Nepal | August 03, 2015

Favourable trade treaty with India sought

Nepal and India are going to review the ‘Nepal-India Treaty of Trade’ by October 2016 for another seven years. In this scenario, experts have suggested the government to negotiate with India for removal of provisions of quantitative and qualitative restrictions on Nepali goods in the Indian market...

Kathmandu

Preserve traditional architecture of damaged sites: Experts

Kalmochan temple in Tripureshwor that suffered extensive damage due to April 25 temblor. Photo:THT

Experts have laid emphasis on the reconstruction and rebuilding of the damaged heritages sites, as well as indigenous traditional buildings, without altering their originality to safeguard the Nepali identity and culture in the aftermath of the April 25 earthquake...

Nepal

Hundreds displaced in Kailali

Incessant rainfall since Saturday has caused water-logging in a number of areas in Dhangadi.   Photo:THT

Incessant rainfall since last night has submerged hundreds of human settlements in Kailali district and inundated most areas in district headquarters Dhangadi...

World

Suu Kyi’s party shuns key players

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

The party of Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected bids by 17 members of Myanmar’s respected “88 generation” to join its ranks and contest November’s election, a controversial omission of a group that was expected to galvanise its bid to dominate the ballot...

Opinion

  • us-economy

    US middle-class incomes: Are they really stagnating?

    The authorities arrive at their estimates by converting dollar incomes into a measure of real income by using a price index that reflects the changes ...

  • Workers dig a road in Anamnagar of the Capital to establish pipelines for the Melamchi Water Supply Project. Photo: THT/File.

    Restore the road

    Water pipe laying under the Melamchi Water Project began weeks ago at Maharajgunj-Chakrapath starting from Bhatbhateni Point. But it was stopped at la...

  • Still a long way

    The final version of the constitution will be judged by whether it truly represents the vast majority of the Nepali people in all major respects...

  • us-economy

    US middle-class incomes: Are they really stagnating?

    The authorities arrive at their estimates by converting dollar incomes into a measure of real income by using a price index that reflects the changes ...

  • Workers dig a road in Anamnagar of the Capital to establish pipelines for the Melamchi Water Supply Project. Photo: THT/File.

    Restore the road

    Water pipe laying under the Melamchi Water Project began weeks ago at Maharajgunj-Chakrapath starting from Bhatbhateni Point. But it was stopped at la...

  • Still a long way

    The final version of the constitution will be judged by whether it truly represents the vast majority of the Nepali people in all major respects...

Business

NOC slashes fuel prices

Nepal Oil Corporation slashed prices of petrol, diesel, kerosene, aviation fuel and liquified petroleum gas (LPG)....

Sports

Entertainment

  • Kalo Pothi at Venice Film Fest

    Award winning film-maker Min Bahadur Bham’s Kalo Pothi (The Black Hen) is one of the seven titles competing in the International Film Critics’ Week of the 72nd Venice Film Festival...

  • Gift of Humour

    For Josh Gad, Hollywood’s favourite when it comes to playing goofy roles, humour has always been a resourceful and empowering way to stand out in life...

  • Brit singer Cilla dies

    Big-voiced British singer and TV host Cilla Black has died aged 72. Spanish police said on August 2 that the singer, who had a home in Estepona, southern Spain, died August 1...

  • Bobbi Kristina Brown funeral draws crowd of onlookers

    Dozens of onlookers gathered near a Georgia church for the funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, who died this week, months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub...

  • ‘Rose Garden’ singer Anderson no more

    American country music singer Lynn Anderson, known for her 1970 Grammy-winning smash hit Rose Garden, has died of a heart attack at a hospital in Nashville, her publicist said on July 31. She was 67...

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