Missing plane yet to be found
The 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.
China breaks India's record for largest umbrella
A giant umbrella of around 23 metres in diameter and 14.4 meters in height made by a Chinese firm has set a new Guinness World Record for the world's largest umbrella, breaking record set in India in 2010. The umbrella company in east China's Jiangxi Province set the new record for creating the world's largest umbrella by unveiling an umbrella of around 23 meters in diameter and 14.4 meters in height.
Two students' unions clash over Guru Purnima celebration
Tensions ran high amongst the teachers and students at the Sanothimi Campus and Bhaktapur campus in Bhaktapur today, when students from the two colleges clashed over the Guru Purnima celebration held on July 31.
Mathema Committee's Report on Health Professional Education Policy goes public
Government on Tuesday made public the Mathema Committee Report on Health Profession Education Policy after over a month time it was submitted. The report was posted at the official site of the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers following the cabinet decision to unveil it.
UML lawmakers accuses NC of bringing budget unilaterally
CPN (UML) lawmakers on Tuesday accused Nepali Congress of bringing this year's budget unilaterally, thereby violating the spirit of a joint government.
House seeks Home Minister's reply on police intervention on Dalit protest
Speaker of the Legislature-Parliament Subash Chandra Nembang has directed the Minister for Home Affairs Bamdev Gautam to furnish reply on the use of force by police during demonstration staged by Dalit lawmakers and rights activists at Bijulibazar in the capital today.
Hidden costs behind zero-cost migration policy
It is a matter of concern that the debate around this issue focuses on so much black and white and not so much in the spectrum in between. Yes, corruption is indeed rampant in the foreign employment sector in Nepal, but it is so precisely because it offers attractive rent-seeking opportunities for policymakers, who are in charge of regulating recruitment agencies.
Nepal's prosperity lies in the hands of youths
The most important part of the education is to imbibe the confidence among the students the spirit of “I can do it”. That will in turn result in “we can do it” and “Nepal will do it”.
APJ Abdul Kalam
Crafting my anxiety
I have realized I am deeply depressed and I definitely need to do something about it. I have decided to take psychological help before I skid deeper into confusions. But first I want to craft my anxiety by writing it down. I will write for my own well-being.
Nepali Cricket: The Journey Continues
For long, the industry of the players in the field had overshadowed the issues that mar Nepali cricket. However, finishing right at the bottom in two recent tours distant from the equatorial regions has brought them to the surface.
Corporación Dinant is not driven by corporate greed
Dinant is not in conflict with the genuine peasant associations of Honduras: Our African Palm plantations support thousands of sustainable jobs with company pensions and compensation levels well above the national minimum wage; they have also significantly contributed to improving skills, education and health. We recognize the value and importance of engaging peacefully and transparently with those that hold different viewpoints and believe that we can find some common points of mutual interest.
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.