A two-day book translation event for Let's Read! Digital Library by The Asia Foundation in Kathmandu initiated from Saturday. According to the press statement released by Let’s Read! Digital Library, academicians, authors, writers, editors, librarians, teachers, volunteers, book readers and students gathered to translate more than 60 children books into the Nepali language.
Though being closely touched by the scenario, where breaking marriages are as easy as breakups and breakups are just impatient actions, where lust is respected and feelings flayed like seasons and where years of togetherness never hesitated to part ways, I still believe in you- in love!
WASHINGTON, Dec 5: The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries to go into full effect even as legal challenges continue in lower courts.
With HIV detected in Nepal in1988, the disease brought myriad misconceptions with its first diagnosis. Because of the lack of research, medication and awareness, HIV was considered a highly communicable disease which is spread through physical touch or external agents. With much research and awareness work conducted, people’s view of the infection started to take a positive turn. However, some misconceptions of HIV still persist.
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, TEXAS, Nov 7: A former National Rifle Association instructor who grabbed his rifle and ran barefoot across the street to open fire on the gunman who slaughtered 26 people at a small-town Texas church was hailed as a hero Monday, along with the pickup truck driver who helped chase the killer down.
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?
KATHMANDU, May 25: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) Chairman Upendra Yadav on Thursday asked the leaders of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) and Nepal Loktantrik Forum (NLF) to institutionalize the achievements of the Madhes Movement capitalizing on the local level elections.
Sexual health issues and problems have always been embarrassing to discuss but considering the general increase in the number of such cases here in our country, it’s time to shake off our reservations. Gynecologist Dr Chandra Shobha Amatya reveals that almost 50 % of her patients come to her because they are showing signs of some form of Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) or Infection. What’s more, their level of awareness on the matter seems to be frighteningly low.
The United Nations helped launch a smartphone app Tuesday that allows users to “walk a mile in a refugee’s shoes” by simulating the daily struggles of a fictional Rohingya Muslim who was forced to flee her home.
Thursday’s merger of six different Madhesi parties to form the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP), to be followed hot on the heels by an understanding between various Madhesi forces and the government on a two-phase election, have been music to the ears of Nepalis.
In late 2016, I was travelling in some remote villages of Zimbabwe to interview women living with depression and HIV/AIDS. Most of the women were either widowed or divorced as a result of the conflict and HIV/AIDS. Despite their dual burden of disease and social isolation, their happiness and entrepreneurial spirit was amazing, an inspiring takeaway for me. I had spent two weeks talking hours upon hours with different groups about their struggles with depression and HIV/AIDS. In one conversation, a middle-aged woman asked me, “Does depression exist in your country?”
The term ‘peace’ comes from the Anglo-French ‘pes’, and the Old French ‘pais’, both meaning “peace, reconciliation, silence, agreement. All the religions advocate peace. Before thinking about world peace, we must focus on inner peace. Inner peace refers to a state of being mentally and spiritually at peace.
KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Some of the provisions included in the constitution amendment proposal under discussion between the government and the agitating Madhes-based parties have run into serious objection from both the opposition and ruling parties.
KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to forge a clear view on the impeachment motion at the parliament against suspended Chief Commissioner at the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lokman Singh Karki.