The conspired winter

January 19, 2021 12:50 pm

The silence mornings Catnapped days Chilled evenings and frozen nights Muting the restless city Cuddling with uncertainty.

“We push our feelings to the bottom of our energy and hope it goes away. It won’t,” she explained. “Don’t define yourself on it. But stand with it, process it and learn from it. Find YOUR happiness. No one can make you happy but you. People can contribute. But ultimate happiness comes from within. It’s a personal journey.”

The river has cried every night

October 11, 2018 09:50 am

My mind is blank at the moment Couldn’t think of how it happened There was not much in between us  Those days are still fresh when we knew each other first.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Dr Govinda KC, who is being treated at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) after ending his 15th hunger strike on 27th day on July 26, is to be discharged from the hospital within a couple of days.

LAHAN, Aug 5: Two sister wings of the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) joined hands to collect the garbage left to rot on the streets in Lahan Municipality of Siraha district. The garbage was left uncollected by the municipality for the past 18 days.

LAHAN, Aug 4: Leaving piles of garbage at almost every nook and corner of the city for the past two weeks, representatives of Lahan Municipality including the mayor have gone for an excursion. As the people responsible for resolving the waste disposal problem are currently on a visit, it is uncertain how long the locals of Lahan will have to deal with the garbage ordeal.

With an annual inflation rate now projected to be 10,00,000%, Venezuela is experiencing extreme ‘hyperinflation’. India, in comparison, has an annual inflation rate (CPI) of just 4.87%, which means prices double every 14.6 years.

Two girls missing since 12 days

July 29, 2018 04:10 am

KHOTANG, July 29: Two teenage girls of Simapani Rural Municipality-8 of Khotang have been missing since the last 12 days. Thirteen-year-old Anita Shrestha and fifteen-year-old Sapana Tamang had reportedly gone to Kattike of the same rural municipality on July 16 after which they have become contactless.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Light to moderate rains has been predicted in most of the parts of the country in the next three days, while some areas are likely to hit by heavy rainfall.

DOPLA, July 22: A case of mass hysteria reportedly broke loose in Tripura Sundari Municipality-1 of Dolpa district, causing a school to shut down for two days.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Following pressure from the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) to withdraw the National Medical Education Bill from parliament, the meeting of the House of Representatives was put off for a week on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Dr Govinda KC, senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), has been on fast-unto-death for 179 days in total since 2012, as of Tuesday. He has been demanding reforms in the medical sector, under different governments.

17 days of neglect

July 16, 2018 02:00 am

Delays will be too costly for Oli govt

KATHMANDU, July 12: The Weather Forecasting Division of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has said that most of the parts in the country would witness rainfall till the next three days.

KATHMANDU, July 12: A total of 53 individuals died, nine have gone missing and 22 were injured in various monsoon-related incidents across the country in the last nine days.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Temperature in the Kathmandu Valley witnessed a sudden rise due to occurrence of less rains in the past three days.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Water levels are likely to recede in major rivers of the country and remain under safety levels today, according to a flood alert issued by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

DOLPA, July 4: It's been four days since Rajesh Hamal, one of the most popular actors of the Nepali film industry, has been stuck in Dolpa as his flights got delayed due to bad weather.On June 28, Hamal took a flight to district headquarters Dunai for attending a cultural program.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index started momentum during mid-session on Wednesday after trading essentially fell flat for the first half. However, the market began paring the gains toward the end of the session to close fairly below the day's high.

MCALLEN, June 27: A judge in California on Tuesday ordered U.S. border authorities to reunite separated families within 30 days, setting a hard deadline in a process that has so far yielded uncertainty about when children might again see their parents.

SIRAHA, June 27: A causeway over a lake near the Chure jungle that links around a dozen of villages has collapsed in just 10 days of its construction.

KATHMANDU, June 23: While civil campaigner Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Institute of Medicine, stages protests or raises his voice with ample publicity, Ganga Maya Adhikari of Gorkha, who has been fighting for justice for years now, has been neglected even by civil society.

RASUWA, June 22: Three students are out of contact since Wednesday from Northpole Boarding School, Jibjibe of Kalika rural municipality-5, Rasuwa.

