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.
Speaker issues directive on Adhikari couple's health condition
Speaker Subas Nembang has made a ruling to the government to immediately inform the Parliament about the health condition of Nanda Prasad Adhikari and his spouse Ganga Maya Adhikari of Fujel, Gokha, who are on a long hunger strike, demanding action against the culprits in the murder of their son.
Former Chief Secretary no more
Former Chief Secretary Bhogendra Nath Rimal died at the age of 92 on July 28 due to respiratory problem.
The Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers stated that the nation has lost an honest and dedicated former civil servant with the demise of former Chief Secretary Rimal.
House briefed about India-Nepal deals
Minister for Foreign Affairs Mahendra Bahadur Pandey today briefed the Legislature-Parliament about the agreements reached during the meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission held on July 26.
Shamarpa Rinpoche's body arrives in Kathmandu
Shamarpa Rinpoche's body has arrived in Kathmandu by a special Druk Air flight from Bhutan at around 5 pm today.
Oli returns, warns govt over 7-point deal
Talking to reporters at Trubhuvan International Airport (TIA), Oli said that the current government would fall into crisis if the 7-point deal between the Nepali Congress and UML is not implemented.
The human side of BP Koirala
Everyone was touched by the humility of that person. BP Babu was visibly moved. He produced a ten rupee note and offered it to the man in payment for the water and the mohi that they had taken”. He said further, “Dai please take this, as a token for your hospitality.” But the man refused to take the money.
Faint hope, bumpy road ahead
History shows that sustaining economic achievements is the biggest challenge in Nepal. And, the global experiences show that massive economic reforms that welcome private investments and enforce effective regulatory mechanism are the best means to sustain and accelerate growth and enhance prosperity.
Time to employ Nepali ways
We have internalized the negative facets of westernization, globalization and individualism rather than their positive aspects. They are influencing us at the cost of our roots and cultural values and norms. Copying others become meaningful only when we integrate our own creativity and ideas into the things we copy. Only then we can gradually progress from being followers to becoming leaders.
Bishnu Chandra Gautam
Wither are we heading?
In a country that is stabilizing and institutionalizing democratic values and freedom, what the education system and family values – the two most important institutions of socialization –are doing is subtly suppressing or limiting the very essence of personal freedom and choice.