KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Nepal is taking part in the International Robot Competition to be held in Vietnam.  A team of students of the Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk are preparing to give their best in the Robot Contest scheduled for coming August in Ninh Binh province of Vietnam.

KATHMANDU, August 3: Tribhuvan University Service Commission (TUSC), the staff recruiting body for the university, has taken the issue of plagiarism seriously and is considering measures to check it.

CAPE TOWN, Aug 1: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said the ruling African National Congress must initiate a parliamentary process to enshrine in the constitution a proposed amendment, paving way for land grabs without compensation.

LONDON, July 29: A study has found that 15 per cent of adults are taking too much ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

The government of Nepal has barred its workers from coming to Malaysia with immediate effect.

PARSA, July 27: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) today caught two government officials red-handed while taking bribe from service seekers in Birgunj, Parsa.

KATHMANDU, July 21:  Around 3000 cyclists gathered at Patan Dhoka of Lalitpur to participate in Kora Cycling Challenge in the early morning of Saturday.

BIRATNAGAR, July 21: Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister, Ishwar Pokhrel, has refuted reports that the government resorted to firing while taking Dr Govinda KC from Jumla to Kathmandu.

Engineer caught while taking bribe

July 10, 2018 07:30 am

SURKHET, July 9: The regional office of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) in Surkhet arrested engineer Anjaya Kumar Dev of District Technical Office on Monday on the charge of corruption.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Heritage conversation activists have warned to knock the door of the court if the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) office does not withdraw its decision to demolish Bag Durbar, the neoclassical architectural palace which also served as KMC main office, instead of retrofitting it.

RAJBIRAJ, July 2: Lawyers in Janakpur have boycotted the bench for the fifth consecutive day accusing High Court judges of involving in bribery while dealing with the cases. Except writ petitions, the advocates did not participate in any of the hearings.

KATHMANDU. June 15: Egypt is taking on Uruguay in the second match of FIFA World Cup 2018 being held at Ekaterinburg Arena, Yekaterinburg on Friday.

BABIYACHAUR, Myagdi, June 14: Two technicians of Education Development and Coordination Unit, Myagdi, were under investigation based on a complaint of receiving bribe from service-recipients, have been expelled from their jobs.

The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) is an international youth organization, recognized by the United Nations as an international youth non-governmental organization.

KATHMANDU, May 21: In a bid to make everyday commuting comfortable for passengers in the capital, the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD), following a strict direction from the home minister, has started taking action against public vehicles carrying passengers more than their capacities.

Sundari River inundates Dalit settlement

SINDHULI, May 15: The random extraction of sand, aggregates and stones in the Sunkosi River is not only taking a heavy toll on the nearby environment but also on the natural beauty of the river.

DANG/RUKUM, May 15: Chief Executive Officer of Sharada Municipality of Salyan, Mahendra Dangi, was transferred to Lamahi Municipality, Dang. Soon after, another accountant from the same municipality was also transferred to Lamahi Municipality, where he joined his previous boss Dangi. The transfer saga does not end here.

KATHMANDU, May 15: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Monday filed a corruption case against Tapendra Bhattarai, a government official working at Nepalgunj branch of Department of Drug Administration.

KATHMANDU, April 29: Despite top leaders' claim that the planned unification between the CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Center) had reached the point of no return, the two parties face an uphill task of sharing power along the party line and managing top portfolios.

MAHOTTARI April 23: Assistant manager of the Rastriya Banijya Bank (RBB) Bardibas branch, Jagadish Prasad Kafle, has been arrested red-handed while accepting bribe money from a client.

KATHMANDU, April 15: The government has proposed to bar the judiciary, constitutional bodies and security agencies from receiving direct funding from foreign donors and international non-governmental organizations

UDAYAPUR, April 12: Chief of the Udayapur District Land Survey Branch Office, Shyam Babu Prasad Saha, has been arrested for taking bribe from a service-seeker promising that he would alter the blueprint of the service-seekers' land.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Monday arrested chief executive officer of Budhanilkhantha Munici

KATHMANDU, April 10: CPN (Maoist Center) ministers in the CPN-UML led government have expressed their disgruntlement over some recent government decisions. They have accused the prime minister of taking the decisions unilaterally.

POKHARA, April 6: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority on Friday arrested two technicians of District Education Office on charge of receiving bribe from service seekers.

BIRGUNJ, 28 March: Such bonding looks unique in today's commercial age. Chandra Bahadur Tharu and Bindeshowri Tharuni, of Parshagadhi-3 do not exchange notes such as 'I love you ' or 'made for each other' on social sites. Nor do they admit to have expressed these words to each other personally ever. But, a closer scrutiny of their lives speaks volumes about their superfine chemistry.

