Sri Lanka attacks: Fresh explosion hits hotel, 2 killed

A fresh explosion has just been reported at a hotel in Sri Lanka, making it the 7th hit on the nation on Easter Sunday. According to Police spokesperson, the bomb exploded in... Read more »

Kathmandu view tower construction delayed

The contract for construction of the Kathmandu view tower has been extended by a year. Kathmandu Metropolis extended the contract even though the construction work has not gained any substantial speed. As... Read more »
Left: Collected waste from the Everest Region with the Ama Dablam in the background, Right: Nepalese Army personnel carrying waste. (Image: SPCC)

Sagarmatha Cleaning Campaign: 2,000 kgs waste treated from Everest Region

Efforts to clean up the world’s highest dump yard (Everest and region) continues – thanks to the unrelenting efforts of a few. Last week, under the Sagarmatha Cleaning Campaign, two thousand kilograms... Read more »
Saradha Balika Namuna Multiple Campus, Dharan. Image: Pratham Thapa

More girls than boys appeared for SEE 2075 from community schools. ‘Good’ or ‘bad’ news?

In 1996, female literacy rate in Nepal stood at 27 percent. In 2015, we stood at 53.1 percent, i.e. 53.1% of Nepalese women could read, write and do basic arithmetic. In 2019... Read more »
Celebration of journalist Giri's release. Images: Facebook

Court releases journalist Giri on a general date

Arjun Giri, editor and founder of Tandav News, charged under the Electronic Transaction Act (Section 47) for ‘defamation’ has been released from police custody on a general date.  He was released following... Read more »
Left: Arjun Giri (Founder, Editor o f Tandav News); Right: Journalists protesting in Pokhara. (Image: Ujjwal Acharya/Twitter)

#FreeGiri & # ScrapETA47 – Journalists of Nepal unite

Journalists across Nepal are protesting today, demanding journalist Giri be released without any charges and the scrapping of Section 47 and Section 48 of the Electronic Transactions Act. The protests were announced... Read more »

The ‘global warming’ dialogue is strong, Nepal is joining in

The debate around global warming is strong – moresoever currently, as scientists and researchers keep warning us of ‘immediate urgent action’ to save the planet. A few months ago, a study predicted... Read more »
An image of Cygnus NG11, the rocket which will be shuttling Nepal's first satellite into space.

NepaliSat-1 on its way to space

Nepal’s first satellite, NepaliSat-1, has successfully lifted up today at 2:00 am (Nepali time) from Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in Virginia, USA. CYGNUS NG11, a Northrop Grumman Antates rocket on its 11th operational... Read more »

Ncell ordered to clear dues within a week

Ncell and its parent company, Axiata, have been accounted for Rs62.63 billion as capital gain taxes and given a week to clear the dues by the Large Taxpayer office. The Taxpayer office... Read more »

The Supreme Court permits distribution of ‘citizenship by descent’

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, allowed distribution of citizenship by descent to the children of those parents who have obtained their citizenship by birth during the government’s one time-special decision in 2006.... Read more »