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Politics

NHRC asks opposition parties to keep protest peaceful

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the opposition parties to keep their demonstration in the capital on Saturday peaceful and drawn the attention of the law enforcement agencies

Parties failed in mission: Former Chair Regmi

RUPANDEHI, Feb 28: Former Chairman of Council of Ministers Khilaraj Regmi has said the political parties had fallen short of the constitution-drafting although the

Solution through dialogue: PM Koirala

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Saturday said that constitution making and all other political problems racking the country would be resolved

Social

Self-immolation triggered by unbearable trauma

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Case 1: Perhaps Saroj Damai, 18, did not know that he will have to bid farewell to the world forever when he decided to burn himself. He, gingerly, poured kerosene on his body

Lieutenant General Chhetri conferred on insignia

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Gaurav Shamsher Rana conferred insignia on recently promoted Lieutenant General Rajendra Chhetri amid a special function

Gender-based violence increased by 33.31 pc: UNDP

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The number of incidents on gender-based violence has increased across the country. A survey carried out jointly by the Government

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Business

Govt issues Foreign Investment and One Door Policy

Names five priority sectors for foreign investment KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The government on Friday issued Foreign Investment and One-Window Policy 2015, defining priority

Sports

ANFA VPs seek full-fledged FIFA probe on Thapa

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The agitating vice-presidents of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) have asked the ethics committee of FIFA, the world football governing body, to launch a full-fledged investigation on their

INTERNATIONAL

Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot dead

MOSCOW, Feb 28: Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day before a planned protest against the government. The

Husband fined for saying ´I don´t love you´

ISTANBUL, Feb 28: A man in Turkey has been fined for saying "I don´t love you" to his wife, BBC reported. The spouses - who are divorcing

US sanctions bill to restrict NKorea access to hard currency passes legislative hurdle

WASHINGTON, Feb 28: A bill aimed at restricting North Korea´s access to hard currency passed a legislative hurdle Friday as pressure grows in Congress for

The Week

A doctor for all seasons

For her, her work station is her home and her patients and colleagues are her family members. Dr Heera Mana Pradhan was in the sixth grade when her father casually asked her what she wanted to become.

Errors decoded: A new tech savvy world

As we speak, there are 10 years old primary school children in London staying back after school to begin their basics in computer programming. Similarly, initiatives are being launched across the United

Language barrier forcing Kisan kids out of schools

Bandhan Kisan, a daily wage earner from the Tirinka Village of Jhapa District never went to school. His parents could not manage to educate him due to extreme poverty. When he got married, Bandhan had

TIME - OUT

Sonam Kapoor diagnosed with swine flue

NEW DELHI, Feb 28: Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor has been diagnosed with swine flu. The actress wasn’t feeling well and complained of sore throat and high

Pursuing his passions

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: An ardent lover of literature, Abeeral Thapa, 30, has been writing poems and lyrics for more than a decade now, with his first anthology of poems

Gen next

The Dogman of Bhaktapur

There is a champion of animal welfare in Bhaktapur. For the past six years, Dr Pranav Raj Joshi has been working with only a handful of likeminded people to treat street dogs. The 32-year-old veterinarian is vocal about the way the local

I Have a Dream

The flare of a dream flickers within, It seems to appease me by day But haunt me at night, I think recounting it fairly would do just right. I wish to see a Nepal, Where each of its peoples Have less to fret

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