Missing plane yet to be foundThe Nepal Airlines plane believed to have crashed in Arghakhanchi district while flying from Pokhara to Jumla has not been found yet. Five teams of Nepal Police, Nepal Army and Armed Police Force from Gulmi and Arghakhanchi have not been able to locate the suspected crash site despite search operations for the past four hours. According to police, a rescue team has left for Murakot after concluding its search operation in Khidim VDC of Arghakhanchi.
- PM Koirala urges industrialists to invest inside country
FNJ probe team begins study into journalist attack
An investigation team formed by the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) to study into the incident of attack on a journalist Narayan Adhikari has started its work from today in Chitwan district. Adhikari is a correspondent of Rastriya Samachar Samiti.
Scotland to be granted greater autonomy: Government-appointed commission
Scotland could be handed sweeping new powers including setting its own income tax rates and controlling welfare payments under a new plan unveiled by a government-appointed commission on Thursday.
11 dead in Kashmir gunbattle between army, rebels
Militants attacked an army patrol in Indian Kashmir on Thursday, leaving three soldiers and four civilians dead as fighting continued near the border with rival Pakistan, security officials said.
- 18th SAARC Summit Kathmandu Declaration (FULL TEXT)
Will Kathmandu Summit see a different ballgame?
Now that since Modi and Sharif have shaken hands several times, handshakes might not become the center of attraction. After all, SAARC Summit should not be the hostage to the never-ending India-Pakistan rivalry.
Knowledge-based approach to Nepal’s foreign policy
Only the knowledge-based pragmatic foreign policy can ensure Nepal’s survival amidst the challenging domestic and international settings. For that, we must change the mindset that we can have a sound policy only after ending the political transition.
Shiva Prasad Tiwari
Encounter with a speeding car: Some reflections on life and death
After all, what harm is there in reflecting upon your own life every now and then? My perception is that we are so disproportionately consumed by petty day to day issues that the larger questions pertaining to life, and death, escape our attention to our own detriment.
A pen and children
Yeah, I, my mom, dad and friends and every citizens should now create an environment which guarantees the rights of these 8-year-olds. Yes, the pens should be handed now. These pens that will enable them to understand who they are and what they should get.
A letter to our Honorable Prime Minister
Lighting up the capital was not an end but a beginning towards infrastructure development, implementing the power treaties, scaling the economies upwards, and to write the constitution on time.
State of denial
Nanda Parsad Adhikari's painful death has raised a fundamental question to our political / legal system. Is this what we wanted ? What does a " federal democratic republic" means for a common people ?