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Premier Appeal

It’s difficult being a sports fan in Nepal. The lack of meaningful televised performances of our national teams – barring the occasional regional football tournaments or the exploits of our cricket team – leaves us feeling deprived.

Errors decoded: A new tech savvy world

As we speak, there are 10 years old primary school children in London staying back after school to begin their basics in computer programming. Similarly, initiatives are being launched across the United

Language barrier forcing Kisan kids out of schools

Bandhan Kisan, a daily wage earner from the Tirinka Village of Jhapa District never went to school. His parents could not manage to educate him due to extreme poverty. When he got married, Bandhan had

Politics

Big party honchos start talks to resume statute drafting

KATHMANDU, March 5: Top leaders of the Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and UCPN (Maoist) have stepped up informal negotiations to resume the stalled constitution-making process. Separate meetings of Prime

Govt ignores administrative panel´s recommendation

Additional secy´s post at finance ministry KATHMANDU, March 6: Ignoring recommendations made by the Administrative

New grand design in making: Nepal

CHITWAN, March 6: Former prime minister and CPN-UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal on Thursday said that a new grand design is in the making as a result of delay in the

Social

Traffickers using marriage to trick women into flesh trade

ILAM, March 5 : Of late, women traffickers have found marriage as easy means to trap innocent women into the flesh trade in India. In recent years, incidents of ´husbands´ taking wives to India and selling

Once a garish affair, Holi becoming genteel each passing year

KATHMANDU, March 6:Until last year, Rachana Raj Bhandari, 35, of Koteshwar, avoided stepping out of her home as early as a week before the Holi festival. The reason

DPHO to mobilize students for MDA drive against filariasis

KATHMANDU, March 5 : As the coverage of the government´s mass drug administration (MDA) campaign against filariasis or elephantiasis remains very low, the

HUB

Business

TIA closes international flights until Friday morning

KATHMANDU, March 5: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) has closed the international flights to and from the airport until Friday morning as the removal of the Turkish Airlines airbus that met with an accident

Sports

Bangladesh beats Scotland by 6 wickets in World Cup, Pool A

NELSON, New Zealand, March 5:Tamim Iqbal scored 95 to steer Bangladesh´s largest successful run chase in one-day international cricket as it beat Scotland by six wickets to keep alive its quarterfinal chances

INTERNATIONAL

US envoy to SKorea in stable condition after knife attack

SEOUL, South Korea, March 5: U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was in stable condition after being slashed on the face and wrist by a man wielding a 10-inch knife and screaming that the rival Koreas should be unified,

Floods kill 42 people in Tanzania, authorities say

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania, March 5: Tanzanian authorities say floods from a heavy 30-minute storm killed at least 42 people in an area close to Lake Victoria in Kahama

YouTube removes controversial BBC documentary (with documentary)

NEW DELHI, March 5: After the government asked video sharing website YouTube to remove the controversial BBC documentary on Delhi gangrape, the latter has removed

TIME - OUT

´Fifty Shades of Grey´ banned in India

LOS ANGELES, March 5: American erotic romantic drama "Fifty Shades of Grey" has been banned in India. The country´s film censors decided

Sonam Kapoor getting better from Swine flu

MUMBAI, March 4: Sonam Kapoor, who has been down with Swine flu, is getting better slowly tweeted her cousin brother and actor Arjun Kapoor. Arjun

Gen next

Small enterprises big dreams

KATHMANDU, March 5: At Rs 15, the lokta pencil is stiffer than the regular pencils we buy at the stationeries in town. What makes this pencil special, apart from the fact that it’s wrapped in pretty lokta

Live Rich or Die Trying

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