Nepal | April 22, 2019

Sri Lanka lifts curfew after bomb attacks kill 290, wound 500

Authorities lifted a curfew in Sri Lanka on Monday, a day after 290 people were killed and about 500 wounded by a string of bombings that tore through churches and luxury hotels on Easter Sunday....

Kathmandu

429 firearms surrendered

In response to a 35-day deadline served by the government to the public to surrender illegal firearms, Nepal Police on Sunday said it had received 429 weapons, both small and large, from across the country....

Nepal

Centre has not internalised federalism, says CM Poudel

Province 3 Chief Minister Dormani Poudel on Sunday accused the central government of failing to internalise federalism in the real sense....

World

Comedian Zelenskiy wins Ukrainian presidential race by landslide: exit polls

Ukraine, presidential election, Volodymyr Zelenskiy,

Ukraine entered uncharted political waters on Sunday after exit polls showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had easily won enough votes to become the next president of a country at war....

Opinion

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    Editorial: Enact umbrella laws

    Delay in enacting legislation to facilitate the formation of the Provincial Judicial Service Commission threatens to pit the centre against the provin...

  • Aid for empowerment: Building capacity of LGs

    Our local governments (LGs) — metropolitan cities, sub-metropolitan cites, municipalities and rural municipalities — as described in the Local Gov...

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    EDITORIAL: Justice delayed

    The United Nations special rapporteurs, in a joint letter addressed to Nepal’s Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, have raised serious concerns ...

  • THT logo

    Editorial: Enact umbrella laws

    Delay in enacting legislation to facilitate the formation of the Provincial Judicial Service Commission threatens to pit the centre against the provin...

  • Aid for empowerment: Building capacity of LGs

    Our local governments (LGs) — metropolitan cities, sub-metropolitan cites, municipalities and rural municipalities — as described in the Local Gov...

  • THT logo

    EDITORIAL: Justice delayed

    The United Nations special rapporteurs, in a joint letter addressed to Nepal’s Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, have raised serious concerns ...

Business

Asia stocks firm, oil hits 5-month peak on Iran sanctions report

Asian Financial Markets

Asian shares were steady on Monday as investors took stock of recent data suggesting global growth may be stabilizing, while oil prices spiked on a report the US is likely to ask all importers of Iranian oil to end their purchases or face sanctions....

Sports

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