KATHMANDU, Aug 3: A meeting of the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC ) scheduled for today to decide the fate of chief justice nominee Deepak Raj Joshee has been postponed for 15 minutes.

AFRICAN elephants could become extinct within decades unless poaching is halted, British campaigners warned yesterday. The Born Free Foundation said an elephant is being killed every 25 minutes to feed the illegal trade in ivory, treasured in the Far East for its alleged medical properties.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health, Upendra Yadav threw tantrums at the Tribhuvan International Airport yesterday. Yadav showcased his stature of being a minister and threw tantrums to board a flight without a passport, thereby delaying the takeoff by 45 minutes.

WASHINGTON, June 24: The United States military drops an explosive with a strength you can hardly comprehend once every 12 minutes. The Bureau of Investigative Journalism reported that under President Barack Obama there were “563 strikes, largely by drones, that targeted Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen. …”

JANAKPURDHAM, March 18: Handling legal matters, reconciling the two sides in a dispute, and providing justice to the victims at the local level are the responsibilities of the deputy mayors and vice- chairpersons of the local units.

Formal to fancy in minutes

December 15, 2017 09:25 am

With wedding season at its peak, most office goers struggle to get the perfect look for evening parties. After a long day at work, most of us neither have the time nor the energy to change into a party outfit.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The Home Ministry has assured security responses within 10 to 30 minutes in case of any threat to polling centers or voters during the first phase parliamentary and provincial assembly elections on Sunday.

POKHARA, May 14: The ballot paper which is large in size, cumbersome in folding and has multiple boxes in the paper to be marked on  has made the voting process a bit complicated for the voters.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Electricity supply in the Kathmandu Valley as well as in Pokhara, Butwal and Bharatpur was interrupted for about 20 minutes on Thursday evening due to a problem in 132 KVA transmission line, according to officials of the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).

Dahal to meet Xi for 15 minutes

March 22, 2017 07:33 am

KATHMANDU, March 22 : Dahal will attend the Boao conference till March 25 and fly to Beijing later that  same day. His meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping has been fixed for March 27. “The prime minister will meet Xi for 15 minutes,” said the source, requesting anonymity.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is unlikely to sign any agreements with China during his week long visit starting from Thursday, said highly placed sources at his office.

For many smartphone owners, checking their phones is among the first and last things they do every day, with 61 per cent respondents saying they look at their devices within 5 minutes of waking up, a report said.

The secretive ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ just got a little more tangible.

NAWALPARASI, Nov 21: The representatives of the Madhes-based parties have taken over the control of the minutes mentioning the recommended proposal of the political parties for delineating 15 –tier local level in Nawalparasi district.

It’s one of the chief irritations of modern life: no matter how many TV channels there are, we can never find anything we want to watch.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Good news for those applying to procure machine readable passport (MRP). Now a client can get MRP within a day of submission of the application along with a fee of Rs 15,000.