| May 04, 2016


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House budget session begins

Lawmakers attend the budget session of Legislature-Parliament that started from Tuesday. (RSS) ...


Tourists jump for a photo on the Balagezong Snow Mountain in Shangri-la, southwest China's Yunnan Province. The Balagezong Snow Mountain, which is 5,545 meters ...

NC PP meeting

Nepali Congress lawmakers attend Parliamentary Party meeting of the party in New Baneshwor, Kathmandu. (Dinesh Gole) ...

General Convention

Participants at the General Convention of Madhesi People’s Rights Forum (Democratic) in Biratnagar. (Ajit Tiwari) ...


Parliament's budget session begins

KATHMANDU, May 3: The Parliament's budget session that commenced on Tuesday was adjourned until Wednesday after sitting just for around five minutes.At the meeting, Speaker Onsari Gharti read out the letter received from the president's office informing the commencement of...



SAARC delegates for collective bargaining on labor issues

KATHMANDU, May 4: With the aim of raising collective issues pertaining to labor migration and forming a common labor law to protect the rights of migrant workers from the region, officials from the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)...


Justify this

Rumors of government changeDuring his seven months in office Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has done a fair bit to bring Nepal's foreign relations on an even keel by first lobbying with India to get it to lift the blockade and then visiting China and signing with it a historic transit agreement. He seems to realize that properly balancing the roles of Nepal's two big neighbors is in the country's interest at the height of the blockade and that the lopsided trade arrangement with India—Nepal...


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Turbulent times

Nepal has had a very difficult...

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Art of friendship

The Mithila painting not only evoked...

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Patchy and leaky

While the earthquakes devastated the country,...

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