During a meeting with CA Chairman Subas Chandra Nembang Sunday, the committees' heads said they are committed to meeting the target within the deadline abiding by CA regulations and calendar.MORE
HLPC only a ploy to seize power: Bijukchhe
Bhaktapur, Aug 31 - Chairman of the Nepal Workers and Peasants Party (NWPP) Narayan Man Bijukchhe said that the agenda of forming a high level political committee (HLPC) was the agenda of UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal to seize power. Talking to RSS...Property of Birendra's family should be brought to Trust: PM Koirala
Setopati, August 31, 2014 - Prime Minsiter Sushil Koirala has said that Nepal will have a breakthrough' in development. He said that Nepal has entered a new phase at a programme held in his official residence in Baluwatar to receive the annual report of Nepal Trust. "There will be a breakthrough," he said. "The constitution will be promulgatedNC removes Rukmini Koirala from the list of lawmakers
SETOPATI, Kathmandu, Aug 29 - Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to remove party leader Rukmini Koirala from the list of lawmakers nominated by the cabinet on Friday.
18 picked as lawmakers
Setopati, August 29, 2014 - The individuals were nominated as lawmakers from the quotas of the NC, UML, and RPP-N. From the RPP-N's quota, Ganesh Thapa has been nominated as a lawmaker. He is the brother of party Chairman Kamal Thapa.No need of 26 CA members: Narayankaji Shrestha
Kathmandu, Aug 29 - UCPN (Maoist) Vice Chairman Narayan Kaji Shrestha on Thursday said that nomination of 26 Constituent Assembly (CA) members was not necessary as the current CA had already completed more than seven months' in business.New constitution to be named 'Nepal's Constitution'
Kathmandu, Aug 29 - The Constitutional-Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee meet held today agreed on naming the new constitution as 'Nepal's Constitution'.
Ganesh Thapa or Pyarajung Thapa likely to be nominated as CA member
Setopati, August 28, 2014 - Ganesh Thapa, Former army chief Pyarajung Thapa and journalist Janardan Aacharya have become probable candidates to be nominated as a CA member by RPP-N.Teej
Prakash Lama, August 28, 2014 - Just as they have been doing for years, women clad in red saris, potes, vermillion or tika are fasting for health of their spouses, children and other family members.Nepalese workers set fire to Malaysian factory
Protests sparked by the death of a Nepali worker, Police arrests 42 including Nepalese
Reuters, Kuala Lumpur, August 27 - Malaysian police have arrested 42 men after a riot by up to 1,000 mostly Nepalese workers sparked fires and destroyed parts of an electronics export factory, highlighting accusations of poor conditions for many of the estimated four million foreign workers in the Southeast Asian country.
Miss Earth Switzerland to promote Nepali girls' education
Kathmandu, Sept. 1 - Miss Earth Switzerland Shayade Hug, who is also an ambassador of Plan's “Because I am a Girl” campaign, observed Plan run programs in Kailali and Baglung districts of Nepal.Three houses buried in landslide in Baitadi
Bhimduttanagar, Sept 1 - Three houses were buried in a landslide that occurred Sunday evening at Gokuleshwor VDC-1 Bangabagar of Baitadi district, police said.One held for killing 20 Musk Deer
Solukhumbu, Sept 1 - Pemba Tamang, 51, of Sertung-7 in Dhading district has confessed his crime of killing 20 musk deer at different places of Solukhumbu district.
Cancer can't do anything to me: PM Koirala
Setopati, Septermber 1 - Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has said that cancer can't do him anything.Mid-Hill Highway expansion risks human settlement
Baglung, Sept 1 - Baglung townspeople are worried of their possible displacement in course of expansion of Mid-Hill Highway – the national pride project of Nepal government.Elderly killed in wild tusker rampage
Biratnagar, Sept 1 - An elderly died and one other was injured when a wild tusker broke down a house at 3.00 am today.
Eight absconding convicts in police net
Belauri (Kanchanpur), Sept 1 - A crime investigation and control support team, Mahakali deputed from Far-Western Regional Police has nabbed eight convicts, who were in list of absconding, from Daiji and Beldandi in one day.Saligram (Ammonite stone) on verge of extinction
Beni (Myagdi), Sept 1 - Ammonite stone – a rare and precious stone bearing religious value – is on verge of extinction from the Kaligandaki River owing to unchecked smuggling.Govt planning to host LDCs meeting after SAARC Summit
Kathmandu, Sept. 1 - Nepal is planning to host the meeting of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) soon after organizing the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit.
