KATHMANDU, July 29: According to the latest data of the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), commercial banks have opened their branch offices in 631 local units so far, leaving 122 local units without their coverage.
KATHMANDU, June 25: It has been a month since Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) started operating 21 hours in a day i.e. till 3 am in the morning. The move was aimed at easing air traffic congestion at TIA by encouraging airlines to shift their day flights to night time or early morning. However, not a single airline has sought permission to operate night-time flights so far.
The sausage vine plant, a huge hit among gardeners in the United Kingdom (U.K.), originates from the jungles of Nepal, yet it remains in relative obscurity there due to lack of awareness and proper promotion.
MCALLEN, June 20: Trump administration officials say they have no clear plan yet on how to reunite the thousands of children separated from their families at the border since the implementation of a zero-tolerance policy in which anyone caught entering the U.S. illegally is criminally prosecuted.
New directive formulated by the Ministry of Home Affairs mandates central and district level cross-agency committees to keep a close watch on foreign nationals and take them under control if they are found involved in suspicious or illegal activities
KATHMANDU, May 27: The textbooks of at least three subjects are yet to be provided to students in various schools even after six weeks of the beginning of the new academic session which started from April 15.
MAKWANPUR, April 30: In Province 3's 13 districts, which are among the most affected ones by the devastating 2015 Gorkha earthquake, only 364,476 beneficiaries of housing reconstruction grant have started rebuilding their houses. This is only 61.4 percent of the total quake victims of 593,516 in the province.
Biratnagar, the industrial hub of Nepal, is a fast-paced city. At first glance, I thought I would never like this place. Bumpy roads, dusty atmosphere and polluted air— an infrastructural mess—is how I described Biratnagar initially. But the more I lived here, the more I learned about the city and its people, and my dislikes changed into likes. Today, it would not be wrong to say that unexpectedly I have fallen in love with this messy yet perfect city.
KATHMANDU, March 27: A single bench of Justice ordered to register the case filed at the Supreme Court (SC) against the oath taking administered by former Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli to President Bidya Devi Bhandari, arguing that it was unlawful.
KATHMANDU, March 9: Prime Minister KP Oli has failed to give full shape to the cabinet even three weeks after he took charge of the government, and this is due to lack of any breakthrough in talks to bring the two Madhes-based parties on board the ruling coalition.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: At a time when the party's establishment faction is in favor of continuing with the current president, a senior leader of the CPN-UML has said that the presidential candidate will be finalized after holding negotiations with the CPN (Maoist Center).
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 27: Apple Inc is preparing to release three new smartphones later this year, including the largest iPhone ever, a device that may have a bigger display than arch-rival Samsung's flagship phone, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the products.
KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Reluctance of government agencies to pursue the case of tax evasion against nine outlets of 'branded' goods in Durbar Marg, Kathmandu, has been putting off the case from being closed.
CHAUTARA, Feb 5: Thirty-five per cent earthquake-affected people in Sindhupalchok district have not yet reconstructed their houses. Sindhupalchok is one of the worst affected districts from the April 25, 2015 devastating earthquake.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Monday filed yet another corruption case against Chudamani Sharma, the suspended Director General of the Inland Revenue Department (IRD), accusing him of accumulating property worth over Rs 40 million through illegal means.
KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Not a single earthquake victim has been able to benefit from the government's scheme of interest-free housing loan of up to Rs 300,000 due to the government's half-hearted approach to the scheme.
KATHMANDU, Jan 21: A large mass of protesters gathered at Maitighar Mandala in the capital on Saturday, demanding action against the charge-sheeted principal of the Nainital-based Sherwood College, whose negligence apparently caused the death of a Nepali student Shaan Prajapati in 2014.
RASUWA, Jan 18: Dry landslides following the devastating earthquakes of 2015 had swept away several houses and schools in Rasuwa. Even after so many months, those schools have not been reconstructed and this has badly affected the education of the students in the district.
KATHMANDU, Jan 8: After repeated follow up, Malaysia-based Air Asia X has paid Rs 20 million of the total Rs 230 million it owes to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) in various services including passengers service charge, airport development fee, landing, parking and the fees involving the use of navigational equipment.
Jan 5: To kick off the new year, Kareena Kapoor covers Vogue India’s January 2018 issue. She reinvents herself for her first magazine spread since son Taimur Ali Khan’s birth in 2016, and, somewhat unsurprisingly, looks absolutely breathtaking. Scroll through to see some of her best shots.
KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Around a dozen international airlines operating flights to Nepal owe the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) around Rs 1.35 billion in various services including passengers service charge, air development fee, landing, parking and the fees involving the use of navigational equipment.
I often hear that aim is a drive to live and achieve success in life. The more I become knowledgeable, the more I am confused, incapable, inarticulate, and weak to reveal my aim. Unlike a child who could easily speak that s/he wants to become doctor, or engineer, or pilot, or a nurse, I do not know and cannot speak about my aim. I do not have drive, but you see, my life is not paused.