KATHMANDU, Feb 22: When the Policies and Programs for fiscal year 2018/19 were launched by Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) at the very start of the current fiscal year, it included a very ambitious program titled the “Mayor Lighting Program.”
WASHINGTON DC, July 27: Julian Assange and WikiLeaks perform a valuable public service and should be praised rather than vilified, former CIA and FBI agents told RT America, adding that prosecuting Assange would be a disgrace for freedom of the press.
TAPLEJUNG, June 12: More than 900 households have been barred from electricity for the past nine days after technical glitches in the Yaphre micro hydro power supply’s turbine. The households affected by in Taplejung include ward 10 and 11 of Phungling municipality.
KATHMANDU, May 31: European teams Spain and Portugal are the two teams who are in contention for the top spot in the Group B of the 2018 FIFA World Cup which is set to hit the ground running from June 14 and will be concluded on July 15.
JUMLA, Oct 8: Mun Bahadur Dangi of Dangiwad village of Jumla never went to school. Neither he had any experience of studying late night using oil lamp. However, he always had a dream to see electricity replacing oil lamps and children of his village studying with ease. Just one and half years ago, the dream suddenly got fulfilled thanks to the wind energy installed by Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC) in his village.
WASHINGTON, August 21: Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday for a wondrous couple of minutes in the first total solar eclipse to sweep coast to coast in 99 years.
NAWALPARASI, August 9: Chairmen of various wards under Ramgram Municipality in Nawalparasi have said they are unaware about the budget allocated for the wards.
Ward chiefs have vented their ire against the mayor and the officials of the municipality for allocating the budget without holding a board meeting.
WELLINGTON, August 2: The first day-night test in New Zealand remains in doubt with New Zealand Cricket yet to receive council approval to stage the pink-ball contest against England at Eden Park in March.
Not many people in Nepal would confess to seeing a therapist in the first place but Arpana Singh from Satdobato, Lalitpur, willingly talks about her weekly visits to a counselor in order to seek ‘treatment’ for her internet addiction. She feels internet addiction is a grave problem and people need to talk about it in order to find a solution.
To have a hero, you need a villain. And in the channels of literary history, there are many. In fact many villains have been accredited for making the plots that much more interesting and the book that much more memorable. So The Week asked some writers and theater aficionados to shed some light on what makes a good antagonist. They also share their favorite literary villains and the reasons they love them.