NA opens first camp for Kathmandu-Terai fast-track

By A Staff Reporter Kathmandu, Oct. 19: The Nepal Army (NA) on Wednesday inaugurated the first camp set up for its task force of the Kathmandu-Terai Expressway Project at Makkhu Besi of Dakshinkali Municipality- 8. Lieutenant General...

  Laxmi Puja today

Kathmandu, Oct. 19:On the third day of the Yamapanchak, Laxmi, the Goddess of wealth, is being worshipped with jubilation and various religious rituals throughout the country in the evening in accordance with time honoured tradition. Laxmi...

  Healthy Polarisation 

    With the country heading towards the crucial federal and provincial elections, Nepal’s political parties are also undergoing seismic changes. They have witnessed intense and rapid reorganisation and restructuring to adapt...

  Climate Change Policies

  Nepal is said to be the fourth vulnerable country in the world in terms of bearing the adverse of impacts of climate change. This is a bitter reality that calls for a need to take adaptive steps so that affected communities...

One killed, 4 injured in road mishap

Damak, Oct 19: A motorcyclist died and four others were injured in a road accident at Kamal Rural Municipality in Jhapa district on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Yogendra Adhikari, 34, of Gauradaha-1 in the district, according to the...

Tihar evolving into sibling bond celebration

By Arpana Adhikari Kathmandu, Oct. 19: Nepalis across the country are preparing to celebrate Tihar, the festival of lights. Houses are being cleaned and decorated with colourful lights and garlands. Earthen lamps are being lit on either side of the doorsteps...

Biggest refugee camps in the world

PARIS, Oct 19, 2017 (AFP) - Bangladesh has announced plans to build a refugee camp that could accommodate around 800,000 Rohingya Muslims pouring over the border from Myanmar.       The camp would be the largest in the world...

Cambodia to deploy 30,000 security forces during Water Festival next month

PHNOM PENH, Oct. 19-- Cambodia is ready to deploy up to 30,000 security personnel during the Water Festival, to be celebrated on Nov. 2-4 in capital Phnom Penh, a senior police official said on Wednesday.       National Police's...

Weak Self-governing Bodies

Mukti Rijal   The nations in South Asia have various models of governance institutions and systems in terms of power sharing at the local level. India, Pakistan and Nepal...

  Four Years Of Parliament

  Uttam Maharjan   The parliament has been dissolved as per the provision of the constitution. The parliament underwent ups and downs during its tenure. One of the...

Finance Secretary Subedi retires

Kathmandu, Oct 19: Finance Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has praised the contributions made by Shantaraj Subedi in the capacity of Finance Secretary to advance the country's...

Thamel to be 'vehicle free' from October 22

Kathmandu, Oct 17: Main tourism hub, Thamel, is to be made vehicle-free from October 22. At a press conference organized by Metropolitan City Traffic Police Division and Thamel...

Writer Margaret Atwood gets Kafka award

Prague, Oct 19:Canadian poet, critic and novelist Margaret Atwood received this year’s international Franz Kafka literary prize at a ceremony in Prague on Tuesday, which...

‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ wins Booker prize

London, Oct 19: American author George Saunders won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday for “Lincoln in the Bardo,” a polyphonic symphony of a novel...

Ankura wins Open Volleyball Tournament

Pokhara, Aug 26: The Ankura Youth Club's team 'Aanbukaseri' on Friday clinched the Open Volleyball Tournament held to mark the Hindu festival of Hari Talika Teej. In...

SAFF U-15, Nepal into semi-final

Kathmandu, Aug 24: Nepal has entered the semi-final of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-15 championship after finishing runners-up group stage underway in the capital. Nepal...

Locals donate land for building construction of rural municipality

  Ilam, Oct. 18 (RSS): The local residents have donated nearly 17 ropani land near Deurali Bazaar of Sandakpur Rural Municipality in Ilam district for the office building...

Buddhist school seeks support from government

Nawalparasi, Oct 17: A Buddhist School in Nawalparasi has sought government's financial and physical support for its operation after the school saw financial crisis. The school...

Both government, private sector lack capacity, good intention: Adhikari

Nepal aspires to be a middle income country by 2030, but there is a lack of a clear vision to achieve it. The country needs to develop...

Micromanagement of our affairs by neighbours will invite US influence: Koirala

Dr Shekhar Koirala is an outspoken leader of the Nepali Congress. A central committee member of the NC and a lawmaker, Koirala, who...

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