Leaders pay tribute to late NC prez Koirala

  • Govt condoles Koirala’s death, to be honoured with state funeral, public holiday on Wednesday
Post Report, Feb 09 2016
The government has expressed its shock over the demise of former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sushil Koirala and offered its heartfelt condolence on his death. The government has decided to honour Koirala with state funeral.
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Swaraj arriving in Kathmandu to pay homage to Koirala

Post Report, Kathmandu, Feb 09 2016
Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj will arrive in Kathmandu on Tuesday evening to pay final tribute to former Prime Minister Sushil Koirala.

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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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Policeman caught while accepting bribe to 'sort' fraud case'

Post Report, Kathmandu, Feb 09 2016
The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has caught a Bardiya District Police Sub-Inspector, red handed, while accepting bribe to 'sort' a fraud case.

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Main News

ICC U19: Nepal lose to Pakistan by 122 runs

Post Report, Feb 09 2016
Nepal lost to Pakistan by 122 runs in the ICC Under-19 World Cup’s fifth place play-off semi-final match on Tuesday in Bangladesh.
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Indian Congress Prez Gandhi condoles ex-PM Sushil Koirala’s death

Post Report, Feb 09 2016
Indian Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday condoled the death of former Nepali Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and noted his contribution to Indo-Nepal ties.
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NC postpones district conventions

Post Report, Feb 09 2016
Nepali Congress has postponed district conventions until February 13 following the death of party President Sushil Koirala.
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Money

Sports

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

SARIN GHIMIRE
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

Guffadi
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?

Congratulations!

Guffadi
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