Renew of TPS still ambivalent

Published On: January 9, 2018 06:28 PM NPT By: Hom Lamsal

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.

Defining Nepal's foreign policy

Published On: December 23, 2017 08:47 PM NPT By: Niraajan Mainali and Sumit Pant

As Nepal has adopted a federal system of government, the country needs to redefine its foreign policy according to the changing scenario.

Is the passion for cricket at local levels reflected by the country’s officials?

Published On: December 23, 2017 11:11 AM NPT By: Daniel Beswick

In a late afternoon in March, hundred or so locals were witnessing a festival of cricket in Chitwan. Halfway through a junior Twenty20 match, a touring bus arrived at the ground. The tourists hopped off the bus and were almost now thrown into a cauldron. Outside temperature was above 30 degrees Celsius.

The overlooked side of Reecha Sharma -Chhakka Panja controversy

Published On: November 30, 2017 01:37 PM NPT By: Rajan Shah

Reecha Sharma didn't have to comment like she has been cheated or double-crossed by the viewers. Her movie ‘Aadha Love’ didn’t work because if failed in entertainment quotient or impressing the critics. A movie made on ill-practiced ancient social values ‘Jhola’ was liked and loved by masses. Similarly, ‘Soongava’ represented women in Nepal like never before. It was critically acclaimed too.

Nepal cricket’s problem lies where people search for answers

Published On: November 15, 2017 02:45 PM NPT By: Rajan Shah

Mulpani is yet to host an international match, Nepal’s only international ground is still owned by Tribhuvan University and Pokhara’s most productive cricket ground is set to be demolished for Government quarters.

Power of activity: Nepali mental health patients find purpose in occupational therapy

Published On: October 27, 2017 09:01 PM NPT By: Jenny Joyce, Kripa Sigdel and Sujan Shrestha

In the sunlit courtyard of a mental health residential facility in Boudha, Katmandu, men and women sit drawing and painting hand-crafted paper balloons, decorating the entrance to the 100-bed Amrita Foundation Nepal building.

What’s going wrong to Antonio Conte’s Chelsea?

Published On: October 15, 2017 06:50 PM NPT By: Vijan Bhandari

When Chelsea visited Selhurst Park to face Crystal Palace, everyone thought it would be an easy win for Chelsea. But, what happened next kept everyone on surprise. Crystal Palace, who was on the bottom of the table with no wins and no goals scored, defeated the reigning champions.

4 ups and 4 downs for Nepal heading into Hong Kong clash

Published On: October 7, 2017 12:30 PM NPT By: Rajan Shah

Sandeep Lamichhane has been more than capable replacement for ill Shakti Gauchan in the playing XI but the amount of experience ‘The Big Shak’ could provide remains ominous at Nepal’s bowling artillery.

Football match that broke my heart

Published On: August 31, 2017 05:23 PM NPT By: Rajan Shah

In age-level sports, results should be a secondary target. The intent, tactical approach and proper implementation of plans should unequivocally be made the first priority. A magic moment by a particularly gifted player can win a game or two but proper implementation of game-plan, supported by right players at the right positions, will bring more consistent results. On a continuation, a team can be molded into a winning machine over the time. A system will be created that will promote and acquire players according to the vacated position and provide for the senior teams.

Resource rich and climate risk

Published On: August 21, 2017 09:45 PM NPT By: Sumit Pant

It is obvious that Nepal is prone to water induced disaster and many, since ages, know this. Landslides and flood are two common disastrous elements in the family of natural calamities that is solely responsible for the loss of many lives and properties.