KATHMANDU, July 25: Senior leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Madhav Kumar Nepal has said that time has come for the government to evaluate its performance.

In her first public appearance since discovering her masters were in the hands of someone she’s not a fan of, Taylor Swift didn’t directly address the issue, but she did play music from that rich catalog, including songs from her groundbreaking sophomore album to her first full-blown pop project to her latest title.

KATHMANDU, June 28: The performance of public schools continues to remain dismal despite decentralization in the education system, the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) results for 2075 show.

The life of a classical musician

June 21, 2019 11:25 am

Although his prolonged stay in Banaras would teach him a lot about music and life, his initial days at BHU were reminiscent of his days at the Lalitkala Campus. He couldn’t grasp a lot of what was being taught in class and was performing poorly.

Lady Gaga scared her fans during her recent show in Vegas, where the pop singer nearly tripped from a raised platform in between her performance.

MORANG, April 17: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration, Lal Babu Pandit, today said people's representatives should work to meet the aspiration of the people.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Senior leader of Nepal Communist Party and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has suggested the party leadership to review the past one year of the government and reshuffle it thereafter.

Setting right expectation

March 2, 2019 03:25 am

Keep in mind children don’t listen to their parents, but will imitate them without a second thought.

‘Saturday Night Rock’ returns

December 18, 2018 10:36 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: ‘A night of Originals’ was held at the Shisha Bar, Thamel on Saturday. The show ‘Saturday Night Rock’ has been an initiation by the management to showcase the rock bands of the capital to their audience. ‘Hermeneutics of Suspicion’ also called HoS started the show with their debut performance.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Standing Committee Member of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Yogesh Bhattarai has said that the Oli-led government has failed to live up to the people's expectations.

MAKAWANPUR, Nov 3: Chief Minister of Province 3, Dormani Paudel, has sacked Physical Infrastructure Development Minister Keshav Sthapit following an altercation with him while attending a cabinet meeting.

KATHMANDU, July 26: Nepal has made a significant improvement in the World Bank's 2018 Logistics Performance Index (LPI) compared to the index of 2016.

KATHMANDU June 26: The Supreme Court on Monday gave continuity to its earlier stay order against the decision of the Investment Board Nepal (IBN) to seek Rs 100 million as performance guarantee from the Kathmandu Monorail Company Ltd (KMCL) before signing an MoU to prepare the detailed project report (DPR) for Kathmandu Monorail Project.

KATHMANDU, June 1: An all-round performance from Sompal Kami helped the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club register its first win of the tournament with a 55-run win over Province 2 in a rain-marred match in the ongoing Inter-provincial Prime Minister Cup on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 24: Nepal displayed a mixed performance in the ongoing South Asian Regional Qualifiers Tournament for the ITF Asia U-12 Team Tennis Championship on Monday. Nepal won in the boys’ category, while it faced defeat in the girls’. In the boys’ category matches played at the Satdobato Tennis Court, Nepal defeated Bhutan 3-0.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Nepali Congress (NC) senior leaders have come down heavily on the party leadership for the party's poor performance in the elections, blaming this on groupism in the party, some controversial decisions and a failure to give full shape to the party committees.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Delhi Daredevils has lauded the performance of Nepali youth cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane against Namabia at the ICC World Cricket League Division Two underway at Windhoek in Namibia on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has begun performance evaluation agreement with officers to upgrade the quality in service provided by the organization.  NEA will start its first phase agreement with the staffs of Direct Customer Service (DCS) department.

JC to award judges for best performance

December 18, 2017 04:45 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: The Judicial Council (JC) is all set to award four judges for best performance on the occasion of Judicial Council Day on Monday. The four jusges include two high court judges and two district court judges.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The Supreme Court has considered that the performance appraisal certificates tendered by newly elected lawmaker and former DIG Nawa Raj Silwal to the apex court as forged.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: International artiste Marshmello has apologized for canceling his live performance “Marshmello Live In Nepal” scheduled at Club Déjà Vu, Durbar Marg in Kathmandu on Wednesday. The event was organized by 61 Live Pvt. Ltd.

