Nepal | August 03, 2015

PAC to write to PM as Energy Ministry defies directive

Public Accounts Committee Chairman Janardan Sharma shares decisions of the Committee, on Monday, August 3, 2015. Photo: RSS

Public Accounts Committee (PAC) today drew the attention of Prime Minister Sushil Koirala citing that the Committee's directive given to the Ministry of Energy and Nepal Electricity Authority to begin the constructions work of the Chameliya Hydroelectricity Project after investigating the irregularities reportedly seen...

Kathmandu

Deuba claims he made India aware about Lipulek

Former prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba talks to journalists upon his arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport from a weeklong India visit, in Kathmandu on Monday, August 3, 2015. Photo: RSS

Senior leader of Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba, has said that Lipulek, Kalapani and Susta regions belong to Nepal...

Nepal

Former lawmaker faces public offence charge in Bajura

Former lawmaker Dabal Shah. Photo: Prakash Singh/File.

Shah is accused of assaulting and smearing soot on the face of Local Development Officer, Yuvaraj Paudel....

World

Breaking taboo, Jerusalem Palestinians seek Israeli citizenship

Palestinians walk near Damascus Gate, outside Jerusalem's Old City July 28, 2015. Photo: Reuters/File

"I declare I will be a loyal citizen of the state of Israel," reads the oath that must be sworn by all naturalised Israeli citizens. Increasingly, they are words being uttered by Palestinians....

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

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 mark...

Sports

Entertainment

  • Jackie Chan wants to work with son Jaycee on album, movie

    Action star Jackie Chan says that he intends to work with his son on a movie and an album as the pair mend their relationship after Jaycee was locked up on a drugs charge...

  • 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...

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