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Energy ministry at work to achieve 200MW electricity target within this FY

Energy ministry at work to achieve 200MW electricity target within this FY

KATHMANDU:  In a bid to increase internal production and end power-cuts across the country, the government has recently urged all under construction hydropower projects to be completed before the deadline. The advice is as part of the 37 points action plan presented by the Ministry of Energy that includes production of additional 200 megawatts electricity […]

January 24th, 2017 | Posted in BUSINESS, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

Karnali Corridor Highway, the way to Karnali’s prosperity, on track

Karnali Corridor Highway, the way to Karnali’s prosperity, on track

KALIKOT:  With the works on opening the track of the Karnali Corridor Highway gearing up, hopes have risen that one of the remotest corners of the country – Humla district in the far northwest – would get connected to the national road network. The opening of track of the 196 kilometers road stretching from Lalu […]

January 24th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, TOP NEWS | Read More »

India to measure whether Everest shrank in Nepal quake

India to measure whether Everest shrank in Nepal quake

KATHMANDU:  The Indian government has announced it will measure the height of Mount Everest for the second time to assess whether it changed as a result of the 2015 Nepal earthquake. Surveyor-General Swarna Subba Rao said an expedition would be sent to the world’s highest mountain in two months. Satellite data has indicated the quake […]

January 24th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE, Science/Environment | Read More »

8 Banke women set on fire in 2 and half yrs

8 Banke women set on fire in 2 and half yrs

NEPALGUNJ:  The bright face of Rihana Dhapali makes one feel this girl has never known sorrow. But her beautiful smile only hides the pain gnawing in her heart. Her body still starts shaking whenever she remembers the horrendous incident that befell her one and a half years ago. The man who allegedly burnt her alive, […]

January 24th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, TOP NEWS | Read More »

Two Chinese aircraft to arrive in Kathmandu by Saturday

Two Chinese aircraft to arrive in Kathmandu by Saturday

KATHMANDU:  Two Chinese aircraft bought by the Nepal Airlines Corporation are scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu by Saturday. The aircraft to be imported are MA 60 and Y 12 which have a seat capacity of 56 and 18 respectively. The first aircraft would conduct flights to to destinations in Tarai regions and the second one in […]

January 24th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, MORE HEADLINES | Read More »

Mercury rises with sunny days in Valley

Mercury rises with sunny days in Valley

KATHMANDU:  With the weather bright and clear for over a week now, the capital’s temperature has begun to rise, giving valley denizen respite from the severe cold. According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division, minimum temperature in the Valley has jumped to 3.5 Degree Celsius by today, from 0.5 Celsius of January 14, the coldest day […]

January 24th, 2017 | Posted in CAPITAL, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

NGO excesses

NGO excesses

Instead of working with the government, many of our NGOs are running like parallel governments Even as millions of earthquake victims are languishing in tarpaulin tents and temporary shelters in the harsh winter weather, waiting for government’s promised grants to rebuild their destroyed houses, there are reports of NGOs and INGOs blatantly misusing funds meant for […]

January 24th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, OPINION | Read More »

Asian TPP nations pledge to salvage trade accord after US exit

Asian TPP nations pledge to salvage trade accord after US exit

WELLINGTON/TOKYO:  Australia and New Zealand said on Tuesday they hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by encouraging China and other Asian nations to join the trade pact after US President Donald Trump kept his promise to pull out of the accord. The TPP, which the United States had signed but not ratified, was a […]

January 24th, 2017 | Posted in International, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Nepali female scientist is still a news to many in Nepal

Nepali female scientist is still a news to many in Nepal

Prativa Pandey Malla, 31, is a research scientist who has a PhD in organic chemistry from Northwestern University, Illinois, USA. She is the founder and CEO of Catalyst Technology, a company that works for research and development in the field of science and technology. She does research consulting, and is now trying to research the […]

January 24th, 2017 | Posted in Interview, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

China takes 5,500 porn, violent apps offline

China takes 5,500 porn, violent apps offline

BEIJING:  China’s internet supervisors have taken down more than 5,500 illegal apps for disseminating pornographic and violent content among other things, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday. The move is the latest step taken by Beijing to clean up its cyberspace, having launched a crackdown on virtual private network services that allow users […]

January 24th, 2017 | Posted in Also in the News, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

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