JANAKPUR, May 11: As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to arrive at Janakpur for his third visit to the country, crowds have started to arrive at Barabigha and Janaki Temple.

KATHMANDU, March 26: After many district bodies overseeing reconstruction works at the district level on behalf of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) are set to be dissolved with the restructuring of the local bodies in line with the new federal setup, the NRA is considering setting up its own units for reconstruction in all the 31 earthquake-hit districts.

BIRATNAGAR, March 12: A local Bishnumaya Library here has collected Rs 12.5 million in donation in order to materialize its plan to set up an e-library.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28:Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has signed a preliminary agreement with Chinese company Huaxin Cement Company to bring foreign investment of Rs 15 billion in a cement factory.

Photo Feature: Setting the stage

November 25, 2017 16:27 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Photos show preparations for tomorrow's election. Photo Feature.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has started homework to calculate Gross Domestic Products (GDP) in a more realistic manner by covering newest economic activities as well as taking new base rates into consideration.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), the public power utility, is to import electric vehicles for promotional purpose and to set up charging stations for such vehicles.

Setting grounds for virtual reality

October 6, 2017 10:37 am

For a few hundred rupees you get a glimpse of the future at five different malls around Kathmandu these days. Would you like to experience Iceland, a roller coaster or the terrifying plotline of The Conjuring? The Virtual Reality stations with their headsets at the likes of Civil Mall, City Center, BG Mall, KL Tower, and Kathmandu Mall are steadily peaking people’s interest and giving them the promised futuristic experience.

Setting boundaries

July 26, 2017 01:00 am

Nepal must freeze for next 50 years the number of seats in House of Representatives, National Assembly and Provincial Assembly.

WASHINGTON, May 10: U.S. President Donald Trump ignited a political firestorm on Tuesday by firing FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading an investigation into the Trump 2016 presidential campaign's possible collusion with Russia to influence the election outcome.

BARDIYA, May 2: Police here have arrested a woman on the charge of setting a jeep (Ba 16 Cha 3244) on fire Monday night.

NAWALPARASI, March 31: President Bidya Devi Bhandari's daughter, Usha Kiran Bhandari, has stressed on the necessity of setting up a sports university for development of Nepal's sport sector.

Setting the standard

January 31, 2017 00:25 am

The term “disaster risk reduction” was in part coined right here in Nepal during the early 1990s, based on several pilot projects

SOLUKHUMBU, Jan 1: The plan for building a birth center at Deusa VDC of Solukhumbu has hit a snag with ungainly disputes between the local political parties.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: While the new management at Nepal Electricity Authority has received accolades from the public for reducing power cuts significantly, three members of the NEA board have opposed a number of key agenda items tabled by Managing Director Kulman Ghising at a board meeting.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The newly-appointed dean of the Tribhuvan University's Institute of Medicine (IOM), Dr KP Singh, is all set to form a committee for setting criteria for dean appointment.

BUTWAL, Nov 7: The Bhairahawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) has signed an initial agreement with 14 firms interested to set up their industries in the zone.

LALITPUR, Sept 6: A 13 year old girl with gleaming eyes and cheerful face does not have any interest in studying any private school at a time when middle and upper class people are bluntly interested in enrolling their wards in the expensive private schools.

BARDIYA, Aug 26: Bardiya National Park has been providing sanctuary not only to wildlife but also to poachers who hunt wild animals for illegal trade, it has been revealed.

SAINT-DENIS, France, July 4: The Icelandic thunderclap roar proved no match for the sheer talent of France as the hosts finally showed their title credentials at the European Championship on Sunday.