Nepal | May 27, 2019

MoF under pressure to allocate resources in upcoming budget

A core team at the Ministry of Finance (MoF), including Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada, Finance Secretary Rajan Khanal and Revenue Secretary Lal Shankar Ghimire, is currently busy drafting the budget for fiscal year 2019-20. ...

  • Three bombs found in various areas of Pokhara

    Bomb disposal team of Nepal Army has disposed an explosive device planted on the footpath in front of the Ncell office at Srijana Chowk in Pokhara Met...

  • Two vehicles torched in Makawanpur

    Two vehicles have been torched in Makawanpur district today after Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) called for a nationwi...

  • Radheshyam Adhikari

    ‘Government wants to rule with severity’

    The latest moves of the government indicate that it intends to rule the country with an iron fist. Lately, it has also started to undermine the autono...

  • Rabies, hydrophobia

    Hospital receives 150 dog bite cases per day

    Agriculture and Livestock Department of Kathmandu Metropolitan City claims that it has effectively managed stray dogs in the capital. ...

Kathmandu

MoHA issues guideline to curb drug abuse across the country

The Ministry of Home Affairs has issued ‘Guideline to Local Levels for Control and Prevention of Drug Abuse,’ to ensure that all municipalities and rural municipalities conduct remedial and promotional activities against growing abuse of psychoactive substances. ...

  • Bags full of human waste, tents and garbage left behind by climbers above Camp II on Mt Everest. Photo courtesy: David Liaño

    4,000 kg garbage from Mount Everest brought to Kathmandu

    Four-thousand kilograms of garbage collected from Mt Everest was brought to Kathmandu under ‘Clean mountain campaign.’Three-thousand kilograms of ...

  • Commission on the investigation of Enforced Disappeared Persons

    Conflict victims demand amendment to TJ Act

    A meeting of the Central Executive Committee of Conflict Victims’ Common Platform has adopted its special resolution on the current issues related t...

  • Cancer taking toll on the poor

    Not only does cancer take enormous toll on the health of patients, it renders family members homeless. According to a study, nearly 16 per cent of fam...

  • Editors demand withdrawal of Media Council Bill

    Editors of major print media, online news portals and television media and members of Federation of Nepali Journalists have demanded withdrawal of Med...

Nepal

Tatopani border point likely to reopen soon

The Nepal-China Tatopani border point, which was closed following the 2015 earthquakes, is likely to reopen from next week. ...

World

30 dead, 200 missing after boat sinking on Congo lake

Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake....

Opinion

  • Smoking prevalence

    Ahead of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, we examine patterns in smoking prevalence. Smoking prevalence is much higher among adult men than adult women...

  • THT 10 YEARS AGO: PM urges Maoists to join govt

    Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal today urged the Unified CPN-Maoist to join the government and help lead the peace process to a logical end....

  • Farming or business

    When it comes to animal husbandry, rather than calling it a business, farming would sound better. The reasons could be the linkage of the occupation w...

  • Smoking prevalence

    Ahead of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, we examine patterns in smoking prevalence. Smoking prevalence is much higher among adult men than adult women...

  • THT 10 YEARS AGO: PM urges Maoists to join govt

    Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal today urged the Unified CPN-Maoist to join the government and help lead the peace process to a logical end....

  • Farming or business

    When it comes to animal husbandry, rather than calling it a business, farming would sound better. The reasons could be the linkage of the occupation w...

Business

Fiat Chrysler makes merger offer to Renault

Fiat Chrysler has made a “transformative” all-share merger proposal to French rival Renault, the Italian-American carmaker said on Monday, in a deal to create a new third-ranked global manufacturer....

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