KATHMANDU, March 5: The discussion on the principles and priorities (pre-budget) of the Appropriation Bill for the fiscal year 2024/25 in the House of Representatives has been affected. The pre-budget discussions were disrupted after the collapse of the current alliance led by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.
We have a whole month to think wisely about who to give our valuable vote on November 20. I hope none of you will vote for the same people who have been responsible for the mess the country finds itself in today. I also hope you won’t be confused anymore with their hollow speeches and pompous talk and will vote for the change you really want to see.
Nepal has approximately 30 million people with a median age of 24.6 years. Of this approximately half of the working age people are either working or studying abroad. A country with citizens who proudly claim to be the daughters and sons of brave Gurkha took more than four decades to print a map with the land that was always ours.
The casualty figures show no sign of stopping anytime soon. With the number of COVID-19 infected and deceased going up by the day, governments across Europe and North America are scrambling to put measures in place. At the same time, talks of how the world will look like after the containment of the virus are slowly starting to emerge. New York Times columnist Thomas Freidman writes that the world will now have a new historical divide, BC—before corona and AC—after corona—while acclaimed author Yuval Noah Harrari feels that in the post COVID world, people might have to forgo their privacy for the sake of their health. Many others have their own arguments.
A week ago, life was different. As I am almost getting done with my PhD, I had planned each day to the utmost perfection. Sundays: Going to bazar, journaling, and recently I was planning on making my Sundays “spiritual.” Yoga for three days a week. Teaching for Tuesdays and Thursdays. A date for Wednesdays and Fridays. And, rest of the time writing my dissertation, which I am defending soon to get Doctorate Degree. Everything was perfectly planned and there was a plan B too. But I didn’t plan to live through yet another disaster—the pandemic, the Covid-19 crisis that has crippled lives of hundreds and thousands of us around the world.
How many times have we seen something that we felt was wrong and said to ourselves, “If I could, I would have…,If it were up to me, I would…,or If I were the prime minister of the country, I would have changed such and such”? We all have our own problems and issues with the twisted ways in which the world seems to function. There are many things that irk us and that we think should change if the society is to prosper as a whole. If given a chance, what’s that one rule you would implement to make the world a better place?
Popular online shop, Daraz held a press conference, ‘Daraz Creating Change’ at Kathmandu Mariott Hotel, Naxal on Tuesday. The brand talked about the current working strategies followed by the changes over the years and the company’s goals.
Too many ideas simply die out in small teashops over a cup of tea. Every day a great number of people meet up, talk, and then go about their lives as usual, forgetting that they discussed an idea that could be “the next best thing” and never acting on them. “We know this because we’ve done that ourselves,” says Nishchhal Kharal, CEO of Idea Ghar.
The above thought clearly states that you just need to change yourself. And yes, it’s all up to you to give all your efforts to achieve that success you want in your life. If you have the will then, there is no power in the world that can stop you from achieving it.
CAPE TOWN, Aug 1: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said the ruling African National Congress must initiate a parliamentary process to enshrine in the constitution a proposed amendment, paving way for land grabs without compensation.
ANKARA, July 29: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that Pastor Brunson will not be a part of a prisoner swap deal with the United States despite US President Donald Trump's remarks on sanctions. Erdogan also said that the remarks by Donald Trump about possible sanctions against Turkey were a "psychological warfare".
The narrative behind the viral photo of a polar bear starving, reportedly thanks to climate change, has been called into question by the National Geographic photographer who took it in the first place.
21st century, what a wonderful time to be alive! There are lots of things to be grateful to; along with the extra spices of life, we also have education. I’ve always considered reading of being a life-changing experience, but even the educated lot indulges in alcohol, cigarettes, and drugs.
Forests, one of the most dominate ecosystems on Earth, harbor significant biodiversity. Scientists have become increasingly interested in how this diversity is enhanced by the sheltering microclimates produced by trees.
MACEDONIA, June 26: The president has reiterated for the second time his intention not to endorse the agreement with Greece, which was due to put an end to the decades-long dispute between the countries.
RAUTAHAT, June 6: Dismissing rumors about the change in the ruling coalition in Province 2, Chief Minister Lal Babu Raut claimed that no political force can challenge his government until it completes its full five-year term.
KATHMANDU, June 1: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) leaders have hinted at the possibility of change in government in Province 2 in the wake of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) joining the federal government.
Tribhuvan University (TU) is one of the oldest universities of the nation. It was also known as the backbone of the country's educational sector. But it won’t be wrong to say that it is only the oldest university of nation and not the backbone anymore. It is due to the old teaching style along with political involvement of students and teachers, which is degrading the quality of education.
KATHMANDU, April 24: Leaders of the Nepali Congress (NC) have asked party President Sher Bahadur Deuba to leave the post and pave the way for the second-rung leaders to lead the party.
In a meeting of the Central Working Committee of NC on Monday, the second-rung leaders criticized the current leadership for failing to give an ideology and leadership to the party in the changed context.
KATHMANDU, April 23: Bruised and battered after a string of defeats, Delhi Daredevils find themselves in a 'familiar' situation as they seek home comfort against a Chris Gayle-inspired Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League today.
March 29: Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific has defended its decision to waive rebooking fees for Malaysians whose travels coincide with the general election, after a deputy minister accused the carrier of working to implement “regime change.”
WASHINGTON, March 25: They came from a place of heartbreak to claim their spot in history: Hundreds of thousands of teenagers and supporters, rallying across the United States for tougher laws to fight gun violence.
Archaeologists have uncovered new evidence that indicate that early humans were behaving more sophisticatedly, even involved in trading around 100,000 years earlier than previously thought. Experts also believe that dramatic climatic shifts in East Africa may have driven early humans to make rapid advances in developing tools and trade networks.
KATHMANDU, March 14: The World Bank has made public its Nepal Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) report, recommending six areas where action is required to give an impetus to growth, to accelerate poverty reduction, to address sources of fragility, and to reduce vulnerability.