SEOUL, Nov 22 : The animosity between Japan and South Korea is entwined with the history of Japan’s 1910-45 occupation of the Korean peninsula, the mobilisation of forced labour at companies, of women in wartime brothels, and a row over the ownership of islets in the sea between the two nations.

Devi Bahadur Basnet and Bikash Khanal launched a book 'Damauli Mahatmyam' that aims to promote the religious, historic and cultural identity of Damauli and its adjoining areas.

Forgetting Palestine

August 22, 2019 00:30 am

Never before in Israel’s history has it been able to develop a foreign policy so free of the Palestinian issue


July 28, 2019 11:10 am

In Nepal, automobiles were not introduced till the period of Rana Regime. The first car brought upon this country is a T-model Ford in 1912. It was the royal order for the personal use of the king of Nepal. This model-T Ford weighing 1 ton, was carried by 40 men in 10 rows from Amlekhganj to the capital city Kathmandu

War changed everything

July 20, 2019 02:00 am

After Nepal ratified Sugauli Treaty following the war with British India, Nepal’s politics, history and economy changed. Here is how

It has been revealed that the history of Nepal's travel writing dates back to 525 years. It was shared at a literary program 'Social Awareness in Contemporary Travel Writing' held in Dhulikhel, Kavrepalanchowk on Wednesday.

KAVREPALANCHOWK, July 4: It has been revealed that the history of Nepal's travel writing dates back to 525 years. It was shared at a literary program 'Social Awareness in Contemporary Travel Writing' held in Dhulikhel, Kavrepalanchowk on Wednesday.

SURKHET, June 9: Nepali Congress leader Prakash Man Singh has said glorification of party's history does not ensure its image nor can secure public trust.

SURKHET, June 9: Nepali Congress leader Prakash Man Singh has said glorification of party's history does not ensure its image nor can secure public trust.

Redrawing history

May 12, 2019 01:00 am

Was the Nepali state discriminatory toward certain languages, castes, cultures and peoples? Sujit Mainali tells us, it was but not all the time and not in every case

CARACAS, May 1: Venezuelans were expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for what opposition leader Juan Guaido pledged would be the “largest march” in the country’s history, a day after he called for the military to oust President Nicolas Maduro.

Fashionable women through history

March 8, 2019 09:56 am

The world can never let a woman’s clothing be just that – clothing. This is true especially for the women who have been in the limelight. From Queens and princesses to actors and athletes, anyone who has been in the public eye has always been either praised or criticized for the way they dress.

While searching for the old photos in Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya’s photo gallery, I found changes in the monuments, so in the lifestyle of the people.

Memorializing history

November 25, 2018 02:00 am

Nepal’s struggle to safeguard independence and march to democracy and federal republic make for hundreds of stories to be told, recorded, filmed and visualized

PARADISE, Nov 12: The death toll from wildfires raging in California rose to 31 on Sunday after six more people were found killed in what was poised to become the deadliest wildfire in state history.

When was oxygen discovered? How did King William II die? And when was the first Guinness World Book of Records published? As the eighth month gets under way, we look back at some of the strangest and most surprising things that have happened in August through history.

A brief history of buttons

July 21, 2018 00:36 am

Rumor has it that King Louis XIV of France spent five million dollars just on buttons during his lifetime.

Dwayne Johnson has earned more money for acting in a single year than anyone in the history of the Forbes Celebrity 100 list. Here is how much he made.

The world will be watching when US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in Helsinki, but host country Finland is used to it.

Revisiting revisionist history

July 14, 2018 02:20 am

Rajendra Rajya Lakshmi Devi Shah was the first queen of the newly-created Kingdom of Nepal with its capital in Kathmandu. She was married to Pratap Singh Shah, one of Prithvi Narayan Shah’s sons, and is believed to have played a large role in continuing her father-in-law’s conquests to give shape to the Nepal that we know now.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the motto of 'Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali' could be achieved through good-governance and development and expressed his confidence of creating a new history of good governance in the country.

REPUBLICA, July 9: The 2018 FIFA World Cup has set yet another chapter in the football history with the teams who won more than two titles already being crashed out of the tournament as we go into the semifinals in Russia.

Nepal golfer Pratima Sherpa grew up around golf, literally. The 17-year-old lives with her parents in a maintenance shed at the Royal Nepal Golf Club.

