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Committee suggests two work shifts at govt offices

KATHMANDU Oct 22: The Administrative Reform Implementation and Monitoring Committee has recommended to the government to introduce a new system of providing public services in two shifts every day at government

Referendum on major issues of constitution: UML vice chair

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: CPN (UML) Vice-chairwoman Bidhya Devi Bhandari has said that parties should go for referendum to decide crucial issues of new constitution if

UML Chairman Oli, CPDCC Chairman Bhattarai hold talks

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee Chairman Baburam Bhattarai on Friday held talks with Chairman of CPN-UML KP Sharma Oli


Dropping 'fail' category in SLC being mulled

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: No student will be labeled ´failed´ in the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) exams in the near future. The government is now mulling over a new grading system that

Sijuwa VDC turns tense over alleged death in police custody

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 25: The situation of Sujuwa VDC in the south-eastern part of Morang district turned violent as locals clashed with the security personnel after a

106th birth anniversary of Mahakavi marked in Rautahat

KATHMANDU,Oct 25: Ramrewati Foundation and Shivasabitri Foundation in Rautahat organized felicitation, book release and seminar on poetry at Chapur in the district


PAC directs Tourism Ministry to suspend Niraula

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The meeting of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday has directed Ministry of Culture Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) to suspend Subash Nirola, acting CEO of Nepal Tourism board as


Nepal faces stern test, but confident

KATHMANDU, Oct 22:The ICC World Cricket League Division 3 begins on Thursday, and all the participating teams including Nepal have high hopes going into the tournament. Along with Nepal, the


Putin accuses US of undermining global stability

MOSCOW, Oct 24:The United States is destabilizing the global world order by trying to enforce its will, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared Friday, warning that the world will face new wars if Washington fails

Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist

TEHRAN, IRAN, Oct 25: Iran has hanged a woman convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her. The official IRNA news agency says

'Dead' hearts transplanted into living patients in world first

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    Harbingers of death

    During Tihar, the festival of lights, five different elements of nature are worshipped. What many might not know is that the five elements are all associated with death, and the festival ‘Yama Panchak,’ is named after Yamaraj, god of death.

    Tsho Rolpa: A fusion of nature and culture (photo feature)

    Tsho Rolpa is one of the biggest glacial lakes in Nepal. Located at an altitude of 4,580 meters in the Dolakha District, this lake lies between the famous Langtang and Everest ranges. My friends

    Deal on federal provinces: So near and yet so far

    With leaders from various political parties of late intensifying negotiations on major contentious issues in making a new Constitution, the subject of federalism has yet again emerged as the most debated

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    Sonie off to Japan for Miss International 2014 pageant

    KATHMANDU, Oct 20: After five months of rigorous training, Miss Nepal International 2014 Sonie Rajbhandari is leaving for Japan on Tuesday to participate in Miss

    Jazz music concert commemorating Daniel Pearl

    KATHMANDU, Oct 20: On Monday evening, audience present at Kamal Kunj, the residence of the US Ambassador to Nepal Peter W Bodde, grooved to the spellbinding Jazz

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    Make Laxmi footprints this Tihar

    KATHMANDU, Oct 23:You might have noticed little footprints decorating and leading the way into houses during Laxmi Puja. Normally, these feet, referred to as Goddess Laxmi’s footprints,

    Legend has it....

    KATHMANDU, Oct 23: • Once upon a time, Yamaraj, the God of Death, visited his sister Yamuna despite his busy schedule and they had a good time together. This legendary incident set the tradition

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    Top leaders seem to have no understanding of federalism

    At 74, political, human rights and social activist Padma Ratna Tuladhar has started to show his age. But the septuagenarian...

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