Nijgadh airport must be built

August 1, 2018 02:00 am

Why we need alternative and additional international airports is obvious. Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), the only international airport in the country, has become too crowded, too congested and is too small to contain increasing air traffic.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Professor Dr Mahendra Lawoti has called for alliance among identical indigenous groups to form a broader identity to ensure their rights in the country.

July 27: Mohamed Salah is capable of delivering another season chock full of goals at Liverpool but his supporting cast must pick up the slack to ease the burden on the Egyptian forward, midfielder James Milner has said.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that it was necessary to formulate laws for the implementation of constitution.

Congress must rise

July 11, 2018 01:30 am

What Congress leaders would have us believe as authoritarianism is actually hubris, arrogance and total disregard to public concerns which every party has displayed while in power

KATHMANDU, July 8: Minister for Forests and Environment, Shakti Bahadur Basnet, has said that good governance was imperative to fulfill the dream of prosperity.

Must have apps

July 6, 2018 09:06 am

From games to photo editing tools, there is a lot that we keep on our phones. Our smartphones would be pretty useless without the many apps we download on a regular basis from the Google Play Store or the App Store. Often what we download is based on recommendations or ratings.

KAZAN, June 30: Argentina and Lionel Messi need to find form fast if they are to go any further in the World Cup on Saturday when they meet a France team who have yet to live up to their billing.

KAZAN, June 30: Argentina and Lionel Messi need to find form fast if they are to go any further in the World Cup on Saturday when they meet a France team who have yet to live up to their billing.

MCALLEN, June 27: A judge in California on Tuesday ordered U.S. border authorities to reunite separated families within 30 days, setting a hard deadline in a process that has so far yielded uncertainty about when children might again see their parents.

RUSSIA, June 26: A total of four football games are being played today under the 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup football tournament.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Chief Whip of the main opposition party, Nepali Congress, Bal Krishna Khand, has urged the government to implement the constitutional provision of having speaker and deputy speakers representing from different political parties.

HETAUDA, June 4: In a special address at Provincial Assembly of Province 3, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said that there was no room for groups to incite violence and conflict in the country.

No matter how friendly your colleagues look, how comfortable you are with your manager or how much you are passionate about your work—one has to be always extra-cautious when you are a new employee at your workplace. You are yet to understand the way your new organisation works and how your teammates conduct themselves during the office hours.

Must have apps

May 25, 2018 07:47 am

If you want to make the most of your smartphone, these are some apps we recommend you must have on your phone.

With just one day to go, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are probably experiencing some wedding jitters right, but spare a thought for their 600 guests.

KATHMANDU, May 16: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, has requested all stakeholders to make extra efforts for bringing Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) into operation for 21 hours in a day.

Jaya Raj Acharya, Ph.D. in linguistics from Georgetown University, is a well-known scholar and former ambassador of Nepal to the United Nations. He has studied Nepal-India relations in depth. In the context of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit, he shared his insights on multiple areas of Nepal-India relations with Mahabir Paudyal and Kosh Raj Koirala.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Pushpa Kamal Dahal, chairperson of CPN Maoist Center shared that communist parties must unite "even if some might be left out".

KATHMANDU, April 17: The World Bank has said that Nepal must create 240,000 jobs a year to maintain its employment rate.

SYANGJA, April 10: The Chapakot Municipality in Syangja district has decided not to release the salaries of community schools' teachers within the municipality if their kids were not enrolled in the community schools.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Newly-appointed Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that there is no alternative to excellent bilateral relations between Nepal and India, despite some hiccups in the recent past.

KATHMANDU, Mar 29: The ministers of the Federal Executive must answer the questions put up by parliamentarians to hold the government accountable.

To welcome a new season in style, it’s important to have some basic styling in place. Be it sporting trendy capes or colourful bralettes, you can go all out experimenting with new trends. Here are some tips before your finalise your wardrobe for the coming season.

EUEOM must revise its report: PM Oli

March 25, 2018 14:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Mar 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expressed serious objection against the election report of the European Union Election Observation Mission.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 22: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence Wednesday on the data scandal rocking the social media giant, admitting mistakes that led to a "breach of trust" with its two billion users, and vowing to step up.

