Adieu Sushil Da (photo feature)

    Post Report, Feb 09 2016
    A large number of people thronged at Dashrath Stadium to pay last respects to former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala on Tuesday.
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    Koirala was man of high thinking, simple living: Sushma Swaraj

    Post Report, Kathmandu, Feb 09 2016
    Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has termed Sushil Koirala, the former Prime Minister of Nepal and president of Nepali Congress as man of high thinking and simple living.

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    [FROM OUR ARCHIVE] The man at the helm

    John Narayan Parajuli, Kathmandu, Feb 09 2016
    Having lived under the shadow of GP Koirala, Koirala has not been tested as party’s top manager. His imagination and managerial skills would be put to test sooner than he may realize.

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    Bhutanese Home Minister Gyeltshen to pay final tribute to Koirala

    Post Report, Kathmandu, Feb 09 2016
    Bhutanese Home and Cultural Affairs Minister Lyonpo Dawa Gyeltshen is scheduled to arrive in Kathmandu on Wednesday to pay homage to the late former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala.

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    Main News

    UCPN (M) leader Shrestha diagnosed with Swine flu

    Post Report, Feb 09 2016
    UCPN (Maoist) leader Narayan Kaji Shrestha has been diagnosed with swine flu and is receiving medical attention at his residence.
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    Swaraj, Indian leaders call on PM Oli

    Post Report, Feb 09 2016
    Indian Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday called on Prime Minister KP Oli at his official residence in Baluwatar.
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    NC leader Acharya’s health condition stable

    RSS, Feb 09 2016
    Nepali Congress leader Narhari Acharya, who is currently receiving treatment at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences, Bansbari, is reportedly in stable condition.
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    Nepal on Tuesday won one each silver and bronze medal in the ongoing South Asian Games (SAG), taking its medal tally to 15.

    Biswa Budha Magar won Silver in Wushu and Taradevi Pun won bronze in women’s 75 kg weight lifting. The tally soared to 15 with1 gold, 5 silver and 9 bronze medals.

    Thirteen-year-old Gaurika Singh, who has already won 2 bronze in swimming made another national record today by completing 50-metre backstroke in 31.78 seconds, beating her own record. She has made three national records in the ongoing games.

    Health & Style

    Saturday Features

    No party for young men

    With the 13th General Convention of Nepali Congress around the bend, youth leaders are hoping to break the glass ceiling

    The tales we tell

    Laxmi Prasad Ngakhusi
    The annual Swasthani Brata Katha commenced on January 31. This festival, based on the holy Hindu book Skandapuran, attracts devotees from across the country to the Sali river—a hub for the festival—in Sankhu, 17km from the Capital.

    In exile

    Atul K Thakur
    Well argued, well attempted—Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights is among the most readable works of Salman Rushdie

    Desis know best

    Let us congratulate our Madhesi netas for running across the border to seek blessings from Bihari politicians regarding their protest programmes. It’s not only the clowns from Madhes but almost everyone except Bijukche who get both moral and financial support from the Desis to enhance their political career.

    Nepali patience and heritage conservation

    Dipesh Risal
    What is being violated is the shared cultural heritage of Kathmandu. Every person that calls Kathmandu his or her home should be outraged

    Post-festival dispatch

    Pranaya SJB Rana
    The Nepal Literature Festival 2016 was an illuminating and ultimately humbling experience for this scribe

    The chaos of Ra Mailo

    Timothy Aryal
    Ra Mailo, a Nepali contexualisation of French playwright Jean Anouilh’s 1967 play, evokes the absurdities of life

    A stitch in time saves nine

    Lucia de Vries
    How is it possible for puppies to survive when they live in neighbourhoods that want to get rid of them?


    Let’s hope that one day, we will learn to honour and respect honest folks instead of bowing down to corrupt clowns. Let’s hope tomorrow will be a better day