Nepal | 05 Jul, 2015

President to unveil govt’s policies and programmes on Wednesday

The government will unveil its policies and programmes for the fiscal year 2015/16at the meeting of the Legislature-Parliament on Wednesday...

Kathmandu

OPMCM concerned over delay in reconstruction of valley roads

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

Various sections of roadways in the Capital are left damaged for long causing inconvenience to people's and vehicular movements, the OPMCM said, directing the bodies concerned to immediately do the needful to resolve the problem...

Nepal

Basis for federal republican constitution laid: PM

Dissident NC activists and leaders engage in a tussle before statue unveiling ceremony, in Birgunj, on Friday. Photo: THT

Speaking at a function organised to unveil the statue of late Girija Prasad Koirala at Chhapkaiya of Birgunj...

World

Despite progress in Iran nuclear talks, dispute over UN sanctions persists

Austrian President Heinz Fischer (R) and Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz (2ndR) attend a bilateral meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (L) in Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria, July 3, 2015.   REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Iran and world powers made progress on future sanctions relief for Iran in marathon nuclear talks on Saturday, but remained divided on issues such as lifting United Nations sanctions and the development of advanced centrifuges. Diplomats close to the negotiations said they had tentative agreement on a mechanism for suspending U.S. and European Union sanctions on Iran. ...

Opinion

  • Graphics: Ratna Sagar Shrestha / THT

    Teens and dating: Should they, or shouldn’t they?

    Some of our readers are dead against teens dating, while others think that it just cannot be prohibited because parents want to. Hence, they suggest t...

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    Nepali private sector: After the disaster

    Businesses also contribute to overall recovery of the society by involvement in rebuilding activities within the communities such as shelter construct...

  • Impact on poverty

    Reviving local economic activities and resuming basic public services, along with an accelerated implementation of reconstruction projects, will be cr...

  • Graphics: Ratna Sagar Shrestha / THT

    Teens and dating: Should they, or shouldn’t they?

    Some of our readers are dead against teens dating, while others think that it just cannot be prohibited because parents want to. Hence, they suggest t...

  • opinion-relief-fund

    Nepali private sector: After the disaster

    Businesses also contribute to overall recovery of the society by involvement in rebuilding activities within the communities such as shelter construct...

  • Impact on poverty

    Reviving local economic activities and resuming basic public services, along with an accelerated implementation of reconstruction projects, will be cr...

Business

Nepse index edges up

Profit-taking in the latter part of the week capped the gains witnessed in the secondary market. Still, investor optimism in the first three trading days supported the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index to rise by 8.58 points or 0.92 per cent week-on-week to rest at 938.96 points, from June 28 to Ju...

Sports

  • Peru beat Paraguay, finish third

    Paolo Guerrero fired Peru to a third place play-off victory over Paraguay here on Friday to stay in the hunt for Copa America tournament top goal scorer honours...

  • Galatasaray finally get their man as Podolski transferred from Arsenal

    Lukas Podolski completed his transfer from Arsenal to Galatasaray on Saturday after the Turkish club agreed a fee of around 2.85 million pounds ($4.45 million) to finally land their man at the fourth...

  • Nadal’s conqueror Brown downed by Troicki

    Dustin Brown's fairytale Wimbledon came crashing to a halt on Saturday as the flamboyant conqueror of two-time champion Rafael Nadal slumped to defeat against Viktor Troicki in the third round...

  • All eyes on Argentina’s Messi at Copa America climax

    Lionel Messi and Argentina will be chasing a first major title in 22 years Saturday when they face hosts Chile in a dream Copa America final in Santiago. The match is at 01:45 am NST....

  • Heatwave grips Tour start city

    The Dutch city of Utrecht where the Tour de France starts on Saturday is officially in the grip of a sweltering heatwave, Dutch meteorologists said, urging spectators to take proper precautions....

Entertainment

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