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India's silence over exchange facility frustrates NRB officials

KATHMANDU, May 25: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) officials have almost given...

16 years on, government buildings still not reconstructed

ACHHAM, May 25: Government office buildings destroyed during the Maoist insurgency...

Major political parties facing hard time choosing candidates

ITAHARI, May 25: Even as the second round of local level...

Dahal creating political confusion by stepping down: UML
KATHMANDU, May 25: Main opposition CPN-UML has accused Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal of creating further confusion by quitting the post instead of resolving various urgent political complications that have added challenges in holding second phase of local elections.
India committed to enhancing connectivity: Indian envoy
KATHMANDU, May 25: Indian envoy to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri has said that his interest in Nepal is to provide support enhancing connectivity links in the country.
Newly elected Lalitpur mayor and deputy mayor sworn in
Newly elected Lalitpur mayor and deputy mayor sworn in
LALITPUR, May 24: Newly elected Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Lalitpur Metropolitan City Chiribabu Maharjan and Gita Satyal  have been sworn in on Wednesday.
Night train to Beijing
Night train to Beijing

Rail connectivity with China, if it gets India’s approval, will boost economic growth and reduce income...

Sense and sentiments
Sense and sentiments

When intelligentsia, political class and public intellectuals fail to take clear stands, the whole debate flies...

The Bahun narrative
The Bahun narrative

Caste hierarchy is seen as a Bahun-Chhetri phenomenon, but all societies have caste- and race-based discrimination

Good ten months

Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s second inning as prime minister got off to a rocky start. He had become prime minister with the support of Nepali Congress on August 4, 2016, after his immediate predecessor...

Kandel's five-wicket haul guides Police to defeat Far West

KATHMANDU, May 24: Spinner Sushil Kandel took a five-wicket haul to help Nepal Police Club (NPC) register a seven-wicket win over the Far- Western Region in the ongoing 1st Prime Minister Cup One Day National Cricket Tournament on Wednesday.

Little things
Little things

Living in an apartment, or in an older home with tiny rooms, can present a challenge bigger than just how...
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Safety first
Safety first

The sad fact is that there are just too many of us who aren’t. Accidents and incidents can happen anywhere,...
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Striking all the right notes
Striking all the right notes

A few minutes are simply not enough to talk about music with Lochan Rizal. ...
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Going green
Going green

The social enterprise ‘Hamri Bahini – The Green Angels’ is not only working to protect the environment, it is also...
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Celebrating 30 years of Colombia-Nepal diplomatic relation
Celebrating 30 years of Colombia-Nepal diplomatic relation

KATHMANDU, May 23: A photo exhibition ‘Black Line – Sacred landscapes of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta’ will be held on Thursday and Friday at Siddhartha...
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United World Schools begins Nepal Teaching Fellowship

KATHMANDU, May 23: The Nepal Teaching Fellowship, 2017 of United World Schools (UWS) officially inaugurated on Monday in a special event organized at Hotel Sampada. ...
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Play based on the life of Tagore set to happen in Kathmandu
Play based on the life of Tagore set to happen in Kathmandu

KATHMANDU, May 23: ‘A Quiet Desire ‘, a play based on the life of Rabindranath Tagore is set to happen on May 28 at Army Officer’s...
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Are women really free birds, ever?
Are women really free birds, ever?

In many cultures around the world women are bounded by debilitating norms, values and beliefs of the society. The values are such that they tend...
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Lithuania can invest in Nepal's tourism, agri sectors
Lithuania can invest in Nepal's tourism, agri sectors

Republic of Lithuania, a northern European country, officially inaugurated its Honorary Consulate in Nepal on Tuesday. Shovakar Hari Neupane, a...

The new forces don’t have clear stands on core political issues
The new forces don’t have clear stands on core political issues

Hari Sharma has closely observed Nepali politics from both in and out of government and is widely known for his...

Renault will become a successful brand in Nepal
Renault will become a successful brand in Nepal

Renault Nepal has launched a new variant of Renault KWID hatchback in the Nepali market. The car with powerful 1.0...

MONA UK extends support for Ram Bahadur's treatment

BENIi (MYAGDI), May 24: The Myagdi Overseas Nepali Association (MONA) in UK has extended financial assistance for the treatment of a person who sustained critical injuries after falling off a tree. ...
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Musical event in Sydney to tribute Yama Buddha
Musical event in Sydney to tribute Yama Buddha

POKHARA, May 21: Marking the birth anniversary of rapper Yama Buddha (Anil Adhikari), Sydney-based Nepali organization is organizing a musical...
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Sakura Night rejuvenates Nepali culture in Japan
Sakura Night rejuvenates Nepali culture in Japan

TOKYO, May 12: Marking the Golden week, the popular festival of the Japanese, Surya Corporation has organized a cultural program.
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British national of Nepali origin to run in the UK's general election

KATHMANDU, May 9: A British of Nepali origin is set to file candidacy for the snap parliamentary election in UK. ...
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India: Making sense of Aditya's rise
India: Making sense of Aditya's rise

For those hoping that India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi would more perceptibly shift towards the...

Feminism for all
Feminism for all

Recently I had an opportunity to be present at a program in Israel where seasoned...

Gender bias in Nepali education consultancies
Gender bias in Nepali education consultancies

I still remember my initial days when my husband and daughter used to discourage me....

A Home Away from Home
A Home Away from Home

As far back as I can remember, whenever my semester report card came out, I...

Who cares?
Who cares?

We fought the system, the governance, challenged the system by putting self-made amateur cricket careers...

Third gender barred from contesting poll
Third gender barred from contesting poll

KATHMANDU, May 5: Badri Pun has been barred from contesting the local-level elections because of the gender identity in his citizenship certificate. CPN - UML, the party he is associated with, offered him  nomination for vice chairperson of  Annapurna rural municipality, his hometown, in Myagdi district, but he was prevented from filing the nomination as he was not able to produce 'a citizenship like others'. Pun, a 40-year-old female - to - male transgender  (original name - Dilu Budija), holds his citizenship under a 'third gender' identity.

Renault makes Nepal debut
Renault makes Nepal debut

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: The French multinational automotive company Renault is planning to make its first official foray into Nepal with the launch of two of its brands Duster and Kwid next week.