LONDON, July 4: Women employees at the social networking giant Facebook are often told not to wear "revealing" dresses that may "distract" co-workers, a former Facebook employee has claimed in his book.

Additional manpower for local bodies sought to expedite process

Remarkably, there is an obscure link between Iceland’s national team and football in Nepal. And it comes via Johan Kalin, the former head coach of Machhindra Football Club, an A-Division club in Nepal. Kalin, who hails from Sweden, has long been an admirer of fellow countryman and Iceland’s head coach Lars Lagerback.

Fashion designer Yashita Dewan is excited about the kind of responses she’s been receiving after models Paramita Rana, Alka Rai, Ritesh Gurung and Bhaskar Baniya, who were chosen to represent Nepal at the Asia Model Festival 2016 held in Suwon Hwaseong.

Political analyst and Professor of Political Science Krishna Khanal argues that timely elections of local bodies, provincial assemblies and federal parliament is the only solution to the current political and constitutional logjam. He, however, maintains that agitating Madheshi forces must be taken into confidence first. He discussed some of these issues in an extensive interview with Republica’s Biswas Baral and Mahabir Paudyal.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday said that he postponed Australia visit due to political circumstances and hectic party work.

GORKHA, June 28: The teachers affiliated with the government run schools in Gorkha are faced with a mandatory provision to bring along their school bags to work.

CHITWAN, June 27: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare, CP Mainali, has said that providing a lump sum of Rs 200,000 to the earthquake survivors as demanded by the main opposition party, Nepali Congress, was not possible.

ARGHAKHANCHI, June 26: Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Ranjit Rae on Sunday said that India wishes peace, stability and development in Nepal. He said that Nepal-India relation is prosperous since immemorial times.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Former Finance Minister Madhukar SJB Rana has said that the separation of Britain from the European Union (EU) will not have any economic and financial impact on Nepal.

Not a woman’s world

June 24, 2016 04:00 am

We tend to blame the men for women’s plight not realizing that more often than not women make it easy for the men to act up. Our culture, tradition, and society teach women to be subservient and many don’t know that there’s a way of life based on partnership, and even if they do know, rebelling is not that easy.

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 21: On his first day in the job, new Brazil coach Adenor Leonardo Bacchi was already expressing concern about the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign.

DAILEKH, June 18: The locals affected by the Upper Karnali Hydro Power Project have drawn the attention of the Indian investor company, Grandhi Mallikarjuna Rao (GMR), to address their concerns.

MYAGDI (REPUBLICA): Education Minister Giriraj Mani Pokharel said that the trend of teachers entering school premises with political motive would be brought to an end. He stressed the need to select teachers on the basis of their qualification rather than under pressure from political parties.

Election not possible: Singh

June 18, 2016 01:13 am

KATHMANDU, June 18: Nepali Congress leader, Prakash Man Singh, today asserted that the election is not possible through an election calendar developed without prior discussions.

SAO PAULO, June 14: Brazilian head coach Dunga has denied the suggestions that early exit from Copa America would cost his job. Talking to the reporters, after the shock defeat to Peru, Brazilian said that he is not worried about the future despite the elimination from the Copa America Centenario. Eight time COPA champions were beaten 1-0 by Peru in a controversial match in Foxborough on Sunday, as striker Raul Ruidiaz used his hand to bundle a cross home with 15 minutes remaining.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Nepal's relations with India is "incomparable" and its growing ties with China was not at the cost of India, Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa said in New Delhi on Friday. Indian media reported that Thapa said that there was no threat to Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli's government though Chairman of CPN (Maoist Center) Pushpa Kamal Dahal had set certain conditions to continue his party's support to the coalition regime.

Conflict victims in Dailkeh district whose family members were killed, injured or made to disappear during the insurgency era are yet to file complaints at the TRC.

ITAHARI, June 6: Minister for Land Reform and Management Ram Kumar Subba today said that technical manpower of the country working to protect the public property and people should refrain from doing anything wrong that defamed the country.  Inaugurating the eastern regional workshop organised by the district office of the Survey Department in Itahari in Sunsari, the minister informed that records of only 35 percent of the total land of the country were available.

Remembering to not forget

April 25, 2016 00:00 am

KATHMANDU, April 23: As we mourn the loss of 9,000 plus lives in last year's tragic earthquakes