LISBON, June 7: Portugal coach Fernando Santos still has a lot of doubts about the team he will field in their opening World Cup match against neighbors Spain, he said on Wednesday.

NEPALGUNJ, June 5: Buddha Air has officially announced that it would start scheduled flights between Nepalgunj and New Delhi from March 1, 2019.

GOYANG, April 27: With a single step over a weathered, cracked slab of concrete, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history Friday by crossing over the world’s most heavily armed border to greet South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks on North Korea’s nuclear weapons. Kim then invited Moon to cross briefly back into the north with him before they returned to the southern side.

KALINCHOWK, March 4: The Himalayan village of Kalinchowk, sitting at an altitude of about 12,000 feet in eastern Nepal and known for its temple to the Hindu goddess Kali, gets snow every year. After a recent storm, the town's young people flock to wooden lodges and dance around campfires.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) on Sunday said that it would provide electricity supply to the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Bhairahawa by mid-April. It also maintained that it has arranged power supply to industries that are in the process of setting up plants in SEZ.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Domestic carrier Buddha Air has announced plans to start direct flights between Kathmandu and Kolkata, India.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The sixth meeting of the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) on Nepal-India Relations, which was formed to review the whole gamut of bilateral issues and recommend ways to improve relations between Nepal and India, is taking place in New Delhi, India, on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: Wataniya Airways is starting direct flight to Kathmandu from Kuwait from Wednesday.

Starting a new

November 26, 2017 02:00 am

First phase voting

LONDON,Oct 24: Adidas has launched the first of six planned city-themed running shoe models in London as it capitalizes on its first Speed factory, which it has opened in Germany and equipped with time-saving robotics.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: The long-delayed Chameliya Hydroelectric Project (30 MW) is finally starting generation by the end of December.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: The long-delayed Chameliya Hydroelectric Project (30 MW) is finally starting generation by the end of December.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Himalaya Airlines has announced daily direct flight service to Dammam, in Saudi Arabia.

KATHMANDU, August 18: Himalaya Airlines has announced daily direct flight service to Dammam, in Saudi Arabia.

BIRTAMOD (Jhapa), August 10: Birtamod-based B&C Hospital in Jhapa is to start treatment for influenza 'A' type virus (H1N1) commonly known as swine flu from tomorrow.

KATHMANDU, June 3: After several postponements Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Tribhuvan University's Institute of Medicine (IOM) has again warned that he will start fast-unto-death strike from Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 27: With the country still busy with local elections, ordinary people and experts from different sectors have suggested to Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), not to stage another fast-unto-death Saturday. However, Dr KC is determined to do just that.

KATHMANDU, April 18: A total of 11,880 security personnel will be deployed for the secondary level certificate examinations of Grade 12 scheduled to be held across the country from April 23 to May 5.

KATHMANDU, April 13 : Hotel Mulberry, a three-star hotel in Thamel, is starting operation from the New Year’s Day.

Starting right

March 31, 2017 11:42 am

Healthy living isn’t an easy thing. And it’s all the more difficult when you are overweight or haven’t been going to the gym or following a diet plan for the longest time. Starting is the hard part but harder still is following through on your plans and keeping at it. I have struggled with weight for a large part of my life and though I’m no longer overweight, I still struggle to look better, feel more energetic, and generally be a fitness driven person.

Young Nepali entrepreneurs are paving the way in creating jobs and opportunities lately. What does it really take to start a business in Nepal? Is it only about having huge capital, skilled manpower or managing legal procedures? Entrepreneurs share their opinion on this matter with Republica’s Prasuma Rawal.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Sagoon (, a US based social commerce startup, announced the filing of a Regulation A+ (MINI-IPO) with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to offer an investment opportunity mostly to a large pool of potential public investors who have already become a part Sagoon’s users, fans and supporters.

PANCHTHAR, Nov 29: Construction work of Hewa 'A' Hydropower Project (15 MW) has been completed.

Are you about to start a new job? Are you getting the new job jitters? Even though it’s really exciting to be beginning a new phase of your career, it can also be stressful and a little scary to start a new job.

LJUBLJANA, Oct 11: England captain Wayne Rooney has been dropped from the starting lineup for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Slovenia.

KATHMAN DU, Sept 20: Himalaya Airlines, a Nepal-China Joint Venture Airlines, has announced its direct scheduled flight to Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka, from Kathmandu, with effect from October 1, 2016.

Tweet longer starting next week

September 13, 2016 17:48 pm

NEW YORK, Sept 13: Micro-blogging website Twitter will stop counting media attachments, including images, GIFs, videos, polls, and usernames, against the 140-character limit starting September 19, allowing users to compose longer tweets, a media report said.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Malaysia education fair is being organized at Hotel Annapurna, Durbar Marg for two days starting coming Friday.

LIVERPOOL, Aug 8: It's usually unwise to take anything from preseason friendlies, yet some results are too good to ignore.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Two hydropower projects with combined installed capacity of 75 MW, promoted by two Chinese state-owned companies, are preparing to start generation in the coming few months.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Fifteen months after the devastating earthquakes of last year, the government is set to conduct the damage assessment survey in the Kathmandu Valley from Monday to identify earthquake victims whose houses were completely damaged.

KATHMANDU, July 7: The Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) is to conduct the parliamentary hearing of Ayodhi Prasad Yadav, who has been proposed for appointment to the Chief Election Commissioner.

Bhawan Bhatta is the vice president of Non-Resident Nepalese Association (NRNA).