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Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina returns home

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home today. Bangladeshi PM Sheikh

Five SAARC leaders return

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Five heads of state or government of SAARC countries retuned their respective countries on Thursday night attending the 18th SAARC Summit that

Signing of two proposed regional agreements postponed

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Two proposed agreements could not be during the 18th SAARC Summit that concluded here on Friday. The yet to be signed proposed agreements

PM Koirala highlights SAARC Summit outcomes

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has highlighted deepening cooperation in areas of trade, investment, finance, energy, infrastructure and connectivity


A small gesture felt far and wide

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: With Prime Minister Sushil Koirala announcing conclusion of the SAARC summit on Thursday, all the heads of state and government took an opportunity for a group picture at the podium. Indian

SAARC Summit did Nepal proud: Officials, experts

KATHMANDU, Nov 29 : The successful hosting of the 18th SAARC Summit in Kathmandu has sent positive message not only about Nepal´s adept diplomacy and excellent

State restructuring could be put on hold: Oli

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli on Friday said that a new constitution can be promulgated by the January 22 deadline if the issue of state restructuring


First ladies of Pakistan, Maldives visit Bhaktapur

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The usually quiet Bhaktapur Durbar Square came to life on Thursday as the first ladies of two of the SAARC member countries made an appearance there. While a group of girls clad

"Australia expects more Nepali students in future"

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Tanveer Shaheed is senior country manager (Asia) for Macquarie University, Sydney Australia. The university is ranked top five among the Australian

Indian woman held with Nepali MRP passport

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: Contrary to the government´s claim that machine-readable passports (MRP) will put an end to the malady of passport forgery, an Indian national


Banking sector faces ethical question as ex-regulators rush to join private banks

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Senior Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) officials joining private banks following their retirement from the central bank is slowly become a trend in the country´s financial system. Though there is


Crusade against ANFA Prez Thapa

DHANKUTA, Nov 28: A team of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) officials, including its vice-presidents, is in Eastern Region as part of a nationwide campaign against misuse of funds by ANFA President Ganesh


Passengers in Russia's Arctic give airliner a push (with video)

MOSCOW, Nov 26: In other countries, you may be asked to give a push to a car stuck in the mud. In Russia, passengers in the Arctic came out of an airliner to the bitter cold to help it move to the runway. Russian

Animals sacrificed in Nepal to bring good luck

KATMANDU, Nepal, Nov 28 : Birds and other animals are being slaughtered in huge numbers at a festival in Nepal where devotees believe the sacrifices bring good luck

Violence in China continued despite crackdown

BEIJING, Nov 28: Chinese authorities say in a six-month report card on their security crackdown in Xinjiang that they busted 115 terrorist gangs before they could

The Week

A never-ending tale: Violence-free Asia and the Pacific for women is just a mere facade

On the morning of November 17, more than 700 government ministers, policymakers and civil representatives of Asia and the Pacific region gathered  at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in Bangkok. The

Children's literature

Every child who grows up in Nepal is familiar with these lines that follow the end of a tale. You might have heard them countless times from your parents, grandparents, teachers and elders. For some, it

Chronicler of sufferings

Three pairs of hands, each colored a different color. Legs knee deep in gold. There is no question that these pictures are beautiful. But once you find what they are about, the pictures are also very disturbing.


Looking back at folk music legacies

KATHMANDU, Nov 28:Celebrating folk music, the International Folk Music Film Festival is set to start on November 28, Friday. The three-day festival, with the theme

Festive Winter Bazaar this weekend

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: If you’re looking to make your Saturday fun, visit Baber Mahal Revisited to check out the Festive Winter Bazaar this November 29. You can

Gen next

WordCamp Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: More than 180 enthusiasts of WordPress, the free and open source personal publishing software that powers over 75 million sites on the web, came together at Yala Maya Kendra, Patan Dhoka, last

Leading a team of programmers

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Manisha Karmacharya, 27, completed her Bachelor’s in Information Management from St Xavier’s College in Maitighar and worked as a software developer for three years in YoungInnovations



Welcome to Nepal


Dawning red


Row over secularism, federal model festers within NC


Traffickers finding border areas along west Nepal more convenient


Bhotekoshi offers 5% shares to Sindhupalchowk locals



Prostitution flourishes right under nose of authorities


18th SAARC Summit: Inaugural session concludes (Watch video)


18th SAARC Summit program starts today


Photo story : Kathmandu gets a facelift


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