When Metropolitan Traffic Police last week detained motorcyclists associated with providing ride-sharing services, there was outrage against the crackdown, and rightly so.

Reviewing the reservation system

January 23, 2019 02:00 am

There is no denying that the state should do all it can to level the playing field for the underprivileged and marginalized communities.

Make Nepal shine in Davos

January 22, 2019 02:00 am

Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli left for Davos, Switzerland on Sunday for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

One of the first promises K P Sharma Oli made when he became the prime minister for the first time in October, 2015 was related to replacing tuins—the dangerous crossings over the rivers made of some combination of iron wires—with suspension bridges.

Chief Justice’s reform initiatives

January 20, 2019 02:30 am

One unfortunate case of our judiciary is that it requires a major reform but the reform is not happening.

Hold talks with Dr KC

January 17, 2019 02:00 am

​Dr Govinda KC’s fast-unto-death, his 16th, reaches ninth day on Thursday and his health condition is deteriorating. His pneumonia in right lungs is getting worse.

Minister for Economic Affairs and Planning of Province 2, Bijay Kumar Yadav was in the headline this week for all the wrong reasons.

Where’s our drug regulation?

January 15, 2019 02:00 am

Nepal’s drug monitoring mechanisms seem to be either badly ailing or they are simply turning blind eyes to various irregularities in sale and consumption of vital drugs in the country.

When Bibeksheel Sajha Party Nepal (BSPN) split, it took many people by alarm.  Not because Nepalis are not used to with split and merger of political parties.

Taking care of our parents

January 13, 2019 02:30 am

As we age, we need more care and support. People become dependent on others for their wellbeing, even survival at old age.