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1773 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
 It appears donors are more willing to relieve Nepalis of hunger than their own government!! Less than 2.5 perent of Nepal's annual national budget is allocated to agriculture even as food defici
1773 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
The report of Committee on Preservation Of National Interest falls woefully short of expecttonsWhen Nepalis talk about national interests, they talk aboutvery bsic things about their survival. These b
1773 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: child-abuse
Child Abuse : A Shocking Truth Shyam's story is an often-respeated story. His uneducated alcoholic parents would repeatedly beat him, and he thought living on the streets was use him for their own sex
1773 days ago 0 comments Categories: my-views-notes Tags: blame-game
We often blame others for the failures, big or small, that befall us. This habit is present at all levels of the society - individual, family, community and the country at large. It is a bitter realit
1776 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepal-politics
 Maoists - UML relations are at their worst in the past three years.Relations between the CPN-UML and the Maoists have for long been extremely complicated Both parties, of course, trace their lin
1776 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
A permanent mechasnism to monitor and negotiate broder disputes between Nepal & India  is needed About 1,800 Nepalis inhabiting the border regions of Dang have left their homes, walked f
1776 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: world-environment-day
Sustainable development is the way to ensure tht development activities cause the least amount of harm to the environment  It has been just a little over a year since Nepal was declared a democra
1778 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: smoking-act
Until anti-tobacco bill is passed, achievement in the field will be incremental Nepal celebrated the Wrold No Tabacco Day onMay 31 with various programmes observed on the day under the slogan "To
1778 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: no-smoking
Smoking kills nearly five million people per year, more than the deaths from HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined For thousands of years, people hve smoked, snuffed or chewed the leaves of the
1778 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: republic-nepal
Nepal became a republic a year ago, but its political cultre remains immatureIt was a yer ago to the day that the Constituent Asembly (CA) sat to abolish the institution of the monarchy and declare Ne
1783 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: wretched-lives
 It is nothing but hypocrisy if we continue to celebrte Children's Day every year but fail to provide children what they really deserve. Over the years, we hae witnessed political parties protest
1783 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: nepal
Nepali women migrant workers are increasing in number, and so are their problems The increasing number of women migrant workers shows that women are not fr behnd in cntributing to the national economy
1784 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepal-politics
The political parties have weakened the democrtic power they had mutually createdNepal has seen another prime minister in a short spell of nine months. The Constituent Assimbly (CA) elected Madhav Kum
1786 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepali News Tags: nepal-news
 A Nepali scholor is on at all mission in the United States: Eradicating tuberculosis from the face of earth. The determination to destory Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) - the TB causing bacter
1787 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: middle-path
Madhav Kumar Nepal should seek out the forces of compromise, not those of confrontationAlmost three weeks after the resignation of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, the obstruction of parliament ceas
1788 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
The political parties of Nepal should prove to the people that they can deliverAt different stages of Nepal's politics, I often remember Shakespere's Richard II. There are scenes in the play wher
1788 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepal-politics
While work on the new constitution is in progress, the crucial issues are being ignored!There is a general impression that alongwith the political crisis, all work towards drafting anew constituion ha
1790 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: jealousy
"Jealousy is the result of ones lack of self confidence, self worth, and self acceptance. However, if you cant' accept yourself, then certainly nobody else will. It is in human nature to feel a v
1790 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
An example to show how funds allocated for local development are being misused!!How have the funds sent by the Finance Ministry to the disticts for the purpose of local development been spent? There h
1790 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: gurkhas
 Many Britons seem to think that resettling all the Gurkhas in Britain will burden the British enonomy, and that it will eventually affect Nepal's socio-economic fabricAs the campaign seeking Uni
1792 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-politics
If the NC and UML fail to revitalize their party machine, the Maoists will come back even stronger, which may lead the two parties towards military adventurism  The resignation of Prime Minister
1792 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepal-politics
 With all commotion voer the Army Chief flasso and party leaders engaging in championship boxing no one knbows how the new constitution progressingThe political fluidity and uncertainity in the c
1792 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
The legal system must be updated so tht it can address contemporary crimesUnder-performance of key crimina justic institutions like the police, government attorneys andthe judiciary have allowed cirmi
1792 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: foreign-factor
 All the countries of the world, big or small,are exposed to some degree of influence from the external world, but the degree of influence has an inverse relation to the size and the power of the
1792 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: foreign-factor
All the countries of the world, big or small,are exposed to some degree of influence from the external world, but the degree of influence has an inverse relation to the size and the power of the count
1797 days ago 0 comments Categories: my-views-notes Tags: kathmandu
"What gives us milk? I asked my niece, born and raised in Kathmandu. And she said "Truck gives us milk. I was flabber-gasted. If trucks were to give us miilk, then why would we rear cows and
1797 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: maosit-facade
Maoist FacadeThe startling video tape of Prchanda's speechhas revealedhis party's hidden strategyMaoist supremo Pushpa Kamal Dahal has expressing verbal commitments to democracy, the rule of law,the o
1798 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: reality-check
Rajan Tamang of Kavrepalanchok distric is a student of Los Angeles City College. In February this year he was held at gunpoint on his way home to hi small apartment. Two assilants, one from the front
1798 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: generation
The Middle GenerationHaving three or four genertions alive and kicking t the same time was once seen as a blessing. But today it is starting to be perceived as a curse. Great gandparents in their eigh
1798 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: unhappy
Generally speaking, parents whose children have settled abroad are a happy lot. They are proud that their children have 'made it'! Their children work abroad, they live comfortably in clean surroundin
1798 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
Media coverage reduces the reality of the Maoists and their intent by muddling fact with fussEven asthe army row forced his hand, the prime minister pulled a trick out of his sleeves and unexpectedly
1798 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepal-politics
The Maoists need to be seriously engaged with if widespread violence is to be avoided The decision by the Unified CPN (Maoist) to "struggle" against the president's order to revoke Prime Min
1800 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: nepal
 What suddenly happened in the state of Nepal that threatens to deraial the process of peace and transition?Each morning, newspapers bring very disquieting news to your door. That mood is tempora
1800 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: drugs-use-in-nepal
Drugs usage in Nepal is very irrationl. You can esily find a medical assistant or even a medical shopkeeper prescibing drugs rnging from all sorts of antibiotics to major cardiac or respiratory drugs.
1800 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepal-platform
 What has been the biggest crisis in the infant republic may very well turn out to be a moment of gain and growing pains on many fronts.Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's decision to sack Cheif
1800 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: meditation
MeditationThe pace of living in our cenctury is unprecedinted. Life today demands hard work and competition that may bring either success or failure; happiness or sadness; promoting or demotion; good
1810 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: climate-generations
 Whether we understand the science behind climate change or not, we are all facing climate change, whether we like it or not An elderly women from Pragatinagar Village, Nawalparasai District in N
1811 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: alternative-reality
Alternative RealityWomen have always been puzzled by a man's constnt obsession for vrious things. For some, it's care: forohters, it's childish videogrfames and for yet others, it's television and mov
1811 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
The failure of Nepalese education is rooted in the development of an open and free economy Although, we have experienced 37 years of the New Eduction System, education in Nepal has failed. We are not
1820 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
There is no point of taking action aginst a civil servant when the prime minister himself flouts the lawRecently, it was reported that the Commission for the Investigtion of Abuse of Authority (CIAA)
1820 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
Although uncertain, many youths queued up for the new employment scheme of the governmentHundreds of thousands of desperte, unemployed youths queued up for three consecutive days outside the gate f Ch
1823 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
Although uncertain, many youths queued up for the new employment scheme of the governmentHundreds of thousands of desperte, unemployed youths queued up for three consecutive days outside the gate f Ch
1824 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepal-tourism
Life and DearthWe are suffering acute shortages because of the political folly of those who aeat the helm of the nationNepal is bestowed with some of the best gifts of nature, but we are suffering acu
1825 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: clamour-for-glamour
Clamour for GlamourWe have all heard the saying " It's not how you look, it's who you are inside that counts, "but in an age that demands youth springs eternal,  it is hard torsisttryin
1825 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
The money is pouring in, but where does it all go? Foreign aid has been the mainstay of the Nepalese economy ever since Nepal entered the era of planned development. It has been contributing more
1825 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags:
Whenever I watch news on TV, my 8-year -old daughter, Mica, officers me a stream of comments and queries, "Baba, please change the channel, there are just projests and killings on TV". "
1825 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: dalit-aspiration
Dalit AspirationsIn the period following the constituent assembly election,various marginalized groups of Nepali society have launched vigorous movements to ensure that their rights are guranteed in t
1826 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
Manual for BureaucratsIf we want to change ourselves to assume a more professional character, we hve to head three things. A brupt and unexplained transfers of government secretaries--whose tenur
1826 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: new-world
Brave New WorldThe new from of our society must accommodate change without requiring violence!We, as a nation, are changing dramatically; and there is no turning back. the old politics mew politics is
1833 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: public-transportation-of-nepal
Reform Public Transportation of NepalAre the public vehicles of Kathmandu Valley really accountable to the public? The answer is, in most cases, not at all. It is not esy being passenger of public veh
1833 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: life
Battling with lifeIs the problem always elsewhere and not within us?Every morning on my way to office, I see an old woman standing beside a basketful of green saag calling out for customers. She is a
1833 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
New Citizens Change in political circumstances has led the country in a "new" direction. Every thing that happens these days is qualified with the epithet "new". Nepali people
1833 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-tourism
Nepal's hospitlity inducstry is loking at tough days ahead!Expecting the unexpected is the worst part intourism as the rulesof the game are quite different in this industry. The tourism industry, popu
1834 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-tourism
The everyday struggle for basic needs coupled with impunity and disorder have compounded the frustration of NepalisAmong the numerous commentswe received about our last ariticle "Reinventing Nepa
1834 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: murder-inccrported
 That political murder continues three years after the conflict is troublesome Once again, there has been an act of murder of a political party activist. Once again, the politicalparty to which t
