SC rules in favor of appointing 11 justices

October 16, 2017 05:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The Supreme Court has upheld its earlier decision to scrap the writ petition filed against the appointment of 11 justices.

Reliable Nepal Life Insurance starts operation

October 16, 2017 04:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Reliable Nepal Life Insurance Limited has started operation from Sunday. Chiranjibi Chapagain, chairman Beema Samiti, inaugurated operation of the life insurance company amid a program held in Kathmandu on Sunday.

Gorkha Precast and Windor formally inaugurated

October 16, 2017 03:15 AM

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 16: The Bhaktapur-based manufacturing facility of Gorkha Precast and Windor Pvt Ltd formally came into operation on Saturday.

Dr KC's condition 'deteriorating to critical'

October 16, 2017 03:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 16:  The condition of Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) who is on a fast-unto-death since October 5 demanding reforms in medical education, has been deteriorating to a critical stage on the 11th day of the hunger strike on Sunday.

Extinction of vultures raises concerns in Tilakpur

October 16, 2017 02:45 AM

NAWALPARASI, Oct 16: Vultures known as nature's scavengers are on the brink of extinction due to the disturbance in their habitat in Tilakpur of Nawalparasi, which was famous for vulture restaurants.

Highs and lows

October 16, 2017 02:00 AM

Four years of parliament

Election officers' offices set up in 32 districts

October 16, 2017 01:45 AM

KATMANDU, Oct 16: The offices of election officers have been established in 32 districts of the country, where the first phase of the parliamentary and provincial elections, are taking place on November 26.

Infographics: Independence referendums since the second world war

October 16, 2017 00:05 AM

At the start of this month, Catalan leaders held an independence referendum deemed illegal by the Spanish government and whose results were labeled invalid by international observers.

SC decides not to entertain writ against its 11 judges

October 15, 2017 20:23 PM

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: In response to a writ petition filed seeking the registration of a writ against the appointments of 11 judges at Supreme Court (SC), the SC on Sunday decided not to accept such writ again.

Parties submit closed list for proportional representation

October 15, 2017 18:44 PM

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Political parties have submitted the closed lists for the proportional representation in the elections of House of Representatives and State Assemblies at the Office of Election Commission at Kantipath in the capital city on Sunday.

Five luxury tourist buses operate

October 15, 2017 17:28 PM

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Five well-equipped luxury tourist buses have come into operation in a bid to attract domestic and foreign tourists.

Will support progressive party in polls: leader Baidya

October 15, 2017 16:58 PM

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: The CPN-Revolutionary Maoist General Secretary Mohan Baidya today said his party would support any progressive republic party in the upcoming the House of Representatives and State Assemblies elections.

CPN (UML) is largest party of the country: Chair Oli

October 15, 2017 15:57 PM

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 15: CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that the CPN (UML) would move ahead by tearing apart the misconception spread against the party.

11:51 am auspicious time for Bhai Tika

October 15, 2017 15:44 PM

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Nepal Calendar Determination Committee has announced the auspicious time for receiving and offering Bhai Tika on the occasion of the Tihar festival this year.

Cabinet expansion fuels rumors about Maoist Center expulsion

October 15, 2017 06:30 AM

KATHMANDU, OCT 15: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba's decision to expand the cabinet just a few days ahead of elections has fuelled speculation about the possible expulsion of the CPN (Maoist Center) ministers from the government.

Oli strongly objects to cabinet expansion

October 15, 2017 05:45 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has strongly objected to the prime minister's move to appoint eight more ministers in 'violation' of the election code. The prime minister, however, wasn't touched by his objection.

EC now gives go-ahead to cabinet expansion

October 15, 2017 04:30 AM

KATMANDU, Oct 15: Despite the series of warnings it earlier issued against the government's plans to expand the cabinet, the Election Commission (EC) has given its go ahead for the induction of eight ministers from the Rastriya Prajatantra Party into Sher Bahadur Deuba's cabinet.

Lawmakers, political leaders press govt to finance their petty projects

October 15, 2017 03:00 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: The fate of over 2300 small projects including drinking water and roads, prioritized by politicians and top bureaucrats in the past out of their personal clout and interest, now hangs in balance.

Copy-paste culture

October 15, 2017 02:00 AM

Plagiarism in academia

Infographics: BRICS-PLUS: What to expect from the bloc's expansion?

October 15, 2017 00:05 AM

BRICS-PLUS: What to expect from the bloc's expansion?