KATHMANDU, July 10: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee is meeting at 12 PM today where parliamentarians are likely to discuss about recommending officials to constitutional bodies and other priority issues.

BIRATNAGAR, June 18: British ambassador to Nepal, Richard Morris has said he would make efforts to make Biratnagar Metropolitan City a sister city of Britain.

POKHARA, June 15: Five persons including two journalists were injured when Pokhara-Lekhnath Metropolitan City Mayor Man Bahadur GC on Friday drove a dozer to lay a foundation stone for the construction of a foot-trail along the bank of Firke Khola.

SOCHI, June 15: Compared to Spain's coaching chaos, the distractions created by Cristiano Ronaldo have become almost meaningless for Portugal.

JUMLA, Jun 9: A Tara Air with Call Sign 9N-AEV has met with an accident while landing at the Jumla Airport in the district on Saturday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokhrel and Chinese ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong have discussed bilateral coordination and cooperation for the development of education in Nepal.

FCAN team meets Home minister

May 22, 2018 03:30 am

KATHMANDU, May 22: Minister for Home Affairs, Ram Bahadur Thapa, has expressed commitment to find a long-term solution for problems being faced by construction entrepreneurs.

Modi meets political leaders

May 13, 2018 08:10 am

Wishes for stability, prosperity and development

DHARAN, May 10: Bhedetar is a popular junction for residents of the eastern Nepali towns. People from places like Dharan, Ithari, Biratnagar, and Damak come here to enjoy the cool breeze and magnificent views.

CPN-MC meets at Khumaltar

April 22, 2018 08:11 am

KATHMANDU, April 22: Leaders of Maoist Center convened at their chairman's house in Khumaltar early morning today to push for party unification and sort out existing differences.

KATHMANDU, April 16:  Speaker of House of Representatives, Krishna Bahadur Mahara met with United Nation’s assistant general secretary, Miroslav Jenca at the parliamentary secretariat, Singhadurbar.

Cabinet meets at Rara lake

April 14, 2018 02:29 am

MUGU, April 13: The fifth cabinet meeting of Karnali province held on Friday on the shores of Rara Lake in Mugu named the Surkhet-Hilsa road section as the ' Prime Minister International Expressway'.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has met Indian National Congress President Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister of India Dr Manmohan Singh on Friday during his three-day state India visit.

KATHMANDU, April 5: Rasrtiya Janta Party Nepal’s party parliamentary (PP) meeting has started at the party's parliamentary office, Singha Durbar on Thursday five months after the election results.

KATHMANDU, April 5:  A meeting of Party Unification Coordination Committee of CPN-UML and CPN Maoist Centre is underway at Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s official residence in Baluwatar.

KATHMANDU, Mar 22:  Following the humiliating defeat in federal, provincial and local level elections three months ago, Nepali Congress met to understand reasons in the party’s central working committee meeting at Sanepa.

KATHMANDU (REPU-BLICA): A team of board of directors and representatives from the Management Association of Nepal (MAN) has met finance minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada on Friday. The meeting was organized to congratulate Khatiwada on his appointment as the finance minister.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Bangladeshi Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism AKM Shahjahan Kamal, who is in Kathmandu to take updates about the US-Bangla airplane crash, called on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 14: Visiting Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism of Bangladesh, AKM Shahjahan Kamal, today called on Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa to discuss the US-Bangla passenger airplane fatal crash took place at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Monday.

NC meets to finalize Ordinance

February 9, 2018 09:04 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The central committee of Nepali Congress is meeting at 9 AM at the Prime Minister’s Residence, Baluwatar to finalize provincial parliamentary ordinance. In lack of a clear ordinance, the country’s oldest party hasn’t been able to nominate its provincial parliamentary members.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Eknath Dhakal, Chairman of Nepal Pariwar Dal met Mohammad Javad Zarif, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran on Wednesday.

HETAUDA, Feb 2: The first meeting of the provincial assembly of Province 3 held in Hetauda on Thursday has set February 10 as the date for the election of the assembly speaker.

NC meets to finalize NA candidate

January 23, 2018 12:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Nepali congress (NC) has expedited its internal preparations to finalize its candidate for the National Assembly election. The Election is slated for February 7.

Govt meets agitating nurses' demands

January 18, 2018 22:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The government and agitating Nepal Nursing Council reached an 11-point agreement on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Former King Gyanendra Shah, who is in a tour of the western region, has reached Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Amid widespread speculation of massive irregularities in course of holding the recent polls, the election commissioners held a ‘suspicious’ meeting with the heads of two key anti-graft bodies mandated to investigate irregularities, if any, by government entities.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: A team from Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) has met with Baroness Verma, a member of the House of Lords of the United Kingdom on Friday.

