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Superstar speaks

Actor Rajesh Hamal briefs media after a meeting of personalities from different sectors with the Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on relief and disaster management ...

New minister

Prime Minister Sushil Koirala administrates the oath of office and secrecy to the newly appointed Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Kripasur Sher ...


Heavy equipment being used to demolish a damaged building at Swayambhu, Kathmandu. (Dinesh Gole) ...


Farmers harvest wheat in Sanagaun, Lalitpur. Most of the houses in the village were badly damaged in last month’s earthquake. (Upendra Lamichhane) ...




Dirty games

Foreign meddlingEven before the Great Earthquake there were growing concerns about increased foreign meddling in Nepal. As the constitutional crisis deepened, and the political transition dragged on, Nepal, it was feared, was fast turning into a 'playground' for big powers like India, China and the US. In the last few years India and China in particular have looked to expand their influence in Nepal as they competed to outdo one another in terms of bilateral aid and investment in the small country precariously sandwiched between...


Japan and UNDP sign agreement for emergency grant to Nepal

Japan and UNDP sign agreement for emergency grant to Nepal

KATHMANDU, May 22: The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have signed an agreement for one million US dollars emergency grant to help manage debris and create emergency employment through a cash-for-work program, in the aftermath...



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Desperate times

After the deadly and much-fabled earthquake...

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Interview: We need to inspire confidence among victims soon to…

Founding President of Non-Resident Nepalese Association...

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Infographics: The survival kit

How prepared are you and your...

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Transforming schools

The earthquake has caused terrible damage...


England all out for 389 on 2nd morning of 1st test

England all out for 389 on 2nd morning of 1st test

LONDON, May 22:  England was all out for 389 less than an hour into the second day of the first cricket test at Lord's on Friday, as New Zealand fast bowlers Trent Boult and Matt Henry finished with four wickets...

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The Week

Into the open

Into the open

Had it been any other ‘normal’ day, 36 year old Dilu Gurung would have been taking care of the household chores at her small apartment in Jhamsikhel. But ever since April 25, nothing has been normal and she spends her...


Kim Kardashian fires back at career critics

Kim Kardashian fires back at career critics

LOS ANGELES, May 22: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian responded to haters accusing her of being famous by doing nothing.The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star challenged the career critics to try doing what she really did for living, reported...


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