Tearful Muslims return to Christchurch mosque as NZ works to move on

CHRISTCHURCH, March 23 -- Muslims prayed at Christchurch's main mosque on Saturday for the first time since a white supremacist massacred worshippers there as New Zealand sought to return to normality... Read More

Nepalis stranded in Malaysia rescued

Kathmandu, March 23 -- Sixteen Nepalis stranded in Malaysia have been rescued and returned home by government authorities. They had been staying at the shelter homes after not being able to bear the r... Read More

Three arrested for raping a teenager

KAVRE, March 23 -- Police have arrested three persons on the charge of raping a teenager at Mandan Deupur municipality-7. They were among the four persons who allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl at the... Read More

Nepal loses fourth final to India in five editions

BIRATNAGAR, March 23 -- Nepal national women's football team has lost its fourth final to India in the total five editions played since 2010 as the defending champion claimed its fifth title with a 3-... Read More

Nepal U-19 loses to Andhra Pradesh in second practice match

KATHMANDU, March 23 -- Nepal U19 national cricket team has succumbed to 72-run defeat against the Andhra Pradesh U-19 state cricket team in the second practice match of the preparation tour held in An... Read More

Oman defeats Nepal U-23 team in opening clash

KATHMANDU, March 23 -- Nepal U-23 football team has suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Oman in its first Group A match of the 2020 AFC U-23 Championship qualification in Qatar on Friday. At the sp... Read More

Stakeholders see public finance management challenge for fiscal federalism

KATHMANDU, March 23 -- Stakeholders have underlined the need for effective public finance management (PFM) by ensuring transparency, putting in place better reporting standards, and strengthening inst... Read More

Transport management office in disarray; service seekers infuriated

KATHMANDU, March 23 -- One any given day, the office of transport management at Ekantakuna, under the Department of Transport Management (DoTM), is found to be in a state of total disarray. Service se... Read More

Parliamentary committees silent on Melamchi deadlock

KATHMANDU, March 23 -- Parliamentary committees - supposed to be oversight agencies on government actions and inactions, anomalies and misappropriation - have so far failed to play any significant rol... Read More

Fuel for thought

Nepal, March 23 -- The streets of Kathmandu witnessed yet another agitation in the never-ending series of protests staged by students unions against petroleum price hike by Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC)... Read More