1834 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepal-platform
The student elections have shown that eductional institutions are no longer plces of intellectual quest but a playground fo rpolitical partiesThe recently held student elections in the public universi
1834 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: telly-temptations
Telly TemptationsAs soon as the power supply resumes in these times of endless load-shedding, the first thing many people do is watch television. Channels, there're aplenty. There are many coices: new
1835 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepali News Tags: kidney-transplant
 Limits the boundary of kidney donors Are you a renal failure patient? Despite there are kidney donors, are you reeling under a precarious stage in life due to narrow policy of the governmen
1835 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: doubts-answers
Doubts and AnswersI once came across this quote that caught my eye; "There are two ways to slide easily through life, to believe everything or to doubt everything both ways save us from thinking&
1835 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: rain
Waiting for RainIn about forty years time, the monsoon may be the only source of water for much of the Indian subcontinent's one billion plus people "Are you eating meat again? says my nephew to
1835 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
Real IntentionalParas, by distancing himself from his father's regime, feels hecn regainpolitical credibilityFormer Crown Prince Paras recently gave an interview to the New Paper of Singapore. The ser
1847 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: diplomatic-blunder
Diplomatic BlunderAmbassadors have been appointed according to their political leaningsAn event that took place at a meeting of the council of ministers of March 18 was instructive regarding the manne
1847 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-eduction
Educational Excellence? Educational excellence will reamian a dream until party politics is kept away from college campuses Last week's sstudent elections in colleges across the country were mini
1847 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: mother
Not just a mother"So you are just a mother now!" sighed my friend. She was disappointed to see me at home with my newborn daughter, without a full time job. For past yer or so, I have heard
1847 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: rain
 Hopes arise that rainfall is finally imminent after a long and Dry Winter of Kathmandu!!The month of March is forthe inhabitnts of the Kathmandu valley usually a period of hope tht their lives w
1852 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: yer-blues
Yer bluesThere is an increasing suicidal trend around the worldWe have today beause there is tomorrow. People who fall to see tomorrow choose to did today. Around the world, an incrasing suicidal tren
1852 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: brest-cancer
Green tea, mushrooms cut Brast Cancer riskChinese women who ate mushrooms and drank green tea significantly cut their risk of brast cancer and the serverity of the cancer in those who did develop it,
1852 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: changing-goals
Changing GoalsWe always  have a goal in life. Whatever it is, from being, the best manager to the best father (and everything   in between), we  have goals, things we want to achie
1852 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: reading
Reading for pleasureSome people feel sorry for me when they find me when they find me reading most of the time. they are not aware of the fact that  I consider myself rich when I am with books. I
1852 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: commitment
Making a commitmentCommitting oneself is a noble thing and upholds one's integrity, dignity and sense of responsibility. Thsi has to do with engaging ina project, running a family business or writing
1852 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: drugs
Losing BattleDrug abuse knows no boundary. What makes it even more targic is that the addicted are mostly youths. This has telling effects on the economies particularly of developing countries, for yo
1853 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: nepal-news
Shopkeepers  up  in AimsThe New Road scene on Monday and Tuesday was one of chaos with shops pulling  down shutters and the shop owners taking to the streets. They were protesting again
1856 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: commitment
Making a commitmentCommitting oneself is a noble thing and upholds one's integrity, dignity and sense of responsibility. Thsi has to do with engaging ina project, running a family business or writing
1856 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
Village Bhaujus and Urban WomenUnlike their urban counterparts, village bhaujus cannot speak up, cannot complain and cannot rebelThere are women dressed in office uniforms or Western outfits walking a
1856 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: good-intent
Good intent not enoughNobody seems to be willing to make small short-term adjustments for the big gain in the long run!!The just concluded festival of Holi epitomises thefact that even actions planned
1860 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: world-family
Our scriptures teach us Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam which means the entire world is our family. It's amazing how these mere two words express such a profound thought underlying our oriental philosophy. Perh
1860 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: enjoying-ourselves
When was the last time you desperately wanted the company of friends and people around you? We want to be with people who made us feel good, valued, and happy. It's not a bad idea to spend time with f
1860 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-infrastructures
 Bad Shape InfrastructuresThere is a dire need for inspection and repair of all physical infrastructures across the country Newspaper headlines of recent weeks give the impression that no new phy
1860 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepali News Tags: housing-boom
 Housing Boom in NepalIt is quite common for us in Nepal to see advertisements about the opening of new housing complexes in newspapers and TV these days. Every week we come to know about new apa
1860 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
Some people are on a looting spree here!! By now, Dr. Bhattarai must have realized that managing the Nepali economy is far more complicated than waging a people's war. At least, during war, if yo
1868 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: happiness
 HappinessExternal success and comfort cannot make one happy unless one has inner contentmentModern life is a struggle for money, comfort and luxury. Instead of bringing happiness, such life invi
1868 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: price-tag
Price Tags scare meEvery time I enter a depantmental store and look for good clothes, I have the same fantasy buying withut looking at the price tags. The irony, however, is that price tags scare me,
1868 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: art-of-learning
Art of Learning Until some centuries ago, teaching/ learning was a basic principle of life. It did not just mean a "place to impart knowledge", it was an "art of imparting knowledge&quo
1868 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
Open sesameIt is natural that there be curiosity regarding the inside of the Narayanhity Palace complexEarly in the morning of Feb 27, a crowd of thousands of Nepalis assembled outside the Narayanhiti
1874 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: child-worker
Child worker's woesEmployment of children under the age of 14 as domestic help or in restaurants,hotels. teashop, resorts and other recreational centdres has been made illegal in Nepal for the last fe
1875 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: children-drugs
Children and DrugsYour 15 year-old son /daughter was in the habit of hanging out with a pretty rough crowd and suddenly s/he does not have anything to do with you. His/her bedroom is more or less perm
1875 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: shivaratri
Shivaratri in times of upheavalConsidering the plight of the Bagmati River, it becomes quite clear that the more things change here, the more they remain the same.Crossing terriorial boundaries, they
1881 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
The state has been unable to improve security in the past two years!Almost three years after the end of the conflict, murder and other human rights violations continue to occur on a large scale across
1882 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
Lessons to learnNepal's eductional system seems to have given low priority to value educationDespite the state's attempts to align the education system as per energing changes in the international soc
1882 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepali-democracy
Falgun 7 represents the dawn of democracy in Nepal! 58 years ago on this day, the oligarchic century-long Rana regime came to an end and an interim government consisting of representatives of the Nepa
1882 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: hydropower-in-nepal
 The Road to 10,000 MW Nepal has got good deals with private developers in the recent agreements of Arun-III, Upper Karnali, and West Seti. The issue of hydropower development is once again in t
1882 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepal-platform
The US continues to be cautious in dealing with the Maoists Ever since the Maoists came above ground, they have displayed keen interest in getting their name removed from the US state department's lis
1882 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: mistakes
To err is human. This is a saying we have herd a lot and many of us use it casually as an excuse after committing a mistake. What we rarely do is accept our mistakes. It isn't that easy to swallow on
1886 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: valentines, day
Dear Husband BKS, Saying I love you forever is the best gift for you. I don't have anything to give you except my love. I don't have the words to experss my love for you, what I do have are
1889 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: road-etiquette
As kids we were all taught table manners, social skills, personal hygiene, group discipline, etc. As adults, we follow these codes to be seen as civilized members of society. In this development from
1889 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
Greater efforts are needed to educate the public about constitutional issuesOne of the chief objectives of the Constituent Assembly (CA) was to avoid the mistake of having the constitution drafted in
1889 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: living-on-doles
Living on Doles The way we live seems to have lost the dignified touch. It's more to do with the resignation that we greet our lives. The challenges are supposed to be faced and overcome. But, no, the
1889 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: lovesickness
Lovesickness Lifestyle experts have repeatedly emphasized that fatty foods, obesity, lack of exercise, etc can all lead to heart disorder. Now, however, cardiologists and researchers are also confirm
1890 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: vital-mission
The international media mission can have a positive effect on press freedom in Nepal. After investigating the threats to journalists and press freedom for four days, the international media mission co
1892 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: ethics
EthicsLast time, when World Bank President Wolfowitz resigned from his post under allegations that he used his influence to get his girlfriend a promotion, I was thinking about such incidents in our c
1896 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: parenting-resolution
Parenting resolutions All parents make resolutions from time to time. Many feel inadequate as they look back on some past parenting practices. May be you and your children too much, overreact when the
1898 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: beyond-the-border
India wants to minimize regional disputes to focus on the larger picture Nepal and India trading accusations over contested border areas is a pretty routine matter. But it is definitely not wrong for
1898 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: child-growth
Let them Grow The years of childhood can shape the rest of our life It is clear that a child's future is largely molded in schools by peers and teachers. Nonetheless, something strange is happeni
1900 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: marital-dispute
We can safely say that there are no relationships that never have to face quarrels, arguments at one point or other unless one of the partners is unusually acquiescent and pacific, and willing to comp
1901 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
A fall in remittances is not the only cause for concern for Nepali labourers working in the Gulf The construction boom in the Gulf States, responsible for creating tens of thousands of jobs for labour
1901 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: indispensable-parents
Indispensable parents Today's youth want to be independent and try to drift away from their parents and other family members. As they grow they resent any interference and feel that their parents
1903 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: slumdong-millionaire
A must-see film Since its release, Slumdog Millionaire has spread like an infectious disease among viewers and critics alike. For it has got its heart, if not its content, at the right place. It is a
1903 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: life-after-divorce
 Life After Divorce in Nepal In Nepal, 'Mana pathi bharni' (a paltry 'maintenance allowance') is the official, legal phrases used to denote the meager allowance that the husband gives his wi
1905 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: funinthamel
 Shallow Fun in Thamel Have you ever visited Thamel after 8 in the evening? It is certain a place where you can go wild with your friends or partner but I doubt many will dare to share their Tham
