, March 29: With the implementation of federalism, the district's headquarters are losing their old charm while movement of people is gradually increasing in the new centers of the local units across the country.
PARBAT, March 3: There was a time when the locals of all 55 VDCs of Parbat had to reach the district headquarters Kushma even for minor recommendations or administrative work. Each time they reached the headquarters, they had to stay there at least for one day. Many people used to come here for business purpose as well. However, after the formation of the local government, the movement of people has decreased significantly in Kushma.
GULMI, Jan 26: Most of the candidates who contested the parliamentary and provincial elections of December 7 have submitted the details of their election expenses to the District Election Office (DEO), Gulmi following the instruction of the Election Commission (EC) to furnish the details within 35 days of the elections. Surprisingly, the expenses of the losing candidates are comparatively higher than that of the winning candidates.
GULMI, Jan 25: Most of the candidates who contested the parliamentary and provincial elections of December 7 have submitted the details of their election expenses to the District Election Office (DEO), Gulmi following the instruction of the Election Commission (EC) to furnish the details within 35 days of the elections.
KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index bounced back 33.25 points this week to close at 1,423.83 points on Thursday-the last trading day of the week. The rise of the benchmark index marks the end of continuous slump of stocks in the market.
The south-facing window of my house has long ceased to reveal the hills that sit on the edge of Kathmandu. When I peer out of the window, my view now consists of rectangular buildings as tall as five stories—the structures look like giant, rather geometrical monsters. New concrete replaces the old, more aesthetic houses every year as traditional neighborhoods around Patan Durbar Square, like mine, rush towards urbanization.
POKHARA, August 20: Chinese love for Nepal was at the peak when the devastating earthquake hit the country in 2015, which subsequently put a halt to their flow. It took pretty long time for the tourism sector to recover from the setback.
DANG, August 19: Shambhu Badi of Bakharaiya, Tulsipur, lost his house to Babai flood three years ago. He had few belongings inside the house, which were also swept away. For a few days he slept under the open sky at the river bank.
LONDON, August 16: Arsenal risk losing striker Alexis Sanchez for free next season, according to manager Arsene Wenger, who confirmed the club have made no progress on a new contract for the Chilean striker.
The above mentioned Nepali song reflects rural society in the western region of Nepal, where locals used to perform traditional songs and dance called Kaura. Kaura is a tradition of the Magar community. However, the charm and originality of Kaura has been depleting with time and changing culture. These days, Kaura is limited to certain cultural events and programs, lacking authenticity.
ILAM, July 8: Himalaya Karmacharya, Ilam district chairperson of Nepali Congress, had filed his candidacy for the second Constitutional Assembly (CA) elections of 2013 from constituency no 1 of IIam. But unfortunately he was defeated. Karmarcharya, who was the mayor of Ilam from 1987 to 1989, had also filed his candidacy for the same post in 1997 but was defeated back then.
RAJBIRAJ: The country’s first planned city, Rajbiraj is losing its charm to mass profusion, unmanaged drainage systems and ubiquitous pollution. Previously, a symbol of planned development, the city is on the verge of losing its former identity – walkways and vehicle lanes have now turned into public defecation sites, if not official dumping sites.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The Election Commission (EC) is gradually losing its autonomy, with the government curtailing the powers the election body had been enjoying previously in its capacity as a constitutional body.
NEW DELHI, Dec 21: A leading political ally of Narendra Modi has abruptly distanced himself from the Indian prime minister's move to scrap high-value banknotes, as broad initial support for the radical monetary reform showed signs of crumbling.
Long bank queues mean losing precious money too, not just time. It’s been more than 10 days since the government announced cash clean-up. While people line up at banks to withdraw, deposit or exchange the invalid Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, they stand to lose about Rs 1,150 in a day just by waiting in the long queues.
POKHARA, July 26: Pokhara has always remained a lucrative destination for private airlines. They operate about a dozen flights to the lake city on a daily basis. But the same route has failed to attract Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC).