Shruti Haasan says it is extremely important for women to be financially independent, something she realized when she was in her 20s.

Bollywood powerhouse Ranveer Singh, who recently won million hearts with his acting prowess and brilliant rapping skills in Zoya Akhtar's 'Gully Boy', has taken his love for music a notch higher. Apart from garnering immense appreciation for his roles, the actor has also made a name for himself in the music industry- thanks to his rapping skills. And now achieving another feat, the actor launched his independent music record label- IncInk.

My Hostel Memories

March 27, 2019 08:05 am

It’s true when you’re living away from your home, it will be mixed feelings in many regards. Having said that, I’d like to explain about life in a hostel. Some people might consider living in a hostel be full of fun and joy.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Acting Chief Justice Deepak Raj Joshee has demanded an independent probe into his academic credentials. Issuing a press statement on Saturday, Joshee said, “I have been a victim of grave injustice”.

KATHMANDU, July 27: A five-member ‘Independent Panel’ (monitoring committee) has been formed to work for the reinstatement of the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) from August, informed Ashok Nath Pyakurel, general secretary of the elected body of the CAN, the body that was suspended in 2016.

DHADING, March 26: Until two years ago, Sita Shrestha of Siddhilek Rural Municipality-5, Kumpur had to wait for her husband's salary to buy anything. But now, that has changed thanks to the establishment of a women's group in her village in Dhadhing which has made the locals like her financially independent by involving them in various income-generating activities.

We live in a country where anyone can dream of becoming anything. From childhood, we are asked about our aims and dreams to be in future.

Being independent

February 5, 2018 11:21 am

“I lost one of my eyes when I was three months old. But it didn’t stop me from enjoying my life. I have five children and I am happy to be working at this age. At least I am independent, that’s how I see things. I want people to be happy too,” said Uma Moktan.

HUMLA, Dec 8: Independent candidate Chhaka Bahadur Lama has won the federal election in Humla.

Balananda Paudel-led Local Level Restructuring Commission (LLRC) had recommended the government to allocate the number of local levels to five hundred. However, the commission was compelled to revise the number twice; firstly 719 and later on 753.

Biswo Poudel has a Phd in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California, Berkley. He has for the past two years been serving as an economist with the Office of the Millennium Challenge. Lead author of “Vision 2030”, Poudel has closely studied Nepal’s economic ties with India and China.

MELBOURNE, July 27: Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland wants an independent umpire appointed to arbitrate in the pay dispute with the players’ union if the long-running impasse isn’t resolved next week.

WASHINGTON, July 17: After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation’s military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations in hopes of intensifying America’s ability to wage cyberwar against the Islamic State group and other foes, according to U.S. officials.

Being Independent

July 12, 2017 13:47 pm

KATHMANDU: Laxmi Khatri has been working as a curio vendor in Basantapur for about three decades now. 37-year-old Laxmi grew up around the curio stall.

RUPANDEHI, July 6: Independent  candidate Man Mohan  Chaudhari has been elected as the mayor of Lumbini Sansdkritik Municipality.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Rajat Pratap Shah, an independent candidate, has clinched the mayoral post of Krishnanagar Municipality of Kapilvastu district.

KAPILVASTU, July 3: An independent candidate has been elected as chairperson of Suddhodan Rural Municipality in Kapilvastu.

DHANGADHI, June 29: Independent candidate Gopal Hamal is taking the lead in the race for the mayor of the only Sub-metropolitan City in Province 7-Dhangadhi Sub-metropolitan City with 41 votes.

BUTWAL, June 24: Though Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has officially boycotted the local elections, some top leaders of the  party are found to be canvassing for its local leaders who are contesting the poll as independents.

DANG, June 22: At a time when the various political parties are forging an electoral alliance in view of the second round of local elections slated for June 28, independent candidates have also taken this approach to turn the table in their favor.

KHOTANG, June 19: As many as 20 independent candidates have field their nominations for the upcoming second phase of local level election in the district.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Nepali Congress won in the position of chairperson in three rural municipalities in Mustang district.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Nepali Congress has won the post of chairman in the Lomanthang rural municipality as Subarna Bista has secured the highest six hundred three votes. His nearest rival Indra Dhara Bista, an independent candidate secures four hundred 95 votes.

KATHMANDU, May 15: An independent candidate Lopthang Chemdol (Raju) Bista has been elected as chief of Dalome village municipality in Mustang district.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Returning officers in 283 local units of three provinces – 3,4 and 6 - provided election symbols to political parties and independent candidates contesting the first phase of local elections slated for May 14.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Independent Janisha Bhattarai became the first candidate to file nomination in Kathmandu Metropolitan city in the local level elections scheduled for May 14.

KATHMANDU, May 1: The Nepali Congress has said that the impeachment motion was brought against Chief Justice (presently suspended) Sushila Karki to maintain the prestige of an independent and impartial judiciary.

KATHMANDU, April 30: Main opposition party CPN-UML has expressed serious objection over the impeachment motion registered at the Parliament Secretariat by  lawmakers of the Nepali Congress and the CPN (Maoist Center).

KATHMANDU, March 28: Political parties that do not have representation in parliament and independent candidates will have to contest the upcoming local-level elections with independent election symbols.

BAGLUNG, Feb 6: Saraswati Karki of Hatiya, Baglung makes 40,000 a month these days. Despite coming from a middle-class family, she was able to improve her economic condition with her own efforts. Being associated with a microfinance program conducted by CYC Nepal, she was able to take a loan of Rs 5,000 to start her sewing business in 2004.

BAGLUNG, Jan 31: Saraswati Karki of Hatiya, Baglung makes 40,000 a month these days.Despite coming from a middle-class family, she was able to improve her economic condition with her own efforts.