Nepal | August 28, 2015

Four parties to wait for agitators’ response

The four major parties today agreed to wait for the protesting parties to join the dialogue before taking any concrete decision regarding the demarcation of provinces...

Kathmandu

Chinese held while trying to smuggle illegal currencies in unusual modus operandi

Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: THT/File

A Chinese national has been arrested while trying to smuggle illegal foreign currencies to China, from the Tribhuvan International Airport on Thursday...

Nepal

Security chiefs inspect Tikapur incident site

Violent clashes in Tikapur and neighbouring areas of Kailali district

Three days after the fatal clashes between police and protestors that killed at least seven police personnel and a child, chiefs of three security agencies visited the incident site on Thursday...

World

India deploys army to stop caste-related violence in Gujarat

Army soldiers patrol after clashes between police and protesters in Ahmedabad, India, August 26, 2015. Photo: Reuters

The army patrolled riot-hit areas of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat on Thursday after the death toll rose to seven in two days of caste-related violence...

Opinion

  • europe-migrant-paralysis

    Europe’s migration paralysis: Not threat but opportunity

    All of the migration that Europe currently faces is rooted in grave crises in its own neighborhood. And yet the EU can do little to address any of the...

  • EDITORIAL: Come for talks

    The new constitution is going to be a political document of compromise that cannot appease all as per their expectations...

  • Tedious procedures

    Most semi government organizations are very ineffective in the use of technology and innovation, whereas private organizations like private banks are ...

  • europe-migrant-paralysis

    Europe’s migration paralysis: Not threat but opportunity

    All of the migration that Europe currently faces is rooted in grave crises in its own neighborhood. And yet the EU can do little to address any of the...

  • EDITORIAL: Come for talks

    The new constitution is going to be a political document of compromise that cannot appease all as per their expectations...

  • Tedious procedures

    Most semi government organizations are very ineffective in the use of technology and innovation, whereas private organizations like private banks are ...

Business

More foreigners taking permit to work in Nepal

It is quite an irony that more and more foreigners are seeking permits to work in Nepal while a huge number of Nepalis are leaving the country for employment. The Department of Labour (DoL)’s record shows that the number of foreign nationals taking permits to work in Nepal surged by 53 per cent in...

Sports

Entertainment

  • Resham Filili to hit theatres again today

    This song from the film Resham Filili became such a craze in the country that there was almost no one who was not singing or humming it when it was released....

  • John slams divorce rumours

    Bollywood actor John Abraham has quashed rumours of his divorce with wife Priya Runchal, saying everything is beautiful in his marital paradise. Gossip mills are abuzz with reports that all is not well between the newly married couple....

  • Cheating ’19 Kids’ TV star Josh Duggar enters rehab

    Former reality TV star Josh Duggar, who has admitted cheating on his wife following reports he was a subscriber to the hacked Ashley Madison affair website, has entered rehab, his family said on Wednesday....

  • With $66m Harris is Forbes top earning DJ again

    Calvin Harris has again been crowned the world’s highest paid DJ by Forbes magazine after raking in a staggering $66 million last year ...

  • Bob Dylan’s ‘Hard Rain’ lyrics a-gonna be auctioned in London

    A draft of the lyrics for Bob Dylan's protest song "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall" is going up for auction in London next month and is expected to fetch up to 200,000 pounds ($314,000), Sotheby's auction house said on Tuesday....

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