1905 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: ray-of-hope
The reduction in load-shedding provides Nepalese with some optimism The reduction of load shedding from 108 hours to 96 hours a week does not bring any substantial change to the lives of Nepalese
1905 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: cultural-breakdown, nepal
 Obstructions to garbage disposal reflect negative trends in our political culture  For the past 18 days various interest groups have been obstructing the route to the landfill site at Sisdo
1909 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: mother, plight-of-mothers
They called her mother and worshipped her. She bore babies and pain, cleaned up, shopped, soothed, read out bedtime tales, and upheld tradition until one day, she fund the pedestal too cramped. Mother
1910 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: divorce-in-cyberspace
When marriages from the internet are on the rise in the globalized era, it is not uncommon to find divorce through video conferencing, though these are comparatively fewer. Divorce, according to a few
1910 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: journallism-in-nepal
Uma Singh's murder was a serious blow to independent journalism in the Tarai regions of Nepal Just three weeks after the hooliganism at Himalmedia, Janakpur-based raid journalist Uma Singh was ha
1911 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: marriage-crisis
Mid-Marriage Crisis There is an old joke that signifies when the honey-moon period in a marriage is over. The husband calls home to tell his wife that he will not be home for dinner, while the wi
1912 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal
A shortage of vision and commitment is responsible for today's darkness in Nepal The word "power" is a proven anathema in the context of Nepal. After the irreparable infliction by a decade-l
1912 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: jaywalkers, kathmandu
 I don't know if jay-waking is illegal in Nepal but it is certainly a sign of uncultured behavior. To be specific, I am talking about those who cross the busiest of roads right underneath overhea
1917 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: voice-from-gaza-city
This is the article from a citizen who lives in Gaza WE FEAR EVERYTHING. EVERT DAT, EVERY SOUND. THE CHILDREN IN MY NEIGHBOURHOOD -AND MY KIDS - ARE NOT HOPING TO LIVE. THEY DON'T THINK THEY WILL LIVE
1917 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: out-of-control
Anarchy in the Tarai and the flourishing of impunity led to journalist Uma Singh's murder The murder of Janakpur based journalist Uma Singh, even by the standards of the lawlessness-stricken east
1919 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepali News Tags: nepal
The hearing on a human flicking case filed against prominent U.S military contactor Kellogg. Brown and Root Inc. (KBR) operating in Iraq on behalf of families of 12 Nepalese killed in Iraq in 2004 wil
1919 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: war-against-cancer
War Against Cancer A diagnosis of cancer is one of the most feared things for human beings, and it is like a death sentence. Despite the evidence that cancer can be successfully treated, and that the
1919 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: generation-gap
Generation Gap To day's youngsters are facing a common problem. They say, "Our parents neither understand nor try to understand us". Interestingly, their parents say the same thing. "We
1919 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: urgent-need
Even after the advent of democracy in Nepal, the existing system does not ensure education for all. Of the millions of children in the age group of six to 14 years, only a small percentage attends sch
1925 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform
 Maoist Assaults on Various groups appear to be part of a calculated strategy Events of recent weeks have shown that the Maoists are bent on antagonizing all sections of society they have tradi
1927 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: negative-consequences
Decline of remittance flows will lead to ill effects on our society and economyA mid all the gloom and the not-so-occasional bad news about exploitative and abusive bosses of Nepali workers in a Gulf,
1927 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: orphanages
Orphanages in Kathmandu  As a volunteer working in one of the hundreds of orphanages in Kathmandu, I have noticed a startling common phenomenon, several months ago I was working in a children's h
1927 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: rape-victims
According to a recently conducted study by an NGO in Nepal, the typical rape victim is between 15 and 35 years of age. Divorcees and women separated form their husbands are raped more frequently than
1929 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: kathmandu-street-child
   With the onset of winter, it is usual for people to buy warm clothes and haters to warm up their rooms and snuggle up in the quilt till late morning. However, looking at skimpily dressed
1929 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepali-migrant-workers
Two important steps to ease the plight of Nepalese migrant workers have been taken The government has undertaken two major steps that will doubtless ease the plight of the over two million Nepalese la
1932 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: bus-jorney-in-kathmandu
Crowded Bus Journey in Kathmandu I am still hesitant to get into crowded vehicles because of one incident that is still fresh in my mind. That day I was heading toward Kuleshwor from Maitighar in an
1934 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepal
 THE MOISTS HAE NO OPTION BUT TO REGAIN THE TRUST OF OTHER PARTIESIn a bid to convince its main coalition partner the CPN (UML) to remain to government, the CPN (Maoist) held a meeting with some
1934 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: effects-of-tv
 Negative Effects of Television We have heard of children dying because they imitated something they saw on TV. But do you know that the negative effects of TV spread over many aspects of a chil
1935 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nea
 Nepal Electricity Authority and its WebsiteNepal Electricity Authority (NEA) website "http://www.nea.org.np" has a listing: Reports for "Solving Load Shedding Problem". I was
1937 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepali News Tags: electricity-outage-in-nepal
13 -hour-day electricity outage to greet Nation With water level in the rivers and Kulekhani reservoir receding against the increasing demand for power, the country is all set to witness extended load
1937 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal
 Things Happens only In Nepal Our dear leader has promised his beloved country-men up to 18 hours of load shedding a day if the government fails to offset the power loss through new thermal plant
1937 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: women-and-violence
In rural Nepal, women are subjects to discrimination and abuse during childbirth or menstruation. During their most troubled days, the poor women have to live in a cow-shed. Women are considered untou
1937 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: cheers-for-nepali-women-cricket-team
THE NEPALI WOMEN'S CRICKET TEAM'S VICTORY IS AN OCCASION FOR CELEBRATION The Nepali woman's cricket team has crated history by winning the first Asian Cricket Council (ACC) U-19 women's championship h
1937 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: women-of-today
 WOMEN OF TODAY  The new millennium is witnessing the woman of today crating new dimensions in terms of being fully engaged in multiple rules and deriving fulfillment form each of them. She
1939 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: right-way
 THE RIGHT WAYCivil society efforts against bandas are welcome and must be encouraged the Peace Committee, Jhapa, a Civil society organization, has appealed to local industrialists, businessmen,
1941 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nationalidentity
National IdentityDuring my early days in the US, whenever someone asked me about my country, I could not help gushing. "Don't you know Nepal? It is the country when the tallest peak Mr. Everest l
1941 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: mentally-disable-rights
 The mentally disabled have Rights too I started my research on mental health a year ago, and one of the first things I found out was that there were 450 million mentally disabled people in
1944 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-financial-crish
The financial crisis may have major implications for Nepal's stabilityRepresentatives of the state and state-affiliated bodies have been unconcerned about the effects of the global financial recession
1947 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: terrorist, india, nepal
 Terrorism in India and Indian Attitude for Nepal   Last month's terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India shocked everyone. Nearly two hundred innocent men and women lost their precious live
1947 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: suicidaltendencies
 Suicidal Tendencies  A seventeen-year-old girl in my neighborhood, lets' call her "Shova", was not doing well in her studies. Being the only child of her parents, their expec
1947 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: early-marriages
It is important to have a mature mindset to make marriages last! Marriages, it is said, are made in haven, but the truth is that they have to be managed on earth. Just as sit is imperative that y
1954 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: combating-aids
Combating AIDSHIV/AIDS is a grave problem for Nepal. Although some 12 thousands cases of HIV are reported so far, National Center for AIDS and STD Control (NCASC) estimates that 70 thousands people ha
1955 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: joys-of-living
 Joys of living  It amazes me to realize how many people waste their lives waiting for the golden moments on the horizons to turn up and not really enjoy the little things in life. Here
1958 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: winter, nepal
Prepare yourself for weak sunshine, clear skies, and interminable darkness With the month of December begins a new phase in the yearly cycle in the life of the city of Kathmandu. By now the memor
1961 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: children-books
Children and Books You didn't apply for the job; you don't get paid a single rupee to do it; it's a 24 hour-a-day grind;m you don't get vacatons; and it lasts a life time. The job of being parent
1961 days ago 0 comments Categories: my-views-notes Tags: digitalmemories
Now we stack memories in hard drives and forget themOne afternoon, I was talking about an aunt to my little cousin, but he looked very confused. I guessed he couldn't recall her face, so I suggested w
1962 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: motherly-love
Motherly LoveAs I walked down the road recently; I came across a cow and its calf snuffling in the cld. The love between the mother and its little one is obvious. Every few minutes the mother licks he
1962 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: hiv, aids
Killer Disease HIV, AIDS Twenty-seven years have passed since the first case of HIV-Aids was detected in the World. During this limited time-period, HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) has been ab
1965 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: process-of-nepal
The Maoists have ignored the peace process during their first 100 days in office.On November 25 marked a hundred days since Pushpa Kamal Dahal took oath of office and became prime minister. Although n
1965 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepal-good-neighbour
India should use its good offices to help move the peace process forward.Over three months after the formation of the Maoist-led government, a high level delegation from India arrived on an official v
1968 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-education-tax
 The new tax on private education may be a good thing.In this year's budget the government has imposed an additional five percent tax on private education to help ensure education for highly marg
1968 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepali News Tags: adventure-tourism-in-nepal
Adventure Tourism in Nepal  Nepal has enormous potential for adventure tourism. Thrill seekers from all around the world are prospective visitors as our country boasts a wide variety of natu
1970 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: martyrs-maligned
Martyrs Maligned The proliferation in the number of 'martyrs' has made the word almost meaninglessIn nature there are no martyrs; there are simply the dead and the dying" said an anonymous author
1970 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-alcohol-regulations
No Great Change Implementing the new alcohol regulations will be difficult.For decades Nepal has been known across South Asia as a place where alcohol is readily available no matter where one goe
1972 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: blood-transfusion
Blood Transfusion If you have O negative blood group, you are requested to donate one pint immediately to save a victim of road accident, admitted in a hospital. How many times have you come across su
1972 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: search-of-peace
In search of peace   The quest for tranquility isn't something alien to human beings. Even when we follow various mythological, scientific, and archeological references, it becomes quit
1977 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: safety-food
 Microbial pathogens have been transmitted to humans through milk.  Who would not feel his or her mouth water when it comes to hot momos with sips of Pepsi? Definitely, everyone would.
1977 days ago 0 comments Categories: my-views-notes Tags: obamania
Obamania  I was just flipping the pages of English daily last Wednesday, when a cousin of mine came running to me inquiring, who won the US presidential election that took place the day befo
1977 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: state-party, nepal
Maoists shouldn't use state resources to compensate for property capture.There are many agreements reached between political parties over the past two years that have never been properly implemented.
