Use it right

November 14, 2017 00:30 AM

It’s time to stop the careless use of antibiotics for lives of millions depend on it.

Only sound and fury

November 13, 2017 01:28 AM

It reeks of hypocrisy when Deuba and his followers say source of threat on democracy lies only in communist camp

History, on repeat

November 13, 2017 00:37 AM

The Mallas bore the brunt of their mistakes and disappeared. Are our political parties headed for a similar fate?

Europe in Time of Trump

November 13, 2017 00:26 AM

The transatlantic alliance, which for decades has safeguarded the West, is under severe strain. US President is responsible for this

Tigers, flies and foxes

November 12, 2017 00:59 AM

We are squeezed between China and India, not just graphically but even in our reasoning and ideology. To the north, in China, with President Xi Jinping’s high-level purges, the anti-corruption drive is taking a distinct top-down course

Plot against 99%

November 12, 2017 00:53 AM

After multiple failed attempts to “repeal and replace” the 2010 Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), US President Donald Trump’s administration now hopes to achieve its first legislative victory with a massive tax giveaway that it has wrapped in the language of “tax reform.

Seize the center

November 12, 2017 00:03 AM

This is not new. In the past, too, an attempt was made to polarize Nepali politics in the name of left alliance.

Vote at 16

November 11, 2017 07:28 AM

In a democracy, the right to vote is the most privileged form of power vested in the people. Not only does it give people the opportunity to choose their representatives, it also puts them and their representatives into the virtuous cycle of responsibility and accountability. According to Nepali laws, an individual must be 18 to be eligible to vote, while the constitution guarantees citizenship 16. This means that even after holding a citizenship, a 16-year-old youth is deprived of voting rights for two years. In this article, we highlight this contradiction and stress that anyone who holds a citizenship must be given the right to vote.

Chains of chhaupadi

November 11, 2017 00:51 AM

Just the thought of chhaupadi makes us shudder. I am sure you know of women in western Nepal—in Doti, Accham, Bajura, Kailali, Dailekh, Bajhang, Baitadi and Dadeldhura districts—are forced to live in small, cold, damp and unhygienic sheds in the woods, or in animal sheds or mud huts that are completely separate from the house, for five days every month when they are menstruating

Generation MBA

November 11, 2017 00:45 AM

Some folks have now resorted to putting an MBA after their name à la PhD holders. Really?