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Saudi Arabia’s Hail Season inaugurate by region’s governor

HAIL: Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saad Al-Saud, governor of Hail, inaugurated Hail Season 2019 at Al-Qishla Heritage Palace on Friday. In his speech for the occasion, Prince Abdul Aziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, chairman of the board of directors of the General Sports Authority (GSA), said: “During Hail Season, we look...read more →


Raut’s party holds mass rally in capital against ‘discrimination’

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Janamat Party led by CK Raut, who was once outlawed for his secessionist agenda, organized a mass rally in Bhrikuti Mandap area in Kathmandu against what it called “color discrimination”. This is the first mass protest organized by Raut-led Janamat Party in Kathmandu after it reached an...read more →


107 Democrats challenge Pompeo’s recognition of illegal Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s announcement recognizing the legitimacy of Israel’s illegal settlement movement has prompted one of the largest protests challenging Israeli policies in the US Congress. One-hundred seven members of Congress, all Democrats, signed a letter on Friday (Nov. 22) rebuking Pompeo for his declaration recognizing the...read more →


Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sparks online style storm with Barbour jacket

DUBAI: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was photographed attending the Formula E races in Riyadh on Friday and for the occasion donned a navy-colored Barbour jacket worn over a crisp white thobe that immediately sent the internet into overdrive. The outerwear item by British heritage brand Barbour sparked its own Arabic...read more →


USAID official calls on Finance Minister

Kathmandu, Nov 7  USAID Assistant Administrator of the Bureau of Asia, Gloria D Steele paid a courtesy call on Finance Minister Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada at the latter's office in Singha Durbar today. Minister Khatiwada, welcoming the Assistant Administrator, thanked the Government and people of the United States for decades...read more →


International Conference on Protection of Migrant Workers from Nov 12

Kathmandu, Nov 7    An international conference on protection of the human rights of migrant workers is taking place in Kathmandu from November 12. National and international organizations working in this sector are taking part in the three-day conference. The conference aims to discuss issues related to the human rights...read more →


Twenty-five countries participating in Tripitaka recitation

Rupandehi, Nov 7    Twenty-five countries would participate in international-level Tripitaka recitation this year scheduled in Lumbini, the birth place of Gautam Buddha. Tripitaka recitation is taking place for the second time with support of the State-5 government Ministry of Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment, the Lumbini Development Trust and...read more →


Three arrested with pistol and bullets

Kathmandu, Nov 7    Nepal Police has arrested three persons with pistol and bullets from Chovar of Dakshinkali municipality this afternoon. A team of the Metropolitan Crime Division arrested Manoj Basnet, Debendra Bhandari and Suman Khadka. Chief of the Division, Senior Superintendent of Police, Sahakul Bahadur Thapa, said that the...read more →


Candidates of different political parties file their candidacy for by-poll

Pokhara, Nov 7  Candidates of different political parties today reached the Pokhara-based office of the Chief Returning Officer along with their leaders and cadres carrying party's flag and accompanied by musical instruments to register their nomination for the election from Kaski constituency-2 to the post of House of Representatives scheduled...read more →


Nepal, Myanmar playing friendly match today

Kathmandu, Nov 7  Nepal, which has played half a dozen matches under the FIFA World Cup Football Qualifier, is playing a friendly match with Myanmar today. The World Cup is taking place in Qatar in 2022. The friendly match will be held at 4.15 pm Nepal time at Myanmar's Mandala...read more →


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