Monday, 1st September 2014

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Relief collected for disaster-hit families

Ilam, Sept 1: Various organizations in Ilam district have collected relief assistance of Rs 142,500 to Sunkoshi disaster victims. The collected...

NEA's Bharatpur distribution centre performs best

Chitwan, Sept 1: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA)'s Bharatpur distribution centre has performed best in leakage control and tariff dues recovery. The...

Library pivotal in the making of a civilized society: Education Minister

Library pivotal in the making of a civilized society: Education Minister

Kathmandu, Aug 31: Minister for Education, Chitralekha Yadav, said in a programme organized by the 7th Library Day Main Organizing...

Libraries Everywhere

As we talk about the era of information abundance, many Nepali people may be clueless about how to access the information they need to make their lives better. Libraries can be handy towards ending this paradoxical situation of scarcity of information and knowledge despite their 21st century abundance. Libraries possess...

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

Community schools mark library day

Kathmandu, Sept 1: The National Library Day has been marked in Nawalparasi district under the joint aegis of community-based organization and schools. The community schools organized...

Tamang Memorial Awards to civil servants and journalist

Bhadrapur, Sep 1: Mechi Times Daily editor Rohit Kafle was honoured with Pramod Tamang Memorial Good Governance Journalism Award. Similarly, the best performance award, instituted in...

Business

RBB selling promoter shares of NIB and Nepal housing finance

Kathmandu, Aug. 29:  Rastriya Banijya Bank (RBB), the largest commercial bank in terms of deposit and loan flow, is to sell the promoter shares of...

Illegal export of aggregates on rise in Udayapur

Gaighat (Udayapur), Aug. 29:  Local tractor entrepreneurs in Gaighat, Udayapur, have been found illegally exporting aggregates that has been banned by the government temporarily for...

Op-Ed

Sycophancy Takes Its Toll:P. Kharel

At a time when nearly three-fourths of the comity of nations holds general elections every few years, whatever the conduct and quality of the process...

HLPM And Political Consensus:Nandalal Tiwari

The opposition parties, including the UCPN-Maoist, obstructed the Legislature-Parliament Friday, demanding the ruling parties implement the four-point deal reached among the three major parties and...

Detour

Eight absconding convicts in police net

Belauri (Kanchanpur), Sept 1: A crime investigation and control support team, Mahakali deputed from Far-Western Regional Police has nabbed eight convicts, who were in list...

Mid-Hill Highway expansion risks human settlement

Baglung, Sept 1: Baglung town people are scared of their possible displacement in course of expansion of Mid-Hill Highway – the national pride project of...

World

Pakistani protesters clash with police

ISLAMABAD  (Reuters)  Sept 1 : Pakistani soldiers and paramilitary forces entered the headquarters of the state television channel PTV in Islamabad on Monday after a...

Pakistan military to mediate in protest

Islamabad (AFP) Aug 29 :Pakistan's powerful army chief has stepped in to the political deadlock between the PM and two opposition figures leading huge anti-government...

Life Style

Elderly killed in wild tusker rampage

Biratnagar, Sept 1: An elderly died and one other was injured when a wild tusker broke down a house at 3.00 am today. The deceased is...

Chaudhari communities marking Atwari festival

Dhangadhi, Aug 31: Members of the Tharu (Chaudhary) community in western and far-western districts are observing Atwari festival today. The festival is taken as a...

Sports

Djokovic, Murray sail on as Serena stands up for America

NEW YORK, Aug 31, 2014 (AFP) - Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray stayed on course for a mouth-watering US Open quarter-final showdown Saturday as five-time...

Sterling steals the show as Reds rout Spurs

LONDON, Aug 31, 2014 (AFP) - Liverpool rolled out the red carpet for Mario Balotelli as they marked the Italy striker's debut with an impressive...

Markets

Service trade should be promoted: officials

Kathmandu, Aug. 29:  Emphasis has been laid on promotion of service trade through policy level and technical preparations as its importance has been increasing lately. At...

Landslide obstructs tourist road section

Solukhumbu, Aug. 29: The Jubhing-Lukla tourist road section has been blocked due to a landslide that occurred at Buksa, Jubhing-5 of the district since this...

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