When it was decided that the United States would join the First World War, President Woodrow Wilson promised the world would be “made safe for democracy”. Having been reelected in 1916 with the campaign slogan “He kept us out of war”, this decision marked a reversal of the initial position of ‘neutrality’ adopted by America in 1914. But it wasn’t just Wilson who had a change of heart; the entire country witnessed a shift in public opinion. The sinking of the Lusitania, the revelation made by the Zimmermann Telegraph, in culmination with other factors, suggested imminent danger to the sovereignty of United States, and in response, President Wilson issued the declaration of war in 1917.
Human beings are the only species to have the power of technology. However, we depend on another human’s effort for our survival. As a result, we choose to incline toward different rights to protect ourselves. Also, the state assures various rights to its citizens. Although we enjoy these rights, sometimes the offenders try to violate them resulting in imprisonment or financial penalties.
Kathmandu, July 28: Now onwards, Nepali citizens will have to pay conservation fee to Lumbini Development Trust (LDT) in order to visit Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha.According to the LDT, Nepalis will have to pay an additional Rs 50 to carry a camera and Rs 500 to carry a video camera inside the area. Meanwhile, one has to pay Rs 5,000 for video shooting inside the Lumbini area.
Kathmandu: Citizens Bank International Ltd was established in the year 2007 as the 20th commercial bank of Nepal. The bank's ownership structure indicates 51.29 percent promoters and 48.71 percent public shareholding.
DHADING, March 3: Atimaya Damai hardly remembers how old she is. However, she assumes, she is 84. The local of Gajuri Rural Municipality-6 had no idea of the old-age allowance provided by the state, until recently. When she came to know of it a few months back and that she was eligible for it, she turned restless. The allowance amount would be sufficient for the old grandmother of several children in the remote village. She expedited inquiry into the allowance.
DHADING, Feb 28: Atimaya Damai hardly remembers how old she is. However, she assumes, she is 84. The local of Gajuri Rural Municipality-6 had no idea of the old-age allowance provided by the state, until recently.
Kathmandu, Feb 12 (RSS): Senior citizens have demanded an increment in the old age allowance.
Currently, State provides monthly allowance of Rs 2,000 to senior citizens above 70 under the Social Security Allowance Scheme.
KATHMANDU, Dec 6: With the country all set to hold the second round of election to the House of Representatives and Provincial parliament Thursday, the Election Commission has urged voters to exercise their rights being confident.
MYAGDI, Nov 15: Since the last two years, Om Kumari Lamichhane of Katuwachaupari of Parbat has been living at an old-age home in Beni Municipality-9, Galeshwar. After being abandoned by her family, she hardly feels comfortable talking to strangers about her family background. Lamichhane had exercised her voting right during the second Constituent Assembly (CA) elections. Unfortunately, she has not been able to cast votes thereafter in lack of proper documentation.
KATHMANDU, June 27: In an apparent bid to discourage the use of Aadhar card as identification document outside the country, the Indian government has made it mandatory for its nationals travelling to Nepal to carry either a valid passport or election ID card as identification document.
BRUSSELS, June 23: British Prime Minister Theresa May promised Thursday that EU citizens will not be immediately kicked out of Britain when it leaves the union and says their fate will be a top priority in Brexit negotiations — prompting guarded praise from other EU leaders at a tense time for the continent.
KHOTANG, April 18: It has been more than 19 years since octogenarian Goma Dahal of Rupakot cast vote the last time. She was sixty- three years old during the local elections of 1997. At that time she didn't need a stick to walk. But at 82, she can't walk without the help of a stick now. Although she has turned weak and frail waiting for the elections, her spirit is still the same.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 7: North Korea said Tuesday it was banning Malaysians from leaving the country as its bitter diplomatic battle with Malaysia escalated dramatically over the poisoning death of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader's estranged half brother.
KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Citizens Bank International Ltd has received license from Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to start Applications Supported by Blocked Amount (ASBA) system under which investor’s money equivalent to the subscription of initial public offering (IPO) or follow-on public offer (FPO) gets blocked until the allotment of the shares.
KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Citizens Bank International Ltd (CIBL) has appointed Sanima Capital Ltd as the issue manager for its rights issue. Issuing a statement on Monday, the commercial bank said that it appointed Sanima Capital Ltd as the issue manager for its 10:2.5 rights issue.
KATHMANDU, Nov 13: At a time when most of the Madhes-based parties are demanding amendments to the constitution to allow naturalized citizens to head key state posts, the chairman of the Madhesi People's Rights Forum (Democratic) Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar has said that key state posts cannot be given to naturalized citizens.
KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The government has prepared a draft of the proposal to amend the constitution so as to allow naturalized citizens to hold six of the 10 key state positions. Preparations are underway to register the amendment proposal in parliament within this month, according to a source close to the Prime Minister.
BIRATNAGAR, Oct 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari, inaugurating the Senior Citizens' Festival amidst a function here today, has said that senior citizens' contribution was an important asset of the nation.
KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal today said the need for formulating a policy to channelize the skills and experiences of the elderly citizens for the country's development has remained as a burning issue.