MEGHALAYA, Aug 2: Indigenous women in northeastern India are calling on the Meghalaya state government to block a bill that would deny them rights, including the ability to inherit land if they marry outside their tribe.
ATHENS, July 25: Strong winds drove wildfires across the villages, hills, and forests around Athens, Greece, starting on July 23, with authorities blaming the fires for at least 74 deaths. More than 300 firefighters were quickly mobilized to the area.
Hundreds of Mexican football fans partied outside the South Korean embassy in Mexico City on Wednesday to thank the Asian country for its victory over Germany, which guaranteed the national team a spot in the knock-out stages of the World Cup.
KATHMANDU, May 25: The government has decided to scrap the contact offices in Kathmandu Valley of eight universities. The government has directed the universities to close their liaison offices in the Valley by July 16.
KATHMANDU, Jan 4: At a time when speculation is rife that Pushpa Kamal Dahal may become prime minister with the support of the Nepali Congress (NC) and other parties, Dahal himself has made it clear he will not join a government formed outside the left alliance.
LONDON, Oct 7: British emergency services raced to London’s Natural History Museum after a car struck pedestrians Saturday outside the building. Police said a number of people were injured and one person was detained at the scene.
KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) on Monday organized an interaction on the importance and challenges of mediation in commerce and the industrial sector.
KATHMANDU, April 17: Money disbursed by development agencies outside the government system increased significantly in fiscal year 2015/16, despite the government's effort to bring such spending into the government channel.
KATHMANDU, March 5: The Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) is to supply water from the Melamchi Water Supply Project to the households outside the Ring Road as well. KUKL General Manager Dr Mahesh Prasad Bhattarai shared this at the fifth annual general meeting of the KUKL here Sunday.
JHAPA, Jan 30: There was a time when big corporate houses preferred to sponsor Kathmandu-centered football events and established clubs. But the increasing number of tournaments outside the Kathmandu Valley has now encouraged corporate houses to sponsor local clubs as well. As a result, they are sponsoring different football tournaments in Jhapa which has helped local football activities and in the development of the players.
WASHINGTON, Jan 20: Protesters and supporters of President-elect Donald Trump clashed outside a pro-Trump event in Washington the night before his inauguration. Police used chemical spray on some protesters in an effort to control the unruly crowd.