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Politics

UCPN (Maoist) to boycott House committees

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: With the UCPN (Maoist) deciding to boycott meetings of all parliamentary committees, the deadlock over constitution making process has deepened further. A parliamentary party meeting

Differences surface within opposition

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The intra party rift within the 30-party alliance, led by UCPN-Maoists, have started to surface after the Maoists announced a series of protest

Will sit for talks only after majoritarian process withdrawn: Bhattarai

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Senior leader of the UCPN (Maoist) Baburam Bhattarai said the opposition alliance will not sit for talks with the ruling parties until and unless

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'Legal loopholes turning Nepal into pedophile heaven'

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: “He had assured me Rs 15,000 and invited me to a ‘special dinner’ at a Thamel hotel,” said Raman (name changed), a street child, during investigations against a Canadian

Woman succumbs to burn injury

BAGLUNG, Jan 29: A woman has succumbed to burn injuries on Thursday at Batakachaur-4, Baglung. A fire that accidently caught the cowshed of one Prem

Innovative student Ojha ventures airplane-making

DHANGADHI, Jan 29: Yohesg Ojha, an engineering student of Dhangadhi, has made an airplane. The plane sans human being which was made using ´Python

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Business

Parliamentary panel asks govt not to enforce bio-metric medical test

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Amid controversies regarding introduction of bio-metric medical test for Nepali workers by the Malaysian government, a parliamentary panel has directed the government not to implement such test

Sports

It's official: Nepal will play WCL C'ship

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday confirmed that Nepal along with Kenya will take part in the 2015-17 ICC World Cricket League Championship -- the ICC’s one-day competition

INTERNATIONAL

Nobel laureate Charles Townes dies at 99

BERKELEY, Calif, Jan 29: Charles H. Townes, the co-inventor of the laser and a Nobel laureate in physics who unapologetically spoke of his strong spiritual faith, has died. He was 99. Officials at the

Ramdev pills to help son-seeking ills

HARYANA, Jan 29: Launching the "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" scheme in Haryana on January 22, 2015, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the practice

Nepal: Justice for Conflict-Era Crimes Remains Out of Reach

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: In spite of the new coalition government pledging to uphold long overdue promises of justice, accountability, and a new constitution, the Nepali

The Week

Are you a smartphone addict?

Do you check your smart phone compulsively? Within an hour of getting up? And immediately within a few minutes of going to bed? Do you hear phantom rings even when your phone is lying peacefully on the bed? If yes, you may very well be a smart phone addict. Almost

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

TIME - OUT

SRK first Indian to use video on Twitter

MUMBAI, Jan 29: Twitter announced sometime back that it has introduced a new feature which would allow users to capture, edit and share videos right from the Twitter

Ranbir Kapoor's look in 'Bombay Velvet' unveiled

New Delhi, Jan 28 : The makers of the upcoming movie ‘Bombay Velvet’ have revealed the first look of heartthrob actor Ranbir Kapoor in the movie. Kapoor

Gen next

Waste can be a resource

As human population multiplies worldwide, the effective management of what we dispose of is becoming increasingly important. Waste segregation, disposal and treatment are issues that are at the forefront of discussions for governments. There’s an

Babiyo rope making: New beginnings

On a recent visit to Babiyo Grass-Rope Making Enterprise in Bankasbasa, Kapilvastu, I not only saw but also heard from those who have been positively affected by the enterprise. The locals living along the highway have seen many changes in

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 INTERVIEWS

Majority of opposition leaders favor 'process'

CPN-UML Vice-chairman Bhim Rawal has been closely involved in inter-party negotiations on new constitution. More Interviews

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