Counting in Lalitpur stopped
Vote counting in Lalitpur Metropolitan City has been stopped after more ballots than that were cast were found in Ward No 15. CPN-UML representatives have boycotted counting and are demanding recounting after 3,272 ballots were found despite only 3,246 votes being cast there.
Representatives of UML and independent candidates have demanded counting be stopped while Nepali Congress (NC) has been calling to count votes in other wards by keeping Ward No 15 on hold. The Election Commission said efforts are being made for mediation.
NC mayoral candidate Chiribabu Maharjan is leading UML cnadidate by around 2,000 votes in the latest update.
- Dr KC staging hunger strike for 12th time
Elections within stipulated time: DPM Shrestha
Deputy Prime Minister Gopal Man Shrestha has said the elections of the House of Representatives and State Assemblies would be held within the stipulated time.
- Deputy RJP general secretary Baig joins UML
- UML wins in Jitpur Simara sub-metropolis
- Maoist Center to forge alliance with change-maker party: Sharma
Amendment of Education Act: A betrayal to capable candidates
Not all, but many of the temporary teachers who have been wishing to become permanent, no doubt, appointed on the basis of their political ideologies. They couldn't succeed in the examinations despite repeated attempts. They carried the bags of those parties during their teaching career.
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
The regional integration initiatives & Nepal
For the small landlocked economies, such as Nepal, regional integration is more of a necessity than a policy option. The ideal way forward for Nepal to gain most out of the economic integration would be to identify the key areas in which Nepal could contribute and facilitate the promotion of those sectors.
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.
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.