7-member taskforce formed to finalize PTA
(7 hours ago) KATHMANDU, Sept 2: A cabinet meeting on Tuesday formed a seven-member task force to finalize the Power Trade Agreement (PTA) with India. A meeting held at the Prime Minister’s Official residence in
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10-state model Maoist stance
(8 hours ago) KATHMANDU, SEP 02 - Five days before the deadline to settle disputed issues, the UCPN (Maoist) on Monday asserted that the 10-state model suggested by the High-level State Restructuring Commission of the first Constituent Assembly is its bottom line for talks with the ruling parties on federalism. A meeting of the party’s ideological management co
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11th grader saved from abductors’ clutches
(8 hours ago) KATHMANDU, SEP 02 - A family dispute over a financial deal took a nasty turn on Monday morning when an eleventh grader was abducted by five men in Kathmandu . Biren Chhetri (21), a student of Kastham
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Upper Karnali a three billion dollar bonanza for Nepal
(9 hours ago) KATHMANDU: The much debated Upper Karnali hydroelectric project is expected to bring a windfall with the government standing to earn Rs 144 billion in dividend from equity extended by the developer of
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SAARC-observers engagement to be made more effective
(9 hours ago) KATHMANDU: A four-day meeting of the SAARC Programming Committee today recommended that SAARC’s engagement with observers be made more effective and result-oriented. The meeting, which concluded in
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CPDCC to give continuity to parliament, judiciary
(9 hours ago) KATHMANDU: The Constitutional-Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (CPDCC) of the Constituent Assembly (CA) has finalized provisional arrangements for the transitional period that will follow th
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Butwal locals terrified by swollen Tinau
(7 hours ago) BUTWAL: No one had ever imagined the scale of devastation caused by massive flooding in mid-western districts of Banke, Bardiya and Surkhet and also in Sindhupalchowk district of central region earlie
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NHRC reports alarming rise in trafficking rate
(8 hours ago) LALITPUR, SEP 02 - Nineteen-year-old Sita Gurung (name changed) of Sindhupalchok was trafficked to a brothel in India by her own relative. She was an easy prey for the trafficker as she was desperatel
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Up to seven per cent hike in transport fares by Sept 10
(9 hours ago) KATHMANDU: The government is all set to extend a gift of transport fare hike to commuters this Dashain, neglecting directive issued by the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority to revise fares based on practices in South Asian countries. This decision is expected to raise transport bill of hundreds of thousands of people who visit the
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Infant mortality down‚ life expectancy up
(9 hours ago) KATHMANDU: Nepal’s population has risen to 27.1 million with 17 per cent of total countrymen living in urban areas. The population is projected to reach 35.2 million by middle of the century, accordin
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Big 3 to talk to CPN-Maoist today
(9 hours ago) KATHMANDU: Leaders from major political parties have decided to talk to the Mohan Baidya-led CPN-Maoist on Tuesday with a view to include their views in the new constitution. The decision was taken a
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Bailey bridge over Ratu
(9 hours ago) JANAKPUR, Sept 1: Locals as well as hundreds of commuters stranded at the Ratu bridge section of the East-West Highway have heaved a sigh of relief as the construction of a Bailey bridge aimed to res
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Grand Bank will be on track within a year | Interview
(yesterday) Grand Bank Nepal Ltd went into red in 2013/14 as its non-performing loan shoot up to 19 percent. Due to huge loan default, the bank provisioned Rs 1.93 billion for the possible loss which caused it a net loss of Rs 1.61 billion in the review period. This came as a shock to the investors who received 4.75 percent cash dividend a year earlier. Parshu
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(Aug 27) KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Financial independence is one of the prerequisites to a secure life, and as we grow older, we’re encouraged to save as much money as possible. All of us have our own bank accounts where we squirrel away our hard earned money or some pocket money that we may receive from parents and relatives. But are we making the maximum use of
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(Aug 27)
Isabella Tree’s book, The Living Goddess: A Journey into the Heart of Kathmandu came out in April. Tree spoke to Kapil Bisht about coming to Kathmandu as a teenager, pursuing her subject for over a decade, and the experience of writing a book about a Living Goddess. Any tourist who has been in the court
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Busted: 5 Myths about Facebook's messenger app
(Aug 13) NEW YORK, Aug 12: Facebook´s recent effort to force people to adopt its standalone mobile messaging app has privacy-concerned users up in arms. Many of them believe the app is especially invasive. On
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There’s a small market in the heart of the capital that has an impressive heritage spanning almost 400 years. Its name is Rakhi Bazaar, although most people refer to it as Pote Bazaar, because the strands of tiny glass beads are at the heart of the matter here. Mohammed Suleiman is fair and tall, with a
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(Aug 17) CALIFORNIA: The car stopped at stop signs. It glided around curves. It didn't lurch or jolt. The most remarkable thing about the drive was that it was utterly unremarkable. This isn't damning with fa
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