Chemical Ripening Agents Cause Health Hazard

Published On: April 28, 2023 09:30 AM NPT By: Abhishek Khadka

While fruits are generally considered to be healthy, their health benefits are dependent on how they are ripened. The best method is to allow them to ripen naturally on the plant itself. As fruits mature, they undergo a series of physical and biochemical changes that are irreversible and ultimately lead to senescence.

Lamichhane and the Long Arm of the Law

Published On: April 9, 2023 12:00 PM NPT By: Akhilesh Tripathi

It looks like Rabi Lamichhane has had a sudden change of heart towards Prime Minister Dahal. He used to criticize him left, right, and center when he was a journalist, but now he has to tiptoe carefully through the Prime Minister's legs like a tiny mouse to avoid going to jail!

A successful community-based approach to wildlife conservation in Nepal

Published On: April 3, 2023 10:10 AM NPT By: Hemanshu Kafle

During the 1960s, Nepal experienced a significant decrease in its one-horned rhino population due to widespread poaching that brought them on the brink of extinction. Nonetheless, concerted efforts from various stakeholders including the Government, Nepalese Army, local communities, and several NGOs and INGOs have resulted in remarkable progress towards restoring their numbers.

Another Asinine Comparison

Published On: April 1, 2023 07:30 AM NPT By: Akhilesh Tripathi

As citizens, we rely on our government to make decisions that benefit society as a whole. But it’s no secret that government policies and decisions are often frustrating and perplexing. The government’s actions often seem to benefit only a select few. From tax hikes to confusing legislation, it can feel like the government is making things more difficult rather than easier!

Relevance of Lord Ram's teachings

Published On: March 30, 2023 08:30 AM NPT By: Priya Sharma

The celebration of Ram Navami in Janakpur is a beautiful reminder of the rich cultural heritage of Nepal and the importance of Lord Ram's teachings in our lives. The festival is a time to come together, to offer prayers and seek blessings, to reflect on the values that we can learn from Lord Ram's life.

Understanding Roles and Responsibilities: An antidote to Problems

Published On: March 23, 2023 07:00 PM NPT By: Sijan Sharma

About 15 years ago, I attended a management school in Lainchaur, located on the same avenue as the British and Indian embassies.One day, I encountered a problem. I had been writingout pieces of narratives when bored in class. Later I’d go home, type them out and email them. But then, someone - a family member - accidentally stepped on the laptop, damaging the screen, and leaving me undecided about whether to fix the screen or buy a new one. I mean Laptop prices were dropping like how rockstars drop dead from time to time.

Snakes: Our Friends or Enemies?

Published On: March 16, 2023 02:00 PM NPT By: Jyoti Sharma..

Snakes have ecological, cultural as well as economic value in our life. They act as both prey and predator in the ecosystem; maintain balance in the food web.

Ideology and Politics in Nepal

Published On: March 8, 2023 09:30 AM NPT By: Naren Khatiwada

The ideology, a set of ideas to look at world affairs, undoubtedly plays very significant roles in personal and organizational affairs. Indeed, it helps a person to make the right decision and act in a certain way. Political sector, a major driving force to govern all the affairs of society, is a commonplace wherein ideology is mostly practiced to promote the common interest and wellbeing at large.

Vitality of Ethics and Dignity in Human Existence

Published On: March 1, 2023 12:22 PM NPT By: Mahendra Thapa

The concept of ethics and dignity have been at the forefront of philosophical and scholarly discourse for centuries. Ethics refers to a set of moral principles that guide human behavior and decision-making, while dignity refers to the inherent worth and respect that every human being deserves. In a world that often values material gain and personal success over ethical behavior and dignity, it is crucial to recognize the vital role that these concepts play in human life.

The Masculine Hold on Politics

Published On: February 26, 2023 10:00 AM NPT By: Rishika Dhakal

The chilly weather of December had my classmates engage in chiya-talks at the nearest Khaja Ghar from our college. My curiosity got the best of me and within minutes I found myself being an audience to their "rajnitik guffs" (political chit-chat). The speakers were the enthusiastic boys from my batch who had read almost every politics related book, from BP Koirala's 'Aatma Britant' to Sudheer Sharma's 'Prayogshala'.