HANOI, Nov 30 : The remains of 39 Vietnamese people found dead in a truck near London last month have been brought to Vietnam, bringing to a close a tragic saga that has devastated rural communities in the Southeast Asian country.

Memory remains

February 22, 2019 12:15 pm

Like me on time to judge, shine, A profound glory,  Memory remains.

JUMLA, Aug 5: The air passengers in Jumla are in dismay after air service could not be regulated between Jumla and the province capital, Surkhet.

JUMLA, Aug 4: The air passengers in Jumla are in dismay after air service could not be regulated between Jumla and the province capital, Surkhet.With the lack of such a service, air passengers are forced to travel to Nepalgunj in order to travel back to Surkhet. Locals of Jumla have expressed their aggression towards the province government for not being able to connect Jumla and Surkhet through an air route.

KUALA LUMPUR, July 30:  Investigators released a report on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on Monday, saying the Boeing 777’s controls were likely deliberately manipulated to take it off course but they were not able to determine who was responsible.

WASHINGTON DC, July 27: North Korea on Friday handed over the remains of some U.S. soldiers who died during the 1950-53 Korean War, giving new momentum to a diplomatic detente that had shown signs of stalling in recent weeks.

PYEONGTAEK, July 27: North Korea on Friday returned the remains of what are believed to be U.S. servicemen killed during the Korean War, the White House said, with a U.S military plane making a rare trip from a U.S. base in South Korea to a coastal city in the North to retrieve the remains.

RAJBIRAJ, July 5: Khado River inundated thousands of houses during the monsoon last year. Every year, the river swells during the monsoon and wreaks havoc in the surrounding villages.

The sausage vine plant, a huge hit among gardeners in the United Kingdom (U.K.), originates from the jungles of Nepal, yet it remains in relative obscurity there due to lack of awareness and proper promotion.

JANAKPURDHAM, June 6: Janaki Medical College has remained closed since a month after the employees started protests demanding their salary for the last 14 months.

KATHMANDU, June 3: On Saturday, the country marked 17 years of the royal palace massacre of 2001 in which it lost the then King Birendra Shah, Queen Aishwarya and Crown Prince Dipendra.

GOYANG, April 28: North Korean state media were silent Saturday, a day after the leaders of the two Koreas met and vowed to remove nuclear weapons from the peninsula and work toward a formal end to the Korean War. Despite the bold declaration, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in failed to provide any new measures on a nuclear standoff that has captivated and terrified millions.

BUTWAL, April 12: Recently human remains and ash were recovered near the Mayadevi Temple in Lumbini. Since the finding at the world heritage site, serious security concerns are being raised by stakeholders. Lumbini Development Trust manages the site, revered as the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha.

DAILEKH, April 1: Relatives of Aein Bahadur Shahi have excavated his mortal remains after 14 years of his murder.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Minimum temperature of Kathmandu valley has decreased to 2.3 degree Celsius today. It was 3.3 degree Celsius on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: A meeting between CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli and CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Saturday ended with an agreement to give final shape to the power-sharing deal for the provincial governments and key constitutional positions.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Uncertainty continues over the formation of a new government as incumbent Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba appears determined to stay in office at least until the election of the upper house of parliament.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Nepal conceded another loss in the ongoing fifth edition of the Blind Cricket World Cup in a match held at Eden Garden cricket ground in Dubai.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Nepal has ended the AFC U-19 Championship 2018 Qualifiers with 5-0 defeat to Oman on Wednesday.

SINDHULI, Nov 6: Four people have lost their lives when they were returning home with the second installment of their housing grant after a jeep they were traveling in met with an accident at Tarkibesi in Fikal Rural Municipali-4.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Laying down of water supply pipes remains on total 55 out of the total 670 kilometers under the Melamchi Water Supply Project.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index fell marginally by 0.01 point this week to close at 1,554.55 points on Thursday, the last trading day of the week.

Tilicho Lake's glory remains undimmed

September 4, 2017 10:25 am

MANANG, September 4: The splendour of the alpine Tilicho lake located 4,919 metres above the sea level at Nesyang rural municipality – 9 of Manang district continues to enchant the visitors.

KATHMANDU, August 21: On January 7 this year, a team from the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) caught Shyam Aryal, a non-gazetted official of Lalitpur District Court, red-handed while taking a bribe from a murder-accused.

Statute amendment remains uphill task

August 18, 2017 04:11 am

KATHMANDU, August 18: The constitution amendment faces an uphill task in  parliament, with two key parties distancing themselves from fresh efforts to  pass the bill.

MAHOTTARI, August 3: Nepali Congress (NC) general secretary Shashanka Koirala has claimed that the Province no. 2 remains as the 'vote bank' of the party.

