Nepal | July 23, 2019

Cross-border pipeline to supply only diesel: NOC

The much-hyped Motihari-Amlekhgunj oil pipeline, which is expected to start commercial operation next month, will supply only diesel initially for a certain period, as per Nepal Oil Corporation....

Kathmandu

Hiepe stresses social protection for economic development

Chargee d’affaires German Embassy Claudia Hiepe on Monday said that social protection was a must for sustainable economic development and poverty alleviation....

Nepal

NA members’ team inspects flood-hit areas in Rautahat

A five-member parliamentary team from the Upper House monitored flood-hit areas in Rautahat, on Sunday....

World

SKorea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft in its airspace

The South Korean military fired two warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, the Ministry of National Defense in Seoul said, and Chinese military aircraft had also entered South Korean airspace....

Opinion

  • EDITORIAL: Follow legal provisions

    Following a parliamentary sub-committee’s report suggesting the government scrap a land-lease deal with Huaxin Cement Narayani, which is coming up w...

  • Human-leopard conflict: Ecological reasons to blame

    Human-wildlife conflicts are a serious challenge for biodiversity conservation. These challenges are also increasing in Nepal with increased incidents...

  • EDITORIAL: More teeth for CIAA

    If the new bills proposed by the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), in line with the United Nations Convention Against Cor...

  • EDITORIAL: Follow legal provisions

    Following a parliamentary sub-committee’s report suggesting the government scrap a land-lease deal with Huaxin Cement Narayani, which is coming up w...

  • Human-leopard conflict: Ecological reasons to blame

    Human-wildlife conflicts are a serious challenge for biodiversity conservation. These challenges are also increasing in Nepal with increased incidents...

  • EDITORIAL: More teeth for CIAA

    If the new bills proposed by the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), in line with the United Nations Convention Against Cor...

Business

Sub-panel urges govt to scrap land deal with Huaxin Cement

Dhading flood

Citing that Huaxin Cement Narayani Pvt Ltd did not conduct an initial environmental examination (IEE) of its cement plant and did not follow the terms and conditions of the agreement, a sub-committee of the Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has recommended the government to cancel a lan...

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