Burden of republic

June 30, 2019 02:00 am

We have functional governments from local to federal levels. But a number of operational fissures have started to appear on the surface over utilization of resources and powers

SURKHET, May 29: When the protests against the monarchy escalated, Prachanda Pokharel of Surkhet was studying at Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, March 23: At a time when a section of Nepali Congress (NC) leaders are voicing in favor of a referendum on federalism and republic, Dr Shekhar Koirala, a key leader of the party, has said the country cannot backtrack from federalism and republic.

KATHMANDU, March 6: People have vented their fury on social networking sites over the VIP motorcade recently conducted by President Bidya Bhandari.

Youth in Politics. What for?

December 15, 2018 09:25 am

Nepal, in the past 15 years has seen political and social changes once people only imagined of. From unitary to federalism, from monarchy to republic, from a Hindu state to secular, from armed conflict to temporary peace, Nepal has progressed at the speed of rocket. Liking the change or not is a subject to one’s perception and can be debated.  But Nepal’s fast paced political progression has included and attracted minorities into politics, including the youth.

BHADRAPUR, Sept 19 : Leaders of the Limbuwan movement who are not happy with the new constitution, asserted that their main demand is federalism with identity, but noted that republic, federalism and secularism in the constitution are welcome. "Federalism as envisioned in the constitution is not complete.

Republic, if we can keep it!

September 19, 2018 02:00 am

Today marks the third anniversary of promulgation of the federal democratic republic constitution of Nepal. We have come a long way in the last three years.

The trash was pushed onto Montesinos Beach by a recent storm, but environmentalists say the scene is becoming all the more common

All four teams can still progress from Group F, Germany have never been eliminated at the group stage

Mexico hoping to reach Round of 16 for seventh time running, Korea Republic have not won a world finals match since South Africa 2010

AUSTRIA, June 7: Nigeria will go into the World Cup on a five-match winless streak after losing its final warmup game to Czech Republic 1-0 on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Justice Kailash Prasad Subedi of Kathmandu District Court issued an order stating that he'd no longer see the case of Nepal Republic Media Pvt Ltd.

KATHMANDU, May 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has granted amnesty to 816 prisoners.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Today marks the 11th year of Nepal becoming a federal democratic republic country.

KATHMANDU, May 29: When the country was declared a republic, the people had high hopes that all the ills plaguing the country for centuries will be over once and for all. Although a small section of people remained skeptic about it, a majority of people simply believed in the promises made by the leaders of the then Seven Party Alliance (SPA) and the then CPN (Maoist).

The World Health Organisation has been authorised to use an experimental vaccine to combat an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where at least 19 people have been killed by the virus.

KATHMANDU, April 24: The 13th Democracy Day is being celebrated across the country today with fanfare by organizing different programs.

TOKYO, Mar 26: Sekai Nippo, a leading Japanese language newspaper, and Nepal Republic Media  (NRM) signed sisterhood agreement at a special ceremony in Japan on Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The Holi, which is also known as the festival of colors, is being celebrated across the country on Thursday.

NEW DELHI, Jan 26: India has marked its 69th Republic Day with grand celebrations as marching contingents, strategic defence weaponry and colourful tableaux on display.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba have sent separate messages of congratulations to their Indian counterparts on the occasion of the 69th Republic Day of India.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: All Nepal Football Association has bid farewell to Nepal U19 team for AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers. to be held in the Kyrgyz Republic from October 31 to November 8.

KATHMANDU, May 30: The Embassy of Nepal in Brussels organized a special programme to observe the 10th Republic Day on the premises of the Embassy on May 29.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that the first-phase election of the local level, which the people can see and feel on a daily basis, has been conducted with an unsurpassed participation of the people in a free, fair and fear-free environment.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that the first-phase election of the local level, which the people can see and feel on a daily basis, has been conducted with an unsurpassed participation of the people in a free, fair and fear-free environment.

