Stories from the forced footloose
Sushil Darnal, Kathmandu, Oct 27 - Gitadevi Dhimal, an elderly woman of 70 from Rupandehi district has been a breadwinner to herself. But her occupation is begging. And as a footloose, she is of no address for her job keeps taking her places in the capital.
Three-party meeting put off
Setopati, Kathmandu, Oct 27 - The scheduled meeting of the three major parties on Monday was postponed because of the absence of leaders from the ruling CPN-UML. The leaders at Singha Durbar stated that they have postponed the meeting after the UML sent them a message that the party is not positive about such meetings that doesn’t yield positive result.
Cricket game between Nepal and USA postponed
Kathmandu, Oct 27 - The continuous rainfall has disrupted the cricket match between Nepal and the USA being held in Kuala Lampur.
Nepal defeated Singapore by 190 runs
KATHMANDU, OCT 26 - - Nepal defeated Singapore by 190 runs in the ICC World Cricket League Division-III tournament on Sunday.
Nepali doctor Kumud Dhital performs 'breakthrough' transplants in Australia
Sydney (AFP) , October 24, 2014 - Australian surgeons said Friday they have used hearts that had stopped beating in successful transplants, in a world first that could change the way organs are donated.
Nepal defeats Bermuda by 8 wickets
Setopati, October 24, 2014 - Nepal has secured an impressive victory over Bermuda in the ICC World Division 3 tournament being held in Malaysia.
Nepal loses to Uganda by 20 runs in ICC WCL Division 3
Setopati, October 23, 2014 - Nepal was defeated by Uganda by 20 runs in the first match of ICC WCL Division 3 being held in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia on Thursday.
Gokarna meeting fails to yield results
SETOPATI, KATHMANDU, OCT 22 - The three-party meeting at Gokarna resort failed to yield results, with the politicians sticking to their guns.
Leaders of the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and UML and main opposition UCPN (Maoist) had gathered at the resort to iron out their differences on the outstanding constitutional issues.
Gokarna meeting inconclusive
SETOPATI, KATHMANDU, OCT 22 - The three-party meeting at Gokarna resort has ended inconclusively after the top guns continued to stick to their guns.
Leaders continue behind-the-curtain meetings in Gokarna for second day
Setopati, October 22, 2014 - Giving continuity to yesterday's meeting, leaders of the major political parties have begun behind-the-curtains discussions on the contentious issues of constitution drafting in Gokarna resort on the outskirt of Kathmandu.
Leaders holding behind-the-curtain meetings
SETOPATI, KATHMANDU, OCT 21 - Leaders of the major political parties have begun separate intra-party discussions on the contentious issues of constitution drafting.
Nepal's economic freedom slips
Setopati, Kathmandu, Oct 21 - A newly released global report on economic freedom says that Nepal’s freedom for doing business slightly squeezed in 2012. According to the report that explored five key parameters of economic freedom, Nepal continued to be one of the least economically free countries, ranking 126 out of 252 countries.
Lalit Krishna Shrestha new ANFA chairman
Setopati, October 20, 2014 - Hours after the government threatened to suspend him on his alleged role in misappropriating 58 crores, Chairman of the All Nepal Football Association of Nepal (ANFA) Ganesh Thapa has decided to quit the post voluntarily.
ANFA Chairman Ganesh Thapa likely to step down
Setopati, October 20, 2014 - Hours after the government threatened to suspend him, Chairman of the All Nepal Football Association of Nepal (ANFA) Ganesh Thapa is likely to quit the post voluntarily.
Sports Minister to sack ANFA Chief Ganesh Thapa today
Bishnu Budhathoki, October 20, 2014 - The meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) held today has said that the Minister for Sports Purusottam Paudel will implemenet the former's directive to sack Ganesh Thapa today.
India's BSNL cuts call rates to Nepal by 35 percent as PMO raises issue
Setopati, October 19, 2014 - India's state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has reduced call rates to Nepal by about 35 per cent as India's Prime Minister's Office had raised the issue of high call charges to Nepal with the Department of Telecom (DoT).
Parliament endorses budget for the fiscal year 2014/15
Setopati, October 14, 2014 - The budget of the fiscal year 2014/15 has been passed by the parliament.
Peaceful revolt if constitution is drafted without consensus: Dahal
SETOPATI, KATHMANDU, OCT 17 - Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal said on Friday that he would lead a peaceful revolt if the ruling Nepali Congress and UML violate the past agreements while drafting the new constitution.
Parliamentary Committee approves chairman and 4 members of NHRC
October 17, 2014 - Parliamentary Hearing Special Sommittee has approved the names of the chairman and four members of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).
Cabinet nominates 4 leaders as CA members
Setopati, Kathmandu, Oct 16 - The Cabinet meeting on Thursday nominated four more leaders as constituent assembly members. The meeting nominated Ram Maya Bogati, Shyam Kumar Shrestha, Janakraj Joshi and Janak Budha.
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
To dogs, with love
Many find talking about basic animal rights stupid when no basic rights of people are guaranteed. However, there are still few people who are aware how humane behavior has turned toward cruelty and indifference which can be vividly seen through the way street dogs and other animals are abused around us.
Unanswered questions on recent leftist alliance
Although they seem to be very much communist while in opposition, whether about the 'Indian semi-colonial status' in Nepal or American hegemony, this has never been evident while they actually come into power and rule Nepal.
Dr Chandra Sharma Poudyal
What we need to learn from Thailand?
Thailand is a developing country. But it seemed like a developed country at first sight. It is hard to believe that Thailand is a developing country. There are big buildings, and clean and broad roads. The city is clean with no trace of pollution.
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.