We are bit familiar with the robotics scene in Nepal. Not only working as waiters in restaurants and cafes, we see robots competing on a football match, race and so on. Despite all those, there are many who carry a mindset of robotics being waste of energy and time.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli stressed the need for also the political leadership to abide by financial laws and rules.

ISLAMABAD, July 27: Official results show cricket star Imran Khan won in Pakistan's polls but he will have to seek out allies to form a coalition government.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Only about 10.7 percent of the total applicants who sat for the Korean Language Test (KLT) conducted under the Employment Permit System (EPS) of South Korea, have made it through.

What Macron needs

May 9, 2018 00:30 am

By establishing himself as a voice of reason, moderation, and responsibility, Macron tried to lay the groundwork for his emergence as a real agent of change

KATHMANDU, May 6: The government in Province 3 needs around 100 more laws for the operation.

SURKHET, April 29: Mahendra Bahadur Shahi, chief minister (CM) of Karnali Province, has demanded special rights for the province in the federal law, citing infrastructural and social backwardness.

US needs Syria strategy

April 29, 2018 00:30 am

No amount of triumphant rhetoric can obscure the West’s betrayal of the Syrian people, nor disguise its lack of any actual strategy for resolving the Syria conflict

In an exclusive interview to The Hindu, Mr. Oli says the bitterness of past relations have been put behind them, and India and Nepal must work towards a new, more equal relationship.

Everybody needs a Crown

March 23, 2018 07:50 am

The other day, I was at a café with a friend of mine talking politics. I guess that's what men do when they meet for coffee because nothing else is worth talking about when there are pressing matters of the state to discuss.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The United Arab Emirates has given a target of 278 runs to Nepal during its final league match of World Cricket League Division 2. Ashfaq Ahmed scored highest runs, 114 with 10 fours and 3 sixes.

JANAKAPURDHAM, Jan 10: Police and the local administration are seen busy arranging bonfires in public places to keep the locals warm as the cold spell started taking the tarai districts in its grip. Houses of the poor and marginalized people are being increasingly visited by representatives of various organizations for offering relief these days.

VATICAN CITY, Dec 26: Pope Francis used his Christmas message on Monday to call for a negotiated two-state solution to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, after U.S. President Donald Trump stoked regional tensions with his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

BAITADI, Dec 15: HIV positive children in Baitadi have been left high and dry as they are deprived of basic needs like education, health facilities and nutrition.

If the foundation of your relationship is strong then with time it shall be fine. It will take a big effort and patience from both your ends to make this happen. And this will only be true with the right communication. In the world of social media, it is not impossible in stay in touch. Make sure that you both make the effort to do so. Also while he is gone, you can make thing happen for yourself too. You can focus on work and your dreams.

Republica Nepal Online asked our readers to rate on the security situations via a poll on twitter regarding the increasing violence and bomb explosions around the country.

Heart to heart with Malvika

Who needs a TAG?

September 2, 2017 09:38 am

Love relationships are of various types; some give us what we are looking for, some change our prospect of what being together is, some last longer than we think and some end abruptly.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), Amjad Hussain B Sial, has viewed that the SAARC process could be strengthened by concentrating on development, poverty reduction and the projects relating to health and education.

KATHMANDU: "Speed and effectiveness to guarantee quality are the prerequisites of service providers to make any city a smart city," said economist Achyut Wagle, adding that 'infrastructure auditing' is essential to know there is solid foundation to transform any city into a smart city.

Apple needs to be Apple again

June 9, 2017 09:12 am

The PC versus Mac is been an age-old debate that doesn’t have a definitive resolution. People would defend their preferences with the utmost enthusiasm and most of this is fueled by the history of both of these companies. Microsoft and Apple have been in the computer industry for a long time now, and while Macs started out as an operating system for personal use, Microsoft’s Windows started out as a competitor to IBM in the field of professional office related tasks. It is evident today that these roles have been reversed with Microsoft’s Windows touting a more versatile personal computer identity whereas Apple’s computers have started fostering a more professional identity. Even today, creative professional stand by Apple products arguing for the systems stability, design, and ease-of-use.

Addressing visual marketing needs

June 8, 2017 12:09 pm

Khwappa, a company that produces customized illustrations for businesses and individuals alike, comes as a breath of fresh air to the monotonous business identities of today. The start-up has found a way to add a personal touch to your personal business identity, especially in a highly competitive era where professionals would want to stand out. Professionals from all walks of life, be it the field of medicine, business or education, can benefit from the services of the company started by graduates of Kathmandu College of Management:  Saujanya Shrestha, 25; Sonal Shrestha, 24; and Samip Babu Malla, 24.

