Problems! Well, we face it every day, every moment and everywhere.

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Nine out of 10 ten-year-old girls live in developing countries while one in five lives in Least Developed Country, states a new report.

DANG, Oct 18: Shibalal KC, a resident of Tulsipur joined the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in 2003.  He was at the fifth division of the PLA at Dahaban Headquarters, Rolpa and was entitled to Rs 5000 per month. However, KC says that he never received his full salary. “I never received my full salary. They (PLA) would always have cut from it under various headings like party welfare,” he said stating through out his stay at the cantonment he received only Rs 3000 per month.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Leader of the CPN-UML, Yuvaraj Gyawali has said that his party is very serious for the constitution implementation and it is not an ideal time for the constitution amendment.

Reasons for our procrastination

October 5, 2016 09:38 am

Evidence suggests that the habit of leaving things until the last minute generally results in low-quality work performance and reduced well-being.

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 1: Nepal Workers' Peasants' Party Chairperson, Narayanman Bijukchhe, has said the country would move towards the path of development if politicization and corruption were prevented.

Our ‘international’ Dashain

September 23, 2016 02:30 am

It’s the only time of the year when the routines of mother, father, son and daughter coincide to make it a perfect opportunity to escape somewhere else.

Soaltee hosts 'Our Table'

September 18, 2016 22:21 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Upaul Majumdar, the General Manager of Soaltee Crowne Plaza Kathmandu, hosted an 'Our Table' event along with Alexandre Barre, wine ambassador for Pernod Ricard Winemakers on Saturday.

Changing our tune

September 16, 2016 02:05 am

The majority of us were brought up to respect the national anthem and this involves showing deference whenever it is played – namely ceasing our activities and standing still out of respect. It has now become so common to hear it in situations and places where it just is not possible for us to maintain the required propriety befitting that of a national anthem.

The chapters of our lives

September 9, 2016 01:30 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Dinesh Rai has been on Nepal’s magazine sector for more than 15 years. Though he prefers to freelance, he has not only been publishing articles but also editing some of the country’s most prominent magazines.

Dashain on our doorsteps

September 8, 2016 00:30 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: With Dashain and Tihar festivals around the bend, festive shoppers are thronging major market centers across the country to purchase stuffs for Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festivals.

BAJURA, Sept 6: Enough food, safe shelter and dignified life as any other free individual in the society- this was a dream for Rangi BK of Bajura district since he was a kid. Eight years ago, this one of the many bonded haliyas was freed.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: The newly-elected office-bearers of Nepali Congress students’ wing-- Nepal Students Union (NSU) have pledged to work with a focus on educational issues rather than on political ones.

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: The National Cricket Team which had been to the Netherlands to play in the ICC World Cricket League has returned home today morning.

Are our highways deathtraps?

August 1, 2016 00:50 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The alarming increase in the frequency of accidents on the highways in recent years shows just how unsafe our roads are.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Human beings are compulsive list makers. We create and consume lists in our day to day life. Be it our shopping list, or be it the ‘Top 20 songs to make you feel good’ list that we’ve loaded on YouTube.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Bankers have taken exception over a new measure in the monetary policy for Fiscal Year 2016/17 that requires them to directly lend 2 percent of their total loans in the deprived sector.

As we are bombarded with emails each day, we can’t stop ourselves from constantly scrolling our phone, or get perked up hearing the push button notification sound even when it’s not our working hours.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Two students were killed and 17 others injured when  a compound wall caved in at Pushpanjali Secondary School at Badegaun of Godawari Municipality, Lalitpur district on Friday.

Our reading preferences

June 10, 2016 14:31 pm

A very popular defense for not being able to read a lot of books is the abundance of newspapers. We have all heard it. People may confess to not having picked up a novel or finished a story in a long time but many also are quick to add that this doesn’t mean they haven’t been reading.