Nepal | May 27, 2019

Multiple blasts claim four lives in valley

Kathmandu blast

A string of blasts struck Kathmandu valley today, killing at least four persons and leaving seven others injured, three of them critically. ...

  • Two vehicles torched in Makawanpur

    Two vehicles have been torched in Makawanpur district today after Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) called for a nationwi...

  • MoF under pressure to allocate resources in upcoming budget

    A core team at the Ministry of Finance (MoF), including Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada, Finance Secretary Rajan Khanal and Revenue Secretary Lal S...

  • Radheshyam Adhikari

    ‘Government wants to rule with severity’

    The latest moves of the government indicate that it intends to rule the country with an iron fist. Lately, it has also started to undermine the autono...

  • MoHA issues guideline to curb drug abuse across the country

    The Ministry of Home Affairs has issued ‘Guideline to Local Levels for Control and Prevention of Drug Abuse,’ to ensure that all municipalities an...

Kathmandu

Low cost treatment for sickle cell disease at govt hospital

Civil Service Hospital

Sickle cell patients can now get quality treatment at a low cost as a government hospital has unveiled the procedure of red blood cell exchange transfusion for sickle cell disease with machine....

  • Bags full of human waste, tents and garbage left behind by climbers above Camp II on Mt Everest. Photo courtesy: David Liaño

    4,000 kg garbage from Mount Everest brought to Kathmandu

    Four-thousand kilograms of garbage collected from Mt Everest was brought to Kathmandu under ‘Clean mountain campaign.’Three-thousand kilograms of ...

  • Commission on the investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons

    Conflict victims demand amendment to TJ Act

    A meeting of the Central Executive Committee of Conflict Victims’ Common Platform has adopted its special resolution on the current issues related t...

  • Cancer taking toll on the poor

    Not only does cancer take enormous toll on the health of patients, it renders family members homeless. According to a study, nearly 16 per cent of fam...

  • Editors demand withdrawal of Media Council Bill

    Editors of major print media, online news portals and television media and members of Federation of Nepali Journalists have demanded withdrawal of Med...

Nepal

Tatopani border point likely to reopen soon

The Nepal-China Tatopani border point, which was closed following the 2015 earthquakes, is likely to reopen from next week. ...

World

Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year

Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine, two prison officials, two former fellow inmates and one of the soldiers told Reuters....

Opinion

  • Smoking prevalence

    Ahead of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, we examine patterns in smoking prevalence. Smoking prevalence is much higher among adult men than adult women...

  • THT 10 YEARS AGO: PM urges Maoists to join govt

    Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal today urged the Unified CPN-Maoist to join the government and help lead the peace process to a logical end....

  • Farming or business

    When it comes to animal husbandry, rather than calling it a business, farming would sound better. The reasons could be the linkage of the occupation w...

  • Smoking prevalence

    Ahead of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, we examine patterns in smoking prevalence. Smoking prevalence is much higher among adult men than adult women...

  • THT 10 YEARS AGO: PM urges Maoists to join govt

    Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal today urged the Unified CPN-Maoist to join the government and help lead the peace process to a logical end....

  • Farming or business

    When it comes to animal husbandry, rather than calling it a business, farming would sound better. The reasons could be the linkage of the occupation w...

Business

Gold price declines, silver stable

The price of gold declined by Rs 300 per tola while that of silver remained stable in the trading week between May 19 and 24. According to the Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers’ Association (FeNeGoSiDA), the prices of the precious metals have been fluctuating of late due to the impasse i...

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