Nepal | August 02, 2015

Inundation displaces hundreds of families in Dhangadhi and around

A human settlement submerged in water after the incessant rainfall, in Bishal Bazaar of Dhangadhi, on Sunday, August 02, 2015. Photo: Prakash Singh

Incessant rainfall and subsequent floods have inundated dozens of settlements in Dhangadhi Municipality and many other VDCs in Kailali district....

Kathmandu

Lantern rally for Dalit rights

A Dalit woman holding a lantern in a protest rally demanding constitutional rights for
Dalits, in New Baneshwor, Kathmandu, on Saturday. Photo: THT

Dalit Rights Struggle Committee (DRSC) organised a lantern rally to protest against the draft constitution and create pressure on political parties to ensure their rights in the new constitution...

Nepal

Identity, rights demands justified, says NC leader Giri

Nepali Congress leader Pradip Giri speaking to mediapersons in Rayapur, Saptari, on Saturday. Photo:THT

Nepali Congress leader Pradip Giri said that demands for identity and rights were not communal but democratic issues...

  • Information Secretary Sunil Bahadur Malla (left) and Chinese Ambassador Wu Chuntai putting issuing a postage stamp to mark the 60th anniversary of Nepal-China relations, in Kathmandu, on Saturday.  Photo:RSS

    Nepal, China mark 60 years of diplomatic ties

    Prime Minister Sushil Koirala said that Nepal appreciated the growing ties between neighbouring China and India...

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    Caritas reaches out

    When earthquake hit Chandeni Mandan, Caritas Nepal was one of the helping hands who offered assistance to them. Caritas Nepal, which is a humanitarian...

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    Life goes on in Majhi Gaun

    The view is picturesque — the stretching terraced paddy fields with green tints. Then you see the Indravati River curving at as the terraces seem to...

  • Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority

    NEA staff caught red-handed while taking bribe

    The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Saturday caught Binod Pandit, the supervisor at the Nepal Electricity Authority (...

World

Obama to require steeper emissions cuts from US power plants

In this Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, a plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H. President Barack Obama on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, will unveil the final version of his unprecedented regulations clamping down on carbon dioxide emissions from existing U.S. power plants. The Obama administration first proposed the rule last year. Opponents plan to sue immediately to stop the rule's implementation. Photo:AP

President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from US power plants than previously expected...

Opinion

  • Graphic: Ratna Sagar Shrestha/THT

    Memory burst in every bite of momo

    One of the most loved foods of all Nepalis, momo somehow entices everyone and the memory this dish weaves is worth looking back at. Our readers have n...

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    China’s abnormal stock market: Roller-coaster ride

    The result is that a moderate sell-off can easily turn into a stampede. And government intervention to block the exits is inadequate. Until China’s ...

  • This file photo taken on February 3, 2006 shows India's then-president Abdul Kalam waving after arriving at the international airport in Manila on an official visit. Photo: AFP

    ‘Work an extra day’

    drawing inspiration from his declaration “When I die, work an extra day”, the holiday-loving societies should reduce the innumerable holidays in o...

  • Graphic: Ratna Sagar Shrestha/THT

    Memory burst in every bite of momo

    One of the most loved foods of all Nepalis, momo somehow entices everyone and the memory this dish weaves is worth looking back at. Our readers have n...

  • chinese-stock-market

    China’s abnormal stock market: Roller-coaster ride

    The result is that a moderate sell-off can easily turn into a stampede. And government intervention to block the exits is inadequate. Until China’s ...

  • This file photo taken on February 3, 2006 shows India's then-president Abdul Kalam waving after arriving at the international airport in Manila on an official visit. Photo: AFP

    ‘Work an extra day’

    drawing inspiration from his declaration “When I die, work an extra day”, the holiday-loving societies should reduce the innumerable holidays in o...

Business

Nepse index northbound

Source: Nepse

The massive demand for banking scrips propelled a bull run that saw the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index surge by 24.6 points or 2.45 per cent week-on-week to rest at 1,027.98 points, from July 26 to 30...

Sports

  • PSG beat Lyon to win third successive Trophy of Champions

    Paris St Germain claimed a third straight Trophy of Champions with a 2-0 win over Olympique Lyonnais at Montreal's Stade Saputo on Saturday....

  • WADA alarmed by extent of allegations from leaked blood tests data

    The World Anti-Doping Agency on Sunday said it was alarmed by the size and extent of "wild" doping allegations after IAAF test data leaked to news organizations showed hundreds of suspect samples from...

  • Ondieki warns Kenyan runners

    Former 5000m world champion and 10,000m record holder Yobes Ondieki has warned Kenyan runners they must work harder to beat double world champion Mo Farah at this month’s World championships in Beij...

  • Ishikawa moves one ahead as Tiger roars

    Ryo Ishikawa sank a 30-footer at the last for a third consecutive birdie to edge a stroke in front after the second round while Tiger Woods also charged into contention at the Quicken Loans National i...

  • Ruffini wins open water gold

    Italy’s Simone Ruffini won gold in the men’s marathon 25-kilometer open water race on Saturday, edging out Alex Meyer of the United States at the world swimming championships...

Entertainment

  • Bobbi Kristina Brown funeral draws crowd of onlookers

    Dozens of onlookers gathered near a Georgia church for the funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, who died this week, months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub...

  • ‘Rose Garden’ singer Anderson no more

    American country music singer Lynn Anderson, known for her 1970 Grammy-winning smash hit Rose Garden, has died of a heart attack at a hospital in Nashville, her publicist said on July 31. She was 67...

  • Fiery Campbell gets 6 months suspended sentence

    English model Naomi Campbell has been found guilty of assault after being accused of scratching the eye of a paparazzo photographer who took photographs of her and her former boyfriend while she was on a holiday...

  • Foursome 1D release first single

    Best-selling British boy band One Direction released a surprise first single as a foursome on July 31, two days after former member Zayn Malik announced a new record deal as solo artiste...

  • Clashes help Ajay work harder

    Since his debut with Phool Aur Kaante in 1991, Ajay Devgn has lived a multifaceted life of an actor, producer, director and writer. But he says he likes being “behind the camera” because he has been there since childhood, courtesy his father and...

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