Nepal | August 30, 2015

TRC, CIEDP shouldn’t replace regular court proceedings, demand conflict victims

Conflict Victims’ Common Platform (CVCP) demanded that the commissions should not be given a power to grant or recommend the amnesties for crimes under international law...


New TU VC vows to change classrooms

Prof Tirth Khaniya

Newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of Tribhuvan University, Tirtha Raj Khaniya, has pledged to bring a change in the structure of classrooms and the teaching activities in the University...


16 kids rescued from ‘illegal’ Pokhara child homes

As many as 16 children from the three child homes were rescued after the shelter providing centres were found operating against the directives given earlier, in Pokhara...


Egypt summons British ambassador over Al-Jazeera comments

Canadian Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohammed Fahmy, listens to his verdict in a soundproof glass cage inside a makeshift courtroom in Tora prison in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. AP

Egypt's Foreign Ministry has summoned the British ambassador over comments he made in court after a judge sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years prison each for reporting "false news."...



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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