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Two dead, dozens others injured during Holi celebrations in Kathmandu Valley

Arjun Poudel & Anup Ojha 21 Mar 07:00 AM

At least two people died and dozens others were injured in various accidents and assaults during Holi celebrations in the Kathmandu Valley on Wednesday. Read Full Story »

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Anil Giri, Suresh Raj Neupane 21 Mar 07:00 AM

India has agreed to incorporate Nepal’s proposal to extend inland waterway facilities up to its nearest navigation points in the bilateral trade and transit treaties for third country trade via India. Read Full Story »

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Kathmandu-Tarai expressway to cost Rs213 billion

Binod Ghimire 21 Mar 07:00 AM

The estimated cost of the Kathmandu-Tarai expressway stands at a whopping Rs213 billion, according to the final Detailed Project Report prepared by Korea-based Soosung Engineering and Consulting. Read Full Story »

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Here is your horoscope for March 21, 2019

21 Mar 08:10 AM

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Nayak Paudel 21 Mar 07:00 AM

With the government deciding to brand the Communist Party of Nepal, led by Netra Bikram Chand, a criminal outfit and crack down on its activities, police have swung into action. Read Full Story »

In case you missed: here are some of the news from today’s paper

Post Report 20 Mar 08:20 PM

Take a quick look at some of the important news you may have missed from today’s paper. Read Full Story »

Supreme Court directs government to find ways to conserve Bagh Durbar

Sanjaya Lama 20 Mar 07:33 PM

The Supreme Court has issued a mandamus order to the government to initiate the process within 15 days to decide the method for conserving the historic Sundhara-based Bagh Durbar. Read Full Story »

Revellers mark Holi, the festival of colours (in photos)

Post Report 20 Mar 05:47 PM

Phagu Purnima or Holi, the festival of colours, was celebrated with much fanfare in the Capital and other parts of the hilly region on Wednesday. Read Full Story »

Here is your horoscope for March 20, 2019

20 Mar 09:53 AM

It looks like you’re really onto something life-altering and amazing. So keep going. The world around you is open to suggestions, and you have the right ideas. So don’t waste time—open up and get things started. The prognosis is very positive. Read Full Story »

Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine offices padlocked

Arjun Poudel 20 Mar 07:25 AM

All Nepal Free Student Union and All Nepal Free Student Union (Revolutionary), student wings of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, padlocked the offices of Vice Chancellor of Tribhuvan University and Dean Office of the Institute of Medicine today. Read Full Story »

Congress demands government to explain ‘jana abhimat’ in its pact with CK Raut

Tika R Pradhan 20 Mar 07:15 AM

The opposition party, Nepali Congress, has demanded that the government explain its interpretation of the democratic process based on “jana abhimat” pertaining to the demands of the Madhesi community as mentioned in the agreement signed with ‘free Madhes’ campaigner CK Raut two weeks ago. Read Full Story »

Gurkha veterans serve July 1 deadline to address their demands

Anil Giri 20 Mar 07:00 AM

​​​​​​​Rejecting the pension hike announced by the UK government recently, the agitating Gurkha veterans on Tuesday set July 1 deadline for both Nepal and British governments to meet their demands of pay, pension and facilities at par with British nationals serving in the British Army. Read Full Story »

Pregnant and new mothers deprived of government-announced incentives

Arjun Paudel 20 Mar 07:00 AM

Thousands of women and their newborns are at risk as government-run health centres and hospitals across the country have stopped providing cash incentives for months due to lack of funds and coordination among government officials and ministries. Read Full Story »

Judicial Council forms panel to probe dubious release of gold smuggling suspects

Nayak Paudel 20 Mar 07:00 AM

The Judicial Council has formed a committee to probe the dubious release of some of the major suspects in the 33 kg gold smuggling case by the Biratnagar High Court. Read Full Story »

Irregularities reign supreme at agency established to combat poverty

Prithvi Man Shrestha 19 Mar 08:26 AM

Poverty Alleviation Fund, a government organisation formed 16 years ago to reduce poverty in the country, continues to witness massive embezzlement of funds meant for the poor. Read Full Story »

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19 Mar 08:10 AM

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Here is your horoscope for March 19, 2019

19 Mar 08:07 AM

Day-to-day business is quite bearable (and even enjoyable) today. You’re finding comfort in the familiar aspects of life. Adventure feels overrated for you right now. Right now you need to accept the fact that you are where you are in life. Read Full Story »

PUBG is massively popular. But it is also addictive.

