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Obama’s memoir sells more than 725,000 copies

NEW YORK, Nov 17: First day sales for Michelle Obama’s...

Contractor’s negligence puts bridge in limbo

ILAM, Nov 17: Negligence of the contractor has put Dudhang bridge...

Road extension around Fewa Lake risks soil deposition

POKHARA, Nov 17: ‘Haphazard’ road extension around Fewa Lake has put...

By-polls uncertain due to govt delay in clearing legal hurdles
By-polls uncertain due to govt delay in clearing legal hurdles
KATHMANDU, Nov 17: The fate of by-elections in various constituencies remain uncertain as the government has not been able to clear the legal hurdles and announce election dates.
Smart TV handed over to schools for tele-teaching
Mayor’s construction firm embezzles NEA’s Rs 1.4 million
SURKHET, Nov 17: Even after taking Rs 1.4 million as an advance in a contract worth Rs 14.2 million, a construction company owned by a mayor in Surkhet district has failed to make any progress in an electricity transmission line project. The project’s completion deadline expired three years ago.
Smart TV handed over to schools for tele-teaching
CM Rai clarifies about his US visit
BIRATNAGAR, Nov 16: Chief Minister of Province -1, Sherdhan Rai, has thanked all Nepalis in and outside the country wishing him good health and speedy recovery.
Exploring America
Exploring America

I got this rare opportunity to travel around the United States of America with Dr...

Musings of occasional drinker
Musings of occasional drinker

Drinking is universally accepted as a normal practice across cultures and societies notwithstanding its perilous...

Rough road to inter-caste marriage
Rough road to inter-caste marriage

On August 15, Republica carried a news report about inter-caste marriage and conflict. A neighbor...

Let them go home
Let them go home

Bhutanese refugees are desperate to go back to the land where their ancestors lived. ...

Moral question to former bureaucrats
Moral question to former bureaucrats

Can you head a constitutional body, after retirement from civil service, and yet claim allowances and benefits in both capacities? ...

The charm of tassels: “We made what we couldn’t find.”
The charm of tassels: “We made what we couldn’t find.”

Tassel Kingdom caters to this very need of customized designs. They take in personal requests for customizing earrings and also...
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The art of creative reuse : Upcycling waste and upscaling the economy
The art of creative reuse : Upcycling waste and upscaling the economy

Waste management is a huge problem in Nepal. Rampant and haphazard urbanization and unplanned waste management system often result in...
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Retelling mythologies
Retelling mythologies

Literature hasn’t been far behind in incorporating myths into its stories. Authors have also taken to making their own characters...
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Fun with footwear: How to style boots
Fun with footwear: How to style boots

Boots are a staple for fall and winter. They are comfortable and warm and, if worn properly, can take your...
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John Lennon's killer recalls inner 'tug of war' before the murder
John Lennon's killer recalls inner 'tug of war' before the murder

NEW YORK, Nov 17: Before he pulled the trigger that ended the life of rock icon John Lennon nearly 38 years ago, his killer remembers...
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William Goldman, Oscar winner for ‘Butch Cassidy,’ has died
William Goldman, Oscar winner for ‘Butch Cassidy,’ has died

NEW YORK, Nov 17: William Goldman, the screenwriter and Hollywood wise man who won Academy Awards for “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “All...
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Eat, Pray, Love? Not Always.
Eat, Pray, Love? Not Always.

It is when Elizabeth, the protagonist of the novel says, "I think I deserve something beautiful”, that motivated me to pack my bags for a...
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Waiting for Ranveer and Deepika's  official wedding pics? Here’s when you can expect the official wedding pics
Waiting for Ranveer and Deepika's official wedding pics? Here’s when you can expect the official wedding pics

Nov 15: Fans have waited with bated breath for the first official pictures of Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh’s wedding ceremonies. It has now come to light that the couple...
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Ensure level playing field for all contractors
Ensure level playing field for all contractors

The Federation of Contractors’ Associations of Nepal (FCAN) has long been charged for influencing government agencies for collusion in contracts...

'Not a single tree more than absolutely necessary will be cut down for Nijgadh airport'
'Not a single tree more than absolutely necessary will be cut down for Nijgadh airport'

Nijgadh International Airport, which could potentially become the game-changing project of Nepal, is mired in controversy. Conservationists argue the government...

Many rape victims in Nepal are deprived of justice due to flawed investigation process
Many rape victims in Nepal are deprived of justice due to flawed investigation process

More than two months after rape and murder of Nirmala Panta, Nepal Police has not been able to identify the...

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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Ambassador Aryal presents letters of credence to Jordan King
Ambassador Aryal presents letters of credence to Jordan King

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Nepal’s Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Jhabindra Prasad Aryal has presented his Letters of Credence to His Majesty Abdullah II Ibn Al-Hussein, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan at Basman Palace amidst a grand ceremony on September 2. ...
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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...