Nepal | May 23, 2019

Modi's party poised for sweep as Indian votes are counted

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi party claimed it had won re-election with a commanding lead in Thursday's vote count, while the stock market soared in anticipation of another five-year term for the Hindu nationalist leader....

Kathmandu

SC quashes registrar’s order on graft case

A writ petitioner on Wednesday challenged the Judicial Council’s decision to keep a corruption complaint filed against High Court Judge Lekhanath Dhakal pending....

  • Security tightened to prevent recurrence of Panchthar-like incidents: Home minister

    Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa told the National Assembly that his ministry issued directives to security agencies to tighten security across the cou...

  • Save lives of agitating nurses: Congress

    Nepali Congress Parliamentary Party Office has urged the government to address the genuine demands of agitating nurses, who have been staging fast-unt...

  • NC not to allow passage of Media Council Bill

    The main opposition Nepali Congress has said it will not allow the Media Council Bill, which sought to curtail press freedom, to be endorsed from the ...

  • Nepal’s first satellite to be deployed in space on June 17

    The date for deployment of the country’s first satellite, NepaliSat-1 into space from International Space Station is set for June-17....

Nepal

Indian woman climber dies during Everest descent, climbing season death toll reaches 13

An Indian woman climber died on Mt Everest last night, bringing death toll to 13 on different mountains above 8,000 m in the spring climbing season, the expedition organisers said....

World

India prepares to count votes, with Modi looking at second term

India election, vote counting centre

India begins counting hundreds of millions of votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party already preparing to form the next government....

Opinion

  • EDITORIAL: Uncover the truth

    The entire nation and especially the people of Milkajong Rural Municipality in Taplejung are now shell-shocked following the gruesome murder of nine p...

  • A doctor’s dilemma: Choice between service, commerce

    February 1, 2005 (Magh 19, 2061), Tuesday, the day we had planned to leave Bhairahawa after passing the final MBBS exams from Universal College of Med...

  • EDITORIAL: Register pay apps

    The Nepal Rastra Bank, the central bank, must be lauded for taking a quick decision to place a ban on the use of Chinese digital wallets WeChat Pay an...

  • EDITORIAL: Uncover the truth

    The entire nation and especially the people of Milkajong Rural Municipality in Taplejung are now shell-shocked following the gruesome murder of nine p...

  • A doctor’s dilemma: Choice between service, commerce

    February 1, 2005 (Magh 19, 2061), Tuesday, the day we had planned to leave Bhairahawa after passing the final MBBS exams from Universal College of Med...

  • EDITORIAL: Register pay apps

    The Nepal Rastra Bank, the central bank, must be lauded for taking a quick decision to place a ban on the use of Chinese digital wallets WeChat Pay an...

Business

China has more weapons in US tariff war _ but do they work?

Looking for ways to hit back at Washington as a tariff fight escalates, President Xi Jinping and his economy czar visited a Chinese factory that processes rare earths — exotic minerals used in electric cars, mobile phones and other technology....

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