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China Three Gorges Corporation and NEA agree to construct West Seti Hydropower Project


Kathmandu / Nov 16: The China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) and Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) have signed an agreement to jointly invest in the West Seti Hydropower project. NEA executive director Kulman Ghising and CTGC representative signed on the agreement paper on Thursday. The planned West Seti Hydropower Project will be one of the largest […]

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 […]

SEBON urges clients not to operate more than two DMAT accounts


Kathmandu / Nov 16: Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON) has urged the sides concerned not to operate more than two DMAT accounts. Issuing a notice today, SEBON urged the concerned clients to immediately correct their actions who are found to operate more than two DMAT accounts. SEBON cautioned the clients that there is a provision […]

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

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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, […]

People’s larger participation in elections is a concern of EC: CEC Yadav

Chief Election Commissioner

Kathmandu / Nov 15: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the Election Commission has totally focused on the elections taking place in 32 districts on coming November 26. Taking part in a dialogue on ‘mass media and elections’ organised by the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) in its central office at […]

Nepal thrash Malaysia by 8-wicket, enter into semis

Nepali U 19 Cricket Players

Kathmandu / Nov 14: Nepal U-19 cricket team has reached the semi-finals of ongoing Youth Asia Cup at Malaysia. Nepal’s fortune rested on the result between defending champions India and Bangladesh as the India win could have brought net run rate in play for the top two standings in a group of four teams. Bangladesh […]

Leftist alliance triggers tremor in NC: Rastriya Janamorcha chair KC

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Jeetpur / Nov 14: Chairman of the Rastriya Janamorcha, Chitra Bahadur KC has said that the coming together of the leftist political parties including the CPN-UML and the CPN Maoist Centre has brought a big ‘earthquake’ in the Nepali Congress. Addressing an election campaign rally in Chandrauta of Kapilvastu district on Monday, he accused the […]

SSB disrupts road construction in Kanchanpur, near Indian border

Birgunj border opens

Kanchanpur / Nov 14: The Indian side has obstructed the construction of Gaddachauki-Brahmadev road linking the northern belt of Kanchanpur district. Indian Seema Surakshya Bal (SSB) has disrupted the blacktopping of the road nearby Nepal-India border pillar 809 (5 ‘A’) on the issue of hum pipe. The dispute ensued when the armed SSB put pressure […]

U. S.-funded survey shows improved women’s and children’s health over 20 years


Kathmandu / Nov 13: The Ministry of Health released the U.S. Embassy-funded 2016 Nepal Demographic and Health Survey report, which highlighted Nepal’s progress over the last 20 years in improving maternal and child health. Issuing a press release on Monday, the embassy has stated that in last 20 years the health condition of the mothers […]

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