Top Stories

Former France soccer great arrested in 2022 World Cup probe

PARIS, June 18:  Former UEFA president Michel Platini denied wrongdoing...

Hong Kong protesters slam leader’s apology, demand she quit

HONG KONG, June 18: Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers and activists...

PSC extends form fill-up date

KATHMANDU, June 18: Public Service Commission has extended the date...

RPP's extended central committee meeting later this month
RPP's extended central committee meeting later this month
KATHMANDU, June 18: The extended central committee meeting of the Rashtriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) will be held on June 21 and 22 in Kathmandu.
Smart TV handed over to schools for tele-teaching
NC leader Koirala expresses displeasure for not allocating enough budgets at local levels
KATHMANDU, June 17: General Secretary of Nepali Congress Shasanka Koirala has expressed displeasure for not allocating enough budgets at the local levels.
Smart TV handed over to schools for tele-teaching
Minister Pokhrel attends live 'video conference' in Japan of Nepali satellite travelling on Earth's orbit
LALITPUR, June 17: Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Giriraj Mani Pokhrel, attended the live 'video conference' of Nepali first satellite NepaliSat-1 rotating in orbit around the Earth.
Killing the constitution
Killing the constitution

The more Prime Minister Oli wastes time dishing out slogans and false promises, the more...

Thought for forests
Thought for forests

By 2050, what if we can’t see the forests or the trees? At present rate...

Dangers of forced merger
Dangers of forced merger

Moving toward a regulatory driven forced merger will be dangerous and detrimental to stability of...

Corruption and citizens
Corruption and citizens

A lone protester staging a hunger strike against corruption provides an illuminating view on how...

Road to death
Road to death

Road accidents have claimed way too many lives in Nepal and yet the government authorities seem to be clueless as to how to minimize such deaths. ...

Season of mangoes
Season of mangoes

Summer might mean unbearable heat but it brings to us many things that we love and missed during the cold...
Read More...

Surviving summer nights
Surviving summer nights

We have all been there – tossing and turning at night, unable to sleep because it’s just too darn hot....
Read More...

Sustainable Decor
Sustainable Decor

Use a footstool as a side table, move that full-length mirror you have in your bedroom to the entryway, there’s...
Read More...

Too good to be true
Too good to be true

Amélie is a 2001 film that the world knows of as that one “French film” everyone has probably watched at...
Read More...

Meghan and Harry release Father’s Day photo of baby Archie
Meghan and Harry release Father’s Day photo of baby Archie

LONDON, June 17: Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex have released a photograph of their 6-week-old son Archie for Father’s Day. ...
Read More...

US Naval War College is getting its 1st female president
US Naval War College is getting its 1st female president

PROVIDENCE,  June 15: A helicopter pilot who heads a military command in Guam will be the first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College,...
Read More...

2nd horse in 2 days, 29th overall, dies at Santa Anita
2nd horse in 2 days, 29th overall, dies at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, June 10: A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for...
Read More...

Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children
Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children

BOGOTA, June 9:  Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most migrants...
Read More...

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. ...
Read More...

Nepal, Suriname establish diplomatic relations
Nepal, Suriname establish diplomatic relations

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Nepal and Suriname have established diplomatic relations today. ...
Read More...

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. ...
Read More...

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. ...
Read More...

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.