Post Report 15 Aug 06:30 PM

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Month-long bolbam festival concludes (In Photos)

Post Report 13 Aug 01:35 PM

A month-long bolbam festival has concluded on Monday. Read Full Story »

HR conference to focus on unleashing national potential

Post Report 13 Aug 10:44 AM

Human Resources Society Nepal (HRSN), an umbrella organisation for HR professionals in Nepal, is set to organise the seventh iteration of the National HR Conference on August 24 this year. Having explored various themes in the past—like ‘Managing People during Crisis’, ‘Employee Care for Higher Productivity’ and ‘HR for Tomorrow, Trends and Transformation’—this year’s conference is set to be themed ‘Unleash HR for National Development’. Read Full Story »

No silver bullet in management

13 Aug 10:44 AM

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The Lost Generation

Bikash Gupta 12 Aug 08:08 AM

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Dixya Poudel 09 Aug 08:15 AM

By definition, library is a room or building that houses a collection of books, newspapers, periodicals, documents and prints in physical or digital formats. Libraries offer books that are a source of knowledge, imagination, creativity and awe. A library is where the intellect merges with imagination. I have always thought of libraries as a sort of a sacred place, a sanctuary of knowledge. Read Full Story »

Rain, flood wreak havoc in Lalitpur (In photos)

Post Report 06 Aug 05:52 PM

Heavy rains since Sunday wreaked havoc in many places of Lalitpur district, throwing normal life out of gear. Read Full Story »

Innovation is important in education

06 Aug 08:38 AM

Sandeep Sharma is a director and the principal at Adhyayan— a design and technology focused school. Sharma who spent a decade in the US—studying in Virginia Tech and John Hopkins University—returned to Kathmandu to begin something creative and innovative here, which led to the founding of the technology-focused institution. Read Full Story »

The Confession

Sarans Pandey 05 Aug 08:19 AM

I was born in this city. Most of the people here know me. Well actually, “knowing me” would be an overstatement. Let’s be honest. They’ve either read about me in the papers, or perhaps seen me on television. And, that’s it. Read Full Story »

Many aspirations, one goal

30 Jul 08:35 AM

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The lucidity of colours

Priya Rajbhandary 29 Jul 08:47 AM

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Nilisha Tuladhar 27 Jul 07:59 AM

My friend was getting married in a few months. It was an arranged marriage, something I had not heard about for a couple of years. I could feel the excitement in her voice when she told me about the preparations that were going on in her house. “I was confused in the beginning. Read Full Story »

Nepal holds first digital Cabinet meet (With photos)

Post Report 26 Jul 07:40 PM

Nepal government on Thursday held its first digital Cabinet meeting at Singha Durbar, Kathmandu on Thursday. The digital Cabinet meet was part of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s commitment to go paperless. Read Full Story »

The art of adaptation

23 Jul 09:58 AM

Dave McCaughan has been working in the marketing and advertising sector in various South Asian countries since 1984. Read Full Story »

The Stranger

Kabita Sen 22 Jul 08:26 AM

Sometimes I would see the stranger, a silhouette of a man by the window who was, perhaps, also looking at me. I did not wave and neither did he Read Full Story »

The Widow

Sulochana Manandhar 22 Jul 08:26 AM

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Rastriya Samachar Samiti 22 Jul 07:48 AM

A shortage of water has hit Bhaktapur after the local water supply entrepreneurs stopped work in protest of the periodic tax imposed by Changunarayan Municipality on water jars and bottled water produced in the district. Read Full Story »

Rastriya Samachar Samiti 22 Jul 07:48 AM

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed the office bearers of the Tribhuvan University to bring forth the human resources plan in line with country’s resolution of ‘Prosperous Nepal: Happy Nepali.’ Read Full Story »

Pratap Bista 22 Jul 07:48 AM

At least 10 people were killed in wild animal attacks in the 19 districts of the central development region last fiscal year. Read Full Story »

Massive rally in support of Dr KC (In photos)

Post Report 21 Jul 01:19 PM

Thousands of supporters of Dr Govinda KC took out a rally from Maitighar to New Baneshwor in Kathmandu on Saturday in support of the fasting doctor. Read Full Story »

Somy Paudyal 18 Jul 07:40 AM

The soothing tongue is a tree of life, but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit. Read Full Story »

Something to fight for

Ajay Mishra 15 Jul 08:40 AM

The clouds gathered in the sky, obscuring the sun and washing everything in grey light. He glanced at the darkening sky, gathered his tools and started walking home. He had shivered all night without a quilt to keep warm in the winter air. This is why he had desperately hoped that it would be a sunny day. In the morning, the sunlight had cut through the mist to reveal a bright and beautiful expanse. But before too long, clouds had gathered and blocked the sun, draining everything of its warmth and colours. Read Full Story »

Protest rally at Mandala to support Dr Govinda KC (In photos)

Post Report 14 Jul 02:25 PM

A protest rally was organised at Maitighar Mandala in Kathmandu on Saturday to express solidarity with Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging an indefinite hunger strike at Karnali Academy of Health Sciences Julma for the past two weeks. Read Full Story »

Morning procession to mark Bhanu Jayanti (in photos)

13 Jul 10:57 AM

A morning procession was organised to mark the 205th birth anniversary of pioneer poet and national luminary Bhanubhakta Acharya on Friday. Read Full Story »

Torrential rain-triggered floods inundate Bhaktapur (In photos)

12 Jul 11:31 AM

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Anjan Prasad Parajuli 12 Jul 08:28 AM

