Truck plunges hundred meters, two in critical condition

February 20, 2017 11:55 AM

ILAM, Feb 20: As many as eight persons were injured when a truck met with an accident this morning at Kolbung – 2 in Ilam along the Mechi Highway.

International Women's Trade Expo concludes

February 20, 2017 11:33 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: The 2nd International Women's Trade Expo concluded in Kathmandu on Saturday, recording over Rs 50 million worth of transactions.

Prime Minister vows to mobilize private sector for bridging infrastructure gap

February 20, 2017 11:32 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday said that lack of basic infrastructure has directly hurt development activities in the country and vowed to mobilize the private sector as an indispensable partner to bridge the infrastructure gap.

Meghauli Serai featured among the best new hotels of 2017

February 20, 2017 11:31 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Travel & Leisure magazine has featured Meghauli Serai, -- a Taj Safaris lodge -- as one of the best new hotels of 2017.

Nepal Bangladesh Bank unveils new logo

February 20, 2017 11:31 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Nepal Bangladesh Bank Ltd has unveiled its new logo.

‘2nd CEO Unplugged’ concludes

February 20, 2017 11:28 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: The 2nd edition of ‘CEO Unplugged 2017’ has concluded in Kathmandu.

SCBNL gets Sebon nod to start ASBA service

February 20, 2017 11:26 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Standard Chartered Bank Ltd Nepal (SCBNL) has received approval for providing Application Supported by Blocked Amount (ASBA) service from the Securities and Exchange Board of Nepal (Sebon).

Colors Mobile cuts prices of two smartphones

February 20, 2017 11:23 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Colors Mobile has offered heavy discounts on two of its smartphones -- Elite E15 and Elite E20.

Two missing after Bolero jeep plunges into Trishuli

February 20, 2017 11:18 AM

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), Feb 20: Two persons have been reported missing and four others injured after a Bolero jeep plunged into the Trishuli river this morning at Kabilash road stretch in Chitwan.

Him Electronics launches Galanz air conditioners

February 20, 2017 11:15 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Him Electronics Pvt Ltd has launched Galanz air conditioners in the Nepali market.

Nepali migrant worker found dead in Qatar

February 20, 2017 10:28 AM

RAJBIRAJ, Feb 20: A 35 – year – old Nepali migrant worker has been found dead in his room in Qatar.

BP Highway in Sindhuli caves in

February 20, 2017 09:26 AM

SINDHULI, Feb 20: A strip of the BP Highway along the Shitalpati section in Sindhuli has caved in and fallen into the Sunkoshi river below disrupting vehicular movement.

Women suffering from uterine prolapse benefit from free health camp

February 20, 2017 08:22 AM

BAJURA, Feb 20: Many women in rural parts of Bajura district, who were suffering from uterine prolapse for long, have benefited from a free health camp set up here since last Friday.

Vice Prez inaugurates Sukman polyclinic building in Nuwakot

February 20, 2017 08:10 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun inaugurated the recently reconstructed building of Sukman Memorial Polyclinic in Kumar VDC of Nuwakot district amid a function on Sunday.

Social crime

February 20, 2017 00:45 AM

Turns out there are some relatively easy steps that can be taken immediately to reduce the level of air pollution in Kathmandu valley. These steps have been suggested in an action plan recently submitted to the National Planning Commission by an ‘air pollution control’ taskforce comprised of environmental experts and senior government officials.

NRN in Germany collecting funds to rebuild Nepal

February 20, 2017 00:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Rebuild Nepal, a Germany-based organization established by non-residential Nepalis has been supporting the quake victims, especially children, of Nepal by rebuilding school blocks.

NRA nudges ministry over interest-free loan for quake victims

February 20, 2017 00:20 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: With the government not taking any initiative to implement the promised interest and collateral free loan of Rs 300,000, which is apart from the housing grant of Rs 300,000, the National Reconstruction (NRA) has formally asked the Ministry of Finance to formulate working guidelines without delay for issuing such loan to the victims.

Infographics: Death in North Korea

February 20, 2017 00:05 AM

Death in North Korea

5 things about Hemant Rana

February 19, 2017 23:00 PM

Hemant Rana, the vocalist of latest trending song ‘Saili’, is a music artist who started off his career back in 2004 through his first album ‘Paap Punya’. He got into limelight when his song ‘Laija Re’ topped all the music charts of the industry. Rana likes to correlate his songs with the social issues of the day. He also released his fourth album – Saili along with the launch of GH Entertainment on Saturday. In a tête-à-tête with Republica’s Prasuma Rawal he shares five things about him that many may not know.

Talks to set poll date fruitless

February 19, 2017 22:30 PM

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: Rounds of talks held by the government with the political parties and the Election Commission on Sunday for setting a date for local elections could not make any headway, with the agitating Madhesi alliance continuing to refuse  to go for polls without first amending the constitution.