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New novelist in town

Journalist Bikash Sangraula's debut novel 'Unlikely Storytellers' launched amid a program at British Council, Lazimpat on Tuesday. (Pratik Rayamajhi/Republica) ...

Hungry birds

A parent swallow feeds its young at a house in Thali, Kathmandu. (Keshab Thoker/Republica) ...

Swimming Championships

Anita Alvarez and Mariya Koroleva from the USA perform during the synchronised swimming duet free preliminary at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russ ...

Media briefing

Chairman of the Madhesi People's Rights Forum (Democratic) Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar briefs the media after a four-party meeting at PM residence, Baluwatar. (Dipes ...


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Lawmakers flay govt for delay in key appointments

Lawmakers flay govt for delay in key appointments

KATHMANDU, July 28: Lawmakers from various major political parties have strongly criticized the government for the delay in appointing Chief Executive Officer in the High-Powered Reconstruction Authority.Lawmakers from Nepali Congress (NC), CPN-UML and UCPN (Maoist), among other parties, while airing...


The stretch test

Plastic bag banA car, says the government of Australia, can be driven for 11 meters on the amount of petroleum it takes to make a single plastic bag. But greater fossil fuel use, and the resulting environmental damage, is not the only reason to limit the use of the ubiquitous single-use, lightweight plastic bags. They clog drainage systems and choke livestock to death. They have been associated with suffocation in children. When these bags are carried to open ocean by streams, they can be a...



No respite for quake-displaced Haku residents

NUWAKOT, July 29: hen their homes were destroyed and their village area made prone to landslides, the residents of Haku ward number eight of Rasuwa district were relocated to Betrawati in Nuwakot. Though these villagers had left their ancestral home...


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Big blunder

China has breached our trust by...

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Road less travelled

The Motor Vehicle Agreement will improve...

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Living with tigers

Striking a balance between long-term objectives...

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