Stories By 'NIRANJAN MANI DIXIT'
Established during Rana rule, Durbar High School is Nepal’s first school. The school building features British architecture and lies next to Rani Pokhari built by king Pratap Malla in 1670. The school was originally an elementary English school.
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Following Nepal’s transformation into a federal republic, positive results can be expected not only on the domestic front, but also in foreign relations, especially with India and China.
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The most sanctified Hindu pilgrimage in the Himalaya is the Pashupatinath Temple which houses a sacred Linga or holy symbol of Lord Shiva.
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The sweeping election victory of the left alliance consisting of the CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Centre) has ended a decade-long transition period marked by musical chairs-like government changes,
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Globally, an estimated 6 million children under the age of five die each year and at least 200 million who survive are at risk of not reaching their full potential.
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With 18 charges levelled against her, including collusion, corruption, bribery, extortion, abuse of power and leaking state secrets, South Korea’s former president Park Geun-hye was ousted this past May after Court investigations and millions of people took to the streets demanding her dismissal.
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