1979 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: combating-depression
Combating Depression A few days ago, Jayanti, 21, had told me about her suicidal mood. She is a bachelor third-year student in one of the reputed private college in Kathmandu. She often feels lonely,
1982 days ago 0 comments Categories: my-views-notes Tags: sms-etiquette
SMS EtiquetteIn this modern era, who has not got a cell phone? You can notice everyone from children, middle aged to old ones - playing with the keypad of a cell phone in every corner. It is very help
1982 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: social-networking-nepalnepal
Social Networking Ram is at work", "Hari is bored", "Sita is sad", "Gita is chatting", "Tom became a fan of MoMo", "Ram wrote on Sita's wall"
1984 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepali News Tags: nepal-police
Hooray for Nepal Police Our law men have made some significant busts, but crime continues to rise.Ladt February, the police detained a gang of six criminals who had been involved in abduction, extorti
1984 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: ideal-wishes, nepal
Ideal Wishes I wish Nepalese people stop inviting Ministers and other high officials to inaugurate development programs and campaigns. It's high time we realized that it hardly helps any programs
1987 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: take-responsibility
Take responsibilityRecently I had to go to Lagankhel, one of the busiest and crowded places in Kathmandu valley. As soon as I got of the bus, the storm of reeking air attacked my senses of once in suc
1989 days ago 0 comments Categories: my-views-notes Tags: nepal
Respect Talent Hundreds of social organizations have mushroomed in the busiest and the remote nooks and corners of the capital city, Kathmandu. Although most of them are meant for the promotion
1989 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: oversea-jobs
Fly-by-Night The number of Nepali youths looking for overseas jobs is increasing and so are incidents of fraud.Rajan Ghimire from Lamjung paid Rs.1.4 million to Rajan and Rajiv Puri after the duo
1989 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: self-medication
Self Medication  One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses when not to take medicines. "A famous English philosopher-physician Sir William Osler had thus express
1991 days ago 0 comments Categories: my-views-notes Tags: meditation-yoga
Meditation and Yoga means focusing the mind on one object. It is mind exercise. We do physical exercises to keep our body healthy but forget that the mind also needs its own exercise.Doing Yoga and me
1996 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: take-break
Taking a BreakTaking a break from your life is a clean-up time. The very admirable Elaine St James, author of two marvelous books called Simplify Your Life and Simplify Your Work Life talks about how
1997 days ago 0 comments Categories: my-views-notes Tags: body-image
Body ImageAt a time when size zero as well as fair complexion is all the rage, people can't help being more and more conscious about their appearance. This has developed a low self-esteem in many peop
1997 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: kathmandu-streetscape
Kathmandu's Streetscape  Kathmandu is growing very fast, which means more people and wheels on the road, and houses sprouting everywhere. In this city it has been like burning finger to find
2000 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: unmin-nepal, nepal
Unending Delay of UNMINThree months ago to the day, the mandate of the United Nations Mission to Nepal (UNMIN) was extended for the third time for six more months. After the completion of the Constitu
2003 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: cheating-customers
Cheating CustomersHave you ever repented for the amount of cash you just spent on shopping? Sure, you must have, because the shopkeeper-more popularly called the Sahujis are so cunning that they fix t
2003 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: kathmandu-street-vendors
Kathmandu Street Vendors' WoeHome Minister Bamdev Gautam is right to crack down on street vendors, especially on crowded thoroughfares like Kalanki, Ratna Park, Jamal, and Bag Bazaar. But the measures
2003 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: household-budget
Household BudgetNowadays, women are taking leading roles in the workforce. In many households they are breadwinners and collectively generate substantial wealth. Being mother is even tougher. They are
2007 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: overlooked-jobs
Overlooked JobsIt has been common for people to overlook the efforts made by small job holders. Who actually notices the efforts of a street sweeper who cleans amidst piles of infected garbage so that
2007 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: engage-diasporas
Engage Diasporas The Non-Resident Nepali (NRN) convention that concluded on Oct, 14 revealed both the aspirations of Nepali Diasporas and the attitude of the government toward them. The governmen
2008 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: facebook-mania
Facebook Mania Just attended the most happening event of the town all decked up in the super hot outfit and you want the world to see it. No problem, it's all just a click away. Being social has never
2008 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-airports
Airport SafetyOn May 7, 2008 the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) stated that there were serious lapses in the measures Nepal took toward air safety and that this was largely a result
2009 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: motion-sickness
Motion sickness Dashain, our greatest festival is just over but our next festival Tihar is only a fortnight away. A lot of long-distance travel is necessary during these festivals. People often prefer
2010 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: vegetarian
Being a vegetarianRichard Gere, Amitabh Bachhan, Alicia Silverstone, and Paul McCartney are among the peoples who are vegetarians. They always seem pet-friendly and eager to support animal rights. The
2010 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-india-border
Run for Border On Sept 16, 2007, over 20 people in Kapilvastu district lost their lives in a communal clash that followed the killing of a local leader, Mohit Khan. Subsequently, thousands of Nep
2011 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: traffic-rules
Ignoring Traffic Rules I wonder how many of us have actually noticed that Kathmandu city has a system of using traffic lights for pedestrians as well. I don't doubt the number of affirmative responses
2018 days ago 0 comments Categories: my-views-notes Tags: dashain
Newfangled DashainThe tone of my friend's mobile reminded me that this Dashain is quite specials as it was the first Dashain after Nepal turned federal democratic republic. Genuinely, this Dashain, in
2019 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: nothing-goes-wrong
Nothing goes Wrong I have always been intrigued by books like "An Autobiography of a Yogi" written by Paramhansa Yogananda. Books like these prod the readers to get tuned to that higher self
2021 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal
Truly Secular President Ram Baran Yadav is in a dilemma over whether or not to continue the age-old tradition of dispensing Tika to the general public during Dashain, Past kings carried on the sacred
2021 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal
Water sans Borders of NepalReturning from an inspection visit to the flood-affected Mid and Far Western Districts of Nepal last week, Home Minister Bamdev Gautam said that barrages built by India were
2022 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: gurkhas
A Different Battle for Gorkha soldiersThe Gurkhas have finally won a two-year long legal battle against British immigration rules that denied former soldiers retired before 1997 the right to settle in
2023 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: great-expectations
Great Expectations Prime Minister Puspa Kamal Dahal returned home after eight-day long visit to the US, claiming that the visit was a great success. He has not elaborated what he got out of his third
2023 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: miss-nepal
Face ValueOn Sept, 26, the organizer of the Miss Nepal pageant received a prohibition letter from the Kathmandu District Administration Office directing that the event be postponed indefinitely for se
2029 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-tradition
Take it Seriously A nation's identity and integrity lie in the language, culture, and tradition of its people. When any one of them is challenged, it is the nationality that is being challenged.
2029 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: new-constitution
Get on with it   The Rules and Regulations Drafting Committee (RRDC) of the Constituent Assembly (CA) has finalized a draft of the guidelines to be followed when conducting the regular busin
2031 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal
Integration & RehabNepal's peace process has made swife progress over the past two years, and its leaders and people should be justifiably proud of this. Yet, critical aspects of the process have
2033 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: diabetes-prevention
Mounting Diabetes and Timely Prevention National Kidney Centre of Nepal provides dialysis service to about 170 patients annually. Most of the cause of kidney failure is diabetes and hypertension.
2034 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: piracy
Favorable PiracyI went to a DVD store to buy some of my favorite movies. When I asked the owner of the store to give me the original copy of a movie, he said it was impossible to get hold of it. He ra
2037 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: kathmandu
Awful Journey in KathmanduJust a week or two have passed since life in Kathmandu has become normal. Otherwise living with fuel scarcity was an everyday affair. Thanks to the unsolved mystery of Nepal
2037 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: technology
Technology is Good Technology is developing at a very fast pace. What was new yesterday is old news today. We find ourselves running around, shopping for the next new thing, for cutting-edge tech
2037 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: encouraging-move
Encouraging MoveThe Nepal Government has rightly broken the 13 year old system of extending by two years the term of police officers who were due to retire. The other day, the cabinet decided to relie
2037 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: going-green
Going GreenHow often do you carry your own heavy cloth bag for shopping so that you don't have to cloth those unfriendly plastic or paper bags back home? No, never, I guess. Many of us are not ready t
2043 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-government
Policies & Programs of New Government of Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav on Wednesday presented the Maoist-led government's policies and programs for the fiscal year 2008/09 at the parliament
2044 days ago 0 comments Categories: my-views-notes Tags: unite-nepal
Unity of Peoples in CatastrophePeople of any country may have to face Nature's wrath and deadly strike some times without warning. This time the people of eastern Nepal have become the victims of Natu
2044 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: electricity--crisis-in-nepal
Power NowThat the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is going to slap up to 35 hours of load shedding per week is an indication of how Nepal has been enduring an energy crisis for years. Providing secu
2045 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepal-politics
Pass the Torch The parliamentary party meeting of the Nepal's oldest Democratic Party - The Nepali Congress - was put off Sunday following a dispute over the issue of the party's internal democratic e
2047 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: floodvictimsofnepal
 Relief is the Word for Flood Victims of Nepal The government has decided to allocate Rs 2.5 billion for relief and rehabilitation of the flood victims. This is an encouraging move. Relief and re
2047 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: best-friend
Best FriendBest Friend - I know when I mention these two words, the first thing that comes to everyone's mind is a person, who is very close to the heart. But here I am not talking about a human being
2047 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepali-party-profiles
Party Profiles The ongoing central committee meeting of the Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (UML) are noteworthy. And that not just for their criticism of the CPN (Maoist). Both the parties are trying to
2047 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepali-movies
Upgrade Nepali MoviesNepali film industry has seen its highs and lows in the past four decades. Yet, there is absolutely no dearth of people who wrinkle up their nose in distance and exclaim," Oh
2049 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: government, nepal
Things to Do by New Government of Nepal The Maoists have committed to many things. Their commitments led them to becoming the largest party in the Constituent Assembly. The former rebels have bee
2050 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: tobacco-free-youth
Tobacco-free YouthIt is the time most of the students in Nepal have started new college life. Those who passed S.L.C have joined +2 and those who came out will join graduation few months later. Having
2050 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: nepali-garments
