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Pr-feasibility study of Nepal-China Himalayan Trans-border Railway to be conducted

बैशाख २४, २०७५ - सोमवार

Kathmandu, May 7 : The pre-feasibility study of the Nepal-China Himalayan Trans-border Railway is to be carried out. An agreement on this was reached in talks between the officials of the two countries in the Chinese capital of Beijing recently, the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport has stated in a press note today. The…

Langtang hosting international marathon on May 19

बैशाख १८, २०७५ - मङ्लबार

Rasuwa, May 1: An international marathon race is to be organised along the Langtang Trekking Route on coming May 19. According to event organiser Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN)’s media coordinator Gopal Shrestha, the 42-kilometer race shall be organised from Kyangjen to Syafrubesi. The objective of the event is send a message to the…

American Embassy to close American Centre library

माघ ८, २०७४ - सोमवार

Jan 22, 2018-The American Embassy’s has decided to close the American Centre library due to lack of budget. Due to the lapse in appropriations the Embassy’s American Center library will be closed, the American Embassy said in a tweet on Monday. The embassy also said it would continue its consular services and won’t regularly update…

Pond to be restored to its original form

पुस १४, २०७४ - शुक्रबार

Dec 29, 2017-Following widespread criticism of the municipal office’s decision to use modern construction materials to rebuild the earthquake-damaged Rani Pokhari, the Kathmandu Metropolis City on Thursday decided to halt the rebuilding works and restore the Malla-era monument to its original form. The announcement came after an 11-member expert committee led by former director general…

SC directs police not to harass people based on appearances

पुस १३, २०७४ - बिहिबार

Dec 27, 2017-The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the police not to harass any individual, particularly men, for growing long hair, or beard and wearing earrings. The apex court said that remanding people based on their appearances is against their personal freedom. With this order the police will no longer have the right to arrest…

NEA CEO Ghising off to New Delhi to renew power pact

पुस १२, २०७४ - बुधबार

KATHMANDU: A high-level team comprising Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Chief Executive Officer Kulman Ghising has left for New Delhi, India today with a mission of renewing the power purchase agreement with the southern neighbour. The term of the agreement ends on December 31. The agreement relates to the purchase of 145 Megawatts power that Nepal…

RPP to hold Central Council meeting in Birgunj

पुस ७, २०७४ - शुक्रबार

Dec 22, 2017-The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has decided to hold its central committee meeting in the third week of January to review the recently concluded parliamentary and provincial elections in Birgunj. According to party spokesperson Bhuwan Pathak, the meeting will hold discussions on the improvement of the party’s organisational situation and revising the ideology…

UML, Maoist Center unity process to begin from Friday

पुस ६, २०७४ - बिहिबार

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center), constituents of the left alliance, will formally begin the unity process from Friday. A meeting of the party coordination committee of the Left alliance, comprising of senior leaders of both parties, will be held tomorrow which will map concrete plans to materialize the unification process, said Maoist…

‘China committed to helping neighbours in every sector’

पुस ५, २०७४ - बुधबार

Dec 20, 2017 – China, which is embarking on a journey to build a great modern socialist nation by 2050, is committed to peaceful development of the whole of mankind along with its own goals, according to a visiting Chinese leader. Addressing a programme in the Capital on Monday, Communist Party of China (CPC) leader…

Nuwakot: Ancient capital city of the Kathmandu Valley

पुस ४, २०७४ - मङ्लबार

Blink and you’ll miss the narrow little turnoff just before Trisuli, on the way to Langtang. About 75 kilometers from Kathmandu, the road winds steeply up to what was once the capital of the Kathmandu Valley before Nepal was unified. King Prithvi Narayan Shah, the first king of unified Nepal, built his fine traditional Malla-style…

Indian businessmen flee after swindling millions from Pokhara locals

पुस ३, २०७४ - सोमवार

Dec 18, 2017-Four Indian men impersonating as traders have fled after they swindled millions of rupees from locals in Pokhara. The swindlers duped the locals to pay money in advance by luring them with the goods at very cheap price, the locals complained. The men had rented a shutter and opened Oxygen Traders in Sirjana…

Kabeli Corridor Transmission Line: World bank pulls out from project

पुस २, २०७४ - आइतवार

Dec 17, 2017-The completion date of the Kabeli corridor has been affected after the World Bank—a Washington based multilateral lending agency—pulled its assistance due to the delay in construction work. It will push back the completion date of the 132 kv transmission line which would have connected around 150MW of electricity produced in various hilly…

New govt may have only 15 ministries

पुस १, २०७४ - शनिबार

The new government will be merging ministries to comply with the constitutional provision that states that the number of ministers should not exceed 25 in the Cabinet. Sources in the left alliance said the new government might have only 15 ministries at the centre as recommended by the parliamentary state committee and the High Level…

Nepal crush Malaysia in rain-curtailed match

कार्तिक २८, २०७४ - मङ्लबार

        KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The whirlwind cameos by Nepal U-19 skipper Dipendra Airee (12) and unbeaten innings by Anil Kumar Sah (17) has handed Nepal a crushing win by eight wickets over host nation Malaysia in final group round match at Bayuemas Oval. The match was curtailed to 24 overs per side match after…

Nepalese working in Qatar help death victim

कार्तिक २७, २०७४ - सोमवार

Pathari, Nov 13 (RSS): Nepalese working in Qatar have provided financial assistance to the family of 21-year old Dipak Limbu (Maden) of Urlabarai-9 in the district, who had died after falling off a building while working in Qatar a month back. The Karmasheel Youth Morang Youth Saving Group provided Rs 139,557 to the family of…