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.”

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Stocks traded mildly higher in the beginning hour of Thursday’s session. However, the market failed to hold on to the initial gains and traded mostly in the negative territory later in the session. Despite a slight pullback toward the end, the benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index closed 2.56 points to end the week at 1,191.31 points.

Save open spaces around the country

July 30, 2018 02:00 am

Locals of Khumaltar, Lalitpur have risen in protest after the government authorities decided to lease out 42 ropanis of public land to private housing companies.  The locals are against this move because this space served as a breathing space and also shelter for them during the times of devastating earthquakes of 2015, where many residents set up temporary tents.

A look at the festival of Eid al-Fitr, as Muslims around the world mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.

GENEVA, June 7: At least 46 migrants died and 16 others went missing as a boat capsized off the Yemeni coast in the Gulf of Aden, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) said in a statement on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has cleared up shops running in and around Dharahara premises. A team of police of KMC and Nepal Police on Saturday removed the shops which were running since long back at the place.

SOLUKHUMBU, May 21: Out of the 346 climbers of 38 expedition teams who obtained permit to scale Mt Everest this season, 200 have successfully climbed the world's highest peak so far, according to officials. Meanwhile, AFP reported that a Macedonian climber died above camp 3 while making a final push for the summit.

KATHMANDU, May 6: The government in Province 3 needs around 100 more laws for the operation.

KATHMANDU, April 30:    Pokhara-Lekhnath Metropolitan City has not been able to take action against those involved in the land encroachment case despite having sufficient data on the illegally built infra-structures on the banks of the Fewa Lake.

KATHMANDU, April 29: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered to demolish the illegal structures around Fewa Lake on Sunday.

NEW YORK, April 21: Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday. He was 28.

DOLPA, April 13: Three former ambassadors of India to Nepal have arrived for observing the natural beauty and religious heritages in Dolpa district.

Colorful cities around the world

April 6, 2018 09:47 am

Cities are not just about huge skyscrapers, concrete buildings, and shopping malls. Some of the most beautiful cities around the world have imbibed aesthetic beauty through their colorful and attractive buildings.

When people in poor countries go hungry, it’s often because food is unaffordable. A report from the World Food Programme (WFP) analyzed the glaring gap in food costs around the world, finding that in many cases, people living in poor countries have to spend the bulk of their wages on basic nourishment.

ILAM, March 12: Property worth around Rs 1.5 million was gutted by fire at Ilam municipality-1 this morning.

Rs 10-12 billion required: Officials

BESISAHAR, Lamjung, Feb 25: Approximately 30 million rupees has been collected at the Srimadbhagawat Saptah Gyan Mahayagya organised at the Janakalyan Secondary School here.

MYAGDI, Jan 22: The sixth Myagdi Festival and Maghe Sankranti Fair, and Province No 4 level Agriculture, Tourism and Industrial Trade Fair concluded here on Sunday, with transactions of around Rs 80 million.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Around 200 nurses have resigned from their jobs in the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital ( TUTH) in the past three years in pursuit of better opportunities and career abroad.

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 17: Fire has gutted property worth tens of millions of rupees at Traffic chowk in Biratnagar early this morning.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Wages growth around the world in 2018.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: The services of bank and financial institutions (BFIs) are still largely concentrated in and around the capital city though the country has moved toward a federal set-up.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6:The Nepal Police have taken around one thousand people under control on the accusation of attempting to spoil the election atmosphere.

BONN, (Germany), Nov 15: It has been a decade since the scientists first warned that the climate change would have a negative impact on the human world if the temperature soared above 1.5 degree Celsius by the 21st century.

DHANGADI, Oct 20: Property worth around five million rupees was gutted by fire at Traffic Chowk in Dhandadhi on Thursday night.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Around 300 thousand garlands have been imported from India for this Tihar festival. These garlands are only for use in Bhai Tika.

Around one million looted in Rajbiraj

October 10, 2017 15:02 pm

RAJBIRAJ, Oct 10: A man was robbed of around one million in cash this afternoon at Rajbiraj, Siraha. An unidentified man looted Mohammed Ijala a Miya, resident of Nahar chowk of Maleth in the Rajbiraj Municipality-9 while on his way to the Citizen's Bank to deposit the amount he had withdrawn from the Rajbiraj-based Rastriya Banijya Bank (RBB) earlier, police said.

