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Unregistered wildlife trophies creating potential illegal market

A few months ago, 40 year old Basanta Maharjan (name changed) of Bhaktapur was arrested by the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) while trying to sell an ivory statue in the market. During the investigation, it was revealed that the art object was gifted

Electoral model becomes more vital

With the January 22 deadline for the Constituent Assembly (CA) to promulgate a new Constitution approaching fast, leaders of major political parties are indulged in bitter disputes in regard to the CA´s

Passion for fashion

With one lady dressed in a bright gold coat, another in a crop top and sharp blazer, and another one sporting golden chandelier earrings, they are easily the most fashionable group at the table. Perfectly

Politics

Modi cancels Janakpur visit

KATHMANDU/JANAKPUR, Nov 21 : Amid controversy over his plan to address mass gatherings, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cancelled his plan to visit Janakpur. The

PM inspects preparations for SAARC Summit

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Friday made sudden inspection of infrastructure and other logistical preparations for the 18th SAARC Summit in

Envoys for implementation of SAARC pacts

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Ambassadors from various SAARC member states and foreign policy experts have stressed on implementation of various agreements reached in the past

Social

3 die, 45 missing in bus plunge into Bheri

Driver negligence, overspeeding blamed SURKHET/JAJARKOT, NOV 20:At least three people, including two children, were killed and over 40 others are still missing

Absence of VDC secretaries hits Kailali squatters hard

DHANGADHI, Nov 22: After he could not find the secretary of the Village Development Committee (VDC) at the office in his village, Dumti Bahadur Chaudhary, a local

IERIN Int'l Education Fair

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: International Education Representatives´ Initiative of Nepal (IERIN), an umbrella organization of education consultancies in the country,

Business

Veg prices fall on improved supplies

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Improved supplies have pushed down vegetables prices in the wholesale market over the past month. Prices of popular vegetables like tomato, potato cauliflower, green pea, radish and pumpkin,

Sports

Nepal faces uphill battle against India for maiden title

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Nepal faces an uphill challenge from India, the two-time defending champion, in the third consecutive final between the two teams in the SAFF Women´s Championship at the Jinnah Sports Stadium

INTERNATIONAL

Kerry to join Iran nuclear talks in Vienna

PARIS, Nov 20: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Vienna later Thursday to join high-level nuclear negotiations with Iran as a deadline for an agreement fast approaches. State Department

Indian lawmaker arrested in financial scam

NEW DELHI, Nov 21 : India´s federal investigative agency says it has arrested an opposition national lawmaker for allegedly stealing funds from a multibillion-dollar

Bomb kills 2 soldiers in northwestern Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Nov 21:  A police official says a roadside bomb has struck an army vehicle in northwestern Pakistan, killing two soldiers. The

TIME - OUT

Exposing modern-day slavery in pictures

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Award-winning American photographer Lisa Kristine’s photo exhibition ‘Enslaved’ is currently on display at Siddhartha Art Gallery

Byakul Maila to receive lifetime monthly allowance

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Byakul Maila, lyricist of our national anthem ‘Sayaun Thunga Phoolka Hami’, will be getting a lifetime monthly allowance of Rs 25,000.

Gen next

Waiting on tables Not a bad calling

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Rajan Nepal, 25, who came to Kathmandu from Dhading seven years ago, joined OR2K Restaurant in Thamel to work as a waiter. He initially chose the job just to earn some pocket money. But the job

'Motivation comes naturally when you love what you're doing'

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Lumanti Shakya, 23, has been working as the Sales & Marketing Executive at Hotel Yak & Yeti on Durbar Marg for the past four months. A graduate in Business with specialization in Hospitality

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