Actor Joaquin Pheonix is close to lock a deal to star in "20th Century Women" director Mike Mills' next venture.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: The government is planning to purchase eight new aircraft in the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: It is likely that the meeting of the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) will not endorse the name of incumbent Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshi to the post of Chief Justice.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Pre-summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is taking place in Kathmandu next week, prior to the fourth Summit.

A weak economy and accusations of collusion await the incoming prime minister

Adobe has confirmed that it will release a full-fat version of its Photoshop software for iPad next year

THAILAND, July 14: Twelve Thai boys rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand will be discharged from hospital next week, health minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn said on Saturday.

MP Events and Entertainment is all set to organize ‘Nepal’s Next Superstar’.

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Kathmandu, July 6: The second meeting of House of Representative (HoR) has been postponed yet again after the major opposition party, Nepali Congress, continued obstructing the meeting.

Govt sitting on fundamental right bills with just two months till deadline

KATHMANDU, July 4: Water levels are likely to recede in major rivers of the country and remain under safety levels today, according to a flood alert issued by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Former King Gyanendra Shah is all set to visit Mid-western region of Nepal next week.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) is preparing to unveil monetary policy for the upcoming fiscal year next week. According to officials of the NRB, the central bank is at the final stage of preparing the draft of monetary policy for Fiscal Year 2018/19.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Sugar mills that have been delaying payment to sugarcane producers are next in line to face action from Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa, according to the ministry.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Lawmakers at the meeting of the House of Representatives today have drawn the attention of the government to difficulties in realizing its goal to attract 2000,000 tourists in next two years due to failure to conserve lakes.

RAUTAHAT, June 5: Chief Minister of Province 2 Lal Babu Raut has asserted that the incumbent provincial government will remain for next five years.

KATHMANDU, May 7: The senate meeting of Tribhuvan Iniversity (TU), scheduled for Sunday, was postponed after Prime Minister and Chancellor of TU, KP Sharma Oli could not manage time for it. According to TU, the date for senate meeting was fixed after approval from PM Oli. "The PM who is the chancellor decides the date of senate meeting after we call or propose to convene the meeting," said Prof Tirtha Raj Khaniya, vice-chancellor of TU. "The PM himself had scheduled the senate meeting for today. As we went to meet him yesterday, he was unavailable because of his busy schedule and health problems. That's why the senate meeting has been put off," he added.

Liverpool want to sign Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak but will have to fork out €100million to meet his buyout clause, according to reports.

“Next Eleven” and World Economy

April 23, 2018 01:30 am

The N-11 never acquired the cachet of the BRIC acronym, having a significant impact on the world economy in future

When Raúl Castro steps down as president in April, he will hand his successor the unfinished task of reforming the economy -- Cuba’s most urgent and increasingly controversial challenge.

CHITWAN, April 12: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the next meeting of the task forces of the two parties for party unification would finalize all issues in order to announce party unification on April 22.

KATHMANDU, April 9: Minister for Education, Science, and Technology (MoEST) Giriraj Mani Pokharel has said that new education act will be brought in a year.

ODI Status: What next?

March 19, 2018 08:52 am

KATHMANDU, March 19: Nepal earned the elusive One-Day International (ODI) status after finishing eighth in the ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2018 played at Zimbabwe. This is the first time Nepal is recognized as ODI nation since their inception in International Cricket Council (ICC) as Associate Nation in 1996.

BERLIN, Mar 2:  The young rebel behind a political campaign that could cause turmoil across Europe looks like a typical German university student — he’s usually in sneakers, jeans and a hoodie, has soft features, short blond hair and an overall polite demeanor.

NEW DELHI, Mar 1: Kanchi Sankara Mutt’s senior pontiff Sri Jayendra Saraswathi has been laid to rest next to his predecessor, Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi, in Kanchipuram on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Most of the donor-funded programs and projects have not been transferred to local levels and provinces as promised in the annual budget, due to lack of mechanism for disbursement and performance reporting.