BAJURA, Aug 1: The mountain is 15,000 meters above the sea level. Even in the month of July or August it is not devoid of snow. For most part of the year it is fully covered with white snow. Small towns surround it from all sides at the base. There are numerous ponds in the area. And each of those ponds has their own story related to Hindu deities and devils. Budhinanda is simply a breathtakingly beautiful area in Bajura, whose beauty, however, is yet to be explored by tourists.

KATHMANDU, July 6: The election results of 319 local units of the local level elections have been made public. Now the results of 15 local units are yet to come out.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Thursday sought Rs 3 billion as bail  from suspended Inland Revenue Department chief Chudamani Sharma after preliminary investigations established his  involvement in a tax waiver scam.

KATHMANDU, June 24: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index shed 16.49 points this week to close at 1,559.49 points on Thursday-the last trading day of the week.

Inflation remains at 5 percent

June 8, 2017 01:10 am

KATHMANDU, June 8: While Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has aimed to contain annual average inflation below 7.5 percent in the current fiscal year, prices rose at an average of 5 percent in the three quarters of the current fiscal year.

Vote counting remains stalled

May 23, 2017 09:55 am

BHAKTAPUR, May 23: Counting of votes in Changunarayan municipality of Bhaktapur has not resumed even three days after it was stopped following dispute among the parties.

SINDHULI, Feb 21: The transportation system has been hit after the Dhulikhel-Sindhuli-Bardibas road section of the BP Highway has remained unrepaired even after 13 days.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Even though it has improved in ranking, Nepal still remains a mostly unfree economy, according to a report from an American think tank.

Kanchan  Jha, 33, is the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Sano Paila, a local NGO established in 2006  focusing on youth empowerment in Birgunj. He is a freelance media producer for Al Jazeera and a pioneer in the field of youth empowerment in Nepal. Holding his firm belief to serve for humanity, Jha dedicated his life to social causes from the very early phase of his life. Jha spoke to Republica about the inspiration to start an organization, his experiences on venturing his journey and the setbacks he has come across throughout.

Dubai remains home to the world’s busiest international airport after seeing 83.6 million passengers in 2016.

2016 ends crises but mess remains

January 2, 2017 09:35 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: When Nepal entered  the year 2016, it had been already three months since the duly-elected Constituent Assembly (CA) promulgated a new constitution amidst boycott by Madhes-based parties. The fallout of this-i.e. border blockade- left life across the country crippled, with acute shortages of petroleum products including cooking gas and other daily essentials.

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 30: Sacks of rice grains donated by the Japanese government four years ago remain unused and neglected in the Nepal Food Corporation (NFC) Zonal Office's warehouse in Nepalgunj.

DHANGHADI, Dec 25: Kailali remains shut today to protest against the alleged slaughters of cows. The shutdown has been called by various Hindu organisations demanding prompt investigation into the incident and action against the guilty.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Vehicle Fitness Center situated at Teku, Kathmandu, has remained unused for three years.

SANTA CLARA, Dec 1: One of history's best known double acts was temporarily reunited on Wednesday, when Fidel Castro's ashes arrived at a mausoleum housing the bones of his fellow revolutionary, Ernesto "Che" Guevara, part of a three-day cortege for the Cuban leader.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Nov 25  Kuwait will be removed from the 2019 Asian Cup if it is still suspended by FIFA on Dec. 18.

BENI (MYAGDI), Nov 25: A driver along with his Bolero jeep has remained unaccounted for since Tuesday night.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: With the change in government a few months ago, the parliamentary committee to probe budget leak has turned idle for three months.

Missing ASI's skeletal remains found

November 8, 2016 09:33 am

WALING, Nov 8: The skeletal remains of a missing investigation assistant sub inspector were found on Monday after five months.

BIRGUNJ, NOV 5: Most of the industrialists in Birgunj-Pathlaiya Industrial Corridor have been forced to pay millions of rupees as rent and fine to Indian Railway because of the inability to use land owned by Nepal Railway in Raxaul, India.

LONDON, Oct 29: Tottenham preserved the Premier League's only unbeaten record but failed to win for a fifth successive match in all competitions as champion Leicester earned a 1-1 draw on Saturday.

POKHARA, Oct 26: Given the soil quality in the plains and the hills of the country coupled with the interest of farmers in floristry, flowers should not have fallen among the items to be imported for any festivals in Nepal. However, something is not in place. The nation imports huge quantities of flowers every year in Tihar and other festivals. As Tihar closes in, traders are struggling to import flowers from India.

Glimpse of Buddha's remains to public

October 16, 2016 12:39 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Ashti Dhatu, the remains of the Gautam Buddha, has been put on a display for public view at the Pulchowk-based Aksheshwor Mahabihar ( Buddhist temple).

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Nepal’s hope of winning medal in the men’s section of the ongoing 42th Chess Olympiad received a big jolt after losing to Iraq in the final round of the tournament in Baku, Azerbaijan on Wednesday.