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Rooney to meet DC United bosses to discuss MLS move: reports

AFP, May 23: Everton forward Wayne Rooney will break from his family holiday to travel to Washington this week to meet bosses at Major League Soccer side DC United, reports said on Wednesday. Rooney has reportedly agreed "in principle" to a $17 million (£13 million) deal with the MLS club that would see the 32-year-old depart Everton, his boyhood club, just 12..

House begins theoretical discussions on government policies and programmes

Kathmandu, May 23 : The House of Representatives, lower house in the bicameral Federal Parliament of Nepal, has started theoretical discussions over the government policies and programmes for the fiscal year 2018-19 (2075-76 BS) from today. Taking part in the deliberations, Communist Party of Nepal (CPN)'s Bishnu Poudel said the government policies and programmes had..

Lower House begins deliberations on government’s policies and programmes

Kathmandu, May 23: The House of Representatives has started discussions on the policies and programmes for the fiscal year 2018/19 from today. President Bidya Devi Bhandari had presented the government's policies and programmes through an address to the joint session of the Federal Parliament on May 21. The policies and programmes aims at achieving the long-term..

Unification, base for stability, prosperity: PM Oli

Kathmandu, May 23 : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the unification between two communist parties has created a base for stability, peace, good governance and prosperity in the country. While inaugurating the General Council Meeting of World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) here today, the Prime Minister and Chair of recently formed Communist Party of Nepal..

Three dead as tipper hits scooter in Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur, May 23:  Three people were killed when a tipper rammed a scooter in Bhaktapur today. The deceased have been identified as scooter rider Hari Bahadur Katuwal, 50, from Melung-6, Dolakha and currently living at Lokanthali of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality-1, Sabita Ghimire, around 42 and Abindra Ghimire, Metropolitan Police Circle Thimi's deputy superintendent..

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House begins theoretical discussions on government policies and programmes

Kathmandu, May 23 : The House of Representatives, lower house in the bicameral Federal Parliament of Nepal, has started theoretical discussions over the government policies and programmes for the fiscal year 2018-19 (2075-76 BS) from today. Taking part in the deliberations,......

Lower House begins deliberations on government’s policies and programmes

Kathmandu, May 23: The House of Representatives has started discussions on the policies and programmes for the fiscal year 2018/19 from today. President Bidya Devi Bhandari had presented the......

Unification, base for stability, prosperity: PM Oli

Kathmandu, May 23 : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the unification between two communist parties has created a base for stability, peace, good governance and prosperity in the......

Government releases property details of minister in PM-Oli led government

Kathmandu, May 22: The office of the Prime Minister has recently unveiled property details of ministers in the incumbent government. Property details of ministers including Prime Minister KP......

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Canadian donates four dozens laptops to school

Salleri, April 26: Over four dozens of laptops have been provided to Hanko Chheskam Secondary School in a rural area of the district. A Canadian national Mary Christillera provided these computers aimed at launching computer classes in the school from this academic session, said......

Is your child hooked to mobile? High time to wean off the child from this bad habit

Kathmandu, April 25: Do you think children's using mobile (smart) phone is the trend of time and you are allowing your children hooked to smart phone? If yes, be aware as overuse of mobile phones by children may cause various health complications, besides the obvious eye......

Rato Machchindranath chariot in Lagankhel

Lalitpur, April 24: The chariot of Rato Machchindranath has been drawn up to Lagankhel today. It had arrived at Thaina from Sundhara yesterday. The chariot is towed to Lagankhel on the eighth day of the festival after completing the fair in Sundhara, astrologer Daibagya......

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Trump-Kim summit in play as Moon visits White House

AFP, May 22: Donald Trump holds a high-stakes meeting with South Korea's president at the White House Tuesday, talks that could decide whether the US president's much-vaunted summit with the North's leader Kim Jong Un goes ahead. Moon Jae-in jets into Washington on a mission to......

Malaysia’s Najib quizzed over scandal, graft fighter reveals threats

AFP, May 22: Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak was questioned by anti-corruption authorities Tuesday over a financial scandal after his shock election loss, as the country's top graft fighter......

Venezuela’s Maduro eyes second term despite economic woes

AFP, May 20: Venezuelans, reeling under a devastating economic crisis, began voting Sunday in an election boycotted by the opposition and condemned by much of the international community but......

Trump, Moon discuss N. Korea’s threat to scrap summit

AFP, May 20: US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday discussed North Korea's recent threats to cancel its unprecedented summit with Washington, Seoul's......

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Agriculture entrepreneurship conference kicks off

Kathmandu, May 20 : A two-day agriculture entrepreneurship conference has begun in Kathmandu from today with an objective to attracting youth in agriculture sector. A total of 165 youth across the country have been participating in the conference organised by 4-H......

