Nepal | 29 Jul, 2015

Top leaders consult chiefs of constitutional bodies on draft statute

Top leaders of major political parties holding a meeting with Chief Justice Kalyan Shrestha, at the Prime Minister's residence, Baluwatar, on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Photo: PM's Secretariat

Nepali Congress, CPN-UML, UCPN-Maoist and Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum-Democratic held meetings with them regarding various provisions proposed in the first draft of the constitution, currently being discussed by the Constituent Assembly...

Kathmandu

Deuba visiting India for a week

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shaking hands with senior leader of the Nepali Congress Sher Bahadur Deuba during a meeting held in Hotel Hyatt in Kathmandu during Modi's Nepal visit on Monday, August 4, 2014. Photo: THT/File

A press statement issued by the party chief secretary Rishikesh Tiwari said the former prime minister is embarking on a week-long visit upon the invitation of Indian government...

Nepal

7 bandh enforcers arrested in Chitwan

Bandh enforcers gather at a road in Chitwan on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. The bandh was called by the Save Hindu Nation Struggle Committee demanding reinstatement of Nepal as a Hindu state in the new constitution. Photo: Tilak Rimal

Police have arrested seven bandh enforcers from Chitwan on Wednesday....

World

Myanmar’s democracy leader to contest November election

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during a meeting of her National League for Democracy Party's first Central Executive Committee at Royal Rose restaurant in Yangon, Myanmar Saturday, June 20, 2015. AP

Myanmar's democracy leader and lawmaker Aung San Suu Kyi has registered for a seat in November elections....

Opinion

  • Editorial: Apathy everywhere

    While the earthquake victims are crying out for relief materials to improve their pitiable living conditions, it is ironic that the relief materials w...

  • merging banks

    New monetary policy: Paid-up capital hike

    Nepal Rastra Bank, ‘the watchdog’ of the Nepalese financial market, has issued a new monetary policy for the fiscal year 2015/16. The increased re...

  • Students intensify agitation

    Three students were arrested and more than a dozen others were injured while protesting the arrest yesterday of NSU former general secretary Gagan Tha...

  • Editorial: Apathy everywhere

    While the earthquake victims are crying out for relief materials to improve their pitiable living conditions, it is ironic that the relief materials w...

  • merging banks

    New monetary policy: Paid-up capital hike

    Nepal Rastra Bank, ‘the watchdog’ of the Nepalese financial market, has issued a new monetary policy for the fiscal year 2015/16. The increased re...

  • Students intensify agitation

    Three students were arrested and more than a dozen others were injured while protesting the arrest yesterday of NSU former general secretary Gagan Tha...

Business

RBI says ‘watchful’ of banks’ bad loans levels

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) seal is pictured on a gate outside the RBI headquarters in Mumbai October 29, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/Files

Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor S. S. Mundra said the latest April-June earnings from state-owned lenders showed "stability" in terms of non-performing assets (NPAs), but added the central bank would remain "watchful."...

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