PM, Deputy Prime Ministers make property details public
KATHMANDU, MARCH 21 - Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and ministers in his government have made their property details public.
HEROES BACK HOME (PHOTO FEATURE)
Prakash Lama, Kathmandu, Mar 21 - After their outstanding performance in the World Twenty20 cricket tournament in Bangladesh, Nepali National Cricket Team returned to Kathmandu Friday.
Minister for Youth and Sports Purusottam Poudel, National Sports Council Member Secretary Yuvaraj Lama and Cricket Association of Nepal President Tanka Angbuhang, among others, welcomed the team at the Tribhuvan International Airport.
The government has already decided to give Rs 5 lakh to each of the players for their outstanding performance.
One hundred thousand Nepalis obtaining passports every month
SETOPATI, KATHMANDU, March 21 - As the government fails to create employment opportunities at home, the number of people applying for passports to seek better options abroad has gone up by four times in the last three years.
National heroes back home
SETOPATI, KATHMANDU, MARCH 21 - After their outstanding performance in the World Twenty20 cricket tournament in Bangladesh, Nepali National Cricket Team have returned to Kathmandu Friday.
Four former PMs incluidng Dahal, Bhattarai at Bir to visit fasting Adhikari couple
SETOPATI, KATHMANDU, MARCH 21 - Four former prime ministers of Nepal -- Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Baburam Bhattarai, Sher Bahadur Deuba and Madhav Kumar Nepal -- are currently in Bir Hospital in the capital to meet Nanda Prasad Adhikari and his wife Ganga Maya who are on fast on to death demanding that the government take action against the murderers of their son Krishna Prasad.
Skin bank, the new endeavor of Phect-Burn Initiative
--Abha Dhital, Kathmandu,Mar 20 - Though awareness about eye and kidney donation is on the rise, not many people are even familiar with the concept of skin donation.
Nepal defeat Afghanistan
KATHMANDU, March 20: - Nepal defeated Afghanistan by 9 runs in the ICC World T20 2014 Group A qualifier at Jahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Bangladesh on Thursday. Nepal post a competitive score of 141 against Afghanistan. But Afghanistan could not chase the score in 20 overs.
Nepal register stunning 9-run victory over Afghanistan in ICC World T20
Nepal registered a stunning nine-run victory over Afghanistan in the ICC World T20 2014 Round One Grpup A match. Nepal’s victory was set up by Subash Khukare‘s career-best T20 score of 56 and a disciplined bowling annihilating the Afghan batsmen who panicked towards the end only to lose their way.
Chapagaun tense following death of cabbie in police custody
Chapagaun area in the Valley has become tense following the death of taxi driver Rabi Maharjan in police custody Wednesday night. Maharjan, who was in police custody for two weeks, became seriously ill at night and was taken to Patan Hospital for medical treatment.
House adjourned till 2 p.m.
Setopati, Kathmandu, Mar 20 - Major opposition parties stalled the House for the third consecutive day today over hike in price of petroleum products and other essential commodities with government maintaining silence.
Australia sees possible plane debris
BBC, 20 March 2014 - Two objects have been seen that could possibly relate to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, Australian PM Tony Abbott has announced.
Parliamentary activities disrupted for the second consecutive day
Kathmandu, March 19: - The Legislature-Parliament activities were disrupted for the second consecutive day on Wednesday as well, following strong resistance from the opposition parties over the hike on petroleum products.
Government, opposition discuss petro price adjustment, fail to reach agreement
Kathmandu, March 19: - A daylong discussion among the ministers, opposition leaders and government secretaries on adjustment of the petroleum price, it regular supply and long-term management of Nepal Oil Corporation failed to reach to a conclusion on Wednesday.
CIAA arrests nine including dofe director
Kathmandu, March 19: - The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has arrested nine staff of the Department of Foreign Employment including its Director on the charge of committing irregularities while issuing labour permits to Nepali workers going on foreign employment.
Valley life limps back to normal
Kathmandu, March 19: - The banda or shutdown organised by student unions protesting the hike in the prices of petroleum products affected life in the Kathmandu Valley today.
What If Missing Malaysia Plane Is Never Found?
AP, WELLINGTON, New Zealand - The plane must be somewhere. But the same can be said for Amelia Earhart's. Ten days after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared with 239 people aboard, an exhaustive international search has produced no sign of the Boeing 777, raising an unsettling question: What if the airplane is never found?
ICC World T20 2014: Bangladesh crush Nepal to win by 8 wickets
Bangladesh crushed Nepal to win by eight wickets in the ICC World T20 2014 qualifying match in Group A at Chittagong on March 18, 2014. Bangladesh chased down a modest 127-run target in the T20 World Cup tie.Anamul Haque top-scored with 42 and Shakib Al Hasan scored a quick-fire unbeaten 37.
Govt makes common minimum program made public
KATHMANDU, MARCH 18 - Minister for Information and Communications Dr Minendra Rijal has said that the present government would give top priority to promulgate the new constitution within a year's time from the constituent assembly.
Parliament adjourned for the day
SETOPATI, KATHMANDU, MARCH 18 - Legislature-Parliament was adjourned for the day without conducting any business following a treat from detrained opposition -- mainly the UCPN (M) and RPP (N) – that thy would not let the House run without the hike of petro-product prices rolled back.
Mohammad Isam in Chittagong - Nepal will face Bangladesh on Tuesday evening, but the two teams go back a long way, all the way back to 1996 when Nepal played their first ever cricket match, when both of them were Associate Nations. During the ACC Trophy in Kuala Lumpur that year, Nepal lost to their World T20 Group A opponents by a margin of a faster run-rate.
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.
RJP's suicidal move
Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJP) has announced protest programs including general strike to disrupt the upcoming second round of local election. Formation of RJP with merger of six Madhes-based parties had sent a positive message both to the plains and the hills.
Sex life after rape
I was harassed recently by someone whom I considered a guardian, called him brother and always felt safe being with him. I was drunk that day, and tense and unconscious. He first hugged me. I thought it was a friendly hug but slowly he started crossing his limits. I shouted and stopped him. He wasn’t drunk. He tried to use me. He abused me. He knew everything about me including my struggles with my health.
The Attack on Khalanga, Jumla: The Memoirs of Radha Paudel
Khalangama Hamala is a memoir by Radha Paudel about the attack on Khalanga, Jumla by the Maoist rebels on 14 November, 2002. The book was awarded the prestigious Madan Puraskar for the year 2070 BS.
Vishad Raj Onta
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.