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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.

Stop buying & start making

We seem to depend a lot on the market for ingredients we most frequently use in our kitchens today. This makes some sense amidst the hectic modern life. But the act of making some of these items on our

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

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

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

TIA to remain closed till 5 pm

KATHMANDU, March 6: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) which has been closed since Wednesday morning after Turkish Airlines Airbus met with an accident will

Police raid marriage bureaus sending girls to China, Korea

KATHMANDU, March 6: Sangita (name changed), a 19-year-old commerce student originally from Parbat District, realized that she had been sold for Rs 1.5 million to

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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

Bhimdatta comes alive on screen today

KATHMANDU, March 6:  Bhimdatta, based on the true accounts of the first peasant revolution’s martyr Bhimdatta Panta, is being released all over Nepal

A fluid journey from dance to drama

KATHMANDU, March 6: Dancer, choreographer and now a theater actor, Kripa Bajracharya is having the time of her life. Kripa, 23, has a Bachelor’s degree in classical dance with a major in Kathak and

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

Disclaimer: This has nothing to do with Hedonism. Nor with 50 Cent. (You guys know about 50 Cent, don’t you?) ‘It’s been awhile’. That’s just a figure of speech. It’s actually been ages. Maybe I was

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