7 Provinces but No Woman CM!

January 15, 2023 08:00 am

It is a huge irony that none of the chief ministers (CMs) elected in the seven provinces of the country over the past couple of days are women. Women make more than half of Nepal’s population and the Constitution of Nepal 2015 has a provision for mandatory 33 percent women’s participation in all state organs. But the implementation of this constitutional provision has been challenged ever since it was made. It would be a matter of some consolation even if at least one of the seven CMs were a woman.

LAMJUNG, May 26: All men have been elected to major posts in the eight local levels in Lamjung district. This includes the position of mayor in four municipalities and four positions of chairpersons of rural municipalities.

Nepal’s divorce law is unfair to men

September 22, 2020 14:00 pm

There are cases where men are the real victims but yet they have to provide property if they want divorce. Women are always given the benefit of doubt.

Smart styling tips for men

April 11, 2020 16:54 pm

Mornings can be a rush hour to decide what to wear so plan about what to wear the night before. What to wear should not be the first thing you have to think about in the morning.

It's not uncommon for partners to feel insecure in a relationship. However, most people are unaware of their insecurities.

Don't go by the headline as the actress was all in a jovial mood when she took up the questions during an recent exclusive interview.

Even a country whose half of the population comprised of women is not able to show their full potential in their respective work field. This has resulted women not being able to contribute toward the development of the country in full potential.

Spa visits and the money they generate reached record highs last year in the U.S. with $18.3 billion in revenue driven by 190 million pampering trips, according to the International Spa Association.

FLORIDA, June 16: Fathers in the U.S. tend to be better educated than men without children, and relatively few men have children over age 40.

KATHMANDU, May 7: Women have come across an increasing spate of violence perpetrated by a male, said the National Women Commission. At a sample test of the programmes on women development implemented at Shuklaphanta municipality on Monday, NWC deputy secretary Meera Sherchan said the number of gender-based violence against women has increased due to social structure, values, and mindsets.

KATHMANDU, March 31: The Constitutional Council, which is headed by the prime minister, picked the new head of the Election Commission on Monday just a day after the outgoing chief election commissioner retired from the post.

MOSCOW, March 8: When a Russian army recruitment office ordered a photoshoot to celebrate International Women’s Day, it didn’t feature any of the 45,000 women currently serving in the country’s armed forces.

Almost 200 men marched on ‘Men’s March’ on the special occasion of International Women’s Day on Friday.


December 7, 2018 08:23 am

It might not seem like men have a lot to choose from when it comes to clothing – especially wedding or party clothing. But Bibek Upadhyay, stylist and designer at Outlook Fashion Hub, states that with subtle alterations and the right styling anyone can make the most basic formal wear or wedding wear look trendy, chic, and distinctive. Here, he guides us through the appropriate, modern and stylish way men can dress themselves while attending wedding functions or any other formal event that requires them to look prim and proper.

Women are put off from dating men who are either “too clever” or “too easy going”, a psychology study has found.

MUMBAI/SANGLI, Aug 5: An eight months pregnant woman from Satara was allegedly gang-raped by eight men in Sangli. The 20-year-old woman, along with her hotelier husband, had gone to Turchi Phata in Tasgaon for a business meeting.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Despite an increase from last year, the number of women donating blood is comparatively low than that of male donors. One of the reasons behind this is the inability to break away from a misconception: 'blood donation risks one’s health’.

BANEPA, July 17: The third municipal council meeting of Panauti Municipality has concluded with the decision to stop discrimination on wages for male and female agricultural and construction workers. Due to the continuing wage gap between the two genders, the fiscal program of the financial year 2018/19 came to this decision. Panauti is the first of the 13 local units in Kavre district to adopt such a policy.

MOSCOW, June 14:Russian women should avoid sex with non-white foreign men during the football World Cup because they could become single mothers to mixed race children, a senior lawmaker in Moscow said on Wednesday.

When a man throws money around on flashy cars, people intuitively interpret this behavior as a sign that he is more interested in short-term sexual relationships than in romantic commitment.

LALITPUR, June 5: The cases of domestic violence against men have also gone up in Lalitpur district of late.

DHANGADI, May 27: Nirmal Karki sustained injuries after two masked men shot him and looted 950,000 rupees from Chauraha of Dhangadi sub metropolitan-2, according to police.

TORONTO, Canada, May 25: Two unidentified men walked into a restaurant on Thursday in the Canadian city of Mississauga and set off a bomb, wounding more than a dozen people, and then fleeing, local police said.

Women on dating apps like Tinder are more often looking for confirmation of being attractive, whereas men desire for casual sex and short-term relationships, a study has found. “Women use dating apps to feel better about themselves more than men do,” Mons Bendixen, Associate Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Being perceived as a potential partner by other users is regarded as positive, he said.

The chariot men

March 30, 2018 06:51 am

Back when he was 12, Ratna Maharjan remembers smugly looking down the Seto Machindranath chariot’s nine-storey tower structure, hoping against hope that somebody down below had caught him in the act and was admiring his courage.

