KATHMANDU, July 28: If the government works sincerely to implement the agreement signed with Dr Govinda KC, it will not find it a tough task as it has a two-thirds majority in parliament. But without sincerity, it will be challenging to address some of the demands raised by Dr KC, the senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM).
RAQQA, July 10: Scores of corpses are still being dug up from the ruins of Raqqa, one year after its US-backed liberation from IS, but the West is seemingly in no rush to help the community recover. RT takes a look at the city’s plight.A
THAM LUANG CAVE, July 8: Thai authorities on Sunday said they plan to evacuate an area around a cave in northern Thailand where a dozen boys and their soccer coach have been trapped so that a “rescue operation” can take place.
KATHMANDU, June 2: Sightings of street children in the Kathmandu Valley has become a rarity thanks to the street children rescue and rehabilitation campaign launched by the Central Child Welfare Board (CCWB) under the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens. The Board has launched the street children rescue campaign since May 9, 2016.
KATHMANDU, Dec 22: When the Nepali Congress (NC) proposed Nripa Oda as the party’s mayoral candidate in Dhangadhi Sub-metropolitan City last summer, a section of leaders within the party opposed the idea, saying someone like Oda won’t enjoy the support of upper caste voters.
TOKYO, OCT 22: Voting in a general election started Sunday that would most likely hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s right-wing ruling coalition a victory and possibly close to a two-thirds majority in parliament.
This spring, I made another attempt of renewing my licence at the transport management office in Ekantakuna. Prior to this, I had made an attempt early this year to get a new licence. After devoting three days and nearly 12 hours every day, the verdict came to a dark end when I stepped my foot while circling the number eight.
LIMA, July 18: An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck off the coast of Peru on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, though Peru’s Civil defense institute Indeci said there was no risk of a tsunami.
KATHMANDU: Thousands of people walk on the streets, be it at the roads of New Road or the banks of the river, around the Valley. While passing these areas most of the passersby have something in common - their ignorance towards those at the sides of the pathways.
CPN-UML candidate Bidya Sundar Shakya was elected mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) on Sunday, defeating his nearest rival Raju Raj Joshi of Nepali Congress. With Shakya all set to assume the top post in the country"s largest city, Republica"s Gyan P. Neupane talked with him about his vision and his plans to make the capital “a beautiful, safe, prosperous and lively city” as promised in the election manifesto. Excerpts:
WASHINGTON, March 10: U.S. employers likely maintained a brisk pace of hiring in February and boosted wages for workers, which is expected to give the Federal Reserve the green light to raise interest rates next week despite slowing economic growth.
Ravi Chawla, the managing director of Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd, was recently in Nepal, along with former Manchester United footballer Quinton Fortune, for brand promotion of Gulf lubricants in Nepal.
With the advent of multiplexes, even in small cities, there is optimism that in the future we will see films with more cerebral content and tackling complex social, emotional and moral issues without resorting to caricature, contrivance and shouting from the rooftops.
KATHMANDU, July 30: If the data provided by Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital (STIDH) is anything to go by, over 80 percent of patients visiting the hospital's out-patient department (OPD) have been suffering from Hong Kong flu and influenza virus.