Nepal | June 18, 2019

UK did not accept proposal, says prime minister

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday said the issue of revision of Nepal-India-UK Tripartite Agreement on Gurkha recruitment that he raised during talks with British PM Theresa May was not included in the joint communiqué because the British side did not accept the proposal....

Kathmandu

Guthi Bill discussed in Lower House

The Guthi Bill remained a major issue of discussion in Sunday’s meeting of the House of Representatives, with lawmakers from the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) defending the bill and the opposition party members objecting the draft legislation....

  • Security personnel of Khotang District Police Office destroy cannabis planted illegally by the locals in Durchim VDC of Khotang district on Monday, December 21, 2015. Photo: RSS

    Illicit cannabis cultivation destroyed

    The Narcotics Control Bureau and Armed Police Force destroyed cannabis plants cultivated in a large swathe of land on the outskirts of Kathmandu, rece...

  • Apex court moved challenging directive to PSC

    Advocate Rajaram Ghimire on Sunday filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court, challenging State Affairs and Good Governance Committee’s directive t...

  • Sukraraj Tropical & Infectious Disease Hospital Teku Hospital

    Dengue threat looms over Kathmandu

    With its high temperature and humidity serving as a fertile ground for mosquitoes, health practitioners have warned that Kathmandu is highly prone to ...

  • Protests on despite PM’s assurance

    Buckling under pressure on the controversial Guthi Bill, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday said the  government would revise it if there were an...

Nepal

Police sent to control dengue in Dharan

Dharan Sub-metropolitan City has launched a campaign in collaboration with security personnel and various organisations to control dengue in Dharan at the directive of Province 1 government....

World

Brain fever kills 97 children in east India

Nearly 100 children have died this month from encephalitis, commonly known as brain fever, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a state health official said on Monday....

Opinion

  • EDITORIAL: Abide by law

    It has come to light that quite a few up-market schools, both in the Kathmandu Valley and outside, are teaching the Chinese language as a compulsory s...

  • Violence against girls:Let’s talk about it

    A few weeks ago, there was a shocking news story about the rape of a seven-year-old daughter of a maid by her 50-year-old master in Kathmandu....

  • EDITORIAL: Annul the decision

    Right to education is a fundamental right guaranteed by the constitution. The state cannot curtail the right to education, no matter what, be it withi...

  • EDITORIAL: Abide by law

    It has come to light that quite a few up-market schools, both in the Kathmandu Valley and outside, are teaching the Chinese language as a compulsory s...

  • Violence against girls:Let’s talk about it

    A few weeks ago, there was a shocking news story about the rape of a seven-year-old daughter of a maid by her 50-year-old master in Kathmandu....

  • EDITORIAL: Annul the decision

    Right to education is a fundamental right guaranteed by the constitution. The state cannot curtail the right to education, no matter what, be it withi...

Business

Huawei CEO expects sales to drop to $100 billion in 2019, 2020

China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd expects sales to drop to around $100 billion this year and the next, CEO Ren Zhengfei said on Monday, as its business comes under pressure due to US sanctions....

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