Nation & Society


316 climbers scaled Mt Everest Monday, May 21st, 2018

KATHMANDU: Over 300 mountaineers have reached the highest peak of the World, Mt Everest or Sagarmatha until 9th day of this season. According to liaison officer at the Mt Everest Base Camp Gyanendra Shrestha, 316 have so far successfully climbed the Everest. He added that over 40 climbers reached..

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Govt to present its policies and programmes on Monday Sunday, May 20th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The government is all set to present its policies and programmes for the fiscal year 2018/19 at the Federal Parliament on Monday. President Bidya Devi Bhandari would unveil the government policies and progarmmes for the first time in the joint meeting of the Federal Parliament after the..

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TIA to operate 21 hours a day from tomorrow

KATHMANDU: The government is set to open Tribhuvan International Airport, the only international airport of the country, 21 hours a day from Monday. The operation period is from 6:00 am to 3:00 am. This aims to manage and facilitate passengers, make international flights more effective and..

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890 die, 1771 injured every year in natural disasters: ADPC Friday, May 18th, 2018

JHAPA: At least 890 people die and 1,771 are injured every year in Nepal due to natural disasters, said data with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC). Property equivalent to Rs 1.31 billion is destroyed every year and 132,161 houses get affected. "Twelve types of natural calamities occur..

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CPN chair duo inspect Dhumrabarahi and Persidanda offices

KATHMANDU: Newly formed Nepal Communist Party chair duo K P Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' have visited then central office of CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre) today. The new office for new party would be managed after onsite inspection of both offices. It is stated that the new..

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Wreckage of missing cargo air found, two crew members dead Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

SURKHET: A cargo aircraft of the Makalu Air which disappeared following its take off from Surkhet Airport to Simikot of Humla this morning was found crashed at Bahunkharka of Kharpunath Rural Municipality, Humla. Two crew members are found dead. Among them, one is identified as Kiran Bhattarai..

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Govt wants rapid development: PM Oli Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has said that the government was looking forward to rapid development in the country. Talking to an all-party delegation from Province-2, PM Oli called for support from all in maintaining unity between Hill, Mountain and the Tarai for the purpose. PM Oli,..

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‘Pay attention to protection of passport data’

KATHMANDU: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has stressed the need to pay special attention to the protection of data of passports to ward off possible misuse of the travel document. He said this while inspecting the operational procedure and service delivery of the Department of..

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Biplav group forcibly liberates arrested cadre Monday, May 14th, 2018

DOLPA: A cadre of Communist Party of Nepal led by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav group) who was arrested by the police during the Nepal banda on Sunday was forcibly set free(by the party). A group of five party cadres led by party district in-charge Ajit Bista allegedly this morning attacked a police..

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Press Council urges all to end piracy in news

KATHMANDU: Press Council Nepal has urged the media not to copy the content of news without permission from the sources and verifying the facts. The Council has stated that the activities of plagiarism and piracy in news were reported by various media's including the national news agency (Rastriya..

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Govt. to present policy and programme on May 21

KATHMANDU: The Government has decided to urge the President to table the policy and programmes of the government for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the federal parliament on coming May 21. The meeting of the Council of Ministers held at the PM's official residence in Baluwatar this evening decided to..

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Indian PM Modi’s visit successful: FM Gyawali Sunday, May 13th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Minister for foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali has said that the Indian Prime Minister's State visit to Nepal was historic and successful. Talking to media persons after seeing off PM Modi at Tribhuvan International Airport this evening, FM Gyawali added that the visit will further..

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Bomb explosion in Bharatpur

CHITWAN: Biplav – led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) cadres this morning detonated a grenade at a location between Royal Century Hotel and Bhatbhateni supermarket in Bharatpur, police said. The explosion took place at 3:45 am and shattered the rear windows of the supermarket building, according..

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Indian PM Returns Home Saturday, May 12th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned home today after completing a two-day State visit to Nepal, at the invitation of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. He returned to New Delhi on a special aircraft of Air India. Earlier, he was seen off at the Tribhuvan International Airport by..

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India ready for prosperity of Nepal: PM Modi

KATHMANDU: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was on a two-day State visit to Nepal, said that India was ready to support Nepal as per Nepal's priority and need. After receiving the civic felicitations by Kathmandu Metropolitan City here this afternoon, PM Modi also committed to providing..

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