Tuesday, 21st October 2014

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CPDCC term extended till Nov 1

CPDCC term extended till Nov 1

Kathmandu, Oct 21: A meeting of today of the Constituent Assembly (CA) has extended the tenure of Constitutional-Political Dialogue and...

Three-party meeting begins at Gokarna Resort

Gorkana, Oct 21: In their bid to hammer out the contentious issues of the new constitution, the top leaders of...

33 killed, 8 missing in snowstorms, 518 rescued: Home Ministry

Kathmandu, Oct 21:  Ministry of Home Affairs has informed that a total of 33 people were killed and eight others...

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...

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

HR violators will be blacklisted: NHRC chair

Kathmandu, Oct 21: Newly appointed chairperson of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Anup Raj Sharma vowed to blacklist all violators of human rights during his...

19 drug abusers handed to guardians

 Pathari, Oct. 21: Nineteen youths fallen victim of drug abuse were handed to their guardians on Monday evening. The police arrested the addicts, counseled them, persuaded...

Business

Decision of Rs. 82.2 million as compensation from three industries in Rautahat

Rautahat, Oct. 21:  The District Administration Office Rautahat has at a press meet on Tuesday said   the incessant rains on August 13 and 14 have...

Final signing of Nepal-India PTA takes place

Kathmandu, Oct 21: Nepal and India have finally signed on the Power Trade Agreement (PTA) that reached between the two countries sometime ago. Energy Secretary Rajendra...

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

Ukraine rejects claims of banned cluster bomb use

KIEV, Oct 21, 2014 (AFP) - Ukraine's armed forces on Tuesday rejected allegations that they indiscriminately used banned "cluster bombs" in the six-month war against...

Myanmar sets provisional date for key 2015 polls

YANGON, Oct 21, 2014 (AFP) - Landmark elections in Myanmar that could propel opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party into office have been provisionally...

Life Style

Man along with first wife arrested for killing second spouse

Golbazaar (Siraha), Oct 21: A man here has been arrested by the police for killing his second wife. He is Raj Kumar Sharma, of east...

One dies falling from cliff while defecating

Palpa, Oct 21: A man died after falling from a cliff while defecating at Chidipani VDC in Palpa district. The District Police Office, Palpa, said Sujit...

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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