Nepal | August 04, 2015

Pilgrims injured in road accident at Doleshwar

As many as 15 people were injured in a road accident at Doleshwar area in the district today. ...

Kathmandu

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...

Nepal

CJ Shrestha stresses on prompt justice to people

Newly-appointed Chief Justice Kalyan Shrestha poses for a photo during his first day at Supreme Court on Wednesday in Kathmandu. Photo: Kumar Shrestha/RSS

Chief Justice Kalyan Shrestha stressed on delivering prompt judicial service to the service-seekers. ...

World

Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitises national library

In this Tuesday, July 28, 2015 photo, a member of the library restoration staff works on a damaged document at the Baghdad National Library in Iraq. As the Islamic State militants now set out to destroy Iraq's history and culture, including irreplaceable books and manuscripts kept in the militant-held city of Mosul, a major preservation and digitization project is underway in the capital to safeguard a millennia worth of history.Photo: AP

The dimly-lit, dust-caked stacks of the Baghdad National Library hide a treasure of the ages: crinkled, yellowing papers holding the true stories of sultans and kings; imperialists and socialists; occupation and liberation; war and peace. These are the original chronicles of Iraq's rich and tumultuous history — and now librarians and academics in Baghdad are working feverishly to preserve what's left after thousands of documents were lost or da...

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

Greek stock market suffers second day of losses

A European Union (EU) flag flutters outside the Athens' Stock Exchange in Athens, Greece, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. AP

The Greek stock market is suffering a second day of losses since reopening, with banks shares down the most....

Sports

  • Soccer-Ki hopes to upset Chelsea in Swansea’s League opener

    Swansea City midfielder Ki Sung-yueng hopes his side can repeat last season’s opening-day shock when they face champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in the Premier...

  • Man City hand teenager Barker new five-year deal

    Manchester City have given 18-year-old winger Brandon Barker a new five-year contract to keep the promising English teenager at the club until 2020. Barker was...

  • Nepal return empty-handed

    After the disastrous ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier and ICC World Cricket League Championship in Scotland and Ireland, Nepal cricket team returned home with empty-handed...

  • Merritt claims first PGA trophy

    Troy Merritt held firm and finished with a flourish to claim his first PGA Tour title with a three-stroke win on Sunday at the Quicken Loans National at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Virginia...

  • Rooney feels weird at Everton return

    Wayne Rooney admitted it felt “weird” putting on the blue shirt of his boyhood club Everton once again in a testimonial match for Goodison Park cult hero Duncan Ferguson...

Entertainment

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