End of Nepalese Garment Jitters Nepal's readymade garment industry has been hit by an unexpected below at a time when it is recuperating from a severe downturn following the expiry of the Multi F
2050 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: mother-duty
Mother's DutyEvery mother would love to mollycoddle her little girl in a safe cocoon from which she can view the world with rose-tinted glasses, much like Alice in wonderland. She is ready for the lie
2051 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal
Law and Order Deputy Prime Minister of Nepal Bam Dev Gautam has made a strong commitment to improve the country's law and order situation, calling it the new Government's top priority. He has str
2051 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-highway-blues
Highway BluesLiving near a highway has its advantages. It's relatively safer, you can easily board a vehicle to major places inside the Kathmandu valley, and you can always tell if there's a traffic j
2053 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: good-governance
Good GovernanceThe ruling three party alliances - CPN-Maoist, UML, and MPRF - have averted a political blunder. The inclusion of three deputy prime ministers and three additional ministers in the gove
2053 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: iphone
Eye Candy: IPhoneThe first time I saw it, I couldn't figure what it actually was. It was unusually larger than a regular cell phone and way too sleeker than an average digital camera. Then it struck t
2054 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: child-molestation
Child Molestation Nepal may have signed many protocols regarding children's rights, but child abuse is just prevalent. On the fringe of other smoldering subjects, these burning issues are always
2054 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepal-politics
Nepal PM Visit to China - No Need for PanicPrime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's first foreign trip has set off a controversy. Obviously, PM Dahal visited China and met Chinese President Hu Jintao and P
2056 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: radio-jockeys
Whither Radio Jockeys?After the establishment of democracy, the first government-owned radio station, Radio Nepal, was established in the country. It was an instant hit.Radio Nepal ruled the country f
2057 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: kids, maosit
No Place for Kids in Maoist Army How the Maoists have failed to live up to their commitments needs no elaboration. The Comprehensive Peace Agreement of November 2006 explicitly requires the forme
2057 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: elderly-dilemma
Elderly DilemmaThe havoc caused by jealousies and misunderstandings or due to economic disparities and in-laws' relations among family members is fairly well chronicled in books. However, many of us d
2058 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: kathmandu
Street Pharmacy in KathmanduStreet Market has been rising in the Kathmandu like never before. You can find almost everything there. Not an inch has been left spared in most of the busy streets in Kath
2058 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepal-politics
Opportunity for Nepali Congress Party as Opposition in CAThe Interim Constitution has already acknowledged the opposition's role in the Constituent Assembly; and the country's oldest Democratic Party,
2059 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: daughters-duties
Daughters and DutyIt is high time we raised our voice not only for the rights of a daughter but also for her duties. A daughter, who has enjoyed equal status as a son, should get the right to take res
2061 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepal-government
The least they can doThe Common Minimum Program (CMO) which binds the three political parties - the Maoists, the CPN-UML, and the MPRF - looks very promising. But the question is this: Will the tree-p
2061 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: medical-insurance
Medical InsuranceThe general belief that only the old are susceptible to injuries and ill health is very misplaced!Anyone could be laid low by a bout of severe illness at any point of life. As for the
2061 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: kathmandu-city
Can Kathmandu be a city of Tranquility?Noise is crated by overpopulation, unplanned development, and growing urbanization. it is one of the causes of bad health. According to studies, many people did
2063 days ago 0 comments Categories: my-views-notes Tags: kathmandu
A few days earlier, I was enjoying a drive through the city of Kathmandu with my friend. It was more like a joy ride to see people in the city where some are busy in shopping, while others are trying
2064 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepal, newnepal
Happy Honeymoon With the oath-taking on August 18th by CPN Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal as the first prime minister of Republic of Nepal, the leader has formally wedded the Nepali society a
2064 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: laptop-pundit, astrology
Laptop PunditAstrology has taken a huge turn in terms of the modern tools used by practicing pundits to forecast people's future. Just a few years back people had to leave their "cheena" (tr
2065 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: study-abroad
Studying AbroadOne of my intimate friends called me up last night. In her rapturous voice she announced, she had just been granted a five-year visa for the United States. She invited me to her farewel
2066 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: cpn-maoist, nepal
Is CPN-Maoist a People's Party?Maoist chairman Puspa Kamal Dahal has become the first prime minster of secular federal republic of Nepal. People particular from rural areas, have high expectations fro
2066 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: nepal, koirala
Koirala's Mixed Legacy Outgoing Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala formally retired from his post Monday after Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal took the oath of office as his successor. We ex
2066 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: gai-jatra-festival
Smiling together to forget the ones who left Celebrating Gai Jatra Festival 2065 Gone are the days we loved so dearly, gone are the people we always are going to miss. But all that matters today
2067 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: money-women
Money & WomenMoney is the driving force of modern life because a person's independence, lifestyle, social status, relationships, and self-worth depend on his/her wealth creating ability. So if thi
2068 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: teenager-predicament
Teenager's PredicamentThe idea of a boyfriend or a girlfriend has never been part of the Oriental tradition, but as life expectancy in the medieval ages was very low, child marriages were the norm. Ho
2068 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: miss-nepal
No Miss, New Nepal?  The organizers of the 'Miss Nepal' beauty pageant have rescheduled the beauty pageant for August 23rd bowing to intense Maoist condemnation Criticisms had poured in from
2068 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: parental-duties
Parental DutiesEveryone in this world likes to have love and care from someone. Parents are those who love and give affection to their children without hope of anything in return. True parents are alw
2070 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: kidney-transplant-in-nepal
Kidney Transplant in Nepal - Now Possible and its far cheaper too Kidney patients of Nepal can now undergo kidney Transplants within the country, and it is much cheaper than in India or elsewhere
2071 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: fuel-prices-in-nepal
Dual Diesel PriceDual pricing in diesel, which Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) announced as a strategic move to lower oil losses and provide relief to the needy, is meaningless move to address the current
2071 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: miss-nepal
Miss Nepal Every year some twenty contestants participate in a competition called "Miss Nepal". The organizers describe the contest as a platform for young girls to explore their hidden inne
2072 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: cirme-passion
Crime and PassionA crime of passion is an action committed without any benefit to the ego. The term means that the passion is of such a magnitude that every other consideration apart from its fulfillm
2072 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: politics-of-nepal
Political DisasterThe failure of the major political parties to reach a consensus on forming a new government is very unfortunate. The parties have deviated from the political path directed by the Apr
2073 days ago 0 comments Categories: my-views-notes Tags: bridging-the-gap
Bridging the GapWith all the confusing claims from the urban gen-next that 'commitment' is a dicey word: with all the sexy gossip about celebrities 'living together' or being in several relationships
2075 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: civil-unrest-in-nepal
Recipe for Civil Unrest The country is reeling under an acute shortage of petroleum products. Motor vehicle traffic is thinning by the day on the streets of Kathmandu. Many automobiles lie grounded fo
2075 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: child-abuse
Rising Child AbuseWhen a Six year old girl Sonu threw tantrums and stubbornly refused to go to school van, her extremely busy working parents attributed it to a desire for attention as well as a long,
2075 days ago 0 comments Categories: my-views-notes Tags: substance-abuse
Substance AbuseDrugs are substances that affect one or more of the body's organism and its functions. Drugs are illegal substances that some people take to give them pleasant or exciting feelings. The
2077 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: infant-feeding
Infant FeedingThe last time I went home. I encountered a shocking scene in my area. My friend Ashmita, who had just delivered a baby girl, was milking herself to discard her very first thick yellowish
2078 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: ready-made-food
Ready-made Food It's delicious, it's convenient, - It's the readymade food. It seems like many years ago when people solely depended on homemade food to fill their tummies. That was not only because t
2079 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: getting-married
Getting Married? It's the same story with the same fairytale ending. Boy meets girl. Love Kisses. Miss made Mrs. And everyone assumes that they'll live happily ever after. But do they? If you don't wa
2080 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: kathmandu
Choking in SmokeSo I walked again. I was to meet a friend who had just arrived from the US. We set our meeting at New Baneshwor, Kathmandu and I was relieved with decision just for the reason that I d
2080 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: nepali-women
Women's DemandThe other day, agitating women rights activists threatened to launch fresh protests if the government continued to dilly-dally setting up an autonomous women's commission to end all form
2081 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: annoying-habits
Annoying HabitsAs any marriage counselor will tell you, while the big ticket issues - infidelity, alcoholism and physical abuse-might be clear red flags to a relationship's longevity; it's the little
2081 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: saarc
SAARC ShrieksThe turmoil gripping the region overshadowed the 15th SAARC summit. India suspected Pakistan's hands in bombing the Indian embassy in Kabul two weeks ago. In response, Pakistan has made c
2082 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-banda
Put Ban on Banda Any sort of Nepal Banda - be it an expression of opposition against a political alliance or protest against petroleum price hike - is an unhealthy practice. In fact, Banda paraly
2082 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: loveless-life
Loveless Life A decent job is the basic need for youth nowadays. No sooner have they passed the iron-gate, i.e. School Leaving Certificate (SLC) in Nepal, than youth try to break the barriers of
2084 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: protect-himalayas
Protect Himalayas Mountaineering has become adventure tourism. It has attracted people who desire to see exotic and remote places. But the problem is that the environment has begun to show visible cha
2084 days ago 0 comments Categories: my-views-notes Tags: nepal
Calling or compromise?Your work should be an act of love, not a marriage of convenience". This line from a short story by Haruki Murakami sums up why I decided to go against my parents' wish to s
2085 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: numerology
Numerology - a commonly followed superstition - was introduced to the common man by actors, politicians, and businessmen. Astrology was and still is ruling lives in our part of the world. The help of
2088 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepali News Tags: kathmandu-road-safety
Road SafetyThe rapid surge in Road Traffic Injuries (RTI) in recent years has raised an alarm bell, especially in the capital city. The number of motor vehicles plying the streets of Kathmandu is appa
2088 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: shameless-act
Shameless ActThe incident is that of the protest of students pressurizing the government to get 45 percent discount on public transportation and the victim of the act is also a student. While on his w
2089 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: refusal-to-praise
