In the story of human progress, the 21st century will be marked by the incredible growth of Artificial Intelligence. A big question looms: Can AI do better than humans or not? The answer to this question cannot be limited to a simple "YES" or "NO." The answer is more like a mix of AI's excellent abilities and the unique qualities humans bring to the table.

Sustainable living is not just a fad or a hip buzzword; it is crucial for the future of our planet.

The surprise announcement by BTS last week that they were taking a break to focus on members’ solo projects stunned their global fanbase, shaking their label’s stock price and leaving many questions about the K-pop supergroup’s future.

Tech diplomacy can be an effective tool for a country like Nepal that would not only help in coaxing ‘techno-economic cooperation’ but also in attaining economic and security success in the long run.

Laurent Veyet's tasting menu is not for the faint-hearted, but may point to the future of feeding a booming world population - there is a prawn salad with yellow mealworm, crunchy insects on a bed of vegetables and chocolate-coated grasshoppers.

Exploring the future of theater

July 3, 2020 19:15 pm

Theater hall comes alive with the soul of artists. The black box space becomes colorful with lively performance, along with the support of people working behind the scenes. However, since the outbreak of COVID-19 and lockdown in the nation the magic that used to happen has come to a halt. Like many other fields, theatrical scenario too is looking grim.

The coronavirus COVID -19 pandemic is the defining global health crisis of our time. Cases are rising daily in Africa, the Americas, and Europe. It also has the potential to create devastating social, economic, and political crises that will leave deep scars around the world. Nepal is starting to suffer the most abrupt and widespread cessation of economic activity. The impact has already started and will only worsen in the coming days.

NEW YORK – After the 2007-09 financial crisis, the imbalances and risks pervading the global economy were exacerbated by policy mistakes. So, rather than address the structural problems that the financial collapse and ensuing recession revealed, governments mostly kicked the can down the road, creating major downside risks that made another crisis inevitable. And now that it has arrived, the risks are growing even more acute. Unfortunately, even if the Greater Recession leads to a lackluster U-shaped recovery this year, an L-shaped “Greater Depression” will follow later in this decade, owing to ten ominous and risky trends.

What we gained, what we lost

April 16, 2020 09:40 am

It was early in the afternoon of April 9 30 years ago, when the news reached Washington that King Birendra had agreed to replace Panchayat with multi-party democracy, the long-held demand of democracy activists in the country. Prior to the King’s surrender of absolute authority, tens of thousands of demonstrators had converged in Durbar Marg in front of the royal palace. Nearby, in front of the Annapurna Hotel, some demonstrators climbed on the statue of King Mahendra, to hang a shoe garland. The military personnel standing nearby had earlier warned that they would shoot anyone engaging in such mischief and, surely, they shot a number of demonstrators while climbing the statue. In the evolving mêlée, the military fired on the crowd randomly, killing some 150 demonstrators.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Gaurika's rise (Swimming) The rise of Gaurika Singh was evident in 2019 as well when she became the first Nepali swimmer to win four gold medals at the 13th South Asian Games held in December.


December 16, 2019 17:10 pm

As a gust of wind sends the curtains flapping wildly, I wonder about our future. The future is signaling us to go back. The Future is telling us to stop where we are now. But we pretend not to hear.

Shahid Kapoor is in no hurry to sign his next project. The actor gave his biggest hit in his career as a solo hero with 'Kabir Singh', however he's yet to sign on his next film.


May 18, 2019 10:05 am

Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes” this is my favorite quotation. But sometimes it’s hard to articulate what we really feel.

Securing SAARC’s future

March 12, 2019 01:00 am

The role, scope and importance of SAARC should not be compromised just because of conflict between India and Pakistan

Future will be heard

January 7, 2019 01:30 am

What explains the success of audio-journalism in the era of streaming videos that were once feared to capture our attention and decimate every competitor including print media?

The new year is a time when many of us ponder a career change, but with automation and declining industries threatening many roles, how can you be sure you’re considering future-proof jobs?

