Lawmakers draw attention of govt in Appropriation Bill

Kathmandu, June 17: Discussions are underway under different topics of the Appropriation Bill, 2075 in today's House of Representative meeting.  Lawmaker Durga Bahadur Rawal, taking part in the deliberation, claimed that the...

Four rescued alive after 39 hours from tunnel of Arun-III

Sankhuwasabha, June 17: Four persons missing in a mudslide while constructing the tunnel of the Arun-III hydropower project have been rescued alive.  The landslide had occurred at 8:40 on Friday evening in Phaksinda of Num near the...

PSC’s Commendable Job

The Public Service Commission (PSC) is one of the few institutions that has been able to keep its integrity and credibility intact till date. Many of the government and constitutional bodies badly suffered from the deleterious impacts...

Upgrade Agriculture

Nepal has always been touted as an agricultural country, but the performance of this sector seems to be waning over the years. The production of cereal crops seems to have gone down and once an exporter of paddy, Nepal now relies...

Demand for question and response with PM

Kathmandu, June 17: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has stated that lawmakers should be allowed to question and answer with the Prime Minister once the House of Representatives (HoR) Operation Regulations comes into force. He was speaking at a meeting...

Remote Soru Village of Mugu connected to road access

Mugu, June 17: Soru Rural Municipality of Mugu district has been connected to road network.  For the first time, a jeep travelled to the village from the district headquarters of Gamgadhi. Construction of 23 kms Gamgadhi-Gilah-Dhulachaur was started...

2nd LD Writethru: Death toll rises to 26 in IS-claimed Afghan ceasefire celebration blast

JALALABAD, Afghanistan, June 17 (Xinhua) -- At least 26 people were killed after a suicide car bombing struck a crowd celebrating ceasefire during Eid festival in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Saturday, a provincial official said.  The...

Japan urges N. Korea to jointly break mutual distrust

TOKYO, June 16, 2018 (AFP) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday called on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to jointly overcome their mutual distrust, as he confirmed ongoing efforts to arrange a Japan-North Korea summit.  In a television...

Substance Of Taboo

Anupam Thapa Use of cannabis has been controversial. It is sacred as it is used by God Shiva, but for an individual it is illegal to use it and its use is a social taboo. It is...

PM Oli’s China Visit Opens New Chapter Of Cooperation

Ritu Raj Subedi   While addressing a joint session of Nepal’s parliament in April 1960, Chinese premier Chou En-lai had offered his practical views with regard to the...

BRB stresses for industrial revolution

Pokhara, June 17: Coordinator of Naya Shakti Party Nepal Dr Baburam Bhattarai has said the budget unveiled by the government was traditional one thus cannot meet the state's...

Private schools hit by educational strike

Kathmandu, June 17: Most of the private and boarding schools in the Kathmandu Valley and other parts of the country remained closed today due to the educational strike held at...

Judge denies request for Stormy Daniels gag order

AFPLos Angeles, June 17:An American federal judge rejected Friday a request by President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer...

Ileana opens up on films, depression, marriage and pregnancy

AgenciesMumbai, June 15:She was all of 18 when her acting career took off, landing her in the cobweb of celebrityhood. But Indian...

Iran bans public World Cup screenings

TEHRAN, June 15, 2018 (AFP) - Authorities in Tehran cancelled plans to allow families to watch Iran's World Cup football opener against Morocco on Friday in the stadium and...

ICC includes Nepal for ODI teams ranking

Kathmandu, June 1: Nepal has been included in the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s ranking for one day international (ODI) teams. According to the ICC, the Netherlands,...

Bhadra and Rupasi, a pair of rhinos being sent to China as gift

Chitwan, Jan 17: Bharda and Rupasi are among the two pairs of rhinoceros that the government is sending to the Government of Republic of China as gifts.  The pair named Bhadra...

'Implement discount on bus fare to elderly citizens effectively'

Kathmandu, June 17: The discussion on the appropriation bill 2075 is continuous in the meeting of the House of Representatives today.  The discussion is focused on the proposal...

Rights of LGBTI people should be protected: Pinky

Pinky Gurung is chairperson of Blue Diamond Society (BDS), an Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) rights organisation....

We have supported government for Constitution amendment: Bhandari

Then central leader of the Nepali Congress and former minister Sharat Singh Bhandari entered the regional politics by joining the...

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