China pledges RMB 150 million (NRS 2.4 billion) military assistance to Nepal Army

The Chinese government has agreed to provide RMB 150 million (NRS 2.4 billion) military assistance to Nepal Army. The ‘assistance’ which is to be provided over three years will be utilised towards... Read more »
Left: Anil Pradhan with the drone (Facebook); Right: Elephants in a jungle (Reference only)

Jhapa has a wild elephant problem. A 12th grader found an ingenious solution.

Jhapa in eastern Nepal has a wild elephant problem – or a human-elephant conflict we may say. About 152 km area – from south-east Kachankawal Rural Municipality to east-north Mechi Municipality’s Bahundangi... Read more »

Two cadres of outlawed NCP arrested in Kawasoti

KAWASOTI : The District Police Office Nawalparasi arrested two cadres of Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplav’ Group. They were arrested on Thursday evening. Police nabbed Group’s Nawalparasi district member Ganesh BK, 35, and... Read more »

Nepal – Myanmar sign MoU on tourism and culture, President Bhandari to head to Japan on the 20th

Nepal and Myanmar have signed two MoUs on cooperation of tourism and culture in Myanmanr. President Bhandari is on a 5 day state visit in Myanmar upon the friendly invitation of the... Read more »

NRNA Elections – Kumar Panta elected President

Kumar Panta has been elected ‘president of the Non-Resident Nepali Association, the apex body representing Nepali diaspora abroad. He beat his rival Kul Acharya at the polls and will lead the association... Read more »

Lawmakers or law breakers?

Uncle Ben’s line ‘with great power comes great responsibility’ may evoke a myriad of thought provoking emotions – however in practice – we are quite unlikely to implement, or so it seems.... Read more »

Police arrest 21 cadres of Biplav, including party in-charge(s)

21 cadres of government-declared outlawed Netra Chand led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) have been arrested in Dang district. Police on Wednesday night successfully detained them from Rajpur Rural Municipality – 4... Read more »

The President may have chosen to fly, but the Vice President did not – so, the public suffered.

No sooner had we finished drafting the article asking the public if President Bhandari’s decision to fly to the airport was a good idea, we learn her decision did not make a... Read more »

So President Bhandari took a helicopter ride from her residence to the airport. What do you think of that?

President Bidhya Bhandari, scheduled to pay a state visit to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar from 16 to 20 October 2019, took a short helicopter ride from her residence (Sheetal... Read more »

Two Nepali scientists amongst 20 recipients of 2019 OWSD Early Career Fellowship programme

Two Nepali scientists, Dr. Prativa Pandey and Dr. Tista Prasai Joshi are amongst the 20 women scientists selected as part of the second cohort of the OWSD Early Career fellowship programme. The 20 scientists... Read more »