Fake news and censorship

March 6, 2018 00:52 AM

Around the world, the number of honest journalists jailed for publishing fake or fictitious news is at an all-time high of at least 21. As non-democratic leaders increasingly use the “fake news” backlash to clamp down on independent media, that number is likely to climb.

Reviving Janakpur’s pride

March 6, 2018 00:00 AM

Construction of Ram-Janaki Multipurpose International Stadium is likely to revive glorious cultural tradition of Janakpur.

Let Buddhas be

March 5, 2018 01:30 AM

Buddha did not waste time in trivial things. Where one is born and where one dies were none of his business. Citizenship and nationality were not his concerns

Culture of inconsistency

March 5, 2018 01:00 AM

A friend to whom KP Oli represented everything that was wrong with Nepali state has stopped writing after his relative joined coalition with UML

What Putin wants in Syria

March 5, 2018 00:30 AM

The entire intervention in Syria, including the mercenaries, has been primarily about defending Russian national interests

Crime and punishment

March 4, 2018 02:00 AM

Killings of individuals, who had criminal backgrounds, show a worrying trend that Nepal Police is bent on dispensing ‘justice’ by bypassing the judicial mechanisms

Indian misadventure

March 4, 2018 01:30 AM

If Nirav Modi does not pay whatever is due from him to PNB, who will bear the liability?

Refugees within the nation

March 4, 2018 01:00 AM

Deceived by nature, Dhey village is on the verge of becoming a ghost village. Its people are becoming victims of refugees of climate change

Myth of sound fundamentals

March 4, 2018 00:30 AM

With dysfunctional policies pointing to a further compression of saving in the years ahead, the myth of sound US fundamentals has never rung more hollow.

If the shoe fits

March 3, 2018 01:30 AM

During the 16th century wealthy French noblewomen wore heels so high, they were practically standing on their toes