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Bhutan, Maldives foreign ministers arrive in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Ministers for External Affairs of Bhutan and Maldives have arrived here on Monday to participate

SAARC Standing Committee meeting continues

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: A meeting of the 41st session of the Standing Committee of the SAARC continues today, in the lead up to the 18th South Asian Association for Regional

SAARC Foreign Ministers arriving today, Council of Ministers meeting tomorrow

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The Ministers of Foreign Affairs/External Affairs from the SAARC nations are arriving in Kathmandu today, for participating in the 18th SAARC

South Asian Think Tank summit begins

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: A two-day South Asian Think-Tank Summit began in Kathmandu on Sunday on the theme -- Expectations from the 18th SAARC Summit-- organized by the

Politics

Consensus before SAARC unlikely

Oppn parties against NC-UML joint proposal KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Consensus between political parties on thorny issues of

RPP-N would be largest party: Thapa

SURUNGA, Jhapa, Nov 24: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Nepal) Kamal Thapa has said that his party would emerge as the largest party if a new constitution was not promulgated

SAARC Standing Committee meet begins

KATHMANDU, Nov 23 :The 41st Session of the SAARC Standing Committee has begun on Sunday with an adoption of Periodic Analytical Report presented by SAARC Secretary

Social

Prostitution flourishes right under nose of authorities

KATHMANDU, Nov 23 :She always dreamt of becoming a police inspector but destiny had something else in store for her. She ended up as a sex worker. Although she wanted to fight crime she is now part of what

Duo arrested with counterfeit Indian currency notes

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Two people have been arrested with counterfeit Indian currency notes from the capital. Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal

Odd and even number plate system found effective in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The operation of vehicles according to the odd and even number plate system on alternate days beginning today until the 28th of this month has

Business

'SAARC nations lack correct trading mindset'

KATHMANDU, Nov 24 : Experts on Sunday said South Asian countries lack the correct trading mindset. Speaking at a session on ´Promoting Trade through non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) in South Asia´

Sports

'Aggressive batting distinguishes Mamata from rest'

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Sixteen-year-old Mamata Chaudhary from Lahan of Siraha district came into limelight last week when she guided Region No 7 (Janakpur) to the title of the Wai Wai U-19 Women´s National Cricket

INTERNATIONAL

Afghan official: suicide attack toll at least 50

KABUL, Afghanistan, Nov 24:An Afghan official says the death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a volleyball tournament has risen to at least 50, with more than 60 wounded. The attack is the deadliest in Afghanistan this year. It happened

Philippine court convicts 9 Chinese of poaching

MANILA, Philippines, Nov 24: A Philippine court has convicted nine Chinese fishermen of poaching and taking hundreds of endangered giant sea turtles from a disputed

Police find mom of baby abandoned in Sydney drain

SYDNEY, Nov 23 :  Police in Australia were questioning a 20-year-old woman whose newborn baby was found Sunday abandoned in a drain near a Sydney freeway. The

The Week

Photo story : Kathmandu gets a facelift

This year, Kathmandu will be hosting the SAARC Summit for the first time in 12 years, and with the date fast approaching, Kathmandu is shedding its old skin and donning a fresh new one. Thousands of construction workers are toiling hard day and night

Unregistered wildlife trophies creating potential illegal market

A few months ago, 40 year old Basanta Maharjan (name changed) of Bhaktapur was arrested by the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) while trying to sell an ivory statue in the market. During the investigation,

Electoral model becomes more vital

With the January 22 deadline for the Constituent Assembly (CA) to promulgate a new Constitution approaching fast, leaders of major political parties are indulged in bitter disputes in regard to the CA´s

TIME - OUT

Happy Ending By the book, at least!

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: A strong case can be made against Saif Ali Khan for brandishing his time and money in making it through as Bollywood’s answer to John Cusack. His

'I haven't given up on music'

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: A decade ago, Bhugol Dahal’s tragic song ‘Yo Junima’ became very popular, making him one of the most loved artists in the Nepali

Gen next

Studying abroad versus studying in the country

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: You no longer feel surprised if you hear about a friend or relative going abroad for higher education. A better education system, independence and exposure to cultural diversity, among others,

His life is wrecked, but he chooses to fight

It was a fine morning, and as always, I was rushing to college. Suddenly, I noticed something unusual 15 meters ahead. It was a boy. But the way he walked was unusual. His legs dragging, his hands half paralyzed, with a faint emotion on his

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