KATHMANDU, Aug 1: A probe committee formed to investigate the controversial construction of Hotel Water Front owned by tourism entrepreneur Karna Shakya on the banks of Fewa Lake has found that some portion of the hotel has been constructed on public land.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Ending a months-long impasse over a provision on the  suspension of lawmakers, parliament on Friday endorsed the House of Representatives Regulations, with a provision  barring a lawmaker from parliamentary privilege, perks and facilities instead of suspension from his or her post upon being arrested for a criminal offence or any other offence liable to incur a jail term of three years or more.

KATHMANDU, May 4: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the government to form a probe committee comprising representatives from four different ministries to see if the Water Front Resort owned by tourism entrepreneur Karna Shakya has encroached upon the Fewa Lake.

Once upon a time

January 19, 2018 11:29 am

Prem Poudel was addicted to travelling. He travelled not for fun but to understand different lifestyles and various traditions around the globe.

YANGON, Nov 27: Pope Francis arrived Monday on a visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh to encourage their tiny Catholic communities and reach out to some of Asia’s most peripheral and poor, but the big question looming was whether he would utter the word “Rohingya” while he’s here.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: After the government took the initiative to address almost all his demands, Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), postponed his 11th fast-unto-death on its 23rd day Tuesday. This has been his longest hunger strike so far.

City upon a hill

July 15, 2017 01:17 am

To say Nepal has strong relations with Darjeeling is an understatement. Ethnically and linguistically, Nepal and Darjeeling are one unit

KATHMANDU, May 11: The 'silent period' that begins 48 hours before the polls open in an election is the time which the voters, candidates, monitors, media and the election officers to reflect on their preparations so as to make informed decisions, former election commissioners have stressed.

MYAGDI, Nov 21: The trend of constructing private shelter by encroaching upon the community forest and public land has amplified in the Beni Municipality of Myagdi.

ILAM, Oct 27: Nepal's southern neighbor India, which has already built dozens of illegal structures in the Dasgaja area (no man's land) along the eastern border, has now started building a monastery encroaching upon the no man's land near Pashupatinagar-4 of Ilam district.