Normally, when people talk about health, they mean physical health. But there is no health without mental health. According to the World Health Organisation, health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely absence of disease or infirmity. Read Full Story »

Mohan Budhair 11 Jul 07:49 AM

South Asian river dolphins native to Karnali and Ganga rivers have started migrating to Kanda, Pathraiya and Kandra rivers in Kailali. Read Full Story »

Police intervene in Human Rights and Peace Society's protest

Post Report 10 Jul 02:26 PM

Human Rights and Peace Society (HURPES) on Tuesday protested against the government saying that the government took inconsiderate decisions and acted against the freedom of the people. Read Full Story »

Aptitude and attitude: The 2A’s of banking

09 Jul 09:04 AM

Anil Keshary Shah started his banking career in 1991 as an assistant in the then Grindlays Bank (currently Standard Chartered Bank). After dedicating 13 years at Standard Chartered, he left the bank at the peak of his career as the chief operating officer and joined Nabil Bank as its general manager and eventually went on to become the CEO. In 2009, he moved to Mega Bank during its inception as the CEO. In February 2018, Shah came back to Nabil to embrace the same designation. Read Full Story »

Health Profession Education Policy sets a precedent for future public policies

09 Jul 07:52 AM

With growing consensus on the declining quality of medical education in the country, the government had formed the Mathema Commission in 2015, an expert panel, to formulate a policy on medical education. The commission advised the government to form a Health Profession Education Commission to deal with issues of medical education including their university affiliation and quality control. Read Full Story »

The Batsman and the Bowler

Sudeep Sonawane 08 Jul 08:34 AM

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Fifth Edu Con kicks off at Exhibition Hall (In photos)

Post Report 06 Jul 05:40 PM

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Rishi Ram Paudyal 05 Jul 07:50 AM

The world is changing, and so should the education system in Nepal. Needless to say, there have been changes as compared to the past. We have shifted from giving the exam results in numbers and percentages to GPA (grade point average). Read Full Story »

Manohar Shrestha 04 Jul 08:16 AM

Today, many hotels advertise their ‘power’ breakfasts in various national dailies to woo customers. These power breakfasts are normally a Western set or table d’hôte menu served as a large spread of buffet that would typically consist choices of breads and meats, cereals, marmalade, butter, cheese, eggs; sea food, vegetables, dairies, juices, exotic fruit platter, and tea and coffee. Read Full Story »

Lead by example

Alisha Sijapati 02 Jul 11:06 AM

After completing his Masters in Business Administration in 1982, Tulasi R Gautam joined the Nepal Bank as a supervisor. He has spent the past 30 years working for different banks, including Nepal Investment Bank and ICRA Nepal. Read Full Story »

The Officer

Saurav Bikram Thapa 01 Jul 08:12 AM

Goloman stood five feet tall and his head was shaped like a potato. For ten years, he had served as a secretary to the Department of Rights and Duties; the appointment for which was acquired by his late father who upon his retirement from public affairs had invested skillfully towards establishing important personal connections with important kangresis. Read Full Story »

National paddy day marked (In photos)

Post Report 29 Jun 08:44 PM

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Pokhara folk observe Nat’l Paddy Day (In photos)

29 Jun 07:53 PM

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Somy Paudyal 29 Jun 08:02 AM

I have been fond of chips from my childhood. Nevertheless, I didn’t often get to have them since my parents considered them to be junk food. When I was in high school, I had to become first in my class to have a packet of chips. I still remember the days when we would go to get the results, and if I came first, mom would buy me a big packet of chips along with some sour candy which is called ‘paun’ in Nepali. Chips have always been special for me. Read Full Story »

PM Oli inaugurates restored historic Gaddi Baithak

Post Report 28 Jun 08:11 AM

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday inaugurated the refurbished Gaddi Baithak, a historic monument built by Rana Prime Minister Chandra Shumsher in 1908. Read Full Story »

PM Oli inaugrates restored Gaddi Baithak (In photos)

Post Report 27 Jun 06:14 PM

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the country has entered a new era in terms of economic prosperity and development with the promulgation of the constitution through the Constituent Assembly. Read Full Story »

Passion for ideas

25 Jun 08:25 AM

Saman P Amarasinghe is a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US and a member of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Read Full Story »

Draft amendment to Transitional Justice Act adheres to court’s verdict and international practices

25 Jun 08:24 AM

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Maili Dema

Kriti Rai 24 Jun 10:09 AM

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22 Jun 08:59 AM

Even after more than four months of the government formation, the third largest party RJP-N has failed to elect its officials of the parliamentary party. Read Full Story »

Purna Kumar Rana 22 Jun 08:43 AM

The worsening air quality has become a leading threat to public health in the Kathmandu Valley. Poorly managed road expansion, poisonous gases emitted by motor vehicles and pipe laying works for the Melamchi Water Supply Project across the Valley have invited negative impacts on the environment and public well-being. Read Full Story »

Nepal-China Friendship Run held in Beijing

Anuj Kumar Adhikari 21 Jun 11:50 AM

A friendly race between Nepali and Chinese students was organised at Beijing Sports University on Thursday, with an aim to display the friendly cooperation between the people of the two countries. Read Full Story »

21 Jun 07:51 AM

The shop fronts of malls are often seen brightly advertising their latest wares by employing eloquently dressed mannequins. The dresses they wear, with styles ranging from minimalistic to extravagant, are often dyed with vivid colours. To achieve such vibrance, these textiles undergo dyeing, the process where colour is imparted into the fabric using special pigments called dyes. Read Full Story »