What is life?

September 18, 2019 12:30 pm

Time is all about being dynamic, what is life after all? Is life a struggle, or is it a quest to search for something? Is life only a physical body that breathes? Or is life intellectual brain with soul?

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: What does it take to overcome disability barriers? For Sanjay Chaudhary, all it took was a disabled friendly commute, a few months of training, a few thousand rupees, and a lot of determination.

BIRANAGAR, Aug 1: Rampyar Yadav, a seasoned farmer from Jahada village of Morang, has no memory of a single year when he did not have to struggle for fertilizer.

Don’t shy away from challenges

June 19, 2019 19:05 pm

Honesty is always the best policy.

DHANUSHA, June 16: Students of Dalatiya Dalit National Primary School of Gajariya, Laxmaniya Rural Municipality – 3 do not have course books yet even though the academic session has been in progress for over two months.

Bukund Gandharva is 49. He is a musician- a Sarangi player. He first held the instrument as a kid. He then got keenly interested and finally learnt how to playing Sarangi. “I have played the Sarangi since I was a kid.

ROLPA, May 8: Even though the government has pledged free education up to the secondary level as child's fundamental right in the constitution, it does not provide financial resources to all community schools to pay teachers' salary and other resources a school needs.

First steps to success

April 13, 2019 11:05 am

The Great Winston Churchill once said that "Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm." Success is something that every person wants to gain in his/her life.

Life: A game of Adversities

March 3, 2019 18:10 pm

Life is a roller coaster ride. They say. The ride is full of ups and downs, darkness and light. Some days you have it. Sometimes you don’t.

Struggle- Life’s other name

February 21, 2019 21:30 pm

When she was in seventh grade, she got involved with handicraft and knitting sweater. This helped her fund her own education. Every weekend she weaved carpets. She has been training people to knit sweaters knitting when she was in the seventh grade.

Struggle, the other name of Life

January 24, 2019 19:14 pm

Before the photo session, he groomed both his sons with new clothes, just for the photos. He has lived and worked all his life in his village. "I can remember only two members in the family- my father and I

Addiction

January 19, 2019 18:57 pm

There are several causes of addiction. Generally most of them are bound to environment, genetics and age. These three are the major causes that lead an individual to addiction.

Do before you die

December 8, 2018 11:47 am

Life, Analogous to struggle In every step, we wriggle and wriggle Stricken on a rampart, near to Mors Get up or lay down, the choice is yours

The indefeasible struggle

November 12, 2018 01:30 am

When Padma Ratna Tuladhar passed away, a powerful symbol of struggle for dignity of historically humiliated communities of Nepal suddenly disappeared from the scene

The pumpkin is diced, the chicken carved and the eggs beaten into an omelette, but the people preparing the food are not chefs -- they are scientists testing produce from Japan's Fukushima region.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The sole equity market of the country witnessed another slow trading session on the second day of the Fiscal Year 2018/19. The benchmark Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index came under pressure since the beginning of Wednesday's trading and remained modestly southbound throughout. The index posted a decline of 5.54 points to close at 1,198.77 points.

JUMLA, July 16: Joint Struggle Committee (JSC), Jumla has demanded that the government form a talks team to address the demands of Senior Orthopedic Surgeon Professor Dr Govinda KC.

Heat stress linked to climate change likely to cause 38,000 extra deaths a year

KATHMANDU, June 30: Tharuwan Joint Struggle Committee has passed a 10-point decision with the Kathmandu declaration from its recent national gathering.

KATHMANDU, June 23: While civil campaigner Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Institute of Medicine, stages protests or raises his voice with ample publicity, Ganga Maya Adhikari of Gorkha, who has been fighting for justice for years now, has been neglected even by civil society.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Tuesday marks the completion of Qatar’s one year of struggle against the blockade imposed on it by its Arab neighbors and co-founders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC): Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Bahrain, along with their ally, Egypt. They abruptly cut off diplomatic ties with Qatar and imposed travel and trade bans.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Commercial banks are found to be struggling to meet the directed sector lending requirement set by the Nepal Rastrsa Bank (NRB).

REPUBLICAJANAKPUR, May 11Chief Minister of Province 2 Lalbabu Raut has said that the struggle against the 'discriminatory constitution' was still underway.Addressing a function organized at Barhabigha grounds in Janakpur to extend a civic reception to the Indian prime minister, Chief Minister Raut, who was speaking in Hindi, argued that the constitution promulgated in 2015 was discriminatory against Madhesi people and that they were still denied the rights of a provincial government as enshrined in the new constitution.

Souls of my city: Fruits of struggle

April 21, 2018 09:56 am

Biraj Rajbansi of Morang was a small boy when his father passed away. Running away from home at that tender age, he struggled for years in different cities for survival.  “I ran away from my home when I was studying in Grade 6. My father passed away when I was a small boy. I came to Biratnagar and worked at a tea shop there for around four years,” said Biraj, 33.

TIKAPUR, April 2: With the decrease in the number of fish in the Karnali River, endangered dolphins have been pushed to the verge of extinction. This has compelled some activists and dolphin conservationists to raise voice for the conservation of fishes.