The Good men

March 16, 2018 08:20 am

It’s a rare breed. And I say so because, having lived in a patriarchal setting most of my life, I have seen enough couples to know that men hardly ever appreciate all that women do (or are culturally forced to do) for them.

Violence against men rise with VAW

March 9, 2018 08:01 am

BHARATPUR, March 9: Various speakers said a spate of incident of violence against men has also increased with the prevalence violence against women (VAW).

Vladimir Putin's election supporters are using provocative pictures of female models in underwear in the latest bizarre tactic to fend off apathy in next month's Russian presidential poll.

The male form in various states of undress has featured in Nepali art for centuries. Just look at the Chakrasamvara Mandala, a 13th-century Nepali paubha painting depicting the union of the deity Chakrasamvara and his consort Vajravarahi, or the many statues in erotic poses found at the Hindu temples of Kathmandu.

The ‘Male Nude’ art exhibition kicked off on the premises of MCube Gallery, Lalitpur on Friday. The exhibition features works of artists Kapil Mani Dixit and Roshan Miahra, and is curated by Manish Lal Shrestha. This six-day event is showcasing 17 different paintings by the two artists. Out of 17 paintings, six are made by Kapil Mani Dixit and remaining eleven are made by Roshan Mishra.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: A day before the expiry of the deadline set for the political parties, the CPN-UML on Sunday submitted the list of its candidates winning the parliamentary seats under the proportional representation system to the Election Commission.

RUPANDEHI, Jan 24: Rupandehi police on Wednesday made public a group of people arrested on charges of fleecing people by promising them a job in networking business amid a press meet in Lumbini.

Skincare essentials for men

December 15, 2017 08:53 am

Like women, men also suffer from a lot of skin problems. But sadly, there is not a lot of information one can find regarding men’s face care routine.

Around the world, fewer than half of HIV-positive men are getting treatment, compared to 60 % of women, according to a UNAIDS report released on World AIDS Day.

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.

This poll was conducted from August 10 to August 14, 2017, among a national sample of 2,201 adults. Source: Morning Consult

MASSACHUSETTS, August 22: Two Boston-area residents say they’ve set the world record for travelling to every stop on the city’s subway system in about seven and a half hours.

Crisis of mediocre men

August 14, 2017 00:26 am

The challenge for top leaders is to pick the most electable candidates without alienating other aspirants

KATHMANDU, August 1: A 24-men-squad for Japan tour has been announced on Tuesday. The head coach of national football team Gyotuku Koji announced the name of the team member. The former Japanese player Koji has retained all the members of the squad who had played against Yemen in Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup 2019 qualifications.

Sticky dandruff, fungal skin infections, extreme oil secretion from the skin and extreme sweating, among others, are some of the problems that you invariably face during the monsoons. However, the good news is that solution to all these skin and hair related problems of the season of drizzles and thunders are right within your fingertips! Just follow these essential grooming tips, protect your skin and hair, and enjoy the charm of the season.

When Aayushi KC was in the US, she saw that taking out garbage was a fun family activity. On the contrast, she realized people back home don’t even bother on propery managing their waste. Additionally, people behave poorly with garbage collectors and  outright disrespect them.

DHARAN, June 22: Going against the gender-friendly election laws, political parties in Sunsari have given priority to male candidates by sidelining female candidates for the second round of local elections stipulated for June 28.

Styling for men

June 2, 2017 11:53 am

Many of us still believe that short hair doesn’t need much care. This however isn’t the case according to Apsara Pradhan, hair dresser at KA hairdressing and beauty salon, located in Pulchowk. Men need to pay attention to what suits them and style their hair right in order to look their best. Short hair isn’t the only answer to looking neat, if you do it right, long hair can look equally, if not more, presentable.

HETAUDA, May 26: Bimala Majhi is already 40. Learning to build house at this age was not something she ever imagined of. If it was about contributing labor, it would still be a normal thing, she said. “But we are now working as trained masons. It is very a tedious job but it feels great doing it,” she added.

Is this really only the fifth entry in the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean film’ franchise?

BARDIA, April 15: Women leaders in Bardia expecting to contest the upcoming local-level elections are worried after powerful central leaders of major political parties threw themselves into the fray.

BARDIA, April 12: Women leaders in Bardia expecting to contest the upcoming local-level elections are worried after powerful central leaders of major political parties threw themselves into the fray.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Women have outpaced men in 18 districts in terms of self-employment.

Thank you, men

March 9, 2017 00:15 am

Let’s acknowledge the role of good men who help women with their personal and career growth

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: While the number of women opting for job abroad is far less as compared to men, they are simply ahead of their male counterparts while it comes to committing suicide. According to a recent report published by International Labor Organization, 24 percent of Nepali women migrant workers committed suicide in 2014/15 whereas the percentage for the male workers stands at 17.