WASHINGTON, Jan 20: During his presidential campaign, Joe Biden vowed to fight for the soul of America. As he formally assumes office as the next U.S. president on Wednesday, Biden now faces the steep task of repairing a nation’s soul in battered and desperate shape.

These divas deliver. Drag queens don their colorful wigs, elaborate makeup and knee-high stiletto boots, but instead of stepping on a stage, they’re putting on a face covering, grabbing a takeout bag and bringing their musical numbers to fans’ doorsteps in San Francisco.

KATHMANDU, July 27:  On the eve of the local elections last year, Kathmandu Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya proclaimed in a famous Twitter post that he would ‘make Kathmandu the best city of the world’ within the first hundred days of his tenure if elected to the office.Fourteen months on, Shakya seems to have forgotten those election promises.

LAMJUNG, July 25: Despite conducting enough awareness programs, around 31% of the women who come for delivery in Lamjung District Community Hospital (LDCH) are below 20 years of age.

KAZAN, June 30: Argentina and Lionel Messi need to find form fast if they are to go any further in the World Cup on Saturday when they meet a France team who have yet to live up to their billing.

Time to deliver

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Modi’s visit to religious sites could prove another milestone in promoting religious tourism in Nepal.

Time to deliver

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One month of Oli’s leadership

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: ​Export incentive program, which was introduced by the government in FY2011/12 to ramp up exports, has failed to achieve desired results, an analysis of country's export and incentive distribution shows.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: A belligerent assault on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) bowlers by player of the match Paras Khadka scoring first half-century of the ICC World Cricket League Division Two by any Nepali batsman saw Nepal win by four wickets with 31 deliveries to spare.

JAJARKOT, Jan 4: After the successful conclusion of May 14 local elections, Bheri Municipality of Jajarkot district held its first municipal meeting on May 19. The meeting decided to make the municipality clean and green.

ROLPA, Jan 4: Local level elections were held in Rolpa with equal fervor as in any other part of the country. People had eagerly waited for the local level units to be in place with anticipation to get quicker and better service right in their locality.

KHOTANG, Jan 1: A recent survey conducted by the District Health Office (DHO), Khotang shows that around 75 percent of the women in the district still deliver babies at home instead of birthing centers.

KHOTANG, Dec 31: A recent survey conducted by the District Health Office (DHO), Khotang shows that around 75 percent of the women in the district still deliver babies at home instead of birthing centers.

Dipendra Singh Airee’s ‘captain’s knock’ scoring 55 runs from 50 deliveries smashing seven fours delivered first win of the tournament for Chitwan Tigers. Lalitpur Patriots succumbed to their third consecutive defeat of the EPL 2017 after winning the first game.

The main challenge here is topography. The mountains are good to look at, but at the same time building roads and other infrastructures is equally hard. Similarly, there is acute problem of drinking water in this district. We don't have hospitals here.

JUMLA, Nov 28: On Sunday, Balaram Budha of Tila-9 became the first person to cast his vote at the polling center at Jyoti Secondary School, Raramalapani. As soon as he dropped his vote, he rushed towards his home as he had to graze his goats.

With the parliamentary and provincial elections closing in, Republica has been reaching out to people of several districts to understand their concerns and expectations from candidates. As part of this effort, today we are presenting comments made by some voters from Lamjung and Baglung districts.

With the election inching closer candidates are in fierce competition to woo voters. They are reaching out to voters with various promises. This has kept the voters very busy as well. General people in Mahottari are seen busy figuring out who would sweep the polls this time.

LONDON, Oct 26: It may only be October but Saturday’s clash between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford is already shaping up as an early-season eliminator to challenge runaway leaders Manchester City for the Premier League title.

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Voters in search of candidates who deliver

September 10, 2017 06:52 am

People are excited about the local level elections to be held in Province 2 on September 18. They say they are going to choose genuine candidates instead of supporting political parties. As the election campaigning continues in full swing, Republica talked to the locals of Gaur regarding their take on candidates. Excerpts:

KATHMANDU, September 4: Kathmandu metropolitan city mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya broke one promise each day since he assumed the office, Republica's follow-up of Shakya's election commitments show. In his poll manifesto released before the polls, Shakya had promised to make Kathmandu "the smartest city" of the world.

WASHINGTON, August 13: U.S. intelligence officials are pretty sure North Korea can put a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental missile that could reach the United States. But experts aren’t convinced the bomb could make it all that way intact.

WASHINGTON, August 12:  No need to duck and cover just yet. While U.S. intelligence officials are pretty sure North Korea can put a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental missile that could reach the United States, experts aren't convinced the bomb could survive the flight to America.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Inside a big hall of Tri-Chandra Campus at the heart of the capital city, teachers and students were recently communicating but they could not hear each other's words.

LAPRAK, Jan 12: In the past three weeks, Laprak received two heavy snowfalls that left the area covered in thick layers of snow. With the temperature continuously dipping down, there is no sign of the snow melting. The biting cold has made life very hard for the quake victims who are still living in tents that are thatched with snow.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: An agreement has been reached for the first time between Nepal Telecom (NT), the state-owned telecommunication service provider and China Telecom Global Limited (CTG) to deliver IP service in Nepal through the terrestrial cable route linking Nepal and China via Rasuwa-Jilong gateway.

Trump announced his candidacy with the promise "to build a great, great wall on our southern border" and "have Mexico pay for that wall," and has repeated the call with conviction and consistency. But even his supporters have expressed skepticism that this centerpiece promise will see the light of day. An actual wall will be extremely costly, and it remains to be seen how Trump would force Mexico to pay for it.

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Only three out of 32 Asian Development Bank (ADB) funded projects was found satisfactory in 2016.

KKATHMANDU, Oct 8: Soaltee Crowne Plaza Kathmandu has recently won the ‘Most Preferred Destination for Business Meetings, Leisure & Celebrations’ award in the 12th Hospitality India & Explore the World Annual International Travel Awards.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6:  The Supreme Court (SC) staffers have reached Baneshwor Height again to serve the court’s notice on Lokman Singh Karki, Chief Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), for the second time on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Newly-elected Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal expressed commitment to carry out exemplary work during his stint.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Going against the long 'customary practice' requiring Nepal's Prime Minister to pay his or her first official visit to India, then Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal in 2008 chose to make his first official visit to China instead.