Why Do Some Leaders Wither Away?

July 1, 2023 09:00 am

People appointed in leadership roles often fare well in the given responsibility to the awe and wonder of many. They wake up with full enthusiasm and end the day with the same energy.

Set the Tone for Post-leadership Reality

December 19, 2022 09:00 am

Managing oneself effectively as a leader sets the tone for a post-leadership life.

A holistically formed leader is able to understand the people with immense compassion and yet not get driven by emotions. He/she is able to read the scenario and make decisions following the ethical standards and, importantly, carries no grudge or ill-feeling against anyone due to a disagreement in the organization.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Police have arrested Dharmendra Bastola, chief of Western Command of Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplab’-led Communist Party of Nepal(CPN) from the bordering area of Makwanpur and Lalitpur districts on Tuesday afternoon, confirmed a senior police officer.

MAHOTTARI, Feb 27: General Secretary of the Nepal Communist Party (Marxist-Leninist) CP Mainali has been injured in a road accident at Ratopul of Bardibas-3 on Thursday.

KAPILBASTU, August 1: An unidentified gang has opened fire on a local leader of Samajbadi Party Nepal in the district on Thursday.

BIRGUNJ, June 27: A dispute between the mayor of Birgunj Metropolitan City and a local leader of Samajbadi Party Nepal turned into a nasty brawl on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Standing committee member of ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Devendra Poudel has said that the cabinet is likely to be reshuffled following the implementation of the budget.

BHAKTAPUR, June 22: Nepal Communist Party (NCP)'s senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has called upon the Nepal Workers and Peasants' Party (NWPP) to give up the culture of 'authoritarianism'.

HONG KONG, June 18: Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers and activists rejected a new apology Tuesday by the city’s leader over a highly unpopular extradition bill, demanding that she quit and that the legislation be scrapped completely.

FUKUOKA, June 9: Group of 20 finance leaders agreed to describe trade and geopolitical tensions as “intensified” and pledged to take further action to address these economic risks, three G20 sources said as a second day of meetings got underway on Sunday.

BEIRUT, April 30: The shadowy leader of the Islamic State group claimed to appear for the first time in five years in a video released by the extremist group’s propaganda arm on Monday, acknowledging defeat in the group’s last stronghold in Syria but vowing a “long battle” ahead.

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KATHMANDU, March 3: Late Bharat Mohan Adhikari, the former deputy prime minister and four-time finance minister, was cremated at Pashupati Aryaghat in the capital with state honors on Sunday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: President of Rolpa Municipality chapter of Nepal Tarun Dal, the youth wing of Nepali Congress, Rohit Pun, 29, was shot dead on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1:  A senior leader of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India has suggested to Nepal to pursue a “Look South” policy in its foreign policy orientation keeping in view the "immense benefit" Nepal can reap from India, India Ocean and beyond.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Visiting Chinese Deputy Minister for External Affairs Wang Yajun held a meeting with CPN Chairperson Pushpa Kamla Dahal 'Prachanda' here today.

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Leader Nepal leaves for Cambodia

July 26, 2018 15:49 pm

Kathmandu, July 26: Senior leader of the Communist Party of Nepal, Madhav Kumar Nepal, has left for Cambodia today to take part in the parliamentary election of Cambodia slated for July 31. Leader Nepal is scheduled to observe the election.

While heat over My Health Record continues, the Coalition is promoting a report from the UN that gave it second spot in a report on digital government.

INARUWA, July 16: Nepali Congress parliamentary party deputy leader Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar has said the Nepali Congress was ready to extend constructive support to the government despite being the main opposition party in parliament, in deference to the democratic system.

KATHMANDU, July, 14: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has nominated party presidium coordinator Mahantha Thakur as the parliamentary leader.

CHITWAN, July 13:Communist Party of Nepal (CPN)'s chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has claimed that national and international forces were making efforts to weaken the communist power in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 12: As consensus appears elusive among the aspirants for the post of parliamentary party (PP) leader in the Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N), the party is set to elect its PP leader through election on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Nepal Communist Party senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has left for Gansu province in the People's Republic of China to participate in the Belt and Road Enterprises International Economic and Trade Communication Fair.

