Nepal | May 20, 2019

UPDATE: Trishuli bus accident death toll rises to eight

According to police, the incident occurred when the bus (Na 7 Kha 4387) en route from Kakarvitta to Kathmandu fell below Prithvi Highway into the river near Banchhetar at 6:00 am this morning. ...

  • Mahalaxmi Municipality, Dhankuta

    Man kills friend in Dhankuta

    Police arrested a man for murdering his friend in Mahalaxmi Municipality-2, Dhankuta today....

  • Trishuli bus plunge, Dhading

    Update: Five killed in Trishuli bus plunge, 29 injured

    At least five persons died and 29 sustained injuries as the passenger bus they were travelling on plunged into Trishuli River in Gajuri Rural Municipa...

  • Wheelchair Asia Cup T20 cricket tournament

    Pakistan defeat India, claim Wheelchair Asia Cup

    Pakistan defeated India by five wickets in the final of the Wheelchair Asia Cup T20 here at the Tribhuvan University Stadium today....

  • Gold price fluctuates as Sino-US talks fail

    The price of gold witnessed fluctuations in the trading week between May 12 and 17. According to the Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers’ As...

Kathmandu

122 rescued from illegal child care home

Central Child Welfare Board, in coordination with National Centre for Children at Risk, local level representatives and police, rescued a total of 122 children from Sukedhara-based Aishworya Children’s Home being operated without meeting minimum standards prescribed by the existing law....

  • Real estate business finds itself in trouble

    The government’s ban on the sale and purchase of arable land for plotting has driven many real estate agents out of business and also caused land pr...

  • One arrested in possession of red panda hide from Gongabu

    Police arrested a person for the possession of red panda hide from a restaurant in Gongabu of Kathmandu Metropolitan City-26 on Thursday evening....

  • UN Nepal celebrates IDAHOTB

    United Nations in Nepal in collaboration with British Council Nepal celebrated International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia (IDAHO...

  • FNJ to stage sit-in to protest Media Council Bill

    Federation of Nepali Journalists that has been protesting against the Media Council Bill, is staging a sit-in protest in front of the Federal Parliame...

Nepal

Lumbini to be promoted as centre for global peace

President Bidhya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today pledged to promote Lumbini as an international hub for Buddhism and a centre for peace while addressing a programme to mark the 2563rd Buddha Jayanti and the formal announcement of ‘Lumbini Visit Year 2019-20’ campaign....

  • Normal rainfall predicted in South Asia this monsoon

    A consensus statement recently issued by the 14th session of South Asian Climate Outlook Forum held in Kathmandu has predicted normal rainfall over mo...

  • UN observes ‘Vesak’

    The International Day of Vesak or Buddha Purnima was celebrated at the United Nations Headquarters in New York today by organising a special commemora...

  • Polygraph test inadmissible as evidence

    The new Evidence Act (Amendment) Bill being considered by the National Assembly intends to make the Evidence Act compatible with provisions of the new...

  • Parliament building of Nepal

    NC, RJP-N to stall House

    Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba today said in Biratnagar that his party would prevent the government from passing the Nepal Media Council...

World

India's Modi set to win election, exit polls show

But Modi’s supporters say the prime minister and his allies are simply restoring Hinduism to its rightful place at the core of Indian society....

Opinion

Business

Banks to invest around $50 million in digital cash settlement project: sources

Several of the world’s largest banks are in the process of investing around $50 million to create a digital cash system using blockchain technology to settle financial transactions, according to people familiar with the plans....

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