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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

By-election fever grips Baglung-1

BAGLUNG, Feb 28: Political parties´ election centric activities have gone up in Baglung Constituency No. 1 ahead of one and a half months of the voting date.

Saturday’s demo will be last: Gachchhadar

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 28: Chairman of the Madhesi People’s Rights Forum-Democratic (MPRF-D) Bijaya Gachchhadar has said that the opposition alliance’s demonstration

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

One killed in buffalo attack

SAPTARI, Feb 28: A person died in a he-buffalo attack at Deuri Bharuwa VDC in Saptari district on Saturday morning. The deceased has been identified

Unseasonal rain damages crops worth Rs 70 million

RUPANDEHI, Feb 28: The recent unseasonal rain coupled with hailstorm damaged crops worth over Rs 70 million in Rupandehi district. According to the

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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

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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

Sports Film Fest starts today

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The first Nepal International Sports Film Festival will kick off at the Auditorium Hall of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) on Exhibition Road on Friday

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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