KATHMANDU: Eid-Ul-Fitr is an occasion where Muslims mark the end of their month-long fast Ramadan and come together to celebrate positivity, forgiveness and charity. To younger Muslims, it is also the time they get money in the name of Eidi, among other gifts, and enjoy different forms of delicacies.

Dedicated in the field of teaching for more than two decades, Shiba Datta Gnawali is the founder principal of Universal College. Established in 1995, the college runs +2 programs in Science, Management and Humanities streams, including Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs in Business studies and Arts. Starting off his career as a lecturer in Amrit Science Campus and Tribhuvan University, Gnawali spent more than a decade as a teacher at Brigade of Gurkhas, Hong Kong before retiring in 1994. Having earned a doctorate degree (PhD) in 2002 from Tribhuvan University, he has been working as a founder principal of Universal College since its inception.

Born with it: Tetralogy of Fallot

June 27, 2017 10:48 am

My mother often tells me that I am a born beauty. She says that I had a fair skin and the brightest smile as a kid. As I grew, my skin complexion gradually started to change into something bluish and dark. My mom started noticing that I had ceased to grow in height and health in comparison to other kids my age. I had a tiny structure and couldn’t digest my food. I would fall ill most often and whenever I cried my body used to turn blue. Most of the time, I was short of breath.

First impression is important, so how can you improve your chances of making a great one when you’re starting a new job? Follow these tips to help you make a great impression and avoid the blunders typically associated with starting a new job.

Forsaken Village

June 27, 2017 10:32 am

Parched fields, rusted farm fences, forlorn stone and mud-thatched houses.

Fashion for awareness

June 27, 2017 10:26 am

KATHMANDU: Students of Development Finance at the National College have initiated a project called ‘Guilty Clothes’. According to the press statement released by the college, the project aims at spreading awareness on sexual violence.

5 things about Kali Prasad Baskota

June 26, 2017 10:51 am

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 lyricist and composer began with the release of the song ‘Chahana Sakiyo’. The release of the song ‘Jaalma,’in the movie ‘Resham Filili’ launched his singing career and remains one of his biggest hits. My City’s Sonam Lama caught up with Baskota to talk about the five things which people may not know about him.

Chitwan's top tourist destination

June 26, 2017 10:33 am

CHITWAN: Chitwan is the perfect destination for nature lovers. It is located 150 km west of Kathmandu and has been ranked as the third most visited tourist destination in Nepal: after Kathmandu and Pokhara, respectively. Chitwan receives around 200,000 visitors a year from around the world.The crown jewel of the region, and main draw, is Chitwan National Park. But there is more than just nature to enjoy in Chitwan, including a rich culture and history.

Do schools kill creativity?

June 26, 2017 10:15 am

Schools are supposed to be the place where we learn and develop all around and not just in academics. Yes, academics are important but that do not solely define your ability and I feel the schools in our country haven’t realized this yet.


June 26, 2017 10:01 am

Haunted by own thoughts I roam under the lasers of an orb Gleaming amidst the lonely sky Witnessing the darkness of every terror