Still important

May 9, 2017 00:45 am

The resumption of operation of the state-owned Nepal Drugs Ltd on Sunday after a hiatus of eight years is something to cheer for all Nepalis.

Male bastions

May 8, 2017 00:45 am

It has of late been a trend among our major political parties to follow the progressive agendas first championed by smaller forces rather than to themselves take the initiative for change.

Army to rescue

May 6, 2017 00:45 am

The awarding of the long-delayed Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway project to Nepal Army, we believe, is the right decision.

Time has come

May 4, 2017 00:25 am

Addressing a seminar in Kathmandu on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s signature One-Belt-One-Road (OBOR) initiative, Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara last week expressed his government’s commitment to signing up for the initiative.

May flowers

May 3, 2017 00:45 am

It was simply amazing to witness the great enthusiasm with which leaders of political parties and independent candidates on Tuesday filed their nominations for the first phase, on May 14, of local elections.

PM’s burdens

May 2, 2017 00:45 am

Never mind its pro-poll pronouncements, there is now a big reason to doubt the commitment of the ruling Nepali Congress-CPN (Maoist Center) coalition government to timely local election.


May 1, 2017 00:45 am

The impeachment motion against Chief Justice Sushila Karki is a blatant attack on the independence of the judiciary.

Not that easy

April 29, 2017 00:45 am

In a free-market economy, the price of goods and services is set by the market. That, at least, is the principle.

Keep growing

April 27, 2017 02:00 am

CBS economic figures

First things first

April 26, 2017 00:45 am

Just as it is important for at least the three major political parties to agree on a two-phase election, as proposed by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, it is as important that the three see eye to eye on the timing of the new budget.