Planning Commission: Myths and Realities
NPC reforms should be oriented toward establishing an institution that would replace the existing NPC system with a purely advisory agency that would conduct extensive research and advise various layers of governments on the formulation, implementation and evaluation of public policies.
Thaneshwar BhusalTeej in a foreign land
Teej should no longer remain as the festival of women alone. All kinds of festivals should foster acceptance of cultural diversity. Instead of gendering Teej, why not make it a festival of both men and women, a festival to celebrate and respect each other's existence and importance in each other's lives?
Sangeeta RijalUse of remittance: Realities and potentials
The government may not have enough scope to make decisions about the remittances individuals receive. However, it can make plans to maximise overall benefits by assisting families to increase remittances and their benefits. Therefore, there is a need to develop a strategic framework including various national and international experiences.
Binod Chapagain/August 13
What Modi Thinks of Himself?
In Nepal, he finds himself in that peculiar position which is culturally within his own land. Yet it is foreign in modern political terms. If approached deeply from psychological perspective, Nepal thus forced him to hint at his ideal, a wish to transcend modern dividing politics to connect the lands associated with ancient glory and unity.
Bhushan AryalBuilding Stadiums: A Financial Perspective
Construction and renovation of stadiums in Nepal must be viewed from an economic point of view and not merely from the perspective of developing sports. Proper planning, building and management of stadiums can procure huge economic benefits to Nepal in the long run.
Sakar PrasainRedefining India-Nepal relations
In reality, the attempts of our politicians in the past few weeks reflect an impoverished vision. It is not enough to make water the center of our foreign policy with India. Rather, Nepal needs to substantially transform its relationship with India in diverse ways.
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.
Gopal ThapaFaint 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.
Prem KhanalNepal’s National Agenda and Neighborly Relations
With the emergence of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as the most powerful political party recently elected by a comfortable majority led by fearless, outspoken and committed leader Narendra Modi there cannot be any other time more opportune. This is the proper time to assess Indo-Nepal relations from a fresh perspective and contemplate on its future prospect.
Kirti Nidhi Bista
You can be a memory champion
Would you also like to be a memory champion? Believe it or not, you can also be a memory champion. But the first thing you need to do is to come up with a memory system, called mnemonic that helps you remember many things.
Om BaniyaBio-medical understanding of Ebola viral infection
Yes many people from Africa do visit Nepal so they can bring virus to Nepal. But there is no need to panic. As direct contact with an infected person is required for the virus to spread, health officials say the risk to the public is “very low”.
Sagar RegmiWhen I got on the bus
I got off saying good bye to her. Our eyes collided as if we were coming from the different polar. She peeped through the window until that bus moved, until her eyes could run after me. I watched my mobile for the time but it was totally empty. I tried looked up towards the bus. There was nothing but molecules of dust flying in the dim twilight.
Janakee Gautam/August 27, 2014
Dysfunctional state and misplaced priorities
The Modi euphoria and the uproar in the Parliament over the killing of a don show misplaced priorities of our representatives.
Devendra GautamTime 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 GautamWither 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.
Price of humility
We do not realize that our profession accrues more respect when a patient smiles back at us or appreciates our service. Moreover, patients' gratitude could give immense psychological benefit to doctors and nurses and help relieve their tiredness.
Binita AdhikariFootball and Poverty: My Memory
She was a wonderful Newar, a generous supplier of pomelos to little boys. She was particularly fond of me. She said she liked the way I spoke. "Gentle and sweet," she said. "Not like those rubbish sons of Damais and Kamis whose mouths were like litter boxes."
– Binod Bikram KC/July 6, 2014Settling Thoughts about Suicide
Gopi makes fun of the act of suicide so much in his “Suicide Note” that the readers are not as confused as Albert Camus when he said: "Should I kill myself or have a cup of coffee?" It was The Paradox of Choice. And, Camus chose to have a cup of coffee before thinking about doing anything.