PM Oli addresses CPC party school program, highlights role of political parties

June 21, 2018 14:26 PM

BEIJING, June 21: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that political parties hold the key to development, prosperity and good governance, and they are the lead actors. They not only steer the present political course of a country but also shape its future direction, he said.

Kids demonstrate yog asanas at Shiva Yog Sadhana Kendra (photo feature)

June 21, 2018 13:11 PM

KATHMANDU, June 21: International Yoga Day is being celebrated by organizing various programs and conducting yoga asanas across the globe.

Nepal should be developed as Yoga hub-Acting PM

June 21, 2018 10:52 AM

KATHMANDU, June 21: Acting Prime Minister Iswor Pokharel has said the government will put efforts to gradually develop Nepal as a hub for health, spiritual and yoga.

Tourist arrivals grew in May

June 21, 2018 09:15 AM

KATHMANDU, June 21: Tourist arrivals in May this year have increased by 9.6 percent compared to the figures of May 2017. According to the Department of Immigration, a total of 68,825 international tourists visited Nepal in May 2018.

Neuro hospital to be renamed after Upendra Devkota's name posthumously

June 21, 2018 08:27 AM

KATHMANDU, June 21: After the death of Senior Neurosurgeon Upendra Devkota the name of Neuro Hospital is decided to be changed to ‘Upendra Devkota Memorial National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences’ from 'National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences before.'

Valley Pollution Levels for June 20, 2018

June 21, 2018 07:44 AM

Valley Pollution Levels for June 20, 2018

EBL distributes trash cans to Budhanilkantha temple

June 21, 2018 07:20 AM

KATHMANDU, June 21: Everest Bank Ltd has distributed trash cans to Shree Budhanilkantha Temple located in Kathmandu. Issuing a statement on Wednesday, the bank said has that it distributed trash cans with the objective to maintain cleanliness inside the temple premises.

Fiscal Commission sets criteria for internal borrowing

June 21, 2018 07:01 AM

KATHMANDU, June 21: National Natural Resources and Fiscal Commission (NNRFC) has set criteria for all three tiers of the governments for internal borrowing. This is the first time the constitutional body has advised governments on borrowing after the implementation of full-fledged federal structure started from this fiscal year.

Sri Lanka legend Mahela Jayawardena to captain MCC against Nepal

June 21, 2018 06:49 AM

KATHMANDU, June 21: Former Sri Lanka captain and current Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardene is set to lead the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) that will face Nepal and Netherlands in a triangular T20 series at Lord's on July 29.

Fuzzscape ready for release

June 21, 2018 06:26 AM

KATHMANDU, June 21: Fuzz Factory Productions, with the support of Prince Claus Fund and British Council, is releasing a new episode of music documentary, Fuzzscape, on Friday.

Carmen Renee Berry conducts a writing workshop in Kathmandu

June 21, 2018 06:25 AM

KATHMANDU, June 21: Carmen Renee Berry, a New York Times Bestselling Author, the co-founder of profitable Authors Institute (PAI), and a book writing coach conducted a workshop with writers and editors in 'Global Perspectives' on Wednesday at Annapurna Hotel, Durbar Marg.

Stocks fall despite increased market activity

June 21, 2018 05:45 AM

KATHMANDU, June 21: The stock market showed a lack of direction for the first trading hour on Wednesday's trading. However, the benchmark equity index declined throughout the latter session to close over 8 points lower for the second day straight.

China willing to strengthen cooperation with Nepal under BRI framework: Xi Jinping

June 21, 2018 05:10 AM

KATHMANDU, June 21: Chinese President Xi Jinping has said that China is willing to strengthen cooperation with Nepal in infrastructure connectivity, post-disaster reconstruction, and trade and investment under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

Local units, Kathmandu at odds over ‘excess’ manpower

June 21, 2018 05:01 AM

KATHMANDU, June 21: Disputes between the local units and the federal government have come to the fore after the federal government deputed employees from the center only to the local units located at easy access areas. Local units in remote areas of the country are reportedly without necessary manpower.

India Launches Women's livelihood development project in Sarlahi

June 21, 2018 05:00 AM

KATHMANDU, June 21: The Nepal-India Women Friendship Society (NIWFS) on Saturday launched the third stage of “Livelihood Improvement, Women Empowerment and Awareness Program” in Sarlahi district.

Educational materials distributed to students

June 21, 2018 04:30 AM

KATHMANDU, June 21: Social Sustainable Youth Foundation (SSYF) has distributed educational materials for financially deprived students of Mahendra Primary School in Sanothimi, Bhaktapur on Wednesday.

SC orders govt to formulate six-month 'save Bagmati action plan'

June 21, 2018 04:25 AM

KATHMANDU, June 21: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the government to formulate a six-month long action plan to save the Bagmati River and submit its report to the apex court. A division bench of justices Dr Ananda Mohan Bhattarai and Sapana Pradhan Malla issued the order on Tuesday.

Coherent strategy

June 21, 2018 02:00 AM

Road and railway projects

Infographics: Which clubs benefit from World Cup?

June 21, 2018 00:05 AM

Considering its global reach, it doesn’t come as a surprise that the quadrennial FIFA World Cup is FIFA’s biggest source of income.

Regular practice and training enhance writing skills: Author Berry

June 20, 2018 21:08 PM

KATHMANDU, June 20: Renowned New York-based writer Carmen Berry has said that regular practice and training enhance the writing skills of any writer.