One injured in fire

October 23, 2017 13:50 PM

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 23: A person was critically injured in a fire incident at Madhyapur Municipality-6 in Bhaktapur district today.

Bodies of siblings swept away from Devghat found

October 23, 2017 13:49 PM

CHITWAN, Oct 23: Bodies of siblings Chandraman Shrestha and Raj Kumar Shrestha from Butwal Sub metropolis-15, Rupandehi who had gone missing in course of taking bath at Devghatdham, the confluence of Narayani and Kaligandaki rivers last Thursday, have been retrieved.

807 file candidacies for 1st phase federal and state parliament elections

October 23, 2017 13:43 PM

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Altogether 807 people have filed their candidacy for the first phase of the House of Representatives and State Assemblies elections to be held on November 26.

Fire guts property worth Rs 6.7 m

October 23, 2017 13:38 PM

URLABARI, Morang, Oct 23: Property worth Rs. 6.7 million was destroyed in a fire that destroyed the house of Bhupendra Karki in Miklajung rural municipality-5 last night.

Infographics: Gap between rich and poor

October 23, 2017 11:20 AM

1 in 9 people on the planet will go to bed hungry tonight while a small handful of billionaires have so much wealth they would need several lifetimes to spend it.

Fire causes damage worth 6.7 million rupees

October 23, 2017 11:16 AM

URLABARI, MORANG, Oct 23: Property worth Rs. 6.7 million was destroyed in a fire that destroyed the house of Bhupendra Karki in Miklajung rural municipality-5 last night.

Nepal wins nine gold medals in Taekwando

October 23, 2017 09:51 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Nepal has won a total of 21 medals including six gold medals in the 7th Tirak International Taekwando championship held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Home Remedies for Fever

October 23, 2017 09:11 AM

Whenever the body’s temperature is higher than the normal range, it is called a fever. Although we commonly hear that 98.6 degrees F, or 37 degrees C, is considered normal, this is not a set number that applies universally to all. Normal body temperature is different for children than adults and also can vary among individuals. A fever is basically a symptom of another condition or illness. A fever can occur when your body is fighting an infection, such as the flu.

Roji releases new album ‘Yachhugu Sarga’

October 23, 2017 09:03 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Nepal Bhasa Singer Roji Dongol released her solo musical album ‘Yachhugu Sarga’ amid a function in Kathmandu.

NFS to honor Chaitya Devi, Madan Krishna

October 23, 2017 08:54 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The Newa Film Society (NFS) has announced that veteran actors Chaitya Devi Singh and Madan Krishna Shrestha will be honored at Nepal Bhasa Film festival amid an event on  October 15.

China South Asia Expo in Kathmandu on Nov 2-5

October 23, 2017 08:10 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Yunnan International Exposition Affairs Bureau and Nepal-China Executives Council have announced to organize the China-South Asia Expo in Kathmandu from November 2 through 5. This is the first time the expo is being held outside China.

Nepalis spending 13% of daily income for a food-plate

October 23, 2017 07:54 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Each Nepali spends 13 percent of their average daily income on a plate of food, the second highest among the countries surveyed in South Asia, according to a recent World Food Programme (WFP) report entitled Counting the Beans: The True Cost of a Plate of Food Around the World. The average annual income of a Nepali is US$ 682 or Rs 88,786.

Nepal Army bags gold in Cambrian Patrol 2017

October 23, 2017 07:40 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Nepal Army (NA) has bagged the gold medal in the Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2017 held in Brecon, Wales.

Candidates hurry up for poll nomination immediately after Tihar

October 23, 2017 07:35 AM

KHOTANG, Oct 23: As the Election Commission (EC) had set October 22, the day after Bhaitika, as the date for filing nominations, candidates participating in the upcoming provincial and parliamentary elections flocked the district headquarters of Khotang, Diktel on Sunday, the very next day of the auspicious festival.

Filing of candidacies (Photo Feature)

October 23, 2017 07:19 AM

Some pictures while filing the candidacies for the upcoming election.

SC refuses to issue stay order against Election Directives

October 23, 2017 07:18 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The Supreme Court on Sunday refused to issue a stay order against the Election Directives, 2017.

Another milestone : Election nomination day

October 23, 2017 07:13 AM

Even on the day of the filing of nominations for FPTP seats for the November 26 elections many people are far from convinced that the two-phase elections will actually take place on the scheduled dates, first on November 26 and then on December 7.

On public education

October 23, 2017 07:04 AM

Mahabir Paudyal rightly portrays the public education system in Nepal as a disaster (Reviving Public Education, Oct.16). Education Minister Gopal Man Shrestha has made matters worse.

Local leaders rebel against alliance candidates

October 23, 2017 06:45 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Even as the top leaders of the left alliance have agreed to field common candidates for the upcoming federal and provincial assembly polls at the center, the leaders of the constituent parties of this alliances have fielded candidates of their respective parties in various districts. This has not only created serious disputes within the alliance but also raised questions about the prospect of their alliance and eventual unity in the long run.

EC prohibits use of cap, T-shirt, bags bearing election symbol in election

October 22, 2017 16:57 PM

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The Election Commission has prohibited the production, distribution and use of cap, sticker, t-shirt, bag and shawl bearing election symbol of any political parties in upcoming elections to House of Representatives and State Assemblies.