Rana lady in this undated photograph.

His Swag Kaiser Shumsher in pictures

February 1, 2019 11:47 am

Kaiser Shumsher was the son of Chandra Shumsher. The late 1890s born Rana became the field marshall in the Nepalese Army, with gaining both national and international honors. Aside from the soldier works, Shumsher was an avid book collector. He used to collect his books at his personal library. Now, 'The Kaiser Library' is open to the public.

Rana dynasty ruled Nepal from 1846 AD to 1951 AD. They rose into power by making themselves Prime Minister and other government positions. During their ruling period, they made royal family the figurehead.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Pramod Shumsher JB Rana, promoter of two companies running shops at Tribhuvan International Airport's arrival and departure terminals, has not paid Rs 80.84 million in rent for the last 10 years. Universal Supply Agency and Greenline International Pvt Ltd owe TIA Rs 67.12 million and Rs 13.72 million respectively in unpaid rent.

KATHMANDU, March 27: The Judicial Council has forwarded the name of three justices of Supreme Court to the Constitutional Council for the vacant post of Chief Justice.

KATHMANDU Mar 14: Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli today also has formed benches for hearing the cases excluding Justices Cholendra Shamsher Rana, who had withdrawn himself from the bench on Monday.

Rana siblings to vie for title

March 14, 2018 09:59 am

KATHMANDU, March 14: The Rana siblings Mayanka and Mahika have set the summit clash of the women’s singles in the ongoing 10th Sahabir Memorial Open Lawn Tennis Tournament on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Mar 13: Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli has denied a bench to Justice Cholendra Shamsher JBR. Earlier this week, CJ Parajuli had formed a seven member extended full bench on Monday. However, on Tuesday, Justice Rana had withdrawn himself from the bench.

Rana siblings into semis

March 13, 2018 08:55 am

KATHMANDU, March 13: The Rana siblings Mayanka and Mahika have entered into the semifinals of the ongoing 10th Sahabir Memorial Open Lawn Tennis Tournament on Monday.

KAILALI, Dec 10: Both wives of Narad Muni Rana, who defeated Arzoo Deuba in Kailali-5 wanted to be the first to put a garland on Rana’s neck and mark a victory.

KAILALI, Dec 10: Nepali Congress candidate for Kailali-5 Arzoo Rana Deuba has suffered a defeat at the hands of CPN-UML candidate Narad Muni Rana in the House of Representatives, with nearly 5, 000 votes.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 8: CPN-UML candidate Sher Bahadur Tamang is leading in Sindhupalchowk-2. Lama has secured 14,354 votes where his rival candidate Pashupati Shamsher Rana, from Rastriya Prajatantra Party Prajatantrik has got 13,156 votes.

Maharajkumari Badan Kumari Rana, the daughter of Jung Bahadur Rana, in this undated photo.

Maharajkumari Badan Kumari Rana, the daughter of Jung Bahadur Rana, in this undated photo.

DOTI, Dec 1:  Nepali Congress (NC) President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has claimed that the left alliance has been formed to finish the constitution of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Nepal Olympic Committee (NOC)’s vice-president Jyoti Rana and executive secretary Sujanlal Shrestha will be representing Nepal in the Chef-de-Mission meeting for the 18th Asian Games-2018 to be held in Indonesia.

Maoists attempt to attack on Devyani Rana

November 24, 2017 13:00 pm

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Nov 24: Maoist cadres attempted to attack on Devyani Rana in Sindhupalchowk.

Sita Rana Magar guides Nepal to first win

November 24, 2017 12:17 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Karuna Bhandari’s three wickets supported by a wicket each by four other Nepali bowlers helped to limit Malaysia Women on 75 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs to give Nepal Women first win of the tournament by 33 runs at Bangkok.

Bastola, Rana claim singles titles

November 22, 2017 07:09 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Abhishek Bastola of Western Region and Nepal Police Club (NPC)’s Mayanka Rana have claimed the men’s and women’s singles titles of the 14th National Lawn Tennis Tournament held under National Sports Council Championship on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The 23rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Nepal-India Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NICCI) has reelected Saurya SJB Rana as its president for the next term.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Mahika Rana and Mayanka Rana have won the women’s doubles’ title of the ongoing second Lalitpur District National Open Lawn Tennis Tournament on Friday.

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 12: Chairman of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Democratic), Pashupati Shumsher Rana, has said that the CPN (Maoist Center) should quit the government on the basis of morale.

Rana siblings advance to third round

October 12, 2017 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Rana siblings- Mayanka and Mahika - have advanced to the third round of the ongoing 2nd Lalitpur District National Open Lawn Tennis Tournament on Wednesday.

Remembering Jagadish Shamsher Rana

October 11, 2017 13:13 pm

Multi-faceted author Jagadish Shamsher Rana known for his relentless dedication to Nepali literature, art and politics died in Chandigarh, India on Monday. He was 88.

This comes in the wake of reports that RPP (D) is picking then Minister for Supplies Deepak Bohora, who is alleged to have masterminded the controversial land procurement deal of the state-owned NOC.

