KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Nepal Bar Association (NBA), the umbrella organization of lawyers across the country, on Friday condemned what it called the government's violation of Supreme Court order issued in relation to the release of a detainee.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Kobe Bryant- Two powerful words in sports, yes not just in the sport of basketball, but the whole wide world of sports. The name and the man had a lasting impact on the lives of so many around the world.

From the red carpet to the main stage, sadness loomed over music’s biggest night Sunday at the arena in downtown Los Angeles where Kobe Bryant played for 20 years for the city’s NBA team.

CALABASAS, Calif. Jan 27: Kobe Bryant, one of the NBA’s all-time greatest players whose international stardom transcended basketball, was killed at age 41 on Sunday in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles along with his 13-year-old daughter and seven others on board, officials said.

DALLAS, Jan 22: Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the host Dallas Mavericks 110-107 on Tuesday night.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: As the year 2019 draws to a close, let’s look at some of the sporting moments from the year which had a lasting memory and meaningful impact on sports fans all around the world. This year had it all in the world of sports, World cup year for Cricket and Rugby, which was as enthralling and nail-biting as had been suggested pre-tournament in both cases. Also, there was the Women’s Football World Cup, which witnessed more viewership and fan presence than ever before.

CHICAGO, Dec 31 : With an NBA-best 30-5 record, the Milwaukee Bucks are off to a great start. Giannis Antetokounmpo, though, is more concerned with the team’s finish this season.

Los Angeles, Dec 30:  He left Cleveland for Miami, finally became a champion, went back to his beloved northeast Ohio, delivered on another title promise, then left for the Los Angeles Lakers and the next challenge. He played in eight straight finals.

AP, December 25: A six-pack of Christmas nuggets to know going into this year’s slate of showcase NBA games on the holiday: Boston at Toronto, Milwaukee at Philadelphia, Houston at Golden State, the Los Angeles Clippers at the Los Angeles Lakers and New Orleans at Denver.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Nepal Bankers Association (NBA) has requested the Nepal Stock Exchange Ltd (Nepse) to provide stock broker license to those banks who have applied for the license following a due process.

Sportsperson-turned-filmmaker Kobe Bryant and wife Vanessa Laine welcomed their fourth daughter on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Newly elected president of Nepal Bar Association (NBA) Chandeshwar Shrestha has called upon the Judicial Council headed by the chief justice to rethink on its recent selection of judges for the Supreme Court and high courts.

KATHMANDU, April 5: The progressive panel led by senior advocate Chandeshwar Shrestha won 23 of the total 25 seats in the lawyers’ election that elected the central executive committee of the Nepal Bar Association on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Senior advocate Chandeshwar Shrestha, who was the common candidate of the progressive and inclusive lawyers forum, has been elected the chair of the Nepal Bar Association.

KATHMANDU, March 30: Voting is underway for electing a new leadership of Nepal Bar Association, an umbrella organisation of legal practitioners in the country. A total of 10,313 voters are taking part in the voting that began at 8:00 in the morning and will run until 4:00 pm today.

Candidacy announced for NBA election

February 18, 2019 22:06 pm

KATHMANDU Feb 18:  Nine lawyers are in the fray for the post of President of the Nepal Bar Association, an umbrella organization of lawyers across the country. The NBA election is scheduled for March 30.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The decision of the Nepal Bankers' Association to remove interest rate cap on individual fixed deposits has sparked interest rate competition among commercial banks.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Nepal Bankers Association (NBA) has scrapped the interest rate cap on fixed deposits for individual depositors.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Some CEOs of commercial banks have stood against the decision of the Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA) to cap interest rates on fixed and saving deposits.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Bankers are worried over their worsening capacity to lend due to a prolonged shortage of loanable fund in the banking system. They say that the mismatch in deposit and loan growths for a lengthy spell could dampen the current economic growth momentum.

KATHMANDU, June 22: With tacit support from the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA) has once again decided to cap interest rates on deposits.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Bankers have demanded the removal of credit to core capital and deposit (CCD) ratio, stating that the prudential lending limit set by the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) is the main culprit behind the ‘credit crunch’.

Bankers say the NBA decided to allow the member banks to fix their interest rates by removing the cap as many banks were already violating the cap by secretly offering higher rates.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Nepal Bankers Association (NBA) -- the umbrella organization of 28 commercial banks -- has decided to give continuity to the cap on fixed and saving deposit rates.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Nepal Bar Association (NBA) has expressed its deep concerns over the letter issued on Wednesday by Judicial Council Secretary Nripa Dhwaj Niraula to inform Gopal Prasad Parajuli that he has been relieved of the post of chief justice on age ground.

NIC Asia Bank bows to NBA pressure

March 14, 2018 06:38 am

KATHMANDU, March 14: Nepal Bankers Association (NBA) and NIC Asia Bank Ltd have agreed to mend fences after the commercial bank decided to roll back its decision to offer deposit rates higher than the rates capped by the association through an 'informal understanding'.

Nepal Bankers Association (NBA) has decided that its 27 member banks will suspend interbank transactions with NIC Asia Bank for breaching understanding on capping deposit rates.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Nepal Bankers Association (NBA) on Friday told its member banks to suspend their interbank transactions with NIC Asia Bank Ltd for raising interests on deposits “in breach of an informal understanding to cap the interest rates.”

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The Nepal Bar Association (NBA) has drawn its attention on the activities of Dr Govinda KC of blaming the judiciary and using unethical terminologies targeting the particular justice.

PYONGYANG, June 13: Dennis Rodman, the former NBA bad boy who has palled around with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, flew back to Pyongyang on Tuesday for the first time in Donald Trump’s presidency. He said he is “just trying to open a door” on a mission that he thinks his former “Celebrity Apprentice” boss would support.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Expressing dissatisfaction over the judges’ appointment at seven high courts, as well as dissatisfaction over the agreement between bar and bench regarding the issue, a group of lawyers started protest program in Kathmandu on Thursday.

CJ Karki holds meeting with NBA

January 31, 2017 08:17 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Chief Justice Sushila Karki on Monday held a meeting with the representatives of the Nepal Bar Association as the umbrella organization of the lawyers across the country announced protest programs against the Judicial Council's recommendation for 80 high court judges along with other concerns regarding the bar-bench relationship.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Right after the government attorneys withdrew their protest programs, Nepal Bar Association, the umbrella organization of lawyers across the country, has announced protests from Monday against the Judicial Council's recommendation for the appointment of 80 High Court judges.

NBA organizes free health camp

January 28, 2017 00:19 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 28 : National Business Association (NBA) organized a free health camp on the occasion of 65th International Customs Day.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Nepal Bar Association has named senior advocates Bipulendra Chakrawarti, Sushil Panta and Prem Bahadur Khadka for amicus curiae called by the Supreme Court to help it decide whether or not the elections for local bodies could be held under the existing setup.

NBA felicitates Shambhu Poudel

November 22, 2016 09:02 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Nepal Bankers Association (NBA) has felicitated Chairman of Nepal Bank Ltd, Shambhu Prasad Poudel, in recognition of his contribution for promoting banking and corporate sector of the country.

BFIs should be more vigilant: NBA

August 18, 2016 01:40 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Bankers have said that bank and financial institutions (BFIs) should be more vigilant as banking industry has seen a rise in cyber crimes in recent years.

NBA steps out as facilitator

July 2, 2016 15:09 pm

KATHMANDU, July 1: At the time when talks have not been held between the government and the agitating parties, Nepal Bar Association, an umbrella organization of legal practitioners, has come forward as a facilitator.