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Politics

8 yrs after CPA, key tasks of peace process still pending

Dispute resolution body remains unable to meet KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Even as the signing of the historic Comprehensive Peace Accord-2006 marks its eighth anniversary

Consensus in two hours if parties wish: Nembang

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Chairman of the Constituent Assembly, Subash Nembang, has said the consensus could be forged within two hours to ensure constitution within the

NSU leaders press Deuba for general convention

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: A group of student leaders belonging to Nepal Students Union has drawn the attention of the former Prime Minister and senior leader of the Nepali

Social

Photo story : Kathmandu gets a facelift

This year, Kathmandu will be hosting the SAARC Summit for the first time in 12 years, and with the date fast approaching, Kathmandu is shedding its old skin and donning a fresh new one. Thousands of construction workers are toiling hard day and night

Two held with dried seahorse in Kathamndu

KATHAMNDU, Nov 22 : Two men were arrested with above 2 kilograms contraband dried seahorse from KMC-29, Keshar Mahal. The arrestees are  Milan

Indian national killed in police firing

BHAIRAHAWA, Nov 22: An Indian national was killed when police opened fire at Bhaisihawa of Bisnhupura VDC on Saturday. DSP Ramesh Pokharel informed

Business

Cross-border transmission line master plan within six months

KATHMANDU, Nov 22 : Nepal and India have agreed to prepare a master plan for development of cross-border transmission line within six months. The meeting of Joint Steering Committee (JSC) between the

Pancheshwar DPR within six months

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: The second meeting of Pancheshwar Development Authority has decided to entrust the task of preparing Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the development

Sports

Mamata's heroics guide Janakpur to title

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Mamata Chaudhary’s half-century guided Region No 7 (Janakpur) to the title of the Wai Wai U-19 Women’s National Cricket Tournament on Friday. Janakpur, winner of the 2012

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

Strong quake hits west China's Sichuan province

BEIJING, Nov 22: A strong earthquake struck a lightly populated, mountainous area of western China on Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or major damage. The U.S. Geological

Plague outbreak kills 40 people in Madagascar

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 22: The World Health Organization says 40 people have died from the plague in Madagascar. WHO said 119 people have been diagnosed

The Week

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 accessorising themselves—one of them wears

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,

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

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

Studying abroad versus studying in the country

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: You no longer feel surprised if you hear about a friend or relative going abroad for higher education. A better education system, independence and exposure to cultural diversity, among others,

His life is wrecked, but he chooses to fight

It was a fine morning, and as always, I was rushing to college. Suddenly, I noticed something unusual 15 meters ahead. It was a boy. But the way he walked was unusual. His legs dragging, his hands half paralyzed, with a faint emotion on his

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