Parliamentary panel formed to probe alleged irregularities in polls

Kathmandu, May 27: A meeting of the Legislature-Parliament has formed a five-member special committee to probe into the alleged irregularities in the first phase of local level polls. Arjun Prasad Joshi of Nepali Congress, Ram Narayan...

PM tables govt policies and programmes in House

Kathmandu, May 27: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' today tabled a copy of the government's policies and programmes which was unveiled by President Bidya Devi Bhandari. The President had unveiled the government's...

Focus On Implementation

President Bidya Devi Bhandari has unveiled the government’s policy and programmes for the fiscal year 2017/18. Addressing a meeting of the Legislature Parliament the other day, the President presented the document focusing on expediting...

Prachanda’s Graceful Exit

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda resigned from his post the other day abiding by his party’s agreement made with coalition partner Nepali Congress at the time of the formation of his government 10 months ago. Prachanda...

35 metric tonnes of waste extracted from rivers, Ring Road area

Kathmandu, May 27: A total of 35 metric tonnes of garbage was extracted from Kathmandu valley-based major rivers and Ring Road area. As part of the Bagmati cleanup campaign that entered 211th week today, a total 12 metric tonnes of solid waste was extracted...

Goma Air's aircraft crashes in Lukla

Salleri (Solukhumbu), May 27: A cargo plane of Goma Air crashed upon touchdown near Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla today. Pilot Prakash Kumar Rai, co-pilot Sujan Manandhar and airhostess Pragya Maharjan were injured in the crash, said Madhav Budhathoki,...

AP Explains: North Korea missile test is huge step forward

SEOUL, South Korea, May 16 (AP) — North Korea’s latest ballistic missile test may be nearly as big a deal as its propaganda machine claims. Although outside experts see several places where North Korea is likely stretching the truth,...

China pledges impressive package for B&R countries

By Nandalal Tiwari, Beijing, May 14: As a matter of joy for countries like Nepal which have joined the Belt and Road Initiative, China has pledged an impressive package of assistance, cooperation...

Incheon FEZ On Reclaimed Land

Arun Ranjit   The importance of foreign direct investment (FDI) cannot be overstated in restoring the vitality of the country’s...

Foreign Policy Challenges And Opportunities

Dr. Rajendra B. Shrestha                                                                         The...

Authorities compensate villagers affected by 144 MW project

Damauli, May 10: The local authorities here have extended financial compensation to the villagers affected by the construction of the 144 – megawatt Tanahun Hydro Power...

Finance Minister meets ADB president Nakao, urges for more ADB support

Yokohama (Japan), May 7: Nepal has urged the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to support in big projects helping in its socio-economic transformation. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister...

Cultural Exchange Key To Enhance Ties

Arun Ranjit     Asia is home to diverse ethnic groups, languages and cultures. Every country has its own culture...

New Year 2074 marked in Beijing

Beijing, Apr 15: Nepalese embassy in Beijing organized a special cultural programme to mark New Year 2074 BS here at the embassy on...

Kasper Schmeichel linked to Man Utd, Real Madrid

Manchester United goalkeepers with the surname Schmeichel have a pretty decent history at Old Trafford, and Jose Mourinho may be ready to write some another chapter. Sky Sports...

Ultra-marathon runner Mira Rai honoured

Itahari, April 25: The Kirat Manch Nepal on Monday felicitated the world ultra – marathon runner Mira Rai here in the district.  Former Minister and CPN (Maoist Centre)...

Four women vying for the post of Mayor

Kakarvitta, May 27: Four women representing different parties in Jhapa are vying for the post of Mayor and Chair of municipality and rural municipality in the district. Election...

Financial support to visually-impaired

Ilam, May 25: An employee serving with Karuna Foundation Nepal in Ilam has extended financial assistance of Rs 10,000 to visually-impaired children. Dinesh Adhikari of Foundation...

Two-phase election is problematic, says Bipin Adhikari

The government has finally introduced the revised Constitution of Nepal (Second Amendment) Bill 2074 to the parliament. The process...

Local polls catapult women to leadership rung, says Jha

Ranju Kumari Jha (Thakur) is chairperson of the Women, Elderly Citizens and Social Welfare Committee of the Legislature-Parliament....

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