DDC distributes social security allowance

August 29, 2016 10:40 AM

LALITPUR, Aug 29: The District Development Committee (DDC) in the preceding fiscal year 2015/16 distributed Rs 49.98 million in social security allowance.

Mobile camp for taxpayers in Myagdi

August 29, 2016 10:17 AM

Myagdi, Aug 29: A two-day mobile camp launched in Beni – the headquarters of Myagdi – has generated more than Rs 2.2 million in revenue.

Canal construction starts

August 29, 2016 09:58 AM

ILAM, Aug 29: The construction of a canal in Ektappa VDC of Ilam has started with a budget of Rs 64 million.

One dead, two injured in jeep crash

August 29, 2016 09:50 AM

HETAUDA, Aug 29: A person has died and two others sustained serious injuries after a Bolero jeep veered out of control and crashed at Amalekhgunj section along the East-West Highway last night.

Nearly 30% of govt revenue comes from automobile sector

August 29, 2016 08:49 AM

The 11th edition of NADA Auto Show is beginning in Kathmandu from Tuesday. The auto show, the largest automobile event in the country, is said to be playing a crucial role in the expansion of automotive sector.

Jharana Thapa turns director

August 29, 2016 07:52 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Veteran Nepali actress Jharana Thapa, who has worked in Nepali cinema for 20 years, is set to make her debut as a director. Her first directorial venture will be a new installment to 2003’s hit film ‘Ye Mero Hajur’, where she shared screen with late actor Shree Krishna Shrestha.

FDI pledges plunge 76 percent to Rs 15.4 billion

August 29, 2016 01:50 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Foreign direct investment pledges went down by a whopping 77.5 percent in the last Fiscal Year 2015/16 compared to 2014/15.

China Southern to operate daily flights to from Sept 1

August 29, 2016 01:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: China Southern Airlines is operating daily flights to Nepal from China from this Thursday.

Army wins team championship title

August 29, 2016 01:20 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Tribhuvan Army Club was crowned the champion of the Fourth Nationwide and First Novice Boxing Tournament on Sunday bagging ten gold and three silver medals. Army clinched six gold and two silver in men's national event and four gold and one silver in women's section.

Minister assures to modernizing NA

August 29, 2016 01:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Newly appointed Defense Minister Bal Krishna Khand on Sunday assured to make maximum efforts in modernizing and in equipping the national army.

Ill will

August 29, 2016 00:45 AM

Nepali people take their high-ranking politicians so slightly because there is often a huge gulf between their lofty words and puny actions. During his nine months in office, former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, in order to burnish his nationalist credentials, repeatedly invoked the greatness of our ancestors and the indomitable spirit of Nepali people

DPM speaks of priority for top-level exchange of visits

August 29, 2016 00:40 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi informed Parliament on Sunday that Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has proposed to the Indian government to work on exchange of top-level political visits between the two countries.

Leaders express concern about road accidents, but do they mean it?

August 29, 2016 00:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Political leaders from different parties express 'serious concern' when people lose their lives in road accidents. But people hardly believe that they are serious enough to reform the transport sector.

Public schools in Kathmandu Valley switching to English medium

August 29, 2016 00:20 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Government schools in the Kathmandu Valley have started adopting English as the language of instruction to enhance their appeal among students and guardians.

Over 31 pc earthquake victims receive first tranche

August 29, 2016 00:10 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has distributed Rs 50,000, the first tranche of house reconstruction grant, to over 31 percent of the earthquake victims identified as eligible to receive the money.

Infographics: Countries winning first Gold in Rio

August 29, 2016 00:05 AM

While most headlines dealing with the Olympics in Rio this summer focused on the big sporting powers like the US, China and Russia, there were hundreds of lower-profile stories playing out right across the city.

Amendment proposal registration before PM visits India: Nidhi

August 29, 2016 00:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Deputy Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi has assured the leaders of Madhes-based parties that the constitution amendment proposal will be registered at Parliament prior to Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's visit to India.

Sharda Group celebrates Founder's Day

August 28, 2016 21:42 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Sharda Group simultaneously organized a blood donation program at its office premises in Biratnagar and Kathmandu to celebrate its Founder's Day on Sunday.

Intex Technologies launches Aqua Pride smartphone

August 28, 2016 21:35 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Intex Technologies has launched Intex Aqua Pride smartphone in the Nepali market.

Colors Mobile lowers price by up to 10 percent

August 28, 2016 21:33 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Colors Mobile Nepal has announced a festive discount offer on purchase of Colors mobile phones.