Saturday, 26th July 2014

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Nepal-India Joint Commission Meeting begins

Kathmandu, July 26: The Third Meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission has kicked off in Kathmandu today. The Foreign Affairs...

Indian Minister for External Affairs Swaraj in Political Meeting

Kathmandu, July 26:     Visiting Indian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sushma Swaraj, is at a collective meeting with the leaders...

Fraud Held

Kanchanpur, July 26: Police have arrested a person for looting Rs 800,000 by impersonating as a bank manager. The Ward Police...

Energy Cooperation

At a time when the proposed draft on energy cooperation between Nepal and India is being dragged into controversy, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae has said that India had no ill intention to monopolise on Nepal's water resources. Speaking at a function on the eve of the visit of...

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Sushma Swaraj in Kathmandu

External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj talks briefly to media person upon her arrival at TIA, Kathmandu, on Friday. Bikash/TRN

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Red panda in Rara lake, Nepal

TU researchers have recently spotted red panda near Rara lake, Mugu district.

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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

People in Dark after hydropower dams collapse

Dolpa, July 26:  Six VDCs in the district are in darkness for two days after the dams of Jairigad Hydropower Project, Dunai and Chhalgad Hydropower...

Nepal-India Joint Commission's Third Meeting Today

Kathmandu, July 26: With the arrival of the Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj in Kathmandu yesterday evening, the third meeting of Nepal-India Joint...

Business

Implementing agreement to establish SAARC Development Bank stressed

Kathmandu, July 25: The Commerce Ministers of the South Asia have agreed to fast-track the agreement on Investment Promotion and Protection, Vehicles/Railways and establishment of...

No new export promoting package in budget: experts

 By Laxman Kafle, Kathmandu, July 24: At a time when trade deficit has jumped up to a level of the national budget, the new budget...

Op-Ed

Medical Negligence Requires Stringent Penalty:Pranav Bhattarai

Corruption and commissions in the procurement of drugs and equipment have multi-dimensional impact on the quality of health services rendered. The National Vigilance Centre's inspection...

Recognising The Searing Effects Of Micro-Aggression:Elayne Clift

When I was in the sixth grade, a classmate called me a “stupid Jew bitch.” I slinked away from the playground and never told a...

Detour

Adikavi Bhanubhakta's Statue to be set up in Kolkata

Kolkata, July 26: The Nepali Public Welfare Committee, Hawada, of Kolkata, India, has decided to set up a statue of the adikavi  (pioneering poet) Bhanubhakta...

Displaced Households Awaiting Relief

Jajarkot, July 26: Two households from Laha VDC-6 have said they were awaiting relief after their houses were buried in landslide. The two families belonging to...

World

Wreckage of missing Algerian airliner found in Mali

OUAGADOUGOU, July 25, (AFP) - The wreckage of an Air Algerie plane missing since early Thursday with 116 people on board has been found in Mali...

Gaza toll tops 800 as Kerry pushes humanitarian truce

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories, July 25, (AFP) - Israeli fire Friday pushed the Palestinian death toll in Gaza to above 800, as Washington pressed Israel and...

Life Style

Festivity of Gathemungala being marked nationwide

Kathmandu, July 25: Gathemungala, a Hindu ritual festival is being celebrated across the nation, particularly by the Newar community, today. Also known as the Camacha Chakha,...

Police arrest newly married couple on the charge of polygamy

Gaushala, July 25: Police have arrested a newly married couple on the charge of polygamy in Mahottari district this morning. The arrested are Bijay Kapar of...

Sports

Jadeja fined over Anderson incident

LONDON, July 25, 2014 (AFP) - India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been fined 50 percent of his match fee after being found guilty of "conduct...

Amla leads SAfrica fight back on day two

COLOMBO, July 25, 2014 (AFP) - Hashim Amla faced a stern test of character in his first series as captain after South Africa lost three...

Markets

25 mw capacity solar to be installed by mid -March

Kathmandu, July 24: The government has expedited works for installing solar energy system of 25 mw by mid-March next year. The move is to solve the...

Demand for opening branches of mega bank in India

Kathmandu, July 23: Chairman of the Mega Bank Prof. Dr. Madan dahal has said demand has  come for opening branches  of Mega Bank in various...

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