Mishra takes charge as acting CJ

August 6, 2018 07:12 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: As the acting Chief Justice (CJ) Deepak Raj Joshee went on leave after the Parliamentary Hearings Committee (PHC) rejected his name as the CJ on Friday, the senior-most justice at the Supreme Court, Om Prakash Mishra, assumed office as the acting head of the judiciary on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Sandip Lamichhane in the 29th over of the game took 2 wickets.

BRAZIL, July 26: Facebook on Wednesday took down a network of pages and accounts used to spread fake news by members of a right-wing Brazilian activist group, sources told Reuters, as part of a crackdown ahead of an election in October.

SARLAHI, July 25: Former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal took the initiative to hand over two children injured in a bomb explosion in Rautahat to Sarlahi-based Conflict Vitim's Child Care Home.

KATHMANDU, July 24: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has taken action against 57 taxis and private cars operating at Tribhuvan International Airport. The Division rounded up these many vehicles from July 20 to 23.

KATHMANDU, July 22: Noted members of civil society including a former chief justice, human rights activists, cinema actors, doctors, lawyers and representatives of various professions as well other sectors took to the street at Baneshwar on Saturday to press the government to address the demands of Dr Govinda KC, who is on the 22nd day of his 15th fast-unto-death.  Dr KC is pressing for reforms in medical education.

SURKHET, July 19: A team of officials led by Chief Minister of Karnali Province, Mahendra Bahadur Shahi, visited Jumla today to inquire about the health condition of Dr Govinda KC.

DOLAKHA, June 26: Bhimeshwar Municipality Office has started internal study for building an airport in the municipality. The second meeting of Bhimeshwar Municipal Council held in Charikot has allocated a budget of Rs 200,000 to conduct feasibility study for the airport.

KATHMANDU, June 13: The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has taken five decisions aimed at improving the education sector.

WASHINGTON, June 7: He hectored Mexico’s leader over border wall funding. Lobbed statistics at the Canadian leader without checking his facts. Cajoled the British prime minister to crack down on protesters. Had a tête-à-tête with Russia’s head of state on a whim. Bonded with France’s prime minister over military parades.

SARLAHI, June 3: The Indu Shankar Sugar Mill has halted the payment to the sugarcane farmers, stating that it needed time to analyze the effects on the industry that the budget for Fiscal Year 2018/19 could make.

MOSCOW, May 7: Vladimir Putin has taken the oath of office for his fourth term as Russian president, in a ceremony in an ornate Kremlin hall glimmering with gold leaf.

Hardik Pandya scored a quick-fire 35 off 20 balls and took two wickets as Mumbai Indians defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 13 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 encounter in Mumbai on Sunday.

PM Oli takes part in Peace Rally

April 30, 2018 11:11 am

LUMBINI, April 30: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli this morning took part in a Peace Rally held by the Lumbini Development Trust to mark the occasion of the 2562nd Buddha Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha.

MORANG, April 25: A social worker in Urlabari-9 in Morang district has taken guardianship of 10 students as part of the enrollment programme in the community schools.

Bharathakothi takes seven-point lead

April 17, 2018 08:03 am

KATHMANDU, April 17: International master Harsha Bharathakothi (2424) has secured a seven-point lead after the eight rounds of matches after defeating grand master Deep Sen Gupta (2579) in the ongoing Kathmandu GM International Open Chess Tournament on Monday.

Karki takes lead on day one

March 23, 2018 08:28 am

KATHMANDU, March 23: Tanka Bahadur Karki has taken lead after the first round of the eighth Nepal Open Amateur Golf Championship at the par-72 Gokarna Golf Club on Wednesday.

HETAUDA March 22: Chief Judge at the Patan High Court, Prakash Dhungana, administered the oath of office and secrecy to the Chief Attorney of the Government of Province-3, Surya Chandra Neupane, amidst a ceremony held here today.

SEOUL, March 22: The #MeToo movement has taken off with surprising rapidity in South Korea, toppling male celebrities and a prominent politician in a country where men have long brushed off sexual misconduct allegations and continued with their careers.

NA member Yadav takes oath

March 18, 2018 14:29 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 18: National Assembly member Ramesh Prasad Yadav took oath of office and secrecy today.

Now Dr KC takes aim at TU VC Khaniya

March 17, 2018 03:28 am

KATHMANDU, March 17: With Gopal Parajuli relieved as the country's chief justice (CJ), Dr Govinda KC now wants Prof Dr Tirtha Raj Khaniya, vice-chancellor (VC) of the Tribhuvan University (TU), removed from his post “for working in the interest of the medical mafia.”

KATHMANDU, Mar 15: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has administered the oath of office and secrecy to newly-elected Chairman of the National Assembly, Ganesh Prasad Timilsina, at a special ceremony held at the President Office, Shital Niwas 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.

Dear Malvika, I and my husband are both working professionals in a foreign land. Both of us make substantial salary to afford comfortable life but my problem is my relationship with my in-laws.

March 13: Katy Perry took a tumble while dancing on Monday's episode of American Idol – exposing herself to fellow judges Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The Observer Group Lebanon (OGL), which is a part of the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO), has changed its command.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Qatar Airways has said that it received the world's first Airbus A350-1000 aircraft at the Airbus Delivery Center in Toulouse, France, on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: With the retirement of Deep Basnyat, head of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), the constitutional anti-graft agency is now left with only four members. Basnyat, 65, retired on age ground on Monday.

