Nepal | August 31, 2015

Deliberations on statute draft conclude, members get 6 days for amendment

Parliament building, New Baneshwor, Kathmandu. THT Online/File

The deliberation over the Nepal Constitution Revised Bill, 2015 continued at the Constituent Assembly on the fifth day on Sunday...


Sexual minorities parade on Gaijatra Day

Third Gender in go to Brazil Costume

Coinciding with the Gaijatra festival, sexual minorities in Kathmandu staged a rally demanding inclusion of their issues in the constitution....


Panchthar woman, injured and held captive by hubby, rescued


Shanti Maya Angdemba, from Nawamidanda-5 of Panchthar, was rescued by her kin four days after her husband captivated her. ...


Obama invites Pakistan PM Sharif for October visit

U.S. President Barack Obama listens to Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (R) during the opening session of the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague March 24, 2014.  Photo: Reuters

President Barack Obama has invited Pakistan's prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, for a meeting at the White House on Oct. 22, the US National Security Council said on Sunday....



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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