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Politics

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

CPDCC gets last chance to settle contentious issues

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: The Constituent Assembly (CA) on Tuesday gave last deadline for the CA´s Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (CPDCC)

Heavyweights at Gokarna to thrash out contentious issues

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Top-notch leaders of the three major parties have thronged Gokarna Forest Resort to seek ways out to the contentious issues of the new constitution

Social

Ganga Maya to remain in hospital for three more weeks

Neither her son nor relatives turn up to see her her KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Even after ending her nearly one year long hunger

Three killed in Dailekh jeep fall

DAILEKH, Oct 21: Three people were killed on the spot while 15 others were injured when a jeep veered off the road and fell some 120 meters down at Narayan Municipality-4,

CIAA files forgery case against NRB peon

KATHMANDU, Oct 21:  The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a forgery case at the Special Court against Dhari Mahato, a

Business

AI urges South Korea to end exploitation of migrant workers

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: At a time when a large number of youth are scrambling to get a job in South Korea under the Employment Permit System (EPS), a report of a reputed rights based organization has painted a bleak

Sports

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

INTERNATIONAL

Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesia's new president

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct 20: Joko Widodo completed a journey from riverside shack to presidential palace on Monday, cheered through the streets following his inauguration by tens of thousands of ordinary Indonesians

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

The joys of having a sibling

Sabina Luitel, in her early thirties, is a mother of a three year-old-son and is now expecting her second child. She and her husband decided to have another child so that their first-born would always have someone besides them to call his own. “I

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

TIME - OUT

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

Gen next

A symbolic race for survival

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: To raise awareness about the importance of saving newborn lives, more than a 1,000 schoolchildren from 17 public schools in the Kathmandu Valley ran a five-kilometer race last Saturday. Organized

Copying in exams

Copying in examination has become very common these days. The 21st century, known as the age of science and technology, is the age of competition. Everybody wants to win, or become better than others. In every household, parents compel their children

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