18th SAARC Summit

Heads of states, govts addressing SAARC Summit (live video)

Kathmandu, Nov 26: The 18th SAARC summit has officially begun at the City Hall in Kathmandu. Nepali Prime Minister Sushil Koirala lighted the inaugural lamp. Maldivian president , Abdulla Yameen , the incumbent chair of regional forum , facilitated the inaugural session before handing over the chairmanship to Nepal.




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Indian PM calls on President Yadav

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a courtesy call on President Ram Baran Yadav

Draft constitution on consensus: Indian PM Modi (with video)

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stressed on drafting new constitution based on consensus among political parties. Speaking

SAARC leaders arrive in Kathmandu (photo feature)

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Heads of states or governments of seven SAARC countries arrived in the capital on Tuesday afternoon for the 18th SAARC Summit. Sri

SAARC Council of Ministers' meet begins

KATHAMANDU, Nov 25: A meeting of the SAARC Council of Ministers has begun at Hotel Soaltee in the lead up to the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

Politics

Modi for constitution through consensus

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has suggested to Nepal´s political leaders to frame a new constitution only through consensus and not on the basis of a majority vote in the Constituent

India gifts ALH chopper to Nepal Army

KATHMANDU, Nov 25:Dhruv, an advanced light helicopter (ALH) designed and produced indigenously by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), was handed over to the Nepal

18th SAARC Summit begins today

Negotiations on agreements continued till late on Tuesday KATHMANDU, Nov 26 : The much-awaited 18th SAARC Summit

Social

'It's high time they delivered some results'

As South Asian nations’ heads of state or government arrive for the 18th SAARC Summit, Republica caught up with the members of public to find out what they thought about the summit.

Ktm-Delhi bus service begins

KATHMANDU, Nov 25 :Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi jointly flagged off Kathmandu-Delhi-Kathmandu

Kin of Bheri bus accident victims shut Jajarkot

JAJARKOT, Nov 26: Jajarkot market area remained closed Tuesday after the relatives of those deceased and injured in the recent Bheri bus accident brought public

Business

Govt reduces fuel prices

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has reduced price of petrol by Rs 2.5 per liter and diesel and kerosene by Rs 2 per liter. The meeting of Board of Directors (BODs) of NOC held on Monday

Sports

Nepal loses T20I to Hong Kong in last-over thriller

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Tailender Sompal Kami’s record 40-run knock went in vain as Nepal lost to Hong Kong by two wickets in a low-scoring Twenty20 International match that went down to the wire on Monday. Nepal

APF crashes out of Pathari Gold Cup on penalties

MORANG, Nov 26: Sunanchu Club of Sikkim, India advanced into the semifinals of the Pathari Gold Cup Invitational Football Tournament in Morang after defeating Nepal

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

Nigeria: 2 female bombers kill 30 in Maiduguri

BAUCHI, Nigeria, Nov 25 :  Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up Tuesday in a crowded market in Nigeria´s northeastern city of Maiduguri, killing

Spanish police arrest 4 priests in pedophile case

MADRID, Nov 24 : Spain´s interior minister says four priests have been arrested on suspicion of child sex abuse. Jorge Fernandez Diaz said police

The Week

Passion for fashion

With one lady dressed in a bright gold coat, another in a crop top and sharp blazer, and another one sporting golden chandelier earrings, they are easily the most fashionable group at the table. Perfectly accessorising themselves—one of them wears

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

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,

TIME - OUT

5 things about Laure

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: We know him as Laure. Aasis Rana, 25, created quite a stir among the youth when he participated in Raw Barz in 2013. The videos of the rap battles

Jessabelle : A Gothic Ridiculousness

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: It’s that strange sense of expectancy that builds early on while watching a horror film at the theaters. It leads from the point before

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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