Refusal to Praise I filled the deposit slip for Rs.10000 and handed it over to a lady in the cash counter. Having counted them, she looked at me in disbelief. Then, she passed on the soiled curre
2089 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-vice-president
Vice-president of Nepal - use of Hindi Language for the Oath of Office It concerns with the presidential swearing-in-ceremony where VP Paramananda Jha was taking oath in Hindi which was not under
2089 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: annoying-habits
Annoying Habits  As any marriage counselor will tell you, while the big ticket issues-infidelity, Alcoholism and physical abuse might be clear red flags to a relationship's longevity; it's the li
2089 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: nepali-woman
Nepali woman missing in Saudi  One Nepalese woman named Kopila Pariyar, who went to Saudi Arabia for employment some seven months ago, has been out of contact since past three months.Pariyar, an
2094 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: junk-food
Junk FoodEvery time I pay a visit to my friend house, she complains to me about her body weight which has been increasing to reach 82 kg now. She got frustrated with her weight not going down even aft
2094 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: president-of-nepal
First President of NepalDr Ram Baran Yadav is the first president of the Republic of Nepal. We bow with respect and pride to the first head of the state from the people. In addition to Yadav and the N
2095 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: cinderella
Cinderella's New Avatar Are traditional fairy tales relevant to today's 5 year old girls? The protagonist is a beautiful, gentle, poor girl who's belittled and tortured by ugly stepsisters, the g
2096 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: age-of-marriage
Age of Marriage??Manju a 48 years old lady faced strong opposition from her children when she announced that she had decided to marry a widower of her age. She had lost her husband in a car accident
2098 days ago 0 comments Categories: my-views-notes Tags: underweight
Being Underweight!!Hey! Can you believe I have put on two kilos in the last one and a half month:, the other day a cousin of mine was yelling on the top of her voice when I asked her if she had become
2098 days ago 0 comments Categories: Perception of Nepal Politics Tags: republic-nepal-president
Republic Nepal's First PresidentIn Nepali there is saying, "Let it be late, but it must be a son". By all standards, the election or selection of the president of the Republic of Nepal is la
2099 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platforn
Don't push it For the common people, the current political deadlock and growing uncertainly are beyond comprehension, especially as the country has been established as a republic following the CA
2099 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: avoid-boredom
AVOIDING BOREDOMMarriages are cyclical - they go through good and bad phase, but good marriages are like piece of elastic, where a couple goes apart only to return after a point of being stretched to
2100 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: democracy, india-imperialism
Drunk Democracy and India's ImperialismBhutan's democratic transition is a collective political approach to overshadow demand for a real political change. The draft constitution rubberstamped by India
2100 days ago 0 comments Categories: my-views-notes Tags: street-children
Street Children I was at New Road with my five year old child for shopping when I saw a group of street children smelling packets of garbage. I crossed the road to take my child away form the sight. O
2100 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-banda
Fed up with Banda!I used to be very happy when I didn't have to go to college. A day of Banda (ban on vehicular movement) was another holiday to rest at home or enjoy. I used to think there must be at
2102 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: illicit-narcotics-use
Illicit Narcotics UseGenesis of consumption of narcotics takes back to the very beginning of human civilization viz., history of use of narcotic drugs goes tandem with the history of "human race&
2102 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: kathmandu-city
Kathmandu Upside Down Kathmandu in yesteryears was venerated as heaven on earth. It was the abode of ascetic 'Nemuni', a place chosen by the holy among the holiest for his residence. This is why templ
2102 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: political-thinking
Paradigm Shift in Political ThinkingUntil four or five years ago, it would be considered a weird idea to think that Nepal would turn into a republic. For many people, Nepal without a king was unthinka
2102 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: no-excuses, nepal
No More Excuses, Please! Our fragile, under- transition and impunity- ridden national has seen its second police mutiny in just two months. On Saturday, over 500 personnel of the riot Control Bat
2105 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: happly-married
HAPPILY MARRIED?On must understand that life is neither a bed nor roses nor is it full of thorns.It is a mixture of both and it depends upon the individual to make life a bed of roses or thorns.Leadin
2105 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: unhealthy-strike, nepal-strike
Unhealthy Strike The Nepal Medical Association's (NMA) decision to close down all the hospitals in the capital in protest against the violence at Everest Hospital is unethical, immature, and irrespons
2105 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-airlines
More on hope, less on commitment!  This piece, in a way can be taken as the logical continuation of "Forty-ninth Bhoto Jatara" published on 16 July last year. This year's Bhoto Jatra is
2107 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: maning-of-nepal
Meaning of "NEPAL" Abbreviation itself is a big world but it is often used in place of phrases and whole words. It shrinks to a short and normalized form with small or capital letters.
2108 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: new-nepal
New Nepal: Singapore, Switzerland or......?Nepalese want far-reaching changes which should be peaceful and democratic. This is the main demand expressed in the people's movement. By making Nepal a rep
2108 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: child-abuse
Child AbuseChild Abuse refers to any offensive contact on a child's body for the sexual gratification of an older and more powerful person. Very often, the abuser moves closely with the family of the
2110 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: civil-military-ties, nepal
Emerging Civil-Military TiesUntil recently, the Nepal Army was "Royal" because of its structure, orientation, and character. Most political analysts'' argument that the Nepal Army would hatc
2110 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepali News Tags: gorkhas
Former Gorkha soldiers here warned of country wide protests if the Maoists closed the "Gorkha Recruitment Centers" and prevent Nepali youths to join the foreign forces.They also denounced th
2110 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: failure-success
Failure & SuccessLife's path is strewn with umpteen obstacles and uncertainties. But one who has a firm wills, patient heart and passion for the goal will see it through, no matter how dark the cl
2112 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepalese-politicians
They are looting the country The Finance Ministry has committed an unpardonable act by deciding to disburse a scarce national resource. It is going to pay out NPR 1 million each to the 330 ex-members
2112 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: green-tea-prevents-heart-disease
Green Tea 'Prevents Heart Disease' Tea time? Go for the green; for a study has revealed that sipping a cup of the beverage everyday could help prevent heart disease.Green tea is already popular w
2113 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: kathmandu
Uncomfortable and Risky TravelFew days ago, I was going to Ratna Park by microbus sitting in the dirver cabin. The front seats of microbus, which are for 2 people, were already packet. On the way, the
2113 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-airlines
Corruption Nepal Airlines The other day, corruption-plagued Nepal Airlines Corporation marked its golden jubilee without much enthusiasm. The chief secretary inaugurated the celebration by nothing tha
2114 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: nepal-airlines
Nepal Airlines vanishing into the BlueNepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) Tuesday celebrated its Golden Jubilee against a back-drop of failing performance.Inaugurating the celebration, chief secretary Bh
2114 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: look-farther-afield
Look farther afield  Over last decade, the contribution of foreign employment of Nepal's economy has increased significantly with the volume of remittance rising to around 20% of the gross Domest
2115 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: memory-loss
The richness of life lies in the memories we have forgotten.Notwithstanding this, loss of memories by any accident can be devastating!Human memory is like a disk device similar to electronic memory c
2115 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: alternate-medicine
Alternate MedicineAlternate medicine includes ayurved, acupressure, magnet therapy, aroma therapy, but in our country alternate medicine includes Ramdev yog, dhami-jhakri and treatment by quacks. Afte
2115 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepali News Tags: fake-us-visa-in-nepal
Closer watch needed on Fake US Visa The US Visa racket that was busted the other day is only the tip of the iceberg that lies hidden among so-called oversea educational consultancies where perhaps the
2119 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: democratic-gesture
Democratic Gesture Nepalese Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala was under pressure to quit immediately after the CA election results were declared two months ago. The Nepal Congress - the leader
2119 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: new-nepal, new-minds
New Nepal needs New MindsRecent events have proven that the much-hyped New Nepal is very much like the old, but without a king in Narayanhiti. Instead of the monarch, others of similar dictatorial ben
2120 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: kathmandu
Politics of GarbageIt is the monsoon season in Kathmandu. It is also the season of cholera and jaundice. With piles of garbage littered on the pavement of the capital's roads for the fourth consecutiv
2121 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: kathmandu-air-pollution
How long must we hold our breaths? Alarming levels of Air Pollution in Kathmandu Valley The air pollution in Kathmandu is alarmingly high. In 2004, the Ministry of Environment published a report
2121 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: innocent-nepali
Innocent Nepali framed tortured in India: Rights body The Atman Trust that works against human rights violation and injustice in India has stated that Krishna Thapa, a Nepali national, is being f
2122 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: harnessing-talents-nepal
Harnessing Talents The Maoists have made tall promises: They will bring a drastic economical change in the country in less than a decade or so. This however is not possible until they utilize the
2123 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepali-leader-moral-bankruptcy
Moral BankruptcyNepal society is plagued by a tendency to revere characters like Babban Singh. You need no moral authority to command respect from the people if you have an ability to do murder. Oppor
2124 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: no-discrimination
I want No Discrimination I don't want to join women's club, gamble all day long, smoke, drink and return home at 9 when my children would be asleep on the sofa waiting for me, while my husband wo
2124 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-strikes
Plague of Road Strikes upon usAt lest four strikes, Valley or Nepal bandas in one month and many more in the making! As if the rest of the country felt left out in the Kathmandu Valley-only transport
2124 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepali News Tags: complicated-crisis, nepal
A Crisis Complicated We are used to haring about food shortages particularly in the Karnali region, a remote place of Nepal. But now we're facing something very different. The people in far and m
2126 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: forced-knowledge
Forced KnowledgeCrammed into a public vehicle, I was ruminating on the fuel crisis when the person beside me stood up energetically and cried out, "I have brought newspapers for everybody. Please
2126 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: yarchagumba, cordyceps-sinensis
Experts want New Strain Yarchagumba studied Yarchagumba (Cordyceps Sinensis), nature's answer to Viagra, is generally found at an altitude above 3000 meters but in recent days, it has been spotte
2126 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: biased-indian-media
Biased Indian Media towards NepaliIt has been a month since a 14 year-old Indian girl Arushi Talwar and a 45-year-old Nepali domestic helper Hemaraj were murdered in Noida, India. The Indian-UP state
2128 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: president-hunt-nepal
The Great President HuntIt has been more than two months since CA elections were concluded. Except for the abolishment of monarchy, which was already agreed upon, political progress has not moved forw
2129 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: nepalese-youths
