ICAO removes Nepal from significant safety concern list
Setopati, Kathmandu, July 21 - The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has removed Nepali aviation sector from the significant safety concern list.
Former king Gyanendra discharged after angioplasty
Setoapti, Kathmandu, July 21 - Former king Gyanendra has been discharged from the Norvic International Hospital in Kathmandu on Friday after undergoing angioplasty on Wednesday.
Oli to visit Mansarovar
Setopati, Kathmandu, July 21 - CPN-UML Chairman KP Oli is leaving for Mansarovar Saturday along with his wife Radhika Shakya. He will reach Lhasa on Saturday and his secretariat confirmed that he is scheduled to meet the local leaders of the Chinese Communist Party there.
Resignation of Chief Secretary Subedi approved
Setopati, Kathmandu, July 20 - The Cabinet meeting on Thursday has approved the resignation of Chief Secretary Som Lal Subedi.
Ram Nath Kovind is the next President of India
PTI , New Delhi, July 20 - Ram Nath Kovind, the NDA candidate, was Thursday elected as India's 14th president receiving an overwhelming majority of votes from the country's lawmakers.
Electoral Constituency Determination Commission formed
Setopati, Kathmandu, July 20 - The Cabinet meeting on Thursday has formed an Electoral Constituency Determination Commission.
SC annuls admission of post graduate medical students not in merit list
Setopati, Kathmandu, July 20 - The Supreme Court on Thursday has annulled admission of post graduate medical students who were not in the merit list.
7 transport officials suspended for registering smuggled vehicles
Setopati, Kathmandu, July 20 - The government on Thursday has suspended chief of the Mahakali zonal transport office and six others for registration of vehicles smuggled by evading customs duty. The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport has suspended the septet effective from Thursday through a secretary level decision on recommendation of the Department of Transport Management.
Head constable who foiled bomb attack promoted to ASI
Setopati , Kathmandu, July 20 - Head Constable Durga Bahadur Rana, who had saved over a dozen persons by immediately throwing the bomb that was hurled toward the polling center in Dang during the second local level election, has been promoted to Assistant Sub-Inspector.
FSF-N, Naya Shakti to unite
Setopati , Kathmandu, July 20 - Upendra Yadav will be chairman of the party, and Baburam Bhattarai the supreme leader after unification of Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal (FSF-N) and Naya Shakti Nepal, according to FSF sources. Ashok Rai will be the senior leader of the new party whose name has yet to be confirmed.
Picture of Mt Everest taken from Chinese side removed from PMO
Setopati , Kathmandu, July 20 - The Prime Minister's Office Thursday afternoon has removed the picture of Mt Everest taken from the Chinese side it had kept in the room to meet foreign dignitaries.
Picture of Mt Everest taken from Chinese side in room where PM meets foreigners
Setopati , Kathmandu, July 20 - Ambassador of Qatar to Nepal Yousuf Bin Mohammad Al-hall paid a courtesy call to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba Wednesday at the latter's office in Singha Durbar. The hall in which foreign delegations hold meeting has a picture of Mount Everest from the Chinese side. The picture of the meeting posted by the official Twitter handle of PM Deuba Wednesday has the picture of Mt Everest in background.
Don't proceed case against Sharma: SC tells Special Court
Shova Sharma, Kathmandu, July 19 - The Supreme Court on Wednesday has ordered the Special Court to keep the corruption case lodged against the arrested Director General of the Inland Revenue Department Chuda Mani Sharma as it is.
RPP dispute spills over into CC meeting
Setopati, Kathmandu, July 19 - The internal dispute of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has been evident even in the party's central committee meeting that started at Dhumbarahi on Wednesday.
Blocked artery of former king Gyanendra widened
Setopati, Kathmandu, July 19 - Former king Gyanendra has undergone angioplasty at the Norvic International Hospital in Kathmandu on Wednesday.
Habeas corpus hearing of Sharma to continue Wednesday
Setopati, Kathmandu, July 18 - Hearing on the habeas corpus petition filed by spouse of the arrested Director General of the Inland Revenue Department Chuda Mani Sharma will continue on Wednesday
Filling of pits expedited following PM's instructions
Setopati, Kathmandu, July 18 - Work for filling pits in the Kathmandu Valley has been expedited following instruction by Prime Minister (PM) Sher Bahadur Deuba to do that within 15 days.
Bodies of missing couple found 75 years later in shrinking glacier
Agencies, Geneva, July 18 - The frozen bodies of a Swiss couple who went missing 75 years ago in the Alps have been found on a shrinking glacier, Reuters reported citing Swiss media.
Hearing on torn Bharatpur ballots to continue on Sunday
Setopati, Kathmandu, July 17 - The hearing on the writ petition filed by the main opposition CPN-UML against the Election Commission decision to conduct reelection in Ward No 19 of Bharatpur Metropolitan City will continue on Sunday.
Hearing on habeas corpus petition of Sharma to continue on Tuesday
Setopati, Kathmandu, July 17 - Hearing on the habeas corpus petition filed by spouse of the arrested Director General of the Inland Revenue Department Chuda Mani Sharma will continue on Tuesday.
Why should we save the ethos of 2015 Nepali constitution?
While Nepal should address voices that question the constitution, it should not undermine the document’s dignity and longevity if the country wants to establish a constitutional culture. No constitution can fulfill all wishes. The drafters of the present constitution should not feel guilty in not securing the consent of all citizens. If the constitution is not fundamentally discriminatory, it has chances to grow further.
One Belt One Road: Prospects & Challenges
Nepal thus has to debate, discuss, analyze and then conclude the cost and benefits of the OBOR for its populace. The benefits of OBOR for Nepali economy are easy to understand, but the short, medium and long-term consequences are not simple, and thus require careful examination.
Dreams and drains
A water-filled ditch looks quite benign until someone lands into it. It was a case of extreme apathy on the part of the perpetrators as the girl paid up with her life for their neglect.
Govt apathy toward flood control
While some opine that, relief can be an option for providing an instant solution, the majority believes that Nepal needs a permanent solution to the problem. And the solution could be construction of dams and water reservoirs, which are the best instruments for flood control.
Traffic Police in Kathmandu
As busy and hassling as the traffic system in Kathmandu is, the Traffic Police here have to handle an equally strenuous job. Over 1,400 traffic officers in and around the Kathmandu Valley battle against the pestering traffic and air pollution each day.
Menstrual taboo outdated
I have seen my sisters and friends isolated and treated in discriminatory manner during their first menstruation cycle. They were not allowed to look at the sun, to touch water source, flower, fruits, any male family member, nor even hear their voice. The activist may claim the situation has changed and I do agree but still during every month my loved ones turns into untouchables beings.