BANKE, May 26: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Nepalgunj office has received 761 complaints of violation of rights till the first nine months (till April 13) of the current fiscal year.

Right to know

August 5, 2018 00:15 am

Hiding information is violation of citizen’s right to information and a major stumbling block to strengthening democracy

One of the fundamentals of a vibrant democracy is the people’s right to express their dissatisfaction to the workings of the government.

Pop star Justin Bieber has lost the right to defend himself in court after blowing off depositions over his vandalism case.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government was working to lead the nation on the way towards prosperity.

Right to know

July 10, 2018 02:00 am

Hidden cabinet decisions

FRANCE, June 27: The recent terror attacks and the spread of radical Islamist ideas in Europe have raised concerns about a possible uptick in anti-Muslim sentiment on the continent.

ILAM, May 8:Cost of production of green tea leaves in Suryodaya Municipality of Ilam is Rs 37.31 per kilogram, a recent study conducted by Nepal Tea and Coffee Development Board shows. The board had conducted the study together with Suryodaya Municipality following complaints from farmers that return from tea farming is minimal compared to high investment.

SEOUL: On May 5, 1818, in the southern German town of Trier, in the picturesque wine-growing region of the Moselle Valley, Karl Marx was born. At the time Trier was one-tenth the size it is today, with a population of around 12,000. According to one of Marx’s recent biographers, Jürgen Neffe, Trier is one of those towns where “although everyone doesn’t know everyone, many know a lot about many.”

KATHMANDU, May 5: The Supreme (SC) has ordered that the local units do not have the authority to appoint teachers at schools by enacting rules on their own.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Prime Minister and CPN (UML) chair KP Sharma Oli has said that the workers should not go for protest to get their rights because the left alliance government will address all problems.

Rebuilding right way

April 25, 2018 00:48 am

Involving women in a meaningful way is the need of the time to complete the reconstruction process

Public holiday is not a right: SC

April 20, 2018 06:47 am

KATHMANDU, April 20: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday said that public holiday is not a right of any individual but a matter of executive discretion.

Eat right

April 13, 2018 08:55 am

After making it a point to put yourself through grueling routines, you naturally want to see the desired results. Sweating it out for five to six times a week takes dedication so since you have already got that far with your determination, why not put in the effort to learn a few extra helpful tips that will help you reach your fitness goals?

Do it right and just

April 11, 2018 00:06 am

Beyond technicalities, transitional justice process should focus on building a peaceful and just society.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Minister of State for Health and Education, Padma Kumari Aryal, has said that Act related to reproductive health should be made useful for life for women.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Minister of State for Health and Education, Padma Kumari Aryal, has said that Act related to reproductive health should be made useful for life for women.

Wait for the right time to come

April 4, 2018 10:32 am

I am a 29-year-old woman. My family is very worried about my marriage. It’s been three years since they have been searching a guy for me. They introduce me to well-settled guys living abroad. But I don’t know why I can’t make adjustments and think of getting married.

After a shocking number of deaths among North Atlantic right whales last year, no new births have been recorded so far this year, moving them ever closer to extinction.

Right to water

March 22, 2018 01:00 am

Brazil has 12 percent of the planet’s fresh water but major cities in Brazil have been enduring water shortages

KATHMANDU, Mar 17: CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the SAARC activities should be given right direction by mutually resolving the issues between India and Pakistan.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Various six insurance companies are preparing to issue rights shares (around 314 million units) equivalent to Rs seven billion.

Right hair brush for various hair types

February 15, 2018 11:26 am

Do you know that one of the key reasons for hair fall and breakage is your hairbrush? No matter how many different oils or hair masks you try, a wrong hairbrush for your hair type can cause more damage than you think. So next time you're brushing your hair, make sure you have the right one. Read through and find the perfect one for your hair type:

The right exercises for teenagers

January 19, 2018 12:22 pm

Everybody is conscious about their looks and body image and that’s even truer in case of teenagers who want to look their best at all times and go to extreme lengths to attain their idea of ‘perfection’.

The right makeup

December 29, 2017 08:06 am

Picking the right tools is crucial when it comes to carrying out any task and, as it happens, the same theory applies to putting on makeup as well.

Make the right call at the right time

December 27, 2017 09:11 am

First of all you are only 21 years old. You have few more years to think about settling down. You are just in your third year.

Make the right call at the right time

December 27, 2017 09:11 am

First of all you are only 21 years old. You have few more years to think about settling down. You are just in your third year.

Left or right?

