The power of conversations

May 24, 2019 08:59 am

The dilemma one faces at a young age is about what one should do in their lives. Too many interests or sometimes too few, the quandary is draining and tiring. To address this very state of confusion,

Don’t curtail powers of NHRC

April 22, 2019 02:00 am

We wonder why K P Sharma Oli’s government is committing one after another mistake on safeguarding freedom and strengthening constitutional institutions.

DARCHULA, April 8: Upper Naugarh Gad Small Hydroelectric Project (8 MW) of Darchula is starting power generation by mid-May.

Humanity and power

April 7, 2019 00:25 am

Humanity and power have an inverse relationship.  If that sounds like too strong an opinion, let us see two related examples. First, the Armed Police Force’s vehicle escorting Lokendra Bahadur Chand brushed a scooter riding female in the street. The police vehicle did not stop to check if the scooter rider was alright.

SEOUL, Feb 19: In January, thousands of North Korean students traveled to Mount Paektu, a sacred mountain where the ruling family claims its roots and where leader Kim Jong Un is building a massive economic hub at the alpine town of Samjiyon.

CDOs still powerful under federal setup

February 10, 2019 06:45 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Even after the advent of the new constitution in 2015 and elections at local, provincial and federal levels in 2017 to institutionalize federalism in the country, the representatives of the federal government at the districts in the form of Chief District Officers (CDOs) still enjoy huge powers ranging from judicial to executive.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: As part of implementing the federal system, the Ministry of Health and Population has devolved its various structures and rights to the provincial governments.

Solar over hydro

January 22, 2019 01:30 am

Without a massive and concerted effort to develop solar power, unmet electricity demand will continue to plague the energy sector, the economy, and the nation at large

Misuse of power under PM’s nose

December 18, 2018 02:00 am

Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli spares no opportunity to express commitment to root out all forms of corruption from the country. In public speeches, he reiterates that zero tolerance against corruption is one of the key agendas of his government.

RED

November 27, 2018 09:14 am

Red is a color of blood and love, which is inseparable from any creature. Don’t make red stand as a color of difference, let it symbolize love and power!

More power to you

November 2, 2018 09:09 am

We all want and talk about change but how many of us are actually willing to do something to bring about the transformation we seek in the society? Today, it is heartwarming to see many individuals who have taken it upon themselves to do whatever they can to uplift those who are in need of it and thus change their communities and nation one idea at a time.

Politics for power

October 23, 2018 01:00 am

Nepal’s political parties, despite doing a lot for political change, have not been able to develop much-needed political culture

Priorities for power

October 9, 2018 01:30 am

Nepal can substitute almost 50 percent of imports of petroleum products and coal, if the government accords priority to development of hydropower and renewable energy

BRISTOL, Aug 3: He's spent more than half his life representing Nepal on a cricket field, starting with his first match captaining an Under-17 side against Bangladesh in February 2001. So it's understandable that 34-year-old Shakti Gauchan's legs might have felt a bit weary as he took the field as one of Nepal's first eleven ODI cricketers on Wednesday.

BEVERLY HILLS, July 29: It was Kendrick Lamar’s friendship with 50 Cent that helped him get a guest role on Starz’s “Power,” but Lamar came ready to work.

UDAYAPUR, July 18: After being compelled to stay without electricity for three weeks, locals of Triyuga Municipality, Khaijanpur encircled the office of the National Electricity Authority (NEA) here Tuesday accusing NEA of not repairing a damaged transformer.

CHITWAN, July 13:Communist Party of Nepal (CPN)'s chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has claimed that national and international forces were making efforts to weaken the communist power in Nepal.

TRISHULI, July 13: A technical team comprising over 15 people from the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has been working to repair damages caused by a fire to two hydropower stations based in Nuwakot district.

Path to power

July 11, 2018 01:00 am

We need to do adequate homework to reduce the cost of production of hydropower so that the goal of affordable energy can be achieved

NEPALGUNJ, July 8: Two people were killed and three others were injured in Fattepur of Banke district last Saturday after being electrocuted. The incident happened after power line transmitting high voltage snapped and touched another power line transmitting low voltage power to residences. Because of the high voltage, electricity meter and equipments in many households were burned along with claiming lives of three pigs, a cow and a buffalo in the same locality.

In days when even a 12-year-old in an Indian city would be carrying a smartphone and riding to school on a moped, in Baijnath village in UP’s Sonbhadra district, even pregnant women have to be carried to the nearest hospital on cots.

KUALA LUMPUR, July 4: In a stunning fall from grace, Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged in court on Wednesday as part of an investigation into allegations of extensive corruption and misappropriation at a state fund he founded.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel has asserted that the government has given top priority to expanding the technical education and the work of establishing technical high schools in each province has been forwarded.

