Upper house likely to revise Passport Bill
Upper house likely to revise Passport Bill
KATHMANDU, May 25: After President Bidya Bhandari sent the Passport Bill back to the lower house of parliament without authenticating it, the upper house is likely to revise the bill.
Smart TV handed over to schools for tele-teaching
Experts upbeat about bilateral ties
KATHMANDU, May 24: As Narendra Modi secures another five-year term after a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections in India, there are high hopes in Nepal that relations between the two countries will further strengthen even as there were some hiccups during his previous stint as prime minister.
Smart TV handed over to schools for tele-teaching
India starts counting 600 million votes, Modi looks at second term
NEW DELHI, May 23: India began counting hundreds of millions of votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party already preparing to form the next government.
Save the open space
Save the open space

As open spaces continue to shrink and big houses are blossoming around, there is less...

Cheaper to talk
Cheaper to talk

Empty rhetoric that ignores economic reality and common sense will not help the planet ...

Doctors and development
Doctors and development

Some doctors are not sympathetic to their patients. They launch their stethoscopes at private clinics...

Letter to celebrities
Letter to celebrities

Dear celebrities, spread the message that beauty is not about make-up, not about what and...

Congratulations, Mr Modi
Congratulations, Mr Modi

The results of India’s biggest parliamentary election are talks of town across the world. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has secured astounding back-to-back victory in the lower house of...

Where things feel right
Where things feel right

Tucked in one of the smaller alleyways in Gairidhara is a cozy little eatery called Social Cafe. Going by their...
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In between the folds
In between the folds

In what he considers to be one of his finest moments, Saugat Rajbhandari handed over a two and half feet...
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The art of Observation
The art of Observation

Thanks to social media, anyone with a knack for any particular skill like drawing, dancing, singing etc. can showcase their...
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The world of Arts
The world of Arts

Want to dabble in thangka painting but don’t know where to start? Or do you already have a knack for...
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Taiwanese same-sex couples wed at vibrant banquet
Taiwanese same-sex couples wed at vibrant banquet

TAIPEI, May 26: More than 1,000 people attended a mass wedding banquet in Taiwan’s capital to celebrate the marriage of same-sex couples after a landmark...
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2 elderly African lions die at San Francisco, San Diego zoos
2 elderly African lions die at San Francisco, San Diego zoos

SAN DIEGO, May 23: Two beloved, elderly lions have died at zoos in California. ...
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Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest
Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest

WASHINGTON, May 23: Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, took home top honors Wednesday in the 31st...
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Hundreds protest Alabama abortion ban: ‘My body, my choice!’
Hundreds protest Alabama abortion ban: ‘My body, my choice!’

MONTGOMERY, May 20: Hundreds of demonstrators marched to the Alabama Capitol on Sunday to protest the state’s newly approved abortion ban, chanting “my body, my...
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US Delegate-elect Bhandari sworn in
US Delegate-elect Bhandari sworn in

WASHINGTON D.C., Jan 10: Nepali immigrant Harry Bhandari, who has been elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in the United States of America, took the oath of office on Wednesday. ...
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Nepal, Suriname establish diplomatic relations
Nepal, Suriname establish diplomatic relations

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Nepal and Suriname have established diplomatic relations today. ...
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Nepal, Madagascar establish diplomatic relations
Nepal, Madagascar establish diplomatic relations

NEW YORK, Sept 27: Nepal and the Republic of Madagascar have established diplomatic relations today. ...
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Maryland  gun shooting: One Nepali dies, and another severely injured
Maryland gun shooting: One Nepali dies, and another severely injured

AMERICA, Sept 22: In a shooting incident in Harford County, Maryland, USA, one Nepali died whle another one sustained critical injuries. Three Americans have also died in the incident. ...
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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...

Relevance of government on health insurance scheme
Relevance of government on health insurance scheme

The issue of health insurance used to be hot cake in the parliament, among bureaucrats, politician,...

Projects worth Rs 10 b in limbo as contractors hijack parties
Projects worth Rs 10 b in limbo as contractors hijack parties

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Among thousands of candidates vying for public offices in the upcoming elections are dozens of contractors who have won bids to build roads, bridges and other infrastructure projects. Major political parties have fielded them as both first-past-the-post (FPTP) and proportional representation (PR) candidates.