Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Prime Minister of Pakistan, was on a two-day state visit to Nepal. He visited Nepal at a time when regional diplomatic activities are once again on the rise. Republica’s Subhash Ghimire and Nagarik’s Guna Raj Luitel talked to the prime minister on bilateral trade, revitalizing SAARC and the ongoing India-Pakistan issues in Kathmandu before his departure to Pakistan on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, June 13: "We used to spend four days inside a bus traveling from Jumla to Nepalgunj," said a group of young people from Jumla during a recent conversation we had in Jumla Bazar. This was the state of things before the Karnali Highway was completed.
KATHMANDU, Oct 24: “I came to Kathmandu to study music,” says Om Prakash Aryal, 40, with a smile. Born in Amarpur, Gulmi, Aryal completed his schooling at a local public school and came to the capital in 1995. Upon learning that he did not have good enough marks in English to enroll in music studies at Ratna Rajya Campus, Aryal decided to study law at Nepal Law Campus right next door. His grandfather was a junior official in the judicial service, and his father a retired Indian army serviceman.