Two killed after pickup van veers off cliff

Urlabari (Morang), July 25: At least two persons were killed and eight sustained serious injuries after a pickup van veered off a steep cliff at Ramitekhola of Pahadi VDC in Morang last night. The ill-fated van (Ko 1 Ja 1755) en route...

Truck ferrying medicinal supplies torched

Ratnanagar (Chitwan), July 25: A truck carrying medicinal supplies was torched at Ratnanagar of Chitwan this morning. An unidentified group set the truck ablaze at Nipani intersection at around 1:30 am today. The truck's front...

Preventing Flood-induced Damages

  Floods and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have affected normal life across the country. The water level in the rivers from Mechi in the east to Mahakali in the west has risen to dangerous levels, putting many settlements...

Communication Policy

  The government has recently approved the National Mass Communication Policy which contains several improvements and innovations for the development of media industry in Nepal. The Council of Ministers that met the other day...

Stolen bikes returned at public hearing programme

Melamchi, July 25: The Area Police Office, Melamchi on Sunday held a Public Hearing Programme during which stolen motorbikes were returned to the rightful owners. The programme was held to draw complaints and seek advices from the public, said Inspector,...

NCC presses for private sector's share of fuel trade

Kathmandu, July 25: The Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) has expressed its disappointment over the government's decision to scrap the Petroleum and Gas Transaction (Regulatory) Orders-2069 depriving the private sector of a share in importing and supplying...

No ASEAN consensus on South China Sea row _ for now

VIENTIANE, Laos, July 24 (AP) — Southeast Asia's main grouping apparently failed to reach a consensus on how to deal with China's territorial expansion in the South China Sea, intensifying a diplomatic stalemate that officials said they...

Afghanistan marks day of national mourning after huge attack

KABUL, Afghanistan, July 24 (AP) — Afghanistan marked a national day of mourning on Sunday, a day after at least 80 people were killed by a suicide bomber attack on a peaceful demonstration. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State group. Funerals...

Maldives: Long Walk Ahead

P. Kharel   Autocrats find it extremely hard to reconcile with popular verdicts that go for reforms benefitting the larger majority of the people but adversely affecting...

Difficult Days Ahead

  Nanadalal Tiwari   Due to lack of clear provisions in the new constitution about formation of a new government during this transitional period, law experts as...

Trade Fair draws more than a million in proceeds

Pokhara, July 25: The Pokhara Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) has stated that it saved more than a million rupees in proceeds from the National Industrial Trade Fair –...

Migrant workers urge to manage direct flights to Middle East countries

Qatar, July 24: The 5th Middle East Regional Conference of Non-residential Nepalese Association (NRNA) concluded with a 13-point declaration on Friday.  In the declaration,...

AP EXPLAINS: For 69 years, Kashmir is torn by deadly strife

SRINAGAR, India, July 24 (AP) — When news spread that Indian troops had killed 22-year-old Burhan Wani, a charismatic commander of Indian-controlled Kashmir's biggest...

Massive delays stall England to France vehicle traffic

LONDON, July 24 (AP) — British border agents are moving in to help French officials deal with gigantic backups for travelers trying to cross the English Channel into France. Officials...

Foreign athletes use Brazilian connections to make it to Rio

SAO PAULO, July 23 (AP) — Rugby player Isadora Cerullo never lived in Brazil. Fencer Ghislain Perrier speaks very little Portuguese. Golfer Miriam Nagl played abroad most...

FIFA ethics judges open case against Thai official Makudi

ZURICH, July 22 (AP) — FIFA ethics judges have opened a case against former executive committee member Worawi Makudi of Thailand, who faces a four-year ban for alleged election...

Missing Harijan found dead

Nawalparasi, July 25: A person who disappeared a few days ago was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Bhujahawa VDC of Nawalparasi on Sunday. Harendra Harijan, 36, was...

YAN demands action against lawmaker Singh

Kathmandu, July 24: Protesters including the President of the Youth Association Nepal (YAN) Rajiv Paharai have demanded immediate action against the Nepali Congress lawmaker Amaresh...

No-confidence motion matures in one week

Kathmandu, July 13: It will take, as per parliamentary regulations, at least one week for the motion of no confidence filed today by CPN (Maoist Centre) against the incumbent...

'There should be no compromise with quality veterinary services'

Dr. Sital Kaji Shrestha has been elected as a president of Nepal Veterinary Association (NVA), an umbrella organization of Nepalese...

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