NC will put UML in its place: Gagan Thapa
NC will put UML in its place: Gagan Thapa
KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa has said that his party will put all the leaders of CPN-UML into their places after the party elects new leadership in the ongoing general convention at Chitwan.
Ghimire nominated coordinator of NC’s central election committee
Ghimire nominated coordinator of NC’s central election committee
KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Senior Advocate Gopal Krishna Ghimire has been nominated as the coordinator of the central election committee of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC). Advocate Ghimire was nominated to the post after former coordinator senior advocate Mahadev Prasad Yadav resigned due to health issues, according to the acting chief secretary of the party’s office Dr Pradeep Parajuli.
Kishor Dutta Baral elected NC Kaski president
Kishor Dutta Baral elected NC Kaski president
KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Kishor Dutta Baral has been elected as the district president of Nepali Congress, Kaski.
Why is democracy failing to deliver?
Why is democracy failing to deliver?

Democracy, "of the people, by the people, and for the people” cannot tolerate political nexus...

Reforming Electricity Tariff in Nepal
Reforming Electricity Tariff in Nepal

Nepal’s lifeline tariff should be restructured in a manner that affordable electricity service is extended...

Oil Price Hike in Nepal: Some Critical Observations
Oil Price Hike in Nepal: Some Critical Observations

In this context, the market for petroleum products is so sensitive that fluctuations in the...

Population Census 2021: Data Vs Reliability
Population Census 2021: Data Vs Reliability

A high alert during the entire process of data collection under the census is of...

Resolve Chief Justice-Bar Tussle Amicably
Resolve Chief Justice-Bar Tussle Amicably

As the tussle between the NBA and chief of the judiciary continues for weeks, ordinary people who wait for justice for years, if not decades, are left in the lurch and their hope...

Fictional Stories of Real Pain
Fictional Stories of Real Pain

'Sampurna Akash' is a collection of stories that has become a mirror not only of women's oppression, betrayal and pride,...
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Hisila: from Revolutionary to First Lady
Hisila: from Revolutionary to First Lady

One may not agree to the writer’s points of view when it comes to her analysis and interpretation of events...
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Anatomy of Facial Melanoses
Anatomy of Facial Melanoses

This is an extremely informative, well written yet concise book with all descriptors of a disease including introduction, clinical description,...
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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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Indian veteran actor Yusuf Hussain dies at 73
Indian veteran actor Yusuf Hussain dies at 73

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Yusuf Hussain, an Indian veteran actor who appeared in films such as Dhoom 2, Raees, and Road to Sangam, died of COVID-19...
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Women’s rights activist and feminist icon Kamla Bhasin passes away
Women’s rights activist and feminist icon Kamla Bhasin passes away

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Popular women's rights activist, poet and author Kamla Bhasin passed away on September 25 due to cancer. She was 75. ...
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Indian actor Dilip Kumar, who embodied melancholy on screen, dies at 98
Indian actor Dilip Kumar, who embodied melancholy on screen, dies at 98

MUMBAI, July 7: Dilip Kumar, one of India's most respected actors and known for his roles as a tragic hero in Bollywood films, died on...
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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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Seven migrants killed, eight injured including two Nepalis as vehicle carrying them loses control near Turkish border
Seven migrants killed, eight injured including two Nepalis as vehicle carrying them loses control near Turkish border

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Seven migrants were killed and eight others were injured as the vehicle carrying them lost control near the Turkish border. ...
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UK removes Nepal from red list
UK removes Nepal from red list

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: The Government of UK has removed 47 countries and territories including Nepal from its red list, which was in place earlier due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
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Two Nepali nationals evacuated in an IAF aircraft from Kabul
Two Nepali nationals evacuated in an IAF aircraft from Kabul

KATHMANDU, August 22: Two Nepali nationals have been evacuated in an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft from Afghanistan on Sunday. ...
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Ex-Gurkhas break hunger strike as UK government agrees to hold talks with Nepal government
Ex-Gurkhas break hunger strike as UK government agrees to hold talks with Nepal government

KATHMANDU, August 20: The British government has proposed talks with Nepal to address the demands of the agitating Gorkhas for equal pensions and rights. ...
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Savior for Heroes
Savior for Heroes

Can the loss of farmers be compensated? After all, they contribute 20 % to the...

Into the World of Tax-free and Stigma-free Period
Into the World of Tax-free and Stigma-free Period

Come let’s unite with a stigma-free mind to get (tax) free period products in the...

Suicide: A mental health issue
Suicide: A mental health issue

To be called a healthy person, one has to be mentally healthy as well. But...

What's your business missing out on?
What's your business missing out on?

The Pareto Principle, named after an economist Vilfredo Pareto, states that 80 percent of the...

Distinguishing bad intent from bad management and good intent from human fallacy
Distinguishing bad intent from bad management and good intent from human fallacy

I am not only referring to the players’ and their coaches’ sacrosanct right to demand...

Democratic Recession in Nepal
Democratic Recession in Nepal

There are mainly two types of democratic systems: direct democracy and representative democracy. In a direct democracy, people are allowed to vote directly on issues while in a representative democracy, people vote to elect representatives (politicians) to handle the stately affairs on their behalf. The danger of representative democracy is that it could end up becoming a joke like in Nepal.