Doing their best

June 15, 2018 10:44 am

As someone who commutes around town in a scooter, I was quick to blame the traffic police for all the chaos on the streets like I’m sure many of you invariably end up doing while out riding or driving. I was often guilty of lashing out at them too when they demanded to see my license or told me to stop because a VIP motorcade was on its way.

SINDHULI, May 18: The promises made by the elected local representatives during the elections are far from being implemented even  a year after the local elections.

Plan International Nepal has proposed a project of Rs 8 billion allocating only about 10 percent of the budget for physical infrastructure development.

March 30: It has come to light that the United Nations office in Nepal is conducting a detailed study on highly sensitive political issues such as federalism, identity politics and ethnicity without clearing it with the government.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: With the provincial assemblies getting full shape last week, the newly-appointed governors have started homework for summoning the first provincial assembly meetings in all seven provinces as the constitutional deadline for the same inches closer.

Doing it yourself

December 15, 2017 08:34 am

In the movie Loot, the character ‘Haku Kale’ played by Saugat Malla often describes Kathmandu as ‘Gidda Gidda ko sahar’ – which roughly translates into a city of vultures.

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Nepal has inched up two notches in the latest ease of doing business index of the World Bank, indicating a modest improvement in the business climate of the country in one year.

Surya Namaskar Doing it Right

September 8, 2017 10:37 am

Looking for a single all encompassing exercise to stay fit amidst your tight schedule? Here is your answer. Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation is an ancient technique of paying gratitude to the sun for sustaining this planet.

MUMBAI, August 3: Legendary Indian actor Dilip Kumar, who has been hospitalised due to dehydration, is recovering well.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Dipak Manange and Chakre Milan  are two notorious hooligans in the criminal world of Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Minister for Youth and Sports Daljit Shreepaili has said that the government has done a great job for the development of sports sector.

Doing your own thing

April 28, 2017 08:44 am

Everybody wants to start his/her own business but not everybody knows how and where to start. Here, some successful entrepreneurs share their stories.

Coca-Cola, a multinational company which produces food and beverage, is not just focused on doing business. It has also been involved in different projects as per its commitment and sustainability agenda. The company is involved in projects such as water recharge, women empowerment, improving education, and water and sanitation hygiene (WASH) issues, among others, as per its sustainability agenda. Republica talked Ishteyaque Amjad, vice-president public affairs and communications and Subha Shekhar, director sustainability of Coca-Cola India Pvt Ltd (CCIPL) and India and South West Asia (INSWA) Business Unit to know more about the company's sustainable agenda. Excerpts:

Doing it right

March 15, 2017 00:35 am

Transitional justice is always a messy affair but Nepal’s transitional justice process has also been needlessly complicated and prolonged

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Women entrepreneurs participating in the 2nd International Women's Trade Expo have said that starting a business enterprise and giving continuity to it was a difficult ordeal. They also complained that the government has not taken any initiative to help them and resolve the problems that they are facing.

Former PM KP Oli doing a movie!

December 14, 2016 13:27 pm

KATHMANDU, DEC 14: Yes, that’s very much true. Former Prime Minister and Chairman of the main Opposition, KP Sharma Oli is going to act in a movie. The UML supremo will be seen in Rato Surya (The Red Sun), a movie based on his own life story.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba said nationality could not be strengthened without trusting Madhes that makes up half the total population of the country.

Nepal slips in Doing Business ranking

October 26, 2016 09:55 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: The doing business environment in Nepal has been deteriorating continuously in recent years, according to a global report.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar has said that she will do the needful to address the demands put forth by Dr Govinda KC, a senior orthopedic surgeon at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH).