KATHMANDU, May 29: The government has announced a total budget of Rs 1.860 trillion for the fiscal year 2024/25.

KATHMANDU, May 28: The government has set a target of exporting information technology (IT) worth Rs 3 trillion in the next 10 years.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Minister for Foreign Affairs N.P. Saud held virtual and in-person discussions on Wednesday in Washington, the USA, with Nepali American IT professionals and business owners employed in various companies in the United States and worldwide.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Rekha Sharma, has said the IT role is vital for achieving good governance and prosperity, the priorities of the government.

Try it once on your own

October 31, 2019 14:35 pm

I am a 30-year-old guy. I don’t know if it’s good or bad but ever since the day I have come for my master’s studies, I have started liking my professor. Sometimes I feel she also treats me in a very special way, special than the rest of the students. We don’t have many gaps in age. I believe she is in her late 30’s. I am waiting to confess my feelings to her. Do you think it’s appropriate?

Plans to run a special project to provide cloud computing training to 2,000 IT students in Nepal and offer job placement within the country and globally

The Bachelor of Information Management (BIM) course, which is a specially tailored program to develop socially responsible, scientifically sound, creative and result-oriented information technology professionals, is one of the most popular programs offered by Tribhuvan University.

After announcing their new album, Atonement, and debuting "Unleashed," the opening track, Killswitch Engage have shared the guitar tabs for the chorus of another new song, "I Am Broken Too."

KATHMANDU, April 7: Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Banskota has asserted that the information technology would play an important role in achieving the government's motto ‘Prosperous Nepal: Happy Nepali.’

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: An information technology competition among blind people concluded here today. A total of 41 persons with visual impairment participated in the competition, said the organizer Ujjwal Nakshatra Samaj.

Triumph after career switch

August 26, 2018 11:47 am

Walking away from his IT career was among the toughest decision that Suraj Shrestha made in his life. However, the 28-year-old IT engineering graduate from the Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad was destined to pursue a career in acting. His transition was full of hardships.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Nepali Congress lawmaker Minendra Rijal questioned the rationale of the government to force Dr. Govinda KC for his 15th hunger strike when it eventually had to agree with the demands.

TEHRAN, July 26: You know that this war will destroy all that you possess. You will start this war but we will be the ones to impose its end. Therefore you have to be careful about insulting the Iranian people and the president of our Republic," the top Iranian general said in a speech quoted by Iran's Al Alam TV broadcaster in the Arabic language.

Paint it green

July 23, 2018 13:20 pm

Mehendi culture mergers fashion and tradition during Shrawan as the devotees of Lord Shiva flaunt intricate henna designs throughout the month.  What initially began as a cultural practice has now evolved into a fashion trend, especially among youngsters.

The majority of Nepal is passionate about football. While some are obsessed with the sport itself, others prefer watching the game. There’s also the third lot; those who provide an acrobatic approach to the sport by bending their bodies but still maintaining balance. This is something neither players dare execute on the field, not viewers see during the live broadcasts.

KATHMANDU, July 11: The Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs on Tuesday signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Norwegian government “for enhancing access to justice for women, poor and vulnerable groups in Nepal.”

SURKHET, July 9: Federation of Computer Association Nepal (CAN Federation) has announced that it will provide scholarship to 49 students to study IT.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Sandeep Lamichhane’s Montreal Tigers got first win of the tournament by 15 runs in a match played against Edmonton Royals on Thursday in Maple Leaf Cricket Club, Toronto, Canada. The 17-year-old continued to impress with bowling figures of 4-1-16-1 which brought him the post-match award for the most economical bowler of the match.

Let it rain!

July 3, 2018 08:03 am

The continuous downpour since the past few days indicates the fact that monsoon is finally here. For many, monsoon might appear to be gloomy, with frequent deluges, but this is also the perfect season for fashion enthusiasts to dazzle in layers of funky attire.

WASHINGTON, June 30: The U.S. government said in a court filing on Friday that it has the right to detain children and parents caught crossing the U.S. border illegally for the duration of their immigration proceedings.

One fine Friday evening, as I was scrolling down my Facebook page, a video caught my attention. Someone had shared a post that showed a woman being beaten and dragged on to the floor in accusation for practicing witchcraft. This video was from the far west Nepal, and people were sharing it all over the social media.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Participants at a discussion programme here today have spoken of the need to ensure all community schools in the country are technology-friendly.

WASHINGTON, June 24: The United States military drops an explosive with a strength you can hardly comprehend once every 12 minutes. The Bureau of Investigative Journalism reported that under President Barack Obama there were “563 strikes, largely by drones, that targeted Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen. …”

BIRATNAGAR, June 24: The Computer Association of Nepal (CAN) is to provide scholarship amounting Rs 18.3 million in total for the deserving students opting to study information technology.

Hit it up

June 22, 2018 08:12 am

All you need to know about High Intensity Interval Training

He wore it first

June 16, 2018 11:53 am

Why do all these men look so dreadful? Baggy blazers. Ugly sneakers. Light-wash jeans. Welcome to your dad’s closet.

ACHHAM, June 16: Shova Devi Kadayat of Sodhsha village in Achham district was living a happy life until a few years ago. The mother of five and her husband used to work hand-in-hand for the bright future of their children. Even though life was not lavish, managing a decent living was not a huge challenge. Five years ago, everything changed. She lost her husband to excessive consumption of liquor. The entire financial burden of her family befell on her. The children’s smooth schooling came to a halt with her eldest boy leaving for India for employment.

