Monday, 21st April 2014

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'Awakening conflict era incidents not good'

'Awakening conflict era incidents not good'

Damak, April 20: Vice-president of Nepali Congress (NC), Ram Chandra Paudel, has said the peace process would not reach to...

'Democratic constitution within a year'

'Democratic constitution within a year'

Bhadrapur, April 20: Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has expressed the confidence of completing a democratic constitution within a year for...

Four die, 10 injured in Gulmi road accident

Gulmi, April 20: Four persons died in a jeep accident that took place at Darbar Devisthan VDC-8 in Gulmi district...

Statute Is The Main Priority

With the second Constituent Assembly formed through the November 19 election, political parties have focused their attention and strength on the main task of constitution writing, setting aside minor political disputes. This spirit is well manifested in both the remarks and action of the parties and their leaders. The recent...

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

Forty per cent children working as labourer

Bhaktapur, April 20: Under Secretary and Chief of Department of Children under the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare, Dr. Kiran Rupakheti said 40...

Deliberations begins on bills relating to TRC

Kathmandu, April 20: Deliberations on the Bill relating to Investigation of the Disappeared Persons and Truth and Reconciliation, 2070 B.S. began at the meeting of...

Business

China auto show opens amid environmental, growth concerns

BEIJING, April 20, 2014 (AFP) - Leading automakers gathered in Beijing Sunday for China's biggest car show, expressing confidence in the world's largest car market...

Rain destroys vegetable/fruit farming

Khajura (Banke), April 19: The rain with strong wind has caused loss to mango farming in Banke district. According to the District Agriculture Office, the rain...

Op-Ed

Dalit women lawmakers for political empowerment and meaningful participation

Kathmandu, April 20: Women lawmakers of Dalit community have said that political empowerment and meaningful participation should be made the issues of the hour for...

A Strange Case Of Foreign Funding In Media:Ritu Raj Subedi

It seems that the fighting couple - Nanda Prasad Adhikari and Ganga Maya Adhikari - are not going to see the murderers of their son...

Detour

Ten years of IP registrar office sees only 1,100 IP registered

Kathmandu, April 20: More than a decade has passed since the Nepal Copyright Registrar's Office (NCRO) was established, but only 1,123 creative works have been...

Journalist bhatt honoured with Shuklaphanta conservation prize

Belauri (Kanchanpur), April 20: Journalist Rajendra Prasad Bhatt has been honoured with this year's Shuklaphanta Conservation Prize. Affiliated to The Himalayan Times, journalist Bhatt has been...

World

Gunmen kill two Egyptian policemen near Cairo

CAIRO (Reuters) Apr 20 : - Gunmen killed an Egyptian intelligence officer and a policeman on a road outside Cairo in a late-night firefight, the...

Deadly gun attack in Ukraine shakes fragile truce

Ukraine (Reuters)  Apr 20 :- At least two people were killed in a gunfight early on Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists,...

Life Style

Raute folk padlock DDC Office

Surkhet, April 20: Raute people living at Jarbuta VDC-8 of Surkhet district have padlocked the Office of District Development Committee, Surkhet, against the alleged inability...

Patients flow high in dhaulagiri zonal hospital

Baglung, April 20: A large number of patients are visiting the Dhaulagiri Zonal Hospital suffering from various diseases borne out of polluted air and water...

Sports

Norbu wins title

Kathmandu, April 19: Norbu Tshiring Sherpa won the Citizen Bank Cup Golf Tournament at par 72- Gokarna Golf Club on Saturday.   Sherpa playing with 8 handicap...

Khumaltar are C Division League champions

Kathmandu, April 19: Khumaltar Youth Club clinched the title of Martyr’s Memorial “C” Division League Football Tournament after beating Gyan Bhairab Club 4-2 in the...

Markets

Shortage of petroleum fuel continues in Valley

Kathmandu, Apr. 20: Although Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) claimed that it has increased supply of petroleum products, the long queues of the consumers in front...

Spirit maker Diageo hopes for second time lucky in India

NEW DELHI, April 20, 2014 (AFP) - Diageo hopes it will be second time lucky for its $1.9-billion offer to wrest majority control of India's...

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