AMMAN, April 8: Participants in the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) 2019 concluded on Sunday, calling on stakeholders to increase collaboration on social, economic and climate issues to address regional challenges.
PORTO ALEGRE, July 9: The president of the Federal Regional Court (TRF-4), Thompson Flores, has decided to keep Lula in prison. In an apparent turn in events judge Thompson Flores rules that the case returns to judge Gebran and that therefore its decision to maintain Lula in prison remains valid.
DUBAI, July 3: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said regional oil exports may be threatened if the United States tries to pressure its allies to stop buying Iranian crude oil, the official presidential website reported on Tuesday.
SOLUKHUMBU, April 6: Regional Sports Development Committee, with the coordination of District Sports Development Committee Solukhumbu, is set to organize the Regional Badminton Tournament for the first time in Solukhumbu district from Saturday at the Covered Hall in Salleri.
KATHMANDU, March 18: Political and business leaders have said that the integration among the South Asian countries is a key to attract foreign direct investment from within the region and also from the rest of the world.
KATHMANDU, Mar 16: The 'Hello Sarkar', the hotline public grievances handling service, operated by the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers at five various places of the country has been closed.
CHITWAN, Feb 7: The two-day regional seminar on health science of tigers, Asian rhinos and elephants concluded on Tuesdayin Sauraha, Chitwan, issued a nine-point declaration in relation to the protection and conservation of wildlife.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The stocks of up to 60 drug varieties and medical items at the government's regional drugs storages are currently nil. However, the government is yet to make the drugs purchases for this year. Last fiscal year, the Department of Public Health Services (DoPHS) procured drugs worth only Rs 490 million out of the Rs 1.10 billion allocated for the purpose.
ILAM, Nov 9: Candidate of then CPN (Maoist) Bishwadip Lingden defeated CPN-UML leader K P Sharma Oli when the slogans of identity politics raised by the Maoists held sway all across the villages back during the first Constituent Assembly polls in 2008. Lingden's success in defeating Oli in Jhapa by a wide margin of over 5,000 votes drew national attention.
KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Hotel Association Nepal (HAN) has established its regional association Nepalgunj. Issuing a statement, the apex body of hotels in Nepal said that the 13-member executive committee of Hotel Association Nepalgunj is led by Ashit Shamsher JBR -- the owner of Hotel Sneha.
ILAM, June 9: Fifteen Nepali Congress (NC) supporters including President of Ilam Constituency-1 have resigned from the party over the Central Committee’s decision to select candidates for local level polls.
KATHMANDU, March 21: CPN-UML chair and former Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has said that the upcoming elections will vehemently oppose and respond to the regional politics and forces involved in disharmonizing the social cohesion.
KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Three days after the arrest of 12 Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) employees -- including meter readers and technicians -- on charges of meter-tampering, all eight of NEA’s regional offices have transferred over 2,500 employees. NEA officials say these include meter readers, supervisors, accountants and maintenance staff.
KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The 23rd Asian Regional Conference of International Police Organization (INTERPOL) has concluded issuing the five-point Kathmandu declarations. The regional conference had begun on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Nepal is not only advancing -- in the last five years -- in the Inclusive Development Index (IDI) but also ranks first in the South Asian region, a global report published on Tuesday shows.
A Donald Trump presidency does not mean the United States will withdraw from the South China Sea, but rather will continue pursuing "regional hegemony", Chinese academics who drafted a report for an influential government think tank said on Friday.
COPENHAGEN, July 30: The Ninth European Regional meeting of the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) and Seventh Women’s Conference of the NRNA Europe Region has started in the Danish capital city Copenhagen on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, July 5: The winners of the Kathmandu Regional Slam have been announced after two concurrent finals. Thames International College, Purano Baneshwor hosted the Kathmandu finale and KU School of Arts, Hattiban hosted Lalitpur finale on July 2.
KATHMANDU, June 21: Young people (14-25 years of age) interested in slam poetry and living in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts can apply for the Kathmandu Regional Slam before June 25. The regional slam is a build up to the ‘QC Awards 2016: National Poetry Slam’ which will be held in September this year. The competition is being organized by Word Warriors in partnership with Quixote’s Cove and is supported by Danish Center for Culture and Development (CKU).
KATHMANDU, June 20: Various experts have warned that unless governments in the Himalayan and its downstream region strengthen collaboration to address food, water and energy issues, the region is likely to face an unprecedented food crisis.