RPP central member vote counting concludes

Kathmandu, Feb 22: The vote counting of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) central membership election concluded late last night. Famous Nepali actress Rekha Thapa, singer Komal Oli, Mira Rana, Kunti Shahi and Pratibha Rana were...

Rally held on eve of Birat Expo

Biratnagar (Pani Tanki), Feb 22: A mass procession was held on Tuesday, the eve of the agricultural and industrial exposition in Biratnagar. The Chamber of Industries Morang (CIM) took out the procession to mark the Birat Expo –...

Local Polls In May

The announcement of the date for the local level elections the other day has come as a pleasing surprise to the people and the political parties as these elections have not been held in Nepal since 1997 when the second local election...

  For Clean, Healthy Air

Kathmandu has been ranked as one of the most polluted cities in the world. And there is no sign of improvement in its present state as time passes. With the rising trend of migration into the city, resultant population pressure and...

UDMF takes out torch rally in Rajbiraj

Rajbiraj, Feb 22: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) on Tuesday evening took out a torch rally in Rajbiraj, the district headquarters of Saptari, to protest the government's announcement of the date to hold the local level election. The demonstration...

Voting starts for RPP central members

Kathmandu, Feb 21: Voting is underway for members under the ongoing unity general convention of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP).       According to party leader Rajaram Shrestha, the voting will take place until 5 pm today...

Trump's first month augurs stormy trans-Atlantic relations

BRUSSELS, Feb 20 (AP) — Europeans have reacted to President Donald Trump's first month in office with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst that a century of trans-Atlantic friendship may be sinking. The governments of some traditional...

US VP Pence talks of deepening ties to European Union

BRUSSELS, Feb 20 (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says he's looking forward to exploring ways to "deepen our relationship with the European Union and the European community" at the start of his meeting with the EU's foreign policy chief. Pence...

Local Election A Reality Now!

Narayan Upadhyay   After weeks of parleys and a marathon cabinet meeting on Monday, the government finally announced that the nation would hold local level elections on May...

How To Survive The Trump Era

    Joseph E. Stiglitz   In barely a month, US President Donald Trump has managed to spread chaos and uncertainty – and a degree of fear that would...

Traders held with illegal medicinal herbs

Jajarkot, Feb 20: Police here have arrested three traders with more than two thousand kilogrammes of unauthorized medicinal herbs which they were taking for sale.  Those...

Raxaul –Parwanipur transmission line construction completes

Birgunj, Feb 20: Construction of the Raxaul-Parwanipur 132-KV power transmission line has been completed.  The final checking of the towers, cable and other equipment of...

Iran launches 'advanced' rockets during military exercises

TEHRAN, Iran, Feb 20 (AP) — An Iranian semi-official news agency is reporting that the country's elite Revolutionary Guard has launched sophisticated rockets during...

N. Korean envoy blasts Malaysians, calls for joint probe

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb 20 (AP) — North Korea's top envoy in Kuala Lumpur on Monday denounced Malaysia's investigation into the apparent killing of the exiled...

Desert to ice: Qatar takes on curling at Asian Winter Games

SAPPORO, Japan, Feb 18 (AP) — For members of Qatar women's curling team, just about everything is a new experience. Curling, a sport that has links with medieval Scotland...

Nilsson, Klaebo win cross-country ski World Cup sprints

OTEPAA, Estonia, Feb 18 (AP) — Stina Nilsson laid down a marker for the world championships with victory in a cross-country ski World Cup freestyle sprint on Saturday. The...

Four percent school-age children off school in Jumla

Jumla, Feb 21: Four percent children of school going age are outside school in Jumla, said a report prepared by the District Education Office (DEO). Likewise, eight percent children...

Over 200 plaints regarding misappropriation of Dalit fellowship

Birgunj, Feb 21: The District Education Office (DEO), Bara this fiscal year has received over 200 complaints relating to the alleged misappropriation of scholarship fund meant...

We wish to benefit from OBOR: Foreign Minister Mahat

Situated between two large countries, Nepal has persistently tried to seek a balance in its relations with India and China. Yet there...

Hills must not be split from the Terai: Koirala

A scion of the Koirala family, Shashanka Koirala is the general-secretary of the Nepali Congress and a lawmaker from Nawalparasi district...

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