IIPB gives approval to Chinese company to invest Rs 14 billion in Super Sanjen

Kathmandu, May 15: Chinese investment is flowing in one after the other in the energy sector in Nepal in recent days. In this connection, a meeting of the Industry and Investment Promotion Board (IIPB) under the Department of Industries has recently given approval to a Chinese......

National Assembly starts pre-budget discussions

Kathmandu, May 10: The National Assembly has started discussions on the principles and priorities (except tax proposal) of the Appropriation Bill for the Fiscal Year 2018/19. Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada had presented a proposal in the NA meeting on Wednesday seeking......

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Almost all quake-damaged health institutions reconstructed in Rasuwa

Rasuwa, May 4: Almost all health institutions damaged by the April 25, 2015 Gorkha earthquake in Rasuwa district have been reconstructed. The earthquake had damaged all 18 health institutions and a district hospital established in the district. According to Chief of District......

More women visiting Lubhu-based health center for abortion

Lalitpur, May 2: The number of women visiting the Lubhu-based Primary Health Center in Lalitpur, for safe abortion is on the rise. The center said that in the fiscal year 2073-74 BS, it had provided abortion services to 54 women, and in the first nine months of the current fiscal,......

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Rooney to meet DC United bosses to discuss MLS move: reports

AFP, May 23: Everton forward Wayne Rooney will break from his family holiday to travel to Washington this week to meet bosses at Major League Soccer side DC United, reports said on Wednesday. Rooney has reportedly agreed "in principle" to a $17 million (£13 million) deal......

Pogba on Mecca pilgrimage ahead of World Cup

AFP, May 23: French midfielder Paul Pogba has posted a video of himself at the holiest site of Islam in Saudi Arabia, as he prepares to join his French squad for the World Cup next......

Arsenal appoint ‘progressive’ Emery as Wenger successor

AFP, May 23: Arsenal announced former Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery as their new boss on Wednesday, handing him the daunting task of revitalising a club that has slipped well behind their......

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CIAA nabs DECC chief Subedi with bribe

Itahari, May 23: A team of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has arrested Chief of District Education Coordination Committee (DECC), Sunsari, Khagendra Subedi, from Inaruwa. The CIAA team nabbed Subedi while taking Rs 50,000 bribe from service seekers.......

Physically challenged ex-combatant raped in Rolpa

Rolpa, May 23: A 25-year-old physically challenged woman at Triveni Rural Municipality-5 in Rolpa district was raped. The alleged victim is also the former Maoist combatant who sustained injuries......

Uncle arrested for killing nephew

Rajbiraj, May 22: Police have arrested a man in accusation of bludgeoning his nephew to death with a sledgehammer. District Police Office held a press conference on Monday to make public 20 –......

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Bollywood star Salman Khan sentenced to five years for killing antelopes

AFP, April 5: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was sentenced to five years prison on Thursday by an Indian court for killing endangered wildlife nearly two decades ago. Khan, regarded as the bad boy of Indian cinema, was taken into police custody and driven to jail after the......

Bollywood star Salman Khan guilty of killing rare antelopes

AFP, April 5: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was found guilty Thursday of killing endangered wildlife nearly two decades ago, a prosecutor said, a charge that could see the bad boy of Indian cinema......

‘Black Panther’ clings to lead, nears an all-time record

AFP, March 19: Digging in its claws, "Black Panther" has clung to its box-office lead for a fifth straight weekend, taking in an estimated $27 million in North American theaters while fending off......

Maunata Lama to represent Nepal in Miss Eco International beauty pageant

Kathmandu, February 2: Maunata Lama will represent Nepal in the Miss Eco International 2018 beauty pageant taking place on 10-28 April in Egypt. Chief Executive Officer of Green Art Media, Prabin......

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Facebook says 87 million may be affected by data breach

AFP, April 5: Facebook said Wednesday the personal data of up to 87 million users was improperly shared with British political consultancy Cambridge Analytica, as Mark Zuckerberg defended his leadership at the huge social network. Facebook's estimate was far higher than news......

Chinese space station to crash to Earth at Easter Sunday

Agency March 26: The European Space Agency says that there have never been any confirmed casualties due to falling space debris. China's first prototype space station is to crash to Earth over Easter sunday scientists expect, after the Chinese space agency lost control of the......

Geminid Meteor Shower to be active tonight

Kathmandu, December 14: The Geminid Meteor Shower which remains active from December 4 to 16 will become more active tonight. Nepal Astronomical Society has said that up to 120 such meteor showers can be viewed in an hour at the time when it is most active. The Geminids are......