What goes around comes around

October 31, 2018 12:15 pm

Do you believe in karma? Do you believe what you put across the world comes back to you? How about this statement: “ Your action towards others, affect the reaction of others on you in future.”

Electric is the future

October 25, 2018 02:00 am

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated Sajha Yatayat’s electric bus in Lalitpur on Tuesday. This is encouraging, and the PM has vowed to make 20 percent of vehicles plying the Nepali roads electric by 2020. While this is a tall order, a lot needs to happen before such an announcement is made real.

With Earth’s tectonic plates constantly moving, renowned geologist Christopher Scotese predicts a new super-continent will emerge in around 250 million years, dubbed “Pangaea Proxima”.

QUITO, July 24: The defense of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is residing in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, is concerned about the Ecuadorian authorities' silence regarding his future, Assange's lawyer Carlos Poveda told Sputnik.

Future of health

July 24, 2018 01:00 am

Even state bodies seem bent on dismantling public health system making it easier for private investors to thrive and jeopardize people’s right to health

Global economy’s uncertain future

July 18, 2018 00:30 am

As long as China and the US are doing fine, the global economy can be expected to sustain annual output growth of around 3.4 percent

Forests for sustainable future

July 16, 2018 00:30 am

Our trees and our forests are essential to life on earth and to achieving a great many of the Sustainable Development Goals

I never thought, I would get married to my school days crush. He was one year senior to me,” remembers Devi Basnet, a 27-year-old security guard in Patan. Blushing, she mentioned how her brother-in-law used to tease her, calling her ‘bhauju’ (sister-in-law) even before the marriage.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Both the party chairpersons looked excited on the day of the party unification between the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center).

Karnataka's politics is just like Bengaluru's fickle weather: A blast of hot air now, and a freezing cold breeze the next minute. The assembly polls are more than a mere fight between the Congress, BJP and JD(S).

DHANGADHI, April 8: The United Arab Emirates skipper Rohan Mustafa is in Dhangadhi, Nepal representing home team Team Chauraha Dhangadhi under the captaincy of Sompal Kami. It won a nail-biter eight-over per side match against Rupandehi Challengers by three runs to secure its place in the playoffs of the second season of the Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL).

Tej Prakash Shrestha is known for books of fiction and non-fiction. He started with writing poems in 1963. Later he shifted to travelogues and stories for children. He is better known for his children’s books such as ‘Timi Pani Deu Ma Phool Dinchu’, ‘Gharbhitra Kya Maaja’, ‘Mingmar’, among others.

For a PAWsitive future

February 16, 2018 14:31 pm

Despite protests and campaigns against discriminations of all kinds, we still get to see a lot of it on a daily basis and then there’s a discrimiation we rarely give mucn thought to, much less talk about and condemn: Discriminating among breeds and gender of animals. Sharmila Karki, founder of PAWsitive Hands, says that the questions that irk her the most are to do with inquiries about breed and gender of dogs before adopting or abandoning them.

Entrepreneurship has a viable future

February 15, 2018 10:03 am

Neeraj Pradhan is a US-based entrepreneur of Nepali origin, who has worked with start-ups as well as entrepreneurs for around a decade. He has been a consultant, an advisor for many companies in California and Washington, and helped them formulate strategies as well as in their mergers and acquisitions. While doing all of that, Pradhan got quite an exposure to entrepreneurship and learned to create new opportunities.


February 14, 2018 10:03 am

When designer Prabal Gurung concluded his Fall/Winter 2017 fashion show in New York City, he showcased his t-shirt designs with tag-line ‘The Future is Female’. It was the most trending issue all over social media and in the fashion industry.

Which language should you encourage your child to learn to benefit them a decade down the line?

Future of America

December 19, 2017 00:29 am

Trump and the Republicans’ plan to repeal the 2010 Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) would have left 24 million Americans—mostly poor or middle class, many of whom voted for him—without health care.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Youth Community for Nepalese Contractors (YCNC), along with Sany Heavy Equipment brought into Nepal by Bhajuratna Agency, has held grand discussion at Hotel Radisson on Friday.

