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Murder accused killed in Saptari police encounter

Post Report 23 Jan 07:15 PM

A murder suspect was shot dead after police said they opened fire in self-defence in Saptari district on Wednesday. Read Full Story »

Landslide in Mustang after heavy snowfall

Ghanshyam Khadka 23 Jan 05:49 PM

The Himalayan district of Mustang witnessed a landslide following a heavy snowfall on Wednesday. The landside occurred at Chairo in Gharapjhong Rural Municipality-2. Read Full Story »

Nepal Student Union organises anti-government rally in Kathmandu

Sanjaya Lama 23 Jan 05:18 PM

Cadres of Nepal Student Union, student wing of the main opposition Nepali Congress, staged a demonstration in Kathmandu on Wednesday demanding the government bring the culprit(s) involved in rape and murder of Nirmala Panta to justice, and address the demands of fasting Dr Govinda KC. Read Full Story »

Government should honour agreement signed with Dr KC: Minister Yadav

Sanjaya Lama 23 Jan 05:00 PM

Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Upendra Yadav has said the government should honestly implement the agreement signed with Dr Govinda KC. Read Full Story »

Snowfall affects life in mountainous districts (In photos)

Post Report 23 Jan 02:02 PM

Snowfall coupled with breezing wind since Tuesday has troubled normal life in several mountainous districts in the country. Read Full Story »

Westerly winds bring rain, chill in Kathmandu, surrounding hills witness snowfall

Samuel Chhetri 23 Jan 12:32 PM

Various parts across the country witnessed rain with mountain region experiencing heavy snowfall due to the impact of westerly winds on Wednesday. Read Full Story »

Pratap Bista 23 Jan 09:20 AM

Province 7, Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) and Province 3 secured semi-final berths in the Sahana Pradhan Memorial Women’s National hockey tournament on Tuesday.  Read Full Story »

Three Star defeat Sankata to secure semi-final berth

Pawan Yadav 23 Jan 09:20 AM

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Missing home

Arshima Dahal 23 Jan 09:20 AM

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Living in the moment

Raman Budhathoki 23 Jan 09:20 AM

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A momo-headed adventure

Timothy Aryal 23 Jan 09:20 AM

Every great creative idea does not always have to start with a cup of coffee or a glass of beer. For illustrator Nom Rana, it started with a plate of momos, Nepal’s de facto national food. Read Full Story »

Movies in cinemas on January 23, 2019

23 Jan 09:01 AM

Here are some movies being screened in cinemas on January 23 Read Full Story »

Nepal Airlines to auction last B757 after engine overhaul

Sangam Prasain 23 Jan 09:01 AM

Nepal Airlines Corporation will retire its last Boeing 757 after doing an engine overhaul, technically known as C-check, as this can significantly affect the aircraft’s resale value. Read Full Story »

Abdhesh Kumar Jha 23 Jan 08:53 AM

Residents of Saptari district have been hit by a shortage of water lately.Groundwater level has dropped after pumping increased in the district over the past few years. The majority of families in Saptari rely on groundwater for both drinking and irrigation purposes. Read Full Story »

Local units ban haphazard use of heavy equipment in infrastructural development

Hari Gautam 23 Jan 08:53 AM

Sixty-nine houses were destroyed while 207 other were damaged by natural calamities, mostly landslides, in Rukum (West) during July and August of 2018. As per the report assessed by the local administration, water-induced disasters destroyed infrastructures worth around Rs 301.5 million in the district. Read Full Story »

Panel formed to probe into jet purchase deal is directionless

Prithvi Man Shrestha 23 Jan 08:53 AM

The government has yet to decide the terms of reference for the high-level commission formed earlier this month to investigate into the alleged misappropriation of funds during the procurement of two wide-body aircraft by Nepal Airlines Corporation. Read Full Story »

Post Report 23 Jan 08:53 AM

The Parliamentary Hearing Committee on Tuesday unanimously endorsed the names of the ambassadorial nominees to Canada, Kuwait and Switzerland. Read Full Story »

City authority vows stern action against litterbugs

Anup Ojha 23 Jan 08:39 AM

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Siddharth Poddar 23 Jan 07:07 AM

Nepal has to limit imports to cut the swelling trade deficit and help domestic industryRead Full Story »

Achyut Wagle 23 Jan 07:07 AM

Growing public disenchantment may lead the country to another political ‘accident’Read Full Story »

23 Jan 07:07 AM

More thoughtful deliberation must factor into procurement and biddingRead Full Story »

Central bank asks three banks to return Sumargi’s money to NIBL

Prithvi Man Shrestha 23 Jan 07:07 AM

Nepal Rastra Bank on Tuesday wrote to three banks, asking them to deposit the money—withdrawn from Nepal Investment Bank Limited (NIBL) account of Muktishree Cement Industries owned by controversial businessman Ajeya Raj Sumargi—back to NIBL. Read Full Story »

