Nepal | September 04, 2015

Over 1,000 vehicles escorted to destinations amid Tarai bandh

Trucks waiting to ply on the road, at the Birgunj Dry Port, in Parsa, on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Photo: Ram Sarraf

Nepal Police said its personnel have been escorting various vehicles - passenger buses and trucks loaded with daily consumables including fuels - to ensure smooth supply of goods amid the indefinite Tarai-Madhes bandh called by the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF)...

Kathmandu

No plan to seek ICAO deadline extension: Govt

Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Photo: THT file

The government said today it has no plan to seek more time from the International Civil Aviation Organisation to replace hand-written passports with machine readable ones...

Nepal

Nepal’s tourism promoted in Malaysia

The ‘Nepal Night, 2015’, a tourism promotional event, was organised in Kuala Lumpur of Malaysia recently...

World

Father of drowned Syrian toddlers prepares to take bodies home

A close up shows Aylan Kurdi in an undated Kurdi family photograph placed outside the home of their aunt Tima Kurdi in Coquitlam, British Columbia September 3, 2015.  REUTERS/Kurdi family/Handout via Reuters

The distraught father of two Syrian toddlers who drowned with their mother and several other migrants as they tried to reach Greece identified their bodies on Thursday and prepared to take them back to their home town of Kobani....

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

Gold slips on dollar after ECB comments, eyes on US data

One kilogram gold bars are seen at the Korea Gold Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, July 31, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/Files

Gold fell 1 percent on Thursday as the dollar jumped versus the euro after the European Central Bank (ECB) cut inflation forecasts, while a US jobs report that could provide clues on the timing of a Federal Reserve rate rise remained in focus....

Sports

Entertainment

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    Story of my life?

    Hollywood film-maker Woody Allen is tired of explaining to people that his films aren’t based on stories from his life...

  • Photo: Oiclers.com

    Craig begs to differ

    Hollywood actor Daniel Craig says he doesn’t want to be as sexist and misogynistic as the character James Bond he has been portraying since 2005....

Mixed Bag