Nepal | April 19, 2019

Nepal’s first satellite, NepaliSat-1, launched

Sixty-two years after the erstwhile Soviet Union launched Sputnik-1, the world’s first satellite, Nepal sent its first satellite ‘NepaliSat-1’ into space at 2:31 am on Thursday to gather detailed geographical information of the country....

Kathmandu

Govt approves incentive allowance for traffic cops

The government has approved the Traffic Police Incentive Allowance Management Directive, 2019, clearing the deck for traffic cops to enjoy an allowance up to 40 per cent of their monthly salary....

Nepal

Blasts, hoaxes, arson mark CPN’s general strike

There were reports of explosions, torching of vehicles and finding of explosive devices in different parts of the country during the Nepal bandh called by the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal on Thursday....

World

In unflattering detail, Mueller report reveals Trump actions to impede inquiry

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his inquiry into Russia’s role in the 2016 US election described in extensive and sometimes unflattering detail how President Donald Trump tried to impede the probe, raising questions about whether he committed the crime of obstruction of justice....

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

China’s economic growth steady amid tariff fight with US

China, US, trade war

China’s economic growth held steady in the latest quarter despite a tariff war with Washington as Beijing’s efforts to reverse a slowdown started to gain traction....

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