Three wasted years

January 11, 2018 00:27 am

Transitional justice bodies became non-functional because they were more interested to appease political players than deliver justice to the victims

KATHMANDU, September 10:  Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is found to have spent Rs 5 million on overseas trips for some one and half dozen of its staff over a period of one month.

KATHMANDU, August 8: As many as 171.92 million units of electricity is wasted from the eight distribution centers under the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA)'s Hetauda distribution center alone.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Government employees have spent over a billion rupees on foreign visits in the last two months. The bill includes over 1,400 trips of civil servants since May 18 this year. Some of the visits are scheduled to take place in the next few weeks.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18:  For anyone born on February 18, 1951, the day democracy came to Nepal, it has been a lifetime wasted by political instability decade after decade and lack of economic  vision among successive leaders.

1,000 wasted days

July 7, 2016 01:00 am

It’s an ingenious concept; sounds good, too. In the words of the World Bank, “nutrition experts worldwide have determined that the window of opportunity for improving nutrition is small, i.e., the first 1,000 days from the first day of pregnancy through the first two years of life”.

Seven wasted months

June 5, 2016 20:09 pm

Oli's government neither talks with Madheshi parties nor is it keen on improving Nepal's strained relations with India