Maoist Center to push for toppling govt, claim leadership

July 4, 2016 02:40 AM

KATHMANDU, July 4: Expressing strong dissatisfaction over the performance of the present government, major ruling coalition partner CPN (Maoist Center) has again intensified lobbying to form new government under its own leadership.

'We have been made scapegoats'

July 4, 2016 02:30 AM

KATHMANDU, July 4: Former national football team captain Sagar Thapa, banned for life on charge of fixing Nepal's international matches by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), says he and four other footballers charged for the same offence are waiting for grounds for the decision from the AFC before filing their appeal against the punishment.

Pay Rs 15,000, get passport same day

July 4, 2016 01:50 AM

KATHMANDU, July 4: With the Department of Passport on Sunday launching pre-live enrolment system to provide passport, any Nepali citizen can get a machine-readable passport (MRP) within a day of submitting an application at the department. All that the service-seeker needs to do is fill an online-form and pay some extra to the department.

CIAA interference breaches varsities' independence: Ex-VCs

July 4, 2016 01:40 AM

KATHMANDU, July 4: Former Vice Chancellors of various universities have demanded parliamentary probe into the alleged interference of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) in the MBBS entrance exam of the Kathmandu University.

Boxers leaving for Russia today

July 4, 2016 01:30 AM

KATHMANDU, July 4: Boxer duo Kushum Lama and Bishal Shrestha along with coach Nima Tamang are set to leave for Russia on Monday to take part in the Sixth Children of Asia International Sports Games to be held in Yakutsk city from July 5 to 17.

Time has come

July 4, 2016 00:35 AM

But even after the unveiling of the budget, Oli refused to step down. This is why Dahal has of late once again tried to woo Congress leadership.

Pacific Hospitality and Culinary Academy inaugurated

July 4, 2016 00:30 AM

KATHMANDU, July 4: Australian envoy to Nepal Glenn White inaugurated Pacific Hospitality and Culinary Academy amid a function in Kathmandu on Sunday.

Golden Gate and South Siders to vie for basketball title

July 4, 2016 00:20 AM

KATHMANDU, July 4: Golden Gate and South Siders are set to vie for the men's title in the Morgan Cup 12th Women and 13th Men National Club-wide Basketball Tournament being held in Kathmandu.

EisenVaulta partners with MARS

July 4, 2016 00:20 AM

KATHMANDU,July 4: EisenVaulta, a New Delhi-based startup in electronic document management, has partnered with Marketing Advertising Research Solution (MARS) to provide document management solutions in Nepal.

Tree plantation to curb encroachment

July 4, 2016 00:10 AM

KATHMANDU, July 4: In a bid to curb rapid encroachment of public land and preserve greenery in the capital, Hariyali Samaj has organized a tree plantation program in Tarakeshwar Municipality-10 on Sunday.

NIBL signs pact with PADT to rebuild ‘Mahasnan Ghar’

July 4, 2016 00:10 AM

KATHMANDU, July 3: Nepal Investment Bank Ltd (NIBL) have signed an agreement with Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) under ‘People’s Involvement and Development Program’, agreeing to maintain Mahasnan Ghar (The Great Bathhouse) and develop it as ‘Pashupati Museum’.

Hike for Nepal in Hong Kong to promote quake-affected tourism

July 3, 2016 19:40 PM

KATHMANDU, July 3: In a bid to promote Nepal's tourism in the aftermath of the earthquake that struck the country on April 25 last year, hiking (a long walk) is being organized in Hong Kong.

Nepal Army rescues seven trapped by landslide

July 3, 2016 19:30 PM

KATHMANDU, July 3: The Nepal Army has rescued seven persons who were trapped by the landslides at Cheprang of Ri VDC-9 in Dhading district on Sunday.

Lawmakers blame ministers of draining budget into their home districts

July 3, 2016 18:56 PM

KATHMANDU, July 3: Lawmakers of different political parties have blamed the ministers of allocating huge amount of budget in their respective districts.

CPN-UML ready to discuss national consensus government: Senior leader Khanal

July 3, 2016 18:27 PM

KATHMANDU, July 3: Senior leader of the CPN (UML), Jhalanath Khanal, has said that his party was always ready to hold discussion regarding the national consensus government.

NC President Deuba flays bombings in Iraq

July 3, 2016 18:05 PM

KATHMANDU, July 3: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahdur Deuba has condemned the series of bombings in Iraq on Sunday wherein 79 people were killed.

Lawmakers demand to provide grant amount of Rs 150,000 to quake survivors

July 3, 2016 17:51 PM

KATHMANDU, July 3: Lawmakers speaking at today's Legislature-Parliament meeting drew the attention of the government to distribute a lump sum grant amount of Rs 1,50,000 to each earthquake survivor family to help them reconstruct their home destroyed in the April 25, 2015 earthquake.

Man who showed obscene videos to 7yo girl arrested

July 3, 2016 17:43 PM

KATHMANDU, July 3: Police have arrested a man accusing him of showing obscene videos to a child in Chandragiri Municipality.

Girl dies in fire

July 3, 2016 16:40 PM

PARSA, July 3: A 14-year-old girl died in an incident of fire at Tulasibarwa VDC in the district today morning.

SRK reacts on daughter’s bikini-clad pic

July 3, 2016 16:04 PM

MUMBAI, July 3: Shah Rukh Khan feels that it is his stardom that splashed his daughter Suhana‘s bikini-clad snap all over the Internet, hence, he wants to protect her from himself.