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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 […]

Construction of main tunnel of Upper Tamakoshi Hydel Project completed


Dolakha / Nov 19:The construction works of main tunnel of the Upper Tamakoshi Hydroelectricity Project has been completed this morning. High level officials including Energy Secretary Anup Kumar Upadhyaya and Nepal Electricity Authority Executive Director Kulman Ghising witnessed the completion of the construction works. The project has made a 92 per cent progress with the […]

IOM scraps MBBS entrance exam

TU teaching hospital

Kathmandu / Nov 19: The Office of the Dean at the Tribhuvan University’s Institute of Medicine (IOM) has canceled the MBBS entrance test taken October 14, following the controversy of cheating in the exam by using electronic devices. “IOM Council meeting held today decided to cancel the controversial entrance exam,” said Prof Dr JP Agrawal, […]

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 […]

Over 100 arrested involving anti-election activities; 8 including minor injured in Rautahat bomb blast

Election Commission

Kathmandu / Nov 18: Over 100 persons indulging in anti-election activities were arrested from across the country, according to Home Ministry spokesperson Narayan Prasad Sharma Dawadi. The majority of the arrested are from the Biplav-led Maoist party. Incidents of bomb attacks targeting the candidates have been on the rise recently. Former speaker Onsari Gharti, DPM […]

Street dramas in all 77 districts


Kathmandu / Nov 18: As polling dates for federal parliament and house of representative near, dramas on awareness of election education will be conducted in all 77 districts. The Election Commission will conduct this awareness program organizing dramas for the election. A two-day workshop in this regard concluded in Kathmandu on Thursday. The drama was […]

Flight test of new radar starts today


Kathmandu / Nov 18: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (Caan) will be conducting flight inspection of the Mode S Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar (MSSR) system installed on Bhatte Danda in Lalitpur on Saturday. The next generation radar provides improved accuracy and enhanced surveillance, and marks the entry of the latest technology in Nepal’s air […]

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 […]

188 types of election symbols to be used in federal and provincial elections

Ballot Paper

Kathmandu / Nov 17 : One hundred and eighty eight types of election symbols will feature in the ballot papers to be used for the House of Representatives and State Assembly elections on November 26 and December 7. Out of the 188 election symbols, 138 will appear in the ballot papers to be used for […]

Nepal lose to Afghanistan by 7-wicket in ACC U-19 Youth Asia Cup


Kathmandu / Nov 17 : Nepal’s loosing streak against arch-rival Afghanistan continued as they succumbed to 7-wicket defeat in ACC U-19 Youth Asia Cup semi-finals played at the Kinrara Oval in Malaysia, on Friday. Afghanistan won the toss and invited Nepal to bat first to exploit the early seam and bounce movement in a seamers […]

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