Medical bodies throw weight behind Dr KC

The campaign of Dr Govinda KC to end political meddling in medical institutions has gained huge momentum with the entire medical fraternity set to rally behind him from Monday.

‘Acid attacker’ in police net

A month after the barbarous assault, police on Thursday night arrested the perpetrator of an acid attack at a Basantapur-based tuition centre that left two schoolgirls severely injured.

18 dead in Jumla bus accident

Eighteen people died and 11 others were injured, three of them critically, in a bus accident at Raralihi-1 on the Karnali Highway in Jumla district on Monday.

Flights resume at TIA; Four-day shutdown affects 50,000 travellers

The Tribhuvan International Airport resumed its normal operations on Saturday evening, four days after the Turkish Airlines A330 skidded off its runway

Turkish Airlines jet crash-lands at TIA

A Turkish Airlines plane skidded off the runway and veered onto the grassy shoulder after losing balance during landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport

Is CIAA chief walking the talk?

As he prepares to tie his daughter’s nuptial knot today, all eyes are on Lokman Singh Karki, the chief of CIAA, whether he will follow the Social Behaviour Reform Act

2 schoolgirls hurt in acid attack

In a shocking incident, two schoolgirls aged 15 and 16 received severe burns while one escaped with minor injuries in an acid attack at a Basantapur-based tuition centre

‘Rs 5.4b held in Swiss bank in ’07’

Eight Nepalis are found to have stashed away money in HSBC’s Swiss private banking arm in the year 2006-07.

NAC’s new jet touches down

Country’s national flag carrier, Nepal Airlines Corporation welcomed to its international fleet a new member—Airbus A320-200 aircraft—amid a huge fanfare.

Govt takes step to build LP gas storage plants

The government has initiated homework to set up LPG storage plants in the country to avert possible cooking gas shortage in the future in the event of disruption in LPG imports.

Nepal makes pitch for energy, connectivity

In a first of its kind, Nepal has made a strong pitch for foreign investments at a high-profile international forum, ‘Nepal Investment Summit 2015’, organised outside the country.

Ball is in CA chair’s court

The CA chairman’s decision on Friday to initiate the CA process to form the Questionnaire Committee despite reservations from the opposition risks deepening political polarisation.

CA members clash during session

Tension ran high in the Constituent Assembly in the wee hours of Tuesday after the UCPN (Maoist)-led bloc rampaged the Assembly following the move of CA Chairman Subas Nembang

Nepal’s 2-wkt delight against Dutch

Nepal pulled off a coup against four-time World Cup participants the Netherlands by two wickets in the ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Division 2 match

Project gets go-ahead to issue shares to locals

The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has given the go-ahead to Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower to issue shares in the company to its financiers and locals in the project area.