India asks its citizens not to use Aadhar card for travel to Nepal
KATHMANDU, June 27: In an apparent bid to discourage the use of Aadhar card as identification document outside the country, the Indian government has made it mandatory for its nationals travelling to Nepal to carry either a valid passport or election ID card as identification document.
Security beefed up for polls: Home minister
DANG, June 25: The government has taken all necessary measures to ensure safe polls, Home Minister Janardan Sharma said on Sunday as he urged voters to take part in the polls without any hesitation and fear.
Neupane assumes office as acting secretary of EC
KATHMANDU, June 25: Joint-secretary Maheshwar Neupane on Sunday assumed the responsibilities of acting secretary at the Election Commission following the government decision to transfer Secretary Gopinath Mainali from the EC.
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Former FNCCI President Pradeep Jung Pandey’s conviction and his later pardon put everything ugly about Nepali...

Darjeeling revisited
Darjeeling revisited

Just like Nepali-speaking people of Darjeeling, Madhesis in Nepal want their political and social rights recognized

Food-in-mouth
Food-in-mouth

Until 1980s Nepal was a rice-exporting country and agro products accounted for three-fourths of exports ...

Nightmare

The 36-km Narayanghat-Mugling road is considered as one of the most vital road links in Nepal as it connects the country’s southern, eastern and western parts with its two main urban hubs: Kathmandu...

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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

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

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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5 things about Kali Prasad Baskota
5 things about Kali Prasad Baskota

Kali Prasad Baskota is a renowned singer, musician, composer and lyricist in Nepal. He began taking vocal classes in 1999. His musical career as a...
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Publication nepa-laya comes up with new book on health and well-being
Publication nepa-laya comes up with new book on health and well-being

KATHMANDU, June 25: Publication nepa-laya is launching a new book on health and well-being ‘Khana Khanu Bhayo ? Hamra Bhansa Bare Bazar Ka Bhram’ (false...
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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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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...

Murderer of Nepali woman in US to get life in prison
Murderer of Nepali woman in US to get life in prison

WASHINGTON, June 26: An American court has sentenced Harshad Kumar Yadav to life in prison for murdering his wife Rina Yadav...
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Nepali diaspora in Spain to invite 1 m tourists to visit Nepal from Spain
Nepali diaspora in Spain to invite 1 m tourists to visit Nepal from Spain

KATHMANDU, June 25: A group of Nepali living in Spain is set to invite about 1 million tourists visiting Spain’s...
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General strike continues in Darjeeling

ILAM, June 24: Life in Darjeeling has been thrown out of gear after the continuation of prolonged general strike since about more than a week. ...
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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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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...