Nepal | May 21, 2019

With two ascents in a week, Kami Rita Sherpa scales Mt Everest for record 24 times

Just in a week after breaking his own record for most summits on Mt Everest, Kami Rita Sherpa has yet again stood atop the world’s highest mountain this morning....

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    Rights activists urge govt to sign OPCAT

    Human rights activists want the government to sign the United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture to enable an independent bod...

  • Internal Revenue Department

    Nepal Satellite Telecom yet to clear billions

    The Inland Revenue Department has published a notice asking Ajeya Sumargi-owned Nepal Satellite Telecom Company to foot Rs 4.31 billion capital gains ...

  • Nepal Rastra Bank

    Use of Chinese digital wallets banned in Nepal

    Nepal Rastra Bank, the central bank has placed a ban on the use of Chinese digital wallets WeChat Pay and Alipay, in Nepal, stating that the country w...

  • Students protest demanding justice for Sheetal Yonghang

    It has been learned that the minor is a tenth grader at Siddha Secondary School at Hilihang in the district....

Kathmandu

Home ministry sets criteria for declaring public holidays

The Government of Nepal has said that the provincial governments may declare public holidays for up to six days a year considering their respective religions, culture and rituals, in addition to those fixed by the federal government....

  • Bill to coordinate three tiers of govt tabled

    The government on Sunday tabled a bill related to management of ties among centre, provinces and local levels....

  • Metropolitan Traffic Police Division

    MTPD punishes 52 traffic cops in one year

    The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division on Sunday said it took departmental action against 52 traffic police personnel for unprofessional, unethical ...

  • ‘Pillion riders will have to wear helmet’

    The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division has said the government is likely to make it mandatory for pillion riders to wear a helmet inside Kathmandu v...

  • Nepal Parliament building

    PS in dilemma over ‘unparliamentary words’

    The Parliament Secretariat has been facing a tough time identifying ‘unparliamentary words’ reportedly used by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Ne...

Nepal

Government wants media to toe its line

The Medial Council Bill has been prepared to replace the Press Council Act. Press Council was established during the single-party Panchayat era primarily to monitor activities of print media....

World

Huawei mobile users ponder switching brand after Google news

Huawei google access

Time to abandon the Huawei phone? That was what some owners asked after US tech giant Google said it would suspend its business with China's top mobile maker, threatening future access to Gmail, YouTube and Chrome....

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Business

TIA fleecing international passengers for 8 years?

The fact that the top honchos of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal have been using their statutory autonomy for feathering their own nests and preventing the organisation from delivering on its envisaged goals pronounced in the act of 1996 is no longer a matter of speculation, stakeholders have ...

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