Nepal | August 04, 2015

Rains taking toll on quake displaced

Twelve-year-old earthquake victim Meena Tamang of Dolakha in a tent near Bouddha in Kathmandu. Photo: Rajesh Gurung/THT

More than three months after the devastating earthquake struck the country killing over 8,900 persons, the situation here has turned from bad to worse in the camps housing displaced victims...

Kathmandu

Deuba claims he made India aware about Lipulek

Former prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba talks to journalists upon his arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport from a weeklong India visit, in Kathmandu on Monday, August 3, 2015. Photo: RSS

Senior leader of Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba, has said that Lipulek, Kalapani and Susta regions belong to Nepal...

Nepal

Tawakhola flood turns paddy fields barren

Bhumiraj Rai, an elderly peasant, preparing his paddy field after it was swept away by a flood a few days ago, at Mattim, in Khotang, on Monday . Photo:THT

Tanka Bahadur Khadka from Mattim VDC-6, Khotang, procured 12 ropani paddy field in the village with money earned from working abroad...

World

Breaking taboo, Jerusalem Palestinians seek Israeli citizenship

Palestinians walk near Damascus Gate, outside Jerusalem's Old City July 28, 2015. Photo: Reuters/File

"I declare I will be a loyal citizen of the state of Israel," reads the oath that must be sworn by all naturalised Israeli citizens. Increasingly, they are words being uttered by Palestinians....

Opinion

  • aid-misuse

    Distributing humanitarian aid: Necessity of corruption audit

    We live in a country where policy makers do not want to strengthen anti-corruption mechanisms but they try to curtail the jurisdiction of such agenci...

  • Tough job ahead

    Public suggestions on the draft constitution have cautioned against forming Pradeshes by separating the mountains, hills and plains ...

  • volunteerism

    Provide job opportunity

    Apropos of the news story “NVP launches reconstruction network, lauds volunteerism” (THT, August 2, Page 2), the spirit to create and mobilize you...

  • aid-misuse

    Distributing humanitarian aid: Necessity of corruption audit

    We live in a country where policy makers do not want to strengthen anti-corruption mechanisms but they try to curtail the jurisdiction of such agenci...

  • Tough job ahead

    Public suggestions on the draft constitution have cautioned against forming Pradeshes by separating the mountains, hills and plains ...

  • volunteerism

    Provide job opportunity

    Apropos of the news story “NVP launches reconstruction network, lauds volunteerism” (THT, August 2, Page 2), the spirit to create and mobilize you...

Business

Favourable trade treaty with India sought

Nepal and India are going to review the ‘Nepal-India Treaty of Trade’ by October 2016 for another seven years. In this scenario, experts have suggested the government to negotiate with India for removal of provisions of quantitative and qualitative restrictions on Nepali goods in the Indian mark...

Sports

Entertainment

  • Courtesy: Kalopothi team

    Kalo Pothi at Venice Film Fest

    Award winning film-maker Min Bahadur Bham’s Kalo Pothi (The Black Hen) is one of the seven titles competing in the International Film Critics’ Wee...

  • FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2012, file photo, Bobbi Kristina Brown attends the Los Angeles premiere of "Sparkle" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. The daughter of the late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston, who was in hospice care after months of receiving medical care, died on Sunday, July 26, 2015. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

    Bobbi Kristina’s funeral amid family feud

    The memorial service of singer Bobbi Kristina Brown was dented by the chaos caused by her aunt Leolah Brown’s ouster from the private funeral...

  • Photo: schmoesknow.com

    Gift of Humour

    For Josh Gad, Hollywood’s favourite when it comes to playing goofy roles, humour has always been a resourceful and empowering way to stand out in li...

  • Photo: digitalhint.net

    Dr Dre announces new album in 15 yrs

    Hip hop super-producer Dr Dre says the wait is finally over — he’s going to release his first album in 15 years...

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