• Rina Kumari Sah elected the first woman mayor of Province 2

    Rina Kumari Sah elected the first woman mayor of Province 2 Setopati , Kathmandu, Sept 21 - CPN (Maoist Center) candidate Rina Kumari Sah vying for mayoral post of Maulapur of Rautahat district has been elected the first woman mayor of Province 2.

  • The Idol Maker (PHOTOS)

    The Idol Maker (PHOTOS) Narayan Maharjan , Kathmandu, Sept 21 - Bikau Pandit, 47, from Sarlahi district has been making a living sculpting clay idols for different Hindu festivals celebrated in Kathmandu Valley for 18 years.

  • Badadashain begins from today

    Badadashain begins from today Kathmandu, Sept 21 - "Navaratri Parba" or the nine-night festival of Bada Dashain, the great festival of the Hindu religious people of Nepal, commenced from Thursday.

  • Going to election without constitution amendment harmed RJP: Anil Jha

    Going to election without constitution amendment harmed RJP: Anil Jha Setopati, Kathmandu, Sept 20 - Member of the chairman council of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal Anil Jha has attributed the poor performance of the party in the local polls in Province 2 to failure to get constitution amended.

  • RJP strong in cities, FSF-N in villages

    RJP strong in cities, FSF-N in villages Setopati, Kathmandu, Sept 20 - Preliminary vote counting in the local bodies of Province 2 has showed that hold of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal is limited to urban areas.

  • NC first, UML second with counting in 55 units

    NC first, UML second with counting in 55 units Setopati, Kathmandu, Sept 19 - Nepali Congress (NC) is leading in Province 2 that went to polling for local bodies on Monday.

  • EC seeks correction of decision to expand Cabinet

    EC seeks correction of decision to expand Cabinet Kathmandu, Sept 19 - The Election Commission (EC) has called on the government to make correction of its Monday decision of expanding the size of Council of Ministers.

  • Modi greets PM Deuba on Constitution Day

    Modi greets PM Deuba on Constitution Day Setopati, Kathmandu, Sept 19 - Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi has greeted PM Sher Bahadur Deuba on the occasion of Constitution Day. Modi sent his greetings to PM Deuba Monday evening, senior media expert to PM Deuba Govinda Pariyar confirmed with Setopati.

  • 73 percent voter turnout in Province 2

    73 percent voter turnout in Province 2 Kathmandu, Sept 18 - The Election Commission (EC) has said that a total of 73 percent voter turnout was recorded in the elections held today in Province No. 2.

  • KU sets higher MBBS fees defying govt

    KU sets higher MBBS fees defying govt Setopati, Kathmandu, Sept 18 - Kathmandu University (KU) has set higher fees for MBBS course defying the ceiling set by the government for medical education.

  • Deuba expands Cabinet yet again

    Deuba expands Cabinet yet again Setopati, Kathmandu, Sept 18 - Prime Minister (PM) Sher Bahadur Deuba on Monday has expanded his Cabinet on Monday inducting two state ministers from RPP-Prajatantrik that recently split from RPP.

  • Doctors to be made to pay for negligence

    Doctors to be made to pay for negligence Setopati, Kathmandu, Sept 18 - The government will bring legislation to make the doctors concerned compensate for death and serious damages due to their negligence.

  • Gopal Khadka calls his sacking extra-judicial

    Gopal Khadka calls his sacking extra-judicial Setopati, Kathmandu, Sept 18 - Sacked Managing Director of the Nepal Oil Corporation Gopal Khadka has called his sacking 'on the basis of accusations by a media house, extra-judicial.

  • Deuba to expand Cabinet yet again

    Deuba to expand Cabinet yet again Setopati, Kathmandu, Sept 18 - Prime Minister (PM) Sher Bahadur Deuba will expand his Cabinet for the seventh time on Monday inducting two state ministers from RPP-Prajatantrik that recently split from RPP.

  • Attempted explosion at home of Chudamani Sharma

    Attempted explosion at home of Chudamani Sharma Setopati, Kathmandu, Sept 18 - An unidentified group has tried to put off cylinder bombs at the house of Chudamani Sharma in Budhanilkantha Sunday night.

  • NOC MD Gopal Khadka fired

    NOC MD Gopal Khadka fired Setopati , Kathmandu, Sept 18 - The government on Monday has sacked controversial Managing Director of the Nepal Oil Corporation Gopal Khadka.

  • Voting underway in Province 2 (Photos)

    Voting underway in Province 2 (Photos) Setopati , Kathmandu, Sept 18 - The voting under the final phase of local level election in Province No. 2 is underway. Eight districts in the province are electing a total of 6,627 representatives for 136 local levels.

  • Voting begins in Province No 2

    Voting begins in Province No 2 Setopati , Kathmandu, Sept 18 - The voting under the third phase of local level election has started in Province No 2 Monday morning. Eight districts in the province are electing representatives for 136 local levels.

  • Structures for provincial assemblies, CM offices yet to be fixed

    Structures for provincial assemblies, CM offices yet to be fixed Setopati, Kathmandu, Sept 17 - Election for federal and provincial assemblies will be held simultaneously on November 26 and December 7. The election for provincial assemblies, to be held for the first time in the country, will elect chief ministers (CM). But the government has yet to make arrangements for the places for convening provincial assemblies, swearing-in of CMs and their residence and office.

  • Lalitpur declared congestion-free city

    Lalitpur declared congestion-free city Prakash Dhungana, Kathmandu, Sept 17 - Lalitpur Metropolis is all set to install traffic lights at three different locations as part of its campaign to make the city congestion-free. The metropolis will install the traffic lights at Kandevthan of Kupondole, Harihar Bhawan of Pulchowk and in front of Alka Hospital within three weeks.

Opinion

  • The Doklam dilemma The Doklam dilemma

    Being a buffer state between the two giant neighbors, Nepal should conduct its foreign policy vis-à-vis China and India in a very sensitive manner. Nepal has always maintained that it would not allow its soil to be used against any neighbor. At the same time, Nepal should make sure that its own national interests are never compromised.

    Gaurab Shumsher Thapa

  • Effect of monetary policy on risk, stability and financial crises Effect of monetary policy on risk, stability and financial crises

    The crisis of 2008–09 has reignited a new interest in understanding money and credit fluctuations in the macro economy, and the crucial roles they could play in the amplification, propagation, and generation of shocks both in normal times and, even more so, in times of financial distress. This may reopen a number of fundamental fault lines in modern macroeconomic thinking between theories that treat the financial system as irrelevant, or, at least, not central to the understanding of economic outcomes, and those that reserve a central role for financial intermediation.

    Anup Paudel

Blog

  • Repercussions of extreme materialism through the lens of American history Repercussions of extreme materialism through the lens of American history

    The invaders started embracing community values that helped them evolve from plunderers to freedom fighters. The alliance of the tribes “Iroquois Federate” became the basis for the government system of US that helped resist tyrannical British power for independence.

    Sanjaya Gajurel

  • My Journey to Maiti Nepal My Journey to Maiti Nepal

    I was scared before I started volunteering, not so much because of the work I would be doing, but of the fact that I would be living alone in a new city where I wouldn’t know anyone except a handful of relatives, with everyone who I was close to on the other side of the world.

    Swarnima Gurung

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  • 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.

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