Wednesday, 28th Sep, 2016

National

Nepali Congress leaders call for CWC meet

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Nepali Congress party office, Sanepa, Lalitpur. Sarin Ghimire /Post Photo Sep 28, 2016- Some Nepali Congress leaders have voiced their dissatisfaction at, what they say as, being left out of the party’s decision making mechanism during the constitutional amendment proposal and the basic ...

Three bills for consideration at parliament

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Sep 28, 2016- The Legislature-Parliament meeting on Wednesday unanimously approved a proposal seeking consideration on a bill on Madhesi, Tharu and Muslim Commissions- 2073.  Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Hitraj Pande, presented the proposal to this regard, and expressed ...

Charikot Hospital staffers halt services protesting forceful apology video of doctor

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Sep 28, 2016- Staffers at Charikot Hospital in Dolakha have resorted to protest from Wednesday against the inhuman treatment of the health workers after a doctors’ apology video went viral on Facebook. Workers claim that the doctors were forced to apologise on camera for the death of an ...

Rs 2.5 million stolen from parked car

Wednesday 28th, 2016

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MoH close to finalising free abortion guideline

Wednesday 28th, 2016

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Wild Tusker menance in Bhimdatta

Wednesday 28th, 2016

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NFC starts airlifting food to drought-hit Humla

Wednesday 28th, 2016

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Writ against criteria for dropping complaints

Wednesday 28th, 2016

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Krishna Prasad Murder: Chitwan Dist Court completes hearing

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Sep 28, 2016- Hearing in the 2004 murder of Krishna Prasad Adhikari by then-rebel Maoists concluded in the Chitwan District Court on Tuesday. Judge Tek Narayan Kunwar has ordered officials to ...

Business

Nepal’s Himalaya Airlines to fly to Sri Lanka from Oct 1

Tuesday 20th, 2016

  Kathmandu, September 20 Himalaya Airlines, a Nepal-based private airline with Chinese equity, is all start regular flights connecting Kathmandu with Colombo. According to the company, the first commercial flight on the route will take place on Saturday, October 1. Himalaya’s A320 Airbus ...

Nepal’s first disabled-friendly buses to hit Kathmandu roads soon

Monday 19th, 2016

A five-decade old cooperative public transportation organisation running services in Kathmandu is soon to launch a fleet of first disabled-friendly buses in Nepal’s capital. According to Sajha Yatayat, which was revived in government participation four years ago, 15 of the 30 new EURO III ...

At 65, this Nepali woman retired from housewife ‘job’ to take up entrepreneurship!

Sunday 18th, 2016

When people celebrate their 60th birthday in a country like Nepal, many dream of going into retirement. They want to rest, and devote their time singing the Lord’s hymns and looking after their grandchildren.But 73-year-old Hema Rai’s idea of ‘retirement’ is different.Rai, who lives in ...

OPPO smartphones now available in Nepal

Tuesday 13th, 2016

  Kathmandu. September 13 World-renowned OPPO smartphones are now available in Nepal. The brand, described as the world’s fourth largest, was launched in Nepal amid a programme on Monday. OPPO’s three models F1s, A-37 and Neo-7 is now available in the market, says the company, which has ...

Finance Ministry gives Nepal Airlines go-ahead for purchase of two wide-body aircraft

Sunday 11th, 2016

Kathmandu, September 11 The Ministry of Finance has given Nepal Airlines Corporation the go-ahead for the purchase of two wide-body aircraft. Minister for Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara gave his nod for the purchase during a meeting with a team comprising Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil ...

The biggest trend at CAN CommTech this year is IPTV. But is it time to make the switch just yet?

Friday 9th, 2016

Onlinekhabar Internet service providers in the Valley are betting big this year on IPTV services. Almost all major ISPs (Internet Service Provider) now provide television channels along with internet as part of their service package. At CAN Commtech 2016, Vianet and Worldlink announced the ...

