Nigeria bounce back at World Cup to beat Iceland 2-0

23 Jun 01:13 AM

Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0 to revive their hopes of advancing into the knockout stages of the World Cup in Russia on Friday as striker Ahmed Musa dramatically marked his return to the team with two fine second-half goals. Read Full Story »

22 Jun 01:37 PM

A passenger bus met with an accident on Friday at Rukumkot, the district headquarters of Rukum East, leaving 10 people injured; six severely. Read Full Story »

Sanjeev Giri 22 Jun 07:54 AM

Six companies have responded to the Expression of Interest call of the National Reconstruction Authority for reconstruction of Dharahara, the nine-storey tower built in 1832 by Bhimsen Thapa that was destroyed in the 2015 earthquake. Read Full Story »

Binod Ghimire 22 Jun 07:54 AM

The government has finally prepared a draft for amending the Act governing the two transitional justice bodies, adhering to the Supreme Court verdict and international standards on transitional justice. The proposal is likely to be tabled in Parliament for endorsement in two weeks. Read Full Story »

PM Oli winds up Beijing visit on high note

Akhilesh Upadhyay 22 Jun 07:54 AM

Nepal and China have signed a landmark accord to develop a cross-border railway line that will connect the Tibetan town of Kerung with Kathmandu, calling the Cooperation for Railway Connectivity “as the most significant initiative in the history of bilateral cooperation”.The two sides signed the memoranda of understanding on Thursday following hour-long delegation-level talks at the Great Hall of the People. Read Full Story »

Coutinho, Neymar strike late to guide Brazil past Costa Rica

Agencies 22 Jun 08:35 PM

Dramatic late strikes by Philippe Coutinho and Neymar gave Brazil their first win of the World Cup against Costa Rica in St Petersburg on Friday and broke Central American hearts by sending them out of the tournament. Read Full Story »

Post Report 22 Jun 07:07 PM

The national gathering of Nepali Congress (NC) district presidents concluded here in Hetauda on Friday, issuing a 21-point declaration. Read Full Story »

Post Report 22 Jun 02:28 PM

A special probe committee formed by the Home Ministry to look into the organised gold smuggling on Thursday arrested Akbar Shah, who operates a restaurant at Pulchok-based Labim Mall. Read Full Story »

Post Report 22 Jun 02:13 PM

Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Prasad Adhikari, addressing the parliament meet on Friday, said that Nepal has been removed from the air safety list of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). Read Full Story »

22 Jun 01:41 PM

Lawmakers, speaking in the special time of the House of Representatives on Friday, drew the government's attention towards the control of price hike and black marketing. Read Full Story »

22 Jun 12:24 PM

The Kanchanpur Police has put in place a weeklong marijuana clean-up campaign across the district as part of the International Day against Drugs Abuse and Trafficking. Read Full Story »

Post Report 22 Jun 10:34 AM

A man died after a tipper hit a scooter he was riding on at Sano Thimi in Madhyapur Thimi Municipality on Friday. Read Full Story »

Post Report 22 Jun 09:08 AM

Lumbini FC joined Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) in the quarter-finals of the Lalit Memorial U-18 Football Championship as Group ‘A’ runners-up after defeating Saraswati Youth Club 2-0 at Anfa Complex on Thursday. Read Full Story »

Post Report 22 Jun 08:59 AM

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Pradeep Chhetri on Thursday said a Kalimati Police team found no incriminating evidence after searching the residence of businessman Bimal Poddar, the latest detainee in the 33kg gold smuggling case. Read Full Story »

22 Jun 08:59 AM

Even after more than four months of the government formation, the third largest party RJP-N has failed to elect its officials of the parliamentary party. Read Full Story »

Tika R Pradhan 22 Jun 08:59 AM

The third largest party in the parliament Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) has agreed to drop the existing collective leadership system of six-member presidium from the upcoming national convention. Read Full Story »

Post Report 22 Jun 08:59 AM

Province 4 has endorsed its budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2018-19. Read Full Story »

Hyundai i20 Active facelift arrives in Nepal

Post Report 22 Jun 08:59 AM

One of the most awaited crossovers in Nepal’s market, the Hyundai i20 Active facelift, has been launched domestically. Read Full Story »

Shivam Cement’s IPO set to be a milestone

Post Report 22 Jun 08:59 AM

Shivam Cement Limited is set to issue 5,280,000 units of initial public offerings (IPOs) at premium prices after the company received the green light from Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon). It is the first cement company that is issuing primary shares for general people. Read Full Story »

Footwear start-ups make rapid inroads in domestic market

Krishana Prasain 22 Jun 08:50 AM

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Post Report 22 Jun 08:50 AM

The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) has put more than 30 goods and services in the mandatory list of value added tax (VAT). Read Full Story »

NAC looks abroad to fill shortage of pilots

Sangam Prasain 22 Jun 08:50 AM

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Diversity in workplace

Maina Dhital 22 Jun 08:43 AM

Inclusive environment is an important driver of growth that is often overlooked Read Full Story »

Purna Kumar Rana 22 Jun 08:43 AM

The worsening air quality has become a leading threat to public health in the Kathmandu Valley. Poorly managed road expansion, poisonous gases emitted by motor vehicles and pipe laying works for the Melamchi Water Supply Project across the Valley have invited negative impacts on the environment and public well-being. Read Full Story »

Messiah or pariah?

