Leonardo DiCaprio is joining with billionaire investors and philanthropists Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth to create a new nonprofit environmental powerhouse charged with tackling climate change and the loss of biodiversity.
LONDON, July 25: Chelsea football club are planning to create a special smoking area to accommodate new coach Maurizio Sarri and his tobacco habit, according to reports. The Italian is said to puff on up to 80 cigarettes a day.
KATHMANDU, July 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the motto of 'Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali' could be achieved through good-governance and development and expressed his confidence of creating a new history of good governance in the country.
TOKYO, June 13: Scientists have created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles – by accident. The breakthrough could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis by enabling for the first time the full recycling of bottles.
Acclaimed scholar and spiritual guru, Chanakhya begins Chapter two of ‘Chanakhya Neeti’ with: ‘Anritam Sahasam Maya Murkhatramatilubdha Ashochatvam Nirdayatvam Strinam Dosha Swabhavaja (telling lies, starting work without giving it any thought, daredevilry, deceitfulness, foolish acts, greed, impurity and cruelty are the basics of a woman’s nature).’
KATHMANDU, June 4: Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada claimed that the budget is in favor of all-round development of the country. Khatiwada expressed his belief that the budget will help lead the country toward socialism through prosperity.
Sagar Ghimire of Republica caught up with Sameer Khatiwada, an economist at the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department to understand how Nepal can prepare itself for what lies ahead in terms of technological revolution. Excerpts:
KATHMANDU, May 22: No Nepali youths will be flying abroad for employment by 2023 and the average earnings of Nepalis will have doubled by that year, according to the government’s policy and programs for next fiscal year announced on Monday.
In a breakthrough, scientists have created novel protein mats that can soak up and trap chemical pollution. Despite years of effort to stabilise proteins outside of their native environments, scientists have made limited progress in combining proteins with synthetic components without compromising protein activity.
KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Local governance units across the country are hiring information technology (IT) officers of late, creating a wave of job opportunities in this sector which had long been seeing low manpower demand.
For entrepreneurs, it’s all about the thrill of creating a product that is revolutionary and doesn’t exist in the market. They want make an offering that people are not accustomed to, yet it is necessary for the product to exist to make lives simpler for many. While these startups start from scratch and mark themselves on the path of innovation, they also have another hurdle on their journey – educating the audience regarding the use of such a product.
DHANGADI, Nov 15: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has directed the chiefs of security bodies to create environment conducive for conducting the elections in a free and impartial atmosphere and without any sense of fear.
KATHMANDU, Oct 10: The International Relations and Labor Committee of parliament has directed the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA) to create working environment for Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Director General Sanjeeb Gautam.
KATHMANDU, August 27: Nepal U-15 football team coach Sunil Kumar Shrestha said that his team is determined to create history beating India in the final clash to lift the SAFF U-15 Championship on Sunday.
WASHINGTON, July 17: After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation’s military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations in hopes of intensifying America’s ability to wage cyberwar against the Islamic State group and other foes, according to U.S. officials.
KATHMANDU, June 27: The United States and the United Kingdom (UK) have urged all stakeholders to work to create favorable environment for the people of provinces 1, 5 and 7 to peacefully exercise their democratic rights during the upcoming local elections.
KATHMANDU, June 2: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has praised the Nepal Police for its role in conducting the first-phase local level election in a free, fair and fear-free environment, and also directed it to play a similar role in the second-phase local, province and federal level elections as well.
KATHMANDU, May 26: A division bench of Supreme Court justices Ishwar Prasad Khatiwada and Sapana Pradhan-Malla on Friday stayed the government's decision to create additional local units in the southern plains of the country. The court has argued that the government decision was not 'in accordance with the constitution'.
JHAPA, May 9: District Forest Office (DFO), Jhapa, has forwarded a process to create an 'Elephant Corridor' to reduce the terror of wild tuskers that has been a great nuisance and threat for the locals.
KATHMANDU, April 20: The Ministry of Industry has unveiled an ambitious plan with the promise of attracting foreign investment in domestic industrial sector and thus creating employment opportunities for one million people within the next 10 years.
KATHMANDU, April 17: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has called on political parties to reach the people's doorsteps and help create an atmosphere conducive to holding the election.
ITAHARI, April 15: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday urged political parties and the government to create an election-friendly environment across the country to make May 14 local polls a success.
PANCHTHAR, March 25: An initiative has been taken to create the world's first conservation area for the endangered red pandas in eastern areas of Nepal, covering Panchthar, Ilam and Taplejung districts.
You probably are familiar with these amazing headlines: “9-year-old boy joins the millionaire club”, “Brothers aged 10 and 12 launch mobile app firm”, and “Microsoft’s CEO gets impressed by an 8-year-old Indian kid”. Have you ever thought how are these young people earning despite not having a university degree or any professional work experience?
KATHMANDU, June 13: The government has yet again urged the agitating Madhes-based parties and communities to come for talks to settle their concerns regarding the contents of the new constitution with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli sending official letters to the agitating forces on Sunday.
Addressing the launch of Naya Shakti Nepal, a party led by Baburam Bhattarai, on Sunday, PM Oli said that he has urged the disgruntled forces to come for dialogues to settle all their issues.