July 2, 2016 11:21 AM

KATHMANDU: July 1: Now that the great nightmare of an exam, SLC is gone forever, gone for good, this quasi-intellectual, pseudo-educated, quintessentially hedonistic society has got another important thing to do: Talk.

Logic of writing

July 2, 2016 00:20 AM

It is not necessary to “dumb down” specialized ideas when writing for “general” public, which, by the way, doesn’t exist

Speak up

July 2, 2016 00:15 AM

To be touched without your consent is just about the worst thing that can happen to you

Football and Brexit

July 2, 2016 00:10 AM

British citizens prefer their own national teams rather than a strong UK team, even if this means losing to tiny Iceland


July 2, 2016 00:05 AM


Leap of faith

June 30, 2016 00:20 AM

More than issuing the cards, their use could be more problematic. We will have to have special card readers in almost all public places

Infographics : Global Defense Trade. 2015-2016

June 30, 2016 00:05 AM

Global defense trade reached a record breaking $65 billion in 2015. IHS forecasts that the market will increase further to $69 billion in 2016. The Middle East was the largest importing region, with $21.6 billion in deliveries of defense equipment.

Brexit and the Future of Europe

June 29, 2016 18:22 PM

Brexit will open the floodgates for other anti-European forces within the Union. Indeed, no sooner was the referendum’s outcome announced than France’s National Front issued a call for “Frexit,” while Dutch populist Geert Wilders promoted “Nexit.”

Dilemma of LDCs

June 29, 2016 00:15 AM

Nepal should have graduated by 2001. It did not. Now the target year is 2022 but Nepal won’t be able to graduate in that year either.

Brexit and SAARC

June 29, 2016 00:10 AM

SAARC should do all it can to not breed Sharks by providing all member-states a level playing field