Applications for Chevening scholarships open

August 15, 2017 08:13 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: The Embassy of the United Kingdom in Kathmandu on Monday announced the opening of applications for Chevening Scholarships for the year 2018/2019. According to a press statement issued by the embassy on Monday, the applications are open till November 7 and can be submitted via

Govt direction on relief distribution confuses many

August 15, 2017 04:30 AM

KATHMANDU, August 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.

Chinese Vice Premier Wang arrives

August 15, 2017 04:00 AM

KATHMANDU, August 13: Chinese Vice Premier of the State Council Wang Yang arrived in Kathmandu on Monday on a four-day official visit to Nepal at the invitation of the government.

One-horned rhino and six deer found dead

August 15, 2017 03:45 AM

NAWALPARASI, August 14: Floods have killed at least a one-horned rhino and six deer in Nawalparasi district. Police on Sunday evening found the carcasses of one rhino and six deer on the bank of the Narayani River.

Govt bars NGOs, individuals from distributing relief directly

August 15, 2017 03:30 AM

KATHMANDU, August 14: Fearing possible uneven distribution of relief materials to the flood-affected people, the government on Monday introduced one-window policy to distribute all relief materials to the victims only through government channel.

Dev banks to be allowed to handle govt transactions in local units

August 15, 2017 02:30 AM

KATHMANDU, August 14: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) is preparing to allow development banks to handle government transactions in local units after commercial banks showed reluctant to show their presence in all local units.

Death toll reaches 91, six million people affected

August 15, 2017 02:15 AM

KATHMANDU, August 14: Over six millions people have been affected by  flooding and landslides as some parts of the western and central tarai continue to see heavy rains for the fourth consecutive day.

Priceless precaution

August 15, 2017 02:00 AM

Post-flood diseases

Victims cold and hungry while govt sits on billions in relief funds

August 15, 2017 01:45 AM

KATHMANDU, August 15: The government has been sitting on  billions of rupees in relief funds for the victims of natural disasters even as thousands of people  suffer cold and hunger in the districts affected by  flooding and landslides.

Dr KC's 11th hunger strike longest so far

August 15, 2017 00:45 AM

KATHMANDU, August 14: Dr Govinda KC has so far spent 143 days in five years fasting-unto-deaths for vital reforms in the  medical education sector. However, the government is yet to meet all his demands.

Infographics: Road to Indian independence

August 15, 2017 00:05 AM

The road to Indian independence

Two swept away by flooded river

August 14, 2017 20:27 PM

GAIGHAT (Udayapur), Aug 14: A man and his grandson were swept away by the Hurma river here on Monday.

Chinese Vice-Premier lands in Kathmandu

August 14, 2017 19:47 PM

KATHMANDU, August 14: Vice Premier of State Council of the People's Republic of China Wang Yang arrived here this afternoon on a four-day official visit to Nepal.

President performs pooja at Krishna mandir, Pashupati and Nawatan Dham

August 14, 2017 19:30 PM

LALITPUR, Aug 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari worshipped and performed pooja at the Krishna temple in Patan Durbar Square today on the occasion of Shree Krishnajanmastami.

Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation distributes relief to flood victims

August 14, 2017 17:45 PM

DHANUSHA, August 14: Artist Sitaram Kattel (Dhurmus) distributed relief materials to 88 families affected by floods in Janakpur. Kattel visited the Dalit settlement in Janakpur Sub-metropolis-1 to give away the relief support on Monday.

Authorities say no further threat from Koshi in Sunsari and Saptari

August 14, 2017 16:30 PM

INARUWA, August 14: Sunsari and Saptari's government officials Monday inspected the Koshi Barrage and spurs.

Devotees throng Krishna temple (Photo Feature)

August 14, 2017 13:45 PM

KATHMANDU, August 14: People around the world who believe in Lord Krishna are celebrating his birthday today with gusto. They have thronged Krishna temples in different parts of the country.

Swine flu detected among five in Gorkha

August 14, 2017 13:33 PM

GORKHA, August 14: Swine flu has been detected in three persons from Gankhu and two from Laxmi Bazaar here in the district.

Traffic resumes along Muglin-Narayangadh road section

August 14, 2017 13:29 PM

CHITWAN, August 14: Traffic has resumed along the Muglin-Narayangadh road section since this morning after clearing the debris deposited in various points of the highway.

Devotees throng Krishna Temple, Patan

August 14, 2017 13:06 PM

LALITPUR, August 14: A large number of devotees have thronged the Krishna temple situated in Patan Durbar Square today on the occasion of Lord Krishna's birthday commonly known as Shree Krishnashtami.