December 24, 2017 01:00 am

UML is critical of Western ‘hegemony’ but is then funded by money coming from Western countries

The right time to exercise

December 22, 2017 09:13 am

While the early birds vouch for the benefits of exercising at the start of the day, those who exercise in the evening list its plus points too. Srijan Maharjan, trainer at Fitness Paradise in Imadole, Lalitpur says it doesn’t matter when you exercise as long as you make sure you don’t entirely skip it. “Find a time that works for you and complements your work schedule and stick to it,” he says adding that doing so will promote a long-term commitment to fitness.

Advertising is our right: NMS

December 1, 2017 07:47 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Nepal Media Society (NMS) has urged the Election Commission (EC) to respect the media’s right to publish and broadcast advertisement.

NMS says advertising is its right

December 1, 2017 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Nepal Media Society (NMS) has urged the Election Commission (EC) to respect the media's right to publish and broadcast advertisement.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Nepal Media Society, the umbrella organization of private publications and Television Broadcasters Nepal (TBN), has urged the Election Commission (EC) to respect the media’s right to advertisement on Thursday.

Use it right

November 14, 2017 00:30 am

It’s time to stop the careless use of antibiotics for lives of millions depend on it.

SAPTARI, Oct 29: The excitement of the festival of Chhat is not over yet and Saptari is mourning. As an ill-fated bus headed for the capital from the district skidded off and plunged into the Trishuli River in Dhading on Saturday morning, 31 people were killed, including six of the same family.

JUMLA, Oct 23: At a time when the parliamentary and provincial elections are just around the corner, the left and right electoral alliances in Jumla district are busy pointing fingers at each other and playing the blame game, apparently in an attempt to win votes by shaping the public opinion in their favor.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: President Bidya Devi Bhandari urged all for right use of Right to Information, saying RTI would maintain good governance in the country.

'Right time for investment in Nepal'

October 14, 2017 14:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged the non-resident Nepalis to invest in their motherland.

Getting it right

October 13, 2017 09:46 am

You know you have to get rid of that weight you have put on during Dashain holidays and so you are all geared up to burn some serious calories. But how do you know you are getting the maximum benefit from your exercise routine? How can you ensure weight loss? Manoj Katwal, fitness trainer at Next Step Fitness Gym Centre in Lazimpat, Kathmandu, says that there are many things people do or don’t do that hinder their weight loss process.

“A woman is like a tea bag, you never know how strong she is until you put her in hot water,” Nancy Reagan has once said. True in the sense that every woman is strong and inspiring and can rise and shine as bright as anyone else.

Demi Lovato on the right path

October 6, 2017 12:19 pm

The 25-year-old singer was honored with a Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album for 'Confident' in 2017 and has revealed how it ''changed things'' for her.

Surya Namaskar Doing it Right

September 8, 2017 10:37 am

Looking for a single all encompassing exercise to stay fit amidst your tight schedule? Here is your answer. Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation is an ancient technique of paying gratitude to the sun for sustaining this planet.

Live it right

August 8, 2017 13:14 pm

I carry the ashes of the dead in my hands, It burns my heart when the ashes reflect, Of a life I had no guts to walk an extra mile, It’s hard to die with your dreams staring at your eyes.

Seeing it right

July 28, 2017 11:33 am

Dr Kishore Pradhan at Tilganga hospital describes interest among Nepali masses to turn to laser surgery for their vision problems as ‘static’. Over the years as he has been heading the procedure in Kathmandu, the number of local patients apparently continues to be less than that of international patients. This is despite the cheap rate of the procedure (at the moment, it is Rs 85,000) that was consciously quoted as such in order to make it more accessible to Nepalis.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Visiting senior officials of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have welcomed the monetary policy unveiled by the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) for the upcoming fiscal year 2017/18.

Right fight

July 5, 2017 00:25 am

Historically, Darjeeling was not a part of Bengal. It was leased by the British from Sikkim in 1835

The right way

June 29, 2017 00:15 am

There is no easy or quick way to get into a US university and so there’s no such thing as a “guaranteed, easy” student visa

It’s not right

June 26, 2017 00:25 am

Historically the security forces in Nepal have used force, threats and torture to control the population

GORKHA, June 11: This year, cardamom farmers of Gorkha district have stored the cash crop at their homes as they did not get the 'right' price for it. It is estimated that almost 15 tons of cardamom has been stored in the district in this way.

Striking all the right notes

May 19, 2017 12:08 pm

A few minutes are simply not enough to talk about music with Lochan Rizal.

43-year-old Sudhir Shrestha, owner of a music and movie store in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, is quite excited about the upcoming local level election, the first phase of which is all set to take place on May 14.