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NC vows to move ahead on unison Sunday, December 16th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The Mahasamiti meet of the Nepali Congress, which is observed as an important political event, has begun in the capital today. In the inaugural ceremony of the conclave, NC leaders pledged to take ahead the party on unison. Party President Sher Bahadur Deuba and senior leader Ram..

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18 killed in Nuwakot truck plunge

NUWAKOT: At least 18 people were killed when a mini-truck skidded off the road and fell some 400 meters down at Ghyangphedi of Dupcheshwor rural municipality-1 in Nuwakot on Friday evening. Over 40 people were on-board the vehicle that was heading to Ghyangphedi from Samundratar, said Deputy..

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Cholendra Shumsher Rana recommended for Chief Justice Thursday, December 13th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The meeting of Constitutional Council held at Singha Durbar in Kathmandu today has recommended Cholendra Shumsher Rana for the post of Chief Justice. According to the Council's member and National Assembly Chairperson Ganesh Prasad Timalsina, the meeting has unanimously recommended Rana..

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Murderers of Nirmala will be made public soon, DPM Pokharel says Saturday, December 8th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense Ishwar Pokharel has said that the police have already nabbed the murderers of Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur district. Inaugurating the 10th Human Rights Magna Meet in the capital city on Saturday, the Deputy Prime Minister said that murderers..

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SAARC Charter Day occasion to review commitment: Indian PM Modi Friday, December 7th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the SAARC Charter Day is an occasion for the Member States to renew commitment to realize the collective vision of a peaceful, prosperous and integrated South Asia. Giving a message on the occasion of the 34th SAARC Charter Day, the Indian PM..

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CIAA files case against Ex-Minister Pande

KATHMANDU: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Friday lodged a corruption case against former minister Bikram Pande and 21 officials at the Special Court, citing misappropriation of funds in Sikta Main Irrigation Project. The CIAA has accused Pande, also the..

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Minimum temperature dips, more chilly weather expected Thursday, December 6th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Cold has increased as the minimum temperature continues to fall constantly since the past few days due to the influence of the Westerly wind. More cold has been felt as the Westerlies caused partial cloudy condition and a drop in temperature. According to the Meteorological Forecasting..

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Rautes’ lives hanging by the thread Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Prakash Adhikari, SURKHET: Raute community's Mahamukhiya (the Main Chief) Mahin Bahadur Shahi is lately very concerned over the members of his community being taken ill at a staggering rate. According to him, every other hut in his locality has a member down with infections as fever or dysentery or..

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Transitional phase not yet over in Nepal Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

More than three years ago, on 20 September, 2015, Nepal's seventh constitution was promulgated in an environment in which one section of the society was celebrating the occasion with jubilation while the other was observing it as a 'black day.' As per the constitutional provision, elections for the..

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Nepal to facilitate on holding SAARC Summit in Pakistan

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said Nepal would facilitate from its side to hold the 19th SAARC Summit in Pakistan. During a meeting with the former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Yusuf Raza Gilani, who is currently in Nepal in course of his participation in the ongoing Asia Pacific..

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Nepal, Myanmar sign trade agreement Friday, November 30th, 2018

Prakash Silwal, KATHMANDU: Nepal and Myanmar have signed an agreement on trade and investment today. This is the first time such agreement has been reached between the two countries. The agreement was signed following the one-on-one meeting and the bilateral talks between Prime Minister KP Sharma..

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Having it All Ways: Scott Morrison’s Jerusalem “Compromise” Monday, December 17th, 2018

The pieces were already put in place during the Wentworth federal by-election, a hopeless, needless gambit that reduced the Coalition government’s majority whilst..