The Choice

June 8, 2020 17:09 pm

Like the turning of the pages  I have turned myself from the darkness  In the dim light of life

The healthy food hub

December 21, 2018 12:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: We are becoming spoilt for choice where eating out is concerned. With so many restaurants, offering different types of cuisines, in the capital, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to say no to greasy, spicy food. You might think that eating healthy while eating out isn’t possible. However, if you take the time to search, you will find some eateries that offer healthy, organic food. It will be a short list of places but you do have that option. And in this relatively short list of places that serve healthy meals, Everfresh by Nuwa Estate Coffee has firmly established itself as one of the most popular destinations in Kathmandu.

Jumla, July 8: It is already  eight days since he started his latest fast-unto-death, and the pain in the chest and muscles has made it extremely difficult for him to speak or even  breathe. There were two medical helpers around Dr Govinda KC on Saturday, at Karnali Institute of Health Sciences.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Parliament’s State Affairs Committee (SAC) has become the top choice of lawmakers, with the new regulations expanding the purview of the committee.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Science has been the top choice of the students scoring outstanding grade in the Secondary Education Examination (SEE), the Grade 10 final examinations, held in March. The results of SEE were published on Monday.

Trump’s war of choice

May 17, 2018 00:10 am

By trading diplomacy for saber-rattling, Bush administration slammed the door on Iran. Trump embraces same tactic.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Teeange player Santoo Shrestha’s rise as national prodigy in Nepali sports last year has established the table-tennis player as one of the front-runners for the People’s Choice Award in imminent Pulsar Sports Awards. The 18-year-old won three national table-tennis tournaments in 2017-18 season.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Nepal national volleyball team open spiker Man Bahadur Shrestha’s rise as a professional player has put the national prodigy among the top candidates to win the upcoming People’s Choice Award in Pulsar Sports Award slated for May 17.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Nepal’s national number one goalkeeper Kiran Chemjong has emerged as a strong contender for the Bajaj Pulsar People’s Choice Award 2018 on back of a successful 2017/18 season with national as well as foreign teams.

KATHMANDU, May 8:Teenagers dominated the list for 2018 led by cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane as rising golfer Pratima Sherpa and table tennis prodigy Santoo Shrestha made the final five of the unveiled names on Wednesday by Nepal Sports Journalists Forum (NSJF) for the People’s Choice Award of the Pulsar Sports Award scheduled to be declared on May 18. National football team goalkeeper Kiran Chemjong and spiker Man Bahadur Shrestha are the two other nominees in the list.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The first Nepali cricketer to sign for an Indian Premier League team Sandeep Lamichhane is one of the nominees of the People’s Choice category of Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF) Pulsar Sports Award 2018. He will be joined by four other sportspersons in the race by footballer Kiran Kumar Limbu, national volleyball team player Man Bahadur Shrestha, golfer Pratima Sherpa, and table tennis player Santoo Shrestha.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF) has announced the name of nominees for ‘People’s Choice Award’ on Wednesday.

Souls of My City: Not by choice

February 24, 2018 10:25 am

“I work hard not for myself but for my family,” said 32-year-old artisan Subarna Bajracharya from Pinchhe, Patan.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Selection of candidates for the National Assembly election is turning out to be a herculean task for the major political parties, with hundreds of leaders lobbying for a place in the upper house of the bicameral legislature.  The National Assembly poll, which will elect 56 out of its 59 members, is taking place on February 7.

Irony of choice

November 24, 2017 09:02 am

Discussion of abortion somehow always manages to spark controversies in our society. However, the fact remains that after its legalization, many Nepali couples have been turning to it. What’s intriguing though is that despite the expansion of authorized abortion services, reports of abortion complications are still prevalent.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Left alliance parliamentary candidate for Morang 6, Lal Babu Pandit, is promising voters that he will help make Biratnagar the capital of Province 1.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: The third edition of Page 3 Nepalbhasha People’s Choice Awards concluded at Rastriya Naachghar, Jamal on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The People’s Choice category in the NSJF Pulsar Sports Award is set to see a tougher competition as compared to other award categories.

MUMBAI, August 15: Mahendra Singh Dhoni is no longer an automatic choice in one-day internationals and the former India captain needs to keep performing to be involved in the 2019 World Cup, chief selector MSK Prasad has said.

Liverpool goalkeepers Simon Mignolet, Lorius Karius and Danny Ward must all prove themselves and fight for a regular spot in the starting line-up, the Premier League club's manager Juergen Klopp said.

The choice is always yours

June 4, 2017 08:52 am

Lately, I have been asked a lot about my career change. These are the people I have met for the first time, some I have known for a few hours. The very certain question is “After achieving a Chartered Accountancy degree, which is lot of hard work, why did you switch your stream?

NEW DELHI, April 6: India's government has asked all states to let transgender people use any public toilet of their choice.

WASHINGTON, Jan 28: Mira Rai, a Nepali trail runner, has been named the 2017 National Geographic People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year for her tireless efforts in breaking down barriers for women in Nepal through sports.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Anti-Money Laundering (AML) rules are not a choice but a requirement for banks' own profitability and sustainability, according to Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Chiranjivi Nepal

Actress and comedienne Ellen Degeneres made People’s Choice Awards history by becoming the most decorated celebrity in the TV ceremony’s 43 years.

Indian actress Priyanka Chopra pipped "Grey's Anatomy" star Ellen Pompeo and Viola Davis to win the favorite dramatic TV actress trophy for her role in "Quantico" at the 2017 People's Choice Awards.

With the unified Rastriya Prajantra Party deciding not to support constitution amendment bill registered in the parliament on November 29th, the fate of the amendment motion hangs in balance. As the second largest party in parliament, CPN-UML, is vehemently opposed to the proposed amendments, the support of unified RPP is vital for the bill to have any chance of passing with two-thirds majority. So how does it feel to play the kingmaker? And what can we expect from the united party? Biswas Baral and Mahabir Paudyal met RPP Executive Chairman and former Foreign Minister Kamal Thapa for some insight.

Actor and former Miss World Priyanka Chopra, who won the Favourite Actress in a New TV series award at the People’s Choice Awards 2016 for her leading role in American TV thriller series Quantico, is yet again heading towards the award function for the year of 2017. The actor has been nominated for People’s Choice Awards’ in the Favourite Dramatic TV actress category for her American series’ second season, reports People Magazine.

BEIJING/WASHINGTON, Nov 14: Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that cooperation was the only choice for relations between the world's two largest economies, with Trump saying the two had established a "clear sense of mutual respect".

NEW DELHI, Oct 10: What if there was an Indian version of 50 Shades of Grey? Sonam Kapoor in a show talks about her choice of cast.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The song 'Surke Thailee Khai' of Nepali movie 'Ward Number 6' has won the 'Public Choice Award' in the 18th Image Award-2016.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Serious dissatisfaction has surfaced within the governing CPN (Maoist Center) as some key aspirants for ministerial posts were not included in the cabinet expansion on Sunday.

Clinton and Tr ump showdown in November.

WASHINGTON, July 15: Donald Trump is keeping suspense alive over his choice of a running mate, sidelining the announcement because of the deadly attack in Nice, France.

KATHMANDU, July 2:Nepal Sports Journalists Forum (NSJF) on Friday unveiled five nominees for the People's Choice Award under the Pulsar Sports Award 2072 to be held in the capital on July 21.