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APF, Province 7 triumph

Post Report 28 May 08:47 AM

Nepal Armed Police Force (APF) Club and Province 7 opened the PM Cup national cricket tournament with comprehensive wins on Sunday.Read Full Story »

World Cup fever sends television sales soaring

Post Report 28 May 08:47 AM

The world’s most celebrated football tournament is set to start in 18 days, and the authorised distributors of international TV brands are offering attractive schemes targeting soccer enthusiasts in Nepal. Skyworth, Hisense and LG have launched new TV models and different schemes with an eye on the World Cup. FIFA World Cup 2018 is scheduled to be held in Russia from June 14 to July 15. Read Full Story »

Buddha Air plans ATR 72 Nepalgunj-Delhi service

Post Report 28 May 08:46 AM

Private carrier Buddha Air has been working to operate a Nepalgunj-New Delhi service following moves by Nepal and India to make the L626 Kathmandu-Mahendranagar-Delhi airway bidirectional. Currently, only westbound aircraft are allowed to use this airway to fly out of Nepal. Read Full Story »

‘If you promise heaven on earth, you will not get anywhere’

28 May 08:18 AM

On May 24, the President presented the government’s annual policies and programmes for the coming fiscal year 2018/19. It has accorded priority to National Pride Projects and priority projects, while giving equal importance to metro, flyover, tunnel way construction, among other infrastructure. Read Full Story »

The prosperity agenda

Gyan Chandra Acharya 28 May 08:18 AM

As we focus on inclusive prosperity as our national aspiration, we have to take into account two dimensions of our development efforts. National policy and commitments will undoubtedly play the primary role, but international partnership also has to play a strong complementary role. Read Full Story »

Power to the party

28 May 08:18 AM

It is widely known that the politicisation of the civil service has been a major reason for its underperformance, especially since the democratic transition of 1990. There are trade unions affiliated to all major parties in the bureaucracy, and this has led to factionalism and service delivery. The current government has now come up with a draft bill to address this problem. The bill proposes abolishing unions affiliated to parties and creating in its place a single union, which is supposed to be apolitical in nature, to represent all civil servants. Read Full Story »

Post Report 28 May 07:49 AM

Police have arrested two men in an armed robbery incident in which a remittance centre employee was shot at and robbed of Rs 900,000 cash in Dhangadhi, Kailali, on Sunday. Read Full Story »

Post Report 28 May 07:49 AM

Two people died and two others were injured when a bus and a motorcycle collided at Byas Municipality-12 in Tanahun district on Saturday evening. Police said Rajaraj Raya and Dhiraj Chaudhary of Parsa district died in the incident that occurred at Prithvi Highway. Read Full Story »

Rastriya Samachar Samiti 28 May 07:49 AM

The Tribhuvan University (TU) has started ‘examinations management information technology system’ to issue transcript to the students in a single day.Read Full Story »

Post Report 28 May 07:49 AM

Three yarsagumba (Ophio-cordyceps sinensis) pickers have died of altitude sickness in various places in Dolpa district.Read Full Story »

Diarrhoea downs 1,200 in Dang

Durgalal Kc 28 May 07:49 AM

Diarrhoea outbreak in two wards of Shantinagar Rural Municipality in Dang has downed more than 1,200 people.Read Full Story »

Police arrest Gore’s accomplice

Madhav Ghimire, Binod Bhandari 28 May 07:48 AM

Police have arrested Rewanta Kumar Acharya, an accomplice of Chudamani Upreti aka Gore, the alleged mastermind of the 33kg gold smuggling case and subsequent murder of a carrier with electric shock. Read Full Story »

Post Report 28 May 07:48 AM

Chudamani Upreti aka Gore, the alleged mastermind behind 33 kg gold smuggling case, told Morang District Court on Sunday that high-ranking officers of Nepal Police and political leaders were tied to the international gold smuggling racket.Read Full Story »

Post Report 28 May 07:48 AM

Justice Hari Krishna Karki on Sunday refused to hear on Bal Krishna Dhungel clemency case citing that he was previously involved in the case as a private lawyer. Read Full Story »

SSF-N gears up to join government

Tika R Pradhan 28 May 07:48 AM

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‘Congress will fight any attempts to suppress democracy, free press’

Post Report 28 May 07:48 AM

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said his party will take it to the streets against any attempts of anarchy and totalitarianism.Read Full Story »

Kantipur-Hissan Edu Fair a big draw

Post Report 28 May 07:48 AM

The Kantipur Hissan Edu-Fair has yet again attained it objective to be a key meeting point for students and institutions, drawing more than 200,000 visitors, including students and their parents, to this year’s event which concluded on Sunday. Read Full Story »

