Tame Biplav, but keep talking

March 14, 2019 02:00 am

The government’s decision to outlaw Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav) led Nepal Communist Party can be debated in two ways.

Listen to Rolpali children’s pain

March 13, 2019 02:00 am

Students studying at Pitaraj Basic School (PBS) of Liwang, the district headquarters of Rolpa, have been fainting and collapsing inside classrooms, with troubling frequency for the past two months.

As dry season approaches, water scarcity becomes one of the major concerns of millions of people living in the capital city Kathmandu every year.

The government of K P Sharma Oli on Friday signed an agreement with secessionist leader CK Raut paving the way to bring him into mainstream politics from the treasonous movement that he was leading for the past six years. Prime Minister Oli and Raut shook hands and praised each other.

Madam President, tame yourself

March 10, 2019 07:35 am

On the eve of International Women’s Day, Nepal’s first female president should have been the subject of pride and praise among people.

Teachers working at community schools under government relief quota and at early childhood development centers (ECDCs) have been staging protests in Maitighar Mandala for the last few days.

Open letter to world leaders

March 7, 2019 01:30 am

As women leaders, we call on leaders in governments, the private sector, and civil society to reinvest in policies and in legal and social frameworks that will achieve gender equality and inclusion

Court and creative arts

March 6, 2019 02:00 am

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court issued such an order which could not only restrict production of creative arts, but also set an unpleasant precedent in the sphere of freedom of expression.

The latest report of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development shows that the import of major crops has increased significantly. We imported rice worth Rs 16.99 billion in first half of the Fiscal Year 2018/19.

How many more deaths do we need?

March 4, 2019 02:00 am

More than 132 people lost their lives in Kathmandu’s road accidents in the last six months, and 1,176 people died across the country in road accidents during the same time.