UN Security Council reaffirms support for Colombia’s peace process

- The UN Security Council on Thursday released a statement reiterating its "full and unanimous support for the peace process in Colombia." The council members highlighted the importance of "ensuring the comprehensive implementation" of the 2016 Final Peace Agreement in Colombia and praised the progress made, especially following the local elections. They emphasized the crucial role of newly ele

Budget calendar amended through ordinance

Kathmandu, Jan 19: The Fiscal Procedures and Financial Responsibility Act-2076 BS has been amended through ordinance ensuring some new changes in the provisions for budget calendar. Amendment got an impetus with President Ramchandra Paudel issuing an ordinance- Fiscal Procedures and Financial Responsibility Act (First Amendment) Ordinance-2080 BS on last Thursday. The ordinance mandates the pro

Families in Gaza face “triple threat” of war, disease, hunger: UN

(Xinhua) -- Families in the Gaza Strip are facing the "triple threat" of conflict, disease from a lack of safe water, and hunger due to food shortages, a United Nations (UN) official warned Friday. Meanwhile, the nightmare continues for the remaining Israeli children held hostage in Gaza, she said, and the situation is rapidly deteriorating. Lucia Elmi, UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) Special Repre

NA election candidates provided election symbols

Kathmandu, Jan 13: Candidates of the National Assembly election have been provided with election symbols today. The NA election is scheduled for January 25. As per election schedule, the office of the election officer conferred election symbols on the respective party candidates from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm today. Election Commission Spokesperson, Shaligram Sharma Poudel, told Rastriya Samachar Sam

Australia confirms support to airstrikes in Yemen

The Australian government has confirmed the country's involvement in airstrikes on Houthi military sites in Yemen. Richard Marles, deputy prime minister and minister for defense, on Friday said Australia supported strikes launched by the United States and Britain on Houthi rebels on Friday morning local time. Marles told reporters at a press conference that Australian personnel were present in

There is immense possibility of sports in Nepal: PM Dahal

Kathmandu, Jan 12: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said there are many areas with possibilities in Nepal and sports sector is one amongst them with immense possibilities. Inaugurating the Fourth National Wado-ryu Open Karate Championship organized by Nepal Wado-ryu Karate Do association here today, PM Dahal mentioned that Nepal has much potential in sports. In this connection,

Cultures related to human civilization should be promoted: Unified Socialist Chair Nepal

Kathmandu, Dec 31: CPN (Unified Socialist) Chair Madhav Kumar Nepal has said conservation of the indigenous culture of all communities in the nation contributes to promoting social unity and further strengthening of national integration. In a statement he issued on the occasion of the Tamu Lhosar, the cultural festival of the Gurung community, today, the former Prime Minister said the preservat

Gulmi Hospital to begin dialysis service

Tamghas, Dec 30: The Gulmi Hospital is all set to begin dialysis service. The health facility has already conducted a test for it. The hospital had successfully provided dialysis to Devi Ram Khanal from Resunga municipality-8 on December 25 and 28. With this, the medication for kidney disease will be regular now onwards. The availability of dialysis at Gulmi Hospital has ended compulsion of rel

One killed in Bajura jeep accident

Bajura, Dec 29: A person died on the spot and next one was injured after a jeep fell some 200 metres off the road last night at Maliban area of Gaumul Rural Municipality in Bajura district. The deceased is Devendra Nath, 38, of Khaptad Chhededaha Rural Municipality-6 in the district. Police Inspector Kishor Singh Airi said that the jeep (Se 1 Ja 989) heading to Siyadhunga from Ghatmuna fell off

Russia launches strikes across Ukrainian cities

Russia launched a wave of missile strikes on Friday across Ukrainian cities, including the capital, authorities said as they raised a nationwide air alert. The overnight attacks came days after Ukraine struck a Russian warship in the occupied Crimean port of Feodosia. Explosions were reported in Kyiv, city mayor Vitali Klitschko said in a post on Telegram. Missiles also struck at least five oth