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UML Gen Convention: Voting begins access_time2021-11-30

CHITWAN: Voting for the various positions of the CPN-UML has kicked off at the closed-session hall in Sauraha, Chitwan.  The voting, which was scheduled to begin at 2  AM, Tuesday, began two hours later around 4 AM.  Challenging th...

Lionel Messi wins record-extending seventh Ballon d'Or access_time2021-11-30

Paris St-Germain and Argentina forward Lionel Messi won the Ballon d'Or - awarded to the best footballer of the year - for a record seventh time. Messi, 34, helped his country win the Copa America, his first international honour, and has scored ...

329 candidates file candidacy for 301 UML CC membership position access_time2021-11-29

CHITWAN: As many as 329 candidates have filed their candidacy for the position of CPN-UML’s central committee member.  According to the party statute, 301 candidates will be elected as the party’s central committee members.  ...

Kamal Thapa announces candidacy for RPP Chair access_time2021-11-29

KATHMANDU: Chairman of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has announced his candidacy for the position of party chairman for another term.  Thapa’s announcement comes a couple of days ahead of the scheduled general convention of the party t...

Battle of ballot in UML Gen Convention: Pictures from polling center access_time2021-11-29

CHITWAN: As the main opposition CPN-UML failed to forge consensus on electing the new leadership unanimously, the election committee of the party is preparing to hold polls for some key central positions.  The committee is preparing to publish ...

Race in UML: Know candidates access_time2021-11-29

CHITWAN: As the main opposition CPN-UML failed to forge consensus on electing the new leadership unanimously, the election committee of the party is preparing to hold polls for some key central positions.  The committee is preparing to publish ...

Omicron variant has ‘very mild symptoms': S.African medics access_time2021-11-29

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 28: A South African doctor who was one of the first to suspect a different coronavirus strain among patients said on Sunday that symptoms of the Omicron variant were so far mild and could be treated at home. Dr. Angelique Coetzee, ...

Five UML office bearers including Senior Vice Chair Pokharel elected unopposed access_time2021-11-29

CHITWAN, November 28: Five office bearers of the main opposition party, CPN-UML, including Ishwor Pokharel have been elected unanimously in the ongoing 10th National Congress of the party. Pokharel was elected for the post of Senior Vice-Chairman of...

Bhim Rawal files his candidacy for party’s Chair, Gwayali, Poudel, Bhusal for Vice-Chair access_time2021-11-29

KATHMANDU, November 28: At the time when the party’s Chairman KP Sharma Oli is looking for consensus for the election, Bhim Rawal, Vice-Chairman of CPN-UML, filed his candidacy for the post of party’s Chairman this morning in the ongoing 10...

Nepal bans entry of all African nationals over new coronavirus variant access_time2021-11-29

KATHMANDU, Nov. 28: Nepal's Home Ministry on Sunday decided to bar nationals from all African countries from entering the country for the time being, citing the threat posed by the new Omicron coronavirus variant. "Considering the high risk...

UML Gen Convention: Chair Oli proposes 19 office bearers' names access_time2021-11-29

CHITWAN: CPN-UML Chairman has proposed the names for the 19 office bearer positions in the ongoing closed-door session.  See the list:  Chairman: KP Sharma Oli Senior Vice Chairman: Ishwar Pokharel  Vice Chairmen: Yubraj Gyaw...

UML Gen Convention: Election schedule released access_time2021-11-28

CHITWAN: The election schedule of the ongoing closed-door session in the 10th General Convention of the CPN-UML has been released.  According to the party’s central election committee, the electoral roll was published at 11 PM. Similarly,...

UML’s closed-door session delays by hours, to resume at 7PM access_time2021-11-28

CHITWAN: The closed-door session of the ongoing 14th General Convention of the CPN-UML, which was supposed to resume at 10 AM on Sunday, is yet to enter into regular proceedings even if it is six hours late.  The session kicked off on Satu...

Congress elects new leadership in 44 districts. Here’s district wise results access_time2021-11-28

KATHMANDU: Forty-four of the 77 districts have accomplished conventions as the part 14th General Convention of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC).  The district-level conventions have so far concluded in 10 districts of Province 1, four of Ba...

Four detained with rare golden tortoise access_time2021-11-28

KATHMANDU, November 28: Police have arrested four people with a rare golden tortoise from Solatee Dobato of Kathmandu metropolis-13. Metropolis Police Range, Kathmandu says it has confiscated cash of Rs 36,655 from the group. The arrested are Sanjay...

CCMCC to hold meeting amid fears of possible outbreak of Omicron COVID-19 variant in Nepal access_time2021-11-28

KATHMANDU, November 28: A meeting of COVID-19 Crisis Management Coordinator Center (CCMCC) is scheduled to hold a discussion on the possible outbreak of the Omicron,  a highly transmissible COVID-19 variant, in Nepal and possible measures to be ta...

IN PICS: Leaders, representatives rejoice, assemble for closed session access_time2021-11-28

CHITWAN, November 28: As the closed session of the CPN-UML 10th General Convention is soon to be held for the second day, leaders from various parts of the country are witnessed rejoicing and preparing ahead of the session in Sauraha, Chitwan.  ...

Deceased identified, severely injured people being airlifted to Nepalgunj for treatment access_time2021-11-28

KATHMANDU, November 28: Five people died and 27 others sustained severe injuries in a bus accident at Jajarkot district on Sunday morning. According to Madhu Kumar Thapa, DSP at the District Police Office, as many as 27 people were injured and five ...

Things to know about the new COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa access_time2021-11-28

Authorities around the world have reacted with alarm to a new coronavirus variant detected in South Africa. Britain, the European Union and India are among those announcing stricter border controls as scientists carry out tests to determine if the m...

Five die, 27 injured in bus accident in Jajarkot access_time2021-11-28

KATHMANDU, November 28: Five people died and 27 others sustained severe injuries in a bus accident at Jajarkot district on Sunday morning. According to Madhu Kumar Thapa, DSP at the District Police Office, as many as 27 people were injured and five ...