Nepal | May 22, 2019

Private sector seeks interest rate stability, simplified tax rules

A week before announcement of budget for fiscal 2019-20, the private sector urged the government to make the budget ‘implementation-oriented’ and avoid infeasible programmes and policies....

  • Proposal to appoint foreign secretary from other ministries draws mixed reactions

    The government’s proposal to appoint foreign secretary from among bureaucrats who have never worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has drawn mix...

  • Firmino returns to Liverpool training

    Firmino took part in Juergen Klopp's first session of the squad's Marbella training camp after missing three matches with a muscle strain....

  • Season’s first summit on Mt Nuptse

    At least two climbers successfully scaled Mt Nuptse in the Everest region becoming the season's first team to climb the 7,861-metre mountain this afte...

  • Annapurna Marathon Plan

    Annapurna Marathon to be held on June 3

    Annapurna Kathmandu Society is organising Annapurna Marathon as a part of Annapurna Century Festival, 2019/20 scheduled for June 3....

Kathmandu

GMC yet to return extra fees charged from students

Gandaki Medical College

It has been more than a month since the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology directed Gandaki Medical College Teaching Hospital and Research Centre, Pokhara, to return the extra fees charged from students, but the college has not done so yet....

  • Outdoor Adventure Mountain Festival to be held in June

    The second edition of Outdoor Adventure Mountain (OAC) Festival is going to be held from June 3rd. ...

  • Wanted criminal injured in police firing in Dhapasi

    A wanted criminal who tried to elude police was injured in a police firing in Tokha area of Kathmandu today morning....

  • Bill to coordinate three tiers of govt tabled

    The government on Sunday tabled a bill related to management of ties among centre, provinces and local levels....

  • Home ministry sets criteria for declaring public holidays

    The Government of Nepal has said that the provincial governments may declare public holidays for up to six days a year considering their respective re...

Nepal

15 Nepalis rescued in Libya, four more waiting

Fifteen Nepalis, who were trafficked to war-torn Libya, have been rescued and are now on the premises of International Organisation for Migration in Tripoli, the capital city of Libya....

  • More than 50 cops deployed for probe

    Nepal Police has deployed more than 50 expert police personnel in Arubote of Miklajung Rural Municipality, Panchthar, to investigate last night’s gr...

  • Panchthar mass-murder prime suspect found dead

    A group of masked people murdered nine members of two families at Miklajung Rural Municipality- 3 of Panchthar district on Monday night, said the poli...

  • NC forms shadow government

    After more than four months of planning, the main opposition Nepali Congress on Monday constituted a shadow government to monitor works of the governm...

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    Rights activists urge govt to sign OPCAT

    Human rights activists want the government to sign the United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture to enable an independent bod...

World

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, UN arms research chief says

The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior UN security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that the world should take more seriously....

Opinion

Business

China ready for further US trade talks, ambassador says

China, US

Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said on Tuesday that Beijing was ready to resume trade talks with Washington, but blamed the US side for frequently "changing its mind" on tentative deals to end US-China trade disputes....

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