Saturday, 19th April 2014

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Maoists agree to resume parliament, govt tables TRC bill

Kathmandu, Apr 18: The government Friday tabled the Bill on the formation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and...

Adopting conciliation policy would be in national interest: leader Bogati

Morang, April 18: Leader of the Unified CPN (Maoist), Posta Bahadur Bogati, has said it would be in the interest...

Govt. to manage budget for constructing ICU at Mahakali Hospital

Kanchanpur, April 18: Inaugurating a free health camp organized jointly by the Nepal Kidney Foundation and the Mahakali Zonal Hospital...

Enact New Policy For Higher Education

The University Grant Commission (UGC) has suggested the government formulate and enact a new and separate higher education policy to ensure that our country's higher education system can cope with newer changes and innovations in the higher education system around the world. The University Grant Commission prepared a draft report...

Nation

Rapist gets 10 years ofimprisonment

Hetauda ,  Apr 18 :The Makwanpur District Court, on Friday, slapped 10 years of imprisonment and a fine worth Rs 50,000 each to the six...

PoL shortage will end from Monday: Minister

Kathmandu, Apr. 18: Minister for Commerce and Supplies Sunil Kumar Thapa has said that the shortage of petroleum in the market will end within a...

Business

PM assures NCC of creating investment friendly environment

Kathmandu, Apr. 18: A business delegation of the Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) Friday called on Prime Minister Sushil Koirala. The delegation led by Chamber's president...

Rs 790 million allocated for Tarai roads

Janakpurdham, April 18: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Bimalendra Nidhi has announced a proposed budget equivalent to Rs 794.5 million for road expansion in...

Op-Ed

New Year: Hopes And Anxieties:D. M. Thapa

As always, the people exchanged greetings, went to the temples or just made merry, wishing that the New Year 2071 BS would be a better...

Social Protection For Development:Jhabindra Bhandari

IN the recent years, social protection is increasingly receiving high priority in the policy agenda of many governments, development partners and civil society organisations across...

Detour

School honours land donor after 37 years

Phalebas (Parbat), April 18: A school has honoured a land donor after 37 years in Parbat district. Nabadurga Primary School at Tilhar-2 honoured land donor Tara...

Foundation stone laid for health post building

Syangja, April 18: Executive Officer of the Mega Bank, Anil Keshari Shah, laid the foundation stone for a building of a health post at Darsing...

World

US freeing Iran funds as ‘ deal kept’

Washington (AP) Apr 18 :The United States is to release frozen Iranian funds, saying Tehran has kept commitments made under an interim deal over its...

East Ukraine separatists stay put

KIEV/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine(Reuters)  Apr 18 :- Armed pro-Russian separatists were still holding public buildings in eastern Ukraine on Friday, saying they needed more assurances about their...

Life Style

Youth found dead

Birgunj (Parsa), April 18: A youth was found dead at Narayani Guest House at Ghantaghar Chowk in Parsa district this morning. The deceased has been identified...

59-day-long Mahayagya to be organized

Kathmandu, April 17:   A Rastra Shanti  Rudra Mahayagya is to be organized at Dupcheshwar Mahadev Temple premises in Nuwakot aimed at promoting  peace, harmony, fraternity...

Sports

Second International Chess Tournament in Ilam

Ilam, April 18: The Ram Prasad Gautam Memorial Second International Chess Tournament is to be organised from the third week of April in Ilam. Players of...

First chicken festival to be organized in Pokhara

Pokhara, April 17: A two-day chicken festival is to be organized at Pokhara Shabhagriha on April 18 and 19. Poultry Entrepreneurs' Forum, Kaski, is organising the...

Markets

Demand for stopping import of white eggs from India

Chitwan, Apr. 18: There is an increasing fear  of bird flu as white eggs are increasingly imported illegally from Indian border areas. Indian eggs are...

Farmers in Kavre attracted to livestock insurance

Banepa, Apr. 17: Farmers are attracted to livestock insurance after they suffered losses of animals in Kavre because of livestock epidemic and diseases. Chief of District...

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