For Congress, an opportunity to rise

April 18, 2019 02:00 am

At a time Nepali Congress has been criticized for failing to play the role of constructive opposition in the parliament and national politics, it has announced ‘public awareness campaigns’ to be held across the country starting from next week.

MAKAWANPUR, Oct 11: Chief Minister of Province 3, Dormani Paudel, on Wednesday stressed on the importance of tourism sector for the prosperity of the nation.

Tap the opportunity

August 29, 2018 00:30 am

There is a fear that BIMSTEC will go downhill like SAARC. In the last 20 years it has failed to deliver on its objectives

Sagoon Inc, a US-based company that runs www.sagoon.com, which, the company claims, enables users to make a ‘true connection’ with others. The company also claims that it will eventually be able to provide its user base the ability to monetize time spent on the website through a revenue-sharing model. The company is currently on the closing phase of funding as part of its mini-IPO to collect a total of $20 million from the public.

Opportunity for America and China

June 6, 2018 00:30 am

North Korea could be the best thing for the relationship between the USA and China since the collapse of the Soviet Union

KATHMANDU, May 27: Saurav Khanal went into the cricketing stratosphere of Nepal last year when the inaugural edition of the Prime Minister (PM) Cup was held in Kathmandu. Khanal was in blistering form to take his side Western Development Region to the semifinals almost single-handedly.

Renewed opportunity

May 13, 2018 00:45 am

It is only natural that two centuries of state-sponsored policies by and for the benefits of the ruling hill castes would one day boil over

MITHILESH YADAVJANAKPUR, May 11The first Nepal visit by Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi on August 3, 2014 created a buzz across the country. Modi became the talk of the town. People sang his praise. Four years later, he has made his third visit to Nepal but via a different route.

PANCHTHAR, April 15: Strong winds and thunder throughout the night had not allowed guests to sleep and had even scared some of them. Considering the weather, they felt that there was a bleak chance of the bette

PANCHTHAR, April 15: Heavy winds and thunder throughout the night had not allowed guests to sleep and had even scared some of them.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Newly-appointed Minister for Labour and Employment and Social Security Gokarna Bista said that he would put his efforts to protect labourers and promote respect to labour.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Garnering a comfortable majority in the Parliamentary elections, CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has taken charge of the premiership of the country on February 15.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Nepal is set to play the last match of the ICC World Cricket League Championship (WCLC) final round against United Arab Emirates (UAE)  on Friday at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi. Nepal suffered seven-wicket defeat on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, August 31: Speakers attending an event here today have stressed that political parties should field women candidates for the post of mayor and chief in the third phase of local elections to be held in the province no 2 on September 18.

BHAKTAPUR, August 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that opportunities have now come before the women from the parliament to local level.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Nepal Astronomical Society (NASO) in association with Terraztra Space Exploration has come up with a new project titled Project Terranaut, a global outreach initiative providing an opportunity to 14 people to train like a Yuri Gagarin in Russia.

KATHMANDU, June 27: The United States and the United Kingdom (UK) have urged all stakeholders to work to create favorable environment for the people of provinces 1, 5 and 7 to peacefully exercise their democratic rights during the upcoming local elections.

TEHRATHUM, June 22:  Though the electoral law requires parties to field women candidates accounting for 40 percent of their total candidates, there is not even a single woman among the candidates they have fielded in 43 wards of Tehrathum district.

KATHMANDU, April 20: The Ministry of Industry has unveiled an ambitious plan with the promise of attracting foreign investment in domestic industrial sector and thus creating employment opportunities for one million people within the next 10 years.

POKHARA, April 19: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi has said that the upcoming local level elections were an historical opportunity for all political parties.

KATHMANDU, March 21: One of the most prolific strikers of his generation, Karna Limbu, has played for just 15 minutes for the national team. At the age of 31, which is generally the twilight of playing career for footballers, he has been named in the final squad for a tournament for the first time although he was in the squad for international friendlies before too. He was named in the list of 20 players announced on Friday for the AFC Asian Qualifiers against the Philippines.

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KATHMANDU, March 1: The Nepal Investment Summit that opens in the capital on March 2 is expected to be a big opportunity for the country in terms of attracting foreign as well as domestic investors to core sectors of the economy. The theme of the summit is, 'Harnessing Investment Opportunities in Nepal.'

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: National football team head coach Gyotoku Koji has said that the upcoming AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers will be a good chance for the Nepali team to improve its weaknesses that were seen during the AFC Solidarity Cup.

Tackling climate change is the ‘biggest economic opportunity’ in the history of the United States, no matter who holds political office, said Hollywood star and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to forge a clear view on the impeachment motion at the parliament against suspended Chief Commissioner at the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lokman Singh Karki.

An opportunity for both Nepal and India

September 7, 2016 15:14 pm

When PM Dahal meets up PM Modi in mid-September this year, India-Nepal relations will be in the hands of two most celebrated and also most controversial politicians of the region. They will have a historical opportunity to help alleviate the suffering of millions of Nepalis who are fighting poverty after the catastrophic April 2015 earthquake.

JHAPA, Aug 11: Nepal is losing an opportunity to turn bilateral trade with Bangladesh in its favor with each passing year.

Opportunity, of sorts

July 13, 2016 00:45 am

This great opportunity for a more consensual constitutional settlement should not be wasted. For without such broad ownership of the constitution, we fear, it will be impossible for Nepal to witness a semblance of political stability, which in turn is indispensible for lasting peace and prosperity.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Nepali national cricket team will leave for England on July 11 to play against Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). The tour is of great importance to Nepal, which is set to play two List A matches against the Netherlands.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Sagoon, a Washington DC based social media startup founded by Nepali immigrant to US, has announced an investment opportunity for accredited investors to buy as little as $5,000.

Opportunity for China

June 20, 2016 00:31 am

China could become a major source of innovation, equaling or even exceeding America