Better late

April 18, 2017 00:45 am

The first-ever joint military exercise between Nepal and China that kicked off in Kathmandu on Sunday is a milestone. Until now, Nepal had held such military drills only with the US and India.

Pushing it

April 17, 2017 00:45 am

As we have repeatedly said in this space before there is absolutely no reason why the local election cannot be held in two phases, with the first of the two to be held on the scheduled May 14 date.

Golden silence

April 15, 2017 00:45 am

The government’s ‘No horn’ rule for Kathmandu valley that came into force on April 14, the Nepali New Year, is a wonderful initiative. Some may say it is unnecessary and unrealistic.

Dangerous path

April 13, 2017 00:58 am

Despite people from around the country, from the inhabitants of the high hills to the dwellers of the low-lying plains, saying with one voice that they want timely election, the fate of the local election scheduled for May 14 is again uncertain.

Broken code

April 12, 2017 02:00 am

Local election rules

Long story

April 11, 2017 04:00 am

Low inflation rate

Where to now?

April 10, 2017 10:42 am

The third meeting of the Eminent Persons Group on Nepal-India Relations (EPG-NIR) ended much like the second one did. The Nepali side reiterated its desire for significant changes in the 1950 Treaty of Peace and Friendship, which has been the cornerstone of Indo-Nepal ties since its signing.

Depressed state

April 8, 2017 00:30 am

This is evident in the growing trend of visiting psychiatrists and counselors, in the understanding that mental health diseases like anxiety and depression are no different to other physical ailments that can, under the right conditions, be treated with medicine.

Tragedy of errors

April 6, 2017 01:00 am

The 36-km Mugling-Narayanghat road is a lifeline for Kathmandu. It connects the capital with the East-West Highway and around 10,000 vehicles pass through this road every day.

Carefully, comrade

April 5, 2017 02:00 am

Phase-wise election