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DIG Silwal submitted doctored document to SC: Forensic report
KATHMANDU, APRIL 28: DIG Nawaraj Silwal allegedly falsified the performance appraisal certificates he tendered to the Supreme Court while filing a writ petition seeking appointment as Nepal Police chief, a forensic examination of the documents has found. The allegation, if proved, could land the veteran police officer "at least 10 years" in jail.
Govt proposes mandatory health insurance for orphanage, rehab children
KATHMANDU, April 29: The government is preparing to make it mandatory for orphanages and child rehabilitation centers to buy health insurance for all those sheltering with them.
President approves army security for elections
KATHMANDU, April 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has approved the recommendation of the government to deploy Nepal Army (NA) personnel for the security of the upcoming local polls.
Contestations of Nepali history
Contestations of Nepali history

Who wrote our history? How did the West understand Nepal? What shaped that (flawed) understanding? How...

We, the ugly people
We, the ugly people

Don’t think our smile signifies innocence and happiness. It is only a way to mask our...

Wingtip to wingtip
Wingtip to wingtip

Another domestic-only airport is a non-starter given the complexities of managing two airports in close proximity

Not that easy

In a free-market economy, the price of goods and services is set by the market. That, at least, is the principle. ...

Of legends & lore
Of legends & lore

If you love stories, you simply can’t afford to underestimate the story telling prowess of graphic novels. Even though this...
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Small & Smart
Small & Smart

With small spaces comes the underlying assumption that you are willing to sacrifice on style and aesthetics but you can...
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A cut above the rest

Whether we are planning a family brunch, a romantic date or just a simple hangout, location, food, and the environment...
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Leading the trail
Leading the trail

To be paid to travel is the dream of many but is it really all that is cooked up to...
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We spend 23 days in a year on our phone!
We spend 23 days in a year on our phone!

As I entered a café during the weekend, my eyes led me to a quote: “It’s not about ‘having’ time. It’s about ‘making’ time”. This...
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Breaking down the stigma of depression
Breaking down the stigma of depression

When we get physically hurt, the wounds on our body reflect our condition and pain. The pain that we face receives instant care and sympathy...
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ECAN welcomes Australian High Commission’s move
ECAN welcomes Australian High Commission’s move

KATHMANDU, April 28: Education Consultancy Association of Nepal (ECAN) has welcomed Australian High Commission’s decision to recognize financial documents issued buy all A-listed commercial banks of...
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Documentary on quake survivors screened in UK house
Documentary on quake survivors screened in UK house

KATHMANDU, April 28: A Nepali documentary titled ‘Bhagya Le Bacheka Haru’, based on survivors of 2015 Gorkha earthquakes, was screened in the British parliament on April...
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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 youth dies in South Korea
One Nepali youth dies in South Korea

KHOTANG, April 28: One Nepali youth was found dead on Thursday in South Korea at the place where he was...
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ANTA conference to be held in May
ANTA conference to be held in May

KATHMANDU, April 28: The conference of the US-based Association of Nepali Terain in America(ANTA) is set to begin from May...
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Special screening of ‘Bhagyale  Bachekaharu’ in British parliament
Special screening of ‘Bhagyale  Bachekaharu’ in British parliament

LONDON, April 27: A special screening program of a documentary movie based on the massive earthquake of 2015 was organized...
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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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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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