KATHMANDU, Aug 30: A prominent human rights body has called upon the government to guarantee the rights to truth, justice, and reparations for the families of victims of enforced disappearances during the Maoist insurgency.

Goddess Saraswati

July 6, 2021 14:03 pm

A soft tune cuts the cold silence,  creating new music, a new tone. As strings vibrate her mind enlightens. She plays the song, a sound charisma.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said the path of righteousness shown by the pioneer of truth, non-violence, and good conduct, Gautam Buddha, is always worthy of emulation and internalization by us all.

Truth is a process

February 23, 2020 09:35 am

If the only thing that is constant is change, then where does that leave a concept like ‘truth’ that is assumed by many, to be grounded on immutability?

Truth and ecstasy

February 16, 2020 11:56 am

Faking complete knowledge is not wisdom. Therefore, it is a wise thing to say “I don’t know”. Only the people who can admit to not knowing tend to be more intellectually and emotionally confident than the ones who pretend to know it all. Herein lies the openness to the path of learning and knowledge.

Speaking truth to power

August 7, 2019 00:30 am

Presidents need an intelligence director they can trust, but can the rest of the government trust that director to speak truth to power?

KATHMANDU, July 29: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that power is temporary but truth is permanent and unbeatable.

Tell the truth

January 20, 2019 00:30 am

We should critique the constitution on legitimate grounds. But disseminating false information about it is unprofessional and unscholarly

KATHMANDU, July 2: A Bill related to Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons, Truth and Reconciliation (First Amendment)-2075 has been tabled in today's meeting of the House of Representation (HoR).

Dear Malvika,  I am a 27-year-old girl currently doing my Master’s degree in Kathmandu. My parents had separated when I was younger. I am engaged to a guy since the past four years.

KATHMANDU: Lhakpa Rangdu Sherpa, a mountaineering guide, was busy setting photo frames on Thursday at School of Creative Communications (SCC), Kupondole for his photo exhibition ‘Hillary Step to Sagarmatha: Facts and Photos’. The exhibit kicked off on Friday at Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), Pradarshani Marga.

Truth about travel

June 23, 2017 14:39 pm

Everybody who loves to travel knows that it is full of pitfalls. One wrong step and your vacation could be ruined – by a dingy hotel room, an overpriced restaurant, a wasted afternoon at a tourist-trap attraction or an overnight flight crammed in the middle seat. Though travels are full of major decisions, paying attention to little things is what makes a trip easy and less stressful. Guarantee a smooth trip by planning it thoroughly. Here are some tips to get you started.

The bitter truth of life

June 1, 2017 09:06 am

I have been hearing a lot of discourse between family members and listening to the Bhagavad Gita; because of this, I have been learning a lot and have been enlightened every day. These discussions try to provide answers to the questions that I have been enquiring about life and death. They also answer questions about the structure of the universe that connects individuals and their disconnection in the end. Why does God call all the good people so soon? What is the ultimate goal of a human? How the body that we are living is not ours and how the soul stays eternal which takes form in different bodies? How is one eligible for Mokshya in their life and why does something like this happen to a person who is composed, and has always been a part of good Karma? Why do we believe that life is in our hands, while we are mere puppets?

Reel truth

April 11, 2017 01:00 am

Most media and advocacy campaigns on LGBT rights highlight their problems, not the success of LGBT characters.

Home truth

September 7, 2016 00:25 am

Unless there is a miracle, local polls won’t happen by mid-April, 2017, the deadline set by the previous KP Oli government. And if the mid-April timeframe for local elections is missed, it will then be impossible to hold the three sets of elections—local, provincial and federal—in the next 17 months, as mandated by the new constitution.

Truth and madness

August 10, 2016 00:25 am

Dr KC, who was branded as mad by a constitutional body in Kathmandu, reached out to the flood victims in Tarai to offer them free treatment

MUMBAI, July 13: Actor Hrithik Roshan who was recently embroiled in an ugly spat with his former "Krrish 3" co-star Kangana Ranaut, today said the truth will come out.