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Waiting for customers

Rickshaw pullers wait for customers at Thamel, Kathmandu. (Dipesh Shrestha/Republica) ...

Aftermath rain

People dry up their tarpaulins in the bank of Bagmati River near Pashupatinath temple. (Dinesh Gole/ Republica) ...

Girl towards shelter

A girl with no brolly hastens toward shelter during cloudbrust at Babarmahal Kathmandu on Monday. ...

Dharahara tower

A school boy returns home with a cardboard replica of the Dharahara tower at New Road on Monday. The replica was made as a class project. Kathmandu's landmark 2 ...


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Gag order

Press freedom and constitutionOur vernacular newspapers, television channels and radio stations are arguably among the most raucous in the world. Often, in the muddle generated by competing news stories in different media outlets, it can be hard to discern fact from fiction. Political parties, according to newspapers on the same day, can be both 'very close' to an agreement or still 'polls apart'. The new constitution, once again, has been 'foiled' by the four agitating parties and caucuses, according to one TV channel. The same...


Minister Rijal urges not to boycott CA meeting

Minister Rijal urges not to boycott CA meeting

KATHMANDU, July 7: Minister for Information and Communications, Dr Minendra Rijal, has called all political parties to involve in the journey of prosperity by ending political tussle.Taking part in the ongoing discussion at the Constituent Assembly (CA) seeking permission to...



Parsa police seize illegally imported gutkha

Parsa police seize illegally imported gutkha

PARSA, July 7: Police on Monday seized 4,400 pieces of illegally imported gutkha, a form of chewing tobacco, from Brahmatole of Birgunj bypass road.Police Inspector Khagendra Prasad Rijal said that the chewing tobacco worth over Rs 100,000 were illegally imported...


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Infographics: Old world language families

Language is arguably one of the...

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Water for all

All the past periodic plans on...

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After Dalai Lama

On the 80th birthday of the...

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Right to food

Following the devastating earthquake on April...

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Cover  Story: Into  the wild

Cover Story: Into the wild

"I was wondering if there were any damages after the earthquake. I believe some even feared that animals had escaped following the first quake. Word on the street is that the zoo is moving to Surya Binayak and closing here...


Irina Shayk shares topless selfie

Irina Shayk shares topless selfie

PARIS, July 5: Supermodel Irina Shayk has shared a topless selfie online. The model shared the image on Saturday as she wished her three million followers a Happy Fourth of July on photo-sharing website Instagram.  


Don’t worry, be happy

Don’t worry, be happy

KATHMANDU, July 7: It's inevitable that we face criticism in...


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