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Coca Cola's share price falls as Ronaldo physically distanced himself from the sugary beverage access_time2021-06-16

June 16: Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo's decision to remove two Coca-Cola bottles from his Euro 2020 press conference table and drink water instead has wiped billions of dollars off the beverage company's value. The company's stock ...

Ground Zero: Flood ravaged Melamchi area in photos access_time2021-06-16

SINDHUPALCHOWK, June 16: Melamchi area in Sindhupalchowk district, that lies to the north-east of the Kathmandu Valley, has reported massive devastation due to incessant rain-triggered floods on Tuesday night.  Overflowing Indrawati River ...

Maoist Center Chair Prachanda urges govt to gear up for search and rescue access_time2021-06-16

KATHMANDU, June 16: CPN (Maoist Center) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has urged the government for the immediate search, rescue and relief of the citizens gone missing in flood and landslides. Issuing a press release on Wednesday, the...

Massive floods ravage Sindhupalchowk (photos) access_time2021-06-16

SINDHUPALCHOWK, June 16: Massive floods and landslides have been reported in Melamchi and Helambu areas in Sindhupalchok.  Incessant rainfall since Tuesday afternoon ravaged the settlement areas lying on the mank of the Melamchi and the Indrawa...

Province govts introduce budgets, here are highlights access_time2021-06-15

KATHMANDU, June 15: Provincial governments in all seven provinces, on Tuesday, tabled the annual budgets for the upcoming fiscal year 2021/22.  As per the Intergovernmental Fiscal Arrangement Act-2017, the province governments are requ...

Ghimire, KC recommended as amicus curiae for HoR dissolution case access_time2021-06-15

KATHMANDU, June 15: The Supreme Court Bar Association has finalized the members of the amicus curiae to help the Constitutional Council with the case relating to dissolution of the House of Representatives sub judice in the Supreme Court (SC).  ...

Policies, programs of Karnali, Gandaki endorsed access_time2021-06-15

KATHMANDU, June 15: Karnali Province Assembly has endorsed the policies and programs of the province for the fiscal year 2021/22. During a meeting of the assembly on Tuesday, Speaker Raj Bahadur Shahi announced that the policies and programs were ...

JSP Chair Yadav announces political, legal fight against Election Commission's decision access_time2021-06-15

KATHMANDU, June 15: Chairman of Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP), Upendra Yadav has said that the Election Commission (EC) failed to carry out impartial and neutral role while deciding on the internal matters of the party.  Issuing a public st...

Nepal reports 2,918 new COVID-19 cases , 5,147 recoveries Monday access_time2021-06-14

KATHMANDU, June 14: A total of 2,918 new cases of COVID-19 infection were detected through the 14,819 tests including 9,438 RT-PCR and 5,381 antigen tests in the country in the past 24 hours as of Monday afternoon.  According to the Ministry of...

Supreme Court relieves Krishna Thapa of Gandaki Province Assembly membership access_time2021-06-14

KATHMANDU, June 14: Krishna Thapa's membership in the Gandaki Province Assembly has been annulled as the Supreme Court (SC) ordered not to implement its earlier interim-order passed on June 6.  A division bench of justices duo Bishwamb...

75 out of 77 districts enforce prohibitory orders access_time2021-06-14

KATHMANDU, May 11: Amid the existing fears of the coronavirus disease, the local administrations have placed restriction orders in an attempt to stem the transmission chain of the deadlier variant of the virus.  The district administration offi...

Sterling scores to help England win opener at Euro 2020 access_time2021-06-13

LONDON, June 13 : Raheem Sterling's second-half goal helped England beat Croatia 1-0 in the opening match of Group D at Euro 2020 on Sunday. This game was played at London's Wembley Stadium as the British capital is one of the 11 cities to h...

COVID-19 vaccination in Nepal: 2,383,098 receive first jab, 691,494 both access_time2021-06-13

KATHMANDU, June 13: As many as 691,494 Nepalis have received both doses of the vaccine against the coronaviru disease since the country initiated inoculation drive earlier on January 27.  According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP...

Nepal registers 2,407 new COVID-19 cases thru 12,406 tests access_time2021-06-13

KATHMANDU, June 13: A total of 2,407 new cases of COVID-19 infection were registered in the country in the past 24 hours as of Sunday afternoon. Those cases were detected through the 12,406 tests carried out across the country, according to the Ministr...

Fresh prohibitory orders in Valley: Grocery shops, department stores and book shops to remain open until 11AM access_time2021-06-13

KATHMANDU, June 13: The local administrations of the three districts --- Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur-- in the Kathmandu Valley have decided to change the modality of the ongoing prohibitory orders effective from June 15. A meeting of the chief...

Gandaki Province govt decides to provide facilities to former chief minister (s) access_time2021-06-13

POKHARA, June 13: Gandaki Province government has decided to provide facilities to the former chief minister (s). The first meeting of the provincial government held since Krishna Chandra Nepali Pokhrel became new CM took this decision today. The facil...

Prohibitory orders in Kathmandu Valley extended by one more week access_time2021-06-13

KATHMANDU, June 13: The ongoing prohibitory orders in the Kathmandu Valley have been extended by one more week. With this, the orders will remain in place until June 21.  A meeting of the chief district officers (CDOs) of the three districts --...

Policy and program of Lumbini Province endorsed access_time2021-06-13

BUTWAL, June 13: A meeting of the Lumbini Provine Assembly has endorsed the policy and program of the province for the upcoming fiscal year 2021/22.  In the meeting held on Sunday, Speaker Purna Bahadur Gharti announced that the policy and prog...

It’s high time that we stood strongly against sexual harassment and violence against girls and women access_time2021-06-13

I have been frequently asked why I wear short clothes,  wear so much makeup,  show my body, go out at night, any many more. The tragic fact , however, is that they finally ask me whether I also want to be raped?  Sexual harassmen...

Early warning against floods, landslide access_time2021-06-13

KATHMANDU, June 13: The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has alerted all concerned over the possibility of the rise in floods and landslides with the onset of monsoon this year, and thereby remain alert of it. Monsoon that began with its arrival...