Tuesday, 21st October 2014

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Lawmakers call for easy access to MRP

Lawmakers call for easy access to MRP

Kathmandu, Oct 20:  Lawmakers have expressed concern over the problem of getting the machine readable passport (MRP) to the public...

Constitution comes in time: UCPN (Maoist) leader Pun

Constitution comes in time: UCPN (Maoist) leader Pun

Bardibas, Oct 20: The Secretary of the UCPN (Maoist), Barshaman Pun stated that his party is committed towards the promulgation...

Climate Change adaptation programme kicks Off

Babiyachaur (Myagdi), Oct 20: In a bid to reduce the risks of climate change on public life, a climate change...

Fiscal Focus

The Legislature-Parliament has approved the current fiscal year's budget with a majority vote legitimating, among other provisions, the bills the government brought in July 2014 to run the daily affairs of the state. Finance Minister Dr. Ram Sharan Mahat had tabled the budget for parliamentary approval. Lawmakers from the opposition...

Ujyalo election online

Lalitpur, Oct. 25: Election Commissioner Ila Sharma initiated the Ujyalo Multimedia's online service election.ujyaloonline.com with an objective of giving fresh news on the election activities.  

On the occasion, Sharma said it will be easier for people outside the country with internet access to take information on Nepal.

Multimedia Chairman Gopal Guragain said the citizens will be able to get information on election and activities of candidates in all the 240 constituencies of the country.

This service will be available to Nepalese in and outside the country and can put forth their views by using SMS, Facebook, mail and Twitter. RSS

Nation

Three-fold more inmates to jail capacity

 Kanchanpur, Oct 21: The jail administration in the district has witnessed hard times to manage space for overcrowding of inmates. The number of inmates is three-fold...

More three bodies recovered in Manang, Mustang

Pokhara, Oct 20: Three dead bodies of tourists have been recovered from Manang and Mustang today. They had gone missing in snow-storm in the districts. According...

Business

New agro strategy fits with national need: Minister Parajuli

Kathmandu, Oct 20: Minister for Agriculture Development Hari Prasad Parajuli has said that the government was preparing to draft an agriculture strategy to timely address...

APF to secure Chitwan industries

Ratnanagar (Chitwan), Oct 20: The Armed Police Force (APF) is to provide security at the Chitwan based industries. An agreement has been reached between the industrialists...

Op-Ed

Weekly Musings: Humiliation At The Asiad: Shyam K.C.

The latest Asian Games, 17th since the Games in New Delhi in 1951, were held in Incheon, South Korea, with almost 440 Gold Medals in...

Lokvarta Convention In Dang: A Direction Ensured: Prem Khatry

It was a festive environment with an overwhelmingly festive mood for the festive occasion to come finally to a moment that also spelt 'festive conclusion.' ...

Detour

Street drama to educate laymen about law

Kathmandu, Oct 20: Many a time even an educated person is found unaware about the information on the legal provisions provided by the state, partly...

Perry's love letters to be auctioned

Perry's love letters to be auctioned

Singer Katy Perry wrote a number of letters to a boy called Christopher when she was 11. The love letters that she wrote to her...

World

HK leader: 'External forces' involved in protests

HONG KONG, Oct 20 (AP) — Hong Kong's leader has claimed that "external forces" are participating in student-led pro-democracy protests that have occupied parts of...

U.S. military says air-drops weapons for Kurdish fighters near Kobani

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT , Oct 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. military said it had air-dropped arms to Syrian Kurds battling Islamic State near the Syrian town of...

Life Style

PM Koirala to chair special event marking Nepal Sambat New Year 1135

Kathmandu, Oct 20: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala is scheduled to preside over a special public function to be organised on October 24 at Basantapur of...

Tihar to begin from Tuesday

Kathmandu, Oct 20:  The festival of light, ‘Tihar’ (Yamapanchak) is beginning from Tuesday across the nation. The festival is celebrated for five days worshipping different...

Sports

Rautahat lifts trophy

Kathmandu, Oct 19: Host Rautahat lifted the trophy of 1st BIAAG Cup U-17 football tournament defeating Kathmandu 5-0 in final in Rautahat on Sunday. Striker Alisha...

MMC into final

Kathmandu, Oct 19: Manang Marsyangdi Club defeated Sikkim 3-1 to enter the final of the 35th Governor's Gold Cup Football Championship for the second time...

Markets

Flower expo concludes with Rs. 3.5 million transaction

Lalitpur, Oct. 20: The Eight Godawari Flower Expo concluded here today.  This year, flowers worth Rs. 3.5 million was transacted in the expo. Last year, it...

Demand of mud-made pottery items up in Birgunj

Birgunj, Oct 20: The entrepreneurs of Kumal Dum and Paswan communities are now in busy with the rise up demand of mud made pot and...

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