Chandan Kumar Mandal 28 May 07:48 AM

The process of sending workers to Malaysia, one of the most popular labour destinations for Nepalis, has been halted temporarily with the government closing pre-labour permissions, the first step in migrant worker recruitment. Read Full Story »

IPL final: Shane Watson century helps Chennai Super Kings beat Sunrisers Hyderabad

Post Report 28 May 07:41 AM

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Post Report 28 May 07:30 AM

The survey has presented economic and social indicators of the provinces. Provinces 2, 5, 6 and 7 lag behind the national average in multi-dimensional poverty. Karnali has the highest multi-dimensional poverty. Read Full Story »

Survey paints bleak financial picture

Post Report 28 May 07:30 AM

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Sanjeev Giri 28 May 07:30 AM

The House of Representatives on Sunday endorsed the government’s policies and programmes for the fiscal year 2017-18 unanimously.Read Full Story »

China’s successful agro-touri model a prospect in Nepali tourism

Anuj Kumar Adhikari 27 May 08:13 PM

One of China’s socialism approaches in bringing prosperity among all its citizens can be witnessed in Xingfu Ancient Village in Danling County of China’s southwestern Sichuan Province. Sichuan province acts as a bridge between the developed China and developing China. Sichuan, often known as ‘land of abundance’ itself has diverse land topography but it has managed to well-develop almost all nooks and corners. The development of ancient villages situated in difficult terrain (like Xingfu) could be a successful model to be expanded more for the prosperity of western China. Read Full Story »

Hearing on govt decision to offer amnesty to murder-convict Dhungel on Monday

27 May 07:45 PM

Hearing on the case filed against the government's decision of granting amnesty to Bal Krishna Dhungel would be held on Monday. Read Full Story »

27 May 07:41 PM

A Yeti Airlines aircraft made an emergency landing after being hit by a bird soon after takeoff from Bharatpur Airport on Sunday. Read Full Story »

1,221 reel under Diarrhoea epidemic in Dang

Post Report 27 May 07:37 PM

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Three Yarcha pickers succumb to altitude sickness in Dolpa

Post Report 27 May 06:43 PM

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NA endorses government policies and programmes

27 May 05:51 PM

The National Assembly has passed the government’s policies and programmes with majority on Sunday. Read Full Story »

Govt to unveil budget on Tuesday

27 May 04:30 PM

The government is all set to unveil the budget for fiscal year 2018/19 in the joint meeting of the Federal Parliaments on May 29. Read Full Story »

Post Report 27 May 04:18 PM

At least one person was killed leaving nine others injured after a jeep fell some 100 metres down the road at Rampur in Molung Rural Municipality-2 on Sunday. Read Full Story »

NCP withdraws support to Province 2 govt

Post Report 27 May 03:44 PM

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27 May 02:57 PM

Police have arrested two people on the suspicion of their involvement in the looting of Rs 900,000 near from the NCC Bank based in Old Customs Road in Dhangadhi on Sunday Read Full Story »

27 May 02:56 PM

Three youths have died after a bus rammed a bike in Tanahun on Saturday night.Read Full Story »

27 May 02:54 PM

A bomb went off early Sunday morning in Bhimduttanagar of Kanchanpur district. Read Full Story »

Minister Khatiwada presents economic survey

Post Report 27 May 02:52 PM

Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada presented the economic survey for current fiscal year before the parliament on Sunday. Read Full Story »

House endorses govt’s policy and programmes

Post Report 27 May 02:37 PM

The House of Representatives endorsed government’s policy and programmes for the upcoming fiscal year on Sunday. Read Full Story »

Gongor-Khimti transmission line 80pc completed

Post Report 27 May 08:30 AM

Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Company, a subsidiary of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and developer of much-talked about Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project, has completed construction of over 80 percent of the 220kV Gongor-Khimti Transmission Line Project. Read Full Story »

Mailung-Syaphrubesi road section closed for safety reason

Post Report 27 May 08:30 AM

The newly-constructed Mailung-Syaphrubesi section of the shortest India-Nepal-China overland route is unlikely to come into operation immediately due to safety reason. Read Full Story »

Farmers rag on AIC for inflating fertiliser prices

Dr Panta 27 May 08:30 AM

The Agriculture Inputs Company (AIC) in the south western Nepal has been charging higher for state-subsidised chemical fertiliser, farmers have claimed. Read Full Story »

The War through one character’s eyes

Post Report 27 May 08:25 AM

As part of the weekly screening of indie films by the Film Critics’ Society of Nepal, the Samten Bhutia directorial Tandro was screened and discussed at Martin Chautari this week. Read Full Story »

Art a necessity, not a frivolity

Sophia L Pande 27 May 08:25 AM

Growing up I didn’t really care about art. Read Full Story »

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