Suman Kumar Mandal 22 Jun 08:43 AM

Yadav’s recent move to join the government could cost him dear Read Full Story »

Grass for thought

22 Jun 07:52 AM

Rani Pokhari’s sorry condition calls the KMC to move beyond just paying lip service Read Full Story »

Unconvincing France beat Peru 1-0 to book last-16 place

Post Report 22 Jun 01:48 AM

France beat Peru 1-0 with a goal from Kylian Mbappe on Thursday to book their place in the last 16 of the World Cup and crush the South Americans’ hopes of progressing in their first appearance at the tournament for 36 years. Read Full Story »

Post Report 21 Jun 09:06 PM

Police opened two rounds of firing to arrest a looter in Mulpani, Kathmandu on Thursday. Read Full Story »

Australia held to 1-1 draw against Denmark

21 Jun 08:46 PM

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Post Report 21 Jun 06:33 PM

Three persons have been arrested with muskets at Rainas Municipality-10, Lamjung district, said DSP Yadav Dhakal. Read Full Story »

Oli meets Chinese PM Li Keqiang

Post Report 21 Jun 05:47 PM

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Province 4 budget endorsed by majority

Post Report 21 Jun 05:13 PM

A provincial assembly meeting of Province 4 has endorsed the budget for upcoming fiscal year presented on June 15. Read Full Story »

33 kg gold case: Special team raids trader Bimal Podar’s house

Post Report 21 Jun 03:42 PM

A special committee investigating the 33 kg gold smuggling case and the murder of Sanam Shakya has raided the house of trader Bimal Podar. Read Full Story »

PM Oli addresses CPC party school programme, highlights role of political parties

21 Jun 03:28 PM

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that political parties hold the key to development, prosperity and good governance, and they are the lead actors. Read Full Story »

Three Star out, MMC still in hunt

Post Report 21 Jun 09:08 AM

Three Star Club were eliminated from the race to secure a quarter-final berth while Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) recorded first win in the Lalit Memorial U-18 Football Championship at the Anfa Complex on Wednesday. Read Full Story »

Nepali plays charms Kolkata crowd

Timothy Aryal 21 Jun 09:08 AM

Two Nepali plays, Upiya ko Nibandha and Mr Fox and Schoolboy, were staged at the maiden Kolkata International Children’s Theatre Festival, currently held at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kolkata, India. Read Full Story »

Namaste Eid 2018 celebrated

Post Report 21 Jun 09:08 AM

Recently, a multicultural event brought together people from various communities of Nepal to celebrate Eid-Ul-Fitra and conclude the fasting month of Ramadan at Labim Mall. Read Full Story »

Kausi, a new terrace-theatre in town

Post Report 21 Jun 09:08 AM

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Post Report 21 Jun 09:07 AM

The Special Court on Tuesday acquitted ‘gangster’ Abhisek Giri of the money laundering charge. He is the fourth ‘don’ out of five to be acquitted by the court against whom the Department of Money Laundering Investigation (DoMLI) had filed separate cases on May 19, 2013. Read Full Story »

Post Report 21 Jun 09:07 AM

The Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) will hold its party General Convention in April 2019. Read Full Story »

Post Report 21 Jun 09:07 AM

The victims of decade-long Maoist insurgency are against providing any kinds of concession to the perpetrators while resolving the war-era cases of crimes through transitional justice mechanisms. Read Full Story »

Nagendra Adhikari 21 Jun 09:07 AM

Nepali Congress (NC) district presidents’ opinions are divided whether to hold immediately party convention at local and provincial levels after amending the statute or not. Read Full Story »

Defaulting sugar mills to face stern action

Santosh Singh 21 Jun 08:53 AM

The Home Ministry has promised stern action against sugar mills that have defaulted on payments to sugarcane farmers. The move follows a number of complaints from farmers and civil society. Read Full Story »

Roads Dept readying to invite tender for tunnel

Post Report 21 Jun 08:52 AM

The Roads Department is preparing to invite a global tender to select a contractor to build a tunnel linking Nagdhunga and Naubise which lie on a major highway linking Kathmandu with the southern plains. Read Full Story »

PM Oli requests China to help develop Nepal

Post Report 21 Jun 08:52 AM

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday said that Nepal aspired to be part of China’s unprecedented progress in many spheres, and urged the northern neighbour to help change the country’s socio-economic scenario and create success stories. Read Full Story »

Post Report 21 Jun 07:57 AM

A lorry carrying an excavator fell off Koshi Barrage and plunged into the river on Wednesday, killing two persons and injuring seven others. Read Full Story »