Promoting breastfeeding

July 20, 2020 12:30 pm

“Breastfeeding is an unsentimental metaphor for how love works, in a way. You don’t decide how much and how deeply to love you respond to the beloved, and give with joy exactly as much as they want.” -Marni Jackson

Why we should care about museums

May 18, 2020 14:00 pm

Today (May 18) is the International Museum Day, the day which, because of pandemic ruling the whole world, is likely to remain unnoticed. Museology and history have yet to become the subjects of intense study in Nepal anyway.

Journey with dolls

November 10, 2019 00:30 am

In Greece and Rome, upon reaching puberty boys dedicated their toys to the Gods and girls dedicated their toys to Goddesses when they married

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who returned home today after attending the 18th NAM Summit in Baku of Azerbaijan, has said Nepal would gradually augment its role in Non-Aligned Movement (NAM).

LALITPUR, Aug 2: Senior leader of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Madhav Kumar Nepal has said national attire has an important role to elevate the country's identity.

Things to know about PAN

July 28, 2019 03:30 am

KATHMANDU, July 28: The government has made Personal Account Number (PAN) mandatory for all salaried workers from the current Fiscal Year 2019/20.

Apology and its importance

July 6, 2019 10:52 am

What a weird way to start an essay huh? No formal meanings, no reference to Oxford or any dictionary and use of the word “sorry" in all sentences.

The 24th edition of 'Kala Ko Kura' was held at Nepal Art Council, Babermahal, last Friday. The discussion focused on the theme 'Importance of Art Education in Nepal.' According to the press statement released by the organizers, Society of Fine Arts Journalist (SOFAJ), dignitaries like Madan Chitrakar, principal of Srijana College of Fine Arts, and Lalitkala Campus's Chief Dr Ramesh Pokheral shared their perspective on the importance of art education from the primary level education.

MOSCOW, July 23: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov underlined the importance of helping Syria in the reconstruction of the country after the end of the crisis in it. Lavrov shed light on the importance of accelerating the return of the displaced Syrians to their homeland.

July 11: The World Population Day is a United Nations' initiative celebrated on the 11th of July every year. This day aims at spreading awareness about the exploding world population and the importance of reproductive health.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Lawmaker Khagaraj Adhikari tabled the motion of public importance, drawing the government's attention to make appropriate arrangement for under construction drinking water, road, bridge and irrigation projects.

POKHARA, Jan 25: Member of Province Assembly from Kaski, Rajiv Pahari has expressed his commitment to the conservation of Pokhara's iconic natural landmark – the Phewa Lake.

The importance of woman in STEM

December 8, 2017 08:10 am

STEM here stands for the careers that parents, teachers and society in general have struggled to motivate students, female students in particular, to pursue. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics or STEM, thus, has become renowned as a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in these specific disciplines. Last month, Irina Sthapit, 24, coordinator at Karkhana received an invitation to join and represent Nepal in one of their latest initiatives, International Visitors Leadership Program's (IVLP) Hidden No More: Empowering Women Leaders in STEM.

The importance of the sunshine vitamin

November 17, 2017 10:01 am

Vitamin D deficiency and diabetes mellitus are two common conditions that are widely prevalent across all ages, races, geographical regions, and socioeconomic conditions. With all the medical advances of past century, deficiency of vitamin D3 also known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’ is still epidemic. This is due to less outdoor activities as most people do deskbound jobs in this digital day and age and wearing sun protection that limits their ability to make vitamin D in the skin.

China to attach importance to neighbors

October 17, 2017 07:09 am

BEIJING, Oct 17: China has said that it will increase high-level political exchanges with its neighboring countries following the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and enhance mutual trust for strengthening bilateral relations.

The importance of dreams

August 25, 2017 09:24 am

Sharada Rijal, owner of Milan Garments, United Nepal Felt Industries, and Lalit Handicrafts, says she always dreamt of having her own business and becoming an entrepreneur. In 2010, after almost a decade of hard work, she was honored by the Ministry of Industry for being a successful woman entrepreneur.

KATHMANDU, August 16: Parliamentarians from both ruling parties and the opposition continued deliberation on the issues public importance, including the recent flood and the government's positive intervention in disaster.

LONDON, August 10: West Ham United forward Javier Hernandez is eager to showcase his talents on the return to his former stomping ground when the London side visits Manchester United in their opening fixture of the 2017-18 Premier League campaign on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, May 10: As the first-phase of local-level election is just around the corner, buses of Sajha Yatayat are seen plying on the streets of Kathmandu Valley, carrying banners which read "My vote is valuable".

BASEL, May 2: Euro 2024 hosting candidates Germany and Turkey have been told that they must meet specific criteria for human and labor rights and anti-corruption measures for their bids to be considered.

Importance of internship

April 4, 2017 04:00 am

KATHMANDU, April 3: Many students have no idea what internship is. Well, an internship is the position of a student or trainee who works in an organization, sometimes without pay, in order to gain work experience or satisfy requirements for a qualification.

JANAKPUR, Oct 19: Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF) organized an interaction program at Patanu, a rural village in Dhanusa district, to mark the International Day for Eradication of Poverty.  Speaking at the interaction jointly organized by PAF and Local Development Fund on Tuesday, leaders of political parties, representatives from civil society, PAF officials and beneficiaries of PAF projects, said that education should be given priority to reduce poverty.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: The Legislature-Parliament today held discussion on the proposal of public importance regarding making the land transport safe by lessening road accidents, and loss to life and property.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Speaker Onsari Gharti has formed a nine-member committee to study the motions of public importance registered at Parliament Secretariat and decide whether to forward them for discussion in the House.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Over 70 motions on matters of urgent public importance were registered at the Parliament Secretariat in the past three years, but only six of these came up for discussion in parliamentary meetings during this period.