Postal highway inaugurated

Dhangadhi, Jan 19: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Ramesh Lekhak and Indian ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae jointly inaugurated the postal highway here today.  The 27- kilometre-long highway from Lamki to Khakraula...

Nepal ready to work together with Indonesia: PM Prachanda

Kathmandu, Jan 19: Iwan Wiranata-atmadja, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Nepal, has paid a courtesy farewell call on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda at his official residence, Baluwatar, today.  The Indonesian...

Saving Snow Leopard

The Snow leopard, one of the large cats living in the high mountains, is a subject of high fascination and attraction for wildlife researchers, explorers, adventures and travel writers. This charismatic animal has been the protagonist...

Power Politics

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda has urged the international investors to invest in Nepal’s hydropower sector. While addressing the 10th World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi of the United Arab Emirates the other...

Council of Ministers' meeting decides to accept Rs 16.37 billion WB loan

Kathmandu, Jan 19: The government has decided to accept Rs 16.37 billion loan assistance provided by the World Bank for strengthening the social security and vital events registration programme.  A meeting of the Council of Ministers held at Singha...

Talks on with foreign missions for securing Nepali migrant workers' rights: Minister

Chitwan, Jan 19: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said the incumbent government was committed to improving relations with important countries where the government has not been able to train its attention.  Talking to journalists...

Obama praised for bridging gap between hip-hop, politics

ATLANTA, Jan 19 (AP) — Not only is President Barack Obama the nation's first black president, but it's safe to say he has been America's first hip-hop commander-in-chief. Obama embraced hip-hop more than any of his predecessors: He's...

China calls on US to bar Taiwan from Trump inauguration

BEIJING, Jan 18 (AP) — China on Wednesday called on the U.S. to bar a Taiwanese delegation from attending Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, underscoring concerns that the incoming president could seek to redefine relations between Beijing,...

With China Nepal Loses Nothing But Chains  

By Dr. Upendra Gautam   More than 2,000 years ago, the ancient Silk Road starting from China connected Asia and Europe. It was an important bridge facilitating trade exchanges,...

Improving Laws For Federal Elections

  Mukti Rijal   The bills related with the elections have been submitted for deliberations in the national parliament recently.  The bills were introduced in the...

DPM Mahara directs for reforms at TIA customs

Kathmandu, Jan 19: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara, has directed the director general at the Department of Customs Shishir Dhungana to reform...

SAARC Handicraft Centre to be established

Kathmandu, Jan 19: The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Handicraft Development Centre will be established at the initiation of Federation of Handicraft...

NASA study in Hawaii paving way for human travel to Mars

HONOLULU, Jan 19 (AP) — A group of NASA-funded researchers are poised to enter an isolated geodesic dome on a Hawaii volcano to study human behavior for long-term space...

Philippines, communist rebels resume peace talks in Rome

MANILA, Philippines, Jan 19 (AP) — Philippine negotiators and communist guerrillas are set to resume peace talks in Rome on Thursday, with the Maoist insurgents warning...

Europe announces changes to Ryder Cup qualifying system

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Jan 18 (AP) — Europe's team for the 2018 Ryder Cup in France will have an extra captain's pick and is set to contain more in-form...

Pursuing a record 23rd major title, Williams opens with win

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan 17 (AP) — Serena Williams is choosing her moments carefully. Deep contemplation on her recent engagement, she says, can wait until after the Australian...

Two new ministers administered oath

Kathmandu, Jan 19: President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to the two new ministers at a special ceremony held at the Office of the President,...

CCTV cameras to be set up to curb crime

Bhaktapur, Jan 19: The Metropolitan Police Circle, Thimi has started a campaign to install CCTV cameras at various intersections to control criminal activities including theft...

All hydro power deals with India faulty: Prof. Subedi

Prof. Hem Raj Subedi is a noted expert on conflict mediation and resolution. Professor Subedi is currently a PhD Programme Coordinator...

We've attached great importance to Chinese President Xi's visit to Nepal: Dr. Adhikari

It is said that Nepal’s foreign policy lacks coherence. It often witnesses shifts with the change of government. This is largely...

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