KATHMANDU, July 16: The smell of rotting garbage is the new normal in Kathmandu Valley. The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) office's unpreparedness has left garbage heaps lying unattended on the roads and streets of the capital valley for over three weeks now.
KATHMANDU, July 15: The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has predicted flash floods in the rivers of hilly districts due to incessant rains, urging people living near the river banks and surrounding areas to remain alert to such possibility.
KATHMANDU, July 13: Chairman of the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) Digambar Jha on Friday filed an application at the Supreme Court seeking withdrawal of his writ petition after less than 12 hours of the stay order issued by the Apex Court.
POKHARA, July 8: Stakeholders have urged the government to take needful initiative for increasing tourist spending in the country. They said that Nepal will continue to be known as a ‘cheap destination’ if tourist spending does not increase.
KATHMANDU, June 10: The average length of stay of foreign tourists in Nepal has dropped to seven-year low to 12.6 days in 2018, according to a report entitled 'Nepal Tourism Statistics 2017' compiled by the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.
When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico last September, it ravaged the island’s electrical grid and communications systems. For weeks, many of the approximately 5 million Puerto Ricans living in the mainland U.S. were unable to reach their loved ones. While recovery groups worked to restore power and deliver aid, cell providers scrambled to repair their networks. To get its service back up and running, AT&T tried something new: the Flying COW, a tethered drone that beamed mobile data signals up to 40 miles in all directions.
KATHMANDU, March 14: The government decision to put a ban on public vehicles older than 20 years is coming into effect from Thursday. Officials of Department of Transport Management (DoTM) said that all preparations have been made for effective implementation of the decision.
KATHMANDU, March 12: Majority of justices in the Supreme Court on Monday have suggested to Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli to stop working at the apex court and not to assign any cases to justices.
If you are being a victim of something then it is only because you are allowing yourself to become a victim. Like it is said that the problem in itself is not a problem but not making an effort to get out of it, in fact is the real problem. What I suggest is, if you want to succeed in your studies never memorize, just be wise and you will get your prize.
I have stepped into this New Year with lots of positive vibes and vigor. I have always stayed positive in life. I always have been thankful for what I have and my attitude of gratitude has contributed the most to help me stay positive. I have always either succeed or learned, but never failed in life. When I look back, I feel good about all the trials because I know that I am the one and also I believe that God knows it should be me.
KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an interlocutory stay order in favor of businessman Ajaya Raj Sumargi, allowing him to use Rs 2 billion which was transferred from a foreign bank and subsequently frozen by Nepal Rastra Bank.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Shivam New Diamond Academy (NDA) has bagged two wins in the second day of the second round matches in the ongoing 13th Red Bull Dhorpatan UM Women’s Double League Volleyball Tournament on Wednesday.
NAWALPARASI, Jan 27: Most people yearn to come out from their monotonous and routine lives, but only a few get on their feet to actually escape from the monotony and head for an adventurous voyage. Because when you travel, you not only witness geographical changes but also experience various cultures, traditions and lifestyles. Indeed, as Saint Augustine said it, “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.”
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Biratnagar Warriors survived a Siddhant Lohani cameo to finish the group stage unbeaten. Biratnagar won the match by 8 runs. They now have 10 points after winning all five matches of the EPL 2017. They are on top of the points table. Kings XI has an outside chance of making it to playoffs if Chitwan Tigers and Lalitpur Patriots both lose their matches respectively by some margins.
KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Hong Kong captain Babar Hayat smashed five fours and four sixes on his way to second fifty of the EPL 2017 to power Biratnagar Warriors to 147/7 in 20 overs. Biratnagar has already qualified for the playoffs. Both teams are facing each other in their last game of the group stage.
While many gyms in Nepal don’t even have the slightest idea on what a mini-trampoline is or what it could to our health, some exceptions have decided to be proactive and launch the rebounders. To pursue the dream of having a perfectly shaped body and staying fit, many adults knock the gyms’ doors and change their eating habits. However, several among them start skipping the exercise classes just as soon as they join due to excessive exhaustion or boredom.
KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The Supreme Court (SC) has referred the case of controversial ban by the government on the plotting and selling of agricultural land for a final hearing to be conducted within a month.
With cases of sexual harassment and violence at an all time high in our society, we must do whatever we can to make sure we are safeguarded against crimes like these at all times. A simple way to do that could be by turning your smartphone into your personal bodyguard. All you need to do is download and install the ‘NiDARR’ app from the Google Play Store.
KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The Ministry of Education (MoE) has petitioned the Supreme Court to vacate its stay order against cancellation of the affiliation granted to Kathmandu National Medical College (KNMC).
KATHMADU, Nov 1: The Supreme Court has issued stay order against the decision of Tribhuvan University (TU) to scrap affiliation given to National Medical College in Kathmandu. A single bench of justice Dambar Bahadur Shahi issued the order without calling the persecutor to discuss over a writ filed by the owner of the college.
LONDON, Oct 29: Manchester City maintained their charge towards the Premier League title with a 3-2 win at West Bromwich Albion as Manchester United kept within five points of their neighbours with a 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.
KATHMANDU, OCT 19: The Supreme Court (SC) has refused to issue a stay order against the writ petition that sought separate ballot papers for provincial and parliamentary polls, thereby paving the way for the Election Commission to hold both the polls on the stipulated dates of November 26 and December 7.
KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Supreme Court on Sunday issued an interim order ruling that the government allow now sacked Managing Director (MD) of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Gopal Khadk until the case is finalized.
“Swine flu” (officially called Influenza A H1N1) is back in the news again this season. Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) has reported cases and deaths related to this flu, which at this point is not categorized as ‘national outbreak’. An outbreak refers to the situation when a large number of people fall sick due to a disease at a given time and place, at an above average rate. H1N1 falls under the category of seasonal influenza (‘flu’), along with many other subtypes of influenza virus. H1N1 is not a new disease in Nepal and in fact is seen every year around this time (June-Sep), during monsoon when transmission conditions are ideal for this virus. What we are currently observing is sporadic and regular occurrence of H1N1 virus in some parts of Nepal. Interestingly, Myanmar is also experiencing a similar situation but has categorized H1N1 as a ‘regular’ outbreak.
It’s perhaps the most known conundrum we, as Nepalis face, and the views on the matter too are drastically divided. While some consider staying abroad after completing your education as a no brainer, we also can’t ignore those who are choosing to return home and make a life here. The Week bought two individuals who have made their decision on the matter for The Great Debate.