Energy Minister calls for youth involvement in hydropower development

March 25, 2017 19:08 PM

KATHMANDU, March 25: Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma has called upon all the youths to participate in the mega campaign of hydropower development with a vision of making the country self-sufficient.

Polls' preparations in high speed: CEC Yadav

March 25, 2017 16:37 PM

BIRATNAGAR, March 25: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhi Prasad Yadav has shared that the printing of ballot papers for the May 14 local elections was going on in high speed.

Spirited Nepali football team to fly to Manila for Philippines clash

March 25, 2017 14:26 PM

KATHMANDU, March 24: Nepali national football team, spirited from the successes in the recent past, is all set to take on Philippines in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers on Tuesday. Nepali team will fly off to Philippines late Saturday evening via Hong Kong.

No elections sans Madhesh : Mahato

March 25, 2017 14:20 PM

SARLAHI, March 25: Chairman of Sadbhawana Party  Rajendra Mahato has said that the Madhesh alliance will not reach to any new agreement with the government.

Newly appointed Indian Ambassador Puri arrives in Kathmandu

March 25, 2017 11:08 AM

KATHMANDU, March 25: Newly appointed Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri arrived in Kathmandu on Saturday morning.

Over 34,000 licensed firearms possessed by public

March 25, 2017 07:47 AM

KATHMANDU, March 25: As many as 20,000 people in Nepal, including some high-profile figures such as Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, are in possession of licensed firearms, and they have between them a total of at least 34,315 guns, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA).

Police clueless about gruesome murder of teenage girl

March 25, 2017 07:37 AM

KHOTANG, March 24: District Police Office (DPO), Khotang and an investigation team from the Regional Police Office have failed to solve the murder mystery of a teenage girl even after six weeks of investigation.

Ex EC chief Uprety for counting votes at polling stations

March 25, 2017 07:32 AM

KATHMANDU, March 25:Former chief election commissioner Neel Kantha Uprety has suggested to the Election Commission (EC) to count votes at the polling stations itself for speedy election results.

Messi helping build health centers in Nepal

March 25, 2017 05:00 AM

KATHMANDU, March 25: Argentine footballer Lionel Messi and UNICEF has teamed up to build health centers in Nepal.

Decision to add more clearing banks buoys investors

March 25, 2017 01:00 AM

KATHMANDU, March 24: The decision of the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) to add three more clearing banks has elated investors who have been facing delay in settlement and payment of trading transactions.

Cricket coach plans to groom young guns

March 25, 2017 00:50 AM

KATHMANDU, March 25: National cricket team head coach Jagat Tamata says that the ACC Emerging Teams Cup will be a great opportunity for giving exposure to young talents who are likely to replace the old guards in the future.

Roger that

March 25, 2017 00:35 AM

The Election Commission has been guilty of many errors of omission and commission since the Pushpa Kamal Dahal government announced local election on February 20.

Panels, working groups formed to implement SDGs

March 25, 2017 00:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Mar 25: The government has formed two high-level committees and nine thematic working Groups to rollout and implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

Nepal police invites applications for 75,000 temporary police

March 25, 2017 00:20 AM

KATHMANDU, March 25: Nepal police has invited applications for 75,000 temporary police targeting the upcoming local level elections scheduled to take place on May 14.  In a notice issued on Friday, Nepal police headquarters said that the forms can be submitted at the District Police Office across the country until March 30.

Transparent policy-making makes people less cynical of their government

March 25, 2017 00:05 AM

Rohini Pande, Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and Co-Director of Evidence for Policy Design, is reputed for her pioneering research into economic costs and benefits of informal and formal institutions in the developing world and the role of public policy in affecting change. Michael Callen, who is an assistant professor at University of California San Diego, specializes in political economy, development economics and experimental economics. The two were recently in Kathmandu to train senior government bureaucrats on designing evidence-based policies. So how does Nepal benefit from such evidence-based policy-making? And what can it learn from other countries? Biswas Baral and Mahabir Paudyal caught up with the two while they were in the capital.

Ex EC chief Uprety for counting votes at polling stations

March 24, 2017 23:45 PM

KATHMANDU, March 24: Former chief election commissioner Neel Kantha Uprety has suggested to the Election Commission (EC) to count votes at the polling stations itself for speedy election results.

Nepal-Europe Travel Summit 2017 concludes

March 24, 2017 23:35 PM

KATHMANDU, Mar 24: The 'Nepal-Europe Travel Summit 2017' organized by the Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) in different European cities have concluded.

Nepal overcomes host Maldives

March 24, 2017 21:40 PM

KATHMANDU, March 24: Nepal registered a hard-fought victory over host Maldives on Friday in the Third Asian Senior Central Zone Men's Volleyball Championship in Male, the Maldives.

TAAN Langtang marathon on April 25

March 24, 2017 21:10 PM

KATHMANDU, March 24: Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) is organizing the second edition of TAAN International Langtang Marathon under men's and women's categories in Langtang region on April 25.

Chinese Vice-Premier Gaoli calls on PM Dahal

March 24, 2017 17:24 PM

KATHMANDU, March 24: Vice-Premier of China Zhang Gaoli has paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal in Boao, Hainan Province of China.