When I was a kid I used to go around the neighborhood trying to prick other kids with either stones or sticks. I was busy playing doctor at the age of four. The whole neighborhood thought that I would actually become a doctor someday.
KATHMANDU, Oct 16: The government has projected paddy production to grow by 2 million to a record high of 5.4 million tons in the current fiscal year despite massive floods in country's southern plains in the paddy transplantation season.
HAGATNA, Guam, August 9: Residents of the tiny Pacific island of Guam say they're afraid of being caught in the middle of escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea after Pyongyang announced it was examining plans for attacking the strategically important U.S. territory.
The number of start-ups and entrepreneurs has mushroomed in the Kathmandu Valley in recent years. Regardless of how unrealistic and unsustainable the idea may be, people claim to be an entrepreneur and start a business of their own. But, starting a business should be a thought-through process. While merely an idea is not enough to sustain a business, the very first thing that any venture requires is space. And with space comes a list of expenses that needs to be taken care of.
KATHMNDU, July 15: Roads in Nepal are treacherous and have rightly been dubbed as 'silent killers' as they claim lives of hundreds of people every year. Just on Friday, unmanaged road in the capital city's Nepaltar claimed the life of a child, while another child faced a near-death experience in Samakhusi of the valley due to the appalling condition of road.
RUKUM, May 2: With the recent political developments casting doubt over holding the local polls, the election fever has fizzled out in Rukum district and the people have decided to move on with their normal activities for making their living.
KATHMANDU, April 26: The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has projected the national economy to grow by 6.94 percent for the current fiscal year 2016/17, up from the 6 percent target set by the government.
KATHMANDU, April 4: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has said that its import bill will not increase much in the current fiscal year, despite 13 percent rise in electricity imports from India compared to Fiscal Year 2015/16.
Michelle Simmons, Microsoft Corporation's general manager of South East Asia-New Markets, was recently in Nepal to participate in Nepal Investment Summit 2017. She was a panelist in the plenary session on 'International Experience Sharing'. The global technology giant is present in Nepal for nearly 10 years through a partnership with Microsoft Innovation Center Nepal. In the immediate aftermath of 2016 earthquakes, Microsoft Corporation came to Nepal to provide technological helps to the government in earthquake recovery efforts. Sagar Ghimire of Republica met Simmons on the sideline of the summit to discuss about her observation and experience as well as the future plan of Microsoft Corporation in Nepal. Excerpts:
KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Nepal's gross domestic product (GDP) could reach Rs 13,100 billion (over $120 billion) in 2045, which is 39 percent more than with existing trading mechanisms, with accelerated power trade (APT) between India and Nepal, according to a report.
KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Recent inspections conducted by different government agencies lay bare the extent of anomalies in the market. Food producers and traders are openly fleecing consumers in terms of quantity and quality.
Dear Swastika, I have a fifteen-year-old younger sister, and I feel she is turning negative towards me. As her brother, I encourage her to share things that are happening in her school. When we were younger we used to talk a lot but now she keeps things to herself. My parents are busy with work and I do feel responsible for her upbringing.