Government to let manpower firms open 14 branches in Nepal

Tuesday 6th, 2016

Kathmandu, September 6 The government is preparing to grant manpower agencies the permission to open one branch in each of the 14 zones, in a bid to rein in manpower agents, who are cheating gullible people. Preparations to let the agencies open branches in the districts are in the final ...

NADA 2016: The rise of the Compact SUVs

Wednesday 31st, 2016

(Clockwise) Mahindra TUV300, Hyundai Creta, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza and Renault Duster. The popularity of compact SUVs will increase this year with several brands launching different models under the category. In the light of the degrading conditions of the road network, a substantial ...

Nepal’s govt to buy rural Karnali’s agriculture produce

Friday 26th, 2016

Kathmandu, August 26 Nepal’s government has decided to buy agricultural produce from the Karnali region, one of Nepal’s most under-developed areas. The produce would be bought and sold in ...

Science & Tech

Scientists find Earth-like planet circling sun’s nearest neighbour

Thursday 25th, 2016

EMBARGOED UNTIL 24 August 2016 AT 1PM ET/1700GMTThe planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our Solar System, is seen in an undated artist’s impression released by the European Southern Observatory on Wednesday, August 24, 2016. Photo: ...

China shows first images of Mars rover, aims for 2020 mission

Wednesday 24th, 2016

Concept portrayal of China’s Mars rover and lander released on August 23, 2016 by lunar probe and space project centre of Chinese State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence. Photo: China Daily via Reuters BEIJING: China has showed off its first images of a ...

What are the origins of life? There’s a rocket for that

Tuesday 23rd, 2016

The Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft which will travel to the near-Earth asteroid Bennu and bring a sample back to Earth for study is seen in an undated NASA artist rendering. Photo: NASA CAPE CANAVERAL: NASA scientists ...

US astronauts prepare station for commercial space taxis

Saturday 20th, 2016

File- NASA astronaut Jeff Williams works inside the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) attached to the International Space Station in this still image from NASA TV taken June 6, 2016. Photo: Reuters Two NASA astronauts completed a six-hour spacewalk outside the International Space Station ...

Rare Tyrannosaurus rex skull arrives at Seattle museum

Friday 19th, 2016

FILE – A cast of a Tyrannosaurus rex discovered in Montana greets visitors as they enter the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, on April 15, 2014. Photo: AP SEATTLE: Paleontologists with Seattle’s Burke Museum have unearthed the bones of a Tyrannosaurus rex that lived more ...

Study finds ancient Iceman wore hat made of bear skin

Thursday 18th, 2016

FILE – In this Jan. 16, 1998 file picture the 5,000-year-old body of Iceman Oetzi, discovered in 1991 on the Similaun glacier is inspected by scientists in Innsbruck, Scientists say Oetzi wore clothes made of brown bear pelt and roe deer when he died in the Alps 5,300 years ago. Photo: ...

Pro-telescope group: Don’t close door to education benefits

Wednesday 17th, 2016

Keahi Warfield, president of Perpetuating Unique Educational Opportunities, speaks to a meeting of the Rotary Club of Honolulu on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, about the educational benefits of the Thirty Meter Telescope project. Photo: AP HONOLULU: Building a giant telescope atop Mauna Kea will ...

Long-term study links neonicotinoids to wild bee declines

Wednesday 17th, 2016

File- A bumble bee collects pollen from a flower in a garden near York, northern England, June 28, 2008. Photo: REUTERS LONDON: Wild bees that forage from oilseed rape crops treated with insecticides known as neonicotinoids are more likely to undergo long-term population declines than bees that ...

Antarctica’s sea ice said to be vulnerable to sudden retreat

Tuesday 16th, 2016

 Antarctica’s sea ice shrank more than 100,000 years ago  Hints that same may happen again, despite recent gains FILE PHOTO: Melting ice shows through at a cliff face at Landsend, on the ...

Sport

Liverpool’s many goalscorers a result of attacking style: Klopp

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp. Reuters Liverpool’s wide range of goalscorers this season is a direct result of their attacking style, according to manager Juergen Klopp. The Merseyside club have scored 16 goals in six Premier League games this season, with Philippe Coutinho, Adam ...

