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Nepal’s Cultural expert Satya Mohan Joshi honored Friday, June 21st, 2019

BHAKTAPUR: Satya Mohan Joshi, the cultural expert who recently turned 100 years, has been honoured at Surya Binayak in Bhaktapur on Friday. A big rally was organized by SatabdiPurush (Centenarian man) Satya Mohan Joshi Public Felicitation Committee from Barakha Bazaar to Surya Binayak where..

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Nepal Human Rights Commission to probe Sarlahi incident

KATHMANDU: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is to investigate into the Sarlahi incident. A cadre of Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN), Kumar Poudel, died in an exchange of fire with police at Lalbandi on Thursday afternoon. Poudel was the Sarlahi district..

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Protest launched demanding annulment of Guthi Bill Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Stakeholders concerned have launched a protest today in the central capital, Kathmandu, demanding a scrap of the Guthi Bill. Protestors who came from different parts of the capital assembled at Maitighar Mandala, chanted slogans and demanded the bill be scrapped. They reasoned that the..

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Protesting workers of Nepal’s Hyatt Regency back to work

KATHMANDU: Protesting workers of Hyatt Regency Kathmandu have reported back to work after the Labour and Employment Office agreed to mediate in addressing their demands. The Employment Office's move has opened up a legal way in this regard, and the protesting workers have agreed to go back to work,..

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President Bhandari presents different awards Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari presented awards to the winners of the National Poetry Festival organized by the Nepal Academy, amidst a function here today. While awarding the awards President Bhandari said that the literature has an important role to change the society for the..

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Protest affects Hyatt Regency delivering service in Nepal Monday, June 17th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Hyatt Regency's service has been affected for the past five days due to a protest by its employees. They have been protesting a perk and service facility cut by the hotel management and lack of favourable environment to work. "We are forced to resort to the protest as the agreements..

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Melamchi project’s second phase works begin Sunday, June 16th, 2019

SINDHUPALCHOWK: The second phase works under Melamchi Drinking Water Project have begun. As part of this, the government has started pooling land that falls within the project coverage area. The government is effortful to supply water from Yangri and Larke rivulet to Kathmandu denizens through..

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Nepal lawmakers demand uniformity in policy Thursday, June 13th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepal lawmakers taking part in the deliberation on various topics under the Appropriation Bill-2076 at House of Representatives today demanded uniformity in the policy, programme and budget in the education sector of the country. Voicing opinion on the new budget allocated by the..

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TU International Conference endorses 17-point declaration

KATHMANDU: The International Conference on Internationalization of University Education organized by Tribhuvan University has adopted a 17-point declaration regarding reforms in the higher education. The two-day conference that wrapped up on Monday approved the declaration which among other things..

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Newar community protest against proposed Guthi bill Sunday, June 9th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The Newar community of the capital staged a protest against the bill relating to Guthi registered in the parliament. Police used forced to control the protestors at Maitighar mandala today. Four protestors were arrested while two were injured. Namaste Sayami of the Newa Rastriya Mutki..

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What Carrie Lam Should Do Next Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

I do not know Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s embattled chief executive, very well. She worked for my administration when I was governor there. Diligent and well regarded –..