Nepal | June 25, 2019

Man labelled Dalai Lama’s agent, deported to US

Immigration authorities at the country’s sole international airport have refused to let an American tourist enter Nepal on suspicion of being an agent of the exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama, according to sources....

  • Rapinoe on the spot to take US into quarter-finals

    Rapinoe on the spot to take US into quarter-finals

    The United States needed two Megan Rapinoe penalties, one of them controversially confirmed after a lengthy VAR review, to beat Spain 2-1 on Monday ...

  • The Federal Parliament Building, Kathmandu

    Panel directs govt to probe Poudel’s killing

    The parliamentary State Affairs and Good Governance Committee on Monday directed the government to investigate the killing of Kumar Poudel, a senior m...

  • Cypriot army captain gets seven life sentences for serial killings

    The sentence passed down by the Assizes (Criminal) Court is the toughest ever imposed by the Cypriot justice system....

  • Mushfiqur 83 helps Bangladesh to 262-7 against Afghanistan

    Bangladesh have two wins from six matches, which also includes a washed out game against Sri Lanka....

Kathmandu

Locals remind MPs to withdraw Guthi Bill

Locals of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur districts staged a demonstration on Monday evening reminding the lawmakers to withdraw the Guthi Bill registered in the National Assembly....

  • Police claim to have stepped up action against gold smugglers

    Nepal Police on Sunday claimed that it had stepped up action against gold smugglers to bring them to book....

  • Kin, friends of deceased demand fair investigation

    Irate kin and friends of Bimala Tamang, 27, who was found hanging inside Samata Hospital on June 18, gathered outside Metropolitan Police Circle, Gaus...

  • Panel summons minister over encounter killing

    Chair of State Affairs and Good Governance Committee of the House of Representatives Shashi Shrestha summoned Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa over the...

  • CT scan service shut following radiation leak

    Bir Hospital shut down its CT scan service yesterday after radiation was found leaking from its highly shielded room. ...

Nepal

Abandoned tents, human waste piling up on Mount Everest

After every party it’s time to clean up and Mount Everest is no different. The record number of climbers crowding the world’s highest mountain this season has left a government cleanup crew grappling with how to clear away everything from abandoned tents to human waste that threatens drinking wa...

World

Indian authorities recover bodies of seven climbers from mountain, one still missing

Snow-covered Nanda Devi mountain

Police on Sunday retrieved the bodies of seven climbers killed in an avalanche near India's second-highest mountain late last month and are still looking for an eighth, officials said on Sunday....

Opinion

  • EDITORIAL: Unsafe building

    There is an adage that goes, it is not an earthquake that kills people, it is the man-made structure that kills them after being shaken up by the quak...

  • Guthi controversy: Do away with it

    The KP Oli-led two-thirds majority government is under tremendous pressure from all sides as the tall promises of prosperity have yielded so little. T...

  • EDITORIAL: Close pay gap

    It’s a global reality that women earn less than men for doing the same work. However, the pay gap in Nepal is much higher than the world average....

  • EDITORIAL: Unsafe building

    There is an adage that goes, it is not an earthquake that kills people, it is the man-made structure that kills them after being shaken up by the quak...

  • Guthi controversy: Do away with it

    The KP Oli-led two-thirds majority government is under tremendous pressure from all sides as the tall promises of prosperity have yielded so little. T...

  • EDITORIAL: Close pay gap

    It’s a global reality that women earn less than men for doing the same work. However, the pay gap in Nepal is much higher than the world average....

Business

Japan to hire only nurses from Nepal this year

Ministry of Labour and Employment

Though there has been talk about Nepali foreign job aspirants being able to go to Japan to seek employment in various sectors, the Japanese government has said that only nurses will be hired this year. ...

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