I was groomed and socialized in such a way that the only mission in my life was to become a doctor. “What do you want to be in the future?” used to be the most common question asked to those second graders who were not even ready to tie their own shoelaces.

SAN FRANCISCO, July 10: A decade ago, Apple opened a store peddling iPhone apps, unlocking the creativity of software developers and letting users truly make their mobile devices their own.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Has the presidential etiquette changed lately? Those visiting the head of the state lately say Nepali nationals are greeted with a Namaskar and foreigners are given a handshake.

KHUTAUNA, (Bihar), April 28: Two blue boards reading ‘Pahadi Tola’ hang on both sides of the entrance gate of Khutauna City in Madhuwani district of Bihar State of India. Everyone who comes across the board with this message – Pahadi Tola-15 - becomes inquisitive.

KATHMANDU, March 27: Generally, March is the time for a lot of rains. But, Kathmandu Valley witnessed huge rainfall recording double the general pattern this time. The rainfall in normal state is recorded 35 mm in the Valley which surged up to 65 mm this time, and the rainy days are to prolong some more days.

Nabindra Raj Joshi, who was the deputy mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City after the democratic movement of 1990, is the Minister for Industry. He has been actively engaged in endorsing long-stalled Acts and Policies, including SEZ Act and Company Act (Amendment), which are part of the second generation economic reforms in Nepal, through the parliament. Joshi, who has received applause from all quarters for hosting 2nd Nepal Investment Summit after a gap of 25 years, talked to Kuvera Chalise and Santosh Neupane of Republica on various issues related to business environment in Nepal. Excerpts:

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has complained that political parties were yet to institutionalize the democratic system.

A member of the Scottish Parliament from the Scottish National Party Colin Beattie, has put forward a motion calling for the British government to investigate and rectify an unorthodox issue: the weight of Toblerone bars.

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KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Taekwondo star Sangina Baidhya scripted her name in history books as the first Nepali player to qualify for the Olympics.

BHAKTAPUR, July21: Minister for Information and Communications Sherdhan Rai has accused that attempts to bring down the government are being made to prevent the Nepal visit by Chinese President, Xi Jinping.

KATHMANDU, June 29: The Education Act (Eighth Amendment), 2016 came into effect after being certified by the President on Wednesday. With this, the Higher Secondary Education Board has been transformed into the National Exams Board (NEB).