Nepal | November 18, 2018

Government concerned over World Bank report

Government has expressed concern over the report, 'Doing Business', prepared by the World Bank....

Kathmandu

Control pollution, NHRC tells government

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The National Human Rights Commission has recommended that the government mitigate the adverse impacts of environmental pollution on public health and promote cleanliness in Kathmandu valley to ensure that the citizen’s right live in a clean environment is not violated....

  • UN DSG meets Army Chief

    Visiting Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina J Mohammed, paid a courtesy call on Chief of the Army Staff (CoAS), Purna Chandra Thapa...

  • PSC to offer its opinion within 10 days

    The Public Service Commission will give its opinion on the Employee Adjustment Ordinance, which is being considered by the Cabinet, within 10 days....

  • Record high Nepali students enrol in US colleges

    The number of Nepali students studying in the United States has increased by 14.3 per cent over the last year, according to the 2018 Open Doors Report...

  • Norvic Hospital bags Bizz Award

    Norvic International Hospital, Thapathali, has bagged Bizz Award 2018. It is a recognition provided by the USA-based World Confederation of Businesses...

Nepal

NHRC asks govt to remove ambiguity from penal code

National Human Rights Commission Chief, Anup Raj Sharma speaking at a regional conference in Kathmandu, organised to address the refugee issue in South Asia, on Monday, May 2, 2016. Photo: RSS

Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission Anup Raj Sharma on Friday said the new penal code contained ambiguous words that could be used to punish journalists....

World

US official: US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing

US intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a US official said Friday. The Saudi government has denied the claim....

Opinion

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    EDITORIAL: Summon the House

    A few days ago reports had surfaced that the government had directed some ministries to work on ordinances, which had set off alarm bells among many, ...

  • NC’s new course: Statute amendment

    For the Nepali Congress (NC), its statute determines its course of action and its destination. An amendment to its statute is what the Congress party ...

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    EDITORIAL: Cash in on crops

    Given the suitable climatic condition and varied topography, Nepal has huge potential of agro-based industries....

  • THT logo

    EDITORIAL: Summon the House

    A few days ago reports had surfaced that the government had directed some ministries to work on ordinances, which had set off alarm bells among many, ...

  • NC’s new course: Statute amendment

    For the Nepali Congress (NC), its statute determines its course of action and its destination. An amendment to its statute is what the Congress party ...

  • THT logo

    EDITORIAL: Cash in on crops

    Given the suitable climatic condition and varied topography, Nepal has huge potential of agro-based industries....

Business

Uber posts $1 bln loss in quarter as growth in bookings slows

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Uber Technologies Inc said on Wednesday that growth in bookings for its ride-hailing and delivery services rose 6 percent in the latest quarter, the third quarter in a row that growth has remained in the single digits after double-digit growth for all of last year....

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