Four different sets of question papers used for the first time

Taking on off season travel

March 16, 2018 09:40 am

We have heard people rave about the benefits of travelling during off seasons many times right here in our travel page. We have had travel agents note it as one of the effective ways to save while planning trips. We have had trekkers recall discovering completely new sights of well-known routes, even backpackers sharing the simple luxury of skipping long queues and tourist crowds, all because they chose to skip the travel season.

A prosecutor in the Iranian capital Tehran has said that an unnamed woman who removed her obligatory Islamic headscarf in public has been sentenced to 24 months in prison, three months without parole.

ROLPA, March 5: Sirmaya Pun, 50, is not happy. Poverty, loneliness and poor health define her life, she says. Child marriage coupled with her husband’s second marriage largely led to her present condition. “When I got married to him, both of us were underage. That was perhaps not a good decision. But then, if he had not brought another woman home, I would still be in a better position,” she stated.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Win, play well. Win, poor performance. In simple words, it’s Barcelona this season. Having managed to win 20 games and draw five out of the 25, it has played this season in La Liga, the Catalan side has been perfectly inconsistent throughout the season under the new boss Ernesto Valverde.

BAJHANG, Feb 24: Kalpana Bohara was just nine when her family arranged her marriage. The boy was 12. At 14, Kalpana delivered a baby.

Taking matters into his own hands

February 23, 2018 12:55 pm

Of all the calls Deepak Silwal usually receives many are matters of life and death. In the last six years that he has been helping people, Silwal has chosen not to publicize his deeds but, of late, people have become aware of this fact.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Ruslan Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) is set to host first ever live auction on satellite television in Nepali cricket’s history on Wednesday. Six franchises will tussle to acquire the respective choice of players outbidding each other.

Taking Nepal forward

February 19, 2018 01:00 am

A government that lasts for full five years could do a lot to take the country to the new direction. But how should it start and where from?

KATHMANDU Feb 9: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has extended the deadline for the beneficiaries for taking the second instalment of the house construction grants until April 13, 2018.

Cold starts taking its toll in Madhes

January 9, 2018 09:20 am

RAJBIRAJ, Jan 9: Every year, cold wave claims lives in Madhes and every year it gets sufficient space in the national media coverage. However, one thing that has fallen short so far, year after year, is that neither the government nor the locals come up with solutions for addressing the issue. Consequently, cold related deaths do not cease to draw headlines.

Virat Kohli was recently part of the CNN-News18 Indian of the Year 2017 Award function and he was asked a question by Manushi Chhillar, the newly crowned Miss World about how as a youth icon he had helped children.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The government piled pressure on project managers to publish tender notices for 12 various road projects worth Rs 10 billion as part of the postal highway scheme just a month before the local level elections in Province 2 on  September 18.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: The Institute of Medicine (IoM), Tribhuvan University (TU), has banned 12 students involved in cheating by using electronic devices in the MBBS entrance exam conducted on October 14.

Global warming is hurting people’s health a bit more than previously thought, but there’s hope that the Earth — and populations — can heal if the planet kicks its coal habit, a group of doctors and other experts said.

JUMLA, Oct 17: It would take no more than two hours to fetch water for Gauri Sunar when she was a little girl. A resident of Tila village, she would follow her mother and aunts to fetch water. Today, she is an adult and does the entire household work of her family. And it takes four hours for her to fetch water.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Nepal is facing Hong Kong in the sixth round matches of the ICC World Cricket League Championship on Friday and Sunday.

Govt employee arrested taking bribe

October 12, 2017 19:15 pm

RAJBIRAJ, Saptari, Oct 12: A government official has been caught red-handed while taking bribe in Saptari district.

CIAA nabs court staff for taking bribe

September 11, 2017 07:49 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority has on Sunday arrested Surya Prakash Pariyar, a tameldar (process server) at the Kathmandu District Court, red-handed, while taking Rs 35 thousand in bribe.

Ujwal Ghimire is an eminent figure in Nepali film Industry. Having dedicated his time as a director over two decades, he has brought to life a dozen of successful movies namely ‘Ward No 6’, ‘Gothalo’, ‘Chhodi Gaye Paap Lagla’, ‘Kismat’ and ‘Andaj’, among others.

KATHMANDU, August 29: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Education, Gopal Man Shrestha appears disinterested in taking action against Dolindra Prasad Sharma, chairman and general manager (GM) of Sajha Prakashan, even after a panel formed by the education ministry recommended to dissolve the Sajha management board.

KATHMANDU, August 23: Executive Director of Nepal Oil Corporation, Gopal Khadka faces several accusations. The latest of such accusations is his involvement in the Rs 670 million land deal scam. But nobody has dared to take any action against him.

KATHMANDU, August 16: Common cold and seasonal influenza that has spread for the past 10 days has taken its toll on Barpak of Gorkha district, the epicenter of the Gorkha earthquake of April 2015, causing a death of a three-year-old child and taking more than 300 others ill.