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CIAA raids Kathmandu Metropolitan City offices - Republica

KATHMANDU Aug 31: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has raided the Kathmandu Metropolitan city Offices on Sunday. A special squad deployed from the anti-graft body has seized dozens of official records of the past two years ...

Kathalaya launches Nepal's 'first' e-book app - Himalayan Times

Himalayan Times
The application launched by Kathalaya features books of Nepali writers and publishers in Nepali, English and other regional languages. It supports the Devnagari script. The app has easy reading features — adjustable font size, bookmarks and day/night ...

Bus accident claims four lives - Himalayan Times

Himalayan Times
Of the critically injured, 26 have been sent to Kathmandu, eight to Chitwan and other two to Pokhara for treatment, said Inspector Pradip Karki of DPO. A minor who was injured in the accident has been sent home after treatment at Gorkha District Hospital.

Indian govt keen to construct stadium in Pokhara: Paudel - Himalayan Times

Himalayan Times
Youth and Sports Minister Purushottam Paudel, who was here to inspect the construction site, said the Indian government was keen in investing in the constructing of stadiums in Kathmandu and Pokhara. “We are constructing a stadium in Mulpani on our own ...

Nepal U-16 faces Thailand in friendly today - Republica

Nepal U-16 faces Thailand in friendly today. REPUBLICA. KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Nepal U-16 football team, which is in Thailand for the AFC U-16 Championship, will play a friendly match against Thailand U-16 on Sunday. According to the All Nepal Football ...
Nepal U16 Lineup Friendly with ThailandGive me Goal

AI report: Nepal government should deliver justice for disappearances - JURIST

[JURIST] Amnesty International (AI) [advocacy website] called on [AI report] Nepalese authorities to bring justice to the individuals responsible for the disappearance of the "Dhanusha Five" [OHCHR backgrounder, PDF] during the armed conflict in Nepal ...
Activists demand justice for Nepal's disappeared personsBusiness Standard
Provide justice to victims of enforced disappearances: ICJ to govtRepublica

Wounds yet to heal for families of Nepal's disappeared - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
There are thousands of families in Nepal who lost dear ones to brutalities by Maoists and government forces during the civil war. Over 1300 disappeared without a trace. As the world marked International Day of the Disappeared on Saturday Savitri and ...

Foreign returnees see investment scope in Nepal - Republica

KC, who is also the treasurer of Non Nepali Resident Association (NRNA) Korea Chapter, said many Nepalis will start returning home if the government encourages them to make investment here and guarantees investment security. “I made trips to many ...

First e-book application of Nepal launched - Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Kathalaya, the publishing house that has been working in promoting reading culture among Nepalis for the last seven years, has launched the first ever e-book reader application of the country. The application, named 'WeRead', was ...

Dozen sinkholes appear in Pokhara settlements - E Kantipur

E Kantipur
KASKI, AUG 30 - Around a dozen sinkholes have appeared at Baidam and Lakeside in Pokhara following incessant rainfall for the past four days. A two storey building at Jorawar has developed cracks after two sinkholes appeared nearby. The house owner ...