Nepal | June 26, 2019

PM skips House meet raising lawmakers’ ire

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday skipped the question-answer session of the House of Representatives citing ‘busy schedule’, riling lawmakers, who have long been complaining about the premier’s nonchalant attitude towards the Parliament....

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    Women too often suffer violence in families: UN report

    The UN women’s agency says families around the world can be loving and supporting but too often are the place for discrimination and violence agains...

  • Torture in detention up by five per cent: Report

    Rate of torture in detention in the country has increased by five per cent over the past three years, according to a report....

  • Netherlands, Lieke Martens, Women's World Cup

    Martens sends Netherlands through to maiden quarter-finals

    The Netherlands reached the women's World Cup quarter-finals for the first time when Lieke Martens' last-gasp penalty earned them a 2-1 victory agains...

  • Government withdraws controversial Guthi Bill

    The government on Tuesday formally withdrew the controversial Guthi Bill from the Federal Parliament following complaints that the proposed legislatio...

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....

  • ‘Govt invoking reasonable restriction provision to curtail press freedom’

    Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission Anup Raj Sharma said that journalists should not face criminal case for doing their jobs....

  • SC refuses to continue stay order in NST case

    The Supreme Court refused to continue the stay order passed by it earlier in a writ petition filed by the Ajeya Raj Sumargi-owned Nepal Satellite Tele...

  • Noise pollution alarming in Kathmandu

    Kathmanduties might not take noise pollution as an issue of concern amidst more alarming pollutions such as air and water, but noise pollution is grow...

  • Single women still face social discrimination

    Mala Devi Jaiswal, 42, a resident of Rautahat, could not take part in her daughter’s marriage ceremony rituals. She was told her participation would...

Nepal

No justice in sight for rape, murder victim Nirmala

It will be exactly 11 months tomorrow since 13-year-old Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur district was raped and murdered, but police are still clueless about the perpetrator(s)....

World

Trump puts sanctions on Iranian supreme leader, other top officials

US President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions on Monday, taking a dramatic, unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran’s downing of an unmanned American drone....

Opinion

  • EDITORIAL: Clean feed policy

    Cable TV operators have violated the consumers’ right to information by blocking foreign TV channels for 24 hours from 3:00 pm Monday to 3:00 pm Tue...

  • Building diplomatic capital: A formidable challenge

    Diplomacy today is different from what it used to be in the Cold War era and the unipolar world days. Its trend is shifting from the state authorities...

  • EDITORIAL: Modernise farms

    Nepal is an agricultural country, with the farms providing livelihood to more than 65 per cent of the population and accounting for a third of its GDP...

  • EDITORIAL: Clean feed policy

    Cable TV operators have violated the consumers’ right to information by blocking foreign TV channels for 24 hours from 3:00 pm Monday to 3:00 pm Tue...

  • Building diplomatic capital: A formidable challenge

    Diplomacy today is different from what it used to be in the Cold War era and the unipolar world days. Its trend is shifting from the state authorities...

  • EDITORIAL: Modernise farms

    Nepal is an agricultural country, with the farms providing livelihood to more than 65 per cent of the population and accounting for a third of its GDP...

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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