History in Singapore

June 13, 2018 02:00 am

Trump-Kim Summit

SINGAPORE, June 10: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un landed in Singapore on Sunday ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump that could end a nuclear stand-off between the old foes and transform the secretive, impoverished Asian country.

People have been anticipating Saudi Arabia's participation in the 2018 World Cup for months and the countdown has officially begun.

GOYANG, April 27: With a single step over a weathered, cracked slab of concrete, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history Friday by crossing over the world’s most heavily armed border to greet South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks on North Korea’s nuclear weapons. Kim then invited Moon to cross briefly back into the north with him before they returned to the southern side.

History in ruins

April 25, 2018 20:11 pm

KATHMANDU, April 25: Three years ago today, Nepal was struck by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake. With the epicenter in Barpark, Gorkha, the earthquake is also known as Gorkha quake.

DIRIYAH, April 21: Just outside Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh, a group of elementary school children are on a field trip at Diriyah, where engineers and construction workers are busy restoring a 17th-century fortress, mosques and clay-colored structures that were once the ruling family’s seat of power.

History repeats, as a farce

March 13, 2018 01:30 am

As Nepali politics gears up for yet another farcical fall and rise, the door has been left wide for a group to step up and become torchbearer of progressive politics

Preserving our History

February 23, 2018 11:25 am

It’s been two years since the massive earthquakes but the architecturally rich Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur are still somewhat in shambles. There have been no concrete steps to preserve important heritage sites that are a part of history.

Rebuilding history

February 16, 2018 12:50 pm

Three years ago, if you happened to be walking westward from the New Road junction you would be greeted with Malla era palaces on your right. You would stop for a while to admire the magnificent architecture you had read about in history books back in school. If you went further west, you would walk past a white palatial structure on your right. At the end, security personnel would be guarding the entrance.

Heritage and history

February 5, 2018 00:32 am

Heritage structures are not only our assets. We have a duty to preserve them for future generations just as our predecessors preserved them for us.

Making history

January 29, 2018 02:00 am

Sandeep’s debut in IPL

The landmark show of support for the pro-life cause will mark the first time in 45 years a president has appeared at the event.

ILAM, Dec 26: Salakpur in Rong Rural Municipality Ward 6 of Ilam district was considered to be hub for orange farming. But not even one decade after the village started farming oranges, 90 percent of the orange trees have dried out.

History, on repeat

November 13, 2017 00:37 am

The Mallas bore the brunt of their mistakes and disappeared. Are our political parties headed for a similar fate?

SOMALIA, Oct 16: The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia’s capital killed 276 people with around 300 others injured, the country’s information minister said early Monday, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of Africa nation. The toll was expected to rise.

KATHMANDU, August 27: Nepal U-15 football team coach Sunil Kumar Shrestha said that his team is determined to create history beating India in the final clash to lift the SAFF U-15 Championship on Sunday.

The history lesson

August 2, 2017 01:00 am

Prithvi Narayan Shah was projected as the worst of the worst thief and King Mahendra was portrayed in the same negative light.

Outback axes suggest humans reached Australia pretty early

KATHMANDU, July 21: A book titled 'Outline of Nepali Congress History Part-II" has been launched.

History revisited

July 3, 2017 00:25 am

Exploitation of the country’s people and its riches truly took place during the continuous 105 years of Rana rule

WASHINGTON, June 17: Pop superstar Katy Perry has made history by becoming the first user to garner 100 million followers on Twitter, the social media platform announced.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Tradition of presenting annual budget in Nepal dates back to the 1950s. One of the new changes brought about immediately after the overthrow of Rana regime in February, 1951 was the beginning of presenting annual budget of the country.

Contestations of Nepali history

April 29, 2017 00:35 am

Who wrote our history? How did the West understand Nepal? What shaped that (flawed) understanding? How should we respond?

KATHMANDU, April 6: The government has temporally banned those Nepali nationals without travel history from visiting Gulf countries after a series of incidents of human trafficking via the Tribhuvan International Airport came to the fore.

A history of fractured verdicts in Uttar Pradesh

Infographics: The history of glass

February 6, 2017 00:05 am

The history of glass

The journey of indentured labour from India to Mauritius and to other destinations such as Suriname, Guyana, Reunion Island, Fiji, after the abolition of slavery in 1834 has been unknown to many. It is a journey that is often forgotten.