RASUWA, July 29: Rasuwagadhi border point, the only trade route connecting Nepal to China, has been shut down after a flood in Ghatkhola of Gosaikunda Village Municaplity-2 damaged the bridge there.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The government and Dr Govinda KC have agreed on the disputed points that had halted on the agreement on Thursday afternoon and have sealed 22-point deal.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The government and Dr Govinda KC have agreed on the disputed points that had halted on the agreement on Thursday afternoon and have sealed 22-point deal.

KATHMANDU, July 26: The government has stepped back from the earlier 9-point agreement with the representatives of Dr Govinda KC.

Govt, Dr KC seal 9-point deal

July 26, 2018 18:01 pm

KATHMANDU, July 26: The government and Dr Govinda KC have made a 9-point agreement on Thursday evening.

BHADRAPUR, July 21: Maiti Nepal has rescued as many as 174 women from being trafficked from Kakadbhitta, the eastern transit point of the country, in the last six months.

KATHMANDU, June 12 : The District Administration Office in its 10-point rules has asked the stakeholders and the general public to organize match screening within their premises and not to charge any entry fee for those watching the matches there.

SALYAN, May 12: The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Karnali Province's Executive Committee meeting has concluded issuing a 10-point Salyan Declaration Paper.

DARCHULA, May 9: Chief Minister of Province 7, Trilochan Bhatta, has pledged to make initiation to open the Tinkar checkpoint based in Byas Rural Municipality in Darchula along the Nepal-China border.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Transport entrepreneurs and the government reached a five point agreement to end decades of syndicate in public transport. Following the agreement, transport entrepreneurs have withdrawn their protests.


Turning point

April 7, 2018 00:35 am

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KOHALPUR, March 30: On May 15, 2016, a 19-year-old girl of Sindhupalchowk was rescued by police from Kohalpur bus station. Lakpa Sonam Lama, 36, and Dindu Tamang, 26 of Sindhupalchowk were caught red-handed while transporting the girl to India. They had persuaded the girl into travelling with them to India luring her with good job. They had successfully crossed all the check points while leaving their home district. After a tip-off, police reached the spot and nabbed them.

KOHALPUR, March 28: On May 15, 2016, a 19-year-old girl of Sindhupalchowk was rescued by police from Kohalpur bus station. Lakpa Sonam Lama, 36, and Dindu Tamang, 26 of Sindhupalchowk were caught red-handed while transporting the girl to India.

Six girls rescued from border point

March 19, 2018 10:22 am

KAPILVASTU, Mar 19: Six girls have been rescued from Marjadpur border point in Yashodhara Rural Municipality in Kapilbastu district on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 16: China has agreed to extend support to Nepal to bring back into operation the Tatopani border point, which remains closed after the devastating earthquake of April, 2015.

KATHMANDU, Mar 15: The Chinese government has agreed to extend the assistance to Nepal for the projects on post-disaster recovery for Tatopani border point, the hospital recovery in Sindhupalchowk and reconstruction of Jiri Secondary School.

MAHENDRANAGAR/DHANUSHA, Feb 26: Province-2 Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut has made public an 11-point commitment letter for establishing good governance in the province.

Holeri incident, the turning point

February 14, 2018 01:36 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: The rebels had already fought the 'People's War' for six years. The country was reeling under deep conflict and restlessness. The government was under pressure to quash the rebellion, but it was getting more violent with the Maoists attacking government offices at one or the other places, basically in rural areas. The rebels were yet to face the army in the battleground. So, they did not know whether they could stand the challenge of the army.

MELAMCHI, Feb 12: Over 118 kilograms of gold was confiscated from the Tatopani point in Sindhupalchowk in the past six years while being imported through an illegal way.

KAKADVITTA, Jan 7: The number of tourists entering Nepal via eastern check point, Kakadvitta, has increased in 2017.

A Turning Point

November 23, 2017 09:43 am

My story began like most of the teenagers nowadays. A message popped up in one of the social networking sites. The texts from the stranger turned into calls, calls to meetings, meetings to friends, friends to more than friends. That astonishing feeling, the feeling of being loved, those chills and the butterflies. It was like an inexpressible happiness. It always felt right with him. It was the world’s best feeling. I smiled like an idiot when I was thinking about him. My life somehow became better.

Nepal, Thailand share point

November 21, 2017 09:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Nepal and Thailand shared a point each in their ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifying Series Asia Region match on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: The Election Commission has decided to issue a 27-point directive to the Government of Nepal to make necessary arrangement in connection with the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly election scheduled for coming November 26 and December 7.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Head coach of Nepal’s national football team Gyotoku Koji said that his side is looking to snatch at least a point, if not win, when it takes on Tajikistan in the AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers match on Tuesday.