Youth power

June 26, 2018 08:44 am

Hey youth, You are the real developer of the nation It’s the time for vision and creation

MOSCOW, June 24: The world is facing a currency war and the only hedge against the crash of the US dollar is real gold, a precious metal analyst has told. Holding physical gold is definitely the best hedge against a crash of any paper currency, and therefore also against a crash of the USD.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Current power outage in Thamel and adjoining areas would end after 5 PM, according to Nepal Electricity Authority. The area’s power supply has been cut off for maintenance of 11 KV transmission line.

UDAYAPUR, JUNE 20: Government-run Udayapur Cement Industries Ltd (UCIL), producer of Gaida cement, is facing losses due to irregular supply of electricity, officials of the company have said.

Power Up

June 15, 2018 08:12 am

The word “superfood” is thrown around a lot in modern nutrition. You might have heard a lot about certain food items that have a ton of nutritional values and help in the overall development of the human body.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The government has decided that District Administration Offices (DAOs) will work in close coordination with branch offices of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to curb electricity theft.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The government has expressed its concern over the issue of disruption in the power supply to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), country's sole international airport.

The power to create

June 9, 2018 12:45 pm

Acclaimed scholar and spiritual guru, Chanakhya begins Chapter two of ‘Chanakhya Neeti’ with: ‘Anritam Sahasam Maya Murkhatramatilubdha Ashochatvam Nirdayatvam Strinam Dosha Swabhavaja (telling lies, starting work without giving it any thought, daredevilry, deceitfulness, foolish acts, greed, impurity and cruelty are the basics of a woman’s nature).’

KATHMANDU, June 1: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) leaders have hinted at the possibility of change in government in Province 2 in the wake of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) joining the federal government.

Power to succeed

May 24, 2018 10:16 am

I can do anything As I’ve power The power to write The power to read Oh oh the power to succeed

KARACHI, Pakistan, May 23:  A Pakistani welfare organization says the heatwave gripping the region amid widespread power cuts has killed 65 people in Karachi.

KATHMANDU, May 16: India has agreed to revise discriminatory regulations on power trading between Nepal and India and allow free flow of electricity in the spirit of the Power Trade Agreement signed between the two countries in 2014.

KATHMANDU, May 15: With the formal declaration to end power outages in industrial sector from Sunday, load-shedding that crippled daily life of people, industries and overall economy for over a decade and a half has come to an end.

KATHMANDU, May 9: The government aims to increase electricity consumption per person by about five times from existing 129 units (kWh) in five years.

Laughter is the best medicine! Life comes only once, to make it worth you need to laugh every day. Laughter strengthens your immune system, boosts mood, diminishes pain, and protects you from the damaging effects of stress. By seeking out more opportunities for humor and laughter, though, you can improve your emotional health, strengthen your relationships, find greater happiness—and even add years to your life.

JAJARKOT, April 22: Gita Khadka of Luhadaha of Junichande-4 in Jajarkot spends her first seven days in a shed far from her home during her monthly periods.

SINDHULIi, April 15: A lightning strike on a transformer has disrupted power supply to various villages in the district for the past three days, forcing the locals to live in dark.

The battery in Samsung’s flagship phablet is good enough for a day and then some but you may still be searching for the best power banks for Galaxy Note 8 if you’re one of those users who need to stretch their phone’s battery as much as possible in a single day. This is where battery packs or power banks come in. It’s basically an external battery that you carry with yourself and use as and when required to charge your devices. We have some good options for you in this list of best power banks for Galaxy Note 8.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Power outage does not exist in any part of the country except in industrial corridor, the Nepal Electricity Authority has said.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Independent power producers have said that the government should not make any new declaration about the generation of hydro electricity, rather it should focus on implementing earlier commitments.

Pitfalls of power

March 22, 2018 01:30 am

No matter how strong, Oli government must follow constitution, rule of law and democratic processes, which together shape a just and stable society

Infographics: Putin’s power

March 21, 2018 00:05 am

Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide re-elections victory that extends his rule for another six years.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and the companies it has been looking after are to produce 800 MW power within the next 18 months.

BAJHANG, March 20: Additional Inspector General (AIG) Madhav Prasad Nepal, who is the chief of police in Province 7, stated that no power of the world can save Resham Chaudhary, the alleged mastermind of the 2015 Tikapur massacre, from the law.

BAJURA, March 19: The regular power supply has resumed in the district headquarters of Martadi, Bajura, three days after on Sunday evening.

BEIJING, March 13:  Following passage of a constitutional amendment potentially making him president-for-life, China’s Xi Jinping moved to further expand his powers Tuesday with the establishment of a powerful new anti-corruption agency.

Dal-Bhat Power

March 9, 2018 09:25 am

With dal, bhat, tarkari there is a certain level of transparency-what you see is often what you get. There is little scope for cutting corners.