Prajesh Sjb Rana 19 Mar 06:30 AM

Since PUBG is very collaborative, it builds on established methods of social interaction. Players can team with their friends and create crews that they can venture onto the island with. Read Full Story »

Reuters 18 Mar 11:58 AM

Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua have killed at least 58 people, injured dozens and displaced more than 4,000, authorities said on Sunday. Read Full Story »

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18 Mar 09:22 AM

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Payment for Korean language test registration now via online gateways

Chandan Kumar Mandal 18 Mar 07:00 AM

Tens of thousands of Nepali youths, aspiring to work in South Korea, are likely to get a respite as they would be able to pay fee for the Korean language test through online payment gateways. Read Full Story »

Nepal’s Yadav strikes historic gold at Asian Youth meet

Ritesh Rijal 17 Mar 05:54 PM

Ajit Kumar Yadav has secured a historic gold medal at the continental event, winning the 3,000-metre race at the third Asian Youth Championships in Hong Kong on Sunday. Read Full Story »

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17 Mar 08:34 AM

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In Dahal’s ‘my life under threat’ claim, many see bid for sympathy

Tika R Pradhan 17 Mar 06:00 AM

Two days after the government said it would act tough on the Communist Party of Nepal, led by Netra Bikram Chand, and its activities, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, co-chair of the ruling Nepal Communist Party, said on Thursday at a public function that his name was on top of the Chand outfit’s hit list.Read Full Story »

Take Chand outfit into confidence for talks: Congress

Sanjeev Phuyal 16 Mar 07:31 PM

The Nepali Congress has called on the government to take into confidence the Communist Party of Nepal, led by Netra Bikram Chand, and convince them to come to the negotiating table. Read Full Story »

SAFF women football: Nepal trounce Bangladesh 3-0

Rss 16 Mar 07:19 PM

Nepal defeated Bangladesh 3-0 to book a place in the semi-final of the 5th SAFF women's football championship.  Read Full Story »

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Post Report 16 Mar 08:36 AM

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Here is your horoscope for March 16, 2019

16 Mar 08:33 AM

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Prithvi Man Shrestha 16 Mar 07:06 AM

The Department of Money Laundering Investigation has launched joint or parallel investigations with police on money laundering cases as part of effort to improve coordination among the law enforcement agencies ahead of mutual evaluation of Nepal’s compliance to standards on anti-money laundering and terrorist financing due for 2020. Read Full Story »

Here are five classic Nepali songs that refuse to die

Alisha Sijapati 16 Mar 07:00 AM

Living in a house with three different generations—a 93-year-old grandmother, a 53-year-old father and 27-year-old me—I grew up listening to old Nepali songs. These classics are not just favourites in my household but they also continue to resound across the nation, played on laptops and bluetooth speakers through Youtube, and are still in rotation on the radio. Read Full Story »

Foreign investment to be allowed in education consultancies

Binod Ghimire 16 Mar 07:00 AM

Despite lobby from the umbrella bodies of education consultancies, a parliamentary committee on Friday endorsed a bill to amend the Foreign Investment and Technology Transfer Act, allowing foreign investment in the education consultancy service. Read Full Story »

Butchering buffaloes is inhumane and unhygienic. But the government can’t do anything about it.

Thomas Heaton 16 Mar 07:00 AM

Even though the government set regulations and standards in 1999, inadequate implementation and poor regulation of the transport of livestock and their slaughter have left both animals and consumers unprotected. Read Full Story »

Forty killed, more than 20 injured in NZ mosque shootings [Update]

Reuters 15 Mar 09:41 AM

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15 Mar 09:27 AM

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