What’s in a name ?

February 15, 2019 08:47 am

First impressions are important and for businesses that first impression is often made by their names. It is this first impression that will set the stage for future interactions or, in this case, make someone decide whether or not they want to step into a store or a restaurant. Keeping this in mind many business ventures today seem to prefer quirky Nepali words like Chuplag, Alchi, or Sinka over clichéd English phrases and words for their startups.

BARDIYA, July 1:  Police have arrested  twelve  gold dealers from different areas of the district for mixing gold with other substances.

SOLUKHUMBU, June 29: Six people were killed after a jeep fell off the road at Mahabhir of Tilanga in Solukhumbu.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Laxmi Intercontinental Pvt Ltd, the authorized dealer of Hyundai for Nepal, has announced the names of four lucky Hyundai owners who have won a full travel package trip to Russia including a ticket for the final match of FIFA World Cup 2018.

POKHARA, June 24: A meeting of Province 4 on Sunday will initiate discussions on the viable names for the province and the location of its capital based on a report submitted by a special committee.

KATHMANDU, June 8: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has nominated three members to the party’s Central Working Committee (CWC).

Mahottari’s district administration office has forwarded names of 17 construction companies that have repeatedly failed to complete timely infrastructure development to the Ministry of Home Affairs.

LONDON, May 31: Meghan Markle was named among the 25 most influential women in Britain on Thursday, according to a list published by UK Vogue magazine which hailed her as forging a new identity for the monarchy.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Any civil servant who has applied for the voluntary retirement scheme, earlier announced by the government, can withdraw his/her name.

KATHMANDU, May 24: It may be just a coincidence or a changing trend. Most ministers in the incumbent government including Prime Minister KP Oli himself are found to have property mainly in the names of their spouses.

JC forwards three names for CJ

March 28, 2018 06:45 am

KATHMANDU, March 28: The Judicial Council (JC) on Tuesday forwarded the names of three justices to the Constitutional Council for the selection of the chief justice.

KATHMANDU, Mar 13: Kathmandu Medical College has disclosed the latest condition of the victims of US Bangla air crash at Tribhuvan International Airport on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: After its efforts to decide the temporary provincial capitals and recommend the governors in consultation with the left alliance failed, the government on Wednesday went ahead with the decisions on its own.

EC names winners of provincial PR seats

January 18, 2018 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The Election Commission (EC) has announced the winners of the provincial assemblies elected under the proportional representation (PR) category. Altogether 220 members of provincial assemblies have been elected under PR category.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The Judicial Council (JC) headed by Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli on Thursday has recommended four individuals for appointment as High Court judges.

ROLPA, Dec 27: Local level representatives of Rolpa district have courted controversy for sidelining important works in health and education sectors as well as infrastructural development and instead of being involved in other contentious activities.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: As a part of his plan to reshuffle the cabinet and relieve the ministers representing CPN (Maoist Center) of their portfolios, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is all set to expand his cabinet Saturday. Deuba is preparing to induct eight leaders from the Rastriya Prajatantra Party into the cabinet Saturday.

Dr KC names talks team of 51 members

October 13, 2017 07:28 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Following the formation of a talks team by the government to discuss the demands of Dr Govinda KC, the doctor’s side has also announced a 51-member talks team.

CHITWAN, Oct 3: The Nepali Congress (NC) Chitwan has recommended the names of 277 individuals as potential candidates for the upcoming federal and State Assemblies elections from the district. The proposed name list will be send to the party central committee for final decision.

KATHMANDU, August 31: The major ruling party Nepali Congress (NC) has finalized the names of its candidates (for all posts) for the third phase of local level elections taking place at 136 levels of eight districts of the Province no. 2.

KATHMANDU, August 24: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has appointed the party's senior leader Bimalendra Nidhi as acting president.

POKHARA, August 3: It may surprise many  that land at famous Fewa Lake in Pokhara has been registered for years in the names of private individuals . It has been learnt that land around the lake, which is listed as a Ramsar wetland conservation area, has been registered as private property and the area of the lake also shrunk from 10 square kilometers to 4.20 square kilometers in 2008.

ISLAMABAD, July 30: Pakistan's ruling party named senior lawmaker Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as successor to the deposed prime minister on Saturday, a day after the Supreme Court removed Nawaz Sharif from office for concealing assets.

