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Pratik Rimal



After the cabinet’s decision, police labels Chand’s party an "organized crime group"

March 13, 2019 11:20 AM

KATHMANDU, March 13: Following the government’s decision to restrict Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav) led Nepal Communist Party, the Nepal Police has labelled the party as a criminal group. Following the decision of yesterday, the supporters have been stripped off their freedom unless they leave their arms.

INTERVIEW: Rebuilding cities through Vastu Shastra

March 7, 2019 19:05 PM

KATHMANDU, March 7: Dr. Eike Hartmann, a German national, is an ardent believer of Stapatya Veda and Vastu Shastra.

ECAN urges govt to help Nepali students at AIBT

February 28, 2019 07:49 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The Education Consultancies Association of Nepal (ECAN), umbrella organization of education consultancies has said that the government would need to come forward to help students if the appeal of the Australia Institute of Business and Technology (AIBT) was cancelled.

Nursing certificates won't be affected: AIBT

February 26, 2019 13:00 PM

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: After the Australian Skills Quality Authority cancelled the registration of Australia Institute of Business and Technology (AIBT), there are concerns about what happens to AIBT’s current and alumni students. Pratik Rimal spoke to AIBT’s company director Fiona Kee via email.

Govt ‘muzzling critical voices under pretext of reasonable restriction’

February 18, 2019 08:33 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The alleged government move to force singer Pashupati Sharma to take down his latest folk song, “Lutna Sakay Loot Kanchha” from YouTube has sparked a debate: is the government trying to curtail freedom of expression and speech by resorting to “reasonable restriction”, a constitutional provision which is subject to a government’s interpretation?

Cancer to affect around 30,000 more Nepalis in 2019

February 4, 2019 16:16 PM

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: The number of cancer patients is on the rise in Nepal and an approximate 30,000 to 40,000 new cases are likely to be reported in 2019, according to data at the Nepal Cancer Relief Society.

An ingenious way to save traditional Newari craftsmanship

December 6, 2018 07:00 AM

How would you save vanishing traditional craftsmanship? An entrepreneur finds a way.

Home Calling! (With Video)

November 15, 2018 16:25 PM

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Ashish Sinha and Kalash Tuladhar have been friends for over a decade. Both of them went to the United States to study and lived for a number of years before they thought of coming back to Nepal.

WiMAX along border affected by frequency collision with Indian telcos

October 29, 2018 07:28 AM

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The customer care division of the wireless broadband service of state-owned Nepal Telecom is busy throughout the day. There’s one common complaint from its customers along the Nepal-India border from eastern to western Nepal.

Recapping Wendy’s journey to transform lives through education across the world

October 24, 2018 09:10 AM

Wendy Kopp had little idea that the inequities in education that she saw while at Princeton would take her beyond borders to transform lives through education.

Mental Health: 5 common myths in Nepal (with video)

October 10, 2018 19:57 PM

As the world marks World Mental Health day on Wednesday, the theme for this year is Young People and mental health in a changing world. It is a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma.

Life without father: Growing up in time of Maoist insurgency

October 9, 2018 13:34 PM

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Mamta Sharma has some blurred image of her father. He was lean, wore a cotton shirt and pants, she recalls. She was four then.

Running from dad's shadow

September 17, 2018 07:25 AM

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: As a child, he had it all: a loving dad, a kind mom, happy childhood, mind-boggling wealth and a vast expanse of imperial residence, the Hacienda Nápoles.

1,480 rape cases last year, 4 every day!

August 9, 2018 06:25 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Amid public outcry against the increasing incidence of rape being reported from across the country, Nepal Police data on the subject is sure to be shocking.

Law Minister ‘thinking of’ apologizing over his remarks

July 22, 2018 12:30 PM

KATHMANDU, July 22: Just couple of days after Durga Prasad Prasain, executive director of B&C Hospital, Jhapa landed in controversy with his statement, Minister of Law, Sher Bahadur Tamang has followed suit.

Kenyan detectives rescue 21 Nepali girls

July 20, 2018 16:55 PM

KATHMANDU, July 20: Twenty one Nepali girls who were working illegally in two famous strip clubs of Westlands in Nairobi, Kenya were rescued after a raid operation, according to Kenya’s Directorate of Criminal Investigations.

Police dismisses ‘bullet rumor’ in Jumla, doctors slam the lie

July 20, 2018 14:55 PM

Did the police lie from its press release about Jumla's incident? Experts skeptical.

Sanima branch at Dolakha collides with its CSR priorities

July 18, 2018 12:45 PM

KATHMANDU, July 18: Sanima Bank Ltd, which opened its branch in a newly reconstructed community school at Melung rural municipality of Dolakha, is straying from its own corporate social responsibilities where it champions children and education.

PM Oli's speech 'full of sound and fury, signifying nothing'

June 20, 2018 15:35 PM

Deconstructing Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's address at Nepal-China Business Forum in Beijing.

False news travels faster on social media

June 9, 2018 14:00 PM

Social media was flooded with false information of Dr. Upendra Devkota, Nepal’s top neuro surgeon's death twice. But what is false news and how does it spread so quickly?