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Door open at last for majority process

Nembang announces proposal preparation committee KATHMANDU, Jan 26: With CA Chairman Subas Nembang’s announcement at the CA meeting Sunday to form a proposal preparation committee, the alliance led by

SC order ends dispute over Pokhara Cable Car Project

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The Supreme Court on Sunday quashed the petitions filed by Laxmi Intercontinental Pvt Ltd to scrap the bidding process with regard to developing

Opposition not to sit in talks with ruling side, CA chair

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: The UCPN (Maoist)-led 30-party opposition alliance has decided to shun talks with the ruling parties and the CA chairman unless the decision on


Pvt pharmacies at Bir fleecing patients

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Bir Hospital, which has been renting out space to private firms to run outpatient pharmacies on the hospital premises for over Rs 1 million per month, has said it has no money or manpower to run

Contraceptive devices getting popular among Kotila Muslims

BAJURA, JAN 25: Muslim men and women in Kotila village of Bajura district are growingly using contraceptives. According to health workers in the village, pills,

Widowed early, young women come together to support each other

SURKHET, Jan 26 : Chandrakala BK of Sotharkhola in Mehelkuna VDC was only 12 when she got married. Nine years later, she became a widow when her husband, who was



India lifts ban on carrying 1,000, 500 bank notes to and from Nepal

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has lifted a ban on carrying Indian bank notes of Rs 1,000 and 500 denominations to and from Nepal. Issuing a circular on Thursday, RBI -- the central


ICC WDC2: Kenya defeats Nepal by 15 runs

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Kenya defeated Nepal by 15 runs at the third place playoff of the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 held at Windhoek in Namibia on Saturday. Chasing 209-run posted by Kenya, Nepal


Obama to cut short India trip to pay call on Saudi Arabia

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany, Jan 25: President Barack Obama will shorten his trip to India and divert to Saudi Arabia, paying respects after the death of King Abdullah and meeting with the oil-rich nation´s

Boko Haram Militants attack key city of Maiduguri

NIGERIA, Jan 25 : Fighters from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram have launched an attack on the key city of Maiduguri in north-eastern Nigeria, reports say. Fierce

Smart gloves to help you control hand temperature

LONDON, Jan 25: A graduate student from Loughborough University in Britain has launched innovative running gloves with built-in climate control. His

The Week

Word to the (un)wise

There is something called reading too much too soon. Immediately after school, even before Ama laid out fluffy French toast for us, I would delve right into homework. A conscientious student, one of the very

The Great Debate : The Humanities vs. the Sciences

There’s a popular assumption in Nepal that good students should study Sciences while those who are academically poor should opt for the study of Humanities. That’s because Sciences are understood

Zero recognition for economic contributions

Home-Based Workers are coerced to confine themselves to small enterprises due to the lack of policies Apsara Dangol’s smug gestures hinted at


If not a musician, I would've been a teacher: Bob Dylan

LOS ANGELES, Jan 25: Legendary rocker Bob Dylan says if he had not become a musician, he would have been a school teacher. Dylan, 73, said he would

Poonam Pandey's World Cup act

MUMBAI, Jan 24: Do you remember the 2010 Cricket World Cup days? Of course, we all know that India won the world cup, but the bigger sensation was beauty model

Gen next

Strokes of Genius

At 22 years, Sakil Kunwar has become the go-to person when it comes to makeup and hairstyling. Since starting his career at 17, his work can be seen in different glossy magazines, models on the runway and on various celebrities in the country. Now

CIMA Global Business Challenge 2015 calls for applications

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: For undergraduate students, here’s an opportunity to participate in a global competition related with business. The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is organizing

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