Serious differences emerge over PR nominations

October 17, 2017 05:30 AM

KATMANDU, Oct 17: Serious differences have emerged within the political parties over candidacy nominations under the Proportional Representation (PR) category. Many leaders of major political parties have expressed dissatisfaction with the party leadership over their not informing rival factions about candidates fielded under  PR.

LG introduces new lightwave convection oven

October 17, 2017 05:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: LG is introducing new lightwave convection oven equipped with cutting-edge charcoal lighting heater. Issuing a statement on Monday, LG said that its lightwave convection oven uses a charcoal filament that produces a rapid flow of intensive heat deep into the dish which makes cooking faster.

Gachchhadar's party merges with NC

October 17, 2017 04:45 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar-led Nepal Democratic Forum (NDF) has officially merged with the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) on Monday after the latter assured Gachchhadar of an office bearer's position and of making "appropriate adjustments" while fielding candidates for the upcoming polls.

IRD investigating 21 firms found suspicious during market monitoring

October 17, 2017 04:45 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: A total of 21 firms are under scanner of Inland Revenue Department under doubtful financial accounts and transactions, officials of IRD informed.

Nepse rebounds 47 points as election preparation buoys investors

October 17, 2017 04:45 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index jumped 46.59 points on Monday to close at 1,564.87 points. The stock market rebounded on the second trading day of the week by double-digit following a long slump after Dashain festival.

Sanima Bank's Chairman Shrestha sworn in

October 17, 2017 04:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Sanima Bank Ltd's chairman Binaya Kumar Shrestha has taken the oath of office, at a ceremony organized in Kathmandu on Monday.

OPPO hands over prizes to Dashain winners

October 17, 2017 04:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: OPPO phone has handed over prizes to the winners of its scheme “Dashain Scratch and Win” offer, on Monday. According to a statement issued by the company, Ram Prasad Pal from Samakhusi, Kathmandu, won the grand prize of 'Thailand Trip” under the festive offer.

Talks teams draft final agreement, Dr KC likely to end strike today

October 17, 2017 03:45 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The talks held between the representatives of Dr Govinda KC and the government are expected to conclude on Tuesday with the talks teams preparing the final draft of the agreement to address Dr KC's seven-point demand.

Child rights still a far cry in Ilam

October 17, 2017 03:45 AM

ILAM, Oct 17: Hundreds of children in remote villages of Ilam district are deprived of child rights although the government claims to be working to ensure child rights in each village.  The government has been enforcing legal provision at local level to ensure that child right are preserved.

DAO bans election materials in Khotang

October 17, 2017 03:45 AM

KHOTANG, Oct 17: With the parliamentary and provincial elections just around the corner, the District Administration Office (DAO), Khotang has announced to take stern action against those printing, distributing and selling clothes and materials with election symbols of various political parties

Bheri-Babai project provides job to 500 Nepalis

October 17, 2017 03:15 AM

KOHALPUR, Oct 17: Bheri-Babai diversion multipurpose project, a national-pride project, has provided jobs to 500 Nepali youths. The youths are employed in project industry of tunnel pipe, tunnel construction, office administration and assistant-level posts.

NRNA uses EVMs for its election

October 17, 2017 03:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) has used electronic voting machine (EVM) for the first time to elect its new leadership, in Kathmandu on Monday. In the 8th NRNA international conference, which started on Friday, voters simply clicked on the photos of their chosen candidates on the computer screen to nominate their candidates. “

Locals of Basantapur stage protest against construction of building

October 17, 2017 02:15 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Locals of Kathmandu along with social activists staged a sit-in protest at Basantapur Durbar Square on Monday to raise voice against an under-construction building which has jeopardized the Kumari shrine and temple of Nasal god.

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October 17, 2017 02:00 AM

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49 parties submit closed list

October 17, 2017 01:15 AM

KATMANDU, Oct 17: A total of 49 parties have submitted the name-lists of their candidates contesting the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections under the Proportional Representation (PR) category.

Dahal new army spokersperson

October 17, 2017 01:15 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Nepal Army (NA) has appointed Brigadier General Nain Raj Dahal as its new spokesperson, effective from Monday.

Itahari Sub-Metropolis to provide shelter to 35 families

October 17, 2017 00:15 AM

ITAHARI, Oct 17:  The devastating floods which struck the country two months ago rendered hundreds of families homeless. In the wake of the flood-wreaked havoc, Itahari Sub-Metropolitan city has decided to manage immediate shelter for 35 displaced families of Itahari ward no-3.

Infographics: Global hunger index reveals that hunger gnaws India

October 17, 2017 00:05 AM

Global hunger index reveals that hunger gnaws India

Nepal elected as member in UN-HRC

October 16, 2017 22:28 PM

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Nepal has been elected as a member of the United Nations Human Right Council (HRC) for two years term.

3 held for swindling Facebook friends thru fake accounts

October 16, 2017 20:08 PM

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Police have arrested three people on the charge of swindling people by creating fake Facebook accounts impersonating as Britishers.