Violence against women: Is it a normalized phenomenon in our society?

June 29, 2018 15:34 PM

One fine Friday evening, as I was scrolling down my Facebook page, a video caught my attention. Someone had shared a post that showed a woman being beaten and dragged on to the floor in accusation for practicing witchcraft. This video was from the far west Nepal, and people were sharing it all over the social media.

NRNA ICC Expert Conference: Expectations and Challenges

June 27, 2018 16:53 PM

When NRNA ICC participants and experts are returning from their visit to a rendezvous of exquisite beauty, unprecedented innovation, and prosperity, San Francisco, they are also taking home a revealing dream and commitment regarding prosperity and consolidation of resources in their motherland, Nepal. NRNA ICC’s North America Region’s Expert Conference on Skill, Knowledge, and Technology Transfer in Nepal, organized in California from June 16-17, has proved to be one of the rarest events of this magnitude that has inspired deep commitments, renewed energy, and uplifted morale of Nepali diaspora.

#MHDay2018: Speaking against ‘stigma’

May 28, 2018 18:53 PM

One of the activists from Mid Western Nepal shared that many NGO workers in the area do not eat in the community programs. They pretend to be ‘fasting’.

Graham Potter: The angel of England

April 3, 2018 20:00 PM

“Why do you watch it?” A lot of people ask me this question. Well, they certainly don’t understand what football means to us. The untold stories, the firing passion, the drops of tears falling through our eyes, the joy of happiness are what people who never watch football can’t understand.

A lawyer walks into a bar...

March 31, 2018 19:24 PM

The 14th National Lawyers Conference eventually concluded without any unanimous consensus. Rifts of politically isolated lawyers could be visible throughout the conference, with Democratic, Progressive and Nationalist lawyers holding their own meetings, agendas and demonstrating sheer disregard to the institution

Dear President

February 27, 2018 13:40 PM

Dear President, I am a youth and a very sensitive girl born and raised in Nepal. I am introvert and sensitive by birth and I don’t blame anyone for this. I am so sensitive that most of the times I end up crying whole night in my bed without closing my eyes for a second.

A walk to remember: The story of Emmanuel Adebayor

February 23, 2018 18:25 PM

Football is a gift. A gift that turns someone’s dream into reality. Many of the players, especially from Africa, come from poverty-stricken backgrounds to become millionaires and live the luxurious life of a Footballer. Emmanuel Adebayor is no exception, but what makes his story so great is that, a player who played for the biggest teams in Europe couldn’t walk even at the age of 4.

Air pollution: Kathmandu Chapter

February 21, 2018 11:07 AM

Recently, Delhi’s air pollution made international headlines because of the poor air quality. They said breathing in the Indian capital was like smoking 50 cigarettes a day and Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital isn’t far as well. The thick cloud of pollution threatens to suffocate most of us despite having that reputation of mountain nation on the top of the world.

Analytical Football: Can a match be won based on statistics?

February 15, 2018 18:35 PM

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: When people hear the word football, a ball’s image with people kicking it around comes in everyone’s mind. Football is beyond the kicking. Football, when looked deeper is a world of statistics which just gets bigger and bigger each day. The stats are one part of the game, but most people believe that a game can only be won with a good team and good players.

Renew of TPS still ambivalent

January 9, 2018 18:28 PM

As it is still not sure whether the Trump administration would renew the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) of Nepali residing in the USA without proper documents, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) did not renew the TPS of citizens from Honduras and El Salvador.