KATMANDU, August 19: Veteran leader Pashupati Shumshere Rana, who has recently formed Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Democratic), has moved the Supreme Court (SC) seeking his party's registration with the Election Commission (EC).

KATHMANDU, August 6: Less than nine months after the unification of Rastriya Prajatantra Party, the party has split into two factions on Sunday with a disgruntled faction led by senior leader Pashupati Shumshere Rana seeking registration of a new party at the Election Commission (EC).

KATHMANDU, August 6: The fourth largest party in the parliament, Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has split on Sunday.

NEPALGUNJ, July 4: Nepalgunj electorate have elected Dhawal Shamsher Rana as their mayor second time. Rana was elected to Nepalgunj Municipality as a mayor 20 years ago. The only difference is that when a larger portion of the electorate in Nepalgunj voted for him in the local level elections held in 1997, he did not belong to Rastriya Prajatantra Party: he belonged to CPN-UML.

NEPALGUNJ, July 3: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) mayoral candidate Dhawal Shamsher Rana continues to take the lead in the mayoral race in Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City.

NEPALGUNJ, July 2: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) mayoral Dhawal Shamsher Rana candidate continues to take the lead pushing his rivals backwards by  a significant margin in Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City.

NEPALGUNJ, July 1: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) mayoral Dhawal Shamsher Rana candidate continues to take the lead pushing his rivals backwards by  a significant margin in Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City.

NEPALGUNJ, June 30: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) mayoral candidate Dhawal Shamsher Rana is taking the lead in an unprecedented manner in Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Former Senior Superintendent of Nepal Police, Ravi Pratap Rana, one of the convicts in the infamous Sudan scam, has been sent to jail.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and senior leader of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), Pashupati Shumsher Rana, held meeting on  Thursday.

TOKYO, June 20: The newly appointed Nepali ambassador to Japan, Pratibha Rana, on Sunday received welcome from the Nepali diaspora in Japan.

GORKHA, May 17: Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Hom Bahadur Rana has been elected as chief of Gandaki Rural Municipality.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Rana siblings Mayanka and Mahika have advanced to the women's singles semifinals of the ongoing Citizens Bank Open Tennis Tournament on Tuesday.

FWEAN felicitates FNCCI chief Rana

April 21, 2017 09:05 am

KATHMANDU, April 21: Federation of Women Entrepreneurs Association of Nepal (FWEAN) felicitated newly-elected president of Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) Bhawani Rana at an event held at Achar Ghar in Jhamsikhel on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 12: The new President of Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), Bhawani Rana, has vowed to work hand in hand with the government to achieve economic prosperity.

KATHMANDU, April 12: Bhawani Rana is all set to create a history assuming the office as the first woman President of the Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) on Wednesday.

NC leader Rana passes away

March 23, 2017 12:54 pm

DAMAULI, March 23: Tanahun Vice President of Nepali Congress Tararaj Rana has died on Wednesday. He was 65.

5 things about Paramita RL Rana

March 12, 2017 23:00 pm

Paramita RL Rana is a model and actress. She started modeling at 17. Since then she has managed to be the cover girl of various Nepali magazines and strutted on all the top notch fashion shows of Nepal.  In 2014, she was selected for an international television advertisement in Sri Lanka for the cricket World Cup. In 2015, she represented Nepal in Asia model festival and walked for some famous national and international designers. She did her first debut in big screens from ‘Chapali Height 2’. In conversation with Republica’s Sonam Lama, she shares her top five interesting things that people rarely know about. ​

5 things about Hemant Rana

February 19, 2017 23:00 pm

Hemant Rana, the vocalist of latest trending song ‘Saili’, is a music artist who started off his career back in 2004 through his first album ‘Paap Punya’. He got into limelight when his song ‘Laija Re’ topped all the music charts of the industry. Rana likes to correlate his songs with the social issues of the day. He also released his fourth album – Saili along with the launch of GH Entertainment on Saturday. In a tête-à-tête with Republica’s Prasuma Rawal he shares five things about him that many may not know.

Wins for Rana siblings in junior tennis

February 13, 2017 22:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Rana siblings Mahika and Mayanka along with Prerana Koirala emerged victorious in the opening day of girls' singles category during Nepal ITF Junior U-18 Tennis Tournament's Circuit Two on Monday.

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 12: Rastriya Prajatantra Party National Chairman Pashupati Shamsher Rana has said that the elections were not possible without the consent of all political parties.

Bhawani Rana elected FWEAN president

December 2, 2016 22:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: The Federation of Women's Entrepreneurs of Nepal (FWEAN) has unanimously elected Bhawani Rana as its new president.

Rana for referendum on Hindu religion

November 29, 2016 08:35 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) National Chairperson Pashupati Shumsher Rana has said the constitution would not be implemented by keeping aside a force of the Madhes.

NAGARKOT, Nov 16: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chairman, Pashupati Shumsher JBR, today said preparations are afoot for amending the constitution to form two provinces in Madhes and address other demands.

PANCHTHAR, Nov 10: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) chairman Pashupati Shamser Rana has said his party and the Rastriya Prajatantra Party Nepal led by Kamal Thapa will be merging soon.