Leading development

August 8, 2016 00:15 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping should seize G20 meeting to push China’s ambitious development agenda globally

Infographics: The massive costs behind Olympic games

August 8, 2016 00:05 AM

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games have started in Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã Stadium. The organizers have put a huge amount of work and invested an impressive amount of cash to get to this point. Hosting the Olympics is expensive with the people of Hamburg voting to withdraw their city’s bid for the 2024 games in late 2015, primarily on funding grounds. Costs ran 51 percent over budget in Rio, ending up at $4.58 billion. Even though that may seem like a huge amount of money, it pales in comparison to the Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014. Costs there quickly snowballed with many venues coming in catastophically over budget. The final bill for the games came to a whopping $21.89 billion. This chart shows the cost of hosting the Olympic Games since 1992.

The second coming

August 7, 2016 13:39 PM

Prachanda needs to set the ball rolling as quickly as possible and go about tackling the problems with speed and substance.

Ghost Writer

August 6, 2016 11:24 AM

“If a girl has sex with me forcefully even if I am unwilling, is that rape or not?”

Commerce 2.0

August 6, 2016 00:35 AM

The government has not been able to create a favorable environment to boost e-commerce in Nepal

Digital divide

August 6, 2016 00:25 AM

Our obsession with smart phones, tablets, internet, emails, and other social media apps has distanced us from our children further away

Why we don’t trust leaders

August 6, 2016 00:15 AM

If mainstream leaders want to change voters’ minds, they should look carefully at what leadership really means

Infographics: Nepal- Flood and landslide affected districts

August 6, 2016 00:05 AM

Nepal- FLood and landslide affected districts

Democracy on the edge

August 4, 2016 00:35 AM

UML leaders, including outgoing PM, wanted to create constitutional complexities to prolong their stay in power

Breastfeeding benefits

August 4, 2016 00:25 AM

All mothers should begin with the belief that their milk is adequate for their child. A child requires nothing other than breast milk till first six months