The new federal government hiked tax rates on several consumer goods through the budget. Similarly, provincial and local governments are also doing the same, overcharging citizens on even basic services like birth registration.
Notable writer Jhamak Ghimire, who was born with cerebral palsy, won the most prestigious prize of Nepali literature, Madan Puraskar, in 2010 for her autobiography ‘Jeevan Kanda Ki Phool’. She has been an inspiration to many, while her life story is a tight slap to those who think differently-abled people do not possess the capability to survive in this dog-eat-dog world.
RAJBIRAJ, Nov 19: Chief Justice Sushila Karki has said that although she is in favor of proportional inclusive system, she will not appoint an unqualified candidate as justice as such a move would be inappropriate.
KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Political leaders from different parties express 'serious concern' when people lose their lives in road accidents. But people hardly believe that they are serious enough to reform the transport sector.
The Government of Denmark and Nepal have had diplomatic relations since 1967. Denmark started development activities in Nepal in 1987 and opened its Embassy in Kathmandu in 1991. Last fall, the Danish government decided to close its mission in Kathmandu from the end of year 2017. Why did Denmark take this decision and how will it affect Nepal-Denmark relation? Mahabir Paudyal met with Kirsten Geelan, who will be serving as the last Danish Ambassador to Nepal, to take her views.