Nepal | September 21, 2019

11 more districts in grip of dengue

Contrary to what Minister of Health and Population Upendra Yadav told the House of Representatives two days ago, the number of dengue cases has gone up unabated across the country, with even high-altitude districts, Taplejung and Rasuwa, reporting cases of the mosquito-borne disease for the first time this year....

Kathmandu

Fake bombs disposed of at Pashupatinath temple

Nepali Army on Friday disposed of two fake bombs placed at Pashupatinath temple. One hoax bomb was placed at the main entrance of the temple....

Nepal

RJP-N preparing to mark Black Day in Saptari

While the Constitution Day will be celebrated across the country with various programmes, Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal — the ruling party of Province 2 — is preparing to mark it as Black Day in Saptari....

World

Two killed, seven wounded in two Washington, DC shootings; police seek suspects

DC Police on Twitter confirmed the second shooting in the 1400 block of Rhode Island Avenue just south of the Brookland neighborhood but gave no other details....

Opinion

  • EDITORIAL: Privatise NAC

    A taskforce led by former secretary Sushil Ghimire submitted its report to Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai on Wednes...

  • Extensive reading: Way to learn about the world

    Following an ‘Extensive reading’ symposium held at Kathmandu University, a friend and a fellow participant quipped, ‘Why put so much premium on ...

  • EDITORIAL: Look smart, DoTM

    There are almost 700,000 service-seekers who have applied for a smart driving license, but there seems to be little urgency on the part of the governm...

  • EDITORIAL: Privatise NAC

    A taskforce led by former secretary Sushil Ghimire submitted its report to Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai on Wednes...

  • Extensive reading: Way to learn about the world

    Following an ‘Extensive reading’ symposium held at Kathmandu University, a friend and a fellow participant quipped, ‘Why put so much premium on ...

  • EDITORIAL: Look smart, DoTM

    There are almost 700,000 service-seekers who have applied for a smart driving license, but there seems to be little urgency on the part of the governm...

Business

NRB to make BFIs spend certain share of profit on IT security

Nepal Rastra Bank

Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) is preparing to make it compulsory for banks and financial institutions (BFIs) to invest a certain percentage of their profit on information and technology (IT) security....

Sports

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