SIRAHA, March 23: Three months ago, Rebati Saday of Lahan-1 used her ring as collateral to obtain loan from her landlord for constructing toilet in front of her dilapidated hut. Unfortunately, she had to stall the construction of her toilet in lack of adequate money. She wandered from place to place seeking loan but to no avail. No one is ready to trust her.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Most of the provincial governments are still struggling to expand their council of ministers to give full shape to the provincial governments even after getting chief ministers

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Leadership Corner and Cambridge Institute of Technology jointly organized a motivational program titled ‘Struggle’ at Jamal Nachghar on Friday. This program aimed at motivating and inspiring youths.

KATHMANDU, FEB 18: Despite a supposed breakthrough over the issue of leadership and organization, UML and the CPN (Maoist Center) are still struggling to take their planned merger to a conclusive end amid demands from key leaders of both parties to ensure their status in the proposed new party.

HIV infected women struggle to survive

February 10, 2018 08:55 am

ACHHAM, Feb 10: Parwati Pariyar of Accham has known struggles since a very young age. Married at a young age, her husband left her soon after marriage. Not only that, he left her infected with HIV/AIDS.

Struggle for reforms

January 15, 2018 00:29 am

The voice for reforms in judiciary that Dr Govinda KC is raising would not be construed as contempt of court in any liberal democracy

Uma Devi Badi: An epitome of struggle

January 13, 2018 11:35 am

TIKAPUR, Jan 13:  Born in a Badi family of Thapagaun, Salyan district, in the year 1965, Uma Devi Badi is often considered an epitome of struggle. In the recently held provincial elections, she got elected under the proportional representation category in Province 7 after filing her candidacy from Nepali Congress (NC). Her struggle for the rights of and opportunities to the Badi community had grabbed a lot of attention and appreciation. She was the commander of the 48 days long Badi movement which has left its mark in Nepali history.

Rajendra Mahato, a presidium member of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), was elected to the central parliament from Dhanusha-3 in the recently held elections.

SIRAHA, Nov 11: Even after the poll alliance between the two major political forces of Madhes--Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN)--most of the candidates of the two political parties are likely to struggle to safeguard their stronghold in Siraha.

Nepalaya has brought out the struggles of Lal Babu Pandit in an biography; ‘Singhadurbar Badalne Sangarsha’  (Struggle to Change Singhadurbar). Pandit, a low-profile politician was successful in gathering wide attention and appreciation soon after taking over his first ministerial portfolio in his almost 40 years long political career.

BANEPA, Oct 23: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) had selected Rabiopi VDC of Kavre district as a model village for distributing housing reconstruction grants to the 2015 earthquake victims.

KOHALPUR, Oct 8: Durgabahadur Khadka has produced a film ‘Mann Ta Pardeshi’ in association with the local actors of Kohalpur.

POKHARA, Oct 7: Political parties in Pokhara have unveiled a long list of prospective candidates for the parliamentary and provincial elections. Unable to finalize the candidate, parties have forwarded the names to their party headquarters for the final decision.

The struggle is real

October 6, 2017 08:25 am

Don’t we all just love Dashain? I mean, what’s not to like? An extended holiday period, some quality family time and erm…. lots and lots of food. Except that for thousands (millions perhaps?) of over nourished people like me, with a tendency to put on weight at the mere sight of food, the festival of Dashain is a minefield that is getting increasingly harder to negotiate. At the best of times, my weight fluctuations are quite enough to make Oprah Winfrey blush but while Dashain comes around once a year, it never really leaves me – if you know what I mean.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin, September 12: Dominga Tejera picked her way around fallen palm trees rotting in mud as she returned home after a nine-hour work day as a hospital janitor on a Caribbean island that until recently seemed like paradise.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12:Following a long-held dispute between Department of Transport Management and Transport Entrepreneurs, the ticket booking has opened from Tuesday.

DHAKA, August 28: Bangladesh had Australia reeling at 18-3 after scoring 260 in its first innings on the first day to take control of the opening Test on Sunday.

Indispensable struggle

August 28, 2017 01:30 am

The last group to shed its political clothes and jump into the electoral fray wholly naked is newly-fashioned Rashtriya Janata Party Nepal.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Commercial banks are struggling to meet the directed-sector lending requirement as set by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB).

HAMBURG, July 8: Leaders of the world’s top economic powers reaffirmed their support Saturday for free trade but tempered their statement by acknowledging countries could defend their home companies and markets against unfair practices.

Russia's early Confederations Cup exit has sparked a wave of concern among fans as the 2018 World Cup hosts scramble to avoid another embarrassment at next year's finals.

England's newly crowned Under 20 World Cup winners woke to back-page headlines acclaiming a golden generation on Monday and congratulatory tweets from a future British king and one of the country's greatest sporting heroes.

BAGLUNG, April 25: Major political parties are having hard time to select their candidates from the pool of the aspirant candidates for the upcoming local elections. The aspirant candidates are lobbying within their party’s rank and files to clinch the party’s ticket. On the other hand, however, small political parties are struggling to find influential candidates to represent them in the elections.

An icon of struggle (with video)

April 25, 2017 08:59 am

LAHAN, April 25: Within just five years of marriage, her husband brought a second wife. It was hard for a mother of two to shoulder the responsibility of her children after being separated from the estranged husband. But she still stayed strong and kept going.

Actress Lena Headey, who essays Cersei Lannister in hit show 'Game of Thrones', has opened up about her struggle with anxiety.