Govt will step down by next week: Nidhi

February 12, 2018 05:15 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: A senior leader of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC), Bimalendra Nidhi, has said that the NC will step down once the federal parliament gets full shape.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba will step down in the next few days paving the way for the formation of new government, a cabinet minister said.

Dahal says left unity in next few days

February 2, 2018 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The proposed unification between the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center), Nepal's two major parties, would take place in the next few days, Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said, hinting at a possibility of a tentative deal on l the ft merger before the formation of the new government.

GORKHA, Jan 27: The CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Narayan Kaji Shrestha on Saturday said homework was being done to form the left alliance-led new government and unify the CPN-UML and the Maoist Center.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, Felipe González Morales, is visiting Nepal from January 29 to February 5 to assess the recruitment practices and return and reintegration programs for Nepalis working abroad.

Among the 73 registered companies, only one company--Bhaskar Ayurved Company, Birgunj, has complied with the GMP- Santosh KC, senior drugs administrator at the DDA.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli is flying to Bangkok next week for a regular checkup.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Tata Motors has announced to open booking for its is new SUV -- Tata NEXON -- from Monday.

NEXT Growth Conclave motivates start-ups

December 23, 2017 08:50 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: Next Venture Crop organized the NEXT Growth Conclave, a business conference at Soaltee Crowne plaza on Friday.

KIMFF bids adieu until next year

December 20, 2017 09:38 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The 15th edition of Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) came to an end on Monday at QFX Kumari, Kamalpokhari, after the screening of more than 70 movies celebrating the beauty, hardship and lives of people in the mountains across the globe.

LONDON, Nov 27:  Actress, humanitarian campaigner, lifestyle blogger — and, next spring, a royal.

MELBOURNE, Nov 16: The spirit of Mitchell Johnson could return to haunt England’s batsmen during the Ashes in the form of another left-arm paceman, Mitchell Starc, according to former Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Laxmi Intercontinental Ltd, the authorized distributor of Hyundai in Nepal, has launched  the Next Gen 'VERNA’ in the Nepali market.

Hetauda int'l gold cup next month

November 16, 2017 02:45 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Suman Bhomjan Memorial Sports Foundation is all set to organize the third edition of Hetauda International Invitational Gold Cup football tournament from December 23 to 30.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Nepali young footballers went through two records in Bhutan during SAFF U-18 Championship last month.

Superjumbo next!

October 7, 2017 00:15 am

What would happen in the unlikely event of Nepal Airlines acquiring Superjumbo in its next order?

SINGAPORE, Oct 3: Aamir Khan, the Bollywood superstar with a conscience, says his next movie about a small town teenage girl who uses the Internet to become a singing sensation will be much bigger than his last film, which was India’s highest grossing ever.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The Ministry of Education (MoE) has assigned Krishna Prasad Kapri, executive director of Curriculum Development Center, with the responsibilities of the chairperson and general manager of Sajha Prakashan.

LOS ANGELES, Sept 24: Film producer Cash Warren, who is expecting his third child with wife Jessica Alba, says he is impressed by the actress beauty and loves waking up next to her.

Bollywood actress Malaika Arora has been roped to judge the third season of the modeling reality show ‘India's Next Top Model’ on MTV.

KATHMANDU, Sep 22: The term of the current parliament is likely to end with at least a dozen important bills yet to be endorsed. Under the constitutional provision that paves the way for the commencement of the federal parliament, the current parliament will be dissolved before the provincial assembly and parliamentary elections.

The next revolution

September 23, 2017 00:45 am

Let us give an ultimatum of two or three months to the CIAA to start investigating high-level corruption cases

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Expediting the Nijgadh International Airport project and marking the current fiscal year as Visit Pashupati Year to attract more tourists in Kathmandu are among the key tasks that Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jitendra Narayan Dev plans to execute in the next two months.