Nepal | June 17, 2019

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....

  • Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency

    An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any c...

  • 82 pickpockets arrested

    Police have arrested 82 youths below 25 years of age for their alleged involvement in pickpocketing in public transport....

  • Commercial grape farming, one of its kind, starts in Dhading

    Kumar Karki of Thankot who initiated commercial grape farming in Thakre Rural Municipality-10 in Dhading district has inspired many locals....

  • 1 dead, 31 hurt as bus plunges 40m onto riverbank in Bara

    A woman died and 31 others sustained injuries after a passenger bus veered off the road in Jitpur-Simara Sub-metropolitan City-22 of Bara district tod...

Kathmandu

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 Communist Party (NCP) defending the bill and the opposition party members objecting the draft legislation....

  • 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 ...

  • Protests on despite PM’s assurance

    Buckling under pressure on the controversial Guthi Bill, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday said the  government would revise it if there were an...

  • Nepali national held with huge cache of drugs in India

    The alleged drug pedlar 60-year-old Hemprasad Dahal of Katunje in Bhaktapur was apprehended during a routine security check by the SSB force in the bo...

  • 82 pickpockets held in Kathmandu

    The alleged pickpockets were made public on Sunday, according to police....

Nepal

Police sent to control dengue in Dharan

Dharan Sub-metropolitan City has launched a campaign in collaboration with security personnel and various organisations to control dengue in Dharan at the directive of Province 1 government....

World

Freed Hong Kong democracy activist joins mass calls for leader to quit

Hong Kong Extradition

Activist Joshua Wong, who has become the face of Hong Kong's push for full democracy, walked free from prison on Monday and vowed to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, steps down....

Opinion

  • 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...

  • Violence against girls:Let’s talk about it

    A few weeks ago, there was a shocking news story about the rape of a seven-year-old daughter of a maid by her 50-year-old master in Kathmandu....

  • EDITORIAL: Annul the decision

    Right to education is a fundamental right guaranteed by the constitution. The state cannot curtail the right to education, no matter what, be it withi...

  • 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...

  • Violence against girls:Let’s talk about it

    A few weeks ago, there was a shocking news story about the rape of a seven-year-old daughter of a maid by her 50-year-old master in Kathmandu....

  • EDITORIAL: Annul the decision

    Right to education is a fundamental right guaranteed by the constitution. The state cannot curtail the right to education, no matter what, be it withi...

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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