Nepal | May 24, 2019

China’s mobile payment giants relent

Two Chinese mobile-payment giants, WeChat Pay and Alipay, which have been banned from offering digital payment services in Nepal, expressed interest to work in cooperation with authorities here to make sure transactions they facilitate do not violate Nepali laws, according to a senior Chinese embassy official....

  • Gokul Prasad Baskota, Minister of Information and Communications

    Government will not take back the MCB, says minister

    Minister of Communications and Information Technology Gokul Baskota said the government would not withdraw the Nepal Media Council Bill from the Parli...

  • CPN-UML Vice-Chairman Bamdev Gautam

    Bamdev Gautam seeks revision of bill

    Senior leader of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Bamdev Gautam, issued a press release urging the government and the concerned bodies not to pass Nepal Me...

  • Production boost should be given priority

    As the government is busy framing the budget for the next fiscal, the private sector expects the new budget to give optimum priority to boost domestic...

  • Odisha climber Kalpana Das dies near balcony area on Mt Everest

    A 49-year-old climber from Odisha, India died above the balcony area on Mt Everest this afternoon, bringing death toll to 14 on different mountains ab...

Kathmandu

SC quashes registrar’s order on graft case

A writ petitioner on Wednesday challenged the Judicial Council’s decision to keep a corruption complaint filed against High Court Judge Lekhanath Dhakal pending....

  • Security tightened to prevent recurrence of Panchthar-like incidents: Home minister

    Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa told the National Assembly that his ministry issued directives to security agencies to tighten security across the cou...

  • Save lives of agitating nurses: Congress

    Nepali Congress Parliamentary Party Office has urged the government to address the genuine demands of agitating nurses, who have been staging fast-unt...

  • NC not to allow passage of Media Council Bill

    The main opposition Nepali Congress has said it will not allow the Media Council Bill, which sought to curtail press freedom, to be endorsed from the ...

  • Nepal’s first satellite to be deployed in space on June 17

    The date for deployment of the country’s first satellite, NepaliSat-1 into space from International Space Station is set for June-17....

Nepal

Indian woman climber dies during Everest descent, climbing season death toll reaches 13

An Indian woman climber died on Mt Everest last night, bringing death toll to 13 on different mountains above 8,000 m in the spring climbing season, the expedition organisers said....

World

Indian forces kill leader of al Qaeda affiliate in Kashmir -police

Indian forces have killed the leader of an al Qaeda affiliated militant group in Kashmir, police said on Friday, triggering protests in parts of the disputed region....

Opinion

  • EDITORIAL: Call off GuffGaff

    United States Ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry’s planned weekly engagement with the Nepali people on social media has kicked up quite a stir, with ma...

  • Say no to dowry: Don’t make it a status symbol

    'Do you know how great her marriage was? She brought a 12-kg front-load washing machine and a 55-inch smart TV, along with other basic items like a be...

  • EDITORIAL: Uncover the truth

    The entire nation and especially the people of Milkajong Rural Municipality in Taplejung are now shell-shocked following the gruesome murder of nine p...

  • EDITORIAL: Call off GuffGaff

    United States Ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry’s planned weekly engagement with the Nepali people on social media has kicked up quite a stir, with ma...

  • Say no to dowry: Don’t make it a status symbol

    'Do you know how great her marriage was? She brought a 12-kg front-load washing machine and a 55-inch smart TV, along with other basic items like a be...

  • EDITORIAL: Uncover the truth

    The entire nation and especially the people of Milkajong Rural Municipality in Taplejung are now shell-shocked following the gruesome murder of nine p...

Business

China has more weapons in US tariff war _ but do they work?

Looking for ways to hit back at Washington as a tariff fight escalates, President Xi Jinping and his economy czar visited a Chinese factory that processes rare earths — exotic minerals used in electric cars, mobile phones and other technology....

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