Friday, 31st October 2014

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NC, UML hold meeting to develop common views on disputed issues

Kathmandu, Oct 30: Major two political parties - the Nepali Congress and the CPN (UML) - held a meeting today...

Dr Bhattarai holds informal meetings with various parties

Dr Bhattarai holds informal meetings with various parties

Kathmandu, Oct 30: Chairman of the Constitutional Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee (CPDCC) has held informal discussions with various political...

Two die in road accident

  Nawalparasi, Oct 30: Two persons died on the spot in road accident occurred at Ranipakad along the Bhumahi-Bhairahawa road...

Need To Reduce Tobacco Use

The rise in smoking and tobacco products' consumption is a global health problem, and Nepal is no exception. It is estimated that more than 15,000 people in Nepal die every year due to illness caused by smoking and use of tobacco products. Smoking and consumption of tobacco products cause health...

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

Police squad confiscates illegal goods

  Ilam, Oct 31: A special police team deputed from Zonal Police Office, Jhapa, Mechi has confiscated illegal goods worth around Rs 300,000 from Pashupatinagar-Manebhanjyang area.     The...

Suspension bridge brings cheers to locals

Baglung, Oct 31: An hour-long walking distance has been shortened to that of five minutes after the construction of suspension bridge linking Baglung-Gulmi. Residents of a...

Business

Paddy production to go up by 5 per cent

Banepa, Oct 30:  Paddy production is expected to increase by five per cent in Kavre district this year. According to senior officer at the District Agriculture...

Nepal-Korea sign FAG

Kathmandu, Oct 30:  The government of Nepal and the government of the Republic of Korea have signed a Framework Agreement for Grant at the Ministry...

Op-Ed

Customer Service – It Can Make A Difference:Reagan Bhandari

The core function of any business is to generate revenue through sales. In order to get the sales, it needs customers, so it becomes imperative...

Ebola Response Needs Preparedness, Not Panic:Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh

Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in three West African countries continues unabated, and the number of cases and deaths has increased exponentially, sending alarm bells ringing...

Detour

Campaign against land and road encroachment in Birgunj

Birgunj (Parsa) , Oct 31: A campaign has been put in place in Birgunj sub-metropolitan city against encroachment of public land and road. The Birgunj sub-metropolis...

Management of unattended dead bodies challenging

Chitwan, Oct 31: The management of dead bodies has seen challenges with the rise in the number. The mortuary located on the premises of Bharatpur...

World

Germany warns security situation 'critical' due to radical Islam

BERLIN, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Radical Islam poses a critical security threat to Germany, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere warned on Tuesday, saying the number...

NATO reports 'large scale' Russian air activity in European airspace

Brussels, Oct 30 (AFP) - NATO said Wednesday it had tracked and intercepted four groups of Russian warplanes "conducting significant military manoeuvres" in European airspace...

Life Style

Absconding rhino horn smugglers arrested and jailed

Ratnanagar (Chitwan), Oct 31: The Chitwan National Park has arrested and sent jail to a rhino horn smuggler who has been at large without serving...

Health of rape victim serious

Pathari, Oct 30: The health of the 13-year-old local girl who suffered rape is said to be deteriorating. She is receiving treatment at a local hospital...

Sports

Nepal to encounter Philippines in friendly clash

By Anjan Khadka, Doha, Oct 30: Nepal national football aims to revenge their last loss against the Philippines national football on Friday evening in the...

Nepal wins Series

Kathmandu, Oct 28: Nepal national women blind cricket team registered 10-wicket victory over United Kingdom to clean sweep the Best of Three Twenty20 Cricket Series...

Markets

NTB's acting CEO Niraula suspended

Kathmandu, Oct. 30: Board of Director of Nepal tourism Board (NTB) Thursday suspended acting chief executive officer (CEO) of the board Subash Niraula from his...

Bananas worth Rs 2.5 million sold in a single day at Jaleshwor

Gaushala, Oct 29: Bananas worth Rs 2.5 million has been sold at Jaleshwor today on the occasion of Chhath festival. Banana is the main fruit...

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