We’re same

August 4, 2018 08:08 am

When I just keep thinking of you Blue moon shines and cold star twinkle.  Life that we had Were amazing in river sand.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Sandip Lamichhane in the 29th over of the game took 2 wickets.

TANAHUN, July 2: A school student died, and two other sustained injuries when a tree suddenly fell down on their way to school at Sekhatar in Byas municipality-6.

KATHMANDU, June 13: End of transportation syndicates was expected to promote fair competition among truck and transport operators, bringing down transportation cost. But this has not happened, industrialists say.

KHOTANG, May 7: Three children from a village have gone missing while swimming in the Sunkoshi river in Khotehang rural municipality-2.

MYAGDI, April 8: Budhi Bahadur Pariyar, 29, of Malika Rural Municipality-2, Beligaun had promised his wife Pabitra that he would return home from Malaysia during next Dashain with new clothes for her. Unfortunately, his dream has been shattered. The whole village was grief-stricken when he returned home before the promised date, but, in a white coffin.

CHITWAN, March 3: Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa has said that it would not be right for the same person to hold the post of party chair and parliamentary party leader in the present situation.

As global political and business leaders gather for this week’s World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, an Oxfam report highlights how global wealth continues to be concentrated in fewer hands and a system that rewards the super-rich and ignores the poor.

ITAHARI, Jan 9: Two girls of the same family in Itahari have died due to suffocation caused by smoke on Sunday.

BAITADI, Nov 16:  Candidates of various political parties have put in a lot of efforts to form new and impressive agendas for the upcoming polls, but the demands of the voters in Baitadi has remained the same.

BAITADI, Nov 15:  Candidates of various political parties have put in a lot of efforts to form new and impressive agendas for the upcoming polls, but the demands of the voters in Baitadi has remained the same.  Although time has changed and even the candidates are different now, the locals are dogged by the same old problems. During the elections, leaders and politicians often make larger than life dreams which they can hardly deliver. As a result, voters have to repeat the same demands time and again.

NEW SOUTH WALES, Nov 7: Australia paceman Mitchell Starc claimed his second hat-trick of the match to lead New South Wales to a 171-run victory over Western Australia in the Sheffield Shield on Tuesday.

New playing system, same old mistakes

October 12, 2017 08:49 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Nepal had made a disastrous start to the AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers facing 4-1 defeat to the Philippines in its first match on March 28 in Manila.

CHITWAN, Oct 2: Nepal and India are going to conduct a joint head count of tigers in the national parks, forests and sanctuaries in Nepal and those in India adjoining Nepal using the same camera tapping method.

LAHAN, September 7:  Not many candidates get chance to get elected thrice to the reputed post of mayor. Lagan Lal Chaudhary of Lahan-1, who was twice appointed as mayor during the Panchayat regime, made it to the same post again during the multi-party democratic system post 1990. With a hope of claiming the same post once again, Chaudhary has filed for his candidacy in the upcoming third phase of elections too.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Three major political parties have agreed to hold the federal and provincial elections on the same day.

SOLUKHUMBU, August 15: In Jubu Ramchhey village of Solukhumbu, 30 villagers from 25 different families have fallen sick over the last five days.

HETAUDA, August 13: Six persons belonging to the same family were killed in the rain-triggered landslide that occurred in Manthali of Bakaiya Rural Municipality-10 in Makwanpur district earlier today. The incident site is east of Makwanpur district.

