Gorkhaland issue generates heat in Lok Sabha
Darjeeling, Aug. 14 (agency) - BJP member Jaswant Singh's strong plea for a political solution to the Gorkhaland issue generated heat in Lok Sabha on Wednesday with Trinamool Congress members charging the former Union minister with attempting to divide West Bengal.
Higher education policy for skilled manpower: says chairman regmi
Kathmandu, May 14: - Chairman of the Interim Election Council (IEC) Khil Raj Regmi has said higher education policy should be formulated in such a way that it can generate skilled manpower for addressing social needs.
Four members of a family killed; five went missing
Dolakha, Aug. 13: - Four members of a family died when the flood and landslide triggered by incessant rainfall swept away a human settlement in Khimti of Ramechhap district last night.
Industries in Birgunj-Pathlaiya Corridor Still Closed
Birgunj, Aug. 12: - As many as 13 industries in the Birgunj-Pathlaiya Industrial Corridor remain closed due to the dispute over minimum salary of workers since last Monday.
EC to extend time for biometric voters' list registration: Thakur
Dhangadhi, Aug. 9: - Commissioner of the Election Commission, Ram Bhakta PB Thakur, has said that the EC is going to extend time of bio-metric voters' list collection for those, who are missed out so far.
Talking to mediapersons here today, Thakur said that the E...
EID observed across the nation
Kathmandu, Aug. 9: - Eid ul-Fitr, the great festival of the Islamic community, was observed with gaiety and gusto across the country today.
In Kathmandu, the Muslim people visited the Jame mosque at Ghantaghar, performed prayers, recited Namaj in grou...
9 killed, 22 injured in firing in SW Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) - The death toll in the firing incident near a mosque in Pakistan's southwest provincial capital of Quetta on Friday rose to nine as five of the wounded succumbed to their injuries, local media and official said.
Local media quoted hospit...
Democracy without justice
The Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoists (UCPN-M) is the backbone of the government headed by Chief Justice Khil Raj Regmi. But last week, an unexpected warning came from UCPN-M chairman Prachanda on the government's declaration that it will launch a full investigation into the case of Krishna Prasad Adhikari, who was abducted, tortured and killed by the Maoists in 2004.
GJM digs in for long Gorkhaland stir
DARJEELING: GorkhaJanmuktiMorcha's U-turn on the Gorkha Territorial Administration is part of a "well knit strategy" to stay on in the autonomous Hills body and turn it hollow from inside, said a senior Morcha leader on Tuesday.