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.
UML will not join next govt: Minister Rai
Minister for Information and Communications Sherdhan Rai today clarified that the CPN (UML) would not join next government as the Nepali Congress 'closed the door for consensus.' He said that the NC has taken a stance that no two major political parties should partner in the same government, ending the possibility for consensus.
No neighbor should try to impose its interest in Nepal: PM Oli
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that no neighbor should try to impose its interest in Nepal. Speaking in a program on 'Nepal-India-China trilateral relations in changed context' organized by the Madan Bhandari Foundation today, PM Oli said some neighbors want secularism while others urged for a particular religion in the country. He added that it was ultimately Nepalese decision and no one should put their views on the subject of religion.
UDMF to join new govt only if demands are addressed: Mahato
Chairman of Sadbhawana Party Rajendra Mahato has said that the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) will join the new coalition government of Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center) only if it commits to address the demands of the Madhesh-based parties.
Trump cannot be trusted with nuclear weapons: Clinton
Hillary Clinton today portrayed her Republican rival Donald Trump as a volatile and short-tempered man who cannot be trusted with nuclear weapons as she scripted history by becoming the first woman presidential nominee of a major political party in the US. Presenting here vision of inclusive growth for America that maintains its global leadership and military power, Clinton, 68, he warned voters the nation is facing a serious "moment of reckoning" from economic pain, violence and terror.
Hillary Clinton accepts Democratic presidential nomination
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday formally accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for president and pledged more economic opportunities for Americans and "steady leadership." "My primary mission as president will be to create more opportunities and more good jobs with rising wages right here in the United States from my first day in office to my last," Clinton said on the final day of the Democratic National Convention.
Madhesi women speaking out
The fact that Madhesi women, with their dual-subalternity, have reached a point where they can see liberation as an immediate issue that is relevant to their lives and not a distant incomprehensible matter is an achievement and a cause of (cautious) optimism for where the Madhes movement is headed.
Why Dr KC's demands are genuine
Dr Govinda KC is absolutely correct and needs to be heard urgently: Unless medical education in Nepal can be systematically regulated without political interference, the rule of law in Nepal is meaningless and Nepal risks becoming a failed State.
Gregory G. Maskarinec, PhD
How to kill 'Nepali time'?
It is easy to say, “It's our culture to start late.” Nobody is naturally late; it is the repetition of such phrases that perpetuate a culture of tardiness. Let’s make active changes to initiate a campaign of on-time arrival and kill the NEPALI TIME.
Rajendra K Khatiwada
The First Twin Temblors and After-4
Very soon I realized that Nepal by now had mammoth problems in its hands. Its many mostly hilly districts had been punctuated by destroyed houses and hovels. Roads were blocked by landslides. Imminent scarcities of all kinds were being seen and experienced. There was a rapid deterioration of self-esteem and confidence. With mental and psychological breakdowns already evident in human psyches and equilibriums, the adversely affected populace had become limpid, impotent and clueless.
Peter J Karthak
For the visually impaired
Coincidentally, I was surfing the internet one day when I recalled those yellow tiles. On Google I typed ‘Odd yellow tiles on the sidewalk’. Instantly trusty Google displayed answers on the screen. I felt a fat smile form on my face as I read. Immediately I was praising Nepalese policymakers.
A right time to look for alternative fuel
Nepal’s march to cleaner energy is not only expected but essential as an alternative to petroleum products is strongly felt among public and political circle.