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3 communities will decide Nepalgunj poll result

NEPALGUNJ, June 24: With four major political parties competing in...

Koirala-Azad becomes first Nepali woman dean at a US university

KATHMANDU, June 24: Shabnam Koirala-Azad has been appointed as the dean...

Voter ID card distribution begins today

KATHMANDU, June 24: As part of its final preparations to conduct...

Four candidates elected unopposed as ward members in Pratappur
NAWALPARASI, June 24: Four candidates filing nominations for the post of ward member under different categories from the Pratappur Rural Municipality-4, Nawalparasi for the June 28 local-level elections have been elected unopposed.
Election atmosphere gaining pace
DADELDHURA, June 24: With the second round of local level election round the corner, the election related activities have been intensified in the district.
RJPN will partake in third-phase election though constitution not amended, says PM Deuba
RJPN will partake in third-phase election though constitution not amended, says PM Deuba
MAHENDRANAGAR, June 24: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal(RJPN) will partake in the third-phase local level elections though the constitution is not amended.
The parched valley
The parched valley

Kathmandu residents can’t pin their hopes on Melamchi, which, when complete, will meet only one-third...

Death of the Party
Death of the Party

From Nehru to Indira and from Rajiv to Rahul, Gandhi family has seen control of...

Talk is not cheap
Talk is not cheap

Due to shortage of epidemiological studies it is hard to guess the extent of mental...

The cuckoo’s call
The cuckoo’s call

With concrete houses sprouting on what were fertile fields not long ago these birds are growing...

Hell on wheels

Election code violation ...

Crazy about ideas
Crazy about ideas

All good things start with an idea. Manish Shrestha and Kreeti Shakya, both of whom are in their 30s now,...
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The young dreamer
The young dreamer

She entered the court for the first time when she was seven. This young dreamer knew exactly what she wanted...
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A different kind of hero
A different kind of hero

Over the past few years, we have all come to know and love Dayahang Rai. Whether it be as Gofle...
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Exploring Ladakh
Exploring Ladakh

So what do you want from your next holiday? If you are in no mood to settle for just sightseeing...
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Cheryl Cole pays tribute to Liam Payne on first Father’s Day
Cheryl Cole pays tribute to Liam Payne on first Father’s Day

Cheryl Cole took to Instagram on Sunday to wish a happy first Father’s Day to her beau Liam Payne. ...
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Ed Sheeran weighs in on Taylor Swift, Katy Perry feud
Ed Sheeran weighs in on Taylor Swift, Katy Perry feud

Despite all the she-said, she-said in the Taylor Swift/Katy Perry feud, Ed Sheeran said in a recent interview that he thinks the back-and-forth is overblown.
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Katy Perry makes Twitter history with 100 million followers
Katy Perry makes Twitter history with 100 million followers

WASHINGTON, June 17: Pop superstar Katy Perry has made history by becoming the first user to garner 100 million followers on Twitter, the social media platform...
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China's Great Wall repaired with simple tools, bricks of old
China's Great Wall repaired with simple tools, bricks of old

BEIJING, June 17: At one of the most treacherous and least restored stretches of China's Great Wall, a line of pack mules halted upon emerging from...
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Our pro-Madhesi credentials will be proven by poll results in Province 2
Our pro-Madhesi credentials will be proven by poll results in Province 2

Going into the second round of local election, the protesting Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has been trying to portray CPN-UML as...

Bharatpur UML candidate Gyawali demands resuming vote count
Bharatpur UML candidate Gyawali demands resuming vote count

CHITWAN, May 31: Faced with imminent defeat, representatives of the ruling CPN (Maoist Center) on Sunday midnight tore off ballot papers...

Impact of my work will be seen in a month: Mayor-elect Shakya
Impact of my work will be seen in a month: Mayor-elect Shakya

CPN-UML candidate Bidya Sundar Shakya was elected mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) on Sunday, defeating his nearest rival Raju...

Nepali diaspora honors ambassador Rana

TOKYO, June 20: The newly appointed Nepali ambassador to Japan, Pratibha Rana, on Sunday received welcome from the Nepali diaspora in Japan. ...
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Thousands protest killings of GJP cadres in Darjeeling

ILAM, June 18: Thousands of locals in Darjeeling on Sunday took out huge processions to observe “Black Day” to protest against the killing of three Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) activists in army action. ...
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Darjeeling locals on warpath after Bengali is made a compulsory subject

DARJEELING, June 12: The Nepali-speaking community in Darjeeling has been on the warpath over the West Bengal government's decision to include the Bengali language as a compulsory text in the school curriculum. ...
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NRN Norway elects Thapa as new chief
NRN Norway elects Thapa as new chief

LONDON, June 11: The Non Resident Nepali (NRN)-Norway has formed a new executive committee under newly elected chairperson Sanjiv Thapa.
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Change of Guard and OBOR
Change of Guard and OBOR

Government change is a normal practice in a parliamentary system. Recently Britain and France have...

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...