Soil, sun, water and seed: The ingredients of a garden are simple, but the final product is never guaranteed. Willing a plot of land into a vibrant state of bloom takes intention, know-how and no small amount of trial and error.


May 24, 2019 08:00 am

The sun came up on the sky Giving us one more day bright Gives us hopes, new rays of life To achieve our goals


January 22, 2019 10:01 am

The first sound in the morning was the cooing of the cuckoos on the coconut trees. The second was the mooing of the mad buffalo on the mossy field. I woke up with a sudden start, and sat bolt upright in my bed. It was as if I hadn’t slept at all. To my astonishment, the door was flung open and darkness entered and spilled into the floor.

Chhath concludes

November 14, 2018 09:25 am

BARDIBAS/MAHOTTARI, Nov 14: Chhath, the festival wherein rising and setting Sun God is worshipped, has concluded today morning.

NASA's historic Parker Solar Probe -- enroute to the Sun to unravel its mysteries -- has become the closest spacecraft to it.

Forever, I will miss you.

September 19, 2018 11:17 am

Until the sun darkens,  Until the star down falls,  Until the earth freezes,  Until the wind stops,  I could have waited

US space agency NASA is preparing to launch a probe in August to study the Sun closer than any human-made object ever has, revealing multiple mysteries behind the star.

KURASHIKI, July 12: Intense heat and water shortages raised fears of disease outbreaks in flood-hit western Japan on Thursday as the death toll from the worst weather disaster in 36 years neared 200.

July 11: Living at higher latitudes, where there is also less sunlight, could result in a higher prevalence rate of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

KHOTANG, May 13: Police have recovered the body of Suman Shrestha, 12, one of the three children, who was swept by the Sun Koshi River on May 5.  Shrestha’s body was retrieved four kilometers away after it was washed ashore. The three children were swept by the river as they swam while herding goats.

KATHMANDU, April 17: CPN (UML) general secretary Ishwor Pokhrel has said the party and CPN (Maoist Center) which are in the process of unification have no debate over an idea of taking up 'sun' as the election symbol of 'united' party.

Birth of new sun

January 17, 2018 01:00 am

Once a source of worries for Tharu girls, Maghi today symbolizes celebration, coming together of family and friends and assertion of Tharu identity.

SARLAHI, Jan 10: Dipping temperature had affected normal life of people across Madhes for the last few days. It had forced them to stay indoors in morning and evening and even during the day, mobility of the public was not as dense as it would otherwise. However, on Monday, they heaved a sigh of relief as the sun was relatively warmer and lasted throughout the day.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Five leaders of Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) Nepal have quit the party and have formed Independent Political Group (IPG) to contest in upcoming House of Representatives, the State Assemblies and the National Assembly.

KATHMANDU, August 22: Oscar’s selection committee formed by Nepal Oscar Selection Committee.Oscars Nepal, Tribhuwan University has released a press statement confirming that Deepak Rauniyar’s ‘White Sun’ has been nominated for the Academy Awards this year.

WASHINGTON, August 21: Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday for a wondrous couple of minutes in the first total solar eclipse to sweep coast to coast in 99 years.

Welcome to the latest fashion fad in beauty-obsessed Rio de Janeiro, where some women are sun-baking in bikinis made of black tape in search of tan lines so perfect that they practically jump off the skin.

POKHARA, Jan 2: Vehicular movement along the Pokhara-Jomsom road section which was obstructed following heavy snowfall since yesterday has resumed from Monday morning.

JANAKPURDHAM, Nov 7: The Chhath festival concluded today as devotees offered Argha (curd) to the Sun God.

Clad in a skimpy black bikini, the busty blonde could barely contain her ample chest which spilled out of the scanty fabric.

Papaya Sun Cream users win seven scooters

September 16, 2016 21:23 pm

REPUBLICA, Sept 16: Joy brand of Ratnasagar Herbal Pvt Ltd has handed over seven Honda Deo scooters to lucky consumers of its Papaya Sun Cream.

KATHMANDU, Sept 7: Nepali film ‘White Sun’ has been premiered at the Venice International Film Festival.

The sun effect

June 28, 2016 00:15 am

Solar radiation is one of the most important factors in predicting rice yields over a variety of locations