Nepal – The Himalayan Times
Nepal's No.1 English Daily Newspaper | Nepal News, Latest Politics, Business, World, Sports, Entertainment, Travel, Life Style News
Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa declined to give information regarding investigation into the rape and murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta in the Parliament’s State Affairs and Good Governance Committee on Sunday.
The Nepali Congress on Sunday extended the tenure of the Central Working Committee of its student wing — Nepal Students Union — by two months on the basis of majority despite strong objections from rival factions led by senior leader Ramchandra Paudel and Krishna Prasad Sitaula.
Senior leaders of Nepal Communist Party (NCP), including Co-chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal, are annoyed with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli for appointing his favourites in several institutions without consulting them.
Five persons sustained injuries with three said to be in a critical condition after a brawl involving kin of teenage girls distressed with eve teasing while en route to school and families of accused boys broke out at Gaur Municipality on Sunday.
Eight days have passed since the Panta family and activists began an ‘indefinite’ sit-in at the gates of District Administration Office, Kanchanpur demanding arrest of culprit behind Nirmala Panta’s rape and murder.
A 67-year-old woman was beaten black and blue and forced to eat human waste by four persons including a Nepal Army personnel in Siddha Lek Rural Municipality in Dhading.
The post Single, elderly woman tortured on witchcraft charge appeared first on The Himalayan Times.
Construction of a motor-able bridge designed to connect Dhading and Nuwakot districts at Trishuli River is yet to conclude, five years since its inception.
The post Five years on, bridge construction still left in the lurch appeared first on The Himalayan Times.
Two persons lost their life after a truck overturned and crushed a motorcycle and an auto rickshaw at Gumba Chok in Hetauda Sub-Metropolis on Sunday.
The subcommittee of the Education and Health Committee under the House of Representatives (HoR) has prioritized the National Medical Education bill on the agenda of the forthcoming HoR meeting.
A seven-year-old boy was injured after a leopard attacked him at Bhanu Municipality in Tanahun today.
Communist leader and former deputy prime minister and finance minister Bharatmohan Adhikari received civic felicitation in Biratnagar today.
The post Former deputy prime minister Adhikari accorded civic felicitation appeared first on The Himalayan Times.
Province 3 Chief Minister Dormani Poudel today said the National Planning Commission should focus on implementation of existing projects instead of developing new plans and projects every year.
Lawyers have called the government move to withhold Cabinet decisions from the press and public for a week as acting against the spirit of the constitution and Right to Information Act 2007.
The post ‘Info gag on Cabinet decisions against constitution, RTI Act’ appeared first on The Himalayan Times.
Nepal Communist party (NCP) Co-chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal today said technical problem had delayed the unification of the party at the lower levels.
A discussion was held on ways to increase cardamom production for the first time in Phidim of Panchthar district today.
The post Discussion held on ways to increase cardamom production appeared first on The Himalayan Times.
Dunai, the headquarters of Dolpa, a trans-himalayan district, has been connected to the national road network, thanks to the tireless efforts of the Nepali Army.
Three school and campus buildings constructed with the financial support of the Government of India were inaugurated in Kaski today.
The post Three school, campus buildings constructed with Indian support appeared first on The Himalayan Times.
Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has left for Tokyo with a 7-member delegation today at the invitation of his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono.
Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari remarked that the government has not deviated from its commitment to carry out policy and programmes announced during last year's election.
A Nepali student, currently studying in Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, has been named as one of the Young Innovators of the Year 2018 amidst an international conference recently held in Berlin, Germany.
The family of four-year-old Ranjita Lamsal, who died in an attack by a leopard has received financial support from local authorities.
The post Family of girl killed by leopard gets relief support appeared first on The Himalayan Times.
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the campaign of nation building cannot be expedited without positive attitude towards a progressive system of taxation.
The post PM’s call for joining economic transformation drive appeared first on The Himalayan Times.
Two people were killed while 17 others were injured when a jeep headed from Bhageshwar Rural Municipality to Baghkhor in Amargadhi Municipality crashed at around noon today.
The post Two killed, 17 injured in Dadeldhura jeep accident appeared first on The Himalayan Times.
A youth was murdered in Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolitan City-4 of Kailali district on Friday night, said police.
The post Two nabbed in connection with murder of youth in Kailali appeared first on The Himalayan Times.
Police have arrested nine students for taking hostage the registrar of Agriculture and Forest Sciences University and the chair of the Service Commission.
Teachers in Panchthar halted their regular classes in order to participate in a demonstration in the district headquarters on Friday.
President of Federation of Contractors’ Associations of Nepal Rabi Singh said Nepal was on the path to economic prosperity after achieving political stability.
The post Country now on path to economic prosperity, says FCAN President Singh appeared first on The Himalayan Times.
Director of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’s Asia bureau, Indrika Ratwatte, today paid a courtesy call on Minister of Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa.
The post Director of UNHCR’s Asia bureau meets Home Minister Thapa appeared first on The Himalayan Times.
The Province 3 government is preparing to build two peace parks in the province.
Political parties and their candidates flagrantly violated the code of conduct, especially regarding election expenses, during the local, provincial and parliamentary elections that concluded in December last year, according to an election observation report published on Friday.
The post Parties flagrantly violated code of conduct: Report appeared first on The Himalayan Times.