Unwilling to go Abroad I just love going to New Road. It's a great place for shopping and for people watching. But I like it mostly because there I get to meet people. I haven't met for a long time. M
2129 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: narayanhiti-palace-museum
Narayanhiti Palace Museum Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala hosting the Nepali Flag and unveiling the signboard of "Narayanhiti Palace Museum" has formally converted the former Royal
2130 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: former-king-of-nepal
Greed, Power and Fate of Former King Gyanendra ShahFollowing former king Gyanendra Shah's departure for his temporary home, what Nepalese have been left with are memories of the 240 year old Shah Dyna
2131 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: mt-everest, record-of-everest
Record Year of EverestWorld records in mountaineering have been made to death, especially when it comes to mountains which are above 8000 meters, not excluding Mt. Everest (8,848 meters). Everest has
2131 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-politics, nepal
Evening shows the night It has been two months since the CA election was held in Nepal. The old government is still making crucial state decisions regardless of the fact that one strong component of t
2133 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: rights-to-education
Rights to Education The report that only two-thirds of Nepali girls join primary school instantly draws our attention. The lower percentage of girl students is a pointer to the way girls are disc
2133 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: marriages-payoffs
Marriages & Payoffs Why do people hang on to bad marriages? Obviously, the answer lies in some payoffs that either one or both the partners receive by remaining in the marriage, however unful
2134 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: nepali-women
To go or not to go It was late evening and I was hurrying home. But there was no sign of getting transportation sometime sooner. Since I live in the outskirts of the valley and it would take more
2134 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: outgoing-message-of-former-king
Outgoing Message of GyanendraFormer King Gyanendra's departure speech has tried to clarify many things. He has tried to defend his February 1, 2005 move; he said that he became king through circumstan
2134 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: nepal-former-king-farewell-address
Following is the speech of farewell of Former King of Nepal Gyanendra Shah before he evacuated Narayanhiti Palace on WednesdayDear Nepalese brothers and sisters,This country which came into being 240
2135 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal, nepalnews
Fuel Price Hike in Nepal, Is it Good or not? Although unpleasant, the decision to increase the price of petroleum products was a sensible move. The price rise will slash the country's burgeoning oil l
2135 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepali News Tags: nepal, kidney-transplant-in-nepal
Amendment could open way for Kidney Transplant in NepalThe so far elusive kidney transplant service in Nepal could start if an amendment to Kidney Transplant Regulations-2058 (2001) proposed by Organ
2136 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: depression
Fatal Depression With the number of people suffering from depression on the increase, it is vital that people realize the seriousness of the problem. Realization of the problem is a big thing for
2137 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: healthy-eating
Healthy EatingMany of us visit the hospital with complains of an acute stomachache which is diagnosed as APD, better known as "Gastric". When this is explained to the patient, the general re
2137 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: maoist-flexibility
Flexibility of Maoist  The political maneuvering the Maoists have been engaging in has always been complicated. Their basic political too "tactical flexibility and strategic rigidity" h
2138 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: shah-dynasty-of-nepal
Goodbye Shah Dynasty!Seven years after the massacre of King Birendra and his entire family which left the world shocked and stunned, Nepali's have bode farewell to the 240 years old institution of mon
2140 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: exit-of-nepal-king
Graceful ExitThis Wednesday's Nepal Government cabinet meeting, which decided to grant former King Gyanendra's request for Nagarjun Palace for his residence, has set off a controversy. Some radical po
2140 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepali News Tags: us-honors-nepali
 US honors Nepali anti-trafficking Heroes Three Nepalese have been honored in this year's annual US Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report (DSTPR) released by Secretary of State C
2140 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: alcohol
Alcohol Cuts Rheumatoid Arthritis RiskPeople who drink alcohol are less prone to the sometimes crippling disease called Rheumatoid Arthritis compared with non-drinkers, according to a Scandinavian stu
2140 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: dangerous-drugs, medicines
Dangerous Drugs  My mother was coughing heavily for a while. She was patient of bronchitis on frequent antibiotics, cough syrups, and cough suppressants. When I took her to the doctor this t
2141 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: learn-to-win
Learning to WinIt was Victory Frankl, the great psychotherapist author of the fantastic book, Man's Search for Meaning, who said, "Everything can be taken from a man but... the last of the human
2141 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: kathmandu-woes
 Kathmandus' Misery The bowl-shaped Kathmandu Valley has been gradually turning into a concrete jungle. Sprawling urbanization and lack of public space and green belts within the city are an
2142 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: fear-of-daughters
Motorophobia, the fear of growing up to be like one's mother, has long been an anxiety among urban women. Daughters often reject their mothers' lifestyle and values, and adopt the social values of the
2143 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal, new-nepal
Another Dictator in Making?On Friday, while addressing rally, comprising mainly of his cadres, at Khulla Manch in the capital, CPM (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal, could not control himself: To b
2143 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: easy-money-feminism
Easy Money FeminismThe latest buzz in the world of glamour is that Hugh Hefner, owner-editor of Playboy magazine is desperate for Miley Cyrus to strip for the cover of his sexy magazine for men. He of
2143 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepali News Tags: royal-place-nepal
Royal Palace Access The other day, government panel that visited Narayanhiti Palace to do a stocktaking of the royal property was denied access into the grounds. The team headed by General Admini
2144 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal, nepalpolitics
On to Act II The country has moved from being an absolute monarchy to a republic in less than three years. The national flag has started fluttering at Narayanhiti Palace. Former King Gyanendra ha
2144 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: friends, relatives
Friends and RelativesWe, the pack of animals, can not exist in seclusion, so it is not surprising if we are willing to be associated with others. We do not usually rely on family relationship. We do c
2145 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: mother, dearmother
My Dear Mother (Ama) "Mother" is a very familiar word to our tongue. If we are in any trouble or even we get a small wound, the first word we utter is "Mummy!" or "Ama&qu
2147 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: power-of-people, nepal
The 240 year old institution of monarchy has been forced out by the sheer courage of the people. Two years ago, the people rose from their slumber in the people's movement and shook the impenetrable f
2147 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: happy-smoker
Why smokers are happier when cigarettes cost more Would smokers prefer that cigarettes be expensive? Certainly, highest cigarette prices would make smokers healthier. There is plenty of evidence
2147 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-health
Health Business I wonder how Ibsen's A Doll's house or Jules Romains's Dr Knock are still compatible with the present Nepali society. As Ibsen is a much talked topic in Nepal, the story of his No
2148 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: republic-in-, nepal, republicnepal
Republic at last in Nepal!! I take joy and pleasure in congratulating all the citizens of Nepal. Turning Nepal into a republic is the biggest achievement of the people in the history of this coun
2148 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: punish-culprits
Punish the Culprits who are involve in Violence against Women Incidents of gender-based violence have raised an alarm bell in the country. Although the constitution guarantees equal rights to men and
2148 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: stray-cows-in-kathmandu
Stray CowsAn American friend of mine recently visited Nepal and I was there at the Airport to pick him up. It was his first visit here so he was quite excited to explore various places we had planned
2148 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: nepal-diversity-values
Diversity Values Nepal a country of diverse culture and traditions is gradually revealing its true identity. Although King Prithivi Narayan Shah did recognize such diversity, no successive kings
2148 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: surviving-family-crisis
Surviving a Family CrisisFamily counselors often say, "A crisis which dawns on a family should be viewed as a testing time. If the family comes out of it in one piece, with their sanity and affec
2149 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal, nepal-history
A Great Day in Nepal History  The historic "First Meeting" of the Constituent Assembly is taking place in Kathmandu today. This day dawned despite hurdles, uncertainties, warnings about
2150 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: nepal, nepal-histrory
Protect History It is pathetic that no effort has made to protect the historical documents in the place even though only one day remains before the country is declared a republic. This state of a
2150 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: future-of-nepal
Futures under Maoist LeadershipWe are at the cusp of an epoch making political transition as the historic day of May 28 is just a day away. On May 28, the first meeting of Constituent Assembly (CA) is
2152 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: manpower-issues
Manpower IssuesTime and again we hear in the news about Nepali laborers being stranded in foreign countries and also about their grievous situation. Numerous youth leave the county every single day to
2152 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepali News Tags: justice-prevails
Mathew K. Hardley the lead a torney for the families of the 12 Nepali workers killed by terroirsts in Iraq in August 2004 has won a landmark verdict for Nepal. Pershpa no lawyer would have fought for
2154 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepali News Tags: nepalnews, nepal
Kin of Nepalese killed in Iraq on August 2004 to be paid The Us Administrative Law Court for the Department of Labor has ordered a monthly compensation from employers to the families of nine of t
2154 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: appa-sherpa, mount-everest
Appa Sherpa climed Mt. Everest Record 18th time  Appa Sherpa, smashing his own world record, climbed Mt. Everest for the 18th time Thursday, when 76 more climbers made it atop the highest pe
2154 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: in-love-with-words
In love with Words When I first came into this world and the instant I started to comprehend others, how could I have known that I had befriended what would later become the love of my life? I wa
2154 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal, nepalnews
Reform Prisons of NepalIt seems that the most tolerant Nepalese are those who are in prison. Our jails are probably the not uncomfortable, crammed, dirty, and mismanaged ones in the world. Yet we seld
2155 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal, nepalnepal
Are we westernizing? Kathmandu is getting westernized by the minute. Almost every teenager wants to catch up with the Western trends because at this day and age, if you aren't "hip" you
2155 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: gorkha, nepal
Gorkha as Soldier or not in other countryOn Monday one Gorkha soldier died in the cross-border firing between Indian and Pakistani troops in Pooch, Kashmir. This news went virtually unnoticed because
2156 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: nepali-woes-in-india
Nepalis' woes in India Rampant discrimination, state indifference, and lack of public awareness, among other reasons, are adding to the woes of Nepalese working in India. Although the 1950 Peace
2159 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: books-reading
In whatever more or less time that we ever get to think about books and reading, a rather boring imagery crosses our mind - a speckled someone in a peaceful library, reading a pile of bulky books cont
2162 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: all-in-good-time, nepalplatform
All in Good Time It's been about a week since Maoist leaders began training their political guns on Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala and his government. While aiming at Koirala, the Maoist se
