Decoding NepaLeaks

January 21, 2019 01:00 am

It should be noted that mere investing in foreign lands does not constitute illicit activity in an age of globalization and liberalization

Decoding dyslexia

May 11, 2018 08:39 am

People with dyslexia have difficulty reading letters and words but it’s a learning disability that has nothing to do with their intelligence. Even though it is misunderstood and thus largely misdiagnosed as well, dyslexia is a very common problem in today’s kids and adults.

Decoding dialects

March 23, 2018 09:28 am

Dialects make up a tiny portion of the Nepali classes at Ratna Rajya Laxmi Campus. But even the one class that tends to be dedicated to the topic makes the professor, Dr Yagyneswor Niroula, excited. This is partly because he almost always has all the examples required to explain the concept to his class in his class itself.

Decoding divorce

March 2, 2018 08:19 am

One gets to hear news of divorces between couples from the Indian subcontinent who have settled abroad so often that unfortunately it doesn’t surprise anyone anymore.

Every powerful individual wants to expand and spread her/his influence to other spheres. Similar is the case with several notable Nepali actors and other celebrities as they have been showing an increasing inclination toward politics of late. Why does a celebrity want to join politics? What aim could such people have? Sumit Pokharel of My City interviewed three Nepali celebrities to know about their understanding and personal experience of politics. Below are summarized excerpts of the conversations.

Decoding RPP split

August 27, 2017 00:31 am

Much to the disappointment of its cadres and supporters across the country, the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) witnessed a vertical split on August 6, 2017. After two weeks of bitter accusations and counter-accusations, RPP-Democratic was formally recognized by the Election Commission, following a Supreme Court verdict instructing the EC to honor the verified signatures submitted by RPP-D during the registration of their new party.