Nepal


Bomb exploded targeting NC candidate Dr.Ram Sharan Mahat duo Friday, November 17th, 2017

NUWAKOT: A bomb has been exploded targeting the Nepali Congress Nuwakot district constituency number 1 candidate for the House of Representatives election, Dr Ram Sharan Mahat and the Nepali Congress candidate towards the State Assembly in province 2, Ramesh Kumar Mahat at Kaule Thana of Kakani..

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Concern at public level at a ‘sluggish’ SAARC Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Concern has been expressed at the public level over the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) not becoming a dynamic organization.  Speakers at the discussion programme on the future of regional cooperation in South Asia organized on the second day of the ongoing..

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Nepal on verge of corporate politics

Narayan Prasad Ghimire, KATHMANDU: Some days back, Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav urged the government authorities to monitor the extravagant election campaigning. During a discussion with concerned authorities in view of the imminent elections to the House of Representatives..

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Prez Bhandari leaves for UAE Monday, November 13th, 2017

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has left here for Abu Dhabi for an official visit to the United Arab Emirates this afternoon at the cordial invitation of UAE's Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and UAE's Armed Forces' deputy supreme commander, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.  Vice-President..

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Historical win for Nepal in U19 Cricket Sunday, November 12th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Nepal made history in cricket today by beating cricketing giant India in the ACC U-19 Asia cup underway in Malaysia.  In the match held earlier today at the Bayuemas Oval, a cricket stadium at Pandamaran, Klang, Malaysia, Nepal registered its first ever victory over India in any..

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Pedestrian safety: a major concern

Pritam Bhattarai, KATHMANDU: Road safety continues to remain a major concern in Nepal, where hundreds of people lose their lives, and many others are injured every year.  Pathetic road condition, reckless driving, and carrying passengers beyond capacity, among others are often to blame for road..

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President Bhandari paying an official visit to UAE on Nov 13-16 Saturday, November 11th, 2017

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is embarking on an official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 13 to 16 November at the cordial invitation of UAE's Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and UAE's Armed Forces' deputy supreme commander, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.  The President and..

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Heavyweights in fray rise election vibe Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Narayan Dhungana, CHITWAN: The competition of heavyweights in the imminent elections of the House of Representatives and Provincial parliaments has added vibes among voters here.  Former prime minister, former minister, sitting minister and lawmakers are in fray, which has created a significant..

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Dr KC seeks information abt college affiliation Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Prof Dr Govinda KC on Wednesday has exercised the Right to Information Act, 2064 to seek information about the affiliation provided to Kathmandu National Medical College from the Education Ministry.  The petition addressed to the Education Secretary seeks factual information about the..

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Landlord asks former President to vacate his residence

KATHMANDU: The landlord of a house, where the first President of the Federal Republic of Nepal Dr Ram Baran Yadav is residing, has issued a public notice asking Dr Yadav to vacate his residence within 15 days.  The Office of the President had taken the house of Rabi Bhakta Bista of Lalitpur..

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Election manifestos: Ambitious and tall promises Monday, November 6th, 2017

Bhismaraj Ojha, KATHMANDU: The political parties contesting the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies appear very ambitious and seem to be nothing more than a gimmick to woo voters.  The major ruling party-Nepali Congress (NC) has declared to construct..

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Bhutanese refugees send memo to UNHCR calling for repatriation Sunday, November 5th, 2017

JHAPA: The National Repatriation Committee, Bhutan, an organization of the Bhutanese refugees, in an e-mail memorandum to the Head Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva today, called for the repatriation of the Bhutanese refugees living in two refugee camps in Jhapa..

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