A letter to my childhood friend

July 7, 2021 14:22 pm

Remember the last time we had a meaningful conversation? I don’t. It’s been a long time since you listened to me. I have always been at the listening end and you at the speaking end. Now it’s high time that you listen and I speak

Citizen engagement in PFM is to mobilize the efforts made by the people at grassroots level and channeling their limited resources responsibly.

Kathmandu, April 17: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has begun free checkup services targeting senior citizens receiving social security allowances.

Nepali paranoia

April 6, 2019 00:05 am

Paranoia is defined by the Oxford dictionary as an unjustified suspicion and mistrust of other people. It needs to be said earlier on that paranoia here is related with suspicion and mistrust on other people and other countries, as in the context of being a citizen of Nepal. I hope the readers will figure out whether this condition is justifiable.

KATHMANDU, April 4: The Ministry of Home Affairs has issued a circular to all 77 District Administration Offices (DAOs) in the country to issue citizenship by descent to the children of those who were given citizenship by birth through a special one-time decision some 12 years ago.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Every year during spring, flocks of migratory birds come to Nepal seeking suitable breeding grounds and summer habitats. Danda River of Rupandehi, which harbors numerous fishes, reptiles, and insects, offers these birds plentiful prey and a safe haven for their stay.

Why I will return

January 23, 2019 01:00 am

Living in London, I have realized how Nepali migrants have been relegated to second class citizens. They don’t question, they don’t demand, they don’t ask

DHADING, Oct 3: Laxmi Sapkota of Thakre Rural Municipality-10 has obtained her senior citizen identity card at the age of 109. Chief and deputy chief of the rural municipality reached her ward to provide her the identity card.

URLABARI (Morang), May 22: An elderly citizen died in an auto-tempo crash on Monday evening at an inner road section in Madhumalla and Toribari of Miklajung rural municipality – 8.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today stressed on the equal responsibility of every citizen to maintain peace and achieve prosperity in the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: Former Ambassador to Japan and former Vice-Chancellor of Tribhuvan University Prof Kedar Bhakta Mathema has said that only few people are entertaining the access to the state power.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26:  Madan Krishna Shrestha and Hari Bansha Acharya popularly known as 'MaHa' are appointed as brand ambassador of Citizen Life Insurance Company.

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: Of the total budget that the government allocates every year to provide monetary assistance for the treatment of eight types of chronic diseases, some 60 per cent is being spent for kidney-related diseases.

Citizen journalist

September 2, 2017 10:33 am

Newar girls and boys play drums on the occasion of Juga festival in Badegaun, Lalitpur on August 27.

MELAMCHI, August 30: A man has been arrested by police this morning on the charge of helping a Chinese citizen acquire Nepali citizenship certificate.

Citizen Journalist

August 30, 2017 07:26 am

Beautiful view of Mt Manaslu from Godawari on Tuesday.

Citizen Journalist

August 17, 2017 10:48 am

A man trying to unblock drainage after heavy rainfall in Kathmandu on Monday. ( Photo Courtesy: Narayan Poudel)

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.

PALPA, June 28: An elderly citizen has died while queuing up to cast his vote at Baganasakali rural municipality – 6.

SOLUKHUMBU, May 28: Two dead bodies of foreign citizens have been found on Sunday which was missing from 14 months during their Mount Everest expedition.

PYONGYANG, May 7: North Korea said on Sunday it has detained another American citizen for suspicion of acts against the state, which if confirmed would make him the fourth U.S. citizen to be held by the isolated country amid diplomatic tensions.

PYONGYANG, April 23:  North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen, officials said Sunday, bringing to three the number of Americans now being held there.

KHOTANG, April 10: A Swiss citizen has died while speaking at a program of the school in Solukhumbu .

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

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Citizens Bank International Ltd has received Certificate of Merit in SAARC Anniversary Award for Corporate Governance and Private Sector Banks (including cooperatives).

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Metropolitan Police Circle, Lainchaur on Saturday arrested a Jordanian citizen for illegal possession of 'ecstasy' drug. The arrested was looking for potential customers planning to celebrate the New Year 's Eve at night clubs and dance bars.

92-year-old citizen repairing road

December 10, 2016 12:03 pm

SOLUKHUMBU, Dec 10: Bhim Bahadur Basnet, 92, of Chaulakharka-8, Solukhumbu has toiled for the maintenance and clean-up of five-kilometre trail road from the amount he received as social security allowance.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: If a foreign woman married to a Nepali citizen wishes to acquire a Nepali citizenship, she will be entitled to a naturalized citizenship if the constitution amendment bill registered in parliament were endorsed.

Citizen democracy

October 24, 2016 00:30 am

I believe Nepal can learn a thing or two from Finland and start adopting direct democracy.

The ideal citizen

October 22, 2016 00:25 am

We should not think of settling in another country, with better education prospects, better medical facilities and better jobs

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: An Australian citizen Tim Blair is set to run the 220 km long race from Pokhara to Kathmandu from September 14 to 17. Blair will run for the four days under the banner of 'Run for Nepal' charity and the route of the ultra race will be Pokhara-Dumre-Malekhu-Kathmandu.