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President, PM receive 'raksha bandhan'

KATHMANDU, July 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today morning received...

Pakistan High Court disqualifies PM Nawaz Sharif from serving

ISLAMABAD, July 28: Pakistan Supreme Court disqualifies Prime Minister Nawaz...

One confirmed dead from Swine flu

WALING, July 28: A person hailing from Waling of Syangja...


30-month term extension recommended for Joint Project Office on Saptakoshi, Sunkoshi
KATHMANDU, July 27: The 15th meeting of India-Nepal Joint Team of Experts (JTE) on Saptakoshi High Dam Multipurpose Project and Sunkoshi Storage Cum Diversion Scheme has recommended extending the term of the Joint Project Office of Saptakoshi Sunkoshi Investigation for a period of 30 months effective from March 1, 2017. The JTE meeting held in Kathmandu on July 25 -26 made the decision to recommend for the term extension after reviewing the progress made since the 14th meeting of JTE.
Apex court verdict deferred for 10th time
Apex court verdict deferred for 10th time
KATHMANDU, July 27: Justice delayed is justice denied is how a popular saying goes. However, the Supreme Court on Thursday deferred for the 10th time the verdict on a writ petition demanding resumption of vote counting in Bharatpur Metropolitan City.
PM proposes holding provincial, parliamentary polls simultaneously
PM proposes holding provincial, parliamentary polls simultaneously
KATMANDU, July 27: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has proposed with the Election Commission (EC) to conduct both the provincial and central parliamentary elections simultaneously citing time constraints.
Consolidating democracy
Consolidating democracy

Had there been regular local elections in the past two decades, the self-correcting mechanism of...

Comedy of amendment
Comedy of amendment

The claim that only Nepali constitution has rigid provisions on federal boundary changes is a...

Setting boundaries
Setting boundaries

Nepal must freeze for next 50 years the number of seats in House of Representatives,...

North Korea lessons
North Korea lessons

The alternatives for dealing with nuclear proliferation do not necessarily improve with the passage of...

Nothing to hide

NOC corruption ...

The Fantastic footballer
The Fantastic footballer

Sajana Rana is one of the few players in the history of Nepali football who started playing for the national...
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Catering to those with a sweet tooth
Catering to those with a sweet tooth

Who doesn’t love chocolates? But then again, some chocolates are too sweet or too bland, and the good, imported ones...
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Lighting up the city
Lighting up the city

We have all seen solar powered streetlights being set up in the city and wondered who was behind this brilliant...
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No sweat shopping
No sweat shopping

Finding good quality, fresh vegetables at fair prices when you can’t personally make it to the Kalanki vegetable market has...
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Madhubala's wax statue in works for Madame Tussauds
Madhubala's wax statue in works for Madame Tussauds

NEW DELHI,July 26: A life-size wax figure of late legendary actress Madhubala from Bollywood’s golden era will be a part of the Madame Tussauds museum here.
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'Game of Thrones' author teases two possible new books in 2018
'Game of Thrones' author teases two possible new books in 2018

LOS ANGELES, July 25:  Author George R.R. Martin has hinted at the possibility of not one but two new "Game of Thrones" books in 2018, whetting...
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‘Despacito’ singers veto Venezuelan leader’s campaign remix
‘Despacito’ singers veto Venezuelan leader’s campaign remix

CARACAS, July 25:  There’s a new take on the hit Latin pop song “Despacito.” And this one is not garnering accolades from its producers. ...
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Bieber cancels rest of tour for 'unforeseen circumstances'
Bieber cancels rest of tour for 'unforeseen circumstances'

NEW YORK, July 25: Justin Bieber is canceling the rest of his Purpose World Tour "due to unforeseen circumstances." ...
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What we need is a powerful new body to coordinate among government agencies
What we need is a powerful new body to coordinate among government agencies

Among its other duties, the parliament’s Development Committee is responsible for making government agencies accountable for the vital development and...

"Tax Settlement Commission itself was against law"
"Tax Settlement Commission itself was against law"

In its 54th audit report, Office of the Auditor General had disclosed in April that controversial tax discounts of over...

Doklam dispute should make us serious about protecting our land at tri-junctions
Doklam dispute should make us serious about protecting our land at tri-junctions

Cartographer and scholar on border issues Buddhi Narayan Shrestha brings with him 27 years of experience working in the government’s...

Khukuri FC to organize futsal tournament in Japan
Khukuri FC to organize futsal tournament in Japan

KATHMANDU, July 4: Khukuri FC, a Japan-based organization of Nepali migrants, said that it is organizing Khukuri FC First Running...
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Nepathya flies to Australia for series of concert
Nepathya flies to Australia for series of concert

KATHMANDU, July 4: Folk rock band Nepathya is flying to Australia for a musical tour, which includes series of concerts. ...
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10 new hospitals in 5 years: Dr Mahato
10 new hospitals in 5 years: Dr Mahato

LONDON, June 27: Founder of Non-Resident Nepali (NRN) and entrepreneur Dr Upendra Mahato said that after five years, no Nepali...
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Murderer of Nepali woman in US to get life in prison
Murderer of Nepali woman in US to get life in prison

WASHINGTON, June 26: An American court has sentenced Harshad Kumar Yadav to life in prison for murdering his wife Rina Yadav...
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Inquire properly before joining nursing course in Bangalore
Inquire properly before joining nursing course in Bangalore

Nursing, a profession highly devoted to care, respect, and love has been proved to be...

Call to establish research center
Call to establish research center

It’s already time. It’s now or never. We have been deprived of a proper extensive...

ACPL is a lesson, not a lynchpin
ACPL is a lesson, not a lynchpin

On June 12, 2017, International Cricket Council (ICC) wrote a letter to its Associate members...

On the Rise... Information Systems (IS) Audit
On the Rise... Information Systems (IS) Audit

Banks, corporate houses and government offices, among other organizations, are undergoing Information Systems Audit (IS...

A home for orphans
A home for orphans

Sometimes, unforgettable incidents occur in our lives. Some incidents even spoil people’s lives. For example,...