“Silly” Allardyce says error of judgment led to shock exit

Wednesday 28th, 2016

England manager Sam Allardyce during the stadium. Reuters An emotional and apologetic Sam Allardyce said on Wednesday an error of judgement had led to his shock exit as England manager following a newspaper sting. The 61-year-old was compelled to leave on Tuesday for seeking a lucrative ...

Guardiola hopeful of De Bruyne return in three weeks

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola during the press conference Reuters Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said Kevin de Bruyne’s hamstring problem is “not a big injury” and believes the midfielder could return to action in around three weeks. De Bruyne limped off in the ...

Sunderland’s Januzaj out for at least six weeks

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Manchester United’s Adnan Januzaj (C) challenges Sunderland’s Marcos Alonso during their English League Cup semi-final second leg soccer match at Old Trafford in Manchester, northern England January 22, 2014. REUTERS Sunderland winger Adnan Januzaj has been ruled out for at least six ...

Rashford hopes to build momentum after breakthrough season

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford scores their third goal. Reuters Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford will not dwell on his successful debut campaign and instead hopes to build on his impressive form under manager Jose Mourinho. The teenager burst on to the scene in February, ...

Pochettino hails prodigious Son after winning strike

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino applauds the fans after the match Reuters Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has praised Son Heung-min for stepping up in Harry Kane’s absence, adding that the forward “is on fire” after scoring the winner in Tuesday’s 1-0 Champions ...

Three Star Club of Nepal to lock horns with Sikkim United today

Wednesday 28th, 2016

KATHMANDU: Ruslan Three Star Club of Nepal will play against Sikkim United Club in the semi-finals of the 64th Bharat Ratna Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi Trophy Football Tournament at the Nehru Stadium in Guwahati today. Sikkim united advanced to the semi-finals after the club edged past ...

Gambhir replaces injured Rahul in India’s test squad

Wednesday 28th, 2016

India’s Gautam Gambhir leaves the field after being dismissed during the fourth cricket test match against England at the Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester, England in this August 7, 2014 file photo. REUTERS India’s in-form opening batsman Lokesh Rahul has been ruled out of ...

England boss Allardyce sacked after newspaper sting

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce before the match at Victoria Park on July 20, 2016. Photo: Reuters Sam Allardyce has been sacked as England manager after one match and 67 days in charge ...

World

MH17 missile 'came from Russia', Dutch-led investigators say

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Sep 28, 2016- International prosecutors investigating the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 say the Buk missile that hit the plane was from Russia. They also narrowed down the area it was fired from to a field in territory controlled by Russian-backed rebels. All 298 people ...

World leaders to attend funeral for Israel's Shimon Peres

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Sep 28, 2016- A long list of world leaders will attend the funeral of former Israeli prime minister and president Shimon Peres, who died on Wednesday at 93. Some of the world's most powerful figures will be at the service in Jerusalem on Friday, including US President Barack Obama. Mr Peres's ...

Bangladesh also withdraws from SAARC Summit in Islamabad

Wednesday 28th, 2016

NEW DELHI: Bangladesh announced Wednesday that it will not participate in the SAARC Summit, a meeting of South Asian nations, in Pakistan in November, following the withdrawal of India, the largest member of the regional bloc, a day earlier. State Minister for Foreign Affairs M. Shahriar ...

Dutch probe: Malaysian jet downed by launcher from Russia

Wednesday 28th, 2016

FILE – In this Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 file photo, journalists take images of part of the reconstructed forward section of the fuselage after the presentation of the Dutch Safety Board’s final report into what caused Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 to break up high over Eastern Ukraine last ...

SAARC summit uncertain as India, others pull out in snub to Pakistan

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Leaders of eight South Asian nations attend the 18th SAARC Summit in Kathmandu, in November 2014. Photo: SAARC Secretariat KATHMANDU: A summit of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) leaders set for Islamabad in November may be called off, as several countries have ...

