KHOTANG, June 17: Basanta Rai, a teacher at Janata Secondary School, Diprung Rural Municipality-4, Khotang, resigned from his post on April 18 in order to file his candidacy in the local elections. Rai who is a supporter of the Nepali Congress (NC) wanted to contest for the major post of the rural municipality. He lobbied with the local NC leaders for his candidacy till the last moment, but unfortunately he failed to get a ticket.

Number of 4G users crossed 40,000

January 21, 2017 09:57 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The number of Nepal Telecom (NT) subscribers activating the company’s newly-installed fourth generation mobile phone technology system (4G) crossed 40,000 in the first 15 days. NT started offering 4G services for GSM postpaid subscribers on January 1.

Fingers crossed

January 12, 2017 00:25 am

It is true that the outgoing chief of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Sushil Gyewali, had little to show for his year in office. As we have repeatedly written in this space before, there seemed to be a big gulf in Gyewali’s words and actions.

Trust, crossed

December 29, 2016 01:23 am

Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS), which likes to call itself ‘the largest humanitarian organization in Nepal’, has of late been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Its latest claim to infamy is its ‘yearly review meetings’ currently being held in Sauraha, Chitwan

Shaunae Miller looked more like a Major League Baseball player trying to avoid a tag at home than an Olympic runner as she launched her body at the finish line in the 400 meters, diving to edge Allyson Felix for the gold medal.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Smartphone use in Nepal is increasing and that has influenced the increasing number of Nepali android apps.