Gandaki Province govt’s policies, programs presented
Gandaki Province govt’s policies, programs presented
POKHARA, June 14: The policies and programs of the Gandaki Province Government for the fiscal year 2021/22 have been presented in the assembly meeting.
SC annuls its earlier verdict to reinstate Gandaki Province member Krishna Thapa
SC annuls its earlier verdict to reinstate Gandaki Province member Krishna Thapa
KATHMANDU, June 14: Eight days after its  interim order not to implement the decision of Rastriya Janamorcha (RJM) to relieve Krishna Thapa of the membership of Gandaki Province Assembly, the Supreme Court on Monday annulled the membership of Thapa.
Writ petition filed at SC seeking annulment of the ordinance on the Constitutional Council
Writ petition filed at SC seeking annulment of the ordinance on the Constitutional Council
KATHMANDU, June 14: A writ petition to annul the ordinance on the Constitutional Council issued by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers has been filed at the Supreme Court. The writ petition was filed on Sunday by advocate Omprakash Aryal claiming that the ordinance issued on May 4 was unconstitutional.
Tackling COVID-19 together with the international community
Tackling COVID-19 together with the international community

On June 2nd, 2021, Japan co-hosted the COVAX AMC Summit with Gavi to procure funds...

Quo Vadis?
Quo Vadis?

Given the state of affairs since  December 20, 2020 - the date of the first...

A Case of Two Cartoons
A Case of Two Cartoons

There is a thin line separating creative provocation from group defamation. All too often we...

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Why Do We Write?

It is an exploration of minds and matters and what they mean to us, an...

We need a functioning govt
We need a functioning govt

Do everything possible to save lives. We can think of ‘happy Nepalis and prosperous Nepal’ only if we have a healthy nation. The next few weeks are crucial. We can defeat the virus....

G-7 leaders agree on vaccines, China and taxing corporations
G-7 leaders agree on vaccines, China and taxing corporations

CARBIS BAY, England, June 14:  Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations staked their claim Sunday to leading the world out of the coronavirus pandemic and crisis, pledging more than 1 billion coronavirus vaccine doses to poorer nations, vowing to help developing countries grow while fighting climate change and backing a minimum tax on multinational firms.

Book review: Analyzing political economy of federalism in Nepal
Book review: Analyzing political economy of federalism in Nepal

Sanghiyata ko artha rajniti (political economy of federalism) is a book penned by Binod Neupane. The second edition of the...
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Things you probably didn’t know about Dashain
Things you probably didn’t know about Dashain

Most of us, all over Nepal, celebrate Dashain but we aren’t familiar with the many concepts and stories of this...
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Farewell, my friend
Farewell, my friend

Peter J Karthak, musician, writer, storyteller, husband, father, friend, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 77. He had...
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Three amazing noodle recipes
Three amazing noodle recipes

Really, who doesn’t love noodles? And although this dish can be found and is eaten all over the world, its...
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Covid-19’s known unknowns
Covid-19’s known unknowns

The more certain someone is about covid-19, the less you should trust them In 2019, the medical historian Mark Honigsbaum concluded his book The Pandemic Century by...
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Actor Shah and filmmaker Pradan reach agreement to amicably settle their disputes
Actor Shah and filmmaker Pradan reach agreement to amicably settle their disputes

An agreement has been signed between actor Paul Shah, his manager Kishna Prasad Joshi and filmmaker Arun Pradan to settle their disputes on the case...
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Book on foreign policy administrators since Nepal’s unification unveiled
Book on foreign policy administrators since Nepal’s unification unveiled

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: A book "Pararastrakaa prashasak amirmunsidekhi pararastra secretarysamma" authored by former foreign secretary Dr Madan Kumar Bhattarai was released in Kathmandu on Friday.
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Many contemporary Nepali filmmakers lack knowledge required to make quality cinemas: Actor Dayahang Rai (with video)
Many contemporary Nepali filmmakers lack knowledge required to make quality cinemas: Actor Dayahang Rai (with video)

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Actor Dayahang Rai has said that many contemporary Nepali filmmakers lack the knowledge and skills required to make quality cinemas. ...
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Govt requests Daily Mail to correct baseless news report on ‘origin of new COVID mutant in Nepal’
Govt requests Daily Mail to correct baseless news report on ‘origin of new COVID mutant in Nepal’

KATHMANDU, June 4:  The Embassy of Nepal in London said it sent a letter to the UK-based Daily Mail newspaper regarding a baseless claim about the origin of a mutant strain of SARS-Cov-2 in Nepal. ...
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Efforts are underway to send US vaccines to Nepal: Ambassador Khatiwada
Efforts are underway to send US vaccines to Nepal: Ambassador Khatiwada

KATHMANDU, May 16: Nepal's Ambassador to the United States, Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada has said that discussions are underway with the US government to bring 3 to 5 million units of AstraZeneca vaccine to Nepal. ...
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600 oxygen cylinders to be flown from Oman to Nepal on Saturday
600 oxygen cylinders to be flown from Oman to Nepal on Saturday

KATHMANDU, May 13: A Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) aircraft will be flying home a total of 600 oxygen cylinders from Muscat, Oman coming Saturday. ...
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Nepali among those killed in Baltimore shooting
Nepali among those killed in Baltimore shooting

KATHMANDU, May 10: A Nepali was among three persons killed in a shooting that took place in Woodlawn, Baltimore, the US state of Maryland on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Sagar Ghimire who recently graduated from an American university. ...
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Transitional Justice in Nepal: Justice Delayed, Collective Conscience Denied
Transitional Justice in Nepal: Justice Delayed, Collective Conscience Denied

The aphorism “justice delayed is justice denied” could not be more hurtful and real for...

Collapse or co-existence: Choice is ours!
Collapse or co-existence: Choice is ours!

We already have warning signs from Chure and it’s now our choice - whether we...

Let’s learn to filter out the news from the noise
Let’s learn to filter out the news from the noise

The coronavirus is not the only epidemic ravaging the nation, the epidemic of misinformation has...

Combating HIV AIDS
Combating HIV AIDS

Individuals can reduce the risk of infection by limiting exposure to risk factors. ...

Why Nepal needs K P Oli
Why Nepal needs K P Oli

K P Oli was instrumental in initiating the process of bringing back Nepali territories occupied...