Wednesday, 27th August 2014

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Nothing wrong instituting HLPM: Minister Nidhi

Kathmandu, Aug. 27: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Management Bimalendra Nidhi says there is nothing wrong setting up the...

My step triggered an earthquake: Minister Pandit

Janakpur, Aug. 27: Minister for General Administration Lalbabu Pandit has said that civil servants who do not work with a...

Meeting of Nepal Food Management Committee

Humla, Aug. 27: A meeting of the Nepal Food Management Committee held here on Tuesday. In the meeting, Humla Chief of...

Growing Tourism Potential

The tourism industry is one of the vital sectors that has played a significant role in Nepal’s economic growth. Apart from creating employment opportunities to hundreds of thousands of people, the tourism industry is a major foreign currency earner in Nepal. There were times when Nepal’s tourism industry used to...

Nation

Missing persons announced dead

Surkhet, Aug. 27: The persons who went missing in the floods and landslides that ravaged the district in mid-August have been declared as dead.   At least...

Dalit women forced outside to eat rice-pudding

Palpa, Aug. 27: Two Dalit women employees were humiliated today in a Teej programme held at the Nepal Electricity Authority Office Palpa. The two women were...

Business

No alternative to liberal economic policies for economic dev.: Dr. Mahat

Kathmandu, Aug. 27: Finance Minister Dr. Ram Sharan Mahat has said that there was no alternative to liberal economic policy for economic development of the...

Herb export should be simplified

Nepalgunj, Aug. 26:  Some seven million kg of herbs is exported to third country via Banke district alone to various cities of India.    According to the...

Op-Ed

Look Before You Leap:Hira Bahadur Thapa

A significant source of remittances into Nepal’s economy has been foreign employment in the recent years. But foreign employment has become quite problematic as our...

Parties On Collision Course, Again?:Narayan Upadhyay

It has been eight years since the successful people's movement of April 2006, and, in between, the nation has elected its Constituent Assembly twice, yet...

Detour

Woman dies in women's clash

Inaruwa, Aug. 27: A woman died in a clash among women of Punarwash in Barahachattra VDC-3 today. It has been learnt that the deceased, Gyanumaya Magar...

Bardiya chapter of FNJ provides financial assistance to two flood-affected journalists

Gularia (Bardiya) Aug. 27:   Bardiya chapter of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has provided financial support to two flood-affected journalists of the district. Bardiya chapter...

World

Gaza cease-fire holds

JERUSALEM (AP)  Aug 27 :— An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both...

Ukraine leader vows 'roadmap' for peace

Minsk (BBC) Aug 27 :Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a "roadmap" will be prepared to end fighting between troops and pro-Russian separatists in the east. He...

Life Style

Police impound ambulance used to smuggle goods

Biratnagar, Aug. 27: An ambulance has been found used in smuggling goods from India. The Materuwa Border Police Post impounded the ambulance (Me 1 Cha 391)...

Silence meditation camp in Bhadrapur

Bhadrapur, Aug. 27: The Bramhakumari Rajyog Sewa Kendra, Biratnagar, organised a silence meditation camp at its Bhadrapur branch on Tuesday. Chief Justice at the District Court,...

Sports

Wilshere expects Arsenal to finish off Besiktas

LONDON, Aug 26, 2014 (AFP) - Jack Wilshere is confident Arsenal's dramatic late fightback at Everton will provide the perfect springboard to see off Besiktas in...

Lampard retires from England duty

LONDON, Aug 26, 2014 (AFP) - England midfielder Frank Lampard announced his retirement from international football after a career spanning 15 years on Tuesday. The 36-year-old's 106th...

Markets

NEPSE up by 37 points

Kathmandu, Aug. 27:  The Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE) index in the bearish trend for the past few days has started bullish trend with an increase...

Tea farmers incur losses of Rs. 9 million

Ilam, Aug. 26: Farmers incurred a loss of more than Rs. 9 billion in three days after tea entrepreneurs started agitation by closing factories protesting...

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