KATHMANDU, May 30: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has welcomed the government's decision to postpone the second phase of the local elections even as its leaders refrained from making any explicit commitment to contest the polls on the rescheduled date.

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said last week tech developers have a responsibility to prevent a dystopian ‘1984’ future as the US technology titan unveiled a fresh initiative to bring artificial intelligence into the mainstream.

Nepal, being a landlocked country and surrounded by mountains, natural diversity, glaciers, lakes, perennial rivers is one of the best tourist destinations in the world. Nepal’s mountainous and challenging topography and socio-economic conditions makes it prone to climate change.

BARCELONA, April 18: Barcelona has already pulled off a seemingly impossible comeback to stay alive in the Champions League. Now they must do it all over again.

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: Infrastructure needs in developing Asia and the Pacific will exceed $22.6 trillion through 2030, or $1.5 trillion per year, if the region is to maintain growth momentum, according to a new flagship report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) published on Tuesday.

Our capital city Kathmandu is now turning into Dustmandu. With the increase in pollution and dust in the air, irritation and other health problems are not uncommon among Kathmanduites. Republica talked to the people in Kathmandu to get their opinion on this issue.

‘Madhes needs local polls the most’

February 16, 2017 08:28 am

JHAPA, Feb 16: The last local level elections took place in the country nearly two decades ago. In the absence of the people’s representatives at the local bodies, local development has critically suffered across the country and Madhes is the hardest hit, say the stakeholders. Poor infrastructure development has made the matter even worse for the Madhes society, they lament.

A Professor of special education at Department of Special Education at Changwon National University (CWNU) in Changwon, South Korea, Jung Dae Young, PhD. has many feathers in his cap. He is dean of Educare Teachers School, Director of Leading University Project for International Cooperation and President of the Korean Society of Special Education. Prof Jung took personal initiative to launch the Special Needs Education Department at Tribhuvan University, persuading successfully the National Research Foundation in Korea to extend financial support. Prof. Jung, who has also established a foundation to provide scholarship to students with special needs, is currently in Kathmandu as a part of overseeing the progress of his works. He spoke to Republica in Kathmandu on Monday. Excerpts:

China needs new strategy

February 14, 2017 00:15 am

Trump’s courting of Russian President Vladimir Putin has only exacerbated concerns among Chinese leaders that the US is preparing to challenge China

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Nepal still has a lot of work to do for the development of its economic sector, National Planning Commission (NPC) member Swarnim Wagle said at an event on Friday.

The Man She Needs

January 20, 2017 23:20 pm

“Because life is all about compromise, you never get what you want, you are already 24 and have to do it,” my mother said. “He is rich, handsome, educated and most importantly a PR holder in Australia,” she added. Meanwhile, my father asked my sister to take some time.

Nepal needs 5 rails after 1 year

January 10, 2017 20:45 pm

BARDIBAS, Jan 10: Jayanagar Railway track is being constructed. It will be completed within a year. But, Nepal does not have a rail of its own. So, whose rail will run on the track following the construction?

Actor-singer Meiyang Chang, who will be playing a gay character in a web series, feels Bollywood needs to handle such portrayals with more sensitivity. In the web series “Untag”, Chang plays the role of Nischay Barbara and he has made sure he doesn’t play the role in a stereotypical way.

Manchester City may need a decade of consistent performances in the Champions League to establish themselves among Europe's biggest clubs, manager Pep Guardiola has said.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Former Manchester United player Quinton Fortune has said that current manager Jose Mourinho will need some time to make the 20 times English Premier League champion successful again.

POKHARA, Sept 30: Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Hitraj Pandey today inaugurated a motorable bridge at the area between Lahachowk and Ghachowk in Kaski.

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 25: Twitter, which was once a darling of the tech industry and went public almost three years ago in an eye-popping IPO, appears to be up for sale.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat, today attended the 15th annual Ministerial Meeting of the Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) on the sidelines of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Economics and experts have said that a huge gap between financial resources and needs of various provinces will be one of the major challenges when the country embraces federal setup.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: It needs a new law to overhaul the education system and bring changes in quality of education, says lawmaker Umesh Shrestha, also a member of the education committee in parliament.

TILATHI, Saptari, July 18: Northern Chure region was all drenched due to the incessant rain throughout Saturday night. The heavy rainfall also triggered flood in Khado River badly affecting Tilathi - Rampura road section of the Rajbiraj - Kunauli highway.

PARIS, June 18: Belgium head into their second match of Euro 2016 needing to beat Republic of Ireland to make next round, as they lost their opening game against Group E rivals Italy. Martin O’Neill’s side wants to upset star loaded Belgium who are certainly favorite and looking to bounce back from their Italian set back.