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...

Published on Mar 10 2017 // Featured, Nepal News, Slideshow
Anti-Indian sentiment in Nepal reaches at its peak due to killing of Nepali man Gobinda Gautam by Indian SSB force
Anti-Indian sentiment in Nepal is perhaps at its peak in the recent days, thanks to India’s own wrongdoings and micromanagement in its ‘closest’ neighbor, clearly violating the UN principles of non-interference. A Nepali citizen Gobinda Gautam of Punarbas Municipality in Kanchanpur,...

Published on Feb 27 2017 // Featured, Nepal News, Slideshow
Socio-economic picture of Chepang people
By Rajendra BK Chepang, also known as Praja, is one of the 59 indigenous communities of Nepal living along the banks of Chepe river of Gorkha; and in Makawanpur, Chitwan and Dhading districts. Historians claim that the indigenous caste used to be called “Che-wang” before. According to the...

Published on Feb 20 2017 // Featured, Nepal News, Slideshow
Nepal appoints 14 ambassadors
Bhim Udas/ Source: Facebook Kathmandu: A meeting of the Council of Ministers on Monday (February 20) has recommended 14 personalities as Nepal’s ambassadors to different countries. However, the nominees are required to undergo a parliamentary hearing procedure though the Parliamentary Hearing Special...

Published on Feb 15 2017 // Diaspora, Featured, Slideshow
NPPF Denmark selects Gautam as convener of organizing committee
Udayaraj Gautam has been selected the coordinator of Nepali People’s Progressive Forum (NPPF), Denmark. Gautam is also the founding chairman of the NPPF, Denmark. A gathering of Nepalis living in Denmark and supporting the cause of CPN (Maoist Centre) held in Copenhagen on Sunday on the occasion...

Published on Feb 12 2017 // Featured, Nepal News, Slideshow
Prakash Aryal appointed IGP
Prakash Aryal was appointed the Inspector General of Nepal on April 10, 2017, clearing the confusion about the future leadership of the Nepal Police. The seniormost Deputy Inspector General of Nepal Police was appointed in the top post based on the marks that he got in the last four years, the Information...

Published on Feb 02 2017 // Featured, Nepal News, Slideshow
Nepal to hold local level election after two decades
KATHMANDU: Nepal is planning to hold the election of the local level two decades after the nation elected the local representatives back in 1997. The government has written to the Election Commission on Thursday (February 2) asking the constitutional body to make preparations for conducting the local...

Published on Feb 01 2017 // Featured, Slideshow, World News
Public pulse on Trump’s travel ban
The Americans have divided for and against the travel ban executive by newly-elected President Donald Trump. A section of Americans say that Trump’s travel ban is well within the Constitution: First, the immigration law delegates to the President extensive powers to exclude people who he thinks...