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We can't keep on extending CPDCC deadline: Bhattarai

Drafting committee must get all contents by Nov 1: Sitaula KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Chairman of the Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (CPDCC) of the Constituent Assembly (CA) Baburam

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

NHRC concerned over overlap with TRC

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The newly appointed leadership at the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) said that the constitutional body is keen on finding out whether


Government allowance brings joy to disabled

ILAM, Oct 20: Gyanendra Pathak, who is visually impaired, was headed toward the district headquarters of Ilam early morning last Sunday. It was not yet 10 am when Pathak, a 38-year-old resident of

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

Govt recovers 33 bodies from blizzard-hit sites so far

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday said the death toll caused by unseasonal blizzard that struck Mustang and Manang district recently has


Final PTA to be inked Tuesday

KATHMANDU, Oct 20 :The preliminary agreement on power trading signed between Nepal and India in September will be given final shape on Tuesday amid a function at the Ministry of Energy. Energy


ANFA boss Ganesh Thapa steps down for now

KATHAMNDU, Oct 20: Ganesh Thapa, long-serving president of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), finally stepped down on Monday for a two-month period, as per the directives of the parliamentary Public Accounts


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

Bus collision in Bangladesh kills at least 20

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Oct 20:  Two passenger buses collided head-on in northwestern Bangladesh on Monday afternoon, killing at least 20 people and injuring 25

Bodies of 7 women found in US state

GARY, Indiana, Oct 20: The bodies of seven women have now been found in Indiana state after a man confessed to killing one woman who was found strangled at a motel

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


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



End of government


Bhattarai floats three different models of federalism


Proposed CJ to face parliamentary hearing tomorrow


Veep Jha returns home from Lhasa visit


Five die in bus collision in Dhading



Five missing in avalanche at Mt Dhaulagiri Base Camp


21 killed in snowfall in Mustang, Manang


Falling oil prices shake up global economies


Qatar Airways bags 'Best Business Class Airline' for 2nd year in a row


The Ultimate Thrill (photo feature)


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