GERMANY, Nov 16: The Office of the Prime Minister has recalled Dr. Bishwanath Oli, secretary of the Ministry of Population and Environment (MoPE) for poor work performance. Oli, who is currently attending the COP 23 at Bonn, Germany, will return Nepal tomorrow.

Performance Art Play Reaches Dharan

November 8, 2017 09:14 am

DHARAN, Nov 7: Calarab Dharan on Monday organized a Performance Art play at Bhanu Chowk, Dharan. The play started with the actors, all dressed in black and as facebook, messenger, youtube as well as various games, entering inside a mobile phone. Each actor then presented different stories of cyber bullying and cyber crime as various social media applications.

KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Only about 25 percent of works of Gautam Buddha Airport has completed even though the project completion date is only two months away.

BHAKTAPUR, September 9: Nepali Congress leader Dr Ram Sharan Mahat has said that position of the Nepali Congress (NC) remains poor for giving more attention to money, post, prestige and power instead of embracing the ideals of BP Koirala.

JHAPA, Sept 7: “I will make Birtamod market so clean that you would be able to pick and eat grains that are spilled on the ground around here.

MUMBAI, August 29: Bollywood actress Ileana D'Cruz, who is playing a queen in a royal family of Rajasthan in the upcoming film 'Baadshaho', says some sequences of the movie were shot in a real 'filthy' prison and that added to her performance.

Lawmakers question CIAA performance

August 1, 2017 17:15 pm

KATHMANDU, August 1: Lawmakers have expressed concerns over what they termed 'non-active' role of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) at time when the increasing policy-level corruption was destroying the nation, culture and the entire system.

POKHARA, July 9: Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has opined for reviewing the party as it was 'weakening' lately.

ITAHARI, July 3: Sajha Party(SP) elated over its unprecedented performance in the first phase of local level elections held on May 14 have failed to surprise the general public with a similar performance again.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Fringe parties appear heading for crushing defeats in the local elections with early vote count showing them trailing far behind three main parties even in areas considered their traditional stronghold.

ILAM, June 22: CPN-UML parliamentary party leader Subas Chandra Nembang has said that the UML was removed from the government because other parties could not stand its good performance in power.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Even as the main opposition CPN-UML maintains an early lead in the second day of vote-counting Monday,  initial results point to a mixed outcome for the first phase of local elections.

KATHMANDU, April 30: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) is preparing to quit the incumbent government.

KATHMANDU, March 20: FIDE Master Manish Hamal and Aashish Phuyal gave continuity to their standard performance on Monday in the second round of the Asian Zonal 3.2 Chess Championship 2017 being held in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: The ‘North East Indian Cultural Festival-Namaste Nepal’ organized by Indian Cultural Centre, Embassy of India, Kathmandu from January 14 to January 27 concludes today. The program aimed to consolidate existing bilateral relations and shared sensibilities between people of two countries.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Cartoonz Crew, a rising hip-hop dance crew famous for putting viral dance videos, surprised the students and staffs at British Council in Lazimpat with their mini-flash mob dance on Wednesday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Expressing displeasure over the ‘sluggish’ working style of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday directed NRA Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sushil Gyewali for a result-oriented performance.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: The Development Committee of the Legislature-Parliament today summoned the Chief of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) and government secretaries to take stock of hurdles surfaced in carrying out post- earthquake reconstruction works.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Nepal has slipped 19 places to 124th out of 160 countries in the Logistic Performance Index (LPI) of 2016 published by the World Bank.

Redefining performance appraisal

June 19, 2016 16:32 pm

Many working professionals must have envied the recent 25% hike in salary of government staffs. However, it is the time of the year when private sector employees go through tedious performance appraisal, which will soon result in the increment of their salaries.