President expresses concern over nation’s soaring trade deficit

President inauguration

Kathmandu / Nov. 30: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed her concerns over growing trade deficit in the nation. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of the Nepal Chamber expo- 2017 kicked off at the local Bhrikutimandap from today, the President insisted on the need to replace the import-based trade and business. The Head-of-the-State was a view […]

Reconstruction, renovation of quake-damaged temples, monasteries on

Hanuman Dhoka

Kathmandu / Nov 28: Reconstruction, renovation and retrofitting of monuments including temples, shrines and monasteries across the country, damaged in the Gorkha earthquake, has started gradually in the Valley. According to the Department of Archeology, a total of 753 temples, shrines and monasteries across the country suffered damages from the earthquake. The earthquake damaged 241 […]

65 % voter turnout in first phase Federal, State Assembly polls

Election Commission

Kathmandu / Nov 25: Around 65 per cent voter turnout in the first round of the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies held in 32 mountainous districts across the nation, Election Commission said. Addressing a press meet after the elections, in Kathmandu today, the Chief Election Commissioner Dr. Ayodhee Prasad Yadav informed […]

Prakash cremated at Pashupati Aryaghat; Pushpa Kamal Dahal lit funeral pyre; leaders and India extend condolences

Final Rites of Prakash

Kathmandu / Nov 19: The mortal remains of Prakash Dahal, son of CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who passed away Sunday morning, were consigned to flames at Pashupati Aryaghat in Kathmandu. Dahal, who was brought to the Thapathali-based Norvic Hospital at 5:50 this morning, was dead upon arrival, the hospital said at a […]

Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s son Prakash no more

Prakash Dahal

Kathmandu / Nov 19: Former Prime Minister and CPN Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s son Prakash Dahal has passed away in Kathmandu on Sunday morning, according to the hospital sources. Prakash Dahal — secretary to his father CPN MC chair Dahal and also central Member of MC — was rushed to the Thapathali-based Norvic […]

Surya Nepal declared highest tax-paying company of the year

Tax Day

Kathmandu / Nov 17 : Surya Nepal P. Ltd has been declared as the highest tax paying company of the fiscal year 2016/17. Inland Revenue Department has feted the company as the highest tax paying company at a program organized in the capital on the occasion of Sixth National Tax Day on Friday. Surya Nepal […]

Rai, Sherpa win Everest Trail Race


Kathmandu / Nov 16: Suman Kulung Rai and Chhechee Sherpa won the seventh Everest Trail Race which concluded in Lukla yesterday. In the men’s category, Rai completed six stages from Jiri to Bhandar (22km), Jase Bhanjyang (24km), Kharikhola (37km), Phakding (28km), Tyangboche (20km) and Lukla (30km) in 18 hours, 35 minutes and 54 seconds to […]

PM directs chiefs of security bodies to create atmosphere for free elections

Security Meeting

Dhangadi / Nov 15: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has directed the chiefs of security bodies to create environment conducive for conducting the elections in a free and impartial atmosphere and without any sense of fear. In his address to a province-level seminar on security organised by the Ministry of Home Affairs in view of […]

Enrolment of Nepali students in US universities growing rapidly

flag of Nepal and US

Kathmandu / Nov 15: Nepali students studying in US universities are the fastest growing international student population studying at colleges and universities in the United States, the 2017 Open Doors Report stated. The report is released annually by the Institute of International Education and the US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, […]

Prez Bhandari leaves for UAE

President Visit

Kathmandu / Nov 13: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Monday left for Abu Dhabi for an official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the cordial invitation of UAE’s Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and UAE’s Armed Forces’ deputy supreme commander, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur […]

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