Govt forms high-level committee to acquire pvt medical colleges

August 15, 2017 21:02 PM

KATHMANDU, August 15: The government has formed a high-level committee that will recommend the procedures to procure private medical colleges including Manmohan Medical College

CPN-MC calls for increase in Chinese investment

August 15, 2017 18:38 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The CPN (Maoist Centre) has urged China to increase investment in physical infrastructure development in Nepal.

Nepse suffers double digit decline

August 15, 2017 17:08 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Flooding and landslides across the country have caused a severe affect on Nepal Stock Exchange as the benchmark index has suffered a double-digit fall on Tuesday.

Fire guts properties worth Rs 1.3 million in Banepa

August 15, 2017 17:04 PM

BANEPA, August 15: A fire which broke out from a gas leakage at a restaurant has gutted properties worth Rs 1.3 million here at Karun Marg of Banepa - 8.

Lawmakers draw govt. attention for effective rescue, relief and rehabilitation of flood victims

August 15, 2017 16:44 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Lawmakers have urged the government to pay attention in immediate and effective rescue, relief distribution and rehabilitation of landslide and flood victims.

111 people so far killed in landslide and flood

August 15, 2017 15:55 PM

KATHMANDU, August 15: Home Minister Janardan Sharma has said that a total of 111 people have so far lost their lives in recent landslides and floods in Tarai-Madhes district including Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Siraha, Saptari, Rautahat, Kalali, Parsa, Banke and Dang.

UML to provide one month's salary of its lawmakers for flood victims

August 15, 2017 15:35 PM

KATHMANDU, August 15: CPN (UML) Parliamentary Party (PP) meeting today took the decision to provide a month's salary of its lawmakers to raise funds for the families hit by flooding and landslides.

UML to provide one month's salary of its lawmakers for flood victims

August 15, 2017 15:31 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: CPN (UML) Parliamentary Party (PP) meeting today took the decision to provide a month's salary of its lawmakers to raise funds for the families hit by flooding and landslides.

RPP summons emergency CWC meet

August 15, 2017 15:30 PM

KATHMANDU, August 15: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has summoned an emergency meeting of the central working committee (CWC) for August 18.

Scores of supporters hit streets in capital in support of Dr KC (photo feature)

August 15, 2017 14:58 PM

KATHMANDU, August 15: Bibeksheel Sajha Party has staged demonstration to pile pressure on the government to save life of Dr Govinda KC by fulfilling  his demands at New Baneshwar on Tuesday.

East-West highway inoperative at Daunne today also

August 15, 2017 13:53 PM

NAWALPARASI, Aug 15: The Nawalparasi Daunne section of the East-West highway which has been inoperative time and again since Friday has been again blocked since last night.

Ministers observe flood-hit areas in Dhanusha

August 15, 2017 13:49 PM

MAHENDRANAGAR (DHANUSHA), Aug 15: Minister for Water Supply and Sanitation, Mahendra Yadav and Minister for Agricultural Development, Ram Krishna Yadav on Monday took stock of the damage caused due to the flood and inundation at various places of Dhanusha district.

Seven Natural Hangover Remedies

August 15, 2017 12:51 PM

You have a headache, you have a stomachache, and your get-up-and-go is gone. You have a hangover.

Third Art without Borders exhibition on display

August 15, 2017 12:38 PM

Women For Women Nepal has been hosting an exhibition on the theme ‘Buddhism in Modern Times’ at Newa Chen Gallery, Patan. The exhibit started from Saturday, and will conclude on Wednesday.

Juggling passion and profession

August 15, 2017 12:33 PM

Rajiv Joshi is a national basketball player, and Physical Education (PE) teacher at Kathmandu International Study Center (KISC). Having dedicated in sports for 10 years now and played over 100 tournaments, he recently won the NEBA President Cup organized by Nepal Basketball Academy last week.

Govt directive on relief distribution confuses many

August 15, 2017 11:04 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Twenty flood-hit districts are facing crisis similar to the one created by the earthquakes of 2015. Some people are voluntarily collect relief materials in major cities and private sector also wants to provide relief materials promptly. But the absence of needs assessment and the direction to channel support through the government channel has created confusion among the good Samaritans.

Club Officers conducts training for toastmasters

August 15, 2017 10:50 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Club Officers conducted a training program for toastmasters in Kathmandu on Saturday and in Lalitpur the latter day.

Nepali cricket umpires in SEA Games

August 15, 2017 10:33 AM

KATHMANDU, August 15: Nepali Cricket umpires Durga Nath Subedi and Buddhi Bahadur Pradhan are leaving for Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur to officiate the matches in the 29th South East Asian (SEA) Games to be held from September 17-29.

Pulsar Sports Award’s nominees announced

August 15, 2017 10:29 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: Nepal Sports Journalists Forum (NSJF) has announced nominees for the people’s choice award of annual Pulsar Sports Award, on Monday.

Flood woes (Photo feature)

August 15, 2017 08:22 AM

KATHMANDU, August 15: Floods caused by the incessant downpour across the country that inundated many human settlements have claimed lives of many persons.  They have disrupted transport system by destroying roads and bridges. In Some areas, Nepal Army had to use  a make-shift bridge to take relief materials to the victims. Even some wild animals such as a deer and a rhino fell prey to the torrents of water. After the floods disrupted the power supply,   people have been reduced to living in darkness at a night time. The pictures showing these scenarios are shown below: