Let your fiction flow

October 25, 2019 08:00 am

You never know when you glow Stiffen up that little shoulder And rise from the low You have been in the cave of your ‘self’

Let me tell you

February 11, 2019 08:04 am

Let me be found Let me be a story in your lifeline,

Let women rise

July 14, 2018 02:05 am

Women will gain nothing if there is no structural change in politics. Without it we cannot transform women’s lives either. The High-Level-Panel of United Nations has highlighted concrete actions for women.

Let it rain!

July 3, 2018 08:03 am

The continuous downpour since the past few days indicates the fact that monsoon is finally here. For many, monsoon might appear to be gloomy, with frequent deluges, but this is also the perfect season for fashion enthusiasts to dazzle in layers of funky attire.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Stating that the country had achieved democracy after decades of struggle, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli urged parliamentarians not to cast any doubt on the government’s commitment to safeguard it.

KATHMANDU, June 10: With the parliamentary regulations now in hand, work has started on the formation of the 10 committees under the House of Representatives.

Let foreign investors come

May 31, 2018 01:00 am

The fear of local entrepreneurs that they will be wiped out by global brands if multinational companies are allowed to enter Nepali market is baseless

Dear Sadichha, I look up to you as my inspiration and it is good to be reading your column. I am a 25-year-old girl from Kathmandu. After completing my bachelor’s, I took a two-year gap from studies to give a head start to my career.

I still remember…it was the time of the Maoist insurgency. I was on my way to Kalikot from India with my friends. The army opened fire and two gunshots hit my leg. Four of my friends were killed on the spot.

Let a girl live

April 29, 2018 01:30 am

Why does our society only teach girls how to behave, where to go, what to do and what to wear? Why cannot we teach the boys to protect independence of girls?

Let them sleep

April 28, 2018 00:16 am

With our eyes closed, we feel that everything else is also sleeping but that’s not the case.

Let food find you in Kathmandu

April 9, 2018 09:08 am

There was a time when you had no option than to physically go to your favorite restaurant to have your favorite food. Often, one had to travel from one place to another in heavy Kathmandu traffic to find the food they wanted. But nowadays, things have become much easier due to the advent of technology. You just need a computer or a smart phone with internet access, and food comes to your doorsteps. There are a number of entrepreneurs that are working tirelessly to satisfy your culinary needs. For those who cannot prepare food themselves or are so busy at work, these entrepreneurs have provided online platforms for ordering food. Thanks to them, you can just click or press a button and pay on delivery when the food comes to your place. Here, we have featured the services of three online food portals of Kathmandu.

NEW DELHI, April 5: A Jodhpur trial court today convicted Salman Khan, while acquitting other accused in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case.

Let Buddhas be

March 5, 2018 01:30 am

Buddha did not waste time in trivial things. Where one is born and where one dies were none of his business. Citizenship and nationality were not his concerns

Let Holi be a Holy Occasion

March 1, 2018 08:14 am

Assorted colors, sweets and water-fights are what make Holi festival lively and exuberant. Also known as the festival of colors, Holi signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring and a festive day to witness unity. Although every festival is observed to commemorate some traditional, cultural and historical happenings, the underlying essence is to strengthen humanity and celebrate togetherness.

Who let the dogs, cows and oxen out?

February 26, 2018 13:00 pm

The Earth is a common home for all living creatures, but some people do not think this way and abuse lesser beings. According to the data of Animal Nepal, there are around 22,000 stray dogs inside the Kathmandu Valley, but the question is, where do they come from? These animals came through different means. While some of them are preexisting community dogs, the others were abandoned by their owners as they became old, aggressive, or handicapped.

Let your walls speak your style

February 22, 2018 10:05 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: When it comes to home décor, the task is absolutely incomplete without decorating the walls. Although the idea of home décor was limited to the high class societies of Nepal in the past, it has been influencing people in high numbers today.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Driver Niranjan Yadav is the sole survivor of the jeep accident that claimed the life of Secretary Ramananda Prasad Yadav of the Ministry of Irrigation on Saturday morning. Yadav, along with his son Santosh and another passenger Unnati Gupta died on the spot.

Let women thrive

January 30, 2018 00:30 am

Closing the gender gap may seem like a tall order, but it is essential for long-term economic development and prosperity

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has committed not to let a single inch of Nepalese territory be encroached upon.

San Francisco, Jan 21: Facebook announced Friday it will ask its two billion users to rank their trust in news sources, in its latest attempt to combat the spread of misinformation on the social network.

Don’t let rejections disappoint you

January 17, 2018 10:32 am

Dear Malvika, I am a 14-year-old girl who recently happened to be in a relationship with one of my classmates.

We have suffered a lot. We did not have anything in the name of assets. We were compelled to leave our village and had to limit ourselves to a small room. Finally, with a lot of struggle and hardship, we have constructed a small house for shelter.

Let bygones be bygones

October 25, 2017 17:11 pm

GenNext: Heart to Heart with Malvika

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: President Bidya Devi Bhandari urged all for right use of Right to Information, saying RTI would maintain good governance in the country.

