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Politicians ‘try to influence CIAA’

KP Sharma Oli and Sher Bahadur Deuba, have allegedly pressured to deter it from taking any further steps in the case.

There should be speed breakers near crossings

Ninth-grader Sneha Shah was knocked down by a bus on a zebra crossing in Tinkune, Kathmandu, on Sunday afternoon.

Female migrant workers: Govt may lift ban, on safety condition

Nepal has expressed readiness to lift the ban imposed on women from visiting Saudi Arabia to work as housemaids, on condition that the latter agrees with the conditions proposed in MoU.

Chand announces CPN Maoist

Former CPN-Maoist secretary Netra Bikram Chand on Monday officially announced the formation of a new party.

Milestone as Nepal, India ink dozen pacts, MoUs

With his “neighbourhood first” doctrine, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his first visit to Nepal had promised that bilateral ties could see a major transformation.

Old Bus Park area to be shut

The Old Bus Park which is located near the venue of the 18th Saarc Summit will be cordoned off, and no public vehicles will be allowed inside or about from November 24

9 Nepalis die each week in Malaysia: Embassy

At least 166 Nepali migrant workers have died in Malaysia in the last four and a half months, reveals the Nepal’s embassy in Kuala Lumpur, raising a serious question over Nepalis' condition.

Dahal challenges ruling parties to remove Bhattarai from PDCC

UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has challenged ruling parties to remove Baburam Bhattarai as the chairman of the Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (PDCC)

Transitional justice panels to begin work on ‘Dec 10’

The much awaited commissions of inquiry on truth and reconciliation and enforced disappearances will start their work formally on December 10.

Dahal on weeklong Rolpa ‘revenge’ tour

After the ruling parties snubbed the meeting of the Political Committee that he had called, UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal embarked on a weeklong visit of Rolpa on Monday

Oppn parties rejects NC, UML proposal

The constitution writing process saw further polarisation on Monday as the opposition parties refused to recognise the common proposal presented by the ruling parties

10 killed as ‘reckless’ driver causes collision

Ten people, including a Russian national, were killed when two passenger buses collided head-on at Basamadi-2 on the East-West highway in Makwanpur district on Saturday morning

Thousands of Nepalis work illegally in Afghanistan

Despite government ban on Nepalis from seeking employment in Afghanistan, a large number of Nepali migrants have been working in the war-torn country.

Overseas Employment: Finding new frontiers

Ek Nath Banjara of Panauti, Kavrepalanchok, was overjoyed when he passed the EPS Korean language proficiency test in 2011.

Pokhara int’l airport project gets govt nod

The Cabinet on Monday gave a go-ahead for the construction of a regional international airport in the tourist city of Pokhara

Noose tightens around tourism boss

He was known as a man of patronage whose network extended throughout the sprawling Nepali bureaucracy and politics. He was untouchable and all powerful. His fall is now imminent.

Gadaimai slaughter: Bihar, UP asked to check animal flow into Bara

The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has directed the states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh to ensure that no movement of animals to Nepal takes place during the month of November...

Big three seal 5-point deal

The ruling and opposition parties on Wednesday signed a five-point agreement on forming a HLPC, bringing the Legislature-Parliament business back on track after being disrupted for 39 days.

Constitution Writing: Tension as mid-Oct draft deadline drifts

The growing tension between the ruling and opposition parties has jeopardised the constitution drafting process, leading to yet another Constituent Assembly (CA) deadline miss.

Parties seek one week to settle disputed issues

Having missed the second deadline to settle key contentious issues of new constitution through consensus, three major political parties on Tuesday decided to buy another week