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Public Accounts Committee forms probe panel to look into NAC’s Airbus purchase deal

Samuel Chettri 12 Dec 02:01 PM

The Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament has formed a probe panel to look into the procurement of two wide-body Airbus A330 jets by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC). Read Full Story »

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath arrives in Janakpur

Ajit Tiwari, Santosh Singh 12 Dec 12:07 PM

Chief Minister of the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath arrived in Janakpur to attend Bibaha Panchami, a special Hindu religious event, on Wednesday. Read Full Story »

Everest Premier League: Warriors pips Rhinos in Super Over, Tigers throws away solid start, yet again

Adarsha Dhakal 12 Dec 11:09 AM

Defending champion Biratnagar Warriors registered its second consecutive victory in the Everest Premier League edging Pokhara Rhinos in Super Over in a low-scoring thriller at the TU Stadium on Tuesday. Read Full Story »

Bibaha Panchami brings devotees to Janakpur

Ajit Tiwari, Shyam Sundar Shashi 12 Dec 09:12 AM

Thousands of Hindu devotees have arrived in Janakpur from various places of Nepal and India to attend the Ram-Janaki Bibaha Panchami festival. Read Full Story »

Kathmandu International Mountain Fil Festival 2018 comes to an end

Bibhu Luitel 12 Dec 09:12 AM

Afghan filmmaker Sahra Mani’s A Thousand Girls Like Me won first place in the international category, as the 2018 Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) came to a close. The award comes with a purse of $1500. Read Full Story »

Central bank urged to tackle soaring interest rates on loans

Post Report 12 Dec 09:12 AM

The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) on Tuesday urged the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) to address the soaring interest rate on loans issued to the commercial sector by the banks. Read Full Story »

Finance Ministry to create team to study stock market

Rajesh Khanal 12 Dec 09:12 AM

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Bibek Subedi 12 Dec 09:12 AM

A longstanding dispute between the Energy Ministry and the Nepal Electricity Authority has been resolved with the power utility agreeing to sign power purchase agreements (PPAs) with run-of-the-river hydropower projects under the take-or-pay modality until their combined installed capacity reaches 5,250 MW. Read Full Story »

Horoscope

12 Dec 08:22 AM

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Tika R Pradhan 12 Dec 07:34 AM

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has again postponed the meeting of the Constitutional Council that will recommend a new chief justice. Read Full Story »

Prithvi Man Shrestha 12 Dec 07:34 AM

A day after Inter-State Council meeting, where the chief ministers of seven provinces complained about the lack of government employees, the federal government swung into action on Tuesday, taking steps to adjust employees for provincial and local levels. Read Full Story »

Nayak Paudel 12 Dec 07:34 AM

The medical fraternity has opposed the appointment of Kedar Bahadur Adhikari as the secretary of Ministry of Health and Population. Read Full Story »

Prithvi Man Shrestha 12 Dec 07:34 AM

Over 1,000 public officials from elected representatives and the government employees at the local levels have not submitted their property details, National Vigilance Centre data, updated up to Tuesday, shows. Read Full Story »

Tika R Pradhan 12 Dec 07:34 AM

The upcoming standing committee meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party is expected to be a stormy affair. Irked by party Co-chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s way of handling the party and the government, NCP leaders have long been demanding that he convene the committee meeting to face their questions. Read Full Story »

Mohan Budhair, Bhawani Bhatta 12 Dec 07:34 AM

Family and relatives of Pradeep Rawal and Bishal Chaudhari, the latest suspects in the teenage murder mystery, protested on the streets of Mahendranagar, Kanchanpur, on Tuesday stating the government tried to frame innocent people in the crime. Read Full Story »

Shanghai group set to hand over Kalanki-Koteshwor road project to Kathmandu

Anup Ojha 12 Dec 07:34 AM

The 10.5-km Kalanki-Koteshwor road expansion project is finally going to be handed over to Kathmandu Ring Road Improvement Project (KRRIP) by Shanghai Construction Group Co Ltd, a Chinese company who had started the project in 2013. Read Full Story »

Surendra Sthapit 12 Dec 07:34 AM

Recently, I went on a trip to Chitlang which lies to the southwest of Kathmandu on the old trade route to India. It is a beautiful ancient village yet not been overtaken by urban development. Chitlang can be reached over several routes: Read Full Story »

Obindra B Chand 12 Dec 07:34 AM

Tourism is not only for the able-bodied Read Full Story »

