Pokharel assumes office as school department chief
Pokharel assumes office as school department chief
KATHMANDU, Aug 24: Senior Nepal Communist Party leader and Deputy Prime Minister Ishwar Pokharel has formally taken the responsibility of the party’s school department chief.
NC leader Lekhak bereaved of father
NC leader Lekhak bereaved of father
Kathmandu, Aug 24: Nepali Congress (NC) central member Ramesh Lekhak has been bereaved of his father. His father Dr Prayag Dutta Lekhak died on Friday night amidst the treatment at the Norvic International Hospital, Thapathali.
House panel okays Industrial Enterprises Bill amid protest by minister
House panel okays Industrial Enterprises Bill amid protest by minister
KATHMAMDU, Aug 24: Industry, Commerce, Labor and Consumer Rights Committee of parliament has endorsed the Industrial Enterprises Bill paving way for renewing license for industries repeatedly missing deadline for operation and production, amid reservations from the concerned minister and a lawmaker.
When the bully is the boss
When the bully is the boss

When I went to my friend’s house recently, I noticed a big fish tank with...

As Kashmir burns
As Kashmir burns

Kashmir Valley includes territories under control of India, Pakistan and China. It has a history...

Will democracy die last?
Will democracy die last?

PARIS – In the late 1970s and early 1980s, prominent international relations experts such as...

Fighting hidden hunger
Fighting hidden hunger

A young mother was proudly saying to her mother: “I have started to fortify my...

Scaring the media, again
Scaring the media, again

The political change of 1990 came as a boon for media in Nepal. Several private media outlets were opened, they started to flow information from different perspectives and to a large extent Nepali...

Lampard earns first win as Chelsea boss at Norwich
Lampard earns first win as Chelsea boss at Norwich

NORWICH, Aug 24: Frank Lampard celebrated his first victory as Chelsea manager with Tammy Abraham’s double inspiring their 3-2 win over Norwich City in a pulsating Premier League encounter at Carrow Road on Saturday.

Brazil says thousands of troops available to combat forest fires
Brazil says thousands of troops available to combat forest fires

BRASILIA, Aug 24: Brazil has 44,000 troops stationed in its northern Amazon region that are available to combat forest fires and could send more from elsewhere in the country, the joint chief of staff for the country’s military said on Saturday.

Your dogs and you
Your dogs and you

Way before he learnt to walk Rasik Regmi’s family tell him he would crawl towards animals. And in his household...
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Snack time delights
Snack time delights

Snacks, or “khaja” as it’s generally called in Nepal, are important for Nepalis. We converse over “khaja” and it usually...
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Momo lovers’ haven
Momo lovers’ haven

For most of us Nepalis, dumplings are everything. We don’t need an occasion to devour momos from our favorite restaurant....
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Inspired living
Inspired living

Home décor doesn’t have to be an expensive affair. Simple tweaks, changes, and additions can work wonders in keeping things...
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The sky never goes dark while the Amazon burns
The sky never goes dark while the Amazon burns

HUMAITA, Aug 22: There are no lights in sight but the night sky glows a dusky yellow, for the Amazon is burning. ...
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Alabama postpones 50th anniversary tour over singer’s health
Alabama postpones 50th anniversary tour over singer’s health

LOS ANGELES, Aug 22: Country band Alabama says it is postponing the remainder of its 50th anniversary tour as lead singer Randy Owen battles health...
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Ex-Vatican treasurer Pell returns to jail after losing appeal against sex abuse convictions
Ex-Vatican treasurer Pell returns to jail after losing appeal against sex abuse convictions

MELBOURNE, Aug 21: Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell will remain in prison for at least another three years after losing an appeal against his conviction...
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Facebook rolls out tool to block off-Facebook data gathering
Facebook rolls out tool to block off-Facebook data gathering

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 21: Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. ...
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Two Nepali students die in road accident in Australia
Two Nepali students die in road accident in Australia

KATHMANDU, July 28: Two Nepali students died and three others sustained injuries in a road accident in Australia on Sunday morning. ...
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Limbu to lead NRN nat’l coordinator council, Malta
Limbu to lead NRN nat’l coordinator council, Malta

LONDON, Feb 13: : Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRN)’s 80th National Coordinator Council has been formed under the chairmanship of Tej Bahadur Limbu in Malta. ...
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No NRN citizenships through Nepali missions abroad
No NRN citizenships through Nepali missions abroad

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Parliament's State Affairs Committee (SAC) has agreed to a provision that Non-Resident Nepalis (NRN) must come to Nepal to apply for NRN citizenship . ...
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Why I will return
Why I will return

Living in London, I have realized how Nepali migrants have been relegated to second class citizens. They don’t question, they don’t demand, they don’t ask ...
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Pro and cons of social health security program
Pro and cons of social health security program

Government health insurance is a universal health insurance policy. It is regarded as a social...

We still have a lot more with us
We still have a lot more with us

Prior to the April 25 Earthquake of 7.8 magnitudes in Nepal, I had already received...

Notre Dame Fire: As It Happened
Notre Dame Fire: As It Happened

A year ago, I had met a friend of mine from France. My meeting with...

Why we need science?
Why we need science?

​Nepal government has allocated only 0.38 percent of the total budget for science and technology....

The importance of think tanks in public policy in Nepal
The importance of think tanks in public policy in Nepal

Think tanks in Nepal are either inactive or ineffective due to the lack of sufficient...

India still building illegal embankment after accord on tackling floods
India still building illegal embankment after accord on tackling floods

RAUTAHAT, Aug 24: Locals are worried about possible flooding and inundation again during the next monsoon season as the Indian authorities in the area bordering Rautahat district have started quietly repairing an embankment that was largely responsible for flooding and inundation on the Nepal side of the border last month.