Healthy competition pushes us to excel, to take chances and to better ourselves. Of course, competition has its toxic dark side: it can drain your morale, blind you to organizational goals, and exacerbate stress. The key to winning lies in competing on your terms, taking advantage of your strengths, and making the most of your opportunities.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba said nationality could not be strengthened without trusting Madhes that makes up half the total population of the country.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: As Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-N), the fourth largest party and a crucial component of the parliamentary opposition, declared unification on Monday with Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), one of the parties in the ruling coalition, national politics could witness some dramatic changes in the near future.

Last Tuesday’s US presidential election sent shockwaves around the world. Indeed, the fallout is still dominating global media coverage while people continue to debate the potential implications of a Trump presidency. According to an OECD report, however, many people couldn’t care less.

A little politics

November 12, 2016 00:25 am

Over-politicization of society has hindered development initiatives in Nepal’s countryside

“No one should engage in the politics of prohibition. It will create disappointment and dejection in the people. Ultimately, it will result in a rebellion.”

KARACHI, Oct 16: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said, “We want freedom from politics of language in Karachi” while addressing a rally in Karachi on Sunday to pay rich tribute to the victims of the 2007 Karsaz attack.

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.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Former Chief Justice Kalyan Shrestha has said the reason behind the slow pace of the implementation of constitution was too much politics on it.

KATHMANDU, Sept 10:  "It's because of unstable governments that the development activities have failed to accelerate thereby severely affecting the country as a whole. We (bureaucracy) are compelled to work with three governments in a year. Furthermore, as civil servants are unnecessarily indulging in politics, public service delivery has become ineffective. However, we are bound to work".

President, PM discuss curent politics

September 1, 2016 16:56 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Thursday held talks on latest political development in the country.

JHAPA, Sept 1: Nepal held its last local elections in 1997. It is almost two decades that the politicians at the local level have been deprived of contesting in elections.

WASHINGTON, Aug 20: Add two fresh entries to the increasingly popular genre of non-apology apologies. In a span of 15 hours, politician Donald Trump and Olympian Ryan Lochte both coughed up carefully crafted words of contrition — each without fully owning up to exactly what he'd done wrong.

ITAHARI, July 30: SMinister for Information and Communications Sherdhan Rai has said that the departure of the incumbent government was due to the foul play of some seen and unseen forces entering from the back door in Nepali politics.

With an unprecedented activeness of China, India seems preparing to counter it. India's Nepal Affairs expert and retired Indian Army General Ashok Mehta has revealed that during a video interview for Nagarik Show.

Politics of deception

July 19, 2016 00:35 am

Anyone who succeeded Sushil Koirala as prime minister would have had only two real choices: Stand up to India or surrender

KATHMANDU, July 18: The Nepali Congress central committee is holding a meeting on Tuesday to discuss the recent political development.

POKHARA, June 24: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Federal Affairs and Local Development, Kamal Thapa has called on the political parties not to indulge in 'dirty politics' that would bring political instability to the country.

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.