SINGAPORE, Aug 4: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia, China, and other countries on Saturday against any violation of international sanctions on North Korea that could reduce pressure on the North to abandon its nuclear weapons. Pompeo’s comments came on the heels of a new United Nations report that found North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs and is violating U.N. sanctions, including through illicit ship-to-ship transfers of oil.
KATHMANDU, June 13: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has urged the United Nations and other international organizations to support Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) in line with the Vienna Program of Action (VPOA) in order to meet special development needs and challenges arising from their landlockedness, remoteness and geographical constraints.
ITAHARI, May 19: A woman accused of detaining a young girl and forcing her into sexual activities along with 17 others has been arrested from Sunsari. According to the police offices of Inaruwa and Itahari, cases have been filed against all of them.
KATHMANDU, April 18: Police have arrested operator and seven others from Casino Majong in Hotel Soltee, last night. Police raided the casino after a tip-off that stated Nepalis were also in the casino.
KATHMANDU, March 21: Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Prasad Yadav has said that the landlocked countries and least developed countries have become unrestricted market for trade of other countries.
NAWALPARASI, March 19: A motorcyclist was killed in a road accident at Thakali Chowk in Kawasoti Municipality-8 in Nawalparasi district along the East-West Highway on Sunday. A pillion rider has sustained injuries.
KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Some senior political leaders will be unable to vote for their own candidacies in Thursday’s first elections under the federal structure as they have filed candidacy in constituencies other than their voter registration areas.
LALITPUR, Nov 30: Spokesperson for the CPN (Maoist Center) Pampha Bhusal has said that the leftist forces have focused on the election campaign in an integrated manner with the aim of taking the country on the path of economic prosperity.
KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and the Madhes-centric Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) have forged electoral adjustments in their attempt to ensure victory for their top leaders in various electoral constituencies.
JHAPA, Oct 27: At least one person was killed and a score others injured as police opened fire in Birtamod on Friday morning to disperse locals demanding a probe into the mysterious death of an 11-year old. The person killed in the police action has been identified as Nawa Raj Thapa of Arjundhara Municipality- 11.
JANAKPUR, Oct 16: Lila Devi Sah, 40, of Laxmipur Patari Rural Municipality-4 of Siraha was arrested on Saturday on the charge of 'stealing' a seven-month-old baby. The same night, a new mother dropped her seven-day new-born at an orphanage in Gyanpur, Janakpur Sub-metropolis-8, and ran away.
The Nepali gym of today is completely different from that of 20 years ago. Giving access to some equipment alone isn’t enough anymore. More and more facilities in our town are taking a multi-platform approach to helping Nepalis get healthy and excited about fitness in a fun way. And while as businesses the competition for them is getting tougher, they all can sense a major shift in the Nepali attitude. A fitness revolution, of sorts, seems to be on the horizon.
KATHMANDU, August 16: Common cold and seasonal influenza that has spread for the past 10 days has taken its toll on Barpak of Gorkha district, the epicenter of the Gorkha earthquake of April 2015, causing a death of a three-year-old child and taking more than 300 others ill.
ZAMBOANGA, July 30: Police in the southern Philippines said they fatally shot 15 people Sunday, including a city mayor who was among the politicians President Rodrigo Duterte publicly linked to illegal drugs, in the bloodiest assault so far in Duterte’s anti-drug crackdown.
KATHMANDU, July 19: Depositors will now have to show their identification card if they are depositing cash in others' bank account. Bank and financial institutions (BFIs) may not accept cash if depositors fail to show identification documents.
CHITWAN, July 4: Three persons were killed in a bus mishap that occurred at 2:45 am today in Ward-3 of Ichchha Kamana Rural Municipality situated along Prithivi Highway. Five others sustained injuries in the accident.
BUTWAL, July 4: When the election results of Gulmi district's Resunga Municipality were announced, the main opposition CPN-UML was declared victorious over its arch-rival Nepali Congress (NC) by a narrow margin of 147 votes. UML's Dilli Raj Bhusal won the elections by outgunning NC's Bhuwan Shrestha.
KHOTANG, June 17: Basanta Rai, a teacher at Janata Secondary School, Diprung Rural Municipality-4, Khotang, resigned from his post on April 18 in order to file his candidacy in the local elections. Rai who is a supporter of the Nepali Congress (NC) wanted to contest for the major post of the rural municipality. He lobbied with the local NC leaders for his candidacy till the last moment, but unfortunately he failed to get a ticket.
A person with peroxide/platinum blond hair, some amount of digital prowess, and fuzzy ideas about bringing the superpowers to their knees – should Julian Assange have got himself a plane (big), dreadlocks (many) and acquired lissome inches (several), he could have had ideas regarding The Fate of the Furious, aka the eighth film in the Fast and the Furious franchise. As the case is, we have ourselves a Charlize Theron as the digital whiz-kid ‘Cipher’. She is wicked, she is evil, she is stunning, and she rules this one, without even getting behind a wheel. Yes, Ms Theron appears like she is here to stay. And about time too.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 7: North Korea said Tuesday it was banning Malaysians from leaving the country as its bitter diplomatic battle with Malaysia escalated dramatically over the poisoning death of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader's estranged half brother.
Moushira Mahmoud Khattab, Ph.D, is Egypt's former Minister for Family & Population, the country's former ambassador to South Africa, the Czech Republic and Slovakia and has also worked for various diplomatic missions. She visited Nepal recently and held meetings with President Bidya Devi Bhandari, ministers and top government officials, seeking Nepal's support for her candidacy for the post of Director General of UNESCO. Khattab also worked as the chair of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, based at the UN Headquarters in Geneva.
During her stay in Kathmandu, she talked to Republica about various issues. Excerpts:
KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Former home minister and chief secretary Madhav Prasad Ghimire has gone missing along with two others on Sunday after a car carrying seven people plunged into the Trishuli River on their way back to Kathmandu from a pilgrimage to Muktinath temple. Bodies of three killed during the mishap have been recovered while one lucky survivor was rescued from the site.
SRINAGAR, Sept 20: Indian soldiers killed eight people trying to cross the disputed border with Pakistan in Kashmir on Tuesday and security forces were also fighting suspected militants near the frontier, army officials said, two days after a major attack on an Indian base.
KATHMANDU, July 8: Home Minister Shakti Bahadur Basnet has informed that 47 people were killed and 16 others had gone missing in the country in the course of landslides and flooding in previous three months.