Nepal | June 26, 2019

Govt withdraws controversial Guthi Bill from National Assembly

The controversial Guthi Bill has been unanimously withdrawn from the National Assembly on Tuesday....

Kathmandu

Locals remind MPs to withdraw Guthi Bill

Locals of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur districts staged a demonstration on Monday evening reminding the lawmakers to withdraw the Guthi Bill registered in the National Assembly....

  • ‘Govt invoking reasonable restriction provision to curtail press freedom’

    Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission Anup Raj Sharma said that journalists should not face criminal case for doing their jobs....

  • SC refuses to continue stay order in NST case

    The Supreme Court refused to continue the stay order passed by it earlier in a writ petition filed by the Ajeya Raj Sumargi-owned Nepal Satellite Tele...

  • Noise pollution alarming in Kathmandu

    Kathmanduties might not take noise pollution as an issue of concern amidst more alarming pollutions such as air and water, but noise pollution is grow...

  • Single women still face social discrimination

    Mala Devi Jaiswal, 42, a resident of Rautahat, could not take part in her daughter’s marriage ceremony rituals. She was told her participation would...

Nepal

NCP misusing NA chopper in Karnali

Nepal Communist Party (NCP) leaders were found using a Nepali Army helicopter, that was on standby for emergency relief and rescue operation, for the party’s work in Karnali Province....

World

Trump puts sanctions on Iranian supreme leader, other top officials

US President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions on Monday, taking a dramatic, unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran’s downing of an unmanned American drone....

Opinion

  • EDITORIAL: Modernise farms

    Nepal is an agricultural country, with the farms providing livelihood to more than 65 per cent of the population and accounting for a third of its GDP...

  • Political violence: Missing the gender lens

    In Nepal, the failure of the state and political parties to provide the peace dividend to the people who suffered during the armed conflict, especiall...

  • EDITORIAL: Unsafe building

    There is an adage that goes, it is not an earthquake that kills people, it is the man-made structure that kills them after being shaken up by the quak...

  • EDITORIAL: Modernise farms

    Nepal is an agricultural country, with the farms providing livelihood to more than 65 per cent of the population and accounting for a third of its GDP...

  • Political violence: Missing the gender lens

    In Nepal, the failure of the state and political parties to provide the peace dividend to the people who suffered during the armed conflict, especiall...

  • EDITORIAL: Unsafe building

    There is an adage that goes, it is not an earthquake that kills people, it is the man-made structure that kills them after being shaken up by the quak...

Business

Japan to hire only nurses from Nepal this year

Ministry of Labour and Employment

Though there has been talk about Nepali foreign job aspirants being able to go to Japan to seek employment in various sectors, the Japanese government has said that only nurses will be hired this year. ...

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