-Narendra Modi and Barack Obama
The promise of a better tomorrow is not solely for Indians and Americans: It also beckons us to move forward together for a better world. This is the central premise of our defining partnership for the 21st century. Forward together we go — chalein saath saath. MORE
No one can stop promulgation of constitution on Jan 22 now: Bamdev Gautam
Setopati, October 1, 2014 - Acting Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minster Bamdev Gautam has said that if contentious issues are not resolved through consensus by October 6, they will be taken to the Constituent Assembly and resolved through due procedure so that the constitution will be promulgated by the slated time.Modi and Obama pen joint Op-ed
NDTV, WASHINGTON: - Modi and Obama pen a joint op-ed which visions steps to take forward a relationship whose potential, they say, is yet to be fully realized.Nepal defeated by Afghnistan in Asiad cricket
Setopati, October 1, 2014 - Nepal's national cricket team has been defeated by Afghanistan by eight runs in the quarter-finals of the 17th Asian Games being held in Incheon in South Korea.
Fire breaks out at KIA Motors garage
Setopati, September 30, 2014 - Fire broke out at the KIA Motors garage in Tinkune on Tuesday.China Three Gorges subsidiary banned from World Bank projects
SCMP, September 30, 2014 - The World Bank has barred China International Water and Electric Corporation (CWE) from its projects for three years for misconduct in Africa and Southeast Asia, the multilateral lender announced last week.Cases of serious nature will be completed within three months: Proposed CJ
Setopati, September 30, 2014 - Proposed chief justice (CJ) Ram Kumar Prasad Sah has presented the plans of his tenure during the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee (PHSC) hearing.
If necessary, new constitution will come through majority process: Oli
Surunga (Jhapa), Sept 30 - CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli has urged all to be confident over promulgating the new constitution in the slated time.I mostly read Prithvinarayan's political and military strategy: Prachanda
Kathmandu, Sept 29 - Former PM Dahal said that the political parties were making efforts to draft a constitution amidst mounting obstacles and before the curiosity of the international community.Parliamentary hearing of proposed CJ Sah tomorrow
Kathmandu, Sept 29 - The parliamentary hearing of the proposed chief justice Ram Kumar Prasad Sah is scheduled for tomorrow.
Fulpati sent to Hanumandhoka from Gorkha Durbar
Gorkha, Oct. 1 - The palanquin carrying fulpati for the Bada Dashain festival this year has been sent to Hanuman Dhoka in Kathmandu with special religious grandeur from Gorkha Durbar to mark the Bada Dashain festival.Cyclist dies in road mishap
Golbazaar (Siraha), Oct 1 - A cyclist died in a road accident at Golbazaar of Asanpur-7 in Siraha district along the East-West Highway today.The deceased has been identified as Bhalai Yadav, 18, of Devipur-7 in the district, according to the Area Police Office, Golbazaar.Sherawali Sewa Sangh organises religious procession
Kathmandu, Oct 1 - The Sherawali Sewa Sangh under the Marwadi Sewa Samiti organised a religious procession (shovayatra) along with idols of Goddess Durga today.
Youth to go abroad to show his skills
Attariya, Kailali, Oct. 1 - A youth here is to go aboard for showing his skills of writing Nepali and English by both of his hands simultaneously.Four of the family found dead, one arrested
Setopati, LAMJUNG, October 1 - Four members of a same family have been found dead at Piple of Bhoteodar VDC on Wednesday morning.Homeo health camp benefits over 1,000 people
Bardibas, Oct 1 - Over 1,000 people have been benefited from a free Homeo Health Camp organised at Bardibas in Mahottari district on the occasion of Dashain festival.
20 gamblers fined in Morang
Biratnagar, Oct 1 - The District Administration office, Morang, released 20 gamblers, who were arrested on the charge of gambling, after charging Rs 1,000 fines from each of them.Nearly half of world's elderly lack pension: ILO
GENEVA, October 1 (AFP) - Nearly half of the world's elderly receive no pension, while many of those who do receive too little and are widely seeing their benefits slashed, the International Labour Organization said on Tuesday.South Indian film industry launches hunger strike to support jailed Jayalalita
NEW DELHI, October 1:(AFP) - Southern India's film industry launched an eight-hour fast Tuesday to rally support for political leader Jayalalithaa Jayaram, who was jailed for four years following a lengthy corruption case.
