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'Improving life standard of 330 m people of Asia ADB's…

Yokohama (Japan), May 4: Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao has said to improve the living standard of 330 million people of Asia living under the absolute poverty line is the major goal and objective of ADB. During his…

PM Dahal stirs people to celebrate voting atmosphere

  Kathmandu, Feb 28: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged one and all to actively participate in the forthcoming local elections taking place after a gap of 19 years. In an address to the nation on Tuesday, PM Dahal…

Tobacco sale ban without license

athmandu, Jan 19: In a bid to reduce intake, and control and regulate the use of cigarette and tobacco, the government will now permit the sale of tobacco products only to firms with license.  A meeting of the Council of…

Show cause notice in appointment of judges

Kathmandu, Jan 19: The Supreme Court has issued a show cause notice in response to a writ petition filed against the appointment of 80 judges to the High Court.  A single bench of judge Iswar Prasad Khatiwada handed down on…

Nepal is not against any neighbour: Leader Nembang

Kathmandu, Jan 19: CPN-UML leader Subash Nembang has said Nepal can not be against any neighbour- India and China.  Releasing a book 'New Dimensions in Nepal-India Relations and the Responsibility' edited by Madhav Shrestha and Dr Anjan Shakya at a…

INTERPOL president calls on President Bhandary

Kathmandu, Jan 19: A delegation led by President of INTERPOL MENG Hongwei paid a courtesy call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the Rastrapati Bhawan, Sheetal Niwas on Thursday.  Senior officials of INTERPOL are presently in the capital to attend…

Nepal eager to welcome Chinese President: PM Dahal

Kathmandu, Jan 19: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said Nepal was eager to welcome the President of China.  PM Dahal said this during a meeting with Chairman of the INTERPOL (International Criminal Police Organization), Meng Hongwei, at the former's…

ADB's 50 years in Nepal through photographs

Kathmandu, Jan 19: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Ministry of Finance (MoF) on Thursday launched a photo exhibit to commemorate 50 years of partnership that started when Nepal became a founding member of ADB in 1966.  The photo exhibit,…

Finally a bit more clarity' on Brexit: Germany

BERLIN, Jan 17, 2017 (AFP) - Germany's foreign minister said Tuesday that British Prime Minister Theresa May had "finally brought a bit more clarity" with a highly anticipated speech on her government's Brexit plans.  Seven months after the referendum to…

Ukraine files 'terrorism' case against Russia at world court

THE HAGUE, Jan 17, 2017 (AFP) - Ukraine has filed a case at the UN's top court accusing Russia of sponsoring "terrorism" and demanding Moscow pay damages for the shelling of civilians and the downing of flight MH17, officials said…