Nepal | August 30, 2015

Tremors recorded, epicentre in Dhading and Dolakha

Epicentre of the aftershock occured at 8:26 am in Dolakha on August 30, 2015. Source: NSC/ Google Maps

Two tremors, one each in Dhading and Dolakha, were recorded on Sunday morning....


‘Promulgate statute by addressing demands’

Constituent Assembly members today stressed the need to promulgate the new constitution by addressing the demands of the ongoing movements while maintaining social harmony...


Janai Purnima, Rakshya Bandhan observed

A jailbird of Tanahun Prison receiving Rakhi from Brahmakumari, in Damauli, Tanahun, on Saturday.  Photo: THT

Janai Purnima, which is also called Rakshya Bandhan, was observed across the country with Hindus taking a holy dip and wearing sacred thread...


Thai police hunt more suspects after Bangkok bomb arrest

Thai Royal Police officials remove evidence from the site where a suspect of the recent Bangkok blast was arrested, in Bangkok August 29, 2015. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom

Police probing Thailand's deadliest bombing widened their net in the search for more suspects on Sunday after a foreigner was arrested and stacks of fake passports and bomb-making materials were found during a raid on a Bangkok apartment block....



Gold, silver prices decline

gold price aug3015

Gold and silver prices declined this week by Rs 1,000 and Rs 40 per tola, respectively, from August 23 to 28. It was the biggest weekly fall after the regular two-week gain in the bullion market after the devaluation of Chinese yuan on August 11...



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