Students participate in interaction program to curb child marriage

May 27, 2018 08:28 AM

KHOTANG, May 27: In order to discourage children from getting married before the eligible age, an awareness program related to child marriage and reproduction was organized in Kharmi of Khotang on Thursday and Friday.

NCP standing committee to get full shape by Monday

May 27, 2018 07:00 AM

KATHMANDU, May 27: With nearly three dozen leaders from the erstwhile CPN (Maoist Center) vying for a spot in the standing committee, the Nepal Communist Party is seeing further delays in giving full shape to its top committee.

Intense lobbying going on to replace NRA CEO

May 27, 2018 06:30 AM

KATHMANDU, May 27: With the unification of the two ruling parties, two members of the executive committee of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), who were appointed under the then CPN-UML and CPN Maoist (Center) quotas, have intensified their lobbying with party top guns to become chief of the post-earthquake reconstruction body.

Shopkeepers dismayed as KMC starts demolishing shops on Dharahara premises

May 27, 2018 06:00 AM

KATHMANDU, May 27: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Office has started demolishing the shops built on the premises of the Dharahara from Saturday, terminating its previous contracts with the shopkeepers.

School students of various hill, tarai districts yet to get all textbooks

May 27, 2018 05:30 AM

KATHMANDU, May 27: The textbooks of at least three subjects are yet to be provided to students in various schools even after six weeks of the beginning of the new academic session which started from April 15.

Fear of losing grant forces quake victims to build houses in a rush

May 27, 2018 05:30 AM

GORKHA, May 27: The fear of losing the final or the third installment of the reconstruction grant has forced earthquake victims in Gorkha to erect their houses in a rush. Those who were listed as beneficiaries but had not yet started rebuilding their houses have fast been building new houses.

Berry to succeed Tepliz as US envoy to Nepal

May 27, 2018 05:00 AM

KATHMANDU, May 27: Senior Foreign Service career member Randy W. Berry is set to succeed Alaina B. Teplitz as US ambassador to Nepal.

Bank deposits expand as govt expenditure increases

May 27, 2018 04:30 AM

KATHMANDU, May 27: Banking institutions that are facing shortage of lendable fund are now feeling a sigh of relief with the recent rise of stock of deposits as the government expedites development expenditures at the end of the fiscal year.

Fine dining pop-up restaurant at Everest Base Camp

May 27, 2018 04:00 AM

KATHMANDU, May 27: A fine dining pop up restaurant has come into operation at the Everest Base Camp as an attempt to set a Guinness World Record of a pop-up restaurant at the highest altitude.

Golden eggs

May 27, 2018 02:30 AM

Property details of ministers

Infographics: Seminal American novelist Philip Roth dies at 85

May 27, 2018 00:05 AM

Philip Roth, influential giant of 20th-century literature, who explored Jewish-American heritage, politics and male sexuality in over 30 novels, has died aged 85.

The week in Pictures

May 26, 2018 18:40 PM

Cover Photo: The view of Namche Bazar. (Photo: Pratik Rayamajhi /Republica)

May 26: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

May 26, 2018 18:00 PM

Your daily dose of missed important news of the day.

EC likely to reject NCP registration

May 26, 2018 03:22 AM

KATMANDU, May 25: The Election Commission (EC) is likely to reject to register the newly-formed Nepal Communist Party, if the party does not increase women's participation in its central party structure.

Shrestha off to China ahead of PM's visit

May 26, 2018 01:23 AM

KATHMANDU, May 25: At a time when preparations are underway for Prime Minister K P Oli's visit to China, a senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Narayan Kaji Shrestha has left for the northern neighbor for a five-day visit.

SC summons govt over Dhungel pardon

May 26, 2018 01:19 AM

KATHMANDU, May 25: The Supreme Court on Friday summoned several government authorities to attend the apex court on Sunday in order to participate in a hearing on whether or not to issue stay order against the government's preparations to pardon jailed murder convict Balkrishna Dhungel, a former Maoist leader.

SC summons govt for granting amnesty to Dhungel

May 25, 2018 15:46 PM

KATHMANDU, May 25: Supreme Court (SC) has summoned the government in the case of Maoist leader Bal Krishna Dhungel whether he should be given amnesty.

Weekend Hangout

May 25, 2018 14:00 PM

Every Friday and Saturday, we look into venues around the city to find a suitable place to hang around with our friends and loved ones. Sometimes, it becomes difficult to decide. Republica Online brings weekend hangouts in Kathmandu that you can hop in to for some good music, a bottle of beer and some mouth watering food.

'Off goes the Queen,' Subash Nembang requests in the parliament

May 25, 2018 12:45 PM

KATHMANDU, May 25: Subash Chandra Nembang, leader of Nepal Communist Party has urged to delete a word that seemingly described President Bidhya Devi Bhandari from the records of federal parliament.

Communist leaders glitter in gold

May 25, 2018 12:39 PM

KATHMANDU, May 25: The infographics regarding gold possessions by Prime minister KP Sharma Oli and his cabinet of ministers.