Koirala’s final rites performed with state honours

    Post Report, Feb 11 2016
    The last rites of former prime minister and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala were performed according to Hindu rituals at the Pashupati Aryaghat in Kathmandu on Wednesday.
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    Congress first family faces uncertain future

      Post Report, Feb 11 2016
      Age was not quite on his side. Nor was his health condition. But vigour certainly was. Till a few days ago Sushil Koirala was gearing up for the Nepali Congress’s 13th General Convention (GC) and running for a second term for the party presidency. But Koirala suddenly died on Tuesday.
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      NOC expects fuel supply to ease

      Post Report, Kathmandu, Feb 11 2016
      The Nepal Oil Corporation on Wednesday said fuel supply constraints would ease in the Kathmandu Valley from next week.

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      Nepali woman languishing in Indian jail for eight months

      Post Report, NEW DELHI, Feb 11 2016
      A Nepali woman from Those-2 in Ramechhap district has been languishing in an Indian jail for the past eight months.

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      Main News

      House to endorse condolence motion in honor of Koirala

      Feb 10 2016
      The Legislature-Parliament is set to pass a condolence motion on Thursday in honor of former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President late Sushil Koirala.
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      Bhutanese Home Minister calls on President Bhandari

      Post Report, Feb 10 2016
      Bhutanese Minister for Home and Cultural Affairs Lyonpo Dawa Gyaltshen paid a courtesy call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at the latter's official residence Shital Niwas on Wednesday.
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      Gaurika wins fourth medal setting a national record

      Feb 10 2016
      Nepal added a silver medal to its medal tally in the 12th South Asian Games being held in Assam and Shillong of India.
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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