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Bimal Ghartimagar, a key striker of Nepali national football team, consoling his mother at TUTH in Maharajgunj on Friday. (Prabin Koirala/Republica) ...

Transport strike

A cop rushes toward a school bus of Nepal Army after it was vandalized by protesters during a transport strike enforced against increment in traffic fine. (Dine ...


Police arrest a protester at Chabahil during a transport strike enforced by National Federation of Nepal Transport Entrepreneurs (NFNTE) to protest against incr ...

Harvest season

Farmers carry wheat in Dengshan Village of Shibapan Township in Ruyang County, central China's Henan Province. Henan Province, a major agricultural province of ...


Parties still at odds over SHC composition

Parties still at odds over SHC composition

KATHMANDU, May 27: The ruling and the opposition parties are still at odds on how many members should be there on the parliamentary special hearing committee (SHC), further delaying the formation of the important committee.Both sides remained rigid in their...



Businessmen picket police premises, demand prompt rescue

Businessmen picket police premises, demand prompt rescue

BARA, May 27: While police investigators continue connecting the dots in Thursday's kidnapping of businessman Suresh Kedia in Birgunj, entrepreneurs and other locals on Friday picketed the police station and the Armed Police Force (APF) base camp at Telkuwa VDC...


Study in waste

State facilities for VIPsThe arbitrariness witnessed in the allocation of facilities to former dignitaries—everyone from former president, former prime minister to former MPs and former Secretaries—reinforces the public image of rampant abuse of state resources by a coterie of well-connected elites. A recent study carried out by the Good Governance and Monitoring Committee of parliament has found former dignitaries misusing facilities provided them by the government and placing an additional financial burden on the state. Former dignitaries, it found, have been using up to 64...


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Time for action

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Meaningless unity

Prachanda was always shifting between Bhattarai...

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Game of Thrones

Trying to undercut a rival, even...

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