No time for NOTAM

April 20, 2019 01:05 AM

Irrespective of the suffering caused by the cancellation of RA’s flight (RA231) to Dubai (DWC) due to night time runway closure after 10 PM, it was good that Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) was strictly followed. Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) is currently passing through a phase of ten hours airport closure that is to last until the end of June. By then, the whole of runway surface will have been scrapped out and done anew.

Ban your fears

April 20, 2019 00:25 AM

I was in grade seven in school when a fellow classmate asked me if I knew what ‘sex’ meant. I replied that I had no clue. He told me to go home and find its meaning from the dictionary. I obliged politely, went back home and the meaning read “sex is an intercourse between a man and a woman”. I mugged it up and the next day at school recited the same line to this friend.

How PUBG ruins children

April 20, 2019 00:05 AM

Responsible parenting often feels like endless series of saying ‘no’. No, you can’t have junk food before lunch. No, you can’t ride bi-cycle in main road.  And now no, you can’t sit around playing PUBG all day. Our childhood has given us some first-hand knowledge regarding digital world of games, thanks to that old mercantile machine.

Rising threat of pollution

April 18, 2019 01:30 AM

Right to clean environment is the fundamental right granted by the constitution. Health of general public should not be compromised in the name of development.

Prosperity from below

April 18, 2019 01:00 AM

Policy makers and politicians are reluctant to recognize, expand and lead the country toward prosperity in a socially and ecologically sustainable manner

Hemophilia cure

April 18, 2019 00:30 AM

The government should consider incorporating a specific hemophilia care policy in the national health policy of Nepal

Developing Madhes

April 17, 2019 01:30 AM

If Prime Minister Oli and Chairman Dahal are truly concerned about Madhesi welfare, they should work to tame Koshi floods and put in place a mechanism to harness Kosi water

Think beyond training

April 17, 2019 01:00 AM

Continuing professional development method is slowly being recognised in Nepal as a key motivator for teachers to develop their skills and knowledge

NATO’s Stoltenberg paradox

April 17, 2019 00:30 AM

The US and its European NATO allies disagree on many important issues, but their cooperation within the Alliance is better than it has been in years

Balance in a turbulent world

April 16, 2019 01:25 AM

The Trump administration in the US has come up with the Indo-Pacific doctrine which in many ways is a restatement of Barak Obama’s pivot to Asia, known as the rebalance doctrine. Both doctrines are of the same origin and carry a shadow of the famous Thucydides trap that was popularized by Harvard Professor Graham Allison in the 1990s.