Nepal | December 09, 2019

Gaurika Singh wins historic 4th gold in SAG

Nepal's swimming sensation Gaurika Singh has won a historic fourth gold medal in 100-metre freestyle during the ongoing 13th South Asian Games held in Kathmandu, on Monday....

Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
India 138 81 42 261
Nepal 49 48 79 176
Sri Lanka 36 74 106 216
Pakistan 30 34 47 111
Bangladesh 18 28 71 117
Maldives 1 0 2 3
Bhutan 0 5 13 18

Kathmandu

Government aims to achieve gender equality by 2030

The government has drafted National Gender Equality Policy-2019, to institutionalise gender responsive governance system in its three tiers, make annual budget gender-friendly and establish equitable, prosperous and justifiable society....

Nepal

World Bank is here to please 30 million Nepali citizens

Nepal’s sustainable development storyline requires not just one intervention but a series of interventions. To address current employment challenges, Nepal needs to provide a predictable investment ecosystem for the private sector to thrive....

World

Russia banned from Olympic Games over doping scandal

Russia was banned from the Olympics and world championships in a range of sports for four years on Monday after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) ruled to punish it for manipulating laboratory data, a WADA spokesman said....

Opinion

  • EDITORIAL: Cut smoke and dust

    Runaway urbanisation in the Kathmandu Valley has fueled a demand for construction materials, and bricks are the primary building material in the capit...

  • Encourage remittance inflows: But not dependency syndrome

    The inflow of remittances is an old topic in the study of migration, but one that has stimulated renewed policy focus in recent years. As global remit...

  • An unusual Samaritan

    On October 31 this year, I was travelling to Trivandrum, India, to participate in the Counseling course conducted by Don Bosco, Trivandrum....

  • EDITORIAL: Cut smoke and dust

    Runaway urbanisation in the Kathmandu Valley has fueled a demand for construction materials, and bricks are the primary building material in the capit...

  • Encourage remittance inflows: But not dependency syndrome

    The inflow of remittances is an old topic in the study of migration, but one that has stimulated renewed policy focus in recent years. As global remit...

  • An unusual Samaritan

    On October 31 this year, I was travelling to Trivandrum, India, to participate in the Counseling course conducted by Don Bosco, Trivandrum....

Business

MoCTCA to brief apex court about Nijgadh int’l airport

Tourism Minister Yogesh Bhattarai has said there is no need to worry over the Supreme Court (SC)’s direction to halt all the ongoing construction works at the site of Nijgadh International Airport (NIA)....

Sports

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