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Committee suggests two work shifts at govt offices

KATHMANDU Oct 22: The Administrative Reform Implementation and Monitoring Committee has recommended to the government to introduce a new system of providing public services in two shifts every day at government

Gokarna meet positive, claims Bhattarai

To sit again for talks on Oct 26 KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Chairman of Constitutional Political and Consensus Committee (CPDCC)

Lot yet to be done in early warning, guide training: Govt

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: With the benefit of hindsight following the snowstorm that killed over 33 trekkers, including 16 foreign nationals, the government has realized


Dropping 'fail' category in SLC being mulled

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: No student will be labeled ´failed´ in the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) exams in the near future. The government is now mulling over a new grading system that

Repair of capital's roads intensified in view of upcoming SAARC Summit

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The government has intensified the repair of roads in the capital in view of the upcoming 18th SAARC Summit. The ministries of Physical

Police nab four robbers in capital

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Police have arrested four persons on the charge of robbery in the capital. The arrestees are Rishiram Kadariya, 34, of Sarlahi,


Nepal and India ink final PTA

NEA officials say loadshedding can be reduced hugely after 2015 KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Nepal and India on Tuesday finally signed a power trade agreement (PTA), paving the


Nepal faces stern test, but confident

KATHMANDU, Oct 22:The ICC World Cricket League Division 3 begins on Thursday, and all the participating teams including Nepal have high hopes going into the tournament. Along with Nepal, the


Hong Kong students, officials talk but don't agree

HONG KONG, Oct 21: Hong Kong student leaders and government officials held talks Tuesday to end pro-democracy protests now in their fourth week even as the city´s Beijing-backed leader reaffirmed his unwillingness

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

Windows eye-candy

Windows is a great piece of software that we all have grown accustomed to and love, and since Microsoft’s release of Windows 7, productivity and ease-of use of Windows operating systems have improved. Windows 7 is great but there are still certain

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

Tihar: The festival of lights, or the lack thereof?

KATHMANDU, Oct 21:The festival of lights makes the country come alive at night. The beautiful glittering lights—whether it’s the electrical bulbs flowing down from our balconies or the little flames

Twenty students receive research grants

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Twenty students from Bachelors, Masters and PhD levels have been awarded research grants for their dissertations. The student research grant was given by the Hariyo Ban Program under WWF Nepal



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



Falling oil prices shake up global economies


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


Dropping 'fail' category in SLC being mulled


Tsho Rolpa: A fusion of nature and culture (photo feature)


NEA flayed on social media over Tihar lights warning


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