KHOTANG, June 11: District Education Coordination Unit, Khotang is organizing a readmission campaign in an effort to allow children who missed admission in the beginning of the academic year to join school.

When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico last September, it ravaged the island’s electrical grid and communications systems. For weeks, many of the approximately 5 million Puerto Ricans living in the mainland U.S. were unable to reach their loved ones. While recovery groups worked to restore power and deliver aid, cell providers scrambled to repair their networks. To get its service back up and running, AT&T tried something new: the Flying COW, a tethered drone that beamed mobile data signals up to 40 miles in all directions.

Up and at it

June 8, 2018 09:22 am

Many of us start our day by hitting the snooze button, and literally stumbling out of bed at the last possible minute. Then we rush to get ready, gulp down a cup of tea or coffee and then run out the door with a piece of toast in one hand and the car keys in the other. But you will quickly realize there are a lot better ways to start your day when you start getting up a little earlier than your usual time and make it a point to start your day on the right note.

ROHIT RAIDHARAN, June 1: With a head full of dreams and a heart full of hopes for a better future for herself and her family, Sita Khadka Tamang, 40, of Dharan-17 left home for Kuwait last year. But all her dreams were shattered as, instead of Kuwait, she was taken to Iraq where she had to struggle for her survival.She recalls those eleven months in Iraq as a nightmare. After going through all the trouble, she finally returned home on Wednesday from Iraq via New Delhi. She heaved a sigh of relief and said, "It was a near-death experience for me. I had lost the hope of returning home alive."

KIEV, MAY 27: Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale scored a jaw-dropping overhead kick and a long distance strike to give them a 3-1 win over Liverpool in the Champions League final on Saturday, delivering a remarkable third consecutive title for the Spaniards.

Fans can now discover the music that will help to define the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ following the release of the Official Song – ‘Live It Up’ by Nicky Jam, featuring Will Smith and Era Isterefi.

Bank on it

May 24, 2018 01:00 am

With Nepal Infrastructure Bank, Nepal will have a special financial institution to act as a catalyst for funding, promoting and interfacing infrastructural space

Will it last?

May 23, 2018 01:00 am

There is expectation that communist unification will lead to an age of strong and stable government. Is this really going to happen?

Don’t do it

May 22, 2018 02:00 am

Dhungel’s release

KATHMANDU, May 17: Spin sensation Sandeep Lamichhane’s reputation continues to rapidly rise in international cricket as he was the latest name to be unveiled as a member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World XI to face West Indies in May 31 charity T20I match. ICC World XI is set to take on West Indies national team in a T20I match at iconic Lord’s stadium in London to raise funds for Caribbean stadia ravaged by hurricanes last year.

Build it

May 17, 2018 01:05 am

Reconstruction of heritage sites

Make it happen now

May 9, 2018 09:52 am

Dear Malvika, I am now 28-year-old. As a young girl, I was good at studies. However, because of my financial conditions, I decided to work along with getting higher education.

Making it big

April 27, 2018 08:14 am

With those alluring eyes, warm smile, and radiant looks, Shilpa Maskey is all set to make her presence felt in the Nepali film industry. Here portfolio has lots of amazing projects ranging from stage performances, music videos, short movies, to a huge break in the Hollywood movie ‘Doctor Strange’. She has also been featured in many magazines and commercials not just in Nepal but in the United Kingdom as well. Here leap into stardom has many wanting to know more about her.

It is not my fault!

April 24, 2018 09:03 am

I board a bus at broad daylight to return home but due to the terrible traffic, it is already dark when I reach home. Maybe many would think it's my fault. I struggle to rush home because somehow people may think it is my fault that drunkards and rapists and kidnappers roam the streets around my house after dusk. They may think it is my fault that these crooks abducted and raped a girl some weeks back.

SEOUL, April 21: North Korea said Saturday it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site ahead of a new round of negotiations with South Korea and the United States. There was no clear indication in the North’s announcement if it would be willing to deal away its arsenal.

WASHINGTON, April 16: Former FBI Director James Comey says he thinks it’s possible the Russians have compromising information on President Donald Trump, that there is “some evidence of obstruction of justice” in the president’s actions and that Trump is “morally unfit” for office.

More than half the people who use smartphones, spend more than five hours on it, says a recent research. Despite knowing how harmful the over usage of a phone is, we aren’t able to do anything about it. We are in a way bound to it and feel helpless if our phones are away from us even for 10 minutes. The way we panic when we touch our pocket and our phone is not there, tells us how phone has become an indispensable part of our lives.

Making it big on the EDM scene

April 13, 2018 09:41 am

20-year-old Arpana Tamang who has been a DJ for just four years now is perhaps one of the biggest names in the music industry, playing at major national and international venues and festivals.

Do it right and just

April 11, 2018 00:06 am

Beyond technicalities, transitional justice process should focus on building a peaceful and just society.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The cabinet meeting held at Prime Minister’s residence, Baluwatar ordered ministers, political leaders, provincial and local government employees and businesspersons across the country to do their parts to ensure the poorest and deprived children can afford school.

WASHINGTON, April 9: North Korea has told the United States for the first time that it is prepared to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula when North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets President Donald Trump, a U.S. official said on Sunday.

BAITADI/DHANGADI, April 5: In 1996, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and his Indian counterpart PV Narsimha Rao signed the Mahakali Treaty, which centered on the integrated development of the Mahakali River.

Destroy it

April 3, 2018 10:05 am

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