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Sara Pahari

The author is currently pursuing Bachelor' degree in Journalism.

DoTM revamps Transport Management Directive to enhance public vehicle standards

Published On: June 6, 2023 07:30 AM NPT By: Sara Pahari

KATHMANDU, June 5: In a bid to enhance the quality of public transportation services, the Department of Transport Management has recently introduced a set of comprehensive rules for medium and long-distance public vehicles in Nepal.

Nepal's environmental budget: Is it sufficient to tackle the urgent crisis?

Published On: June 5, 2023 01:53 PM NPT By: Sara Pahari

KATHMANDU, June 5: The annual budget unveiled by the government earlier last drew media headlines as the government has allocated a substantial budget of Rs 15.56 billion for the forest and environment sector in the fiscal year 2023/24.

Skin Deep: Exploring Skin Aesthetics in Nepal

Published On: June 2, 2023 08:00 PM NPT By: Sara Pahari

How do you define beauty? The answer could be anything but objective. The concept of beauty has been debated and redefined throughout history. From the ancient emphasis on symmetry and proportion such as the golden ratio, to the contemporary embracement of individuality and uniqueness, we continue to celebrate the complexity of beauty.

Authentication of Citizenship Bill draws mixed reaction

Published On: May 31, 2023 05:45 PM NPT By: Sara Pahari

KATHMANDU, May 31: President Ram Chandra Paudel has certified the Citizenship Amendment Bill. According to the Office of President, the head of the state certified the bill on Wednesday.

Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development receives record-high budget allocation

Published On: May 29, 2023 06:03 PM NPT By: Sara Pahari

KATHMANDU, May 29:  The government has allocated Rs 58.98 billion for the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development for the upcoming fiscal year (FY) 2023/24.

Nepal Police denies involvement of Inspector General as high-profile arrest and lawsuits pile up

Published On: May 25, 2023 02:20 PM NPT By: Sara Pahari

KATHMANDU, May 24:  The Nepal Police issued a statement on Wednesday refuting any involvement of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Basanta Kunwar in the ongoing investigation of the fake Bhutanese refugee scam. The statement came in response to allegations suggesting that the Police Chief had taken financial benefit from the accused individuals involved in the scam.

Preserving the Past, Protecting the Future

Published On: May 23, 2023 07:35 AM NPT By: Sara Pahari

In the quiet serenity of my home, amidst the hustle and bustle of my daily life, in a captivating world that exists within a glass enclosure a small but extraordinary creature glides gracefully through the water – a turtle in my aquarium.

‘Freedom of expression, human rights, and democracy go hand-in-hand’

Published On: May 10, 2023 07:08 AM NPT By: Sara Pahari

KATHMANDU, May 10: Experts during a discussion program organized on the theme of the World Press Freedom Day 2023 expressed their view that independent media is central to good governance in democracy.

Cutting Words: A Surgeon's Poetic Journey

Published On: May 5, 2023 10:52 PM NPT By: Sara Pahari

A poet by passion and a surgeon by profession, Dr Roka has penned eight volumes of collection of poems that challenge readers to confront the duality of life

Local NC leader found dead in Chitwan

Published On: May 3, 2023 12:43 PM NPT By: Sara Pahari

CHITWAN May 3: Shankar Kandel, a local leader of the Nepali Congress (NC) and a poultry trader, has been found dead in Bharatpur, Chitwan.

Deputy Mayor’s car knocks an infant to death in Dhanusha

Published On: May 1, 2023 08:35 PM NPT By: Sara Pahari

KATHMANDU, May 1: An infant died when a SUV belonging to Deputy Mayor of Hansapur municipality in Dhanusha ran over her on Sunday.

'Between the Mountain and the Sky': Maggie Doyne's South Asian Edition launched in Nepal

Published On: April 29, 2023 07:00 PM NPT By: Sara Pahari

KATHMANDU, April 29: ‘Between the Mountain and the Sky’, a book by American philanthropist and social activist Maggie Doyne has been launched in Nepal.

Students protest against campus administration citing muddled results

Published On: April 28, 2023 03:45 PM NPT By: Sara Pahari

KATHMANDU, April 28:  Students of Ratna Rajya Laxmi Campus have protested demanding fulfillment of eight different demands.

Two victories away from the historic spot at the Asia Cup, Nepal triumphs over Qatar in their ACC Men's Premier Cup match

Published On: April 27, 2023 07:30 PM NPT By: Sara Pahari

KATHMANDU, April 27:  In a thrilling match at TU Cricket Ground, Kathmandu, Nepal emerged victorious in their ACC Men's Premier Cup encounter against Qatar on Thursday.

New COVID-19 variant XBB.1.16 spreading in Nepal; Health officials urge one and all to remain alert

Published On: April 4, 2023 08:05 PM NPT By: Sara Pahari

KATHMANDU, April 4: Nepal has confirmed the emergence of a new variant of coronavirus, Omicron-XBB.1.16, for the first time.

NAC to arrange ‘pocketless uniforms’ following complaints of baggage vandalism

Published On: April 2, 2023 07:00 PM NPT By: Sara Pahari

KATHMANDU, April 2:  The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN)’s office based at the Tribhuvan International Airport has started taking strict measures to ensure safety of passengers’ baggage following increasing complaints of passengers regarding of baggage vandalism and theft incidents inside the airport.

Gautam Buddha Int’l Cricket Stadium’s co-founder Kattel mentally tortured by loan burden of Rs 180 million

Published On: March 22, 2023 07:00 AM NPT By: Sara Pahari

KATHMANDU, March 22: Comedian Sitaram Kattel, who is popularly known as 'Dhurmus', co-founder of the Dhurmus Suntali Foundation, has revealed that he has been undergoing mental torture for two years due to the controversy surrounding the construction of the Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium in Rampur, Chitwan.

Govt extends Yeti Air crash probe deadline by 45 days

Published On: March 15, 2023 05:00 PM NPT By: Sara Pahari

Kathmandu, March 15: The government has extended the deadline given to the commission formed to probe the plane crash of Yeti Airlines in Pokhara by 45 days. Joint secretary and spokesperson for the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology Netra Prasad Subedi said that the Cabinet meeting held on Tuesday evening extended the commission's deadline by 45 days.

CIB confirms involvement of 11 persons in spot-fixing in Nepal T-20 league

Published On: February 14, 2023 10:00 AM NPT By: Sara Pahari

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The investigation into 'spot fixing' in the Nepal T-20 League, which was held last month at Tribhuvan University's sports ground, has been completed. After getting the information that there was spot-fixing in the T-20 league, the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police had started an investigation from January 8.

VVIP culture hit hard on general public

Published On: February 12, 2023 10:01 PM NPT By: Sara Pahari

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: If you have spotted a bunch of security personnel shutting down a major road,  and prohibiting pedestrians from crossing the street, chances are you’re about to encounter an official government motorcade, a convoy that conveys the message of VVIP culture in Nepal. When the motorcade moves, everything shuts down in its path.