Nepse closes at new high of 1,598 points

June 13, 2016 03:52 AM

KATHMANDU,June 13 : Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index jumped 31.26 points to close at a record high of 1,597.96 points on Sunday.

Liquidity surplus drives daily share turnover to record high

June 13, 2016 03:39 AM

KATHMANDU, June 13: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) recorded record high turnover of Rs 1.96 billion on Sunday as the bullish stock market continued to benefit from excess liquidity in banking system. Average daily turnover of the stock market was around Rs 350 million last year.

'Clean Feed' policy soon: Minister Rai

June 13, 2016 03:37 AM

KATHMANDU, June 12: Minister for Information and Communications Sherdhan Rai has said that the government will introduce 'clean feed' policy for foreign channels soon. Television channels, which broadcast their content by charging a certain fee, cannot advertisements. This system is called 'clean feed'.

Quake grant uncertain as many victims still without bank accounts

June 13, 2016 02:49 AM

GORKHA, June 13: Even after over a year since the devastating earthquakes, many locals of Gorkha district, the epicenter, are not certain about receiving the government-promised grants for rebuilding their damaged or destroyed homes.

Many valley brick kilns still employ children

June 13, 2016 02:30 AM

KATHMANDU, June 12: A new study has said around 27 percent of children who are working as child laborers at brick kilns in Kathmandu valley are being deprived of their right to attend schools.

From Mrs Bhutto and Mrs Obama: Nepali woman's anatomy of lies

June 13, 2016 02:13 AM

"One day there was a call from the US. When I picked up the phone I learnt that Michelle Obama was at the other end. I asked her if she was really the first lady of the USA. She answered 'yes'. She invited me to attend a party in the US. The phone was t hen cut off."

TIA health desk poorly equipped to handle emergencies

June 13, 2016 02:01 AM

KATHMANDU, June 13 : Dozens of passengers were hurt when a Turkish Airline jet skidded off the runway as it crash landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) last year.

Roadway cutting across rocky hills brings renewed hope to Karnali

June 13, 2016 02:00 AM

KALIKOT, June 12: They had a dream to see vehicles plying in their place as in any other towns of the country. But this dream seemed to remain a dream because of weak governance, disturbed polity and above all the seemingly impossible rocky hills. However, Nepal Army has answered their patience lastly. Locals in Karnali are thrilled that they could recently see four wheelers playing on the stretches of the Karnali road that the NA had started constructing since last year. A feat that remained unachieved by others in the past two decades.

Satya Raj’s album ‘Madhushala’ released

June 13, 2016 01:52 AM

Singer Satya Raj Acharya’s ghazal album ‘Madhushala’ was released amid a function at Soaltee Crowne Plaza in Tahachal Marg on Saturday, June 11. ‘Madhushala,’ according to the singer, is the fruit of his rigorous work of five long years.

Commis chef of Hyatt Regency wins National Culinary Competition

June 13, 2016 01:00 AM

KATHMANDU, June 12: Uttam Thapaliya, commis chef of Hyatt Regency; Paban Khatiwada, commie of Reef Restaurant and Lounge Bar; and Ajay Sharma, commis chef from Hyatt Regency bagged the first, second and third positions respectively in the ‘MVIC National Culinary Competition-2016’ organized by Mid-Valley International College (MVIC) at its premises in Gyaneshwar on Sunday. They were awarded with a cash prize of Rs 25,000, Rs 9,000, and Rs 6,000 respectively along with gold, silver and bronze medals.

Where to, comrade?

June 13, 2016 00:42 AM

The economic revolution Bhattarai wants would call for an unheard of 15-20 percent growth.

There is no opposition in Nepal

June 13, 2016 00:23 AM

Political Scientist and co-author of books Political Leadership in Nepal and Local Leadership in Nepal, Hari Sharma, believes there are serious flaws in our political processes, policies and institutions. In an extensive conversation with Republica’s Mahabir Paudyal, he sheds light on various aspects of Nepali polity.

Bill on former digintaries extravagent: House Panel

June 12, 2016 21:56 PM

The sub-committee has recommended that the vehicle, fuel, driver and security facilities should be provided only to former president, former vice-president, former prime minister, former speaker of the parliament and former chief judges.

Agitating parties urge Oli to create environment for talks

June 12, 2016 21:53 PM

KATHMANDU, June 13: The government has yet again urged the agitating Madhes-based parties and communities to come for talks to settle their concerns regarding the contents of the new constitution with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli sending official letters to the agitating forces on Sunday. Addressing the launch of Naya Shakti Nepal, a party led by Baburam Bhattarai, on Sunday, PM Oli said that he has urged the disgruntled forces to come for dialogues to settle all their issues.

Everest Florida records 6-0 win

June 12, 2016 21:39 PM

KATHMANDU, June 13: Everest Florida recorded 6-0 win over Ana Jyoti in the Coca Cola Inter-school Football Tournament at Sano Gaucharan in Kathmandu on Sunday. Ujjwal Sunwar and Aryan Dev Acham scored two goals each, while Amir Kandel and Sudarshan Thapa netted a goal each. Similarly, Nawa Jiwan Sishu Niketan beat Shree Mahendra Adarsha by 3-0. Niraj Rai scored a brace, while Kanchan scored a goal.

Jhamsikhel into Super League; Bauddha, Nawa Jyoti relegated

June 12, 2016 21:37 PM

KATHMANDU, June 12: Jhamsikhel Youth Club on Sunday booked a place in the Super League round of the Martyr's Memorial C Division Football League being held at the ANFA Complex, Satdobato. Similarly, Bauddha FC and Nawa Jyoti Yuva Club relegated from the C division.

Arun International opens showroom in Itahari

June 12, 2016 20:46 PM

KATHMANDU, June 12:  Arun International has opened a new showroom of brands associated with Triveni Byapar such as Yasuda, Samsung, Panasonic and Symphony.

Seminar on social marketing held

June 12, 2016 20:42 PM

KATHMANDU, June 13: Avant-garde Solution, an emerging research and consulting firm, organized a seminar program on Friday, highlighting the importance of social marketing plans for social organizations in order to determine their target beneficiaries and developing strategy to induce desirable behavioral changes for improvement of their lives and the society. At the seminar, Viswonath Goyal, former managing director of Nepal Telecom and Nepal Oil Corporation, highlighted the importance of social research in Nepali context.

SLC results within 10 days

June 12, 2016 20:30 PM

KATHMANDU, June 12: Results of the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examinations that were held in March will be published within 10 days, according to officials.

Arun International opens showroom in Itahari

June 12, 2016 20:29 PM

KATHMANDU, June 12: Arun International has opened a new showroom of brands associated with Triveni Byapar such as Yasuda, Samsung, Panasonic and Symphony.