Nepal | January 22, 2019

NC stalls House over medical education bill, hospitals

The Federal Parliament is likely to witness acrimonious scenes between lawmakers from the ruling and opposition parties for the next few days, with both sides sticking to their guns on the National Medical Education Bill and the government’s decision to scrap two hospitals named after two former prime ministers....

Kathmandu

Govt can’t fulfil Dr KC’s political demands: State Minister Yadav

Minister of State for Health and Population Surendra Kumar Yadav today said that the government had agreed to implement the agreement with Dr Govinda KC during his 15th hunger strike, but it could not fulfil his other demands, which were political in nature....

Nepal

Deuba threatens to launch agitation

Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba on Monday warned of an agitation against the incumbent government’s interventionist policy with regard to state organs and the media....

World

Taliban attack on Afghan security base kills over 100

Afghanistan attack

A Taliban attack in central Afghanistan on Monday killed scores of security personnel, officials said, with some estimates putting the death toll at more than 100, amid government silence about one of the most deadly insurgent attacks in months....

Opinion

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    EDITORIAL: Misleading figures

    When Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada took office last year, he painted a bleak picture of the country’s economy....

  • Export diversification: Must to reduce trade deficit

    It has been more than six decades since export diversification was given utmost focus in the list of priorities for development as it was observed tha...

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    EDITORIAL: Justice delayed

    Transitional justice in Nepal is becoming far too long a process, with victims of both sides – those who suffered at the hands of the Maoists and th...

  • THT logo

    EDITORIAL: Misleading figures

    When Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada took office last year, he painted a bleak picture of the country’s economy....

  • Export diversification: Must to reduce trade deficit

    It has been more than six decades since export diversification was given utmost focus in the list of priorities for development as it was observed tha...

  • THT logo

    EDITORIAL: Justice delayed

    Transitional justice in Nepal is becoming far too long a process, with victims of both sides – those who suffered at the hands of the Maoists and th...

Business

Federal government’s figure on revenue collection a hoax

The government, which has been boasting of a brisk revenue collection since the start of this fiscal year, has suffered a rude jolt, as the body which operates its treasury has been found to be inadvertently producing inflated figures because of double counting....

  • Anirvan Ghosh Dastidar, CEO Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Ltd (SCBNL)

    Dastidar appointed CEO of SCBNL

    Anirvan Ghosh Dastidar has been appointed as the director and chief executive officer of Standard Chartered Bank Nepal Ltd (SCBNL) subject to required...

  • Ncell’s new initiative

    Ncell has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with UKaid funded RAP3 CONNECT to offer over 400 women the opportunity to become retailers of Nce...

  • Domestic share market plummets to 10.86 points

    According to the Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE), the share market closed at 168.06 points today, the second day of the week, a 10.86 point drop....

  • Tree clearance nod for pipeline project

    Construction of the Motihari-Amlekhgunj petroleum pipeline project is expected to gain pace following the Cabinet’s recent nod to clear necessary tr...

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