US Senate cancels Diversity Visa, keeps them for high-tech workers

US Diversity Visa

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bill to create a permanent visa program for foreigners with advanced science and technical degrees cleared the House of Representatives on

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NC Leader Bhim Bahadur Tamang passes away

KATHMANDU: Senior Nepali Congress  leader Bhim Bahadur Tamang, passed away, at 8:45 am this morning at Norvic International Hospital, in the capital. He was 78. Tamang was admitted to the

Youth dies falling from tree while burning hornet nest

DAMAULI: A youth died after falling from tree Friday night while  burning hornet nest at Musekhola of Byas Municipality – 1. Deepak Magar, 20, of the same place, who had

In Eastern Nepal, dalit and woman made temple’s priests

KATHMANDU: When the Nepali society is plagued with the superstition that it is inauspicious when one sees Dalit and widowed woman while going somewhere, there is one village where they

Indian Home Secretary Rajkumar Singh
Indian home secretary inspects customs check post in raxaul

BIRGUNJ: Indian Home Secretary Rajkumar Singh inspected the under construction Birgunj-Raxaul Integrated Customs Check Post at Pantoka in the Indian border town of Raxaul on Friday. There is a plan

Road encroachment being removed in Jogbani-Itahari section

ITAHARI: The Road Division Office Biratnagar has started to remove the houses and sheds built by encroaching road to make a six-lane road from Jogbani to Itahari in Sunsari district.

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Nepal’s bigwig join Karan’s party, journos kept at bay

KATHMANDU: At a time when agitation and mutual discussion among the parties for ending protracted political impasse are taking place simultaneously, top leaders of major parties, former prime ministers and

Nepal’s PM rules out CA elections if stand off continues

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai has said that he was committed to resolving the current political crisis. Speaking at the ‘prime minister with the people’ monthly program of Radio

Nepal-India relations incomparable: President Dr Yadav

KATHMANDU: Nepal’s President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has said that Nepal and India enjoy very cordial and exemplary relations. At a programme organized here on Friday to mark the 150th

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Nepali teen raped after she refused to marry

MUGU: Just as Nepal is currently busy observing the 16-day campaign against Violence against Women (VAW) by organizing a variety of programmes, a teenager girl in Mugu was raped by