Thursday, 17th April 2014

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Maoists obstruct parliament meeting for second day

Kathmandu, Apr 17: The UCPN-Maoist Thursday obstructed the Legislature Parliament meeting for the second consecutive day, demanding the withdrawal of...

Over 16,000 trees to be chopped for construction of high tension line

Kawasoti (Nawalparasi), April 17:  The Nepal Electricity Authority, (NEA) has made all preparations to cut down over 16,000 trees along...

Petroleum shortage figures in cabinet meeting

Kathmandu, April 17: The government has held discussions to resolve the problem faced by people due to the short supply...

Intellectuals Have A Role In Statute Writing

Prime Minister Sushil Koirala putting forth the priorities of the current Nepali Congress-led coalition government in a more explicit manner has called upon the intellectuals to extend constructive and meaningful support for completing the task of constitution writing within a year. In an interaction with the newly elected office bearers...

Nation

Two of 13 accused of Phujel murder case released

Chitwan, Apr 17: Chitwan District court Thursday released two out of 13 accused in the murder case of Krishna Prasad Adhikari of Phujel, Gorkha, on...

water crisis at open defecation free VDCs

Baglung, April 17: Some VDCs of Baglung district, the district which has been declared 'open defecation free zone', are facing acute crisis of water. Problem has...

Business

'Private sector contribution important'

Kathmandu, Apr. 17: Chief Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister, Dr. Chiranjivi Nepal has said the contribution of private sector in Nepal's economic development was...

Department of Irrigation signs MoU with IWMI

Kathmandu, April 17: The Department of Government of Irrigation and International Water Management Institute (IWMI) signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) over 25 years of their...

Op-Ed

The Hague Awaits... :Dr Gyan Basnet

A few days ago, the long awaited Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and Enforced Disappearance Commission Bills were registered at the Legislature-Parliament for the formation...

The Bagmati Has Regained Her Purity:BG

Finally the Bagmati River has become clean enough for a holy dip, thanks to the cleaning campaign launched 11 months back. Government officials, including Chief...

Detour

NRTCPC stages relay hunger strike

Kathmandu, April 17: The Nepal Relief Teachers Central Protest Committee (NRTCPC) has staged a relay hunger strike at Sanothimi-based office of the Department of Education,...

FAAN award to director Ramesh Budhathoki

Kathmandu, April 16: Senior cine artist and director Ramesh Budhathoki is to be honoured with this year's Film Artists Association of Nepal (FAAN) Award.  A...

World

Putin warns of 'abyss' in Ukraine

MARIUPOL, Ukraine (Reuters) - Separatists attacked a base of the Ukrainian national guard overnight and Kiev said three separatists were killed, the worst bloodshed yet...

India holds biggest day of voting

Bangalore Reuters)  Apr 17 :- India held the biggest day of its mammoth general election on Thursday, with a quarter of its 815 million-strong electorate...

Life Style

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...

School organizes Mahayagya for overall educational development

Pyuthan, April 16: A school in Pyuthan district has organised a Gyan Mahayagya for the development of educational sector. The Mahayagya is organised for upgrading of...

Sports

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...

Toran surges to lead on day two

Kathmandu, April 16:Toran Shahi shot six-under 66 to surge up to the leaderboard after the second round of the Surya Nepal NPGA Tour Championship at...

Markets

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...

Junars from Sindhuli are popular in Sitamadhi, India

Janakpurdham, Apr. 16: Fruit trader of Sitamadhi of India, Dinanath Gupta made an income of Indian Rs. 500,000 by selling junars from Sindhuli district of...

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