Nepal | September 16, 2019

Octogenarian Carlos Soria leaves for Dhaulagiri; Sanu Sherpa to complete all 14 peaks

Veteran Spanish mountaineer Carlos Soria among other climbers today left for Mt Dhaulagiri to attempt to climb the world’s sixth highest mountain in the autumn season....

Kathmandu

Kathmandu battles new threat as temperatures rise: dengue fever

Dengue

Warmer conditions help spread the disease both by making it easier for mosquitoes to reproduce, and by spurring the virus itself to replicate faster....

Nepal

‘Coordination among three tiers of govt should be streamlined’

The biggest challenge is to change the Kathmandu-centric social mentality. Unless we develop an environment whereby a person feels s/he can develop and achieve success outside Kathmandu, federalism will not succeed....

World

Hong Kong reopens after weekend of clashes, protests

On Sunday what began as a mostly peaceful protest earlier in the day spiraled into violence in some of the Chinese territory's busiest shopping and tourist districts....

Opinion

  •  EDITORIAL: Flawed land bill

    When land reforms were made some 55 years ago, the main objective of the move was to shift the country to an industrial society by giving excess land ...

  • Second stock market: Does Nepal need one?

    An efficient stock market in general indicates the level of economic activities in an economy....

  • EDITORIAL: Make power reliable

    There is more to ensuring a smooth supply of electricity to the households and businesses than just power generation, as is evident from the frequent ...

  •  EDITORIAL: Flawed land bill

    When land reforms were made some 55 years ago, the main objective of the move was to shift the country to an industrial society by giving excess land ...

  • Second stock market: Does Nepal need one?

    An efficient stock market in general indicates the level of economic activities in an economy....

  • EDITORIAL: Make power reliable

    There is more to ensuring a smooth supply of electricity to the households and businesses than just power generation, as is evident from the frequent ...

Business

Oil soars after attack on Saudi plants shuts in 5% of global supply

Oil prices soared on Monday, with Brent crude posting its biggest intra-day percentage gain since the Gulf War in 1991, after an attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities on Saturday shut about 5% of global supply....

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