Trafficking survivors as filmmakers

December 14, 2017 09:40 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The public screening of a collection of short films titled ‘Remembrances- Reflections of Healing’ was held at the Outdoor Adventure Center Nepal in Thamel on Monday. The screening was organized by VOW Media along with their partner organization Shakti Samuha.

‘Shades of Hues’ from Nepal and India

December 14, 2017 09:33 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The exhibition ‘Shades of Hues’ featuring artworks of 22 artists from Nepal and India kicked off at Nepal Art Council, Baber Mahal on Sunday.

IOM also to grill 'plagiarist' docs

December 14, 2017 09:11 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 14:  After Kathmandu University (KU) initiated the process last month to take action against the doctors who were found involved in plagiarism, Tribhuvan University's (TU) Institute of Medicine (IOM) is also preparing to grill the doctors over the matter.

KIMFF 2017 through directors’ eyes

December 14, 2017 08:07 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec14: More than 70 films from 37 countries will be screened at the 15th edition of Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) from December 14-18 at QFX Kumari Cinemas, Kamalpokhari. Organized by Himal Association and promoted by Nepal Tourism Board, KIMFF will feature 15 films in international competition and 48 films in the non-competitive section.

Valley Pollution Levels for December 13, 2017

December 14, 2017 07:51 AM

Valley Pollution Levels for December 13, 2017.

Kuber Merchant, Lalitpur Finance taken off 'problematic' list

December 14, 2017 06:15 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has removed Kuber Merchant Finance Ltd (KMFL) and Lalitpur Finance Ltd (LFL) from its list of 'problematic' financial institutions.

UML warns govt against making any key decisions, appointments

December 14, 2017 04:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, which has emerged as the single largest party in the recently held parliamentary and provincial assembly polls, has warned the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) not to make any key decisions that may have long-term impacts including key appointments and promotion of police officials.

SC seeks clarifications from govt on medical taxes

December 14, 2017 04:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a show cause notice to the government authorities demanding clarification on why it is planning to collect additional five percent medical tax on top of 13 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) for patients receiving medical service from private hospitals.

Malla to lead Patriots

December 14, 2017 03:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Lalitpur Patriots has named national cricket team vice-captain Gyanendra Malla as its skipper for the upcoming TVS Everest Premier League Twenbty20 Cricket Tournament.

Invalid votes high in Khotang, Palpa and Baglung

December 14, 2017 02:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The rise in number of invalid votes has piled up pressure on the Election Commission (EC) to overhaul its ineffective voter education program, for which the election body spends billions of rupees.

NCC congratulates left alliance

December 14, 2017 02:15 AM

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: A delegation of Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) on Wednesday met with CPN-UML Chairperson KP Sharma Oli and congratulated him for the success of his party and the left alliance in recent parliamentary and provincial elections.

Infographics: Where people are working beyond 65

December 14, 2017 00:05 AM

There is a huge disparity in employment rates among over 65s across different countries. A recent OECD report found that the highest rates of people working beyond 65 are in Asia with Indonesia particularly notable as having a 50.6 percent employment among those in the 65-69 age group.

Scuffle in victory rally, four police injured

December 13, 2017 19:46 PM

BARA, Dec 13: Police resorted to open four-round of bullets in air after a clash ensued in victory rally of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) at Pacharauta municipality-2 of Bara constituency-2 on Wednesday.

Government should not designate chiefs in Seven Provinces: leader Nepal

December 13, 2017 18:29 PM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: CPN-UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has said the caretaker government should not designate the Pradesh Pramukh or Chief in the Seven Provinces.

Photos of the week

December 13, 2017 18:22 PM

Here are the photos of this week collected by photo Journalist of Republica.

Dec 13: 6 things to know by 6 PM

December 13, 2017 18:00 PM

The vote count has concluded for the First-Past-The-Post (FPTP) for the House of Representatives and provincial Assembly elections on Wednesday. As per the final result, CPN-UML has emerged as largest party with secureed victory on 80 seats to the House of Representatives and 168 seats on provincial assemblies. Similarly, the CPN (Maoist Centre) has won in 36 seats on Houseof Representatives and 73 seats on provincial assemblies.

Rs 820 billion required to run federal system

December 13, 2017 17:47 PM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: A preliminary estimate by the Finance Ministry shows that at least Rs 820 billion would be required to run the federal administration for the next three years.

Newly-elected lawmakers commit to Bhaktapur as Province-3's capital

December 13, 2017 17:17 PM

NAGARKOT, Dec 13: The lawmakers of the CPN-UML elected to the House of Representatives and State Assembly from Bhaktapur have committed to making Bhaktapur the capital of Province -3.

Percentage of invalid votes is 5.18 across the country

December 13, 2017 16:39 PM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The percentage of invalid votes in the first-past-the-post (FPTP) system of the election to the member of House of Representatives is 5.18 on an average throughout the country.

Elections are revolution of public mandate: KP Oli

December 13, 2017 16:16 PM

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has stated that the recent elections of a federal parliament and provincial assemblies are the revolutions of the public mandate.