Same life, new meaning

August 12, 2017 12:56 pm

I am Arpana (name changed), a 17 year old girl studying in Grade eight in a public school in Kathmandu. I was born in an economically poor family of a marginalized community in a remote area of Nepal. My story started when my father left my mother and got married to another woman. At that time, I was three and my brother, Arpan, was two. My mother also got married to another man in the same year and left us with our grandparents in the village. We were completely unaware about the incident at that time and we faced further misery in our life because of the absence of both of our parents.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: With the  constitutional deadline for holding the remaining elections fast approaching, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged the Election Commission (EC) to begin poll preparations in such a way as to be in a position to conduct both the provincial and parliamentary elections on the same day.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Election experts have said that at least five to six billion rupees in election expanses could be saved if both the provincial assembly and parliamentary elections are conduct on the same day.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Nepal U-23 football team is facing Uzbekistan in its second group stage match of the AFC U-23 Championship 2018 Qualifiers with the aim of improving its defensive performance on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 12:  Medical equipment supply to hospitals by some contractors shows  how irregularities are perpetrated by  government officials and the contractors.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Dubai Warriors suffered two defeats in a day in the ongoing Asian Club Premier League (ACPL). The defeats deprived the Warriors of the chance to wrap up the competition among top four.

POKHARA / PARBAT, July 2: Landslides triggered by heavy rains on Saturday night have claimed five lives –  three in Parbat district and two in Kaski district. The three deceased in Parbat were from the same family. One person has gone missing in Kaski.

TEHRHTHUM, July 1: Three members of the same family were buried to death after a landslide above came off and struck their house at Angdim-5  in Myanglung Municipality on the wee hours of Saturday.

KHOTANG, June 19: A mother and her own daughter are running for the same post in the local level elections in the district.

ILAM, June 13: Twenty years after their first face off, two former mayoral candidates of Ilam Municipality are competing for the same post yet again in the second round of local elections scheduled for June 28, adding excitement among the locals.

ILAM, June 13: Twenty years after their first face off, two former mayoral candidates of Ilam Municipality are competing for the same post yet again in the second round of local elections scheduled for June 28, adding excitement among the locals.

KATHMANDU, May 18: Dipak Manange and Chakre Milan  are two notorious hooligans in the criminal world of Kathmandu.

DHADING, May 14: Five mayoral candidates who fielded their candidacies from Nilakantha Municipality have cast their votes at the same polling center.

KATHMANDU, May 12: A cabinet meeting on Friday deiced to restructure the Nepal Army, staying the same strength.   The meeting held at the prime minister’s official residence in Baluwatar took a decision to this effect.

BANKE, April 24: Three children from the same household were killed when they got caught up in a fire that razed down their and their neighbour's house at Kuduwa Gaun in Daduwa rural municipality-1 in Banke district yesterday night.

BAJURA, March 17: A teenager was found dead and his two sisters injured after being struck by lightning on Thursday evening.

KHOTANG, Feb 28: Unable to bear with the villagers' stinging remarks for being a father of three daughters in a society greatly obsessed with having a male child in the family, Yadudnath Acharya became an alcoholic in the past. But now, he is a proud father whose all three daughters have set an example by being successful in joining the government service.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Fifty-year-old Narayan Kumar Shrestha, a local fruit vendor of New Road, is often asked the same question repeatedly: "Is there a toilet around ?"

ITAHARI, Dec 30: Former national football team striker Surendra Tamang's house is nearly 200 m away from Itahari Satadium in Itahari. The very ground where Surendra learned to kick ball during his childhood days and later mastered his skills of football organized athletics, volleyball, taekwondo among other games under the Seventh National Games.

Love story: the same ending

November 16, 2016 10:41 am

Every love story is interesting; the way it starts, the first meetings, the nervousness, wanting to know more about the other person, the chase, the proposal and those forever notes.

BAITADI, Nov 5: Two persons of a single family were killed after being stung by hornets at Thalakanda of Baitadi on Saturday. The deceased have been identified as local resident Pampha Devi Saud, 48, and her 12-year-old grandson Dipak.

One of the most frequent questions students ask themselves when considering working while studying is: ‘Will I be able to handle both my job and studies at the same time?’ The answer is ‘yes’.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: The death rate among migrant workers is similar to that of the Nepali population for the same age group, according to a recent research report.

PALPA, July 26: Four people, including three of the same family, were buried to death after their house collapsed due to landslide triggered by incessant downpour in the district on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, July 4: With the Department of Passport on Sunday launching pre-live enrolment system to provide passport, any Nepali citizen can get a machine-readable passport (MRP) within a day of submitting an application at the department. All that the service-seeker needs to do is fill an online-form and pay some extra to the department.