Turkish Airlines aircraft skids at TIA runway

KATHMANDU, March 4: A Turkish Airlines aircraft from Istanbul met with an accident while landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Wednesday morning due to low visibility.

According to airport official, the nose of the aircraft (Airbus A 330-303) was damaged as it tried to land at the airport.


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Politics

Ruling parties, oppn divided over CA resumption

KATHMANDU, March 4: Leaders of the ruling and opposition parties on Tuesday stood divided over resumption of Constituent Assembly (CA) meetings that have remained stalled for three weeks. Chief whips

Social

Swine flu scare grips people across country

KATHMANDU, Mar 4: Fear of possible swine flu infection has set off a panic across the country, with people rushing to health facilities even at the slightest sign of symptoms related to the disease. National

Pokhara solar lamps develop problems in lack of maintenance

POKHARA, March 4: Several solar lamps installed in Lakeside and New Road area in Pokhara have stopped working due to lack of repair and maintenance works. Solar

Govt warns against Holi hooliganism

KATHMANDU, March 3: The Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday issued a warning against hooliganism during the Holi festival. Holi, the festival of colors

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Business

NRB writes DRI to probe deposits by Nepalis in Swiss banks

KATHMANDU, March 3: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has formally begun a process to investigate Nepali account holders in Swiss banks. According to a senior official at the Foreign Exchange Department of NRB,

Sports

Hughes tribute match on April 11

KATHMANDU, March 3: The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) will organize a 63-over match in memory of late Australian cricketer Phil Hughes on April 11 at the Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kirtipur. According

INTERNATIONAL

IS threatens ´war´ on Twitter co-founder

SAN FRANCISCO, March 3: -The Islamic state has declared a new target -- Twitter´s Co-Founder Jack Dorsey.  The San Francisco company has recently shut down at least 2,000 accounts linked

Prince William focuses on football and film on China trip

SHANGHAI, March 3 : Britain´s Prince William focused his China trip on promoting links between the countries in football and film Tuesday, watching students

China probes 14 generals amid ongoing corruption crackdown

CHINA, March 3: The ruling Chinese Communist Party is investigating 14 generals for corruption as a nationwide anti-graft campaign widens to encompass the People´s

The Week

Premier Appeal

It’s difficult being a sports fan in Nepal. The lack of meaningful televised performances of our national teams – barring the occasional regional football tournaments or the exploits of our cricket team – leaves us feeling deprived.

Errors decoded: A new tech savvy world

As we speak, there are 10 years old primary school children in London staying back after school to begin their basics in computer programming. Similarly, initiatives are being launched across the United

Language barrier forcing Kisan kids out of schools

Bandhan Kisan, a daily wage earner from the Tirinka Village of Jhapa District never went to school. His parents could not manage to educate him due to extreme poverty. When he got married, Bandhan had

TIME - OUT

After Sonam Kapoor, co-star Salman Khan undergoes swine flu test

Ahmedabad, March 3: A day after Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor was tested positive for Swine flu while shooting for the Sooraj Barjatiya film Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo,

Social buzz

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Live Rich or Die Trying

Disclaimer: This has nothing to do with Hedonism. Nor with 50 Cent. (You guys know about 50 Cent, don’t you?) ‘It’s been awhile’. That’s just a figure of speech. It’s actually been ages. Maybe I was

Because what can’t be bent must be broken

Dear Swastika, My father owns a successful business, and I’d like to continue the ‘legacy’. Currently, I’m employed and I get paid well. But since I want

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