Nepal | September 05, 2015

32 UML leaders, CA members from Madhes demand revision on demarcation

Seven provinces with their tenative boundaries. Graphic: THT

Constituent Assembly members representing Madhesi and Tharu communities in the CPN-UML and some Central Committee members of the party today submitted a 10-point memorandum to the party Chair KP Sharma Oli, demanding revision on demarcation of federal units on the basis of identity and economic viability...

Kathmandu

PM Koirala pledges support to Sajha Prakashan

PM Sushil Koirala meeting a delegation of Sajha Prakashan Management Committee in Baluwatar, Kathmandu, on Friday. Photo: RSS

Prime Minister Sushil Koirala today assured of support to the Sajha Prakashan during a meeting with the delegation of Sajha Prakashan Management Committee and other literary figures...

Nepal

UDMF shutdown cripples life in Saptari

Madhesi Women's Front taking out a rally demanding autonomous Madhes province in Rajbiraj, Saptari, on Friday. Photo: THT

Activists of United Democratic Madhesi Front set ablaze a passenger bus at Bhardaha VDC-1, Saptari today morning. The bus had broken down while it was being escorted to its destination by the police at midnight...

World

Black couple uses housing law to sue over slurs, threats

In this photo taken Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, Gregory Bonds and his wife Sophia stand in front of a home in Atlanta, they previously lived in as they talks to a reporter about problems they had with a neighbor that forced them to move. In a lawsuit Bonds says a white neighbor, Roy Turner Jr., began yelling threats and racial slurs the day they moved in in February 2012.

Citing a sliver of civil rights-era legislation more commonly used as protection against discriminatory landlords, a black couple is suing their former neighbor and a north Georgia City they say failed to stop him from harassing them...

Opinion

  • Draft constitution

    Draft constitution: Intergovernmental relationships

    In federal arrangement different types of disputes arise that need to be resolved on win-win basis as the adversarial methods are fraught with risks t...

  • This is life

    What if your favorite TV show ended forever? What if your best teacher got a new job and left the school? What if your best...

  • Deficit of women

    What are the implications for countries of this deficit of women? In a perfect market economy  the forces of supply and demand would in effect...

  • Draft constitution

    Draft constitution: Intergovernmental relationships

    In federal arrangement different types of disputes arise that need to be resolved on win-win basis as the adversarial methods are fraught with risks t...

  • This is life

    What if your favorite TV show ended forever? What if your best teacher got a new job and left the school? What if your best...

  • Deficit of women

    What are the implications for countries of this deficit of women? In a perfect market economy  the forces of supply and demand would in effect...

Business

G20 promises transparency on rate moves as global economy disappoints

Finance and labour ministers gather for a group photo of the G20 Joint Meeting of Finance and Labour Ministers in Ankara, Turkey, September 4, 2015. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

World financial leaders will agree to calibrate and communicate monetary policy carefully to avoid triggering capital flight, but will not call an expected US rate rise a risk to growth, a draft communique showed on Friday....

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