NA passes bill on amendment of Some Nepal Act

Kathmandu, Sept 23: The National Assembly meeting today passed the bill on amendment of Some Nepal Act relating to Civil Code.  The bill was passed unanimously. Earlier, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bhanubhakta...

Market price hike on eve of festivals rile NA members

Kathmandu, Sept 23: The members in the National Assembly have demanded the government attention towards well management of public vehicles and control of price hike and artificial shortage of essentials during festivals. They advised...

Democracy Fair

Democracy Fair! The phrase sounds strange and intriguing. We have frequently heard the terms such as ‘trade fair’, ‘info fair,’ ‘book fair,’ ‘agro fair,’ ‘industrial fair’ and so on. But the term ‘democracy fair’...

Fuel Shortage, Once Again

Once again consumers in the capital city as well as other parts of the country are facing a shortage of petrol and other POL products and are queuing up to fill the tanks of their vehicles. According to news reports, the fuel shortage...

Bridge construction gets one-side pillars in two years

Darchula, Sept 23: The construction of a suspension bridge at Lalima of Lekam rural municipality-3 in Darchula has been left neglected for the past three months.  The under-construction project to connect Nepal and India has stalled since last mid...

Sharma to lead Press Union Papla, Bhandari in Bardiya

Kathmandu, Sept. 23 (RSS): The eighth district convention of Nepal Press Union, Palpa elected Bharat Sharma as the chairman. Sharma was also the chair of the Nepal Press Union, Palpa chapter prior to this. Pushkarram Regmi was picked as the vice-chairman...

Israel plans to demolish West Bank Palestinian village by Oct. 1

JERUSALEM, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- The Israeli authorities on Sunday informed residents of a West Bank Bedouin village that they must leave before Oct. 1 when their homes will be demolished. Israel charges that the village of Al-Khan Al-Ahmar, where some...

Chinese military lodges solemn representations against U.S. sanctions

BEIJING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- China's Central Military Commission (CMC) on Saturday lodged solemn representations and protests against sanctions imposed by the United States. Huang Xueping, deputy head of the CMC's office for international military...

Is Federalism Falling Into ‘Debt Trap’?

Ritu Raj Subedi   As the country completes third year of the promulgation of new constitution, some sinister scenes come to the fore, posing a threat to the new political...

Men Will Be Men

Hadley Freeman   I hesitated before writing this, then realised my hesitation only helped those who should not be helped. So here we go.I recently received an email from...

Adhikari elected chair of Pokhara Chamber of Commerce and Industries

Kaski, Sept. 23 (RSS): Damu Adhikari was elected the Chairman of Pokhara Chamber of Commerce and Industries from the 32nd convention that concluded on Saturday. As per the voting...

All businesspersons should pay tax: Finance Minister

Kathmandu, Sept 22: Minister for Finance Dr Yubraj Khatiwada has insisted that all businesspersons irrespective of their business size and scale should come under tax ambit.  Inaugurating...

President visits Rastrakavi's residence to extend birthday wishes

Kathmandu, Sept 23 (RSS): President Bidya Devi Bhandari today visited Rastrakavi Madhav Prasad Ghimire at the latter's Lainchaur-based residence and extended him the 100th...

Indra Jatra begins in Bhaktapur

Madhyapur, Sept. 21: The festival with religious and cultural importance, Indra Jatra has kicked off in Bhaktapur from today. Indra Jatra festival falls on the fourth day of the...

Myanmar beats Philippines 5-1 in the final of AFC U16 Women's Qualifier

Kathmandu, Sept 23: Myanmar defeated Philippines 5-1 in the final match of the AFC U16 Women's Championship Qualifier played today on the ground of the Armed Police Force...

Nepal to play against Malaysia in AFC U16 Women Qualifier

Kathmandu, Sept 23: Nepal is scheduled to play its final match against Malaysia in the AFC U16 Women's Championship Qualifier at 3:30 pm today on the ground of the Armed Police...

Journalists' relief fund set up

Ilam, Sept 23:The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ), Ilam chapter has decided to set up a fund to financially assist journalists during emergency. A meeting of the FNJ chapter...

CFPA launches project supporting women's empowerment

Kathmandu, Sept 23 (RSS): China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) has launched a project supporting women's empowerment in Devchuli Municipality of Nawalpur district.  The...

Connectivity and investment key agenda of BIMSTEC Summit: Foreign Minister Gyawali

Nepal is holding the fourth Summit of BIMSTEC next week. The regional body is expected to discuss various issues pertaining to connectivity,...

Gulf crisis will not affect World Cup 2022: Ambassador Al-hail

Yousef Bin Mohammed Al-Hail is Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. He assumed his post in...

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