Scots reject independence in historic vote

EDINBURGH,Sept 19: Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.

The decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England, bringing a huge sigh of relief to the British political establishment. Scots voted 55 percent to 45 percent against independence in a vote that saw an unprecedented turnout. [More]

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Politics

Failed roundtable cost govt Rs 400,000

KATHMANDU, Sept19: While the ´political cost´ of the unsuccessful all-party national political conference is still a matter of debate, the financial cost incurred to organize the much-touted conference

CA gives CPDCC two more weeks to settle disputes

Asks Baburam Bhattarai-led committee to prepare questionnaires by October 7 KATHMANDU,

Ex-CJ Sharma to head NHRC

KATHMANDU Sept 19: The Constitutional Council (CC) has recommended names for chairman and members of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) after a one-year

Social

Flood victims have just Rs 850 to celebrate Dashain

DANG, Sept 18: Two weeks ago, Minister for Commerce and Supplies Sunil Bahadur Thapa arrived in Dang district to meet the flood victims. In Urahari and Phulbari, two of Dang´s worst flood-affected

One killed, another injured in bike accident

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), Sept 19: A person died and another sustained injury when the motorbikes they were riding collided with each other in Darechowk of Chitwan.

Inebriated hubby kills his wife

ILAM, Sept 19: A youth of Maipokhari, Ilam beat his wife to death last night. Biren Rai, 30, of Maipokhari-3 killed his wife Januka Rai (Karki) to

Business

PDA with GMR likely to attract more foreign investment in hydropower

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Endorsement of the preliminary draft of the Project Development Agreement (PDA) for Upper Karnali Hydropower Project (900 megawatts) by the cabinet on Thursday signals better days ahead for investment

Sports

Jhapa facing difficulty retaining players

JHAPA, Sept 18: Team Jhapa claimed the most glorious moment in its 40-year history by winning this year´s All Nepal Football Association´s Knockout Football Championship. The achievement

Karate team off to Japan for training

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Nepali karate team, which is set to participate in the 17th Asian Games in South Korea, left for Tokyo, Japan on Thursday for a 10-day training.  Although

INTERNATIONAL

Huge turnout seen in Scotland's independence vote

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Sept 18: From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath — after voters turned

Salmond accepts defeat in Scottish vote

EDINBURGH, Sept 19: Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond has conceded defeat in his nation´s historic independence referendum. Salmond says

Results suggest Scots reject independence

EDINBURGH, Sept 19: Voters in Scotland turned out in unprecedented numbers for an independence referendum and with most votes counted Friday, results suggested a

The Week

Power of rings

Some people believe that gems and rings possess some divine powers that act like a shield against mishaps. You just failed your exams. You are going through a bad breakup. Your visa has been rejected

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The 2014 Asian Games or the XVII Asiad is all set to officially start from today in South Korea. Nepal is taking part in 18 different events but it has already crashed

Burn violence survivors

She never thought she could look at herself in the mirror ever again. The scars from the extensive burns she suffered from made her cringe and hate herself besides reminding her of the painful fact that

TIME - OUT

Young filmmakers on making films and 'Ekadeshma'

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: ‘Ekadeshma’, one of the much appreciated short film festivals of the country, will begin its third edition this Friday at QFX Kumari,

Ghumti KIMFF screens 'Balkrishna' in Rasuwa

Rasuwa, Sept 17: Local students and general public flocked to the hall of Kalika Himalaya Higher Secondary School on Wednesday for Ghumti KIMFF’s documentary

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Together for the love of theater and art

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Last Tuesday, Pratik Dulal appeared on stage at the Shilpee Theater in Battis Putali, crying over his lost laptop. The stage replicated a police station, and the character entered to report about

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