Two killed, 10 critically injured in Arghakhanchi bus accident
Arghakhanchi, Oct 6 - Two people were killed and 30 others injured when a bus they were traveling in fell some 100 meters from the road at Sapdanda, Malarani rural municipality-2 in Arghakhanchi district this morning.
Nawaraj Silwal to join UML, to contest federal election
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 5 - Former DIG Nawaraj Silwal is all set to join CPN-UML. Silwal is scheduled to join the UML amid a program to be organized at Kwality Banquet in Baneshowr on Friday, informed UML secretary Yogesh Bhattarai.
Dr KC stages hunger strike for 13th time
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 5 - The senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC has begun his 13th fast-unto-death from Thursday, stating that the Medical Education Bill that is under consideration in the parliament is being endorsed to favor the medical mafia.
NC discusses whether to keep or oust Maoist ministers
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 5 - Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the ministers from CPN (Maoist Center) will not be expelled for now. PM Deuba has decided not to oust the CPN (Maoist Center) from the ruling Nepali Congress-led government for forging an alliance with CPN-UML.
Will Upendra Yadav join leftist or democratic alliance?
Sanjib Bagale , Kathmandu, Oct 5 - Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal led by Upendra Yadav has not yet decided on choosing any alliance at a time when polarization is occurring in the alliance of democratic forces under the Nepali Congress and leftist alliance among CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center) and Naya Shakti.
Dr KC to resume stalled hunger strike today
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 5 - The senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC is starting his 13th fast-unto-death from Thursday, stating that the Medical Education Bill that is under consideration in the parliament is being endorsed to favor the medical mafia.
Six parties' working committee formed to forge alliance to counter leftist alliance
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 4 - The Nepali Congress is set to form an alliance to counter the leftist alliance of CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center) and Naya Shakti Nepal for the upcoming federal and provincial elections.
I'm also attempting to forge alliance: Deuba
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 4 - Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has proposed of forging an alliance with democratic nationalist and progressive forces for the upcoming federal and provincial elections.
NC Pyuthan unanimously recommends NRA CEO Pokharel for federal election
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 4 - The Nepali Congress Pyuthan has recommended National Reconstruction Authority Chief Executive Officer Govinda Pokharel for contesting the House of Representative election.
FSF-N Deputy Gen Secy Sah to contest election from NC
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 4 - Deputy General Secretary of Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal (FSF-N) Abhishek Pratap Sah will contest the upcoming House of Representative election slated for November 26 from Nepali Congress. It is confirmed that Sah will join the Nepali Congress after quitting FSF-N.
UML, Maoist and Naya Shakti announce leftist alliance
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 3 - CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center) and Naya Shakti Nepal Tuesday have agreed on forging electoral alliance in the upcoming federal and provincial elections and forming a unified communist party.
Naya Shakti to join UML-CPN(Maoist Center) alliance
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 3 - Naya Shakti Nepal led by Baburam Bhattarai is joining the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) electoral alliance and subsequent party unification.
Dahal offers Upendra Yadav to join UML-Maoist alliance
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 3 - CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged Upendra Yadav, the chairman of Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal (FSF-N) to participate in the party unification and electoral alliance between CPN (Maoist Center) and CPN-UML.
UML, CPN (Maoist Center) to contest elections using own election symbols
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 3 - CPN (Maoist Center) is all set to contest the upcoming federal and provincial elections using its own election symbol, a bold sickle, and hammer inside a circle.
Dahal, Deuba hold one-on-one meeting
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 3 - CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba Tuesday held 30 minutes of one-on-one meeting at the latter’s official residence in Baluwatar.
UML, CPN (Maoist Center) agree on electoral alliance, party unification
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 3 - The main opposition party CPN-UML and governing CPN (Maoist Center) have agreed on forging alliance for contesting the upcoming federal and provincial elections. They have also agreed to eventually unify the two parties.
Sniper in high-rise hotel kills at least 58 in Las Vegas
Xinhua, Los Angeles, Oct 2 - At least 58 people were killed and over 500 others wounded in a mass shooting at a concert Sunday night outside of the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas in the U.S. state of Nevada.
Five RJP leaders including Tripathi quit party, to contest elections using UML's symbol
Setopati, Kathmandu, Oct 2 - Five leaders including Hridayesh Tripathi of Rastriya Janata Party (RJP)-Nepal have quitted the party.
Indefinite curfew imposed in Bardiya
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 2 - The local administration has imposed an indefinite curfew in Bardiya from Monday. The curfew was clamped after the clash was ensued between Hindu and Muslim groups in Mohammadpur Ganeshpur of Bardiya late Sunday from 8:30 pm to 12 am.
BSF arrests Yadav for protesting against dam construction by Indian side
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 2 - The Border Security Force (BSF) has arrested Dev Narayan Yadav who had opposed the Indian encroachment in Tilathi of Saptari district. According to Yadav’s family members, the Indian police have arrested him from Kunauli Bazaar of India. The Indian police have not yet disclosed the reason behind his arrest.
Amendment of Education Act: A betrayal to capable candidates
Not all, but many of the temporary teachers who have been wishing to become permanent, no doubt, appointed on the basis of their political ideologies. They couldn't succeed in the examinations despite repeated attempts. They carried the bags of those parties during their teaching career.
The Doklam dilemma
Being a buffer state between the two giant neighbors, Nepal should conduct its foreign policy vis-à-vis China and India in a very sensitive manner. Nepal has always maintained that it would not allow its soil to be used against any neighbor. At the same time, Nepal should make sure that its own national interests are never compromised.
Gaurab Shumsher Thapa
To dogs, with love
Many find talking about basic animal rights stupid when no basic rights of people are guaranteed. However, there are still few people who are aware how humane behavior has turned toward cruelty and indifference which can be vividly seen through the way street dogs and other animals are abused around us.
Unanswered questions on recent leftist alliance
Although they seem to be very much communist while in opposition, whether about the 'Indian semi-colonial status' in Nepal or American hegemony, this has never been evident while they actually come into power and rule Nepal.
Dr Chandra Sharma Poudyal
What we need to learn from Thailand?
Thailand is a developing country. But it seemed like a developed country at first sight. It is hard to believe that Thailand is a developing country. There are big buildings, and clean and broad roads. The city is clean with no trace of pollution.
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.