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Fire extinguisher

Firefighter spray dry powder fire extinguisher to put out fire on a transformer due to electricity overload at Ramsahapath in Kathmandu. (Dipesh Shrestha) ...

Say cheese

South Korean tourists take selfies at Pun Hill, Myagdi. The place is a major touristic attraction of famous Annapurna Trekking Route. (RSS). ...

On rampage

A wild elephant stands still after it was tranquilized in Siliguri, India. The mammal had wandered from the Baikunthapur forest Wednesday, crossed roads and a s ...

Funeral procession

Sudhamshu Koirala and Atul Koirala, newphews of the late Nepali Congress president and former prime minister Sushil Koirala, light his funeral pyre at Pashupati ...

POLITICS

Cabinet okays PM’s India visit; Rs 1 million per family for Rangeli dead

Cabinet okays PM’s India visit; Rs 1 million per family for Rangeli dead

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The government has approved Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli's first official visit to India.A cabinet meeting held on Thursday at Baluwatar approved the prime minister's five-day visit to India starting February 19.

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Authorities look the other way as contractor delays bridge construction

KHOTANG, Feb 12: In a glaring example of unaccountability, a construction firm owned by a businessman-turned-lawmaker has delayed the construction of a bridge over Dudh Koshi at Harkapur of Okhaldhunga district by more than four years with no questions asked...

Editorial

Chance for renewal

Nepali Congress after KoiralaThe death of Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala has created a dangerous vacuum in the party. Dangerous because his death, right on the eve of the party's 13th General Convention, could trigger a multi-pronged struggle for power in the oldest democratic party in the country. Koirala was thinking of running for party president again, at least partly because those close to the establishment faction feared being sidelined if Koirala relinquished his hold. Now with Koirala gone, members of the establishment faction will...

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