Nepal | April 21, 2019

Ministry lacks clarity on umbrella law

Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs

Although the KP Sharma Oli-led government has enacted more than a dozen laws to facilitate implementation of the new constitution, it failed to bring new legislation to implement Article 156 of the constitution that provisions formation of Provincial Judicial Service Commission....

Kathmandu

14 RPP leaders held from Shanti Batika

Police intervened in a protest rally organised by the Rastriya Prajatantra Party and arrested 14 of its leaders and cadres on Friday....

Nepal

Gaumul Rural Municipality freed of chhaupadi

While chhaupadi tradition in which a woman or a girl is banished from home during her menstrual period is still prevalent in the hilly districts of Far-West Province, Gaumul Rural Municipality in Bajura has got rid of the social evil, thanks to the initiative of local women activists....

World

Trump approval drops 3 points to 2019 low after release of Mueller report

The number of Americans who approve of President Donald Trump dropped by 3 percentage points to the lowest level of the year following the release of a special counsel report detailing Russian interference in the last US presidential election, according to an exclusive Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll....

Opinion

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    EDITORIAL: Justice delayed

    The United Nations special rapporteurs, in a joint letter addressed to Nepal’s Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, have raised serious concerns ...

  • End impunity: Don’t make mockery of HR

    Nepal, compared to other Asian countries, has been a significant signatory of several international conventions regarding human rights and humanitaria...

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    EDITORIAL: Regulate pay apps

    Tourism is Nepal’s third largest source of foreign exchange after remittances by the Nepalis toiling mostly in the Gulf countries and merchandise ex...

  • THT logo

    EDITORIAL: Justice delayed

    The United Nations special rapporteurs, in a joint letter addressed to Nepal’s Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, have raised serious concerns ...

  • End impunity: Don’t make mockery of HR

    Nepal, compared to other Asian countries, has been a significant signatory of several international conventions regarding human rights and humanitaria...

  • THT logo

    EDITORIAL: Regulate pay apps

    Tourism is Nepal’s third largest source of foreign exchange after remittances by the Nepalis toiling mostly in the Gulf countries and merchandise ex...

Business

Government yet to set minimum threshold for FDI

The approval of foreign direct investment from the Department of Industry, which is authorised to approve FDI up to Rs 6 billion, has been temporarily suspended since the government is yet to determine the minimum threshold for foreign investment in Nepal....

Sports

Entertainment

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