Nepal | September 01, 2015

Three hurt as police open fire at protesters outside Narayani Sub-Regional hospital

Protesters buring furnitures from Adharshanagar based Tax Office in Birgunj.
Photo: Ram Sarraf

At least three persons were hit by bullets after security personnel opened fired near the Narayani Sub-Regional Hospital in Birgunj on Tuesday....

Kathmandu

Roads damaged in earthquake to be repaired for Indra Jatra festival

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City is preparing to reconstruct infrastructures damaged by the recent earthquakes in preparation for the weeklong Indra Jatra festival commencing from September 25...

Nepal

Transformer stolen from crusher industry

The unattended transformer left after extracting the copper wire in Dhading district on Tuesday, September 1, 2015. Photo: Keshave Adhikari

Theft of electric transformers has increased in Dhading district of late...

World

Reporters cleared in Thai navy defamation case

Australian journalist Alan Morison (R) and Thai journalist Chutima Sidasathian (L) smile as they arrive at court in Phuket, Thailand, September 1, 2015. Photo: REUTERS

A court on the Thai island of Phuket cleared two journalists on Tuesday of defaming the Thai navy and other related charges in a report they published in 2013 on the trafficking of Muslim minority Rohingya people from Myanmar...

Opinion

  • pm-koirala-options

    Present political situation: PM Koirala’s options

    It is difficult to comprehend whether PM Koirala does really correspond with what he actually wants to do and what he really means when he says someth...

  • EDITORIAL: Real threat

    All remedial measures should be taken as soon as possible to avert possible casualties, including the destruction of hydropower plants...

  • Hindu cap of Nelson Mandela

    “Who is a Hindu?”, a pundit once asked me. I knew he had a quest for knowledge about divergent sects, cults, and religions....

  • pm-koirala-options

    Present political situation: PM Koirala’s options

    It is difficult to comprehend whether PM Koirala does really correspond with what he actually wants to do and what he really means when he says someth...

  • EDITORIAL: Real threat

    All remedial measures should be taken as soon as possible to avert possible casualties, including the destruction of hydropower plants...

  • Hindu cap of Nelson Mandela

    “Who is a Hindu?”, a pundit once asked me. I knew he had a quest for knowledge about divergent sects, cults, and religions....

Business

Wobbly euro economy may get bigger push from central bank

In this Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, file photo, Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, stands next to a facsimile of the new 20 euro banknote in Frankfurt, Germany. Analysts are already talking about when and how the European Central Bank might extend its 1.1 trillion euro ($1.2 trillion) stimulus program that has been running for the past six months in an attempt to boost the modest recovery in the 19 countries that use the euro. Photo: AP

When is a trillion euros not enough? Could be soon, in Europe's shaky economy...

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