'When in Rome,' or wherever you travel, you're bound to encounter food customs that you never knew existed. Whether it's flipping a fish on a plate or stabbing chopsticks into a bowl of rice, there are many ways to offend with food. Learn a thing or two before your next trip, and you'll know how to eat like a local.

Around the world

October 6, 2017 09:41 am

All of us have a bucket list of places we want to visit and while everybody wants to go see the Eiffel Tower or the Coliseum in Rome, there are some lesser-known places that deserve to make it to your coveted list.

RAJBIRAJ, Sept 30: Around 500 buffaloes were sacrificed in Kankali Bhagwati Temple at Bhardaha in Saptari district on Friday on the occasion of Navami, the ninth day of Dashain.

Decorating a tree, shopping, and fireworks are all great and time-honored ways to celebrate the holidays in America, but other parts of the world have their own unique take on the season.

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept 22:  Nearly 10,000 villagers have left their homes around the Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali because of a possible eruption.

6 happening malls around Kathmandu

September 12, 2017 10:52 am

With the Dashain festival just around the corner, shopping becomes the priority for all Nepalis. It is the time when most of us splurge on new clothes for ourselves as well as the family.

Cities around the world

September 7, 2017 11:05 am

GERMANY, Sept 7: Using almost 4,000 metric tonnes of sand, 19 sculptors have built a 55ft tower featuring a number of famous landmarks to claim the world record for tallest sandcastle.

Many countries all around the world celebrate fatherhood by observing a day for dads. If you want to put a new twist on your Father’s Day celebration, implement one of these customs from another country.

Work around your idea

August 17, 2017 12:39 pm

Any new or functioning venture certainly requires a space with at least basic amenities. While imagining an office, you most probably think of a nice space, some posh furniture and a name plate that screams your identity. But, with the world getting smaller and congested each day, a corporate style office space might cost you more than what your idea is worth.

Various studies show that locals have encroached upon Fewa Lake, but the government has not taken any measure to save the lake. Physical structures have already been built on the encroached area of the lake. Republica’s Pokhara correspondent Santosh Pokharel interviewed key stakeholders in Pokhara about the encroachment. Excerpts: so

KATHMANDU, July 10: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has proposed to provide Rs 50,000 more to the quake-damaged houses around the historic palaces and heritages, which were damaged in the earthquake.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The domestic share market recorded transactions worth around 2.64 billion rupees in this week's trading that closed on Friday.

DANG, July 3: After a winless streak for 20 long years, CPN-UML has finally registered victory in Ghorahi Sub-metropolitan City, an important constituency of Dang district during the recently held local polls.

What does a cup of tea look like around the world?

Shyam Krishna Bhurtel served as a member of Local Level Restructuring Commission and has worked as an expert in Nepal’s recent efforts in decentralization. He was also involved in preparing the Local Self Governance Act (1999). Mahabir Paudyal caught up with veteran local government expert to discuss the prospects and challenges of local governance after the May 14 local election.

Newspapers and companies around the world have been playing pranks with their followers on social media by posting fake news to celebrate April fool’s Day.

Five people were killed and about 40 injured in London on Wednesday after a car plowed into pedestrians and a suspected Islamist-inspired attacker stabbed a policeman close to Britain's parliament.

The 5th Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival concluded on Sunday. Films from 38 different countries were presented for four days on the premises of Nepal Tourism Board. The festival brought together filmmakers from around the world and gave them a platform to learn new culture and share their knowledge among one another. In conversation with Republica, some of the film makers at the festival talk about their movies and the message they tried to convey.

BARA, March 5: Police today destroyed around 14,000 liters of home-made liquor seized from houses of five locals during a raid at Prasauni VDC in Bara.

Valentine's Day celebrations from around the world

11 Valentine's Day traditions from around the world

Around India

February 10, 2017 09:22 am

For Nepalis, India provides many quick holiday options. From alluring hill stations to hot dessert landscapes, India has something for all kinds of travelers. And each places comes with it unique culture, history, and cuisines making them all equally exciting vacation spots.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Around 250 private schools in the Kathmandu Valley alone are found to be existing only on papers.