The future of flying with Buddha Air

November 9, 2017 15:33 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: In line with its vision of providing the safest, most reliable and comfortable means of air transport, and with the end goal of delivering more smiles per flight, Buddha Air strives to grow, improve, and reinvent itself every year.

Charting China’s future

October 18, 2017 00:30 am

The CPC meeting is an opportunity for the Party to explicitly declare which policies it upholds and which path it will take in next five years.

Future trekking guide

August 2, 2017 12:39 pm

Arjun Tamang can be seen performing errands at ‘Welcome Cafe’, Bhrikutimandap. He is 18 years old, and also works as an assistant trekking guide. He is originally from Kavrepalanchowk district, and came to Kathmandu two years ago. He recently completed his high school education from Sahid Smarak College, Kirtipur. Currently, he is living alone in Kirtipur. He came to Kathmandu for education, leaving behind his parents, a younger brother and a sister. He says, “I am working in the café for pocket money. I know the value of education, so I am planning to enrol in the bachelor’s level soon. I see myself as a professional trekking guide in the future.”

JAKARTA, July 8: Indonesian state firms are courting foreign pension funds by offering a share in future revenue from toll roads, power stations and other infrastructure projects, as part of a presidential drive to secure $10 billion in additional inflows.

Without management skills no knowledge can be thoroughly applied to achieve success in life. And students of Apex College, Old Baneshwar, currently studying different streams of management--Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor in Business Administration-Banking And Insurance (BBA-BI), Bachelor in Business Administration-Travel and Tourism (BBA-TT), Bachelor of Computer Information System (BCIS)--shared with My City’s Nasana Bajracharya why they studied management and how it has helped them grow.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Officials of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have expressed concern about the management indecision shown by the new implementing bodies of several projects that used to be managed by District Development Committees.

DUBAI, June 9: The pain of Nepali migrant workers in foreign lands is not unknown to us. It is one of the burning issues to be resolved soon by the state mechanism but it has become a matter of story-telling.

For a brighter future

June 2, 2017 09:59 am

Tewa is a self-funded organization that was established to work for women empowerment. But, in the last decade, it realized the need to invest in children as well and have been conducting children’s program every Saturday. Sarada Gurung and Tara Thapa joined Tewa as volunteers in 2003 and 2005 respectively. When the children’s program began in 2007, they both jumped on the bandwagon and have been taking care of the project. The children lovingly refer to them as “guruama”. Isha Upadhyay talked to them to find out how their decade-long journey has been and what challenges they have had to overcome along the way.

LONDON, May 28: Removing the record seventh FA Cup winner's medal from his pocket, Arsene Wenger was gratified and yet apprehensive.

KATHMANDU, May 25: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID), United Nations Resident Coordinator (UNRC) and the World Food Program (WFP) on Thursday met at the Humanitarian Staging Area (HSA) to discuss sustainable methods to work together on better preparedness for crises.

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said last week tech developers have a responsibility to prevent a dystopian ‘1984’ future as the US technology titan unveiled a fresh initiative to bring artificial intelligence into the mainstream.

Our energy future

May 3, 2017 00:15 am

Declining water levels in our snow-fed rivers means that our hydroelectricity potential is slowly being depleted

Bleak future

April 15, 2017 00:25 am

We have not been able to adopt specific policies to move towards information technology rich society

Nepal’s tech future

April 13, 2017 09:05 am

Technology has become an integral part of our lives. People are increasingly tech savvy and dependent on technology. With a slew of gadgets being launched almost every day, it is normal for the people to have desire to own trendy gadgets

Chelsea continued their seemingly irresistible surge towards regaining the Premier League title as a late Gary Cahill goal saw them snatch a 2-1 win at Stoke City on Saturday to move a provisional 13 points clear at the top.

Rebuilding a future

March 10, 2017 09:11 am

The 24th day of April 2015 was just another Friday for Bishnu Tamang, a sixth grade student in Shree Nawalpur Secondary School in Sindhupalchowk district. The closing bell rang and Bishnu headed home looking forward to Sunday to meet his friends at school again.