New India-Pakistan tension threatens SAARC future
New India-Pakistan tension threatens SAARC future
KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Although Nepal as its chair has been constantly calling for convening the SAARC Summit at the earliest, a renewed diplomatic tension between India and Pakistan in the aftermath of the Pulwama terrorist attack has made the SAARC Summit further uncertain.
Smart TV handed over to schools for tele-teaching
Govt ‘muzzling critical voices under pretext of reasonable restriction’
KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The alleged government move to force singer Pashupati Sharma to take down his latest folk song, “Lutna Sakay Loot Kanchha” from YouTube has sparked a debate: is the government trying to curtail freedom of expression and speech by resorting to “reasonable restriction”, a constitutional provision which is subject to a government’s interpretation?
Smart TV handed over to schools for tele-teaching
Adjusted civil servants may return to federal level via promotion
KATHMANDU, Feb 16: The lower house of parliament   endorsed the replacement bill for the Civil Servants Adjustment Bill in a hurry on Friday, paving the way for  civil servants—those choosing adjustment in provincial and local services--to return to federal service through promotion.
Why Nepal lags?
Why Nepal lags?

Attracting foreign investors to Nepal will require a mapping out of competitive edge over other...

Back to misrule
Back to misrule

If Prime Minister Oli wants to make the country prosperous on the foundation of corruption...

Apartheid is not peace
Apartheid is not peace

Waiting for a “Trump deal” will do nothing but deepen Israel’s apartheid and foreclose any...

Employment for all?
Employment for all?

Initiatives like Prime Minister Employment Program do not necessarily enhance long-term employability. Focus should be...

Heed public outrage
Heed public outrage

It’s deeply troubling that the government of K P Sharma Oli is displaying authoritarian tendencies through a number of steps it has taken since it took office in February last year. ...

Goldens secure playoff berth after record win
Goldens secure playoff berth after record win

DHANGADHI, Feb 18: Indian all-rounder Ankit Dabas registered his third player of the match of the tournament as Kathmandu Goldens completed a record win by run margin against Rupandehi Challengers in the Dhangadhi Premier League group match played at Fapla International Cricket Ground in Dhangadhi on Sunday after a day of washout.

A wonderful world of baked goodies
A wonderful world of baked goodies

Dessert lovers beware: You won’t be able to stop gorging on these wonderful treats. Nana’s Delights, an artisan bakery located...
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Food that won’t make you fat
Food that won’t make you fat

If you dream about being able to eat whatever you want and not gain weight, you are not alone. However,...
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Making the most of your time
Making the most of your time

Isn’t it rather surprising how some people manage to get a great deal of work done in a day while...
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On the rise
On the rise

Baaja will soon be releasing an album and they have already started recording for it. Until then, you can hear...
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Heavy smoking can damage vision, Rutgers researcher finds
Heavy smoking can damage vision, Rutgers researcher finds

Smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day can damage your vision, a study co-authored by a Rutgers researcher finds. ...
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Immune system discovery could lead to preventative drugs for allergies
Immune system discovery could lead to preventative drugs for allergies

The immune system is incredibly important, thanks to its role in fighting off dangerous invaders in our bodies. But sometimes it gets it wrong, targeting...
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More protein and fewer calories help older people lose weight safely
More protein and fewer calories help older people lose weight safely

A high-protein, low-calorie diet helps older adults with obesity lose more weight, maintain more muscle mass, improve bone quality and lose "bad" fat, according to...
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Diet could help runners beat stomach issues
Diet could help runners beat stomach issues

Research indicates that cutting out specific foods can alleviate the gastrointestinal issues some people experience when they exercise, with over two-thirds of people involved in...
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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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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,...

Violence against women: Is it a normalized phenomenon in our society?
Violence against women: Is it a normalized phenomenon in our society?

One fine Friday evening, as I was scrolling down my Facebook page, a video caught...

NRNA ICC Expert Conference: Expectations and Challenges
NRNA ICC Expert Conference: Expectations and Challenges

When NRNA ICC participants and experts are returning from their visit to a rendezvous of...