Poverty, underdevelopment world’s major challenges: Foreign Minister Dr Mahat

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    वि.सं. २०७३ साल माघ ५ गते, बुधबार। इश्वी सन् २०१७ जनवरी १८ तारिख। नेपाल संवत् ११३७ पोहेलागा। माघ कृष्णपक्ष।...

  • Poverty, underdevelopment world’s major challenges: Foreign Minister Dr Mahat

    Kathmandu, Jan 17: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said though absolute number of poor has declined sharply, poverty, hunger and underdevelopment are the world’s major challenges today as they were before. One fourth of the members of international...

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Local polls date to be announced soon: Federal Affairs Minister Pandey

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Kathmandu, Jan 16: Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Hitraj Pandey has said the date for local poll would be announced soon at the consent of political parties. Taking part in a face-to-face programme organised by the Reporters’ Club Nepal here today, the Minister...

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Poverty, underdevelopment world’s major challenges: Foreign Minister Dr Mahat

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Kathmandu, Jan 17: Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said though absolute number of poor has declined sharply, poverty, hunger and underdevelopment are the world’s major challenges today as they were before. One fourth of the members of international community...

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Evicted Bigg Boss 10 contestant Nitibha Kaul feels Mona Lisa is least deserving on the show

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Dhurmus, Suntali begin construction of 3rd earthquake-resistant settlement

The Dhurmus Suntali Foundation on Monday laid a foundation stone for its third model earthquake-resistant settlement for a Musahar community in Mahottari district. Senior comedian duo Hari Bansha Acharya...

Golden Globes awards 2017: La La Land’s clean sweep, Priyanka Chopra presents award

At the Golden Globes 2017, La La Land was the big winner of the night as it won all seven categories in which it was nominated. It earned top actor and actress awards for Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone while...

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Saugat Malla, Dayahang Rai, Karma and Reecha Sharma are the main lead of the film, while Nischal Basnet is the director. Madhav Wagle and Narendra Maharjan are the producers of the film and it’s a Pop...

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Chitwan rhinos to be transferred to Bardia and Shuklaphanta

Ratnanagar (Chitwan), Jan 16: As January, February and March are deemed suitable time for the transfer of the rhinos, the Chitwan National Park (CNP) is all set to translocate at least 10 rhinos to the Bardia National Park (BNP) and Shuklaphanta National Park within a month. According to Man Bahadur Khadka, Director General of the Department of National...

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Breaking With Tradition, This Trail Runner Is Finding Her Way

Two years ago, Nepali runner Mira Rai went for a jog in Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, just outside of Kathmandu. As she darted along the hilly trails, she happened to meet a few other runners and casually jogged with them for a while, chatting and laughing. They told her to come back a few days later, for what she assumed was a training run. When...

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2016 AD: A year with mixed results for Nepal in foreign relations front

Kathmandu, The world bids adieu to the Year 2016 and enters into the 17th year of the new millennium as the clock strikes 12 tonight. By all accounts 2016 was a year with mixed results for Nepal from the perspective of expansion of international relations...

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Daily Rashifal: माघ ५ गते, बुधबार

वि.सं. २०७३ साल माघ ५ गते, बुधबार। इश्वी सन् २०१७ जनवरी १८ तारिख। नेपाल संवत् ११३७ पोहेलागा। माघ कृष्णपक्ष। तिथि– षष्ठी, १५:०५ बजेउप्रान्त सप्तमी। मेष मेष (चु, चे, चो, ला, लि, लु, ले, लो, अ) नयाँ काममा सफलता मिल्नेछ । साथीभाईसंग रमाइलोमा...

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Major US banks post strong 2016 earnings

NEW YORK, Jan 14, 2017 (AFP) – Two major US banks posted strong earnings last year, boosted by the recovering economy and booming financial market that followed the election of President-elect Donald Trump, the companies reported Friday. And...

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Bitcoin’s Big Day: From New Highs to a Bear Market

Bitcoin approached record highs and then fell sharply into a bear market—all in one morning. Even for the volatile eight-year-old currency, Thursday hasn’t been just another day. The digital currency plummeted as China’s yuan strengthened. Bitcoin, after coming within a hair of a record high on some exchanges, fell more than 20% in a matter of hours, then recovered a bit in U.S. trading to $962. According to Coindesk, the news and research website, the price fell from about $1150 at 2 a.m. Eastern time to $887 around 8 a.m., a drop of 23%...

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Kyrgyzstan plane crash: Dozens die as Turkish cargo jet hits homes

A Turkish cargo plane flying from Hong Kong has crashed into a village in Kyrgyzstan, killing all four crew and at least 33 people on the ground. The Boeing 747 operated by ACT Airlines crashed as it was about to land in fog at Manas airport, 25km (15 miles) north of the capital, Bishkek. At least 15 buildings were destroyed in the village outside the airport, with a number of children among the dead. Flight TK6491 was to have stopped at Manas en route to Istanbul in Turkey. Kyrgyz authorities have declared a day of mourning for Tuesday. ACT is...

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MH370: Families say search suspension for Malaysian plane ‘irresponsible’

Families of the victims of flight MH370 say a decision to halt the search for the Malaysian airliner that vanished in March 2014 is “irresponsible”. Voice370 said the search ought to be expanded – it was “an inescapable duty owed to the flying public”. The plane vanished en route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur with 239 on board. More than 120,000 sq km (46,300 miles) of the Indian Ocean has been searched with no results. Pieces of debris have been found as far away as Madagascar. But only seven have been identified as...

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Maghi Maghe Sankranti

Maghe Sankranti is celebrated on the first day of Magh. Nepali people celebrate it as the beginning of the auspicious month of Magh. The festival is a harbinger of longer and relatively warmer days in comparison to the cold month of Poush. On this day, the sun is believed to start moving toward the Northern Hemisphere. In that sense, Maghe Sankranti is similar to solstice festivals in other religious traditions. Hindus celebrate this festival by taking ritual dip in holy river confluences, most notably in Devghat, Chitwan. Families get together...

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Nepal improves in FIFA ranking

Kathmandu, : Nepal has ascended to third in the South Asia by advancing six positions in the new ranking list made public by FIFA on Thursday. With the new ranking, Nepal advanced to 175th position while it was on 181st in the list last month. India securing 129th position in the FIFA ranking has topped the list followed by Maldives (145th) in the South Asia region. Bhutan is in 176th position in global ranking of football. In the region, Bangladesh is in 190th position followed by Sri Lanka (196th) and Pakistan 197th). Afghanistan has dropped five...