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Big party honchos start talks to resume statute drafting

KATHMANDU, March 5: Top leaders of the Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and UCPN (Maoist) have stepped up informal negotiations to resume the stalled constitution-making process. Separate meetings of Prime

Chief secy stresses on plugging legal loopholes

KATHMANDU, March 5: Chief Secretary Leela Mani Poudel has stressed on devising stringent administrative procedures to check the growing trend of girls being trafficked

30-party alliance struggle creates space for monarchy maneuvering: Nepal

CHITWAN, March 5: CPN-UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has asserted that the recent activism for monarchy has been leveraged due to 30-party alliance led by Unified


Traffickers using marriage to trick women into flesh trade

ILAM, March 5 : Of late, women traffickers have found marriage as easy means to trap innocent women into the flesh trade in India. In recent years, incidents of ´husbands´ taking wives to India and selling

Holi reveler dies in bike accident

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), March 5: A person has died after a truck rammed the motorcycle he was riding while returning after celebrating Holi festival at Simaldhara

684 unruly drivers face music

KATHMANDU, March 5: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD on Thursday took action against 684 vehicles as a part of Special Traffic Security to reduce accidents



TIA closes international flights until Friday morning

KATHMANDU, March 5: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) has closed the international flights to and from the airport until Friday morning as the removal of the Turkish Airlines airbus that met with an accident


Bangladesh beats Scotland by 6 wickets in World Cup, Pool A

NELSON, New Zealand, March 5:Tamim Iqbal scored 95 to steer Bangladesh´s largest successful run chase in one-day international cricket as it beat Scotland by six wickets to keep alive its quarterfinal chances


US envoy to SKorea in stable condition after knife attack

SEOUL, South Korea, March 5: U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was in stable condition after being slashed on the face and wrist by a man wielding a 10-inch knife and screaming that the rival Koreas should be unified,

Floods kill 42 people in Tanzania, authorities say

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania, March 5: Tanzanian authorities say floods from a heavy 30-minute storm killed at least 42 people in an area close to Lake Victoria in Kahama

YouTube removes controversial BBC documentary (with documentary)

NEW DELHI, March 5: After the government asked video sharing website YouTube to remove the controversial BBC documentary on Delhi gangrape, the latter has removed

The Week

Premier Appeal

It’s difficult being a sports fan in Nepal. The lack of meaningful televised performances of our national teams – barring the occasional regional football tournaments or the exploits of our cricket team – leaves us feeling deprived.

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


´Fifty Shades of Grey´ banned in India

LOS ANGELES, March 5: American erotic romantic drama "Fifty Shades of Grey" has been banned in India. The country´s film censors decided

Sonam Kapoor getting better from Swine flu

MUMBAI, March 4: Sonam Kapoor, who has been down with Swine flu, is getting better slowly tweeted her cousin brother and actor Arjun Kapoor. Arjun

Gen next

Small enterprises big dreams

KATHMANDU, March 5: At Rs 15, the lokta pencil is stiffer than the regular pencils we buy at the stationeries in town. What makes this pencil special, apart from the fact that it’s wrapped in pretty lokta

Live Rich or Die Trying

Disclaimer: This has nothing to do with Hedonism. Nor with 50 Cent. (You guys know about 50 Cent, don’t you?) ‘It’s been awhile’. That’s just a figure of speech. It’s actually been ages. Maybe I was



Parties in government run parallel governments


Delusion of governance


Acid victim Sangita wants the attacker to go through same ordeal


Living a life of second-class citizen


Okharpauwa locals obstruct garbage dumping



Indian aircraft arriving Nepal to remove Turkish airbus


Turkish Airlines aircraft skids at TIA runway


Court slaps 7-year jail term on Canadian pedophile


The Dogman of Bhaktapur


When neighbors jostle


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