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Why should we consume banana daily ? Some facts about banana and its benefits

  9, September – Sagar Sharma Bananas are nature’s great snacks which are full of vital nutrients. Bananas are the great source of potassium. Potassium is an important mineral which helps our body in maintaining proper heart function and regulating the blood pressure. It also decreases the chance of heart attack and stroke. Similarly the potassium present in […]

China ready to build cross-border railway

By Nandalal Tiwari Beijing, Sept. 8: With a view to creating conditions for constructing a China-Nepal-India economic corridor, China has expressed readiness to speed up the process to build a cross-border railway between Nepal and China by carrying out project survey, design and feasibility study at the earliest under the Belt and Road framework. This […]

Keep Education Off Party Politics

Mukti Rijal The country’s educationists, policy planners and academia met the other day to discuss the issues related with financing education through progressive taxation in the federal structures. Since the school education has been devolved as the responsibility of the local level government, the discussion intended to devise the ways and means as to how […]

FNJ appeals for support for ailing journalist’s treatment

Terhathum, Aug 29: The journalists have started raising fund for the treatment of Dhankuta – based senior journalist, Sanjaya Santoshi Rai, who is suffering from heart disease. Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has sent out an appeal to the journalists in the country and abroad for support in Rai’s treatment. FNJ central member, Uadav Timsena, […]

Intellectual Quisling And Nationalism

Ritu Raj Subedi Who are intellectuals? What is the role of the intellectuals when there is utter political dilemma and division? These questions are pertinent in the present day Nepal as there is constant erosion of critical thinking in so-called intellectual classes, who have become subservient to power and political parties. These days, intellectuals do […]

Private tankers not supplying pure water

By Purushottam P. Khatri Kathmandu, Aug. 29:  In a bid to regulate the water-supplying tankers, drinking water business and quality assurance, the government has made it mandatory for the tankers operated by the private firms to glue one of three coloured stickers on them.  Though the provision was introduced months back, it was brought into […]

Yadav assures Socialist Forum Nepal’s victory in 3rd round of local polls

Rajbiraj, August 11: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal’s Chairman, Upendra Yadav, has claimed that his party will emerge as the victor in the 3rd phase of local level elections being held in Province no 2 on September 18. Yadav made the remark during an election training programme held in Rajbiraj by Federal Socialist Forum Nepal, Saptari […]

US stocks fall again on North Korea tensions

NEW YORK, Aug 11, 2017 (AFP) – Wall Street stocks dropped early Thursday after North Korea announced a plan to send missiles towards Guam, raising the stakes of a nuclear standoff with the United States. US stocks have been in retreat since President Donald Trump Tuesday issued a fiery warning to North Korea to halt […]

Nepal-China Diplomatic Ties

  Dr. Upendra Gautam Right from the beginning, Nepal and China had to face challenges that basically pertained to conducting of international affairs independently and in a sovereign manner. In mid 1950s when the bilateral diplomatic relations were being established, the traditional Cold War element sought to expand aggressive design and sphere of influence into […]

Srikot’s women launch a crusade against gambling and liquor sale

Baitadi, August 1: The women folks here at a village in Baitadi have launched a liquor control campaign with the latest rise in the violence against women and children. The consumption of liquor along with compulsive gambling has stocked a rise in the incidents of violence against women here in this village. The women from […]

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