Recent News

Former Pakistan PM Sharif sentenced to seven years jail for graft

Maitrinews

  ISLAMABAD :  Former Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to seven years in prison for corruption Monday, state media reported, the latest conviction in a series of allegations which saw him ousted from power last year. Sharif, a three-time prime minister, has denied all the charges against him and claims he is being targeted…

NCP SC meet put off at eleventh hour

Maitrinews

Kathmandu : The Standing Committee (SC) meeting of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) scheduled for Sunday afternoon was postponed at the eleventh hour. The meeting summoned at 4:30 pm was postponed due to busy schedule of party chairperson and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, according to the party office secretary Krishna Gopal Shrestha. The next…

Fire destroys 87 houses in Kalikot

Maitrinews

  Sinja : A huge loss of property has incurred due to fire that broke out at Palata Rural Municipality-1, Khada village in Kalikot district on Sunday midnight. The fire occurred in Neupane settlement has not yet come under control. It is informed that the inferno has so far destroyed all 87 houses of the…

NC leaders agree on 13 office-bearers in party’s executive body

Maitrinews

  Kathmandu : The top leaders of the Nepali Congress have finally agreed on the number of the party office-bearers and their selection process following a long tug-of-war on the party’s draft statute. Party spokesman Bishwa Prakash Sharma said the top leaders have agreed on having one president, two vice-presidents, two general-secretaries, seven joint general-secretaries…

Syria conflict: Trump’s withdrawal plan shocks allies

Maitrinews

America : President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw all US troops from Syria has been met with strong criticism. Mr Trump made the announcement on Wednesday, asserting that the Islamic State (IS) group had been defeated. But major allies, including senior Republicans and foreign powers, have disputed the claim and say the move could lead…

National More News

NCP SC meet put off at eleventh hour

Maitrinews

Kathmandu : The Standing Committee (SC) meeting of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) scheduled for Sunday afternoon was postponed at the eleventh hour. The meeting summoned at 4:30 pm was postponed due to busy schedule of party chairperson and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, according to the party office secretary Krishna Gopal Shrestha. The next…

Fire destroys 87 houses in Kalikot

Maitrinews

  Sinja : A huge loss of property has incurred due to fire that broke out at Palata Rural Municipality-1, Khada village in Kalikot district on...

NC leaders agree on 13 office-bearers in party’s executive body

Maitrinews

  Kathmandu : The top leaders of the Nepali Congress have finally agreed on the number of the party office-bearers and their selection process following a...

DPR agreement signed for monorail in Kathmandu

Maitrinews

  Kathmandu : An agreement has been signed today with a Chinese company for preparing the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of monorail to be built along...

International More News

Former Pakistan PM Sharif sentenced to seven years jail for graft

Maitrinews

  ISLAMABAD :  Former Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to seven years in prison for corruption Monday, state media reported, the latest conviction in a series of allegations which saw him ousted from power last year. Sharif, a three-time prime minister, has denied all the charges against him and claims he is being targeted…

Syria conflict: Trump’s withdrawal plan shocks allies

Maitrinews

America : President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw all US troops from Syria has been met with strong criticism. Mr Trump made the announcement on Wednesday, asserting that the Islamic State (IS) group had been defeated. But major allies, including senior Republicans and foreign powers, have disputed the claim and say the move could lead…

Business More News

IME Digital signs Partner Bank agreement with Nepal Bangladesh Bank Ltd

Maitrinews

  Kathmandu : IME Digital and Nepal Bangladesh Bank have inked an agreement to facilitate customers to avail various mobile financial...

International Civil Aviation Day marked

Maitrinews

Kathmandu :The International Civil Aviation Day was observed in Nepal today, by organizing various programmes. The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal...

Finance Minister urges journalists to write on governance, development issues

Maitrinews

  Kathmandu : Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada has said the journalists' pen should flow the causes of good governance...

Science and Technology More News

Climate change: COP24 fails to adopt key scientific report

Maitrinews

 Poland : Attempts to incorporate a key scientific study into global climate talks in Poland have failed. The IPCC report on the impacts of a temperature rise of 1.5C, had a significant impact when it was launched last October. Scientists and many delegates in Poland were shocked as the US, Saudi Arabia, Russia and Kuwait…