8 killed in Udayapur road accident
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 30 - As many as eight persons have died when a TATA sumo jeep skidded off the road and fell around 400 meters down at Katari Municipality-11 in Udayapur Monday. They were killed on the spot.
Seven killed, six injured in Gulmi microbus accident
Gulmi, Oct 30 - Seven people were killed, six others injured and two were missing when a passenger microbus met with an accident at Gulmi Durbar rural municipality ward no 4 in Gulmi district today.
FSFN, RJP close to formalizing electoral alliance
Setopati, Kathmandu, Oct 30 - Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJP) are close to formalizing electoral alliance. RJP General Secretary Manish Suman told Setopati that that the two parties are holding discussions in a way to formally announce electoral alliance by Tuesday.
Maoist Center stands to gain 10 seats in first phase due to alliance with UML
Setopati, Kathmandu, Oct 30 - CPN (Maoist Center) has fielded candidates in 16 federal constituencies in the first phase of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections scheduled for November 26 to be held for 37 constituencies in 32 districts
EC to print separate FPTP ballots for federal and provincial polls
Setopati, Kathmandu, Oct 29 - The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday has decided to print separate ballots for first-past-the-post (FPTP) electoral system in the parliamentary and provincial assembly elections.
Left alliance yet to agree ticket sharing in 13 federal constituencies
Setopati, Kathmandu, Oct 29 - The left alliance could not reach agreement on ticket sharing between CPN-UML and CPN Maoist Center for a few federal and provincial constituencies despite efforts for that throughout Saturday.
Bloody Hour: Israeli bar offers discount for menstruating women
Agencies, Tel Aviv, Oct 29 - An Israeli bar has decided to give a 25% period discount on drinks in solidarity with menstruating women.
Left alliance won't field candidate against Bijukchhe in Bhaktapur
Setopati, Kathmandu, Oct 29 - The left alliance of CPN-UML and CPN Maoist Center will not field candidate against Chairman of Nepal Workers and Peasants Party (NWPP) Narayan Man Bijukchhe in Bhaktapur-1.
Death toll in Dhading accident rises to 31
Setopati, Kathmandu, Oct 29 - Death toll in the bus accident in Gajuri-5, Bangemode of Dhading district Saturday morning has reached 31.
19 killed as passenger bus plunges into Trishuli at Dhading
Setopati, Kathmandu, Oct 28 - At least 19 persons have been killed and a few more are missing after a passenger bus coming to Kathmandu from Rajbiraj plunged into Trishuli river at Gajuri-5, Gharbesi of Dhading district Saturday morning.
One killed in police firing in Birtamode
Prakash Dhungana, Kathmandu, Oct 27 - One person has been shot dead and five others have sustained bullet injuries in Birtamode, Jhapa Friday after the police opened fire during the clash with locals who took out a rally demanding punishment against a trio accused of murdering a boy. The deceased has been identified as Naresh Thapa of Charpane.
Indefinite curfew in Birtamode
Setopati, Kathmandu, Oct 27 - The local administration has imposed an indefinite curfew in Birtamode, Jhapa Friday afternoon after the locals clashed with the police demanding punishment against a trio accused of murdering a boy.
NC-FSFN-RJP alliance can win 26 of 32 seats in Province 2
Sanjib Bagale, Kathmandu, Oct 27 - Province 2 promises the most exciting electoral race in the upcoming federal and provincial elections scheduled for November 26 and December 7. While just a couple or three parties are in race in other provinces, three national parties and two Madhes-based ones are all in contention in Province 2.
Lalitpur forms 12-member expert team to expedite metropolis works
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 27 - The Lalitpur Metropolitan City on Friday has formed a 12-member team of experts to expedite the metropolis' works.
Naya Shakti promises cable cars galore
Setopati , Kathmandu, Oct 27 - Naya Shakti Nepal led by Baburam Bhattarai is all set to release its election manifesto for the upcoming federal and provincial elections on Friday.
EC starts ballot printing saying it has yet to receive SC order in writing
Manoj Satyal, Kathmandu, Oct 27 - The Election Commission (EC) has decided to start printing of ballots for first-past-the-post (FPTP) electoral system in the parliamentary and provincial assembly elections from Friday as per the prior schedule.
Obstruction of polls unacceptable: UML responds to SC order
Setopati, Kathmandu, Oct 26 - CPN-UML has said it has taken the Supreme Court (SC) order of Wednesday about the printing of ballots for the upcoming federal and provincial elections seriously and warned any obstruction to elections will not be accepted.
Left alliance agrees ticket sharing in 128 constituencies
Setopati, Kathmandu, Oct 26 - The task force formed by the left alliance for apportionment of tickets among CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) candidates has concluded ticket sharing for 128 federal constituencies.
SC letter to EC about separate ballots stirs politics
Setopati, Kathmandu, Oct 26 - The letter written by the Supreme Court (SC) to the Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday has again stirred national politics.
Left alliance will be in trouble if NC allies with FSFN-RJP in Bara
Sanjib Bagale, Kathmandu, Oct 25 - Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN-UML had equally shared the six constituencies of Bara in the second Constituent Assembly (CA) election in 2013. The two parties also won the majority of local bodies in the district in the recent local election with NC winning Kalaiya Sub Metropolitan City, and UML Jitpur-Simara Sub Metropolitan City.
Amendment of Education Act: A betrayal to capable candidates
Not all, but many of the temporary teachers who have been wishing to become permanent, no doubt, appointed on the basis of their political ideologies. They couldn't succeed in the examinations despite repeated attempts. They carried the bags of those parties during their teaching career.
The Doklam dilemma
Being a buffer state between the two giant neighbors, Nepal should conduct its foreign policy vis-Ã -vis China and India in a very sensitive manner. Nepal has always maintained that it would not allow its soil to be used against any neighbor. At the same time, Nepal should make sure that its own national interests are never compromised.
Gaurab Shumsher Thapa
To dogs, with love
Many find talking about basic animal rights stupid when no basic rights of people are guaranteed. However, there are still few people who are aware how humane behavior has turned toward cruelty and indifference which can be vividly seen through the way street dogs and other animals are abused around us.
Unanswered questions on recent leftist alliance
Although they seem to be very much communist while in opposition, whether about the 'Indian semi-colonial status' in Nepal or American hegemony, this has never been evident while they actually come into power and rule Nepal.
Dr Chandra Sharma Poudyal
What we need to learn from Thailand?
Thailand is a developing country. But it seemed like a developed country at first sight. It is hard to believe that Thailand is a developing country. There are big buildings, and clean and broad roads. The city is clean with no trace of pollution.
Traffic Police in Kathmandu
As busy and hassling as the traffic system in Kathmandu is, the Traffic Police here have to handle an equally strenuous job. Over 1,400 traffic officers in and around the Kathmandu Valley battle against the pestering traffic and air pollution each day.