Turkish Airlines names winners

July 24, 2017 10:24 am

KATHMANDU, July 24: Turkish Airlines has announced the winner of 'Together for Better' campaign that it launched together with coffee chain Himalaya Java.

SHANGHAI, June 28: Oscar is suspended for eight games after a brawl. Carlos Tevez riled fans with a trip to Disneyland while his club are playing. Ezequiel Lavezzi and Hulk deny being anti-Chinese.

RIYADH, June 22: Saudi Arabia's King Salman appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince on Wednesday, placing him first-in-line to the throne and laying the groundwork for an entirely new generation of royals to take the reins.

RIYADH, June 21: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Wednesday appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, placing him first-in-line to the throne and removing the country’s counter terrorism czar and a figure well-known to Washington from the line of succession.

UNITED NATIONS, June 20: The UN children's agency has announced the appointment of its youngest goodwill ambassador — 19-year-old Syrian refugee and education activist Muzoon Almellehan.

KATHMANDU, June 5: CPN (Maoist Center), a key ally in the ruling coalition, is struggling to finalize names to fill the party’s share of ministerial portfolios in the new council of ministers, due to jostling among various factions. Maoist Center leaders said that three different factions have been mounting pressure on party Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal to induct their respective loyalists into the new cabinet.

KATHMANDU, April 26: CPN UML's Provincial Committee at Province 3 has recommended five names to party's standing committee to pick a mayor candidate in Kathmandu Metropolitan Cityin the upcoming local elections.

KATHMANDU, April 17: British newspaper The Guardian has suggested the UK travelers visit Nepal as the country is cheaper than other traditional British destinations.

MAHOTTARI, March 28: District Election Office, Mahottari on Tuesday said that only 29 political parties are taking part in the upcoming local elections slated for May 14.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) has endorsed the names for ambassadors to 12 countries unanimously.

KATHMANDU, March 1: India has named a senior diplomat at the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Manjeev Singh Puri, as its new ambassador to Nepal. Puri will be succeeding Ranjit Rae, whose term as envoy to Nepal ended on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: In view of the upcoming local elections, three new commissioners have been recommended for the Election Commission (EC), giving full shape to its five-member board.

WASHINGTON, Dec 7:  Donald Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year.

CHENNAI, Dec 6: The party of Jayalalithaa Jayaram, a powerful politician who died on Monday, appointed a loyalist to lead Tamil Nadu and keep her supporters together as thousands of them grieved in the streets.

PARIS, dec 6: French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday named Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve to head his Socialist government until a new president is elected next May.

Kathmandu, Nov 6: The Ministry of Health (MoH) has instructed the District Hospitals, Primary  Health Centers and Health Posts across the country to put a notice board displaying the names  of the essentials drugs that the Ministry provides public free of cost.

Names of 11 injured in Dhading bus mishap

September 27, 2016 18:17 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: 11 persons injured in the Dhading bus accident are undergoing treatment at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), Maharajgunj.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Ministry of Education (MoE) has selected the schools to be rewarded for good performance on the occasion of the 37th Education Day and International Literacy Day this year.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The government has decided to nominate Deep Kumar Upadhyay as Nepal's ambassador to India and former chief secretary Leela Mani Poudyal as ambassador to China.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: Paudel faction of the major ruling alliance Nepali Congress has finalized names for five ministers allocated for it in the Cabinet on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25:  Three weeks after the election of  Pushpa Kamal Dahal as prime minister, major ruling coalition partner the Nepali Congress (NC) is recommending names for ministers in the cabinet today after President Sher Bahadur Deuba settled the intra-party row by providing five ministers to the Paudel faction.

KATHMANDU, Aug 24: CPN-UML on Tuesday declared chiefs and deputy-chiefs for all the provincial committees of the party.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: The proposal adding members to various committees in the parliament was approved by the meeting of the Legislature-Parliament on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Nepali Congress leader Ramhari Khatiwada has said the party would finalize the names of people to represent the party in the government as ministers by coming Sunday (August 21).

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has finalized the names of four ministers from his party in a bid to expand the Cabinet on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: CPN-UML leader and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that the government's decision of withdrawing the name of recommended 14 individuals for the ambassador was a wrong step.

Kathmandu, Aug 5: The government has decided to withdraw the proposal made by the former CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli-led government recommending the names of 14 individuals of political careers as the ambassador to various countries.