Nepal | July 18, 2019

Paddy plantation completed across 40pc of arable land so far

Nepal agriculture, paddy plantation

Due to unfavourable monsoon, paddy plantation this year has been completed across only 40.46 per cent of arable land so far, though plantation of the crop had been completed across 63.88 per cent of the arable land till July 17 last year. ...

Kathmandu

Victims of pollution to be compensated

The government has introduced a new rule to provide justifiable compensation to the people or community for the adverse impacts on their health and lifestyle due to environmental pollution caused by development projects....

Nepal

Deuba inspects disaster-hit areas in Rautahat

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Wednesday inspected flood-hit areas in Rautahat....

  • Three convicted of human trafficking

    Patan High Court on Wednesday convicted three individuals of human trafficking....

  • One held with 'pen gun' in Pokhara

    Acting on a tip-off, a sleuth deployed from the DPO apprehended Sagar Ranabhat, 24, from Masbar in Pokhara-7 with controlled pharmaceutical drugs and ...

  • Man, three others held for wife's murder

    The circumstance indicated that a sharp weapon was used to slit Laxmi's throat to murder her, according to DPO Chief, Superintendent of Police (SP) Da...

  • NCP merger in progress

    Co-chairs of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday ‘ideologically’ completed the remainin...

World

Millions stranded in India as early monsoon downpours bring flood havoc

At least 153 people have been killed in India, Nepal and Bangladesh. Parts of Pakistan have also seen flooding....

Opinion

  • EDITORIAL: Reforms in judiciary

    When Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana was confirmed Chief Justice (CJ) of the Supreme Court by the parliamentary Public Hearing Committee on January 1, he h...

  • Change monetary policy: Ensure NRB’s accountability

    The monetary policy framework of Nepal needs to be changed. It is old-fashioned given the changing nature of the economy and the format that other cou...

  • EDITORIAL: Inept Speaker

    It is a matter of utmost regret that the meeting of the House of Representatives has been adjourned till July 23 at a time when it should have been ho...

  • EDITORIAL: Reforms in judiciary

    When Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana was confirmed Chief Justice (CJ) of the Supreme Court by the parliamentary Public Hearing Committee on January 1, he h...

  • Change monetary policy: Ensure NRB’s accountability

    The monetary policy framework of Nepal needs to be changed. It is old-fashioned given the changing nature of the economy and the format that other cou...

  • EDITORIAL: Inept Speaker

    It is a matter of utmost regret that the meeting of the House of Representatives has been adjourned till July 23 at a time when it should have been ho...

Business

Netflix shares plunge as global growth falls short, US customers shrink

Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it lost US streaming customers for the first time in eight years and missed targets for new subscribers overseas, an announcement that jarred investors ahead of looming competition....

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