Published on Aug 19 2017 // bignews, Featured, Slideshow, World News
Huge rally in Boston a week after Charlottesville attack
BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short their “free speech rally” in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism a week after racially tinged bloodshed in Virginia. An estimated...

Published on Aug 19 2017 // Featured, Nepal News, Slideshow
‘One-door policy for relief distribution to flood-hit not fair’
The Motherland Nepal has expressed its serious reservation to the government’s one-door policy in relief distribution. “We are so upset from the government move to prevent the philanthropic organizations from distributing the relief materials. The decision made by Nepal government is hampering the...

Published on Aug 05 2017 // bignews, Featured, Slideshow
Renu Dahal sets two records after her victory as Bharatpur Mayor
Renu Dahal has been elected the mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City. Dahal, the candidate of CPN (Maoist Centre) and Nepali Congress won the election by securing 202 more votes against her competitor Devi Prasad Gyawali of CPN (UML). With Renu’s victory, Bharatpur Metropolitan City has set two...

Published on Aug 05 2017 // bignews, Featured, Slideshow
Baby caring: A sensitive assignment for middle-class family
By Mahendra Subedi Shanti Sapkota of New Baneshwor, a lactating mother of an eight-month-old baby, is in no mood to accept a job anytime soon. Her priority right this time is taking care of her baby by giving her full time. As her husband is a literary figure and is engaged in many other assignments...

Published on Jun 14 2017 // Featured, Interview, Nepal News, Slideshow
We let the world to know about China: Director Yin
Director of China Cultural Center, Nepal Mr Yin Kunsong The China Cultural Center Nepal is organizing a week-long China Intangible Cultural Heritage Week in Kathmandu beginning June 21. We caught up with the Director of China Cultural Center Nepal Mr Yin Kunsong for interview to know about their preparations,...

Published on Jun 12 2017 // Featured, Slideshow, World News
No travel ban for Muslims in US
A US appeals court has upheld a decision blocking President Trump’s revised “travel ban” on people from six mainly Muslim nations. A lower court had issued the injunction on the grounds that the ban was discriminatory after a challenge by the state of Hawaii. The 90-day ban was to apply...

Published on Apr 15 2017 // Featured, Slideshow, World News
North Korea ‘ready for nuclear attack’
North Korea has warned the US not to take provocative action in the region, saying it is “ready to hit back with nuclear attacks”. The comments came as North Korea marked the 105th anniversary of the birth of its founding president, Kim Il-sung. A huge parade in Pyongyang was held amid speculation...

Published on Apr 15 2017 // Education, Featured, Slideshow
A Word on Buddha
Have you ever failed an exam for giving all the right answers? The chances are, you have not. I first encountered this issue from a 7th grade geography bee when I asked to provide the birthplace of Buddha. Loud and proud to be a Nepali, I confidently look through the answer choices for an option marked...