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Over dozen bills likely to be shelved in parliament

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Over a dozen bills, other than those related to budget, are likely to be shelved for months as preparations are under way to prorogue the ongoing budget session within a few weeks. Parliament

Lot yet to be done in early warning, guide training: Govt

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: With the benefit of hindsight following the snowstorm that killed over 33 trekkers, including 16 foreign nationals, the government has realized

CA gives CPDCC 12 more days to settle disputes

NC, UML, some other parties lobby to go for voting  UCPN (Maoist), Madhesi insist on consensus KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The Constituent


NEA flayed on social media over Tihar lights warning

KATHMANDU, Oct 21 Two days after the government issued a notice urging people not to organize Deusi-Bhailo programs after 7 pm, the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) on Monday asked the public not to use decorative

Driver held with huge amount of gold, silver

LAHAN, Oct 22: Police arrested a driver along with illegal gold and silver from Bhardaha-1 along the East-West Highway in Saptari District on Tuesday night. Police

One drowns , another missing

RAUTAHAT,Oct 22: A child drowned in a local Lalbakaiya river in Rautahat district Tuesday evening. The deceased has been identified as seven-year-old


Nepal, India ink final PTA

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Nepal and India have signed the final Power Trade Agreement (PTA) paving the way for implementation of the agreement on power exchanges. Nepal and India had inked the preliminary


Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa, Oct 21: Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for killing Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the "gross negligence" the runner showed when


Hong Kong students, officials talk but don't agree

HONG KONG, Oct 21: Hong Kong student leaders and government officials held talks Tuesday to end pro-democracy protests now in their fourth week even as the city´s Beijing-backed leader reaffirmed his unwillingness

Bombings kill 9 people in Iraqi capital

BAGHDAD, Oct 21:  Iraqi officials say two separate bombings have killed nine people in Baghdad, the latest victims in near-daily attacks that have targeted

Pakistan pulls anti-government TV channel off air

ISLAMABAD, Oct 21: An anti-government TV news channel in Pakistan was taken off air for 15 days after a high court ruled that the broadcaster was "maligning"

The Week

Windows eye-candy

Windows is a great piece of software that we all have grown accustomed to and love, and since Microsoft’s release of Windows 7, productivity and ease-of use of Windows operating systems have improved. Windows 7 is great but there are still certain

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


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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Tihar: The festival of lights, or the lack thereof?

KATHMANDU, Oct 21:The festival of lights makes the country come alive at night. The beautiful glittering lights—whether it’s the electrical bulbs flowing down from our balconies or the little flames

Twenty students receive research grants

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Twenty students from Bachelors, Masters and PhD levels have been awarded research grants for their dissertations. The student research grant was given by the Hariyo Ban Program under WWF Nepal



End of government


Bhattarai floats three different models of federalism


Proposed CJ to face parliamentary hearing tomorrow


Veep Jha returns home from Lhasa visit


Five die in bus collision in Dhading



Five missing in avalanche at Mt Dhaulagiri Base Camp


21 killed in snowfall in Mustang, Manang


Falling oil prices shake up global economies


Qatar Airways bags 'Best Business Class Airline' for 2nd year in a row


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


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