MADRID, Aug 3: Florentino Pérez chose his own way to reassure everyone that the 32-year-old Modrić isn't going anywhere, with his release clause exceeding the record sum ever paid for a football player by more than three times.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: A week after concluding hearings for chief justice nominee Deepak Raj Joshee, the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) remains undecided as the ruling and opposition parties are divided whether to endorse or reject the nomination.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Although the confusion over an academic certificate of chief justice nominee Deepak Raj Joshee has been cleared, the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) put off any decision yet again on Monday as lawmakers of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) were against his nomination.

LALITPUR, July 30: The construction of private houses of beneficiaries – legally partitioned yet having joint ownership of land – has not gained any momentum.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The Parliamentary Hearings Special Committee (PHSC) has prolonged its decision making in the hearings for chief justice nominee Deepak Raj Joshee, after questions arose over his School Leaving Certificate.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Small enterprises including beauty parlors and small-scale shirting and suiting shops will have to mandatorily register in Value Added Tax from Tuesday, the first day of the Fiscal Year 2018/19.  The provision endorsed in the budget has put these small enterprises under existential threat, according to Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI).

JUMLA, July 3: Acting against its own letter to the Karnali Institute of Health Sciences (KIHS) issued yesterday, the District Administration Office (DAO), Jumla has barred the medical college not to provide treatment inside of the hospital.

DHANGADHI, May 9: Ruslan Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) has put the total expenditure for the second season of the marquee cricket event at Rs 31.2 million. Organizing a press meet on Tuesday, Dhangadhi Cricket Academy (DCA) made public its income and expenditure details.

Govt puts ban on sponsored trips

May 1, 2018 20:37 pm

KATHMANDU, May 1: The government has issued a provision barring its officials from taking up foreign trips under the sponsorship of the firms that have secured government contracts.

KATHMANDU, April 28: A Chinese Company has submitted a proposal for the construction of infrastructure required for the operation of monorail in Kathmandu Metropolis.

KATHMANDU, April 27: The Supreme Court (SC) has a trend of postponing hearings on 25 percent cases in its daily cause lists.

In Nepal’s first oil spill accident, police of Udayapur at Ghurmi are in high alert of possible fire.

SALYAN, Mar 20: Settlements in the high hills of Salyan district are reeling under acute shortage of water with the onset of summer.

March 19: A goal by substitute Pedro put Chelsea into the FA Cup semi-final with a 2-1 win away to Leicester City after extra time on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 14: Dr Govinda KC, who had announced to start hunger strike from Tuesday demanding resignation of Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli, has postponed it for five days.

KATHMANDU, March 8:  The Supreme Court on Wednesday permitted the visually impaired and the disabled to scale Mt Everest, suspending  implementation of government regulations that  banned them from such climbs.

Mar 4, 2018: Nepal has received a target of 381 runs in their match against hosts Zimbabwe in the ICC World Cup Qualifiers at Bulawayo on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: A sensational innings by all-rounder Karan KC, who smashed unbeaten 42 runs off 31 deliveries including three boundaries and four sixes, propelled Nepal to a win by a wicket against Canada in the final group match played at Windhoek, Namibia on Wednesday. KC shared an unbeaten partnership of 51 runs for the last wicket with last batsman Sandeep Lamichhane who stayed not out on five runs from 18 deliveries.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Feb 7:  SpaceX’s big new rocket blasted off Tuesday on its first test flight, carrying a red electric sports car aiming for an endless road trip past Mars.

LONDON, Jan 25: Arsenal fought back from a goal down against old foes Chelsea to reach the League Cup final as Granit Xhaka poked home to complete a 2-1 second-leg win on Wednesday that set up a Wembley showdown with Manchester City.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Himalayan Bank Ltd (HBL) has contributed Rs 10 million for restoration of Patan Durbar Square as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Remittance growth is on a decline for the past few months, raising concerns that slow growth of money sent by migrant workers abroad could build pressure on the country's external sector stability.

Since decades, Doti and Dadeldhura have been known as the 'traditional strongholds' of Nepali Congress (NC). In comparison to other districts of the far-western region, these two districts hold high position in terms of political awareness and development.

World carbon emissions in 2017 are projected to rise for the first time in four years, dashing hopes that a peak might soon be reached. The main cause for the rise has been greater use of coal in China.

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: Pune pitch curator Pandurang Salgaonkar has been caught on camera talking to India Today reporters disguised as bookies revealing the pitch will be made according to their demands.

