Trump’s ultimatum on border wall boxes in fellow Republicans

President Trump’s increasingly urgent push to construct a massive wall on the border with Mexico has created a nightmare scenario for congressional Republicans as they race to avert a partial shutdown of the federal government at the end of next week. A day after Trump declared he would be proud to let funding lapse for […]

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India banking sector reform at stake under new RBI chief

Urjit Patel’s resignation as the Reserve Bank of India governor may have been abrupt, but he leaves a well-established process for monetary policymaking. Reforming financial governance and credit standards, on the other hand, remains a work in progress. After turmoil in the banking sector shook the Indian stock market this year, investors will keep a […]

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Sudurpaschim Province Minister sacked for misconduct

Social Development Minister of Sudurpaschim Province Dirgharaj Sodari has been relieved of the post on Tuesday. Chief Minister of the province Trilochan Bhatta sacked Sodari for his non-performance and misconduct, according to the chief minister’s aide Shiva Oli. Bhatta has already conveyed his decision to Governor Mohan Raj Malla. There were several complaints against Sodari […]

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NC faced defeat in election due to internal squabble – party president Deuba

Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has said his party had to face defeat in the elections due to the internal squabbling. He was speaking in the greetings exchange and the ‘Jaya Nepal’ souvenir publication launching programme organized by the Nepali Congress Bhaktapur district committee today on the occasion of Deepawali, Nepal Sambat 1139 and […]

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BHAITIKA TODAY, 11:55 AM AUSPICIOUS HOUR

The most important day of Tihar, the festival of lights, is being marked today by offering tika by sisters to their brothers. Sisters throughout the country offer ‘tika’ to their brothers wishing them happiness, long life and prosperity on the occasion of Bhaitika. The auspicious hour for offering the tika is 11:55 am this year. […]

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PM Oli observes Pirris Hydropower Plant in Costa Rica

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli observed the Pirris Hydroelectricity Plant at Eolik Park, Los Santos in Costa Rica on Sunday. PM Oli and the Nepali delegation was welcomed by the hydroelectric plant’s chief engineer German Urena DB Errias at Eolik Park and briefed about the project. Director of the Costa Rican Electricity Corporation (ICE) Roberto […]

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China set to become largest aid donor to Pacific

China is set to overtake Australia as the largest donor to countries in the Pacific region. According to data released last week by the Sydney-based Lowy Institute, Beijing committed during 2017 to spend four times more than Canberra in the region. The think-tank collected data on nearly 13,000 projects in 14 countries, supplied by 62 […]

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