Nepal | September 02, 2015

No talks until govt halts statute process: TMDP Chair Thakur

Tarai Madhes Democratic Party Chairman Mahanta Thakur. Photo: Prabhat Kumar Jha

Tarai Madhes Democratic Party (TMDP) Chairman Mahantha Thakur said that his party would not sit for talks until the government halted the constitution drafting process....


SC show cause notice to govt over ‘Service Law’

Supreme Court of Nepal. Photo: THT/File

The Supreme Court today issued a show cause notice in the name of Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and the Office of Prime Minister and Council of Ministers and six government officials for not implementing its verdict regarding introduction of ‘Service Law’...


Normalcy yet to be restored in Tikapur

Security personnel patrolling during curfew imposed by the local administration, in Tikapur, Kailali, on Tuesday. Photo: THT

Normalcy is yet to return to Tikapur amidst the curfew and fresh detention spree carried out by police in the name of bringing to book those guilty of the murder of eight persons...


Post-bomb Bangkok moves on, but with new sense of insecurity

In this Aug. 28, 2015, photo, Vithita Singharat, a Thai classical dancer who performs at the Erawan Shrine -- the site of the bombing two weeks ago -- is interviewed by the Associated Press in Bangkok, Thailand. AP

One Bangkok resident says he can't shake the horrid sight of what he saw, or the smell of death. Another says the initial shock is gone and he's returned to his old routine — work, happy hour and taking selfies....



Central bank to soon introduce new CPI


Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has almost completed revising the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which once introduced would reflect changes in the purchasing pattern of Nepalis in the last one decade...



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