Going out in Nepal means you have to be clad in layers of clothing, put on multiple face masks, and have your head covered in thick shawls. Yet you end up feeling like the dust and smell are getting into your pores.
This country is going to the dogs and, if anyone needed any convincing, then a brief glance at the news over the past year ought to do it. Our news feed seems to be filled with a never-ending assortment of scams. Over the past week it has been all about land – from the Lalita Niwas land scam to the blatant appropriation of public space at Khula Manc
KATHMANDU, Aug 29: As Kathmandu is all set to hold the 14th summit of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) on Thursday and Friday, the head of states and executive heads of member state have started arriving in the capital.
KATHMANDU, Aug 27: The International Labour Organization and the Department of Labour and Occupational Safety jointly launched a smartphone application on public employment service centre amidst a special function in Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, July 31: Nepal Bank Ltd (NBL), the government-owned bank, is struggling to sell its shares offered through follow-on public offering (FPO). The FPO, which closed on Sunday, has drawn only 54 percent subscription. As the stock price of the bank continues to plunge, general public have showed little interest over the offering that the bank launched to shore up its capital.
KATHMANDU, July 31: Nepal Bank Ltd (NBL), the government-owned bank, is struggling to sell its shares offered through follow-on public offering (FPO). The FPO, which closed on Sunday, has drawn only 54 percent subscription.
Aiming for the holistic development of their students, DAV College recently completed a 14 days Public Speaking and Emcee Training for BBS 1st year students at their college premises in Jawalakhel. More than 50 students participated in an intensive training by media personality Malvika Subba.
KATHMANDU, July 22: The controversial remarks of Law Minister Sher Bahadur Tamang and the owner of Jhapa-based B&C Medical College Durga Prasain about female Nepali students pursuing medical education in Bangladesh has drawn huge public uproar, forcing Minister Tamang to retract his remarks.
KATHMANDU, July 14: Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) has introduced a new regulation on the listing and trading of securities, requiring companies to list their securities immediately after the allotment.
KATHMANDU, July 9: While Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa commemorated the deceased laborers of tipper accident and said that the government would provide Rs. 500,000 each to the victim’s family; he skipped talking about Dr. Govinda KC, his demands and Ganga Maya’s quest for justice as he addressed the federal parliament today.
KATHMANDU, June 28: Lawmaker Khagaraj Adhikari tabled the motion of public importance, drawing the government's attention to make appropriate arrangement for under construction drinking water, road, bridge and irrigation projects.
KATHMANDU, June 27: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) halted all flights on Sunday while Prime Minister KP Oli was returning from his official visit to China. Both domestic and international scheduled flights were halted for 30 to 45 minutes. Some of the flights had to wait for an hour. Such disruptions caused by VVIP movements are always much resented by the public.
DANG, June 13: Four days ago, Dilmaya Pun of Sitganga Municipality-9 of Dang district was mercilessly thrashed by two other women. They also stripped her half naked in public. They slapped her, pulled her hair and kicked her in the face.
KATHMANDU, June 10: Daayitwa is preparing for the 8th Nepal Public Service Fellowship Program. The fellowship program aims at inspiring youths to enhance positive conversation and action in Nepal’s public governance system.
KATHMANDU, June 10: The government has set per unit cost of all its spending for goods and services, from building a classroom of a public school to the price of a medicine provided to health posts to cure tapeworm.
KATHMANDU, June 10: Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Ltd has received approval from the Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) to float its primary shares to the affected communities in the project area and the general public.
KATHMANDU, May 28: The government built fewer public infrastructures this year compared to last year, although there has been some progress in the reconstruction of public offices and utilities damaged by the earthquakes of 2015, says the new economic survey unveiled by the government on Sunday.
Public speaking is an art to deliver a fluent and effective speech in front of an audience. It is usually performed live in front of a large audience such as school functions, beauty pageants, and other formal programs. Unlike normal speaking or communication, public speaking needs a lot of practice and skill as speakers should have the capability to bind the audience to their words. The public speakers need to take special caution not to speak any controversial or biased word.
KATHMANDU, May 15: Although over 5,000 public vehicles older than 20 years are plying the roads across the country according to government estimates, only 395 have been taken under control or dismantled, a data compiled by the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) shows.
KATHMANDU, May 8: With the public transport operators formally agreeing to operate under the Companies Act, the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport has decided to form a taskforce to devise new standards and criteria for the management and regulation of the public transport sector.
KATHMANDU, May 5: Public transport operators have invested over a trillion rupees [Rs 1,000 billion] in the industry but they have not been paying any taxes on their profits, according to government officials. All the public transport operators including bus operators and truckers in the country are registered with one or another "transport enterpreneurs committees", which operate as non-profit organizations.
Arrests 82 office bearers of public transport associations, begins scrapping route permits of defiant public vehicles; route permits of 26 micro buses scrapped in Kathmandu Hoarding boards of transport associations not registered under the Companies Act removed from New Bus Park, Gongabu.
KATHMANDU, May 3: CPN (Maoist center) Chairman Puspa Kamal Dahal has expressed his dissatisfaction on the cut-off public holidays. He stressed that he will talk with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to revise the cut-off public holidays.
KATHMANDU, April 27: With most parents switching to private schools citing poor results by public schools, the Ministry of Education (MoE) is preparing to introduce new policies and programs aimed at improving education at public schools.
April 17: Pulitzer Prizes were awarded on Monday to the news organizations that drove two of the biggest stories of the year: the high-stakes investigation into President Trump’s relationship with Russia and the consequential reckoning about the treatment of women by powerful men.
KATHMANDU, April 7: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has hit back at Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli for portraying the grand old party in negative light by distorting facts and figures in the white paper.
KATHMANDU, April 3: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the state authorities to follow the existing provisions of the constitution in making public the assets details of high-ranking officials post 1979 referendum.