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A never-ending tale

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.

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

Politics

18th SAARC Summit ends with wide-ranging declaration

Pakistan to host next summit in 2016 KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The 18th SAARC Summit concluded on Thursday, adopting a 36-point Kathmandu Declaration that pledges to

SAARC security a huge success: Home Ministry

Vehicular movement in Kathmandu to be normal after midday
KATHMANDU, Nov 28:

We are responsible for shortcomings in SAARC process: PM Koirala (with full text)

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Prime Minister and Chairperson of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Sushil Koirala has said that the journey of SAARC

Social

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

Man dies falling from bus

BAITADI, Nov 28: A man died falling from a moving bus, at Chela mode near district headquarters on Thursday night. The deceased is Gajendra Karki,

Tiger census begins in Shuklaphanta

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Nov 28: The census of world rare Bengal tigers has begun in Shuklaphanta wildlife reserve through camera trapping technology. The counting

Business

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

Sports

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

Jeeten basketball begins today

KATHMANDU, Nov 28 : The Fifth Jeeten Thakuri Memorial Inter-school Basketball Tournament is all set to begin from Friday in the memory of late Jeeten Thakuri, the

INTERNATIONAL

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

Namibia votes in election favoring ruling party

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 28: The southern African nation of Namibia is voting in parliamentary and presidential elections

9 dead in Kashmir gunbattle between rebels, army

SRINAGAR, India, Nov 27: Heavily armed suspected militants fought a fierce gunbattle with soldiers in the Indian portion of Kashmir on Thursday, and three civilians

TIME - OUT

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

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