London, June 19: June 19 marks six years since the founder of WikiLeaks entered the building of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. He hasn't stepped foot outside it since.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Monson that had entered the country four days ago is yet to become fully active nationwide.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Smaller streams along the Kankai, Koshi, Kamala and Bagmati Rivers are likely to be flooded, but below flood alert early warning system, a flood update published by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology said.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index remained volatile throughout Monday's trading session. The benchmark fell slightly in the first trading hour, but managed to pare its losses in the afternoon.

KATHMANDU, May 28: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has appeared in a visual report to mark 100 days of his tenure. He himself presented the report of ‘achievement’ through the video.

Health officials suspect contaminated water as cause

BARDIYA, May 27: A woman has been lying unconscious at a hospital in Kohalpur since five days after being beaten black and blue by her husband.

POKHARA, May 27: Saturday marked the 100th day of formation of the Province 4 government. When the provincial government was formed, the residents were clearly enthusiastic and hopeful of progress and development.

BIRATNAGAR, May 26: The Morang District Court has been recording the statement of Chudamadi Upreti (Gore), the main accused of the 33-kg gold smuggling scam and murderer of Sanam Shakya, for the last three days. The recording of Gore's statement has not been completed so far.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Today marks the 100 days of KP Sharma Oli as the 41st prime minister of the country.  Oli assumed office on February 15, 2018 and on March 11, he secured vote of confidence by three-fourth majority.

RUKUM (EAST), May 17: Children, who had gone to Pipaldhunga to view buses, have gone missing since the last five days.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has increased the prices of petroleum products on Wednesday again 13 days. Before this NOC increased fuel prices on 3rd May, April 16, February 19, February 2.

KATHMANDU, May 16: The government has intensified its crackdown on the transport committees by ordering the District Administration Offices to collect property details of all the erstwhile transport committees within 15 days.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Two weeks after the prime minister lashed out at concerned authorities for the delay in the reconstruction of the Dharahara tower, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has given a 15-day deadline to the Kathmandu Metropolitan City office to vacate all its rental properties in the periphery of Dharahara.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has asked all hydropower companies to furnish an updated report of construction works in their project site within 15 days.

SARLAHI, April 23: The office of Balara Municipality has resumed operation after 20 days following an agreement with five ward chiefs and locals who had padlocked the office as a protest against the mayor.

Man found dead 40 days after missing

April 18, 2018 10:33 am

NUWAKOT, April 18: A person of Dandagaun village in Uttargaya Rural Municipality-2, Rasuwa, was found dead in Nuwakot district 40 days after he went missing.

KATHMANDU, April 16: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), the state oil monopoly, has hiked the price of petrol, diesel and kerosene for the second time in 15 days.

NUWAKOT, April 13: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration, Lal Babu Pandit, has announced that the scarcity of employees would be addressed in two weeks. "The province and local governments would have adequate mobilization of employees in 15 days," he added.

Expectant mothers in Nepal are trekking for days in rough conditions to glimpse their unborn children at Australian-run ultrasound clinics.

Two days in Dhulikhel

March 22, 2018 10:10 am

I had a chance to go on two-day tour to Dhulikhel recently, which was regarded as an ideal way to learn the hospitality industry’s nature and features, while exploring spectacular natural beauty and mountainous scenery at the same time.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has told commercial banks to come up within three days commitment to open branch offices in 116 local units where they have become reluctant to expand their presence so far.

BAJURA, March 19: The regular power supply has resumed in the district headquarters of Martadi, Bajura, three days after on Sunday evening.

RUKUM, March 16: After months of affair, Pavitra (name changed) of Sani Bheri Rural Municipality-2, Duli and Dinesh (name changed) of ward no 8 of the same rural municipality decided to turn their young love into marriage when they were still in grade eight. Promising to spend the rest of their lives together, they tied the knot on March 10. But they had not imagined that their marriage would not last more than two days.

KATHMANDU, March 14: Dr Govinda KC, who had announced to start hunger strike from Tuesday demanding resignation of Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli, has postponed it for five days.

KATHMANDU, March 9: The taskforce formed to work out on the organization of the party unification of CPN-UML and Maoist Center has suggested the party unification coordination committee to give 10 more days to draft the interim statute.

KATHMANDU, March 6 : The Supreme Court has issued an order, asking senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC to be present in court in three days.