Experts say the need for political commitment for border security

Our unregulated border with India is an urgent matter of concern to the government, experts said on an interaction organized by Nepal Institute of Strategic Studies. Experts emphasized on the need to... Read more »
Stretching from East -West, the government plans to upgrade these five regional hospitals.

5 regional hospitals to become ‘super-specialist’ hospitals

The government on Thursday approved the Ministry of Health and Populations’s proposal to upgrade five government hospitals outside the valley. According to Gokul Prasad Banskota, the government’s spokesperson and the Minister for... Read more »

MRR initiates ‘justice campaign’ for Nirmala Panta

Remember waking up to PM Oli’s face the other day? Like we said in an earlier article – it could backfire. Well, it has. Activists of a Facebook page by the name... Read more »
An aerial view of Phewa Lake and the adjoining Lakeside. (Image: Google Maps)

Supreme Court commits to protection of Phewa Lake

Acknowledging the vital importance Phewa Lake plays in tourism development of Pokhara and keeping in mind the fact that the lake is home to many endangered species of flora and fauna, the... Read more »
Ujelimaya from Simjung, Gorkha poses outside her newly constructed toilet with the aid of materials provided by WaterAid Nepal. Her previous toilet was damaged in the 2015 earthquake.

World Toilet Day: Let’s talk about the shit in the world, and, in Nepal

Today is World Toilet Day – so why don’t we talk shit! What is World Toilet Day? World Toilet Day is an official United Nations international observance day to inspire action to... Read more »

Govt scholarship students could have their passports revoked if they provoke the govt

The government in an attempt to curb the increasing amount of defecting government scholarship students tabled a new Federal Education Bill at the parliament. Th bill which could be approved soon proposes... Read more »
Suraj Vaidya (L) alongside the logo of Visit Nepal 2020

Industrialist Suraj Vaidya to lead ‘Visit Nepal 2020’ campaign

The Tourism Ministry of Nepal has trusted its milestone campaign – ‘Visit Nepal 2020’, an ambitious effort to bring in 2 million visitors in the year 2020 in the hands of renowned... Read more »

Perhaps, home is really where the heart is

Most of us, at a certain point of time, perhaps have lived away from home. So have I, and many-a-times, especially during festive times as the one that surrounds us, have made... Read more »

#MeTooNepal – Two women accuse Keshav Sthapit, ex-KMC mayor of sexual harassment; Sthapit denies

#MeToo movement after taking Hollywood by a storm was followed by a #MeTooIndia movement, and it did it a similar thing – exposed the shameless acts of exploitation of power, in most... Read more »
Two instances of acid attack have been recorded in a week, one in Rautahat, one in Achham

2 acid-attacks in a week

Two instances of ‘acid-attack’ have been recorded within a week in Nepal – in one of the instances a 6 month old lost his life after succumbing to burn injuries, in another,... Read more »