Nepal | June 20, 2019

CBS report brings to fore huge gender pay gap

Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS)

A Central Bureau of Statistics report has brought to light wide disparity between male and female workers in Nepal — women earn 29.45 per cent less than their male counterparts on an average, even if the level of education among both the genders is the same....

  • New Zealand restrict South Africa to 241-6 in truncated game

    A tight bowling performance from New Zealand restricted South Africa to a modest total of 241-6 in their rain-delayed World Cup match at Edgbaston on ...

  • Tipper-hit kills two in Udayapur

    Two persons died on the spot after being hit by a tipper at Bhulke near Lati river in Chaudandi Municipality-7 of Udayapur district this morning, poli...

  • Hotels, firms cut back on water use as taps run dry in India's Chennai

    Water storage levels in the city's four major reservoirs were one-hundredth of what they were this time last year - and at a mere 0.2% of capacity, ac...

  • Jakhor Lake area being renovated, to be developed into tourist destination

    The masterplan proposes the construction of an inn near the temple, a children's park, parking space and a museum on the premises of Jakhor Lake....

Kathmandu

Nepal’s first satellite starts revolving around Earth

Nepal’s first satellite, NepaliSat-1 started revolving around the Earth’s orbit  after it was successfully deployed from the International Space Station into space at 4:00pm on Monday....

  • Home minister directs DIGs to step up vigilance

    Minister of Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has directed the police chiefs of all seven provinces to step up vigilance against criminal activities in t...

  • FNJ’s protest against Media Council Bill enters third phase

    The Federation of Nepali Journalists on Tuesday launched its third phase of protest against the Media Council Bill tabled by the government in the Fed...

  • Government withdraws the Guthi Bill

    Under pressure from various quarters, the government on Tuesday withdrew the controversial Guthi Bill....

  • PM Oli vents ire on opposition for house-obstruction; slams media, intelligensia

    PM Oli criticised former Prime Minister and NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba for obstructing the parliament and termed this act undemocratic. ...

Nepal

Everest summits smash records amid deadly bottlenecks

A record 885 people climbed Everest in May this year, figures showed, capping a deadly traffic-clogged season that also saw 11 climbers die on the world’s highest mountain....

World

Evidence suggests Saudi crown prince liable for Khashoggi murder: UN expert

Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs, Adel al-Jubeir, rejected the investigator's report as "nothing new"....

Opinion

  • EDITORIAL: Risky travel

    Given the frequency with which fatal accidents involving public vehicles are taking place in the country, long distance travel is likely to cause some...

  • Agricultural extension: Keeping up with the times

    Agricultural extension is the application of scientific research and new knowledge to agricultural practices through farmer education....

  • EDITORIAL: Full of promises

    The provincial governments have followed the bad lessons from the federal government, which they should have avoided....

  • EDITORIAL: Risky travel

    Given the frequency with which fatal accidents involving public vehicles are taking place in the country, long distance travel is likely to cause some...

  • Agricultural extension: Keeping up with the times

    Agricultural extension is the application of scientific research and new knowledge to agricultural practices through farmer education....

  • EDITORIAL: Full of promises

    The provincial governments have followed the bad lessons from the federal government, which they should have avoided....

Business

US, China rekindle trade talks ahead of Trump-Xi G20 meeting

China and the United States are rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting next week between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, cheering financial markets on hopes that an escalating trade war between the two countries would abate....

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