Nepal | February 22, 2020

MCC can be amended before being passed: Dahal

Co-chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has indicated that the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) project to be funded by the government of the United States of America could be amended before being passed....

Kathmandu

Lakhs of devotees throng Pashupatinath temple

An overwhelming aura of spirituality prevailed across the country as Hindu devotees celebrated Mahashivaratri to venerate Lord Shiva on Friday. Devotees offered water, milk, dhaturo, Bel leaves and flowers to the Hindu deity....

Nepal

Nepali Congress leader Mahat demands fair investigation into audio tape scandal

Nepali Congress Deputy General Secretary Prakash Sharan Mahat has demanded a fair investigation into the Gokul Baskota audio tape scandal....

World

US, Taliban plan to sign accord after planned week-long 'reduction in violence'

The United States and the Taliban will sign an agreement on Feb. 29 at the end of a planned week-long "reduction in violence" in Afghanistan, US officials and the Taliban said on Friday, stirring fresh hopes for an end to the protracted conflict....

Opinion

  • EDITORIAL: Act tough

    Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Baskota was forced to step down on Thursday after a video tape, leaked to media ou...

  • Living with lupus in Nepal: It’s not the end of you

    Five million people worldwide suffer from lupus, yet many of us know little or nothing about it. I, too, had no idea what lupus was until I was diagno...

  • Migration and mental health

    Foreign employment over the last decade has greatly improved the socio-economic lifestyle of the Nepali people....

  • EDITORIAL: Act tough

    Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Baskota was forced to step down on Thursday after a video tape, leaked to media ou...

  • Living with lupus in Nepal: It’s not the end of you

    Five million people worldwide suffer from lupus, yet many of us know little or nothing about it. I, too, had no idea what lupus was until I was diagno...

  • Migration and mental health

    Foreign employment over the last decade has greatly improved the socio-economic lifestyle of the Nepali people....

Business

Nepal needs additional $879m for safer roads: WB

Nepal needs to invest an estimated extra $879 million in road safety over the next decade to halve its road crash fatalities, says a new World Bank report....

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