BENI, Oct 16: The trekking route along the Annapurna Conservation Area is being shorten with the rampant construction of trial roads.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: After the government took the initiative to address almost all his demands, Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), postponed his 11th fast-unto-death on its 23rd day Tuesday. This has been his longest hunger strike so far.

PYONGYANG, July 29: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Saturday the second flight test of an intercontinental ballistic missile demonstrated his country can hit the U.S. mainland, hours after the launch left analysts concluding that a wide swath of the United States, including Los Angeles and Chicago, is now in range of North Korean weapons.

KATHMANDU, June 1: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal's leader Laxman Lal Karna has said the party would take part in the election of a new Prime Minister until the Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Centre) fully implemented agreement reached with the Madhes-centric parties during the formation of the incumbent government.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Four days before nominations day  for the second round  local elections scheduled for June 14, the government has re-scheduled polls to June 23 in an effort to bring the Madhes-based parties on board.

DANG, May 29: Dr Govinda KC has put on hold his 11th fast-onto-death after the government has started fulfilling one of the three demands he put forward.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Nepali Congress (NC) has announced an ambitious plan to reduce the percentage of people living below poverty line to 3 percent of the total population in the next 10 years.

EC puts RPP row on hold

April 21, 2017 00:30 am

KATHMANDU, April 21: With the election just around the corner, the Election Commission (EC) has put the dispute over 'Hindu state' and 'monarchy' with Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) on hold for the time being.

MADRID, April 19: With a hat trick that made him the first player to score 100 Champions League goals, Cristiano Ronaldo led Real Madrid to a 4-2 win over 10-man Bayern Munich after extra time on Tuesday and put the defending champions back in the semifinals.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust (KVPT) reinstalled the statues of Yognarendra Malla and his two queens at Patan Durbar Square on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Even as the government has fixed May 14 as the poll date, the Election Commission (EC) is yet to begin ‘actual preparations’ for the local elections thanks to the government’s dillydallying in forging consensus among political parties. The EC also lacks crucial documents required for conducting elections.

Dadeldhura, Feb 25: Sustained collection of resin from chir pine (pinus roxburghii) trees in Dadeldhura has put pine forests at risk of extinction.

KHOTANG, Feb 6: District Education Office (DEO), Khotang has enforced an asset freeze of 350 schools operating in the district for failing to meet standard criteria.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The government has decided put the commission report for the formation of 719 local units under the federal system on hold until there is political understanding among political parties on resolving a dispute that has surfaced over the number of local units.

President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered construction of a U.S.-Mexican border wall and punishment for cities shielding illegal immigrants while mulling restoring a CIA secret detention program as he launched broad but divisive plans to reshape U.S. immigration and national security policy.

LONDON, Jan 11: A 9mm double-barrel gun designed like an iPhone has placed police in Europe on high alert after authorities received a warning that it could be flooded illegally into the continent when it goes on sale in the US.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The process to develop fully automated online trading system has faced a roadblock due to differences between Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) and Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon).

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: The Supreme Court could not conduct scheduled hearings on Thursday on a writ petition against the appointment of Lokman Singh Karki as chief commissioner of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), as Karki's lawyer Bal Krishna Neupane requested a postponement on health grounds.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Less than a week after its unification with the Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-N), the unified Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has put on hold the agenda of reinstating constitutional monarchy in the country. It was one of the major demands of the RPP-N until party unification.

Olawale goal puts MMC past Sankata

November 22, 2016 21:32 pm

JHAPA, Nov 22: A lone goal from African recruit Olawale O Afeez guided Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) to the semifinals of the Sahara Surunga Gold Cup football tournament as it overcame CMG Club Sankata 1-0 at Surunga ground in Jhapa on Tuesday.

SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA, Nov 16: A Lionel Messi masterclass, netting a brilliant free kick before laying on two more goals, put Argentina's World Cup qualifying campaign back on track with a resounding 3-0 win over Colombia on Tuesday.

SURKHET, Oct 23: A girl of about 13 entered a medical store at Pushpalal Chowk, Nepalgunj and asked whether abortion pills were available.

BREMEN, Oct 2: Werder Bremen promoted Alexander Nouri from interim coach to head coach for the rest of the season.

LONDON, Sept 14: In mock irritation with his wife's "unsympathetic attitude", a Briton put his wife up for sale on eBay in an ad modeled on an ad for used cars. The joke, though, was on him. Within hours, the bids hit nearly 66,000 pounds and his wife declared that she wanted to kill him.

PANITANKI (INDIA), Sept 1: India has put a ban on import of gingers from Nepal, arguing that they have high pesticide residue and that Chinese ginger was being exported in the name of Nepali product.