KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Dolindra Prasad Sharma, general manager and erstwhile chairman of Sajha Prakashan, is reported to be frequenting the centers of power to be appointed to the post of chairman of the 105-year-old publishing house.

INDIA, July 24: Every year, Neelabeni and her family await the monsoon with trepidation in their mud-and-brick home in an informal settlement near the coast in the eastern Indian state of Odisha.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Eighteen district offices will become non-functional and their authorities will be transferred to local levels starting today, according to the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration.

KATHMANDU, July 8: The Flood Forecasting Division under the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) has warned of potential floods in major rivers of the central and eastern regions of the country from Sunday night. Water levels are expected to rise in Kankai, Koshi, Kamala, Bagmati and Narayani rivers flowing through the Chure range and they could potentially reach the critical level.

KATHMANDU, June 1: With the government decision to increase customs duty on mustard seeds to 5 percent from 1 percent, the price of mustard oil is likely to increase by Rs 15 per liter.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Rupy’s International School organized prize distribution ceremony to felicitate the students of its senior wing, on Tuesday. The chief guest was Sambridhi Gyawali, executive director of Nepal Republic Media Pvt Ltd and an alumnus of the school.

May 21: The private wealth of Indians shot up 25 per cent between 2016 and 2017, taking the country to the sixth spot among the world top 10 wealthiest countries - one rank higher than in 2016.

Mahathir Mohamad’s election victory brings an end to ruling coalition’s lengthy hold on power

What will become of Kathmandu?

May 6, 2018 00:58 am

What will Kathmandu offer in the next 10 years to generate revenue? Why will anyone stay in Kathmandu when other provinces become more business-friendly and livable?

Can Oli become Mahendra?

April 30, 2018 00:27 am

Prime Minister Oli has the opportunities to do what Mahendra did in the 60s but he needs to be able to derive strategic benefits out of India-China rivalry.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Prasad Yadav has said that the landlocked countries and least developed countries have become unrestricted market for trade of other countries.

DANG, March 9: Born in an economically weak family, Shanta Chaudhary of Dang district was made to work as a housemaid for a landlord of the district at a tender age of 10. From that age, she spent the next ten years working as a kamlari (indentured laborer).

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 28: Lawmakers of the ruling CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) in Province 1 have intensified lobbying to become ministers in the provincial government.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Garnering a comfortable majority in the Parliamentary elections, CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has taken charge of the premiership of the country on February 15.

I will remain in political scene but in a different capacity. Smaller parties like mine played a crucial role in promulgating the new constitution. They raised the voice of the voiceless in the parliament and advocated the rights of the marginalized. With promulgation of new constitution, we are heading towards political stability and economic development.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Yeti Airlines, in partnership with United Nations Development Program (UNDP), has formally initiated the process to transform itself into a carbon neutral airline.

SYANGJA, Jan 20: Galyang Municipality has established a Small Farmer Milk Collection and Distribution Center at Galyang Bazar-3 of the municipality, at an investment of Rs 12 million.

The Ghorahi sub-metropolis has decided to make Tharu language the language of official use to be effective from coming 1st of Magh or January 15.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Dawa Yangzum Sherpa, a 27-year-old mountain guide from remote Rolwaling valley of Dolakha, has become the first woman from South Asia to be an internationally-certified mountain guide.

DUNAI, Dolpa, Dec 18: Flights from Nepalgunj airport to western part of the country including Dolpa have become irregular for the past one week due to thick fog with the start of winter season.

Polls become historic: CEC Dr Yadav

November 7, 2017 18:48 pm

SINDHUPALCHOK, Nov 7: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayadhee Prasad Yadav viewed that the upcoming House of Representatives and Federal parliament would be historic.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Nepal could miss its target to become a 'middle-income' country by relying too heavily on remittance incomes, according to a new report prepared jointly by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE).

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged the non-resident Nepali (NRN) community to partner in the development process of their motherland and become part of the country's journey toward prosperity.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that he is all set to induct three minister ministers including a deputy prime minister and four state ministers from Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) in his cabinet.

Polls have become costlier: Candidates

September 12, 2017 07:18 am

JALESHWOR, Sept 12: The fever of local elections has gripped all eight districts of Province 2 offering a festive mood to the locals. These days, political leaders and candidates have expedited their visits to their electoral constituencies and have intensified their meetings with the locals.

