Nepal | August 01, 2015

Duo killed in Chitwan as bike, trucks try to overtake each-other

A motorcyclist and his pillion rider killed while their two-wheeler was mangled by two trucks in Kalikhola of the district on Saturday afternoon...

Kathmandu

Draft constitution that enjoys public support: Modi

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

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi said promulgation of the new constitution in Nepal by resolving the disputed issues would help garner support from all sections of the society...

Nepal

NEA staff caught red-handed while taking bribe

Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority

The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Saturday caught Binod Pandit, the supervisor at the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA)’s Nepalgunj Distribution Centre red-handed while taking Rs 23,000 in bribe. ...

World

Heavy rains in Myanmar cause more flooding; 9 dead

Vehicles make their way through a flooded road in Bago, 80 kilometers (50 miles) northeast of Yangon, Myanmar, Saturday, Aug 1, 2015. Myanmar's president has declared several regions of the country to be disaster zones, as forecasts of heavy rain for the next few days have heightened fears that already dire flooding in many parts of the country will get worse. Photo: AP

Officials say heavy rains in Myanmar have caused more flooding and left nine people dead, devastating several townships and forcing more than 18,000 people into temporary shelters...

Opinion

  • chinese-stock-market

    China’s abnormal stock market: Roller-coaster ride

    The result is that a moderate sell-off can easily turn into a stampede. And government intervention to block the exits is inadequate. Until China’s ...

  • This file photo taken on February 3, 2006 shows India's then-president Abdul Kalam waving after arriving at the international airport in Manila on an official visit. Photo: AFP

    ‘Work an extra day’

    drawing inspiration from his declaration “When I die, work an extra day”, the holiday-loving societies should reduce the innumerable holidays in o...

  • Majority of radiologists are quacks

    Though the hazards of radiation from machines used for diagnostic purposes and treatment may prove fatal, most clinics that provide such services are ...

  • chinese-stock-market

    China’s abnormal stock market: Roller-coaster ride

    The result is that a moderate sell-off can easily turn into a stampede. And government intervention to block the exits is inadequate. Until China’s ...

  • This file photo taken on February 3, 2006 shows India's then-president Abdul Kalam waving after arriving at the international airport in Manila on an official visit. Photo: AFP

    ‘Work an extra day’

    drawing inspiration from his declaration “When I die, work an extra day”, the holiday-loving societies should reduce the innumerable holidays in o...

  • Majority of radiologists are quacks

    Though the hazards of radiation from machines used for diagnostic purposes and treatment may prove fatal, most clinics that provide such services are ...

Business

Open market economy will be promoted, says UCPN-Maoist Chairman Dahal

UCPN-Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal. Photo: THT/File

UCPN-Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that his party was committed to the norms and values of the open market economy. ...

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