Ride the sky postplatform

More than 20,000 sightseers have visited the Bhaleshwor Mahadev Temple on Chandragiri in Kathmandu since a 2.4-kilometre cable car service linking Thankot and Chandragiri was launched last year.

BIRAT ANUPAM, Aug 17 2017

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Trump makes a spectacle of himself

Here is one thing we are reminded of over and over about President Trump: The man simply cannot help himself. Given one more chance to forcefully condemn the neo-Nazis and white supremacists whose rally in Charlottesville,

The New York Times, Aug 17 2017

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Trans-himalayan handshake

Ever since the establishment of formal Sino-Nepal diplomatic relations in 1955, China and Nepal have witnessed no perceptible ups and downs.

HU SHISHENG, Aug 17 2017

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Living in a world of illusion

Looking at the world around me, I feel that I am living in a world of illusion. I see kids busying themselves playing games, reading books, fighting with their friends or parents; just trying to enjoy a little world of their own.

SOMY PAUDYAL, Aug 16 2017

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The real suspense in Kenya

Kenya’s national elections last Tuesday were closely watched around the world, less for the results than for the threat of violence that has marred past elections.

The New York Times, Aug 16 2017

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Reconstruction fiasco

The crow of a rooster serves as a wakeup call for Gombu Lama, 62, and his wife Yangchen Tamang, 58, who have been living under a tin roof in a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) at Dhunche, Rasuwa since their home was flattened by the 2015 earthquake.

umesh pokharel, Aug 16 2017

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LDC graduation a milestone, not a goal

Acknowledging the special socio-economic and developmental needs of certain countries, the Committee for Development Policy (CDP), a subsidiary advisory body of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC),

MINA ARYAL, Aug 16 2017

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How to prevent a cyberwar

While the specifics of Russia’s interference in the 2016 American election remain unclear, no one doubts that Moscow has built a robust technological arsenal for waging cyberattacks.

JARED COHEN, Aug 15 2017

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Crisis brewing

Gita Chaudhary is in her early 20s and works as domestic help in my house. A few days ago, I overheard her telling my wife that she wanted to buy a house in the city as she was tired of her landlady’s tantrums.


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SDG 16 : If you want peace, work for justice

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were set by world leaders at the United Nations after intensive deliberation, negotiation and reviews of the experiences of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Surya Dhungel, Aug 15 2017

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A documentary on the historic hijacking of a Canada-donated Twin Otter aircraft carrying a huge stash of Indian currency by Nepali Congress members has finally been screened.

Aug 15 2017

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Keep on voting

This is the year of elections for Nepal. In order to implement the new constitution, the country needs to complete a series of elections by January.

Krishna Man Pradhan, Aug 15 2017

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Ministry of Human Capital

Each year in August, the Global Education & Leadership Foundation (tGELF) hosts an event in Delhi for young leaders from around the world.

Sujeev Shakya, Aug 15 2017

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