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 […]

District hospital sets up affordable pharmacy

Dhankuta, August 1: The District Hospital, Dhankuta has started operation of an affordable pharmacy driven with a policy of providing relief to patients coming from poor economic background. In the backdrop of 70 different types of medicines provided by the government for free, the hospital set up the affordable pharmacy on Monday targeting the poverty-stricken […]

Four members of single family commit suicide in Banepa

Banepa, July 22: Four members of the same family of Banepa-2, Tukuchanala committed suicide at Banepa of Kavrepalanchowk district on Friday. The deceased are Haribhakta Dahal, 65, his wife Harimaya Dahal, 60, their son Rajaram Dahal, 32, and daughter Ranjana Dahal, 25, of Banepa-8, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) at the District Police Office, […]

Pasang Lhamu highway opens

Rasuwa, July 22: The Ramche-Syaubari section of the Pasang Lhamu highway has been opened for vehicular traffic.The section was blocked due to the deposition of landslide debris on the road. The road section has been opened since Friday evening after the debris was removed using a dozer. The Traffic Police Office, Rasuwa stated that scores […]

SC directs Special Court to put on hold corruption case against TSC officials

Jul 19, 2017-Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday directed the special court to put on hold the corruption case against three members of Tax Settlement Commission (TSC) filed by Commission for Investigation Abuse of Authority (CIAA). The apex court issued the order after conducting its hearings on a habeas corpus writ demanding to release suspended Director […]