Oli accused of undermining Parliament

KATHMANDU, NOVEMBER 24 Nepali Congress lawmaker in the National Assembly Radhe Shyam Adhikari has accused the KP Sharma Oli-led government of undermining the Parliament by not calling its winter session and issuing ordinances one after...

Youthful Barca take care of Dynamo to seal knockout place

KYIV: An inexperienced Barcelona side missing Lionel Messi eventually cruised to a 4-0 win away to Dynamo Kyiv on Tuesday to reach the Champions League knockout stages for the 17th consecutive season and continue their 100%...

Corruption cases up by 58 per cent

KATHMANDU, NOVEMBER 24 Transparency International, in a report released today, has said that corruption in the country has increased by 58 per cent in the past one year. The report, ‘Global Corruption Barometer – Asia 2020’...

Juventus move into last 16 with 2-1 win over Ferencvaros

TURIN: Juventus progressed to the Champions League last 16 after a Cristiano Ronaldo goal and a late header from substitute Alvaro Morata gave them a comeback 2-1 home win over Hungarians Ferencvaros on Tuesday. With...

Indian teenage trafficking survivor wins ‘unprecedented’ compensation

CHENNAI: A teenage trafficking survivor in India has won 900,000 rupees ($12,165) in a rare payout that lawyers said was “unprecedented” in size under the country’s compensation schemes for victims. The survivor was 13 when she was...

India’s ‘fabulous five’ can overcome pink-ball inexperience: Shastri

NEW DELHI: India coach Ravi Shastri acknowledged his team lack Australia’s pink-ball experience but is convinced their “fabulous five” pacemen can bowl the tourists to a second successive test series victory Down Under. Australia have...

Five killed, four injured in Baitadi jeep accident

DHANGADHI: As many as five persons lost their lives while four others sustained injuries in a jeep accident at Buddha of Dasrathchand Municipality in Baitadi district, on Tuesday. The District Police Office, Baitadi, identified the...

NRB directs BFIs to release loans to COVID-19 affected sectors

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) today directed the banks and financial institutions (BFIs) to provide loans to business sectors hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The central bank also issued a directive to the...