Nepal | June 18, 2019

Appropriate decision on Guthi Bill soon

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday met Nepal Communist Party (NCP) lawmakers from Kathmandu valley to dwell on the Guthi Bill and told them that he would take a call on the issue after holding discussion in the Cabinet....

  • Women's World Cup, Spain China

    China and Spain through to last 16 after goalless draw

    China and Spain played out a 0-0 draw in their final World Cup Group B match on Monday and the result was good enough for both teams to advance 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 ...

  • Cricket World Cup, Bangladesh, Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib smashes century as Bangladesh sink West Indies

    Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan scored his second century in as many World Cup matches and Liton Das cracked an unbeaten 94 as they thumped tw...

  • Hope misses ton as West Indies post 321-8 against Bangladesh

    West Indies batsman Shai Hope hit a patient 96 while Evin Lewis and Shimron Hetmyer also made half-centuries to help the former champions post a compe...

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....

  • Security personnel of Khotang District Police Office destroy cannabis planted illegally by the locals in Durchim VDC of Khotang district on Monday, December 21, 2015. Photo: RSS

    Illicit cannabis cultivation destroyed

    The Narcotics Control Bureau and Armed Police Force destroyed cannabis plants cultivated in a large swathe of land on the outskirts of Kathmandu, rece...

  • Apex court moved challenging directive to PSC

    Advocate Rajaram Ghimire on Sunday filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court, challenging State Affairs and Good Governance Committee’s directive t...

  • Guthi Bill discussed in Lower House

    The Guthi Bill remained a major issue of discussion in Sunday’s meeting of the House of Representatives, with lawmakers from the ruling Nepal Commun...

  • Sukraraj Tropical & Infectious Disease Hospital Teku Hospital

    Dengue threat looms over Kathmandu

    With its high temperature and humidity serving as a fertile ground for mosquitoes, health practitioners have warned that Kathmandu is highly prone to ...

Nepal

UK did not accept proposal, says prime minister

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday said the issue of revision of Nepal-India-UK Tripartite Agreement on Gurkha recruitment that he raised during talks with British PM Theresa May was not included in the joint communiqué because the British side did not accept the proposal....

World

Brain fever kills 97 children in east India

Nearly 100 children have died this month from encephalitis, commonly known as brain fever, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a state health official said on Monday....

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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