Mahendra P Lama 12 Dec 07:33 AM

Our generation witnessed epoch-making events at both national and global levels Read Full Story »

12 Dec 07:33 AM

Kathmandu Metropolitan City and the Social Development Ministry of Province 5 are devising a plan that will require all students, regardless of whether they attend public or private schools, to wear the same uniform. Read Full Story »

Despite national support for Shrinkhala, Nepalis harass former winners

Abani Malla 12 Dec 07:33 AM

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Meetings of House committees continue to defer as lawmakers go AWOL

Binod Ghimire 12 Dec 07:33 AM

In yet another instance of lawmakers’ insincerity towards their job, a crucial parliamentary committee meeting was deferred on Tuesday as they failed to show up for the pre-scheduled event. Read Full Story »

Here is a quick scan of today’s news headlines

Post Report 11 Dec 08:28 PM

Here are the news headlines you would want to scan before you retire for the day. Read Full Story »

Oli government on the path to authoritarianism: Nepali Congress

Sanjeeb Phuyal & Anil Giri 11 Dec 07:11 PM

The Nepali Congress (NC) has remarked that the recent series of attacks on the spirit of constitution by the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has raised doubts about its belief and commitment to democracy. Read Full Story »

Upper Tamakoshi contractor pledges to pick up pace

Bibek Subedi 11 Dec 09:01 AM

Texamo, the Indian contractor executing the hydro-mechanical works of the Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project, promised to get its act together and expedite work to meet the new deadline of mid-November 2019 after a pep talk by the energy minister. Read Full Story »

Ministry to keep close watch on online stores

Rajesh Khanal 11 Dec 09:01 AM

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies is creating a guideline to keep tabs on online shopping platforms amid concerns over possible fraud and business misconduct. Read Full Story »

E-commerce platforms cash in on winter

Krishana Prasain 11 Dec 09:01 AM

Of late, the trend of online shopping is gaining momentum in the country. According to e-commerce traders, e-commerce businesses in Nepal conduct transactions worth $25 million a year. Read Full Story »

Indian duo upstages Levi fireworks

Adarsha Dhakal 11 Dec 09:01 AM

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Laws are not enough

Dinesh Pant 11 Dec 09:01 AM

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Manang, Army battle to victory

Prajwal Oli 11 Dec 09:01 AM

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Horoscope

11 Dec 08:48 AM

You are ready for serious bold action today! It’s time to step up and make the grand gestures you know you can make. If you’ve been beating around the bush with someone you have growing feelings for, today is the day to confess your true feelings. Read Full Story »

The utility of space

Asmita Manandhar, Rose Singh 11 Dec 08:08 AM

In Sunita Maharjan’s exhibition of artworks in ‘Baadiyeko Aakash’, the characterisation of human life, as summed up in the spaces we build around ourselves, compels the audience to reconsider its mundane surroundings. Read Full Story »

The fifth generation

Anuj Bhandari 11 Dec 07:58 AM

About two years ago, Qualcomm, the telecommunications equipment company, unveiled a chipset that would support next generation connectivity, a successor to 4G. The following year, they named that technology ‘5G’ and now, they’ve been working to bring this feature to the public in early 2019. Read Full Story »

Anil Giri 11 Dec 07:58 AM

The Nepali Congress has approved a comprehensive economic policy of the party that envisages lifting country’s economic status and accelerating the pace of development. Read Full Story »

Apex court serves show cause to NCP, poll body

Tika R Pradhan 11 Dec 07:58 AM

The Supreme Court has issued a show cause notice to the Election Commission and the ruling Nepal Communist Party how the two parties were registered with similar names. Read Full Story »

City mayor vows to prove himself after slow start

Anup Ojha 11 Dec 07:56 AM

In the run-up to the mayoral race, Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya unveiled an ambitious poll manifesto, promising to accomplish 101-tasks within the first 100 days in office. It was evident from the beginning Shakya promised far too much than his rivals to win the elections. Read Full Story »

Growing strong

Poonam Khetrapal Singh 11 Dec 07:49 AM

Investing in children’s growth will advance health and development. Doing so must be a priority Read Full Story »

Capital concerns

Achyut Wagle 11 Dec 07:48 AM

Forceful countercyclical measures are needed to put the economy back on trackRead Full Story »

Fault lines in federalism

11 Dec 07:48 AM

Unless the concerns of the states are addressed, stagnancy will prolongRead Full Story »

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