What started as a joke on Twitter about an unwritten rule among country radio stations not to play two female artists in a row prompted outrage by country music stars, but also pledges to give women equal airtime.
KATHMANDU, March 30: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Ishwar Pokhrel addressed the ‘UN Peacekeeping Ministerial Conference on Uniformed Capabilities, Performance and Protection’ as the leader of Nepali delegation at the UN Headquarters in New York on Saturday.
SEOUL, May 6: North Korea said on Sunday its intention to denuclearise, unveiled at a historic inter-Korean summit, was not the result of U.S.-led sanctions and pressure, warning the United States not to mislead public opinion.
POKHARA, Feb 5: The first meeting of the provincial assembly of Province 4 was held in Pokhara, the unopposed capital of the province, on Sunday. In the meeting, members of the provincial parliament pledged to develop and beautify not only Pokhara but the entire province and bring prosperity.
KATHMANDU, Aug 2: It has been revealed that the erstwhile Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led government did not withdraw the bill on Manmohan Adhikari Institute of Health Sciences (MAIHS) even though a cabinet meeting had decided to withdraw it as a part of agreement reached with Dr Govinda KC last year.
LONDON, June 13: Oil prices rose slightly on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia said it would make significant export cuts in July amid signs of a draw down in U.S. crude inventories, though increasing U.S. output continues to weigh on the market.
TOKYO, Oct 31: Oil prices extended declines on Monday after non-OPEC producers made no specific commitment to join OPEC in limiting oil output levels to prop up prices, suggesting they wanted the oil producing group to solve its differences first.
KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have pledged their full support in implementing Nepal's new constitution, concluding the remaining tasks of the peace process, and taking the ongoing political course to a logical end.