Wednesday, 23rd July 2014

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Preparations afoot at Pashupatinath for Indian PM's visit

Kathmandu, July 23: The Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) is to launch a special cleaning programme at the Pashupatinath area...

NC district leader Joshi passes away

Dhangadhi, July 23: Elder leader of the Nepali Congress (NC) Khem Raj Joshi passed away at his house on Tuesday...

NC satisfied from govt. activities: Poudel

NC satisfied from govt. activities: Poudel

Biratnagar, July 23: Vice-President of the Nepali Congress, Ram Chandra Poudel, has said that his party was satisfied from the...

BP And His Thoughts

An interaction on ‘Democratic Socialism and BP Koirala’ was organised in Kathmandu the other day, in which Nepali Congress luminaries spoke highly of the late founder of the Nepali Congress BP Koirala and stressed the need for translating his thoughts into practice for the sustenance of  democracy in Nepal. Speaking...

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Red panda in Rara lake, Nepal

TU researchers have recently spotted red panda near Rara lake, Mugu district.

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Nation

Human rights activist Aryal no more

Kathmandu, July 23: Educationist, a leader of the democracy movement and human rights defender, Balram Aryal, passed away on Tuesday. He was 73. Aryal who had...

Mahottari traffic police revenue collection up

Gaushala, July 23: The revenue collection by the Mahottari Traffic in the last fiscal year (2070-71 BS) went up compared to the previous year. The District...

Business

FDI remains disppointing for last fiscal

By C K Khanal, Kathmandu, July 22: Despite various promotional attempts, the figure of foreign direct investments (FDI) remained disappointing for the fiscal year 2013/14. On...

Flood damages crops in 200 bighas in Kanchanpur

Kanchanpur, July 22: The floods in Mahakali and other rivers triggered by incessant rains for the past four days has damaged paddy crops of more...

Op-Ed

Welcome Negotiations:Hira Bahadur Thapa

Finally, as the interim nuclear deal’s deadline expired on July 20, the world’s major powers have agreed to extend negotiations to prevent the collapse of...

Will Maoist-led Front Disrupt Statute-making?:Narayan Upadhyay

With the formation of the Nepali Congress-UML coalition government some seven months ago, the statute-drafting process has moved on with some ease. As the Congress-UML...

Detour

Plight of ex-kamaiyas remains unaddressed

Kanchanpur, July 23: Freed kamaiyas (former bonded labourers) in Kanchanpur have been compelled to work as such just to manage two square meals a day. Over...

PAF becomes boon for Dalit women in parsa

Birgunj (Parsa), July 23: The Poverty Alleviation Fund has brought change in the lifestyle of Dalit women of Bagahi-5, Hariharpur-9 and Shiborwa-5 in Parsa district. The...

World

New diplomatic push for ceasefire

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) July 22 : A diplomatic push to broker a truce in the Gaza Strip is intensifying, as Israel continues its military operation against...

'Foreigners' killed in Kabul attack

Kabul (BBC) July 22 :A suicide bomber has killed four people, including at least three foreign security guards, in an attack outside Kabul airport, officials...

Life Style

Accused murderer husband and mother-in-law sent to custody for investigation

Rajbiraj, July 23: The District Court has made a verdict to keep husband, Shatrughan, and mother-in-law of deceased Nagina Saha, in custody for investigation. A single...

Number of patients suffering from seasonal disease up

Birgunj, July 22: With the beginning of the rainy season, the number of patients sufferring  from viral fever and jaundice is on rise in the...

Sports

Ronaldo ready to rumble after World Cup flop

TOKYO, July 22, 2014 (AFP) - Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, putting a miserable World Cup behind him, on Tuesday declared himself fit and ready to...

Real Madrid signs Colombian striker Rodriguez

MADRID, July 22, 2014 (AFP) - Real Madrid on Tuesday signed Colombian striker James Rodriguez, the top scorer at the World Cup, from Monaco on...

Markets

Over 31,000 tourists visit Myagdi in a year

Myagdi, July 2: Some 31,000 tourists visited various tourism sites  of Myagdi district in a period of one year. A total of 31,256 foreign tourists visited...

Green bangles worth Rs. 900,000 sold in three days

Gaushala, July 20: Green bangles worth Rs. 900,000 have been sold in three days due to religious and cultural traditions of wearing green bangles compulsorily...

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