India’s government has revoked disputed Kashmir’s special status with a presidential order as thousands of newly deployed troops arrived and internet and phone services were cut in the restive Himalayan region where most people oppose Indian rule.
The former Ecuadorian Minister of Foreign Affairs who leads the 193-member world body, pointed out that in 2105 it would have taken 30 years to close the gender gap, but now, she told the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), if current trends continue, gender parity will not be reached for “107 years”.
UDAYAPUR, June 20: It has been four years since Udayapur was declared an Open Defecation Free (ODF) Zone but the locals of Musahar community living in various parts of the district have just started making and using toilets.
Nails and hair grow, we sweat, we cry and half of us bleed. Then why is it that of all the physiological processes only one has been pushed to an abnormal position a socio-religious stigma? Was this selection absolutely random, or was it more thought out that we give it credit for?
KATHMANDU, April 27: The United States has said the decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPA) of Nepali nationals was taken following an assessment that overall humanitarian situation in Nepal had stabilized after the devastating earthquakes of 2015.
KATHMANDU, March 23: It has been revealed that Judicial Council Secretary Nripadhwaj Niraula, who handed a retirement letter to former Chief Justice Parajuli, had posted status on his Facebook account that subsequently forced him to step down.
KATHMANDU, March 19: Nepal earned the elusive One-Day International (ODI) status after finishing eighth in the ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2018 played at Zimbabwe. This is the first time Nepal is recognized as ODI nation since their inception in International Cricket Council (ICC) as Associate Nation in 1996.
KATHMANDU, March 16: An all-round performance from player-of-the-match Dipendra Singh Airee, who picked up four wickets and scored an unbeaten 50 runs, has propelled Nepal to earn One-Day International (ODI) status.
KATHMANDU, Mar 16: Dipendra Singh Airee picked up four wickets and scored an unbeaten half-century to lead Nepal to a famous six-wicket win against Papua New Guinea in an ICC Cricket World Cup playoff match at the Old Hararians Sports Club in Harare, Zimbabwe to seal the ODI berth, Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Mar 15: Nepal has secured the One Day International (ODI) status for four years till 2022 as the Netherlands thrashed Hong Kong by 44 runs in a playoff in ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, March 15: It boils down to the Nepal versus Papua New Guinea (PNG) match in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers (ICC CWCQ) for the much coveted One Day International (ODI) status after both teams missing out on Super Sixes during the group stage. The cross-over playoff match between Group B fourth placed Nepal and Group A fifth placed PNG will decide the fate of the two associate nations at the Old Hararians Sports Club in Zimbabwe on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, March 13: An unbeaten partnership of 89 runs between Rohit Paudel and Sompal Kami has delivered Nepal’s first win of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier by five wickets in Bulawayo Athletic Club, Zimbabwe on Monday. Player-of-the-match Rohit displayed immense maturity on his way to score unbeaten 48 runs, aptly supported by Sompal’s fluent 37 runs including five boundaries each. The team lost five wickets for 25 runs at one stage. But the duo’s partnership pacified the enduring chase, helping Nepal seal the win in 40.4 overs.
KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Nepal has taken a diplomatic initiative to maintain 'status quo' in the use of some pieces of land which are said to have fallen on the Indian side in Parsa district in the course of carrying out maintenance of old border pillars and erecting new ones along the Nepal-India border.
SAPTARI, Dec 17: A few months ago, Saptari and various other districts of tarai were hit by devastating floods. Many villages including Sakarpura were chronically ravaged by flood water. The floods inundated more than 1,500 houses and destroyed infrastructures like roads and bridges.
BEIJING, Oct 24: The ruling Communist Party on Tuesday formally lifted Xi Jinping’s status to China’s most powerful ruler in decades, setting the stage for the authoritarian leader to tighten his grip over the country while pursuing an increasingly muscular foreign policy and military expansion.
BARCELONA, Oct 16: Catalonia’s leader called for dialogue with Spain and a meeting with the country’s prime minister, complying with a Monday deadline to respond to a request from the central government to state explicitly whether the regional president had declared independence.
The rise of Afghanistan and Ireland in the ranks of international cricket gathered pace on Thursday when they were voted in as full ICC members, meaning they can play test matches against the world's elite countries.
KATHMANDU, June 20: The 11th meeting of the Joint Consultation Mechanism between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Nepal and the People's Republic of China held here Tuesday reviewed the status of Nepal-China relations and assessed the progress made in the implementation of agreements/MoUs reached between the two sides in the past.
KATHMANDU, May 31: Failing to decide whether or not to resume vote counting in Bharatpur Metropolitan City, the Election Commission (EC) has asked the chief returning officer to report the ‘actual status’ of damaged ballot papers without further delay.
KATHMANDU, March 20: With the 744 local level government units coming into effect by minimizing the roles of the 75 districts as per the spirit of Nepal's federal constitution, the Ministry of Education (MoE) is left thoroughly perplexed about the status of the present official education bodies and the existing Education Act.
Chinese state media has warned the U.S. president-elect against isolationism and interventionism, calling instead for the United States to actively work with China to maintain the international status quo.
KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Ministry of Education has upgraded 92 schools to secondary status in line with the new Education Act. According to the Department of Education (DoE), it has given a go ahead to 92 schools that were operating classes up to grade 10 to run grade 11 classes.