TOKYO, July 6: Doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara and six of his followers were executed Friday for their roles in a deadly 1995 gas attack on the Tokyo subways and other crimes, closing a chapter on one of Japan’s most shocking crimes in recent memory.

TOKYO, July 6: The former leader of Aum and several other members of the Japanese doomsday cult that carried out a deadly sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995 were executed on Friday, public broadcaster NHK reported.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has said it was worrying that the government was ignoring Gangamaya's demand for justice.

KUALA LUMPUR, July 3: Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested Tuesday by anti-graft investigators and will be charged over his alleged role in the multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund.

LONDON, June 24: British lorries would be barred from entering Europe under a no-deal Brexit, according to an industry chief, who warned that British firms would be "crucified" by tariffs if Theresa May fails to secure a deal with the European Union.

Several ministers and others hurt in apparent assassination attempt

WELLINGTON, June 21: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a daughter Thursday and posted a message welcoming the healthy newborn “to our village.”

KATHMANDU, June 14: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) leader Yogesh Bhattarai has said that the government and party leadership should be concentrated on translating the slogan of development and prosperity as after a long effort party unification bid was materialized.

KATHMANDU, June 13: NCP leader Yogesh Bhattaray has urged Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to seek market in China for Nepali cardamom during his upcoming China visit.

SINGAPORE, June 10 : A cargo plane which accompanied North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on his recent visit to China has departed Pyongyang and was likely headed for Singapore on Sunday, ahead of Kim’s summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

KATHMANDU, Jun 6: Main opposition Nepali Congress has nominated Surendra Raj Pandey as the parliamentary party (PP) leader of the National Assembly.

KATHMANDU, Jun 6: Main opposition Nepali Congress has nominated Surendra Raj Pandey as the parliamentary party (PP) leader of the National Assembly.

KATHMANDU, Jun 5: Syria's President Bashar-al-Assad is set to visit Kim Jong-Un in Pyongyang, North Korea, according to Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of the country's ruling party.

WASHINGTON, June 2: U.S. President Donald Trump, in a complete reversal, said on Friday he would hold a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore in the latest twist in the high-stakes diplomacy over eliminating Pyonyang’s nuclear arms program.

KATHMANDU, May 31: Former Speaker Subash Chandra Nembang has been picked as deputy parliamentary party leader of Communist Party of Nepal (CPN).

AUSTRALIA, May 29: The head of a U.S. technology company that scoured the Indian Ocean seabed for more than three months looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said on Tuesday he was disappointed the hunt failed to find wreckage and hoped to take part in some future search.

KATHMANDU, May 20: With the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) electing Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli as its parliamentary party (PP) leader on Saturday, a curiosity has arisen as to who the deputy PP leader of the party will be.

KATHMANDU, May 19: A meeting of the reconstituted Communist Party of Nepal (CPN)'s parliamentary party today unanimously nominated Prime Minister and party chairman KP Sharma Oli as the parliamentary party leader.

PARSA, May 15: CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Narayankaji Shrestha has said that Federal Socialist Forum Nepal has agreed to join the incumbent government.

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Kathmandu, May 8: Parliamentary Party meeting of the ruling CPN (Maoist Centre) has selected lawmaker Dinanath Sharma as the PP leader in the National Assembly (NA) today.

UML leader Adhikari remembered

April 26, 2018 10:07 am

KATHMANDU, April 26: CPN-UML has organized a special program to mark the 19th Memorial Day of late UML leader Manamohan Adhikari in the capital on Thursday.

A genuine social leader

April 24, 2018 18:01 pm

DHADING, April 24: Dinesh Tamang, who was lesser known to the locals of Dhading before the devastating earthquake of April 2015, became a celebrity after he successfully reconstructed 55 houses destroyed by the quake on his own. He developed a model village in Jwalamukhi Rural Municipality of the district, making the entire settlement earthquake-resilient at a time when several thousands of quake survivors were struggling to rebuild their houses.

When Raúl Castro steps down as president in April, he will hand his successor the unfinished task of reforming the economy -- Cuba’s most urgent and increasingly controversial challenge.

WASHINGTON, April 18: CIA director Mike Pompeo travelled to Pyongyang for a secret meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, US media report.