Be the real you And do as much as you can Never let the guilt play the role Where you feel that you should have done it but remained dumb

Benefit of doubt

April 6, 2018 12:49 pm

For a man with a perceived reputation for being “overly pro-Indian”--as painted by a section of Kathmandu’s scribing community--until he first donned the mantle of prime minister in the autumn of 2016, Khadga Prasad Oli attracts wide attention and intense interest from audiences both at home and abroad, especially in the immediate neighbourhood, as he begins, today, his first foreign visit after taking that office  for the second time.

GULMI, Dec 29: CPN-UML central secretary and lawmaker from Gulmi constituency 2, Gokarna Bista has urged one and all not to doubt left alliance party unification.

RATNANAGAR, CHITWAN, Dec 2: CPN (Maoist Center) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has urged one and all not to look at the leftist alliance with suspicion as it has been forged with the mission of development and prosperity of the country.

SYDNEY, Nov 11: England seamer Jake Ball is likely to miss the tourists’ final warmup ahead of the first Ashes test against Australia after suffering an ankle ligament strain in the tour match at Adelaide Oval.

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: A majority government seems well within the reach of the newly-formed left alliance. It is something even the staunchest Nepali Congress supporter can't easily rule out, given the strong performance of the left parties in the recently held local polls.

GORKHA, Oct 18: Leaders and cadres of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) have expressed skepticism that supporting Naya Shakti Coordinator Baburam Bhattarai for the election from Gorkha Constituency-2 at the expense of their own candidates would yield any benefit to the NC.

SEOUL, August 1: North Korea after decades of effort has a missile potentially capable of reaching the continental United States, but analysts say Pyongyang has yet to show the ICBM can inflict serious damage once it gets there.

WASHINGTON, July 26: Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted, at last, Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans’ long-promised legislation to repeal and replace “Obamacare.” There was high drama as Sen. John McCain returned to the Capitol for the first time after being diagnosed with brain cancer to cast a decisive “yes” vote.

LONDON, June 9: British voters punished Theresa May for her electoral gamble by denying her the resounding mandate she wanted to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks, casting doubt over her premiership and raising the prospect of a deadlocked parliament.

Theresa May's election landslide in doubt

MADRID, May 31: Zinedine Zidane has one last dilemma to solve before Real Madrid takes on Juventus in the Champions League final on Saturday.

PHALEBAS, April 3: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Kamal Thapa, today said the local elections will be held in a single phase across the country on May 14.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7:  Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday urged one and all not to cast doubt on whether the elections will be held.

NEW DELHI, Jan 24: Scientists will take the tape measure to Mount Everest to determine whether a massive earthquake in Nepal really did knock an inch off the world's tallest peak.

Benefit of doubt

November 24, 2016 00:45 am

Splits and mergers are common features of political parties in the developing world. Nepal is no exception

MADRID, Nov 17: Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata will likely miss the derby against Atletico Madrid on Saturday because of a hamstring injury sustained while playing for Spain.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: As the Department of Archaeology (DoA) begins the reconstruction of some historical monuments in Kathmandu Valley, doubts have arisen if the new structures can withstand future sesimic jolts.

MANCHESTER, England, Aug 13: After an offseason of heavy spending, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is to set about trimming his squad — and one player whose future could be in doubt is goalkeeper Joe Hart.