Implement MoU with sincerity

October 31, 2018 02:00 am

Nepal and Malaysia signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Monday under which Nepali workers don’t have to pay a single rupee while going for jobs in Malaysia.

Staffers at Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Ltd (KUKL), Bhainsepati were found to be stealing and selling water to locals and housing apartments in and around Bhainsepati.

Manhole death is a criminal offense

October 29, 2018 02:00 am

Shyam Shrestha, 36, fell into offense left open by Kathmandu Upatyakya Khanepani Limited (KUKL) in front of Tribhuban University entrance and died.

94 days and counting for justice

October 28, 2018 02:30 am

It has been 94 days since Nirmala Pant was raped and murdered in Kanchanpur. Since then the whole nation has been demanding that the perpetrators be brought to justice.

Electric is the future

October 25, 2018 02:00 am

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated Sajha Yatayat’s electric bus in Lalitpur on Tuesday. This is encouraging, and the PM has vowed to make 20 percent of vehicles plying the Nepali roads electric by 2020. While this is a tall order, a lot needs to happen before such an announcement is made real.

The construction of Gautam Buddha International Airport, which is already delayed by a year, is expected to be complete by next year, according to latest reports.

Save for some road accidents and the tragic deaths they resulted in, Dashain—the longest festival celebrations in Nepal—has passed largely peacefully.

Dashain for rejuvenation

October 16, 2018 02:00 am

The festival holidays for this year have begun. Millions of Nepalis living in Kathmandu Valley and other major towns have left for their home districts and others are preparing to do so.

Expedite national pride projects

October 15, 2018 01:30 am

Multiple delays, multiple deadline extensions, multiple irregularities and negligence are perhaps what characterize our multi-billion rupees development projects—including the national pride ones on which Nepal exclusively relies to achieve its development goals. This laxity and non-action on national pride projects will cost us dearly—both in terms of economy and the benefits people are supposed to derive from their completion. As Republica has found out, only seven out of 21 national pride projects have achieved 50 percent or more progress although their completion deadlines are inching closer.

Bitter case of sugar price fixing

October 14, 2018 02:30 am

Apart from being visibly apathetic toward the woes of sugarcane farmers, the government authorities responsible for handling sugar supplies and market monitoring are found to have committed serious negligence in fixing the price of sugar in the local market, at the cost of financial burden to the customers just ahead of Dashain,