Tuesday, 23rd September 2014

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President Dr Yadav meets with flood victims in Surkhet

President Dr Yadav meets with flood victims in Surkhet

Surkhet, Sept 23: President Dr Ram Baran Yadav today met with and acquired information on the situation of the people...

World leaders commit to women’s health, rights, equality

 Kathmandu, Sept 23: More than 140 heads of the States, of government, ministers and high officials from around the globe...

Veteran Communist leader Sahana Pradhan Passes Away

Veteran Communist leader Sahana Pradhan Passes Away

Kathmandu, Sept 23: Veteran communist leader Sahana Pradhan passed away last night.Receiving treatment of lungs infection and stroke for long,...

Bet On Industries

Industry pays. In a nation which has a large number of young people willing to put in hard work for better livelihood prospects, it is only a matter of formulating an appropriate policy and implementing it so that the youth energy can be channelised in the right direction. For decades...

Swimmers off to Barcelona

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Kathmandu, July 22: Nepali swimmers left for Barcelona, Spain to take part in the 15th FINA World Swimming Championship on Monday.

 

Four Nepali swimmers are participating in the worlds that started from July 19 and conclude on August 4.

 

The national record holder Shiris Gurung will swim in 100 meter and 200 meter free style while Miraj Prajapati will compete in the men’s 50 meter free style and back stroke.

 

Similarly in the women’s section, record holder Shreya Dhital will be swimming in her 100 meter free style and 50 meter butterfly whereas Sophia Shah will take on 50 meter and 200 meter free style in the event.

 

Coach Aangden Lama and General Secretary of the Nepal Swimming Association Jagat Man Shrestha as a team manager left with the swimmers for Barcelona.

Likewise, the vice president Rajesh Bajracharya and member Bipin Timla also left for Barcelona to take part in the FINA Technical Seminar.

Nation

At least seven killed in jeep accident in Mayagdi

Myagdi, Sept 23: At least seven people were killed in a jeep accident at Histan of the district at around 11:30 am today. The accident happened...

Community schools in over 50 districts remain closed today

Kathmandu, Sept 23: Community schools in over 50 districts have remained closed, due to the protest organized by Temporary Teachers Struggle Committee. The Committee organised the...

Business

Government determined for economic development

Government determined for economic development

Parasi, Sept. 23:  Finance Minister Dr. Ramsharan Mahat has  said  the present government was moving ahead with determination for  economic development. Addressing a  town gathering of...

DDC's Tussle with Electricity Office Leave 150 households in dark

 Palpa, Sept 23: As many as 150 households from Dovan-2 are forced to live in dark after dispute mounted between the District Development Committee, and...

Op-Ed

Left Politics Destroying Education Indiscreetly: Prem Khatry

When is the left right? It is not easy to find a reasonable and right answer to this question in the context of our unique...

Health Hazards Of Using Electronic Gadgets: Dr. Jeevan K. Prasain

There is no denying that technology has made our lives easier and more advanced. Particularly, computers and wireless communication have dramatically changed our lives and...

Detour

Priyanka most popular Bollywood actress on Twitter!

Priyanka most popular Bollywood actress on Twitter!

Riding high on the success of her last film `Mary Kom` based on the real life of five time World boxing champion, MC Mary Kom,...

Mel B's sex obsession drives people away

Mel B's sex obsession drives people away

Former Spice girl Mel B's sex obsession is reportedly driving her friends and family away. Mel B is said to have clashed with people closest to...

World

US-led strikes kill 30 Qaeda fighters in Syria: monitor

BEIRUT, Sept 23, 2014 (AFP) - US-led air strikes killed 30 Al-Qaeda militants and eight civilians, including children, in northern Syria on Tuesday, the Syrian...

Suicide attack kills four in NW Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Sept 23, 2014 (AFP) - A car bomb suicide attack targeting a senior military officer rocked Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar Tuesday, killing...

Life Style

Tusker kills youth in Bara

Bara, Sept 23: A tusker killed a youth in Bara district while he was heading to his home at around 9:20 pm on Monday. Badri Sonar,...

White tiger kills boy at New Delhi zoo

White tiger kills boy at New Delhi zoo

NEW DELHI, Sept 23, 2014 (AFP) - A white tiger on Tuesday attacked and killed a schoolboy who appeared to have jumped or fallen into...

Sports

Nepal's lacklusture showing in ASIAD

Kathmandu, Sept 23: Nepal faced defeat in the 50-metre freestyle event of the swimming, today, in the 17th Asian Games (Asiad) undergoing at Incheon City...

Sports items distributed to inmates

Ilam, Sept 23: The National Forest Products Entrepreneurs' Association, Ilam, has provided sports materials to the inmates in the district prison. Association's general secretary Hari Shrestha...

Markets

Nepal-pak ties should be strengthened

Kathmandu, Sept. 23: Minister for Industry  and Commerce Sunil Bahadur Thapa has  stressed on the need to further strengthen  Nepal-Pakistan relations in the days ahead. Inaugurating ...

He goats being brought from India for Dashain

Lumbini, Rupandehi, Sept. 22: Import of he goats and fish from India is increasing with the approaching of the great festival of Dashain.  Traders have...

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