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The pond surrounding Ranipokhari temple has dried up due to prolonged drought. (Keshab Thoker) ...

French Open

Ana Ivanovic of Serbia reacts during the women's singles first round match against Oceane Dodin of France at the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros ...

Prayer wheel

A vendor shows a tourist a prayer wheel at Mangalbazar, Lalitpur. (Bijay Gajmer) ...

9-point pact on cartoon

Cartoon by Dewen ...


Bhattarai's new 'leftist' party to be democratic

KATHMANDU, May 26: Baburam Bhattarai-led Naya Shakti campaign has finally decided to adopt a leftist-democratic political ideology and left-centric political line.The draft of the party's political document, to be presented at the first national gathering of the party, states that...


Businessmen hope for investment-friendly budget

Increase investment in energy sectorRajendra RautSenior Vice-PresidentMorang Chamber of CommercePower shortages have hurt industries severely as factories have been operating below their production capacity. Apart from the load shedding hours, there is usually low voltage even when power supply resumes,...


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

To make Nepal a more attractive...

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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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