Nepal | July 20, 2019

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  • Kathmandu

    Govt told to ensure safe migration, protect rights of women migrants

    Kathmandu, July 19 The National Human Rights Commission has made a series of recommendations to the government for the improvement of human rights situation of migrants workers who are often subject to exploitation in various forms. In its report titled ‘Rights Situation of Migrant Workers...

  • Business

    Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport

    DoRW plans new DPR of disputed section

    Kathmandu, July 18 Following the controversy related to the initial alignment plan, the Department of Railways (DoRW), under the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, has said it will start a new detailed project report (DPR) of the Bardibas-Butwal section of East West Electrified Ra...

  • Entertainment

    Tom Cruise surprises Comic-Con with ‘Top Gun’ sequel trailer

    SAN DIEGO: Tom Cruise has made an unexpected flyby at San Diego Comic-Con to debut the first trailer for “Top Gun: Maverick.” The audience in the 8,000 seat room went wild for Cruise Thursday afternoon. He closed out what had been billed only as a panel for “Terminator: Dark Fate.” Cru...

  • Lifestyle

    The heat goes on: June toastiest on record, July may follow

    WASHINGTON: The heat goes on: Earth sizzled to its hottest June on record as the climate keeps going to extremes. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Thursday announced that June averaged 60.6 degrees (15.9 Celsius), about 1.7 degrees (0.9 Celsius) warmer than the 20th century ave...

  • Opinion

    Big merger: Why now?

    Due to M&A, the market share of some banks could increase dramatically, and hence the increased bargaining power of the banks could lead to collusions, cartellings and unhealthy practices in core lending rates The Nepali financial system, particularly the banking sector, has seen frequent polic...

  • Education

    Govt bars pupils from pursuing non-academic courses abroad

    Kathmandu, June 12 Nepali students, who wish to pursue non-academic courses, like vocational education or language courses in countries such as Australia and Japan, will not be allowed to do so from now onwards, thanks to the government’s radical move aimed at curtailing the rights of high scho...