KREMLIN, July 31: Thousands in Russia protested pending pension reforms over the weekend that would raise the retirement age to 63 for women, 65 for men. Tens of thousands of Russian protested across the country on Saturday to demonstrate against a controversial pension-eligible age hike in parliamentary debate.

MOSCOW, July 24: The pullout of the White Helmets from Syria, carried out by Israel on the US' and Canada’s request, reveals “true colors and hypocrisy” of the controversial group, showing who actually controls it, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said.

Get them onboard

May 31, 2018 00:30 am

Majority of marginalized children and children with disabilities remain excluded

KATHMANDU, May 30: Two invitee central committee members of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) have asked chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli about the reasons for excluding them from the central committee.

Destroy them

May 6, 2018 01:01 am

Nepal’s public transport syndicate and cartels have become increasingly ruthless toward the general public since April. They crippled transportation along the Araniko Highway simply because Mayur Yatayat, another transportation company, was providing better services to the people at lower fare.

Get them to schools

May 2, 2018 01:00 am

Though the constitution grants every child access to quality education, a large majority of schools are not accessible for children with disabilities

BHAKTAPUR, April 28: A little girl of around 10  rides comfortably astride her father’s shoulders as they watch the merry  crowds  in the historic town of Bhaktapur. A jatra is underway and the ambiance is festive. The touching sight of the child-man bond catches the attention of a passing tourist. He feels moved enough to capture it  in his camera . It was 1968 and the photographer was Jim Coleman. Half a century later, the chance photo has caught up with the father and child, and with Coleman also.

Let them sleep

April 28, 2018 00:16 am

With our eyes closed, we feel that everything else is also sleeping but that’s not the case.

Users downloading their Facebook data are making the surprising discovery that the social media network has been saving copies of every single video they’ve recorded through the app, even if they were never published.

WASHINGTON, Mar 25: In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into a "vote-them-out" movement and tougher laws against weapons and ammo.

JUMLA, March 2: Recently, the Netra Bikram Chand-led outfit Nepal Communist Party wrote to the elected representatives of Jumla district and told them to resign their posts immediately or face consequences. Following the development, panic has set in among the representatives.

Dear Malvika, I am a 23-year-old girl and I recently completed my bachelor’s degree. I have been in love with a guy since three years.

Give them medicine

January 9, 2018 00:55 am

One of the ways through which the state makes its presence felt among general public is by standing by them when they need medical treatment. This is why health and education are considered as the state’s liability in virtually all functioning democracies.

Rein them in

January 3, 2018 02:00 am

Illegal drug manufacturers

KHOTANG, Nov 3: People of the underprivileged Dalit community in Khotang district have expressed great disappointment with the political parties for using them only as a 'vote bank'. During a program organized at Hotel Shuvadin in the district headquarters Diktel on Thursday, Stakeholders of various authorities discussed caste-based discrimination, untouchability and the national and international laws regarding them.

Include them too

October 31, 2017 01:00 am

One important element missing from the current framework is the role for emergency volunteers.

PUERTO RICO, Sept 29: The Trump administration declared Thursday that its relief efforts in Puerto Rico are succeeding, but people on the island said help was scarce and disorganized while food supplies dwindled in some remote towns eight days after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory of 3.4 million people.

Dismiss them

September 7, 2017 02:00 am

NOC and Sajha corruption

NAWALPARASI, August 9: Chairmen of various wards under Ramgram Municipality in Nawalparasi have said they are unaware about the budget allocated for the wards. Ward chiefs have vented their ire against the mayor and the officials of the municipality for allocating the budget without holding a board meeting.

Eddie Redmayne’s character, the magi zoologist Newt Scamander is teaming up with Albus Dumbledore, the character of which will be played by new the entrant in the franchise, Jude Law, in the second installment of ‘Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them’, which went on floors on Monday.

DANG, June 27: While the fervor of local election announced after a hiatus of 20 years has gripped people of all communities, Kusunda, an endangered tribe, has remained untouched by it. Speaking at an interaction program organized by the Nepal Republic Media recently, Dhan Bahadur Kusunda, of Dang lamented “our tribe is already on the verge of extinction because of the negligence and ignorance of government and political parties.”

KATHMANDU, June 22: An Indian national was killed while two others sustained serious injuries after a speeding microbus ploughed into them at Bouddha area in the capital on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Parliament's Development Committee has asked government to scrap bodies of similar nature such as town development committees saying that existence of parallel bodies had caused duplication and other complications in carrying out development activities.