Heart to Heart with Malvika

Let the games begin

August 11, 2017 14:17 pm

Nepal’s first board game

Rainy days are perfect when you’re at home. You can stay in bed all day long, reading a good book while drinking hot coffee. But if you need to head out, rain can be an inconvenience with puddles and traffic jams on the road. Indeed, rain can ruin your day. But you know what else it can damage? Your shoes. No matter the style or brand, shoes don’t fare well in rainy weather. Their colors fade, and they smell bad when constantly damp. They may even cause athlete’s foot! So, if you want to protect your shoes (and your feet) during the rainy season, here are some tips you should know:

Let’s live and let live

July 8, 2017 13:03 pm

If he doesn’t talk to anyone but himself, so what! Yes, so what sense does it make if he doesn’t talk to them who often talk the bad sides of others? Who constantly points out other people’s flaws when the group starts getting the heat of the conversation to keep flowing forward? What has he done wrong by isolating himself from these groups? Why do people say him that he has an attitude problem? Why don’t people leave him and let him be in his sound state? Does he have to be in the same group, pull other people’s leg and be among them to continue the talk?

DOHA, June 11: Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates signaled Sunday they may allow some Qataris to stay in their countries amid a diplomatic rift with the Gulf nation.

KATHMANDU, May 28: The newly elected Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City has promised to not renege on his election promises.

Let NCELL provide 4G service

May 1, 2017 10:49 am

KATHMANDU, May 1: Development Committee(DC) under legislature parliament has directed  the government not to prevent  NCELL from offering 3G and 4G services citing that stopping them would be a blatant violation of the right of general consumers.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Early in the morning, when I get my hands on the newspaper I always seem to catch myself flipping straight to the horoscope section. It’s not uncommon for teens; even some adults skim through the whole newspaper without reading or understanding anything and only reading with so much concentration when they reach the horoscope section. People’s belief on their zodiac signs and horoscopes seem to baffle other people who turn a blind eye when it comes to those kinds of things.

Let there be light(ness)

April 14, 2017 11:31 am

A discolored armpit can be embarrassing and can affect what you wear and where you hang out. You may not want to go to the pool with your friends because of it. With the summer approaching, The Week talked to Dr Bhabendra Suwal, dermatologist at Nidan Hospital, Army Hospital and Blue Cross Hospital, to find out what causes the pigmentation and how to get rid of it to raise your hands without having to feel shy or embarrassed.

NEW DELHI, April 11: Indian Premier League’s tenth season not only has the cricket lovers excited but is also keeping all Bollywood followers glued to the screens.

Let the people decide: Nembang

March 15, 2017 11:42 am

KATHMANDU, March14: Deputy Parliamentary Party leader of the main opposition CPN-UML, Subas Nembang, has said that there is no alternative than to go for the local elections to let the people decide the right course.

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney is urging Iraq and the world's nations not to let the Islamic State extremist group "get away with genocide."

Let women lead

February 18, 2017 00:50 am

Reconstruction is also an opportunity for social reconstruction, to build a society where women’s needs are addressed and they can contribute for Nepal’s overall development.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal today said achievements made through the Maoist 'people's war' would not be allowed to go in vain at any cost.

Let me talk

February 9, 2017 00:35 am

The Supreme Court has issued an order to the government to make it mandatory to seek permission from courts before accessing telephone and text message details for criminal and other investigations.

Politicians let us down: Flood victims

January 23, 2017 08:23 am

DANG, Jan 23: Three days after the devastating flood swept away houses and killed dozens of people in Dang and Surkhet in August, 2014, the then Home Minister Bam Dev Gautam rushed to the affected areas to meet the victims.

The search engine giant, Google’s latest update for Android allows users to run a quick search even without access to the internet.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: CPN-UML secretary and party Publicity Department Chief Yogesh Bhattarai has said that they will not let to table the constitution amendment bill in the parliament.

Twitter may soon let users edit tweets

December 30, 2016 13:44 pm

Bringing more controls to the platform, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said that the company was thinking to bring editing functionality to tweets.

ITAHARI, Dec 24: CPN-UML Senior Leader Jhalanath Khanal has claimed that his party will not allow the newly registered constitution bill to be endorsed in the parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi today urged main opposition CPN-UML not to obstruct parliamentary business.

Let diplomacy work

October 26, 2016 00:25 am

The decision to ditch SAARC Summit was a classic case of viewing regional cooperation through the narrow prism of bilateral problems

Let it die

September 26, 2016 00:25 am

It is not right to say that reviving NDL will save billions and ensure quality drugs in the market

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The government has agreed to amendments in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the construction of the  Nepal Police Academy at Panauti, Kavre district. The amendments allow India to appoint consultants on its own, among other things.

President of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal, Upendra Yadav, believes that the new constitution cannot be implemented without first addressing the concerns of the agitating Madheshis and Janajatis. Yadav, the former foreign minister and the undisputed leader of the first Madheshi Uprising in 2007, talked to Republica’s Biswas Baral and Mahabir Paudyal about constitutional amendment, the prime minister’s upcoming India visit and various Madheshi issues in an extensive interview.