Friday, 29th August 2014

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Seven-party front objects to delay over 26 CA member appointment

Kathmandu, Aug. 28: The alliance of seven political parties including the UCPN (Maoist) has objected to the delay in appointing...

'This time, the relief amount and goods would be better utilized'

'This time, the relief amount and goods would be better utilized'

Kathmandu, Aug. 28: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has said no weaknesses have been allowed in the rescue, relief and rehabilitation...

Devotees throng Pashupatinath since early morning

Kathmandu, Aug. 28: Devotees and fasting women have been thronging Pashupatinath temple since early morning on the occasion of women's...

Koirala’s Praiseworthy Initiative

Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has continued with his hectic meetings and consultations with leaders of different political parties in recent days to facilitate the constitution-writing process and its promulgation at the earliest. The prime minister’s active initiative has come as the deadline for preparing the first draft of the new...

Nation

Women festival Teej observed

Kathmandu Aug 28: Hindu women throughout the country on Thursday observed the festival of Teej, or Haritalika Teej, wishing for a prosperous life and perpetual...

SLC supplementary exam results by mid-September

Kathmandu, Aug. 28: The Office of the Controller of Examinations (OCE), Sanothimi, is all set to publish the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) Supplementary Exam results...

Business

Paddy plantation only in 90% of total paddy fields

By Laxman Kafle. Kathmandu, Aug 28: This year’s paddy plantation was conducted on only 90 per cent of the total paddy fields as the plantation...

Seven projects demand license for production

Kathmandu, Aug. 28:  Seven hydel projects have applied at the Department of Electricity Development demanding production license during the past five months since April.   The projects...

Op-Ed

Politics, Power And Politicians An Unholy Alliance Against Local Democracy:Mukti Rijal

A news report published in a local daily the other day has revealed that the government is mulling handing over the leadership of the local...

Need For An Equity-based Constitution:Uttam Maharjan

At a time when the constitution-making process seems to be moving in the right direction, some controversies have erupted among the major political parties that...

Detour

Woman swept away by river

Chandranigahapur, Aug. 28: A woman was swept away by the swollen Bagmati River Wednesday night.   Pramila Dahal, 20, of Karmaiya-4, of Sarlahi district who was bathing...

Two thousand chicks culled

Garuda (Rautahat), Aug. 28: The Armed Police Base Camp in Bakul has culled 2,000 chicks illegally imported from across the border. Acting on a tip-off, a...

World

Russia 'directly involved' in Ukraine fighting: US

Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP)  Aug 28 :The United States on Thursday accused Russia of being "directly involved" in fighting in war-torn east Ukraine, after rebels appeared...

China calls on Japan to break with militarism

TOKYO (AP) Aug 28 : China's government on Thursday called on Japan to "break clean with militarism" after Tokyo confirmed that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...

Life Style

Health Desk set up at Saptari border

Saptari, Aug. 28: The District Publioc Health Office, Saptari has set up a Health Desk at the Belhi customs at Tilathi of the district on...

Child marriage on the rise in Banke

Khajura (Banke), Aug. 28: Child marriage has been reported to be increasing in the district. The rise in getting children married has been attributed to social...

Sports

Nepal to take on Bangladesh in 17th ASIAD in Incheon

Kathmandu, Aug. 28: The Nepali U-23 national football team is to play against Bangladesh in a practice match in preparation for the 17th Asian Games...

Di Maria refutes Madrid claims

MADRID, Aug 27, 2014 (AFP) - Argentine midfielder Angel di Maria has claimed he never asked to leave Real Madrid after sealing his British transfer...

Markets

Five dozen additional fair price outlets to be opened

Kathmandu, Aug 28: With the view to provide relief to the consumers during the festivals, the government has planned to open five dozens additional fair...

Tourists in Khumbu region even in off season

  Solukhumbu, Aug. 28: The month of July is a season when tourists generally do not visit the Khumbu region. But some 351 tourists have visited...

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