Eastern region records 47 casualties in landslide and flood

August 16, 2017 14:13 PM

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 16: A total of 47 people lost their lives and 15 people have gone missing in the flood and landslide in the eastern region till Wednesday morning.

Constitution Amendment Bill (2nd amendment)-2073 being tabled in parliament today

August 16, 2017 14:07 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The Constitution Amendment Bill (second amendment)-2073 is being tabled in the Legislature-Parliament today.

Flights in Tenzing-Hillary Airport disrupted for 8 days

August 16, 2017 14:06 PM

SOLUKHUMBU, Aug 16: Flights to and from Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla in Solukhumbu district have been disrupted for the past eight days, leaving hundreds of tourists stranded.

NSPN expels Ram Chandra Jha from party

August 16, 2017 13:43 PM

KATHMANDU, August 16: Naya Shakti Party Nepal (NSPN) has expelled leader Ram Chandra Jha.

Heart to Heart with Malvika

August 16, 2017 12:21 PM

‘Keep your dignity intact and your head held high’

Dwelling supporter

August 16, 2017 12:14 PM

To whom I offer my heartfelt regards The replica of herself she is acquainted with A major part of my metaphorical resume An oath of my life I would never mess to break.

Archana’s Kathaputala launched

August 16, 2017 11:51 AM

Author Archana Thapa's story collection 'Kathaputla' was released in an event organized on Monday at Shilpee Theater.

Simrik Air conducts rescue and relief flights

August 16, 2017 11:50 AM

Simrik Air Helicopter continued relief flights on Tuesday with Pilot in Command Captain Ananda Thapa.

Life filled with responsibilities

August 16, 2017 11:38 AM

Mohan Chaudhary is 21 years old, and working as a laborer for a construction company in Kathmandu. He is originally from Deukhuri, Dang. His work station varies as per the instruction of his employer. He begins his work from 10 am and continues till 5 pm. Sometimes, he has to work overtime depending on the kind of labor required. He gave up schooling after Grade VI and started working as a laborer ever since. He has left behind his mother and wife to work in Kathmandu. Talking about the work satisfaction he shared, “The company pays for my accommodation and I have to spend only for food. This has helped me save a good amount of money, which I send home. I want to continue this job for as long as I can.” He said life for him was filled with responsibility. Being an only child, he feels responsible to look after the family of four.

Vehicular traffic resumes on roads damaged by floods

August 16, 2017 09:59 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: All roads damaged by recent floods have been restored and transportation has resumed from Tuesday, government officials say.

Sagarmatha Cement organizes dealers’ meet

August 16, 2017 09:51 AM

KATHMANDU, August 16: Ghorahi Cement Industries Pvt Ltd, the producer of Sagarmatha Cement, organized a dealers' meet on Friday and Saturday at its own premises in Dang, Ghorahi. According to a statement issued on Tuesday, the company distributed awards and appreciation letters to the best and outstanding sellers. More than 400 sellers from across the nation participated in the dealers' meet. The statement further said that the company has been producing 2200 tons of Sagarmatha Cement every day, using new roller press machine manufactured with German technology.

NCDA gives medicines worth Rs 3m to flood-hit communities

August 16, 2017 09:46 AM

KATHMANDU, August 16: Nepal Chemists and Druggists Association (NCDA) has provided health services in the flood-affected areas of Nepal. Issuing a statement on Tuesday, the association said that it had mobilized its zonal and district branches to provide health service to the flood-affected people immediately after the floods started. The association said it had mobilized medical teams including doctors in Mechi, Koshi, Sagarmatha, Janakpur, and Narayani zones.

Minister lays foundation of int’l-standard covered hall

August 16, 2017 09:38 AM

KATHMANDU, August 16: Minister for Youth and Sports Rajendra Kumar KC has laid the foundation stone of an international-standard multipurpose covered hall in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

Electric power restored in Morang and Sunsari

August 16, 2017 08:04 AM

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 16: Power supply has been restored in Morang and Sunsari districts after five days of blackout.

Indian dams caused flood havoc in Nepal: Bhim Rawal

August 16, 2017 07:40 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: CPN-UML Vice Chairman Bhim Rawal has said that 15 various Indian dams and embankments near the Nepal-India border, the Indian river-linking project and the exploitation of the Chure area and river banks have caused the flood disaster in the tarai.

Dr KC puts off fast on 23rd day upon cabinet decision to meet demands

August 16, 2017 07:34 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: After the government took the initiative to address almost all his demands, Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), postponed his 11th fast-unto-death on its 23rd day Tuesday. This has been his longest hunger strike so far.

Nepal-China sign three agreements on economic cooperation

August 16, 2017 07:10 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Nepal and China have reached three different bilateral agreements to further bolster economic cooperation between the two countries.

Vehicular traffic resumes on roads damaged by floods

August 16, 2017 02:30 AM

KATHMANDU, August 15: All roads damaged by recent floods have been restored and transportation has resumed from Tuesday, government officials say.

Common cause

August 16, 2017 02:00 AM

Climate-related disasters

Infographics: NAFTA trade deficits and job creation

August 16, 2017 00:05 AM

The first round of negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the U.S. Canada and Mexico will take place August 16-20 in Washington D.C.