Foreign junkets help delay House panel head picks
KATHMANDU, Aug 18: One of the major reasons behind postponements of elections to pick the heads of parliamentary committees is found to be foreign junkets by lawmakers from the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC).
Praise for Vajpayee from among Nepals’ Who’s Who
KATHMANDU, Aug 18: As the last rites of former Indian Prime Minister and veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee were performed in New Delhi on Friday, many in Kathmandu have expressed deep condolences on his passing away, recalling him as a true friend of Nepal.
NC acting president Nidhi off to Delhi
NC acting president Nidhi off to Delhi
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Nepali Congress acting president Bimalendra Nidhi has left for New Delhi, India to attend the last rites of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
History of time keeping
History of time keeping

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An ode to a monster
An ode to a monster

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Building relationship
Building relationship

It has been almost two months since the best wheelchair basketball athletes competed in the...

Constitution’s Nepal
Constitution’s Nepal

Constitution of Nepal is the encapsulation of the collective will of Nepali people and contains...

No taxation without service delivery

A year after local governments were constituted and started functioning, and nearly half a year since provincial and federal governments came into existence, the people’s aspirations that the governments formed as per their...

Nepse posts weekly gains as investors shift focus to earnings

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: Losses from last week carried over to the initial trading session as the Nepal Stock Index (Nepse) index shed more than 16 points on Sunday. However, the index staged a partial recovery on Monday as it recouped 10 points on the day. Subsequently, the index advanced in all the latter sessions of the week. At the close, Nepse posted a weekly gain of 29.69 points or 2.51 percent to close at 1,210.32 points.

A thousand dreams!
A thousand dreams!

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: More than a thousand teenagers from across Nepal reached the Velocity Arena in Kathmandu on August 13 with hopes and dreams to represent Nepal in the international arena. They appeared in the first phase of open audition to impress a host of former Nepal cricketers and current coaches to make to the second phase of 103 players.

Nestled in the lap of the Himalayas
Nestled in the lap of the Himalayas

Traveling in Nepal can be a fascinating and eye-opening experience. The landscapes will amaze you, the people are helpful and...
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Mad over Musical.ly
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What makes Musical.ly so popular among the youth, you ask? The answer is simple: It is easy to use and...
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Good reads

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The power of confidence
The power of confidence

“It’s important to be rooted but it’s even more important to spread your wings and fly,” says Kul Chandra Gautam...
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Madonna is the Queen of Pop and a soccer mom, too
Madonna is the Queen of Pop and a soccer mom, too

BLANTYRE, Aug 18: The Queen of Pop is also a soccer mom, and she’s getting ever more involved in the beautiful game. ...
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Georgia company sues R. Kelly over damage to rental homes
Georgia company sues R. Kelly over damage to rental homes

ATLANTA, Aug 18:  An Atlanta-area property company is suing Grammy-winning R&B artist R. Kelly for $203,400 over “extensive damage” to two homes he rented. ...
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Stormy Daniels drops out of UK reality show at last minute
Stormy Daniels drops out of UK reality show at last minute

LONDON (AP) — Stormy Daniels, the adult film actress and nemesis of U.S. President Donald Trump, has pulled out of a British reality-TV show at...
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Aretha Franklin’s funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit
Aretha Franklin’s funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

NEW YORK, Aug 18: Aretha Franklin’s funeral will be held Aug. 31 in her hometown of Detroit. ...
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Government and opposition guided by psychology of instability
Government and opposition guided by psychology of instability

Former minister, political analyst and member of Eminent Persons Group (EPG) from Nepal, Nilamber Acharya knows Nepali politics inside out....

Mini-IPO aims to give users the first investment opportunity
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Sagoon Inc, a US-based company that runs www.sagoon.com, which, the company claims, enables users to make a ‘true connection’ with...

'General people are the most used and the most abused entity in our political system'
'General people are the most used and the most abused entity in our political system'

Most of us have known Rajesh Hamal as an intelligent actor of Nepali film industry, the actor who has played...

INJA formed in US
INJA formed in US

WASHINGTON, Aug 3: International Nepali Journalist Association (INJA) an umbrella organization of Nepali journalists working globally has been formed in the United States. ...
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Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp held in Jakarta
Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp held in Jakarta

KATHMANDU, July 22: The third edition of Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp (GEB) has been organized in Jakarta targeting the youth entrepreneur across the globe. ...
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Harry Bhandari wins Maryland State Assembly election
Harry Bhandari wins Maryland State Assembly election

AMERICA June 27: Harry Bandari of Nepali origin has been elected as a member to the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District-8, becoming the first Nepali ever to attain such a political height in the mainstream American politics. ...
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Nepali worker in Malaysia dies after being thrashed by colleagues

PARBAT, June 1: 22 – year – old Kishor Chhetri of Dhamilapani village of Modi rural municipality – 5 of Parbat district died on Wednesday when his friends flogged him with iron rods causing serious injuries in his stomach. ...
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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...

#MHDay2018: Speaking against ‘stigma’
#MHDay2018: Speaking against ‘stigma’

One of the activists from Mid Western Nepal shared that many NGO workers in the...

Graham Potter: The angel of England
Graham Potter: The angel of England

“Why do you watch it?” A lot of people ask me this question. Well, they...

A lawyer walks into a bar...
A lawyer walks into a bar...

The 14th National Lawyers Conference eventually concluded without any unanimous consensus. Rifts of politically isolated...