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Social service could contribute to nation building: RPP chairman Thapa
KATHMANDU, April 24: Rastriya Prajatantra Party chairman Kamal Thapa has said that contribution to nation building could be made through social works.
House meeting deferred
KATHMANDU, April 24: After uncertainty over the further process of the constitution amendment bill following the new political development, parliament’s meeting scheduled for Sunday, has been deferred till Monday.
Govt. creating environment to hold elections with participation of all: DPM Thapa
Govt. creating environment to hold elections with participation of all: DPM Thapa
BIRATNAGAR, April 22: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Kamal Thapa, has said that the government has been creating environment conducive to hold election with consensus and participation of all.
Geopolitical stranglehold
Geopolitical stranglehold

The Madheshis have once again lost their battle of dignity on the geopolitical front. Unfortunately, they...

Losing ground
Losing ground

There is no bureaucratic and political will to promote UN peacekeeping in Nepal ...

Ending poverty
Ending poverty

The cost of eradicating poverty appears to be somewhat less than $100 billion actual dollars ...

Let’s do this

Thursday’s merger of six different Madhesi parties to form the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP), to be followed hot on the heels by an understanding between various Madhesi forces and the government on a...

Your work playlist
Your work playlist

When it comes to shutting out the world and getting focused on the task at hand, a good soundtrack can...
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Unfolding the facts
Unfolding the facts

Who knew it would be amusing to learn about the number of registered vehicles in the valley or enlightening to...
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Summer Love

Summer is finally here, and with it you want to get creative with your wardrobe. You don’t have to put...
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Ready steady Go
Ready steady Go

If you want an activity that’s a little more rigorous than hiking, another fun filled yet challenging thing to do...
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3 African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine
3 African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine

JOHANNESBURG, April 24: Three African countries have been chosen to test the world's first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization announced Monday. Ghana, Kenya and...
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New ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ TV version ‘not a feminist story,’ says its star
New ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ TV version ‘not a feminist story,’ says its star

The cast of a new adaptation of dystopian novel “The Handmaid’s Tale” insisted on Friday they did not set out to make a feminist statement,...
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Kendrick Lamar scores biggest US album release of year
Kendrick Lamar scores biggest US album release of year

Kendrick Lamar pulled off the biggest US album debut this year with “DAMN.” which sold 603,000 copies or equivalent in streaming and downloads since April...
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‘I’m happy on red beacon ban’
‘I’m happy on red beacon ban’

Veteran actress Hema Malini, who attended Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017 on Friday, said that she is happy with Indian government’s decision to ban red...
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Coca-Cola committed to doing business responsibly
Coca-Cola committed to doing business responsibly

Coca-Cola, a multinational company which produces food and beverage, is not just focused on doing business. It has also been...

The constitution should be amended only after a fresh electoral mandate
The constitution should be amended only after a fresh electoral mandate

Inclusion has been enshrined as a fundamental right. A Nepali can file a writ at the court if the state...

Even 744 are too many. Around 300 local units are viable in the long run
Even 744 are too many. Around 300 local units are viable in the long run

Shyam Krishna Bhurtel served as a member of Local Level Restructuring Commission and has worked as an expert in Nepal’s...

One Nepali killed in road accident in UK

MYAGDI, April 16: An elderly Nepali woman has died in road accident in London. Thamati Pun, 78, a permanent resident of Daanam, Myagdi, was hit by a vehicle while going to the park on Saturday. ...
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Ghale elected chair of Nepali Journalists Association in Japan
Ghale elected chair of Nepali Journalists Association in Japan

TOKYO, April 11: Mohan Ghale has been elected the Chair of the Nepali Journalists Association in Japan. ...
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Khatri to lead KSS Qatar
Khatri to lead KSS Qatar

QATAR, April 4: Tila Bahadur Khatri has been elected as the chairman of the Khotang Service Society Qatar, an organization...
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Prabhu Thapa elected Prawasi Nepali Manch chair
Prabhu Thapa elected Prawasi Nepali Manch chair

BALTIMORE, April 3: Prabhu Thapa has been elected chairman of Prawasi Nepali Manch, the United States of America (USA) chapter.
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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...

Democracy becomes much dearer
Democracy becomes much dearer

KATHMANDU, April 2: The upcoming election is going to be about twice as costly as that of 17 years ago, even after adjusting for inflation. Government data shows that spending for the parliamentary election in 1999 was Rs 2.75 billion while the estimated spending for the upcoming local election is projected at Rs 20 billion. Adjusting Rs 2.75 billion for an average annual inflation rate of 8 percent over 17 years would result in a figure of around Rs 10 billion.

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.

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