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SAARC gives due recognition to SAARC CCI

  • Officials of SAARC CCI gets oberver status at the 18th summit
  • SAARC CCI officials urged Modi to take initiative

Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina returns home

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home today. Bangladeshi PM Sheikh had arrived Kathmandu on November 25 to take

Five SAARC leaders return

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Five heads of state or government of SAARC countries retuned their respective countries on Thursday night attending the 18th SAARC Summit that

Signing of two proposed regional agreements postponed

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Two proposed agreements could not be during the 18th SAARC Summit that concluded here on Friday. The yet to be signed proposed agreements


SAARC Summit did Nepal proud: Officials, experts

KATHMANDU, Nov 29 : The successful hosting of the 18th SAARC Summit in Kathmandu has sent positive message not only about Nepal´s adept diplomacy and excellent security situation but also about her capacity

State restructuring could be put on hold: Oli

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli on Friday said that a new constitution can be promulgated by the January 22 deadline if the issue of state restructuring

12-hr office day a logistical challenge: Bureaucrats

MoGA holding 1st round talks with 10 ministries on Sunday KATHMANDU Nov 29: Bureaucrats and civil service organizations


Sacrificial killings continues at Gadhimai despite animal rights activists' intense opposition

BIRGUNJ, Nov 29 : Hundreds of thousands of Hindu pilgrims from Nepal and neighboring India have thronged to Bariyarpur VDC in Bara district to observe the Gadhimai fair that began from Friday. The

Progress in maternal mortality rate in Siraha

LAHAN  Nov 29: The maternal mortality rate (MMR) has sharply decreased in Siraha district, thanks to effective implementation of the government programmes. The

Plight of Babai flood victims continues

“Debts add up while government keeps mum on compensation´ DANG, Nov 29: Roshan Khatri of Bakhariya


Chhaimale Resort becoming popular among Nepali and Indian tourists

KATHMANDU, Nov 28:Chhaimale Resort, which opened for business from October last year, is becoming popular among Nepalis as well as Indian tourists. Visitors are choosing the resort for night stay as well as picnics. The


Sompal: An all-rounder in the making

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Sompal Kami dreamt of having good clothes to wear and good foods to eat when he took up cricket some eight year ago. The 18-year-old scored 40 runs against Hong Kong during Nepal


Passengers in Russia's Arctic give airliner a push (with video)

MOSCOW, Nov 26: In other countries, you may be asked to give a push to a car stuck in the mud. In Russia, passengers in the Arctic came out of an airliner to the bitter cold to help it move to the runway. Russian

Blasts at mosque in Nigeria kill 35 people

KANO, Nigeria, Nov 29: Multiple explosions tore through the central mosque in Nigeria´s second-largest city on Friday, killing 35 people, police said. One

Animals sacrificed in Nepal to bring good luck

KATMANDU, Nepal, Nov 28 : Birds and other animals are being slaughtered in huge numbers at a festival in Nepal where devotees believe the sacrifices bring good luck

The Week

A never-ending tale: Violence-free Asia and the Pacific for women is just a mere facade

On the morning of November 17, more than 700 government ministers, policymakers and civil representatives of Asia and the Pacific region gathered  at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in Bangkok. The

Children's literature

Every child who grows up in Nepal is familiar with these lines that follow the end of a tale. You might have heard them countless times from your parents, grandparents, teachers and elders. For some, it

Chronicler of sufferings

Three pairs of hands, each colored a different color. Legs knee deep in gold. There is no question that these pictures are beautiful. But once you find what they are about, the pictures are also very disturbing.


Looking back at folk music legacies

KATHMANDU, Nov 28:Celebrating folk music, the International Folk Music Film Festival is set to start on November 28, Friday. The three-day festival, with the theme

Festive Winter Bazaar this weekend

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: If you’re looking to make your Saturday fun, visit Baber Mahal Revisited to check out the Festive Winter Bazaar this November 29. You can

Gen next

Translating hard issues into art

Artist Hit Man Gurung is wholly immersed in his work. “I’m involved in various art projects and very busy,” he says.Gurung, 30, brought his interest in art from his hometown of Besisahar in Lamjung to develop and nurture at Lalit Kala

Never turn your back

Michael Bassey Johnson, the Nigerian author has said, “Think twice before you pull your trousers and rape a woman; she may be your mother, sister or friend, and you know the consequences that follows.” Yes, I agree with Johnson.



Welcome to Nepal


Dawning red


Row over secularism, federal model festers within NC


Traffickers finding border areas along west Nepal more convenient


Bhotekoshi offers 5% shares to Sindhupalchowk locals



Prostitution flourishes right under nose of authorities


18th SAARC Summit: Inaugural session concludes (Watch video)


Photo story : Kathmandu gets a facelift


Welcome to Nepal


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