BARCELONA, Nov 18: Barcelona on Saturday travels to the Estadio Butarque Stadium to take on Leganes in the 12th round of match in La Liga. Having won 10 matches and drawn one, Barcelona would want to win this match and put extra pressure on its arch-rivals Real Madrid, who will play against Atletico Madrid later the same day.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: An aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has met with an accident at Bhairahawa airport. The accident occurred when the aircraft with a call sign 9NAKS was landing.

Boyd meets Girl performs at Le Sherpa

October 30, 2017 11:45 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: With Rupert Boyd in guitar and Laura Metcalf in cello, the Boyd meets Girl gave their third and last performance for Third Gharana Music Festival 2017 on Saturday at the Le Sherpa in Maharajgunj.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The Inland Revenue Department has succeeded in meeting its target of revenue collection in the first quarter of the current fiscal year -- FY2017/18.

BERN, Oct 25:  Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, a Qatari soccer and television executive, was questioned Wednesday by Swiss investigators who say he bribed a FIFA official in a World Cup broadcasting rights deal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: A party working committee of Nepali Congress is underway to discuss recent political development and to form parliamentary board to finalize the candidates for upcoming elections for parliament and provincial assemblies.

BARCELONA, Oct 2: Catalonia’s government was holding a closed-door Cabinet meeting Monday to discuss the next steps in its plan to declare independence from Spain following a disputed referendum marred by violence. Regional officials say the poll, which Spain insists was illegal and invalid, shows that the majority who voted favor secession.

Where beauty meets talent

August 11, 2017 12:44 pm

With courage in her words and confidence in her walk, Malina Joshi had proudly represented Nepal in Miss World 2011 after winning the title of Miss Nepal the same year. As an actor too she quickly proved to be versatile and talented. Her impressive performances in movies like Ritu and Jhumkee quickly gained her recognition in the Nepali film industry. At the present, this beauty with brains is trying to redefine the role of an actress in Nepali movies through good and influential work. The Week’s Swasti Gautam met up with Joshi to talk to her about life so far and find out what inspires her and, in the process, also got her to share some secrets.

Leaders from western Terai considering stark moves including resignation en masse and formation of a new party if concerns not met.

US delegation meets PM Deuba

July 21, 2017 18:26 pm

KATHMANDU, July 21: A delegation from the U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) led by Regional Deputy Vice President for Europe, Asia, the Pacific, and Latin America, Fatema Z. Sumar, met with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and senior government officials of Nepal to discuss final provisions of a planned MCC grant assistance (compact) on Friday.

PM Deuba meets with Prez Bhandari

July 16, 2017 13:49 pm

KATHMANDU, July 16: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has called on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the latter's Office, Sheetal Niwas today.

DHANGADHI, June 28: A jeep carrying a police team deployed for Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba's security met with an accident at Phaltude of Kailali on the Dhangadhi-Dadeldhura (Bhimdutta) highway today.

PALPA, June 28: A Nepal Army personnel died in a jeep accident in Raimadevi Rural Municipality on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) has urged the government to create enabling environment for business and investment.

When passion meets profession

June 16, 2017 13:59 pm

He wanted to provide a platform to some budding Nepali dancers in France, which is how the YouTube channel Avash Acharya Productions came into being. 23-year-old Acharya had always been passionate about producing content and is now working on introducing Nepali culture to the European audience and market through it. Isha Upadhyay caught up with him to find out more about his work and future plans during his recent trip to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, May 30: A high-level team of the CPN (UML) has today reached the Election Commission to draw the attention of the Election Commission to carry out investigation into Chitwan incident regarding tearing of some ballot papers of Bharatpur Metropolitan City Ward No. 19.

BHAKTAPUR, May 10: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba met with CPN (UML) chairman KP Sharma Oli at latter's private residence at Balkot in Bhaktapur today.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has met the chairperson of the main opposition CPN-UML KP Sharma Oli on Monday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Nepali Ambassador to China and Mongolia, Leela Mani Paudyal, met Mongolian Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs B Battsetseg and Minister for Environment and Tourism D Oyunkhorol at their respective offices on Wednesday.

KATHMADU, March 27: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has paid a courtesy call to the Chinese President Xi Jingping on Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Issuing a press release on Thursday, Embassy of Nepal, New Delhi has informed that Ambassador Of Nepal to India Deep Kumar Upadhyay met with Indian minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: A crane being used in the underpass construction at Kalanki has met with an accident.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: As many 26 students were injured after their bus met with an accident near Fakhel of Makawanpur district on Saturday morning.