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EC opening election office in all local units today

KATHMANDU, May 28: As part of its final preparations to...

NC, Maoists propose defering poll to accommodate RJPN

KATHMANDU, May 29: Nepali Congress and CPN (Maoist Center) have expressed...

Govt tabling budget today

KATHMANDU, May 29: The government is presenting budget for Fiscal Year...

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EC waiting for details from Bharatpur
KATHMANDU, May 29: The Election Commission (EC) is waiting for details from returning officer on how to move ahead in completing vote counting of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.
Chitwan Police confirms Maoist Center cadres tore ballot papers
Chitwan Police confirms Maoist Center cadres tore ballot papers
CHITWAN, May 29: Nepal Police SP Deepak Thapa, the chief of Chitwan District Police Office, confirmed that two cadres of CPN (Maoist Center) are arrested for tearing ballot papers during the vote count of Chitwan Metropolitan City.
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 Raj Joshi of Nepali Congress. With Shakya all set to assume the top post in the country"s largest city, Republica"s Gyan P. Neupane talked with him about his vision and his plans to make the capital “a beautiful, safe, prosperous and lively city” as promised in the election manifesto. Excerpts:
What China wants
What China wants

Never in their over 3,000 years of written history have the Chinese aspired to rule...

The parental trap
The parental trap

My son’s gesture made me feel special and loved; it was a gift, priceless and straight...

OBOR overreach
OBOR overreach

In terms of scale or scope, OBOR has no parallel in modern history. It is more...

Infographics- Second Phase of the Local Level Elections: 14 June 2017
Infographics- Second Phase of the Local Level Elections: 14 June 2017

Second Phase of the Local Level Elections: 14 June 2017 ...

Think again

We would like to urge the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), the coalition of six Tarai-based parties, to reconsider its protest plans aimed at disrupting the second phase of local election on June...

The largest pyre

Following the cabinets’ decision to burn wildlife stockpiles on 18 May 2017, a 5-meter-wide and 15-meter-long incinerator was constructed in...
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He’s got the moves
He’s got the moves

Matt Stefanina had a penchant for dancing from a young age but he never thought he could make a career...
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Korea Culture Day on Saturday

KATHMANDU, May 25: The first biannual cultural program ‘Korea Culture Day 2017’ will be held on Saturday at Army Officers’ Club,...
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Lights, camera, action
Lights, camera, action

Born in 1987, Chandra Pant started his career as a stuntman in 2008 and later ventured into fight direction. But...
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A Quiet Desire
A Quiet Desire

KATHMANDU, May 28: An Indian play ‘A Quiet Desire’ written and directed by Feisal Alkazi and performed by the Ruchika Theatre Group was staged at Army...
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5 things about Prabin Khatiwada
5 things about Prabin Khatiwada

Born in a village of Morang, Prabin Khatiwada is one of the versatile personalities in the acting field today. He entered Gurukul Theater in 2004...
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FCAT asks CBFC to certify ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ within a week
FCAT asks CBFC to certify ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ within a week

The makers of ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ had to approach the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) once again after the Central Board of Film Certification...
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Iranian film ‘A Man of Integrity’ wins ‘Certain Regard’ competition at Cannes
Iranian film ‘A Man of Integrity’ wins ‘Certain Regard’ competition at Cannes

A movie by an Iranian who was arrested for his work in Iran won the ‘Un Certain Regard’ competition at the Cannes Film Festival on...
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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...

Bar Afghanistan, Nepal has perhaps the slowest vote counting process
Bar Afghanistan, Nepal has perhaps the slowest vote counting process

The frustratingly slow vote counting process has dented the great public enthusiasm for local election. Many of them are asking...

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...

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.