Dashain ritual, ritual democracy
Like in times when law was dictated from Hanumandhoka Durbar, power indeed still lies with a small group of political elite, who largely dictate the law.
Prawash GautamThe population basis for ethnic provinces in Nepal
This analysis indicates a clear conflict between economic viability and ethnic federalism. The calculations may add some realism to the debate. It is essential to keep in mind that the largest "ethnic" group of Nepal is a so-called high caste group, the Khas-Chettri.
Magnus HatlebakkBacterial communities in our gut: How important are they?
A better way to replenish good bacteria is by making a habit of eating healthy. This can be done by including probiotics in our diet. A simple way is to include dairy products—especially yogurt containing these probiotics— that can be enjoyed by all age groups from young children to the elderly.
Should Nepal be a Hindu State?
The choice just makes things upside down. In a theocracy the god creates you. In a republican setting, you create the god if you need one.
Bhushan AryalNepal's failed development
Very little academic research is done in areas concerning the donors that isn’t funded by them.If findings are deemed controversial they’re not published. A donor might commission a study of transport cartels, but not publish it, perhaps because, if all that’s true, how is their hundred-odd million a year ever going to stimulate growth?
Thomas BellReflection on Dr. Govinda KC's photo exhibition
He pointed to a picture in which a group of boys and girls were stretching to catch an inside view of a thatched hut. “The villagers knew that a doctor was sheltering in the hut, so they gathered in the yard early in the morning yard to get medical checkup,” he said.
Naresh N. Sharma
Building national infrastructure in radiation safety: The first steps
It has become essential for the government to initiate the collection and hence preservation of data related to radiation health professionals, equipment related to diagnostic and radio therapy and organize training, workshop, radiation safety awareness programs and to come up with a long-term plan to ensure radiation safety in Nepal.
Suresh PoudelPeace disrupted in Shanti Vatika should not be forgotten
Just because a group of strong headed youth belonging to a certain Vaidanik Sanatan Hindu Rastra Nepal decided to harass a group of youth belonging to another ideology and label them as anti-Hindus or foreign agents does not mean that it reflects the psychology of the Nepali people in general.
Namrata SharmaExcess liquidity: Pros and cons
The continued negative interest rate is clearly an early warning that Nepal’s financial system is warming up for return to the baking crisis of 2010.
Death approached me in the form of eight strangers, all of them armed with guns and shining knives in their hands. It was a scary moment that is difficult to forget.
Vivek Sharma DhakalMemories of Dashain
Dashain is one of such festivals that unites people of all faith and creed. It takes people back to their roots one more time and helps keep the family bond intact. It reawakens many happy memories of the past.
Gopal ThapaWomen in public vehicles in Kathmandu
And then began the horror. The uneasiness was at its peak. I was squashed from all the sides; almost crushed. I couldn’t complain. Everybody was going through it, the same way.
Little seeds of love
It was already around 7:30 in the evening in winter. I got distressed as there was not a single bus plying on my route and I was getting home late. My mind was occupied with ‘what if’ and worst case scenarios. Then a man in a bike came out of blue, stopped and asked me if I needed a lift.
Pritisha PandeyWhy learn writing?
In the pursuit of writing, I wrote many articles which editors didn’t want to sell. I still remember the days I spent inquiring about the requirements and procedure to send the articles to various newspapers and magazines.
-Vivek Sharma DhakalOn being 18
It’s all my misfortune that I’ve already grown. Grown to be 18. I successfully completed 6,570 days of my life.
Power of Appreciation
After that day, whenever I feel low, I just take a Walk of Thanks. I reel gratitude for every small pleasures that I have. I thank them for making my day as good as it has to be.
Pritisha PandeyMedical Physics in fight against cancer: Experience of ICMPROI-2014
It is high time for the Government of Nepal to formulate national radiation protection law, establish medical physics department using ionizing radiation in hospitals, particularly in cancer centers, run an intensive medical physics program in graduate level and help NAMP to conduct trainings, research, awareness and other programs.
Suresh PoudelTeenage Distractions
I personally think teenage years are the most important and precious time period in a person’s life. Some people might not agree but the majority of people probably do. Although teenage years are the most valued phase, it can also ruin your life if you make a wrong decision at the wrong time.
Anusha Uprety/September 5, 2014