UNHCR rushes supplies to earthquake survivors

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN refugee agency, has sent logistical supplies to assist the survivors of the deadly earthquake.

Loadshedding hours reduced

The duration of weekly power cuts in the country will be down to 47 hours from 55 hours effective from Saturday. According to Nepal Electricity Authority.

Statute talks unlikely before Koirala’s return

Formal cross-party negotiations are unlikely to resume before the Prime Minister Sushil Koirala’s return from Indonesia, leaders said.

‘No secret deal with parties’

UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has refuted media reports that he forged a separate deal with the CPN-UML and the Nepali Congress for the promulgation of a new constitution.

Asian-African summit concludes

The two-day Asian-African Summit concluded in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Thursday.

Special Court acquits Raut

The Special Court has acquitted CK Raut, a Madhesi rights campaigner, who was charged with spearheading a secessionist movement in Tarai.

Panel to study CIAA activities, review authority

The Good Governance and Monitoring Committee of Legislature Parliament has formed a panel to study the activities of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority.

Ramdev in Kathmandu for yoga session

Noted Indian yoga guru Ramdev arrived in Kathmandu on Thursday afternoon to conduct a yoga session at Tundikhel starting Friday morning.

Officials plan activities for Valley clean-up drive

Authorities concerned have decided to carry out various activities to clean up the Kathmandu valley.

IAF plane airlifts victims to India

An Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft on Thursday airlifted the dead bodies and the survivors of Wednesday’s bus accident from Kathmandu to Ahemdabad.

KOICA organises workshop on judicial development of Nepal

KOICA) and Judicial Research and Training Institute organised a three-day workshop on “High Level Partnership Program on Judicial Development (Nepal)” at the Himalayan Hotel in Lalitpur.

Corruption chances high if Nepalis undertake job: DPM

Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bam Dev Gautam has said that government’s bid to outsource the visa processing job to a foreign company was initiated with a good intention.

Oppn meet today to decide on CA

A meeting of the 30-party opposition alliance will sit on Thursday morning to decide whether to attend the Constituent Assembly (CA) meeting later in the day.

83-year-old to scale Everest for 2nd time

If everything goes well with 83-year-old Min Bahadur Serchan, he will be retaining his title of the ‘oldest man’ on the top of Mount Everest in the Guinness World Record.

MoF asks for detailed report on temp teachers

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has sought a detailed report from the Ministry of Education (MoE) regarding the amount required to implement the golden handshake package