Koirala’s mortal remains consigned to flames at Aryaghat

    Post Report, Feb 10 2016
    The mortal remains of former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Sushil Koirala were consigned to flames with full state honours at Pashupati Aryaghat, Kathmandu on Wednesday.
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    Koirala's funeral procession underway (Photo feature)

    Post Report, Kathmandu, Feb 10 2016
    The funeral procession of NC president and former Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has begun from Dashrath Stadium on Wednesday noon.

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    6 silver medals in Wushu for Nepal

    Post Report, SHILLIONG, India, Feb 10 2016
    Nepali Wushu players Hari Prasad Gole, Sabita Rai, Jharana Gurung, Juni Rai, Bindu Pun Magar and Rajesh Chaudhary have secured silver medal in the ongoing 12th South Asian Games being held in India.

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    Kidnapped child found murdered 30 m away from home

    Post Report, BANKE, Feb 10 2016
    Police have found the body of Aakash Chaudhary, 7, of Jhandawah, Kohalpur-9, who was kidnapped three days ago, on Wednesday.

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    UN secretary general pays tribute to Koirala

    Feb 10 2016
    The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed sorrow over the demise of Nepali Congress President and Former Prime Minister Sushil Koirala.
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    Bhutanese Minister Gyeltshen pays tribute to late Koirala

    Post Report, Feb 10 2016
    Bhutanese Home and Cultural Affairs Minister Lyonpo Dawa Gyeltshen paid final tributes to late former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala on Wednesday.
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    Fuel import highest since Oct end

    Post Report, Feb 10 2016
    Import of petroleum products through the Birgunj-Raxaul border point on Tuesday surged four times than the consignment on Monday.
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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