Saturday, 30th August 2014

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International disappeared day marked

Kathmandu, Aug 30: A morning rally was taken out in the capital today to mark International Day of the Disappeared,...

Coliform bacteria detected in water

Chautara, Aug 30: Most of the drinking water sources and tap water in Sindhupalchowk district have been confirmed with coliform...

No constitution through process: Dr Bhattarai

Kathmandu, Aug. 29: Chairman of the Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee, Dr. Baburam Bhattarai, has spoken of the need...

Keep Momentum Of Reforms

Finance Minister Dr. Ram Sharan Mahat has said that there was no alternative to a liberal economic policy for development and prosperity of the country, and added that the government was, therefore, making all efforts to strengthen the process of economic reform and liberalisation. Inaugurating the 15th general assembly of...

Nation

Health workers mobilized in border area

Ilam, Aug 30: District Health Office, Ilam has mobilized health workers in and around eastern bordering checkpoint, Pashupatinagar, after media report that Ebola virus case...

Three schools shut for deficit student number

Khotang, Aug 30: Three schools have been shut in Khotang district for deficit number of students. The school closed down are Balkanya Primary at Talkharka in...

Business

RBB selling promoter shares of NIB and Nepal housing finance

Kathmandu, Aug. 29:  Rastriya Banijya Bank (RBB), the largest commercial bank in terms of deposit and loan flow, is to sell the promoter shares of...

Illegal export of aggregates on rise in Udayapur

Gaighat (Udayapur), Aug. 29:  Local tractor entrepreneurs in Gaighat, Udayapur, have been found illegally exporting aggregates that has been banned by the government temporarily for...

Op-Ed

Federalism: A Contested Narrative:Pranav Bhattarai

The Interim Constitution of Nepal states that Nepal is a federal democratic republic. Constitutionally, Nepal has remained a federal state ever since the Interim Constitution...

Claiming Freedom From Violence And Fear:Kamayani Bali-Mahabal

After the brutal gang rape of a young woman in December 2012 in New Delhi, following which she succumbed to her grievous injuries, there was...

Detour

Tourists inflow via Gaddachauki down

Bhimduttanagar, Aug 30: Score of influx of tourists through Gaddachauki, the western checkpoint of the country, is gradually declining owing to transport trouble along Nepal-India...

Educational aid to students

Chautara, Aug 30: The disadvantaged and genuine students of Siddikamala Secondary School in Chautara municipality of Sindhupalchowk district have received educational materials. Helambu Education and Livelihood...

World

Pakistan military to mediate in protest

Islamabad (AFP) Aug 29 :Pakistan's powerful army chief has stepped in to the political deadlock between the PM and two opposition figures leading huge anti-government...

More than 3m have fled war Syria: UN

GENEVA  (BBC) Aug 29 :More than three million Syrians are now registered as refugees and the desperate crisis is only getting worse, the UN's refugee...

Life Style

Lightning claims minor

Biratnagar, Aug 30: Lightning took life of a minor in Udayapur district on Friday evening. The deceased is identified as Dhan Raj, a five-year-old son of...

Preliminary medical investigation shows NiV outbreak in eastern Morang

Biratnagar, Aug. 29: Doctors have suspected 'Nipah virus' (NiV) to be a cause behind the death of seven people in a week in Letang and...

Sports

City can sweep the board says Sagna

LONDON, Aug 29, 2014 (AFP) - Bacary Sagna believes Manchester City can complete a clean sweep of trophies this season as the French defender prepares to...

Djokovic, Serena, Murray sail through on NY breeze

NEW YORK, Aug 29, 2014 (AFP) - Novak Djokovic reached the third round of a Grand Slam for the 25th consecutive time while Serena Williams racked...

Markets

Service trade should be promoted: officials

Kathmandu, Aug. 29:  Emphasis has been laid on promotion of service trade through policy level and technical preparations as its importance has been increasing lately. At...

Landslide obstructs tourist road section

Solukhumbu, Aug. 29: The Jubhing-Lukla tourist road section has been blocked due to a landslide that occurred at Buksa, Jubhing-5 of the district since this...

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