20th Earthquake Safety Day being marked today

January 17, 2018 06:45 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Commemorating the pains and devastations caused by the 1990 BS (1934 AD) mega earthquake, the country is marking the 20th Earthquake Safety Day on Tuesday expecting to have better preparation to cope with such natural disasters in the days ahead.

Govt in backdoor talks with alliance on guv choices

January 17, 2018 06:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The government has expedited backdoor negotiations with the left alliance for appointing governors for the seven provinces in consensus with the alliance, postponing a scheduled cabinet meeting to Wednesday. The cabinet meeting was to have been held Tuesday afternoon.

EC may announce provincial PR seat winners today

January 17, 2018 06:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Election Commission (EC) is likely to announce winners of the provincial assemblies elected under Proportional Representation (PR) category on Wednesday.

SC upholds five-years jail for Manange

January 17, 2018 05:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Supreme Court has upheld a five-year jail sentence handed down to newly elected member of the Provincial Assembly of Province 4, Rajiv Gurung alias Deepak Manange.

NC summons CWC meeting for Thursday

January 17, 2018 03:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has summoned the party's central working committee meeting for Thursday.

Govt marks earthquake safety day

January 17, 2018 03:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: As the country marked the 20th earthquake safety day on Tuesday, Nepal has achieved a lot already in terms of raising awareness about earthquake safety and preparedness, especially after the devastating 2015 earthquakes, but there is still a long way to go in preparation for a potential earthquake disaster, say experts.

Nurses threaten stringent protests

January 17, 2018 02:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The Nursing Association of Nepal (NAN), the umbrella organization of nurses across the country, has threatened of a nationwide protest presenting a 11-point demand including a demand for salary hike for nurses and reinstatement of three nurses who were sacked by the government from the Human Organ Transplant Centre (HOTC), Bhaktapur.

Tale of neglect

January 17, 2018 02:00 AM

Government response on reconstruction

Fish die due to severe cold

January 17, 2018 01:45 AM

SARLAHI, Jan 16: Farmers of Sarlahi have suffered a huge loss as fish are dying in the pond due to severe cold.

Infographics: Sales of Arms

January 17, 2018 00:05 AM

Sales of Arms

Rahul Goyal of Shalimar Jewelers arrested

January 16, 2018 19:35 PM

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) has arrested the owner of Shalimar Jewelers Rahul Goyal claiming his involvement in the gold smuggling racket.

SC upholds five years jail-term awarded to Deepak Manange

January 16, 2018 18:37 PM

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: Supreme Court has upheld the decision of five years jail-term awarded to the newly elected member of Provincial Assembly from Manang Rajiv Gurung alias Deepak Manange.

NA to prepare new DPR of fast track on its own

January 16, 2018 16:40 PM

KATHMANDU, Jan 14:  The Nepali Army (NA) is to prepare the detailed project report (DPR) of the Kathmandu- Terai Madhes fast track on its own.

36th Badminton Tournament kicks off

January 16, 2018 16:24 PM

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Jan 16: 39th Badminton Tournament under National Sports Council Championship has begun at Bhimduttanagar of Kanchanpur district from Tuesday. The tournament organized by District Badminton Association, Kanchanpur.

NRA's assistance to quake survivors to purchase winter clothes, repair houses

January 16, 2018 16:16 PM

JHAPA, Jan 16: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has allocated money for the survivors of the April 2015 earthquake in Jhapa district to purchase warm clothes and repair their houses.

Child dies after being hit by tractor

January 16, 2018 16:05 PM

MORANG: A three-year-old boy was killed after being hit by a tractor at an inner road of Sundar Haraincha-6 in Morang.

Vapor coming out from land is normal, say geologists

January 16, 2018 15:55 PM

LAMJUNG, Jan 16: Geologists have dismissed the chances of any risk from the vapor coming out from the surface near Seyudibar settlement in Lamjung district.

Thori village in Chitwan

January 16, 2018 15:00 PM

The Thori village in Chitwan captured in this undated photograph.

Cabinet meeting postponed for Wednesday

January 16, 2018 13:55 PM

KATHAMDNU, Jan 16: Without political agreement on the issues of provincial chiefs and temporary capitals, the Council of Ministers scheduled for 4:30 PM today has been postponed for tomorrow.

‘Did not choose ‘KRI’ base on Anamol’s stardom’

January 16, 2018 11:39 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: ‘KRI’ actress Aditee Budathoki interacted with the media at the meet and greet event in Kathmandu on Sunday.