JALESHWOR, Sept 12: The fever of local elections has gripped all eight districts of Province 2 offering a festive mood to the locals. These days, political leaders and candidates have expedited their visits to their electoral constituencies and have intensified their meetings with the locals.

KATHMANDU, September 7: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Democratic) leader Dipak Bohora, whose involvement in the corruption involving the controversial land procurement deal made by the state-owned Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) was revealed recently, is set to become a cabinet minister from his party.

What you think, you become

August 28, 2017 10:13 am

Rabindra Bahadur Ghale is 47 years old and works as a security guard from Gorkhali Securities.

BAITADI, August 19:  Despite the government’s efforts in giving different types of incentives to the youth for self-employment at home, the youth of Baitadi are still very much attracted to foreign employment.

Prasamsa, Aryan become champion

August 3, 2017 12:27 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Prasamsa Moktan and Aryan Giri won the Under-10 girls’ and Under-12 boys’ tittles respectively in the ongoing First ANLTA-JTI Junior National Lawn-Tennis Tournament on Wednesday.

GALLE, July 30: All-rounder Hardik Pandya has the potential to become India's Ben Stokes and improve the balance of the side, captain Virat Kohli said after the 23-year-old's encouraging test debut in the win against Sri Lanka.

PATNA, July 26: Nitish Kumar has resigned as the Chief Minister of Bihar. Kumar has submitted his resignation to Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi. The decision to quit was taken by Kumar at a meeting of JDU MLAs on Wednesday evening.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Newly-emerged alternative political parties -- Bibeksheel Nepali Dal and Sajha Party -have unified to become Bibeksheel Sajha Party on Wednesday.

LONDON, July 12: Manchester officials say they are making U.S. pop singer Ariana Grande an honorary citizen of the city because of her response to the deadly concert attack in May.

ROLPA, July 10: Even so many days after the completion of the local elections, materials used in promotional activities have not yet been removed in Rolpa.

The Lake City is planning to ban unnecessary use of horn in the city area from July 16. The ‘No Horn Program’ is being launched with the collaborative effort of Pokhara-Lekhnath Municipality and Traffic Police.

Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker will become the club's academy manager at the end of the 2017-18 season, the Premier League club announced on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 20: As a saying goes, “Will power and diligence will help one achieve his/her goal.” This holds true for the life of Sujit Darnal.

CARDIFF, June 4: After another potent demonstration of his enduring scoring prowess, surely no Real Madrid fan can contemplate criticizing Cristiano Ronaldo now.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The World Bank has warned that Nepal may not achieve the status of a lower-middle-income country by 2030 if it does not pursue and implement comprehensive reforms to address long-standing challenges of the country.

DHANUSHA, May 21: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has urged all to remain confident that the second round of local-level election would take place in the scheduled date.

When was the last time we took time away from our cell phone for an hour and actually enjoyed life? Today, cell phone is accessible to very large number of people.

Renault Nepal has launched a new variant of Renault KWID hatchback in the Nepali market. The car with powerful 1.0 liter Smart Control Efficiency (SCe) engine was launched amid a function in Kathmandu on Wednesday. Republica talked to Nikunj Agrawal, the managing director of Advanced Automobiles Pvt Ltd - the authorized distributor of Renault in Nepal, to know more about Renault and its performance in Nepal. Excerpts:

Eating disorder is a serious illness and people suffering through it have their own set of struggles. Here are few ways you can become a self loving person by overcoming your eating disorder.

OTTAWA, April 4: Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai will receive her honorary Canadian citizenship in Ottawa next week.

LOS ANGELES, March 30: Emma Watson is all set to become the highest earning female celebrity in Hollywood.

Brazil have become the first team to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, maintaining their proud record as the tournament's only ever-present side with a little help from Lionel Messi's foul mouth and lightly-regarded Peru.

KATHMANDU, March 6: Come May this year and a 86-year-old former Gurkha will be ascending the tallest peak in the world, Mount Everest, to win back oldest Everest summiter record.

MetLife operations become carbon neutral

February 25, 2017 11:45 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Insurance service provider MetLife says achieved its 2015 goal of becoming carbon neutral and was also the first US-based insurer to achieve the goal.

BAGLUNG, Jan 31: Saraswati Karki of Hatiya, Baglung makes 40,000 a month these days.Despite coming from a middle-class family, she was able to improve her economic condition with her own efforts.