Shiva Ram takes lead

February 9, 2018 09:36 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Nepal number one Shiva Ram Shrestha took the lead after the second round in Golfer Pilots NPGA Classic, the sixth event of Surya Nepal Golf Tour, at par-68 Royal Nepal Golf Club on Thursday.

Deuba govt takes more key decisions

January 26, 2018 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Notwithstanding the warnings issued by the CPN-UML Chairman  K P Sharma Oli, the caretaker government led by Sher Bahadur Deuba has continued taking important decisions.

PYONGYANG, Jan 22:  Just a few years ago, she was reportedly executed by a North Korean firing squad. Now, Pyongyang’s top pop diva is a senior ruling party official and a surprise headliner in the run-up to the South Korean Winter Olympics.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The Election Commission (EC) received 114 complaints related to violation of the election code of conduct during the period of the House of Representatives and State Assembly elections.

Chitwan Tigers picked up five wickets conceding only four runs in last two overs of the match to limit Lalitpur Patriots for 130 runs in their 20 overs. At one point, Patriots were 126/5 in 18.2 overs. Indian batsman Jaykishan Kolsawala top-scored for Patriots with 31 runs which included three fours.

NEW DELHI, Dec 16: Rahul Gandhi, the scion of India's most famous political dynasty, took over as president of the main opposition Congress party on Saturday while facing a stiff challenge from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling Hindu nationalists.

Sitaula takes flak for NC's loss in Jhapa

December 15, 2017 05:30 am

JHAPA, Dec 15: Krishna Prasad Sitaula had transformed himself into an influential leader of the Nepali Congress (NC) through election victories in Jhapa. The recently concluded parliamentary election, however, has become a bitter experience for him as he lost the election. To add insult to injury, Sitaula has been blamed for the loss of other NC candidates in the district.

PALPA, Dec 12: CPN-UML has secured 30, 114 votes in Palpa-1 in the parliamentary elections under the proportional representation (PR) category. Similarly, Nepali Congress has obtained 22, 945 votes while CPN (Maoist Center) has got 1,949 votes. Mangol National Organization has secured 922, Bibeksheel Sajha got 495 while Rastriya Janamorcha secured 217 while Rastriya Janamukti Party got 123 votes.

NEW DELHI, Dec 11:  India’s main opposition Congress party on Monday elevated Rahul Gandhi, the scion of the country’s most fabled political dynasty, as its president, preparing to challenge the dominance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of national polls in 2019.

Dr. Koiarala takes lead with 4,000 votes

December 10, 2017 15:18 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Nepali Congress General Secretary Dr. Sashank Koirala has lead with more than four thousand votes for the House of Representatives in Nawalparasai-East-1.

NEW SOUTH WALES, Nov 7: Australia paceman Mitchell Starc claimed his second hat-trick of the match to lead New South Wales to a 171-run victory over Western Australia in the Sheffield Shield on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Nepal’s number one golfer Shiva Ram Shrestha took the lead after the first round of the Surya Nepal Central Open, the second event under the Surya Nepal Golf Tour 2017/18, at Gokarna Golf Club on Monday.

SYDNEY, Nov 6: Australia paceman Mitchell Starc fired an ominous warning to England ahead of the Ashes series with a hat-trick for New South Wales on the second day of a Sheffield Shield match on Monday.

Apple is offering a nifty way to unlock its new iPhone X -- just stare at it. How well does it work -- not just technically, but in everyday use? After all, it’s much easier to align your finger with the sensor than to align your face with the phone.

BARCELONA, Oct 28: Spain took formal direct control of Catalonia on Saturday, on paper firing the region’s defiant separatist government a day after lawmakers passed a declaration of independence for the prosperous northeastern region.

BEIRUT, Oct 22: U.S-allied forces said Sunday they have captured Syria’s largest oil field from the Islamic State group.

LONDON, Oct 10: Singer Mel B has taken a break from her ongoing divorce battle, and is enjoying holiday with mother and daughters on a luxury yacht.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Every year in Hadigaun of Kathmandu, people conduct a unique jatra that takes place nowhere in the world. Commonly known as Hadigaun jatra, the festival is celebrated with much delight and people dance, drink, eat and have fun on the next day of Kojagrat Poornima.

LOS ANGELES, Sept 26: Popular host Oprah Winfrey assembled a group of voters to examine the US' political and cultural divide on the show ‘60 Minutes’ for a channel. Winfrey held a roundtable session with 14 voters from West Michigan, evenly split between President Donald Trump supporters and detractors.

CHITWAN, Sept 24: Wild buffaloes translocated to Chitwan National Park (CNP) from Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve few months ago have been hard hit by last month’s floods.  Electric fences were put to cover 30 hectors of land at Padampur area of the national park to keep those animals. 12 buffaloes from Koshi Tappu and three were brought from the zoo and kept inside the enclosure.

MALAYSIA, Sept 11: Nepal is beginning its ACC U-19 Eastern Region Cricket Tournament campaign taking on Thailand at the Club Aman cricket ground in Malaysia on Monday.

MALAYSIA, September 11: Nepal is beginning its ACC U-19 Eastern Region Cricket Tournament campaign taking on Thailand at the Club Aman cricket ground in Malaysia on Monday.