Families: investigation found MH17 downed from pro-Russia rebel held territory

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Fred Westerbeke, chief prosecutor in the Netherlands, who leads the international investigation after a surface-to-air missile hit Flight MH17 on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 people aboard, most of them Dutch citizens, addresses a news conference ...

MH17 missile 'came from Russia'

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Sep 28, 2016- International prosecutors investigating the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 say the Buk missile that hit the plane was transported from Russia. All 298 people on board the Boeing 777 died when it broke apart in midair flying from Amsterdam to Kuala ...

Indonesia evacuates hundreds of tourists after volcano erupts

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Mount Barujari, located inside Mount Rinjani volcano, is seen erupting from Bayan district, North Lombok, Indonesia, on Tuesday, September 27, 2016. Photo: Reuters JAKARTA: Indonesian rescuers on Wednesday evacuated hundreds of tourists from a volcano that erupted a day earlier and were ...

Indonesia evacuates tourists after volcano eruption

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Officials are still searching for several hundred tourists that remain missing, according to the country's disaster agency Sep 28, 2016- Indonesian authorities have evacuated some 1,100 ...

Entertainment

Angelina Jolie moves into rental house with kids?

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Actress-filmmaker Angelina Jolie and her children have reportedly moved out of the house she shared with her estranged husband Brad Pitt. According to People magazine, the actress now lives in a rental house in Los Angeles with her six children amid her divorce from Pitt, 52. A real estate source ...

Keep it simple, keep it sweet

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Sep 28, 2016- Subin Bhattarai, whose first novel, Summer Love, released in 2012, is a fan-favourite among young Nepali readers. The author, with his exuberant themes and readable prose and his depiction of young character that are easily relatable, has been compared by some critics to the ...

‘Seloghar’ at Nagarkot opens

Wednesday 28th, 2016

Sep 28, 2016- A new feature, a traditional Seloghar, has been added to the popular tourism hotspot Nagarkot. The new venue has been constructed, with the support from a popular Myanmar rock singer, She, and monk and musician, Win Min Htwe, in Tamang Basti, at a three km distance from the ...

Rooting it out

Tuesday 27th, 2016

If your technological devices are giving you a hard time or if you’re just curious about certain technological questions, please drop us an email at technopolis.tkp@gmail.com and we’ll try to answer your questions as best as we can. Sep 27, 2016- I rooted my Samsung Galaxy J700H a few ...

Electrifying an industry

Tuesday 27th, 2016

Sep 27, 2016- Navin Awal, creative director at Silhouette Productions, pursued a career in Physics for the better part of his life, fully aware that his true passion lay in filmmaking. After staying true to his dreams, he slowly began branching out to creating advertisement slots for various ...

Sofia Vergara wasted 'tons of money' on accent lessons

Monday 26th, 2016

Sep 26, 2016- Colombian-American actress Sofia Vergara spent a lot of money on speech lessons when she started out in the film industry. The "Modern Family" actress says she wasted a ton of money trying to change her accent, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "I spent so much money when I decided I ...

Obama, DiCaprio to discuss climate change

Monday 26th, 2016

Sep 26, 2016- US President Barack Obama and Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio will discuss ways to combat climate change at a White House event next week. At the inaugural South by South Lawn: A White House Festival of Ideas, Art, and Action, they will take part in a conversion with ...

Priyanka Chopra found it 'weird' to audition for 'Quantico'

Monday 26th, 2016

Sep 26, 2016- Popular Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra says auditioning for TV series "Quantico" was "weird" for her, but she gave it her best shot and landed the lead role. Priyanka, best known for her roles in Bollywood films like "Andaaz", "Fashion", "7 Khoon Maaf" and "Bajirao Mastani", ...

Angelina Jolie 'blocks Brad Pitt's number' after filing for divorce

Monday 26th, 2016

Angelina Jolie and Brat Pitt AP Photo Hollywood actress-filmmaker Angelina Jolie has reportedly blocked Brad Pitt's number. According to the reports in The Maleficent, the star is said to have ...