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.

‘Political motive’ behind Justice murder

Nearly three years after he was shot dead in broad daylight in Lalitpur, police have finally solved the mysterious high-profile murder of then Supreme Court Justice Rana Bahadur Bam.

China assures rail link with Nepal

China has expressed its readiness to extend its rail network to the Nepal border, urging Nepal to conduct a feasibility study for the same within its territory.

In Nepal, Wang to press China’s peripheral policy

China’s peripheral (neighbourhood) diplomacy is likely to top the agenda during Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s Nepal visit.

Koirala steps in to settle consultant selection row

Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Tuesday intervened in the Tanahun Hydropower Project controversy, directing ministers and officials to settle the row over consultant appointment

CAN goof-up may cost Nepal dear

Nepal stands to lose more than Rs40 million due to the unprofessional handling of an international transaction by the Cricket Association of Nepal.

Satyarthi stresses child rights

Nobel peace laureate and Indian child rights champion Kailash Satyarthi, who has also worked against child exploitation in Nepal, addressed programmes here on Friday

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.