Roots of Puerto Rico’s crisis

August 4, 2019 01:00 am

Its unique governance structure allows both the Puerto Rican government and the US federal government to blame each other for the island’s plight

Erosion of reason

May 5, 2019 01:30 am

Why cannot Nepali intellectual community give a clear opinion on pressing political issues? What has led to this intellectual slackening?

Rage and reason

March 28, 2019 01:30 am

We need to bring around every actor from the plains as well as the hills to agree on some basic fundamentals of citizenship. Otherwise, citizenship debate will prolong indefinitely

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has said human weaknesses were behind growing incidents of natural disaster.

My reason to live

July 24, 2018 09:05 am

I try to turn the page of the story, there’s lot of pain inside my heart. Not a boy, I am a girl. So, the society dominates me. Somewhere deep around I am sinking within me. Remembering the past I still get the chills. Possibly I won’t be able to convey the feelings in my heart.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Nepal and India have signed agreements of three projects -- electric railway line connecting Raxaul to Kathmandu, inland waterway for connectivity, and a partnership project in agriculture -- on Sunday.

Experts say implementation holds the key.

KATHMANDU, Mar 2: The pre-schedule program featuring Indian artists including Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha and Prabhu Deva among others has been postponed.

No reason to stop cycling this winter

January 8, 2018 09:53 am

Winter can be a relentless adversary for those who love outdoors, especially cyclists. Many cyclists tend to give their bikes a rest during winters. But as your body works to keep you warm when you cycle in winters, you burn more calories than you would during other seasons. More importantly, it’s always fun to go for a little ride.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Senior advocate Khim Lal Devkota has said that the delay in the endorsement of National Assembly ordinance is due to the political reason rather than any constitutional or legal barrier.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9 : Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the President has no reason to stop certification of the Medical Education Act passed introduced through an ordinance.

Assault on reason

August 17, 2017 00:45 am

Overexploitation of Chure


August 5, 2017 12:59 pm

I came home tired from work and as soon as I opened the door, she welcomed me all happy and giddy. I saw her and instinctively, bent down on my knees. And when I held her in my arms, for a moment, I forgot I was dead tired.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Top leaders of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) have said that the party had to stand second in the recently-held local elections due to backstabbing within the party.

JHAPA, July 14: Officials of Nepal Ginger Producers and Entrepreneurs Association have said they do not know why ginger export to India has come to a halt.

Reason to vote

April 19, 2017 00:25 am

Failure to hold the local polls on May 14 could lead the country to a serious political and constitutional crisis

PARIS, March 25:  For the 11th year running, cities worldwide will turn their lights off Saturday to mark Earth Hour in a global call to action on climate change.

LAHAN, March 6:  After the death of a cadre of United Democratic Madheshi Front (UDMF) in Saptari,during the mass meeting of CPN-UML, as a part of Mechi-Mahakali Campaign, former Prime Minister and Chairman of the party KP Sharma Oli and other top leaders  have been shifted to Barmajhiya based Armed Police Force camp.

WALING, Dec 10: Nepali Congress General Secretary, Shashank Koirala, has said that insufficient preparation was the reason behind the current dispute over implementation of federalism.

LOS ANGELES, Nov 28: Singer Lady Gaga has hinted at why her engagement to actor Taylor Kinney was called off.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: The public expected parliamentary proceeding on the impeachment motion against CIAA chief Lokman Singh Karki to move forward expeditiously and the major political parties had also reached an informal agreement to hold deliberations on the motion till Wednesday and then turn it over to the Impeachment Recommendation Committee (IRC).

Saddening as it is, Sushant Singh Rajput and Anikita Lokhande seem to have parted ways after being together for six long years.

Give me a reason

September 15, 2016 00:35 am

With no substantial bilateral deal in the offing, and Kathmandu inching closer to New Delhi, there was no reason for Chinese president to come

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: The main opposition party, CPN- UML has raised question over the government's act of sending Deputy Prime Ministers to neighboring countries as special envoys.

Poaching of Red Pandas sans reason

August 12, 2016 12:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Last Wednesday the police arrested 4 people with 9 Red Panda hides. It is the most number of arrests in a day but not the first time people were arrested for illegal possession of these hides.