Murder of Nabaraj BK and a group of his friends all belonging to the Dalit community, a gruesome act of violence driven by discrimination and racism, is again bringing up latent patterns of social exclusions, structural patterns that are still dominant in the society.
When it was decided that the United States would join the First World War, President Woodrow Wilson promised the world would be “made safe for democracy”. Having been reelected in 1916 with the campaign slogan “He kept us out of war”, this decision marked a reversal of the initial position of ‘neutrality’ adopted by America in 1914. But it wasn’t just Wilson who had a change of heart; the entire country witnessed a shift in public opinion. The sinking of the Lusitania, the revelation made by the Zimmermann Telegraph, in culmination with other factors, suggested imminent danger to the sovereignty of United States, and in response, President Wilson issued the declaration of war in 1917.
Too much freedom spoils a country and its characters. I have evolved as an unstable character since I started working from home beginning mid-March because of stay-at-home orders owing to the coronavirus pandemic. My workspace keeps changing from couch to study table to dining table to the kitchen island to deck depending on my mood. I can occupy any space I want anytime. Had it not been for the coronavirus, I would be working from a space that is neither assigned nor reserved to me.
JERUSALEM, July 19: Israel’s parliament approved a controversial piece of legislation on Thursday that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people but which critics warn sidelines minorities.
KATHMANDU, April 14: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has been addressing from Rara Lake on the occasion of Nepali New Year 2075 in the name of nation. For this, on Friday Prime Minister Oli left Mugu district from Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, April 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has been scheduled to address from Rara Lake on the occasion of Nepali New Year 2075 in the name of public. For this, Prime Minister Oli has left Mugu district from Kathmandu.
DOLAKHA, April 12: The country is suffering a loss of around Rs 1.2 billion per month due to delay in the construction of the 456 MW Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project, according to project officials. The national pride project was initially expected to be completed by the end of 2015.
MORANG, April 8: An unidentified group has shot at a Hindu religious leader in Biratnagar in the early hours on Sunday. The gunmen fired three shots at Sriniwasacharya at around 2 am.
Sriniwasacharya, 26, sustained injuries to his left shoulder and is being treated at Biratnagar-based Neuro Hospital, according to DSP Bishnu Hari Koirala.
KALINCHOWK, March 4: The Himalayan village of Kalinchowk, sitting at an altitude of about 12,000 feet in eastern Nepal and known for its temple to the Hindu goddess Kali, gets snow every year. After a recent storm, the town's young people flock to wooden lodges and dance around campfires.
I was on my usual bus ride. There was nothing peculiar about the day. The sun began to set in its usual direction indicating little children to head home before it got dark. The traffic police held out his hand at different angles in order to direct the impatient vehicles while the migratory birds chirped and flew across, disobeying the traffic orders.
KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Early vote counting results show the CPN-UML, which has bagged the most seats under the first-past-the-post electoral system, is leading the vote count under the Proportional Representation (PR) category as well.
KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Early vote counting results shows the CPN-UML, which has bagged the most seats under the first-past-the-post electoral system, is leading the vote count under the Proportional Representation (PR) category as well.
KANCHANPUR, Nov 29: Nepali Congress leader and a candidate to the House of Representatives from Kanchanpur-2, NP Saud has stated that the unnatural alliance of two communist parties will push the nation toward instability.
BEIRUT, Nov 5: Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri resigned from his post in a televised address from the Saudi capital Saturday, accusing Hezbollah of taking the country hostage, in a surprise move that plunged the nation into uncertainty amid heightened regional tensions.
KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The ruling partner Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) is to use 'democracy with king' in its election manifesto. Party spokesperson Bhuwan Pathak said the party planned to include constitutional monarchy in the form of 'change with continuity' in its manifesto for upcoming elections of the House of Representatives and State Assembly.
KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) chairman Kamal Thapa has said the RPP has called for reinstating Nepal as a Hindu nation since that was the country's identity for the last five thousand years.
The reports of the recent flooding, which are yet to uncover the full extent of the disaster, claim that over one-hundred lives have been lost and hundreds of thousands affected in what is one of the worst rains in 15 years in Nepal. Approximately US $1.3million has been pledged to the flood response in the country, as of data available on August 16.
YOUNGSTOWN, July 26: Celebrating a slim but symbolic health-care win in Washington, President Donald Trump told supporters in Ohio on Tuesday night that the nation was one step closer to liberation from the “Obamacare nightmare.”
KATHMANDU, June 26: Muslims across the country are celebrating Edi-ul-Fitr with zest and zeal today. The great festival of the Islamic community is being observed with great gaiety and gusto by reciting special Namaz, offering prayers in mosque, receiving blessings from the elders and giving blessings to juniors.
KATHMANDU, May 3: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the country had moved towards the course of constitution enforcement along with a national unity with the commencement of a process for the local-level election.
KATHMANDU, April 25: Students from different organizations affiliated to the Unified Students' Organization today have encircled the district education offices across the country citing that the government failed to implement the decision of withdrawing the increased fees by private schools.
So how many times did you forget to feed your son? Shanti Maya* recalls one of the curious mothers at the malnutrition rehabilitation center asking her just a couple of hours after her arrival. She clearly found the question to be upsetting. Even now, Shanti insists that she genuinely believed that her boy was born to be that way, skinny and short. She never considered it to be a medical issue.
DHARAN, Dec 30: With promises to hold the next edition of the National Games in Mid Western Region after two years, the week-long Seventh National Games concluded on Friday in Dharan amidst poor management, weak infrastructure, political clash and serious issue of discipline violation.
CHITWAN, Dec 2: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chairperson Kamal Thapa has said that RPP will present amendment proposal to the second constitution amendment bill registered at the Parliament Secretariat on last Tuesday to press for reinstatement of Nepal as a Hindu nation.
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Nepali national women's cricket team has set sight on beating at least one of the Test-playing sides in the Women's Asia Cup 2016 T20 cricket tournament to be held from November 26 to December 4 in Bangkok, Thailand.
KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Sadbhawana Party Chairman Rajendra Mahato has accused the three major political parties of conspiring against the country in the name of impeachment against CIAA chief Lo kman Singh Karki.