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Politics

Over dozen bills likely to be shelved in parliament

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Over a dozen bills, other than those related to budget, are likely to be shelved for months as preparations are under way to prorogue the ongoing budget session within a few weeks. Parliament

CA gives CPDCC 12 more days to settle disputes

NC, UML, some other parties lobby to go for voting  UCPN (Maoist), Madhesi insist on consensus KATHMANDU, Oct 22: The Constituent

FM lauds Modi for prioritizing neighbors

KATHMANDU, Oct 21 : Minister for Foreign Affairs Mahendra Bahadur Pandey has hailed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his policy of prioritizing neighboring

Social

NEA flayed on social media over Tihar lights warning

KATHMANDU, Oct 21 Two days after the government issued a notice urging people not to organize Deusi-Bhailo programs after 7 pm, the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) on Monday asked the public not to use decorative

Nepali woman trafficked to B'desh repatriated

KATHMANDU, Oct 22 : A Nepali woman trafficked to Bangladesh has been rescued home with the help of local Bangladeshi NGOs, government authorities and Nepal embassy

Banke burn victim dies

KATHMANDU, Oct 21 : Hem Kumari Dhobi, a 25-year-old woman from Khaskakando VDC-2 of Banke district, succumbed to her burn injuries on Tuesday. Hem Kumari, who suffered

Business

Nepal, India ink final PTA

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Nepal and India have signed the final Power Trade Agreement (PTA) paving the way for implementation of the agreement on power exchanges. Nepal and India had inked the preliminary

Sports

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa, Oct 21: Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for killing Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the "gross negligence" the runner showed when

INTERNATIONAL

Hong Kong students, officials talk but don't agree

HONG KONG, Oct 21: Hong Kong student leaders and government officials held talks Tuesday to end pro-democracy protests now in their fourth week even as the city´s Beijing-backed leader reaffirmed his unwillingness

Bombings kill 9 people in Iraqi capital

BAGHDAD, Oct 21:  Iraqi officials say two separate bombings have killed nine people in Baghdad, the latest victims in near-daily attacks that have targeted

Pakistan pulls anti-government TV channel off air

ISLAMABAD, Oct 21: An anti-government TV news channel in Pakistan was taken off air for 15 days after a high court ruled that the broadcaster was "maligning"

The Week

Windows eye-candy

Windows is a great piece of software that we all have grown accustomed to and love, and since Microsoft’s release of Windows 7, productivity and ease-of use of Windows operating systems have improved. Windows 7 is great but there are still certain

Tsho Rolpa: A fusion of nature and culture (photo feature)

Tsho Rolpa is one of the biggest glacial lakes in Nepal. Located at an altitude of 4,580 meters in the Dolakha District, this lake lies between the famous Langtang and Everest ranges. My friends

Deal on federal provinces: So near and yet so far

With leaders from various political parties of late intensifying negotiations on major contentious issues in making a new Constitution, the subject of federalism has yet again emerged as the most debated

TIME - OUT

Sonie off to Japan for Miss International 2014 pageant

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: After five months of rigorous training, Miss Nepal International 2014 Sonie Rajbhandari is leaving for Japan on Tuesday to participate in Miss

Jazz music concert commemorating Daniel Pearl

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: On Monday evening, audience present at Kamal Kunj, the residence of the US Ambassador to Nepal Peter W Bodde, grooved to the spellbinding Jazz

Gen next

A symbolic race for survival

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: To raise awareness about the importance of saving newborn lives, more than a 1,000 schoolchildren from 17 public schools in the Kathmandu Valley ran a five-kilometer race last Saturday. Organized

Copying in exams

Copying in examination has become very common these days. The 21st century, known as the age of science and technology, is the age of competition. Everybody wants to win, or become better than others. In every household, parents compel their children

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