World Economic Forum 2019: PM Oli speaks as panelist in ‘Strategic Outlook on South Asia’

Post Report 22 Jan 06:59 PM

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is speaking at a World Economic Forum’s session ‘Strategic Outlook on South Asia’, as a panelist, in Switzerland’s mountain village Davos. Read Full Story »

NHRC call to save Dr KC’s life

Rss 22 Jan 06:39 PM

The National Human Rights Commission has urged the sides concerned to resolve the tussle between the government and Dr Govinda KC through negotiation and dialogue. Read Full Story »

Police open fire to nab notorious gangster from Gongabu

Sanjaya Lama 22 Jan 06:35 PM

Police on Tuesday opened fire at a notorious gangster and took him under control from Gongabu of Kathmandu. Read Full Story »

Parliament meet postponed for January 25 after Nepali Congress obstruction

Sanjaya Lama, Anuj Kumar Adhikari 22 Jan 06:00 PM

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22 Jan 01:20 PM

First of all, I would like to thank Mr Sanyukta Shrestha for his historical article (‘What really happened’, TKP Online, January 18th, 2019). I would like to request the reference number of the document so I (and other interested history-lovers) may visit British libraries for research. Read Full Story »

22 Jan 01:19 PM

Investing in Nepal’s future is an integral part  in achieving the current administration’s slogan of  ‘Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali’ (Government sets stage to hold Investment Summit in March, TKP Online, January 17, 2019). Read Full Story »

22 Jan 01:19 PM

Rivers are often the subject of disputes between countries and can arouse nationalism—this can be good, but anger can also be misguided when the science of how rivers work is not well understood. Read Full Story »

Looking for a canine companion? Here’s one to adopt.

Alisha Sijapati 22 Jan 01:15 PM

A casual walk down any of Kathmandu’s streets and chances are you’ll come upon a stray dog or two. Most of these dogs are mixed breeds, born and raised on the mean streets of Kathmandu, but increasingly, you can see breed dogs that have been abandoned by heartless owners. Read Full Story »

Snowfall affects normal life in Humla (In photos)

Rastriya Samachar Samiti 22 Jan 12:38 PM

Snowfall coupled with breezing wind has troubled normal life in Humla since Monday midnight. Read Full Story »

Caste-based discrimination within Dalit community pose huge challenge in fight against casteism

Mohan Budhaair 22 Jan 09:32 AM

The so-called ‘lower-caste Dalits’ of Olani Village in Godavari Municipality, Kailali, cannot use the same water tap or well as that of the ‘upper-caste Dalits’. Separate wells have been constructed for the upper and lower caste Dalits in the village. Read Full Story »

Haphazard construction of roads and aggregate mining deplete groundwater

Province 1 Bureau 22 Jan 09:32 AM

Settlements in various hill districts in Province 1 have been reeling under water shortage in the recent years as natural springs and groundwater are drying up rapidly. Read Full Story »

Chandan Kumar Mandal 22 Jan 09:32 AM

The Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security has decided to issue labour permits to the Malaysia-bound workers, provided that the Embassy of Malaysian in Kathmandu directly issues visas to them. Read Full Story »

FILMS

22 Jan 08:05 AM

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Here is your horoscope for January 22, 2019

22 Jan 08:02 AM

Communication of various types will be your entertainment, your nemesis, and your inspiration today. Keep an eye on emails that come your way—one of them has a great opportunity hidden inside. Click to find your next social highlight. Read Full Story »

Global College ties up with Stars

Sports Bureau 22 Jan 07:32 AM

Dhangadhi Stars, one of the six franchises of the upcoming Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament, on Monday signed sponsorship deal with Global College of Management. Read Full Story »

Post Report 22 Jan 07:32 AM

The ‘A’ Division outfits Saraswoti Youth Club thumped Nawa Janajagriti Youth Club of Simara 4-1 to enter the semi-finals of second National Bagmati Gold Cup football tournament at the Phaparbari of Bagmati Rural Municipality on Monday. Saraswoti will meet Makawanpur XI in the last-four clash on Wednesday.  Read Full Story »

Simara Gold Cup: Gurung, Shrestha score in Sherpa victory

Pawan Yadav 22 Jan 07:32 AM

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‘B’ Division League set for Feb 8 kick off

Prajwal Oli 22 Jan 07:32 AM

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Sports Bureau 22 Jan 07:32 AM

Amit Kumar Mahato slammed a 62-ball 102 as Rajan Memorial School hammered Universal English School by 80 runs in the School League Cricket on the opening day.  Read Full Story »

Buddhist Circuit fixed departure tours slated to launch mid-July

Post Report 22 Jan 07:32 AM

Buddhist Circuits.com announced starting Buddhist Circuit fixed departure tours from the Full Moon Day on July 16. “Buddhist Circuit tours have been designed for those who want to follow the route taken by the Buddha from his birthplace,” said Bikram Pandey, president of Buddhist Circuits.com. Read Full Story »

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