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Will 25% increment in pay bring more efficiency to Civil Servants? (Commentary)


Kathmandu: The government recently hiked the salaries of civil servants by 25 percent, which brought happiness to them, but the question is whether the increased salary will bring efficiency in the civil servants. Civil Servants are considered as ‘a permanent government’ in all countries and they play an important role in running the country but […]

Nepalese abroad can bring good practices in different areas: Krishna Upadhyaya

Krishna Upadhayaya

Krishna Upadhyaya is a human rights, labour rights and development professional and researcher. He holds MA in Human Rights from Mahidol and Phd from University of London. He has worked in many national and international organizations in senior positions. In 2014, he was arrested by Qatari authorities while conducting research about poor living conditions of Nepalese […]

Our goal is to create trafficking free world: Sunita Danuwar


Kathmandu: For many it looks unbelievable that a trafficked woman could lead a social movement in a closed society like Nepal but Sunita Danuwar broke all social barriers and has been able to become a role model for many people across the globe. Danuwar became a sex-slave at the age of 14 but now she […]

Nepal’s transition to prosperity: Time to think big and act on it (Commentary)

A cartoon made making fun of the recent statement of Prime Minister Oli. Photo Courtesy:

Kathmandu: Recently social media was abuzz with debate in favor and against the recent statements of Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli. Although his statements look very ambitious at a time when people are facing problems of hand to mouth but these are not unrealistic dreams and this is the time to think big and act […]

Informed dialogues and discussions on Nepal’s Constitution are still absent: Malla

Katak Malla

Katak Malla is a critical thinker, writer, and debater as well as experienced jurist with LLM and LLD degree from the Stockholm University and he teaches the international human rights and environmental law. Malla has been a Senior Researcher at the Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies, Consultant to the Sida, International IDEA and has […]

Nepal Day Parade held in New York

US flag

America (New York) / May 23: A ‘Nepal Day’ Parade has been organised at New York today on the occasion of the Republic Day of Nepal on May 28. Charge d’Affairs at the Permanent Mission of Nepal to United Nations, Sewa Lamsal, flagged off the Nepal ‘Day’ Parade. Various processions depicting Nepali culture, tourism messages, […]

PM Oli confers Siddhicharan Award on Sikkim’s Chief Minister Chamling

Pawan Chamling

Kathmandu / May 22: ‘Yugkavi Siddhicharan Award 2073’ has been conferred on Chief Minister of Sikkim and litterateur Pavan Chamling (Kiran) in the capital city today. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli conferred on the award on Chamling’s representative, Biru Bangdel, amidst a programme in Kathmandu. The award carries the purse of Rs 100,000 and a […]

Two visually impaired women receive Ph.D degrees

Visually Impaired PHD

Kathmandu / May 21: Laxmi Pokhrel and Sweta Singh have against all odds including visually impairment successfully attained Ph.D degree to become the first blind women students to hold this degree from their Tribhuvan University (TU) and Jawaharlal Nehru Students (JNU), India respectively. They have proven that a strong will and hard labour are more […]

24 football coaches complete AFC ‘A’ coaching certificate course


Kathmandu / May 21: Twenty-four football coaches have today completed the AFC ‘A’ Coaching Certificate Course under the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), in partnership with AFC, conducted the course for the Nepali coaches in two phases. The first phase training was held at the ANFA Complex in Lalitpur from March […]

Medical appliances worth 4 million provided to 12 health centres

Galkot Society Japan

Baglung / May 19: The Galkot Society, Japan has provided medical appliances worth over four million rupees to different 12 health centres in the district. Director at the West Regional Health Directorate, Dr Taranath Poudel and Galkot Society Japan chair Harka Thapa jointly handed the appliances to the responsible persons of these health centres. The […]

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