Are marriages made for divorce?

August 23, 2016 00:30 am

KATHMANDU, August 22: Marriages may be made in heaven. But in the capital city Kathmandu, people do not hesitate to break up their marriages for all manner of reasons.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Former diplomats and international relations experts have said that possible visits by the Chinese and Indian presidents to Nepal would be positive events for this country. The visits of the two deputy prime ministers to the two neighboring countries as special envoys of the prime minister have ensured that the presidents of those two countries would visit Nepal in the near future, it is reported.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: A jatra held at Devpokhari of Khokana, Lalitpur had attracted many locals and a huge crowd was seen around the pond and the Rudrayani Temple who were eagerly waiting for the jatra to begin.

MUMBAI, Aug 16: We all know that Salman Khan and Iulia Vantur are seeing each other, but the duo have tried their best to hide their relationship from the public but nothing really worked out as per their plans.

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug 12: Despite a continuing nuclear standoff and virtually no interactions between each other politically, some North and South Koreans are making an exception — among their athletes at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Montessori schools in the country, also known as pre-schools, are operating in a state of legal confusion as they fall under the jurisdiction of two different government ministries.

Are our highways deathtraps?

August 1, 2016 00:50 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The alarming increase in the frequency of accidents on the highways in recent years shows just how unsafe our roads are.

ITAHARI, July 30: SMinister for Information and Communications Sherdhan Rai has said that the departure of the incumbent government was due to the foul play of some seen and unseen forces entering from the back door in Nepali politics.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun has argued that the dream to build new Nepal would not materialize unless the issues of the farmers and laborer class are addressed.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Sarbendra Nath Shukla of Tarai Madhes Loktantrik Party has said they have not rejected the constitution entirely, but have concerns over some discriminatory articles.

Chairperson of the ‘Commission for the Determination of the Numbers and Boundaries of Village Bodies, Municipalities and Special, Protected or Autonomous Regions’ in federal Nepal, Balananda Paudel, says the commission is working day and night to submit its final report to the government at the earliest, so as to pave the way for local elections. What are the bottlenecks? And why is restructuring of local units important? Republica’s Mahabir Paudyal and Sangeet Sangroula visited the commission’s office in Buddhanagar, Kathmandu, to gather his views. Excerpts:

We are sorry

July 12, 2016 00:25 am

Political movement has failed to address the rampant social discrimination in Madhesh

Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone may not have opened up about their rumored relationship as yet but the two often drop casual hints that speak volumes.

Finals are set, so what can we expect?

As we are bombarded with emails each day, we can’t stop ourselves from constantly scrolling our phone, or get perked up hearing the push button notification sound even when it’s not our working hours.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Two students were killed and 17 others injured when  a compound wall caved in at Pushpanjali Secondary School at Badegaun of Godawari Municipality, Lalitpur district on Friday.

Political analyst and Professor of Political Science Krishna Khanal argues that timely elections of local bodies, provincial assemblies and federal parliament is the only solution to the current political and constitutional logjam. He, however, maintains that agitating Madheshi forces must be taken into confidence first. He discussed some of these issues in an extensive interview with Republica’s Biswas Baral and Mahabir Paudyal.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Government Spokesperson and Minister for Information and Communications, Sherdhan Rai on Saturday that they are open for leadership if parties forge national unity.

Bhawan Bhatta is the vice president of Non-Resident Nepalese Association (NRNA).

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