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Politics

Ruling parties, oppn divided over CA resumption

KATHMANDU, March 4: Leaders of the ruling and opposition parties on Tuesday stood divided over resumption of Constituent Assembly (CA) meetings that have remained stalled for three weeks. Chief whips

CPN-Maoist accuses Bhattarai of inviting foreign interference

KATHMANDU, March 5: Mohan Baidya-led CPN-Maoist has accused former prime minister Baburam Bhattarai, who is also a UCPN (Maoist) leader, of giving statements against

Big party honchos start talks to resume statute drafting

KATHMANDU, March 5: Top leaders of the Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and UCPN (Maoist) have stepped up informal negotiations to resume the stalled constitution-making

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Swine flu scare grips people across country

KATHMANDU, Mar 4: Fear of possible swine flu infection has set off a panic across the country, with people rushing to health facilities even at the slightest sign of symptoms related to the disease. National

Trafficking involving marriage on rise

ILAM, March 5 : Records maintained at the Pashupatinagar-based Maiti Nepal Office in Ilam district show a significant rise in women trafficking cases, wherein the

Govt set to declare Kathmandu Valley as plastic free zone

KATHMANDU, March 4: The government is all set to declare Kathmandu Valley as a plastic free zone by April 14 although stakeholders have termed the decision premature. “I

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Business

MoI, MoAD proposes MoF to pay Rs 600m to sugarcane farmers

KATHMANDU, March 4:The Ministry of Industry (MoI) and Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD) have jointly proposed to the Ministry of Finance (MoF) to provide incentive of Rs 25 per quintal to sugarcane farmers. The

Sports

Indian team management denies Kohli abused journalist

NEW DELHI, March 4: India´s team management has denied reports that Virat Kohli used offensive language at a journalist during a World Cup practice session in Perth, Australia. The Indian media

INTERNATIONAL

IS threatens ´war´ on Twitter co-founder

SAN FRANCISCO, March 3: -The Islamic state has declared a new target -- Twitter´s Co-Founder Jack Dorsey.  The San Francisco company has recently shut down at least 2,000 accounts linked

UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 percent of diet

LONDON, March 4 :  The World Health Organization says people around the world are eating too much sugar and should slash their intake to about 5 to 10 percent

Afghans get 418-run target as Australia posts highest World Cup score

PERTH, Australia, March 4: Opener David Warner smashed a career-best 178 runs and shared a record 260 runs with Steve Smith (95) to propel Australia to a World Cup-record

The Week

Premier Appeal

It’s difficult being a sports fan in Nepal. The lack of meaningful televised performances of our national teams – barring the occasional regional football tournaments or the exploits of our cricket team – leaves us feeling deprived.

Errors decoded: A new tech savvy world

As we speak, there are 10 years old primary school children in London staying back after school to begin their basics in computer programming. Similarly, initiatives are being launched across the United

Language barrier forcing Kisan kids out of schools

Bandhan Kisan, a daily wage earner from the Tirinka Village of Jhapa District never went to school. His parents could not manage to educate him due to extreme poverty. When he got married, Bandhan had

TIME - OUT

Sonam Kapoor getting better from Swine flu

MUMBAI, March 4: Sonam Kapoor, who has been down with Swine flu, is getting better slowly tweeted her cousin brother and actor Arjun Kapoor. Arjun

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Live Rich or Die Trying

Disclaimer: This has nothing to do with Hedonism. Nor with 50 Cent. (You guys know about 50 Cent, don’t you?) ‘It’s been awhile’. That’s just a figure of speech. It’s actually been ages. Maybe I was

Because what can’t be bent must be broken

Dear Swastika, My father owns a successful business, and I’d like to continue the ‘legacy’. Currently, I’m employed and I get paid well. But since I want

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