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Electricity Regulatory Commission Bill registered at parliament

KATHMANDU, March 29: The government is forming an independent commission to...

WB approves $185m credit for school sector development plan

KATHMANDU, Mar 29: The World Bank has approved a US$ 185...

FSU election held at RR Campus amid tensions

KATHMANDU, March 29: After months of disputes, Ratna Rajya Laxmi Campus...

Travel ban on Nepali maids: Has it really helped?
KATHMANDU, March 29: It was only after reaching Saudi Arabia that Shanti Pariyar realized the hollowness of the promises her agent had made back home. There was nearly nothing the agent, whom she came to know through a fellow villager, had not promised. Shanti was told that she would receive Rs 20,000 per month -- nearly two times her husband's monthly earning in Nepal. She was also promised a separate servant's quarter for accommodation, food, and regular communication with her family members back home, among other facilities. Shanti took everything the agent said at face value.
Govt deputes all returning officers for local polls
KATHMANDU, March 29: In view of the upcoming May 14 elections, the government has deputed all chief returning officers and returning officers required for the management of the elections in all 744 local units.
EU pledges to support sustainable growth of Nepal
KATHMANDU, March 28: The European Union has pledged to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth and social justice in Nepal.
Idiocy of Big Three
Idiocy of Big Three

The Big Three could have gone to Madhesh with Maithili, Bhojpuri, Tharu and Awadhi translations of...

Sheikh Hasina’s dilemma
Sheikh Hasina’s dilemma

The idea of exclusive sphere of influence of India and China with “No Entry” sign for...

On ‘time poverty’
On ‘time poverty’

Women are venturing out to work but men have not reciprocated by increasing their time on...

Yes to election

Are common Madheshis in favor of local election slated for May 14? Or are most of them against the election, as Madheshi Morcha claims? The question will remain unanswered without a credible poll of common Madheshis...

Toyota completes 50 years in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Mar 28: Not many companies have completed a half century of operations in Nepal. The private sector, which found its role in economic development post-1990, was at a very nascent stage 50 year ago. However, late Vijay Gajananda Vaidya, who introduced Toyota in Nepal, was a visionary.

The monk who got himself a camera
The monk who got himself a camera

It is not always that you see a monk bag the top honors for filmmaking, but that was the sight...
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The imitation game
The imitation game

It was around 20 years ago that he came up with an idea for a business but it has just...
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Serene Sarang
Serene Sarang

Gentle and graceful, the deer is a mystical animal. Personifying the spirit of the tranquil deer, Sarang Wildlife Sanctuary rests...
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All by myself

Nepali Travelers started funding solo women travelers to instill confidence in them as well as encourage them to become independent....
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Kapil Sharma to get warning from Air India for assaulting Sunil Grover
Kapil Sharma to get warning from Air India for assaulting Sunil Grover

MUMBAI, March 27: Kapil Sharma’s ‘golden days' appear to be over after his mid-air verbal and physical assault on The Kapil Sharma show co-star Sunil...
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‘Beauty and the Beast’ stays on top, ‘Power Rangers’ off to solid start
‘Beauty and the Beast’ stays on top, ‘Power Rangers’ off to solid start

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast continued its blockbuster ways this weekend, dominating North American movie screens with a three-day business of $88.3 million, according to an estimate from...
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MOONLIGHT: A raw portrayal of struggles of LGBTQ individual
MOONLIGHT: A raw portrayal of struggles of LGBTQ individual

Moonlight, based on the play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue by Tarell Alvin McCraney and directed and written by Barry Jenkins, won ‘Best Picture’...
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Magar movie set to screen in Portugal
Magar movie set to screen in Portugal

KATHMANDU, March 27: ‘Lomba’, a Magar-language film directed and written by Anil Budhamagar, is set to be screened in Portugal. ...
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Transparent policy-making makes people less cynical of their government
Transparent policy-making makes people less cynical of their government

Rohini Pande, Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and Co-Director of Evidence for Policy Design, is reputed for...

UML’s taunting and insulting of Madheshis led to Saptari deaths
UML’s taunting and insulting of Madheshis led to Saptari deaths

After five people were killed in Saptari last Monday, Madheshi Morcha has been especially aggressive toward CPN-UML. It also withdrew...

A sit-down with Madame President in the context of Int'l Women's Day
A sit-down with Madame President in the context of Int'l Women's Day

KATHMANDU, March 8: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said women's movement in Nepal has a strong foundation.  The World is...

Karki elected Thai Nepali Association president
Karki elected Thai Nepali Association president

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Kumar Karki has been elected as the fourth President of Thai Nepali Association (TNA). ...
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Tourism promotion program held in Israel
Tourism promotion program held in Israel

Tel Aviv, Feb 7: A tourism promotion program has been organized by Embassy of Nepal in Tel Aviv, Israel, in...
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NRNs will get the right to vote: Foreign Minister Mahat
NRNs will get the right to vote: Foreign Minister Mahat

NEW YORK, Jan 15: Foreign Minister Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that the government is committed to providing the...
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Nepalis in Switzerland donate to reconstruct quake-damaged school

NUWAKOT (Thanapati), Jan 15: Nepalis living in Switzerland have come to the help of the victims of the earthquake of April 25, 2015 by constructing a school building in Nuwakot. ...
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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...

There is so much to give
There is so much to give

Last few events at The Ktm Drive has made me realize that there is so...

Our problems are just illusions, let’s deal with them
Our problems are just illusions, let’s deal with them

Problems! Well, we face it every day, every moment and everywhere. ...

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