Initiative of young student helps single mothers
ABHA DHITAL, KATHMANDU, JAN 15 - If there is a will, there is a way. A student in the USA, Yangmali Sahadev Rai of Bhojpur had a passion for social service and he has already taken the initiative, albeit in a small scale, to help the needy.
Next three weeks will set tone for CA-II
Ameet Dhakal, KATHMANDU. JAN 15 - NC has a terrible track-record of managing intra-party feud, especially when it's in power. Its three past prime ministers lost power to party's internal fighting. How amicably NC manages the competing aspirations of its leaders or fails to do so will have bearing on the stability of the government and also on constitution writing.
Resident doctors, students stage protest
KC's HUNGER STRIK
SETOPATI, KATHMANDU, JAN 15 - His health condition has deteriorated. His heart beat has slowed. He is on oxygen support. But KC refuges to backtrack. "I won't care about my health or even if I die," says the doctor.
Shree Swasthani Bratakatha kicks off
KATHMANDU, JAN.15 - The Shree Swasthani Brata Katha, a very popular ritual observed by Hindus since Push Shuklapurnima (full moon day), is beginning from today. The festival ends a month after in Magh Shukla Purnima
Not all that rosy in UML
UML's coming challenges
POST BAHADUR BASNET, KATHMANDU, JAN 14 - The General convention of the Party slated for April 19 will also have its influence on the choice of parliamentary leadership as the two positions will be shared by different individuals.
NC leadership under pressure to select PP leader
SETOPATI, KATHMANDU, JAN14 - Nepali Congress (NC) leadership has come under intense internal pressure to elect the party's parliamentary leader before participating in the first session of the Constituent Assembly (CA).
Scribes stage sit-in against CIAA chief Karki, 22 arrested
KHILANATH DHAKAL, BIRATNAGAR, JAN 11 - Police on Sunday arrested 22 journalists who were chanting slogans against the chief of the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Lok Man Singh Karki.
The journalists were arrested while staging a sit-in in front of...
First CA meeting on Jan 22
SETOPATI, JAN 11 - The move by the president has ended the protracted dispute over who should call the first session of the Assembly, clearing the deck for Regmi to take the initiative.
Prez asks Regmi to summon the first CA meeting
PM office to issue statement shortly
SETOPATI, KATHMANDU, JAN 11 - The move by the president has ended the protracted dispute over who should call the first session of the Assembly, clearing the deck for Regmi to take the initiative.
Public schools running out of students
KATHMANDU, JAN 9 - The number of students going to public school has declined as the size of the middle class has swollen over the last two decades. The growing importance of English language in the globalized world, on the other, has led to the mushrooming of private English-medium schools across the country.
CA MEETING ROW OVER
Chairman Regmi to summon CA meeting Saturday
SETOPATI, KATHMANDU, JAN 11 - A six-hour long parley between Sital Niwas and Baluwatar has paved way for Chairman of Council of Ministers, Khil Raj Regmi, to summon the first meeting of the CA.
Prez to ask Regmi to call first CA meeting
SETOPATI, KATHMANDU, JAN 10 - Giving a new twist to the ongoing battle between Baluwatar and Shital Niwas, President Ram Baran Yadav will ask the Chairman of the Council of Ministers, Khil Raj Regmi to call the first session of the Constituent Assembly-cum-parliament.
Senior citizen's sit-in enters twelfth month
KATHMANDU, JAN 10 - The sit-in staged in the capital by an alliance of elderly citizens has entered the twelfth month, but has so far failed to grab the attention of the authorities concerned.
The sit-in held at the initiative of the Elderly Citizen's Society ha...
Heart ailments leave elderly Sharmas broken-hearted
SHOVA SHARMA, KATHMANDU, JAN 10 - They say nothing can surpass agonies of parents who see their children die. And so many parents do. Yet, the case of Professor Mohan Raj Sharma of Tribhuvan University and his wife stands out. On Monday, the retired professor lit the funeral pyre of his third son Anukram Raj Sharma, 45.
Glamour that masks their pains
subhead: New CA members are struggling to find a place to say
BISHNU BUDHATHOKI, KATHMANDU, JAN 9 - From outside, being a lawmaker may look glamorous but for an average, uncompromising lawmaker it masks the pain and anguish they have to suffer every day in the capital.
Cold wave hits western Tarai
NEPALGUNJ, JAN 9 - Daily public life is getting worse with the increasing cold wave and dense fog in the western tarai districts.
Sushil wants to be PM
But fails to secure support of Deuba and Poudel
SETOPAPTI, KATHMANDU, JAN 8 - Given Sushil Koirala's grip within the yet-to-be formally constituted Congress Parliamentary Party, Deuba and Poudel are also said to be trying to strike a deal separately: both are ready to support him if the acting chairman's post is created in the party and offered. Koirala , on the other hand, is keen to stick to the party chief's post even if he is elected the prime minister, holding both positions just like his predecessor Girija Prasad Koirala.