time

Recent News

The Election Commission has agreed to hold provincial and federal parliamentary elections at one go.
full story »
Government on Thursday decided to release Rs 1 billion from the Prime Minister Disaster Relief Fund to the Ministry of Home Affairs to mitigate the disasters caused by recent floods and landslides across the country.
full story »
An under construction dam on Kankai River has collapsed due to sheer negligence of the contractor.
full story »
Locals of Susta tried to break a part of Gandak Canal on Thursday saying that floodwaters gushed into their settlements and farmlands. The locals were trying to channelise the floodwaters to the Gandak canal by digging another small canal.
full story »
Five-year-old Sanju Yadav of Laukaha in Rautahat district has still hopes that her father, mother, grandfather and sister will return home.
full story »
The government has sought help from donors agencies and social organisations to combat landslides, floods and inundation.
full story »
More than 200 locals from a same village in Khadi of Aathbiskot Municipality-3 in Rukum district have fallen sick over a week due to an unidentified disease.
full story »
Tek Bahadur Darnal, of Simalbari village in Jhapa Rural Municipality-3, has been dealing with a nightmare after he lost his wife and a three-year-old daughter in the massive flooding in Kankai River Last Friday.
full story »
Viral fever has gripped Banke district following floods triggered by incessant rainfall.
full story »
CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged all political parties to come together and engage in rescue operation and relief distribution in the wake of flooding and landslides that have wreaked colossal havoc in Tarai districts.
full story »
The 115th edition of Kanya Puja, an annual tradition of worshiping pre-pubescent girls, was observed amidst fanfare in Banepa, Kavrepalanchok district.
full story »
Tags: Kanya Puja
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Thursday reached Banke to take stock of flood-hit areas in the Tarai districts of mid-western Nepal.
full story »
Around 200 persons at Khadi in Aathbiskot Municipality of Rukum district have taken ill due to unknown disease.
full story »
Teenage swimmers Gaurika Singh and Joanna Lama have set national record in the selection heats of their respective events on the first day of National Swimming Championships on Thursday.
full story »
In yet another cricket tragedy, Pakistani batsman Zubair Ahmed has died after being hit by a bouncer during a domestic match at Mardan, media reports said.
full story »
Flights to and from Biratnagar Airport have been disrupted since Saturday after the flooding triggered by incessant rainfall submerged the airport area.
full story »
A total of 13 people have been confirmed dead in the recent floods caused by monsoon rains in Jhapa while two have gone missing.
full story »
Vice-Prime Minister of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Wang Yang, returned home on Thursday after wrapping up his four-day official visit to Nepal. He left for Beijing on a special aircraft.
full story »
Vehicular movement along the Nawalparasi-Daunne road section of the East-West highway which remained inoperative time and again due to road cave-ins has resumed on Thursday.
full story »
The long-stalled Martyrs Memorial ‘A’ Division League football tournament is set for November 30 kick off.
full story »
The nominees for the Glocal Teen Hero 2017—the third iteration of a programme designed to recognise dedicated, passionate, and innovative teenagers—was announced recently.
full story »
An exhibit titled Beauty and the Beast is slated to be held at Nepal Art Council from Saturday.
full story »
It’s a norm at Shilpee Theatre to organise a staging at the end of each quarterly acting classes. As part of which, the Battisputali-based theatre house is staging a play titled Nirdosh Ma, starting on Thursday. The play features students from the seventh batch of Shilpee’s theatre workshop.
full story »
Perhaps the recent flood disaster will awaken the ruling class and push them in the right direction
full story »
The private sector has joined the flood relief effort and has announced donations of cash and materials to help the victims of record flooding and landslides in various parts of the country.
full story »
The Chameliya Hydropower Project plans to conduct a wet test of the plant and machinery by the third week of September as most of the civil works have been completed. The 30 MW scheme is located in Darchula district in western Nepal.
full story »
The Supplies Ministry has rushed more than 100 tonnes of food to flood affected areas in eastern Nepal. The ministry said it started sending provisions for the flood victims from Tuesday.
full story »
International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private-sector wing of the World Bank Group and one of the promoters of Upper Trishuli-1 Hydroelectric Project have requested the Energy Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi to expedite the power purchase agreement (PPA) of the project.
full story »
Interest rates on both deposit and credit, which were showing signs of moderating following jump in liquidity level, are likely to remain at the same level or go up further,
full story »
Coming to terms with flood disaster
full story »
The Chitwan National Park is preparing to rescue the endangered one-horn rhinos that were swept away to by the Rapti river flood recently.
full story »
Flood victims have started falling sick due to viral fever in Jhapa Rural Municipality of Jhapa district.
full story »
With floodwaters gradually receding, the flood-affected people of Baijanapur village in Banke are now staring at a mammoth task of recovery, of restoring normalcy to their lives Baijanapur villagers were salvaging their belongings and getting rid of mud from their flooded homes on Wednesday.
full story »
The Election Commission (EC) has said it will be difficult to hold two elections—provincial and federal—on the same date.
full story »
Nepali Congress (NC) lawmaker Narayan Bahadur Karki, who was standing in for Speaker Onasari Gharti on Wednesday, directed the Parliament Secretariat to remove some words spoken by some lawmakers from Parliament’s records.
full story »
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has assured the visiting Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang that his government remains committed to implementing the past agreements, including the Belt and Road Initiative, signed with China.
full story »
An international conference on ‘Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF)’ kicked off in the Capital on Wednesday.
full story »
Cross-party lawmakers have blamed lack of preparedness and over a dozen dams built by the Indian side across the border for a massive loss of lives and properties in the rain-induced disaster over the past week.
full story »
A day after breaking his fast-unto-death, Dr Govinda KC is undergoing treatment at the intensive care unit of the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital.
full story »
Clause-wise discussion on the constitution amendment bill started on Wednesday, four months after it was tabled in Parliament.
full story »
“All I want now is a tarpaulin sheet,” said Dev Narayan Yadav, a flood victim of Shivanarayan Tole Ward 10 of Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City in Sunsari.
full story »
Floodwaters have wiped out Rs 8.11 billion worth of crops as the country suffered record floods following torrential rain from August 11-14 that inundated huge tracts of land in 31 districts, the Ministry of Agricultural Development said on Wednesday.
full story »
China and Nepal should move ahead with trans-Himalayan development, with or without India
full story »
Time to start a public debate to stop lawmakers from profiteering at the expense of the people
full story »