2163 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: marital-discord
Marital DiscordMarriage are often fraught with altercation. After all, when two individuals, usually from totally different background, are thrown together to live in close intimacy, there can not but
2165 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: believe-yourself
Believe Yourself Archimedes, one of the greatest philosophers, once, said"Give me a place to stand, and I will move the Earth. "I sat back and contemplted its meaning, again. I had hear
2166 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: going-thinner
Going Thinner The new fashion statement is - thinner! Whether it is the ladies or the gentlemen, everybody has a strong desire to look to look chic and cool. There are three major ways to do it - 1. G
2169 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform, nepal, world-redcross-day
World Red Cross Day - Medical Emergency and Ambulances of Nepal  Medical Emergency and Ambulances of Nepal Picture a very recent real-life scenario. You're stuck in a horrible, typical Kathmandu
2170 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal, nepal-platform
Maoists's Growth Target Reachable In the days leading up to the CA pools, all the political parties came out with their usual vote-begging election manifestos. The Maoists also published their pr
2170 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: briinging-up-moral-child, note-of-dissent
Bringing up a Moral Child In Moral intelligence: the seven essential virtues that teach kids to do the right things, Dr Michele Borba, an educational consultant says, "the best way to help k
2171 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: donate-blood
Let' Donate Blood One of my villagers got electric shock and having fallen off a height of five meters, he became unconscious. He was immediately brought to Dhulikhel Hospital where he was diagno
2172 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: dowry, nepal
"No" to Dowry Early marriage, illiteracy, and lack of laws against domestic violence are adding to the woes of Nepali girls who are mercilessly tortured and harassed after marriage for
2172 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: motherhood
Motherhood - What a Beautiful Word Every year we go to a great length to celebrate motherhood. But, what happens all through the year is pretty much what has transpired down the ages, with a few
2173 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: mount-everest, nepal
Litter on Everest The greatest attraction for world travelers and the supreme symbol of Nepal's identity, Mt. Everest is at risk. And let it be noted that this is not just a national worry but a
2175 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal-platform, english-dilemma-in-nepal
English Dilemma in Nepal In this country where every second person wants a Diversity Visa (DV) to go to the United States, where a major portion of the productive labor force is migrating to the
2175 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: nepal-platform, nepal
Maoists & their Cadres Terror Campaign Now Unacceptable It is a sheer violation of the people's verdict. The Maoists can not and should not continue with their terror campaign any longer. Whe
2177 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: urban-youths-of-nepal, nepal-platform
Urban Youths of Nepal The nonchalance of the urban youth in maters of the nation has always baffled me. I have always been astonished by how, being the most fortunate ones in the country, they co
2178 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: youth-and-politics-in-nepal
Youth and Politics in Nepal Former US president Franklin D Roosevelt famously said, "We can't always build the future for our youth". Roosevelt was acutely aware of the limitation of an
2178 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: misuse-of-freedom, nepal-platform
Misuse of freedom Freedom always has two sides: one, to exercise one's right to learn about life and use that knowledge to become a better human being but the flipside of the coin also means the
2179 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: roads-cross-in-nepal
Crossing Over the Roads of Kathmandu When a friend arrived back in Nepal after a considerable stint abroad, I queried about his feelings on raching home. "Everything is grat,"he said&qu
2179 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: nepal, nepalpolitics
Missed by Miles - CA Election Note The Election Commission of Nepal, after days of counting, declared the final results of the CA poll the other day. The Maoists were a clear winner in that they
2180 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: nepal, nepalplatform
Maoist Victory in CA Election - is it for a Change in Nepal? The Maoist sweep victory of the Constitutional Assembly Election has confounded every one, including them. They were expected to be a
2182 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: nepal, nepalnepal
Blues before Red Nepal - What after CA ElectionThe election is finally over and there's euphoria in the air particularly after the 'revolutionary' Maoist victory. Reason Even before the new constitut
2183 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: democracy-in-nepal
 2nd Democracy Day celebrated In Nepal but No Redress for InjuredApril 23, 2208, Wednesday, marks the second anniversary of Loktantra Diwas (Democracy Day) and the government has made elaborate
2183 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: democracy-in-nepal
Defining Democracy in Nepal Nepal seems to have come up against a new dilemma as it stands at the crossroads of history having emerged from a fresh democratic revolution that eclipsed all previou
2183 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepal Platform Tags: expand-life
'Expand Your Life' Recently I re-watched Mr. Bean's movies after a pretty long time. Only this time I devised a different meaning altogether. Obviously, the weird look and the eccentric manners a
2186 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: nepalnews
US President security advisor didn't know difference between Nepal and TibetIt seems US President George W. Bush's security advisor, Stephen Hadely, did not know the difference between Nepal and Tibet
2186 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: nepal, new-pm-of-nepal
Who's next Prime Minister of Nepal? There is no question now that the Maoists have the greatest claim over the coveted position. They have become the largest single party by far? However, there w
2191 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: heartattack
Diets can Reduces Heart Attacks strokesA large study offers the strongest evidence yet that a diet the US government recommends for lowering blood pressure can save people from heart attack and stroke
2191 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: nepal, nepalnepal
Accepting New Reality in Nepal The Kathmandu who live nervously with rumors of the Maoists taking over the capital by force overnight a few years ago have welcomed them through a different trajec
2192 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: maternity-leave-for-mother
Maternity Leave, Why it is necessary for a motherToday, through many employers do give maternity leave, any extension from what is mandatory usually frowned upon. They have their reasons but it leaves
2193 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags:
Why Beautiful Women Marry Less Attractive MenWomen seeking a lifelong mate might do well to choose the guy a notch below them in the looks category. New research reveals couples in whihc the wife is b
2193 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: newnepal, nepalaftercaelection
New Year, New Nepal With the beginning of the New Year, the country is going to witness a new political environment. The successful holding of the Constituent Assmebly (CA) polls has put evey Nep
2193 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: child-labor, nepal
Child Labor in Nepal and WorldIt's common to see samll children doing labor jobs in hotels, public vecicles and construction sites ets. Recently I happened to meet one such child in a tea shop during
2198 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: nepal, caelection
Looking Back, and Moving Forward in NepalThe last time the Nepali people voted was in May 1999. Then the armed rebellion launched by the CPN (Maoist) against the "old state" that would last
2199 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: life-in-nepal, nepal
Lives Stuck in Queues in NepalHere I try to write some of the problems in Nepal where we must stand on a queues and we have to face many problems during that period, some of which I try to put my thou
2199 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: womenvswomen
Woman versus Woman    Some days ago, I read a book "Woman versus woman", which is written by Shirley Eskapa, where she explodes the myths that encase wives and mistresses. Ver
2199 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: climate-change-impact, nepal
Climate Change Impacting Human Health Health hazard caused by climate changes range from higher risks of extreme weather events to changes in the dynamics of infectious diseases to which Nepal is
2200 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: caelection, nepal, nepal-election
Can Election Monitors can be Neutral in CA ElectionAs poll observers start their work of monitoring the "fairness" and "freeness" of the epoch making elections, million-dollar ques
2200 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: stop-bad-breath
Stops Bad Breath by following Simple Regimen  Brushing twice in a day with anti-bacterial toothpaste and using a toothbrush with a built-in tongue scraper can eliminate chronic bad breath, a
2203 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: smoking-addiction
Smoking Addiction is in the GenesScientists have pinpointed genetic variations that make people more likely go get hooked on cigarettes and more prone to develop lung cancer - a finding that could som
2204 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: parents-children
Parents and Children  For all Children and most Adults, family is the most important thing in life.Children's biggest fear is being abandoned by their parents. The most important thing you g
2204 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: nepalnews, caelection, nepal
Political Parties of Nepal - Implement the Pact you made with each otherThe understanding signed by Prime Minister and NC President Girija Prasad Koirala, CPN (UML) General Secretary Madhav Kumar Nepa
2205 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: nepaliwomen, nepal
Nepalese Women's WoesSome days back when some women across the country observed the International Women's day some others in the rural areas found no reason to celebrate their womanhood, which for the
2205 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: nepal, caelection, election-in-nepal
Constituent Assembly Election in Nepal and Human RightsDespite the killing of electoral candidates, frequent violations of the election code of conduct, mudslinging between leaders and clashes between
2207 days ago 0 comments Categories: others Tags: nepal, caelection
"No Vote, No Complain" if you are not cast vote in this CA ElectionVoting in an election is the only legitimate way of making our voices heard. It is the only way to ensure that good candida
2207 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: nepal
Is Divorce  Necessary? A section of the female population does not have marriage as the goal in their lives. When they do get married, they want everything on their own terms and are unwilli
2208 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: nepal, nepalnepal
Punctuality not a cup of tea for Nepal Government EmployeeBy the time Supreme Count Justice Tahir Ali Ansari rejoined his bence on March 18, it was already 3:12 PM, or 42 minutes after the afternoon t
2208 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: nepal, caelection
Cool it -  Political Parties of Nepal The run-up to the Constituent Assembly in Nepal pools slated for April 10 has been gradually turning violent. Incidents of killing intimidation coercion
2210 days ago 0 comments Categories: Note of Dissent Tags: election-in-nepal, nepal
Cast Vote in upcoming CA Election it's the best privilegeWe are the luckiest generation. Just to be optimistic, we have got an opportunity to our future. If we have got an opportunity to vote for our
2211 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: nepal, nepalnews
Qatar, UAE main megnets for Nepali labour The number of Nepali workers leaving for overses jobs increased by 33.24 percent in the first 10 months of the fiscal year 2007/08 compared to the same per
2211 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: nepalnews, nepal
Maoist Defeats in CA Poll Unacceptable Said Prachanda CPN(Maoist) Chairman Prachanda, said his party would not accept the poll results if regressive forces, conspire for Maoist' defeat in the Conss
2211 days ago 0 comments Categories: Nepali News Tags: nepal, nepalnews
45 percent of total population in Nepal is infected with Tuberculosis (TB) Tuberculosis (TB) claims 5 to 7 thousands Nepali lives every year while 45% of the total population is infected with the d
2211 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: nepalnews, nepal
Grow More Food in Nepal A food deficit caused by poor harvests has hit the poor people really hard, especially in western Nepal, The situation is likely to worsen in the days ahead even if the gove
2212 days ago 0 comments Categories: News from Nepal Tags: nepal, caelection
Nepali Cittizens "Yes", Voters "No" Talking about the upcoming CA Election makes Govinda (a nepali citizen) feels some what put of as he is not going to be able to exercise hi