Nepal | May 24, 2019

Death toll reaches 16 as Austrian, Indian climbers die on Mt Everest

Camp IV, Mount Everest

At least two more climbers died above the high camp of Mt Everest in the last 24 hours, bringing death toll to 16 on different mountains above 8,000 m in the spring climbing season, the expedition organisers said....

  • May expected to announce date of her departure

    British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected on Friday to announce the date of her departure, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to p...

  • 2 killed, 25 injured in Siraha bus-truck collision

    At least two persons died and 25 others sustained injuries when the bus they were travelling on collided with a truck along the East-West Highway in K...

  • Government sets minimum threshold for foreign direct investment at Rs 50m

    The government has set a minimum foreign investment threshold of Rs 50 million in the country. The Cabinet meeting today decided to hike the minimum f...

  • Nepal Rastra Bank

    NRB hints at possible financial instability

    A lethal combination of higher credit disbursement and low deposit collection in the banking sector may hit the country’s financial stability in the...

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....

Nepal

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 embass...

World

India's Modi begins talks for new cabinet after big election win

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks on Friday to form a new cabinet to tackle a stuttering economy and other challenges facing his second term after winning a big majority....

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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