KATHMANDU, March 8: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended her best wishes for gender equality, women rights and empowerment as well as for peace and prosperity to all sisters across the globe.

Feb 27: Climate change is likely to have a devastating impact on king penguins if greenhouse gas emissions continue at their present rate, scientists have warned.

GENEVA, Feb 26: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for warring sides to implement a 30-day ceasefire across Syria, in line with an appeal by major powers at the weekend.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: As Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has to win a vote of confidence from  parliament within a month of his appointment to the post, the first cabinet meeting of his government is expected to recommend to the president to   summon the first session of  the new parliament.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Nepal has selected to field first in a must win game against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 at the United Cricket Club Ground in Windhoek, Namibia.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has made it mandatory for bank and financial institutions (BFIs) to seek approval of the central bank before accepting any prize or award from foreign agency.

NEW DELHI, Dec 21:  CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury has urged the Modi government to do “a re-thinking” vis-a-vis relations with Nepal following the victory of a Communist alliance in parliamentary and provincial elections there.

Political thinker and CPN-UML Deputy General Secretary Ghanashyam Bhusal was one of the key negotiators who made the left alliance possible. After the alliance swept the elections of federal parliament and provincial assemblies, what challenges does he foresee on government formation and party unification? Thira L Bhusal and Mahabir Paudyal had caught up with him on Tuesday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21:  Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has said that it must be informed about any road widening move before it is undertaken.

LONDON, Nov 17: Arsenal must win an “electric” north London derby against Tottenham Hotspur to issue a statement of intent to both their local rivals and other top-four contenders, goalkeeper Petr Cech has said ahead of Saturday’s Premier League clash.

CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday flew into South Korea, the closest he has come to the frontlines of the nuclear standoff with North Korea, saying a solution must be found to the security threat posed by Pyongyang.

GORKHA, Nov 3: Dr Baburam Bhattarai has said that alliance of Nepali Congress (NC) and his party, Naya Shakti must win the upcoming House of Representatives and State Assemblies elections to lead the country towards development and prosperity. NC has agreed to support Dr Bhattarai who is running the House of Representatives polls from Gorkha constituency-2.

NC must remain in opposition: Nembang

November 2, 2017 11:47 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: CPN-UML leader Subash Chandra Nembang has opined that the Nepali Congress (NC), which has been in the government for long should come into opposition for a few years.

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.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Nepal's national cricket team is traveling to Hong Kong aiming for victories over the home team to keep its slim hope of finishing in top four in the ICC World Cricket League Championship alive.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: The continuous reporting on rampant corruption issues reported by Republica and its sister publication Nagarik Daily have started earning wide acclaims from various quarters.

KATHMANDU, August 28: Lawmakers have laid emphasis on formulating stringent laws along with their effective enforcement to end all types of violence against women.

Founded after World War II, the UN Security Council issued its first resolution on January 25, 1946. Many have followed suit ever since, of which 220 have been vetoed by at least one of the Permanent Members.

LAHAN, Aug 21: An environment expert and engineer has urged for Chure conservation in view of the devastating flood in the tarai region every monsoon. Unless illegal extraction in the Chure range comes to an end, flood and landslides in the plains and the hills cannot be averted, they warned.

LONDON, July 14: To play at Wimbledon, even your underwear has to be white. The All England Club has rules about how much color can be worn on court, and a few junior players seem to have run afoul of the strict standards this week.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Home Minister Janardan Sharma has said that only the expansion of the Mugling-Narayanghat section of the Prithvi Highway without first opening an alternative road was a mistake and that it cost lives of so many passengers.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Those leaving for foreign employment will now be required to open bank accounts before flying abroad.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The World Bank has warned that Nepal may not achieve the status of a lower-middle-income country by 2030 if it does not pursue and implement comprehensive reforms to address long-standing challenges of the country.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Nepali pharmaceutical companies have said that they were capable of meeting the demand for medicines in the market.