Nepal | June 18, 2019

NC lawmakers obstruct HoR; demand withdrawal of Guthi Bill

The main opposition Nepali Congress lawmakers today obstructed the Lower House of the Federal Parliament as Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli stepped up to address various issues including the Guthi (Trust) Bill....

  • 345 locals benefit from health camp

    As many as 345 locals have benefitted from a free health camp organised in Nepaledanda of Shadananda Municipality in Bhojpur district....

  • 15 people missing after jeep plunges into Karnali river

    As many as 15 people have gone missing after a jeep they were travelling in plunged into the Karnali river in Kharpunath Rural Municipality-5 of Humla...

  • Sabitra Bhandari

    Woman footballer Samba enjoying success, popularity

    Sabitra Bhandari is regarded as one of the best woman footballer not only in Nepal but also in the South Asian region. ...

  • Tents installed by the yarsa pickers in Manang district

    Yarsagumba collectors return empty-handed

    Yarsagumba collectors looked very dejected after they could not collect as much of the herb as they expected to in Manang....

Kathmandu

NC lawmakers ask govt to withdraw Guthi Bill

The Federal Parliament Building, Kathmandu

The main opposition Nepali Congress lawmakers in both houses of the federal Parliament on Monday asked the government to withdraw the Guthi (Trust) Bill from the Parliament. The bill was registered in the Upper House....

  • 121 persons file writ petition in apex Court

    A total of 121 individuals, on behalf of local level government employees, on Monday filed a writ in the Supreme Court seeking an interim order to hal...

  • Deuba directs his party lawmakers to play active role in Parliament

    President and parliamentary party leader of the main opposition Nepali Congress Sher Bahadur Deuba has directed his party lawmakers to play active rol...

  • SC won’t allow destruction of guthi

    Amid the controversy over the Guthi Bill, a recently-release full text of the Supreme Court’s decision states that destruction of guthi will lead to...

  • Hyatt closed for indefinite period

    Hotel Hyatt Regency announced on Monday that it would temporarily cease operations and not accept any bookings until the dispute with the trade union ...

Nepal

Government hell-bent on creating conflict: Thapa

Rastriya Prajatantra Party Chair Kamal Thapa on Monday accused the incumbent government of trying to invite conflict in the country....

World

Earthquake in southern China kills 11 people, injures 122

A strong earthquake that hit Sichuan province in southern China late Monday night killed 11 people and injured 122, the local government said....

Opinion

  • EDITORIAL: Full of promises

    The provincial governments have followed the bad lessons from the federal government, which they should have avoided....

  • Challenge to democracies: Elected autocracy on the rise

    The triumph of liberal democracy was celebrated worldwide during the Nineties, which was highlighted by the renowned political scientist, late Samuel ...

  • 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...

  • EDITORIAL: Full of promises

    The provincial governments have followed the bad lessons from the federal government, which they should have avoided....

  • Challenge to democracies: Elected autocracy on the rise

    The triumph of liberal democracy was celebrated worldwide during the Nineties, which was highlighted by the renowned political scientist, late Samuel ...

  • 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...

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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