At 75, FAO is as relevant as ever

October 15, 2020 04:09 am

The UN’s food agency was born in the wake of catastrophe. Three-quarters of a century later, its mission has been made more relevant to the world at large by another global scourge.

KATHMANDU, March 25: The government has designated  Rs 393.4 billion in the budget allocation for the current fiscal year as 'climate-relevant according to the budget red book. But this whopping budget for climate resilient spending is said to be not realistic.

THREE SISTERS: Old but relevant

March 15, 2018 08:54 am

Three Sisters’ directed by Rose Schwietz, is being showcased at Kunja Theatre, Thapa Gaun, New Baneshwar since March 9. The play was originally written by the prominent Russian litterateur Anton Chekov a century ago. But it is still relevant today because it explores the true natures of human suffering, hope, betrayal, and love through each character - Prozorovs Sisters, their brother Andrew and many more.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: To commemorate the arrival day of BP Koirala and other leaders to Nepal after eight years from self-exile in India, various programs are being organized as Reconciliation Day on Sunday.

Making India relevant

December 12, 2017 01:44 am

India’s traditional sphere of influence in Nepal, based on cultural, religious, social and political ties which bound the two states, is fraying. How did this happen?

How relevant are DIs?

April 12, 2017 09:16 am

KATHMANDU, April 11: “The Discipline Incharge (DI) in my school used to beat me with a thick stick and usually pull my hair,” said 16-year-old Prashant*, an SEE-appeared student.

Relevant as ever

March 14, 2017 00:25 am

No society can grow in a climate of political repression, economic exploitation, deprivation and social exclusion

BP: Relevant as ever

December 29, 2016 01:19 am

BP’s old fears about fast-changing geopolitical currents in South Asia and the world have become even more pronounced today