Bill on broadcasting of radio, FM, television in Province 1 passed

June 19, 2018 19:54 PM

BIRATNAGAR, June 19: Province Assembly of Province 1 on Tuesday passed unanimously the bills related to the broadcasting of radio, FM and television.

Sujata Koirala pitches for early general convention

June 19, 2018 19:13 PM

KATHMANDU, June 19: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Sujata Koirala on Tuesday stressed the need for holding NC General Convention at the earliest following its Mahasamiti meeting.

PM Oli arrives in Beijing

June 19, 2018 19:09 PM

BEIJING, June 19: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who has embarked on his six-day official visit to China at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart. Li Keqiang, has arrived in the capital city, Beijing, on Tuesday.

Dr Devkota's last rites performed

June 19, 2018 17:11 PM

KATHMANDU, June 19: Renowned neurosurgeon Dr Upendra Devkota's last rites were performed at the Pashupati electric crematorium on Tuesday.

NC agrees to resume Province No 5 State Assembly meeting

June 19, 2018 14:38 PM

BUTWAL, June 19: The State Assembly meeting of Province No 5 which was postponed on Monday has convened at 1 pm today after the opposition party, Nepali Congress, agreed to resume the meeting.

Kathmandu Valley witnesses 17 road accidents on a daily basis

June 19, 2018 14:09 PM

KATHMANDU, June 19: In 10 months, 5,180 road accidents, 17 each day, take place in the Kathmandu Valley, according to data maintained by the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division.

Discussion to upscale entrepreneurship development fund

June 19, 2018 09:05 AM

A roundtable discussion on upscaling Entrepreneurship Development Fund (EDF) for women run small medium enterprises (SME) was held at Hotel Annapurna on Monday. The event was hosted by the Federation of Woman Entrepreneur’s Association of Nepal (FWEAN).

The race for fame K-Town celebs on social media

June 19, 2018 09:00 AM

Social media provides the perfect platforms to interact with the netizens, and nobody does it better than the celebrities. Their influence on the society gives them the opportunity to interact with a large mass of admirers.

Govt weakness main cause behind disaster casualties: Home minister

June 19, 2018 08:10 AM

KATHMANDU, June 19: Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has said that weakness on the side of the government is the main reason behind the high death toll of natural disasters in Nepal.

Deals with China will be in line with national interests: PM

June 19, 2018 06:00 AM

KATHMANDU, June 19: Prime Minister KP Oli, who is leaving for Beijing on a six-day official visit at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart on Tuesday, has said that Nepal will reach some key agreements with China keeping its national interests at the center.

Giant of neurosurgery Dr Devkota passes away

June 19, 2018 06:00 AM

KATHMANDU, June 19: ​Dr Upendra Devkota, a towering figure in the field of medicine in Nepal who was instrumental in institutionalizing neurosurgery as a distinct medical discipline in the country, died on Monday at Neuro Hospital, Bansbari. He was 65.

Villagers unable to get rid of monkey menace

June 19, 2018 03:30 AM

KHOTANG, June 19: As the monkeys visit their villages and destroy all their crops, farmers of Diktel Rupakot Majhuwagadhi-7, of Khotang have sleepless nights protecting their crops.

Sugar mills the next target of Home minister

June 19, 2018 03:01 AM

KATHMANDU, June 19: Sugar mills that have been delaying payment to sugarcane producers are next in line to face action from Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa, according to the ministry.

Qatar Airways starts flights to Mykonos island of Greece

June 19, 2018 02:50 AM

KATHMANDU, June 19: Qatar Airways has announced its flights to Mykonos of Greece. Issuing a statement on Monday, Nepal office of Qatar Airways said that the airline will provide seasonal direct service to the Greek island four times a week from Doha by an Airbus A320 until September 30 this year.

Nepse marginally up amid low turnover session

June 19, 2018 02:45 AM

KATHMANDU, June 19: The equity market maintained negative bias for most of the trading session on Monday. However, with a sharp pull back in the last trading hour, the index managed to finish faintly higher.

NBA for scrapping CCD ratio requirement to ease ‘credit crunch’

June 19, 2018 02:15 AM

KATHMANDU, June 19: Bankers have demanded the removal of credit to core capital and deposit (CCD) ratio, stating that the prudential lending limit set by the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) is the main culprit behind the ‘credit crunch’.

Nepal promotes VNY 2020 in Hong Kong travel fair

June 19, 2018 02:05 AM

KATHMANDU, June 19: Nepali authorities and entrepreneurs have participated in a travel fair in Hong Kong for the promotion of Visit Nepal Year 2020.

Outcome matters

June 19, 2018 02:00 AM

Prime Minister K P Oli is leaving for official visit to China today—his first trip to the northern neighbor after assuming office second time in February. A lot has been written in the press about the priorities he should set while negotiating with the Chinese government.

PM stunned on demise of Dr Devkota

June 19, 2018 00:05 AM

KATHMANDU, June 18: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that he was stunned by the news of demise of senior neurosurgeon Dr Upendra Devkota.

Infographics: Timeline: US standoff with key trade partners

June 19, 2018 00:05 AM

US president Donald Trump’s decision to go ahead and impose 25 per cent tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports is the latest salvo in the four-month standoff the country’s been having with its key trade partners.