PMO secy orders speedy construction
The government on Saturday directed authorities concerned to expedite work on road widening and construction in Kathmandu Valley on a war footing.
Govt announces 3 days of nat'l mourning
The government has announced three days of national mourning on the demise of former South African President Nelson Mandela during which the national flag will flay at half mast.
NC, UML ink three-point deal
Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN-UML, two largest parties in the Constituent Assembly, have decided to move ahead by forging political consensus amongst them.
Adhikari Murder Case: Another accused held
Chitwan District Police have arrested another accused in the 2004 murder of Krishna Prasad Adhikari.
Let's not mess with Prez, Veep: CPN-ML
CPN-ML has said that the debate over the re-election of president and vice president was not contextual in the current political scenario.
Efforts on to institutionalise achievements of democracy: Nembang
CPN-UML leader Subash Chandra Nembang has said efforts were on to institutionalise the achievements of democracy.
CIAA starts investigation into 960 petitions in central region
The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Central Regional Office, Hetauda, has started investigation into 960 petitions out of 1,000 registered in the central region.
Nepal Army reject Maoists' poll-rigging blame
Kathmandu, Dec 7 (IANS) The Nepal Army Friday rubbished Maoists' allegation of poll-rigging and termed the charge as baseless. The Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) or, UCPN (Maoist), led by former guerrilla leader and prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has alleged that the Nepal Army and Election Commission (EC) were involved in the poll-rigging to defeat their party in the Nov 19 ...
Ready to support cricket in Nepal: Indian envoy
Kathmandu, Dec 6 (IANS) Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Ranjit Rae, has promised that India is ready to assist in the development of cricket in Nepal. Welcoming teams from Nepal, Singapore and India, the Ambassador hosted a dinner at a five star hotel here and offered help to the Nepali cricket team. A panel discussion on "Future of Cricket in Nepal" between groups of experts was also organised on ...
Nepal fears for tourism after EU airline ban
Nepal expressed fears Friday for its tourism industry after the European Union blacklisted its airlines due to safety concerns. EU Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas announced on Thursday that the bloc ...
Nepal to deploy security force at customs points
Kathmandu, Dec 7 (IANS) Amid rising complaints from the private sector about feeble security situation and cases of anomalies at customs points, the Nepal government is set to form the Industrial and Revenue Security Force (IRSF) to maintain order. Though envisioned three years ago and followed by innumerable demands from the country's industrial sector, the government is now in position to ...
Post-Chinese plane deal, Nepali carriers banned from Europe's skies
Kathmandu, Dec 6 (IANS) Within days of Nepal deciding to buy six Chinese aircraft, the European Commission (EC) has banned all Nepal-based airlines from flying into the European Union, terming them "unsafe". The move comes as a huge setback to Nepal's aviation sector and will, in turn, have a direct impact on Nepal's key foreign exchange-earner, the tourism sector. "The current safety situation ...
EU ban on all Nepal airlines leads to fears for tourism industry
Nepal expressed fears Friday for its tourism industry after the European Union blacklisted its airlines due to safety concerns. EU Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas announced on Thursday that the bloc had placed all of Nepal's airlines on its safety blacklist, banning them from flying to the EU, saying their safety record "does not leave us any other choice". This will damage our tourism ...
Nepal's Oldest Party Won Most Seats, Not Majority
Nepal's oldest party won most seats in last month's election but didn't secure majority
Nepal loses to Air India by five wickets
Nepal has lost to Air India in the final match of the Journey to World Cup Cricket Tournament held at TU ground in Kirtipur Friday. Air India chased Nepal’s target of 277 runs in 43.5 overs at the loss of five wickets.
Nepal set 277-run target for Air India
Nepal has set a challenging 277 runs target against Air India in the finals of the Journey to World Cup Cricket Tournament held at TU ground in Kirtipur on Friday.