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Prime Minister Oli says media plays vital role to strengthen democracy

Sanjaya Lama 23 Jan 08:11 PM

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that media plays an instrumental role to strengthen democracy in the country. Read Full Story »

Murder accused killed in Saptari police encounter

Abadhesh Kumar Jha 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 »

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

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Panel formed to probe into jet purchase deal is directionless

Prithvi Man Shrestha 23 Jan 08:53 AM

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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

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has announced that it will take strict action against those who litter the city’s roads. Read Full Story »

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

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Opposition blocks government bid to push medical education bill

Tika R Pradhan 23 Jan 07:07 AM

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Discord over affiliation leaves medical bill in limbo

Arpan Shrestha, Nayak Paudel 23 Jan 07:03 AM

Institutions other than Tribhuvan and Kathmandu universities could pave the way to grant affiliations for colleges outside the Valley Read Full Story »

At Davos, Prime Minister Oli makes a pitch to lure investment

Anuj Kumar Adhikari 22 Jan 09:45 PM

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has emphasised on investment and environmental concerns at the ongoing World Economic Forum in Swiss mountain resort Davos. 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 »

Kantipur daily online editor Ghale bereaved

Post Report 22 Jan 11:49 AM

Khim Ghale, editor at kantipurdaily.com has been bereaved of his mother. Read Full Story »

Dalit communities in Kalikot still face discrimination, torture in the name of caste system

Tularam Pandey 22 Jan 09:32 AM

Chan Bista and his brother Narendra Bista from Kotbada in Naraharinath Rural Municipality, Kalikot, attacked Dilli Kami, a 57-year-old Dalit man, citing that he failed to come to their house for work last week. 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

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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 »

Pashupati road being operated against Supreme Court directive

Anup Ojha 22 Jan 09:32 AM

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Govt attempting to muzzle press freedom: Deuba

Post Report 22 Jan 09:32 AM

Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has claimed that the KP Sharma Oli-led government is attempting to muzzle press freedom. Read Full Story »

Mina Aryal 22 Jan 07:32 AM

The Fourth Industrial Revolution brings both opportunities and challengesRead Full Story »

Sagun Shrestha 22 Jan 07:32 AM

Mobile ICT labs can help address several gaps in Nepal’s efforts to promote ICT education Read Full Story »

Rajendra Senchurey, Binod Kumar Paudel 22 Jan 07:32 AM

Transitional justice is not detached from foreign policyRead Full Story »

First port of call

22 Jan 07:32 AM

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Steep challenges await Acharya as he readies for Delhi mission

Anil Giri 22 Jan 07:32 AM

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Tika R Pradhan 22 Jan 07:32 AM

The Judicial Council on Monday decided to recall Chief Judge of Biratnagar High-Court Kul Ratna Bhurtel to its secretariat, as part of action against him for his role in releasing suspects of a gold smuggling case on bail.  Read Full Story »

House braces for opposition-ruling party showdown

Tika R Pradhan 22 Jan 07:32 AM

Parliament braces for a showdown over the Medical Education Bill with the ruling party issuing a whip to its lawmakers to be present at the House of Representatives meeting on Tuesday. Read Full Story »

Government agencies say probe into Sumargi funds continues

Prithvi Man Shrestha 22 Jan 07:31 AM

The Department of Money Laundering Investigation says it has sought details through Nepal’s financial intelligence unit on transactions of controversial businessman Ajeya Raj Sumargi in foreign countries.Read Full Story »

Month-long Swasthani Bratakatha festival begins

Post Report 21 Jan 12:36 PM

The annual month-long Swasthani Bratakatha festival dedicated to Hindu Goddess Swasthani and God Madhav Narayan began on Monday. Read Full Story »

21 Jan 08:55 AM

A woman was killed in a wild elephant’s attack at Kanchanrup Municipality-11 in Saptari district on Saturday. Read Full Story »

21 Jan 08:55 AM

The Federation of Nepali Journalists has demanded the government to investigate the death of journalist Manohar Dhakal. Read Full Story »

21 Jan 08:55 AM

A couple died in a murder-suicide case in Janaki Rural Municipality-7, Kailali, on Sunday morning. Read Full Story »

Rastriya Samachar Samiti 21 Jan 08:55 AM

Bajura police has started collecting data of Chhaupadi sheds in 69 wards of nine local units in the district in the run-up to the anti-Chhaupadi campaign. Read Full Story »

Madhes movement demonstrator appeals to state for treatment

Santosh Singh 21 Jan 08:55 AM

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Pratap Rana Magar 21 Jan 08:55 AM

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the party will form a separate discipline committee to end anarchy within the party. Read Full Story »

Post Report 21 Jan 08:54 AM

Four persons were killed and 25 others injured in separate road accidents in the past 24 hours. Read Full Story »

Tika R Pradhan 21 Jan 08:44 AM

Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher Rana has vowed to free the judiciary of “brokers”, even if that meant amending the existing laws. Read Full Story »

Tika R Pradhan 21 Jan 08:44 AM

The Constitutional Council recommended the chairpersons of five constitutional commissions on Sunday. Read Full Story »

21 Jan 08:35 AM

Two years ago, the KMC had been directed to construct toilets in 41 places across the Valley owing to the acute need of toilets in the City. But the project has not taken shape as of yet. Read Full Story »

21 Jan 08:35 AM

The Department of Mines and Geology has started a geological mapping of four districts that are prone to earthquakes. Read Full Story »

Locals along Galchhi-Trishuli Road enforce banda demanding compensation

Krishna Thapa 21 Jan 08:35 AM

Residents who have been claiming compensation from the government for the expansion work of the Galchhi-Trishuli Road enforced banda in Nuwakot districton Sunday. Read Full Story »

CIB arrests British man over paedophile case

Nayak Paudel 21 Jan 08:30 AM

The Central Investigation Bureau, on Saturday, arrested a British citizen identified as Iain Robert Cole, 50, (passport number 511123659) on the charge of sexually exploiting under-age male children from Kathmandu. Read Full Story »

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