Dr. KC threatens to prepone hunger strike

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KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Crusader for medical reforms Dr. Govinda KC has warned that he may start new hunger strike even before January 1, the ultimatum he had issued earlier to the government, if all the points included in the July 26 agreement signed between him and the government were not included in the Medical Education Bill,
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Series of sexual exploitation and violence in Bomjon’s ashrams

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Ganga Maya Tamang, 18, of Rautahat holding a press conference at the office of Community Information Network (CIN), the association of community radio broadcasters, in Lalitpur on September 15 accused Ram Bahadur Bomjon, known across the world as the Little Buddha, of raping her. Bomjon’s followers including former minister of state for health Mani Lama
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These Bollywood celebs are the star performers of 2018

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New Delhi, Dec 25: They came, audiences saw, they conquered — that’s quite how it was for actors such as Vicky Kaushal, Ayushmann Khurrana, Radhika Apte and Taapsee Pannu who delivered quality films in a year where big stars failed as box office draws.The year was especially bright for mid-size films and original online content
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Huawei does a Bumper sale because of these smart Features

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New Delhi, Dec 26 – Riding on the success of the P20, Mate 20 and Nova series, Huawei on Wednesday said its smartphone shipments for 2018 exceeded 200 million units, a new all-time high for the Chinese phone maker. Huawei surpassed Apple to become the world’s second-largest smartphone seller in the world first in the
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Card payments in India for Nepalis limited to IRs 100,000 a month

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KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has set a limit on the payments that a Nepali national can make in India through electronic cards such as credit, debit and prepaid as well as point of sale (PoS). In a circular to ‘A’ class commercial banks and ‘B’ class development banks on Tuesday, the central
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Go-ahead for Medical Education Bill likely today

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KATHMANDU, Dec 26: After Dr Govinda KC refused to compromise on his demands for reform in medical education, the subcommittee formed by the Education and Health Committee in parliament is likely to forward a Health Education Bill on Wednesday that is in line with the demands raised by him. The parliamentary subcommittee had earlier assigned
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Japan approves 126 measures to attract more foreign workers

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TOKYO, Dec 25: Japan’s government on Tuesday adopted a slew of measures to encourage foreign nationals to work in the country and to smooth their integration into society. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged his ministers to do their best to ensure foreign workers are motivated to come — and not only to big cities but
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Deepika makes a big revelation about her upcoming film ‘Chhapaak’

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Mumbai, Dec 24: Actress Deepika Padukone is excited about “Chhapaak”, which will tell story of an acid attack survivor.”A story of trauma and triumph. And the unquashable human spirit. Elated to collaborate with Fox Star Studios on ‘Chhapaak’,” Deepika tweeted on Monday. The Meghna Gulzar directorial is said to be based on the life of
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Nepal bags 20 gold medals becoming champion in Asia Cup Karate

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KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Nepal has finished as champions in the Asia Cup Fourth International Karate Championship concluded in Mumbai of India on Sunday, clinching 20 gold medals. A squad from the Sports Science Academy of Nepal represented the country in the tournament and won 20 gold towards Kata and Kumite, and two silvers said Academy
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