Driving license now from transport office in Swayambhu
Driving license can now be acquired from the transport management office in Thulo Bharyang of Swayambhu. Distribution of driving license began from the office today.
Inaugurating the service, Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Ramesh Lekhak said similar offices will begin service from Chabahil of Kathmandu and Jagati of Bhaktapur from January 11. The expansion of the transport office is expected to facilitate the acquiring of driving license without much hassle, he added.
The Department of Transport Management has also initiated receiving online driving license application. It has been distributing smart license since the past one year. RSS
Under-fire Uber CEO Kalanick resigns
Travis Kalanick, the combative and troubled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, resigned Tuesday under pressure from investors. The company’s board confirmed the move early Tuesday, saying in a statement that Kalanick is taking time to heal from the death of his mother in a boating accident “while giving the company room to fully embrace this new chapter in Uber’s history.” He will remain on the Uber Technologies Inc. board.
- Gold, silver prices stable
Nepal-China trade fair kicks off in Korala
The Nepal-China inter-country trade fair has commenced from Thursday at the Korala transit point on the Nepal-Tibet border. Identity cards have been made mandatory for the Nepalis of the border region for participating in the 10-day trade fair. The Chinese and Nepali businessmen have already reached the border area with their merchandise.
- Gold, silver prices stable
Nepal-Hong Kong trade fair from June 24
Nepal-Hong Kong trade fair is to be organized at Hong Kong Cultural Center from June 24. Consulate General of Nepal in Hong Kong, Hong Kong-Nepalese Business Association and Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal are jointly organizing a two-day event.
RJP's suicidal move
Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJP) has announced protest programs including general strike to disrupt the upcoming second round of local election. Formation of RJP with merger of six Madhes-based parties had sent a positive message both to the plains and the hills.
Maoist commitment torn in Bharatpur
There is no confusion about who tore the ballots in Bharatpur. Nepal Police under Prime Minister (PM) Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi has already revealed that Maoist cadres, who tore the ballots, have been arrested. The only remaining questions are why CPN (Maoist Center) tore the ballots and what happens next.
Why shy away?
People (specifically men) urinate in public, smoke openly, get drunk in public places, and they just get away with it. Isn't it a bizarre world where all of these things can actually happen openly and girls have to feel ashamed about the most natural phenomenon?
Bibhu Thapaliya Shrestha
Staying true to our environmental roots
Although we had so important practise why did we miss to internalize it? AGIL paradigm is the best way which helps us understand why we failed. The AGIL paradigm is a sociological scheme created by American sociologist Talcott Parsons in the 1950s. It is a systematic depiction of certain societal functions, which every society must meet to be able to maintain stable social life.
Traffic Police in Kathmandu
As busy and hassling as the traffic system in Kathmandu is, the Traffic Police here have to handle an equally strenuous job. Over 1,400 traffic officers in and around the Kathmandu Valley battle against the pestering traffic and air pollution each day.
Menstrual taboo outdated
I have seen my sisters and friends isolated and treated in discriminatory manner during their first menstruation cycle. They were not allowed to look at the sun, to touch water source, flower, fruits, any male family member, nor even hear their voice. The activist may claim the situation has changed and I do agree but still during every month my loved ones turns into untouchables beings.