TU’s contribution to country’s development praiseworthy: PM Deuba

TU Convocation

Lalitpur / Dec 31: The 43rd convocation of the Tribhuvan University was held in the Capital on Sunday. A total of 8,267 who graduated Bachelors, Masters, MPhil, and Ph.D. from various faculties from a total of 1,085 TU affiliated colleges and 60 constituent colleges from June 17, 2016, and May 31, 2017, participated in the […]

Prez approves National Assembly election ordinance; National Assembly elections soon: PM Deuba

President Authentication

Kathmandu / Dec 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has approved the ordinance on National Assembly election forwarded by the cabinet two months ago. President Bhandari today approved the ordinance which had been tabled in the President’s Office, according to the President’s Chief Secretary Bhesh Raj Adhikari. President Bhandari had held consultations with Prime Minister Sher […]

Ranipokhari to be constructed as per Malla-era architectural style

Ranipokhari Temple

Kathmandu / Dec 28: The reconstruction of the historic Ranipokhari in Kathmandu is to be done as per the architectural style and form prevalent during the time of king Pratap Malla in the medieval period. A joint meeting of the office-bearers of the National Reconstruction Authority and the Department of Archaeology and chaired by the […]

No entry for vehicles on the periphery of Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupati Temple

Kathmandu / Dec 26: If you are taking your vehicle to the Pashupatinath to pay obeisance to Lord Mahadev, STOP. You will have to park your car at Bankali lawns and then proceed towards the temple as the Pashupatinath temple periphery has been declared ‘No Entry’ zone for vehicles. Entry of vehicles has been banned […]

Five major parties’ Baluwatar meet inconclusive

Five-party meeting

Kathmandu / Dec 22: A meeting of five major political parties called by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at the PM’s official residence in Baluwatar has ended sans agreement after the parties remained firm on their respective contradictory stands. The leaders of Nepali Congress (NC), CPN-UML, CPN Maoist Centre (CPN MC), Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) […]

Provincial PR seat allocation to parties complete; UML stands first in seat allocation

Election Commission

Kathmandu / Dec 22: The Election Commission on Friday unveiled the number of seats parties got in the provincial proportional representation elections. A meeting of EC commissioners, presided over by Chief Election Commissioner Ayodhi Prasad Yadav, held today decided to disclose the number of provincial PR seats allocated to the parties in proportion to the […]

No load-shedding except when there’s technical problem: NEA


Kathmandu / Dec 21: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has clarified that there would be no load-shedding except the technical problem. The NEA made this clarification after news indicating that NEA starts load-shedding disseminated in different media and social networking sites for the past few days. NEA Chief Executive Officer, Kulman Ghising, said that there would […]

28.5 per cent population poor: NPC report

National Planning Commission

Kathmandu / Dec 20: The National Planning Commission on Wednesday released its first Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) report stating that around 28.5 percent of Nepali population is living in poverty. The poverty indicators including malnutrition, minimum education, electricity facility, drinking water and sufficient sanitation conditions and others are measured in three dimensions – health, education […]

NOC hikes price of petroleum products for second time in 11 days

Nepal Oil Corporation

Kathmandu / Dec 19: The Nepal Oil Corporation has once again hiked the price of petroleum products for the second time in 11 days. NOC has hiked one rupee in petrol, diesel and kerosene. Following the increment, the petrol will cost Rs 101 per liter whereas the price of diesel and kerosene will be Rs […]

Reconstructed quake-resistant schools handed over to community

School Handover Photo

Kavre / Dec 18 : The Asian Development Bank (ADB) along the government handed over the newly reconstructed Shree Kali Devi Primary School in Kavre District to the community amid a ceremony held on Monday. The April 2015 earthquake had badly damaged the school, destroying five classrooms and other facilities. The reconstructed quake-resistant school under […]

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