RASUWA, August 18: Landslides triggered by monsoon rains have damaged cargo containers being parked at the Rasuwa custom yard on Thursday night.

KATHMANDU, August 6: Minister for Health Giriraj Mani Pokharel made public the 26-point commitment paper aimed at further streamlining the healthcare services in the country.

CARACAS, July 31: Venezuelan electoral authorities said more than 8 million people voted to create a constitutional assembly endowing President Nicolas Maduro’s ruling socialist party with virtually unlimited powers — a turnout more than double that estimated by outsiders and by opponents who derided the announcement.

BIRGUNJ, July 18: People from both Nepal and India are facing trouble for their cross movement due to lack of proper traffic management in Raxaul border point. The locals have complained that they were facing problems in the movement as Raxaul Railway Siding and Integrated Customs Post (ICP) were running in poor management.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Tourism entrepreneurs say a 101-point plan announced by the newly-elected Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya to be executed in the first 100 days has not prioritized tourism sector.

KATHMANDU, May 30: Central Region and Mid-western Region have shared one point each after their match in 1st Prime Minister Cup One Day National Cricket Tournament was halted due to rain on Tuesday. In the group A match played at TU Cricket Ground, Central Region won the toss and opt for fielding inviting Mid-west to bat.

CHITWAN, May 28: With relatively few uncounted votes left in wards considered as Maoist Center's electoral alliance partner Nepali Congress's political strongholds, the mayoral race in Bharatpur Metropolitan City has reached cliffhanger point: the margin by which the CPN- UML mayoral candidate Devi Gyawali is leading his nearest rival Maoist Center mayoral candidate Renu Dahal has been decreasing for the last few days.

NAWALPARASI, May 13: The Triveni transit point along the Nepal – India border has been sealed off from this morning as part of a wider security measure for the local level polls.

RASUWA, May 10: In view of the local level election in Nepal, the Chinese side is to close the Rasuwa border point from Thursday midnight.

Two girls rescued from border point

April 30, 2017 10:17 am

KANCHANAPUR, April 30: Maiti Nepal Kanchanpur on Saturday evening rescued two girls who were being trafficked to India through Gaddhachowki border point.

The stand-up point of view

March 31, 2017 12:30 pm

Trying to be funny in front of a room full of strangers is nothing to joke about and while some might go as far as categorizing it as their personal nightmare, some Kathmanduities are taking up the challenge. Toastmasters, for the last couple of years, has been serving as a platform for a close circle of friends and acquaintances to unleash their inner comedian.

RASUWA, March 27: The vehicular movement has been obstructed through northern Rasuwagadhi border point since Saturday evening.

Kathmandu, March 11: The government has unveiled a 10-point declaration paper on national sanitation campaign on the occasion of the 200th week of the Bagmati Cleanup Mega Campaign.  Chief Secretary Dr Somlal Subedi announced the campaign today stating that the move would come into effect from the beginning of the 2074 BS.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Amid speculation  whether the ongoing tensions in the southern region of the country could affect the  local elections, the Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday said  preparations have now reached a point of no return.

Greece approaches debt crunch point

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Nepal LP Gas Industry Association has opposed the decision of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) to operate new gas bottling plants in the country.

Nepse falls below 1,300-point mark

February 11, 2017 00:40 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shed another 68.27 points this week to close at 1,296.23 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week.

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 23: The government-run community schools' principals and district education official have sealed a 21-point work execution agreement to bring additional reforms in the educational quality of Bhaktapur district.

CHAUTARA, Dec 23: The Chinese side has hinted to take initiative at central level to open the Tatopani check point soon as it was in the priority of the Chinese government. The Tatopani check point along the Nepal-China border has remained closed after the 25 April 2015 earthquake.

Tatopani border point yet to reopen

December 20, 2016 10:33 am

CHAUTARA, Dec 20: The 26-km road stretch from Bahrabise to Tatopani of Sindhupalchowk - which was demolished in quake-triggered dry landslide - has been reconstructed but the major transit point with China is yet to open up.

Nepal, Mongolia reach 6-point agreement

December 19, 2016 19:33 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Nepal and Mongolia held bilateral talks at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kathmandu on Monday. Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat and visiting Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia, Tsend Munkh-Ogil, led their respective delegations for the talks, said a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The government on Tuesday evening registered a seven-point constitution amendment bill at the parliament secretariat, proposing, among other things, to take all the hill districts out from Province 5.

DHANKUTA, Nov 26: The eastern regional conference of National Private and Boarding Schools Association Nepal (NPABSON) concluded on Friday, endorsing 23-point proposal for the amendment to the Education Regulation.

MANCHESTER, Nov 19: Olivier Giroud scored an 89th-minute equalizer as Arsenal snatched a 1-1 draw at Manchester United despite being outplayed in a disappointing Premier League match between two English heavyweights on Saturday.