POKHARA, June 7: A total of 14 visually impaired students of Kaski district have been provided with special mobile phones in order to help them with their studies.

Raising them right

April 21, 2017 08:54 am

Raising a child is no easy task. And for some it is a downright scary prospect. We have mothers who have successfully raised children talk about the lessons they learnt on parenting. And, as they say, hindsight is 20/20.

New year's resolutions (and how to succeed at them)

In today’s so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon’s Echo or Google’s Home.

Teach them too

April 5, 2017 00:30 am

Our curriculum is still not disable-friendly and hence not accessible to children with visual and hearing impairments.

Jail them

March 13, 2017 00:45 am

Talking to Republica, Khadga Biswokarma, the spokesperson for the small Maoist outfit led by Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplab', clarified on Saturday that it was not his party’s policy to destroy public property.

Raising them right

March 11, 2017 00:15 am

Do not try to stifle their curiosity, like our parents did, with a standard answer to every question

Drake, who won two Grammys for best rap song and best rap/sung performance for 'Hotline Bling', said he does not understand why he won awards in that category as the hit pop number was not a rap song.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has started consultation with Madhes-based leaders at individual level in a bid to convince them for holding local elections.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Private medical colleges have been accused of charging students on government scholarships fees under unreasonable heads.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Bankers have urged promoters of bank and financial institutions (BFIs) to not give them pressure to provide high dividend at a time when they are reeling under lendable fund crisis.

Rein them

February 15, 2017 00:45 am

In the recent years, the number of students leaving the country for abroad study is  steadily rising. According to a 2016 data of Ministry of Education, number of students  enrolling in academic institutions abroad has increased by three-fold in the last five years.

10 injured as stray tiger attacks them

February 7, 2017 14:42 pm

BIRGUNJ, Feb 7: As many as 10 people were injured after a tiger attacked them at Lakhanpur VDC in Parsa district on Tuesday.

5 common foods before and after humans domesticated them

What about them?

January 18, 2017 00:35 am

The majority of the population that is to be resettled belongs to marginalized and low-income communities

NEW DELHI, Dec 27: Indian police said Monday that they arrested four men on suspicion of raping an American tourist who came to New Delhi alone earlier this year, marking another incident of sexual violence to stir outrage.

KATHMANDU, Dec 23: Suspended Chief Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lokman Singh Karki has shown kindness towards the two youths who smeared his face black yesterday. Issuing a statement on Friday, Karki has also urged the administration to free them.

Problems! Well, we face it every day, every moment and everywhere.

WASHINGTON, Oct 13: Two women tell The New York Times that Donald Trump touched them inappropriately — groping a woman in one instance and kissing a woman in another — during separate encounters that took place as long as three decades ago, the newspaper reported Wednesday.

Raising them right

September 30, 2016 01:00 am

Holt insists that providing a free learning environment to kids will not cause harm at all. Instead, it will add to human happiness and prosperity in many subtle and no-so-subtle ways.

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Saturday urged users of its Galaxy Note 7 phones to turn in their handsets as soon as possible as part of a recall aimed at limiting the damage caused by the fire-prone devices.

Help them grow

September 8, 2016 00:15 am

The theory of ‘Himalayan Environmental Degradation’ that was popular duing 1970s had predicted that Nepal would lose all its forests by 2000

Two killed as river sweeps them away

August 15, 2016 17:27 pm

RASUWA, Aug 15: Two persons of the same family died after they were swept away by the Andherikhola stream between Thulogaon of Rasuwa district and Manakamana VDC of Nuwakot district.

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14: Kuwait's Interior Ministry said Sunday its coast guard detained 10 Iranian "infiltrators" trying to sneak into the country illegally. An Iranian official, however, described them as fishermen whose detention was not related to any border violations.

SINDHULI, July 25: Three people are seriously hurt and the fourth one is in critical condition after a landslide buried them in Sindhuli today.

DOTI, July 20: Seven people were injured after a rabid dog attacked them at Khirsain VDC in the district.

Rear them right

July 9, 2016 00:25 am

Social gatherings provide me with a useful glimpse of what parents think about their children and what bothers them. Recently, I have noticed more and more parents having a hard time raising their children. At one gathering the other day, I heard two mothers talk about their children. One of them was worried for not being able to handle her strong-willed child. She was complaining and was wondering what she could do to handle her ‘difficult and stubborn’ young child. But what makes a child strong-willed?