KATHMANDU, May 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari attended the special program organized at the Army Pavilion, Tundikhel on the occasion of the Republic Day on Monday.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The Republic Day is being celebrated organizing various programs across the country on Monday.

Google celebrates Republic Day

May 29, 2017 10:58 am

KATHMANDU, May 29: Google has celebrated Republic Day of Nepal today keeping a doodle with Nepal flag.

KATHMANDU, May 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari hosted a reception today on the occasion of the 10th Republic Day.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Prime Minister and CPN (Maoist Centre) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said federalism, republic, inclusion and proportional representation have been guaranteed with the holding of the local-level election.

The Sixth Republic?

May 17, 2017 00:15 am

The Fifth Republic has since come to be seen as enshrining an unsavory concentration of powers

KATHMANDU, March 21: Ashok Dahal has been elected President of Nepal Republic Chapter of Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ). Among 37 votes cast, Dahal secured 31 votes.

KATHMANDU, March 12: The Holi, which is also known as the festival of colors, is being celebrated across the country on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: If everything goes as planned, the government will complete the construction of a Republic Monument inside the Narayanhiti Palace by mid-May and it will be ready for inauguration on the upcoming Republic Day.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: If everything goes as planned, the government will complete the construction of a Republic Monument inside the Narayanhiti Palace by mid-May and it will be ready for inauguration on the upcoming Republic Day.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun attended a reception hosted by Ambassador of India to Nepal, Ranjit Rae, on the occasion of the 68th Republic Day of India, here today.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: On the third day of the Yamapanchak, Laxmi, the Goddess of wealth, is being worshiped with jubilation and various religious rituals throughout the country in accordance with time honored tradition. In this regards, Laxmi Puja was performed at the Sundhara-based Central Office of Nepal Republic Media (NRM).

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Chief whip of the Nepali Congress (NC) Chinkaji Shrestha on Wednesday said that his party will not compromise with the issues of federalism, secularism and republic in the name of constitution amendment.

A Czech-Polish team said Friday it had discovered the world’s deepest underwater cave in the eastern Czech Republic.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: One of Nepal's right wing parties, Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), has made its stand clear on key contentious issues.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Nepal Republic Media (NRM) was awarded the Conservation Media Award WWF (World Wildlife Fund) for 2016. In the presence of President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Attorney General Raman Shrestha handed over the prizes to Binod Raj Gyawali, Managing Director of NRM on Friday.

Nepal Republic Media celebrates Teej

August 31, 2016 12:23 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Nepal Republic Media Pvt. Ltd. organized a special program on the occasion of Teej at Dhobighat in Lalitpur on Tuesday

PARIS, June 18: Belgium head into their second match of Euro 2016 needing to beat Republic of Ireland to make next round, as they lost their opening game against Group E rivals Italy. Martin O’Neill’s side wants to upset star loaded Belgium who are certainly favorite and looking to bounce back from their Italian set back.

SAINT-ETIENNE, France, June 18: The Czech Republic salvaged a 2-2 draw with Croatia at the European Championship on Friday in a game temporarily suspended when flares were thrown onto the pitch and Croatia fans fought among themselves.

PARISH, June 18: Belgium head into their second match of Euro 2016 needing to beat Republic of Ireland to make next round, as they lost their opening game against Group E rivals Italy. Martin O’Neill’s side wants to upset star loaded Belgium who are certainly favorite and looking to bounce back from their Italian set back.

PARIS,June 13: "Why do you carry on playing?" Zlatan received this question from a French journo, during Sweden's press conference before the game Republic of Ireland. "The legend can still deliver" Swedish captain who have won 13 league titles in 14 seasons for different European clubs answered in style.

PARIS,June 13: Spain begin bid for unprecedented third straight European title as they face Czech Republic in their group D opener at Stadium De Toulouse. European Championship holders are seen as one of the favorite to lift up the trophy but their late form is questionable as they lost to comparatively weaker side Georgia in final warm up match.